Jim Livermore appointed direct...

06 June 2017

Penske has appointed Jim Livermore as director of Penske New Zealand. With significant growth in both the Penske Power Systems and Penske Commercial Vehicles businesses in New Z...

Brissie Bytes - On the subject...

02 June 2017

New Zealand Trucking sat down and had a chat with senior vice president for Mack Trucks Australasia, Dean Bestwick. On the subject of the Super Liner 8x4, Dean said the component...

Brissie Bytes - Maxi-CUBE – A ...

02 June 2017

The most significant release on the MaxiTRANS stand was the next evolution of the Maxi-CUBE ‘Classic’ refrigerated trailer. General manager product and markets, Kevin Manfield said...

UD Trucks launches new generat...

13 June 2017

UD Trucks have forged a strong reputation in the local market over many years . The new generation Quon range is said to offer new levels of drivability, safety and fuel efficiency...

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...