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Knom-Bremse sets new standards at the IAA Hannover one of the market leaders in global safety, Fuel savings are also the aim of the Pneumatic Booster Knorr-Bremse showcased its latest System (PBS), which enhances engine performance briefly by developments a the IAA for improved efficiency blowing surplus compressed ai' from the pneumatic system and better braking. into the inlet manifold of the engine. The increasing appreciation of energy efficency has resulted from two major areas. The first...

Bridgestone And Bandag

Our roaming reporter Oliver Dixon reports on the background to the news of Europe and the USA Think back two years and revisit IAA 2003. Held just a week after the demise of Lehnan Brothers, visitors to the previous Hannover Show would have been aware that something was changing, but, for the global truck industry, it was still business as usual. Despite the fact that large pieces of oky were beginning to fall to earth, the smiles were both large and fixed. The rest, as they say, is history....

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Although Australia will not be seeing the 16-litre until 2013, Europe will net be seeing the DD15 at all. This is due to the decision having been made that the DD13 and DD16 will be able to cover off any horsepower requirement the Europeans might have. When development started, it was felt that there was no need lor the CD 15 in Europe as this engine was very specifically aimed at the North American market. It's also worth remembering that when development work commenced originally on the DD15,...

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Krorr-Bremse sets new standards at the IAA Hannover. Isuzu maintains its eye firmly on the ball when it comes to playing to win. It's a European bag of tricks fcr the latest prime movers at Hanover. German trailer manufacturer Krone shows off its innovation at the IAA Show. PowerTorque catches up with leading German trailer manufacturer Schmitz Cargobull at the IAA in Hannover. UD Trucks add the Alison Series 3000 for a smooth approach to urban traffic. A great day out for truck lovers on the...

Isuzu F Series Has Over Forty Models To Choose From

It's more than likely we have a g> solution to meet your medium-duty truck application. There are five engines ranging from 205hp up to 295hp to choose from, seven models with Automated Manual Transmission (AMT)* and a fantastic array of features to finish the offering. Whichever F Series you choose it comes with the peace of mind of the Isuzu Care program, the industry's most extensive after-sales service and support program. See your Isuzu Truck Dealer...

Proaxle Australia Pty

THE TOP GUNS IN 4WD ANDTRUCK ALIGNMENT alaasa SioraVMcjs & Faiiiafmrj. itapite tor AJ refrigerated trailer. This also leads to reduced C02 emissions, less maintenance, lower noise emissions and reduced life-cycle costs. The Cool Liner also comes equipped with solar panels on the roof. Krone believes, that in the future, solar technology can support the energy supply of the refrigeration unit. Krone equips the new Cool Liner in the VIP-series, op ionally, with a PIEK certificated cooling...

Whichever Occurs First

3 year 800,000km Argosy warranty as standard. 5 year 1 million km Detroit Diese Series 60 warranty as standard. Applies to ADR80 02 emissions Argosy Evolution models purchased from 1 November 2010 until relevant stocks last. Call your Freightliner Dealer row on 1300 66 22 30 or visitwww.freightliner.com.au Release StoreMags & Fantamag. Magazines for All Daimler Trnck Financial Wl,h Daimler Tn,ck Financial's easy to step into a Freightliner today. Freightliner is a registered trademark of...

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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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...

Mean And Green

According to Powertrans, chief engineer Scott McFarlane, Allison automatic transmissions have boen key to the success of the Powertrans conceot and have not only been perfect for the task but reliaole and efficient as well The Allison M6610 automatic transmission is the only way to ensure that we get a smooth transfer of power to the wheels, not only at the prime mover but also through the powered trailers, said McFarlane Volvo Trucks has built a unique hybric truck with plans to bea the world...

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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

Retreading

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...

Defender Of

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...