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Transport

Taxing questions for the trucking industry
4 years 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
4 years 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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Vic driver in court over tanker crash
4 years ago

Vic driver in court over tanker crash

A woman who allegedly pulled in front of a petrol tanker on a Victorian freeway, causing a horror smash that crushed a man to death, is due to front …
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Caltex develops electric car ‘game plan’: chairman
4 years ago

Caltex develops electric car ‘game plan’: chairman

The likely contraction of the petrol market because of fuel efficiency and the growth of electric vehicles has underscored the necessity to be disciplined in any acquisition in Caltex Australia’s …
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German upper house calls for petrol, diesel cars to be banned by 2030
4 years ago

German upper house calls for petrol, diesel cars to be banned by 2030

The Bundesrat or Federal Council, effectively the upper house of the German parliament, has passed a resolution calling for petrol and diesel powered cars to be banned by 2030.

According …
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Snap truck drivers’ strike brings petrol supplies to the brink
4 years ago

Snap truck drivers’ strike brings petrol supplies to the brink

After 16 hours of determined strike action against multinational giant Linfox, around 100 truck drivers in Melbourne’s west forced the company to reinstate an unfairly stood down workmate. Most of …
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The four disrupters of an Electric Vehicles future
4 years ago

The four disrupters of an Electric Vehicles future

The speed and extent of the disruption from electric car uptake in Australia will be determined by the answers to four key questions, finds a new paper by global advisory …
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UK: Shell considers installing EV charging points at gas stations
4 years ago

UK: Shell considers installing EV charging points at gas stations

Shell could be installing electric vehicle charging points across its British gas station network as soon as next year, the Guardian has revealed after accessing emails between the oil giant …
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Armed robbery suspect caught after crash with petrol tanker
4 years ago

Armed robbery suspect caught after crash with petrol tanker

A man on the run following an alleged armed robbery has been caught after his car collided with a petrol tanker.

The 20-year-old man, who can’t be named, evaded police …
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South East Petroleum backs maintenance agreements
4 years ago

South East Petroleum backs maintenance agreements

Western Australian fuel distributor South East Petroleum (SEP) has extolled the virtues of repair and maintenance (R&M) agreements.

It is particularly attracted to fleet services on a tailored-schedule and a …
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