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Drive now pay later offer for Mercedes-Benz trucks Mercedes-Benz Trucks has introduced a ‘Drive Now, Pay Later’ program to support its customers in this tough economic climate. Provided by Mercedes-Benz Financial, the program offers customers who purchase a Mercedes-Benz on-highway truck a 90 day repayment-free period, allowing customers to focus on their business and generate…

Safety First for Fuso

NSW Builder won over by Fuso Canter’s Safety First approach. Sydney builder Anthony Robson believes all trucks should have technology that enables them to automatically brake in an emergency. The owner of AKR Constructions recently bought a Fuso Canter, which is the only light truck in Australia equipped with Advanced Emergency Braking. All Canters, except…

Will existing Bullbars be outlawed?

Will current bullbars meet the new Front Underrun Protection Device (FUPD) regulations? For the moment NO! However, the discussion on whether or not they will be is still ongoing. Heavy Vehicle Compliance The release of the delay to the Implementation of Modification codes H6 and H7 in the new VSB6 Version 3 release, covering the…

Award winning Townsville operator stands-up to meet supply surge

Award winning Townsville operator stands-up to meet supply surge Images supplied by Freightliner Townsville’s Mystgold Transport has put on six additional staff as it works around the clock to keep shelves full in Northern Queensland. Mystgold owner, Chris McMurray, says he has never seen anything like the surge in demand the company has experienced during…

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…

How a Horton Fan Clutch works

How a Horton Fan Clutch works Master List of Horton Fan clutches to fitted to Australian truck models at the end of the article. The Horton fan clutch has one of the most important functions in truck’s operation, yet it is one of the most overlooked components and least maintained item. In this “What to…

Scania delivers first 50th Anniversary V8 prime movers

Scania delivers first 50th Anniversary V8 prime movers Scania Australia has begun deliveries of its limited edition 50th Anniversary V8  trucks that mark the half century of V8 power for Scania with a limited run of 50 celebratory trucks for Australia. Danny Matic, owner of the Matic Group in Perth was handed the keys to…