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May 24, 2018

Fuchs grows its grease plant

Fuchs Petrolub SE, the world’s largest independent manufacturer of high-quality lubricants and related products, has opened a R 116,8-million grease plant expansion at its...

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May 24, 2018

Mercedes-Benz Trucks launches “the most efficient long-haul truck in South Africa”

Reliability, efficiency and safety are the three core characteristics that define the new Mercedes-Benz Actros. With over 25 000 vehicles sold in South Africa...

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May 17, 2018

Fleet manager solution for small transport operators

Ctrack recently launched its Drive mobile application software aimed at small, medium and micro enterprises (SMMEs) with fleets of 30 vehicles or less. It...

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May 17, 2018

Brush up on your heavy-vehicle knowledge

It’s never too late to brush up on your knowledge, and the ever-evolving world of trucking and transport is certainly no exception. As such,...

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May 17, 2018

At the heart of long haul

An increasing number of industry partners are coming out in support of the health and well-being of South African truck drivers. Shell Rimula has...

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May 17, 2018

Tackling a tough situation

Morné Stoltz, MiWay head of Business Insurance, discusses how to safeguard goods and personnel from theft on the move.  Incidents of theft from delivery...

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May 15, 2018

FAW makes strides in after-sales customer satisfaction

FAW SA has made a concerted effort to set industry-leading after-sales benchmarks. As a result, all FAW dealers are operating at a higher level...

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May 15, 2018

Fuso on a growth path

Ten percent market share by 2020 … that’s the goal set by Daimler Trucks & Buses South Africa for its Fuso Trucks brand. With...

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May 15, 2018

Hollard kicks off Highway Heroes competition

The previous Highway Heroes competition attracted 890 truck drivers, and this year the aim is to attract at least 2 000 entrants, says Paul...

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May 10, 2018

Industry battles through April

As we hurry towards the second half of 2018, a total of 7 674 new trucks and buses have so far been sold this...

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May 10, 2018

Vehicles that talk to each other

Volvo is taking road safety yet another step further by allowing individual vehicles from two of its business entities – Volvo Trucks and Volvo...

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May 10, 2018

A case for outsourcing

With South Africa still in the grips of a three-week-long bus strike over salary increases, Arnoux Maré, MD of Innovative Staffing Solutions (ISS), suggests...

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