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SAF-HOLLAND expands its range of SAUER quality parts | TRANSPORT NEWS

Recognising the increasing demand for high quality replacement parts, SAF-Holland has expanded its range of SAUER quality for most common commercial vehicles. In addition to the typical wear parts for brake systems and air suspensions, the SAUER range also includes air reservoirs, landing gear, lubricants and steel rims. “SAF-HOLLAND introduced the SAUER brand a few years ago, providing tested and ...

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Stars Come Out to Play in Penrith | TRANSPORT NEWS

Held at the Museum of Fire, Penrith, the third annual Western Star Trucks Show ‘n Shine supplied plenty of entertainment, with Shell V-Power Racing Team Supercar drivers Fabian Coulthard and Scott McLaughlin  favorites among attendees. Other attractions included dodgem cars, a super slide, food trucks, Hype band, and lots more. Supported by Penske Commercial Vehicles dealers Clancy’s Truck and Trailer, Dwyers ...

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Expanding LIGHT by Narva | TRANSPORT NEWS – Narva expands and upgrades its globe range

 As the Australian vehicle car park evolves, so does Narva’s range of standard and performance globes. Heavy Duty Halogen Globes  A major reason for premature headlight globe failure is vibration. This is especially common in tough industries like mining and agriculture, as well as rugged terrains typically experienced by motorcycles, 4WDs and other off-road motorists. If vibration seems to be ...

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Advantage Plus’ Promotion Announced for MAN Truck Customers | TRANSPORT NEWS

Penske Commercial Vehicles has launched the ‘Advantage Plus’ promotion for MAN truck customers.  The Advantage Plus program includes the following:  MAN’s competitive service, and repair and maintenance packages MAN’s generous warranty packages (up to 70 tonnes) Up to 7.5 cents per litre off Shell diesel fuel One week of free rental from Penske Truck Rental “MAN trucks lead the way ...

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Gain maximum benefit from your dash cam footage | TRANSPORT NEWS

Now used by more than 20 per cent of all Australian drivers, 83 percent of DashCam buyers purchase a dash cam to validate potential insurance claims. Brad Hales, national marketing and communications manager for Uniden has advised all users to insist on a dash cam with high resolution. “This will better identify the details of an incident, such as licence plates ...

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Outstanding Apprentices recognised by MTA Queensland | Transport News

The Motor Trades Association of Queensland (MTA Queensland) has recently announced ten outstanding apprentices as the 2019 Apprentice of the Year finalists. The students have been selected from over 1,800 MTA Institute apprentices throughout Queensland. To be revealed at the MTA Queensland Industry Awards Dinner on Saturday 16th November, the Apprentice of the Year award will be bestowed upon the ...

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Mandate autonomous emergency braking to save lives | TRANSPORT NEWS

“The Australian Government should require all new trucks to have advanced braking technology,” says Australian Trucking Association CEO Ben Maguire. Mr Maguire was releasing the ATA’s response to the Infrastructure Department’s regulatory impact statement on requiring autonomous emergency braking (AEBS) for new trucks. Autonomous emergency braking is a safety system that generates a collision warning and then applies emergency braking if there ...

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Unique V-Type Double Girder Crane delivered to PACCAR Australia Bayswater Facility | TRANSPORT NEWS

PACCAR Australia’s Bayswater manufacturing facility has taken delivery of a one-of-a-kind V-type double girder crane. Measuring 20 metres in length, with dual-hoists and a 16 tonne load capacity, the crane will be installed as part of the Bayswater site expansion which has been underway since the ground-breaking ceremony in January. The oversize load made its way down the Hume Highway from ...

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HINO ROUND UP | TRANSPORT NEWS – Hino Bus

Hino Australia chose the 2019 BusVic Bus Expo and Maintenance Conference to showcase its small-sized Poncho bus, which is part of a unique and quickly emerging on-demand bus service currently operating in Sydney. The smaller capacity of the Hino Poncho helps drivers respond to commuter travel requirements in real time. “With an ultra-low floor design and kerb kneeling function, a ...

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PRACTICE MAKES PERFECT FOR PRIXCAR | TRANSPORT NEWS – Mack Trucks Australia

 PrixCar has been operating as one of Australia’s leading automotive services companies for over a quarter of a century, servicing individuals, businesses and their events in need of vehicle transportation. The introduction of new prime movers, trucks and trailing equipment, all incorporating new technologies, prompted Goran Koviloski, the National Fleet Manager for PrixCar, to introduce additional driver training, conducted internally by the car-carrying company, ...

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