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‘Working Class Mack’ truck to be auctioned for drought relief | Transport News

Jimmy Barnes and Mack Trucks have created a unique ‘Working Class Mack’ truck to be auctioned for drought relief. “This Australian-made Mack Super-Liner is an enormous, inspirational homage to Jimmy’s legendary Working Class Man – an iconic album from 1985 that still resonates with farming communities across the country,” Mr Bestwick (Mack Trucks Australia Vice President) said. “We’re auctioning the ...

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Apprentice programme highlights career opportunities with Westar | TRANSPORT NEWS

Westar Truck Centre Derrimut, one of the largest commercial vehicle dealerships in Australia, operates a well constructed apprentice programme that benefits both young people and the dealership itself, by ensuring the highest levels of expertise and product knowledge are maintained to service what is an increasingly sophisticated product. Operating since 2015, the programme has around ten percent of its 152 ...

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Ten New Scania’s join the Visy fleet |TRANSPORT NEWS

Scania has delivered 10 new P 450 6×4 prime movers to Visy Logistics in Melbourne, delivering Visy’s recycled cardboard products manufactured at  its state-of-the-art factory in Truganina to customers across metropolitan Melbourne. The ten Scania’s will form part of a programme called Ecolution, aimed at delivering a significant saving in fuel and reduction of exhaust emissions, keeping drivers focused on their behind-the-wheel performance. ...

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The Drake group supplies 16 Cometto MSPE Evo3 70tonne self-propelled modules | TRANSPORT NEWS

The internationally-renowned Cometto brand is celebrating the supply of 16 modules of its self-propelled MSPE Evo3 70tonnes capacity modules with a carrying capacity spread over 96 axles. The Drake Group is the exclusive supplier of Cometto products in the Australian market and Sam Dake, the company’s marketing manager explained the self-propelled modules would be used to carry future generation surface ...

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FOLLOWMONT TRANSPORT, 35 YEARS STRONG | TRANSPORT NEWS

Followmont Transport is proudly celebrating 35 years servicing its home state of Queensland. The company was founded in 1984 by Bernie Tobin and Alan Salpietro who realised a gap in the market, when a rail strike affected newspaper deliveries to regional communities. The two men loaded their only truck and took to the road to ensure Queensland towns remained connected. ...

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Extended warranties and more in IVECO’s EOFY sale | TRANSPORT NEWS

For a limited time, IVECO is offering generous end of financial year incentives across the multi award-winning Daily, Eurocargo and Stralis ranges. Buyers who purchase one of these vehicles before July 31, 2019* from their participating IVECO Dealer, will receive extra factory warranty and free servicing on selected models as an added bonus. For Daily van and cab chassis models, ...

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JOST Australia to ROCKINGER the Brisbane Truck Show | TRANSPORT NEWS

At the 2019 Brisbane Truck Show, which is set to kick off on the 16 th of May, JOST Australia will exhibit the latest in towing hitch technology with a wide range of ROCKINGER brand towing hitches to suit a variety of usages and mounting positions. With a strong focus on maximising safety, ROCKINGER has developed  safety features like the ...

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END TO END Capability on show at Brisbane Truck Show | Transport News – MaxiTRANS

MaxiTRANS to demonstrate its end-to-end capability by showcasing MaxiPARTS and MaxiTRANS Servicing, as well as its recently acquired Live Bottom Floor solution – Trout River Australia. This year’s show is a platform to promote the rollout of our brand new service program, MaxiASSIST. Complementary to the Company’s existing capability. Another first for the MaxiTRANS group will be a prominent display ...

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Western Star Trucks to Showcase 5800FE and 6900 at Brisbane Truck Show

Western Star Trucks will display the 5800FE and 6900FXC at the BrisbaneTruck Show later this month. Aerodynamically designed for productivity including down swept exhaust, the recently‐released 5800FE combines Western Star’s trademark toughness with streamlined efficiency. The aerodynamically designed  5800FE  boasts outstanding driver visibility, a set‐back front axle that is ideal for b‐double applications, and Detroit power under the hood with ...

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MYISUZU TRUCK APP | Transport News

Isuzu Trucks launches  user-friendly truck app – right in time for the 2019 Brisbane Truck Show. Developed for first-time truck buyers and existing customers alike MyIsuzu has been specifically developed from the ground up to offer Australian business owners  a solution to road transport solution for their needs. Available on Apple and Android devices (phones and tablets), the new MyIsuzu ...

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