Tag Archives: Trucks

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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THE LEGEND LEGACY | Company Profile -For Sydney’s BT Tipper Hire it’s all about perfection

For Sydney’s BT Tipper Hire it’s all about perfection – Words and images by Ed Higginson It’s great to have something rather special in your fleet, and if you can have a Legend 950, what could top that? Except perhaps another Legend in the form of a 900. Based in Western Sydney, BT Tipper Hire has grown over the past ...

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DROUGHT AFFECTED FARMERS GET A $80,000 BOOST | Transport News

Australia’s drought relief effort will get a $80,000 boost after a Queensland business owner secured the unique Jimmy Barnes ‘Working Class Mack’ truck at auction. Scott Goode, the owner of Sarina Crane Hire near Mackay, was elated to make the winning $350,500 bid. The Mack Super-Liner sports  a unique painting of the Cold Chisel singer on its cabin and is ...

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END TO END Capability on show at Brisbane Truck Show | Transport News – MaxiTRANS

MaxiTRANS to demonstrate its end-to-end capability by showcasing MaxiPARTS and MaxiTRANS Servicing, as well as its recently acquired Live Bottom Floor solution – Trout River Australia. This year’s show is a platform to promote the rollout of our brand new service program, MaxiASSIST. Complementary to the Company’s existing capability. Another first for the MaxiTRANS group will be a prominent display ...

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MYISUZU TRUCK APP | Transport News

Isuzu Trucks launches  user-friendly truck app – right in time for the 2019 Brisbane Truck Show. Developed for first-time truck buyers and existing customers alike MyIsuzu has been specifically developed from the ground up to offer Australian business owners  a solution to road transport solution for their needs. Available on Apple and Android devices (phones and tablets), the new MyIsuzu ...

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KP Logistik orders 100 LNG trucks off Scania | TRANSPORT NEWS

In its largest single order to date, Scania will deliver 100 LNG fuelled trucks to KP Logistik, based in Stavenhagen, Germany. “With this strategic order for gas vehicles, we want pioneer more sustainable transport and set a good example for the transport industry,” says David Brokholm, Managing Director, KP Logistik GmbH. “Carbon emissions from natural gas trucks are lower than ...

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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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PROSTAR PERFECT | COMPANY PROFILE-Internationals are back on track with Booyal Quarries

Internationals are back on track with Booyal Quarries There’s something rather nostalgic about thinking back to when you were first allowed to ‘drive’ a vehicle. For Booyal Quarries owner Bruce Evans, that experience was at the age of eight, at the controls of his father’s International Harvester bulldozer. Bruce eventually graduated from the ‘dozer to drive his first truck, an ...

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DIGGING DEEP | Truck Review -Scania Australia reveals the new XT mining and construction range

Scania Australia reveals the new XT mining and construction range – Words by Ed Higginson Scania launched its new XT mining and construction range as part of its ’New Truck Generation’ in November at the IMARC Expo in Melbourne,. For XT, read “Xtra Tough”, heralding the introduction of some impressive features to enable these models to cope with extreme environments. ...

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