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Dana Australia finds a new home

Dana Australia has pre-committed to a new manufacturing and distribution facility as it consolidates its current Australian operations into a new purpose built 10,000 sqm facility to strengthen its Australian presence. Situated adjacent to the Eastlink Greens Road interchange in Keysborough, The Key Industrial Park comprises approximately 101 hectares of industrial land and is now entering its sixth stage. Peter ...

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Detroit launches all-new app

Detroit has launched a free app for its dedicated on-highway customers. The all-new app from Penske Power Systems provides a visually rich, interactive way for customers to get the latest from Detroit, with engine fault code and parked regeneration information, dealer location and GPS capability, and much more. “Detroit’s app gives DD15 owners and drivers vital information that they require ...

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Hardy MB Actros helping WA Sand and Haulage sleep at night

The tried at tested Mercedes-Benz Actros is helping WA Sand and Haulage owner Tyson Inceoz sleep at night. The strength and reliability of the Actros was highlighted recently when one of the WA Sand and Haulage fleet was used on assignment at a mining project in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. “Every day I know my trucks won’t break ...

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Pilbara Heavy Haulage Girls receive two new trucks donated by Volvo Group Australia

Volvo Group Australia President and CEO Peter Voorhoeve handed over the keys to two new trucks, a Volvo FH16 and a Mack Super Liner, to Heather Jones of Pilbara Heavy Haulage Girls this morning. The trucks, which have been donated by Volvo Group, will be put to use on driver training duties in WA. ‪#‎volvotrucksaustralia‬ ‪#‎macktrucksaustralia‬ Mack Trucks Australia FacebookemailPrintGoogle+TumblrTwitterLinkedin

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Half a million kilometres of free scheduled servicing offer for Mercedes-Benz Actros extended

Mercedes-Benz Trucks has extended its offer of 500,000 km free scheduled servicing for the Actros. Customers who buy a new Actros truck before June 30 will receive free scheduled servicing for half a million kilometres or five years, whichever comes first. Mercedes-Benz offers its customers a full range of service and maintenance plans for its trucks and this offer is ...

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VOLVO Group Australia – SURVEY

It has been two and a half years since I arrived in Australia to become the President of Volvo Group Australia. During this time I’ve become increasingly aware that transport operators may soon face a qualified driver shortage – especially given that the transport task is predicted to double between 2010 – 2030. With an aging driver population, if this ...

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VW Truck and Bus Gains Momentum

Braunschweig, April 18, 2016 — Volkswagen Truck & Bus has sold around 42,000 trucks and buses in the first three months of 2016, up 6% on the prior-year level. Since May 2015, the activities of MAN Truck & Bus, MAN Latin America — which generates the major part of its sales under the brand Volkswagen Caminhões e Ônibus — and ...

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Electric Fuso Canter E-Cell fleet starts work in Germany

The first all-electric truck fleet test in Germany started this week. Fuso is working with the Municipality of Stuttgart and logistics company Hermes, which are running a fleet of five electric Canter E-Cell trucks. The six-tonne trucks will not be spared from hard work during a 12 month trial. Two have been fitted with hydraulic tipper bodies and will be ...

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International Truck

Expands driver safety options by offering the IMMI RollTek® in International® ProStar® model International Truck has announced it now offers IMMI’s RollTek® seat as an option on its International® ProStar® Class 8 on-highway trucks. The RollTek safety system combines advanced seat belt technology and side airbag protection to significantly reduce the potential for death or serious injury in a rollover. ...

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Bucher Municipal launches new side loader on Iveco ACCO

Bucher Municipal, a leading manufacturer of refuse collection equipment, has chosen the latest Iveco ACCO 6×4 cab chassis on which to trial its new compact design Gen V Series II Side Loader. With a choice of seven wheelbases available in the ACCO 6×4 range, Bucher engineers opted for a shorter 4800mm wheelbase to complement the new side loader’s more compact ...

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