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Wake up, SA drivers!

Wake up, SA drivers!

By their own overwhelming admission (88 percent), South African drivers believe compliance with the laws of the road has worsened over the past two years. And, according to a survey conducted by the Automobile Association (AA) in April, nearly 75 percent of people also believe the attitude of motorists towards one another has deteriorated over this period.

 
No more bakkies for the school run

No more bakkies for the school run

Today, Thursday May 11, marks the implementation of Regulation 250 of the National Road Traffic Act (NRTA), which forbids the transport of children in the goods compartment of a vehicle for reward.

 
Cargo Carriers supports the children

Cargo Carriers supports Forest Town

JSE-listed supply chain company Cargo Carriers has donated R164 359 to Forest Town School in Johannesburg, to aid fees and new educational equipment for children with cerebral palsy and other disabilities.

 
Sava expands light-truck offering

Sava expands light-truck offering

Sava, a brand in the Goodyear product portfolio, has brought to market the Trenta 2 range of light-truck tyres.

   
Mercedes-Benz Sprinter sets new record

Sprinter sets new record

Between January and March, approximately 45 000 new units of the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter found homes around the globe – making it the most successful first quarter in the vehicle’s 20-year history and representing a growth of about ten percent over the same period last year.

 
Nampo welcomes back an old name

Nampo welcomes back an old name

Visitors to the Nampo Agricultural Show, taking place at Bothaville between May 16 and 19, might be surprised to see a somewhat forgotten name in attendance. Navistar International Southern Africa (NISA) will once again be exhibiting a range of agricultural-related solutions, following great interest at the last Nampo.

 
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Cummins and Eaton power up

A new 50/50 joint venture between Cummins and Eaton – Eaton Cummins Automated Transmission Technologies – is allowing the two parties to expand their partnership in vehicle powertrains.

   
Warehouse

Future-proof your warehouse

The rise of e-commerce has precipitated a change in logistics that has massive implications for 3PL warehouses, says John Ramsey Mabe, product manager at WiseTech Global.

 
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Bamboo, the next big automotive material

Did you know that bamboo is one of the world’s strongest natural materials and grows as much as one metre in a day, making it sustainable, too? Soon, some surfaces inside vehicles could be made from a combination of bamboo and plastic.

 
Easter road fatalities unacceptable

Easter road fatalities unacceptable

The Automobile Association (AA) and Justice Project South Africa (JPSA) have denounced the Easter road fatality statistics, released by Transport Minister Joe Maswanganyi on April 21.

   
Using Bluetooth to improve traffic

Using Bluetooth to improve traffic

Aarhus, the second-largest city in Denmark, has been using BlipTrack Bluetooth sensors for several years to collect traffic information based on the movement of road users´ Bluetooth devices.

 
Suit up for Solutrans

Suit up for Solutrans

Solutrans 2017 is taking place between November 21 and 25 in Lyon, France, and visitors have much to look forward to. The exhibition will feature six themes revealing major market trends:

 
Renault takes the desert by storm

Renault takes the desert by storm

Renault Trucks dominated the Morocco Desert Challenge last week and proved the brand’s reliability and durability after taking the two top spots on the podium.

   
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