WOMEN IN TRANSPORT - Perfect l...

22 May 2016

Transporting and prepping horses for royalty was grooming Leane Stewart’s own heavy vehicle skill sets - Story and pictures by Faye Lougher

TOP TRUCK - The General, large...

22 May 2016

Three things have always been synonymous with STL Linehaul Ltd: family, the black, red and white livery, and the Kenworth brand.

JUST TRUCKIN AROUND - Kiwis wh...

22 May 2016

Ken Kirk started driving at 14 years of age, got his car licence at 16, and HT (heavy traffic) at 18, although he admits he’d been driving trucks off and on in the four years before he got his HT licence.

JUST TRUCKIN AROUND - Paul (BP) Holdem

22 May 2016

Paul Holdem had just pulled up alongside Beaurepaires in Levin when Faye Lougher spotted his truck. The blue 2008 Western Star 4864FX runs a 550 Cat and is 44-tonne rated.

JUST TRUCKIN AROUND - Spider Collins

22 May 2016

After a Kenworth gathering in Taupo, Ange Richards caught up with Spider Collins, who has been driving for ALMC Ltd for nearly three years.

ROAD NOISE NEWS - Hybrids on the charge

22 May 2016

Hino were the first manufacturer to introduce a commercial hybrid to the New Zealand market in 2006, and in 2014 introduced their latest range of Euro 5 compliant diesel electric models in the 300, 500 and 700 series.

ROAD NOISE NEWS - Hino Keeping...

21 May 2016

Following the success of last year’s Customer Drive Day at Hampton Downs, Hino NZ once again invited customers and media to sample its product range in a behind-the wheel environment.

ROAD NOISE NEWS - Factory dual...

21 May 2016

Mercedes-Benz New Zealand is preparing to launch a factory-produced dual-control version of the popular Econic specifically developed for the waste industry.

Editors Note - Only two questi...

21 May 2016

The driver shortage question fascinates me, as I’m sure it does many in my generation.

ROAD NOISE NEWS - IVECO expand...

19 May 2016

IVECO has made a number of enhancements to its dealer network. In Hamilton a new partnership has been created with Waikato IVECO at 38 Bryant Road, Te Rapa. This new location wil...