TransDiesel News and Updates
Our Story - TransDiesel Ltd
Our brand story shares just a glimpse of some of the key moments in the formation and evolution of TransDiesel, our people and the amazing journey we have been on and continue on today.Read More
Coming soon to TransDIesel - Dafo Fire Suppression systems.
TransDiesel Ltd has been appointed as the NZ distributor, and certified installer for Dafo Fire Suppression systems.Read More
Putting Kiwi Ingenuity on Top of the World
TransDiesel showed the world the true meaning of kiwi ingenuity, sweeping the board at the prestigious Volvo CE Masters finals — with teams finishing in first and third place.Read More
Meet The Beast!
Built as an ultimate adventure charter vessel, The Beast will be fully equipped with a game fishing vessel carried on the deck, and an amphibious tender. The Beast is fitted with four Kohler Marine Generators (2x 70EFOZDJ 70KW / 88Kva and 2x 125EFOZDJ 125KW / 156Kva), sold and managed by Scott McAlpine of TransDiesel and supplied to Lloyds Class SpecificationRead More
Winners of the Volvo CE Excellence in Service Delivery Award 2019
Setting the standards for exceptional technical and customer service is something TransDiesel takes very seriously. With the vision of being New Zealand’s leading sales and service organisation, the company understands that service delivery is the cornerstone of any premium brand’s aftermarket solutions. This is why TransDiesel has invested considerable resources into fostering technical talent and developing service infrastructure to maintain, repair its Volvo products according to the brand’s best practice quality and safety standards.Read More
DELIVERING WORLD-CLASS SERVICE: TWO TRANSDIESEL TEAMS QUALIFY TO THE FINAL ROUND OF THE VOLVO MASTERS 2019
TransDiesel has two teams that have successfully made it through to the Volvo CE Masters final, to be held in Sweden in March 2019 The two teams have battled it out at the Oceania and APAC regional competitions and will now advance to the World final.Read More
TransDiesel launches home-grown finance division
TransDiesel Ltd, the 100% Kiwi owned and operated equipment, parts and consumables sales and service company, has launched its own lending team; TransDiesel Finance & Leasing.Read More
Volvo CE reports lowest carbon emissions on record through electric powered partner site
Low carbon emissions were just the tip of the iceberg “discoveries” for Volvo and Skanska’s electric-powered quarry operations. A reported 70% reduction in energy cost and a 40% drop in the cost of operators, meant that this joint venture’s insights were not just environmentally significant, but also fiscally savvy.Read More
Latest power generator installation
TransDiesels' South Island Power Generation Sales Manager, Andrew Smith is onsite managing our latest power generation projectRead More
ENI, distributed by TransDiesel, is title sponsor of the NZ Kawasaki race team 2018/19 season.
TransDiesel, along with their Eni brand is delighted to announce a very exciting partnership and sponsorship with the Kawasaki NZ motocross race team.Read More
Volvo L260H wheel loader review
Nick from Christchurch Ready Mix Concrete puts the new Volvo L260H wheel loader through its paces and reviews his experience at the controls and the loaders latest technology.Read More
First Volvo EC380DL in New Zealand logs like a champ!
Deep in the Kaingaroa Forest in the North Island of New Zealand, on a patch of logging land so challenging that previous harvesting crews left it behind, an EC380DL crawler excavator from Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) is clearing up remnants of old Douglas fir and navigating the tough terrain like a champ.Read More
International launch of Volvo Rigid Hauler range
Volvo Construction Equipment unveiled its new range of Volvo-branded rigid haulers to customers and dealers at the company’s Motherwell facility in Scotland.Read More
New Volvo EC250D High and Wide sold to Franklin Logging
Franklin logging, based in Dannevirke have taken delivery of a Volvo EC250D High & Wide excavator.Read More
Digging for over 10,000 hours without missing a beat!
Kev from Digout services owns a large fleet of Yanmar compact excavators. Working hard out on the frontline is one of his original ViO-55’s, which has now clocked over 10,000 hours of service and is still going strong.Read More
A new Volvo addition to the Permapine fleet.
Permapine has slipped a new Volvo L90F wheel loader into their round-wood operation in the central North Island. The Volvo L90F has proven to be the ultimate size loader for the operation plus with dealer support from TransDiesel just minutes away, the choice to remain with Volvo was easy.Read More
A VOLVO LOADER OF MANY HATS
A new L220H wheel loader was recently delivered to Dongwha NZ in Gore. This machine joins a L50H loader, which was delivered last month. The L220H’s main roles will be unloading the log trucks, feeding the ring row which feeds the MDF manufacturing plant, along with cleaning up around the log piles.Read More
New I-100 Terex Finlay Impact Crusher to Southern Aggregates
This Impact crusher was purchased to complement the Southern Aggregates existing mobile operations. This is the sixth Terex Finlay unit in their fleet, and will join their two double deck mobile screens, a cone crusher, a jaw crusher and a classifer.Read More
Discovery and refurbishment of a 1930 Kohler generator set.
