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…
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.
It’s a rare day on the road in New Zealand when you don’t see a Regal Haulage truck. Based in Tamahere, on Hamilton’s southern outskirts, the company operates more than 100 trucks carrying bulk products nationwide.
The Freightliner Columbia
concrete spec truck has a solid
family history behind it – but how
does it handle the load at Allied
UD Trucks’ Quon CW model fills a gap that, according to Davinder Singh, nothing else quite matches.
When it comes to high horsepower trucks, Volvo currently rules the road. We find out why
Isuzu had problems with its last heavy-duty Giga models; but they stood by the trucks and supported their customers. A single model
doesn’t define a brand, and it seems their cust...
It takes confidence for a truck manufacturer to put the first of a new model into logging in the central North Island.
New Zealand Trucking headed to the bottom of the country where the Aurora Australis is sometimes seen, and Hobbs & Banks Iveco Stralis is occasionally visible too.
Sollys Freight (1978) Ltd, known as Sollys Contractors, has built its transport business on the back of Japanese trucks since purchasing its first Isuzu in the 1970s.
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