Truck Show back during a heavy vehicle boon

he Brisbane Truck Show is back in 2021 during a heavy vehicle industry renaissance, following a significant increase in freight and logistics demand during the COVID-19 pandemic. Returning this week, the Brisbane Truck Show is Australia’s largest indoor event in 18 months and the next stage in Australians economic recovery, Budget 2021. Assistant Minister for…

HEAVY VEHICLE INDUSTRY IN TOP GEAR

The Australian heavy vehicle sector is driving out of the COVID-19 pandemic, with a strong economic recovery according to March sales figures from the Truck Industry Council.   The sector, which includes heavy vehicle manufacturers, importers and major component suppliers is in overdrive, with a 36.5 per cent increase in sales over March 2021 compared…

NHVR launches heavy vehicle technology blueprint

The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) has released a blueprint to support manufacturers and operators to incorporate the latest safety technology into new and existing heavy vehicles. Assistant Minister for Road Safety and Freight Transport Scott Buchholz said the Vehicle Safety and Environmental Technology Update Plan (SETUP) outlined five work packages to give Australia’s heavy…