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The technical side of truck Test

The technical side of truck Test

VIC OLIVER joined us on Truck Test, once again offering his expertise in monitoring the procession as it moved from start to finish through all the checkpoints. He details the technical aspects.

 
One giant leap

One giant leap

VIC OLIVER gives us his driving impression of the new Tata Prima.

 
Twelve tanked-up tips

Twelve tanked-up tips

Even with the fuel prices trending downwards, there is still more that vehicle owners can do to reduce fuel consumption and increase their profit margin.

 
South African drivers need a new attitude

South African drivers need a new attitude

Poor driver attitude and a disregard for the rules of the road were the major causes of the unacceptable road deaths during the festive season.

   
Will the market flatten out?

Will the market flatten out?

Sales in 2014 exceeded expectations. What will 2015 have in store? Here’s our truck and bus sales forecast.

 
Properly jacked up

Properly jacked up

Changing a wheel on a fully loaded trailer is not easy at the best of times. However, an innovative solution is now available.

 
Our tests need to be tougher

Our tests need to be tougher

Is the minimum size of the truck tractor and semi-trailer, required and used to obtain a code EC driving licence, contributing to our high and unacceptable truck accident rate?

   
How to buy used

How to buy used

As FOCUS detailed last month, escalating new truck prices over the last few years have made the purchase of used trucks a more attractive and affordable option.

 
The automated choice

The automated choice

Many truck manufacturers in South Africa are now fitting automated manual transmissions (AMTs) as standard equipment in their vehicles. But are they the correct choice for all vehicle applications?

 
Don't get iced out

Don't get iced out

“Mr Frosty” is coming to town and vehicle owners need to be prepared. Here are some important problem areas that should be taken into account when conducting maintenance during winter.

   
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