Scania P-Series, Zero-Emission Nikola, Automated Transmission Renault, WA Logistics Launch and New Iveco Dealer

This week in Diesel News, we have Scania P-Series, Zero-Emission Nikola, Automated Transmission Renault, WA Logistics Launch and New Iveco Dealer.   Scania Reveals P-series Cab and Updated Five-Cylinder Engines   Swedish original equipment manufacturer (OEM) Scania has revealed its new P-series rigid truck for European markets, coinciding with the launch of the XT Construction Truck range. Scania has said that it will...

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Iconic Road Train Route

This video about an iconic road train route is a part of a series being developed by Linfox to show some of the transport tasks the company runs on different applications.   Of course it is a promotional piece, advertising the services Linfox provides its customers, as well as telling us how happy their employees are to work for such a wonderful company. At its heart, this is a positive message about trucking and trucking people.  ...

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Top Performer in Europe

The Eurocargo range of trucks is a top performer in Europe and was named the International Truck of the Year 2016 by a panel of top European truck journalists. Eurocargo is the reason the Iveco truck brand is considered to be a major player there. Here, the new-look Eurocargo has arrived in Australia, with a Euro VI engine and cleaner lines, but it is selling in a truck market under 18 tonnes gross vehicle mass (GVM) trained by the...

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Electronic Work Diaries

Research released by Teletrac Navman predicts the use of Electronic Work Diaries (EWDs) will triple within the next 12 months. As legislation allows transport operators to replace paper logbooks with EWDs, it reckons the technology will grow exponentially in 2017. The research, conducted by ACA Research, shows a third of fleets with six or more trucks plan to implement EWDs in the next 12 months. This is said to be due to many firms...

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Looking at the Rental Option

In 2017, the attitude in the trucking industry with regard to truck leasing is improving; many operators are now looking at the rental option.   When Penske Truck Rental came into the Australian market a few years back the image of this part of the industry did not have the best reputation. However, according to Penske Truck Rental boss Adrian Beach, the market has improved and the offering to operators has improved accordingly.   In...

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DPWA Fremantle Surcharge, Customer Service, Freight Upgrade, Harvest Productivity and Tramanco on Display

DPWA Fremantle Surcharge, Customer Service, Freight Upgrade, Harvest Productivity and Tramanco on Display, in this week’s Diesel News.     DPWA to Introduce Infrastructure Surcharge at Fremantle Terminal   Logistics service provider, DP World Australia (DPWA), has announced that it will introduce an infrastructure surcharge at its Fremantle Terminal as part of the basis for which access to the terminal is granted,...

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