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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 ...

What Happens When You Give Human Senses to a Machine?

03 Jul,2017 - Across the globe, in separate operations, scientists are developing artificial adaptations of every human sense with the intention of bestowing their creations upon the machine world. In the world of catering, we’ve already got “digital noses” capable of detecting infinitesimal changes in the aura of our edibles. These devices give you real-time analysis on the ...

How to Save Time, Money and Back Aches with Automatic Tensioners

30 Jun,2017 - Anyone in the logging industry will tell you, air operated load restraints have been around for quite some time. They’ve been in use in Australia since the nineties but almost exclusively for log haulage. Then came the 21st century and the age of automation. As we’ve delved deeper into the 2000s, more and more people ...

Trucking without Fatigue: The Driverless Future of Transport

24 Jun,2017 - The future is now. And it looks like a Pixar movie. At least the Mercedes version does anyway. While their Future Truck 2025 looks like a CGI imagining of trucks from the far off future, the model is real and operational. It’s pretty much just waiting for infrastructure—and the rest of the world—to catch up. ...

End of the road for Richardson Bros Transport

10 May,2018 - Respected transport company Richardson Bros will wind up 30 years of carting livestock next month, sending all its trucks and crates to auction with Ritchie Bros. Owner Tony Richardson said he still has a passion for trucks but, after decades on the road and glued to his phone, it was time to concentrate on family and ...

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