Tag Archives: MACK

PRACTICE MAKES PERFECT FOR PRIXCAR | TRANSPORT NEWS – Mack Trucks Australia

 PrixCar has been operating as one of Australia’s leading automotive services companies for over a quarter of a century, servicing individuals, businesses and their events in need of vehicle transportation. The introduction of new prime movers, trucks and trailing equipment, all incorporating new technologies, prompted Goran Koviloski, the National Fleet Manager for PrixCar, to introduce additional driver training, conducted internally by the car-carrying company, ...

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CUSTOM & CLASSIC | MACK SUPERLINER ( Dennis Kelly)

There are many injustices in this world and for me there is that Lotto win that proves itself elusive, week after week, and the realisation that I’m really not pretty enough to ever get married to a supermodel. But hey! That’s life. For Dennis Kelly, a retired grazier and crop farmer from up Clermont, Queensland way, the injustices are a ...

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BRISBANE TRUCK SHOW 2019 | EVENTS

A review of the trucks making the news by Ed Higginson and Chris Mullett. After a two-year wait, Australia’s trucking industry came together in Brisbane for the Southern Hemisphere’s largest truck show at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre. With some major advances in trucks showcased less than six months ago in Europe at the IAA Hanover, and in March ...

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Mack celebrates 100 years in Australia with commemorative range of trucks | TRUCK NEWS

In honour of Mack Trucks operating in Australia for 100 years, Mack Trucks Australia has released two limited edition trucks. Revealed at a recent customer event, the two gold bulldog models are part of Mack’s 100 Years Celebrations. The trucks, a Super-Liner and Trident, will be available for purchase by customers until the 100 truck allocation is exhausted. Each truck ...

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DROUGHT AFFECTED FARMERS GET A $80,000 BOOST | Transport News

Australia’s drought relief effort will get a $80,000 boost after a Queensland business owner secured the unique Jimmy Barnes ‘Working Class Mack’ truck at auction. Scott Goode, the owner of Sarina Crane Hire near Mackay, was elated to make the winning $350,500 bid. The Mack Super-Liner sports  a unique painting of the Cold Chisel singer on its cabin and is ...

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BUCKETS & BLADES | Company Profile – Cleary Bros

Warren Caves visits the Cleary Bros equipment museum. Images by Torque it Up) A familiar sight on the roads of the Illawarra region, about an hour south of Sydney, is the distinctive “highway yellow” trucks of Cleary Bros. Highway yellow was the colour adopted by Caterpillar in the 1950s to replace the original grey for any equipment working near roads ...

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TASSIE TREAT | Company Profile – Woodhouse Transport of Ulverstone

For the Woodhouse family of Ulverstone, a Legend 900 is the perfect tool for logging – Words and images by Ed Higginson If trucking runs in your blood, you can’t help but get excited about seeing Kenworth’s Legend 900 at work. Although present-day development is focused on major advances in autonomous and electric trucks, catching up with a Legend 900 ...

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‘Working Class Mack’ truck to be auctioned for drought relief | Transport News

Jimmy Barnes and Mack Trucks have created a unique ‘Working Class Mack’ truck to be auctioned for drought relief. “This Australian-made Mack Super-Liner is an enormous, inspirational homage to Jimmy’s legendary Working Class Man – an iconic album from 1985 that still resonates with farming communities across the country,” Mr Bestwick (Mack Trucks Australia Vice President) said. “We’re auctioning the ...

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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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