Truck Driver Appreciation Week: 22nd – 28th March

Giti Tyres Big Test | Quon Convert

 
Giti Tyres Big Test
 August 2018     UD Truck GW 26 460 6x4   Story: Wayne Munro | Photos: Terry Marshall

Giti Tyres Big Test: Quon Convert

Aman goes up the hill a skeptic... and comes back down a believer. Well... maybe not actually a complete convert - but at least more inclined to believe it's possible.

Believe, that is, that the automated manual transmission in his new UD Quon just might be as good as him at managing the gearshifts on steep and windy hills.

Like the big one we encounter on State Highway 16 - the Kaipara Coast Highway, between Helensville and Wellsford, north of Auckland.

When I asked McAllister C...

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Fair pay agreements headline employment law overhaul

Over the next year or so New Zealand will experience the biggest changes in industrial relations since the passing of the Employment Contracts Act in 1991.

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The New Zealand new truck market returned to its record-breaking form in April –rebounding after its months-long streak of new monthly alltime bests cameto an end in March.

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Bold Colours

It's a livery that keeps company branding to a bare minimum: No big, bold logo on the roof aerofoil. Ditto for the stock crates.

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