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

Dutch and Go

Taking somewhat of a back seat at the launch of the latest versions of the heavy-duty DAF CF and XF models earlier in 2020, the DAF LF range competes mainly with Japanese brands in the 12 to 24 tonne category. Read more

Best of Both Worlds

Born out of the necessities of war, four wheel drive vehicles for a long time bore a reputation for being uncomfortable, difficult to drive and severely compromised in their on-road performances due to the requirements of their all-terrain applications taking precedence over more genteel activities.

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Weigh to Go

It’s now more than 50 years since the introduction of the Scania V8 engine which, along with some big six and five cylinder Read more