moving across from diesel power to electric

Moving Across from Diesel Power to Electric

A senior executive is moving across from diesel power to electric power in a move which may be an indicator of things to come. SEA Electric has announced the appointment of Bill Gillespie to the position of President Asia Pacific. He recently parted ways with Hino Trucks after seven years as part of the executive team, and more recently as Vice President of Brand and Franchise Development. Read more

, giving us a picture of an economy moving forward. Truck sales figures are often an indicator of overall confidence among businesses, and, s

An Upward Trend Continues

There is some good news from the latest truck sales figures for April 2021 as an upward trend continues, giving us a picture of an economy moving forward. Truck sales figures are often an indicator of overall confidence among businesses, and, so far, there seems to be secure growth in prospect. Read more

a national health check for heavy vehicles

A National Health Check For Heavy Vehicles

In the coming two month the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator will launch the second National Roadworthiness Survey (NRS), a national health check for heavy vehicles, following on from the inaugural survey in 2016. Sal Petroccitto, NHVR CEO explains what is happening and how the results will be handled. Read more

driving Volvo Group into the future

Driving Volvo Group Into the Future

Juggling three divergent truck brands and getting them through the pandemic was the task last year and this year has not been easy for an organisation driving Volvo Group into the future. Tim Giles speaks to the leadership team about the challenges and forward plans. Read more

global truck market during Covid

Global Truck Market During Covid

Looking around the world at the global truck market during Covid can be a little confusing. The situation looks like it will remain unstable for some time to come, as the industry will need trucks as economies recover, but lockdowns will limit all activities, including truck sales.  Read more

new Mack boss announced

New Mack Boss Announced

The reshuffle at the top of the Volvo organisation in Australia sees a new Mack boss announced this week. The new Vice President, Mack Trucks Australia is to be Tom Chapman who has been with Volvo Group Australia since 2015.

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Airtec OBM is the New integration partner with the Teletrac Navman system

Airtec OBM, Integration Partner With The Teletrac Navman System

An announcement today tells us that the Airtec OBM is a new integration partner with the Teletrac Navman system. The new relationship means that the Interim OBM monitoring solution from Teletrac Navaman can be used for compliance purposes supporting the use of Performance Based Standards 2B heavy vehicle combinations on selected routes.  Read more

T610 tested on a typical line-haul run

T610 Tested on a Typical Line-haul Run

The Kenworth PowerTorque took on a 2,000km trip on the Bruce Highway from Brisbane to Mackay and return saw the T610 tested on a typical line-haul run. The prime mover was hitched to a 34-pallet curtainsider B-double with the combination sporting a fairly typical GCM of 55 tonnes. The truck was loaded northbound but returned to Brisbane empty. Read more

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