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Leadership changes at Cummins South Pacific

Andrew Penca has been appointed executive director – Asia Pacific Distribution for leading heavy-duty diesel engine supplier Cummins Inc.  In this expanded role, he will lead the broader Cummins sales, service and support business in the Asia Pacific region of Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea (Cummins South Pacific), Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines, Korea and Japan.  Stephanie Disher takes over from ...

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NEW CORONADO FOR FREIGHTLINER RACING

Freightliner Racing moves into the new year with a new livery for racecar driver Tim Slade and his Commodore Supercar that’s matched by the latest addition to the team, a Coronado 114 prime mover that hauls the team transporter. The colourscheme changes for 2017 from  black and red to a white and silver livery topped off with a striking new ...

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IVECO confirms The Aussie influence on INTERNATIONAL ProStar

Two years since the preview of the  INTERNATIONAL ProStar at the last Brisbane Truck Show, IVECO is starting to ramp information as to  the detailed specification of the trucks that form the return of the American brand name to the Australian market. The key to its intended success from day one depends on the work completed by the engineering team to ensure that the Pro-Star is ...

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Fuso Carries the car market

Whether it’s a prestige car, luxury limousine or a standard spec sedan, the chances are that Tamworth Car Carries has already moved it on one of its Fuso powered car transporters. Company founder Les Sutton bought his first Fuso in 1990, and has stayed loyal to the brand ever since, with the Fuso fleet now numbering five vehicles, including a ...

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IVECO provides the Fuel

Buyers of a new IVECO that has a 2016 compliance plate , have the opportunity to score a bonus Caltex Fuel card ranging in value from $1000 for Daily purchasers, $2000 for Eurocargo buyers and $5000 for those who invest in ACCO, Stralis or Powerstar models.* When combined with IVECO’s generous standard warranties, extended service intervals of up to 150,000 ...

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Australian-made guards added to Alliance Truck Parts range

Australian-made guards have been added to the Alliance Truck Parts range. The high-quality polypropylene mudguards and mounting hardware are now available at Daimler Truck and Bus dealerships across the country. Alliance Truck Parts, which provides quality parts at affordable prices for a wide-range of different trucks, chose the Australian-designed and manufactured mudguards due to their inherent quality and durability. The ...

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Communicate through WiFi with your Dometic fridge

Dometic’s latest CFX portable cooler range enables owners to control and monitor the temperature of their unit remotely from their smart device via the Dometic CFX App. The improved CFX range includes features which enable the compressor to optimise the cooling speed of the unit through automatic selection between ’soft start’ and ’turbo’ modes. This ensures that the temperature you ...

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NEW HINO 500 Series Wide Cab

A sneak peak at one of the most important unveiling events in 50 years. Introducing the all new Hino 500 Series Wide Cab. FacebookemailPrintGoogle+TumblrTwitterLinkedin

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Conventional Thought

Volvo’s bonneted range hits a new high in North America In the land of devout patriotism and apple pie, the rise in sales of Volvo Trucks throughout the North American market has been an interesting experience for the Swedish truck maker. Unlike any of its European market successes, for North America, Canada and Mexico its presence has been riding on ...

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Transtex makes savings with Mercedes-Benz Trucks

Transport operator Shane Blakeborough of Transtex has taken delivery of his fourth new Mercedes-Benz Actros truck, describing the model as a ‘game changer’. Mercedes-Benz certainly was not on Shane’s radar with Transtex traditionally purchasing American-style models for its interstate work. When he was offered a trial truck through a Daimler Trucks contact, Shane was reluctant. “I told them there was ...

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