the Hino 700 dripfeed continues

The Hino 700 Dripfeed Continues

With small snippets of information about the new model on its way, the Hino 700 dripfeed continues with another release this week which proves to be a bit of a poser for those who know the Hino range. Read more

first OEM electric truck launched by Fuso

First OEM Electric Truck Launched by Fuso

With the launch this week of the all-electric eCanter in Australia we have seen the first OEM electric truck launched by Fuso. On sale now, the eCanter is the first original equipment manufacturer all-electric truck available on the Australian market. Read more

new breed of operator, trucker or influencer?

New Breed of Operator, Trucker or Influencer?

PowerTorque’s European Correspondent, Will Shiers, met a new breed of tech-savvy haulier, but is Daniel Louisy a new breed of operator, trucker or influencer? If you spend a lot of time on YouTube, you’ve probably already seen him. Read more

Kenworth is narrowing the gap

Kenworth is Narrowing the Gap 

During a 2,000km round trip driving a Kenworth T610 prime mover pulling a B-double curtainsider, PowerTorque’s Paul Matthei had plenty of time to thoroughly evaluate the unit, whether Kenworth is narrowing the gap.  Read more

a challenging truck maker’s conundrum

A Challenging Truck Maker’s Conundrum

The situation Michael May stepped into in this new role as Managing Director of Iveco in Australia can be said to be a challenging truck maker’s conundrum. Iveco has a respectable history and sturdy relationship with the Australian trucking industry, and trucks like the Acco have a place in the hearts of many who grew up with these vehicles. Read more

another blow for BTS21

Another Blow for BTS21

Hino pulling out of the Brisbane Truck Show deals another blow for BTS21, as the Japanese truck maker announced the company’s decision to withdraw from the show, due to take place from May 13th to 16th. Read more

Anthem has finally arrived in Australia

Anthem Has Finally Arrived in Australia

It has been sometime coming but the new truck system, sold under the banner of the Anthem has finally arrived in Australia. PowerTorque was the first media outlet to take the new Anthem model out for a drive.

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latest Iveco Euro 6 Accos join the Cleanaway fleet

Latest Iveco Euro 6 Accos Join the Cleanaway Fleet

A long standing relationship between Cleanaway and the Iveco organisation looks set to continue as the latest Iveco Euro 6 Accos join the Cleanaway fleet. Cleanaway has been a user of the previous model Acco trucks for many years, and has now committed to the new Acco with the acquisition of 23 6×4 units, to fill a new City of Wyndham refuse collection contract in Melbourne’s south west. Read more

Australia's serious food loss and waste

Australia’s Serious Food Loss and Waste

The Australian food transport industry is expected to do its share of the hard lifting as the government steps up its attack on Australia’s serious food loss and waste, which has reached 7.3 million tonnes of food every year. Thermal performance of transport is the beginning of cold chain compliance. Read more

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