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LCL Heavy Haulage - Volvo XXL Globetrotter

March 10, 2020 | South Central Truck & Bus

Back in 2007, Peter Taylor of LCL Heavy Haulage ordered the first original Volvo FH XXL Cab in South Australia. Fast forward to 2019, Peter was once again the first person to order the new XXL Globetrotter when it came back on the market. Read more about Peter's makeover of his original XXL and why the Volvo XXL Cab's work for him and his business.

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Customer Service Centre - Irvine's Tyres and Mechanical, Port Pirie

February 11, 2020 | South Central Truck & Bus

The South Central Truck & Bus team want to ensure that no matter where you are in South Australia, you know you’ll be able to locate an approved service centre or sub dealer who will be able to deliver the same results and service as we do! That’s why we have Customer Service Centres located throughout regional South Australia, including Irvine’s Tyres and Mechanical in Port Pirie.

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Mack 100 Years in Australia Cocktail event

December 16, 2019 | CMV Group

The sun was shining as we welcomed our valued Mack customers to join us in celebrating Mack’s 100th year in Australia at South Central Truck & Bus in late November this year.

Thanks to many of our customers agreeing to have their Mack’s involved on the day, our guests were greeted with an impressive display of models which spanned over Mack’s remarkable 100 year history.

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Volvo FH XXL Launch

December 16, 2019 | CMV Group

In October, we enjoyed a fabulous event in our showroom with over 60 of our valued Volvo customers and their guests, to launch the all-new Volvo FH XXL.

It was fantastic to have the opportunity to showcase the Volvo FH XXL and give our guests the opportunity to see this amazing truck. It was also great to see many of them taking the time to explore its spacious interior and large cab, plus experience the XXL difference.

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Mack's Got Your Back

December 12, 2019 | CMV Group

Buy a Mack truck from South Central Truck & Bus and be rest assured that no matter where you are across Australia, Mack have your back. As well as our full trained and qualified Mack team here at South Central Truck & Bus, you'll find multiple other service and repair centres across the country.

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Perry's Fuel Distributor supports female truck drivers in the industry

December 12, 2019 | CMV Group

Perrys Fuel Distributors is one of the largest independently owned fuel distribution companies in South Australia, celebrating their 70th anniversary this year. The family-owned and operated business supplies a full range of fuel with all grades of diesel, unleaded and premium unleaded as well as lubricants, fuel storage and dispensing equipment. Providing over fifty retail sites across South Australia, Northern Territory and New South Wales, Perrys manage their fleet of delivery vehicles from mini-tankers to road trains. Perry’s has recently added another Volvo FH 540 into their fleet from the team at South Central Truck & Bus, as they looked for a vehicle that would suit all their work applications and provide the drivers with comfortable and safe truck to operate.

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The all-new Volvo FH & FH16 Globetrotter XXL

December 12, 2019 | CMV Group

The all new Volvo FH & FH16 Globetrotter XXL cab is designed to be a home away from home for long-haul drivers out on tough assignments. And the difference is really great. The cab is a full 600 litres larger than the already spacious FH – giving drivers much more space to stretch out. It also includes a larger bed and plenty of extra, easy-to-reach storage. 

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2018 Mack Super-Liner Demonstrator Unit

December 12, 2019 | CMV Group

Class and performance that thrives in demanding applications

Hitting the roads of Mount Gambier, South Central Truck & Bus introduces the Mack Super-Liner demonstrator to the South East region. The product of choice for heavy haulage and demanding line haul, the Mack Super-Lner is purpose-built for the demanding applications of the region. Road train rated with MP10 Engine at 685hp running through a Mdrive Transmission takes all the effort out of gear changes, which makes it the perfect machine for hauling logs across South Australia and Victoria's high country.

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2019 Brisbane Truck Show

December 12, 2019 | CMV Group

Last week a record 36,921 people gathered in Brisbane to attend the bi-annual 2019 Brisbane Truck Show and members of the South Central Truck & Bus team were extremely excited to have the opportunity to attend this fantastic event.

The Brisbane Truck Show is the largest heavy vehicle truck event in the Southern Hemisphere, showcasing more than 300 exhibitors over four days, across three levels of the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre. It was fantastic to see the city brought to life with several activities and activations not only at the event but across the city. The event highlighted several theme initiatives; innovation, safety, sustainability and community which extended right through to road safety, technology, design, engineering and advanced manufacturing.

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Volvo Trucks Australia awarded the prestigious ‘Australian Made’ certification

December 12, 2019 | CMV Group

Swedish brand Volvo Trucks is the first European truck manufacturer in Australia to have been awarded the prestigious ‘Australian Made’ certification, highlighting their commitment to manufacturing locally. Each year, up to 3000 trucks are manufactured at Volvo’s Wacol factory which is the largest assembly plant for heavy duty trucks in Australia.  More than 60,000 trucks have been built at the Wacol facility since its establishment in 1972.

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