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February 22, 2016 Joel Helmes

Scania stock prime movers with outputs of 440hp and above will now come standard with Advanced Emergency Braking (AEB). Using radar and camera technology, the AEB system provides autonomous emergency braking warning and intervention and […]

Dana Reports Profit Drop on Sales Slowdown

February 21, 2016 Joel Helmes

Heavy vehicle component and drivetrain manufacturer, Dana Holding, has reported disappointing financial results. The U.S. based company that has significant operations in Australia, reported to the New York Stock Exchange that it moved from a […]

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February 13, 2016 Joel Helmes

Our weekly Truck News Wrap and Podcast… The Australian Trucking Association says Australian truck operators are being overcharged and they want action from the government in this year’s federal budget. The ATA says truck operators […]

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February 6, 2016 Joel Helmes

Our weekly Truck News Wrap and podcast… Australian businesses will no longer be able to force trucking operators to accept extended payment terms after the Senate passed a non-binding transport industry terms of payment motion. […]

Firestone Truck Tyres Recalled

February 2, 2016 Joel Helmes

U.S. and Canada recall for Firestone FS561 due to tread issues. While most likely not affecting Australian truck owners, a recall has been initiated in North America for a popular Firestone truck tyre. Affecting the […]