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Times are tough in construction

Times are tough in construction

Conditions were challenging for the South African construction industry in 2015, and the forecast for 2016 has not been optimistic either. CLAIRE RENCKEN investigates

 
Scania FMS sets the pace

Scania FMS sets the pace

The Scania Fleet Management System (FMS) is turning out to be a great success for Scania South Africa. We find out what potential it holds for operators

 
A grey area

A grey area

Imagine a company director being held liable for an accident that happens with a vehicle belonging to a staff member. The scenario is not as farfetched as it sounds. We explore the concept of “grey” fleet management

 
Will Redisa die?

Will Redisa die?

Following Minister of Finance Pravin Gordhan’s 2016 Budget Speech there has been debate around the announcement of new taxes and levies. A case in point is the tyre levy. Will this replace the existing Recycling and Economic Initiative of South Africa’s (Redisa’s) waste management fee, which has been in place for the last three years? In fact, does Redisa have a future? Hermann Erdmann, CEO of Redisa, explains

   
Feeling used?

Feeling used?

In our 2015 report on used vehicles we learned that sales within the used market were growing substantially. Is this still the case? FOCUS goes truck shopping

 
Trouble on the horizon?

Trouble on the horizon?

Certain key themes cropped up at the 2016 Road Freight Association (RFA) Convention, reports GAVIN MYERS. In addition to debate on policies that will affect the industry, economic, labour and safety concerns crept in

 
First year, second position

First year, second position

The medium-weight FAW 8.140 FL range was launched in May 2015 and now, a mere year later, it is ranked second in the five-tonne truck segment.

   
Arctic Van Test 2016

Arctic Van Test 2016

Celebrating its 30th anniversary, the highly respected week-long Arctic Van Test was once again held around Helsinki and in northern Finland during the first two weeks of February.

 
Good news and positivity

Good news and positivity

When times are tough, friends are few. This belief does not apply to Hino South Africa and its relationship with the local farming community – at this year’s Nampo Harvest Day, the company’s quest was to give back to a sector that has been suffering

 
10, 50, 100 and counting

10, 50, 100 and counting

Long-standing respect and admiration on the part of both Isuzu Truck South Africa and its agricultural customers has paved the way for future relationships.

   

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