is it just more hydrogen hype?

Is it Just More Hydrogen Hype?

Is there a new zero emission truck fuel waiting in the wings or is it just more hydrogen hype? At the moment it is difficult to work out exactly where we are at in the development of hydrogen as a realistic substitute for diesel in the long term. Read more

amazing women truck drivers

Amazing Women Truck Drivers

Just watching these videos of amazing women truck drivers from China shows us just what would be possible if the trucking industry was opened up more effectively to the other half of the population. Read more

it is a big problem

It is a Big Problem

There is a need for the launch this week of the Healthy Heads in Trucks and Sheds program, because there is no doubt, it is a big problem. This video may be a little long but this is a large subject to cover. Read more

recognition of truckies

Recognition for Truckies

If there is one thing which has been remarkable about this year , it is that the public of Australia has developed an understanding and recognition of truckies. This video shows one of those truckies getting some recognition, as John Lee, from Shoobridge Transport, receives his Highway Guardian Award in the company’s yard in Murwillumbah in Far Northern New South Wales. 

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the cost of Covid for trucking

Truck Border Problems are Global

Here in Australia we have been very concerned about the series of border closures which have threatened to disrupt the trucking economy, we haven’t looked overseas, but truck border problems are global during this pandemic. Read more

COVID-19 fighting trucks

COVID-19 Fighting Trucks

With parts of Australia in the grip of another wave of the pandemic, COVID-19 fighting trucks are in demand as the need for comprehensive sanitation solutions has grown exponentially. Read more

quick thinking truckie who minimises damage

Quick Thinking Truckie Who Minimises Damage

Here is some great footage of a quick thinking truckie who minimises damage as his rear trailer goes up in flames. His swift action certainly saved this servo and shows the side of the trucking industry which rarely gets a mention on the general media, especially the free-to-air commercial channels. Read more

first fuel cell trucks shipped

First Fuel Cell Trucks Shipped

This week has seen the first fuel cell trucks shipped from South Korea to Switzerland by Hyundai. This is the first 10 units of the Hyundai Xcient Fuel Cell, which Hyundai claim is the world’s first mass-produced fuel cell heavy-duty truck. Read more

electric truck which still goes hard

Electric Truck Which Still Goes Hard

The Hyliion Hypertruck ERX has been launched and gone on sale with plenty of hype around the fact that it is an electric truck which still goes hard. This video includes smoking tyres and acceleration statistics to show that this is not a soft and easy going truck, but a real truck which can be exciting to drive. Read more

mirrorcam on the road

Mirrorcam on the Road

This video, from the UK explains some of the aspects the new Mirrorcam system can achieve, it explains how to use mirrorcam on the road. Mercedes-Benz has just introduced the new Actros, the first truck available in Australia with cameras instead of side mirrors. It is the first road-registered vehicle of any kind in the country with MirrorCam, which is both a fuel-saving measure and vision-improving safety feature. No cars available in Australia feature this technology as yet. Read more

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