A vital, but often neglected part of the braking system are the Disc brake chambers. This is because they are reliable and usually replaced as a unit if there are any problems. Read more
Diesel’s US Correspondent, Steve Sturgess looks at new developments in the engine brake world, as Jacobs finds a use for its lost motion technology. Read more
The 2020 Castrol Vecton Industry Awards saw top technicians and technical developments honoured, as the Australian Trucking Association celebrated industry technical and maintenance excellence, at the TMC Online event. Read more
As the amount of technology involved with every interaction in the supply chain continues to increase, the need for the convergence of all of the data into a useful tool for road transport businesses becomes even more important. This is the smart way for trucking businesses for the future. Read more
The amount of computing power fitted into a truck as a matter of course has multiplied considerably in recent years. the amount of data flying around in a CANbus on a Euro6 truck is many times greater than that used in its Euro5 predecessor. Read more
It has been announced that Graeme Weston has been appointed as the new Eaton Vehicle Group Australia leader. He has been named as the new Business Unit Manager for Australia/New Zealand, commencing in the role from October 1, 2020.
With economic recovery a key focus for the latter months of 2020, many businesses will be looking outward for opportunities to maximise operational potential, seeking a hot tip for operational efficiency, while getting back to business. Read more
The trucking world is waking up to the powerful opportunities available to the industry in terms of becoming more connected, improving safety, productivity, planning and transparency. These are advantages which can be gained by the interconnectivity possible from systems communicating, in real time, across the truck, the operating base, the customer and with the surrounding infrastructure.
25 years ago, there was very little industry representation on regulatory bodies that determined how road laws, and technical and operating standards were drafted and legislated, says Bob Woodward, Chief Engineer, Australian Trucking Association, when talking about the Industry Technical Council. Read more
Front and centre was electrification of all types of vehicles and components, as the Atlanta-based Technology and Maintenance Council in the USA managed to get the news out just before the Coronavirus pandemic hit America’s shores, earlier this year, Diesel’s US correspondent, Steve Sturgess, reports. Read more