Motorists and transport companies keen to explore alternative fuels have been given something new to think about with the launch of a public compressed natural gas (CNG) refuelling facility by Caltex Australia.
Earlier this year, Navman Wireless and Teletrac Inc announced a merger between the two companies in a move that will see the creation of one of the world's largest global telematics organisations.
Toyota has marked 30 years of selling the iconic LandCruiser 70 Series range in Australia by announcing plans for significant improvements to safety. The updates, due to arrive in the second half of next year, are designed to deliver the maximum 5-star ANCAP safety rating for the sales-leading 70 Series single cab.
The use of game mechanics in business applications is a growing trend. Research has revealed that it has led to significant improvements in critical business KPIs. As a fleet owner, gamification presents a fresh opportunity to optimise your business.
The 2015 Australasian Fleet Management Association (AfMA) awards were announced on 10 September.
When looking at service vehicle choices, there's more to consider than gross vehicle mass alone.
Land Rover researchers have developed an innovative camera system that makes a trailer or caravan appear see-through when being towed, according to a report from the National Road Safety Partnership Program (NRSPP).
Australia Post has been paving the way for over two centuries as Australia's most respected and recognised postal service provider. The company's ability to identify opportunities and react appropriately to maintain market position was never more evident than through its acquisition of national road freight company StarTrack in the second half of 2012.
News on the street is that taxi industry enemy number one Uber is partnering with the University of Arizona in the United States to further its research into driverless car technology.
Although business confidence is on the rise Australian SMBs are still doing it tough. The number of companies declared bankrupt in May 2015 was the highest since October 2013. To make the cut efficiency is still the order of the day.
The Chinese-manufactured LDV V80 van has achieved only two stars in the ANCAP safety rating testing system. The tested model went on sale in Australia and New Zealand in 2013 and the rating was announced earlier this month.
Volvo Group Australia advises that the front axle u-bolt/screw may have been incorrectly torqued, which can lead to loosening and pose an accident hazard.
Sapphire Lite is an entry-level fuel management terminal, offering security, control and online centralised reporting. Users can track every litre of fuel or fluid dispensed utilising contact-less technology for secure and controlled fuelling.
The Nissan NP300 Navara recently launched in Australia and New Zealand has stepped up to match a handful of its light commercial ute competitors achieving a 5 star ANCAP safety rating.
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