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Tag Archives: Scania

THE PHANTOM RIDES AGAIN | Company Profile-GE Hughes Construction Company

There’s an inbuilt tribute in the latest Tilt Tray for GE Hughes Construction Company- Images by John Kruger   Transport, civil, commercial and domestic construction company GE Hughes, based in Lobethal in South Australia, has taken delivery of a unique Scania 10×4/6 tilt tray with a lifting lazy axle to be used across the group to move machinery, bulky construction ...

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June sale of commercial vehicles rocket upwards | TRANSPORT NEWS

Sales figures for June 2020 released by the Truck Industry Council record the best monthly sales EVER recorded in Australia. In total 4,620 heavy trucks and vans above 3.5t GVM were sold last month, eclipsing the previous best monthly result, that of June 2018, when 4,231 trucks were delivered. The major growth was in the small end of the heavy vehicle ...

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GREATER GRUNT | Truck Review – Scania 13-litre

Scania’s 13-litre fills the need There are an amazing number of ways to describe increased horsepower or additional torque, but none seems to get the message home better than the simple expression of ‘more grunt”. Since the European truck makers started bringing Euro6 engines with their beneficial low emission ratings into the Australian market the powertrain ratings have been increasing. ...

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EASY PAY makes it easy to stay with Scania | TRANSPORT NEWS

Scania Australia  is well aware that the current COVID-19 pandemic can cause some operators to struggle with cashflow and has reached out to its retail owner and fleet customer base nationwide to ease the payment burden for service and maintenance schedules. Operators who might be tempted to delay regular servicing, or repairs needed to maintain their fleet in safe working ...

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Scania and MAN collaborate on next generation engine design | TRANSPORT NEWS

The options of alternative fuels and the introduction of ever tightening emissions regulations sees MAN and Scania now collaborating for a new common platform of engine design to take both brands into the future of transport. The joint venture between the engineering divisions of both companies started work on the project back in 2012, but it is only now, with ...

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Scania’s firms up its green ability  | TRANSPORT NEWS

Scania Trucks is the first major manufacturer of heavy commercial vehicles to be recognised for responsibly combatting climate change. Scania’s far-reaching climate targets have officially been approved by the Science Based Target initiative (SBTi) with the intent to achieve the Paris agreement goals of limiting global warming to 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels. Scania will cut CO2 emissions from its own operations by ...

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Downsizing for increased uptime and reduced downtime should produce a good time | Truck Review – Scania

Not that long ago, we talked about downtime being the measurement of the unavailability of a truck for active service. For no apparent reason other than it was thought up by an American in a marketing department somewhere, the description of reducing downtime was switched to increasing uptime, meaning the amount of time the truck was available for active service. ...

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Scania aims to keep older vehicles in their Prime | TRANSPORT NEWS

Scania is reaching out to owners and operators of its older trucks to encourage them to visit a Scania workshop for a special lube service and health check. The new Scania Prime programme aims to reach out to the close to 10,000 Scania trucks on the road aged  five-years-old or older, and which may not be operating under one of ...

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Scania delivers first 50th Anniversary V8 prime movers | TRANSPORT NEWS

The first Scania limited edition 50th Anniversary V8  prime mover has been supplied to  the Matic Group in Perth. W.A with company founder and owner Danny Matic being handed the keys by Scania WA Regional Executive Manager Michael Berti. The 50th Anniversary trucks mark the half century of V8 power for Scania with a limited run of 50 celebratory trucks for Australia. ...

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HIGH-FIVE | COMPANY PROFILE – Central Pre-Mix Concrete

New BTE tipper and five-axle dog trailers are proving to be a top choice for Central Pre-Mix Concrete. (Images by Charlie Suriano) The building industry in Melbourne always seems to be in full swing judging from the silhouettes of cranes that are always a feature of the Melbourne skyline. Central Pre-Mix Concrete is one of Melbourne’s leading sand, aggregate and ...

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