is rebranding going to help Iveco in Australia?

Is Rebranding Going to Help Iveco in Australia?

In the lead-up to its spin-off from CNH Industrial in early 2022, Iveco has been renamed to Iveco Group, but is rebranding going to help Iveco in Australia? This is the question being asked as the global truck, bus and engine maker unveiled a new logo that showcases the eight brands under the Group’s ownership. Read more

offering from Hino bang up to date

Offering From Hino Bang up to Date

One major feature of the new 700 Series range is a broadening of the models available, coupled with Euro 6, there is also a suite of electronic safety features which brings the complete offering from Hino bang up to date. Read more

massive rise in demand for transport services

Massive Rise in Demand for Transport Services

The Covid pandemic hit has led to a massive rise in demand for transport services and, therefore, a corresponding rise in demand for rented and leased equipment tailored to the task. Paul Matthei speaks with representatives from three prominent companies that have risen to the challenge of supplying the industry with these increasingly important services. Read more

Scania to become the lead brand in the global Traton Group

Scania to Become the Lead Brand in the global Traton Group

An announcement of structural changes at the top, which are effective as of October 1, confirms Scania to become the lead brand in the global Traton Group. As a result of the changes, Christian Levin takes on a changed role which merges his current role as President and CEO of Scania with the role as President and CEO of Traton. Read more

Western Star 47X joins the new X-Series range

Western Star 47X Joins the New X-Series Range

As the Western Star 47X joins the new X-Series range, both last year’s 49X and the new 47X from Western Star are headed for Australia in right-hand-drive in around a year, reckons PowerTorque’s US Correspondent, Steve Sturgess. He has been checking the new models out. Read more

testing trucks 50 years apart

Testing Trucks 50 Years Apart

The latest Volvo FM is a state-of-the-art 21st century truck versus a Volvo F86 similar to the first truck built by Volvo in Australia sees PowerTorque testing trucks 50 years apart. Read more

driving the SEA Electric truck

Driving the SEA Electric Truck

As alternative power systems for trucks come into play the driving experience is going to change, so PowerTorque took a couple of examples out on the road to find out what it is like driving the SEA Electric truck. Read more

B-double trailer set commemorating truck drivers

B-double Trailer Set Commemorating Truck Drivers

Nolan’s Interstate Transport and Volvo Group Australia revealed a B-double trailer set commemorating truck drivers in the lead up to the Lights On The Hill memorial event. The B-double set is designed with artwork paying tribute to those who have lost their lives in transport accidents.  Read more

future global diesel truck engine

A Future Global Diesel Truck Engine

While all of the news seems to be about the latest alt-power engines for trucks, a new plant has been announced to produce a future global diesel truck engine for the Traton Group. Ground has been broken at new site in Nuremberg, Germany, where the Common Base Engine (CBE) will be built. Read more

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