Author Archives: Chris Mullett

NAVARA Steps Up In Appeal | Ute Review-Nissan Navara ST-X N-Trek

Warren Caves finds there’s much to like with the Narara N-Trek – Images by Torque it Up In a bid to freshen up the appeal of its popular Navara dual-cab 4X4, Nissan has released a special edition in the form of the N-Trek. Not to be confused with the soon to be released N-Trek Warrior, the N-Trek is a slightly ...

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SHOCK TREATMENT | Light Truck Review- Fuso Canter Electric

FUSO goes electric as Ed Higginson takes at the wheel Electric power has become the common buzzword when talking about new-vehicle developments. All the major vehicle manufacturers have announced electric vehicles (EVs) and some have already hit Australian showrooms, with even Harley Davidson announcing an electric motorcycle! Over the past two decades we have seen alternative fuels try to break ...

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ELECTRIFYING | Van Review – Renault ZE

Delivery gets to grips with EVs from the Kangoo to the Canter It seems that electric vehicles have been talked about for years, but it’s only recently that the industry has suddenly sat up and realised this form of propulsion may well be the way of the future, and that future is arriving rapidly. Delivery Magazine has started its long-term ...

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SACHS’ shocks go to the MAX | TRANSPORT NEWS

The new SACHS MAX range of heavy-duty shock absorbers from ZF Services Australia is aimed at off-road, four-wheel-drive and ute applications. Since launching the range at the Australian Auto Aftermarket Expo (AAAE) in Melbourne in April, sales of the big-bore shock absorbers have more than tripled year-to-date. “The range has been strongly accepted across our three key customer segments, specifically ...

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LIGHT UP | TRANSPORT NEWS -Narva expands and upgrades its globe range

The introduction of a number of vehicles which run an H15 globe as a DRL and high beam, has led to the introduction of Narva’s Intense Plus 30 H15 globe. Designed to suit popular models including the Ford Ranger, Everest and newer model Volkswagen Golf, the Intense Plus 30 globe aims to provide a premium white light look (4200°k) and ...

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DOMECTIC upgrades its Coolpro thermoelectric coolers | TRANSPORT NEWS

Domectic’s TCX range of 12/24 V DC or 24o Volt AC thermoelectric coolers provide all the previous benefits of the popular Dometic CoolPro TC series, with the release of the new TCX 14 ( 14 litre) and TCX 21 ( 21 litre) units. These thermoelectric coolers have a high performance fan for dynamic interior ventilation that can create temperature, as ...

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New D-MAX debuts in Tokyo Motor Show | TRANSPORT NEWS

With sales in Thailand scheduled to commence on October 19th Isuzu Ute has debuted its all-new D-Max, the first complete product change for eight years. With claims of market leading fuel economy and low emissions, the new D-MAX will be sold globally with a 1.9 litre and 3.0 litre diesel engine option, although the Australian buyer will be looking at ...

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Gain maximum benefit from your dash cam footage |TRANSPORT NEWS-UNIDEN

Now used by more than 20 per cent of all Australian drivers, 83 percent of DashCam buyers purchase a dash cam to validate potential insurance claims. Brad Hales, national marketing and communications manager for Uniden has advised all users to insist on a dash cam with high resolution. “This will better identify the details of an incident, such as licence plates ...

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Narva EBS Multicore Cables, Connectors and Coils offer safer braking and reliability | TRANSPORT NEWS

In line with the legislation applicable to trailer braking systems under ADR 38/04, electrical equipment supplier NARVA has released new EBS Multicore Cables that are compatible with new trailers, providing a reliable and hard-wearing connection between the prime mover and trailing equipment. Available as a standard EBS Multicore Cable or as a Heavy Duty EBS Multicore Cable for road train applications, the cables ...

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NISSAN scores a Slam Dunk in the ute stakes | TRANSPORT NEWS

Nissan Australia has slammed back into contention for ute buyers by simplifying the whole process of purchasing a highly customised ute that’s more capable, more comprehensive and more attractive, plus it’s all inclusive of a five-year factory backed warranty.  Realising just how much personalisation takes place with buyers in the ute segment, Nissan engineers led by LCV product manager Matt ...

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