Giti Tyres Big Test - GIGA what? And why?
It’s not the most modern truck out there. It’s not the smartest…nor the most high-tech. And no – it’s not the most powerful truck on our roads. Nowhere near it.
However….it IS the best-selling heavy-duty truck in New Zealand. And it’s also No. 1 in the overall truck market (all trucks over 4.5 tonnes GVM). And has been for 20 straight years.
How come? Many, many reasons, no doubt – but who better to ask than someone who bought one of the 346 hea..
Mack’s back….in medium-duty
Mack Trucks has launched a new MD Series range of medium-duty trucks for North America – making a mid-range market comeback after an 18-year absence.
The MDs come in two 4x2 conventional models, the Class 6 MD6, with a..
Industry open to Government accord
Delegates at last year’s Road Transport Forum Conference in Taupo may remember Transport Minister Phil Twyford discussing the possibility of the Government developing an accord with the transport industry, similar to wha..
If trucking companies had theme songs, Greymouth-based Trans West Freighters would only need one line from an old David Bowie smash-hit.
You know, the one that goes: “Ch-ch-ch-ch-changes.” Yeah, never mind what t..
Slow start for truck sales
After a successful end to last year’s heavy truck sales, which saw New Zealand’s new truck market with its best-ever year, 2020 has started slowly, with sales down in January.
The 384 trucks (with a GVM of 4.5 to..
Simply red ...and white
When it comes to truck colour schemes, Southland transport company boss Ross Richardson likes to keep things plain and simple.
He even happily reckons that what he’s decided on for McNeill Distribution’s new look..
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...