Giti Tyres Big Test | Tex's American Dream

Giti Tyres Big Test
 April 2021     FREIGHTLINER CASCADIA 116 6x4   Story Brian Cowan Photos Gerald Shacklock

Giti Tyres Big Test: Tex's American Dream

Alex (Tex) McKillop laughs as he guides the TSI Logistics Freightliner Cascadia up Pine Hill and onto Dunedin’s northern motorway.

“I’ve been a fan of Freightliner for years, so I was really looking forward to this model. But it has exceeded all my expectations – it’s the complete package.”

Given a 19-year association with the brand and the fact that he turns trucks over quickly, it’s little surprise that Tex has been th...

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