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Tag Archives: MAN

Feeling like a new MAN | TRUCK REVIEW

The wheels of change turn slowly in the truck business, especially for a company in the throes of coming to terms with new partners, plus determining to itself as well as its customers, a total revision of where it sits in the grand pecking order of a diversified product range from different manufacturers based in various countries. The TRATON Group ...

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Strength in the South Pacific | Transport News – Penske NZ

While Australia and New Zealand share so many factors in terms of language, commonality of customs and the advantages of being neighbours in the South Pacific Region, when it comes to truck specification that’s where the similarities end. A recent visit to both the North and South Islands at the invitation of Penske New Zealand enabled the company to explain ...

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Advantage Plus’ Promotion Announced for MAN Truck Customers | TRANSPORT NEWS

Penske Commercial Vehicles has launched the ‘Advantage Plus’ promotion for MAN truck customers.  The Advantage Plus program includes the following:  MAN’s competitive service, and repair and maintenance packages MAN’s generous warranty packages (up to 70 tonnes) Up to 7.5 cents per litre off Shell diesel fuel One week of free rental from Penske Truck Rental “MAN trucks lead the way ...

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INSPIRED EFFICIENCY | COMPANY Profile – Kennedy Express applies a strong work ethic to control profit and performance

Kennedy Express applies a strong work ethic to control profit and performance – Words by Warren Caves, Images by Torque it Up As the operator of an overnight express parcel operation on Australia’s eastern seaboard since 1989, Kennedy Express, managing director Michael Kennedy bought his first truck, a MAN, after driving with IPEC doing linehaul work. At that time IPEC ...

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Hi-Rail Capacity MAN | Transport News – Bespoke Hi-Rail Capacity MANs Delivered to HMA Materials Handling

Penske Commercial Vehicles has delivered ten tailored MAN Truck & Bus TGM 15.290 4×4 trucks to body builder, HMA Materials Handling (HMA) in NSW. In conjunction with local MAN Truck & Bus dealer, Hartwigs, the ten units have been fitted with hi-rail equipment that allows the trucks to drive both on the road and on rail tracks. While on rail ...

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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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