Giti Tyres Big Test

Giti Tyres Big Test | GIGA what? And why?

 
Giti Tyres Big Test
 March 2020     ISUZU CYH530D GIGA 8x4   Story Dave McLeod Photos Gerald Shacklock

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..

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MTC

Giti Tyres Big Test | The Traffords Test

 
Giti Tyres Big Test
 February 2020     VOLVO FM13 540 HA AIR RIDE DAY CAB 8x4   Story Dave McLeod Photos Gerald Shacklock

Giti Tyres Big Test - The Traffords Test When career truck driver Nigel Heke first heard about a dual clutch version of Volvo’s slick I-Shift automated manual transmission he was dubious. Never mind what Volvo said about it being faster, smoother, safer, more fuel efficient…he seriously wondered how the hell it was going to be an improvement on the existing I-Shift – already, he reckons, a “pretty good” gearbox. But then Mount Maunganui-based McFall Fuel – where Nigel combines driving duties with dri..

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Roadmaster

Giti Tyres Big Test | Mountain Master

 
Giti Tyres Big Test
 December 2019     DAF CF FAT 530 6x4   Story Wayne Munro Photos Gerald Shacklock

Giti Tyres Big Test - Mountain Master So, imagine you’re the New Zealand distributor for a truck make and you need to put a new model through a bit of a Kiwi fitness test – ensure that it’s going to be suitable in NZ conditions. Check that the combination of its new automated manual transmission and revised 13-litre engine is going to be up to the job of dealing with NZ’s steep, sharp up and downhills – as against the autobahn, auto strada, autoweg and auto route running that it’s already been pro..

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