Tag Archives: Daimler

ATA AND DAIMLER TRUCK AND BUS TO DEVELOP THE TRUCKING INDUSTRY’S FUTURE | TRANSPORT NEWS

CANBERRA, 14 December 2017 – The Australian Trucking Association and Daimler Truck and Bus Australia Pacific are proud to announce a new program to identify and develop the trucking industry’s future leaders. The Daimler Truck and Bus Future Leaders’ Forum will deliver a career-defining professional development program to a hand-picked group of 18-40 year old trucking business owners and employees. ...

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Knowing Your Limits – MAKTRANS of Toowoomba | TRUCK REVIEW Freightliner

Toowoomba-based MAKTRANS takes the family approach to business – Words by Chris Mullett, images by Nathan Duff.  When the owner of the company has worked in the business and experienced life on the road firsthand, it leads to a better understanding of the pressures that can apply to drivers and how these concerns can be addressed. MAKTRANS QLD Pty Ltd ...

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Planet America #1-PowerTorque reviews the North American Commercial Vehicle Show at Atlanta, Georgia | TRANSPORT NEWS

PowerTorque reviews the North American Commercial Vehicle Show at Atlanta, Georgia. It’s a double celebration for Daimler Truck North America as 2017 signals two significant anniversaries in North America: 75 years of Freightliner Trucks and 50 years of Western Star Trucks. Since their founding days in 1942 respectively 1967, Freightliner and Western Star have put a total of about 3,200,000 ...

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TOTAL RECOVERY | TRUCK REVIEW – Orange Heavy Towing’s new Freightliner Coronado based Jerr-Dan Recovery Unit.

PowerTorque  visits Orange Heavy Towing to see its Freightliner Coronado based Jerr-Dan recovery unit in action. Every day, we hit the road and take our chances, assuming we’ll make it to our destination in one piece, and with no big dramas to upset the schedule on the way. Sadly though, there are times when we need to call on someone ...

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Ron Finemore signs deal on 95 Mercedes-Benz and Freightliner trucks | Transport NEWS

Ron Finemore Transport has confirmed an order for the supply of 68 Mercedes-Benz and 27 Freightliner Coronado trucks within a twelve-month period. The family-owned transport group employs 450 staff in regional Australia and was the first Australian fleet to place a large order of the new generation Mercedes-Benz truck. It has also placed orders for additional Freightliner Coronado models to ...

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Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) Announces Senior Leadership Changes 

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) has announced two key transitions in the senior leadership of channel marketing and corporate communications for thecompany. David Giroux is taking over as director of channel marketing, DTNA. In this newly created position, David will lead the development and implementation of all Freightliner and Detroit brand marketing communications and brand strategy. He will be responsible ...

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Heavy Duty Clutch Program added to Alliance Truck Parts range| Transport News

Alliance Trucks Parts has launched a new clutch range offering a selection of heavy duty clutches, installation kits, clutch brakes, forks and clutch shafts, flywheels, spigot bearings and grease hoses. The clutch components are all 100 per cent new and made in the United States by one of the leading independent clutch manufacturers. They have a 2-year unlimited kilometer warranty, ...

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Stepping Out with Actros | REVIEW New Mercedes-Benz Actros

Ray Worboys shifts to the new German cabover alongside his conventional Coronado  As many of you will know, life as an owner/driver is not a simple affair. But with the right equipment, and a good support crew, there are opportunities to be had. The biggest problem within our industry is the dog-eat-dog attitude, and the number of people willing to ...

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Mercedes-Benz will launch an all-new on-highway rigid range at this month’s Brisbane Truck Show| NEW MERCEDES-BENZ RIGID

The company will also present its newly introduced prime mover models to the public for the first time at the event that runs from May 25 to 28. Mercedes-Benz  launched its new generation Actros family of trucks in October last year and is now ready to launch the rigid versions. The new rigid model was part of a local testing ...

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Freightliner to celebrate 75th anniversary at the Brisbane Truck Show

Freightliner is celebrating its 75th Anniversary with something old and something new at this year’s Brisbane Truck Show from May 25 to 28. It will be presenting a range of exciting new models including a tough Coronado 122 stock-hauling special, which can pull up to 140-tonnes with ease and also draw a crowd thanks to its muscular design and Bar ...

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