The production of battery-powered trucks has been given a boost with the official opening of the Man eMobility Center in Munich, Germany last week.

Central Diesel Services has been appointed as the authorised Mercedes, Freightliner and Fuso truck Service and Parts dealer for the Rotorua region.

The Climate Change Commission’s final report to the Government is still too reliant on the uptake of electric vehicles, says the Motor Industry Association.

How heavy vehicle OEMs handled the past year’s events and their outlook a year after being hit by Covid-19.


Alison Verran was at the Sulphur Point Caltex Truckstop in Tauranga when Murray Ansell pulled in to refuel. Murray drives a Kenworth K200 logger for Trevor Masters Ltd, carting export logs from the Whangamata forests on the Coromandel Peninsula to Mount Maunganui.

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NZ Police are introducing new mobile roller brake testers and thermal imaging devices to improve heavy vehicle road safety.

Long-serving New Zealand Trucking magazine stalwart Trish Bexley has died after a battle with cancer.

It has been over 3 years since first visiting Clearview School in Rolleston just south of Christchurch. Our first visit was in 2016 when we kicked off the Share the Road with Big Trucks Program using Gazebos and pull up banners.

I was nine when I met the late Bruce Haines, a self-employed floor coverings installer and massive transport industry enthusiast from Pukekohe.