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Electric Truck-Off: Tesla vs Fuso

13 Jul,2017 - Mercedes is as well known for its luxury cars as it for its well-built workhorse truck range.  At least for those involved in the transport business, that is. Now, Mercedes’ parent company, Daimler—the world’s largest truck manufacturer—is leading the way in the future of transport: electric trucks. The third incarnation of Daimler-owned manufacturer, Fuso’s electric ...

Self-Navigating Cargo Ships Are Coming

04 Jul,2017 - We are constantly hearing how the Internet of Things is creating both opportunities and risks for modern industries and individuals alike. The potential for the IoT to help automate the workforce and increase profits is only one side of the coin, however. Safety and efficiency of rapidly-dwindling resources is another key element to the automation ...

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 ...

Today’s Latest Braking Systems Keeping Our Truckies Safe

29 Jun,2017 - If you happen to be a Trucking and Transport fleet manager there’s no doubt you’ve heard of the safety system technology recently released by industry leader, Knorr-Bremse. For those who haven’t heard, put simply, their Bendix Wingman Fusion systems are revolutionising safety in the trucking and transport industry. An Innovative Combination It works through an ...

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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