Volvo zaps the Gap

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Iveco does the job Daily

While Japanese manufacturers are taking a big slice of the light, cab chassis market, Iveco’s updated Daily range is turning heads with, not only its smart appearance, but a host of safety and intuitive features to make the daily grind a whole lot easier
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DAF Primes for the big time

In this initial report, we reveal the extent of Paccar Australia’s commitment to creating a continental cab-over like no other, moulding the features of DAF’s superbly equipped XG family with the most advanced big bore truck engine ever created by Cummins. From the boardroom and from the cab, Steve Brooks profiles a truly dynamic step in Paccar Australia's future.
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King of the kennels

Right now, it’s the only one of its kind in the Mack world and apparently, won’t be widely available on the Australian market until the back half of next year. Even so, those inside the corporate kennel say there are already plenty of people eager to bed down in the sprawling 70-inch sleeper showcased on a Super-Liner at this year’s Brisbane Truck Show
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Iveco unearths a better way

Iveco’s S-Way flagship is an all-round more appealing product than anything the European conglomerate has ever before offered the Australian market. It has, quite simply, the ability to surprise and impress in equal measure
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Road testing Hino automatics

Hino Australia is today equipped with the best product range in its long history here. High on the heap is a versatile 9.0 litre line-up capitalising on the modern-day brilliance of Allison automatic shifters. We take two for a run through the ’burbs and beyond
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Star Trek: Western Star X series truck review

While supply lines from the US remain stubbornly slow, there’s no denying the potential of Western Star’s new X-series to reignite a return to the days when Stars shone bright across the length and breadth of the country. To put it mildly, there’s a lot to like in the three-pronged line-up but the model with arguably the most to like for our market is the versatile 48X.
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Swede dreams

Sporting the best product portfolio in its half-century history in this country, Scania is on a roll like never before. And now the momentum is almost sure to pick up pace with the introduction of a slick ‘Super 13’ R560 model and, at long last, the option of a bigger cab with a bigger bunk. From behind the wheel of an R560 and later that night from the bigger bunk in an R770 flagship.
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Hangin’ with Hino’s new hybrid

Whether it’s for environmental, economic or fashionable reasons, the big push is on for electric commercial vehicles in Australia. But while Hino has one eye on an electric future, it’s banking on its hybrid model to continue to provide fuel and maintenance savings and emissions reductions.
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