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Isuzu Ute tops Customer Service Poll | TRANSPORT NEWS

Vehicle manufacturer Isuzu UTE has been named as the winner of the Roy Morgan Customer Satisfaction Award – ‘Best of the Best’ – taking the mantle from fellow car manufacturer Lexus. The ‘Best of the Best’ award goes to the company that achieved the highest customer satisfaction of all 32 winners at the 2018 Annual Roy Morgan Customer Satisfaction Awards. ...

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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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HYDROGENISED | Transport News -Hydrogen Fuel Cells

Stuart Martin weighs the pros and cons surrounding hydrogen fuel cells.  Driving a truck that can refill its own windscreen washer bottle instead of needing an exhaust system is not that far away. As vehicle manufacturers look to the future, hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles are one of the options being brought to the road, and numbers will grow in the next ...

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HIACE HITS A NEW GENERATION | Transport News

The sixth generation Hiace has been announced by Toyota Motor Corporation in a media function for Asean media held recently in Manilla, Phillipines.  According to UK based Just Auto, the 6th generation van and passenger van series is mainly for Asia, the Middle East, Africa, Oceania, Mexico and Latin America. The latest model, which remains rear-wheel drive, is not yet available in ...

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NARVA’s bright lights boogie | TRANSPORT NEWS

Lighting expert Narva has released its Advanced Lighting Systems (ALS) L.E.D Audio Lights, bringing a crisp white light with audio clarity to the camping  ground, workshop or for other trade applications. Available in three model variants producing 600, 2000 and 5000 Lumens of output, the audio lights all feature high efficiency COB L.E.Ds and high quality Bluetooth® speakers, that provide quick and ...

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Ute bodies within a bull’s roar of customers | TRANSPORT NEWS

Bull Motor Bodies was established in Perth 17 years ago and has since grown to now have two operation centres incorporating a National Office, WA branch, distribution centre and manufacturing facility. Five years ago the company expanded into Northlakes, Queensland, growing production capacity to over 1000 units per year and with plans to expand its marketing to  South Australia, Victoria and ...

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NEW MUSSO | TRANSPORT NEWS

Delivery Magazine joins SSangYong Motors Australia for the launch of the all-new Musso, reintroducing a nameplate of which  many owners of the earlier model retain fond memories. Musso, which apparently in Korean means Rhino,  recently made its introduction to the UK market and for Australia much of the spec’ is similar. With a 3500kg towing ability, a Euro6 emissions rated 2157cc turbocharged diesel and ...

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The AFV Option | TRANSPORT NEWS

Here’s a way for manufacturers of alternatively fuelled vehicles to gain a foothold in urban deliveries.   Dawsongroup, one of the UK’s largest commercial vehicle leasing companies, is offering customers the chance to try out alternatively fuelled vehicles (AFVs) to ensure they are right for them before committing to a long-term lease. John Fletcher, MD at Dawsongroup truck and trailer, said: ...

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Isuzu and the travelling Tradie | TRANSPORT NEWS

Gary Harris, a carpenter for 45 years and an all-round handyman, has taken to roaming the highways and byways of Australia in his Isuzu NPR, completing plastering, tile repair, minor plumbing and general carpentry work wherever he goes. With his Isuzu NPR 45-155 Tradepack, Gary not only takes his skills and his tools on the road, but also uses his work truck ...

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Renault’s LCV range increases its warranty package | TRANSPORT NEWS

Renault’s LCV range, comprising the compact Kangoo, mid-size Trafic and multi-purpose Master is now available with an unlimited kilometre / 3-year warranty for all new vehicles sold from the 1st November 2018. “Each model in Renault’s LCV range is amongst the Top 5 selling vehicles in their respective segments,” said Andrew Moore, Managing Director Renault Australia. “With this unlimited kilometre warranty ...

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