Tag Archives: Powertorque

KENWORTH KLASSIC 2017 | EVENT-TRUCK SHOW

PowerTorque’s Warren Caves relives the past lives of the Kenworth clan on display at the annual Clarendon Classic Rally – Images by Torque it Up. The annual Clarendon Classic Rally hosted by the Sydney Antique Machinery Club was held over the weekend of the 16th and 17th of September, and, following on from the success of last year’s inaugural event, ...

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Planet America #1-PowerTorque reviews the North American Commercial Vehicle Show at Atlanta, Georgia | TRANSPORT NEWS

PowerTorque reviews the North American Commercial Vehicle Show at Atlanta, Georgia. It’s a double celebration for Daimler Truck North America as 2017 signals two significant anniversaries in North America: 75 years of Freightliner Trucks and 50 years of Western Star Trucks. Since their founding days in 1942 respectively 1967, Freightliner and Western Star have put a total of about 3,200,000 ...

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UD Trucks launches new generation Quon range

UD Trucks has released the new generation Quon range, claiming the new model will redefine the heavy-duty Japanese truck segment. “The new Quon is huge step for UD Trucks, but also for Japanese heavy-duty trucks in general. The world-class technology available in the new generation Quon range has never been seen before on Japanese trucks in Australia” said Mark Strambi, ...

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LADY-JOHN | PowerTorque People

Recognising some of the great characters of the transport industry – Words by Dave Whyte  The transport industry is a great community, and while we here at PowerTorque focus our attention on the equipment side things, the people of the industry are equally important in shaping its future. There are many great stories about how family influence has led people ...

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NEW HINO 500 Series Wide Cab

A sneak peak at one of the most important unveiling events in 50 years. Introducing the all new Hino 500 Series Wide Cab.

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Aussie Ingenuity

Not just a manufacturing plant, more of a way of life Back in 1971, Australia’s population was actually half that of today, and with Prime Minister John Gorton running the country the nation was celebrating tennis star Evonne Goolagong being named the Australian of the Year. It was also in the same year the government announced that Australian and New ...

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Picnic in the Pilbara

There’s nothing meek or mild about Scania’s new 10×8 Proving that European heavy haulage units can mix it with the best of those from North America, Swedish truck maker Scania has just supplied its largest truck built for the Australian market. The R730 10×8 was built to order to haul Super-Quads for Qube Bulk, Australia’s leading mine to market logistics ...

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Clean Thoughts – Why is Australia not following best practice and implementing tighter emissions levels?

  If you accept that global warming and climate change is real, why is Australia not following best practice and implementing tighter emissions levels? – Report by Chris Mullett Unless you’ve been working in part of Australia where mobile phones and the internet simply don’t work because of a lack of investment in the infrastructure that enables the technology to ...

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Picnic in the Pilbara – Nothing meek or mild about Scania’s new 10×8

There’s nothing meek or mild about Scania’s new 10×8. Proving that European heavy haulage units can mix it with the best of those from North America, Swedish truck maker Scania has just supplied its largest truck built for the Australian market. The R730 10×8 was built to order to haul Super-Quads for Qube Bulk, Australia’s leading mine to market logistics ...

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H2O to Go

When water is a precious commodity, call The Watercart Specialists – Words and images by Warren Caves The need for water supplies at locations without a reliable source forms the basis for The Watercart Specialists’ operations in this niche market. Founded upon simple principles of good customer service and reliable equipment, General Manager, Bill Bastian, is growing his business established ...

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