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Sydney council to get tough on parked trucks

August 15, 2018

There looks set to be a crackdown on truck drivers parking their vehicles in residential streets in at least one Sydney council area. The Leader newspaper reports the Georges River Council in the cities southern […]

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Setback for Self-Driving Trucks?

August 13, 2018

We’re seeing a shift towards the fitment of driver-assist technology in trucks, but a new study has found drivers still can’t rely solely on the electronic gadgetry. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) in […]

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2018 Hino 300 616 Auto Tipper Video Review

July 25, 2018

Hino is making it easier for light-duty truck owners/drivers with a new automatic-transmission option. Not an Automated Manual, we’re talking a genuine six-speed auto transmission and that makes the little 300 Series a very easy […]

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2018 International ProStar Video Review

May 30, 2018

International Trucks has a long and proud history in Australia and it was great to see the brand recently return to Australia. At this stage there’s just the one ‘Inter’ model available in Australia, the […]

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2018 Isuzu NLS 45-150 Tipper Video Review

April 26, 2018

The extensive Isuzu Ready to Work range includes this handy little all-wheel drive tipper – the NLS 45-150. Featuring a factory built body that can raise or lower in just 20 seconds, the Isuzu offering […]

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2018 Hino 300 616 Auto Tipper Review

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July 24, 2018
There’s a new automatic transmission version of the Hino 300 Series available. That’s right, automatic transmission – not an automated manual and that’s a big [...]
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2018 Western Star 2800SS Review

July 5, 2018
There’s no doubt the Japanese are the dominant players in the medium-duty truck market, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t look at the alternatives. One [...]
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2018 Hino Poncho Bus Review

June 18, 2018
Brilliant is the word to use when talking the clever little Hino Poncho available now in Australia. For the uninitiated, back in the day buses [...]

New-Gen Scania Truck Review

April 23, 2018
Scania has their new-generation truck range landing in Australia and after attending the Australian launch of the new offerings last month, last week I got [...]

2018 Isuzu NLS 45-150 Tipper Review

April 21, 2018
The list of potential purchasers for this Isuzu N-Series tipper is very wide and includes landscapers, councils, nurseries and builders. Fitted with the tipper body [...]