new Kenworths on their way

New Kenworths on their Way

Just in time for the Brisbane Truck Show this year there are new Kenworths on their way, it seems there may be some new models from Paccar due to appear, according to a speech by Paccar’s Director of Product Planning, Ross Cureton, at the NatRoad Conference, on Hamilton Island.

Read more

Cascadia is coming to Australia

Cascadia is Coming to Australia

After a long gestation period and some false starts, the Freightliner Cascadia is coming to Australia. In fact, there are already Cascadias on the ground, as part of an ongoing development and evaluation program. Diesel News attended an unveiling of the new models in a darkened film studio in Melbourne.

Read more

first DAF truck assembled in Australia

First DAF Truck Assembled In Australia

At Bayswater in Victoria this week, a locally-produced DAF CF85 prime mover, the first DAF truck assembled in Australia was presented to, long-term customer and supporter of DAF, Cahill Transport, by Paccar Australia managing director, Andrew Hadjikakou.  Read more

the lifting pusher axle is on the rise

The Lifting Pusher is on the Rise

Truck manufacturers seem to have discovered a new niche in the market, the lifting pusher axle is on the rise and is appearing in a Diesel test drive for the third time in eight months. This time Diesel News runs the Hino GH through its paces.

Read more

return of the Reo

Return of the Reo

A talking point for many of the trucking community is the return of the Reo, the re-emergence of an iconic truck brand on Australian roads.

Read more

the CASE for electric vehicles

The CASE for Electric Vehicles.

The four major developments happening in the truck technology market around the world have become known as the CASE for electric vehicles, an acronym for connected vehicles, autonomous vehicles, shared vehicles and last, but not least, electric vehicles.

Read more

first outing for a B-quad

First Outing for a B-quad

An event in Forbes NSW will see the first outing for a B-quad, when the newly approved combination will be on demonstration as part of the Forbes Harvest Field Day and PBS Vehicle Demonstration. This will be a chance to see an array of the innovative combinations possible under the Performance Based Standards scheme.

Read more

credible improved fuel consumption claims

Credible Improved Fuel Consumption Claims

As a result of credible improved fuel consumption claims, Scania trucks started to appear, in recent years, in the big fleets and market share has grown substantially, hitting the heady heights of 8.3 per cent market share in 2017, selling 1,003 trucks.

Read more