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HVIA responds to Austroads width recommendations

The heavy vehicle industry is divided over Austroads recommendations to increase the maximum allowable heavy freight vehicle width from 2500 mm to 2550 mm (including attachments). Austroads, the peak organisation of Australasian road transport and traffic agencies, was tasked by the Federal Government to look at the productivity...
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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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Detroit to Unveil DD16 at Brisbane Truck Show

Detroit will unveil the much‐anticipated DD16 for the first time to the public at the Brisbane Truck Show next week. The most powerful on‐highway engine ever produced by Detroit, the DD16, which will soon be available to Australian customers, combines Detroit’s unfaltering reliability with high performance. “From the...
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Volvo FH Globetrotter XXL for Australia

Volvo Trucks Australia is making a big statement with the launch of the all-new FH Globetrotter XXL cab in Australia ahead of the Brisbane Truck Show. With Australia’s vast distances and many drivers spending extended periods away from home, the new supersized version of Volvo’s FH cab responds...
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