Thursday, August 11, 2022

Transport


UBCO seeks more money to accelerate

UBCO seeks more money to accelerate

Hugh StringlemanAug 9, 2022
Electric bike company opens the throttle in the US.

UBCO’s electric bike hits global trail

Richard RennieJul 21, 2022
NZ’s all-electric motorbike scoops order for 1500 in US market.

A vocation worth promoting

Neal WallaceMay 16, 2022
The head of one of the country’s largest transport groups is urging the education system to promote vocational…

Summit explores future freight options

Annette ScottApr 21, 2022
South Island freight movement is under the microscope with the volume of freight carried projected to more than double in the next 40 years.


Carriers feeling the heat

Carriers feeling the heat

Colin WilliscroftApr 14, 2022
Livestock carriers are coming under increasing financial pressure and some in the industry say unless changes are made to help alleviate that, more transport companies will be forced to follow the example of Wairarapa-based Pinfolds, which recently announced it was shutting its doors after 102 years of business.
Work under way to to safeguard transport operators

Work under way to to safeguard transport operators

Work is about to step up on a charter that aims to safeguard transport operators in the livestock movement chain by recognising that there are instances where responsibilities are falling unfairly on trucking companies.
Race to beat ute tax

Race to beat ute tax

Neal WallaceMar 30, 2022
Attempts to beat the ute tax, which came into force on April 1, have been hampered by supply issues delays.
RUC reduction brings no relief for farm machinery users

RUC reduction brings no relief for farm machinery users

Gerald PiddockMar 24, 2022
THE Government’s decision to cut road user charges (RUC) by 36% for three months is cold comfort for contractors and farmers using off-road vehicles that will not qualify for the exemption, Federated Farmers says.
Shipping delays to stick around for 2022

Shipping delays to stick around for 2022

Neal WallaceFeb 24, 2022
Global shipping delays are unlikely to improve this year.
Speed limit cuts will drive up prices

Speed limit cuts will drive up prices

Colin WilliscroftFeb 11, 2022
Cutting the speed limit on state highways around the country to address the number of road fatalities is only a short-term solution that fails to address the real problems and will lead to higher prices for consumers, Federated Farmers transport spokesperson Karen Williams says.
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