NZ Truck & Driver

Big Test
Taumarunui’s Jilesen Contractors had some serious
considerations to make in choosing a new tractor unit to shift heavy earthmoving machinery: The King Country’s big hills and narrow, winding county roads, for starters. Plus it wanted a flagship for its fleet…and something with the latest technology. Oh yeah…and a CAT engine. Usher in NZ’s first Kenworth T908, with a Caterpillar ACERT…and (almost) all the extras.

News
The latest in the world of transport, including….whole new range of Macks to be launched here soon, Mercedes-Benz introduces SelecTrucks quality secondhand sales yards, courier earns “green” leadership status

Transport Forum
Latest news from the Road Transport Forum NZ, including….time for operators to review their rates, LTNZ underspending on roads revealed, two men whose careers in trucking total 131 years!

TR Group Fleet Focus
Road Metals is a company that made its name during the glory years of the big South Island hydro projects, by buying the biggest and best gear for the job. And by establishing a “go-anywhere” capability – simply shifting its highly-mobile shingle and aggregate processing plant from one job to another

They’re BIG in tow biz
Heavy vehicle recovery specialist ACE Heavy Haulage is enjoying the rewards of putting on more state-of-the-art towtrucks

Mack powers up
The story behind Mack’s renewal of its complete model lineup

Driver of the Month
Even in a little company where everyone “does the work of three or four guys” Auckland tipper driver Antony Mallin stands out

PPG Awards
Announcing the February finalists in the PPG Transport Imaging Awards

Roadworks
Transit NZ and NZ Truck & Driver’s guide to potential highway holdups

Truck Shop
New products for the road transport industry

Fleet Partners Recently Registered
New truck and trailer registrations for September
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