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Electronic work diary use on the rise

28 March, 2017

Teletrac Navman has released new research which the company says shows that electronic work diary (EWD) use will triple within the next 12 months. As legislation allows transport operators to replace paper logbooks with EWDs, it's likely the technology will grow exponentially in 2017.


Fuel efficiency the road to sustainability

21 March, 2017 by Todd Ewing, Director Product Marketing

Australian businesses are being urged to sharpen their focus on their environmental footprint in the lead-up to Earth Hour's tenth birthday, taking place on 25 March. For any organisation operating a fleet of vehicles, driving inefficiency out of their business at every given opportunity, in order to 'go green', is a challenge.


Hino 300 series safety alert

02 March, 2017

Hino Motor Sales Australia has announced a recall on the Hino 300 Series trucks.


Isuzu D-Max awarded five safety stars

24 February, 2017

The MY 17 Isuzu D-Max ute has been awarded five safety stars under the Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) scheme.


Crisis averted

17 January, 2017

Fire & Rescue NSW (F&RNSW) is the seventh largest urban fire service in the world, with over 6800 firefighters serving at 339 fire stations across the state. When dealing with life or death emergencies spanning over 800,000 square kilometres, efficient operation is essential, ensuring that emergency services reach callouts quickly and arrive with the necessary equipment.


Call for input into national autonomous vehicle trials

01 December, 2016

The National Transport Commission (NTC) has released the discussion paper 'National guidelines for automated vehicle trials', calling for input into the key elements needed to support the endeavour.


Toyota Fleet Management ForceField telematics system

01 December, 2016

Toyota Fleet Management (TFM) has launched a new telematics system it says will promote safer driving practices, optimise the use of fleet assets and make life easier for busy fleet managers.


Toyota Hiace automatic transmission issues

01 December, 2016

Toyota Motor Corporation has issued a safety recall for certain vehicles in its Hiace range. The affected models include: KDH201, KDH221, KDH223, TRH201, TRH221 and TRH223.


The economic impact of automated vehicles — webinar

23 November, 2016

Automated vehicles (AVs) have the potential to change the landscape across a number of industry sectors.


Investment in ute redesign pays off

14 November, 2016

Leading independent vehicle safety advocate the Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) has announced a maximum 5 star ANCAP safety rating for the upgraded Toyota Landcruiser 70 single-cab chassis.


Toyota Australia expands Takata airbag recall

07 November, 2016

Toyota Australia has recalled an additional 179,710 vehicles as part of its Takata airbag safety campaign. The company said that three vehicle models are involved — Avensis Verso, Corolla and Yaris. The affected vehicles have build dates ranging between March 2007 and December 2011.


FG II Ford Falcon utility vehicle safety issue

20 October, 2016

Owners of Ford Falcon FGII utility vehicles are advised that issues with the vehicle's rear axle housing mean that the weld may crack and cause an oil leak.


Volvo and Uber join forces

27 September, 2016

Uber and Volvo Cars are joining forces to develop next-generation autonomous driving cars, according to a report from the National Road Safety Partnership Program (NRSPP).


Mercedes-Benz Vito van fuel line issues

19 September, 2016

The Department of Infrastructure & Regional Development is the appointed regulator for a recall of the Mercedes-Benz Vito van, sold nationally by authorised Mercedes-Benz dealers between 1 July 2014 and 31 March 2016.


2016 Fleet Award winners

19 September, 2016

The winners of the 2016 Fleet Safety Awards have been announced.


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