A new 510hp engine has encouraged JMT Civil to buy its first Japanese truck. The Sydney-based operation, which specialises in vegetation management, demolition and machinery heavy haulage, has a fleet of eight conventional ‘American-style’ trucks. The fact the Fuso Shogun was available with more than 500hp was central for JMT Civil Director, Joel Taylor, to making the decision to break with tradition when he needed a truck for jobs around metro Sydney.
Inspirational farmer Rob Cook has purchased a Fuso Heavy truck and dog for the family’s cattle operations in South East Queensland. The former rodeo champion was left a quadriplegic after a helicopter crash on a Northern Territory station in 2008 and was told he could not return to his life on the land.
Linfox is trialling electric vehicles with a number of its customers, and this week is introducing two all-electric trucks to the Bunnings fleet for the first time.
The TruckSales judges were impressed by the eCanter’s technological leadership, its strong performance and safety credentials.
We are delighted to announce the winners of our 50th Anniversary Canter prize, drawn Monday 17th January 3pm AEST.
Fuso has set an all-time sales record for Australian truck sales for the year that it celebrated 50 years of local Canter sales.
Fuso has rocked the Japanese heavy-duty truck segment with the Australian launch of the powerful Shogun 510. Specially developed for Australia, the range-topping Shogun packs a mountainous 2500Nm of torque and 510 horsepower, thanks to an advanced Daimler-sourced 13-litre Euro 6 engine.
A capability partner for the Australian Defence Force, Raytheon Australia recently purchased two rigid Shoguns and one prime mover unit. The trucks, which were prepared by RGM Maintenance in Darwin, are now in service.
New Daimler Trucks dealership Wilson Bolton, in Horsham, Victoria, has delivered its first truck to a local farmer. The trusted dealership now sells and supports Mercedes-Benz, Freightliner and Fuso products.