Tag Archives: Cummins

HVIA 2017 APPRENTICE OF THE YEAR -Congratulations to Joel Handley | TRANSPORT NEWS

Joel Handley from Cummins South Pacific’s Carole Park branch was announced as the 2017 HVIA National Apprentice of the Year at the HVIA National Awards night held in Brisbane. Chairman of Judges Bob Martin told the audience that it was clear that Joel wears his Cummins uniform with pride. “Joel’s commitment to the Cummins workshop is an asset,” Mr Martin ...

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Planet America # PowerTorque reviews the North American Commercial Vehicle Show at Atlanta, Georgia.| Transport NEWS

PowerTorque reviews the North American Commercial Vehicle Show at Atlanta, Georgia. The inaugural NACV Show kicked off in Atlanta this week, forming a presentation that comprised more of what lies ahead than exists on our roads at present. Technology companies focussed on autonomous trucks, with much thought given to alternative drivelines with energy sources ranging from gas and biofuels to ...

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Freightliner Argosy powered by the Cummins X15

Buyers of the latest Freightliner Argosy can now choose between two major North American engine manufacturers with the availability of the Cummins X15 or Detroit DD15 six cylinder, 15-litre  diesel engines to power 2017 models. Freightliner is the only truck manufacturer to offer customers a choice of 15-litre engines and the new X15 is available in output ratings ranging from 485hp to ...

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Leadership changes at Cummins South Pacific

Andrew Penca has been appointed executive director – Asia Pacific Distribution for leading heavy-duty diesel engine supplier Cummins Inc.  In this expanded role, he will lead the broader Cummins sales, service and support business in the Asia Pacific region of Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea (Cummins South Pacific), Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines, Korea and Japan.  Stephanie Disher takes over from ...

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Dad’s Ride

The answer to profitability for TJB Transport Services means 20-metre efficiency under 19-metre constraints. As a strong supporter of both the Mack and Volvo brands, well before they became part of the same corporate group, Cliff Brown of Newcastle made his living behind the wheel of prime movers hauling semi-tippers, backed up by flat-top and general freight when the tipper industry ...

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Cummins announces the X15 featuring ADEPT technology

Cummins devotees have a new choice for their preferred engine options in 2017 as Cummins Australia has announced its replacement for the ISXe5, Australia’s largest selling engine in the heavy duty truck segment, The Cummins X15 Euro 5 will be offered by the North American manufacturers that currently install the ISXe5 as an evolutionary product for Kenworth in the T-Series, ...

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For Mulgoa Excavations every year sees additional growth

PowerTorque first caught up with the team from Mulgoa Excavations around four years ago. At that time, the company was working hard to grow its business, and managing director Daniel Buttigieg took time out to discuss his aims and objectives as the company worked off the slogan of “Your haulage and spoil removal solution.” Daniel had started his career in ...

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The Show Circuit – Perth Truck Show

Perth more than justifies showing its wares to the industry In a country that suffers from dysfunctional government resulting in different regulations and legislation between states, it’s, frankly, not surprising that what works in the east will either not work in the west, or is not permitted, and vice versa. For starters, the geography of the country is different, the ...

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The Legend Continues

Kenworth announces the Limited Edition Legend 950 Producing a limited-edition model is not an everyday occurrence for Kenworth Australia, but, in the case of the Legend 950, the 75 Limited Edition models all sold within 48 hours of its announcement. If there was ever a justification for going just that little bit further in terms of specification, the success of ...

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Long-Term Relationships

Working with Borcat continues a 34-year relationship for J&B Haulage of Grose Wold, Sydney With a history dating back over 50 years, Borcat has established a strong reputation within the trailer manufacturing industry as a custom builder of tippers, offering products in aluminium or high-tensile steel. Based at Wetherill Park, Sydney, Borcat offers a broad range of tipper options, from ...

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