Latest Issue Highlights

Giti Big Test

Okay, so this is the first New Zealand test of FUSO’s brand new heavy-duty truck – the Shogun HDT Euro 6.

 

Fuso NZ and Daimler Trucks alike see it as a game-changer – THE most important new model in the make’s revival, both here and in Japan....

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Fleet Focus

There’s a couple of business philosophies that you often hear people going on about: Being agile – able to change direction whenever necessary (or whenever an opportunity present itself), for one….

 

And another: Operating a business that is all things to all people in its line of work. No BS – a true one-stop-shop...

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NZ Truck & Driver News

FUSO has launched its new heavy-duty flagship in New Zealand – giving “the most advanced Japanese truck ever” an old (but famous) name.

 

“The legendary Shogun is back,” Fuso NZ announced at the launch. But this new-generation version – with its modern Daimler Group driveline and six-pack of high-tech safety features ...

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Road Transport Forum

Just before Christmas, Associate Transport Minister Julie-Ann Genter announced a $1.4billion, three-year programme of investment in          safety improvements to existing roads.

 

The funding will provide 900 kilometres of existing state highways with safety improvement infrastructure such as median and side barriers...

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TRT Recently Registered

New Zealand’s new truck market continued to run at record levels in March – with the overall market’s best-ever figures for the month.

 

The 495 registrations of trucks with GVMs over 4.5 tonnes was 6.7% up on March 2018 and 2.3% ahead of the previous record of 484, set in 2017....

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PPG Awards

It’s a side-effect of having trucks with an eyecatching livery that RAC Group director Andrew Boyhan finds amusing.

 

“We’ve only got 15 or so trucks….but the fact that they look good and they’re out there working all the time, people think we’ve got hundreds of them!”...

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Feature

No-risk excavation. No water. No mess. No waste. No service interruption. No harm. No damage.

 

When it comes to excavating in urban streets, building sites and the like, this may all sound just too good to be true.

 

But there’s a handful of air vacuum excavation trucks now in the country and one operator using them reckons that this is exactly what they deliver....

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