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April 19, 2018

Cargo security taken to the next level

There is an increasing need to secure high-value goods in transit and Netshield has heeded the call by releasing its Cell Lock system. The...

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April 19, 2018

OEM superpowers unite

Just as last week’s FOCUS newsletter was being signed off, we received word that Hino Motors Limited and Volkswagen Truck & Bus were entering...

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April 13, 2018

Sprinter pushes for pole position

Much fuss has been made about the all-new Mercedes-Benz Sprinter, but, while the world’s press has been able to offer readers tantalising bits of...

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April 12, 2018

It’s still Easter with up to 45-percent off selected truck parts!

While a certain bunny is known for making this time of year all about chocolate treats, Mercedes-Benz Trucks is making Easter all about massive...

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April 12, 2018

Tesla transportation woes

How can the trucking industry slow the sales of cars? Well, by creating the problem of cars not getting to dealerships in the first...

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April 12, 2018

Business interruption the top worry for transport operators

The Allianz Risk Barometer 2018 has revealed that business interruption is a top concern for the transportation industry. This was indicated by 37 percent...

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April 12, 2018

Soltrack helps to solve driver distraction

When one considers that 77,5 percent of all long-haul road collisions are caused by poor driver behaviour – with 35 percent attributed to driver...

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April 12, 2018

What to do with busted batteries?

Chinese electric bus manufacturer BYD (which, you may have read in the last issue, is supplying a fleet of new electric buses to the...

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April 12, 2018

Cummins to investigate electric power in India

American-based engine maker Cummins plans to hire a team of engineers in India to modify its existing electric powertrain technology and make it more...

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April 12, 2018

Global transportation management for Imperial

Imperial Logistics has implemented a standardised transport management system for all its road-transport operations in Africa and Europe. The new software solution covers all...

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April 12, 2018

Transgroup Logistics says FAW is a perfect fit

Transgroup Logistics recently added four FAW 16.240FT truck tractors and one FAW 15.180FL to its mixed fleet … and the purchase of a further...

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April 5, 2018

A once-off monster from Aston Martin … could it be?

Aston Martin delivered shockwaves through the automotive world this past Sunday, April 1, after unveiling its latest competition-crushing monster-truck programme – “Project Sparta”. In...

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