This year, Mercedes-Benz Trucks is bringing the world´s first all-electric heavy-duty truck to market in a small scale trial in Europe. Following the presentation of the Urban eTruck with 25 t perm. GVW and a range of up to 200 km at the International Commercial Vehicle Show in 2016, the first vehicles will be delivered…

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Basil Jarman, whose long working life in road transport involved driving many makes and models, was best known on the east coast of Australia for operating a number of Mercedes Benz trucks between Sydney and Brisbane. There is a very interesting article in this months Vintage Trucks & Commercial Magazine documenting Basil’s life in the…

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Mavin Truck Centre customer Ray Worboys has been featured in the latest edition of Powertorque magazine. Ray is the owner of a pristine Freightliner Coronado he uses to cart steel and has just added a Mercedes-Benz Actros cab-over to his operation. He was tempted to buy another brand instead, but highlighted the service from the…

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Freightliner Racing has revealed a new-look Commodore Supercar and Coronado prime mover that will haul it to each race. The Albury-based team has switched from black and red to a white and silver livery topped off with a striking new shade of red for the car driven by two-time race winner Tim Slade. It has…

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Did you know that the Freightliner Columbia offers a factory supplied option of the Freightliner Roll Stability Control System (RSC). RSC reduces the risk of a vehicle rollover in extreme cornering or evasive manoeuvres, especially for vehicles with a high centre of gravity that are more susceptible. Roll Stability Control (RSC) is an active vehicle…

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