Simon takes over the chair 

The chairmanship of the Australian Trucking Association (ATA) has been passed to David Simon, Managing director of Simon National Carriers. Retiring chairman, Trevor Martyn, Read more

Noise cameras for Victoria

A new noise camera system is to be placed on the Geelong Ring Road by the Victorian government to monitor trucks in an effort Read more

Vehicle charge increase set at 4.2%

The National Transport Commission has recommended a 4.2% increase in heavy vehicle charges. Using the current annual adjustment formula, charges could have increased by Read more

Volvo FMX released in Europe

A new truck designed specifically for heavy-duty applications within the construction industry is to be released by Volvo. The FMX has been developed to Read more

Good reception for new Ultrashift

The recently launched Eaton Ultrashift PLUS automated transmission has been well received on the US truck market. Its reception has prompted Kenworths in the Read more

Electric truck partnership

In Europe, Renault Trucks, part of the Volvo group, has set up a joint venture with electric vehicle manufacturer EDF to create a light Read more

Aerodynamic wheel covers

A US inventor is attracting attention around the world with his simple yet effective fuel saving aerodynamic device. The Deflecktor was invented by Jon Read more

Western Star unveils big banger

A 16L engine to be fitted exclusively to Western Star trucks has been unveiled by the truck manufacturer at the Mid-America Trucking Show. Read more

FedEx goes electric

Purpose-built electric trucks will be part of an evaluation exercise for FedEx Express in the US. The four trucks sourced from two different suppliers Read more