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Road Transport Forum chief executive Ken Shirley has congratulated NZTA and the NCTIR alliance ahead of today’s reopening of State Highway 1 around Kaikoura.

While the deferral of a decision on the alternative Manawatu Gorge route is disappointing to the road transport industry it is critical that the best option is found, says Road Transport Forum chief executive Ken Shirley.

Phillips Industries, a leading provider of heavy-duty electrical and air brake components, has been chosen by Daimler AG to provide electrical/trailer cables for their Mercedes-Benz trucks in Europe.


During the Victorian winter months more than 300,000 people flock to the Mt Buller ski fields. Transporting the fundamental supplies for the hospitality industry on the mountain and the surrounding areas is a critical just-in-time operation.

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TR Group’s 25th anniversary story is one of success, passion, and vision. It is also – at least initially – of two men, and the team behind them, who shared the vision, the passion, and, ultimately, the success.

When Labour Weekend rolls around each year in Invercargill, the locals already have the truck parade pencilled in on their calendar.

If the weather was a prophecy then things are looking great for Hino’s new wide cab 500 series.

After launching the new CF and XF earlier this year, DAF has rolled out the next phase in its model renewal programme with its latest multi-wheelers and a new LF City.