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C-track combats CO2 emissions

C-track combats CO2 emissions

Despite the failure of delegates from 192 nations to formulate a global emissions control policy to succeed the Kyoto Protocol, the Copenhagen summit held in December 2009 did highlight the need for urgent steps to be taken internationally to intensify control of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, most notably carbon dioxide (CO2).

 
T5 ups its game

T5 ups its game

Whether you need family transport or a competent commercial vehicle, CHARLEEN CLARKE says that the new T5 range – comprising Caravelle, Kombi and Transporter – is worth a second look.

 
From taxi to tipper truck

From taxi to tipper truck

Big dreams can come true. Just ask Solomon Thobejane: an entrepreneur of over 25 years standing with many successful business ventures behind him, each bigger than the last.

 
Calling all drivers!

Calling all drivers!

The countdown is on as Mercedes-Benz truck drivers from nine countries across the world – including South Africa – prepare to compete against each other for the coveted title of FleetBoard Drivers’ League champion for 2010.

   
The secret life of a conrod

The secret life of a conrod

An engine’s hardest working parts are the connecting rods that join its pistons and crankshaft. JAKE VENTER explores their role and functions.

 
A breath of fresh air

A breath of fresh air

Government plans to introduce a carbon emission tax in September highlight South Africa’s generally poor air quality. STUART MOIR investigates this environmental problem and the transport industry’s level of culpability.

 
Hilux beater

Hilux beater

One of the most eagerly-anticipated local launches this year is that of the Amarok. JESSE ADAMS jetted off to South America to put Volkswagen’s brand new bakkie through its paces...

   
Flippin’ fantastic trucks

Flippin’ fantastic trucks

The letter “F” reigned supreme when Isuzu Truck SA launched its new F-Series. But are these new vehicles really flippin’ fantastic? CHARLEEN CLARKE took a drive out to Gerotek to find out...

 
Liquid gold

Liquid gold

We’ve all heard the expression, “everything he touches turns to gold,” but in the case of Scania, the idiom is actually true. From the birth of its legendary V8 engine in 1969 to the unparalleled success of the new R-Series in 2009, Scania is setting the pace for the heavy transport industry.

 
Danish Pastry

Danish Pastry

SHAUN CONNORS enjoys a bit of ethnic cleansing with the French army before getting into even deeper water with the Danish.

   

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Vic Oliver One of this country’s most respected commercial vehicle industry authorities.
Vaughan Mostert Through Hopping Off, Mostert leaves readers with some parting food for thought as he continues his push for change in the local public transport industry.
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