Friday, 23 August 2019 12:30

Hilux upgrade scores well

In its first test in 2015 the eighth generation Toyota Hilux gained a 5-star ANCAP rating.

Published in Motoring
Monday, 19 December 2016 08:03

Put your ute loads under the lash

The question of load restraint can be an issue on any ute used for work.

Published in Machinery & Products
Saturday, 27 February 2016 09:55

Giant grey wolf hunts alone

Utes or pick-ups, as they are known in the northern hemisphere, don't have the following they have in these southern climes...

Published in Motoring
Sunday, 19 July 2015 06:00

New Triton will shake things up

As a dedicated SUV driver who likes the elevated seating position to do a little ‘over the hedge’ farming, the thought of picking up a loan Mitsubishi Triton from dealer Piako Motors, Morrinsville, and the prospect of a bone-shaking ride had left me with a lukewarm feeling.

Published in Motoring

No longer able to claim the coveted ‘most powerful in class’ tag for the Navara, Nissan has instead grabbed best-in-class fuel efficiency and power-to-weight ratio for its new NP300 Navara ute.

Published in Motoring
Tuesday, 07 July 2015 06:00

Favoured ute boasts big fuel savings

With the market for light trucks in New Zealand at around 20% of the total market for new vehicles, it’s no surprise the major vehicle manufacturers have large budgets to get their products in front of potential customers.

Published in Motoring

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