most powerful Japanese truck

Most Powerful Japanese Truck

Fuso can rightfully claim this truck is the most powerful Japanese truck on the market. With a similar mixed heritage, European/Japanese, the UD Quon only gets the 11 litre engine, limiting it to 460hp. The purely Japanese Hino 700 does have a 13 litre, but the conservative Hino engineers don’t let it rate above 480hp in Australia. Read more

what does the Aussie truck buyer want?

What Does the Aussie Truck Buyer Want?

One of the main things any truck buyer is looking for is durability and Japanese trucks have proven their durability in the Australian truck market and an answer to the question, what does the Aussie truck buyer want? The ability to just keep plugging away with little fuss is what all of the Japanese truck makers are renowned for. The attention to detail and build quality out of Japan is a known quantity. Read more

just right between what’s desirable and what’s practical

Just Right Between What’s Desirable and What’s Practical

The art of specifying a truck for the Australian market is all about looking at what is available on the assembly line and getting the mix just right between what’s desirable and what’s practical in this country. Many trucks being sold in Australia today come out of very large global stables, produced by global companies. Read more

half a century of Canter

Half a Century of Canter

This year sees the Fuso Canter (formerly Mitsubishi Canter, and formerly Dodge Canter) notch up 50 years on the Australian truck market and the Fuso brand is celebrating the longevity of the model and its place in the Australian psyche and looks back at half a century of Canter. Read more

differentiating factor between the Fuso eCanter and other electric trucks

Between the Fuso eCanter and Other Electric Trucks

How well the vehicle’s main computer modulates the truck’s performance to keep the behaviour within acceptable parameters is the differentiating factor between the Fuso eCanter and other electric trucks, including the prototype eCanter, which PowerTorque has tested. Read more

first impressions of the Fuso eCanter

First Impressions of a Fuso eCanter

Stepping up into the cabin of this truck, the first impressions of the Fuso eCanter is that it’s just the same as it is in any other truck. As the driver sits in the driving seat, they are presented with a layout which is very similar to the one which they are used to on a day-to-day basis. Read more

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

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