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Detroit to Unveil DD16 at Brisbane Truck Show

Detroit will unveil the much‐anticipated DD16 for the first time to the public at the Brisbane Truck Show next week. The most powerful on‐highway engine ever produced by Detroit, the DD16, which will soon be available to Australian customers, combines Detroit’s unfaltering reliability with high performance. “From the...
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Volvo FH Globetrotter XXL for Australia

Volvo Trucks Australia is making a big statement with the launch of the all-new FH Globetrotter XXL cab in Australia ahead of the Brisbane Truck Show. With Australia’s vast distances and many drivers spending extended periods away from home, the new supersized version of Volvo’s FH cab responds...
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 Liquid Fuel Security Vital for Road Freight Industry

National Road Transport Association (NatRoad) says ensuring that Australia has an adequate, appropriately costed and reliable supply of diesel fuel must be a Government priority. “As one of NatRoad’s members commented to us in the development of our submission, without access to fuel stocks, we don’t have an...
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NTI Partners with Seeing Machines

National Transport Insurance (NTI) has announced it will partner with global company Seeing Machines – a company developing Driver Monitoring Systems (DMS) for the Automotive, Commercial Fleet, Aviation, Rail and Off-Road markets. NTI says the partnership is a commitment to the long-term sustainability of Australia’s transport and logistics...
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Fatalities involving trucks dropped 14 % in last 2 years

New national figures show the number of fatalities involving trucks has dropped 14 per cent (%) in 2 years with predictions we could see zero truck-involved fatalities from 2032. An analysis of Australia’s largest database of major crashes involving heavy vehicles shows a downward trend, with the number...
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Scott Davidson appointed President of the NatRoad Board

Allan Thornley has resigned as President of the National Road Transport Association (NatRoad) Board leaving to concentrate on his own business. Scott Davidson, Managing Director of QMC Logistics, will assume the role of President. Scott has been a Director of NatRoad since 2014 and has taken a key...
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NHVR welcomes additional bridge and safety program funding 

Heavy vehicle access across Australia will receive a boost following an $8 million allocation to carry out structural assessment of vital local government bridges, roads and culverts.   NHVR Chair Duncan Gay said the funding provided in tonight’s Federal Budget would allow the NHVR and local road managers...
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