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What's Happening at TR Group

Welcome to TR Group's blog. Your one stop shop to keep up to date with all the latest goings on!

Brent Gillett working in the IT Department

Autonomy at TR: How we do our best work.

This is an excellent read if you’re looking to join us! In this blog, we talk about how we like to work together here at TR Group – to put it simply, we believe in putting trust and confidence in our team.

Workshop full of trucks

The heavy vehicle repair industry is under pressure

Our country is still facing challenges around the pandemic, and we at TR Group would like to share the latest news and some insight on how we can work together to make things easier for our industry.

Hyzon Hydrogen Fuel Cell Electric Truck

TR Group orders 20 Hydrogen Fuel Cell (HFC) Electric Trucks

TR Group has ordered 20 x Hyzon Hydrogen Fuel Cell Trucks for the New Zealand market. The 600HP, 58 tonne GCM tractor units will be powered by 100% green hydrogen, with the only emissions being water vapour. The 20 HFC trucks will remove approximately 5,000 tonnes of CO2 from our atmosphere every year and will be made available to customers by way of a Fully Maintained Operating Lease (FMOL), including fuel.

'Ode to Truckies' TV Commercial

No matter what alert level we’re in, our truckies always keep New Zealand moving. Our ‘Ode to Truckies’ television commercial is an ever-relevant piece that shows our thankfulness to the truck drivers who keep risking their safety so the public can be safe in their bubbles during any alert level of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Tyre being retreated

TR Group’s sustainability effort is going further with tyre retreading

TR Group’s commitment to sustainability keeps growing as we look for new ways to make sure that the way we operate our fleet is effective while also decreasing our environmental impact.

eCanter at work

TR Group and Fuso Handover new eCanter to Genesis Energy

On July 12th, a Fuso eCanter, Fuso’s first factory production-run electric truck to hit the roads in the Southern Hemisphere, was handed over by TR Group and Fuso New Zealand to Genesis.

The team from Otel

OTEL: builders of bespoke, customised, and technical truck bodies.

Check out OTEL (Onehunga Transport Engineering) in this supplier profile!

Adding heavy commercial electric vehicles to our rental fleet.

TR Group has taken delivery of three electric 11-tonne GVM 4x2 SEA powered curtainside trucks suitable for the round-town pick-up and delivery market.

Leading companies collaborate to launch recycled plastic truck mudguards

A collaboration between some of the country’s leading manufacturing and transport companies will mean hundreds of plastic truck mudguards will not be going to landfill this year – and instead will be recycled into new mudguards for heavy commercial vehicles.

Fuso Lease Trucks

Six reasons to lease from TR Group.

While there are several lease options in the market, we believe that none of them offers the same value and expertise TR Group provides. Dealing with TR Group will give you the peace of mind that the vehicles in your fleet will work at their optimum while experiencing minimal disruption and downtime.

Mechanic checking deck

Top five maintenance tips to keep your fleet moving this summer!

Summertime is one of the busiest seasons in our industry and we’re here to share some expert knowledge by giving you five tips to keep your fleet moving! These are based on years of experience and our awareness of the reoccurring causes of heavy vehicle downtime and damages during summer.

Ferrari 488

What your business can learn from Ferrari.

“When you’re working on something you’re passionate about, the reality is, you get much better outcomes because people who love what they do are passionate about doing a good job.” –Shane O’Grady, TR Group National Sales Manager


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