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HELLA is proud to release the new 7" round Multivolt™ LED Headlamp range. The chrome-finished 178mm round lights are designed to be a direct replacement for 7" halogen light inserts. They combine the latest in state-of-the-art LED technology, circuit design and precision optics to create a powerful and even beam pattern that increases driver visibility and reduces fatigue.

Central Southland Freight is a family-owned business based in the small Southland town of Winton, where it has been operating for more than 25 years. The line ‘on a steel horse I ride’ from a Bon Jovi classic adorns the rear wall of Allen Wilson’s cab. Although in the song this is a bus, it could, in Allen’s case, be his Freightliner Coronado.

If your business has been affected by poor service, who is to blame – the service provider or yourself (for not practicing caveat emptor before hiring the service)? Caveat emptor means ‘let the buyer beware’. This means the buyer alone is responsible for checking the quality and suitability of goods or services prior to purchase. While this may seem over the top for a transport business, it is important you apply this principle when hiring a health and safety consultant. Failure to do so may result in the development of your future H&S systems being a very costly exercise. Why is this important?

Josh was born and bred in the Wairarapa, and after leaving school he headed to Lincoln University where he studied for a Bachelor of Commerce in Agriculture, majoring in rural finance and farm management. Just home from an OE in southeast Asia, an opportunity came up to join Crediflex as an associate partner based in the Wairarapa and servicing the lower North Island, so he grabbed it with both hands.

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Off the shelf units are always a compromise, but Spreading Canterbury have found a standard Scania and added a bespoke bin and built an automat trailer to produce an uncompromising machine. The new Scania and its 4-axle automat trailer look impressive, as well as purposeful. The over-width 6-wheel drive truck with its massive tractor treads looks like a G model, rather than the low cabbed P model. A glance at the P400 badge indicates it is in fact the low and short cab P model, but with three steps before the cab floor is reached, it’s obvious that there’s a lot of ground clearance between the sump and the Canterbury plains that this truck will spend the next decade or so fertilising.

In the past week two new players have arrived in the autonomous truck market, one with a revolutionary new concept that gives ‘autonomous’ a whole new meaning and could see drivers operating vehicles from their desk rather than a cab.

CAL Isuzu strengthens team with new appointments Commercial Autos Limited Isuzu, the leading Isuzu Truck dealer in New Zealand, has strengthened its team with the announcement of two new sales consultants.

Transport Minister Simon Bridges has welcomed the announcement by the NZ Transport Agency to include a bypass of the Katikati town centre in the State Highway 2 Waihi to Tauranga programme. Following the Government’s announcement of the $520 million Waihi to Tauranga programme in April last year, NZTA has undertaken further investigations to develop detailed solutions along the corridor. An assessment of the Katikati town centre concluded that a bypass should be added to the programme.

Navistar and Volkswagen Truck & Bus have announced a strategic alliance, which includes an equity investment in Navistar by Volkswagen Truck & Bus and framework agreements for a procurement joint venture and strategic technology and supply collaboration.