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…

Freightliner Cascadia 126 Operator Review

First Freightliner Cascadia 126 Operator’s first impression. Conbar Transport livestock haulage devision welcomes a new Freightliner Cascadia to their fleet. Hauling livestock at a maximum combination weight of 68 tonnes, the new 16-litre Cascadia 126 is already impressing with its fuel efficiency. “Livestock hauling is tough on fuel and each run is different, but the…

27-Meter B-Doubles to get Green Light

27-Meter B-Doubles to get Green Light, great news for bonneted truck operators. For many years, industry bodies have been lobbying to have the restrictive existing 26-Meter B-Double length laws changed to allow longer bonneted prime movers with larger capacity sleeper berths. Finally, there is a light at the end of the tunnel. Safety is the…

PACCAR to employ additional 120 workers

PACCAR Australia employs more local manufacturing staff: a growing force and extras on the way In a boost for Australian manufacturing and the local economy, PACCAR Australia is in the process of recruiting more than 120 people for its Bayswater manufacturing facility. Customer demand for trucks has driven the need for increased truck production in…

Road Train DVDs

Kenworth Country Road Train DVD set for sale. The original Outback Truckers DVD Collection, this complete Collectors Edition set of Kenworth Country – Legends of the Outback DVD series is now available for sale. This compete set of classic trucking DVDs takes a serious look at the real outback truckers working in their natural environment…

Maxi-CUBE Classic Refrigerated Vans – Case Study

Freezex Keeps It Cool with Maxi-CUBE Classic Refrigerated Vans Maxi-CUBE Classic Refrigerated Vans are helping Sydney based refrigerated transport company, Freezex, reduce running costs and increase productivity. Refrigerated transport business, Freezex, has been servicing the New South Wales transport sector for over three decades. What started as a small transport business by Leslie and Sandy…

Mirrorless Mercedes Benz Actros

Mirrorless Mercedes Benz Actros – Is it a good thing? The introduction today of the latest Mercedes Benz Actros heralds a new revolution in road transport technology, being the first OEM to offer a road registered mirrorless vehicle. Instead of conventional mirrors, sleek aero cab mounted fins house what ‘Benz have aptly named “MirrorCam” which…