TO THE WINNER GOES THE SPOILS ...

25 January 2021

A bit of wind, cloud, and a smattering of rain had no hope of dampening spirits at the 2019- 2020 John Murphy Memorial New Zealand Trucking magazine Top Truck presentation in Mount Maunganui recently.

INCOMING CARGO - HINO’S NEW HORIZON

20 January 2021

October was a busy month for Hino Trucks and parent company Toyota, who have released more details of various electric and hydrogen development projects currently on the boil.

INTERNATIONAL TRUCK STOP - A D...

11 January 2021

Most modern day trucks benefit from some level of platform engineering and parts sharing between brands. DAF was doing this in the early 70s, when it partnered with the International Harvester Company.

AUSSIE ANGLES - Long way aroun...

04 January 2021

It’s been an absolute classic in terms of adventure and drama. What began as a rescue mission for stock from searing heat in the Northern Territory has so far turned into a rescue ...

HAYDEN HARDGRAVE - KENWORTH GURU

04 January 2021

In Hayden’s own collection awaiting its turn for restoration is one of the original pair of 848 Kenworths imported for NZ Forest Products that were the first of the marque to hit the road here in New Zealand.

TOP TRUCK - BRUTE FORCE

04 January 2021

Of all the tough trucks Kenworth Trucks Australia builds at its Bayswater plant in east Melbourne, the C5 series is the toughest. However even the mighty C5 will eventually succumb...

CLASSICS LOCKER - ACCO AT ITS BEST

31 December 2020

A chance comment led Robin Wildbore of Levin to undertake his stunning restoration of a 1977 International Acco 1830A.

MAIN TEST - EARNING A BUCK IN ...

31 December 2020

The new Iveco Stralis X-Way builds on an already robust, honest, and understated product that, as we’ve said before, is deserving of a higher profile. So, with what will likely be ...

INTO THE 10S

30 December 2020

It is that time of the year again to look back a decade and roll call our feature trucks that made up our class of 2010. How have they performed? Where do they reside now? Let’s find out!

BLOSSOM FESTIVAL PARADE OF TRUCKS 2020

17 December 2020

Shows in general have been in short supply given the turbulent year 2020 has been. So it was good to see the evergreen Alexandra Blossom Festival Parade of Trucks retain its spot on the calendar.