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NatRoad

NatRoad weighs in on ‘mostly good’ budget for operators

Industry association NatRoad says the federal budget’s funding promises for transport are “mostly good”, with some issues still yet to …
VTA

VTA pays tribute to former president

The Victorian Transport Association (VTA) has paid tribute to past president Trevor Martyn OEM after the industry giant’s recent passing. …
NatRoad

NatRoad weighs in on ‘mostly good’ budget for operators

Industry association NatRoad says the federal budget’s funding promises for transport are “mostly good”, with some issues still yet to …
WA drivers

New technology means millions more in fines for WA drivers

WA drivers are expected to be hit by an extra $40 million in fines over the next four years due …
NHVR

NHVR launches driver fatigue operation in South Australia

The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) is launching a new driver fatigue operation in South Australia, running from the Western …
Young Gunnette Award

‘Young Gunnette Award’ finalists revealed

Transport Women Australia Limited (TWAL) has revealed the two finalists for its inaugural Young Gunnette Award. Set to be presented …
Outback Way

What the 2024-25 federal budget promises for transport

Treasurer of Australia Jim Chalmers has officially unveiled the federal budget for 2024-25, with plenty of promises being put towards …

Truck Product News

Volvo

Volvo introduces biodiesel options to popular models

Volvo is further adopting renewable fuel by expanding the models on offer adapted for biodiesel B100, made from treated vegetable …
Scania

New Scania 560 R-Series Super gives Herb Blanchard Haulage ‘peace of mind’

New South Wales-based transport business Herb Blanchard Haulage has recently taken delivery of a new 560 R-Series Super prime mover, …
Penske

Penske shows off range of models at waste expo

Penske Australia is showcasing a range of its vehicles across its Dennis Eagle, MAN and Western Star trucks brands at …
Daimler

Daimler launches new electric range in Australia

Daimler Truck has officially launched new all-electric trucks from Mercedes-Benz and Fuso; the next-generation Fuso eCanter, Mercedes-Benz eActros and eEconic. …

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Rangeview

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This plant transport business has a 25 year history but is very much moving with the times, with a sharp …
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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

Loading the player... Video: Volvo Trucks Australia/Greg Bush It was a straightforward question by Volvo Group Australia’s e-mobility manager Tim …

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