driving Volvo Group into the future

Driving Volvo Group Into the Future

Juggling three divergent truck brands and getting them through the pandemic was the task last year and this year has not been easy for an organisation driving Volvo Group into the future. Tim Giles speaks to the leadership team about the challenges and forward plans. Read more

global truck market during Covid

Global Truck Market During Covid

Looking around the world at the global truck market during Covid can be a little confusing. The situation looks like it will remain unstable for some time to come, as the industry will need trucks as economies recover, but lockdowns will limit all activities, including truck sales.  Read more

new Mack boss announced

New Mack Boss Announced

The reshuffle at the top of the Volvo organisation in Australia sees a new Mack boss announced this week. The new Vice President, Mack Trucks Australia is to be Tom Chapman who has been with Volvo Group Australia since 2015.

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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

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