New Kenworth T610 Cabin Tour
Mar29

New Kenworth T610 Cabin Tour

This week Diesel News is going on a new Kenworth T610 cabin tour, checking out how much has changed from the brand’s traditional design. The single windscreen is one of those indicators of US influence and all of the original launch trucks are fitted with them. However, the split windscreen has not gone away and Kenworth promise it will appear sometime soon. The question has to be, is the single windscreen really a step too far? The...

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Building Trucks Australian Truck Drivers Want To Drive
Mar15

Building Trucks Australian Truck Drivers Want To Drive

Kenworth have been the dominant player in the heavy duty truck industry for over twenty years, building trucks Australian truck drivers want to drive. The changes which have arrived with the new T 610 and the T 610 SAR from the Bayswater-based company suggest the tastes of the Aussie truckie have changed, but not that much. Any Kenworth truck is always going to be a compromise. the Australian trucking industry is just not big enough...

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New Kenworth Out on the Highway (Video)
Dec07

New Kenworth Out on the Highway (Video)

Paccar HQ in Bayswater has seen a new Kenworth unveiled, the T610. Available in two models, the T610 and T610 SAR, this new generation of Kenworths looks set to revolutionise the truck maker’s range, here in Australia.     After almost a decade of development, and the result of more than 100,000 Australian design hours and more than ten million kilometres of testing and validation, Paccar said the T610 is the single largest...

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Tri, Tri and Tri Again
Jun23

Tri, Tri and Tri Again

It is one of the many things in which Australia leads the world, the tri-drive. Our remote areas, and their public roads have a large population of tri-drive prime movers, in world terms. Here is the latest first to hit the road, this time in the Pilbara. Fusion Contracting is now running this  214 tonne GCM rated Scania with twin steer and tri-drive pulling a quad axle super quad carting Iron Ore. With a payload of 150 tonnes being...

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Building for the Future
Jan14

Building for the Future

This is how you build a truck dealership. The video shows the construction of a new facility on a green field site in Queensland by Kenworth and DAF dealers, Brown and Hurley.   Often in business, there are two possible ways of looking at the future. You can either take a short term gain approach, or take a long term view on where you are going, and build for the future. Unsurprisingly, those enterprises which take on the more...

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Milestone Delivery for Rocky’s Own
Dec10

Milestone Delivery for Rocky’s Own

The latest truck delivered to Rockhampton-based Rocky’s Own Transport makes it 5,000. The Kenworth T 409 was handed over to the Central Queensland transport operator, fitted with the 5,000th Cummins ISXe5 sold in the South Pacific.     “The ISXe5 represents Cummins’ most successful ever introduction of a new heavy-duty truck engine in the South Pacific,” said Mike Fowler, Director of Automotive Business for Cummins South...

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