Giti Tyres Big Test - Jimmy’s Judgment
There is an immediate clue that veteran truckie Jimmy Clark is a bit of a traditionalist: When given the chance to help spec a new Kenworth K200 for his boss, he opted for a good old 18-speed Roadranger manual, rather than the easygoing automated manual alternative.
We understand that his stunning-looking new Kenworth is something of a pat on the back for Jimmy – a reward for his loyalty to Patumahoe potato, onion and carrot growers and marketers A.S. Wilcox & Sons….who h..
Finding possible positives
The Government’s anti-trucking stance may have been softened by the road transport industry’s vital role in keeping the country fed and functioning during the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown.
Even in the midst of a gr..
Road freight should not subsidise rail
For those versed in Greek mythology, the Government’s infatuation with moving freight from road to rail will sound very familiar.
Like the sailors who find themselves lured to their deaths by the captivating music and..
The Truck Driver MacGyver
Remember MacGyver – that hit tv series from back in the 1980s? And MacGyver himself – the super-cool, super-smart dude who came up with outrageous high-tech tricks to get himself and others out of trouble?
New Zealand’s new heavy truck market continued its slowdown in March – with sales lagging behind last year’s levels for the third consecutive month.
The 347 new truck registrations for the month in the ove..
The Burling brand
Longtime Wairarapa transport operator Fred Burling reckons it was quite simple – the process of coming up with Burling Transport’s distinctive red, white and yellow livery.
It started out as just red and white &n..