Mitsubishi Fuso celebrate the 90th Anniversary of the FUSO brand

Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation have celebrated the 90th anniversary of the FUSO brand. The origin of the FUSO name dates back to May 1932, when Mitsubishi’s first gasoline bus, the “B46 type shared car”, manufactured at the Kobe Shipyard of the former Mitsubishi Shipbuilding, was branded “FUSO”. The vehicle’s name, selected among proposals…

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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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Linfox add Fuso e-Canter all-electric trucks to its Bunnings delivery fleet

Linfox is trialing electric vehicles with some of its customers and has recently added two all-electric Fuso e-canter trucks to their Bunnings delivery fleet. Powered by 100 per cent reneweable electricity, at least 60 tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent emissions (CO2-e) can be avoided annually compared to the same size Euro 6 diesel powered truck,…

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