Highway Hero, Hino Expansion, VW Plan and Cummins Getting Batteries

We hear about a Highway Hero, Hino Expansion, VW Plan and Cummins Getting Batteries in Diesel News this week.     Capability and confidence is at a high for Hino with increased involvement from five of Australia’s largest automotive and commercial vehicle retail groups.   “During 2017 and 2018, we will open three new Hino dealerships and upgrade four existing sites to meet increased demand,” said Bill Gillespie, Hino...

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New Scania, Trucking Optimism, a Major Fine and Electric Axles

The news from Diesel this week shows evidence of a new Scania, trucking optimism, a major fine and electric axles, with stories from around the world.   Images of the next generation Scania driving on Australian roads have started to appear on social media, as the Swedish truck maker run the new models in a, far from secret, evaluation program.    Truck Sales Up   The latest monthly truck sales figures released by the Truck Industry...

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The Future of Truck Ownership

New ways of looking at the future of truck ownership see the relationship between truck maker and truck user changing dramatically. New ideas are being investigated in Europe, Diesel News talks to Scania’s global sales and marketing boss to get his thoughts on the process.   Sitting in the well-appointed headquarters building at the centre of the Scania Trucks operation in Södertälje in Sweden feels a million miles away from the...

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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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Linfox Acquisition, New Scania Range, DFE Opens Depot, Hino 4×4 Reveal and Telematics on Display

Linfox Acquisition, New Scania Range, DFE Opens Depot, Hino 4×4 Reveal and Telematics on Display, all in Diesel News this week.   Linfox acquires alcohol specialist BevChain Linfox has acquired full ownership of alcohol supply chain specialist BevChain, after purchasing 50 per cent of the business from food and beverage company, Lion.   This acquisition will reportedly provide Linfox with a direct inroad to the...

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New Ways to Buy a Truck

New ways to buy a truck are being investigated in Europe, Diesel News talked to Scania’s global sales and marketing boss to get his thoughts on the process.   Sitting in the well-appointed headquarters building at the centre of the Scania Trucks operation in Södertälje in Sweden feels a million miles away from the reality of owning and running trucks in the real world. However, it is one of the tasks of Christian Levin, Scania’s...

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