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Expanding LIGHT by Narva | TRANSPORT NEWS – Narva expands and upgrades its globe range

 As the Australian vehicle car park evolves, so does Narva’s range of standard and performance globes. Heavy Duty Halogen Globes  A major reason for premature headlight globe failure is vibration. This is especially common in tough industries like mining and agriculture, as well as rugged terrains typically experienced by motorcycles, 4WDs and other off-road motorists. If vibration seems to be ...

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TIME TO CELEBRATE | CompanyProfile -Drake Trailers turns 60

Drake Trailers turns 60 – Words by Brenton O’Connor   The Drake Group, now in its third generation of the Drake family, is a great testimony to the ingenuity and ability of Australian trailer manufacturers to design and build low-loaders for heavy haulage work that are genuinely class leading on the global market. Having expanded its product range with the ...

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Car Connoisseur | TRUCK REVIEW

Warren Caves catches up with Marc Schipper and his latest IVECO Stralis – Images by Torque it Up. Prior to its impending Australian launch, IVECO has a small number of Stralis ATi E6 models, with selected fleets around the country providing the manufacturer with performance data produced in real-world conditions. Previewed at last year’s Brisbane Truck Show, the new Euro ...

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WIN THE ULTIMATE SUMMERNATS EXPERIENCE | TRANSPORT NEWS

Thanks to Phillips Automotive Australia, you can win two VIP ‘Platinum’ tickets, plus return airfares, flights and two nights accommodation to attend the 2019 Summernats at Exhibition Park, Canberra ACT on January 3-6. Enter early and as many times as you like to give yourself the best chance of experiencing Australia’s biggest Horsepower party in style. The supercharged Platinum Pass ...

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Switched On | Truck Review – SEA ELECTRIC

No longer a question of whether electric vehicles will replace diesel power, it’s now a case of “When?” Ed Higginson reports. Are the days of the combustion engine coming to an end? Alternatives to diesel and petrol have been around for years, but only in niche markets as people looked to electric, gas, hybrids, biofuels, and others to meet specific ...

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Eight Wheels and Attitude | TRUCK REVIEW – Isuzu 8-Wheeler

The popular 8×4 Isuzu FYJ 2000 forms the basis of the cost-competitive rigid truck market – Report by Ed Higginson. As Australia’s leading truck brand, Isuzu knows how to produce a truck that hits the spot in the market that it targets. With the FYJ 2000 8×4, since its launch in early 2013, it has proven popular as an agitator, ...

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SEALING SOLUTIONS | TRAILER REVIEW -Holmwood Highgate and Brisbane operator Speedie Contractors are developing new technologies that can revolutionise the global bitumen tanker industry

Trailer manufacturer Holmwood Highgate and Brisbane operator Speedie Contractors are developing new technologies that can revolutionise the global bitumen tanker industry – report by Chris Mullett  Bitumen plays a major role in stabilising our road network and providing a durable sealing system, often combining other materials such as synthetic rubber compounds to promote integrity and adhesion. As bitumen cools its ...

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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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