The legend of Canter

Fuso Canter Story – a legend in the making Two years after man first stepped foot on the moon, another important landing was taking place. It was arrival of the first ever shipment of Canters in Australia, which drove off the wharf and straight to work in 1971. Now Fuso is celebrating the 50th anniversary…

More safety features for Mercedes-Benz rigid range

Mercedes-Benz Trucks has announced the extension of the Active Brake Assist 5 advanced safety package to cover its entire Australian and New Zealand rigid highway range at the Brisbane Truck Show. The full suite was not previously available with the 8×4 Arocs model given application-related packaging restrictions. These engineering challenges have been overcome and the…

Digital Dashboard for Freightliner Cascadia

Freightliner has revealed a new-look Digital Dashboard for its Cascadia conventional truck at the Brisbane Truck Show. Cascadia will be the first conventional truck to be available with the digital dash feature when it becomes an optional item in Australia and New Zealand from the fourth quarter of this year. The high definition Digital Dashboard…

Mercedes-Benz Trucks launches Australian Level 2 automation

Mercedes-Benz Trucks will launch an Australian validation program for an Actros that can help steer itself at the Brisbane Truck Show from May 13 to 16. The Active Drive Assist technology enables SAE Level 2 partially automated driving capability; a first for Australian heavy trucks. The Mercedes-Benz Trucks validation program will consist of 20 trucks,…

HELLA Australia at the 2021 Brisbane Truck Show

HELLA Australia returns to the Brisbane Truck Show in 2021 (13-16 May) with a state-of-the-art array of signal and forward lighting solutions for truck and trailer manufacturers and operators, including the customisable Shapeline range. Also featured are the SCANGRIP work and inspection lamp ranges and MAHLE thermal management aftermarket products, distributed nationally by HELLA Australia.…

Komatsu 895 Forwarder – Review

The Komastu 895 is one of the largest logging Forwarders in the market, boasting a 20-tonne payload capacity, industry leading stability with a wide-spread 725mm bogie and sporting the biggest onboard crane in its class. This high productivity machine is certainly the behemoth among the forestry giants and brings improved operator ergonomics, efficiency and economy…