Rigs of the Week

Scania- Swedish Simplicity

Dave Whyte checks out the latest Streamline Scania and comes away mightily impressed

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Somerville Transport

Geoff Somerville and his family run one of the more high profile fleets in this country, and with Vinidex as his major client it’s a relationship that works well and has lasted for 28 years. Back in 2007, when we last caught up with Geoff, the fleet of Freightliner Argosys and Geoff’s own Western Star FX4900 Constellation was CAT focused. ...

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Tasmanian Truck Show

PowerTorque caught up with Tassie truckies at the Tasmanian Truck Show, an annual event hosted by the Lions Club of Deloraine and held at the AgFest grounds at Carrick, near Launceston. This is the second year that PowerTorque has been associated with the event as a co-sponsor. Looking ahead, we believe the event has the potential to grow substantially and ...

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Tasmania

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The Incredible Hulk

Truckworks of Adelaide introduces its new Kenworth K200 10×4 The company’s latest million-dollar acquisition is based on a Kenworth K200 twin-steer 10×4 rigid with bogie-drive and a third “lazy” axle installation. This massive unit then forms the foundation for a 75-tonne rated 1075S Rotator recovery unit from North American manufacturer Century.

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Towing

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Godfrey Xerri’s T900

Godfrey Xerri’s T900 shows how a well kept Kenworth can last a lifetime Sydney-based Godfrey Xerri has a different philosophy and tends to keep his trucks a little longer than the norm. It was back in 1986 that Godfrey got his first truck, a Ford Louisville LNT 9000 bought secondhand from a friend and with around 700,000 km on the ...

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Xtrans Interstate

With over 30 years experience of long-distance, linehaul operation, Sydney-based XTRA Transport Services is very focused on how it operates and how it is perceived to operate on behalf of its customers. “We recognise that our drivers are ultimately the first link in the relationship we have with our customers. The way we communicate with our clients and service their ...

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Daisy’s Grow in Melbourne

A high profile appearance is backed by high levels of customer service for Daisy’s Garden Supplies Neil and Margaret Mulcahy never imagined that back in August 1979, when they started their landscape supplies company, it would grow to be a major force in the Greater Melbourne area. But grow it did, to the point where today the business operates a ...

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