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Bridgestone on a roll

Bridgestone on a roll

Bridgestone South Africa is growing its truck and bus radial (TBR) offering with the addition of a 12 R22.5 size in its Firestone FS404 range of heavy-duty vehicle tyres. Initially available only in 315/80 R22.5 sizing, the new 12 R22.5 will open the FS404 to a wider market.

 
Barloworld invests in the youth

Barloworld invests in the youth

Barloworld Logistics has pledged its commitment to a long-term partnership with the Love Trust – a local non-profit organisation that seeks to bring hope to young children in under-resourced communities by providing and supporting early childhood education.

 
New head of Standard Bank Vehicle and Asset Finance

New head of Standard Bank Vehicle and Asset Finance

Standard Bank has announced the appointment of Simphiwe Nghona as group head for Vehicle and Asset Finance, effective March 1.

 
Tomorrow’s trucks, today

Tomorrow’s trucks, today

The Mercedes-Benz Urban eTruck made its debut last year, and the first (low-volume) production vehicles are about to be delivered to their new custodians.

   
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The FOCUS team welcomes Lindiwe Malinga, who is working tirelessly to confirm the contact and physical address details of our magazine subscribers. This is to ensure that all FOCUS readers continue to receive their monthly magazines on time, every time!

 
MiX on the up

MiX on the up

MiX Telematics Limited, a solutions provider for management of fleets and mobile assets, has announced the financial results for its third quarter of fiscal 2017, which ended December 31, 2016.

 
Bid rigging leaves removals company in a jam

Bid rigging leaves removals company in a jam

The Competition Commission of South Africa has appealed the R450 000 fine imposed by the Competition Tribunal on Stanley’s Removals for bid rigging in the furniture-removal industry. The Commission is seeking a penalty of ten percent of Stanley’s 2012 turnover for each of the eight offences it admitted to.

   
How to avoid the silent killers on South African roads

How to avoid the silent killers on South African roads

It has been reported by the global organisation, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and others, that truck drivers – especially long-haul drivers – work under physically demanding conditions.

 
Cummins celebrates 70 years in Africa

Cummins celebrates 70 years in Africa

On Wednesday, February 1, the Cummins South Africa regional office celebrated 70 years of distribution in Africa.

 
FAW celebrates a valiant 2016

FAW celebrates a valiant 2016

FAW recently held its annual conference for dealer sales and service representatives in Johannesburg.

   
Big data could futureproof public transport

Big data could futureproof public transport

Harry van Huyssteen, transport industry subject matter expert, sales and service management, T-Systems South Africa, explains that the unique challenges in the field of public transport could be accelerated by smartly applying technology.

 
Corruption audits must prove successful

Corruption audits must prove successful

The Automobile Association of South Africa (AA) has welcomed the suspension of 70 officials for corruption at six vehicle testing centres in Gauteng.

 
Eqstra introduces the only accredited course in refrigeration units

Eqstra introduces accredited course in refrigeration units

A lack of formalised training relating to refrigeration units has prompted Eqstra Flexi Fleet, a division of Eqstra Fleet Management and Logistics, to introduce a new training course; which is specifically designed to equip qualified auto-electricians and diesel mechanics to work on refrigeration units fitted on cold chain vehicles.

   
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