The Trucks of Instagram

More pictures of the trucks of Instagram, as all around Australia truckies are taking photos of the things they love, their trucks. Here we have the Nice night scene of the 200th truck #starpower at Easters yard. #westernstartrucks #WesternStar #aussietrucks #aitkenphotography #nightlights #nightphotography #awesome A post shared by Aitkenphotography (@warrenaitken) on Aug 13, 2017 at 4:32am PDT Seeing the best of the country from the...

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Mystery Mack Truck

There is a Mystery Mack Truck on its way, to be unveiled in the US by the company on 13 September. Of course, these models will be for the US market only, but you can be sure the Mack organisation here in Australia will be there to see the unveiling and examining of the new trucks to see which items in the catalogue of innovations they will be able to introduce into the product built here in Australia. There looks like there will be...

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Rough Roads of Far Western Queensland

The rough roads of far western Queensland are not good for the major joints in livestock trailers. The road conditions the trailers meet every day on very rough roads can cause damage. Items like the top corners and the frames on the doors all get extra reinforcement on trailers belonging to Surat, Queensland, livestock operator Mark Johnstone. This does mean the trailers are slightly heavier than the norm, but Mark has learnt the...

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New Mack Launch, New Benz Unveiled, Diesel from the US and Show and Shine

This week on Diesel News we have a New Mack Launch, a New Benz Unveiled, Diesel from the US and Show and Shine on the agenda.   This video is one of a series of teasers being released by Mack in the US in the lead up to the revealing of the new range on 13 September. Of course, Australian Mack trucks are a different range. However, new features added into the US range will likely start appearing in the Macks here in Australia in...

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How to Buy a Truck

Around the time Mark Johnstone was first thinking about how to buy a truck, a local livestock operator in Surat, Queensland, wanted to get out of his business and move across to a sand and gravel operation on the coast. Mark took over the existing work, starting off with one double-deck trailer, soon to be joined by a second.   “I realised things were going to go alright, so I started building the business,” says Mark. “I had...

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Instagramming And Trucking

It would seem Instagramming and Trucking are a good mix. Here at Diesel News we like to see people in our industry making interesting images. Here we have big triples in the West, double tankers from Toll, cool matt paint job and classic Mack tanker. ⛟ A post shared by Perth/Port Hedland (@pilbara_trucker) on Jun 15, 2017 at 6:01am PDT A post shared by @travvy_boi on Jun 26, 2017 at 7:10am PDT Sweet ride A post shared by Tafari...

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