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Tag Archives: UD Trucks

UNDERSTANDING NEIGHBOURS | TRANSPORT NEWS

UD Trucks and Isuzu Motors Japan prepare to join forces As we head into the New Year, PowerTorque has been advised of the creation of a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding with the intent to form a strategic alliance within commercial vehicles in order to capture the opportunities in the ongoing transformation of the industry. The two parties are the UD ...

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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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Extra Mile Challenge is Underway with UD Trucks | TRANSPORT NEWS

Extra Mile Challenge is Underway with UD Trucks  UD Trucks Australia has launched the 2020 Extra Mile Challenge, a driver-skill based competition that tests drivers to demonstrate how improvements in driver behaviour can translate to safer driving, improved fuel consumption and reduced wear and tear on vehicles. The local Australian competition has been launched with drivers hand-picked by UD Trucks’ customers ...

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Getting Down To Business | TRUCK REVIEW – UD TRUCKS

UD Trucks rebuilds with new products and a fresh emphasis on ability. The UD truck brand is been renowned for reliability backed by a very strong service history with local councils and, more recently, with the container traffic operations heading into Sydney ports and with pick-up and delivery fleets. UD made some important announcements at the Brisbane Truck Show that ...

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EVERY TOWN, EVERY DAY | Company Profile- Followmont Transport

The express parcels business imposes its own demands on customer service – Words by Brenton O’Connor. The core business for Queensland-based Followmont Transport is founded upon the express parcel service, with the aim to service every town in its network every day. Now in its second generation, the company is currently directed by Mark Tobin, whose father started the business ...

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Innisfail Carrying Company Wins a UD Quon for 12 months | TRANSPORT NEWS

UD Trucks Australia has announced that Innisfail Carrying Company in Queensland has won its competition to add a UD Quon to  their business for an entire year. Innisfail Carrying Company is a family-owned business that started in 1995 with one prime mover, and has since expanded to include several depots across Queensland while operating a fleet of 38 trucks. “The ...

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Quon-upmanship | TRUCK REVIEW – UD

As the third string to the Volvo group bow, UD provides one of three reasons for operators to keep all their purchases under the one roof. Words by Brenton O’Connor The newly revised UD Quon (pronounced k-won) was previewed earlier this year at the Brisbane Truck Show. Now, with stock availability across the country, PowerTorque has been taking a closer ...

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150th UD Truck for Followmont Transport | TRANSPORT NEWS

Queensland based company, Followmont Transport the delivery of its 150th UD truck. The company’s managing director Mark Tobin said the 150th truck is another spoke in the wheel of their relationship with UD. “We’re excited to be taking on our 150th edition at Followmont Transport, it just goes to show the growth of our business and the strength of our ...

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UD Trucks Offers ‘The Ultimate Test Drive’; an All New Quon for an entire year | TRANSPORT NEWS

 UD Trucks is offering all Australian businesses the chance to win an All New Quon for an entire year. The competition is now open  and offers the lucky winner a UD Quon prime mover in either a GK 17 420; GW 26 420 or GW 26 460 an entire year. Boasting Euro VI rated emissions and technologies like the Traffic Eye ...

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UD Trucks launches new generation Quon range

UD Trucks has released the new generation Quon range, claiming the new model will redefine the heavy-duty Japanese truck segment. “The new Quon is huge step for UD Trucks, but also for Japanese heavy-duty trucks in general. The world-class technology available in the new generation Quon range has never been seen before on Japanese trucks in Australia” said Mark Strambi, ...

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