To B100 or not to B100? That i...

26 June 2020

Deciding to sell my campervan in 2015 was driven by a stark choice. Like so many people, I had long-dreamed of owning a mobile home, a dream that came true four years earlier when I bought a 2004 ex-Maui VW LT35 3-berth.

INDUSTRY COMMENT - FOLLOWING THE PASSION

26 June 2020

I have often heard people say that if you’re feeling a bit down and out that you should go to the arrivals lounge at the closest airport to watch the best in human nature interacti...

DRIVEN TO SUCCEED - FREE SPIRI...

26 June 2020

There’s no magic formula for determining if something will make a good story. In the case of Jess Mead, however, there’s a unique trifecta: she’s a young, female owner-driver who j...

LEGAL LINES - The impact of co...

22 June 2020

26 March 2020 will be a day of historical significance for New Zealand because it was the first day of lockdown after the nation’s alert level was raised to 4. It has been a time o...

More passing opportunities ide...

30 June 2020

Motorists travelling on State Highways 2 and 35 in and out of Tairawhiti will soon have more safe passing opportunities, which will ease driver frustration and improve safety.

New partnership to tackle driv...

30 June 2020

Almost a third of Kiwi drivers (32%) said they would text/message someone while driving* – and a new partnership between road safety agencies and the private sector aims to turn that figure around.

Moving Auckland port impractic...

30 June 2020

Moving Auckland’s port to Northport would be logistically impractical, prohibitively expensive, increase greenhouse gas emissions and add to traffic congestion, according to a repo...

Just Truckin' Around - Tommy Smith

08 June 2020

Tommy Smith was on a break when Faye Lougher spotted his rig on SH1 in Levin.

Introducing New Zealand’s firs...

30 June 2020

Foodstuffs and the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA) have partnered to build New Zealand’s first electric refrigerated truck. From the tailgate to the engine and ...

Predictive Powertrain Control ...

29 June 2020

The fuel consumption of Mercedes-Benz heavy-duty trucks is being steadily reduced. The new Actros, for example, consumes up to three percent less diesel on major roads and motorway...