Iveco

IVECO Eurocargo goes to EURO 6 | TRUCK REVIEW

IVECO joins MAN, Mercedes-Benz and Scania in recognising climate change and the benefits of Euro 6 The role of rigid trucks has grown dramatically over the last ten years, with many factors contributing to that popularity. While interstate drivers used to spend their day running around town doing deliveries and pick-ups before heading out again, the multi-drop local task is ...

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Race Mode

Honda shows it’s open to new suggestions when it comes to taking the team to the racetrack – Report by Dave Whyte Usually when people find out what I do, they ask the same question: “So what truck would YOU buy?” The answer is always the same, being that it depends on the job you want to do with it. ...

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Daily Gets Dirty 

  Dave Whyte plays in the mud with the Iveco Daily 4×4 The Iveco Daily is a popular model in the light-truck market, with plenty to offer in terms of comfort and performance. With different cab options, a strong driveline and the ability to be driven with a car licence, it is certainly a versatile model, and a strong sales ...

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FOCUS ON IVECO

The brand stages a fight back for increased market share with new Euro 6 product on the way – Report by Chris Mullett Last year IVECO celebrated its 40th anniversary as a commercial vehicle organisation, since it was formed in 1975 from a union of five European company brands comprising Magirus-Deutz, Fiat Industrial Vehicles, Lancia, Unic and OM. In 1992 ...

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HORSES FOR COURSES

When the freight is high value and bred for top-class performance, it’s the horse that gets the jump on the travel plans Despite some of the high end motorhomes offering all sorts of upmarket inducements to tempt grey nomads out onto the highway, TrailerTorque reckons that the humble horse transport sets standards that can outweigh anything envisaged by the retirees ...

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TRIPLE TREAT

Dave Whyte finds a three-way solution for light tippers can be a real bonus In a world where products are constantly being improved, updated and adapted to better suit an operator’s needs, the humble tip truck has remained largely unchanged. The basic design of a tipping body has been around almost as long as trucks themselves, and while hydraulics and ...

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DAKKAR 2016

 Australia’s Toby Price took home first place for motor bikes while IVECO romped in to win the truck division It’s the toughest off-road event in the world and this year saw a total of 218 vehicles (84 motorcycles, 23 quads, 67 cars and 44 trucks) cross the finish line of the 2016 edition of the Dakar. Toby Price on his ...

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Perfect for Plant – KADS Plant Hire

KADS Plant Hire finds an old friend in the latest version of the iconic ACCO In any crowded marketplace, it’s essential to stand out from competitors, and, in the case of Melbourne’s KADS Plant Hire, its edge comes from the lessons learned by company owner, Don Emtsis, through many years working on the other side of the fence in construction. ...

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Three Generations

Bruce Eddy has built his career on the logging industry, and it runs in the family Having started his career in the timber industry at the age of 15 years, Bruce Eddy has stayed with what he knows best throughout his working life of over 40 years. “I got a truck licence at the age of 19 and I’ve been ...

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Staying Local – Region Peak

Dave Whyte joins the Region Peak Transport fleet for a daily run around Melbourne When most people think of our industry, they have visions of big trucks rumbling down the highway and covering long distances between our capital cities. While this is fair representation of parts of our job, the local pick-up and delivery side of road transport is often ...

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