Climbing the Rise

Development of autonomous vehicles over the past decade or so has not contributed to the demise of Western civilisation, as some early detractors may have preached, but instead has resulted in the progressive adoption of a number of key systems which offer to significantly improve the safety and efficiency of modern commercial vehicles. Read more

Lights, Camera, Action

Isuzu has been selling trucks in Australia for 50 years, the last 33 as the number one in terms of unit volume. Read more

The Heavy Hitter

Competition in the Heavy Duty sector between Japanese truck brands has been instrumental in all of the OEMs’ making serious efforts to outdo each other as each wave of new model is planned and subsequently released. Read more

A Genuine Contender

Operational restrictions brought about by COVID have meant that it is almost six months since the mid-2021 release of the all-new Hino 700 before we have the opportunity to drive it. Read more

Torque Sense

It’s been little more than two years since the Fuso Shogun made its Australian debut on the Daimler Trucks stand at the 2019 Brisbane Truck Show. Read more

Mixed Blessings

Since its introduction in Japan in 2017 the UD Quon has helped redefine the expectations of Japanese trucks. Read more

Hard Eight

Since becoming available in Australia the Mack Anthem has been demonstrating its versatility in a wide variety of situations ranging from linehaul prime movers to rigid vocational applications. Read more

Silence is Golden

The eCanter is a result of the combined global engineering expertise of its Daimler Group parentage. For the Australian market the Canter trucks with conventional diesel engines are produced in Fuso’s Kawasaki plant in Japan. Read more

Two for the Road

Sometimes referred to as ‘power shift’ transmissions, the use of a dual clutch format has been utilised across a diverse range of applications ranging from agricultural tractors to F1 racing cars. Read more

Pocket Rocket

Scania has a strong reputation for building ‘big’ engines including the 16-litre V8 which is currently available in Australia rated up to 730hp, with an even higher rating on the horizon for later in 2021. Read more

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