tailor made trucks

Tailor Made Trucks

When you look at the Isuzu truck range, it is not obvious as to why the brand has been market leader for 30 years, although it has led the way on tailor made trucks.  Read more

ongoing major fuel security fears

Ongoing Major Fuel Security Fears

The Australian Trucking Association has expressed its ongoing major fuel security fears after the Federal Government decision to lease space in the US Strategic Petroleum Reserve. According to the ATA it should, instead, store an emergency reserve here in Australia. Read more

slow start to truck sales

Slow Start to Truck Sales

The fact that in this year of bushfires and coronavirus, there is a slow start to truck sales in Australia, is not going to be a surprise to anyone. In many ways, the economy is on hold and uncertainty is undermining the economic outlook. The latest truck sales figures from the Truck Industry Council reflect the level of concern in the business community. Read more

getting the dirt on the Scania

Getting the Dirt on the Scania

The tipper and dog market has traditionally been dominated by US trucks, but the Europeans are now queueing up to take on the North American iron in this highly competitive sector and when Diesel News drives one of the contenders, it is getting the dirt on the Scania G500 XT. Read more

a major boost from the Cascadia

A Major Boost from Cascadia

Freightliner are looking to get a major boost from the Cascadia, which takes conventional trucks in Australia to a new level. These models can match, toe-to-toe the sophisticated European prime movers which have been eating into the Freightliner market share.  Read more

a hydrogen future for trucks

A Hydrogen Future for Trucks

Hydrogen fuel cells are widely considered to be the fuel of the future, and according to Iveco and Hyundai, a hydrogen future for trucks is closer than we think. Diesel News’ European Correspondent, Will Shiers reports. Read more

the new Ready-to-Work Freightpack range

The New Ready-to-Work Freightpack range

The trucking industry in Australia first saw the new Ready-to-Work Freightpack range when it was officially previewed at the 2019 Brisbane Truck Show. The Ready-To-Work concept has a long history in the Isuzu camp with the first introduction being of ready to work tippers, followed by the Tradepack and Traypack options then the Vanpack and now Servicepack. Read more

into the brave new world with Isuzu

Into the Brave New World With Isuzu

In a new move this week, it is clear we are heading into the technological future, into the brave new world with Isuzu. Responding to the unprecedented rate of technological change within the global and domestic transport sectors, Isuzu has announced the creation of an Innovation business unit. Read more

electric trucks are the future

Electric Trucks are the Future

Reading the latest about new trucks around the world, we can be in no doubt that electric trucks are the future and it is simply a matter of how long until electric power predominates.  Read more

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