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Border chaos claims child’s life

Border chaos claims child’s life

Mike Fitzmaurice, CEO of the Federation of East and Southern African Road Transport Associations (Fesarta) comments that the situation at Machipanda border post, between Zimbabwe and Mozambique, is out of control and has now claimed a life.

 
 When 1 500 hp and 26 axles is what it takes

When 1 500 hp and 26 axles is what it takes

Transporting a 230-t transformer is not exactly an easy task… Just ask Rontransmar, the largest Romanian specialist transport company, which recently did just that between the Romanian port of Constanta and the city of Ploesti.

 
Hauling hydro power

Hauling hydro power

Heavy Hauliers Zambia, a subsidiary of Cargo Carriers, has been awarded a five-year contract to provide bulk cement transport to the new Kafue Dam project south of Lusaka in Zambia.

 
Only two weeks to Automechanika Johannesburg

Only two weeks to Automechanika Johannesburg

Now in its fifth installment, the Automechanika Johannesburg aftermarket trade fair will come to the Johannesburg Expo Centre, Nasrec, from September 27 to 30.

   
Scania’s new generation begins construction

Scania’s new generation begins construction

Scania has launched the all-new XT truck range specifically designed for the construction industry, and it is certainly attracting its share of attention.

 
Imperial Logistics delves into driver automation

Imperial Logistics delves into driver automation

Imperial Logistics has launched an automated briefing system for drivers, which it says is an African first.

 
An app to revolutionise the logistics industry

An app set to revolutionise the logistics industry

Imagine a logistics chain where any number of shippers and transporters are connected in real time, allowing them to fill space at lower rates.

   
Supporting disaster victims

Supporting disaster victims

With the devastation of Hurricane Harvey in the southern part of the United States (US) and the imminent threat of Hurricane Irma pushing through the Bahamas and up to Florida, a huge amount of support is needed.

 
An all-purpose electric car for Africa

An all-purpose electric car for Africa

Custom-designed for Africa, specifically for rural passenger and cargo transportation, the aCar will be presented as a prototype to the public at the International Motor Show (IAA) in Frankfurt, from September 12 to 15.

 
Isuzu Motors South Africa leaders for the future

Isuzu Motors South Africa's leaders for the future

Isuzu Motors South Africa has announced a number of key leadership appointments in support of the purchase of the Isuzu-related assets from General Motors South Africa (GMSA), effective January 2018.

   
Comtrans set to stun visitors next week!

Comtrans set to stun visitors next week!

Comtrans 2017, the international commercial vehicle show, takes place in Russia next week. FOCUS will be there – of course. According to Sergey Alexandrov, general manager of ITEMF Expo (the company organising the show), there will be lots to see and do.

 
Bringing the cab to your hand

Bringing the cab to your hand

Cabbi, an all-new, proudly South African e-hailing taxi service, is a smartphone application that quickly connects riders with drivers at the tap of a button. It will be available in Johannesburg from September 1, and will be launched to the rest of Gauteng by December 1.

 
Glenwood boys goes Daily

Glenwood Boys High chooses Daily

Glenwood Boys High School, in Durban, recently took delivery of three Iveco Daily 26-seater buses from KwaZulu-Natal Iveco. These will be used to transport pupils (from Amanzimtoti, Hillcrest and Durban North) to and from school every day, as well as to transport the sports teams to their various venues.

   

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