Giti Tyres Big Test

 
GITI Tyres Big Test
 June 2022     Freightliner Cascadia 8x4 116-inch Day Cab   Story Colin Smith Photos Gerald Shacklock

GITI Tyres Big Test - One of a Kind

GITI Tyres Big Test
 May 2022     DAF CF 530 FAD 8x4 Day Cab   Story Colin Smith Photos Gerald Shacklock

GITI Tyres Big Test - Baker's Delight

Selling a new truck to long-time Masterton transport operator Bruce Baker demands a lot of patience. In fact, until last year many might have considered it impossible.

But now there’s a brand-new DAF CF 530 in the blue, white and red colours of G & B Baker Ltd. Like its three sisters in the fleet – a Hino 700 and a pair of Freightliner Argosy’s of mid-2000s vintage - the new DAF is at work carting logs away from rugged Wairarapa...

GITI Tyres Big Test
 April 2022     Shacman X3000 8x4 7.5 cubic metre Concrete Mixer   Story Colin Smith Photos Gerald Shacklock

GITI Tyres Big Test - New in the Mix

New in the mix of the crowded Kiwi truck market, China’s Shacman brand has been building foundations here for just over 12 months.

The initial work has been done by the X3000 line, a range of dedicated concrete trucks and ready-to-work Hardox bodied tippers in both 8x4 and 6x4 configurations which are giving the marque some presence on the roads of the Auckland region. 

The X3000 tippers, which offer a 12-tonne payload with a...



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