Media Reviews

  • THE COMFORT FACTOR

    01/08/2016
    IVECO’S DAILY 35-170 TEMPTS THE DRIVER WITH A RANGE OF HIGH-LEVEL OPTIONS

    There have been some productive changes in the way that Italian van and truck maker, IVECO, has been faring in the Australian market, all largely due to the increasing oversight of its business by its parent company, Case New Holland Industrial.    

    In the …

  • RACE MODE

    01/08/2016
    HONDA SHOWS IT’S OPEN TO NEW SUGGESTIONS WHEN IT COMES TO TAKING THE TEAM TO THE RACETRACK

    Usually when people find out what I do, they ask the same question: “So what truck would YOU buy?” The answer is always the same, being that it depends on the job you want to do with it.    

    A big bonneted road train prime …

  • STUDYING STRALIS

    06/07/2016
    IN A CONGESTED FIELD OF HIGH CLASS EUROPEAN CAB-IVERS, IVECO’S STRALIS HAS ITS ATTRACTIONS FOR THOSE WILLING TO FOCUS ON POTENTIAL RATHER THAN PERCEPTION, AS THE LATEST AS-L SERIES II MODEL SHOWS.

    Let's face it, anyone in the market for a European cab-over is these days spoilt for choice. Without putting too fine a point on it, it's a field full of …

  • A NEW ALTERNATIVE

    06/07/2016
    AFTER A LITTLE WAIT, PRIME MOVER WAS FINALLY ABLE TO PUT THE IVECO STRALIS WITH THE REVAMPED CURSOR II ENGINE TO THE TEST IN A REAL LIFE SCENARIO. WILL THE SHOW-STOPPER BE ABLE TO PERFORM UNDER PRESSURE?

    Put together for the 2015 Brisbane Show, the Maranellored Stralis Series II Iveco showcased last May was loaded up with bling. But, one essential …

  • HERE’S A TIP OR THREE

    01/02/2016
    WITH DECADES OF JAPANESE DURABILITY DOMINATING THE LIGHT-DUTY TIPPER MARKET, IVECO’S LUNGE WITH A DAILY THREE-WAY TIPPER WON’T BE AN EASY HAUL, BUT THIS CLASSY CONTENDER COULD BE RIGHT ON THE MONEY.

    For the most part, light-duty tippers contesting the Australian market share a number of historic, completely obvious and totally fundamental …

  • SUREFOOTED DAILY

    01/12/2015
    SPECIALIST 4X4 CAB CHASSIS VEHICLES ARE AVAILABLE FROM A NUMBER OF MANUFACTURERS IN AUSTRALIA, BUT IVECO IS DEFINITELY AIMING FOR THE QUALITY END OF THIS MARKET SEGMENT, DIESEL TOOK THE IVECO DAILY 4X4 OUT INTO THE HIGH COUNTRY OF NSW's FAR NORTH COAST.

    The Iveco Daily remains an anomaly - it is neither fish nor fowl. The design is very different from its …

  • STAYING LOCAL

    01/12/2015
    WHEN MOST PEOPLE THINK OF OUR INDUSTRY, THEY HAVE VISIONS OF BIG TRUCKS RUMBLING DOWN THE HIGHWAY AND COVERING LONG DISTANCES BETWEEN OUR CAPITAL CITIES.

    While this is fair representation of parts of our job, the local pick-up and delivery side of road transport is often overlooked when, in reality, it is probably the most difficult and important part of …

  • THE INDESTRUCTABLE ACCO

    01/12/2015
    IVECO ACCO IS A TRUCK THAT NEEDS NO INTRODUCTION. FOR OVER 40 YEARS THE ACCO HAS BEEN A COMMON SIGHT ON OUR ROADS, AND HAS PROVEN POPULAR DUE TO ITS STRENGTH, SIMPLICITY AND ADAPTABILITY TO MANY DIFFERENT ROLES.

    From the early International days of the "butter box" cab, to its current incarnation bearing the IVECO badge, the ACCO has been a solid sales …

  • DAILY BREADWINNER

    14/08/2015
    THE NEW IVECO DAILY WAS UNVEILED IN EUROPE LAST YEAR. NOW THE NEW RANGE HAS ARRIVED DOWN UNDER, MATT WOOD GOES FOR A DRIVE

    I'M SURE this is meant to be a serious gig. After all on a regular basis I park my butt in new vehicles that are touted to be the latest cost-effective business tools, environmentally conscious, safe and economically sensible. This is …

  • DAILY DELIVERY

    01/06/2015
    IVECO’S COMPLETELY NEW VAN RANGE SETS NEWS STANDARDS FOR AUSTRALIAN BUYERS.

    There's a wind of change blowing through the nation's Iveco dealerships and it's literally starting from the lighter end of the market. As of right now, the all-new Daily is available across Australia and it covers a wider range under the one product name than any of its …

  • ASTRA TRAVELLING

    01/06/2015
    WITH ALL-WHEEL-DRIVE AND BIG CLEARANCES, THE ASTRA COULD HAVE QUITE A FUTURE AHEAD OF IT.

    We hear a lot about the truck sales market, and the effect that freight movements have on sales figures.

    There are some segments, however, where freight movement does not have such a dramatic effect on demand for equipment, and where demand is driven more by …

  • TEAM PLAYER

    01/06/2015
    DAVE WHYTE TAKES THE WHEEL OF THE RED BULL RACING AUSTRALIA TEAM TRANSPORTER FOR THE RUN FROM PERTH TO BRISBANE

    I have done a lot of cool stuff in my job as a truck driver, from concert tours to loading a Japanese rocket at the Woomera range, and I'm always keen to add to the list. I was lucky enough to be asked on a very different kind of trip recently. …