Features

Features

FOcus on transport and Logistics

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

April 11, 2018

XT: Scania’s new “Range Hero”

Jarlath Sweeney, from Fleet Transport, drives Scania’s new “Xtra Tough” range of construction-oriented vehicles. It was inevitable that Scania would introduce its own construction-orientated...

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April 11, 2018

Breaks according to needs, not to law

Mexican truck drivers have to manage 1 800 km of loneliness when driving between Tijuana or Mexicali and the southern tip of the peninsula,...

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April 11, 2018

Technology that puts customer convenience first

Technology remains the biggest disruptor in the transport industry. FOCUS looks at current and new technology that threatens to change how the transport industry...

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April 11, 2018

Stronger than steel

It is often thought that steel is stronger than aluminium. However, with the correct manufacturing approach, aluminium rims can be stronger, lighter and better...

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April 11, 2018

CLA for construction

MAN Automotive has refreshed its CLA model range, and is specifically targeting the construction industry. GAVIN MYERS joined the team as it introduced the...

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April 10, 2018

LCVs greener on the other side

More companies are turning to environmentally friendly options when selecting their vehicles, and the international light commercial vehicle (LCV) segment is one of the...

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April 10, 2018

Scanning the globe

While it is often said that South Africa is at the forefront of the global tracking and telematics industry, it is interesting to see...

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April 10, 2018

Weighing in log by log

Operating in the timber industry is not for the faint-hearted. GAVIN MYERS chats to T3 Timber and Transport and one of its suppliers, Loadtech,...

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April 10, 2018

Daewoo roars into town!

The Koreans are coming! Expect to see lots of Daewoo-badged trucks on our roads soon!  Daewoo Trucks has introduced the new-generation Maximus 6×4 truck...

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March 22, 2018

Cape Town: the first city in Africa to go electric on public transport

The City of Cape Town will be adding 11 electric buses into the MyCiTi bus rapid transit (BRT) service. WILLIAM GEORGE looks at the...

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March 20, 2018

Death to the trucker’s American Dream

Despite the boom in the American economy and its transport industry, and healthy growth expected in 2018, progress may be held back, due to...

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March 20, 2018

Renault Alaskan brings diamond spark

It’s an interesting and busy time in the pickup segment of the automotive industry, as a number of new players enter the market, writes...

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