Staff Writer

Firm Foundations

Greg Watkin has a 25-year history of using vehicles from the Toyota-Hino family having started working out of the back of a Toyota Landcruiser ute doing onsite welding. Read more

Iveco Group born, launches new logo

In the lead-up to its spin-off from CNH Industrial in early 2022, IVECO has renamed to Iveco Group and unveiled a new logo that showcases the eight brands under the Group’s ownership. Read more

Patrol clocks mammoth mileage as pilot vehicle

Noel Maynard – a long-time Nissan Patrol aficionado from Proserpine, Queensland – has driven over one million kilometres in his 2005 Series IV GU Patrol ute, much of this as a pilot or escort for oversize loads. Read more

Kangaroo Island timber set for major freight boost

Freight movements for up to 60,000 tonnes of softwood logs on Kangaroo Island are about to commence in support of South Australia’s forestry sector and booming housing construction industry. Read more

Subject to Change

Over several years, AMA Group has grown its Australian Heavy Motor (Truck and Bus) Repair Network, comprising top-shelf heavy vehicle repairers in its Heavy Motor Division. Read more

Prolonged port stalemate impacting vital industries

Three months of ongoing strikes at the Fremantle Port are reportedly forcing major international shipping companies to bypass the Western Australian port and ship critical mining, resources and agricultural supplies by road and rail from the eastern states. Read more

Full Throttle

PrixCar is mostly known for its processing, storage and transport of passenger and commercial vehicles in Australia and operates from 25 depots in strategic locations across the country and is regarded as the dominant player in its field. Read more