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Another autonomous truck revealed

Scania has released its latest member of its autonomous family, the Scania AXL, a fully autonomous concept truck, without a cab. In what is another milestone in the development of heavy self-driving vehicles, a group of Scania experts in different fields have teamed up and developed a concept...
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Freightliner hotshot fulfills need for speed

Perth-based hotshot operator Dananni Haulage recently added two custom Freightliner CL112s to its growing fleet. The unique 6×2 trucks were set-up with a 7.8m tray, a spacious 48-inch sleeper cab and a retractable lazy rear axle, a unique specification perfect for the application. Dananni Haulage specialises in hotshot...
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Morpheus – The Mythical Truck of Dreams

Our New Zealand correspondent John Murphy catches up with Morpheus, a customised Kenworth K108 working the eastern Bay of Plenty on the North Island. Morpheus is a name with a long historical tale, originally the mythological Greek god of dreams, this century the name has found a new...
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ALL MUSCLE – HHA’S WESTERN STAR 6900 BUTCH CASSIDY

Heavy Haulage Australia’s Managing Director Jon Kelly makes an impression anywhere he goes. He is an expert at portraying an image and building a brand with his immaculate looking trucks. Chris Smith talks to Jon about HHA, customisation and the latest Western Star 6900 Butch Cassidy also named...
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Mussy’s Big Bully

Mustapha “Mussy” Deen is unashamedly a Mack fan, and when the opportunity to buy the 50th Anniversary Titan or Superliner came about he was able to acquire the much sort after 1988 identifier for this prized collectors’ edition truck.  Australian Custom Trucks writer and photographer Warren Aitken spent...
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Passing the test of time: SLS Group

For Steve Lawler, 10 years have gone by quickly, and in that time he has been able to build a reputable customisation business offering his customers quality, service and reliability. Australian Custom Trucks has a special Q&A with SLS Group to celebrate 10 years in business. It’s been...
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