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Giti Tyres Big Test | Self-help Special

 
Giti Tyres Big Test
 September 2018     Iveco Trakker AD500 8X4   Story: Wayne Munro | Photos: Gerald Shacklock

Giti Tyres Big Test: Self-help Special

Canterbury logtruck operator Steve Murphy reckons that the reason he has so many makes in his fleet is largely down to longtime truck dealer Dale Greaves.

Over the past 37 years or so, Greaves has, at different times, sold new Fords, Hinos, Sterlings, Fusos/Mitsubishis, Nissans/UD Trucks, MANs, Western Stars, Freightliners and Mercedes-Benz.

And along the way SML (Steve Murphy Ltd) has bought a fair few of those makes from him - including 20 Fusos...starting back in 1999. Plus som...

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Aeolus Truck & Driver News

Women Truckies in Training
Women are coming to the fore in truck driver graduate courses being offered by tertiary education institutes. Eight new female truck drivers have graduated from Tauranga's Toi Ohomai wit...


Road Transport Forum News

Always expect trains!

Mid-Canterbury drivers might have to do a double-take to figure out why there's a locomotive parked off the railway tracks at the Hatfield-Overdale level crossing in Rakaia.

The life-sized...


Teletrac Navman Fleet Focus

Reality beats dreams

School was quite an inconvenience for a young Jamie Ellison: He only ever set his sights on one goal – owning a truck.

Still, as single-minded as he's always been, he's even surpris...


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Record run resumes

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.

The bounc...


PPG Imaging Awards

Fresh Start Fresh Look

The metallic green and gold fleet colour scheme of Hawke's Bay operator Tomoana Warehousing, is the result of a totally fresh start – one forced by outside circumstance.

In 1998, Tr...

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