Australian Electric Truck Trial

Beginning next year, an Australian electric truck trial will feature the new Fuso eCanter. The truck has been involved in real-world trials in Portugal and Germany, and the latest eCanter features an upgraded drive system and new design. Fuso confirmed the eCanter will be involved in a trial with key customer fleets next year.     Fuso revealed the third generation of the all-electric light duty truck at the IAA Commercial...

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New T-liner from Freighter

MaxiTrans has announced a new T-liner from Freighter, to be named ‘T-Liner MARK II’. According to Freighter, the model is a step-change evolution to the curtain sided trailer, featuring less than a third as many buckles while maintaining the same equivalent vertical curtain tension.     “Less buckles results in less time spent opening and closing curtains,” said Mario Colosimo, Freighter General Manager. “Operators can save...

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A Safer Way to Load Cattle

Here is a long time campaigner in the livestock transport industry, John Beer, talking about a safer way to load cattle using a new access landing system to avoid climbing on the trailers. A former Australian Livestock and Rural Transporters Association President, John is always looking for practical safety solutions and tells us more about it in his customary laconic way.   Meanwhile, up in Queensland, Frasers Livestock have...

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