Truck Industry News

Fun times and barbies

Summer is the season when we traditionally fire up the barbecue and enjoy fun times and celebrations outdoors. While the …
Roads Australia

Roads Australia announces new appointments

National body Roads Australia (RA) has appointed Scott Power, Alison Close and Nicole Green to its board of directors following …

Fun times and barbies

Summer is the season when we traditionally fire up the barbecue and enjoy fun times and celebrations outdoors. While the …
TWAL

TWAL introduces ‘Young Gunnette’ award

Transport Women Australia Limited and engine manufacturer Cummins have come together to introduce the Young Gunnette Award. A new industry …
NHVR

NHVR launches construction industry safety operation

The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) is launching a new on-road operation focusing on vehicle safety within the construction industry. …
PACCAR

Dealer pair earn PACCAR awards

A pair of dealerships have been awarded PACCAR’s DAF and Kenworth Dealer of the Year 2023 award after brilliant results …

NatRoad welcomes government call for more rest areas

Industry body NatRoad has welcomed a NSW government inquiry into the lack of heavy vehicle rest areas in the state …

Truck Product News

electric truck

Electric truck road charging becomes closer to reality

A Swinburne University of Technology-led project testing the feasibility of charging electric trucks as they drive has received a major …
Fuso eCanter

Fuso eCanter Next Gen arriving in Australia soon

The new all-electric Fuso eCanter Next Gen will be launched in Australia this May with a full model line-up consisting …
Mack

Recall issued for select Mack models

Volvo Group has issued a recall for 13 of its Mack trucks due to a manufacturing defect. The affected models …
Isuzu

Versatility the key for Pirtek’s Isuzu fleet

Global fluid transfer solutions company Pirtek has praised the versatility and usefulness of its more than 100-strong fleet of Isuzu …

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Truck of the Month

Western Star 48X hits the spot

  Rafe Cornwall grew up surrounded by trees, trucks and chainsaws. His first four years of existence were spent on …

T909 a bonneted beauty

T909 a bonneted beauty
  The Kenworth T909 is still one of Australia’s favourite trucks for its performance and presentation. It is also the …

Crème de la crème – Western Star 6900 Constellation

NOVEMBER TRUCK OF THE MONTH: The Western Star brand is no stranger to the Land Transport fleet, but the company’s blue 6900 Constellation known as ‘Sunrise Ruby’ well and truly stands out from the crowd. Warren Aitken chats with the Land family before following driver Ken Coupe for the long run across ‘the paddock’.

Features

Agitating for excellence in a Kenworth T360

  This stunning Kenworth T360 can be found trudging in and out of muddy, messy Melbourne worksites five to six …
Iron Women

Iron Women breaking down barriers

Caitlin Barlow currently works at JATEC Transport, based in Dean Park, Sydney, as a business development manager. Caitlin first joined …
Truck tax

Industry says no to Victorian truck tax

The response to reports of a truck tax to be imposed on heavy vehicles delivering freight into the Port of …

DAF flexes muscle

  If it’s true that all good things come to those who wait, then Paccar Australia’s people would be entirely …

Technology

AVAS

AVAS mandate planned for 2025

Conventional conjuring from The Netherlands

HVIA calls on NHVR to delay VSB6 update

Iveco set to test autonomous driving technology

Mineral resources

Truck Reviews

Volvo zaps the Gap

Loading the player... It was a straightforward question by Volvo Group Australia’s e-mobility manager Tim Camilleri that had his audience …

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

DAF Primes for the big time

In this initial report, we reveal the extent of Paccar Australia’s commitment to creating a continental cab-over like no other, moulding the features of DAF’s superbly equipped XG family with the most advanced big bore truck engine ever created by Cummins. From the boardroom and from the cab, Steve Brooks profiles a truly dynamic step in Paccar Australia's future.

King of the kennels

Right now, it’s the only one of its kind in the Mack world and apparently, won’t be widely available on the Australian market until the back half of next year. Even so, those inside the corporate kennel say there are already plenty of people eager to bed down in the sprawling 70-inch sleeper showcased on a Super-Liner at this year’s Brisbane Truck Show

Iveco unearths a better way

Iveco’s S-Way flagship is an all-round more appealing product than anything the European conglomerate has ever before offered the Australian market. It has, quite simply, the ability to surprise and impress in equal measure