Author Archives: Chris Mullett

Australia’s largest engine and cylinder head remanufacturer, HM GEM, has launched the largest and most comprehensive range of ALL NEW cylinder heads available in the Australian market| TRANSPORT NEWS

The extensive range of high quality HM GEM Cylinder Heads is in excess of 140 models with stock available for immediate delivery from nine strategically located warehouses stretching from Adelaide to Cairns. In sourcing the castings and valve train components from overseas, stringent safety measures ensure the highest quality standards and a perfect fit. On arrival at HM GEM’s ISO ...

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Improve your headlamp performance with Narva replacement globes | TRANSPORT NEWS

The onset of winter is an ideal time for drivers of all vehicles to check their vehicle lighting performance and consider replacing  their headlight globes for improved visibility. Auto electrical lighting specialists NARVA advises that Halogen globe light output diminishes over time and performance globes can make a big difference to visibility with the potential for gains of up to 150 percent more light achieved ...

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CHINESE CHEQUERS | Van Review-LDV

LDV offers two choices in the medium van market – Words by Stuart Martin The van battle is not simply a Korea versus Japan proposition, with cameos from the Europeans and the Chinese having staked something of a claim to a spot in the cheap and cheerful end of the segment with its LDV G10 and V80 ranges. The LDV ...

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BADGER HUNT | Ute Review – Nikola

The electric ute that could revolutionise the market In Europe it’s probably the closest animal to our wombat, other than not being a marsupial. The badger is nocturnal, lives in burrows under the ground and can be aggressive when provoked. Although not that well known in the Australian market, if American company Nikola has its way the name Badger is ...

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THE PREFERENCE FOR PUGS | Van Review – Peugeot

Peugeot focuses on reinvention and rejuvenation of the brand It’s the newest small van to launch onto the Australian market and if you go for the top of the line model it’s full of technical innovation and safety equipment that would impress even a prestige car owner. But we are talking here of the entry-level Peugeot Partner, a small van ...

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Upgrades for the LDV T60 Trailrider  | TRANSPORT NEWS

This next-generation LDV T60 Trailrider now features its first in-house designed D20 diesel engine available from parent company SAIC, in teh form of a 2.0-litre, 4-cylinder unit with a single scroll turbocharger that produces 120kW at 4,000rpm and 375Nm from 1,500rpm and Bosch’s third generation, high-pressure common rail direct fuel injection technology. The T60 Trailrider incorporates the now standard suspension tune specifically for Australian ...

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Isuzu D-MAX and M-UX back on deck | TRANSPORT NEWS

Production has resumed for Isuzu UTE Australia (IUA) with D-MAX and MU-X manufacturing back up and running in Thailand, with the Samrong Plant resuming production from the 5th May and with the Gateway Plant scheduled to reopen from the 18thMay 2020. Not only are the vast majority of IUA Dealers open to full capacity, providing sales, service and parts support ...

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Sprinter Transfer minibus hits the Aussie roads | TRANSPORT NEWS

With service intervals at 40,000 kms or two years, the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Transfer speaks volumes on lowering the cost of ownership.   The standard safety equipment includes Active Brake Assist, Blind Spot Assist, reversing camera, Lane Keeping Assist, ATTENTION ASSIST and front and window airbags for driver and co-driver.    Additionally a whole range of optional safety and assistance systems ...

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Tyre Link – Hankook expands Masters retail network | Transport News

Tyrelink, located in the Melbourne suburb of Croydon, is the latest Hankook Masters store completed in Victoria and is owned by Shaun Martel. “Last year was a busy year with so many store conversions”, states Marc Sibbald, Sales Director at Hankook Tyre Australia. “On top of the new Hankook Masters stores we also upgraded the signage on 18 independent stores ...

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RAM Road Trip | UTE Review

Long distance towing made easy – Report by Chris Mullett  Delivery Magazine recently had the opportunity for a simple drive south, from Airlie Beach in Far North Queensland to the bushfires encroaching on southern Sydney. The reason for embarking on a 4400 km road trip in the week running up to Christmas was the need to haul a trailer carrying ...

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