Trucks

  • Good news: Mercedes-Benz trucks won’t run you over

    Mercedes-Benz trucks (Actros models) will now use a system known as ‘Active Brake Assist 4’ in Australia. The truck safety system than can automatically initiate braking to avoid pedestrians. Often pedestrians don’t accommodate for the extra stopping distances resulting from the truck’s heavy weight, so adding technology to help...
  • If you think EV trucks aren’t coming, think again, meet the Mercedes Urban eTruck

    Get ready, things are about to change dramatically for transport and logistics. Mercedes-Benz have just announced Urban eTruck. It’s time to clean up our cities and transporting our goods from warehouse and factories to commercial and residential premises is one of the biggest contributors of pollution, both emissions from the...
  • Senator Cash calls for GPS tracking for all Australian trucks

    In a Sky News interview with David Spears this afternoon, Senator Michaelia Cash has called for a ‘black box’ to be mandatory in all Australian trucks. Much like the black boxes found in the airline industry, the trucking industry implementation would be different in a very important way. The...