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Hop-on hop-off in Gauteng

Hop-on hop-off in Gauteng

The red double-decker buses many South Africans would associate with the City of Cape Town have made their debut in Johannesburg this month.

 
Mediterranean expansions for Volvo

Mediterranean expansions for Volvo

Montenegro, the south-eastern European country known to many as the “pearl” of the Mediterranean, is the latest destination to be added to Volvo Trucks’ footprint.

 
My, how far we've come!

My, how far we’ve come!

FOCUS assistant editor Gavin Myers visited the Franschhoek Motor Museum during the December break, and was fortunate to see some rare automotive treasures. Specific to FOCUS readers, he spotted two very special early Ford commercial vehicles.

 
FOCUS celebrates end of a fab year!

FOCUS celebrates end of a fab year!

The innovative FOCUS team is celebrating the end of a long, tough but utterly fabulous year. In inimitable FOCUS fashion, the magazine has achieved a number of firsts this year ...

   
MAN-sized year

MAN-sized year

With stable truck sales and climbing bus sales, 2012 has proven to be a stellar year for MAN Truck and Bus SA.

 
Ctrack is a winner!

Ctrack is a winner!

Ctrack’s technology rocks! This much was confirmed at the Department of Trade and Industry’s annual Technology Awards, when the Intelligent Freight Security and Visibility System received an award in recognition of technological innovation in the category Advanced Hi-Technology Projects.

 
Safer taxis for all!

Safer taxis for all!

Toyota Motors South Africa (TMSA) is doing its best to improve road safety. The vehicle manufacturer has worked in collaboration with the national Hlokomela Road Safety campaign, a programme created and driven by the South African National Taxi Association (Santaco), to improve taxi related services nationwide.

   
Mini sets a Christmas record!

Mini sets a Christmas record!

Watch out Dasher, Dancer, Prancer and Vixen: Santa’s sleigh could be replaced! No, not by a convoy of trucks either; the longest list of Christmas wishes to be recorded in history has been delivered to Santa Claus by a fleet of Minis!

 
Truckers swap steering wheel for microphone!

Truckers swap steering wheel for microphone!

A bunch of UK truckers have traded in their steering wheels for microphones – and they have recorded a Christmas single!

 
Santa Claus: greatest transport operator of all?

Santa Claus: greatest transport operator of all?

'Tis the season to be jolly! Retailers are certainly jolly – as goods fly off their shelves. And transport operators are jolly, as deliveries peak. However, there is one person who takes the cake when it comes to delivering goods in record time. We are, of course, referring to Father Christmas, or Santa Claus! But where did the legends and stories come from?

   
Transport operators face R1 million fine!

Transport operators face R1 million fine!

No, this is no April Fool’s joke. South African transport operators could be liable for a fine of up to R1 million and/or imprisonment for up to 10 years!

 
You have been duped!

You have been duped!

Are you a road user in Gauteng? Then you have been duped! That’s according to the Opposition to Urban Tolling Alliance (Outa), which maintains that finer details of the e-tolling system have been hidden from the public.

 
Heavy-duty take over

Heavy-duty take over

Mercedes-Benz is wowing the market with one new truck after another. In recent months, we have seen and written about the new Actros for long-distance transport and the Antos for heavy-duty, short-radius distribution. Now comes the Arocs!

   

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