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FAG SmartSET – the ready-to-install wheel bearing repair solution for trucks, buses and trailers from Schaeffler

With its FAG SmartSET, Schaeffler is now making available in the Automotive Aftermarket a ready-to-install repair solution for wheel bearing replacement on trucks, buses, and trailers. It is pre-lubricated, and pre-assembled with pre-positioned tapered roller bearings. The FAG SmartSet is provides the highest quality solution to reducing the total cost of ownership (TCO).  “With rising competition and price pressure, the total cost of ownership is ...

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Hendrickson combines two innovations for one amazing solution.

(April 2017) – Hendrickson supplements their Genuine Parts portfolio with the addition of the renowned Hendrickson Equalizing Beam complete with the innovated patented Rotating Bar Pin End Bushing for a quick and easy installation. “Our patented Rotating Bar Pin End Bushing allows you to adjust the angle of the pin to match the axle pinion angle for a quick and easy ...

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UD Trucks launches new generation Quon range

UD Trucks has released the new generation Quon range, claiming the new model will redefine the heavy-duty Japanese truck segment. “The new Quon is huge step for UD Trucks, but also for Japanese heavy-duty trucks in general. The world-class technology available in the new generation Quon range has never been seen before on Japanese trucks in Australia” said Mark Strambi, ...

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PETERBILT SHOWCASES MODEL 567 SET-FORWARD FRONT AXLE AT 2017 CONEXPO-CON/AGG

Peterbilt is showcasing its Model 567 Set Forward Front Axle (SFFA), featuring innovative design solutions and class-leading performance, at this year’s CONEXPO-CON/AGG show at the Las Vegas Convention Centre. The Model 567 SFFA is engineered to optimize weight distribution, resulting in maximized payloads while meeting state and federal bridge laws. Ideal for mixer and other weight-conscious applications, the versatile Model ...

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Diesel and Dirt Expo

The 2017 National Diesel Dirt & Turf Expo at Panthers Penrith in Western Sydney is a free earthmoving equipment shower all ages that runs from Friday, 21st April through to Sunday, 23rd April. Last year more than 30,000 people viewed the display of  dumpers, diggers, loaders, excavators, skid-steers, mixers, borers, trucks, saws, buckets, grabs, drills, hammers, hoses, blasting, backhoe loaders, diesel engines, ...

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Hendrickson Introduces TRAXX ROD® Torque Rods.

Hendrickson has announced the release of TRAXX ROD, a new design of torque rod for use in vocational truck applications that features advanced bushing design and innovative construction. Setting a new benchmark performance standard by reducing weight while maintaining excellent bushing walk-out performance, the TRAXX ROD design achieves up to three times longer life versus conventional forged or cast torque rods.  Manufactured ...

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Australia just loves a Century

Legendary Australian cricketer, Matthew Hayden has been appointed as a brand ambassador for  Australian battery manufacturer – Century.  As the country faces another year with leading manufacturers set to shut their doors, the international cricketer says there has never been a more important time to remind people to support local businesses. “This year Century chalks up 89 years of manufacturing in ...

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FUSO CANTER EVOLUTION CONTINUES

The new improved Canter line-up features upgraded seats and interior trim and improvements to the overall driver experience. The proven mechanical specification of the Canter range has been left alone, although the Duonic automated manual transmission version now features a hill holder function to assist drivers, along with standard cruise control. The dashboard and door panels are now a mixture ...

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Major order from Poland – Hama Polska orders 1,100 Kögel semi-trailers

Commercial vehicle rental company Hama Polska, part of the DBK Group, has announced the addition of 1,100 new Kogel semi-trailers to its DBK rental fleet.  The order from Hama Polska comprised 900 new Kögel Cargo units and 200 new Kögel Mega semi-trailers to extend its rental services in Poland, Germany, Austria, Sweden and Spain. Under the umbrella of DBK Rental services, ...

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MaxiTRANS scores $60 million contract with Coles Supermarkets.

MaxiTRANS Industries Limited, Australia’s largest supplier of trailing road transport equipment solutions, has secured one of the nation’s largest ever contracts of its kind by signing an agreement to supply 395 of MaxiTRANS’ Maxi-CUBE and Freighter trailers to Coles Supermarkets in New South Wales and Western Australia. MaxiTRANS Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Dean Jenkins said, “We are proud ...

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