The new 11-litre engine for the heavy-duty range of UD Trucks is now in the country and Prime Mover took the chance to drive two of the models across the Nullarbor.
The addition of an Allison automatic transmission to Fuso’s FK Fighter model is supposed to make for a smooth ride for the driver. Prime Mover hit the road around southeast Queensland to see if it can deliver on the promise.
After an extremely long wait the Australian market is now being offered a twin steer truck by Isuzu. Prime Mover checked out the new truck in an agitator specification to see if it was worth the patience.
The Coronado 114 is finally on our roads and creating interest in the trucking industry. Prime Mover took one for a spin in Victoria.
Every new model fitted with hybrid power is an improvement on the last. Prime Mover takes the latest hybrid from Fuso for a test drive to see how it performs.
A medium-duty factory tipper is traditionally a very basic truck, but time is about to change, as Tim Giles experienced when testing Isuzu’s new FRR 500.
To handle urban distribution work, you can either give a semi-retired line haul truck a fresh lease on life or use a specially designed vehicle instead. Scania’s P Series prime mover is one such specialised solution. Prime Mover took it for a ride.
Reviewing the Prime Mover truck test drives over the last 12 months can give us an insight into the technology and truck design we can expect to see in the near future. Prime Mover has taken a close look at what we have seen and what we can expect to see.
After a prolonged wait, Isuzu has finally unveiled a twin steer truck for the Australian market, filling a long-term gap in the brand line up. Prime Mover had a chance to check out the new model and the new load sharing suspension first-hand.
The level of electronic safety systems available in trucks continues to rise. Prime Mover takes a drive in a Mercedes-Benz demonstrating all of the new technology.
Urban distribution is a market sector dominated by Japanese trucks, but Scania has now introduced a new model to try and get a foothold in the market. Prime Mover takes the new P 320 around the streets of Melbourne.
With the release of a new Cat Truck model featuring a large factory-built sleeper cabin, the new kid on the block is starting to establish both brand and model range. Prime Mover takes the new Cat CT 630 LS hauling a road train from Alice Springs to Adelaide.