A 1930’s vintage Kohler generator was discovered in New Zealand by the manufacturer in 2016, when they received an email request for a service manual for the set. Upon its discovery Kohler became very interested in the fact that it was still running and was in really good condition. TransDiesel subsequently agreed with the owners to swap the vintage set for a brand new generator and returned the set to Kohler in Singapore. The generator has since been fully refurbished by Kohler in Singapore and is now taking pride of place in their showroom.Read More
KIWISTARS RACE REPORT FROM FINAL ROUND OF NZSBK 2018
Jack Cotton has been competing in the 2018 NZSBK championship in the 250 production class. He runs our high performance eni motorcycle oils in his bike. Jack has finished second in the 250 championship. He won all three races at round four from pole position and also set a new lap record for the class!.Read More
Andre Heimgartner is crowned NZ V8's champion.
Andre Heimgartner has claimed the 2018 NZ V8s Championship following a strong and consistent end to what was an impressive season in the New Zealand touring car category.Read More
Volvo L150H Long Boom wheel loader spec'd for Ravensdowns new facility
It’s not always an easy road selecting the right machine for the job, and this Ravensdown story is one of those times where the TransDiesel team all pitched in to make it happen for the customer!Read More
Race reports from the New Zealand Superbike Championship
Brendon Coad is competing in the 2018 NZSBK championship on his Aprilia. He runs our high performance eni motorcycle oils in his bike.Read More
VOLVO ECR235CL EXCAVATOR REVIEW BY JOHNSTON CIVIL
Simon from Johnston Civil Ltd, reviews his Volvo ECR235CL crawler excavator and his experience at the controls.Read More
Review of Volvo ECR88 Plus hydraulic excavator
There is never a better recommendation of a machine’s capabilities, or indeed the service provided by its suppliers, than one given by someone who sits in the operator’s seat every day of the week for an extended measure of time.Read More
Volvo A60H Articulated Hauler launched in New Zealand
"The Beast" has arrived in NZ! Our first Volvo A60H hauler has just rolled off the boat in Auckland. This is the worlds largest Articulated Hauler, which has a 55 tonne payload capacity.Read More
Dump truck review: Volvo A45G articulated hauler by GBC Winstones Otaika Quarry operator
The following article and video is an independent review of the Volvo A45G articulated hauler by a GBC Winstone Otaika Quarry operator.Read More
Fighting frosts with Perkins engines
If you travel through any major wine or fruit growing region in New Zealand or Australia, you’ll be sure to see FrostBoss frost fans protecting the crops. These impressive fans are used for frost protection for vines, kiwifruit, nuts, citrus and all stone fruit among others.Read More
THE FIRST. THE BEST. THE MOST - VOLVO CELEBRATES 75,000TH HAULER
With half of all the articulated haulers ever made bearing the Volvo brand, the company has just passed another landmark – the production of its 75,000th hauler.Read More
LX1 prototype hybrid wheel loader delivers around 50% fuel efficiency improvement during customer testing
Volvo Construction Equipment’s LX1 prototype electric hybrid wheel loader has excelled during hundreds of hours of real-world testing, achieving around a 50% improvement in fuel efficiency compared to its conventional counterparts.Read More
Short film of Volvo forestry equipment
Here is a short film showcasing Volvo CE Forestry excavators and log loaders working in the Taupo region of New Zealand. The film demonstrates Volvo Construction Equipments' initiatives and commitment to environmental care and sustainability and in particular shows how they continue to be a global leader in producing technologically advanced and fuel efficient machinesRead More
Pump Station 1 Rebuild Christchurch
The Pump Station 1 building in Christchurch was damaged in the February 2011 earthquake with the floor dropping significantly in the area where the generators were located.Read More
VOLVO CE UNVEILS 100% ELECTRIC COMPACT EXCAVATOR PROTOTYPE
Volvo Construction Equipment demonstrated the EX2 – a fully electric compact excavator that delivers zero emissions, 10 times higher efficiency, 10 times lower noise levels and reduced total cost of ownership – at the Volvo Group Innovation Summit in London.Read More
Volvo Construction Equipment reveals prototype autonomous machines
Volvo Construction Equipment demonstrated its prototype autonomous wheel loader and articulated hauler working together at the company’s Xploration Forum in Sweden.Read More
Volvo Construction Equipment predicts up to a 95% reduction in carbon emissions at electric site
Volvo Construction Equipment is working on an electric site research project that aims to transform the quarry and aggregates industry by reducing carbon emissions by up to 95% and total cost of ownership by up to 25%.Read More
Waste Management reaching new heights!
