A report has found the global Electric Vehicle (EV) battery market is projected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 25.3 per cent from $US27.3 billion in 2021 to $US67.2 billion by 2025.
Performance-Based Standards (PBS) vehicles will soon be able to use a broader range of tyres, encouraging the take-up of safer, more-productive vehicles in the Australian heavy vehicle fleet.
The Commissioner of the Australian Federal Police Reece Kershaw used his address to the National Press Club in Canberra this week to single out the freight and logistics industry as an area of focus of ‘Operation Ironside’. Read more
A long-serving driver at Queensland freight carrier, Geoff Richards Refrigerated Transport, has been rewarded for years of exceptional service with an unmistakable new bonneted truck. Read more
The largest privately owned container logistics operator in Australia this week finalised the acquisition and integration of the IPS Logistics business in Brisbane. Read more
The iconic ‘Haulin’ the Hume’ event for classic trucks this week became another casualty of the lockdowns and restrictions affecting the nation. Read more
The Victorian Transport Association has joined a growing chorus of affiliate representative groups to petition the Commonwealth Government for a unified, national approach on COVID testing requirements for linehaul interstate heavy vehicle drivers. Read more
A respected truck service expert with 54 years of experience has bowed out at Patterson Cheney Isuzu. Read more
A key executive position at Freightliner Australia Pacific was announced this week. Read more
The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) today confirmed it had charged two South Australian operators with offences relating to illegal engine remapping. Read more