Features

Features

FOcus on transport and Logistics

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

December 12, 2018

Braking: the new villain of air pollution

With high levels of air pollution globally, original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and aftermarket suppliers are developing more eco-friendly vehicles and solutions, with braking systems...

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December 12, 2018

Digging in deeply

Mercedes-Benz Trucks has (finally) expanded its range of Unimog specialised trucks in South Africa, with a model designed specifically for the agricultural sector. GAVIN...

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December 12, 2018

A wake-up call for drivers

Even the most responsible companies, the best drivers and the most comprehensive training have not eliminated the incidence of truck accidents. FOCUS investigates how...

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December 12, 2018

Of pricing, competition and regulation

What legislation will transport and logistics professionals need to be aware of in 2019? We find out. Peter Lamb, director at Norton Rose Fulbright,...

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December 12, 2018

Claiming from the Road Accident Fund

Hundreds more truck drivers die each year on South African roads than miners working in the country’s mines. Gareth Greathead takes a look at...

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December 12, 2018

A van trio ready for action

What does it take to become winner of the International Van of the Year (Ivoty) award? Over the 27 years of honouring van brands...

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December 12, 2018

Where to?

Disruption is the buzzword that has dominated boardrooms during the second decade of the 21st century. Public transport is no exception, with e-hailing apps...

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November 14, 2018

A different Tata

Tata Motors celebrated its 21st anniversary in South Africa this year and, in that time, the brand has grown and evolved to offer a...

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November 14, 2018

When bigger really is better

The extra-heavy commercial vehicle (EHCV) segment is the backbone of the South African trucking industry. Gareth Greathead explores the dynamics of the segment According...

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November 14, 2018

Face to face with Raimo Lehtiö

Each month, we chat to one of the captains of industry about pressing issues. This month, CHARLEEN CLARKE goes face to face with Raimo...

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November 14, 2018

IAA 2018: driving tomorrow!

Much is always expected of the IAA and, once again, this year’s event did not fail to deliver. CHARLEEN CLARKE dashed from hall to...

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November 14, 2018

Mercedes-Benz flies the SA flag at the IAA!

While the launch of the new Mercedes-Benz Actros and a concept van attracted the attention of international visitors at the IAA, it was the...

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