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Talk the Torque – 2020-10-07
Budget 2020-21: A business led recovery

Talk the Torque – 2020-09-30
Have your say on HVNL 2.0 impact

Talk the Torque – 2020-09-23
Industry welcomes Government commitment to future fuels

Talk the Torque – 2020-09-16
Flawed Engineers scheme – Vale Ivan Vodanovich + much more

Talk the Torque – 2020-09-09
There’s more to say after R U OK?

Talk the Torque – 2020-09-02
IAWO and guaranteed loans for your customers

Talk the Torque – 2020-09-01
SPECIAL EDITION – A tribute to 50 years of membership: 1970-2020

Talk the Torque – 2020-08-26
Celebrating HVIA Membership for 50 years

Talk the Torque – 2020-08-19
Safety Devices to be exempted from dimension rules

Talk the Torque – 2020-08-12
HVIA appeals for funding to modernise heavy vehicle manufacturing

Talk the Torque – 2020-08-05
Stage 4 implications, awards deadlines, future fuels and a whole lot more

Talk the Torque – 2020-07-29
Border confusion doesn’t help anyone

Talk the Torque – 2020-07-22
Partners locked and loaded for 2021 Brisbane Truck Show

Talk the Torque – 2020-07-15
Thornycroft restoration pushing along

Talk the Torque – 2020-07-08
2020 HVIA National Awards – Nominations open

Talk the Torque – 2020-07-01
NHVR launches heavy vehicle technology blueprint

Talk the Torque – 2020-06-24
Reflections – year in review

Talk the Torque – 2020-06-17
10,000 PBS vehicles is only just the beginning

Talk the Torque – 2020-06-10
HVIA lead campaign to promote stimulus

Talk the Torque – 2020-06-03
HVIA Board welcomes two new Directors

Talk the Torque – 2020-05-27
HVIA appeals the crippling cost for rear marking plates retro-fit

Talk the Torque – 2020-05-20
Stimulus on the table as Buchholz meets with HVIA Board

Talk the Torque – 2020-05-13
One year today until the doors open for the 2021 Brisbane Truck Show

Talk the Torque – 2020-05-06
On-site Infection Prevention & Control and much more…

Talk the Torque – 2020-04-29
Safety benefits add to the pay-off for COVID-19 stimulus extension – Vale Malcolm Chisholm – JobKeeper Payment Guides

Talk the Torque – 2020-04-22
Roller Brake Tester calibration pressure eased, Component Type Approvals papers released plus much more

Talk the Torque – 2020-04-15
JobKeeper subsidies legislated, a shout out to the truckers, Dangerous Goods Tanker Standard Revised and more

Talk the Torque – 2020-04-08
Two new acronyms, all about the Oracle and much more

Talk the Torque – 2020-04-01
A call to arms to all Australian manufacturers to consider if production lines can be converted

Talk the Torque – 2020-03-25
Vital insights informing government decisions – essential service – restrictions on cross-border movements

Talk the Torque – 2020-03-18
ComVec 2020 postponement – industry praises incentives to activate business spending – State Committee meetings postponed – Employer’s Guide to COVID-19

Talk the Torque – 2020-03-11
Leaders need to halt the panic. I’m on Team Australia! – Have your say on HVNL policy

Talk the Torque – 2020-03-04
Your next generation workforce? – HVIA State Committees – Round 1 wraps in Melbourne – NHVR industry safety survey – International Women’s Day breakfast

Talk the Torque – 2020-02-26
HVIA budget submission calls for bonus investment allowance – Heavy Vehicle Industry to Benefit as Representation Streamlined – State Committee addresses impacts of virus on supply – The New Vehicle, Repair, Services & Retail Award

Talk the Torque – 2020-02-19
Automotive skills still vital to Australia’s economy – ComVec 2020 – what your customers are telling you – Restoring a piece of Truck Show history

Talk the Torque – 2020-02-12
ComVec 2020 – solutions for the new decade – Industry’s compliance costs need oversight – ADR 38/05 – Trailer Brake Certification – Automotive Innovation Lab Access Grants

Talk the Torque – 2020-02-05
ComVec 2020 – solutions for the new decade – Industry’s compliance costs need oversight – Cost recovery under RVSA submissions deadline – Australian Standards couplings & seatbelt reviews

Talk the Torque – 2020-01-29
PBS tyre report recommendations on the table – What to expect: HVIA State Committee meetings – Australia Day honours

Talk the Torque – 2020-01-22
HVIA Director to head up SAF Holland – HVIA State Committee meeting schedule – PACCAR & dealers donate to bushfire appeal – Industry present bushfire recovery plan – Bruce Rock move into Geraldton – NHVR Portal – vehicle standards update – Accelerating Commercialisation Grants

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