Giti Tyres Big Test: Full Cream Kenworth
Mangonui Haulage driver Bruce Gregory is emphatic: His new Kenworth is “the best truck I’ve ever pulled liquids with.”Maybe so, you may be muttering, but who the hell is this Gregory fella – and why’s his opinion relevant?
Well, there’s a few things: He’s the guy who’s driving New Zealand’s first ever T410 8x4 on tanker work.
He’s also a bloke who’s done over 40 years behind the wheel – fully 25 of them driving tankers:..
Swinglift overseas rights sold
International rights to manufacture and sell New Zealand’s Swinglift sideloaders overseas have been sold to a French sideloader manufacturer.
In what Patchell Group general manager Brent Whibley terms “an excit..
Time to look after our health
The recent RTF Conference at Wairakei Resort, near Taupō, gave me an opportunity to catch up with delegates from all over the country.
It was a really good chance to hear about what is challenging them in their businesses. ..
Profitability from connectivity
American trucking company exec Ron Hall’s job is to know his trucks…inside out. Actually….no – his knowledge goes way, way beyond that: He knows them in extreme detail.
In order to extract the best ..
Same again in September
New Zealand’s new truck market continued to be strong in September – staying ahead of last year’s sales.
The month saw 514 registrations of heavy trucks above 4.5 tonnes GVM, compared to 476 in September 2..
From salmon...to sensational
Now here’s a dramatic colour scheme transformation. From a distinctly, umm...interesting treatment dominated by a salmon shade….
To a stunning combination of black, red and grey – featuring curved and feat..