Nelson Truck Show

07 January 2019

The combination of good weather, a well-presented array of trucks and plenty of visitors made the Nelson show a resounding success. In excess of 1800 people came through the gates...

THE TRUCKS OF NEW ZEALAND POST

07 January 2019

Colonial CapEx As British truck production resumed after World War II, the government, including the Post Office, embarked on a large fleet replacement process. Records show tha...

INTERNATIONAL TRUCK STOP - For...

08 January 2019

The new Ford F-Max long haul truck is so good that it’s just been crowned International Truck of the Year 2018. Will Shiers explains why. “Volvo and Scania have had an illegitim...

AUSSIE ANGLES - Backblocks B-double

12 December 2018

Providing a comprehensive freight service to rural communities in the sparsely populated Darling Downs means Auchenroad Haulage needs to be all things to all people. For equip...

Driving tomorrow Hannover 2018

06 December 2018

Autumn in Europe and an even numbered year, that can only mean one thing for anyone involved with the road transport industry… Hannover! While some may pretend it is not so, the...

BUSINESS UPDATE - Master Drive...

05 December 2018

Three years down the track following TR Group’s outright purchase of Master Drive Services Ltd, New Zealand Trucking magazine received an invitation to pop along to Hampton Downs M...

TRUCKS OF NEW ZEALAND POST

03 December 2018

During the Second World War the purchase of new vehicles for the Post Office was largely suspended, with many of the existing fleet requisitioned for military use. Postwar, many ex...

INTERNATIONAL TRUCK STOP - Res...

13 November 2018

Ever wondered what’s the biggest cause of road traffic accidents? Try the person behind the wheel. Volvo Trucks’ latest safety report yields some thought-provoking stats… Road s...

The Rigs of 2008

06 November 2018

What happened to the trucks New Zealand Trucking featured on its cover and road tested back in 2008? Well, we have tracked them down and here is what they are getting up to now. Tu...

Blossom Festival bonanza

05 November 2018

Bigger, brighter, blossoming… The 2018 Alexandra Blossom Festival truck show proved as popular as ever, with a total of 89 trucks competing for honours this year, an increase on la...