Giti Tyres Big Test | Pioneer ProStar

 
Giti Tyres Big Test
 October 2019     INTERNATIONAL PROSTAR R8 HD DAY CAB 8x4   Story Dave McLeod Photos Gerald Shacklock

Giti Tyres Big Test: Pioneer ProStar Once upon a time (well, three to seven years ago,to be more precise) New Zealand had Cat logtrucks. Then, in 2017 the Cat headed off towards extinction, with no new progeny to be produced. The short-lived Caterpillar experiment in selling its own brand of trucks – running re-purposed, re-engineered Cat C15 engines – was over. Now though the first of a new breed of Cat lookalikes is being seen in the forests of New Zealand’s East Coast/Poverty Bay. Similar…but not the..

Read More  

MTC

NZ Truck & Driver News

Nikola fuel cell electric truck gets huge backing
In a huge boost for US-based electric truck startup Nikola, IVECO’s parent company CNH Industrial is investing $US250million in the disruptive tech company. The strategic (and exclusive) partnership with Nikola is aime..


Road Transport Forum News

The best part of my job
Recently I spent some time in Rotorua and Gisborne, meeting with operators. I particularly enjoyed riding in the cab with Dick – a log truck driver for Seymour Transport Services – from Gisborne to Tolaga Bay. I..


Fleet Focus

Jack-of-all-trades Jukes
Gisborne carrier Trevor Jukes reckons the key to it – how the family has managed to stay in business for 100 years – is simple. “By diversifying as fast and as hard as you can! We’re not too proud to ..


TRT Recently Registered

Truck sales stay strong ....trailers slide
Sales in New Zealand’s new truck market remained strong in August, keeping 2019 sales at record levels. Total registrations for the first eight months of the year ran to 3572 trucks in the overall market (4.5 tonnes-ma..


PPG Imaging Awards

Simply striking striping
Fleet colour schemes often derive from a design chosen originally for its visual impact, and subsequently modified in an evolutionary fashion. Less frequently, the choice of colours and layout is dictated more by the compan..

NZ Truck & Driver Magazine
October 2019 | Read Now
  • Total example
    NZ Truck & Driver Magazine
    October 2019 | Read Now
  • Truck Driver hero

    Road Torque Industry Partners
    Road Torque News | Posted 23\01\2020
    KOBELCO CONSTRUCTION MACHINERY CO., LTD. has announced the appointment of TIDD ROSS TODD LTD. (“TRT”) as our new distributor covering...
    Road Torque News | Posted 23\01\2020

    FUSO’s fully electric eCanter was well received by members of parliament during its visit to the Beehive.

    Associate Minister for Transport...

    Road Torque News | Posted 23\01\2020

    ASKO and Scania celebrate the start of operations of four hydrogen gas trucks with electric driveline and of ASKO’s hydrogen...

    Road Torque News | Posted 23\01\2020
    The new Actros is now on the road for the first time as an open car transporter for the Austrian...
    Road Torque News | Posted 23\01\2020

    “The driver shortage in the road freight transport industry is well known. Since I started at the Road Transport Forum...

    Road Torque News | Posted 23\01\2020
    More than 1,000 of New Zealand’s finest thoroughbred yearlings will be trucked in and out of the Karaka 2020 sales...
    Road Torque News | Posted 23\01\2020
    Keep track of valuable cargo and non-powered assets in your fleet with Teletrac Navman’s new asset tracking sensors.

    The...
    Road Torque News | Posted 23\01\2020
    Isuzu Trucks has done it again, claiming the triple crown as Number One supplier of new light, medium and heavy...
    Road Torque News | Posted 27\02\2020
    Geemac Trading (NZ) Limited, New Zealand’s official ISRINGHAUSEN Driver’s Seat Distributor, have recently updated their ISRI New Zealand website to...

    Join our newsletter list to receive ..
    THE LATEST INDUSTRY NEWS AND UPDATES DIRECT TO YOUR INBOX!

    total example