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Tag Archives: Transport

FEELING LIKE A NEW MAN | FEATURE -MAN Truck & Bus

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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IAA Commercial Vehicles 2020 cancelled | TRANSPORT NEWS

The IAA Commercial Vehicles Expo held in Hanover, Germany is the world’s leading platform for transport, logistics and mobility The health risks of the Covid-19 pandemic and the measures taken to contain it have fundamentally changed the backdrop for the IAA Commercial Vehicles. Many countries have travel restrictions that will remain in force for several months to come. Large events ...

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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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German IAA Truck Show in Doubt | TRANSPORT NEWS

The IAA Commercial Vehicles, which is planned for September 2020 in Hanover, could be cancelled due to the corona crisis, reports the ‘Handelsblatt’. The VDA, as the organizer of the special trade fair for trucks, buses and logistics, is in “intensive discussions” with all those involved about how to proceed. A decision is expected to be made in May, according ...

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Townsville truckies step up to match increased demand | TRANSPORT NEWS

While half of Australian business seems to be hiding in their corporate bunkers, out on the highway it’s not only business as usual, it’s flat out to cater for increased demand.  Townsville’s Mystgold has put on six additional staff as it works around the clock to keep shelves full in Northern Queensland. Mystgold owner, Chris McMurray, says he has never ...

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TRUCKIES DENIED ACCESS TO TOILETS | TRANSPORT NEWS

Truck drivers must not be denied access to toilet and shower facilities, Australian Trucking Association (ATA) Chair, Geoff Crouch said today. “In a time where truck drivers are working harder than ever to deliver essential goods to communities across the country, we’re being told that they cannot access the proper facilities needed to support them in their role,” Mr Crouch said. ...

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NHVR reducing burden on industry accreditation | TRANSPORT NEWS

The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) has announced temporary changes to National Heavy Vehicle Accreditation Scheme (NHVAS) medical requirements and face-to-face audit requirements, in response to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. NHVR CEO Sal Petroccitto said the regulator has listened to the industry and the common-sense changes would be implemented from today (Wednesday March 25). “We are making some practical changes ...

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Narva Heavy Duty ‘GEOMAX’ Strobes | TRANSPORT NEWS

Narva’s latest range of Heavy Duty ‘Geomax’ L.E.D Strobes provide superior performance in the harshest applications and conditions, including mining, construction, contracting and agriculture. The Geomax range features Class 1 (Part no. 85250A) and Class 2 (Part no. 85252A) approved rotating patterns, providing high levels of brightness as required by Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) standards. They also reach Class ...

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THE PENRITH WORKING TRUCK SHOW | EVENTS

The Penrith Working Truck Show struts its best – Words by Warren Caves, Images by Torque it Up. The Penrith Working Truck Show, now in its 32nd year, continues to entice and encourage the trucking community with its exemplary display of vehicles from today and yesteryear. The annual event is an integral part of the Western Sydney trucking scene, providing ...

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Volvo Trucks Introduces Enhanced Turbo Compound Engine in VNL Models | TRANSPORT NEWS

Volvo Trucks North America is introducing the next generation of its Turbo Compound technology, providing up to an additional 3 percent improvement in fuel efficiency over the current 13-litre Turbo Compound engine, the D13TC. This new engine delivers up to 11 percent fuel savings overall compared to model-year 2015 trucks. Other improvements include enhanced efficiency over a wider range of ...

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