After a year when there were signs of some changes in the Australian truck market, 2019 ended with the situation where Isuzu and Kenworth are still on top of the rankings. Isuzu came through with 22.7 per cent of all trucks sold in the year, while Kenworth still predominate with 18.5 per cent of heavy duty truck sales, in the Truck Industry Council sales results for 2019. Read more
The local economy in regional towns like Bendigo needs an efficient and innovative distribution set-up in order for local businesses to thrive, get supplies from the city and distribute their goods locally and into the large centres of population. Read more
A non-binding Memorandum of Understanding between Volvo Group and Isuzu Motors has been signed to pave the way towards Isuzu taking over UD Trucks. According to a statement released the idea is ‘to form a strategic alliance within commercial vehicles in order to capture the opportunities in the ongoing transformation of the industry’.
Bendigo serves as a freight hub for more far flung towns like Swan Hill, Castlemaine, Kyneton, Rochester and Echuca and all the areas in between. The freight coming into Bendigo, for distribution in the city and further afield is many and varied, as is the freight coming in from those areas for onward shipment into the capital city. Read more
No matter what the freight task one of the most important things is to use a truck fit for purpose. Diesel News finds a company distributing fitness equipment has found exactly that. Read more
Regional towns and cities depend on highly flexible and proactive local distribution operations to keep the local economy moving forward Diesel News looks at Power’s supply chain for Bendigo. The issues in around regional distribution in Australia are meat and drink for Power’s Country Express. Read more
The release of its new Dual Control truck range sees Isuzu focusing on the waste industry in a much more concentrated way. This refocus may have been stimulated by uncertainty around the future of models like the Iveco Acco. Read more
The truck which has led Isuzu’s dominance of the Australian truck market, the Elf, turns 60 this year. Renamed the N Series for the Australian market, this set of light duty truck models have headed the Isuzu truck sales results throughout the company’s 30 year leadership of the truck sales figures in this country.
Following recent celebrations of achieving 30 consecutive years of national truck market leadership, Isuzu Trucks is set to shine at the Brisbane Truck Show again this year.
There seems to be no stopping the Isuzu bandwagon, as the company prepares to celebrate 30 years as the top selling brand in Australia, it just keeps pushing further ahead. Diesel News checks out the new N Series range from the Japanese truck maker.