Tag Archives: Kenworth

Peter Smith with his T904 Kenworth

                                                      Peter Smith with his T904 Kenworth. Peter runs a small Albury based transport operation and says he’s not normally out on the road but when things get a bit busy he gets the 13 year old 904 out and gives it a run. Peter told PowerTorque magazine, he is happy to do the odd run now and then but ...

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New Managing Director for PACCAR Australia

After three years at the helm, Mike Dozier is departing PACCAR Australia in March to take up the role of PACCAR Vice President and General Manager – Kenworth Truck Company, based in the U.S. He leaves PACCAR Australia as market leader in the heavy duty segment of the Australian truck market. His leadership has enhanced PACCAR Australia’s standing as a ...

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Geoff driver for Thorpes Transport

Geoff of Thorpes Transport was on his Sydney- Melbourne run when he took time out for a chat to PowerTorque Magazine. Geoff has been driving for 40yrs and says the best part of the job is the freedom and the worst part is the traffic. He told us the near new K200 Kenworth is a bit of a lazy mans ...

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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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Smart Thinking – Lindsay Transport

Looking at all aspects of company operation has resulted in significant savings for Lindsay Transport and major benefits for the environment At PowerTorque, all our team is very focused on fuel efficiency. Much of our driving time behind the wheel of the latest prime movers is spent evaluating alternative engines and drivelines to establish the differences between EGR and SCR ...

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All for the family – MENC Transport

MENC Transport is all about looking good and providing solid customer service Some people join the transport industry because they see it simply as a way of earning a set wage, while others bring with them a passion about trucks that drives them to achieve business growth. Eddie Galea certainly fits into the latter category. Having started with a secondhand ...

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People and Places – Kendall Trucking

It’s amazing whom you catch up with when you pull into a roadhouse for a coffee break Glenn “Yogi” Kendall of Kendall Trucking runs a Kenworth T900 from his home base of Katanning in Western Australia to just about anywhere the work takes him. Specialising in carting agricultural equipment such as headers, his T900 is coupled to a Barker drop-deck ...

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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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All For A Good Cause – Team Transport & Logistics

Team Transport & Logistics lends its support for beyondblue As truck drivers, we often try to hide a problem, only to find it surfaces somewhere down the highway where you only have yourself to talk to and discuss the concerns. As anyone would know who has been in a situation of stress, be it financial or personal, those quiet hours ...

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The Accidental Restoration

Look at this truck today and you could be forgiven for thinking it’s nothing more than a “Show Pony”, which has never worked a hard day in its life. Well, nothing could be further from the truth. This beaming Kenworth T900 spent its early years carting coal for Trazblend. An unforgiving task in a dirty environment, moving the black rocks, ...

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