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 ...

“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...

INTERNATIONAL TRUCK STOP - The...

26 June 2019

Could the UK learn anything from New Zealand’s HPMVs? After driving one for a day, Will Shiers thinks it could. In my humble opinion, the UK is about to piss £8.1m ($15.5m) into...

CLARITY OF VISION The Kenworth...

29 May 2019

Kenworth made its intentions for model rationalisation clear with the arrival of the T610. Two years on from the truck’s New Zealand launch, the latest newcomers to wear PACCAR’s f...

TRUCKS OF NEW ZEALAND POST

29 May 2019

Bold new times On 1 April 1987 the Post Office was split into three state-owned enterprises: New Zealand Post, Telecom, and Post Office Bank. There were nearly 8000 vehicles in the...

INTERNATIONAL TRUCK STOP - Bui...

13 May 2019

Geo M. Brewster & Son Inc. of Bogota, New Jersey, is a name closely connected with a number of last century’s large road building projects in the Eastern United States. The family ...

AUSSIE ANGLES - LTL 9000 2019 ...

11 April 2019

The Ford Louisville LTL 9000 boasted all the options of the traditional prestige offerings from Kenworth and Mack when released more than three decades ago. Making a legendary name...

INTERNATIONAL TRUCK STOP - Whe...

11 April 2019

Will Shiers visits Renault’s used trucks factory in France, and finds it was worth the arduous, less than sanitary journey to get there. Renault Trucks has found itself lumbered w...

THE TRUCKS OF NEW ZEALAND POST

10 April 2019

Until production ceased, Bedfords became the predominant truck in the Government fleet from the early 1950s. From the K, M and O models of the early 1950s, the Post Office operated...

Pouring your heart and soul

09 April 2019

The time comes when experience and work ethic presents the opportunity to go it alone. Self-belief and great mentors have helped Tony and Kristina Salmons make their dream a realit...