Trailer Reviews

TRIPLE TREAT | TRAILER REVIEW – New Red Bull Holden Racing trailers designed and built by Graham Lusty Trailers

Transporting V8 Supercars has moved to new design heights with the latest designs of Graham Lusty Trailers Over the last few years, I’ve had the pleasure of showcasing a few race transporters from many different categories of racing. The first of these was the Triple Eight Race Engineering Red Bull Racing transporter around four years ago, and, with those trailers ...

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SUPER B – SUPER SPECIAL | TRAILER REVIEW – Super B-doubles for K & S Freighters

PowerTorque finds that new truck and trailer combinations are making their contribution to improve productivity for K&S Freighters. There are two big factors that lead the charge in terms of equipment design – productivity and safety. While the two often don’t work together, with increased safety leading to reduced productivity and vice-versa, many operators are finding ways to make the ...

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POLE POSITION | TRAILER REVIEW – Rytrans Manufacturing Livestock Exchange Unit

Moving cattle between livestock crates has been fraught with danger. PowerTorque reports on how Rytrans Manufacturing is making that task a lot safer. Livestock transport is not a glamourous game. Chasing stock up and down narrow ramps, at all hours of the day or night, and in any weather, is not a job that everyone would enjoy. It takes a ...

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SEEN TO BE GREEN | TRAILER REVIEW -Allstone Quarries and TEFCO Trailers gain a mutual benefit from close cooperation

Allstone Quarries and TEFCO Trailers gain a mutual benefit from close cooperation We live in an era where convenience and environmental concerns are both important issues, but often seem to contradict each other. In recent times, some industries have made big leaps in bringing the two together, with the number of solar panels and wind farms we see in our ...

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ICE CUBE | TRAILER REVIEW – Vawdrey Iceliner improves thermal efficiency while reducing weight

Changes to the Vawdrey Iceliner improve thermal efficiency while reducing weight   When you consider the size of the Australian transport industry, and the limited scope for sales of new equipment, it is surprising to see the number of manufacturers offering products to the market. In terms of trailers, the number of manufacturers fighting for market share has grown dramatically ...

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COLD COMFORT | Trailer REVIEW – MaxiTRANS supply 395 Trailers to Coles

Coles Supermarket confirms the largest single order for trailers in the Australian market. It’s official, the largest ever trailer order in Australia has been awarded to MaxiTRANS for the supply of 395 Maxi-CUBE and Freighter trailers valued at over $60 million to Coles Supermarkets in NSW and Victoria. “This is a tremendous show of support by Coles in Australian regional ...

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NO CONTEST | REVIEW KIM HAULAGE

Choosing disc brakes, EBS and roll stability was an easy choice for KIM Haulage. Some three years ago, PowerTorque visited Kim Haulage of Londonderry, on the north western outskirts of Sydney, to discuss how being an early adopter of technology could prove to be the right decision for efficiency, reliability and, above all, safety. Founder and managing director, Ken McClelland, ...

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TRIPLE TREAT | TRUCK REVIEW – Red Bull Race Transporter

Transporting V8 Supercars has moved to new design heights with the latest designs of Graham Lusty Trailers Over the last few years, I’ve had the pleasure of showcasing a few race transporters from many different categories of racing. The first of these was the Triple Eight Race Engineering Red Bull Racing transporter around four years ago, and, with those trailers ...

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TEN TIMES BETTER | REVIEW Rhino Trailers

Rhino Trailers demonstrates its versatility with an 8×4 and six-axle dog. The Australian trailer industry continues to set global standards through its ability to provide innovative solutions that raise productivity while ensuring the highest possible standards of safety. The introduction of Performance Based Standards (PBS), has enabled companies such as Rhino Trailers to expand its expertise into new truck and ...

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Changing Times

The creation of new infrastructure has meant a major increase in tipper and dog trailer operation within the Sydney basin – Words and images by Warren Caves  Despite changes in leadership, governments, both federal and state, have initiated various programmes that combine to link expenditure of over $33 billion to deliver infrastructure benefits that are crucial to the future efficiency ...

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