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Model relationship

Model relationship!

Since 2001 the bus group comprising Kopano Bus Service, Madodi Bus Company and Mathole Bus Service has built up a relationship with its bus supplier of choice, Scania South Africa. In fact, the group has 159 Scania buses in its fleet covering local and cross-country operation

 
Taxi to Africa!

Taxi to Africa!

It is estimated that minibus taxis account for 70 percent of modal share in the cross-border road-transport industry, within the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region. So yes, they do perform an essential service, but it’s not without its challenges ...

 
Heading for a healthy future

Heading for a healthy future

GAVIN MYERS chats to Ray Karshagen, head of the bus division at Iveco South Africa Works, to find out how Iveco Bus is getting on

 
Wellington trolleybuses come off the wires

Wellington trolleybuses come off the wires

FRANK BEETON reports on what could be considered the next generation of trolleybuses

   
Green buses gaining ground

Green buses gaining ground

A decade ago, the first hybrid buses in London entered service. CLAIRE RENCKEN explores the subsequent developments in terms of low-emission, more environmentally friendly buses

 
Open-top origins

Open-top origins

A post-war, open-top bus with a chequered history, residing at the Irish National Transport Museum, inspired MICHAEL CORCORAN to explore open-top buses from bygone days

 
Routemaster with a difference

Routemaster with a difference

FRANK BEETON reports on a new take of a four-year-old theme in the London bus sphere.

   
Cash is (not) king!

Cash is (not) king!

Many bus services around the country now offer their passengers some form of cashless fare solution. PETA LEE asks what benefits these systems have returned and what the future may hold in this regard ...

 
Cummins starts to stop-start

Cummins starts to stop-start

FRANK BEETON reports on the inclusion of stop-start technology in a commuter bus application.

 
Aarto on its way?

Aarto on its way?

The Adjudication and Administration of Road Traffic Offences (Aarto) Act has been on the radar since 1998. Following the latest set of amendments, we are now assured it will come into effect in the next financial year. GAVIN MYERS finds out more.

   

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