Giti Tyres Big Test
GITI Tyres Big Test - Super Efficiency
Scania’s big product news for 2023 is the recent launch of its latest generation `Super’ six-cylinder models.
A mainstay of the Scania line-up in Europe, the Super models have tended to be overshadowed by the big horsepower of the V8 models for the New Zealand market.
But that is changing gradually as an increasing number of fleets turn to the fuel efficiency of the 13-litre six-cylinder – with the trend likely to gather pace as the third generation of the DC13 famil...
GITI Tyres Big Test - Widespread Acclaim
Among the many demanding roles trucks are called upon to perform in New Zealand, groundspread work ranks as one of the most specialised.
Putting a state-of-the-art groundspread unit to work means starting with a (typically) European brand all-wheel-drive cab/chassis and applying a large slice of Kiwi engineering know-how. And there will even be subtle design variations to suit the regional differences of New Zealand topography.
It’s a recipe which Nelson regi...
GITI Tyres Big Test - Going for Gold
The roadside signage in Waihi proclaims the south Coromandel town as being `New Zealand’s Heart of Gold’.
The Waihi gold mining history dates back to 1878 and with a slice of coincidence in 1992, gold also became the colours of Waihi-based Lockley Transport.
John Lockley says he is sometimes asked if there’s any connection between the choice of colour for his trucks and what his hometown is famous for.
The answer is no. Gold became the signature of his family-ope...