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Upgrades for the LDV T60 Trailrider  | TRANSPORT NEWS

This next-generation LDV T60 Trailrider now features its first in-house designed D20 diesel engine available from parent company SAIC, in teh form of a 2.0-litre, 4-cylinder unit with a single scroll turbocharger that produces 120kW at 4,000rpm and 375Nm from 1,500rpm and Bosch’s third generation, high-pressure common rail direct fuel injection technology. The T60 Trailrider incorporates the now standard suspension tune specifically for Australian ...

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Isuzu D-MAX and M-UX back on deck | TRANSPORT NEWS

Production has resumed for Isuzu UTE Australia (IUA) with D-MAX and MU-X manufacturing back up and running in Thailand, with the Samrong Plant resuming production from the 5th May and with the Gateway Plant scheduled to reopen from the 18thMay 2020. Not only are the vast majority of IUA Dealers open to full capacity, providing sales, service and parts support ...

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Sprinter Transfer minibus hits the Aussie roads | TRANSPORT NEWS

With service intervals at 40,000 kms or two years, the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Transfer speaks volumes on lowering the cost of ownership.   The standard safety equipment includes Active Brake Assist, Blind Spot Assist, reversing camera, Lane Keeping Assist, ATTENTION ASSIST and front and window airbags for driver and co-driver.    Additionally a whole range of optional safety and assistance systems ...

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Tyre Link – Hankook expands Masters retail network | Transport News

Tyrelink, located in the Melbourne suburb of Croydon, is the latest Hankook Masters store completed in Victoria and is owned by Shaun Martel. “Last year was a busy year with so many store conversions”, states Marc Sibbald, Sales Director at Hankook Tyre Australia. “On top of the new Hankook Masters stores we also upgraded the signage on 18 independent stores ...

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Updates and Upgrades | TRANSPORT NEWS

Mitsubishi announces upgrades to Triton for 2020 while LDV introduces a larger tub option for its T60. Starting with the LDV T60 Mega Tub, buyers gain one of the longest wheelbases and tub dimensions in the ute class, priced from $34,990 drive away for ABN holders, reflecting an increase of $1500 more than the standard T60. With an extra 315mm ...

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TYRE TORQUE | Tyre Feature

Delivery Magazine reports on the new Toyo NanoEnergy VAN tyre.  There’s a buzz of excitement running through the Toyo Tires network in Australia as the company gears up to launch the brand new NanoEnergy VAN tyre range. Delivery Magazine was invited to preview the release of the NanoEnergy VAN tyre and experience at first-hand how this new range heralds a ...

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VAN Sales take the lead in the UK Market | TRANSPORT NEWS

Car sales performance may be flat but van sales are showing that businesses are investing in new vehicles to handle extra home deliveries and local transport. The Mercedes-Benz Sprinter has outperformed the entire UK motor vehicle market in terms of registrations in April 2020, according to figures published today by the SMMT. This is the first time a van has ...

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Talking the Talk | Feature

Neil Dowling reports on how driver distraction is killing more motorists than ever before First, the facts. Driver distraction has been fingered as causing one fatal road accident of every three fatalities. Worse, it is becoming so frequent that research shows 748 crashes were caused by a distracted driver in 2005 yet by 2011, that figure had grown to 1585 ...

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Renault Attraction increases with EOFY Benefits | TRANSPORT NEWS

Renault Australia has value-packed offers on the award-winning LCV range of Trafic, Master, and Kangoo throughout May. The Renault Trafic is now available from $37,990 drive away for the short wheelbase manual version. The automatic line-up now starts from $45,490 drive away, complete with Renault’s Efficient Dual Clutch transmission (EDC). Buyers can take advantage of a competitive 3.9 per cent finance offer ...

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Five Years of Making a Difference | TRANSPORT NEWS – I-Venture Club

Isuzu UTE Australia’s incredibly-popular I-Venture Club 4WD training programme is celebrating its 5th birthday, safe in the knowledge it has provided valuable training to drivers ready to travel off road in their Isuzu D-MAX or MU-X. Isuzu D-MAX and MU-X drivers across the country actively continue to engage with Australia’s only vehicle manufacturer initiative of its kind that incorporates driver ...

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