Giti Tyres Big Test | Pioneer ProStar

Giti Tyres Big Test
 October 2019     INTERNATIONAL PROSTAR R8 HD DAY CAB 8x4   Story Dave McLeod Photos Gerald Shacklock

Giti Tyres Big Test: Pioneer ProStar

Once upon a time (well, three to seven years ago,to be more precise) New Zealand had Cat logtrucks.

Then, in 2017 the Cat headed off towards extinction, with no new progeny to be produced. 

The short-lived Caterpillar experiment in selling its own brand of trucks – running re-purposed, re-engineered Cat C15 engines – was over.

Now though the first of a new breed of Cat lookalikes is being seen in the forests of New Zealand's East Coast/Poverty Bay. Sim...

Read More  

Aeolus Truck & Driver News

Nikola fuel cell electric truck gets huge backing
In a huge boost for US-based electric truck startup Nikola, IVECO's parent company CNH Industrial is investing $US250million in the disruptive tech company.The strategic (and exclusive) pa...

Road Transport Forum News

Rail Safety Week focuses on near-misses

How many times have you witnessed someone rush across a railway level-crossing to beat the barrier arms coming down, or impatiently drive across railway tracks after the lights and bells have st...

Teletrac Navman Fleet Focus

Jack-of-all-trades Jukes

Gisborne carrier Trevor Jukes reckons the key to it – how the family has managed to stay in business for 100 years – is simple.
"By diversifying as fast and as hard as you can! ...

Recently Registered

Truck sales stay strong ....trailers slide

Sales in New Zealand’s new truck market remained strong in August, keeping 2019 sales at record levels.

Total registrations for the first eight months of the year ran to 3572 trucks...

NZ Transport Imaging Awards

Simply striking striping

Fleet colour schemes often derive from a design chosen originally for its visual impact, and subsequently modified in an evolutionary fashion. 
Less frequently, the choice of colours ...

NZ Truck & Driver Magazine
October 2019 | Read Now
  • NZ Truck & Driver Magazine
    October 2019 | Read Now
  • NZ Truck & Driver Magazine
    October 2019 | Read Now
    Road Torque Industry Partners
    Road Torque News | Posted 29-07-2021

    A motorway overbridge has been struck by over height vehicles twice in the same weekend, prompting urgent maintenance works, just...

    Road Torque News | Posted 29-07-2021

    There is insufficient evidence to support a pedestrian crossing and consequent speed reductions on Cobham Drive, the State Highway 1...

    Road Torque News | Posted 29-07-2021

    Freightliner Australia Pacific has announced Rhett Beere’s appointment as National Sales and Operations Manager.

    Mr Beere has worked within the automotive...

    Road Torque News | Posted 29-07-2021

    Wins can be made right now to reduce Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions from road freight transport, says Road Transport Forum...

    Road Torque News | Posted 29-07-2021

    But first the New Zealand Market - Hyundai New Zealand is expecting to receive its first XCIENT Fuel Cell in...

    Road Torque News | Posted 29-07-2021

    New Zealand freight and logistics company, TIL Logistics Group Limited (NZX: TLL), has unveiled its new name – MOVe Logistics...

    Road Torque News | Posted 29-07-2021

    A cross-sector project between WorkSafe NZ and industry representatives has been established to help improve health and safety outcomes across...

    Road Torque News | Posted 23-07-2021

    Another week, another major weather event, a new lot of significant State Highway road damage and communities cut off as...

    Road Torque News | Posted 22-07-2021

    CablePrice (NZ) Ltd has appointed James Magill as the new General Manager of Sales.

    Magill, the current National Equipment Sales Manager,...

    Join our newsletter list to receive ..