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SHANGHAI SHOW AND TELL | TRANSPORT News

China emerges from the mist to become a significant player in the auto industry – Report by Chris Mullett  News reports mentioning trade imbalances and preferential tariff pricing are not generally topics that affect the average person. Export and import decisions are made by industry leaders or Governments, and the first the public knows about it is when a product ...

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CAUGHT IN TRAFIC |TRANSPORT NEWS – The latest developments in the world of LCVs from France, Japan and India

Australia’s best-selling medium-sized European van, the Renault Trafic, is gaining a new sibling as the French manufacturer rejigs its Trafic range, enabling buyers to take advantage of Government incentives for tax breaks when purchasing new equipment. Into the Renault model mix comes an 85 kW long-wheelbase variant, extending the range lengthwise from the short-wheelbase 5.2-cubic-metre version that uses the same ...

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TAXING TIMES | TRANSPORT NEWS -Neil Dowling investigates the gains and the losses of Fringe Benefit Tax

Neil Dowling investigates the gains and the losses of Fringe Benefit Tax So, you expect your new ute in the driveway enables you to claim exemption from Fringe Benefit Tax? That might have been the situation when utes easily carried one-tonne payloads and tools for the tradie. But times, and definitions, are changing.  Understanding the complexity of Fringe Benefit Tax ...

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Triton Ute claims mislead purchaser | TRANSPORT NEWS

MITSUBISHI Motors Australia (MMAL) has lost a claim by the owner of a Triton ute that the fuel label on his vehicle was misleading and deceptive, in a case that has implications across the industry, reports motor industry newsletter GoAutoNews. The crux of the case was that the buyer wanted better fuel economy than his 2008 Triton and that the ...

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Isuzu Truck range turns 60 | TRANSPORT NEWS -Isuzu Trucks

Isuzu Australia Limited (IAL) and Isuzu Motors Limited (Japan) are jointly celebrating the 60th anniversary of the Isuzu Elf truck range, also known outside of Japan as the N Series. The Elf was first introduced by Isuzu Motors in August 1959 and made available predominantly in Japan and neighbouring Asian countries. The first generation, two-tonne, cab-over design Elf sported a ...

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