Airtec OBM is the New integration partner with the Teletrac Navman system

Airtec OBM, Integration Partner With The Teletrac Navman System

An announcement today tells us that the Airtec OBM is a new integration partner with the Teletrac Navman system. The new relationship means that the Interim OBM monitoring solution from Teletrac Navaman can be used for compliance purposes supporting the use of Performance Based Standards 2B heavy vehicle combinations on selected routes.  Read more

T610 tested on a typical line-haul run

T610 Tested on a Typical Line-haul Run

The Kenworth PowerTorque took on a 2,000km trip on the Bruce Highway from Brisbane to Mackay and return saw the T610 tested on a typical line-haul run. The prime mover was hitched to a 34-pallet curtainsider B-double with the combination sporting a fairly typical GCM of 55 tonnes. The truck was loaded northbound but returned to Brisbane empty. Read more

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