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2017 sales storm ahead for MAN, Scania

October 17, 2020 Joel Helmes

The Volkswagen-owned truck/bus manufacturers - Scania and MAN are enjoying a stellar sales year in 2017. New sales data just released by Volkswagen Group shows both brands have enjoyed strong sales gains this year, global […]

Big electric truck/bus investment by Volkswagen

October 12, 2020 Joel Helmes

Volkswagen is getting serious about electric-powered trucks and buses with news the German auto giants would invest more than $2.1 billion Australian dollars into their further development. The funding will go towards developing electric drivetrains, […]

First MAN delivered by Penske Sydney

August 16, 2020 Joel Helmes

The recent changeover to an in-house sales and service operation for MAN, Western Star and Dennis Eagle in Sydney is starting to pay off for Penske. Penske Power Systems Sydney has just delivered its first […]

Penske Truck Rental comes to Perth

July 4, 2020 Joel Helmes

Now five Penske outlets online The truck rental market in Australia’s capital cities continues to get a shake up with Penske Truck Rental opening its fifth location in three years. Now, Penske Truck Rentals is […]

MAN, Scania on the up in May 2017

June 18, 2020 Joel Helmes

Healthy sales numbers for VW’s truck brands The sales performance of the MAN and Scania brands in May 2017 was all positive according to sales data released by Volkswagen. While in Australia, both brands also […]

Debut sales for Penske Perth

June 8, 2020 Joel Helmes

New Penske outlet delivers MAN prime movers… We recently reported on a shake-up of MAN and Western Star Trucks presence in Perth with Penske Power Systems taking over local sales operations for the brands. Now […]

New website for Penske AUS/NZ

June 7, 2020 Kate Richards

All-new online experience for Penske customers… Having a slick, easy to navigate and info rich website is a must in 2017 and now Penske can boast just that. The Penske Group, incorporating Western Star Trucks, […]

New boss for Penske New Zealand

June 6, 2020 Kate Richards

Jim Livermore takes the Penske reins in NZ… There’s a new boss of Penske New Zealand with Jim Livermore taking the role of Director, effective from this week. Mr Livermore comes across to the NZ […]

Ten truck order for MAN TGX-D38

April 21, 2020 Joel Helmes

All-new MAN prime mover ordered by GTS Freight Management… We got along to the Australian launch of the all-new MAN TGX‐D38 and it looks like we haven’t been the only ones impressed by the new […]

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