Hooked on Hino
We haven’t even started our trip before driver Aman Preet makes it clear that he’s got a bit of a soft spot for Hino’s 700 Series flagship model.
To the point where he actually waxes lyrical about it: “I’ve seen fire in the mountains, snow on the ground, black ice and floods in a Hino.”
Sounds like Aman and Hinos have been through thick and thin then. To hell and back….well, almost.
What he’s talking about, mostly at least, is the year-plus when truckies on the r..
“Unfit” repeat offender truckies targeted
Truck drivers with a history of repeat offending – apparently of any kind – are now at risk of losing their licences under a new regulatory regime.
The New Zealand Transport Agency, widely criticised for its poor..
ORS review flying under the radar
As the New Zealand Transport Agency’s regulatory catchup work rolls on – after a decade of inattention and under-resourcing – transport operators are having to deal with the day-to-day impacts of the constant..
No ordinary earthmovers
Earthmoving companies. They have trucks, sure,but normally just as a backup to the big yellow machines, right?
Normally, yeah. But down in Christchurch there’s a mob that has Earthmoving in its name, but which seems t..
Record Run continues
The New Zealand new truck market continued its record-breaking form in April.
Four hundred trucks were registered for the month in the overall market (trucks with a GVM of 4.5 tonnes or more), taking the total sales for the..
Trial and error creates winner
Some fleet colour schemes come fully-formed and ready to go, from a professional design consultancy – while others are the result of several years of experimentation.
This month’s finalist in the PPG Transport I..
FUSO’s fully electric eCanter was well received by members of parliament during its visit to the Beehive.
Associate Minister for Transport...
ASKO and Scania celebrate the start of operations of four hydrogen gas trucks with electric driveline and of ASKO’s hydrogen...
“The driver shortage in the road freight transport industry is well known. Since I started at the Road Transport Forum...