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NEW Fuso Rosa protects its precious cargo | TRANSPORT NEWS

The new generation Fuso Rosa features the most advanced safety features to ever appear in the Australian light duty bus class. Every new generation Rosa will be protected by a comprehensive range of safety features including Advanced Emergency Braking, which can perform full emergency braking in the event of a potential collision. This advanced radar-based system can even detect, and ...

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HILUX more Australian than ever | Transport News – Toyota HiLux

The HiLux is now more Australian than ever, thanks to the development and evaluation work performed by Toyota Australia’s design and engineering teams for both local and international markets. The company’s local design team played a considerable role in styling the exterior of the HiLux range, as part of an international team, while its local engineers focused on evaluating and ...

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AFMA conference Postponed | TRANSPORT NEWS

With only 12 weeks to go until our scheduled November conference, AfMA has decided to postpone the conference & exhibition until the 20th and 21st May 2021. This decision reflects the need to deliver a safe and successful conference for all stakeholders. While the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre has developed an excellent Venue Safe Plan the uncertainty of COVID-19 ...

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STELLANTIS | TRANSPORT NEWS -50/50 merger of Peugeot S.A. (“Groupe PSA”) and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V.

The first quarter of 2021 is expected to cement the 50/50 merger of  Peugeot S.A. (“Groupe PSA”) and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. with the resultant group to operate under the new corporate name of Stellantis. The name Stellantis comes from a derivation of the Latin verb “stello” meaning “to brighten with stars”. It is completely irrelevant to any form of ...

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June sale of commercial vehicles rocket upwards | TRANSPORT NEWS

Sales figures for June 2020 released by the Truck Industry Council record the best monthly sales EVER recorded in Australia. In total 4,620 heavy trucks and vans above 3.5t GVM were sold last month, eclipsing the previous best monthly result, that of June 2018, when 4,231 trucks were delivered. The major growth was in the small end of the heavy vehicle ...

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Drive your office to visit your clients | TRANSPORT NEWS

WITH SOCIAL distancing set to be in place for the foreseeable future, a new trend is emerging amongst British workers in need of ways to manage remote working and travel for work, according to new research. A survey of 2,000 British adults commissioned by the UK’s largest digital marketplace for new and used cars, Auto Trader, has highlighted a nervousness around ...

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TRICKY WITH THE TECHY! | Feature -Stuart Martin checks out the safety benefits of new technology

Stuart Martin checks out the safety benefits of new technology The automotive world is moving ever faster to adopt new technology to help those behind the wheel avoid accidents or at least mitigate the results. The adoption of modern active-safety technology is taking place far more quickly than the implementation of earlier safety systems, such as anti-lock brakes and airbags, ...

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LDV on a rapid roll forwards

LDV on a rapid roll forwards | TRANSPORT NEWS

Chinese automaker LDV is celebrating the milestone of 20,000 vehicle sales since its introduction to the Australian market in 2014. As the first Chinese 5-star ANCAP safety-rated brand, sales peaked at a  record-breaking 1,052 units sold in June. LDV’s commitment to even safer motoring starts with the introduction of standard autonomous emergency braking (AEB) on its new large commercial van, ...

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Australia’s largest engine and cylinder head remanufacturer, HM GEM, has launched the largest and most comprehensive range of ALL NEW cylinder heads available in the Australian market| TRANSPORT NEWS

The extensive range of high quality HM GEM Cylinder Heads is in excess of 140 models with stock available for immediate delivery from nine strategically located warehouses stretching from Adelaide to Cairns. In sourcing the castings and valve train components from overseas, stringent safety measures ensure the highest quality standards and a perfect fit. On arrival at HM GEM’s ISO ...

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Improve your headlamp performance with Narva replacement globes | TRANSPORT NEWS

The onset of winter is an ideal time for drivers of all vehicles to check their vehicle lighting performance and consider replacing  their headlight globes for improved visibility. Auto electrical lighting specialists NARVA advises that Halogen globe light output diminishes over time and performance globes can make a big difference to visibility with the potential for gains of up to 150 percent more light achieved ...

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