Western Star X-Series. Seriously Badass.

As readers of Big Rigs will have seen in the last issue, Western Star Trucks have released their X-Series range of trucks in Australia, using the term ‘Seriously Badass’ to describe them. But is this the case? We head to the RACQ Mobility Centre in Mt Cotton to see what all the fuss is about. Read More

Test driving the new Kenworth K220 cabover

When you get to drive a pre-production truck you have to expect that some things won’t quite fit, other things don’t quite work, and squeaks, rattles and fizzes haven’t quite been ironed out. That was certainly the case with the new K220 Kenworth I drove from Perth to Coolgardie earlier this month.  Read More

Life in (the middle of) the fast lane with new Actros

The list of ‘firsts’ in safety and technology from Mercedes-Benz is far too long to list here but it’s safe to say that the company has always been at the forefront in these aspects. What they produce on their cars also quickly filters through to the truck division. And so it is with my recent drive of the latest Mercedes-Benz Actros with its level 2 automation – a first in Australia. Read More