a pioneer in A-double operation

A Pioneer in A-double Operation

The transport of bulk goods from rural areas to the ports has been revolutionised since the adoption of high productivity combinations, and the Woods Group was a pioneer in A-double operation, from the Darling Downs in Queensland to the Port of Brisbane. Read more

providing a mobile charging service

Providing a Mobile Charging Service

There is at least one operation which is out there actually providing a mobile charging service by the side of the road for working electric trucks, right now. Electric trucks are going to become a growing part of the trucking industry, as the drive towards zero emission transport picks up. 

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keep your fifth wheel in peak condition

Keep Your Fifth Wheel in Peak Condition

It is sometimes assumed that the fifth wheel is a ‘set and forget’ component, but in actual fact it should be inspected, lubricated and, if necessary, adjusted at least every three months or 40,000km, whichever comes first, you really need to keep your fifth wheel in peak condition.  Read more

a new brand of electric trucks being built

A New Brand of Electric Trucks Being Built 

Tevva is a new brand of electric trucks being built in the UK in an assembly plant to the the East of London. If its ambitious production targets are anything to go by, it will have outgrown the building by the end of next year reckons PowerTorque’s European Correspondent, Will Shiers. Read more

test truck components to their limits

Test Truck Components to Their Limits

Australian Multiple Combinations test truck components to their limits, and a new initiative is setting up a real world coupling testing program, to assess the forces exerted on the connections between road train elements. Read more

five things you need to know about fifth wheels

Five Things You Need to Know About Fifth Wheels

Safety, stability, improved turning radius and ease of coupling and uncoupling are among the many benefits of a truck’s fifth wheel, but this vital component requires regular maintenance and here are five things you need to know about fifth wheels. Read more

getting ready for electrification

Getting Ready for Truck Electrification

The trucking industry will, over the next few years, have to begin making plans about alternative power system and start getting ready for electrification. To find out more PowerTorque went to teh experts and asked JET Charge about some of the electric truck charging FAQs which the company comes across. Read more

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