In this website section we’ve listed the working vehicles that are of most relevance to the Australian road transport history. We’re indebted to many research sites, in particular Wikipedia. We’ve researched thoroughly, but we’re more than happy to add factual information that our website visitors may have. Just drop us an email!

Toyota LandCruiser

The LandCruiser has sufficient cult status to warrant its entry in the Working Vehicles section of the Historic Vehicles website. The ‘Cruiser working vehicles have become legendary.

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Why Australian heavy trucks are the way they are

In Europe, the USA and Japan, very few people notice the fundamental differences between each country’s trucks. It’s only in Australia, where all three nations’ trucks compete that the differences are so obvious. “Why is it so?”, the good professor used to ask and Allan Whiting makes an attempt at explanation.

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