Tag Archives: Transport

Expert Advice | Van Review

Peugeot strengthens its focus on the Australian LCV market European mid-size vans have taken the fight to the established Asian brands in recent years and the reasons are easy to understand. European vans have long enjoyed a reputation for incorporating higher levels of safety, improved standards of ride and handling and for offering more comfort to minimise driver fatigue. They’re ...

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It’s all in the name of Morris Commercial |Feature

British nostalgia is resurrected in Worcestershire – Chris Mullett reports. British vehicle manufacturing has a splendid history in The Midlands of the United Kingdom, but to the knowledge of Delivery, the village of Hinton on the Green, in the Vale of Evesham, was never part of that great heritage. With the opening of the Midland Railway in 1864, an essential ...

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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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ECONOMIES OF SCALE | Review -The rise and rise of LDV light commercials

The rise and rise of LDV light commercials – Chris Mullett reports from Shanghai, China Ten years ago, we looked at the Chinese auto industry with little enthusiasm, in much the same way as we considered the viability of Korean car manufacturing a decade earlier. Time is a great leveller, and today it is increasingly obvious that Australia can no ...

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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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PEAK POWER | UTE REVIEW – VW Amarok

VW’s Amarok adds horsepower, but does it add appeal? – Words by Stuart Martin. Horsepower wars killed the Phase IV Ford Falcon and a few other projects at Holden and Chrysler, and now the punch-up is on in the dual-cab ute segment. In the Euro/Japanese ute debate, it’s an all-German brawl this time as Volkswagen and Mercedes-Benz trade V6 salvos, ...

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