Retro tag on ‘ol school K100G

Tasmanian based Andrew Flynn is one innovative operator that repurposes old highway prime movers to suit his growing firewood business. This striking K100G is one of Andrew’s creative custom builds that enables him to deliver generous loads of 4.2-meter-long firewood logs to his expanding customer base. We sent Howard Shanks to investigate. The winters in…

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Driverless Road Trains

How long before driverless Road Trains relieve global road congestion? Technical Editor Howard Shanks asks several leading truck manufacturers what the future for road transport holds? Certainly, the truck will still be with us in 2050. To some degree, externally, it will still resemble today’s truck, albeit somewhat more futuristic. But under the surface, in the futuristic…

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Scania Trucks get New Interior & Digital Mirrors

Scania is now introducing Scania Mirror View Camera, optional digital rearview mirrors for improved vision and reducing blind spots Placement of displays and cameras gives unique functionality, based on ergonomic findings regarding HMI to reduce discrepancies Reduces the total width of the cab; the functionality makes it easier to drive, park and manoeuvre, resulting in…

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