HELLA Australia celebrates 60th anniversary

HELLA Australia is marking a major milestone, celebrating its 60th anniversary as a manufacturer and supplier of high-quality products and services to a wide range of customer groups including parts wholesalers and retailers, vehicle manufacturers and specialists across Australia. HELLA Australia Managing Director, Darren Robinson looks ahead and sees a bright future for the Australian…

How to operate Mercedes-Benz MirrorCam

The advancements in digital camera technology are certainly making life easier in countless situations: Today, for instance, video calls are considered the norm for our kids, thanks to digital technology. In medicine, miniature digital cameras play a significant role in providing important information about the human body. Furthermore, the inspection scope I use to view…

Understanding S-Cam Brake Balance

Understanding the importance of S-Cam brake balance in heavy-duty trucks is a fundamental part of truck safety and will go a long way to prevent brake failure. Many operators often see brake components as a costly profit eating commodity, consequently and, sadly, they opt for the lowest priced option when selecting replacement parts. However, regulators…

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…

How to adjust a Jost 5th wheel turntable 

In this technical tip article, we’ll look at when to check the locking mechanism adjustment of a Jost fifth wheel and, importantly, how to perform the adjustment to return the fifth wheel to the manufacturer’s recommended specification. As a rough rule of thumb, the perfect time to check the adjustment of the fifth wheel is…