Peter Shields

DAF XG+ 660hp.

Track Records

The appetite for new and innovative truck technology extends well beyond those in or adjacent to the industry as was verified by this year’s Brisbane Truck Show.
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Hino Hybrid Series 300 at the Brisbane Truck Show.

New Age Travellers

Hino has reaffirmed its commitment to its hybrid diesel-electric trucks and with over 700 hybrid-electric trucks already on Australian roads, Hino has been gaining local experience in low-emission trucks for more than 15 years.
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Roll the Credits

The suggestion by the Grattan Institute to abolish, or even halve, the Fuel Tax Credit available to road transport operators created universal condemnation from operators and industry associations who argued that the costs would have to be passed on eventually to consumers which would have a negative result for the Australian economy by adding to the pressure of rising inflation.
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34-pallet B-double Freightliner Cascadia in Victoria, Australia.

Peak Performance

The Freightliner Cascadia has been the highest selling Class 8 (minimum GVM 15,000kgs) truck in North America for some time and its sales of almost 8,500 units during 2022 achieved a US market share of 36.6 per cent.
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Ken Kanofski.

The Rule of Law

Back in November 2018 the nation’s federal and state Transport Ministers asked the National Transport Commission (NTC) to lead the review of the Heavy Vehicle National Law (HVNL) and its supporting regulations.
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A Volvo prime mover in the yard of Link Cold Storage.

The Cold Hard Facts

His early working life as a butcher laid the foundations for Simon Frazer as he has transitioned from his first modest one person operation into being a sizeable player in cold storage facilities and associated refrigerated road transport.
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Casey and Taylor McPhail.

Back from the Brink

Wangaratta in northern country Victoria seems an unlikely location to operate a successful furniture import and retail business, but that’s exactly what the McPhail family does.
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Bright Star

In 2019, Bethany Magill was nominated by NatRoad to be a participant in Canberra at the Daimler Truck and Bus Future Leaders’ Forum, which was run by the Australian Trucking Association (ATA) and supported by Daimler Truck and Bus Australia Pacific.
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IVECO S-Way B-double on the move.

Go with the Flow

There have been some significant local changes for IVECO locally as it transitions from operating its long-established manufacturing facility in the Melbourne suburb of Dandenong, to become totally focused on being an importer of trucks, now including the latest S-Way models.
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