electric trucks in the real world

Electric Trucks in the Real World

For many in the Australian trucking industry the idea of electric trucks is exactly that, an idea, but the reality is that they will become a reality, sooner than we think, so here we see a couple of videos about electric trucks in the real world.  Read more

smart trucks, for smart trucking

Smart Trucks, for Smart Trucking

At the same time as telematics systems are getting better, so are individual components on a truck, but the truck systems are now becoming powerful enough to stand on their own as a trucking operator’s telematics system, making smart trucks, for smart trucking possible. Read more

transferring power from diesel to electric

Transferring Power from Diesel to Electric

The next decade is going to be about moving across to new drivelines, to be compatible with alternative power sources, and a large amount of ingenuity is going to be needed in transferring power from diesel to electric. Read more

electric power is the most likely technology to be used

Electric Power is the Most Likely Technology to be Used 

In city environments and on the vast majority of short range tasks, electric power is the most likely technology to be used. Small electric fast charging stations have been popping up around our cities in the last few years to cater for the small but growing band of Tesla and other electric car buyers. These are often placed in small sites in difficult to get to car parks and dotted around in the inner city. Read more

Choosing the right bearing grease

Choosing the Right Wheel Bearing Grease

Choosing the right bearing grease lubricant for your trailer has never been more complicated. The range of lubricants now available makes choosing the right one for your application like solving an ever-growing puzzle.  Read more

WA wins the compliance race, but rigids don’t

WA Wins the Compliance Race, But Rigids Don’t 

The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) has released its National Roadworthiness Survey (NRS) outlining the overall health of the national trucking fleet and demonstrates that WA wins the compliance race, but rigids don’t, as overall compliance continues to improve.

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Cummins is developing hydrogen combustion X15

Cummins is Developing Hydrogen Combustion X15 

As the world looks to new technology to meet emission reduction requirement, it has been announced that Cummins is developing hydrogen combustion X15 engines, as well as the smaller 6.7 litre medium duty engine as a hydrogen internal combustion engine (ICE). Read more

differentiating factor between the Fuso eCanter and other electric trucks

Between the Fuso eCanter and Other Electric Trucks

How well the vehicle’s main computer modulates the truck’s performance to keep the behaviour within acceptable parameters is the differentiating factor between the Fuso eCanter and other electric trucks, including the prototype eCanter, which PowerTorque has tested. Read more

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