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DEUTZ Opens an Innovation Centre

DEUTZ AG has officially opened its new Innovation Centre. Covering just over 380 square metres, the modern building provides DEUTZ employees with a space to work on new ideas, develop them into prototypes and shape them into a project, a product or an investment opportunity. The focus of the visionary facility is on joint project…
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EIP Diesel sets the pace in Sydney’s west

It’s all about the engines at EIP Diesel, whose staff have a combined 100 years’ service in the diesel engine and generator industry. Managing Director Alister Lawrence took over the business in 2004 with 50 per cent shareholder Douglas St George. It now has six staff, an apprentice and a reputation as one of the…
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DEUTZ TCD 9.0 named as DIESEL OF THE YEAR

DIESEL trade magazine has named the new DEUTZ TCD 9.0 engine as its DIESEL OF THE YEAR. This 9-litre cubic capacity four-cylinder engine generates 300 kW and has been specially designed for heavy-duty construction equipment and agricultural machinery. The prestigious title of DIESEL OF THE YEAR is awarded each year to the most innovative engine.…
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DEUTZ Connect app wins 2018 Red Dot award

DEUTZ, the innovative drive system specialist, has won an award for its DEUTZ Connect app in the internationally renowned Red Dot design competition. The 24 judges on the panel evaluated 8,600 entries from 45 countries before awarding DEUTZ Connect the prestigious Red Dot design prize. The DEUTZ Connect App is an app-based solution for mobile…
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Globetrotter Warren celebrates 18 years with DEUTZ

Having worked overseas for many years, it’s no surprise that DEUTZ Australia’s Warren Jansen loves to travel. A New Zealander, Warren worked in South Africa and back in New Zealand before moving to Melbourne, where he loves living and working. His work journey began in 1965 with International Harvester Co. in New Zealand. From 1968…
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Shaun keeps it all in the family

Andersen Truck and Tractor P/L is a real family affair. Shaun Andersen and his wife Suzanne started the business in 2000 when their son Tom, 19, was a toddler. Tom is now a qualified diesel fitter in their Goondiwindi business, where Suzanne works full-time and “runs the show”. Their team, which includes eight mechanics, repairs…
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Paul
Paul

Patience and persistence pays off for Paul

Since moving around New South Wales as a child with his dad’s dam maintenance job, Paul Bedford has had his feet firmly on the ground. The engine specialist has been with Tamworth’s Retorque Engine Reconditioning and Engineering since he started as an apprentice in 1995. Now Managing Director, Paul purchased the business, which opened in…
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Brendon Geyer
Brendon Geyer

Brendon’s iconic “man cave” sideline

Brendon Geyer spends his spare time with the likes of Peter Brock, Ned Kelly, Elvis Presley and Marilyn Monroe. The DEUTZ Australia Diesel Mechanic builds custom designed “man cave” furniture, largely inspired by the images of famous icons. Brendon’s Boggy Creek Studios decorates the quality, bespoke handcrafted pieces with airbrushed artwork. Among its creations are…
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DEUTZ produces the first EU Stage V engine

This month saw the first EU Stage V engine coming off the production line at DEUTZ, a specialist in off-highway drive systems. The new emissions directive comes into force in 2019. In autumn 2017, DEUTZ was the first engine manufacturer in the world to be given an EU Stage V certificate.  And now, with this…
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Hard work pays off for Bill

Bill Gracie’s relationship with DEUTZ has helped him to see the world. Bill, who started a machinery business in his Rotorua garage in 1981, has visited the DEUTZ Cologne headquarters and branches in Singapore, South Africa and Australia. One epic trip took in Cologne, Poland, Russia, Latvia, South Africa and Australia. Bill says that when…
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