Elphinstone introduces Self-Loading log trailers.

Elphinstone Engineering is redefining log haulage with the introduction of their ‘Self-Loader’ powerpack option to their EasyLoader trailer models. The new powerpack enables standard prime-movers to haul and operate logging trailers without the expense of specialised PTO and auxiliary equipment fit-up. Additionally, it is backwards compatible, meaning retrofitting the unit to older EasyLoader trailers is…

Custom Kenworth T909

Way down a muddy dirt road on the wild west coast of Tasmania is the last place you’d expect to see glistening chrome and polished stainless steel reflecting from a T909 grill. But Adrian Cassidy is a workin’ man, and so is his immaculate 9OH and Lusty 4×4 deck widener.  The bright flashing amber LED…

Fuso 510 Shogun Review

Ken Blanch Transport has added a Fuso Shogun 510 to its Taree-based fleet. The Shogun joins a Freightliner Cascadia and Mercedes-Benz Actros as the latest models provided by local Daimler Truck dealer, Mavin Truck Centre. The business owner, Ken Blanch, sought a truck that could haul bricks and steel around the region, but also go…

Kenworth K220 Breakdown

Kenworth K220 Breakdown – Whats new and Whats not. Kenworth unveiled its next level cabover, the K220, on Friday June 3rd in Brisbane to a crowd of 500 dealers, customers, and industry partners. Director Sales and Marketing, Brad May says “The K220 celebrates Australian ingenuity to engineer a uniquely Australian product to optimise the capability…

The Evolution of the Cabover

In the ever-increasing multi-combination market Kenworth’s Cabover is the unquestionable industry leader. What has made Kenworth’s COE the preferred choice with many leading fleets for decades? It’s task we gave Howard Shanks and the story begins at  Kenworth’s Bayswater factory in Melbourne, Victoria. With the introduction of multi combination vehicles in one form or another…

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…