PFD Food Services saves with Allison Transmissions

November 24, 2015 Joel Helmes

PFD Food Services switches truck fleet to Allison Auto Transmissions. The national fleet manager of Australia’s largest privately-owned food distribution company, PFD Food Services, says switching to automatic transmissions has saved the business money and […]

Hino focuses on environment and safety

November 17, 2015 Joel Helmes

Environment and safety improvements targeted by Hino Trucks. Hino Australia say the recent unveiling of a number of interesting new technologies by the Japanese truck and bus brand shows Hino is moving towards a safer […]

Cat CT630 impresses NSW truck operator

November 16, 2015 Joel Helmes

Macquarie Valley Transport pleased with Cat purchase. A regional NSW truck operator says choosing a Cat CT630 has made a difference to his running costs. Purchased in late 2014, Kevin Munro says the Cat model, […]

Fuso Canter delivers for Victorian charity

November 16, 2015 Joel Helmes

Fuso Canter fleet a perfect fit for Diabetes Victoria. The Fuso Canter trucks in the Diabetes Victoria pre-loved clothes and small household collection and transport fleet are kicking goals, according to the Victorian charity. Diabetes […]

Foton Trucks Jack Recall

November 14, 2015 Joel Helmes

Following on from the recall of hundreds of Foton Trucks over a potential issue with front brake pads, now all Foton Trucks sold in Australia need to have a label affixed to their jacks replaced. […]

Foton Truck Brake Pad Recall

November 14, 2015 Joel Helmes

A recall of hundreds of Foton Trucks sold in Australia is underway after it was found the trucks could have a potentially serious issue with their front brakes. The Foton Truck Brake Pad Recall affects […]

Hino 300 Series Fuel Filter Recall

October 22, 2015 Joel Helmes

ACCC oversees Hino 300 Series truck recall. A significant number of Hino 300 Series trucks are being recalled to fix a potential issue with the fuel filter element. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is […]

Hino 300 Series Hybrid Recall

October 22, 2015 Joel Helmes

Transmission issues see Hino 300 Series Hybrid Recalled. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is overseeing a recall of the Hino 300 Series Hybrid. The ACCC advises that in the Automatic Clutch Unit (ACU) of […]

Western Star Trucks ABS Trailer Recall

September 30, 2015 Joel Helmes

Recall of Western Star Trucks over trailer electrical issue. A recall of certain Western Star models has been initiated after it was found that there could be an electrical issue affecting the operation of the […]

Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and MP Bus Recall

September 24, 2015 Joel Helmes

Air-compressor fault recall for Mitsubishi Fuso and MP buses. Just under 3300 Mitsubishi Fuso trucks and buses sold in Australia are being recalled to fix an air-compressor fault that could affect braking performance. Affecting Mitsubishi […]

UD Trucks mark 80th Anniversary

April 26, 2015 Joel Helmes

UD Trucks celebrate big 2015 anniversary. They are one of the most popular truck brands in Australia and now UD trucks is celebrating its 80th anniversary. Founded in 1935 by Kenzo Adachi, he believed that […]

Mercedes-Benz Unimog recall

January 20, 2015 Joel Helmes

Small number of Mercedes-Benz Unimog vehicles recalled. Australian owners of a Mercedes-Benz Unimog will soon receive a letter from Mercedes-Benz Australia in relation to the recall of their vehicle. Affecting a total of just six […]

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