New Range From Inter

    Should we be interested in the new range of trucks launched by International in the US? The answer to this is, probably. The new trucks may well be the type of vehicle Navistar are looking to introduce to the Australian market, when it delivers on its promise, made last year at Brisbane, to relaunch the International brand here.   These new trucks are the first new models to be introduced by International since...

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Top Tech Team

This reality TV show is, in fact, the final of the Scania Top Team competition held last weekend in a rainy, Södertälje, just outside Stockholm in Sweden. This grand final is the summit of a year long competition programme for Scania’s service technicians and parts experts. At this summit was the final four, Australia, New Zealand, the UK and Brazil.   Some 8,000 participants from around 60 countries took part in the early stages...

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Brisbane premieres

The Brisbane Truck Show opened yesterday with a number of new trucks unveiled and a plenty to talk about for the crowds who filled the halls at the Brisbane Convention Centre. New models unveiled included the next generation Mercedes Benz Actros, the International ProStar, the Western Star 2800, the MAN TGX with the all new D38 15 litre engine and the new shape DAF LF.     Just about every truck manufacturer’s stand...

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Where to for International Trucks?

This week Navistar Auspac, the company which imports Cat Trucks into Australia, has announced their plans to make an announcement at Brisbane Truck Show. The company will outline its plans for the reintroduction of the International Trucks brand into Australia.     Navistar are keeping their powder dry and unwilling to flesh out any details in advance. The comeback for International was revealed in the November/December 2014...

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Where to for VW?

News this week has stirred up speculation about Volkswagen’s plans to expand its truck manufacturing business. By coincidence, Navistar sat down with the US truck press to talk about the company’s performance at around the same time as Andreas Renschler was taking the reins of the Volkswagen truck business.     Renschler’s task in the coming months and years will be to take Volkswagen forward. Currently,...

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