The ALL NEW Brisbane Truck Show Awards celebrate our dynamic heavy vehicle industry by showcasing the last two year’s best design, engineering and manufacturing achievements.

A panel of judges, comprising some of the trucking industry’s most respected journalists, has been deliberating over entries, representing over one hundred nominations across all categories.

The awards have been assessed against a set of criteria including:

  • Technical innovation and/or features
  • Safety as a prime consideration
  • Innovative safety features
  • Service/maintenance support
  • Information availability
  • Distribution Network
  • Delivery time
  • Stock held in Australia
  • Value for money

Winners of the prestigious awards will be announced at a special cocktail event at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre on the first evening of the show. See below for details.

Finalist are :

Best light or medium duty truck sponsored by Truck Assist

  • All New 500 Series Wide Cab – Hino Motor Sales Australia 
  • Eurocargo Euro 6 range – Iveco Trucks Australia 
  • Iveco Daily Van and Cab Chassis Range- Iveco Trucks Australia 

Best heavy duty truck

  • Stralis AS-L Series II – Iveco Trucks Australia
  • The new Mercedes-Benz Actros – Mercedes-Benz Trucks 
  • Kenworth T610 and T610SAR – PACCAR Australia 

Best trailer

  • 4×4 Deckwidener – Drake Trailers
  • Freighter T-Liner Mark II with load restraint gates – MaxiTRANS
  • Triple Eight Race Engineering – 26m B-Double Race Car Transporter – Graham Lusty Trailers

Best body innovation

  • TFSL Low Angle Tilt Tray Bodies – Ekebol
  • Multi positional hanging truck body dividing doors – Truck Corp 
  • Transformer Truck Bodies – Tosca Industries 

Best Component, Equipment or Service Innovation

  • Icepack ES – Haultech Engineering 
  • Freighter Hanging Load Restraint Gates – MaxiTRANS
  • Freighter Non-Slip Curtain Buckle – MaxiTRANS 

Best Technology innovation

  • Guardian – Real-time Fatigue, Distraction and Accident Prevention Technology – Seeing Machines 
  • Allotrac – Allotrac Services Pty Ltd
  • X15 with ADEPT – Cummins South Pacific/Eaton 

Best Australian designed and engineered product – all classes – sponsored by Castrol Vecton

  • Freighter T-Liner Mark II Curtain system – MaxiTRANS 
  • Freighter Hanging Load Restraint Gates – MaxiTRANS
  • Kenworth T610 and T610SAR – PACCAR Australia 

Best Australian manufactured innovation – all classes
sponsored by BP Australia

  • Freighter T-Liner Mark II Curtain system – MaxiTRANS 
  • Freighter Hanging Load Restraint Gates – MaxiTRANS
  • Kenworth T610 and T610SAR – PACCAR Australia

PowerTorque Magazine would like to congratulate all the finalists and thank the Brisbane Truck Show for the opportunity to be part of the judging panel

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