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Ron Finemore signs deal on 95 Mercedes-Benz and Freightliner trucks | Transport NEWS

Ron Finemore Transport has confirmed an order for the supply of 68 Mercedes-Benz and 27 Freightliner Coronado trucks within a twelve-month period. The family-owned transport group employs 450 staff in regional Australia and was the first Australian fleet to place a large order of the new generation Mercedes-Benz truck. It has also placed orders for additional Freightliner Coronado models to ...

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STRONG MID-YEAR REPORT CARD FOR HINO | Transport News

With strong sales, increasing investment in dealerships and an ongoing focus on customer service, Hino Australia has rated its first half of 2017 as strong in a growing and increasingly competitive market. “June was a record breaking month for the truck industry and the overall market sales of 3879 units around the country was also the highest June number since ...

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Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) Announces Senior Leadership Changes 

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) has announced two key transitions in the senior leadership of channel marketing and corporate communications for thecompany. David Giroux is taking over as director of channel marketing, DTNA. In this newly created position, David will lead the development and implementation of all Freightliner and Detroit brand marketing communications and brand strategy. He will be responsible ...

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NTC asks for feedback on PBS scheme for heavy vehicles.

PBS marketplace review seeks to build on safety and productivity gains as Australia’s freight task grows Interested parties are invited to provide feedback on ways to improve the Performance-Based Standards (PBS) scheme for heavy vehicles. The National Transport Commission (NTC) today released a discussion paper which presents preliminary findings of an evaluation of the PBS scheme and possible actions for ...

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NEW APP TO IMPROVE EFFICIENCY IN PORT BOTANY | NEWS – Transport App

With over 3000 containers move in and out of Port Botany each week day by road, the Minister for Roads, Maritime and Freight Melinda Pavey has launched a new piece of mobile technology to help ease congestion. “Until now, Port Botany performance and status information was only available on a closed system account to a limited number of stevedores and ...

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Scania Australia welcomes new Sales Director, Martin Toomey 

Martin Toomey has joined Scania Australia in the revived role of Sales Director across all divisions of the business; Truck, Bus and Engines. For the past 8 years the company has operated a structure whereby the Managing Director also held the role of Sales Director. Following the return to the UK of former Managing Director, Roger McCarthy, and the appointment ...

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STRONG MID-YEAR REPORT CARD FOR HINO

With strong sales, increasing investment in dealerships and an ongoing focus on customer service, Hino Australia has rated its first half of 2017 as strong in a growing and increasingly competitive market. “June was a record breaking month for the truck industry and the overall market sales of 3879 units around the country was also the highest June number since ...

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IVECO Australia to expand local manufacturing with Stralis AT| NEWS IVECO Australia strengthens its commitment

IVECO Australia has strengthened its commitment to Australian truck and bus manufacturing announcing today that an additional Stralis model  will be built in Dandenong, Melbourne. Currently sold in Australia as a fully imported model, from the fourth quarter of 2017 the Stralis ATi will be assembled at IVECO’s Dandenong facility and become known as the Stralis AT. Selected components including ...

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Scania Interim Report January – June 2017

Scania’s net sales rose to a record high SEK 58.7 billion, an increase of 17 percent compared to last year. Through the first six months of 2017, operating income rose to SEK 6,464 m. (1,316), operating income, excluding items affecting comparability, amounts to SEK 6,464 m. (5,116), net sales increased by 17 percent to SEK 58,738 m. (50,110) and cash ...

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The 2017 Volvo Drivers’ Fuel Challenge 

The 2017 Volvo Drivers’ Fuel Challenge put Australia’s most fuel efficient drivers head-to-head, crowning a champion in both on and off-road categories. Held  at Mount Cotton Training Centre, the competition was divided into two categories of driving: on-road with a prime mover and single trailer, and off-road with a rigid tipper. The winner of the on-road category was Tasmanian Kerri ...

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