Cummins resolve to optimise its engines

Cummins Resolve to Optimise its Engines

Products specifically tailored to each application demonstrate Cummins resolve to optimise its engines to the specific requirements of customers in the B-double segment as well as those in the vocational sector. This is a complex and multi-facetted task, but according to Mike Fowler it is an essential element of Cummins’ ongoing commitment to giving its customers the best solutions for their specific needs.

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looking back 18 years

Looking Back 18 Years

Diesel News has featured many stories from Brian Weatherley over the years, this time we are looking back 18 years at his first story. 18 years ago Brian considered MAN’s then-new TGA. In this, his last feature, he considers the Lion brand’s progress in the intervening years and its future prospects.

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breaking truck sales records

Breaking Truck Sales Records

It looks pretty certain that at the end of 2018 the Australian truck market will be breaking truck sales records all over the place. These numbers suggest the Australian economy is stronger than it feels for many working people, but confirmed by consistent economic growth results.

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Paccar achieved top status

Paccar Achieved Top Status

At the recent Australian Training Awards at the Sydney International Convention Centre Paccar achieved top status when it was recognised at the Large Employer of the Year for 2018. In accepting the award at the event Andrew Hadjikakou, Managing Director Paccar Australia acknowledged the employees and the company for their collective commitment to learning and development.

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ferreting out foibles in a prime mover

Ferreting Out Foibles in a Prime Mover

There’s nothing like a long-distance interstate trip for ferreting out foibles in a prime mover. Yet after a return run from Brisbane to Melbourne, Paul Matthei found very little to fault in the latest Mercedes-Benz 2658.

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Hino’s great leap forward

Hino’s Great Leap Forward

The release of the new 500 Series Standard Cab range may be seen as Hino’s great leap forward. The innovations in the new model range take the model well beyond its competitors in this market segment, in terms of electronic safety equipment offered as standard.

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were they the good old days?

Were They the Good Old Days?

In this video, Will Shiers asks the question, were they the good old days? The answer is always going to lead to mixed feelings, nostalgia is a wonderful filter which makes past experience a lot better than it was at the time. 

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a much smoother Star

A Much Smoother Star

The Western Star 5800 doesn’t quite fit with the narrative, this is a much smoother Star with a good aerodynamic shape and modern styling. Normally, the Western Star brand is well known for its rugged no nonsense truck styling with traditional radiator, air cleaners and stacks, plus plenty of bling. 

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crystal-ball gazing from Mercedes-Benz

Crystal-Ball Gazing from Mercedes-Benz

Sitting through six hours of crystal-ball gazing from Mercedes-Benz’s ‘FutureLab’ event Diesel News’ European Correspondent is not complaining. Every day is a learning opportunity and FutureLab gave Brian plenty to think about, even if his head was spinning from trying to get it around all that information.

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Cummins is not waiting for Euro6 to come along

Cummins is Not Waiting for Euro 6 to Come Along

With the introduction date of Euro 6 equivalent regulations still undecided, Cummins is not waiting for Euro6 to come along. It  has declared its intentions to provide the fuel economy benefits of Euro 6 to its customers while Euro 5 is still in force.

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