GITI Tyres Big Test
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One of the recent changes in the `down under’ truck manufacturing industry was the mid-2022 closure of Iveco’s Australian assembly plant at Dandenong, near Melbourne.

The facility remains for specialist builds and customisation work, but Australasia-specific models have been phased out. The closure also fast-tracked the introduction of Iveco’s latest generation S-Way and T-Way models built in Spain, providing customers with upgraded technology including Euro VI emissions complia...

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