Tag Archives: MAN

MAN PerformanceLine to Debut at Brisbane Truck Show | TRANSPORT NEWS

Penske Commercial Vehicles will debut the all-new, limited edition MAN TGX D38 PerformanceLine at the Brisbane Truck Show in May. Available in 580 and 640hp 6×4 configurations with either the XLX or XXL cab. In addition to the D38  standard features that the PerformanceLine features an energy efficient, advanced light and visibility package, twin pairing of mobile devices, leather Alcantara ...

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MAN on Pole Position for DJR Team Penske | TRANSPORT NEWS

The Shell V-Power Racing Team brings together the expertise of Dick Johnson Racing and the proven entrepreneurial flair and ability of Roger Penske and Penske Corporation to create a major force in V8 racing. These legends in motorsport combined in 2014 to embark on a learning curve that has culminated today in two Ford Mustang V8 race cars to contest ...

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MAN-MADE | TRUCK REVIEW – Grayson Haulage looks at the appeal of the “other” German manufacturer

Grayson Haulage looks at the appeal of the “other” German manufacturer – Images by Torque it Up Enhanced fuel efficiency, old fashioned customer-focused service, an expanding workload, and hassle-free maintenance contracts, lures Park Ridge, Qld, based transport operator, Grayson Haulage, away from their historically Kenworth-based fleet to their first MAN D38 TGX 26-580. According to Grayson Haulage co-owners, and father ...

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TRATON ON TRACK | TRANSPORT NEWS – Volkswagen Truck and Bus Group to change its name to TRATON Group

A new dawn for global transport as Volkswagen Truck and Bus restructures. There’s nothing understated about the decision by Volkswagen Truck and Bus Group to change its name to TRATON Group. The announcement was timed to coincide with the IAA Expo in Hanover in Germany, and while the show it itself is a huge extravaganza of displays and investment, even ...

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Super-B-MAN | TRUCK REVIEW – MAN Trucks

Brenton O’Connor and Monty Khaira have a MAN-to-MAN discussion Monty Khaira, of Simba Trans in Melbourne’s western suburb of Altona, operates three prime movers under exclusively contract to Owens Container Transport, a fully owned subsidiary of Mainfreight. As a confirmed MAN supporter, Monty recently purchased his second MAN prime mover with the aim of hauling a Super B-double combination of ...

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MAN Torque | TRUCK REVIEW- MAN

Ed Higginson takes the MAN D38 for a 10,000 km extended drive. With on-highway truck testing, it takes time out on the road to fully appreciate the good points, but also to discover the not so good points. PowerTorque recently enjoyed the opportunity to run a long-term evaluation of the MAN TGX D38, providing 10,000 km of travel and several ...

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Exploring Opportunities | Company Profile

Remote area operation in the harsh conditions of the mining exploration industry is an everyday occurrence for Wallis Drilling With over 50 years experience, Wallis Drilling of Perth, WA, is now one of Australia’s largest privately-owned mineral drilling companies, employing over 250 personnel and operating in excess of 55 drilling rigs in Australia and global markets including the Middle East ...

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Sealing the deal | Company Profile – Bitutek of Perth

It’s all things bitumen for Bitutek of Perth There’s an expectation that by the very nature of bitumen being black and sticky, the trucks that carry this commodity are going to find it hard to keep up appearances. That’s certainly not the case with the Bitutek fleet, as, although the company is completely focused on providing the highest grade of ...

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Westar Truck Centre, Erebus Motorsport and Penske Commercial Vehicles are assisting with drought relief | TRANSPORT NEWS

In a collaborative effort, Westar Truck Centre, Erebus Motorsport and Penske Commercial Vehicles are assisting with the drought relief effort via the donation and transportation of a trailer of hay to one of the worst affected drought areas in NSW. The donation is part of the 2018 Drought Relief effort that is being co-coordinated by Danny Payne of Payne’s Livestock. ...

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Westar Truck Centre has joined the Erebus Motorsport team!| TRANSPORT NEWS

Westar Truck Centre has joined the Erebus Motorsport team as its ‘Official Transporter’ for the remainder of the 2018 season and entire 2019 Supercars season. Erebus Motorsport’s 2017 season included winning the Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000 with drivers David Reynolds and Luke Youlden using the Erebus built Commodore; the team finished seventh overall. This year, Dunlop Super 2 Series graduate ...

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