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KENWORTH RELEASE NEW T610 AERO ROOF SLEEPER CAB

Kenworth has added even more flexibility to the T610 with the release of a 600mm aero roof sleeper cab to complement its existing day-cab, 760mm mid-roof and 860mm sleeper cab options. The most compact sleeper in the T610 range, the 600mm offers an outstanding driver experience and superior...
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NTI backs blockchain trial for beef logistics industry

Australia’s leading specialist insurer NTI is excited to be taking part in a blockchain trial, set to boost food safety, improve animal welfare and monitor export security for Australian beef. This month, BeefLedger, an Australian integrated provenance, blockchain security and payments platform will deploy a pilot initiative that...
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PACCAR Australia wins Large Employer of the Year award

At the recent Australian Training Awards at the Sydney International Convention Centre PACCAR Australia was recognised as 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...
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Volvo Trucks provides first autonomous transport solution

Volvo Trucks has just signed a landmark agreement with Brønnøy Kalk AS in Norway to provide its first commercial autonomous solution transporting limestone from an open pit mine to a nearby port. The solution for Brønnøy Kalk AS consists of limestone being transported by six autonomous Volvo FH...
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186 trucks recalled by UD Trucks Australia

UD Trucks Australia has issued a voluntary safety recall as a precautionary measure for 186 UD Trucks in Australia and New Zealand. The voluntary safety recall applies to UD pPNLT Quon RSS-AIR Trucks produced between 1 November 2016 and 31 January 2018. In certain operating conditions, the front-rear...
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New app links operators to heavy vehicle rego info

Heavy vehicle operators and supply chain parties can now check the registration status of their fleet on a mobile phone app, no matter which state their vehicles are located. NHVR CEO Sal Petroccitto said the free NHVR Registration Checker app enabled drivers and supply chain parties to check...
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Minimum 30-day payment terms must be mandatory say NatRoad

Minimum 30-day payment terms are a must for the road transport industry, which is characterised by tight margins, according to the National Road Transport Association. “Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman’s review of payment times can help by providing SMEs better and easier access to capital helping...
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