Waste Management NZ Ltd is NZ’s leading provider of waste disposal services. The company collects, transports, treats, recycles, recovers and disposes of residential, commercial, and industrial waste. Their North shore transfer station at Rosedale Road in Auckland was looking for a mobile material handling solution to manage the sorting of incoming waste and bulk loading of outgoing landfill trucks. After reviewing four machine options they selected a Sennebogen 818M E Series material handler.Read More
Worlds first Volvo L250H log loader
Wanganui-based McCarthy Transport has become the first in the world to commission a new Volvo L250H log loader.Read More
Generator install at Vodafone's Innov8 project
Revealed as NZ's most technologically advanced office, Vodafone's Innov8 building is a key tenant of Christchurch city’s Innovation Precinct. The 8,900 square-metre building comprises five levels of office space, a Vodafone Concept Store and cafes. The innovation pricinct itself is an anchor project at the heart of Christchurch's central city revitalisation. The Innov8 building houses Vodafone's customer service call centre and other staff that were displaced from their original building due to the 2011 earthquake. It also houses an innovation centre where new applications will developed and tested on their test mobile network. As part of the building fit out they required a generator and fuel tank to be installed.Read More
Burwood Hospital generator project
Burwood Hospital in Chrischurch, was having a new Aged Care hospital wing built and this required a new boiler house to supply the enlarged campus. The new European manufactured bio-mass boilers required a standby generator to be installed and integrated into the control system for the boiler, along with the associated generator control and monitoring systems.Read More
World Class excavators
Read about the legacy behind Volvo's performance excellence and our rich history in excavatorsRead More
Meet the TransDiesel Tech Blacks
Meet our TransDiesel team, "The Tech Blacks", competing in the Volvo Masters 2015/16 competition.Read More
TransDiesel Tech Blacks win APAC round of Volvo Masters
The TransDiesel Tech Blacks have won the APAC region Volvo Masters round in Korea! They will now go on to compete in the global final to be held in Sweden in September.Read More
Drone film of Volvo quarry machines operating at Road Metals Ltd, Canterbury quarries
TransDiesel Ltd drone project in Canterbury, New Zealand of Volvo Construction Equipment.Read More
VOLVO ECR305CL FUELLING SUCCESS!
Fuel Installations Auckland Limited, are a specialist company that provide all the products and services needed to get a petrol service station up and running. They had a need for a new excavator that was able to offer more reach, power and stability as a result of some jobs requiring larger tank installations.Read More
Big News for Volvo at Bauma
Volvo articulated haulers celebrates it's 50th Anniversary at Bauma!Read More
50 YEARS OF VOLVO ARTICULATED HAULERS
Volvo Construction Equipment is not just the leader in articulated haulers – it created the market in 1966. As the concept reaches its historic 50 year milestone, Volvo is still creating machines that go where others fear to tread.Read More
TRANSDIESEL TECH BLACKS WIN OCEANIA HUB ROUND OF VOLVO CE MASTERS 2016
TransDiesel’s Volvo CE Masters team, “The TransDiesel Tech Blacks” have just beaten the Australian team in Sydney in round 3 of the competition.Read More
LAKEWEED HARVESTERS BIODEGRADABLE HYRAULIC OIL SOLUTION
Monty Python fans will know the story of the man who gets up every morning and cleans the lake but that is exactly what Howard and Ann Emeny do. Howard and Ann own Lakeweed Harvesters and Contractors and clear weed from the lakes of central Bay of Plenty region.Read More
ALLISON TRANSMISSION INSTALLATION FOR NEW APPLICATION
Steve James in our TransDiesel Rotorua branch has just completed an Allison transmission installation into a truck that a customer is building to haul wood chip.Read More
HEAVYWEIGHT HIGH HORSEPOWER RACING!
Some serious heavy weight, high horsepower racing took place last weekend at Round one of the NZ Super Truck Racing.Read More
TransDiesel Ltd has purchased the Pacific Material Handlings (PMH) New Zealand business.
Effective 1st December 2015, TransDiesel Ltd has purchased the Pacific Material Handlings (PMH) New Zealand business which is primarily for the distribution of the Sennebogen material handling product.Read More
Power Solutions in Oxford
Mike Rutherford a local supermarket owner from Oxford has recently purchased a Kohler Industrial Generator for his NEW FreshChoice and a Tx generator for his home. With the exceptional quality Rutherford is more then pleased with their performance so far. Read more about his experience the Kohler and Tx brand here.Read More
SDLG LG938 WHEEL LOADER TEST DRIVE VIDEO
TransDiesel Ltd recently invited Randolph Covich, editor of Deals On Wheels magazine, to test drive a new SDLG LG938 wheel loader.Read More
Soloman Islands Electricty Authority - Generator supply
TransDiesel will be supplying 12 new Kohler generators to the Solomon Islands Electricity Authority.Read More
Spring into action and Win a Surface tablet!
