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Be part of the manufacturing solution at KITE 2017

Be part of the manufacturing solution at KITE 2017

The 2017 KwaZulu-Natal Industrial Technology Exhibition (KITE) is planned to once again be held at the Durban Exhibition Centre, from July 26 to 28, 2017. KITE has repeatedly attracted visitors with the common goal of sourcing and buying industrial technology equipment and related services.

 
Barloworld showcasing SA through truckers’ eyes

Barloworld showcasing SA through truckers’ eyes

Barloworld Transport’s #viewfromtheroad campaign has grabbed the attention of thousands of open road and truck lovers in South Africa. The campaign has helped tell the story of truckers and their travels all over the rainbow nation.

 
Ranger sets new sales record

Ranger sets new sales record

While new vehicle sales remain on a downward slope, Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) continues to defy the general industry trend and notched up a fresh set of all-time sales records during November 2016.

 
Local UD driver does SA proud

Local UD driver does SA proud

UD fleet driver, Alfred Ngilo from Clover in KwaZulu-Natal, was named the Best Skilled Driver at the finals of the UD Extra Mile Challenge driver competition – which was held at the UD Experience Centre in Ageo, Japan.

   
Hino is the entrepreneur’s choice

Hino is the entrepreneur’s choice

Pieter Hamman, MD of Freightcor Logistic Solutions, is an entrepreneur who can be justifiably proud of his success in the fuel transport business – starting from humble beginnings to becoming a stalwart in the Royale Energy Group of companies.

 
Wow! No driver needed!

Wow! No driver needed!

Nissan Motor Company has come up with a fabulous concept with a rather dull-sounding name. It’s called Intelligent Vehicle Towing (IVT) – and it involves an electric Nissan Leaf that drives around the production plant … without a driver at the wheel of the car!

 

 
Tata upgrades workhorse bakkie

Tata upgrades workhorse bakkie

Tata's 207DI EX2 single-cab, one-tonne bakkie has been refined with several visual and practical improvements.

   
Toyota introduces fuel-cell buses

Toyota introduces fuel-cell buses

Toyota Motor Corporation will begin to sell fuel-cell buses (FC buses) under the Toyota brand from early 2017. Having already undergone repeated field tests for practical use, the Bureau of Transportation of the Tokyo Metropolitan Government plans to utilise two of these as fixed-route buses.

 
The holidays loom – be prepared

The holidays loom – be prepared

December has finally landed and hundreds of thousands of people will soon be on the country’s roads heading to their holiday destinations. The Automobile Association (AA) urges all motorists to prepare themselves and their vehicles for this period.

 
Cummins welcomes new MD, Thierry Pimi

Cummins welcomes new MD, Thierry Pimi

Cummins Southern Africa is under the leadership of a new MD, Thierry Pimi, who will be responsible for the Cummins distribution business in South Africa, Swaziland, Lesotho, Namibia, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Mozambique, Malawi and Madagascar.

   
FOCUS editor is SAGMJ Hino Commercial Vehicle Journalist of the Year

FOCUS editor is Commercial Vehicle Journalist of the Year

Editor of FOCUS on Transport, Charleen Clarke, has been recognised as South Africa's top commercial vehicle journalist at the recent SA Guild of Motoring Journalists' (SAGMJ) Motoring Journalist of the Year awards.

 
Boosting local entrepreneurship

Boosting local entrepreneurship

Nissan South Africa donated eight vehicles to dynamic South African entrepreneurs, to support and help grow their businesses, in partnership with the National Empowerment Fund (NEF).

 
Saving by monitoring speed

Saving by monitoring speed

Loubser Bulk Services – a leading bulk-freight transporter in the South African Development Community (SADC) area – has experienced a four-percent saving on fuel costs across its fleet (an excess of 1 370 000 km) within the first month of subscribing to the Ctrack Fleet Monitoring Services.

   
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