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Tag Archives: Trucking

ORGANIC GROWTH | Company Profile

Australian Native Landscapes approaches its 50th anniversary- Words by Warren Caves, Images by Torque it Up Patrick Soars, the founder of highly respected Australian organic-waste processor Australian Native Landscapes (ANL), together with his son Harley, the company’s Asset and Maintenance Manager, stand proudly within the company’s processing facility at Badgerys Creek. Around them are stockpiles of mulched material and taking ...

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Drive Now – Pay Later offer | TRANSPORT NEWS – Fuso Trucks

Fuso truck and bus division has introduced a ‘Drive Now – Pay Later’ option in response to the challenging economic environment, enabling customers who purchase selected Fuso models can benefit from a 90 day repayment-free period. Eligible customers can defer payments for two months, while Fuso will pay the third monthly payment on their behalf. Terms and conditions apply to ...

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Peterbilt Reintroduces Model 389 Pride & Class Package | TRANSPORT NEWS

Peterbilt Motors Company has announced the return of the Model 389 Pride & Class package due to popular demand. Introduced with a limited production run in 2014 and 2017, the Model 389 Pride & Class package’s unique styling and touches of understated elegance truly set this truck apart from all others. Key external features include a highly polished hood crown ...

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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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600 drivers a day find rest stops with NHVR service centre maps | TRANSPORT NEWS

The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator’s (NHVR) service centre map is proving popular, having been utilised by more than 600 people a day since it was launched on April 9. There are currently 420 service centres and roadhouses listed on the map, which is also available as a layer on the NHVR’s Route Planner. This allows drivers to access information about ...

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New Vice President of Sales for UD Trucks | TRANSPORT NEWS

Volvo Group Australia has announced that Lauren Downs has been appointed as the new UD Trucks Australia Vice President of Sales, commencing in the role from May 1, 2020. Lauren is the current Volvo Bus Australia General Manager and will succeed Mark Strambi following his decision to retire. Lauren has an extensive resume with Volvo Bus, beginning when still studying ...

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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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BRISBANE TRUCK SHOW 2019 | EVENTS

A review of the trucks making the news by Ed Higginson and Chris Mullett. After a two-year wait, Australia’s trucking industry came together in Brisbane for the Southern Hemisphere’s largest truck show at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre. With some major advances in trucks showcased less than six months ago in Europe at the IAA Hanover, and in March ...

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