Light Truck Reviews

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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THREE DIMENSIONAL | ISUZU Trucks -Isuzu helps you put what you want, where you want it

ISUZU’S three-way tipper simplifies the task of putting what you want, where you want – Brenton O’Connor reports. One of the key new model releases at this year’s Brisbane Truck Show was the Isuzu NLR 55/45- 150 Tri-Tipper. This release sparked great interest from the trucking community, and the number of enquiries and subsequent orders of this unique new offering ...

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TURNING JAPANESE | Light Truck Review – FUSO

The close focus on developing technologies would suggest that a typical Japanese transport operation would be at the forefront of computer-based systems. Brenton O’Connor found the exact opposite during a recent visit to Tokyo. Transport companies, whilst aiming to achieve the same outcome of delivering goods from A to B, differ greatly throughout the world in their method of operation. ...

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HINO 4X4 – Hino is heading into new territory | TRUCK REVIEW

With all-wheel-drive alternatives, Hino is heading into new territory. Words by Brenton O’Connor Up until now, operators requiring a light-duty, 4×4 truck in cabover configuration, were limited to either an Isuzu N Series or a Fuso Canter. Whilst Hino has been a very successful contender in the light-duty Japanese truck market for many years, its variants only included 4×2 axle configurations. ...

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EURO OPTIONS

EURO OPTIONS When it comes to buying a light truck, are you feeling European in your tastes? Do the options available from the factories of Italy, France, Germany and Turkey tempt your tastebuds in the quest for comfort, practicality, fuel economy and safety, or would you be better off with Australia’s favourite light truck standby, the products of Japan? Admittedly, ...

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Family Ties

UD Trucks has a strong reputation over decades ofavailability inAustralia. Dave Whyte tries out the MK11 250 at the lighter end of the marke The UD brand has come a long way since it became a member of the Volvo Group. While UD Trucks has always had a loyal following in Australia, in recent years it would seem the brand has ...

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