smooth sophistication from an electric truck

Smooth Sophistication From an Electric Truck

The driving experience is not something people normally expect from a truck test drive, but it is possible to get smooth sophistication from an electric truck, reckons Tim Giles after driving the Fuso eCanter. Read more

Japanese big banger announced

Japanese Big Banger Announced

The return of a 13 litre engine to the Fuso heavy duty range sees a Japanese big banger announced at over 500hp. There had been a trend to use 11 litre engines, in recent years, at the top end of Japanese truck ranges from UD Trucks and Fuso. Read more

electrification of the Australia Post fleet grows

Electrification of the Australia Post Fleet Grows

With the first arrivals hitting the road in October the electrification of the Australia Post fleet grows. Currently, Australia Post is the largest operator of electric vehicles in Australia, with a fleet of more than 3000 electric vehicles currently in use.  Read more

Velocity buy another Daimler dealership

Velocity Buy Another Daimler Dealership

The US dealer operation Velocity Vehicle Group is further extending its major move into the Australian truck market as Velocity buy another Daimler dealership. After picking up a number of Daimler Truck dealerships early this year the US company has now taken control of Daimler’s biggest NSW outlet, its Huntingwood dealership. 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

first OEM electric truck launched by Fuso

First OEM Electric Truck Launched by Fuso

With the launch this week of the all-electric eCanter in Australia we have seen the first OEM electric truck launched by Fuso. On sale now, the eCanter is the first original equipment manufacturer all-electric truck available on the Australian market. Read more

major Daimler Trucks deal with Cummins is announced

Major Daimler Trucks Deal With Cummins is Announced

This week sees more repositioning in the face of growing interest in alternatives to traditional diesel power as a major Daimler Trucks deal with Cummins is announced. The global truck maker and the largest independent engine manufacturer, Cummins have signed a memorandum of understanding establishing a global strategic partnership for medium-duty engine systems.  Read more

Daimler Trucks spin off from Mercedes Benz

Daimler Trucks to Spin Off From Mercedes Benz

A fundamental change in its structure, will see Daimler Trucks spin off from Mercedes Benz into, what Daimler are calling, two pure-play companies. The company says the move is ‘designed to unlock the full potential of its businesses in a zero-emissions, software-driven future. Read more

first impressions riding Shogun

First Impressions Riding Shogun

The latest heavy duty prime mover from Fuso looks different enough from its predecessors, but not too dissimilar, so what are our first impressions riding Shogun? The aerodynamic engineers have been busy ironing out the imperfections and improving air flow with subtle changes to the shape.  Read more