Media Reviews

  • 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. …

  • DOUBLE IDENTITY

    01/06/2015
    THE POWERSTAR FROM IVECO IS THE ONLY REMAINING GENUINE HYBRID DESIGN AVAILABLE IN AUSTRALIA, A CONVENTIONAL WITH A EUROPEAN HERITAGE.  TIM GILES DRIVES THE 6400, AND TRIES TO WORK OUT IF IT’S EUROPEAN, AMERICAN OR JUST AUSTRALIAN

    There is something noticeably different about the Iveco Powerstar. Its overall shape – a bonnet at the front …

  • EUROCARGO HITS RIGHT BALANCE

    28/03/2015
    TEST DRIVE DEMONSTRATES WHY CREW-CAB UNIT HAS TURNED THE CORNER IN MEDIUM DUTY SALES

    Iveco’s Eurocargo is already one of the most pleasant medium-duty trucks to drive and the addition of an Allison box turns the Tector diesel engine into a turbine-like constant stream of torque without any interruptions.

    But it sells relatively small quantities …