Giti Tyres Big Test | Predictably clever

 
Giti Tyres Big Test
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Giti Tyres Big Test - Predictably Clever

Let’s face it: Whether it’s life, the stockmarket….hell, even the weather, predicting the future is about as easy to do as nailing the Lotto numbers.

But these days more and more truckmakers are prepared to give it a go – trying their hand at an electronic, digital (and helpful) version of looking into a crystal ball.

And yes, even in New Zealand, truckies are getting the benefit of this future-seeing, seemingly mystical and magical thing.

Truckies like Allan Timms, who we...

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