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Author Archives: Maree Mullett

HINO to display new 500-Series Cab at 2019 AFAC

Hino Australia will showcase its new 500 Series Standard Cab at this year’s Australasian Fire and Emergency Service Authorities Council (AFAC) exhibition, held from 27-29 August at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre. Displayed in the livery of the Victorian State Emergency Services (SES), the all-new 500 Series Standard Cab is based on the Automatic FD 1124 crew cab mode and features a ‘Heavy Rescue’ ...

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NTI scores highly in latest employee satisfaction survey

NTI Ltd, Australia’s largest transport and logistics insurer, is proud to announce that the company has achieved an outstanding 92 per cent employee satisfaction rating in its annual employee engagement survey. Already sitting in the top quartile for employee satisfaction, the 2019 survey score sits 20 percent higher than the previous year. It also comes few weeks after being recognised ...

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IVECO Australia announces dealership award winners | TRANSPORT NEWS

IVECO Australia has announced its highest achieving dealers at a recent Awards Dinner on the Gold Coast, organised as part of the company’s annual Dealer Conference. The awards included IVECO Regional Dealer of the Year accepted by Coffs Harbour IVECO Service Manager, Jason Crawley; IVECO Metropolitan Dealer of the Year accepted by  Newcastle IVECO Dealer Principal, Alex Reynolds,  IVECO Daily  Dealer of ...

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IVECO showcases its firefighting credentials | Transport News

This year’s annual Australian Fire and Emergency Services Authorities Council (AFAC) conference, held at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre from 27 to 30 August enabled IVECO to display its fire fighting prowess with two distinctly different vehicles selected from the company’s Magirus division.  On display was  an M42L-AS Turntable Ladder appliance and a Dual Cab ML140 Eurocargo 4×4 tanker. The ...

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GLOBAL POSITIONING | TRAILERTORQUE

The Australian trailer market is set to become much more interesting as Panus Oceania grows its presence Down Under In the April issue of TrailerTorque, we looked briefly at Panus Oceania as it completes what could be described as a six-year apprenticeship in trailer manufacturing for the Australian market. This is not an apprenticeship in terms of building trailers; with ...

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The bright spots in new technology for equipment and accessory suppliers | TRAILER TORQUE

By  Neil Dowling While the stars at truck shows are usually the truck makers and trailer manufacturers, the grass roots industries of product suppliers and services provide their own excitement and innovation. Tyre retailers in Australia are a secretive bunch, guarding the results of surveys amongst customers on tyre life and the effects of new compounds on fuel economy as ...

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THE PENRITH WORKING TRUCK SHOW | EVENTS

The Penrith Working Truck Show struts its best – Words by Warren Caves, Images by Torque it Up. The Penrith Working Truck Show, now in its 32nd year, continues to entice and encourage the trucking community with its exemplary display of vehicles from today and yesteryear. The annual event is an integral part of the Western Sydney trucking scene, providing ...

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Engineer’s Bill lacks industry consultation | TRANSPORT NEWS

 Individual engineers in Victoria will be forced to pay exorbitant mandatory registration fees if a new proposed Bill is adopted by the Parliament of Victoria. The Victorian Automobile Chamber of Commerce (VACC), on behalf of its Commercial Vehicle Industry Association (Victoria) Division, is calling upon Members of Parliament to reject the Professional Engineers Registration Bill 2019 when it is introduced ...

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CLEANER & GREENER | ENGINES –

North American engine suppliers join the Green Team – report by Neil Dowling and Chris Mullett . Cummins used the Brisbane Truck Show to elaborate on its plans next year to introduce a Euro 6 heavy-duty engine in Australia and New Zealand. The low-emission range, which doesn’t use EGR, will be the L9, X12 and X15 Performance and X15 Efficiency ...

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WOOD WORKER | COMPANY PROFILE – ATS Building Products

ATS Building Products finds Isuzu Trucks make the ideal business partner. Words and images by Ed Higginson ATS Building Products has set itself apart from others in the retail hardware sector by offering a rapid and efficient delivery model. Haytham Moshi founded the business from his suburban garage in 2003 as ATS Timber. With a name change to better reflect ...

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