AUSSIE ANGLES - The chip liner...

28 June 2019

When this 1995 Western Star 4964F Heritage model rolled off the production line in Kelowna B.C., Caterpillar’s C15 engine was still on the drawing board. Time may have kept them ap...

LIGHT COMMERCIAL TEST - Nissan...

27 June 2019

Some six years ago when NZ Fishing News editor, Grant Dixon, was in the market for a new tow vehicle, the corporate constraints of the time limited his spend, although there was a ...

A ‘Steeley’ resolve for service

27 June 2019

Peter Steele’s coalface knowledge and desire to give his customers unmatched levels of service led him to Walinga feed bins and Total Transport Engineers in Mount Maunganui. The re...

“The tension, the buzz, the atmosphere!”

27 June 2019

A great show with a better buzz and energy than ‘15 or ’17, full of lots of stuff you couldn’t quite get your hands on, and lots of stuff you could. But one thing’s for sure, there...

MAIN TEST - Making sense

26 June 2019

Brand loyalty is something all suppliers strive for, the ultimate demonstration of a sound product backed by genuine people. When it comes to New Zealand’s unique enclave of the In...

Just Truckin' Around - Michael Smith

19 June 2019

Michael Smith was delivering to a retailer when Faye Lougher caught up with him at the back of Levin Mall. Driving a 2015 Isuzu CJY400 with a Tiptronic 16-speed auto, Michael is an owner-driver contracted to TIL Freight.

THE TRUCKS OF NEW ZEALAND POST

19 June 2019

IN 1911 THE POST OFFICE put its first truck on the road. Whilst mainly used for work associated with mail and telecommunications, over the years the trucks have also been used in a...

TOP TRUCK - Great mates a frie...

27 June 2019

Friendships are akin to the seasons that come and go on an annual basis, however every now and again you stumble across one that sticks like calf goo to the floor of a stock crate....

Celebrating 60 years of saving...

28 June 2019

This year marks 60 years since the first Volvo drivers pulled Nils Bohlin's innovative three-point seat belt over their shoulders in 1959. Today the seat belt is still seen as the ...

Let’s help New Zealand get bet...

28 June 2019

The National Road Carriers association and the Road Transport Forum are calling for members of the public to send them photos of poor road surfaces around the country.