Grafton Truck Show is a hell of a day out

COME ON DOWN: Make sure you don't miss out on all of the fun to be had at the Grafton Truck Show in June.

Get ready for the Grafton Truck Show

ATA safety truck heads to Qld

SAFETY TRUCK: See the rig in Hervey Bay.

Safety Truck to be showcased in Hervey Bay

Kermie's only way is down!

WEIGHTY ISSUE: Kermie fat shames himself into submission.

"Those of you that know me know that I'm pretty decrepit myself”

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EPISODE #12: Listen to guests Rod Hannifey and Ellen Voie

WELCOME to another episode of your favourite source of information on all things trucking, The Big Rigs Podcast.

NEWS CATCH UP: The Big Rigs Podcast, Season 2, Episode 10

The Big Rigs Podcast, Sesaon 2

We give you the latest news and information

CONFERENCE CATCH-UP: Big Rigs Podcast, Season 2, Episode 9

The Big Rigs Podcast, Sesaon 2

Catch up on what happened at the ATA's TA2018 conference

Crawlin' the Hume

Crawlin' on the Hume by Graham Harsant

TWU protest

TWU protest at Aldi Cooparoo

Train slams truck on crossing

Trains slams into truck stuck on crossing in Georgia. Credit: Elijah Brown via...

Ex-Cyclone Iris U-turn fears

No chance of a game of tennis for junior players Aidan Christopher, 7, his sister Mia, 11, and brother, Lachlan, 8, at the rain-hit courts opposite the Crystal Cascades Caravan Park at Redlynch, which was evacuated. Picture: Justin Brierty

Forecasts saying it may do a U-turn, re-form into a category-two cyclone, and...

New Kenworth T610 SAR: old-school goes hi-tech

THEY reckon it's the best Kenworth yet or so the advertising blurb and the sales patter of the Kenworth marketers sing.

Thermal camera trial cuts down on animal strikes

Animals spotted by the thermal camera attached to a truck during a trial in WA.

Thermal camera used to spot cows, camels and kangaroos

Big Rigs' exclusive road test of the International ProStar

POWER PLUS: The big Cummins pulls the ProStar as it passes the camera car west of Dubbo.

The International trucks are here for 2017

New UD a winner for heavy market

HEAVY OPERATOR: The PW 24 280 proved a strong contender in the light end of the heavy duty market when Big Rigs put it through its paces.

UD takes aim with new PW heavy duty rig.

Cummins Filtration launches GOLDPOWER high-performance coolant


CUMMINS Filtration has launched Fleetguard GOLDPOWER coolant.

A million km down under to reach all-new Actros

PROVEN TO DELIVER: The new Mercedes-Benz Actros range has been tested in harsh Australian conditions the past 18 months to ensure it's up to the task.

MERCEDES-Benz launched the all new Actros range in Far North Queensl

New Cooltech coolant range and brake fluid launched

Total Lubricants have launched new Cooltech Coolant and brake fluid to the market.

TOTAL Oil Australia is excited to announce the launch of their new p

First light-duty truck to come standard with reverse camera

The Hino 300 Series is the first light-duty truck range to feature a reverse camera as standard equipment, helping to make light work of limited visibility in u

Truck servicing made simple

Baldwin Filters offers high-quality filter kits to keep servicing simple and save your engine from unnecessary wear and tear.

WHEN it comes time to service your truck, convenience and quality ar

What to do in case of a steer tyre blowout

Sam Dowler has released a video talking about what to do when a steer tyre blows out.

Sam Dowler wants truckies to know what to do if a steer tyre blows

Which manufacturer is set to smash world speed record with this 2,400HP custom truck?

Which truck manufacturer is set to smash two world speed records?

Dubbed the Iron Knight, Volvo's best technicians and engineers have

Scania tackles truck rollover safety with revolutionary airbag

ROLL ON: Scania is offering the world's first curtain airbag in its trucks, a feature aimed at improving rollover safety.

Scania has taken on the problem of truck rollover protection with it

Freighter's New Load Restraint Gates

Freighter Hanging Load Restraint Gates are created via the simple addition of tabs to the gates and posts of a normal hanging gate.

Freighter has released two new load restraint gate systems for its r

Iveco develops LNG long haul truck with 1500km range

An Iveco Stralis NP similar to those recently delivered to the Jacky Perrenot Group.

Iveco surges ahead with natural gas-powered commercial vehicles.

F-Series lives up to the hype

Getting ready to get moving.

ISUZU Australia has a new managing director and CEO.

Dual clutch technology gain

HELPING HAND: Dual clutch unit bolts on the front and engages dual input shafts.

I’VE seen some pretty good drivers in my time, especially those who

Getting Underway

EFFORTLESS: The Scania P440 had a 13-litre Euro V engine rated at 440hp.

WHEN I climb on board a new truck I always try and pair my phone wit

Big tech in small Scania

INSIDE: The cabin of a Scania P440 prime mover. for a test drive recently.

SEVERAL years ago I was in Japan watching a Japanese engineer

Actros mover gets a good rap

New Actros replaces the venerable Benz V8 with a new technology in-line six cylinder Photo David Meredith / Big Rigs

Actros mover gets a good rap

Volvo will have the right solution

UD customer drive day at Mount Cotton. Photo Carly Morrissey / Big Rigs

Volvo will have the right solution


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Free dash cam with Double Coin

Double Coin are giving away On Site Cameras dash cams, conditions apply. Photo Contributed

Free dash cam with Double Coin

Switch to Meritor so you don’t fail on the road

Meritor's Xtended Lube Universal Joint (MXL) now includes RPL premium sealing technology which extends service intervals for U-Joints to 160,000km's Photo Contributed

Switch to Meritor so you don’t fail on the road...


10 year due 2022 Auto Spreader bar Spare wheel Air-con and lifting...

Hino Truck 300 Series 2007

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Mitsubishi FE6596A 1998 Canter Truck

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The 2019 VW Touareg heads for hi-tech and luxury

VW Touareg: From about $75,000

2019 VW Touareg has an emphasis on luxury and urban driveability.

Three-way comparison test: BMW X2 v Audi Q2 v Mercedes GLA

Audi Q2, Mercedes-Benz GLA and BMW X2. Pictures: Thomas Wielecki

We test three pf the best: BMW X2 v Audi Q2 v Mercedes GLA.

Porsche’s petrol-electric Cayenne puts diesel on back burner

The 2015 Porsche Cayenne

We drive Porsche’s petrol-electric plug-in SUV.

ROAD TEST: 2019 model Ford Fiesta ST hot hatch

The new generation Ford Fiesta ST has turbo three-cylinder power. Picture: Supplied.

Ford Fiesta ST three-cylinder hot hatch tested ahead of debut.

Design chief admits Toyotas were boring and vanilla

Current fave: “We make a sexy Camry,” Hunter says

Company boss declared Toyota should no longer make boring cars.


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