Light Truck Reviews

LIGHT DELIVERIES WITH MITSUBISHI FUSO | Light Truck Review

Ed Higginson reports on the improved safety features of the ‘Not So Squeezy’ Canter FUSO’s Canter range has recently been updated with a range of safety features, raising standards for drivers operating in the light truck delivery arena. The step up in safety features includes advanced (autonomous) emergency braking (AEB),  lane-departure warning (LDW) and electronic stability control programming (ESC) bringing ...

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BETTER BUSINESS | Company Profile -The BMD Group shows how personal involvement translates to corporate success

The BMD Group shows how personal involvement translates to corporate success There can be a world of difference in outcomes when interviewing executives of corporate businesses. The gap often comes down to the obvious personal involvement and entrepreneurial flair of some management teams, typified by their ability to make decisions and drive change. This contrasts strongly with more formal management ...

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THE RIGHT TIME | Light Truck Review

Neil Dowling heads for the spanners and a few days on the tools.  Light trucks have started chewing into the workhorse one-tonne market currently dominated by a plethora of utes, as operators demand greater payload, increased reliability and occupant safety. Isuzu Trucks Australia has been the most obvious competitor to the utes, last year starting its “Ready to Work” marketing ...

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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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BYD and Nexport Electrify the Australian Truck Market | TRANSPORT NEWS

Chinese automaker BYD has announced the signing of the largest single EV order for the Australian market to supply  electric commercial vehicles. The purchase agreement, which is also BYD’s largest Asia-Pacific order, was signed by Australian new energy truck and bus specialist Nexport  and  Macquarie  Group’s Corporate and Asset Finance (CAF) at  BYD’s headquarters in  Shenzhen.  The agreement is  a  key step ...

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READY TO WORK | FUSO-Fuso is geared up to start work with pre-bodied options

Warren Caves finds that Fuso is geared up to start work with pre-bodied options. Fuso plans to help customers to “hit the ground running “with its Built Ready range of pre-bodied trucks, centred around its hard-working Canter and larger Fighter models. As dependable as a pair of old boots, Fuso’s Canter range has been a common sight on Australian roads ...

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LIGHT RELIEF | Light Truck Review – Isuzu N-Series

As Isuzu Trucks’ approaches its 30th consecutive year as the overall market leader in commercial vehicles, Ed Higginson evaluates the appeal of the N-Series. The N-Series enters the new year with a broad range of updates and improvements, matching the timing of the company’s move into new corporate head office at Truganina, in south western Melbourne. Delivery Magazine was on ...

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SUPER SLIDER | Light Truck Review – Earthcruiser

EarthCruiser, one of the leading global suppliers for off-road adventure camper vehicles, has increased its product range to include the highly versatile Express XPS slide-on camper unit for utes and pickups. The Express XPS slide-on camper unit brings all the well-proven go-anywhere characteristics of the ultimate EarthCruiser camper design to vehicle owners looking for the versatility of using their own ...

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WATER SPORTS | Light Truck Review – HINO 300 Series

Hino’s 300 Series joins the battle to conserve water – Report by Chris Mullett Forget about the gold, silver and coal mining magnates, none of the multi-billion-dollar projects are worth a cracker if the areas in which they are based are totally devoid of water. Until Australia has a cohesive federal government programme in place that stores, creates or moves ...

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Light Relief | Light Truck Review

As Isuzu Trucks’ approaches its 30th consecutive year as the overall market leader in commercial vehicles, Ed Higginson evaluates the appeal of the N-Series The N-Series enters the new year with a broad range of updates and improvements, matching the timing of the company’s move into new corporate head office at Truganina, in south western Melbourne. Delivery Magazine was on ...

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