New boss for Volvo Group Australia

June 27, 2018 Joel Helmes

There’s a change at the top for the Volvo Group Australia (VGA) team with Peter Voorhoeve confirming he’s off to run Volvo Trucks North America. In his place will be Martin Merrick, a Volvo veteran […]

More than 2000 Mack Trucks recalled

June 15, 2018 Joel Helmes

A recall of just over 2000 Mack Trucks sold in Australia has been launched after a potentially serious fault was identified in certain driveshafts/rear axles fitted to trucks sold in Australia. The recall covers Mack […]

New Volvo Group dealer for Toowoomba

May 15, 2018 Joel Helmes

The key transport hub of Toowoomba welcomes a new parts and services dealer for Volvo, Mack and UD Trucks owners/operators. Volvo Group Australia this afternoon confirmed the appointment of Western Truck Group as its parts […]

Build your own Mack Anthem…with Lego

January 25, 2018 Joel Helmes

You’re really only famous when they make a Lego set of you…think Eiffel Tower and Millennium Falcon. Now though one of the most keenly-anticipated new trucks of the decade has also been immortalised in plastic […]

New President for Mack Trucks

December 8, 2017 Joel Helmes

Just three months after unveiling one of the most keenly anticipated new models ever, the Anthem, Mack President, Dennis Slagle, has been confirmed as exiting the post. In his place will be Martin Weissburg (pictured), […]

Another brake fault grounds Mack Trucks

October 27, 2017 Joel Helmes

More than 400 Mack Trucks sold in Australia will be required back at a dealership to have a potentially serious brake system fault rectified. The recall affects Mack Metroliner, Granite, Trident, Titan and Superliner trucks […]

Volvo Group backs Truck Driver Training

June 14, 2017 Joel Helmes

Volvo concerned about driver shortage There’s not much point building and marketing new trucks if there’s no one to drive them. That’s the stark reality that is facing the truck industry in Australia as transport […]

Electrical issue sparks Mack Trucks recall

June 8, 2017 Joel Helmes

Mack Trident, Super-Liner and Titan affected… A recall of just over 600 Mack Trucks sold in Australia has been initiated after a possibly dangerous electrical fault was identified. The recall affects Mack Trident, Super-Liner and […]