Tech Talk

Wed 19 Sep 2018

Master Code creator ready to answer your questions

Master Code creator ready to answer your questions

The man behind the new Master Code debunks a few myths that have sprung up around the eagerly anticipated code of practice due out early next month.

Mon 3 Sep 2018

Smart wheel closer to reality

Smart wheel closer to reality

AUGMENTED Intelligence, which invented the smart steering wheel that won the FatigueHACK, has continued to develop and is now refining their prototype.

Telematics is the catalyst for change

Telematics is the catalyst for change

THE way Shannon Kyle sees it, not a lot is going to change at what he calls the coalface of the industry when the new CoR laws come into play from October 1.

Fri 17 Aug 2018

Bird's-eye view of busy fleet

Bird's-eye view of busy fleet

IN THE case of the Kennedy family, they're a major cog keeping the machine of the Australian mining industry turning.

Thu 9 Aug 2018

Electric dreams our new reality

Electric dreams our new reality

The Australian Logistics Council (ALC) has formed an Electric Vehicles Working Group to develop a 'rapidly-evolving transport solution'.

Wed 8 Aug 2018

HV rest area data collated

HV rest area data collated

Transport Certification Australia says the consolidation of heavy vehicle rest area information is long overdue.

Fri 4 Nov 2016

Cummins Filtration launches GOLDPOWER high-performance coolant

Cummins Filtration launches GOLDPOWER high-performance...

CUMMINS Filtration a division of Cummins Inc, has launched Fleetguard GOLDPOWER coolant in the Australian marketplace.

Tue 18 Oct 2016

New Cooltech coolant range and brake fluid launched

New Cooltech coolant range and brake fluid launched

TOTAL Oil Australia is excited to announce the launch of their new premium range of Cooltech engine coolants and Total Brake Fluid DOT4

Wed 7 Sep 2016

First light-duty truck to come standard with reverse camera

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

Thu 1 Sep 2016

Truck servicing made simple

Truck servicing made simple

WHEN it comes time to service your truck, convenience and quality are key, but the two don't often go hand in hand.

Fri 26 Aug 2016

What to do in case of a steer tyre blowout

What to do in case of a steer tyre blowout

AFTER nearly being "wiped out” by a truck that blew a steer tyre, Sam Dowler wants every truckie to know what procedure to follow to stay safe on the road.

Thu 18 Aug 2016

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

Which manufacturer is set to smash world speed record with this...

Dubbed the Iron Knight, Volvo's best technicians and engineers have birthed what might just be the fastest, most radical truck in the world.

Scania tackles truck rollover safety with revolutionary airbag

Scania tackles truck rollover safety with revolutionary...

Scania has taken on the problem of truck rollover protection with its new truck generation, which can be equipped with rollover side curtain airbags...

Thu 11 Aug 2016

Freighter's New Load Restraint Gates

Freighter's New Load Restraint Gates

Freighter has released two new load restraint gate systems for its range of Tautliner trailers, which is great news for operators.

Iveco develops LNG long haul truck with 1500km range

Iveco develops LNG long haul truck with 1500km range

IVECO has surged ahead in alternative fuel solutions developing a LNG-powered heavy truck with a 1500km range.

Thu 4 Aug 2016

Start using protection TODAY

Start using protection TODAY

DOWNTIME means money lost in this industry, which is why we undergo preventative maintenance and keep our trucks in good shape.

Mon 25 Jul 2016

F-Series lives up to the hype

F-Series lives up to the hype

ISUZU Australia has a new managing director and CEO.

Thu 21 Jul 2016

Dual clutch technology gain

Dual clutch technology gain

I’VE seen some pretty good drivers in my time, especially those who run daily regional freight in hilly country with an 18-speed Eaton Roadranger manual transmi

Wed 20 Jul 2016

Scania of the future to be made of the right stuff

Scania of the future to be made of the right stuff

THE use of composite materials in the structure of a vehicle’s chassis can reduce weight by up to 40%.

Hybrid tech that can be retrofitted

Hybrid tech that can be retrofitted

WORLD-first hybrid truck technology from Adgero could help Australian road transport operators cut fuel consumption by up to 25%.

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