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By Truckin Life Posted 6th Jul 2012
Volvo Trucks is now presenting an engine tailored for the tough Euro 6 environmental standards in Europe. Nitrogen oxide emissions have dropped by 77 percent and particulate emissions have been...
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By Truckin Life Posted 5th Jul 2012
Total Australian truck sales for the first six months of 2012 were 7.8 per cent above the tally achieved for the same period in 2011. The Truck Industry Council (TIC) says, despite a rise from 13,...
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By Truckin Life Posted 5th Jul 2012
The fuel tax credit that can be claimed by trucking operators decreased 2.4 cents per litre, from 15.043 cents to 12.643 cents per litre from 1 July. As a result, the effective fuel tax paid by...
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By Truckin Life Posted 5th Jul 2012
MaxiTRANS Western Australia and Freighter’s engineers have supplied WA based Tri-State Transport with a B double flat top with a permanent half-moon bridging deck between the tag and the lead trailer...
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By Truckin Life Posted 5th Jul 2012
Australian automotive distributor WMC is changing the name of its European designed, Chinese manufactured vans, known as Maxus elsewhere in the world, to LDV when they are released here. The new...
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By Truckin Life Posted 4th Jul 2012
The Western Australian Government is assessing the planning, environmental, transport and community issues associated with container port options in the coastal area from Naval Base to James Point....
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By Truckin Life Posted 4th Jul 2012
The Department of Transport and Main Roads and Skills Queensland have joined forces with the Queensland Trucking Association and the Queensland Bus Industry Council in a $1 million skills package to...
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By Truckin Life Posted 4th Jul 2012
Australia’s first national Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal has launched its new website. The Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal will have the power to set pay and conditions for truck drivers to...
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