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UNDERSTANDING NEIGHBOURS | TRANSPORT NEWS

UD Trucks and Isuzu Motors Japan prepare to join forces As we head into the New Year, PowerTorque has been advised of the creation of a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding with the intent to form a strategic alliance within commercial vehicles in order to capture the opportunities in the ongoing transformation of the industry. The two parties are the UD ...

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Getting Down To Business | TRUCK REVIEW – UD TRUCKS

UD Trucks rebuilds with new products and a fresh emphasis on ability. The UD truck brand is been renowned for reliability backed by a very strong service history with local councils and, more recently, with the container traffic operations heading into Sydney ports and with pick-up and delivery fleets. UD made some important announcements at the Brisbane Truck Show that ...

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ULTIMATE THOUGHT PROCESSORS | Truck Review -UD Trucks’ revised Quon heavy duty truck has moved a step closer to complete autonomy.

Warren Caves reviews the autonomous UD UD Trucks’ revised Quon heavy duty truck has moved a step closer to complete autonomy. To experience this development at close quarters, PowerTorque visited Japan to evaluate a commercial test-ready Quon fitted with its latest autonomous technology, prior to the start of a trial in real-world customer operations within controlled environments. Once the trial ...

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Quon by name – UD by nature | TRUCK REVIEW – UD Quon

UD builds on its heritage and blends design features from within the Volvo Group to redefine customer expectation when owning a Japanese truck – Words by Ed Higginson, images by Jonathon Wood With the recent release of the latest Quon, UD is claiming the company has redefined the UD brand image to become the best Japanese truck on the market. ...

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Quon-upmanship | TRUCK REVIEW – UD

As the third string to the Volvo group bow, UD provides one of three reasons for operators to keep all their purchases under the one roof. Words by Brenton O’Connor The newly revised UD Quon (pronounced k-won) was previewed earlier this year at the Brisbane Truck Show. Now, with stock availability across the country, PowerTorque has been taking a closer ...

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QUON-UPMANSHIP – PowerTorque has been taking a closer look at a brand with a great history of durability and reliability | TRUCK REVIEW – UD Quon

As the third string to the Volvo group bow, UD provides one of three reasons for operators to keep all their purchases under the one roof. Words by Brenton O’Connor The newly revised UD Quon (pronounced k-won) was previewed earlier this year at the Brisbane Truck Show. Now, with stock availability across the country, PowerTorque has been taking a closer ...

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Out West

Volvo, Mack and UD find a new home in Sydney’s west at Blacktown. With an investment of $16 million, the company-owned dealership of Volvo, Mack and UD at Blacktown, off the Great Western Highway, puts the three brands under one roof in totally new premises. Providing improved service for its customers, in addition to the existing dealerships at Brisbane and ...

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UP FOR THE JOB

UD’s PK 17 280 has an opportunity to convert new buyers to the brand – Report by Dave Whyte. The medium-weight truck market is one of the hardest fought segments, and, when it comes to market share, it’s one area where the light-duty and heavy-duty manufacturers all compete, producing the widest range of manufacturers and specifications available. If you talk ...

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FAMILY TIES

UD has a strong reputation over decades of availability in Australia. Dave Whyte tries out the MK11 250 at the lighter end of the market The UD brand has come a long way since it became a member of the Volvo group. While UD has always had a loyal following in Australia, in recent years it would seem the brand ...

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UD’s First 80 Years

Dave Whyte drives the latest range from one of Japan’s oldest manufacturers. This year sees UD Trucks celebrating its 80th year of manufacturing trucks. From humble beginnings, the UD brand has developed a reputation for reliability and strength, and an enviable following of loyal customers the world over. While the brand may not be at the top of the sales ...

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