Hooked on Towing

Two decades ago, Lyndon Reynolds moved to Adelaide and started building his first custom tow truck. Little did he know then that he was about to change the face of trucking in the South Australian capital. This story is about the man who immortalises superheroes on his lavish custom-built Kenworth wreckers.  Article and images supplied…

Kenworth Legacy video

Kenworth launches its new ‘Legacy’ video. Designed to celebrate the multi-generational businesses that form the backbone of the Australian road transport industry, the video talks to the journeys travelled and the stories created. Featuring a father and son over time, and set against an original musical score, the video was filmed at spectacular locations across…

Harvest Time

Harvest time in Western Australia’s wheat belt requires more than all hands on deck. It also requires reliable equipment. TransPlus believes they found a good mix with a range of Kenworth models well suited to the task.  Australia, as a whole, had a tough year producing crops in 2022, thanks to untimely record spring rainfall…

Living the Dream

Rotorua Forest Haulage Company is setting new productivity standards in New Zealand’s Kaingaroa Forest with a C509 Kenworth hauling three trailers in a road train configuration. There is a big smile on Jake Roger’s dial! He is doing the job he has dreamed of since accompanying his great-grandfather and father – driving ‘Off-highway’ trucks in…

Kenworth Australia gets new Boss

PACCAR AUSTRALIA APPOINTS NEW MANAGING DIRECTOR Leading truck manufacturer and technology company PACCAR Australia has announced the appointment of a new Managing Director, Damian Smethurst, who will officially take charge on Monday, 8 May 2023. Damian has been with PACCAR Australia for 25 years. He has held leadership positions of increasing responsibility, including Director of…

Cummins Big Bore goes to 660 Horsepower!

Cummins set to launch its entirely new 15-litre engine platform, Down Under at the Brisbane Truck Show.  Called the X15D.  The new engines will deliver the highest-ever outputs for a Cummins truck engine while setting new standards for fuel efficiency at ultra-low emissions levels. “With the all-new X-series platform, Cummins is taking the internal combustion…