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ISUZU TRUCKS APPOINTS NATIONAL FLEET SALES MANAGER | TRANSPORT NEWS

Isuzu Australia Limited (IAL)has appointed Mr Tony Kerr as National Fleet Sales Manager. Mr Kerr brings with him a broad but intensive 30-year career across the truck industry, in the light, medium and heavy duty weight categories. His extensive experience also comprises sales, general management and operations in respected companies such as Comet/Kwikasair Express (TNT), Scania, Volgren, and Genuine Truck ...

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Westar Truck Centre has joined the Erebus Motorsport team!| TRANSPORT NEWS

Westar Truck Centre has joined the Erebus Motorsport team as its ‘Official Transporter’ for the remainder of the 2018 season and entire 2019 Supercars season. Erebus Motorsport’s 2017 season included winning the Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000 with drivers David Reynolds and Luke Youlden using the Erebus built Commodore; the team finished seventh overall. This year, Dunlop Super 2 Series graduate ...

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A new view for Schaeffler | TRANSPORT NEWS

 The Automotive Aftermarket division of Schaeffler has redefined its visual presence in stores with clearer identification on the packaging of its spare parts and repair solutions. Schaeffler packaging now features large, high-quality and photo-realistic pictures of individual products and complete repair solutions on the outside of its boxes. Also identifying each brand is a colour banding, with LuK in its typical yellow, the INA brand in green ...

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ALL-NEW Hino 500 Series arrives in November | TRANSPORT NEWS

Hino Australia has announced the release of the next generation of the 500 Series Standard Cab models for the Australian market. First displayed at last year’s Tokyo Motor Show, the all-new 500 Series Standard Cab FC, FD and FE models for the Australian market will have undergone what Hino is calling “a next generation model change.” “The addition of this ...

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Cummins ISX12N “Near Zero” Natural Gas Engine now available in Volvo Trucks in North America | TRANSPORT NEWS

Volvo Trucks North America has released the latest version of the Cummins ISX12N “Near Zero” natural gas engine as an option in the VNL 300 day cab models used for pick up and delivery or regional-haul operations. The inclusion of the Cummins ISX12N represents best-in-class natural gas engine technology and is an indication of the increasing attention of truck makers ...

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Detroit Master Technician Awarded | Transport News

Penske Power Systems has recognised David Willis, a leading hand from Penske CV Chipping Norton branch with the award of the 2018 Detroit Master Technician by Penske Power Systems. David outperformed five other finalists after competing in a series of qualifying rounds held in Brisbane, Auckland, Sydney, and Perth to determine skills and diagnostics ability. The event was open to ...

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Ryco Group Announces Executive General Managers for Recently Acquired Companies | Transport News

With the recent acquisition of three new businesses by GUD Holdings and their induction into Ryco Group Pty Ltd, Executive General Managers have been appointed to oversee the day to day operations of each company reporting directly to Ryco Group Chief Executive Officer, Guy Nicholls.  Each of these Executive General Managers will have responsibility for sales, marketing, operations, engineering and ...

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Bendix Announces Comprehensive Truck and Bus Brake Solutions | TRANSPORT NEWS

Leading brake specialist Bendix has announced a comprehensive range of brake shoes, disc pads and linings with its latest offering for commercial buses and trucks.  The latest up to date information is contained in the Bendix Commercial Bus Data Book 2018 with the Best Range, Leading Technology and OE Logbook Servicing data providing commercial vehicle solutions. The vehicle data listing ...

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Daimler Trucks sets up global E-Mobility Group with two new electric trucks for the U.S. market| TRANSPORT NEWS

Daimler Trucks is establishing a global organization for e-mobility, including a new leadership function. The world’s largest commercial vehicle manufacturer presented the new Freightliner eCascadia, a heavy-duty electric truck for long-distance operations (>15 t GVW) plus a a fully-electric variant of the Freightliner eM2 106 covering the medium segment (9 to 12 t GVW).  Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) is ...

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Daimler Trucks establishes Automated Truck Research & Development Center in the U.S.| TRANSPORT NEWS

Daimler Trucks & Buses is strengthening its market-leading efforts for automated trucks and buses with its new Automated Truck Research & Development Center in Portland (Oregon, U.S.). This innovation facility is already working in close cooperation with existing development functions for automated driving in Stuttgart and India. The new research and development centre develops and fine tunes systems for automated ...

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