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Iveco gains new ISO 9001 rating

Iveco Australia, a brand of CNH Industrial, has become the first commercial vehicle manufacturer and distributor in the Australian market to have gained certification to the recently-revised ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management Systems Standard. The International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) regularly reviews standards to ensure they remain relevant in a changing business environment. The latest update to ISO 9001 introduces a ...

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WABCO Maxx Disc Brake technology for Daimler AG’s current heavy-duty truck platforms.

WABCO has started delivery of its industry-leading MAXX™ air disc brakes (ADB) to Daimler AG, the world’s largest manufacturer of trucks over six tonnes. Daimler AG now equips its current heavy-duty truck platforms, including its market-leading Actros®, Antos®, and Arocs® models, for the European market with WABCO’s high-performance single-piston air disc brakes. WABCO has supplied MAXXUS™ air disc brakes to ...

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New ergonomic impact wrenches for heavy vehicle service applications

Chicago Pneumatic has introduced a new straight impact wrench line for the heavy vehicle service market. The CP7763D and CP7773D series is a compact and lightweight impact wrench that provides excellent durability and power for general mechanic applications and tire changing on light trucks and heavy vehicles. Thanks to the new D-handle design and the various ergonomic features of the ...

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909 tonnes shift for Goldhofer

The G²│K 600 operated by Kahl Schwerlast GmbH (Moers) has made light work of two record-breaking journeys. The 600 t high girder bridge built by Goldhofer (Memmingen) in cooperation with the Greiner Company was used to transport two transformers weighing 475 t each over a distance of just under eight kilometers – at a gross combination weight in each case ...

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Stay cool for less with Alliance Truck Parts

Alliance Truck Parts has launched a new range of quality HVAC (heating, ventilation and cooling) parts available at affordable prices as it continues to expand its Australian range. Partnering with some of the best brands in the heavy commercial vehicle industry, Alliance Truck Parts provides an affordable alternative to original first fit parts for a wide range of heavy commercial ...

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New Managing Director for PACCAR Australia

After three years at the helm, Mike Dozier is departing PACCAR Australia in March to take up the role of PACCAR Vice President and General Manager – Kenworth Truck Company, based in the U.S. He leaves PACCAR Australia as market leader in the heavy duty segment of the Australian truck market. His leadership has enhanced PACCAR Australia’s standing as a ...

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Full factory Detroit experience now on DD15.com.au

Detroit engine enthusiasts can get the full factory experience simply by visiting DD15.com.au and gaining access to a spectacular multimedia series. Website visitors can enjoy real-time insight into Detroit’s industry leading DD15 assembly line through time-lapse video, and even take a virtual tour of Detroit’s manufacturing plant and headquarters in Redford, Michigan. According to the director of Detroit’s Australian and ...

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Cooldrive Opens 20th Branch

CoolDrive Distribution has opened the doors to its 20th Australian branch, located in Smeaton Grange in NSW. Along the M5 from Sydney and near Campbelltown, the Smeaton Grange branch is handily situated in a fast-growing industrial park and represents expansion for CoolDrive into this new regional hub. “Our new branch is the 20th CoolDrive branch in Australia and will significantly ...

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Keep on truckin’ with the new range of Uniden CB mobile radios and accessories

For Australians whose work-life takes them on the road for long stretches, all that matters is having access to reliable communication. Uniden has launched a new range of radios and accessories ideal for long distance truck drivers, often travelling through remote locations. Built rugged for the harsh Australian elements, the new five watt UH5050 and four watt PRO5050 AM CB ...

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Scania aims to reduce accidents with AEB

Scania Australia is fitting Advanced Emergency Braking as standard to its stock prime movers with outputs of 440 hp and above. Scania is the first heavy vehicle importer in Australia to offer this new generation safety equipment as standard on high output prime movers with 440 hp or more. The Advanced Emergency Braking system is part of a safety upgrade ...

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