Isuzu Tradepack proves just right for Van Ryt

West Australian commercial landscaping business Van Ryt Industries is among a growing number of trade-based entities to ditch the ute …

Avoid congestion with new website

Road users across New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland, South Australia and the Australian Capital Territory now have a website for …

Ron Crouch Transport on verge of making latest acquisition

Sydney-based freight carrier, Ron Crouch Transport, has acquired an Adelaide business.

Linfox spends big on ultra-clean Euro 6 Volvo trucks

One of Australia’s largest transport companies, Linfox, has purchased a sizeable batch of Euro 6 compliant Volvo prime movers that …

Nikola founder steps down amid fraud allegations

Hydrogen truck company, Nikola, announced yesterday that its founder Trevor Milton has resigned as Executive Chairman.

Test Drive

Weigh to Go

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.

Wheels on the ground

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.

Test Drive: Hino 700 Series

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.

Test Drive: Mercedes-Benz Actros

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 …

All in the Family

An opportunity eight years ago to buy their own freight business saw Paul and Emma Cavalot dive in boots and …

Event Horizon

The latest Mercedes-Benz Actros pioneers multiple technical innovations in the areas of safety, fuel efficiency and operator comfort.

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Prime Movers & Shakers

Golden Gate

Just like their metropolitan comrades, rural carriers frequently face challenges in completing the final mile for deliveries or pick-ups at rural properties.

Carrying the Cost

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.

Quality schemes

Some readers may be interested to learn that the UD Trucks Croner range which will be available in Australia over …

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