Linfox’s electric truck
Electric Power, News, Volvo

Linfox’s Electric Truck

The first Volvo FL Electric in Australia will be fitted with an eight-pallet body and tailgate lift and will be …
truck inspection update
Diesel Workshop, Maintenance Schemes

Truck Inspection Update

The truncated TMC hosted the usual ‘Meet the Inspectors’ session, where those running the roadside enforcement teams around the country …
creating massive data flows
Telematics

Creating Massive Data Flows

The latest developments in the kind of electronics used on board trucks, in warehouses, in scheduling, in delivery and receival, …
known as a refrigeration specialist
Refrigeration

Known as a Refrigeration Specialist

Carrier Transicold is a part of the global Carrier organisation, best known as a refrigeration specialist, which supplies HVAC, refrigeration, …
EWDs are like buses
EWD, NHVR

EWDs Are Like Buses

On the evidence of a series of announcements in the last few weeks, it would seem that EWDs are like …
100 per cent electric tipper
Electric Power

100 per cent Electric Tipper

The ACT Government has launched its first 100 per cent electric tipper truck, as part of its commitment to a …
changes needed to draft rules for advanced braking
Braking, EBS, ESC

Changes Needed to Draft Rules For Advanced Braking

Bob Woodward, Chief Engineer Australian Trucking Association, reckons that there are changes needed to draft rules for advanced braking, and …
heavy hitters backing hydrogen fuel cell technology
Drivetrain, News, Trucks

Heavy Hitters Backing Hydrogen Fuel Cell Technology

Some major announcements on the part of major global corporations have seen some heavy hitters backing hydrogen fuel cell technology, …
using your head when replacing a drive head
Drivetrain

Using Your Head When Replacing a Drive Head

Like all of the major components in a truck the rear axle is under a lot of pressure throughout its …
more intelligent mass monitoring systems available
On Board Mass, TCA

More Intelligent Mass Monitoring Systems Available

With the announcement this week by Transport Certification Australia that  Airtec Corporation (Airtec) has obtained type-approval for a smart on-board …
Disc brake chambers
Braking, Braking Maintenance, Tech Know

Disc Brake Chambers 

A vital, but often neglected part of the braking system are the Disc brake chambers. This is because they are …