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Driver dies after collision with LPG tanker leads to huge blaze in Tyabb
1 day ago

Driver dies after collision with LPG tanker leads to huge blaze in Tyabb

One man has died in a horrifying fiery crash after his car veered onto the wrong side of the road and collided with an LPG tanker on the Mornington Peninsula.

The black Mercedes sedan …
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Mitsubishi to cut diesel investment after 2020
2 weeks ago

Mitsubishi to cut diesel investment after 2020

MITSUBISHI Motors Corporation (MMC) will slash investment into next-generation diesel engines from 2020, with the company’s chief operating officer Trevor Mann admitting that the fuel type is “probably” on the …
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Petrol, diesel and hybrid options fuel demise of LPG as gas trend tanks
2 weeks ago

Petrol, diesel and hybrid options fuel demise of LPG as gas trend tanks

LPG bowsers are disappearing from petrol stations across the country as customers and car manufacturers abandon the fuel that was to be the environmental and economical solution for powering cars.


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Volvo to drop diesels for next generation: report
1 month ago

Volvo to drop diesels for next generation: report

Powertrain focus to shift exclusively to petrol, EV for future Volvos

VOLVO chief executive Hakan Samuelsson has indicated that the Swedish manufacturer will drop diesel engines from its next generation …
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Unions say pay probe ‘should include oil giants’
2 months ago

Unions say pay probe ‘should include oil giants’

The ACTU and two unions have urged the ­national workplace regulator to prosecute petrol ­giants BP Australia and Caltex for their links to the underpayment of foreign workers …
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Lowes Petroleum Service BP Horsham: truck drivers Vern Walker and David Clyne retire after 99 years on the road
3 months ago

Lowes Petroleum Service BP Horsham: truck drivers Vern Walker and David Clyne retire after 99 years on the road

HORSHAM’s Vern Walker and David Clyne have spent a combined 99 years delivering petrol to the Wimmera and its farms and businesses.

Mr Clyne and Mr Walker both retired from …
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Heavy vehicle access in Queensland during emergency conditions
3 months ago

Heavy vehicle access in Queensland during emergency conditions

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Due to Severe Tropical Cyclone Debbie, the coastal areas between Rockhampton and Townsville (west to Emerald and Charters Towers respectively) are likely to be impacted by significantly damaging winds, rain …
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3 Trends That Will Drive the Automotive Industry in 2017 and Beyond
4 months ago

3 Trends That Will Drive the Automotive Industry in 2017 and Beyond

The automotive industry is set for major disruption in 2017. Alternative fuels, new lightweight materials and innovative technology are transforming the manufacturing process as well as the cars we drive.


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Taxing questions for the trucking industry
5 months ago

Taxing questions for the trucking industry

After years of being overcharged for fuel excise, the Australian trucking industry is becoming increasingly able to benefit from favourable interpretations of often-complex legislation. But the debate is not quite …
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EPA fines fuel company for Wycheproof diesel spill
6 months ago

EPA fines fuel company for Wycheproof diesel spill

Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) has fined a fuel cartage business more than $7,500 for causing a spill of about 500 litres of diesel in Wycheproof that had considerable impact …
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