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Not Wasting the Opportunity

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  Why trucks are crucial to the war on waste Australia is increasingly becoming a more conscientious nation when it comes to thinking about the impact we’re having on the planet. These days people are trying to recycle more, use less, and remember to bring their own bags when they do the weekly food shop. […]

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Electric Heavy Orchestra: The Future of Trucking

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If you thought trying to find a spare outlet to plug in your mobile phone charger was difficult then just think about how difficult it would be to connect your 23.5-tonne truck for some much-needed electric juice.   That’s right, trucks are starting to catch up to cars in the alternative fuel race. While the […]

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Ivan the Terra Bus

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If you’ve ever wondered just where your Yugo license can take you… here’s somewhere really unusual. And this is one unusual vehicle…     Introducing Ivan the Terra Bus! Ivan lives in Antarctica. He’s not very fast. He corners terra-bly. But that’s not the point: Ivan is a really special guy. Being professional drivers, we […]

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Dekotora: Seriously Decked-Out Trucks!

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Want to drive a real-life transformer? Get in line! Or go to Japan….     They’re called Dekotora, which basically just means “decorated truck”. And they are some seriously pimped out trucks! You’ll find them mostly in Japan, where the subculture has its largest following. There are really no rules as to how you can […]

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Dangerous Drives: The Himalayas

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Climbing in the Himalayas is dangerous. But so is getting there! This trip was taken by two climbers, Mick Fowler and Paul Ramsden, before their ascent of the treacherous Kishtwar Kailash peak. They were the first climbers ever to have conquered the peak. Take a look…     There’s a lot of talk about how brave […]

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The BelAZ 75710: World’s Biggest Tonka Toy

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  We’ve done the math, and it weighs about as much as 160 000 Tonka Trucks. That’s big…. Wheely, wheely big. It’s a mining truck of colossal proportions. It’s got 4600 horse power: Four and a half times as many as a Bugatti Veyron. But it’s not for the speed junkies among you: its top […]

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The Future of Trucking: The Daimler Freightliner

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  Here’s a truck so easy to handle it actually drives itself! The Daimler Freightliner Inspiration can make long highway drives easy with its self-driving magic. It can read road markings and even coordinate with other trucks in their convoy all through a combination of radar, wifi, and sensor cameras. But don’t panic: you’re not out of […]

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