Mission Statement

Little more than 12 months into the job as Penske Australia Managing Director, Hamish Christie-Johnston became the Managing Director of New Zealand effective 1 June following the departure of Executive Vice President John DiSalvo, an American, who returned to Penske Automotive Group in Detroit. Read more

Lowering the Limit

Since 2015, the Livestock and Bulk Rural Carriers Association (LBRCA) in NSW has been recognising young professional drivers through its Young Driver of the Year award.

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It Starts with the Parts

Having grown up in Brisbane, Richard Singer’s first job after finishing his education was at the privately-owned Volvo truck dealership Collins and Davey at Breakfast Creek. Read more

Young Blood

Ask most fleet managers what their biggest challenge is and the almost universal answer is the scarcity of good drivers. Read more

The Real Deal

It was major news late last year when word spread that Velocity Vehicle Group was planning to take over all 15 Daimler Truck and Bus dealerships formerly operated by the Eagers Automotive Group. Read more

Equality without Exception

After more than 50 years in road transport, Jacquelene Brotherton continues to provide support for many of its people and sectors, drawing upon her own considerable experiences in order to formulate appropriate advice. Read more

Out of Africa

Born and raised in South Africa, Tracy Griffin was abroad on a gap year after finishing high school, when travelling through Europe for ten months whetted her appetite for new horizons. Upon returning home she informed her mother she wanted to go to university in Australia. Read more

Home Economics

Dean Dal Santo was fresh out of university when he started as a commercial analyst at Scania Australia. He has gone on to hold a number of senior roles in the organisation and has been the Truck Sales Director since 2018. Read more

She’s All That

A career as a heavy vehicle and plant mechanic probably isn’t first choice for most 15-year old girls, yet at that age Louise Azzopardi commenced her apprenticeship with Cummins Engines, eventually earning her trade qualifications in Heavy Commercial vehicles and Mobile Plant equipment. Read more

Picking up the Pace

During the past decade natural gas and biofuels have demonstrated they were worthwhile steps using available technologies. Read more

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