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Big electric truck/bus investment by Volkswagen

October 12, 2017 Joel Helmes

Volkswagen is getting serious about electric-powered trucks and buses with news the German auto giants would invest more than $2.1 billion Australian dollars into their further development. The funding will go towards developing electric drivetrains, […]

Electric garbage trucks confirmed for LA

October 10, 2017 Simon Lai

There’s no doubt that city buses are a great application for an electric drivetrain, another perfect application is in refuse trucks. Both applications require a lot of stopping and starting, and both vehicles have plenty […]

New TruckSafe directors appointed

October 10, 2017 Joel Helmes

The Australian Trucking Association’s (ATA) Truck Safe board welcomes two new appointees this week - Nathan Cecil and Peter Elliot. Mr Cecil is a Partner in Holding Redlich’s national transport team and specialises in shipping, […]

2017 Craig Roseneder Award finalists confirmed

October 6, 2017 Joel Helmes

The highly-respected Craig Rosender Award is down to three with the Australian Trucking Association (ATA) today announcing this year’s three award finalists. The award recognises technical and maintenance excellence in the trucking industry’s workshops and […]

Isuzu has free info on tradie ute loads

October 6, 2017 Joel Helmes

Isuzu, Australia’s best-selling truck brand, wants more Aussie tradies to consider stepping up to a light truck, rather than the traditional ute/pick-up. The Japanese brand has an extensive range of ‘Ready to Work’ trucks that […]

Is this the Tesla Truck?

October 5, 2017 Joel Helmes

Could this be the long-awaited Tesla Truck? The image above has appeared on Reddit and the truck looks to have similar lines to the teaser image released by Tesla last month (check that out here). […]

UK could green light longer semi-trailers

September 22, 2017 Joel Helmes

The UK has been trialling the use of longer semi-trailers and now comes a report from the nation’s Department for Transport showing there are significant benefits from using longer trailers. The ten-year trial commenced in […]

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