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Tag Archives: Powertorque

Freightliner on the Move | Truck Review – Freightliner Cascadia

Cascadia Shapes up for the Australian market – report by Chris Mullett, Images by Cristiano Brunelli The end of 2019 marks a transition for the Freightliner brand from providing conventional and cabover alternatives, with the North American manufacturer now concentrating purely on conventional models as the Argosy reaches the end of its run. Argosy has always done its best to ...

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Hino’s Slimline 500 Series | TRUCK REVIEW

The new mid-range Hino is winning significant support from operators looking to tick all the distribution boxes – Report by Brenton O’Connor.  It’s not often that Japanese truck manufacturers launch a new model. The conservative mindset of the Japanese means they don’t change a proven truck formula lightly, and they don’t jump on fads or trends unless the benefit can ...

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Volvo Trucks Introduces Enhanced Turbo Compound Engine in VNL Models | TRANSPORT NEWS

Volvo Trucks North America is introducing the next generation of its Turbo Compound technology, providing up to an additional 3 percent improvement in fuel efficiency over the current 13-litre Turbo Compound engine, the D13TC. This new engine delivers up to 11 percent fuel savings overall compared to model-year 2015 trucks. Other improvements include enhanced efficiency over a wider range of ...

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THE LEGEND LEGACY | Company Profile -For Sydney’s BT Tipper Hire it’s all about perfection

For Sydney’s BT Tipper Hire it’s all about perfection – Words and images by Ed Higginson It’s great to have something rather special in your fleet, and if you can have a Legend 950, what could top that? Except perhaps another Legend in the form of a 900. Based in Western Sydney, BT Tipper Hire has grown over the past ...

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SWEET AS SUGAR | Trailer Review – Qube Logistics introduces new methods to revitalise an established industry

Qube Logistics introduces new methods to revitalise an established industry – Words by Warren Caves, Images by Torque it Up Trailer design has evolved to greater levels of efficiency by forward thinking and vision from both manufacturers and designers, but one thing that can really restrain design progress is the end-users’ facilities. Where a logistics company is contracted as a ...

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JOST Australia to ROCKINGER the Brisbane Truck Show | TRANSPORT NEWS

At the 2019 Brisbane Truck Show, which is set to kick off on the 16 th of May, JOST Australia will exhibit the latest in towing hitch technology with a wide range of ROCKINGER brand towing hitches to suit a variety of usages and mounting positions. With a strong focus on maximising safety, ROCKINGER has developed  safety features like the ...

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END TO END Capability on show at Brisbane Truck Show | Transport News – MaxiTRANS

MaxiTRANS to demonstrate its end-to-end capability by showcasing MaxiPARTS and MaxiTRANS Servicing, as well as its recently acquired Live Bottom Floor solution – Trout River Australia. This year’s show is a platform to promote the rollout of our brand new service program, MaxiASSIST. Complementary to the Company’s existing capability. Another first for the MaxiTRANS group will be a prominent display ...

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Western Star Trucks to Showcase 5800FE and 6900 at Brisbane Truck Show

Western Star Trucks will display the 5800FE and 6900FXC at the BrisbaneTruck Show later this month. Aerodynamically designed for productivity including down swept exhaust, the recently‐released 5800FE combines Western Star’s trademark toughness with streamlined efficiency. The aerodynamically designed  5800FE  boasts outstanding driver visibility, a set‐back front axle that is ideal for b‐double applications, and Detroit power under the hood with ...

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MYISUZU TRUCK APP | Transport News

Isuzu Trucks launches  user-friendly truck app – right in time for the 2019 Brisbane Truck Show. Developed for first-time truck buyers and existing customers alike MyIsuzu has been specifically developed from the ground up to offer Australian business owners  a solution to road transport solution for their needs. Available on Apple and Android devices (phones and tablets), the new MyIsuzu ...

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KP Logistik orders 100 LNG trucks off Scania | TRANSPORT NEWS

In its largest single order to date, Scania will deliver 100 LNG fuelled trucks to KP Logistik, based in Stavenhagen, Germany. “With this strategic order for gas vehicles, we want pioneer more sustainable transport and set a good example for the transport industry,” says David Brokholm, Managing Director, KP Logistik GmbH. “Carbon emissions from natural gas trucks are lower than ...

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