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Goldhofer and Trail King – Moving the World Together | TRANSPORT NEWS

Goldhofer and Trail King Industries, two highly respected brands in the heavy haul industry, are teaming up to promote and support each other’s products both in the United States and around the world. Founded in 1705, Goldhofer has grown to a global company as a manufacturer and distributor of semitrailers and dual lane transporter for on-road special transports, off-road modular ...

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HINO MOTORS ENTERS INTO STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP WITH VOLKSWAGEN TRUCK & BUS | TRANSPORT NEWS

Hino Motors, Ltd. and Volkswagen Truck & Bus GmbH have signed an agreement aiming to build a mutually beneficial strategic long-term partnership. Based on their common ideas, both companies will further explore each other’s capabilities to cooperate in logistics and traffic solution research, existing and new technologies as well as in procurement. The evaluation of technology cooperation will focus on ...

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RYCO EXTENDS FILTER SERVICING SOLUTIONS WITH NEW OIL FILTER CAP RANGE | TRANSPORT NEWS

Leading filter manufacturer RYCO has released a new range of Oil Filter caps enabling mechanics to replace cracked or worn oil filter caps. They come supplied with the required seals, are made of high strength glass filled nylon or aluminium cap designs for long service life and list torque values to provide correct tightening guidance. The provision of torque values is ...

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Scania starts its home run | TRANSPORT NEWS

As the dust settles on the launch activities of Scania as it introduces the New Generation Truck Range to the Australian market, in Scandinavia and Western Europe where the new range is already on the market the reaction has been extremely positive. Henrik Henriksson, President and CEO of Scania Trucks worldwide has announced that net sales rose to a record ...

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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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