Author Archives: Chris Mullett

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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D-MAX Dependability | Neil Dowling reviews the Isuzu D-Max LS-T 4×4

Neil Dowling reviews the Isuzu D-Max LS-T 4×4 In 2018, Isuzu’s two models – D-Max ute and MU-X SUV – outsold all the models each from BMW and Audi. That’s two models versus, respectively, 19 and 15 models. Last year, 27,640 sales were made by Isuzu. By comparison, there were 23,055 to BMW and Audi trailing with 19,416 sales. In ...

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High Riding with the D-MAX | UTE REVIEW – Isuzu D-Max 4×2 Single Cab

The SX 4×2 Single Cab tray back is the focus for tradies. Review by Ed Higginson. When you need a genuine workhorse, Isuzu’s D-Max range is a great place to start and to make tax time a little more enjoyable, Isuzu has dropped its prices considerably so the entry-level SX 4×2 single cab now fits nicely within the ATO’s $30,000 ...

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RAISING THE BAR | UTE Review – Toyota HiLux

Hilux adds to its safety systems and sharpens its appeal.  It’s Australia’s top selling vehicle and Toyota Australia has every intention of keeping the model at the forefront of the buyer thought process to maintain its market leadership. With this in mind, the Japanese manufacturer has introduced a range of benefits for Hilux buyers, with the addition of Toyota Safety ...

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