Tag Archives: MACK

THE SPIRIT OF ADVENTURE – MACK R-700 | CUSTOM & CLASSIC

Warren Caves enjoys some local history and a large dose of nostalgia Childhood memories can hold a special place in the heart − a trusty family dog, a favourite push-bike or matchbox car, or special experiences long held dear. For those with truck-driving fathers, sometimes those experiences come from school holiday adventures riding shotgun with Dad to far-off places. For ...

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COMPANY PROFILE | Gaining Ground -Corbet’s Group is truly amazing, with many different interests

Warren Caves joins Corbet’s Group for an update on the company – Images by Torque it Up When Al Corbet started out as a logging contractor and sawmill operator back in 1970, the family business was a lot different. Firstly, his original AB 180 International, with its 6V53 GM soundtrack wouldn’t pass muster today, and, secondly, because the Corbet’s Group ...

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EVERY TOWN, EVERY DAY | Company Profile- Followmont Transport

The express parcels business imposes its own demands on customer service – Words by Brenton O’Connor. The core business for Queensland-based Followmont Transport is founded upon the express parcel service, with the aim to service every town in its network every day. Now in its second generation, the company is currently directed by Mark Tobin, whose father started the business ...

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MACK AT WORK ! | TRANSPORT NEWS -100 years of Mack Trucks in Australia

Soundtrack to 100 years of Mack Trucks in Australia Mack Trucks launches its Driving Australia Forward campaign to the iconic hit, Working Class Man. The campaign celebrates the hard working men and women who have helped build the Mack brand over the past 100 years. The trucking industry has helped shape our mining sector and made possible some of Australia’s ...

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1,000th MACK for Hanson | TRANSPORT NEWS

Mack Trucks Australia has celebrated an historic new milestone, handing over the keys to the 1,000th Mack truck built for Hanson, one of Australia’s most iconic construction material suppliers. The 1,000th Mack truck is a Trident AF with a four-axle dog trailer, which will work out of Hanson’s Wolffdene quarry in Queensland, reported to be one of the largest quarry’s ...

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CUSTOM AND CLASSIC | Warren Caves joins Jim Ristovichis to celebrate Mack Super-Liner history

Warren Caves joins Jim Ristovichis to celebrate Mack Super-Liner history – Images by Torque It Up Photography To some, trucks are just tools or equipment to carry out a job – random pieces of steel, plastic and material assembled together like a three-dimensional jigsaw puzzle and put to work. For others, they take a place in our hearts and harbour ...

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MACK MOVES | TRUCK REVIEW – MACK ANTHEM

Mack plays its Anthem to announce a new direction in on-highway ability. It’s all systems go for Mack Trucks North America, as from January this year the company swings into action to deliver the latest addition to the Mack Trucks range, the Anthem, on the American market. For Mack Trucks this is the new, next-generation highway hero. The Mack Anthem ...

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CUSTOM AND CLASSIC – MACK TIME Sunny Warby’s B-Model Mack | REVIEW Custom and Classic Trucks

Mack Time – Sunny Warby’s B-Model Mack (Words by Warren Caves, images by Torque it Up) It’s 1965 and the air is filled with enthusiasm and anticipation. A young 23-year-old Sunny Warby is about to purchase his new truck, but, unbeknown to him at the time, it will still be parked in his shed some 52 years later. Prior to ...

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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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POWERTALK- Interview with Govi Kannan, Senior Vice President Mack Global Brand | Transport NEWS

Based at the Mack global headquarters in Greensboro, North Carolina, Govi Kannan has the somewhat daunting job of refining the products from the iconic Mack Trucks breed to suit the varying demands in terms of vehicle specifications from the different countries that he oversees. There’s obviously a major difference between a truck spec that works well in South America from ...

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