Being ‘a bit tired’ is now being identified as a major killer of truck drivers and is raising concerns in Australia’s road transport industry.
Given the amount of time trucks spend on the road, a breakdown of some sort is inevitable. Popping a tyre, losing hydraulics, simply failing to start or any one of a hundred things will eventually sideline even the best-kept truck. Asking the question popularised in a movie, who ya gunna call?
Electrification is the name of the game in Europe where sales of new internal combustion-engined (ICE) cars and vans in Britain will stop by 2030 and diesel-powered vehicles will be gone from much of Europe by 2040. Read more
A transport industry stalwart who started his climb through the ranks more than 25 years ago as an apprentice heavy vehicle mechanic has been named the Craig Roseneder Award winner in the 2020 Castrol Vecton Industry Awards.
With European countries set to legislate internal combustion engines out of existence by 2040 and other countries expected to follow suit, Hyundai has revealed a plan to change the world’s road transport industry using hydrogen fuel cell power. Read more
Impressive savings – both weight and financial – have found their way into Australia’s dangerous liquids tanker operations courtesy of local specialist manufacturer Omni Tanker and its pioneering work in composite carbon fibre materials.
A wonderful pic popped-up on our Facebook page recently – a dramatic image instantly capturing the essence of Australia’s road transport industry.
A REVOLUTIONARY device designed to save fuel and slash emissions from large diesel engines is edging closer to becoming a commercial reality, according to its South Australian development company, HYDI.