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

understanding Australian customers’ desires

Understanding Australian Customers’ Desires

With over 160 models across the model line-up, the Isuzu brand prides itself on understanding Australian customers’ desires, and in turn, responding by supplying products that are reliable, durable and efficient. Read more

designing, building and testing new technologies

Designing, Building and Testing New Technologies

Group Trucks Technology (GTT) is the part of the Volvo business working on projects to develop future product, designing, building and testing new technologies into the Volvo Group truck mix. The GTT team in Australia are part of a 6,000 strong global team. Read more

having fun with 770 horsepower

Having Fun With 770 Horsepower

PowerTorque’s European Correspondent, Will Shiers, found himself out on UK roads having fun with 770 horsepower under the hood, test driving the Scania 770S for the first time. Read more

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