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bp

20 bp locations closed for overnight works

Fuel giant bp is closing a number of sites across Australia this week due to overnight improvements. All 20 sites …
Mandagery Creek Bridge

Mandagery Creek Bridge opens with no weight limit

Freight operators are now set to benefit from increased mass limits and wider lanes when travelling through the town of …
bp

20 bp locations closed for overnight works

Fuel giant bp is closing a number of sites across Australia this week due to overnight improvements. All 20 sites …
Logan Motorway

Logan Motorway upgrade plans underway

The Queensland government and Transurban Queensland are progressing their plan for a project proposal to upgrade 10km of the Logan …
NatRoad

NatRoad labels NSW toll review as industry ‘setback’

Industry association NatRoad has expressed deep disappointment with the final report from the 2023 NSW Independent Toll Review, which it …
Award

Nominations open for prestigious technical award

Nominations are now open for the Australian Transport Association’s (ATA) 2024 Craig Roseneder Award for Technical and Maintenance Excellence, with …
Kamilaroi Highway

Upgrades coming for Kamilaroi Highway rest area

The federal and New South Wales governments are combining to commit $1.75 million to an upgrade to the Yambie Lagoon …

Truck Product News

Volvo

Volvo delivers record-breaking FH Aero order

Volvo Trucks has delivered one of its biggest orders ever, handing over 1500 Volvo FH Aero trucks to Italian transport …

Airtec’s advancements in SmartOBM technology

It’s been a year since Airtec unveiled its AXS SmartOBM technology at the Brisbane Truck Show 2023, and the innovation …
Electric truck

Rentals group launches electric truck option

Southern Cross Electric Vehicles (SCEV), a part of the Southern Cross Truck Rentals group, is offering its customers the chance …
Sitrak

Hundreds of Sitrak units recalled

Sitrak Australia has issued a recall for 305 of its Sinotruk T5G units on due to an issues with the …

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Tipping into the Scania Way

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Electric Canter leads the charge

  It may sound simplistic, but there are probably three distinct reasons why Fuso’s latest eCanter range sits at the …

Volvo shows off muscle and 780hp might

Loading the player... Video: Volvo Trucks/Greg Bush As you’d expect from someone inhabiting the executive stratosphere, Roger Alm is a …

Benz sets a charge with eActros

Loading the player... Video: Daimler Truck Australia Pacific/Greg Bush Like their counterparts at Volvo Group Australia, and probably most other …
Volvo

Volvo zaps the Gap

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Iveco does the job Daily

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