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NEW HOME FOR ISUZU TRUCKS ON GOLD COAST | TRANSPORT NEWS

Isuzu Australia Limited’s (IAL) Managing Director and CEO, Ms Hiroko Yaguchi, recently joined Director and COO, Phil Taylor, other IAL staff plus customers and guests to celebrate the unveiling of Gold Coast Isuzu’s new purpose-built, state of the art, 6,000-square metre truck centre on a 4.4-hectare site. Gold Coast Isuzu is a key part of the Frizelle Automotive Group, founded ...

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Scania wins the Green Truck Award – again | TRANSPORT NEWS

A Scania R 500 won this year’s “Green Truck Award” by a healthy margin. The German fuel test focuses on lowest fuel consumption. Scania’s new truck generation, with its updated 13-litre engine ensured that Scania took the prize – again. European hauliers appreciate the lowest fuel consumption, highest average speeds and lowered C02 effects that help to keep costs and ...

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New Brisbane DC for PACCAR PARTS | TRANSPORT NEWS

PACCAR Parts has officially opened a second parts distribution centre (PDC) in the Brisbane logistics hub of Berrinba, south-west of Brisbane with over 6,000 square metres of warehouse space, in a move to reduce delivery times to dealers and boost parts availability to customers in its retail network. The PDC, which shipped its first orders in December, services locations throughout ...

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First Western Star 5800 handed over by Penske Power Systems Sydney | TRANSPORT NEWS

Penske Power Systems Sydney at Riverside Road, Chipping Norton recently delivered the first Western Star 5800 since the branch was appointed as a dealer for Penske Commercial Vehicles. The 5800 will operate in a B-double configuration and was supplied to NSW Freightlines, joining two 4800 models in the fleet. NSW Freightlines selected the 5800 for its adaptability, particularly the sloped ...

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Oh, The Calamity supported by POWERTORQUE | TRANSPORT NEWS

Oh, the Calamity! Jayne Denham welcomes another trailer to the fleet FOR country rocker Jayne Denham, gearing up for the launch of an album featuring some trucking songs is not complete without also launching a new promotional semi-trailer. With three semi-trailers now in the fleet, Jayne will launch the Calamity trailer at CMC Rocks Queensland at Willowbank, Queensland on Friday, ...

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Caltex to end franchised sites due to serious non-compliance of workplace laws | TRANSPORT NEWS

The Fair Work Ombudsman’s latest Compliance Activity Report shows a workplace non-compliance rate of 76 per cent in the Caltex service network. “In light of this alarmingly high level of non-compliance across its retail fuel outlets, I am not surprised by Caltex’s announcement to the ASX last week that it will transition franchise sites to company operations,” Fair Work Ombudsman ...

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Greater Isuzu representation in the NT | TRANSPORT NEWS

Isuzu Australia Limited (IAL) has announced two new additions to itsNational Dealer Network  in the Northern Territory, with CJD Isuzu operating as an Authorised Isuzu Truck Dealer out of their long-established dealership in Darwin, while its Alice Springs branch will offer sales, parts, aftersales and servicing needs. Both CJD Isuzu facilities will be fully equipped with a cross-section of Isuzu products ...

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IVECO Eurocargos ready for the Easter rush | TRANSPORT NEWS

The third largest baking company in the World, ARYZTA, relies on a fleet of eight Eurocargo ML160 models to ensure safe and timely transport of their perishable food products across Victoria. ARYZTA bakes locally from facilities in Melbourne and Sydney and counts supermarket chains along with McDonald’s as major clients. Baking aside, transporting the perishable food products to consumers in ...

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IVECO gets a manufacturing boost in Australia | TRANSPORT NEWS – IVECO Trucks Australia

IVECO Trucks Australia has announced it will increase production of the Stralis range at its Dandenong manufacturing facility to include the Stralis AT model, previously imported direct from Europe and badged as the Stralis ATi.  The announcement was seen as a major boost for the broader local manufacturing industry, with selected components including mirrors, wheel angles, trailer connections, batteries, wheels and liquids ...

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LNG technology for German logistics operation | TRANSPORT NEWS – IVECO test LNG

LNG technology for German logistics operation German car manufacturer BMW Group has completed a pilot project in collaboration with IVECO to test LNG-powered trucks for its logistics operations using an IVECO Stralis NP vehicle designed for long-haul transport. The Stralis NP is the first natural gas truck designed specifically for long-haul transport. It features the latest-generation automated transmission and has ...

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