Daimler-Volvo joint fuel cell joint venture

Daimler Truck AG and the Volvo Group form joint venture to develop large-scale production of fuel cells. The 50/50 Daimler-Volvo joint venture for development and large-scale production of fuel cells for applications in heavy-duty vehicles and other use cases. Will see the commercialisation of fuel cell technology in order to achieve CO2-neutral transport. All part…

Mack Trucks Recall 1353 vehicles

Mack Trucks Recall 1353 vehicles A dangerous situation where a loss of electric power that causes Mack trucks to shut down without warning has forced the Volvo Group Australia to recall more than 1300 vehicles. The affected models are Mack trucks – the CSM Metro-liner (model years 2009-2019), the CMM Granite, CMH Trident, CLX Super-liner…

Azmeb Side Tipper Road Trains for Boral

Azmeb Side Tipper Road Trains for Boral When Boral Logistics recently decided to replace its aged fleet of side tippers, they turned to MaxiTRANS to help find the ideal solution to distribute its quarry products throughout Western Queensland – Investing in a new AZMEB Door Side Tipper road train combination to perform the task, safely…

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Advanced Emergency Braking for Fuso Canter

Fuso is introducing Advanced Emergency Braking to the Australian light truck segment. It will begin including this potentially life-saving safety technology as standard equipment on select Fuso Canter models this week, setting a new safety benchmark. AEB is being introduced as standard equipment model-by-model across the Canter 4×2 range throughout this year. No other light…

Alcoa’s Release Dura-Black Wheels.

Custom truck builders and owners can now add a touch of the dark side to their creations with the introduction of Alcoa’s new Dura-Black wheels in what the company have dibbed Menacing Matte Black. This new wheel line is the latest in wheel innovation and gives custom truck builders and owner operators greater creative flexibility…

Mystold named 2018 Woolworths Carrier of the Year

Mystold named 2018 Woolworths Carrier of the Year Words and Photography by Howard Shanks Last week, Townsville based Mystgold Transport received Woolworths’ transport partners most prestigious Supply Chain accolade, the coveted 2018 Carrier of the Year. The announcement was made at the company’s sixth annual Transport Safety Day last week, hosted at Woolworths’ newly developed…

Buyer Beware – Volvo trucks Not so Australian Made!

Buyer Beware –  Volvo trucks Not so Australian Made! Images supplied Images supplied to Roadtrains.com.au this week confirm rumours that Volvo Trucks are fully importing vehicles into Australia. What’s wrong with that you may ask? After all Freightliner, Mercedes-Benz, Western Star, Scania and host of Japanese manufacturers all do it. Yes, but what those manufacturers…