Hiab’s New Support Network Established in New Zealand

Posted on Thursday 28th March 2019

Tidd Ross Todd Limited (TRT) today announced that it has been working to establish a nationwide support network for Hiab products following it becoming the New Zealand distributor for the company in November last year.

 

TRT says that it  has worked to provide a network of experts, both in-house, service and fitting agents as well as stock of units and genuine parts...

 

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Semenoff Transport Avoids License Revocation Pending Appeal

Posted on Thursday 28th March 2019

A Whangarei log truck company will be able to keep its trucks on the road, pending a court appeal launched by owner Stan Semenoff.

 

The New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) had given Stan Semenoff Logging Limited notice that its Transport Service Licence would be revoked at midnight last Friday over alleged breaches in compliance with safety regulations.

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ROAD TORQUE INDUSTRY PARTNERS

RTF says Driver Licensing Changes Just Tinkering

Posted on Thursday 28th March 2019

The Road Transport Forum is disappointed at the proposed driver licensing changes announced by NZTA. Like a number of industries, road transport faces a significant workforce shortage, yet this will do very little to make it easier for those young people wanting to get into the sector. ..

 

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Volvo Celebrates 25 Years of FH and Unveils Dual Clutch Tech with Competition

Posted on Thursday 28th March 2019

Earlier this week Volvo New Zealand announced that it will be celebrating the 25th anniversary of its FH model truck – the linchpin of the Volvo range – with a competition that will send ten lucky drivers from around the country on a road trip to test Volvo’s brand-new piece of technology.

 

The FH model Volvo has been around for the last 25 years in the New Zealand market and has evolved and adapted to the country’s environment says Volvo National Sales Manager Paul France.

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Major international lubricant manufacturer Total Lubrifiants – a subsidiary of Total S.A. – has been recognised for its developments in EV Fluid at the annual reception of F&L Magazine at the Grand Hyatt Singapore.

 

The prize “Fuels & Lubes Asia Product Development of the Year” was awarded to Total Lubrifiants for the Total Quartz EV Fluid range.

Posted on Thursday 28th March 2019

Total Lubrifiants wins International Award

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Mack Trucks Welcomes New National Sales Manager

Posted on Thursday 28th March 2019

Motor Truck Distributors (MTD) announced late last week that after 38 years with the company, Murray Sowerby will be retiring from the MTD business and the Mack Trucks’ brand in June 2019.

 

In a statement released by MTD, general manager Clive Jones expressed his gratitude to Sowerby for his service over the years and announced the appointment of his replacement...

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Sumner Rd Reopens Tomorrow

Posted on Thursday 28th March 2019

One of Christchurch's crucial freight links will be reopening tomorrow – eight years after it was ruined by the 2011 Christchurch earthquake.

 

The repair of the road has been a great success, taking two-and-a-half years to repair and coming in significantly under budget...

 

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State highway $2.6m road upgrade work to start on Monday

Posted on Thursday 28th March 2019

Major road resurfacing works start on State Highway 35/Awapuni Road next week and extensive time delays are expected.

 

Tairawhiti Roads says a $2.6 million project to replace the existing chipseal surface with asphalt will start on Monday morning...

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This latest offering from lighting supplier Narva, the Ultima 180, has joined the 215 LED model recently released in New Zealand.

 

The 180 provides similar light output to the 215 but in a more compact 180mm diameter package...

 

Posted on Thursday 28th March 2019

New Compact NARVA Driving Lamp Big On Performance

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