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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 ...

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 ...

How to Save Time, Money and Back Aches with Automatic Tensioners

30 Jun,2017 - Anyone in the logging industry will tell you, air operated load restraints have been around for quite some time. They’ve been in use in Australia since the nineties but almost exclusively for log haulage. Then came the 21st century and the age of automation. As we’ve delved deeper into the 2000s, more and more people ...

Today’s Latest Braking Systems Keeping Our Truckies Safe

29 Jun,2017 - If you happen to be a Trucking and Transport fleet manager there’s no doubt you’ve heard of the safety system technology recently released by industry leader, Knorr-Bremse. For those who haven’t heard, put simply, their Bendix Wingman Fusion systems are revolutionising safety in the trucking and transport industry. An Innovative Combination It works through an ...

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