Featured Issue 4 2019

Features

Featured Issue 4 2019

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

April 11, 2019

Face to face with Isuzu’s Michael Sacke

Isuzu Motors South Africa has turned one! What has transpired in its first year of operation? Was it a challenging time? In order to...

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April 11, 2019

LCV segment under change

It is believed that sales of light commercial vehicles will increase in the coming years. GARETH GREATHEAD finds out why this is so and...

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April 11, 2019

It’s in the genes

NP200, NP300 and Navara – three names inextricably linked with the Nissan brand and engrained in the psyche of South Africa’s bakkie-buying public. Nissan...

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April 11, 2019

UD expands its family

Two new additions to the UD Trucks Southern Africa vehicle range are expected to be game changers, according to the Japanese original equipment manufacturer...

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April 11, 2019

Are you failing at tyre management?

We’ve all heard about fleet management, driver management, fuel management or operations management – but nobody ever really talks about tyre management… That’s right,...

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April 11, 2019

Taking back the wheel

The person with the most impact on how a vehicle performs is, arguably, the driver. MARISKA MORRIS finds out why. On a daily basis,...

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April 11, 2019

The customer is always right…

INBAL AXELROD discusses how customer demands and the evolution of e-commerce are reshaping last-mile delivery. The digitisation of the shopping experience has led to...

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April 11, 2019

Step into the woods

Steep ascents, sharp rocks, shale, mud, dust and sand are just some of the obstacles vehicles operating in the forestry industry encounter daily. What...

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April 11, 2019

Diagnostics for a positive prognosis

On-board diagnostic (OBD) scan tools have become a staple in all modern workshops. GARETH GREATHEAD finds out what they do and how their use...

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April 11, 2019

A shift to rail

With talk of a 1 500-km Zimbabwean rail project and the Trans-Kalahari Railway Line, MARISKA MORRIS asks whether transport of bulk goods in southern Africa...

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April 11, 2019

Marcopolo looks to the future

Marcopolo South Africa recently launched its new-generation Torino, Andare and Paradiso buses and coaches – as well as a project that is a first...

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April 11, 2019

Resuscitating the South African BRT system

With billions invested and an underwhelming performance, the shiny newness of the South African bus rapid transit (BRT) systems is finally wearing off. MARISKA...

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