two of its toughest couplings yet

Two of its Toughest Couplings Yet

Tow coupling specialist V. Orlandi has been involved in extensive field trials in Western Australia on tow couplings, to come up with two of its toughest couplings yet. Working with Cropline, a bulk haulage company, V. Orlandi has come up with a design with significantly reduced wear and a longer service life. 

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showing off their skills

Showing Off Their Skills

Recently, as Hino sales, parts and service people competed to reach the Hino National Skills Contest, showing off their skills in servicing trucks, identifying parts and selling them, a female reached the finals for the first time.

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servicing major fleet customers

Servicing Major Fleet Customers

Bridgestone Australia is overhauling its way of servicing major fleet customers with the widespread implementation of its locally developed B Mobile platform technology. 

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advanced lubricant range

Advanced Lubricant Range

Over 130 top executives from Australia’s leading Mining, Transport and Agricultural companies attended the launch of Sinopec’s most advanced lubricant range, held at Perth’s 5-Star Westin Hotel.

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top technical night

Top Technical Night

At the Australian trucking industry’s top technical night, two of its most outstanding technical contributors received well deserved awards. At the Castrol Vecton Awards Dinner in Melbourne, the social event which forms part of the Australian Trucking Association’s 2018 Technology and Maintenance Conference, the Craig Roseneder and the ATA Technical Achievement Awards were announced and presented.

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outstanding apprentices

Outstanding Apprentices

Three outstanding apprentices are set to join delegates at the Australian Trucking Association’s 2018 Technology and Maintenance Conference, thanks to scholarships from Cummins South Pacific.

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going for a dual clutch option

Going for a Dual Clutch Option

Not many vehicle manufacturers are going for a dual clutch option, but Volvo is one of them. The concept of a dual clutch is finally coming to heavy duty trucks in Australia, as an option for some Volvo truck buyers. Diesel News looks at the technology and its advantages.

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one stop shop

One Stop Shop

With a new Dealer Principal and Service Manager onboard, and a body fabrication section up and running, Brisbane Iveco is now a one stop shop, well placed to offer a complete turn-key package to its customers. Paul Matthei takes a closer look inside the dealership.

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, but here's my Diesel Workshop Hot Tip

Diesel Workshop Hot Tip

When I first started in this industry, there was a prevailing view that you didn’t need equipment to be efficient. That buying equipment was just an unnecessary expense, but here’s my Diesel Workshop Hot Tip. It is unbelievable that people did not take up the ‘work smarter not harder’ mantra right from the start. 

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keep the wheels turning

Keep the Wheels Turning

As always, the best facility in the world is only as good as the staff who keep the wheels turning and, in this respect, Gold Coast Isuzu appears to have all bases covered. Diesel Workshop spoke with three key people, General Manager Andrew Purvis, Service Manager Greg Robbins and Spare Parts manager Steve Picton. 

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