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Meanwhile…in Australia: Electric Trucks are Already a Thing

14 Jul,2017 - Just as we here at Machines4u are singing the praises of Fuso, Tesla and Ford for their innovations into electric commercial vehicles, Australian firm SEA Electric already have skin in the game. Delivering nine fully-electric vehicles to King Transport today, SEA is leading the way in electric transport in Australia and showing the rest of the ...

How to Save Time and Boost Payload with the Right Truck Mounted Crane

10 Jul,2017 - Sometimes it’s the subtlest change that makes the most powerful difference when spanned out over time. This is true of the planetary movements in our galaxy, the ageing of scotch and the function of truck mounted cranes. Since 1965, Italian manufacturer, Effer, have been defying both gravity and market trends with their crane designs. The ...

TATRA 8X8 Trucks: an Unstoppable Beast for the Toughest Terrains

06 Jul,2017 - Driving up muddy hills and back down them. Navigating through giant pools of sludge. Dropping over sheer 15-foot ledges, and then driving backwards up them again. Is there anything the TATRA 8X8 Truck can’t do? TATRA have been on the automotive scene since 1850, where they began manufacturing vehicles in what was then Czechoslovakia. Originally ...

Castrol’s Latest Venture Plans to Save You Time, Money AND the Environment

28 Jun,2017 - It’s been the brand of choice for everything from Dakar and Formula 1 championship vehicles to record-breaking supersonic jet planes and cars. Having said that, you won’t be surprised to hear that when it comes to liquid Engineering, Castrol is a brand that has been a frontrunner in industry development for over 110 years. Don’t ...

How to Use Your Tyres as an Energy Source

27 Jun,2017 - Ever been a few beers deep at the pub and started wondering: “why don’t they rig up gyms and playgrounds to generate electricity from all that movement?” Well, scientists have been onto this concept for a while and have been developing an array of technology capable of ‘soaking up’ all the errant energy we produce ...

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