Tech Talk

Wed 14 Nov 2018

Pick up the pace on reform, urges logistics boss

Pick up the pace on reform, urges logistics boss

Delaying mandatory telematics is needlessly putting lives at risk on our roads, says ALC boss after latest government transport summit.

Mon 12 Nov 2018

Sneak peek at new Hino 500 Series

Sneak peek at new Hino 500 Series

Hino Australia releases first official pic of a 500 Series Standard Cab model ahead of their arrival in dealerships later this month.

Mon 5 Nov 2018

500 Series Standard Cab the cleanest ever, claims Hino

500 Series Standard Cab the cleanest ever, claims Hino

When the new Hino arrives in Australia this month, its makers say it will be the greenest of any Japanese-built medium duty truck.

Wed 17 Oct 2018

Tech experts honoured with top awards

Tech experts honoured with top awards

The Castrol Vecton Awards Dinner in Melbourne celebrated two industry professionals committed to safety and exploring the advantages of new trucking technology.

Mon 8 Oct 2018

New $9.7m department for future technology

New $9.7m department for future technology

The Government gets serious about driverless trucks and other high-tech aimed at improving road safety with the opening of a new federal office.

Thu 4 Oct 2018

Trucking industry mourns loss of tech innovator David Coonan

Trucking industry mourns loss of tech innovator David Coonan

The ATA's former policy manager David Coonan sadly passed today, but his lasting legacy will continue to be felt by the industry for years to come.

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.

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