Electrifying the road network

The possibility of electrifying the road network to power trucks is being investigated by researchers at Scania Trucks. The concept, named ‘Electromobility’, is one Read more

Secondary braking, by magnet

A revolutionary secondary brake, known as the Magnetarder, has been developed by Voith from Germany and Japanese retarder manufacturer Sumitomo Metal Industries (SMI). A Read more

Hino tests new hybrid system

In Japan, Hino is said to be developing a new form of hybrid light duty truck. The company has been selling hybrid trucks in Read more

ATA will honour bravery in the crisis

Australia’s peak trucking industry body, the Australian Trucking Association (ATA), will recognise acts of bravery by the truck drivers during the flood crisis. ATA Read more

Scania come on board as official sponsor

Scania will join DAF, Hino, Kenworth, Mercedes-Benz and Volvo in showcasing its latest vehicles on track, to demonstrate their safety capabilities and technological innovations Read more

Fiat eyes VW’s truck stakes

Speaking on the sidelines of the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Fiat SpA’s chief executive, Sergio Marchionne, said that the Italian company Read more

New age hybrid

Moo Brew, an ambitious Tasmanian micro-brewery, is planning to expand on the Australian mainland. The company kicked into top gear when it took delivery Read more

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