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Mack mDRIVE - Now with an extended range of deep reduction gears

AUGUST 31, 2021

Are you working with heavy loads or on steep grades? Do you need extra power in tough terrain? Great news - Mack’s mDRIVE is now available with additional multi-speed reverse gears and an extended range of deep reduction gears. 

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Johnathan Thurston spearheads Mack Trucks & Driza-Bone’s road trip to Mt Isa’s Rodeo

AUGUST 20, 2021

What a collaboration! Mack Trucks Australia and Driza-Bone joined forces for a unique one-off road trip in a blacked-out Mack Super-Liner, from Queensland’s south-east to the Mt Isa Mines Rodeo event with retired rugby league legend, Johnathan Thurston.

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Introducing the Volvo FL Electric

AUGUST 06, 2021

Compact and agile. The Volvo FL Electric has been designed for efficient urban deliveries and is able to perform its tasks with great sensitivity to nearby people and the environment. Find out more about the Volvo FL Electric in this article.

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CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) UPDATE

JULY 28, 2021

As a valued customer, supplier or friend of South Central Truck & Bus, we wanted to provide you with an update following the State Government's announcement to lift South Australia's lockdown from 12.01am, July 28.

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Volvo FM awarded for outstanding design quality

MAY 21, 2021

We're excited to let you know that the new Volvo FM model has won the Red Dot Award 2021 in the Product Design category for commercial vehicles. Volvo Trucks designed the new Volvo FM with an uncompromising purpose: To be the optimal work tool for a wide range of transport assignments, with the driver always the primary focus. Find out more about the award and the Volvo FM.

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UD Trucks Extra Mile Challenge Winner Announced

APRIL 19, 2021

The South Central Truck & Bus team were extremely proud to learn that Steve Gould, of B&D Crane Trucks, was announced as the winner of UD Trucks Australian Extra Mile Challenge.

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How to cut your fuel cost with Mack Trucks

OCTOBER 01, 2020

In a business with wafer-thin margins, one of the few costs you can really control is fuel. South Central Truck & Bus can prepare you with Fuel Solution coaching, advice and technology for your Mack Truck. Find out more about how you can cut your fuel costs by 5%, year-in, year-out.

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UD announces the new Quon 8x4

SEPTEMBER 09, 2020

With a multitude of combinations of wheelbases, engines and even transmissions, UD have launched their latest addition – the all-new Quon 8x4. Designed to be the truck of choice for construction, waste management, distribution and agitators, just to mention a few, the all-new Quon 8x4 sets the benchmark as the Japanese truck for safety, comfort and productivity.

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Maximise your Volvo Trucks’ fuel efficiency

SEPTEMBER 02, 2020

Did you know that your truck’s specifications have a big impact on fuel consumption and a huge impact on your bottom line?  Take a look at the key tips our team of Volvo experts have put together on how you can choose components and specs for your Volvo Truck to optimise fuel consumption. Plus, find out how the Volvo Fleet Management System can work for you and your business. 

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Protect your fleet with Bendix Wingman Fusion

AUGUST 14, 2020

We know that safety is an important factor for many of our customers and it’s important to know that Mack Trucks pride themselves on offering the safest conventional trucks in Australia. This is in large part thanks to their partnership with Bendix Wingman Fusion – one of the most powerful driver assistance systems in Australia.

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