Featured Issue 9 2019

Features

Featured Issue 9 2019

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

September 4, 2019

A question of replacement parts

Sourcing alternative replacement parts for trucks is just one procurement example that can have negative implications in terms of a vehicle’s whole-life cost, warns...

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September 4, 2019

Partnering for profit

From brand sceptic to ardent supporter – that’s how Titus Naidoo explains his passion for Scania, a nameplate that’s helped him to build his...

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September 4, 2019

Face to face with Göran Nyberg

JARLATH SWEENEY goes face to face with Göran Nyberg, executive board member for sales and marketing at MAN Truck & Bus What was your...

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September 4, 2019

New brand, new tech, new RFA

Along with new branding, the Road Freight Association (RFA) introduced delegates to new technology at its annual conference – a fitting introduction with a...

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September 4, 2019

Overcoming fleet-management challenges

A recent global survey of small to medium enterprises by TomTom Telematics has identified five of the top challenges faced by fleet managers Fleet...

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September 4, 2019

Bakkie prospects on the rise

High demand for light commercial vehicles in South Africa is driving a consumer trend that signals a shift away from the passenger-car market. WYNTER...

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September 4, 2019

Liquid fuels soon to be fossils?

In a study involving hypothetical scenarios in which electric vehicles are widely adopted in South Africa, the country’s liquid-fuel industry faces an alarming decline....

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September 4, 2019

Expert advice for securing vehicle finance

Obtaining vehicle finance remains a monumental hurdle for commercial operators, and the current bleak economic outlook in South Africa is not helping. LIANA SHAW investigates....

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September 4, 2019

Turkish automotive market crashes

Linked, in part, to the “stagflationary” state of the Turkish economy, every segment of the country’s commercial vehicle market has been contracting drastically over...

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September 4, 2019

All things bus and legislation

The southern African bus industry gathered for the 2019 Southern African Bus Operators Association (Saboa) Conference and Exhibition to get expert input on the...

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September 4, 2019

Getting excited as Scania offers more

Scania Southern Africa has big plans for its bus and coach division heading into 2020. Customers got a taste of what is to come...

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