Ingenuity & teamwork drive Christchurch’s world-class Top Team

Posted on: Tuesday, 12 December 2017

The technicians at CablePrice in Christchurch, New Zealand, who won the Scania Top Team world championship in 2015, provide an inside look at what sets them apart.

Scania New Generation Truck

Posted on: Thursday, 23 November 2017

Following the highly anticipated European market introduction in 2016 of the all-new generation Scania truck range, CablePrice is proud to be working with Scania over the coming months to evaluate variants of the new generation Scania here in New Zealand.

Scania strengthens its bus range for alternative fuels

Posted on: Thursday, 26 October 2017

At Busworld in Kortrijk, Belgium, Scania unveils the hybrid Scania Interlink Low Decker and premieres the battery electric Scania Citywide bus.

The Scania Top Team NZ Champions have been found!

Posted on: Friday, 6 October 2017

Saturday the 23rd September marked an important occasion for 20 CablePrice Scania workshop technicians. In addition to exercising their right to vote, the New Zealand final of the Scania Top Team competition was held at Wellington’s Head Office. The final was contested by four teams from the CablePrice branch network; Whangarei (All Torque All Noise), Auckland (Colonials), Palmerston North (Black

Jason Brashier is off to the Hitachi Top Tech World Final!

Posted on: Tuesday, 22 August 2017

In late July this year, Jason Brashier from the Silverdale branch flew to Singapore to compete in the Hitachi Top Tech Asia Pacific final. 2017 marks the tenth year for the competition, in which CablePrice has won 4 times over the past 9 years.

Scania Top Team Preparations in full swing!

Posted on: Friday, 21 July 2017

Preparations are well underway to find New Zealand’s next Scania Top Team. Scania Top Team is a worldwide competition, hosted by Scania Sweden, which combines the knowledge and skills of the Scania product with professionalism and teamwork.

HAVI and Scania help reduce CO2 emissions in McDonald’s Supply Chain

Posted on: Friday, 23 June 2017

By collaborating in sustainable transport and logistics solutions, HAVI and Scania are actively addressing global climate goals. Beginning quarter three, HAVI and Scania will start to implement a five year roadmap aimed at making a significant carbon footprint reduction in transport operations to and from McDonald’s restaurants in several European countries utilizing Scania’s Next Generation truck

Scania wins prestigious award for its connected vehicle solutions

Posted on: Friday, 23 June 2017

Scania has been named OEM of the Year 2017 at the TU-Automotive awards in Detroit; the most influential awards in the connected car industry.

Scania wins prestigious award for its connected vehicle solutions

Posted on: Friday, 23 June 2017

Scania has been named OEM of the Year 2017 at the TU-Automotive awards in Detroit; the most influential awards in the connected car industry.

CablePrice equipment technicians go head to head in the Hitachi Top Tech challenge

Posted on: Monday, 8 May 2017

The 9th edition of Hitachi Top Technician took place during the first 3 months of 2017. Technicians from all around CablePrice’s network entered the initial qualifying rounds, to gain qualification to the National Final and earn the right to represent CablePrice at the Asia Pacific Final later in the year.

The new truck generation: Scania is introducing Apple CarPlay

Posted on: Monday, 10 April 2017

Scania is introducing Apple CarPlay to the new truck generation’s infotainment system, allowing for smart, safe and smooth access to all the functionality of iPhones by mirroring them seamlessly. Scania is among the first in the industry to offer Apple CarPlay in heavy trucks.

Central District Field Days done and dusted for another year

Posted on: Friday, 31 March 2017

March 14 – 16 were important dates in the farming calendar for the Manawatu and surrounding regions. Now in its 23rd year, the Central District Field Days is a recognised regional agricultural event, exposing farmers to the latest trends and developments in rural innovation, agribusiness and agritech.

Scania recalls soft toy

Posted on: Thursday, 30 March 2017

Scania recalls soft toy Product safety recall: Teddy bear with blue zipper vest. Identification number: P/N 2199875 Scania has issued a product safety recall of a teddy bear with a blue zipper vest. The zipper could come loose and could pose a risk of choking. No incidents have been reported.

The Transport & Heavy Equipment EXPO, 2 - 4 March 2017

Posted on: Thursday, 30 March 2017

The EXPO rolled into Mystery Creek in early March and CablePrice were amongst the businesses who exhibited at the 3 day event. Happening only once every four years, The EXPO is New Zealand’s only all-encompassing Transport and Heavy Equipment event, showcasing developments and innovations across the transportation & logistics, construction, forestry, agriculture, contracting, quarrying & mining a

ADT training at our Wellington National Training Centre

Posted on: Monday, 27 March 2017

Over three days last week, six technicians from the CablePrice network attended a comprehensive Bell ADT course in Wellington’s National Training Centre.

