Category:Featured Issue 8 2019

August 7, 2019

Face to face with Heinz-Jürgen Löw

This month, JARLATH SWEENEY goes face to face with one of the most experienced commercial vehicle executives in the business, Heinz-Jürgen Löw, board member...

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August 7, 2019

Maximising the Maximus

The latest version of Korean truck manufacturer Daewoo’s Maximus KL3TX 6×4 tractor is scheduled to star at the official launch of the brand next...

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August 7, 2019

Day of the driverless truck?

Imagine this … no sooner have goods been packaged for transportation than an autonomous-drive, long-haul truck slots into position at the loading dock, waits...

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August 7, 2019

Stagnant economy impacts heavy-vehicle sales

A sluggish economy, coupled with a rise in the number of violent attacks on trucks, especially along the N3 highway, are being cited as...

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August 7, 2019

South Africa unprepared for disruptive technology

The impact of disruptive technology on the transport industry was a key theme at the 2019 Southern African Transport Conference (SATC), which was held...

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August 7, 2019

Conquering low confidence in construction

Confidence in the civil engineering industry is down, which means fewer opportunities for construction companies. How will this impact on vehicle sales for original...

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August 7, 2019

Making a difference

Although she hadn’t contemplated a career in the motor industry, 20 years after joining Mercedes-Benz, Maretha Gerber finds herself heading up the brand’s trucking...

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August 7, 2019

‘You need nerves of steel’

Being a woman in what is traditionally regarded as a man’s world is not without its challenges. Lise Van der Berg, founder and CEO...

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August 7, 2019

Next chapter in efficient transport

As technology continuously improves transport processes, ensuring efficiency within the supply chain is the next step in reducing transport costs. MARISKA MORRIS reports Technology,...

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August 7, 2019

Caring for the first line of defence

Braking systems on commercial vehicles are, arguably, one of the most important components as they help prevent accidents. They are, however, under tremendous stress....

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