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Daimler and Cummins train the techies | TRANSPORT NEWS

Daimler Truck and Bus,which includes the Mercedes-Benz, Freightliner, Fuso and Alliance Truck Parts brands, has joined the Cummins Technical Education for Communities initiative (TEC), providing opportunities to a new generation of Australian technicians. The TEC programme creates community partnerships between schools, employers and community stakeholders that support students in their transition from school to employment in the industry. It has a particular ...

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PENSKE POWER SYSTEMS HUNTER VALLEY APPOINTED AWD DEALER | TRANSPORT NEWS

Penske Commercial Vehicles is pleased to announce the appointment of Penske Power Systems in the Hunter region of NSW to provide retail sales functions for Western Star Trucks’ and MAN Truck & Bus’ all-wheel drive (AWD) range as well as general parts and service support within the Hunter region. Located in McDougalls Hill, Singleton, Penske Power Systems in the Huter ...

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IVECO STRALIS NP 460 wins ‘Sustainable Truck of the Year 2019’ title | TRANSPORT NEWS

The Stralis NP 460 confirms its position as European leader and receives the ‘Sustainable Truck of the Year 2019’ prize in the prime mover category. The award, which is sponsored by Vado e Torno magazine in collaboration with Lifegate, was presented at Ecomondo 2018, the international event dedicated to all circular economy industry sectors… IVECO is once again a winner, having been ...

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NEW STREET SMART HINO 500 Series Standard Cab | TRANSPORT NEWS

Hino Australia has released the first official photo of its all-new street smart 500 Series Standard Cab which is due for release later this month. The new ” face” of the 500 Series Standar Cab features a stylish two bar grille with an enlarged HINO badge while headlamps with integrated indicators are set in the bumper. the FD and FE ...

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TRUCKLINE  REFURBISHES BROOKLYN BRANCH | TRANSPORT NEWS

National parts distributor Truckline will celebrate the refurbishment of its Brooklyn store in Victoria with the unveiling of its newly upgraded retail showroom on Friday November 16. The opening celebrations will include a free breakfast or lunch for visitors to the branch, with staff on hand to give visitors a personal tour of the new premises. The major upgrades to the ...

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New Scania fleet for Linfox  | TRANSPORT NEWS

 The first examples of 42 new generation Scania Euro 6 P 450 6×4 prime movers are now in service with Linfox around Australia, predominantly for use in metropolitan operations. The new Scania P 450 Sleeper Cabs are fitted as standard with side curtain roll over airbags, the first such safety devices fitted to any trucks available in Australia, contributing a ...

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1,000th MACK for Hanson | TRANSPORT NEWS

Mack Trucks Australia has celebrated an historic new milestone, handing over the keys to the 1,000th Mack truck built for Hanson, one of Australia’s most iconic construction material suppliers. The 1,000th Mack truck is a Trident AF with a four-axle dog trailer, which will work out of Hanson’s Wolffdene quarry in Queensland, reported to be one of the largest quarry’s ...

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Lightforce matches HID and LED for 24 Volt application | TRANSPORT NEWS

A 24 Volt version of the Australian-made Lightforce HTX is now available, blending HID and LED technology to provide the instant flood of LED combined with the unmatched long-distance of HID, eliminating the need for additional spotlights. Mark Zussino, Lightforce Senior Engineering and Operations Manager explained, “Users can choose to operate the HID and LED options simultaneously for maximum output ...

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FUSO GOES WITH THE FLOW | TRANSPORT NEWS

Water service specialist H2 Flow Hire covers Brisbane and the rest of South East Queensland for its rental fleet operation of water-spraying trucks, water tankers, tippers and vacuum trucks. The fleet now comprises 74 Fusos consisting mainly of Canter, but also Fighter and Heavy models, offering a range of water-related services, including dust suppression and water delivery using Fighter and ...

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WIN THE ULTIMATE SUMMERNATS EXPERIENCE | TRANSPORT NEWS

Thanks to Phillips Automotive Australia, you can win two VIP ‘Platinum’ tickets, plus return airfares, flights and two nights accommodation to attend the 2019 Summernats at Exhibition Park, Canberra ACT on January 3-6. Enter early and as many times as you like to give yourself the best chance of experiencing Australia’s biggest Horsepower party in style. The supercharged Platinum Pass ...

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