Do you have Hino’s toughest truck?

01 June 2017

Hino is looking for New Zealand’s Toughest Hino and they’re offering an amazing prize for the one they judge to be the toughest.

Hino NZ standardises reversing...

01 June 2017

In a move to encourage new safety standards, Hino NZ has established reversing cameras as standard in their lighter duty 300 Series trucks. These cameras are ADR-compliant, wate...

State Highway 1 south of Kaiko...

31 May 2017

State Highway 1, south of Kaikoura, will reopen to all traffic on Friday morning in time for the Queen’s Birthday long weekend, Transport Minister Simon Bridges says. “The North...

New report on driverless truck...

31 May 2017

A new report says governments must consider ways to manage the transition to driverless trucks in order to avoid potential social disruption from job losses. The report was prep...

Engine braking complaints to b...

31 May 2017

The New Zealand Transport Agency will be using a noise detection camera to monitor engine-braking noise following complaints in the Waikato. NZTA commercial transport advisor Yv...

Safety a priority as trains he...

31 May 2017

From tomorrow trains will be running north of Claverley towards Kaikoura on the Main North Line for the first time since the earthquake. “Repair work to allow the 1000-tonne plu...

Freightliner celebrates 75 years

31 May 2017

The year was 1942. A man by the name of Leland James searched high and low but couldn’t find a truck that met this high efficiency standards. So he did what a true trucking visiona...

Nothing like a well-loved dog

31 May 2017

The Otago ski and summer resort town of Wanaka is home to a bulldog with plenty of bite!

Main Test June 2017 - Service ...

30 May 2017

Multipurpose trucks are common amongst rural carriers who regularly swap between flat deck, tipper and livestock work, but few would dare to use a bonneted 8-wheeler for fear of losing capacity…

Main Test May 2017 - The ultim...

29 May 2017

To a North Islander visiting the South Island, the number of dropside tippers on SH 1 is striking; equally striking is the number of Freightliner Argosys used by those operating the rigs.