Saturday, January 29, 2022

If It's Got Wheels

Archer Street fire fleet

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THERE are five trucks maintained and housed in Fire Rescue Victoria’s (FRV) updated premises on Archer Street, Shepparton. These are a Heavy Urban Pumper,...

Cruise like the Eagle

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IN 1956, the first Eagle was built for Continental Trailways USA, to compete with Greyhound's GM PD 4501 Scenicruiser. Unable to find a builder...

A brief look at classic fire trucks

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YOU cannot miss the modern-day fire truck with its blaring sirens, blazing lights and torrents of water. Until the mid-19th century, most fire engines were...

1946 Bedford DB bus at MOVE

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CHEVROLET buses and light trucks were built in 1931 by General Motors UK for the British market before launching the Bedford range. Bedfords date...

Couples that cruise together (stay together)

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MURCHISON'S Rachel and Chris Pegg have two great loves, each other and their vintage cars. Rachel drives a pink 1928 Ford model A roadster...

MOVE grand opening

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THE official opening of Kialla's Museum of Motor Evolution (MOVE) took place on Saturday, November 13. More than 750 people attended the grand opening, with...

$5M upgrades for Kialla schoolkids

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STUDENTS in Kialla will soon have access to first-rate classrooms and facilities, with construction at St Anne's underway to deliver necessary upgrades. Moretto Builders have...

What’s behind you doesn’t matter – Enzo Ferrari

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TIME to unpack the Hawaiian shirt and grow back the Mo, Ferrari 328 GTS has made an appearance at Shepparton’s MOVE.  The Ferrari 328 GTS...

What is… MOVE

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SEVERAL years ago, a group of local transport identities including Lloyd Mawson, John Taig, Ken Keating, Sam Sali and Gerard Michel met with the...

MOVE makes its mark on the world stage

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THE Museum for Motor Evolution (MOVE) opened for business and less than a week later, is unfortunately temporarily closed due to the latest COVID-19...

MOVE opens its doors

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From the exotic to the fast, from the old to the new, from the standards to the experimental, cars of all descriptions pass through...

If the van’s rockin’

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If a vehicle was to define Australian youth culture in the 1970s, before the advent of social media, the Holden Sandman certainly has its...

Cruisin’on a ton

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The first Buick Century debuted in 1936 as a shorter and lighter model featuring the same engine as the bigger Roadmaster and Limited series...

MOVE is taking shape

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Nostalgia, envy, regret, good times...these might be some of the emotions that a visitor to MOVE is likely to experience when they meander through...

King of the road

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THE first Kenworth trucks in Australia were fully imported from the US. It wasn't until 1970 that Kenworth started assembly of the vehicles at...

The last days of an Australian icon

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Regional Australia would not be the same without a couple of generations of Holden utes playing an important role in shaping how many of...

A plug-in Moke

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Electric vehicles have been with us for a while. The Electromoke project was first initiated by the Victorian Government in 1982 who invested $18K...

Spanning the years

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WITH more than 100 years since they developed the internal combustion motor, our mode of propulsion has changed little other than refinements in power...

Durability run to Car of the Year

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THE XP Falcon came along in 1965 at the end of the line for the first-generation Falcons. The main change from the previous XM...

The evolution of 3

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When the 3 Series first arrived in 1975. It brought to life a new breed of car, the sports sedan. The 3 Series became...