Tag Archives: Mercedes

LONG TERM STRATEGIES | Truck Review -Living the life with the Actros 2663

Living the life with the Actros 2663 – Words and Images Ed Higginson To really appreciate a new truck, you need to spend time in the vehicle over an extended period. That particular problem was solved after I acquired an ex-demo Euro 6 Mercedes-Benz Actros 2663, ready to put to work and at the same time providing an ideal opportunity ...

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Off Road Action | TRUCK REVIEW -Mercedes-Benz trucks with all-terrain ability

Brenton O’Connor heads off the bitumen in a selection of Mercedes-Benz trucks with all-terrain ability.  For the third year running, Mercedes-Benz Trucks Australia has added a seemingly ongoing series of models to its portfolio, this time relating to the company’s all-new heavy-duty truck platform. Initially launched in 2016, the first of the models was the on-highway prime mover range, and, ...

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Time Management | COMPANY PROFILE – AUSCOLD

Delays and late arrivals are simply not an option when you’re carrying perishable goods. Stuart Martin reports on Adelaide-based Auscold – Images by Cristian Brunelli Getting any goods from A to B in pristine condition requires careful handling in general transport, but, add refrigeration and cold storage aspects to the equation, then there’s even more to consider. Breakdowns are not ...

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Star of the Show | TRUCK REVIEW- Actros 2663

Brenton O’Connor rates the top-spec Actros 2663 – Images by Geoff Parrington The simple answer to this article would be to say this truck is the best truck I’ve ever driven – but that wouldn’t provide the opportunity to delve into a deeper understanding of this truck, and both the driving experience and fuel economy encountered during the test drive. ...

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HORSES FOR COURSES | COMPANY PROFILe – Millers Transport Group

Ed Higginson charts the growth of Millers Transport Group from a single horse-drawn trailer to major container handlers There’s something very special about interviewing a family-owned transport business, especially when there’s a rich history relating to the ancestors that started the business from zero. Back in 1923, Syd Miller recognised the need for reliable transport services in the East Melbourne ...

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INCREASING APPEAL | TRUCK REVIEW – Mercedes Benz ACTROS

Mercedes-Benz grows the Actros range to become a game changer for the brand – Words by Brenton O’Connor, images by Geoff Parrington The fourth-generation Actros prime mover range launched into Australia in 2016 was followed by the rigid truck range the following year. Its success has been quite phenomenal, with reports in the field surpassing the expectations of many and ...

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