“...Fruehauf (42/11) and MTE (41/13) closed in on 2020 market leader Patchell...”
Kenworth (65/15). The only movement in the top 10 was UD (43/2) moving into ninth at the expense of DAF (31/2).
In the 3.5-4.5t GVM crossover segment, Fiat (95/32) further extended its lead, while MercedesBenz (38/8) held onto second, ahead of Ford (12/1), Renault (12/3) and Chevrolet (12/5) – all tied in third.
In the 4.5-7.5t GVM division, FUSO (102/28) held onto its lead – just! Isuzu (101/28) also sold 28 for the month, to remain just one registration behind YTD. Third-placed Iveco (52/16) held its spot, as did Hino (36/14), in fourth position. Mercedes-Benz (17/3) was joined in fifth-equal by Foton (17/4).
In the 7.5-15t GVM class, Isuzu (147/24) edged further ahead with the substantial lead it had already created in the first four months of the year. Hino (57/22) overtook FUSO (52/10) for second. Next came Iveco (16/4), UD (6/2), Foton (5/3), MAN (3/1) and Mercedes-Benz (3/1) – all holding their places.
In the 15-20.5t GVM category, Hino (37/13) stretched its lead, while second-placed UD (16/4) edged clear of FUSO (14/1). Scania (9/2) held fourth – but only by one from Mercedes-Benz (8/2).
In the tiny 20.5-23t GVM division Hino (11/3) increased its lead on FUSO (4/0) and Freightliner (1/0). Scania (1/0) joined the category.
In the premium 23t to max GVM division, Volvo (140/31) went further ahead of second-placed Scania (99/24). Isuzu (85/16) was third, ahead of Kenworth (65/15). Hino (55/13) caught FUSO (55/7), leaving the two fifth-equal.
Mercedes-Benz (49/17), UD (39/12) and DAF (37/10) each held their places, while Sinotruk (28/12) moved up to 10th, past Iveco (27/7) and MAN (22/1).
In the trailer market, Fruehauf (42/11) and MTE (41/13) closed in on 2020 market leader Patchell (44/6).
Still, the YTD positions were unchanged throughout the top 10, with Roadmaster (33/6) holding onto fourth, ahead of Domett (30/8), TMC (25/5) and Freighter (23/9). TES (20/9) was eighth, while Transport Trailers (16/4) and Transfleet (16/5) were ninth-equal.
Pic – Larry Beesley
Longtime Panpac contractors Ian and Brenda Howatson have nicknamed this new Kenworth T659 8x4 logger,
The H&H Log Haulage unit has a 600hp Cummins X15 engine, an 18-speed Roadranger manual gearbox, Meritor RT46160GP diffs on Airglide suspension and Patchell logging gear, plus a matching four-axle trailer
Dunedin’s Clyne Transport has put this new Kenworth K200 to work, carting general freight around the lower South Island. The flat roof 6x4 tractor unit has a 600hp engine, an 18-speed Roadranger manual gearbox and Meritor 46-160 diffs on Airglide suspension
Foodstuffs contractor Baillie Transport has put this new Kenworth T410 600mm aero sleeper to work, transporting chilled and frozen food in Auckland and the Waikato. The 6x4 has a 510hp MX13 engine, a 12-speed PACCAR transmission and Meritor RT46-160 diffs on Airglide suspension. It tows a Fairfax refrigerated trailer
Riverhead earthmoving operator Burnetts Transport has this new Kenworth T659 truck and trailer tipper unit supporting its work around Auckland and Northland. Mark (Macka) McLachlan drives the unit, which has a 550hp Cummins X15 engine, an 18-speed Roadranger manual gearbox, Meritor RT46-160 diffs on Airglide suspension, a Transfleet alloy bin and matching five-axle trailer
Hamilton-based Les Harrison Transport has added another new Hino 700 Series to its operation – this one fitted with a Palfinger PK26002 EH truck crane, to handle containers, machinery, concrete pipes and other heavy loads. It has a 480hp engine, a Hino AMT and factory diffs and suspension, plus a Foremost Engineering deck.