Velocity Vehicle Group purchase Huntingwood Dealership

Daimler Truck and Bus has announced the sale of its Huntingwood dealership to Velocity Vehicle Group. The sale comes after DTB divested dealership operations at Laverton in 2016 and Somerton last year and represents its exit of the own-retail sector. Daimler Truck and Bus Australia Pacific President and CEO, Daniel Whitehead, says the Huntingwood sale…

HELLA and Faurecia join forces

HELLA and Faurecia agree to combine their businesses: Partnership opens additional growth potential Faurecia acquires the 60 percent stake from the pool shareholders of HELLA and announces tender offer to acquire the remaining HELLA shares for € 60 per share Combination of the two companies creates 7th largest global automotive supplier and a global market…

Safety first, second and third for Mills Freightlines as it chooses Freightliner Cascadia

Mills Freightlines has chosen the Freightliner Cascadia as part of its safety-first policy. The family business based in Brinkworth, South Australia and headed up by husband and wife team Paul and Jayne Mills, selected a Freightliner Cascadia 126 in part due to its class-leading safety features. It goes above and beyond with safety features for…

Smedley’s Engineers Welcomes PBS Specialist Chris Nisbet

Smedley’s Engineers, a market leader in creating access outcomes for its clients, welcomes the addition of PBS specialist Chris Nisbet to its team, to further broaden the knowledge and experience available to its customers, as the company expands its service offerings to greater numbers of truck and trailer builders and operators. Chris Nisbet joins Smedley’s…

HELLA Australia Launches new Universal Lighting and Electrical Products Catalogue

HELLA Australia has just released its latest Universal Lighting and Electrical Products catalogue, which includes around 100 new products, underlining the breadth and depth of its offering to the automotive aftermarket and to transport bodybuilders. Among the product introductions are a range of oxygen sensors and vacuum pumps, additions to the LED auxiliary lamp range,…

HELLA Australia celebrates 60th anniversary

HELLA Australia is marking a major milestone, celebrating its 60th anniversary as a manufacturer and supplier of high-quality products and services to a wide range of customer groups including parts wholesalers and retailers, vehicle manufacturers and specialists across Australia. HELLA Australia Managing Director, Darren Robinson looks ahead and sees a bright future for the Australian…