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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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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A new Freightliner Coronado 114 Tipper joins the Arnway fleet

MTC have just delivered a new Freightliner Coronado 114 Tipper to the team at Arnway Transport & Excavations in Kempsey and it is one tough looking truck! Powered by a 560HP Detroit DD15 with a 18sp Manual Transmission, it has been fitted with a Hercules Aluminium Body.

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Another new Freightliner Cascadia from MTC joins the Williamson Bros fleet

The team at Williamson Bros have taken delivery of another new Freightliner Cascadia from Mavin Truck Centre. This latest truck is a Cascadia 116 36”XT powered by a 505hp Detroit DD13 with an 18sp Manual. It will be used to deliver New Furniture from Melbourne to Newcastle & Brisbane. If would like more information on…

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