Giti Tyres Big Test | Repaying the faith

 
Giti Tyres Big Test
 June 2018     Sinotruck C7 540HP AMT   Story: Mike Stock - Photos: Terry Marshall - Video: Trevor Woolston

Giti Tyres Big Test: Repaying The Faith

Becoming an early adopter of a new vehicle brand - taking on something that's new and unproven in New Zealand - requires something of a leap of faith.

A few people did it when Japanese cars and trucks started arriving here 50 years ago and more - taking a chance on vehicles from a non-traditional source....unknownquantities.

The rest, as they say, is history - given 10 years or so and Japanese trucks and cars were setting the standard for mechanical reliability and longevity,even...

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