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Sprinting into October- TRANSPORT NEWS – New Mercedes-Benz Sprinter

The new Sprinter will arrive in Australia in October 2018. More than 1700 different Sprinter variants can be generated by combining body types, drive configurations, cab designs, body lengths, tonnages and load compartment heights. The panel van and cab chassis variants will launch in October 2018, followed by the minibus and tractor head versions early in 2019. Front-wheel drive and ...

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LDV TRIPLES ITS MARKET SHARE | TRANSPORT NEWS

Chinese brand LDV has strengthened its position in the Australian market with sales up 155.6 per cent year on year and total sales of 511 vehicles (Facts July YTD). The LDV T60 ute recorded 270 sales, recording 2.2 per cent of its sector in July. The LDV G10 and V80 vans secured 10 per cent of the largest van segment ...

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X-Class V6 lands in December | TRANSPORT NEWS

Mercedes-Benz has announced the launch date of its flagship X-Class model 350d 4MATIC as December, with pricing of $73,270 for the Progressive model and $79,415 for the Power version (Plus dealer delivery and on road costs). The new X 350 d 4MATIC flagship X-Class model will arrive in Australia during the month of December 2018 with a powerful six-cylinder engine, ...

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Australia Post adds 1300 new vans to delivery fleet | Transport NEWS

Australia Post will introduce 1300 new commercial Mercedes-Benz vans into its fleet in coming months. James Dixon, General Manager Transport and Air Networks for Australia Post, said the organisation has purchased a combination of Mercedes-Benz Sprinter and Vito vans, which are among the auto brand’s safest vehicles. “At Australia Post our number one priority is the safety of our people ...

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RAM Trucks Australia launches a cannonade of fire against the standard Aussie ute.| TRANSPORT NEWS

The Aussie ute market just got turned on its head with the impending release of the RAM 1500 Forget your tarted up Japanese utes that used to cost $18,000 and now cost upwards of three to four times that pricing structure. There’s a new player in the game and it comes down to the three letters of RAM and it ...

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Victoria’s Kingston Garage takes out Shell’s global Retailer of the Year award in an Australian first |TRANSPORT NEWS

Kingston Garage, located in Heatherton, south east of Melbourne, has been awarded Shell’s highest accolade, Global Single Site Retailer of the Year 2017, at a recent awards ceremony in Dubai UAE. The garage, a Shell fuels retailer for over 50 years, is the first Australian site to win this prestigious award after successfully fending off fierce competition from 8,370 sites ...

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New IVECO Daily for Mother’s Day | TRANSPORT NEWS

Mother’s Day gifts don’t get much better than a new IVECO Daily van, and for charity ‘St Kilda Mums’, the arrival of a new 9m³ Daily 35S was the perfect present for hundreds of mums who will benefit from faster and more efficient deliveries of much needed goods. Based in the Melbourne suburb of St Kilda but servicing all areas ...

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Renault’s 2018-spec Trafic Formula Edition | TRANSPORT NEWS

Renault returns its Trafic Formula Edition to the Australian market from May onwards, with 125 examples landing at Renault dealers across the country. Due to the success of the 2017 editions selling out with a speed similar to a Renault Sport F1 pitstop, Renault Australia has ordered additional supplies this year, with the 2018 Formula Edition available in Storm Grey or ...

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More grunt for Amarok | TRANSPORT NEWS

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles in Australia has confirmed an engine upgrade for the Amarok with a new EU6 190kW/200kW on overboost tune of its V6 engine heading to Australia in the third quarter of 2018.  The current EU5 V6 engine offered in the Amarok produces 180kW on overboost, and 550Nm of torque.The new, higher output Amarok will be first available in ...

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Projecta Launches Lithium-Specific ‘Intelli-Charge’ Battery Charger Range | TRANSPORT NEWS

Projecta has released a new range of ‘Intelli-Charge’ Lithium charges, specifically for Lithium Iron Phosphate (LiFePO4) batteries, as used in caravan, camper trailer and boating applications. The new range comprises three 12V, 5-stage models, the ICI500L, IC2500L and IC5000L, providing charge rates of 15A, 25A and 50A respectively. All three chargers feature adjustable output, making them suitable for different battery ...

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