Is the Letter H for Hydrogen or For Hype?

There has been a lot of comment in various parts of the media, but for the trucking industry it can seem difficult to answer the question, is the letter H for hydrogen or for hype? The predicted future development of this alternative power source for trucks can vary dramatically, depending on who you ask.

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first production of electric trucks

First Production of Electric Trucks

Melbourne based company SEA Electric has commenced the first production of electric trucks at commercial volume levels in Australia, with the first of the vehicles currently on the SEA Electric production line in Melbourne. Read more

hydrogen powered truck innovation

Hydrogen Powered Truck Innovation

The current development program by Hyundai Trucks, in terms of hydrogen powered truck innovation is looking to develop a new fuel cell stack which is capable of producing 200 kW of power, and then fitting two of these in each truck. This produces a final power output of 350 kW of power altogether, which equates to 475 hp. This would be plenty of power for the part of the truck market in which Hyundai currently plays. Read more

ensure the ideal clutch setup

Ensure The Ideal Clutch Setup

The following procedure outlines what adjustments and clearances must be set to ensure the ideal clutch setup, longevity, and avoid common costly mistakes. Read more

why hydrogen and why Australia?

Why Hydrogen, and Why Australia?

PowerTorque had the opportunity to sit in on a global discussion, hosted by Hyundai, with about 20 technical journalists and took the opportunity to ask the question, why hydrogen and why Australia? The management team driving the development of fuel cell technology in Hyundai talked about their plans and answered a wide variety of questions.

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will there be singing trucks?

Will There Be Singing Trucks?

After watching this video of an electric van delivering for Amazon in the US, the question has to be, will there be singing trucks? The vehicles function so quietly, they will have to make some sort of sound to warn others of their approach, so why not have them produce something musical? Read more

Linfox’s electric truck

Linfox’s Electric Truck

The first Volvo FL Electric in Australia will be fitted with an eight-pallet body and tailgate lift and will be Linfox’s electric truck, evaluated while undertaking metropolitan deliveries within BevChain, the road transport operation’s beverage logistics business.  Read more

100 per cent electric tipper

100 per cent Electric Tipper

The ACT Government has launched its first 100 per cent electric tipper truck, as part of its commitment to a zero emissions fleet by mid-2030. The ACT Government will use the electric truck for cleaning and maintenance tasks around the territory. Read more