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Trailers out West

North American Truck Show The North American trailer market lags behind Australia when it comes to technology and safety – A report from the Mid-America Truck Show   The North American truck manufacturers are very forward thinking in some areas, with systems such as Bendix Wingman providing drivers with lane departure assistance, adaptive cruise control and radar identification of obstacles ...

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Business Building

Want Transport shows its professionalism as it grows its fleet One of the great things about local truck shows, and Casino was no exception, is that it enables the PowerTorque team to catch up with local operators that don’t often take time off from their work. There is no easy way to manage trucks, and generally the time involved in ...

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Casino Truck Show

 The beef capital of NSW puts out the welcome mat You could be forgiven for thinking that Casino was named after a great gambler, but you’d be wrong. The town was named after the Casino Station and is among one of Australia’s largest beef cattle centres. As the regional hub of the cattle industry, the town sits on the Richmond ...

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Country Conversation

If you want to talk about trucks, there’s nowhere better over the Queen’s Birthday weekend than Alexandra During most weeks Alexandra is a relatively sleepy town that sits on the crossroads of the Maroondah Highway and the Goulburn Valley Highway in the foothills of the Great Dividing Range. Melbourne lies off to the southwest, by about 130 km, and the ...

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Mainstream Mid-America

At PACCAR, the focus is on 13-litre engines and aerodynamics Much of the news from PACCAR actually happened last year with the release by Kenworth and Peterbilt of the 2.1-metre width ultra-aerodynamic cabs of the Kenworth T680 and Peterbilt 579. This year there are some additions to the model line-up, such as the vocational T880 and Peterbilt 567, which uses ...

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