Company Profiles

Lifting Expectations – City Crane Trucks

Bruno Simone swapped careers from the fruit and veg business to crane trucks and has never looked back. Words by Chris Mullett Some things just happen in life and, like it or not, there are times when you take your best guess and run with the options. Bruno Simone may not have been your typical fruit and veg supplier, but, ...

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Combining Experience – McNaughts Transport

When one of North America’s finest trailer manufacturers talks to one of Australia’s most experienced operators, the outcome is worth noting. Words by Chris Mullett How many times do we hear the phrase “Australian conditions”? Overseas manufacturers trying to sell their wares in our country are forever claiming they have taken into account the toughness and rawness of some of ...

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No Time to Waste – Pendpac – Aussie Allygator

As pressures increase on waste collection agencies, there’s a new player in the side loader business At PowerTorque we are constantly on the look out for innovative technology. Everyone knows the saying that “where’s there’s muck there’s money”, and, thanks to a NSW-based company, there’s now a new way to collect Otto bins from city streets. It’s called the Aussie ...

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Smooth Shifter – Cummins, Peterbilt & Eaton

Three heads are better than one as Cummins, Peterbilt and Eaton join forces to reduce fuel consumption It’s hard to be anything but positive if right now you happen to work at Cummins Engine Company. At this year’s Mid-America Truck Show, executives of the company were buoyant about their current trading position, with 2012 turning in the second best sales ...

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The French Connection – Renault

Renault shows its colours for future technology There’s a fierce independence evident in the way that Renault Trucks does business in Europe. No matter that it has been owned by Volvo Group since 2001 – when it comes to presenting its products, it does so without being influenced by the Vikings. Although Australia no longer sees the Renault product, albeit ...

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