Tell us how we measure up and be in with the chance to win a Surface 3 tablet complete with detachable keyboard.Read More
Made to measure!
Custom-built Volvo excavators are helping drive a vital part of the New Zealand economy.Read More
Volvo Excavator digging to new depths
Here is a video of a Volvo EC380DLR excavator working at Canterbury Aggregates North End Sand and Shingle site. The excavator is extracting sand at a depth of 7 metres below the water table.Read More
KOHLER GENERATOR FOR NEW VODAFONE BUILDING IN CHRISTCHURCH
TransDiesel have been successful with a tender to supply and install a 700kVA Kohler generator (KV700C2) into the new Vodafone Building located on Tuam Street in Christchurch.Read More
TransDiesel awarded Terex Finlay 3 Crown Award
TransDiesel Ltd have been awarded a Three Crown Dealer Award from Terex Finlay, as part of their 3 Crown Program.Read More
Tx Generator range
TransDiesel would like to introduce a new range of generators branded as Tx Power Generators. This is in keeping with our already established Tx brand of coolants, lubricants and solutions.Read More
NEW LONG REACH FOR CHRISTCHURCH READYMIX
Christchurch Ready Mix's Aggregates division took delivery of their new EC380DLR today.Read More
A FOREST STAR!
We have shared with you a few of our Volvo Rock stars over the past few months. Here is a forest star!Read More
Volvo L350F machine review
NZ Logger carried out a machine review of the mighty L350F Wheel Loader.Read More
VOLVO IN THE LIMELIGHT
Driving up the access road to Ravensdowns’ Lime quarry in Geraldine, felt more of pleasurable scenic drive, than a work field trip. Arriving at the quarry offices you are treated to vast 360 degree views of the Canterbury plains and surrounding forest clad hills and distant mountains of McKenzie country.Read More
INTERESTING GENERATOR APPLICATION
We recently sold to Cloutman Bros a Kohler KV350 generator set (converted to 60Hz therefore becoming a KV300) to run a new truck un-loading conveyor system they purchased from the USA.Read More
ROCK STARS ARE DEMANDING BUGGERSRead More
LIFTING HIGHER, REACHING FURTHER
Peter Mathews has taken delivery of a new Volvo L180G High Lift wheel loader for his logging business in Kaitaia.Read More
On Board the Volvo Ocean Race!
A couple of our lucky customers were rewarded with an amazing opportunity last week at the Volvo Ocean Race in Auckland.Read More
New Yanmar ViO55-6 for Wanaka Site Works
A new Yanmar ViO55-6 recently delivered to Wanaka Site Works.Read More
Can you play golf with an excavator?!
Check out the Auckland Stopover Volvo CE challenge!Read More
Volvo Forestry Carriers purpose built for NZ market
In an effort to produce a machine for true New Zealand conditions, TransDiesel and Volvo CE extensively researched with multiple contractors on their sites to establish what is required to meet the harsh New Zealand Forestry conditions.Read More
Volvo L180G Highlift for Pukepine Sawmill
A new L180GHL loader delivered to Ken Tanner at Pukepine sawmills in Te Puke, this was the ultimate solution to give the best way to get more volume into the log yard.Read More
FC300DL Forestry Carrier for Schofields
Tony Schofield took delivery of the First of the New Generation of Volvo Forestry machines with his FC300DL.Read More
Future Rock Star?
Digout Services Kevin Williams was given the Rock Star treatment with a demonstration of a Volvo ECR145CL with Blade and Quick Coupler.Read More
NO GUTS, NO GLORY!
10 Stops. 10 Challenges.....Read More
Launch of Volvo L120H Wheel Loaders
Road Metals Ltd, have often been the first company in New Zealand to purchase the latest generation of Volvo L120 Wheel Loaders including the brand new L120H Series.Read More
New Volvo EC480DLE for Rorison, Aria
New Volvo EC480DLME Excavator delivered to RMD in Aria last week, this machine replaces a EC360CL that has given the Rorison team a faultless run.Read More
Volvo Ocean Race 2014/15
Volvo Ocean Race is now onto its second leg, sailing from Cape Town to Abu Dhabi.Read More
Volvo Days 2014
Volvo Construction Equipment recently held their annual Volvo Days event in Sweden. Visitors from 50 markets around the world visit Volvo Days.Read More