West Australian commercial landscaping business Van Ryt Industries is among a growing number of trade-based entities to ditch the ute …
Road users across New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland, South Australia and the Australian Capital Territory now have a website for …
Sydney-based freight carrier, Ron Crouch Transport, has acquired an Adelaide business.
One of Australia’s largest transport companies, Linfox, has purchased a sizeable batch of Euro 6 compliant Volvo prime movers that …
Hydrogen truck company, Nikola, announced yesterday that its founder Trevor Milton has resigned as Executive Chairman.
Scania ventures into the 7.0 litre category for the first time in decades with an appropriately spec’d P-series which should get the attention of the market as well as the competition.
Considered by many to be the best Japanese heavy-duty truck to date, the UD Quon has sales success to show for it in the markets to which it is currently available. The addition of an 8x4 configuration from the factory will certainly add to its appeal.
The inclusion of European driveline manufacturer ZF’s up-to-the-minute TraXon 16-speed automated manual transmission with Intarder has boosted Hino’s stalwart 700 Series variants to a standard not previously seen in Japanese heavy-duty trucks.
The Mercedes-Benz Actros has seen great success across many world markets resulting in record production numbers. The developments found in the latest evolution of the Actros are driven by advanced electronics and include what was considered a futuristic concept just a few years ago and is now a reality: Australia’s first mirrorless truck.
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Integrated transport, logistics and rural supply company, Lindsay Australia, has a relationship with driveline specialist, Meritor, that stretches back many …
An opportunity eight years ago to buy their own freight business saw Paul and Emma Cavalot dive in boots and …
The latest Mercedes-Benz Actros pioneers multiple technical innovations in the areas of safety, fuel efficiency and operator comfort.
Prime Movers & Shakers
Just like their metropolitan comrades, rural carriers frequently face challenges in completing the final mile for deliveries or pick-ups at rural properties.
As a ‘through state’ New South Wales has more truck movements than any other Australian state. Road Freight NSW is the peak industry organisation representing large and small trucking operators. It has also worked with TfNSW and ARRB to support telematics and data collection for dangerous goods. The CEO is Simon O’Hara.
Some readers may be interested to learn that the UD Trucks Croner range which will be available in Australia over …