Freightliner eCascadia could save $150,000 in fuel a year per truck*.

While U.S. Freightliner customers will start enjoying massive reductions in fuel expenses as early as late 2022, with the announcement of the all-electric eCascadia that will enter series production later this year. Unfortunately, however, Australian customers will have to wait some time before they can start reaping the benefits of massive diesel savings because there…

Mack Anthem Customer Review

Mack Anthem receives high driver acceptance from Richers Transport team. The Maryborough Queensland based company also welcomes significant fuel savings the Anthem returns.  Richers took delivery of one of the first Mack Anthem prime-movers off the Wacol production line. Now since joining the fleet, it’s racked up over 200,000 kilometres. Another three Anthems have joined…

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…

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…