MAIN TEST - Yesterday’s beauty

23 October 2019

At face value it’s a K200 Kenworth with an uber cool retro grille, and although there’s more to the machine in terms of specs and tweaks, are its staggering looks conveying a far deeper message?

COOL THINGS - Happy times remembered

18 October 2019

Although Heathstock Haulage no longer plies South Island roads, the culture that owner, the late Murray Taylor, built is still being celebrated.

Smiles under the South Island Sun

17 October 2019

This is not a truck show, but a chance for the transport industry to show and throw its support behind Greg Inch and his incredible team of volunteers, all for the cause of putting...

AUSSIE ANGLES - T410’s winning edge

19 September 2019

Every premiership winning football team has at least one multipurpose utility player on their side. Kenworth’s new T410 certainly ticks the box as the company’s all-rounder. One o...

‘No one gets left behind!’

19 September 2019

The first of a two-part series on the lead up to the arrival of Freightliner’s continent crushing Cascadia in this neck of the woods. This month we’re starting with the background ...

MAIN TEST - Go East and conquer

17 September 2019

Hyundai’s Xcient drew thousands of inquisitive and interested pokers and prodders at The EXPO 2017. Now in the hands of owner Randall Transport Services, it’s raising eyebrows on o...

The Macks of Jolly Earthworks

19 September 2019

Wanaka is a great part of the world for a truck enthusiast. With Central Machine Hire just down the road with their fleet of Macks, Maungatua Contracting across town with their Ken...

TOP TRUCK - Progressing with t...

19 September 2019

The Barker name is synonymous with livestock transport the length and breadth of New Zealand, with lineage stretching back to 1963 when the late Jim Barker and Dennis Dow purchased...

MAIN TEST - Clever reflections

16 August 2019

The Magpie. A tenacious, stealthy, skilful, opinionated, and witty creature with innate confidence and a keen eye for shiny things. Born not with tolerance for fools, or that which falls short of a Bulldog’s tenacity.

RETRO TEST - For Queen and colonies

16 August 2019

Retro Tests for your pleasure, The Retro Tests sample trucks from the great era that spanned the early 70s through to the early 90s, roughly…there are no hard and fast rules. To so...