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Townsville dealer raffles new truck for local mum’s cancer fight | TRANSPORT NEWS

RGM Maintenance Townsville is raffling a new Fuso truck in a bid to save a local mum’s life. Mother of three, Kellie Turner, requires special brain surgery in the USA to remove an aggressive Grade 3 Oligodendrogliomas tumour from critical brain regions in Kellie’s front left lobe. Raffle entrants will be able to choose between select models from the Built ...

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Dave Whyte joins the Scania Driver Training Team | TRANSPORT NEWS

Scania Australia has announced the appointment of Dave Whyte to its team of expert driver trainers. David was the inaugural winner of the Scania Young Australian Truck Driver of the Year Competition in 2007, and subsequently joined the PowerTorque Magazine team as a contributing writer while also running his own transport business.  After recent exposure to the New Truck Generation, ...

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DHL Express to launch new Gold Coast Service Centre by end 2018 | TRANSPORT NEWS

New 3,000 square facility will offer international service from the Gold Coast, to further support growth of small and medium businesses DHL Express, the world’s leading international express provider, has announced that it will open a new purpose-built Service Centre on the Gold Coast, within the key industrial area of Molendinar. Expected to be fully operational in the second half ...

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INTERNATIONAL® ProStar® delivers for O’Connors CASE IH  | TRANSPORT NEWS

The International Truck brand is back in the public arena as the lead vehicle in the delivery fleet of O’Connors CASE IH, one of Australia’s leading CASE IH Dealerships. The INTERNATIONAL® ProStar® 6×4 sleeper cab prime mover will tow a three axle, drop deck trailer, hauling equipment between Melbourne and various branches. According to Shepparton Branch Manager, Brendan O’Connor the ProStar® had ...

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Fuso Fighter delivers for Dubbo | TRANSPORT NEWS

Metroll a leading Australian manufacturer and supplier of roofing, cladding, rainwater, structural and fencing products, has taken delivery of a new Fuso Fighter 2427 for steel delivery in the Dubbo area. The new Fuso Fighter 2427 Fighter will service an area of 300km rides from Dubbo centre covering different terrain from the hilly country of the Blue Mountains to the ...

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HINO PUSHES ITS ADVANTAGE TO NEW LEVELS | TRANSPORT NEWS

Hino Australia has furthered strengthened its unique range of business solutions, Hino Advantage, with a technology-driven, customer-focused addition. “New innovative technology provided by National Transport Insurance (NTI) has enhanced the Hino Roadside Assist programme even further – stranded customers are now sent an SMS link to a map which updates the location of their service technician in real-time,” said Hino ...

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Scania runs hot and strong in Q1  2018 | Transport news

“Scania’s net sales rose to a record high SEK 31.1 billion and earnings in the first quarter amounted to SEK 3,315 m., which gave an operating margin of 10.7 percent. Higher vehicle and service volume contributed positively while a less favourable market mix, higher production costs for running double product ranges and continued constraints in the supply chain impacted earnings ...

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New Freightliner EconicSD Waste Collection Truck | TRANSPORT NEWS

Freightliner Trucks has introduced the new Freightliner® EconicSD™ waste collection truck at WasteExpo. The Freightliner EconicSD is a modern, low-entry cab-over-engine (COE) waste collection truck for the North American market.The cab and chassis are designed and manufactured in Woerth, Germany – Daimler’s largest truck plant. More than 125 modifications were made to optimize the truck for North American operations. Final ...

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Wards get their Daily indulgence | TRANSPORT NEWS

As distributors of natural food products, Ian Ward and his wife Linda of ‘Earthly Indulgence’ spend long hours on the road each day delivering a range of goods to supermarkets, cafes, health food shops, chemists and fitness and well-being centres. Such is the workload that the couple have equipped their 12m³ IVECO Daily 50C van as a mobile office, this ...

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Five horses, four people and all the amenities in one IVECO Stralis | TRANSPORT NEWS

When equine enthusiasts Ben and Lee Traynor wanted a high-end horse transporter with the added space for luxury living for the whole family, they quickly identified IVECO’s Stralis ATi as the perfect platform. The couple was spurred on by 11 and seven-year-old daughters, Elsie and Hannah, up and coming riders who regularly participate in show horse and horse hacking events. ...

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