Mercedes-Benz Actros now available with Level 2 partially automated driving

Mercedes-Benz Actros is first truck with Level 2 automation available in Australia. Customers can now order a Mercedes-Benz truck that can help steer itself. The Active Drive Assist technology in the Actros now enables SAE Level 2 partially automated driving capability; a first for Australian heavy trucks. Mercedes-Benz Trucks has introduced the innovative driver assistance…

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MTC’s Shaun Mann is Freightliner Parts Manager Of The Year for 2021

A big congratulations to our own Shaun Mann who has been awarded the Freightliner Parts Manager Of The Year for 2021 at the recent Daimler Trucks conference in Melbourne. Shaun has been with Mavin Truck Centre for just over 2 years and has proved to be a valuable addition to our team. He joined us…

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Australia’s Advanced Emergency Braking System mandate welcomed by Daimler

Daimler Truck and Bus Australia has welcomed the Australian Government’s announcement that Advanced Emergency Braking System (AEBS) for 3.5-tonne plus trucks and buses will be mandated locally, but encouraged customers to act now. AEBS and Electronic Stability Control (ESC) systems must be installed from 1 November 2023 for all new models of heavy vehicles. They…

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Mercedes-Benz 125 years of building trucks for the construction industry

Almost every third construction vehicle in Germany carries a Mercedes-Benz star on its radiator grille and the construction industry has a great tradition in relying on the brand with the star. Mercedes-Benz can now look back on some 125 years of experience in the construction industry. From the outset, trucks carried construction truck genes Gottlieb…

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KBT’s new Fuso 510 – the most powerful Japanese Truck on the Australian market.

Ken Blanch Transport in Taree have just taken delivery of a brand new Fuso Shogun 510, the most powerful Japanese Truck on the Australian market, from Mavin Truck Centre. Specially developed for Australia, the range-topping Shogun packs a mountainous 2500Nm of torque and 510 horsepower, thanks to an advanced Daimler-sourced 13-litre Euro 6 engine. The…

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