Tag Archives: Trucks

DROUGHT AFFECTED FARMERS GET A $60,000 BOOST | Transport News

Australia’s drought relief effort will get a $60,000 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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ULTIMATE THOUGHT PROCESSORS | Truck Review -UD Trucks’ revised Quon heavy duty truck has moved a step closer to complete autonomy.

Warren Caves reviews the autonomous UD UD Trucks’ revised Quon heavy duty truck has moved a step closer to complete autonomy. To experience this development at close quarters, PowerTorque visited Japan to evaluate a commercial test-ready Quon fitted with its latest autonomous technology, prior to the start of a trial in real-world customer operations within controlled environments. Once the trial ...

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FUTURE PERFECT | TRUCK REVIEW – Scania aiming high for 2019

 Scania aiming high for 2019 Swedish truck maker Scania is ready for a major attack on the Australian truck market through 2019 as supplies of its highly impressive New Generation Truck range become more easily available. With a high-profile global release, the company was taken by surprise when its order banks grew faster than anticipated and supply from Europe was ...

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STREET SMART | TRUCK REVIEW – HINO 500 Series

Hino shows its 500 Series is based on clever thinking – Words by Warren Caves.  Hino’s 500 Series Wide Cab range entered service with Australian fleets in early 2017, teaming a choice of two different capacity, six-cylinder, turbocharged diesel engines with the Allison 3000 World Series six-speed automatic transmission. Visually, the difference between the two engines was evident in the ...

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