Giti Tyres Big Test - X-Way answers the questions Figures. You’ve sometimes gotta be a wee bit careful with them, because they can blindside you until you dig a little deeper. Take this simple power comparison – between a 620-horsepower (462 kilowatts) R-Series Scania and this month’s Giti Big Test truck, Iveco’s new X-Way – rated at 570hp (425kW).
Why the Scania comparison? Simple: An R Series was the truck replaced by the X-Way in the Lincoln-based WJ Baker fleet – delivering stock feed to a North ..
CablePrice opens new Timaru operation
Newly-appointed South Island FUSO, Freightliner and Mercedes-Benz dealer CablePrice has opened a new operation in Timaru.
The expansion means that the former Scania distributor now has four new truck sales, parts and service bra..
Our political parties’ plans for road transport
The 2020 election is fast approaching and, in the wake of the COVID-19 lockdown and ongoing economic crisis, could be one of the most influential in recent times.
RTF wrote to the transport spokespeople of the five political pa..
When Kohan Wilson added a new truck and trailer unit to his Auckland tipper fleet recently, he revealed it with a series of posts on his TKO Contracting Facebook page…..
Including one that says: “In loving memory of..
Market steadies post-COVID
New Zealand’s new truck market steadied in June as the country returned – on the home front at least – to something approaching normal in the wake of the COVID-19 lockdown.
But that new normal is, so far, subst..
More than a truck
Running a fleet of trucks was, definitively, not what Aucklander Mark Geor’s business was all about.
Rock and Rubble was established in late 2015 to provide cleanfill removal and tipping services in Auckland – with M..