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MAKING A DIFFERENCE | TRUCK REVIEW-Foodbanking in Australia celebrates its 25th anniversary

Foodbanking in Australia celebrates its 25th anniversary, aided by a little assistance from the transport industry. Starting in NSW in 1992, and now a National Federation in all States, Foodbank grew to become involved with the provision of food to those in need. Today the organisation has grown to become independently capable of consistently supplying food to charities that in ...

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Knorr_Bremse announced an all-cash offer to acquire Haldex

*Planned combination of Haldex and Knorr-Bremse creates a technologyleading-systems supplier to the global commercial vehicle industry and unlocks attractive opportunities for both companies * Haldex will be a highly valued asset and a driving force for the further development of the combined group Knorr-Bremse AG earlier today submitted an all-cash offer for Swedish Haldex Aktiebolag (“Haldex”), valuing the company at ...

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Sydney Classic & Antique Truck Show

The Sydney Classic & Antique Truck Show cements its position as a must attend event for lovers of everything historic – Words and images by Warren Caves It’s a testimony to the strength and efficiency of the organisers of the sixth annual SCAATS event that within one week of the show taking place, the details of next year’s event are ...

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Keep on truckin’ with the new range of Uniden CB mobile radios and accessories

For Australians whose work-life takes them on the road for long stretches, all that matters is having access to reliable communication. Uniden has launched a new range of radios and accessories ideal for long distance truck drivers, often travelling through remote locations. Built rugged for the harsh Australian elements, the new five watt UH5050 and four watt PRO5050 AM CB ...

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Family Ties

UD Trucks 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 Trucks has always had a loyal following in Australia, in recent years it would seem ...

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CUMMINS TURBO TECHNOLOGIES LAUNCHES PIONEERING TURBOCHARGER TECHNOLOGY

Cummins Turbo Technologies chose the Mid-America truck Show in Louisville, Kentucky to launch its new Two-Stage turbocharger. The next generation Two-Stage System with Rotary Turbine Control (RTC) is Cummins’ most sophisticated turbocharger to date, delivering high efficiency, excellent driveability and low emissions levels. This pioneering integrated technology was developed in partnership with Cummins Engine Business and Nissan, specifically for use ...

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PT Super-Liner

There are very few names in truck manufacturing that can claim legendary status. While there are those who may have a strong following within trucking circles, there are even fewer who have that same brand awareness outside of the industry. If you were to ask anyone outside the transport industry to name three brands of truck, chances are they’d get ...

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Freightliner Cascadia Evolution Surpasses 15,000 Orders

Freightliner Trucks has announced that orders of the Cascadia® Evolution have now passed the 15,000 mark since the start of production in March 2013. Powered by the newly designed Detroit™ DD15® engine, the Cascadia Evolution features aerodynamic and efficiency improvements that deliver up to an additional 7 percent improvement in fuel economy over an EPA 2010-compliant Cascadia, and up to ...

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