moving across to EBS

Moving across to EBS

The introduction of the new 700 Series models and sees a genuine heavy duty challenger from Hino coming on to the Australian truck market, moving across to EBS, with  the electronic braking systems now available all of the way across the 700 Series range of trucks.  Read more

first drive in DAF’s New Generation XF

First Drive in DAF’s New Generation XF

In his latest report from Europe, PowerTorque’s correspondent there, Will Shiers travels to Spain for a first drive in DAF’s New Generation XF, named last week as International Truck of the Year 2022 by a jury of 24 commercial vehicle editors and senior journalists. Read more

Truck Innovation of the Year

Truck Innovation of the Year

DAF’s XF Hydrogen, a prototype of a hydrogen-fuelled heavy-duty truck with an internal combustion engine has won the 2022 Truck Innovation of the Year. Read more

International Truck of the Year double

International Truck of the Year Double

DAF has achieved an International Truck of the Year double, scooping both the ‘Truck of the Year 2022’ gong and the ‘2022 Truck Innovation Award’, both being presented in Lyon, France, this week. Read more

‘Mack in Black’ on a road test

‘Mack in Black’ on a Road Test

The latest Mack range includes the enhanced Superliner, and PowerTorque takes the ‘Mack in Black’ on a road test in the Western Queensland outback. The new latest design is utilising the more advanced Anthem electronic architecture and is also offered with a sleeper cab developed from the Anthem cabin design system. Read more

looking back in time at the Volvo F86

Looking Back in Time at the Volvo F86

To get some perspective on just how far the modern trucks have come from the ‘good old’ days, and looking back in time at the Volvo F86, PowerTorque decided to drive one of the you beaut 2021 Volvo FM prime movers over the same route, up against a 1968 F 86. Read more

a turning point for global transport

A Turning Point for Global Transport

At the COP26 in Glasgow and representing a global response to climate emissions from trucks and buses as well as marking a turning point for global transport, 15 countries have agreed to work together toward 100 per cent zero-emission new truck and bus sales by 2040.  Read more

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