Kenworth

THE BITUMEN HIGHWAY | TRANSPORT NEWS Speedies Contractors

Knowing your business in depth can mean the difference between fighting for work and always keeping busy.  The need for specialist transport solutions spans such a broad spectrum that for many of us there remain areas of which we have no experience. While that can restrict the opportunities when looking for new work, for those with specialist knowledge of a ...

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BURKINSHAWS TRANSPORT of Wagga Wagga | CUSTOM & CLASSIC

Warren Caves focuses on Burkinshaws Transport of Wagga Wagga Words and photography by Warren Caves – Torque it-up Photography Since the first all Australian-built cabover Kenworth, the K125CR, rolled off the production line in 1971, Kenworth K-Series trucks have had a familiar presence on Australian roads. The K104 and K108 models were a product of evolution from earlier variants, and ...

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WALK THE LINE | Custom & Classic – Shane & Debbie Lee of Kelly’s Transport

Warren Caves visits Shane and Debbie Lee of Kelly’s Transport – Images by Torque it Up The venerable Kenworth T908 of Shane and Debbie Lee is our PowerTorque feature truck in this month’s Custom and Classic. If you could transit through time and travel back to 2008, you would be able to view this truck proudly gracing the Kenworth stand ...

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Time Out for the T | TRUCK REVIEW – Brenton O’Connor heads down the highway in the latest Kenworth T610

Brenton O’Connor heads down the highway in the latest Kenworth T610 The biggest change for Kenworth in Australia, since the big changes to Kenworth’s K-series cabover (the K200), has to be the all-new T610 and T610 SAR. This is a game changer for Kenworth in Australia, with the addition of an all-new cab with far greater space for drivers thanks ...

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The Kenworth Klassic 2017 | REVIEW TRUCK SHOW

PowerTorque’s Warren Caves relives the past lives of the Kenworth clan on display at the annual Clarendon Classic Rally – Images by Torque it Up. The annual Clarendon Classic Rally hosted by the Sydney Antique Machinery Club was held over the weekend of the 16th and 17th of September, and, following on from the success of last year’s inaugural event, ...

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SKILL AT YOUR SERVICE- NIGHTINGALE TRANSPORT | TRUCK REVIEW

Nightingale Transport is justifiably proud of having the skills base to handle over-dimensional and unusual load configurations where others have moved away from the art of roping and sheeting. Some three years ago, in October 2014, PowerTorque visited Glenn Nightingale of Nightingale Transport to profile how the company had been able to grow its business at a time when other ...

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“T” TIME | TRUCK REVIEW-POWERTORQUE delves deeper into the appeal of the T610

POWERTORQUE delves deeper into the appeal of the T610 The release of the Kenworth T610 has created a lot of discussion among drivers and operators, and so it should. The T610 is the result of seven years, and over $20 million of investment from PACCAR, and represents the biggest single update in the Australian Kenworth model range for a very ...

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MAKING A DIFFERENCE | TRUCK REVIEW-Foodbanking in Australia celebrates its 25th anniversary

Foodbanking in Australia celebrates its 25th anniversary, aided by a little assistance from the transport industry. Starting in NSW in 1992, and now a National Federation in all States, Foodbank grew to become involved with the provision of food to those in need. Today the organisation has grown to become independently capable of consistently supplying food to charities that in ...

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BACK IN THE DAY | TRUCK REVIEW – Dan Whitelock’s 1986 W-model Kenworth

PowerTorque’s job  is to keep you all up to date with the latest and greatest offerings in the world of transport. Every now and then, though, something from a bygone era comes along and catches my eye. If I’m lucky enough, the owner or driver will take a few minutes to satisfy my curiosity before rolling of into the distance, ...

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CLEVER WITH CONCRETE | TRUCK REVIEW – Constable Brothers Concrete discuss the move to 10×4 Kenworth T359 agitators

PowerTorque visits Constable Brothers Concrete to discuss the move to 10×4 agitators In the construction industry, as with the transport industry, there are a few big players, and many smaller operations competing with them for work. While the competition may be tough, having the right equipment and attitude can make all the difference. One small company that has succeeded through ...

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