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Pickup mixup

Pickup mixup

In his monthly review of global news for local truckers, FRANK BEETON digs through some fascinating corporate realignments in the bakkie industry, describes the new EPA 2017-compliant engine family from Cummins, and reviews upcoming American emissions rules – which are likely to change the shape of trucking

 
Isuzu updates F-Series in Australia

Isuzu updates F-Series in Australia

In his monthly review of global news for local truckers, FRANK BEETON takes a look at Isuzu’s latest F-Series revision for the Australian market, walks through the detail of Iveco’s latest Stralis family that includes a viable gas-fuelled long hauler, and ponders on the future of American trucks in South Africa

 
New Toyota Proace Van hits UK market

New Toyota Proace Van hits UK market

In his monthly review of global news for local truckers, FRANK BEETON updates European van news; looks at the newest engine braking technology from Jacobs Vehicle Systems; discovers yet another cooperative arrangement between General Motors and Navistar; and comments on possible trucking implications of Volkswagen’s latest corporate strategic plan

 

 
Is Nikola one the future of long-distance trucking?

Is Nikola One the future of long-distance trucking?

In his monthly review of global news for local truckers, FRANK BEETON takes a look at an important new direction for line-haul trucking, revives the Ford Cargo story with new developments, and discovers an interesting twist that almost changed Volvo’s South American strategy

   
Isuzu expands US market presence

Isuzu expands US market presence

In his monthly review of global news for local truckers, FRANK BEETON records Isuzu’s plans to expand its presence in the important United States (US) truck market; reports on some new Sprinter developments and speculates that more may be on the way; unpacks Volvo’s latest publicity stunt; and details Eicher’s new entry to the Indian light truck market.

 
Exploring similarities between the UK and SA

Exploring similarities between the UK and SA

In his monthly review of global news for local truckers, FRANK BEETON looks at some interesting changes that have manifested in the United Kingdom (UK) truck market, ponders on the local potential for truck platooning, and unpacks an interesting cooperative venture between Fiat and another vehicle manufacturer

 
First new International truck branding emerges

First new International truck branding emerges

In his monthly review of global news for local truckers, FRANK BEETON details the first re-designated International truck family for North America, notes what appears to be the sad end to the Caterpillar truck story, looks at a whole slew of new Indian trucks, and gives a brief account of an interesting new product range from Mahindra and Mahindra

   
MAN goes lightweight!

MAN goes lightweight!

In his monthly review of global news for local truckers, FRANK BEETON reports on MAN’s imminent entry into the integral van market, looks at a rather strange beast that has emerged in Australia, reports on a novel new way to steer trailer axles, and details some interesting 2015 truck market comparisons.

 
Will the GAZelle be better with Isuzu power?

Isuzu to take Gaz to the world?

In his monthly review of global news for local truckers, FRANK BEETON reports on an interesting new alliance between GAZ of Russia and Japan’s Isuzu Motors; expands the story on Iveco’s “Truck of the Year” Eurocargo; and notes Daimler’s increased investment in its Detroit operation to manufacture transmissions and mid-range engines for the United States (US) market.

 
With 1,8 million T5 Transporters implicated in the VW emissions scandal, the possibility of heavier commercial vehicles being affected is real.

Will the Volkswagen debacle have any Implications for Trucking?

In his monthly review of global news for local truckers, FRANK BEETON details the story of Volkswagen’s “defeat device” thus far, and asks if there will be any implications for the company’s truck operations; reports on a somewhat surprising new trucking alliance between General Motors and Navistar; looks at two “new-technology” truck operations; and reports on an interesting new Mercedes-Benz truck from Brazil.

   

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