Safety First for Fuso

NSW Builder won over by Fuso Canter’s Safety First approach. Sydney builder Anthony Robson believes all trucks should have technology that enables them to automatically brake in an emergency. The owner of AKR Constructions recently bought a Fuso Canter, which is the only light truck in Australia equipped with Advanced Emergency Braking. All Canters, except…

Quad Dog T610SAR & Ultrashift: Review

Quad Dog T610SAR & Ultrashift: Review Words and Photography by Howard Shanks These are good days for Kenworth. The company is logging good sales numbers, and that includes high volumes for its T610SAR in vocational applications. We sent Technical Editor Howard Shanks off to a sand quarry in Western Victoria to put a T610SAR with…

Kenworth K200 Active Cabin Entry Explained

Kenworth K200 Active Cabin Entry Explained Words and Photography by Howard Shanks Reliability, maintainability, availability and safety (RAMS) are four key attributes Huon Delivery Service owner, Johnathon Price, cites as critical features when he specifies new equipment. Their new fully optioned K200 easily ticked all those boxes as Howard Shanks discovered. Based in the picturesque…

Fuso Canter 4×4 Field Review

Fuso Canter 4×4 Field Review Words and Photography by Howard Shanks When it comes to specifying a vehicle to run in the remote west coast of Tasmania where the terrain is arguably the most inhospitable and rugged wildness in the land, the choice is limited. However Fuso’s Canter FG 4×4 is one vehicle that’s more…

Hook, Line & Sinker – Kenworth T909 review

Hook, Line & Sinker – Kenworth T909 review Words and photos by Howard Shanks Hobart based Dillon Transport rely on Kenworth truck’s enviable and proven reputation for reliability for their sensitive live fish transport operation in southern Tasmania, as Howard Shanks discovered. Our love of and demand for salmon has risen exponentially in past decades…