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IVECO gets to grips with gas – 500 Stralis NP (Natural Power)| TRANSPORT NEWS

IVECO is well into the alternative fuels market as illustrated by a recent order in Europe for 500 Stralis NP (Natural Power) models which operate using LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas), providing a reduction of up to 10 per cent in CO2 emissions and up to 50 per cent less NOx compared to equivalent diesel-powered trucks. As a further benefit, the Stralis ...

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Narva Expands Popular Aeromax Range of Emergency Vehicle Lighting | TRANSPORT NEWS

Narva has expanded its popular range of Aeromax L.E.D mini light boxes to include new red and blue variants specifically designed for emergency vehicles. The super-compact light boxes offer a low-profile, modern-styled solution to emergency lighting and can be used on their own or in synchronised pairs (flange mount only) as a mini light bar setup. Utilising high-powered L.E.D modules ...

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Scania clocks up record year | TRANSPORT NEWS

With the  sales performance in Australia of Scania’s P, G and R-series trucks and buses having already exceeded  the full year result of 2016, Scania’s full third quarter term rose globally  to a record high SEK 86.4 billion, an increase of 15 percent compared to the previous year. Demand for the new truck range was good and the service trend remains ...

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ATO to reinstate a meal by meal amounts approach to claims for meal expenses for the 2017-18 year | TRANSPORT NEWS

October 26, 2017 | 11:01am NatRoad’s voice has enabled the ATO to reinstate a meal by meal amounts approach to claims for meal expenses for the 2017-18 year. The meal amounts, published today by the ATO, are good news for employed truckies across the country. CEO of NatRoad, Warren Clark, today applauded the decision, “common sense has prevailed” he said. ...

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KENWORTH KLASSIC 2017 | EVENT-TRUCK SHOW

PowerTorque’s Warren Caves relives the past lives of the Kenworth clan on display at the annual Clarendon Classic Rally – Images by Torque it Up. The annual Clarendon Classic Rally hosted by the Sydney Antique Machinery Club was held over the weekend of the 16th and 17th of September, and, following on from the success of last year’s inaugural event, ...

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 SOLUTRANS EXPO 2017 | TRANSPORT NEWS

The Solutrans Expo for 2017 held at Lyons in France provided leading European trailer manufacturer Goldhofer with the opportunity to showcase  its successful MPA 4 concept in a variant with integrated CAN bus control.  The CAN bus technology offers extremely convenient vehicle operation via keypad or radio remote control. The simple pictogrammes on the control pad give users a clear ...

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The Secret is Service | TRANSPORT NEWS -A Freightliner Coronado on a repair and maintenance contract

A Freightliner Coronado on a repair and maintenance contract is proving it worth for operator Mt Buller Area Transport (MBAT) as it services the Victorian snowfields region. The Freightliner Coronado 114 B-Double joined the MBAT fleet with company owner, Evan Lowing, stating the repair and maintenance programme was one of the key selling points. “It just makes good business sense to be ...

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ALL THE EARTHMOVING ACTION IS BACK AT PENRITH | EVENT- National Diesel Dirt & Turf Expo

 Australia’s biggest earthmoving industry event is again next April. The Australian earthmoving industry’s own event, the 2018 National Diesel Dirt & Turf Expo, will take place from Friday 13th April to Sunday 15th April. Held at the Panthers Penrith, the Expo is a free entry, free parking, entertaining and family-friendly event designed for anyone with an interest in the earthmoving ...

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Waste Expo Australia- VOLVO TRUCKS | TRANSPORT NEWS

Volvo Trucks Australia is participating in Waste Expo Australia, the nation’s premier waste management exhibition and conference, showcasing new technologies, products and solutions across all areas of waste management, resource recovery and sustainability. The Volvo exhibit is based on the Euro6  compliant FE Dual Control rigid truck chassis that achieves un-paralleled driver visibility through a wider windshield, extra side mirrors ...

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MAN D38 10-truck fleet delivered to G1 Logistics | TRANSPORT NEWS

Penske Commercial Vehicles has delivered a fleet of 10 MAN TGX-D38 trucks to G1 Logistics in Mildura, Victoria. A subsidiary of GTS Freight Management, G1 Logistics will use the D38s, the first MANs in their fleet, to service national linehaul requirements. “After we launched the D38 in Australia a year ago, we provided G1 with a demo model that they ...

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