Episode 1 - Mega Truck
Rise of the Machines uses stunning CGI animation to explode open the world’s biggest haul truck – the Liebherr T284 – to reveal the extraordinary technology it depends on to complete a high stakes mission at America’s number one gold mine.
At the wheel of this metal monster, driver Alice Woods has just 5 days to move a mountain of rock and uncover a multi-million fortune in gold. Prising open the Mega Truck’s metal skin will reveal its engineering secrets and their extraordinary roots in history and nature. Even with the ultimate trucking technology at her command, Alice risks soaring temperatures in hostile terrain and tire explosions so violent they can kill.