Tag Archives: IVECO

IVECO one-stop parts shop for K & S Freighters | TRANSPORT NEWS

Based in Melbourne, K&S Freighters offers road, rail and coastal sea forwarding services to a broad range of clients around Australia, including OneSteel, The Laminex Group, BlueScope, Caltex, Inghams, Norske Skog, Alcoa, BHP Petroleum and Coca-Cola. “In terms of road transport, our fleet has about 5,500 assets, including approximately 1,500 trucks and nearly 3,500 trailers. Most of our vehicles are ...

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STRALIS STEPS UP | Truck Review – Warren Caves takes the wheel of IVECO’s latest X-Way

Our drive evaluation centred on a Stralis X-Way fitted with the Cursor 13 engine rated at 510 hp (380 kW), and 2300Nm of torque available from a low 900 to 1525 rpm, coupled to a curtain-sided trailer and loaded to a GCM of 40,480 kg. The cab option was the Active Space Sleeper (sleeper and day cab options are available). ...

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IVECO TAKES THE X-WAY. | Truck Review -Stralis X-Way project results from a four-year engineering programme between IVECO Australia and IVECO global engineering teams

Win today and sell tomorrow! That was always the edict that supported car manufacturers going into motorsport events, and, at a recent IVECO launch in Melbourne, the truck maker followed the tradition by including the attendance of V8 Supercar driver, Jamie Whincup, backing his presence with a performance by Australian music icon Daryl Braithwaite. The event in question was the ...

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IVECO’s Purple Ivy Eurocargo | TRANSPORT NEWS

Abby Van Baar and her parents Kim and Paul have taken delivery of a specially bodied IVECO Eurocargo adapted for travelling around Australia. Able to carry  Abby’s wheelchair, the combination gives Abby  the chance to travel without the normal constraints of her cerebral palsy. Researching for the right motorhome steered the family in the direction of high-end horse transportation and a chance meeting ...

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IVECO Hits the Podium on the Dakar  Rally 2019 | TRANSPORT NEWS

The 41st edition of the world’s most difficult race has come to an end after 5,000 kilometers driven on extreme terrains. Gerard de Rooy achieved the third place in the overall classification, winning another podium for Team PETRONAS De Rooy IVECO. The Team succeeded in taking its four trucks all the way to the last checkpoint, placing all of them ...

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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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THE AFV OPTION | TRANSPORT NEWS

Here’s a way for manufacturers of alternatively fuelled vehicles to gain a foothold in urban deliveries.   Dawsongroup, one of the UK’s largest commercial vehicle leasing companies, is offering customers the chance to try out alternatively fuelled vehicles (AFVs) to ensure they are right for them before committing to a long-term lease. John Fletcher, MD at Dawsongroup truck and trailer, said: ...

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IVECO STRALIS NP 460 wins ‘Sustainable Truck of the Year 2019’ title | TRANSPORT NEWS

The Stralis NP 460 confirms its position as European leader and receives the ‘Sustainable Truck of the Year 2019’ prize in the prime mover category. The award, which is sponsored by Vado e Torno magazine in collaboration with Lifegate, was presented at Ecomondo 2018, the international event dedicated to all circular economy industry sectors… IVECO is once again a winner, having been ...

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LAYING THE FOUNDATIONS | TRUCK REVIEW-IVECO ACCO

Fleet expansion in the highly competitive concrete business relies on the legendary ACCO The technology of trucks in today’s highly competitive market continues to evolve as standards of driver safety and comfort are matched by more efficient engines and drivelines. What makes this continual development of greater interest is how not everything needs to be changed to remain competitive. One ...

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40 Years of DAKAR | EVENT

The toughest test of man and machine continues to fascinate drivers across the globe. It’s the rally that unites competitors from across the globe, all keen to conquer the challenges of off-road racing in virtually all forms of motorised options, from bikes to quads, buggies to utes, and of course heavy trucks. The DAKAR event owes its heritage to the ...

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