Win a Free 50th Anniversary Edition Fuso Canter

Fuso is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the iconic Fuso Canter’s Australian introduction with a special edition model. The 50th Anniversary Canter is based on a 515, the best-selling model in Australia, and 150 are available now at Fuso dealers across the country. These are Built Ready Alloy Tray models and feature special factory silver…

How a truck DPF works

In trucking terms, the acronym DPF refers to the Diesel Particulate Filter used in the exhaust system of trucks built after 2009. Its purpose is to trap the particulate matter or soot produced from the engine and prevent it (down to 1-micron) from exiting the exhaust pipe. A poorly maintained or blocked PDF will cause…

Fake Toyota parts labelled as Genuine Parts seized by ABF

Australian Border Force (ADF) seize counterfeit 4×4 parts. Key Points ADF seize strut spacers with fake Toyota engravings. Toyota does not sell genuine strut spacers for the HiLux models. Fake parts are sold online to unwary buyers. Four-wheel drive enthusiasts are at risk of being duped by counterfeit ‘strut spacers’ that place vehicles in danger…

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…