Express Group WA back for more V8 Scanias

July 26, 2018 Joel Helmes

The first deliveries of the new-generation of Scania Trucks are starting to occur across Australia. One of the first transporter operators that committed to the recently launched Scania products was Express Group WA, incorporating both […]

Heavy Vehicles Podcast 0130

July 26, 2018 Joel Helmes

This week on the Heavy Vehicles Truck/Bus News Wrap we cover: Added carrying capacity for Fuso Tipper Volvo delivering electric buses to Gothenburg Tidy profits for PACCAR in 2018 Truck driver wages forecast to continue […]

G.James hits Hino century

July 25, 2018 Joel Helmes

Reliability has been identified as the main reason why G.James keeps coming back to Hino. The Japanese truck manufacturer has just delivered its 100th vehicle to the leading glass and aluminium manufacturer. G.James has been […]

Tidy profits for PACCAR in 2018

July 25, 2018 Joel Helmes

Things are looking up in the truck industry and PACCAR is one manufacturer enjoying the good times. The U.S.-based business has just released second quarter financials showing record quarterly sales and Financial Services revenues of […]

2018 Hino 300 616 Auto Tipper Video Review

July 25, 2018 Joel Helmes

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 […]

Scania wins big waste contract

July 24, 2018 Joel Helmes

Scania is not normally the first truck brand that comes to mind when covering stories relating to waste and recycling. But Scania is the brand that Cleanaway Waste Management has chosen for a new council […]

2018 Hino 300 616 Auto Tipper Review

July 24, 2018 Joel Helmes

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 step away from traditional light-duty truck configurations. For donkey’s years […]

Penske names 2018 Detroit Master Technician

July 23, 2018 Joel Helmes

Penske Power Systems has named David Willis as this year’s 2018 Detroit Master Technician. David (pictured above), a leading hand from Chipping Norton, narrowly outperformed five other finalists in the annual skills and diagnostics contest […]

BMW invests in electric bus business

July 23, 2018 Joel Helmes

The BMW i Ventures investment division is getting involved in the bus industry. The German luxury car/SUV brand has confirmed it will be investing $74 million AUD into the U.S.-based electric bus manufacturer, Proterra. The […]

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