a major boost from the Cascadia

A Major Boost from Cascadia

Freightliner are looking to get a major boost from the Cascadia, which takes conventional trucks in Australia to a new level. These models can match, toe-to-toe the sophisticated European prime movers which have been eating into the Freightliner market share.  Read more

a hydrogen future for trucks

A Hydrogen Future for Trucks

Hydrogen fuel cells are widely considered to be the fuel of the future, and according to Iveco and Hyundai, a hydrogen future for trucks is closer than we think. Diesel News’ European Correspondent, Will Shiers reports. Read more

the new Ready-to-Work Freightpack range

The New Ready-to-Work Freightpack range

The trucking industry in Australia first saw the new Ready-to-Work Freightpack range when it was officially previewed at the 2019 Brisbane Truck Show. The Ready-To-Work concept has a long history in the Isuzu camp with the first introduction being of ready to work tippers, followed by the Tradepack and Traypack options then the Vanpack and now Servicepack. Read more

into the brave new world with Isuzu

Into the Brave New World With Isuzu

In a new move this week, it is clear we are heading into the technological future, into the brave new world with Isuzu. Responding to the unprecedented rate of technological change within the global and domestic transport sectors, Isuzu has announced the creation of an Innovation business unit. Read more

electric trucks are the future

Electric Trucks are the Future

Reading the latest about new trucks around the world, we can be in no doubt that electric trucks are the future and it is simply a matter of how long until electric power predominates.  Read more

new bid to buy Navistar

New Bid to Buy Navistar

The International Trucks brand may become an integral part of a global truck manufacturing group, after Traton launched a new bid to buy Navistar, offering US$35 a share, to value the Chicago-based truck maker at US$3.5 billion. Read more

2020 start with low expectations

2020 Start With Low Expectations

Fears that the Australian economy is not moving ahead, as it should, sees truck sale figures in 2020 start with low expectations. The latest truck sales figures have just been released by the Truck Industry Council and show the year is going to be starting off from a low base.  Read more

taking the Isuzu range onwards and upwards

Taking the Isuzu Range Onwards and Upwards

After 30 years as number one supplier of trucks in Australia, Isuzu know a thing or two about developing and selling trucks and the latest launch is taking the Isuzu range onwards and upwards. The company’s offering keeps on changing and moving forward, never resting on its laurels, Diesel News checks out the latest batch of newbies. Read more

an explosion of interest in electric vehicles

An Explosion of Interest in Electric Vehicles

All across the trucking industry in the United States observers are currently seeing an explosion of interest in electric vehicles. Diesel’s US Correspondent, Steve Sturgess, tells us the latest announcements are topped by Amazon’s decision to purchase 100,000 Rivian electric delivery vans for last-mile operations. The most remarkable thing about this amazing order is that the vans currently do not even exist. Read more