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  • SAF-Holland exceeds sales and earnings targets in financial year 2011

    The SAF-Holland Group has exceeded its growth objectives in 2011. Overall sales rose significantly as compared to the previous year by 31.7 per cent to EUR 831.3 million. The Trailer Systems Business Unit recorded growth of 46.5 per cent and generated 56.9 per cent of the Group's overall sales. Read More...

  • Kögel unveils ‘quick opening mechanism’ for trailer curtains

    German trailer manufacturer Kögel has presented a 'quick opening mechanism' for trailer curtains that opens and closes tarpaulins within 36 seconds at the push of a button. Read More...

  • Executives more optimistic about global economy

    Despite concerns about the eurozone and rising oil prices, executives are much more optimistic about the global economy than they were in December, a McKinsey survey reveals. Read More...

  • Australia’s biggest transport show soars to new heights

    Showcasing 400 exhibits, the 2012 International Truck, Trailer and Equipment Show drew record crowd numbers over the duration of the three-day event and significantly enhanced its growing reputation in Australia’s transport industry and beyond. Next to the prestigious Gala Awards Ball on Saturday night, which attracted 700 guests, it also hosted a full outdoor concert for the first time. Read More...

  • LIT receives 50 Kögel Mega units

    German transport company LIT has added 50 height-optimised Kögel Mega units to its fleet. The trailers will be used in LIT's just-in-time business serving the local automotive industry. Read More...

  • Global business expertise

    ARTSA chairman Dr Peter Hart has officially opened the 2012 International Truck, Trailer and Equipment Conference (ITTEC). Held at the Life Saving Victoria Conference Centre in Port Melbourne, the Conference’s main focus is discussing the future of the global heavy vehicle industry by evaluating market conditions, regulatory changes, customer expectations, road safety improvements, new technologies and productivity opportunities, manpower needs, as well as chain of responsibility issues. Read More...

  • How to do business in China

    At the 2012 International Truck, Trailer and Equipment Conference (ITTEC) in Port Melbourne, Martin Toomey, General Manager of US powerhouse Eaton, explained how to succeed in China’s complex business environment and revealed that it is crucial to understand the key issues facing the country's political leadership when entering the local market. Read More...

  • Talbert introduces new trailer

    Indiana-based Talbert Manufacturing will present a 'double-feature' at the American Towman Expo 2011 in November. The company will show its multi-purpose 55-tonne extendable trailer; as well as the highly flexible SSTA (traveling axle) 5053 trailer. Read More...

  • US cycle peak adjusted downward

    US company ACT Research has shifted its long term forecast for the North American commercial vehicle industry. The cycle peak in 2013 has been adjusted downward, with stronger demand now stretching through 2014. Read More...

  • Camex to present new Low Rider model

    Camex Equipment Sales & Rentals, a Canadian company specialised in innovative oilfield transportation, has announced the introduction of a new model for transporting oil and gas drilling rig components and construction equipment, the Low Rider Scissorneck. Read More...

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