Thermal efficiency for refrigerated trucks

Discover the impact that insulation and even the external colour of a refrigerated truck or trailer can have on its thermal efficiency – and the amount of fuel it needs to operate.   You’ll also review—  what the ‘K’ factor really means, what it measures and what it...

Hydrogen trucks: the future of heavy haulage?

Australia’s unique freight task – in terms of distance and weight of vehicle combinations – mean that hydrogen is often portrayed as playing a critical future role to getting the freight job done whilst reducing emissions.   But will green hydrogen ever be cost...
Rigid Drawbar Converter Dolly – Concept Proved

Rigid Drawbar Converter Dolly – Concept Proved

In 2019, the ATA Industry Technical Council developed a prototype rigid drawbar converter dolly, after trucking businesses raised concerns about the dynamic issues associated with conventional hinged dollies. Trucking businesses across Australia have now tried out the...
Rigid Drawbar Converter Dolly – Concept Proved

Business Savings from Full Expensing

The Australian Government’s temporary full expensing policy means that eligible businesses can immediately deduct the cost of new assets, such as workshop equipment, rather than depreciating them based on their effective life. Businesses with a turnover of less than...