Truck Industry News

$605 million Midland Highway upgrades near completion

40 kilometres of road upgrades on Tasmania’s Midland Highway have been completed between Hobart and Launceston as a part of …
Ranford Road

New Ranford Road bridge opens

Works have been completed on the new Ranford Road bridge in Perth’s south-eastern suburbs, opening up to traffic as of …

$605 million Midland Highway upgrades near completion

40 kilometres of road upgrades on Tasmania’s Midland Highway have been completed between Hobart and Launceston as a part of …
PEP Transport

PEP Transport enters partnership with Optus Stadium

Perth-based business PEP Transport has been unveiled as the official transport and logistics partner of Optus Stadium, it announced this …
Tax tips

EOFY tax tips for truckies

Take some time out to gather all the information you will need to help you prepare your tax returns, including …
Machine learning cameras

NSW continues machine learning cameras rollout

A further 12 machine learning cameras are to be installed across NSW as a part of the freight and transport …
Driver training

Simulator to ‘revolutionise’ driver training

MOTUM Simulation has launched its newest simulation software, MOTUM World, which it says has the capability to ‘revolutionise’ how heavy …

Truck Product News

Mack

Mack unveils Australian Euro 6 range

Mack Trucks Australia has announced the launch of its most powerful power plant yet, with standard safety included in Mack’s …
Quon

20 year celebration for UD Trucks’ Quon

The 20th year of the UD Quon is cause for celebration for the company, notching up two decades of “safety, …
alternative fuel

Transport associations lobby government for alternative fuel incentives

A group comprising four of Australia’s leading transport associations have united to call on federal, state and territory governments to …

Volvo shows off company-first autonomous truck

Volvo has revealed a company-first in the form of its first production ready autonomous truck model at this week’s ACT …

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Truck Reviews

alternative fuel

Electric Canter leads the charge

  It may sound simplistic, but there are probably three distinct reasons why Fuso’s latest eCanter range sits at the …

Volvo shows off muscle and 780hp might

Loading the player... Video: Volvo Trucks/Greg Bush As you’d expect from someone inhabiting the executive stratosphere, Roger Alm is a …

Benz sets a charge with eActros

Loading the player... Video: Daimler Truck Australia Pacific/Greg Bush Like their counterparts at Volvo Group Australia, and probably most other …
Volvo

Volvo zaps the Gap

Loading the player... Video: Volvo Trucks Australia/Greg Bush It was a straightforward question by Volvo Group Australia’s e-mobility manager Tim …

Iveco does the job Daily

While Japanese manufacturers are taking a big slice of the light, cab chassis market, Iveco’s updated Daily range is turning heads with, not only its smart appearance, but a host of safety and intuitive features to make the daily grind a whole lot easier