Mercedes-Benz asphalt trucks

A growing roadworks and traffic control operation in regional New South Wales has added three Mercedes-Benz Actros trucks with Etnyre Falcon tri-axle walking floor trailers to its fleet. The advanced 2653 models will perform asphalting work for the business, which was founded in Forbes by Kevin and Colleen Gunn with a focus on traffic control.…

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How to care for Alloy Wheels

Since the birth of road transport, trucking operators have strived to reduce fuel usage and increase payloads. Over the past decade, the industry’s push towards alloy wheels because they’re far lighter than steel wheels has seen many truck manufacturers make alloy rims a standard fitment on various models. For instance, almost half a tonne (476kg)…

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Elphinstone introduces Self-Loading log trailers.

Elphinstone Engineering is redefining log haulage with the introduction of their ‘Self-Loader’ powerpack option to their EasyLoader trailer models. The new powerpack enables standard prime-movers to haul and operate logging trailers without the expense of specialised PTO and auxiliary equipment fit-up. Additionally, it is backwards compatible, meaning retrofitting the unit to older EasyLoader trailers is…

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Custom Kenworth T909

Way down a muddy dirt road on the wild west coast of Tasmania is the last place you’d expect to see glistening chrome and polished stainless steel reflecting from a T909 grill. But Adrian Cassidy is a workin’ man, and so is his immaculate 9OH and Lusty 4×4 deck widener.  The bright flashing amber LED…

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Fuso 510 Shogun Review

Ken Blanch Transport has added a Fuso Shogun 510 to its Taree-based fleet. The Shogun joins a Freightliner Cascadia and Mercedes-Benz Actros as the latest models provided by local Daimler Truck dealer, Mavin Truck Centre. The business owner, Ken Blanch, sought a truck that could haul bricks and steel around the region, but also go…

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Kenworth K220 Breakdown

Kenworth K220 Breakdown – Whats new and Whats not. Kenworth unveiled its next level cabover, the K220, on Friday June 3rd in Brisbane to a crowd of 500 dealers, customers, and industry partners. Director Sales and Marketing, Brad May says “The K220 celebrates Australian ingenuity to engineer a uniquely Australian product to optimise the capability…

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