MTD Trucks


Strong Demand Continues with Orders for New Volvo FH

As the first New FH trucks roll off the production line and are shipped to New Zealand, the uptake for this new model has been unprecedented, with customers now ordering the new FH and FH16 models out as far as ten months in advance.


New Auckland Saleman

Mike Wintour is a new team member to join the MTD Trucks for the Mack and Renault new trucks,  as well as Used Truck Sales. He is based in our Wiri office and will cover sales in Auckland, Hamilton & Coromandel areas.


APAC Drivers’ Fuel Watch Final 2013

The event was held at Mount Cotton, Brisbane on Wednesday 23rd October.  Chris Foot (NZ winner) accompanied by Scott Robinson, was the only New Zealanders present at the final.


New South Island Salesman – Mack & Renault Trucks, & Used trucks

MTD Trucks are pleased to announce our new South Island Sales Team member – Aaron Ross.


Volvo FH wins International Truck of the Year

A year, almost to the day, after its spectacular launch, the new Volvo FH was elected International Truck of the Year 2014 by leading commercial vehicle journalists, representing 25 magazines throughout Europe.

The Truck of the Year award was received by Volvo Trucks’ President Claes Nilsson at a ceremony at the Comtrans exhibition in Moscow yesterday evening.


50 Year in the Business

The first Volvo FH16 750 was delivered to  Freightlines in May. The FH750 is the highest horsepower production truck in the world and boasts 3550nm of torque. This is the first 750 in New Zealand and MTD Trucks has partnered with Freightlines Group to evaluate the truck on our roads.


2013 The Expo

This year’s Expo was the 3rd Transport and Heavy Equipment Expo and by all accounts was extremely successful for MTD.

Some of the facts and figures to date from THE Expo 2013 organisers:-

  •  Online Pre-Registration resulted in over 6000 industry registrations prior to the gates opening at 9am on the Thursday morning.  


New FH in 2014

As most MTD people will now be aware, in 2014 we will release a totally new truck to the market. The new FH represents 5 years of design and planning and more than 20 years of operating experience from the truck we now call the ‘classic FH’.


NZ Final of the Global Drivers Fuel Challenge

Five drivers will battle it out in the New Zealand final of the Volvo Drivers’ Fuel Challenge on Tuesday. The driver judged to be the most fuel efficient will go on to enter the Asia Pacific Final in August and potentially the world final in Sweden.