Paccar in Australia is clearly introducing a step-change in DAF Trucks on offer with this new range, it is talking about at least a 10 per cent improvement in fuel economy, a big call from a normally conservative organisation. Many of the major changes are going to give the brand a much better fuel consumption and the ability to compete on this score with other European brands who have seen considerable growth in market share on the back of much improved fuel figures. Read more
Martin Daum, as the Chairman of the Board of Management at Daimler Truck is the global chief when it comes to Daimler Trucks and lowering carbon emissions while increasing safety are the organisations aims he emphasises. Read more
There’s no doubt that the ultimate success or otherwise of any trucking operation, regardless of what goods are transported, hinges on maintaining the right level of service provided. Southern Sydney based operation, Select Tilt Tray Group, provides a specialised vehicle transportation service for a number of customers including Toyota industrial equipment. Read more
Trucking businesses will be able to invest in safer equipment and support the industry’s suppliers now that the investment incentive has been extended by the government. The extension of the $150,000 instant asset write off was warmly welcomed by Ben Maguire, Australian Trucking Association CEO and Todd Hacking, Heavy Vehicle Industry Australia CEO. Read more
In a move which will see local councils carry out and manage engineering assessments of their bridges and culverts, the Strategic Local Government Asset Assessment Project will see up to $8 million funding for improved truck access. To begin with the project will include 12 councils nationwide in its pilot phase. Read more
By David Dodd, National Key Accounts Manager.
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It is too early to tell whether we are seeing a possible structural change in the truck market as the May truck sales figures, released by the Truck industry Council, reflect the disruption caused by the ongoing Covid-19 crisis.
Despite disruption caused by the ongoing Covid-19 crisis in Europe, Diesel News’ European Correspondent, Will Shiers, witnessed the show when Volvo virtually launched four new trucks as a live online broadcast, interacting with the event from his office computer. Read more
“Electric trucks from SEA are really in a consolidation phase now,” says Joe Di Santo, SEA Electric Sales Director ANZ, who works out of the SEA Electric headquarters in Dandenong in Victoria. “We’ve moved from a research and development business, to one pumping out the same type of product consistently. We are doing production now. The next 12 months will be important for us to keep refining the process. Read more
The launch of the latest truck to come out of Bayswater sees Kenworth mix classic with modern in a new model in the growing range of ‘10s’, this time it’s a T410SAR. This launch sees the familiar and classic radiator and bonnet shape now available on Paccar’s follow up to the release of the more modern styled T410 model last year. Read more