Mixed Blessings

Since its introduction in Japan in 2017 the UD Quon has helped redefine the expectations of Japanese trucks. Read more

Hard Eight

Since becoming available in Australia the Mack Anthem has been demonstrating its versatility in a wide variety of situations ranging from linehaul prime movers to rigid vocational applications. Read more

Silence is Golden

The eCanter is a result of the combined global engineering expertise of its Daimler Group parentage. For the Australian market the Canter trucks with conventional diesel engines are produced in Fuso’s Kawasaki plant in Japan. Read more

Two for the Road

Sometimes referred to as ‘power shift’ transmissions, the use of a dual clutch format has been utilised across a diverse range of applications ranging from agricultural tractors to F1 racing cars. Read more

Pocket Rocket

Scania has a strong reputation for building ‘big’ engines including the 16-litre V8 which is currently available in Australia rated up to 730hp, with an even higher rating on the horizon for later in 2021. Read more

Gravity’s Rainbow

Volvo’s plan for the global launch of its comprehensively enhanced Euro 6 models was an early victim of the restrictions brought about by COVID. Read more

The Green Mile

Scania’s 13 litre 500hp R and G cab models have been very successful since their Australian launch and the addition of this latest 540hp specification engine offers even more performance combined with impressive fuel economy. Read more

Lap of Honour

Mack trucks have been moving loads around Australia since 1919, and the latest Anthem model in 2021 demonstrates the manufacturer is able to meet the wants and demands of the local market with a contemporary truck which still respects its century-plus heritage. Read more

Dark Star

It’s been 50 years since the first Australian-made Kenworth rolled off the production line at the Bayswater plant in March 1971. Read more

Making Every Moment Count

The Croner name is derived from ‘Chronos’, the god of time in Greek mythology and fits well with UD’s positional phrase of ‘making every moment count’ in reference to on-road efficiency and maximised uptime. Read more

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