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PETERBILT TO EXHIBIT AT 2017 MATS

Peterbilt Motors Company announced it will exhibit during the 2017 Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS) in Louisville, Ky., on March 32-25 2017, in the Kentucky Exposition Center. “The Mid-America Trucking Show allows Peterbilt to spend quality time with customers and drivers while exhibiting our latest offerings,” said Darrin Siver, Peterbilt General Manager and PACCAR Vice President. “MATS is an outstanding venue ...

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Total Oil Australia’s ‘total lubricant solution’ for the Australian market

Total Oil Australia’s ‘total lubricant solution’ for the Australian market just grew  with the release of Total’s complete range of solvents and degreasers for heavy duty applications. Finadet TW is a water based non-caustic heavy duty concentrated truck wash that cuts through grime and dirt with ease. Finadet TW is safe for use on all surfaces including plastic, rubber, chrome, ...

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PBS reaches new heights of approval

Approvals for high-performance heavy vehicles reached new heights during July-to-September, according to the latest quarterly data released by the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR). NHVR CEO Sal Petroccitto said the Quarterly Snapshot Q1 2016-17 results for the Performance Based Standards (PBS) scheme showed 450 new combinations approved, an 80 per cent increase on the same period in 2015. “PBS vehicles ...

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Mercedes-Benz launches next generation Actros in Australia

Mercedes-Benz has launched the next generation Actros into the Australian market, with an immediate on-sale date. At the launch of the New Actros, which took place in Far North QLD, more than 260 customers, dealers and media attended the marketing presentations and took part in an early preview drive programme. The launch is the result of an 18 month local ...

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Brisbane Truck Show Celebrates its 50 Year Anniversary

Heavy Vehicle Industry Australia (HVIA) has today launched the 50 year anniversary Brisbane Truck Show, to be held at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre (BCEC) from Thursday 25 to Sunday 28 May 2017. HVIA Chief Executive Brett Wright said the major milestone is a great reflection on the innovation and resilience of the Australian heavy vehicle industry. “The show ...

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All-new MAN TGX D38 enters 15-litre Aussie truck market

After more than 18 months of local research, testing and development, MAN Trucks has released its all-new TGX D38 truck to the Australian market at launch events in Brisbane. The TGX flagship aims to establish the European brand as a major player in the 15-litre, heavy-duty truck market. D38 has been optimised for Australian conditions and features a tailored powertrain ...

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INTERNATIONAL TRUCKS RETURNS TO AUSTRALIA

It will be business as usual for International Trucks as the brand returns to the Australian market, reprising the distribution agreement it held previously with IVECO Australia and its dealer network. A joint announcement made by CNH Industrial and Navistar Inc. executives confirmed that Iveco, a brand of CNH Industrial, has been appointed sole distributor of International Trucks in the ...

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Done Deal: CNH Industrial Appointed Australian distributor of INTERNATIONAL® Trucks

A joint announcement was made today by CNH Industrial and Navistar Inc. executives confirming that Iveco Australia’s parent company, CNH Industrial, has been appointed sole distributor of INTERNATIONAL® Trucks in the Australian market. Today’s announcement ends months of speculation as to the framework under which INTERNATIONAL would return to Australia, after initial plans were outlined by Navistar Inc. at the ...

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All-electric Fuso truck in Australia next year

The  all-electric Fuso eCanter is coming to Australia next year Fuso revealed the third generation of the world’s first all-electric light duty truck at the IAA Commercial Vehicles Show in Hannover. An enhanced version of the Fuso Canter E-Cell electric truck that has already proven itself in real-world trials in Portugal in Germany, the eCanter features an upgraded drive system ...

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MACK TRUCKS RECALL

Mack Trucks Australia is taking the precautionary measure of recalling 295 trucks due a potential incorrectly specified driveshaft. After receiving reports from the field, an investigation was launched through Mack Trucks Australia’s internal safety and quality processes and identified that in specific circumstances, a particular driveshaft may prematurely fail at the centre bearing, disabling the vehicle. Mack Trucks Australia is ...

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