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Winners announced for the Volvo Trucks Fuelwatch Challenge | TRANSPORT NEWS

The annual Fuelwatch Challenge held this year in Gothenburg, the hometown of Volvo Trucks, once again tested and rewarded some of the world’s best drivers in fuel efficient driving. Contestants from more than 13 countries drove FH or FMX trucks on a specific course. In the on-road category Mr. Johnny Baxter from New Zealand came out on top while Mr. ...

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PORTRAIT OF A TRUCK DRIVER | TRANSPORT NEWS -Young talent impresses with Penske customer videos 

Young film students from JMC Academy partnered with Penske Commercial Vehicles to produce videos highlighting customers and their transport journeys. The videos give insight into the relationship between drivers and their Western Star and MAN vehicles. JMC Academy commenced the relationship with Penske Commercial Vehicles in 2016 after identifying a mutually beneficial opportunity. “Once again the experience for the students ...

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THE E-CANTER-FUSO’s FIRST ALL-ELECTRIC TRUCK IN SERIES PRODUCTION | TRANSPORT NEWS

  Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation, part of Daimler Trucks  celebrated the global launch of the FUSO eCanter in New York City. The FUSO eCanter is the world’s first series-produced all-electric light-duty truck and will be delivered to customers starting this year in the US, Europe and Japan. MFTBC is planning to deliver 500 units of this generation to ...

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MaxiTRANS Raises Awareness for Mental Health | TRANSPORT NEWS

Trailer manufacturer, MaxiTRANS, has raised $15,000 for mental health awareness via a campaign for ‘R U OK? Day’. The company committed to donating 1% of transactions on the day to the cause. ‘R U OK? Day’ was held on 14 September and every year encourages people to ask friends, colleagues and family members ‘R U OK?’ to raise awareness for ...

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JOHN DEERE POWER NOW AN OPTION WITH VAC DIG’S HYDRO VACUUMS

In the field of major infrastructure construction and maintenance, timeliness is critical, especially with tight scheduling of operations and shortened project timelines. Hence, the use of hydro excavation (or non-destructive digging – NDD) is expanding rapidly. Fast-rising hydro vacuum manufacturer Vac Dig is now offering John Deere diesel power in its machines which has met with great approval from its ...

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Western Star Show n Shine Success | Truck Show

Western Star Trucks’ Show n Shine Success! Penske Commercial Vehicles hosted Western Star Trucks’ Show n Shine on Saturday with a multitude of trucks on display ! Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Western Star Trucks brand, the Show n Shine held at the Mt Cotton Training Centre, had a mulitude of  trucks on display to be judged with over ...

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IVECO Minibus Dealers announced in preparation for Daily arrival | TRANSPORT NEWS

IVECO has announced details of its Minibus Dealer Network in preparation for the arrival of Daily Minibus stock in the coming weeks. Officially revealed to Australian media in April and slated for launch in the fourth quarter of 2017, the Daily Minibus comprises three model variants and two seating capacities: 11 plus driver and 16 plus driver. Iveco Bus National ...

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INTERNATIONAL® comes full circle with Treloar Transport | TRANSPORT NEWS

Treloar Transport Managing Director, John Treloar, taken delivery of the first of the new breed INTERNATIONALs to be available on the Australian market. The new ProStar joins  the last new INTERNATIONAL® to be sold in the country, a 9900 Eagle day cab tipper, purchased by Treloar Transport in January, 2011. As a loyal fan of the brand, John said he was ...

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K&S GROUP BREAKS THE MOULD WITH IVECO ACCO | TRANSPORT NEWS

It’s common for an ACCO to deliver concrete, remove waste or drop-off equipment on a tilt tray, but the same benefits that make the ACCO a favourite in these applications is proving to be an excellent fit for the delivery of medical gases. The K&S Group is a prime contractor to Air Liquide Healthcare, a leading provider of respiratory care ...

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Scania launches new generation construction truck range | TRANSPORT NEWS

“This industry is facing increasing demands for sustainable and cost-effective production. Each component in the complex construction logistics process must adapt to higher standards for efficiency and Scania XT is our contribution to this shift,” says President and CEO Henrik Henriksson. The new construction range is the second stage in Scania’s introduction of new generation trucks, the fruits of more ...

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