NHVR looking for safest rural truck operators

Posted on February 20th, 2017
Posted on February 20th, 2017

Rural truck operators who help create a safer and more innovative heavy vehicle industry will benefit from a newly created industry award. The recognition will be unveiled at the combined Australian Livestock and Rural Transport Read More

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Coronado called up for Freightliner Racing duty

Posted on February 20th, 2017
Posted on February 20th, 2017

Freightliner Racing has revealed a new-look Commodore Supercar and Coronado prime mover that will haul it to each race. The Albury-based team has switched from black and red to a white and silver livery topped Read More

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GM, Lyft to develop driverless fleet by 2018

Posted on February 20th, 2017
Posted on February 20th, 2017

General Motors (GM) plans to deploy thousands of self-driving electric cars in test fleets as part of a partnership with ride-sharing affiliate Lyft beginning in 2018. The joint venture is expected to be the largest Read More

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Mercedes Benz Urban e-Truck gets limited global release

Posted on February 20th, 2017
Posted on February 20th, 2017

Mercedes-Benz Trucks is bringing the world´s first all-electric heavy-duty truck to market, but only 20 units will be available in 2017. Unfortunately, it won’t be seen in Australia just yet. Following the presentation of the Read More

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ACCC swings axe against dealer commission caps

Posted on February 17th, 2017
Posted on February 17th, 2017

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) wants to deny authorisation to 16 insurance companies to agree to a cap of 20% on commissions paid to car dealers who sell their add-on insurance products. The Read More

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Toyota hits 10 million hybrid sales, target set at 15M by 2020

Posted on February 17th, 2017
Posted on February 17th, 2017

Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) expects sales of its hybrid technology to increase 50% by 2020 as the carmaker has sold more than 10 million vehicles around the world. Australians have bought almost 95,000 Toyota hybrids Read More

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‘Insurance and autonomous vehicles a win-win scenario’: IAG

Posted on February 17th, 2017
Posted on February 17th, 2017

The use of autonomous technology in cars could help the insurance industry save lives and money, according to an industry expert. Autonomous emergency braking (AEB) alone could see a 25% reduction in injuries and potentially Read More

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BMW joins Melbourne’s most sustainable pop-up house

Posted on February 17th, 2017
Posted on February 17th, 2017

The all-electric BMW i3 is now being displayed alongside one of Australia’s most sustainable ‘tiny’ homes at Federation Square in Melbourne. Once again, BMW has partnered with multi-award winning sustainable pop-up home group The New Read More

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