Completely New Truck Range

A completely new truck range doesn’t come around very often. For the truck manufacturer, they are a one in twenty year event. Since it’s introduction back in 1996, the Actros has had a chequered career in Australia, gaining a foothold here and there, but not performing as well as other European competitor trucks. With the introduction of the global heavy duty engine platform by Daimler Trucks, the whole tradition of engine design for...

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Driver Training Initiative Out of Western Australia

The driver training initiative out of Western Australian, led by, campaigner, Heather Jones is starting to get some real traction, including two trucks from the Volvo Group, Diesel News headed out to Karratha to see what’s going on. This is not anything like a conventional driving school, commercially based and helping drivers get their tickets. This is something different, a hands on method for turning young drivers and female...

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