Featured Issue 11 2019

Features

Featured Issue 11 2019

Our monthly features are designed to cover the core areas of interest within the commercial transport industry.

November 8, 2019

Toyota: the people’s champion

South Africa’s light commercial vehicle sector is a significant contributor to the country’s economy, not only in terms of the number of minibuses and...

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November 8, 2019

Double-deckers make a comeback with MAN

MAN Automotive South Africa is reacquainting the bus industry with a classic two-storey vehicle design through its sleek and stylish Lion’s City double-decker bus....

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November 8, 2019

Face to face with Bandag’s John Laskarides

If there is one man who is a real icon of the tyre industry in South Africa, it’s John Laskarides, the CEO of Bandag....

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November 8, 2019

Challenges of a brave new world

Tyre companies are changing, and corporate executives and those on the shop floor are acquiring new skills to meet a variety of challenges brought...

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November 8, 2019

Wraps off!

The recent Futuroad Expo, co-located with Automechanika Johannesburg, saw the launch of a number of new trucks from Chinese, Japanese, Korean and Indian manufacturers....

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November 8, 2019

OEMs put back trust in pre-owned

There is no need to compromise on performance when buying a second-hand vehicle thanks to the comprehensive refurbishment programmes offered by original equipment manufacturers...

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November 8, 2019

FIATA wraps up successful World Congress

Bribery, corruption and the illegal trafficking of wildlife were among the topics discussed World experts representing the logistics and freight forwarding industry recently concluded...

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November 8, 2019

Chinese puzzle!

It may sound ironic, but a sales decline in China’s automotive market – the first in 20 years – appears to offer the country’s...

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November 8, 2019

Full faith in FAW

Mawire Transport and Logistics, based in Pomona, Kempton Park, relies on FAW trucks to deliver heavy loads in challenging environments. The specialist cross-border transporter...

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November 5, 2019

Non-identical twins

A new cab factory – resulting from the joint venture between the Daimler Group and Kamaz – has opened in Chelny, Tatarstan. GIANENRICO GRIFFINI...

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