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Vawdrey supports drought relief efforts | TRANSPORT NEWS

Trailer builder, Vawdrey Australia, has donated $10,000 to the Lions Clubs International’s Need for Feed Disaster Relief, supporting drought-affected communities and farmers. Need for Feed Chairman, Graham Cockerell, accepted the oversized cheque as truckloads of hay rolled off the Spirit of Tasmania in Port Melbourne on 13 August. Vawdrey Australia National Sales Director, Paul Vawdrey, said he wanted to bolster ...

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Dream Weaver | Company Profile – Glen Artney Truck & Trailer Repairs

Put a challenge in front of yourself, and when you achieve that, you then find another challenge – Mick McCulloch. There comes a time in your life when you become convinced that when something needs doing, it’s often easier to do it yourself. For Mick McCulloch, that thought was very relevant when it came to truck servicing in the Tamworth ...

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Fuso’s 4x4s for Fighting Fires |TRANSPORT NEWS

The Australasian Fire and Emergency Service Authorities Council (AFAC) exhibition in Perth this week was the venue for Fuso Truck and Bus to showcase its FG 4×4 Canter. The  short wheelbase version of the  4×4 Fuso has been serving in Australian emergency response fleets for decades in various forms. Available in two wheelbases, with GVMs os 6500 and 4500 kg, the Canter 4×4 can be specified ...

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PACCAR – EMPLOYER OF THE YEAR | TRANSPORT NEWS

ACCAR Australia has been honoured in the Employer of the Year category of the prestigious Victorian Training Awards for 2018. Tom Cooper, Operations Director PACCAR Australia, in accepting the award at the event at Palladium at Crown on Friday 24 August, observed: “This award provides important recognition of PACCAR Australia’s amazing, wonderful and truly valued employees, suppliers and dealers who ...

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150th UD Truck for Followmont Transport | TRANSPORT NEWS

Queensland based company, Followmont Transport the delivery of its 150th UD truck. The company’s managing director Mark Tobin said the 150th truck is another spoke in the wheel of their relationship with UD. “We’re excited to be taking on our 150th edition at Followmont Transport, it just goes to show the growth of our business and the strength of our ...

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CLEANER AND GREENER FOR ISUZU’S 4HK1 ENGINE | Transport News

Two years on from the introduction of 4HK1 engine by Isuzu Trucks to its medium-duty F Series range in 2016, it’s arguably the cleanest Japanese diesel engine available locally. It’s  available in two power ratings—154 kW (210 PS) and 177 kW (240 PS), with  726 Nm and 765 Nm of torque respectively. Meeting emission control requirements of the current Australian ...

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HINO NATIONAL SKILLS CONTEST | TRANSPORT NEWS

Eighteen of Hino Australia’s very best sales, parts and service staff competed in the ninth Hino National Skills Contest yesterday, after winning their way through a series of Hino Skills qualifying rounds held over the previous five months. The Hino National Skills Contest is an annual event that showcases the proficiency of sales, service and parts experts from the Hino ...

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New Protrans Disc Brake Pads from Bendix | TRANSPORT NEWS

New extreme Bendix Protrans Commercial Vehicle disc brake pads offer ECE R90 certification, premium friction materials, and titanium Bedding-n technology.  Heavy commercial vehicles travel on average 40,000 to 60,000 kilometres per year in Australia and with braking systems facing demanding and severe operation conditions. With the trend shifting to disc brakes the brake pads become the single biggest contributor in ...

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Schaeffler simplifies transmission repairs with the LuK GearBOX for Ford, GM, Renault and VW.| TRANSPORT NEWS

Schaeffler’s LuK GearBOX simplifies the repair of manual and double-clutch transmissions as well as differentials. Previously available under the INA band, the rebranding under theLuk name is expected to more than double sales of the LuK GearBOX range for the automotive aftermarket. With the help of the LuK GearBOX, garage professionals can replace the most important wear parts in manual ...

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SAF-Holland release new high technology axle stub grease – SAF LiLube Easy Fit | TRANSPORT NEWS

SAF Holland has been working in collaboration with one of the world’s leading lubricant companies (specialising in tribological conditions) and this has seen the release of a highly specialised lubricant for use on axles. This new industry lubricant is already well proven having been used in wind power generating plants over a number of years. In these applications extremely high ...

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