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A coach that could save lives

A coach that could save lives

An idea of a student at Offenbach University of Art and Design, Johannes Schmutzler, known as the flexHVC – or Flexible Humanitarian Vehicle Concept – is showing the possibilities for a vehicle concept tailored to humanitarian aid requirements.

 
Immediate amendments to the Road Traffic Act

Immediate amendments to the Road Traffic Act

On Friday, November 11, the Minister of Transport promulgated amendments to the National Road Traffic Regulations that are particularly pertinent to those who operate goods vehicles.

 
MAN brings open-top sightseeing to Seoul

MAN brings open-top sightseeing to Seoul

Heading to Korea for the holidays? Then you’d be well advised to take a panorama sightseeing tour of Seoul with Honeymoon Tour and its first (and only) cabriolet bus for sightseeing tours in Korea.

 
AMI expands at Cape Town Interational

AMI expands at Cape Town Interational

The Cape Town base of Air Menzies International (AMI) – the world’s largest trade-only airfreight and express wholesaler – has doubled the size of its facility and trebled its temperature-controlled storage for perishables.

   
Nadia Trimmel to head up Mercedes-Benz Vans Southern Africa

Nadia Trimmel to head up Mercedes-Benz Vans Southern Africa

Mercedes-Benz South Africa (MBSA) has appointed Nadia Trimmel as the vice president of Mercedes-Benz Vans Southern Africa. She will succeed Nicolette Lambrechts, who will be assuming responsibility for Mercedes-Benz Vans in Canada, as of January 1.

 
Imperial honours customer care champions

Imperial honours customer care champions

At the Imperial Logistics annual customer care awards, Sarah Krüger of Imperial Health Sciences was named the group’s 2016 Customer Care Champion, in recognition of her outstanding work with her client AstraZeneca.

 
Dealing with flash floods

Dealing with flash floods

Given the frightening, and devastating, downpour across Johannesburg yesterday, Wednesday, November 9 – and the fact that the city is in for more of the same over the next few days – the Automobile Association (AA) issued some basic rules for motorists to negotiate the safest route out of such a situation, should they get caught.

   
Continental’s got you covered

Continental’s got you covered

Owners of light commercial vehicles, 4x4s and passenger cars can now benefit from Continental’s free ContiSure Warranty on all Continental-branded tyres for these vehicles.

 
Cargo Carriers and Ezethu Logistics tackle Eastern Cape

Cargo Carriers and Ezethu Logistics tackle Eastern Cape

Ezethu Logistics – the empowerment partner of JSE-listed supply chain specialist Cargo Carriers – has announced the official opening of its Queenstown satellite depot; a new facility established to support the growth and infrastructural expansion projects in the Eastern Cape.

 
Hellberg Transport Management is renamed to TruckScience

Hellberg Transport Management renamed TruckScience

With humble beginnings in a garage in Amanzimtoti, Hellberg Transport Management (HTM) was established in 1978. HTM was the brainchild of the late Fritz Hellberg, a true visionary, who had an infectious passion for the transport industry.

   
Mitsubishi teases new Triton

Mitsubishi teases new Triton

February 2017 is when you will be able to buy the new Mitsubishi Triton from South African dealerships. While it might be related to the recently launched Fiat Fullback, the Triton will offer some enhancements.

 
Tracker placed road quality in the spotlight

Tracker places road quality in the spotlight

Over the last three years, Tracker has collaborated with specialists from the Civil Engineering Department in the Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology at the University of Pretoria, to understand if the rich feed of sensor data from Tracker telematics devices can be effectively utilised to determine the quality of roads across South Africa.

 
Let’s get talking

Let’s get talking

As the debate of road versus rail continues, Anton Niemann, general manager sales: commercial lubricants at Shell, suggests that South Africa needs a “Transport Codesa” to open up constructive dialogue and thereby enable the most efficient operational combination of the country’s road and rail systems.

   
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