T610SAR’s impressive fuel economy saves the owner half a new trailer payment per month.

Innisfail-based Law Transport founder Lance Law always believed the new innovative trailer he’d purchased from Elphinstone Engineering would revolutionise his pole haulage business. But he didn’t realise the benefits would extend far beyond increased payloads.  Law Transport recently took delivery of the first Elphinstone EasySteer with Expanda-Skel deck for their pole transport operation.  When Lance…

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…

Meet MFT’s New Legend SAR – Legend Ranger.

The Legend SAR continues the company’s Anzac theme featured across their fleet, with a complete bunk mural on each sleeper side commemorating the Battle of Beersheba – 31st of October 1917. They rode for victory. They rode for Australia. Legends all of Them.  The sleeper’s rear features a tribute to the 1982 film Man from…

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…

Kenworth Driver Training

Driver Coaching Drives Profit

Driver Coaching Drives Profit Delivering around half a million litres of diesel daily to outback Queensland customers requires more than the best equipment and good management. So we sent Howard Shanks to the coal fields in Queensland’s Bowen Basin to find out how K&S Energy’s Driver Coaching program drives profit and safety. Most of Mackay…