Rejig and Rebuild

The Green Diamond is getting broken down so the structure can go through a rejig and rebuild process. Each part is being lovingly dismantled and then restored to its former glory. This episode shows the breaking down of the entire truck so individual components can be restored, before the reconstruction can begin. The team doing the rebuild are getting some great help from a number of people and organisations. All are offering their...

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International Trucks, Safety, Innovation, Top Technicians and an Electric Truck

There are Awards and Dealerships this week for International Trucks, Safety, Innovation, Top Technicians and an Electric Truck. Iveco has announced five more dealerships to oversee the sales, service and parts support for the reintroduced International truck range in Australia. The latest appointments include Black Truck Sales and Honeycombes Sales & Service in Queensland, Sydney Truck & Machinery Centre in New South Wales,...

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New Models From International

This year will see the introduction of a number of new models from International. There are four basic models in the new ProStar range arriving on the Australian truck market – a day-cab prime mover, a day-cab tipper chassis, an extended cab sleeper and a 40-inch sleeper-cab prime mover option. All of these will have just one engine option – the Cummins X15, the renamed evolution of the highly successful E5 ISX. It will be rated at...

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International Dealers Announced, Quads In NSW, Better Battery Charging and HVIA On The Road

This week’s news from Diesel News includes International Dealers Announced, Quads In NSW, Better Battery Charging and HVIA On The Road. Iveco has announced the first group of dealerships involved in sales, service and parts support for the International range in Australia. They are all current Iveco Dealers, as well as authorised Cummins service outlets. Those appointed to bring International back to Australia include Sydney IVECO,...

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Where to Now for International?

With the reintroduction of the International brand, it probably time to ask the question, where to now for International? The first models unveiled this year are variations on the ProStar models.     Let’s assume the ProStar hits the spot for International, the brand is welcomed back into the open arms of Australian truck buyers and proves to be an effective addition to the offering for the Iveco brands and its dealers. Of...

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An International Comeback

It is fair to say International has had a chequered history in Australia for the past thirty years or so. However, this year it is all back on track with the launch of the new Prostar trucks. Back in the nineties, two brands dominated the truck market at the heavier end – Ford and International. However stability was lost back then, when the International Harvester company went into administration and then managed to trade its way out...

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