Category:Featured Issue 11 2018

November 14, 2018

A different Tata

Tata Motors celebrated its 21st anniversary in South Africa this year and, in that time, the brand has grown and evolved to offer a...

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November 14, 2018

Face to face with Raimo Lehtiö

Each month, we chat to one of the captains of industry about pressing issues. This month, CHARLEEN CLARKE goes face to face with Raimo...

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November 14, 2018

When bigger really is better

The extra-heavy commercial vehicle (EHCV) segment is the backbone of the South African trucking industry. Gareth Greathead explores the dynamics of the segment According...

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November 14, 2018

IAA 2018: driving tomorrow!

Much is always expected of the IAA and, once again, this year’s event did not fail to deliver. CHARLEEN CLARKE dashed from hall to...

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November 14, 2018

Mercedes-Benz flies the SA flag at the IAA!

While the launch of the new Mercedes-Benz Actros and a concept van attracted the attention of international visitors at the IAA, it was the...

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November 14, 2018

A death sentence for the automotive industry

The voluntary Automotive Code of Conduct allows unregulated parts to be fitted on vehicles, potentially compromising safety, without breaching the vehicle warranty at participating...

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November 14, 2018

Cheap just doesn’t add up

Is expensive better, or cheap cheerful? When it comes to tyres, you have to be wary of your upfront costs to save down the...

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November 14, 2018

Used and out of warranty – an acceptable risk?

Tough economic conditions, combined with the potential to save as much as 50 percent on the sale price of a new vehicle, means that...

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November 14, 2018

Conquering the globe with a Silk Road

Independent Chinese truck drivers are struggling despite growth in the gig economy, while the government plans to revive its ancient Silk Road trade route....

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November 14, 2018

Redefining vehicle fires

With higher levels of electrification being installed into modern vehicles, and with the increased use of alternative powerplants, fighting a vehicle fire needs to...

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