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Handling heavy rain and flooding on the road

Handling heavy rain and flooding

Heavy storms and rain in Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal earlier this week caught many citizens by surprise, as well as causing widespread flood and hail damage. Advanced driver training company MasterDrive shares some tips for staying safe when caught in heavy downpours while on the road.

 
Training a hot topic in Europe

Training a hot topic in Europe

The 14th edition of Solutrans – the European road transport and haulage solutions show – is just over a month away. Taking place between November 21 and 25, at Lyon Eurexpo in France, Solutrans 2017 will highlight the importance of training for the transformation of the transport sector.

 
OneLogix keeps on trucking with DAF Trucks

OneLogix keeps on trucking with DAF

Having originally bought six DAF trucks in 2012, OneLogix Projex has continued to return to the brand and recently purchased a further 12 DAF trucks.

 
NitraLife turns 21

NitraLife celebrates 21 years of keeping fleets rolling

In 1996 NitraLife became the first supplier of generators for nitrogen tyre inflation to the commercial transport sector.

   
Vans, drones and e-commerce take flight

Vans, drones and e-commerce take flight

Mercedes-Benz Vans, United States drone systems developer Matternet and Swiss online marketplace Siroop have started a pilot project in Zurich, Switzerland, to test an efficient van and drone-based system for on-demand delivery of e-commerce goods.

 
Keeping a close eye on temperature

Keeping a close eye on temperature

Keeping track of temperature data in refrigerated transport operations has been made easier by Oceasoft, which has developed the Cobalt ML3 mobile temperature data logger.

 
All the latest and greatest at Futuroad

All the latest and greatest at Futuroad

Automechanika Johannesburg 2017 is well underway, at the Johannesburg Expo Centre, Nasrec, as are its co-located events Futuroad Expo and Scalex Johannesburg.

   
Uber launches traffic data website

Uber launches traffic data website

Uber is a surprising and enterprising company. In the middle of the furore surrounding the non-renewal of its operating licence in London, the company has announced the launch of Uber Movement, a website that will help urban planners do their jobs a whole lot better.

 
One-stop shop for heavy-duty repairs

One-stop shop for heavy-duty repairs

ExxonMobil and its authorised distributor in South Africa, Centlube, have joined forces with Michelin Truck Service Centre (MTSC) and Laser Fast Truck & Trailer Wheel Alignment (Truck Stop) to add a new and exciting dimension to the truck stop concept in Meyerton.

 
New Sprinter set to stun

New Sprinter set to stun

Mercedes-Benz Vans has released the first details of the new Sprinter – and a design sketch that will leave van enthusiasts drooling. The brand says it’s a design language that embodies “emotion and intelligence”.

   
Strengthening the case for electric trucks

Strengthening the case for electric trucks

You may have already read that the world’s first all-electric truck to enter series production – the Fuso eCanter – has been launched to the market, which is a sure sign of the progression towards this kind of powertrain.

 
Ferodo turns 120

Ferodo turns 120

Chances are that at some stage a vehicle in your fleet, car park, or personal garage, has been fitted with Ferodo brake pads. Acquired by Federal-Mogul Motorparts in 1998, the brand of premium original equipment and aftermarket braking products is celebrating its 120th anniversary this year

 
Fuso eCanter officially hits the streets

Fuso eCanter officially hits the streets

Friday September 15 will go down in history as the day the first series-produced, all-electric light-duty truck arrived on the market.

   

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