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Tag Archives: Western Star

HEADING FOR THE HUNTER | Company Profile – JT’s Earthworks and Bulk Haulage – Western Star

Western Star and Sloanebuilt make a great combination Working in the Hunter Valley as a plant mechanic in the mining industry finally led to a career change for James Tiedeman, with the grind of mine life working permanent nightshift finally wearing thin enough after nine-years for him to track in a different direction. Using available equipment from the family farm, ...

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Hall’s Transport Repairs joins the Penske Dealer Network | TRANSPORT NEWS

Penske Australia has announced that Hall’s Transport Repairs of Dubbo, NSW has joined its extensive dealer network to provide parts and service functions and warranty support for the Western Star Trucks, MAN Truck & Bus, Dennis Eagle, and Detroit brands. Boasting a proven track record in delivering outstanding customer service and technical expertise, backed by an impressive parts department, Hall’s Transport Repairs ...

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Strength in the South Pacific | Transport News – Penske NZ

While Australia and New Zealand share so many factors in terms of language, commonality of customs and the advantages of being neighbours in the South Pacific Region, when it comes to truck specification that’s where the similarities end. A recent visit to both the North and South Islands at the invitation of Penske New Zealand enabled the company to explain ...

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Stars Come Out to Play in Penrith | TRANSPORT NEWS

Held at the Museum of Fire, Penrith, the third annual Western Star Trucks Show ‘n Shine supplied plenty of entertainment, with Shell V-Power Racing Team Supercar drivers Fabian Coulthard and Scott McLaughlin  favorites among attendees. Other attractions included dodgem cars, a super slide, food trucks, Hype band, and lots more. Supported by Penske Commercial Vehicles dealers Clancy’s Truck and Trailer, Dwyers ...

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WESTERN STAR Trucks Launches ‘Star Plus’ Promotion

Penske Commercial Vehicles has announced the Western Star Trucks ‘Star Plus’ promotion. Available to all Western Star truck purchasers with trucks ordered and delivered before 31st December 2019, the Star Plus programme provides: Truck Coverage 2 (TC2) package: extended warranty inclusive of driveline – 4 years / 800,000 km or a free service package (48 months or 16 free engine ...

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Western Star Trucks to Showcase 5800FE and 6900 at Brisbane Truck Show

Western Star Trucks will display the 5800FE and 6900FXC at the BrisbaneTruck Show later this month. Aerodynamically designed for productivity including down swept exhaust, the recently‐released 5800FE combines Western Star’s trademark toughness with streamlined efficiency. The aerodynamically designed  5800FE  boasts outstanding driver visibility, a set‐back front axle that is ideal for b‐double applications, and Detroit power under the hood with ...

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Going Corporate | COMPANY PROFILE -Turps Tippers

Warren Caves joins Turps Tippers to talk about company growth and branding When you are out on the road you get to see different companies doing their thing and soon become accustomed to seeing the familiar names as you cross paths on a regular basis. Sometimes there seems to be really rapid fleet growth over a short timeframe, as almost ...

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Western Star Show and Shine | TRANSPORT NEWS

The Toowoomba Showgrounds hosted the second annual Western Star Trucks Show and Shine event, with support from Penske Commercial Vehicles’ selling dealer, Pengelly Truck and Trailers.   Entrants were judged across various categories with the ‘Truck of the Show’ award presented to North Queensland Truck and Machinery Movements’ ‘Phatcat’ 4800.   Supporting the event were Shell V‐Power Racing drivers Fabian Coulthard and Scott McLaughlin, and ...

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Staying Local | COMPANY PROFILE – Rankin Transport

Rankin Transport grows its customer base by providing high levels of local support to its customers. Words by Ed Higginson.  Within the Australian transport industry there are a handful of well-known trucking names that come to mind, but, for every one household name, there are hundreds of small family operators across the country known just as well by their local ...

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Westar Truck Centre has joined the Erebus Motorsport team!| TRANSPORT NEWS

Westar Truck Centre has joined the Erebus Motorsport team as its ‘Official Transporter’ for the remainder of the 2018 season and entire 2019 Supercars season. Erebus Motorsport’s 2017 season included winning the Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000 with drivers David Reynolds and Luke Youlden using the Erebus built Commodore; the team finished seventh overall. This year, Dunlop Super 2 Series graduate ...

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