Features

Features

FOcus on transport and Logistics

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

July 2, 2019

Vehicles at the click of a button

With numerous online platforms listing a variety of vehicles, finding the ideal truck for the job has never been easier. MARISKA MORRIS takes a...

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July 2, 2019

Reliability and partnership with TruckStore

Sales of used commercial vehicles are about much more than just the trucks, according to TruckStore, which aims to build long-term partnerships with its...

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June 10, 2019

New horizons for MCV

Cape Town-based bus builder MCV SA, part of an international conglomerate that is a global leader in transport solutions, has plans to become the...

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June 7, 2019

More trade routes for Russia

Over the next six years, Russia aims to spend around R1,3 trillion on expanding and improving its transport infrastructure. MARISKA MORRIS takes a closer look...

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June 7, 2019

Daimler makes tracks into the future

“Everything indicates we are on the right track”, was the message from the 2019 Daimler Truck & Bus annual press briefing. JARLATH SWEENEY from...

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June 7, 2019

Packed in eco-friendly wrappers

It might have started out small with some pushback against single-use plastic bags, but the demand for more environmentally friendly packaging is becoming a...

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June 6, 2019

Positivity abounds at Nampo 2019

Nampo 2019 grew on records from previous years, and so it’s impossible to cover the entire show in one report. That’s not stopped us...

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June 6, 2019

The next-generation Scania is here!

The next-generation Scania has earned the ultimate international accolade: that of International Truck of the Year. Now it’s arrived in South Africa. And, as...

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June 6, 2019

To add or not to add

For decades, lubrication additives (we’re talking drivetrain oils here) have attracted a fair amount of controversy surrounding their actual effectiveness and whether or not...

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June 6, 2019

Insuring your right to repair

With the controversy surrounding the Right to Repair codes of conduct currently being compiled by the Competition Commission, GAVIN MYERS finds out how this...

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June 6, 2019

Local electric conversions – a viable proposition?

GAVIN MYERS meets a local company that is setting out to convert the nation’s heavy commercial vehicles to electric propulsion Dwindling fuel reserves (and,...

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June 5, 2019

Low economic growth impedes sales in MCV market 

LIANA SHAW explores the condition of the medium commercial vehicle (MCV) segment and what operators can expect heading towards 2020 Consumer and business confidence...

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