Scania reaches milestone: 250,000 connected vehicles

Posted on: Friday, 10 March 2017

Connectivity is an integral part of Scania’s customer offering since many years. As Scania now launches a new connectivity offering, the number of connected Scania vehicles has reached a quarter million. This amounts to two thirds of Scania’s 5-year rolling fleet.

Scania welcomes Sweden-Germany partnership on mobility and electrical roads

Posted on: Wednesday, 1 February 2017

A new innovation partnership between Sweden and Germany is being launched today during Chancellor Angela Merkel's visit to Sweden. The partnership includes mobility and electrical roads, areas where Scania’s innovations are already being put to the test.

CablePrice supports North Canterbury during post-earthquake period

Posted on: Thursday, 24 November 2016

The recent earthquake and continuing aftershocks in the North Canterbury region has resulted in an immediate shift of both heavy plant and equipment and road transport routes throughout the region.

Scania strengthens position in Indonesia

Posted on: Tuesday, 8 November 2016

Scania continues to reinforce its position in the Indonesian bus market. Transjakarta has now placed an order for 150 low-entry city buses in addition to the previously ordered 110 3-axle Scania buses that will be delivered later this year. The public transport operator in the Indonesian capital already has 108 articulated Euro 6 Scania gas buses in its network.

Scania’s new truck generation honoured – The S series elected “International Truck of the Year 2017”

Posted on: Monday, 26 September 2016

Scania has once again won the prestigious “International Truck of the Year” award. The jury’s motivation emphasised the new truck generation’s driver comfort, safety aspects and its positive impact on haulers’ overall economy, among other factors.

Scania creates the world's first clock made of trucks

Posted on: Wednesday, 21 September 2016

Tick, tock, truck. Scania has taken on the toughest challenge of them all – the race against time. A challenge that involved 14 trucks having to keep track of every second. Literally. At a deserted airfield in the middle of nowhere, Scania set out to create a gigantic clock made out of trucks – one that would run for 24 hours straight.

CablePrice as Farmlands card partner

Posted on: Friday, 2 September 2016

CablePrice (NZ) Ltd is excited to announce that it has teamed up with Farmlands Co-operative Society to become a Farmlands card partner.

Scania’s new truck generation

Posted on: Friday, 19 August 2016

Scania’s new truck generation: World’s first rollover side curtain airbag for trucks

BELL Equipment’s E-Series has evolved.

Posted on: Tuesday, 9 August 2016

BELL Equipment’s E-Series has evolved. This latest addition to the Articulated Dump Truck (ADT) line-up is the B60E, the next generation – a 4x4 with full articulation steering and oscillation joint, which keeps all four wheels on the ground and fully utilises the traction available, giving it more off-road capability than any other conventional rigid truck.

Scania joins the world’s first cross-border truck convoys

Posted on: Wednesday, 23 March 2016

On 29 March, three extra-long trucks will embark from Scania in Södertälje, Sweden, to drive in a close convoy to Rotterdam, the Netherlands. The initiative is being driven by the Netherlands, which currently holds the EU Presidency, and aims to fast-track the development of truck convoys. These convoys have the potential for increasing safety, as well as reducing fuel consumption and carbon dioxi

Scania and Ericsson join forces to improve transport efficiency

Posted on: Friday, 26 February 2016

At the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Ericsson and Scania announced joint research efforts to accelerate the connectivity of commercial vehicles and infrastructure. Ericsson and Scania are convinced that advances in communications technologies and future deployments of 5G networks will enable improvements in the transport of people and cargo.

Scania has 170,000 connected vehicles

Posted on: Monday, 1 February 2016

Five years ago, Scania introduced connectivity as standard in the European markets. Today connected customers in more than 50 countries gain access to services in order to follow up and evaluate the performance of their vehicles.

New Zealand wins Scania Top Team world championship!

Posted on: Tuesday, 8 December 2015

The CablePrice Christchurch Shakers are officially the Scania Top Team world champions for 2015, having taken out the title in Sweden at the weekend.

Show off fuel-efficient-driving skill by 400+ Scania drivers

Posted on: Friday, 4 December 2015

A competition now underway on the Scania Fuel Masters microsite is giving drivers the chance to boast about their fuel-efficient-driving achievements.

The Christchurch Shakers are off to compete in Scania’s Top Team finals!

Posted on: Friday, 23 October 2015

The CablePrice’ Top Team, aptly named the ‘’Christchurch “Shakers have done us all proud by winning the Top Team regional finals, hosted in Guangzhhou, China in September. Not only is this a great achievement for our boys but seals their position in the Top Team world championship coming this December.

Strong reputation aids firefighters in Fiji

Posted on: Friday, 27 February 2015

The trust that firefighters around the world place in Scania trucks helped convince Fiji’s National Fire Authority to invest in the brand as part of its modernisation efforts.