The Trucking World On Instagram

Diesel News looks at the trucking world on Instagram and finds some talented sharp shooters looking to show the trucking industry at its best. This is great shot, taken at night of one of th V8 Supercars teams transporter at Willowbank Raceway in Queensland. Got the chance to shoot @stax_freightliner the other night! Can't thank Paul enough for taking some time out to allow me to do this, it's greatly appreciated....

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In Love With V8s

What is it about the V8 and the Aussie trucking industry? There is something about the sound of a hard working V8 heading onto the highway, which makes any trucking enthusiast grab the camera and record the truck passing by. This video shows the love of one driver for his ageing, but in excellent condition, K100 fitted with a Caterpillar 3408 V8 engine.   Here is a classic Mack Superliner with the legendary V8 pulling out of┬áthe...

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Mid America, trucks on show

The Mid America Trucking Show in Louisville, Kentucky took place last week and, as usual, had plenty of bling as well as new product on display. Reports from the show floor tell us there is optimism in the air among the trucking folk who attended. It would seem the industry over there is finally getting out of its post-2007 slump.   Here’s a beauty on its way to the Show and Shine at the MATS venue. It’s a 1980...

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Raised roof Cat

A second model release has been announced by Cat Trucks for 2014. This time it’s a high roofed sleeper cab based on the shorter CT 630 S model released earlier this year. The Cat CT 630 SC retains the dimensions allowing the prime mover to fit inside the 26 metre 34 pallet B-double envelope, but with a full height sleeper cab. This latest release sees the Navistar owned brand aligning its models to the Australian road rules and...

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