hydrogen is on its way

Hydrogen Is On Its Way

The search for alternative power for trucks in Australia is definitely on its way and the Australian Hydrogen Council points out that hydrogen is on its way, and in other parts of the world it is already a reality. Read more

Endurant is a completely clean sheet AMT design

Endurant is a Completely Clean Sheet AMT Design

Both in terms of hardware and software perspective, Endurant is a completely clean sheet AMT design. Eaton here in Australia have been working with the 12 speed transmission here in Australia, where it is already being sold in the Kenworth range as the Paccar AMT. The XD is the next evolution from the current offering to a heavier transmission with more speeds to take its capabilities up into the heaviest tasks in Australia. Read more

down-speeding and the powertrain

Down-Speeding and the Powertrain

Engine development has been evolving in recent years and Tech Know looks at the effect of down-speeding and the powertrain, and how it significantly alters the engine torque curve. The rate at which a low emission engine reaches full-rated torque is much quicker, which places a much greater load on the drivetrain system.  Read more

a steep learning curve for Graeme Weston

A Steep Learning Curve for Graeme Weston

It’s been a steep learning curve for Graeme Weston since he took the helm at transmission experts Eaton. Last year, Graeme Weston took up the role as the Eaton Vehicle Group Australia Leader and PowerTorque sat down with him to see how he is enjoying the role. Read more

the transition across to battery electric

The Transition Across to Battery Electric

SEA Electric, who have been at the leading edge of the transition across to battery electric, and have created a great deal of interest across the Pacific in the USA, where the whole subject of electric powertrains is much more advanced than here in Australia. Read more

a heavy duty hydrogen fuel cell electric truck

A Heavy Duty Hydrogen Fuel Cell Electric Truck

Less than a year ago, Hino Trucks in the US announced that it was building a heavy duty hydrogen fuel cell electric truck. This video shows the XL8 prototype powered by a hydrogen fuel cell electric drivetrain, now on show at the 2021 ACT Expo in Long Beach, California, USA. Read more

Australia’s hydrogen industry

Australia’s Hydrogen Industry 

National Energy Resources Australia has launched HyCapability, connecting Australia’s hydrogen industry to a global market. It is Australia’s first hydrogen capability platform. Read more

Australia’s hydrogen industry

An Introduction to Hydrogen

The Australian Hydrogen Council has provided PowerTorque with an introduction to hydrogen to clear up some of the misconceptions going around. Read more