The trucking industry has secured an important exemption from new rules for add-on insurance that will help the industry and its customers, making getting better insurance outcomes possible. Read more
The Australian Road Transport Suppliers Association (ARTSA) Global Heavy Vehicle Leaders Summit on 8 May in Melbourne will launch the definitive Performance-Based Standards (PBS) report for Australia’s PBS vehicle fleet.
The report is a collaborative effort between ARTSA Data and the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR).
The Australian Road Transport Suppliers’ Association have announced that Anthony King – Sustainability Solutions Manager at Scania Group will be joining them at the Global Heavy Vehicle Leaders Summit in May. Anthony has some very interesting insights into the future of our industry and how big data will play a major roll. The only place to hear these insights will be at the summit, we invite you to join
Capturing Data will be on the mind of Chris Koniditsiotis, Transport Certification Australia CEO, when he is presenting at the upcoming ARTSA Global Heavy Vehicle Leaders Summit, on May 8 in Melbourne. Read more
Melbourne is where global leaders meet next month when the Fourth Annual ARTSA Global Heavy Vehicle Leaders Summit takes place at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre on May 8 in the lead up to MEGATRANS2018 at the same venue. Read more
This week’s headlines from Diesel News include Award Winners, Freight Routes, FIRS and Primary Producers.
This video is of Les Bruzsa’s acceptance speech after receiving the Australian Trucking Association Industry Achievement Award for leading continuous improvement in heavy vehicle regulation and standards.
Also presented at the dinner as part of the 2017 Australian Trucking Association (ATA)/Australian Road Transport Suppliers’ Association (ARTSA) Technical and Maintenance Conference (TMC), Mark Collins from Frasers Livestock Transport received the 2017 Craig Roseneder Award, which recognises technical and maintenance excellence and celebrates the professionalism of men and women who work behind the scenes in the trucking industry’s workshops. Read more
We hear about a Highway Hero, Hino Expansion, VW Plan and Cummins Getting Batteries in Diesel News this week.
Capability and confidence is at a high for Hino with increased involvement from five of Australia’s largest automotive and commercial vehicle retail groups.
“During 2017 and 2018, we will open three new Hino dealerships and upgrade four existing sites to meet increased demand,” said Bill Gillespie, Hino Australia’s General Manager Brand and Franchise Development. “It is significant that we have increased investment from five of Australia’s largest automotive and commercial vehicle retail groups in key locations across the country, namely Automotive Holding Group/AHG (Coffs Harbour), Sci Fleet (Eagle Farm, Brisbane), CMV Group (Laverton, Melbourne), AP Eagers (Mascot, Sydney) and the Suttons family-owned group (Arndell Park, Sydney). Read more
The latest from Diesel News this week includes a Linfox Appointment, VW/Navistar, Tesla, TMC, Hydrogen Trucks and a New Scania Team, plus 3D Printing and Strong Truck Sales.
Terry Quinnell has been appointed Linfox President – Retail after 40 years’ experience in the logistics industry. Quinnell began his career as a Linfox driver in 1978, and has managed some of Linfox’s largest customers as Vice President – Retail, plus spent nine years as General Manager – Woolworths. He recently led the development and implementation of Linfox’s new subcontractor management system FOXLink. Read more
As a Code of Practice, VSB6 has set out clear modification guidelines on how to modify trucks. Now, times have changed and the code is being renewed, and Diesel News has been looking at the changes. Read more