Eaton and Cummins Getting Closer

This week’s look back to the world of trucking five years ago highlights an initiative started back in 2017, and one which seems to have come to full fruition this year, with the release of the K220 where Eaton and Cummins getting closer means that the new truck has a fully integrated driveline, just like its main competitors. Read More

Autonomous Trucks Are Back

After a couple of years out of the limelight, as the discussion about trucks of the future has revolved around batteries, electric power, fuel cells, hydrogen etc gained momentum, autonomous trucks are back on the agenda. 
Read More
safety systems come grouped together

Safety Systems Come Grouped Together

In the Freightliner Cascadia, all of the safety systems come grouped together under the appellation of Detroit Assurance 5.0. This includes all of the usual fruit we have come to expect out of the top of the range Daimler trucks, there is Active Brake Assist, Adaptive Cruise Control, Lane Departure Warning, Intelligent high beam et al.
Read More
take two trucks

Take Two Trucks

Let’s take two trucks from the same stable: Daimler, test drive the Mercedes Benz Actros and the Freightliner Cascadia to see how the European vision compares with the US one when they both have access to the same technology.
Read More
over width safety systems

Over Width Safety Systems

A proposal from the National Transport Commission will mean over width safety systems will no longer be included in the vehicle width measurement for compliance purposes.
Read More
looking at the big picture for Freightliner

Looking at the Big Picture for Freightliner

As the world’s largest truck manufacturer, Daimler is going to have a major influence on the future of truck development and when looking at the big picture for Freightliner, Diesel News got a chance to question some of its global leadership team to find out their thoughts. Read More
  1. Australian Truck Radio Listen Live