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Price hikes on cards as currency depreciates

Price hikes on cards as currency depreciates

The declining economy has had a knock-on effect on many industries – and the tyre industry is no different. LIANA SHAW looks at the current state of play in the local tyre industry, and what gains or losses local tyre manufacturers can anticipate.

 
The cost of cutting costs

The cost of cutting costs

With many financial experts predicting a stagnant economy in 2016, we ask what fleet managers should look out for when buying and insuring vehicles, and what hidden costs might be lurking in the year ahead

 
“The proof will be in the pudding”

“The proof will be in the pudding”

Much was expected of this year’s budget speech, but did Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan deliver? AIMEE SHAW reports

 
Taming Dakar

Taming Dakar

In the wake of his Dakar 2016 win, an elated Gerard De Rooy, of Petronas Team De Rooy Iveco, tells GIANENRICO GRIFFINI that it all came down to a good team, a good truck and being able to relax ...

   
Iveco – the darling of Dakar 2016

Iveco – the darling of Dakar 2016

Without doubt, Iveco was the dominant player in the 2016 edition of the gruelling 9 000-km, 13-stage Dakar rally. As would be expected, the company is ecstatic about the performance of its vehicles.

 
Stop on sight!

Stop on sight!

Since November 2015, new European trucks with a gross vehicle mass (GVM) above eight tonnes have been required to be fitted with an Autonomous Emergency Braking System (AEBS). BRIAN WEATHERLEY, of Fleet Transport, explains what’s involved.

 
Load it, store it, cool it

Load it, store it, cool it

What do a Belgian supply chain solutions provider, a South African logistics storage specialist and a global mobile temperature-control giant have in common? They’re leading the way in logistics solutions for the food and beverage industry ...

 

   
Fuel, glorious fuel

Fuel, glorious fuel

GAVIN MYERS fires up some info on alternative fuels .

 
Love and care from the inside out

Love and care from the inside out

As the rand continues to weaken, reducing day-to-day costs and transport expenses is becoming more important. THATO TINTE looks at vehicle maintenance essentials you can apply to the vehicles in your fleet or personal garage in equal measure

 
Making the Blockhouse our home

Making the Blockhouse our home

From 1 000 motorbikes to giant long-haulers, it seems the Engen Blockhouse 1-Stop has (or soon will have) seen it all ...

   
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