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PACCAR to produce Australia’s First Locally Assembled DAF Trucks

19 Sep,2018 - A historical moment in the Australian Trucking and Transport industry, PACCAR Australia has recently rolled of the first locally assembled DAF Truck from their assembly line in Bayswater, Victoria. Managing director, Andrew Hadjikakou, has officially presented the first locally produced DAF CF85 prime mover to long-term customer and supporter of DAF Trucks Australia, Cahill Transport. ...

Meanwhile…in Australia: Electric Trucks are Already a Thing

14 Jul,2017 - Just as we here at Machines4u are singing the praises of Fuso, Tesla and Ford for their innovations into electric commercial vehicles, Australian firm SEA Electric already have skin in the game. Delivering nine fully-electric vehicles to King Transport today, SEA is leading the way in electric transport in Australia and showing the rest of the ...

Scania’s New $3 Billion Truck Range Takes Out Top Gong

13 Jul,2017 - Leading Swedish commercial vehicle manufacturer Scania has announced a new and improved range of heavy-duty vehicles, after spending a whopping AU$3 billion on research and development. Unveiled in Paris last year, the range has been some 10 years in the making. Improving on their existing range in terms of performance, safety and driver comfort is ...

How to Save Time and Boost Payload with the Right Truck Mounted Crane

10 Jul,2017 - Sometimes it’s the subtlest change that makes the most powerful difference when spanned out over time. This is true of the planetary movements in our galaxy, the ageing of scotch and the function of truck mounted cranes. Since 1965, Italian manufacturer, Effer, have been defying both gravity and market trends with their crane designs. The ...

TATRA 8X8 Trucks: an Unstoppable Beast for the Toughest Terrains

06 Jul,2017 - Driving up muddy hills and back down them. Navigating through giant pools of sludge. Dropping over sheer 15-foot ledges, and then driving backwards up them again. Is there anything the TATRA 8X8 Truck can’t do? TATRA have been on the automotive scene since 1850, where they began manufacturing vehicles in what was then Czechoslovakia. Originally ...

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