INTERNATIONAL TRUCK STOP - MOO...

03 August 2020

Every once in a while, a truck comes along that is a bit special. One such vehicle is the FH16 that belongs to Flavin Livestock Transport from County Waterford in the south east of...

TOP TRUCK - BLUE TATTOO

03 August 2020

The glimmer of sunshine yellow from the chassis of this crisp K200 is a nod to the historic backbone of this passionately run family business. The early seventies heralded the a...

OBITUARY - HONOURING BERT WATCHORN

24 July 2020

New Zealand lost a true legend in the road transport industry on 9 May 2020 with the death of Bert Watchorn.

UD'S GOLDEN CHILD

21 July 2020

Local operators of medium-duty Japanese trucks have a new vehicle vying for their attention, as UD Trucks Australia has launched the Croner to us Down Under. Already available in b...

‘ROADIE’ FOR LIFE

21 July 2020

Bruce ‘Roadie’ Clotworthy turned 60 not long ago. If ultimate success in life is best measured by pursuing and earning a living from that which you love doing most, then Bruce must surely be a mentor to all.

SPECIAL REPORT - TRUCKING TRAN...

08 July 2020

During the unique level 4 lockdown openroad environment with far fewer vehicles on the road, Scania New Zealand gathered some intriguing insights

INCOMING CARGO - TOMORROW'S MAN

21 July 2020

OEMs have a tough row to hoe in this transitional phase of personal and commercial mobility. Having a few precious moments with a senior member of a Traton brand to get some behind...

AUSSIE ANGLES - THE GREEN MACHINE

08 July 2020

Reliability, availability, maintainability and safety (RAMS) are four key attributes Huon Delivery Service owner Jonathan Price cites as critical features when he specifies new equ...

MINI BIG RIGS - REAR BOGIE INSTALLATION

08 July 2020

In the April issue we started at the front end; this month it is all about the installation of the rear bogie.

TECH TOPIC - DAF’S NEW ZF TRAX...

08 July 2020

For the past two decades, engine development has increased exponentially, driven largely by progressive emission standards. Conversely, the development of clutches and transmission...