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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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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