Accessories

BODY BEAUTIFUL

A little extra thought can make the world of difference to the tray you buy When it’s time to purchase a new ute most buyers will do their due diligence by checking on engine capacity, power and torque output, plus the safety considerations of ABS, traction control, electronic stability programmes, trailer sway control and the number of SRS airbags that ...

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TYRE TOPICS

Our trusty D-Max gains a new set of rubber If you find it hard to get excited about the prospect of buying new tyres, then, in the terms of the tyre industry, you are not alone. Most buyers approach the prospect of replacing tyres as a grudge purchase. That means that they know they need them, but they don’t want ...

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HOOKED IN

Palfinger’s Hooklift for light commercials could develop into a real trend – Words by David Garcia With its relatively small population, Australia often looks abroad for commercial vehicle technology. We adopt emissions standards along US, and European lines (often years later) and import most of our light and medium-duty commercial vehicles. We are essentially ‘technology takers’ by virtue of our ...

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AUSSIE KNOW-HOW

Van Shelving Systems provides a complete answer to organising the interior of your van or ute. And it’s all Australian Chances are that you can make pretty much anything these days, anywhere in the world. But when it comes to guaranteeing quality, professionalism and a lifetime warranty, you’ll soon find the options dwindle rapidly. There’s many a company that has ...

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TRADIE TRADITION

Sovereign Design shows that not all trays are identical – it’s just a matter of thinking through the problem to achieve a better outcome. The ever-growing popularity of utes shows little sign of reducing for 2014. But while sales are growing in all states, there can be a tendency for short cuts to be made, especially in an effort to ...

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