Remsa's heavy duty line of brake pads are designed specifically for heavy vehicles to meet all requirements. Remsa's HD range ensures safety, long life and comfort. And, now Flexible Drive offerAustralian commercial vehicles the opportunity to experience Remsa for themselves.
We've refreshed the signage at our Coopers Plains branch. With an outstanding team, led by Brendan Kerr, Flexible Drive Queensland continues to expand and service our customers with more stock on shelves, to support our values of great availability, great value and being easy to deal with.
Sydney Growth Trains
This month NSW welcomed the first of the new eight-car suburban Sydney Growth Trains (SGT) being delivered by Downer for the NSW Government. Flexible Drive is proud to be working on this project and look forward to the SGTs entering passenger service later in the year.
New Hawkei's deploy to the Middle East
Australia’s new Victorian-made Hawkei Protected Mobility Vehicles have been deployed into a warzone for the first time, as full production starts this year in Bendigo. Flexible Drive is proud to be involved with this project.
Our cables feature on all types of interesting vehicles. This month Flexible Drive designed a throttle cable to control the steering in a solar car which crossed the continent from Darwin to Adelaide in the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge. Our customer said other teams and event officials were extremely interested in our push/pull cable system, as it performed flawlessly. Well done Western Sydney University placing 6th!
This month we hosted a braking roadshow in Sydney and Melbourne for our independent Resellers to update them on Flexible Drive's brake program. Flexible Drive's hydraulics and brake pad range continues to grow and everyone had the opportunity to discuss any questions with Javier Yaben, Engineering Coordinator of REMSA.
Flexible Drive welcomed a visit from the Hon. Lily D’Ambrosio, Minister for Energy, Environment & Climate Change to discuss the ways we are implementing their energy audit to be more energy efficient; particularly in manufacturing with the aim of reducing our energy bills.
Ongoing partnership with RMIT
Supported by an ARC linkage grant from the Federal Government, Flexible Drive has extended its technical partnership with RMIT University for a further 3 years. The project involves the development of an ICAS system (incident collision avoidance system).
Garwood Motorsport sponsorship
We're proud to announce the sponsorship of Tassie teenage motor racing sensation, Adam Garwood of Launceston giving him a welcome boost to his campaign for success in the immensely popular Touring Car Masters Championship in 2017.
Our move into 3D printing
Following our successful 3D print collaboration with Thinglab / Freedspace, Flexible Drive has invested in our own 3D printer to support our in-house Manufacturing as we continue to offer our customers low volume, fast turnaround components.
Tassie's new look and new manager
We've given our Hobart branch a signage update and Flexible Drive is pleased to welcome David Howlett as Branch Manager. David brings a wealth of experience to this role and our customers will have the opportunity to meet him as he introduces our brake program to the Tasmanian market.
REMSA joins our family
Supplementing our range of hydraulics, Flexible Drive is proud to announce its partnership with REMSA, Europe's leading aftermarket friction manufacturer. Our range of brake pads and hydraulics is constantly expanding in numbers.
Launch of hydraulics
When it comes to hydraulics, we're the new kid on the block. Flexible Drive has been strong in cables and controls for over 70 years and a natural extension to this product category is our new hydraulics range. We're here to support the independent resellers.