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GITI Tyres Big Test - Gas and Go

Its origin is Italy, but this new Iveco EuroCargo is also the trucking equivalent of a Swiss Army Knife – poised for multi-tasking at short notice. 

In early 2021 Challenge Rockgas distributor David “Wilky” Wilkinson from Cambridge took delivery of the first 320-horsepower Iveco EuroCargo ML 160-320 to reach New Zealand. 

It wasn’t the first to go on the road. It took nearly 10 months to build the truck and a new semi-traile...

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