International Hype

Stolen trucks on the streets of Las Vegas, followed by TV News helicopters. Of course, it has to be a truck launch. This one is for the new International HX range for the US market which Diesel News reported a couple of weeks ago. This is part of the new trend to the spectacular which is happening within the truck manufacturing industry, it’s not just a launch event, it has to look good on YouTube.
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Free Trip to the Gold Coast

Three people will have the opportunity to attend Trucking Australia 2016 on the Gold Coast to share their suggestions on how to improve safety or business viability in the trucking industry. Cummins South
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Patchy results in truck sales

2015 has been a year of mixed results for the truck manufacturers in Australia, according to the latest truck sales figures published by the Truck Industry Council. The overall results see the truck market
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Tyre dump clean up

Tyre recycler, Tyrecycle, has been called upon to clean up 3,000 tonnes of end-of-life tyres abandoned by an unscrupulous operator at Pinkenba in Brisbane. Paying customers had trusted these tyres would
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Reduced Insurance Premiums

Here are a couple of demonstrations of how well the automatic emergency braking systems work on modern trucks. They use radar to identify a potential dangerous object in front of the truck and, after warning the driver, take action to ensure the truck doesn’t hit said object. Diesel has tested these systems and found them to be surprisingly effective, once you get over the feel of the truck as a computer takes over the braking system you normally control.
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