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The new government must continue to make major investments in transport infrastructure if New Zealand’s economy is to continue along its present growth track, says Road Transport Forum chief executive Ken Shirley.

An AA Driving School survey of more than 3000 AA members found that more than a third of New Zealanders feel unsafe while driving and most don’t have confidence in the ability of other motorists.

Auckland needs the proposed East – West link between Onehunga and Sylvia Park irrespective of the final make-up of the new government, says David Aitken, the CEO of National Road Carriers.

Volvo Buses is launching a new version of its all-electric bus, the Volvo 7900 Electric. With significantly extended range and more charging options, the Volvo 7900 Electric offers bus operators even greater flexibility.

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Alice Springs is home of the iconic Tanami Transport and New Zealand Trucking’s Paul O’Callaghan recently met one of the company’s Kenworths on the Murranji Track, an old stock route linking Top Springs with the Stuart Highway at Dunmarra in the Northern Territory.

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