The McDonough Contracting Gore...

18 September 2018

The start of winter means one thing in the deep south – truck show time! With music in the streets and the smell of diesel in the air, the small town of Gore comes alive at the sta...

THE TRUCKS OF NEW ZEALAND POST

17 September 2018

Just the Guy for it By the late 1920s the Post & Telegraph fleet had expanded rapidly to some 580 vehicles, 430 of which were trucks and vans, the rest cars and motorcycles. Th...

Self-stirring load-hauler Ford...

07 September 2018

When Ford New Zealand announced the arrival of an auto for the Transit Custom early last year, Transit sat third in its sector, trounced by Toyota and Hyundai. Motor Industry Assoc...

Crawl before you walk

06 September 2018

Volvo Group Australia president Peter Voorhoeve oversaw the launch of the I-Shift with crawler gears in Australia at the Mt Cotton facility last month. On hand was Ove Wikström, he...

Delivering success - NorthTec ...

16 August 2018

Last October New Zealand Trucking attended the presentation by Fonterra of a lease truck and tanker unit to NorthTec for driver training. We recently visited NorthTec’s Kaikohe cam...

Aussie Angles - Cummins ADEPT ...

13 August 2018

A DEPT (Advanced Dynamic Efficient Powertrain Technology) is a suite of electronic features designed to deliver greater efficiency through improved powertrain integration. So, ther...

Better Business - Women at the wheel

10 August 2018

Tech’s role in closing the transport gender gap “The only thing not delivered by truck is a baby,” jokes Meryn Morrison, chairwoman of Women in Road Transport www.rtfnz.co.nz/wome...

Striking green and gold in East Otago

07 August 2018

With a fleet upgrade and some new signage, East Otago Transport has emerged out of the shadows to become one of the smartest looking fleets in the south. When you mention the sm...

Roadrunner a Kiwi institution ...

30 July 2018

Roadrunner Manufacturing was established in 1974 by the late Don Ward and began with a staff of just three at its manufacturing plant in Bulls. Still at the same site, today Roadru...

Fuso’s big number - No looking...

25 July 2018

What’s not here but will be in the not too distant future? Fuso’s replacement for the HD 470 premium truck, and it’s a whole new ball game. Naming rights Name ideas and marketin...