Tag Archives: Kenworth

THE RIGHT STUFF | Company Profile – Hi Quality Group

Kenworth T610s and Isuzu 8x4s are changing the fleet composition for the Hi-Quality Group – Report by Chris Mullett With over half a century of service, the Hi-Quality Group continues to set new standards that are recognised as a benchmark for the civil and environmental sector. Founded by Jim Hallinan in the mid 1960s, this Australian-owned family business boasts the ...

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PACCAR – EMPLOYER OF THE YEAR | TRANSPORT NEWS

ACCAR Australia has been honoured in the Employer of the Year category of the prestigious Victorian Training Awards for 2018. Tom Cooper, Operations Director PACCAR Australia, in accepting the award at the event at Palladium at Crown on Friday 24 August, observed: “This award provides important recognition of PACCAR Australia’s amazing, wonderful and truly valued employees, suppliers and dealers who ...

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BLOCK AND TACKLE | COMPANY PROFILE- GRS Fleet

The GRS Towing fleet expands its footprint in Sydney – Words by Warren Caves and images by Torque it Up When it comes to publicising the performance of individual companies, it’s not often that PowerTorque magazine provides a repeat round of additional exposure, after having previously showcased a company’s performance in an earlier edition. That idea certainly changed, though, when ...

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THE LONG HAUL- SHAWS DARWIN TRANSPORT | Company Profile

Shaw’s Darwin Transport blazes the blue and red trail from NSW to the Northern Territory – Words by Warren Caves, images by Torque it Up Purchasing his first cab-over Kenworth in 1981, William Shaw set the foundation stone for a successful Darwin road express freight service, firstly as a subcontractor to a major national carrier, then as his own company. ...

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THE BITUMEN HIGHWAY | TRANSPORT NEWS Speedies Contractors

Knowing your business in depth can mean the difference between fighting for work and always keeping busy.  The need for specialist transport solutions spans such a broad spectrum that for many of us there remain areas of which we have no experience. While that can restrict the opportunities when looking for new work, for those with specialist knowledge of a ...

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BURKINSHAWS TRANSPORT of Wagga Wagga | CUSTOM & CLASSIC

Warren Caves focuses on Burkinshaws Transport of Wagga Wagga Words and photography by Warren Caves – Torque it-up Photography Since the first all Australian-built cabover Kenworth, the K125CR, rolled off the production line in 1971, Kenworth K-Series trucks have had a familiar presence on Australian roads. The K104 and K108 models were a product of evolution from earlier variants, and ...

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WALK THE LINE | Custom & Classic – Shane & Debbie Lee of Kelly’s Transport

Warren Caves visits Shane and Debbie Lee of Kelly’s Transport – Images by Torque it Up The venerable Kenworth T908 of Shane and Debbie Lee is our PowerTorque feature truck in this month’s Custom and Classic. If you could transit through time and travel back to 2008, you would be able to view this truck proudly gracing the Kenworth stand ...

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FUEL FOR THOUGHT | TRANSPORT NEWS -Fuel Distributors of Western Australia

David Meredith meets with Craig Burrows, founder of Fuel Distributors of Western Australia Between the line of the Great Eastern Highway running east from Perth to Kalgoorlie, and the magnificent southern coastline of Western Australia, the WA country is dotted with small communities. Each is connected by relatively few major routes – the Forrest Highway, South-West Highway, Brookton Highway, Coastal ...

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Time Out for the T | TRUCK REVIEW – Brenton O’Connor heads down the highway in the latest Kenworth T610

Brenton O’Connor heads down the highway in the latest Kenworth T610 The biggest change for Kenworth in Australia, since the big changes to Kenworth’s K-series cabover (the K200), has to be the all-new T610 and T610 SAR. This is a game changer for Kenworth in Australia, with the addition of an all-new cab with far greater space for drivers thanks ...

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PacLease opens for business in Adelaide

The national expansion of the PacLease division across Australia continues with the opening of the eleventh  franchised PacLease location at CMV Trucks, 100 Port Wakefield Road, Cavan, in the Adelaide, South Australia.The new PacLease division at Cavan links with the established CMV Trucks PacLease operations at its Hallam and Bayswater dealerships in Victoria. “We see Truck Rental, Full Service Leasing ...

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