Category Archives: Australie

FREIGHTLINER ARGOSY GETS CUMMINS X15

FREIGHTLINER ARGOSY GETS CUMMINS X15

The new Cummins X15 engine is now available with the Freightliner Argosy in addition to the Detroit DD15. This X15 is available in power ratings from 485hp to 600hp, with up to 2050lb-ft of torque. The Cummins X15 features the Advanced Dynamic Efficient Powertrain Technology (ADEPT) – a suite of advanced electronic features capable of…Continue Reading

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New Quon of UD Trucks

New Quon of UD Trucks

UD Trucks Corp, part of the Volvo Group announced plans to launch a new version of the Quon heavy-duty truck. This means that UD will change the product after 13 succesfull years! As a member of the Volvo Truck Group the GH11 engine is probably the Volvo-Renault 11 liter diesel. The power output is 420…Continue Reading

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International back in Australia with .. Iveco

International back in Australia with .. Iveco

American truckbrand International has been away from the Australian market but now there is an agreement that Iveco gets the rights to sell them Down Under. That is what we learn from BIGRIGS.COM, and that is a bit of a suprise since the Volkswagen Truck and Bus Group has a minority share in International. Both…Continue Reading

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MAN takes TGX D38 to Australia

MAN takes TGX D38 to Australia

After more than 18 months of local research, testing and development, MAN Trucks has released its all-new TGX D38 truck to the Australian market at launch events in Brisbane. The TGX flagship aims to establish the European brand as a major player in the 15-litre, heavy-duty truck market. Before an industry elite, including Penske Corporation…Continue Reading

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Scania Oz develops 10×8 R730 Quad Road Train

Scania Oz develops 10×8 R730 Quad Road Train

Scania  Australia has just built its biggest ever truck, an R 730 V8 8×8 converted to 10×8 specification by adding a tag axle. Qube Bulk, Australia’s leading mine to market logistics provider, will utilise the truck in its Quad Road Train fleet in Pilbara, Australia. These are the largest on-road vehicles in the country and…Continue Reading

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Mack Granite:  standard with Crawler mDRIVE – I-Shift

Mack Granite: standard with Crawler mDRIVE – I-Shift

The Mack Granite trucks now come standard with the new mDRIVE HD 13-Speed gearbox. Now that is the Mack name for the I-Shift Crawler gearbox as we know it in Europe. Her is the official release of Mack: GREENSBORO, NC (May 9, 2016) – In response to increasing customer demand, Mack Trucks today announced its…Continue Reading

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Speculations about VW selling Scania

Speculations about VW selling Scania

The German magazine ‘Auto-Motor-und Sport’ is speculating about Volkswagen considering the sale of Scania. VW needs serious amounts of money for paying lawsuits and claims for the emissions scandal. According to sources at Reuters VW is trying to get a loan of 21 bilion dollar. One of the promisses should be selling one of the…Continue Reading

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