road trains in the UK

Road Trains in the UK

If the UK ever grasps the obvious productivity and environmental benefits of permitting road trains in the UK, it will be largely thanks to one man. PowerTorque’s European Correspondent, Will Shiers, takes a look at the fascinating life of Dick Denby.

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how much power do you need?

How Much Power Do You Need?

Ask any truck driver a simple question like, how much power do you need? In reply, you will get a variety of answers, but most will amount to a return question, how much power can you give me? Read more

net zero commitment from Fuso

Net Zero Commitment From Fuso

Japanese truck maker Fuso will be following the Daimler Truck target of CO2-neutrality in production sites, with the net zero commitment from Fuso aiming to shift all plants to CO2-neutrality by 2039.  Read more

an Australian electric truck on the road

An Australian Electric Truck on the Road

It looks like there is going to be an Australian electric truck on the road in the coming years. PowerTorque talks to the team behind one of the early contenders in the electric race, SEA Electric, which now has an Australian electric truck on the road. Read more

trying to hit that B-double sweet spot

Trying to Hit That B-double Sweet Spot

Alongside a few different truck manufacturers, Scania are trying to hit that B-double sweet spot with the new 540hp R Series prime mover, using a 13-litre engine to get the job done. PowerTorque took one of these trucks out on the roads of Sydney to see if the sweet spot has been reached by the Swedish truck maker. Read more

2021 may turn out to be a record year

2021 May Turn Out To Be a Record Year

Judging by the latest truck sales figures published by the Truck Industry Council, 2021 may turn out to be a record year. The latest results released by the truck manufacturers peak body shows strong demand, indicating a healthy economy during the pandemic. Read more

driving the new Kenworth T680 Next Generation

Driving the Kenworth T680 Next Generation 

At a small press gathering at the Kenworth US Research and Development Centre and after driving the new Kenworth T680 Next Generation, PowerTorque’s US Correspondent, Steve Sturgess, can say for certain it was worth the effort and worth the wait. Read more

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