Truck Reviews

LAYING THE FOUNDATIONS | TRUCK REVIEW-IVECO ACCO

Fleet expansion in the highly competitive concrete business relies on the legendary ACCO The technology of trucks in today’s highly competitive market continues to evolve as standards of driver safety and comfort are matched by more efficient engines and drivelines. What makes this continual development of greater interest is how not everything needs to be changed to remain competitive. One ...

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International Appeal | Transport Feature – Tickford Racing

Tickford Racing returns to the track for 2018 hauled by a pair of ProStars A pair of new International ProStar prime movers have joined leading Supercars team, Tickford Racing, to haul the race cars piloted by drivers Mark Winterbottom, Cam Waters, Chaz Mostert and Richie Stanaway around the Australian Supercar race venues. Tickford Racing joins the Supercars grid in 2018 ...

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RELIABLE OUTCOMES | TRUCK REVIEW- Isuzu FX & FY

Isuzu heads towards its 30-year record of market leadership with further refinements for the FX and FY Sales records come and go, but, in the case of Japanese truck maker Isuzu, the company has achieved something that is unmatched by any other manufacturer, in any segment of vehicle manufacturing. Achieving a continual number-one spot for 29 years consecutively as the ...

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HORSES FOR COURSES | COMPANY PROFILe – Millers Transport Group

Ed Higginson charts the growth of Millers Transport Group from a single horse-drawn trailer to major container handlers There’s something very special about interviewing a family-owned transport business, especially when there’s a rich history relating to the ancestors that started the business from zero. Back in 1923, Syd Miller recognised the need for reliable transport services in the East Melbourne ...

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V8 APPEAL | TRUCK REVIEW – Scania Next Generation

Scania’s Next Generation V8 R620 comes under the spotlight – Words by Brenton O’Connor – Images by Mark Bean In developing the design of the Next Generation range of trucks, Scania has followed four key factors, concentrating on safety, fuel efficiency, driving enjoyment and uptime. All major components of the trucks have been redesigned including cabs, engines, transmissions and suspensions, ...

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BRAVE NEW WORLD | TRUCK REVIEW – Scania Next Generation

Scania launches its Next Generation attack: Ed Higginson takes the wheel of the new G500 – Images by Mark Bean. With autonomy being the buzzword for future truck design, the launch of the Next Generation Scania truck range poses the question of could we be seeing the last time that truck cabs are launched that still focus on the driver? ...

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INCREASING APPEAL | TRUCK REVIEW – Mercedes Benz ACTROS

Mercedes-Benz grows the Actros range to become a game changer for the brand – Words by Brenton O’Connor, images by Geoff Parrington The fourth-generation Actros prime mover range launched into Australia in 2016 was followed by the rigid truck range the following year. Its success has been quite phenomenal, with reports in the field surpassing the expectations of many and ...

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PUSHING THE BOUNDARIES | TRUCK REVIEW – Scania Next Generation

It’s all about your business, as Scania breaks new ground with its brand-new model range – Words by Chris Mullett – Images by Mark Bean. When a truck manufacturer launches a new product range it’s a really big deal, as it changes the entire future of the brand almost overnight. Because of the longevity of a truck production cycle it’s ...

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AMERICA FIRST | TRANSPORT NEWS – International ProStar

ProStar links International with IVECO for a renewed attack on the Australian market. Words by Brenton O’Connor – Images by Geoff Parrington. It’s been a long wait between the announcement of the return of International to the Australian trucking scene and the arrival of trucks on dealer forecourts, but, with trucks now available, ProStar is now a happening thing in ...

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LIVING THE DREAM | Company profile – Hayllar Transport

With a strong reputation for great service and an immaculate fleet, Hayllar Transport has reason to celebrate the arrival of a new T610SAR – Words by Warren Caves, images by Torque it Up Small rural town values and community spirit, along with a new Kenworth 610SAR are sound drivers of business for Hayllar Transport of Narrandera. The town of Narrandera ...

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