Cat Acclaim

The opoortunity for Cummins to offer its engines, in addition to those supplied to Kenworth and Freightliner, will mount an additional challenge to the new Heavy Duty Engine Platforms of the DD13 and DD15 arnounced by Detroit Diesel. There's also the, as yet, unconfirmed option of introducing hybrid technology to the Australian truck scene, given the experience of Navistar with hybrid systems in the US. Although Detroit Diesel has two other models cf its HDEP programme still to launch, as an 11...

Isri

When moving Heavy Loads comfort equals Safety. Everyday demands are increasing, Safety is important. To achieve Safety you require comfort. Make sure you have an ISRI Seat. Success is a state of mind where a positive attitude wins through every time If you fail to plan, you plan to fail Nothirg bugs me more than this catch phrase Why Because sc many business people I meet, politely nod and repeal the mantra to rue, but, in reality, don't follow (tie rule themselves. How many of you reading this...

Cummins

Cummins redefines its role, as truck makers align themselves with global integration I not that long ago that engine choice was pretty I U much universal in any lorth American truck sold on our market. Manufacturers such as International, Kenworth, White, Mack, Leader, Western Star and Freightliner offered a choice of engines from manufacturers that included Caterpillar, Currirnins, Detroit Diesel, Perkins and Gardner. There was a huge history and brand loyalty amongst buyers of these engines,...

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Truck Kenworth K123

A great day out for truck lovers on the North Coast sogan of the North Coast Trucking Social Club is Trucking for Charity, and that just about sums up the whole attitude of helpfulness and fun for the day at the annual Kemosey Truck Show. With just over 100 trucks and around 40 cars and motorcycles competing for line honours, it's not the la-gest show in the country, but it's certainly one of the friendliest. Employment around the Kempsey area has had its ups and downs in recent years, but this...

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Chrome Shop Mafia Trucks

Continuance, w II feature EGR-only techrology, This means Australian operators will have to accept further change within the space of two years even though this advanced technology is already available, and in produc ion, in all the North American products. It also precludes Australian operators from embracing SCR and, what DTNA calls, its BlueTec advances using DEF, earlier than is currently mandatec for our region. While some might be content to stay with ths earlier technology, it's worth...

Volvo Trucks Driving Progress

Volvo Trucks Driving Progress

L lmmsi fili-sff lMs ig t FiBiisMiatEi, kx ias Jur A Realising that there's strength in numbers, the Michelin Service Centre MSC network has been launched throughout Australia to operate as Michel n's premium truck and bus distribution network of independent tyre dealers in Australia. First to join the network were MSC Fast Freddies Tyres at Healesville and MSC Tuff Tyres in Cairns Michelin Service Centres offer truck operators professional service solutions, expert product knowledge and the...

Environmental Protection

Compared to new tyres, retread tyres require only 32 of the petroleum resources for production. Less than 1 2 of the rubber needed to make a nsw tyre is used to make a retread Using retreads leads to reducticns in CO2 emissions in the production process. Retreading tyres also reduces the amount of irdustrial Westes. Bridgestone and Bandag's retreading process minimizes the environmental impact on our planet. Total CO emission Ne v tyre 2 times CO2 Scrap tyre 2 times CO2 Total CO emission Ne v...

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Man Tgl 240 Truck Japan

Having the right spec makes all the difference Joanne are certainly two of the most enthusiastic peop e we've encountered recently in the trucking industry. And when you analyse why, it comes down to offering a premium service and using speciaised equipment to achieve their yual. Their business, Road Hog Transport of Maroochydore in Queensland, differs from many other rigid truck operations by the very advanced specification of their vehicles in order to simplify a typical transport task. The...

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Mr Bryant said The excavator had been moved to a transport yard ready fo' shipping - if it wasn't for Komtrax we don't know where it would have ended up. At the same time, the Swedish Defence Ma eriel Admiristratior FMV has ordered 88 logistics trucks, four of which are destined for driver training duties. The 31 NATO-specification trucks for Luxembourg are all four-axle all-wheel-drive Scania G 480 8x8. The PC45 MR-3 mini-excavator was stolen from a fenced and patrolled secure site - along...