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THE RIGHT CONNECTIONS | Transport News -JOST shows the scope of its range at the IAA Expo

JOST shows the scope of its range at the IAA Expo. The glitz and glamour of the latest trucks on display can produce an exciting and energetic display of enthusiasm on the part of sales staff, eager to explain the finer points of the latest vehicle.  But enthusiasm is not just confined to shiny sheet metal, as PowerTorque discovered when ...

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CRUNCHING NUMBERS | Transport News -ZF demonstrates its strengths in a brave new world of electronic autonomous control systems.

 ZF demonstrates its strengths in a brave new world of electronic autonomous control systems.  In Australia we tend to think of ZF as a maker of transmissions, which is something of an understatement. This German giant operates in some 230 different locations, employs a workforce of 146,000 personnel, and is one of the world’s largest automotive suppliers. Its research and ...

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Scania Brisbane hosted female workers of tomorrow on International Women’s Day 2019 | TRANSPORT NEWS

On Friday March 8th, International Women’s Day, Scania’s Richland branch in Brisbane welcomed 40 female students from the nearby Glenala State High School, to find out what goes on at a truck and bus retail dealership. Scania in Brisbane worked with Glenala SHS to identify students who demonstrated an interest in one of the many roles that are available within ...

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Trial revs up on Australian-first 100 per cent renewable diesel | TRANSPORT NEWS

An Australian-first trial using 100 per cent renewable diesel to fuel a Scania V8 stationary engine in power generation is up and running. The joint development between the Palaszczuk Government and Southern Oil’s Advanced Biofuels Pilot Plant at Yarwun, near Gladstone, is pioneering the refining of renewable diesel fuel made from waste plastic, old vehicle tyres, agriculture and forestry waste, and ...

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NEW OFFICE COMPLEX FOR SCHAEFFLER AUSTRALIA | TRANSPORT NEWS

Schaeffler Australia Moves  to Modern New Office Complex To better service customers throughout Australia and New Zealand, Schaeffler Australia Pty Ltd Automotive OEM and Aftermarket and Industrial Divisions have moved into larger modern premises in the Belrose Business Park in Sydney’s Northern Beaches suburb of Belrose.  Accommodating more than 40 staff working in automotive, industrial, marketing, finance and administration, the ...

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PACCAR Parts celebrates International Women’s Day | TRANSPORT NEWS

PACCAR Parts will celebrate International Women’s Day on March 8, with a parts catalogue honouring the many women playing a vital role in Australia’s trucking and transport industry. The official theme for International Women’s Day 2019 is, “Think equal, build smart, innovate for change.” The February/March PACCAR Parts catalogue introduces women who work in a variety of roles across the ...

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MAN on Pole Position for DJR Team Penske | TRANSPORT NEWS

The Shell V-Power Racing Team brings together the expertise of Dick Johnson Racing and the proven entrepreneurial flair and ability of Roger Penske and Penske Corporation to create a major force in V8 racing. These legends in motorsport combined in 2014 to embark on a learning curve that has culminated today in two Ford Mustang V8 race cars to contest ...

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TRUCKLINE TO SPONSOR ALTONA TRUCK & TRADE SHOW | TRANSPORT NEWS

Leading parts retailer Truckline has announced its sponsorship of the Altona Truck & Trade Show, on Friday 1st March. Not only is the Show a great opportunity for Melbourne’s transport and logistics community to get together, it’s also a valuable event for the local community, with proceeds from the food and beverage sales to go directly to the local Laverton Cricket Club ...

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SRH Milk Haulage takes delivery of 200th Volvo truck | TRANSPORT NEWS

SRH Milk Haulage is based in Rutherford in the Hunter Valley and has grown into one of Australia’s largest and most successful milk transport companies. “From the one truck and trailer, we now have an operation that covers New South Wales, Victoria and Western Australia,” said SRH Milk Haulage Managing Director, Scott Harvey. The 200th Volvo adds to SRH Milk ...

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GROWING BUSINESS ALL IN THE FAMILY | TRANSPORT NEWS

When Seth Irwin fired up the family’s new Komatsu PC130 excavator and drove it across the works yard there were cheers from four generations of his family.Seth is seven. “It’s the easiest machine I’ve ever driven,” Seth’s dad Rhys, 32, beamed. “A child can drive it.”Geelong’s Irwin family has been in the tree lopping and demolition business for 56 years.Seth ...

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