Regulars

Regulars

FOcus on transport and Logistics

Our regular columns and sections are all contributions from leading industry figures.

June 18, 2018

Going around in circles

The latest amendments to the National Road Traffic Act regulations have been poorly drafted. There was some commotion in the logistics industry when the...

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June 18, 2018

Control of Vehicle Condition: A Regional System Failure

Methods of controlling the condition of vehicles vary greatly around the world. Which is the best for our region? It has been estimated that...

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June 18, 2018

Become a Better Truck Driver!

Improving the skills of truck drivers will reduce the number of accidents and the risk of drivers being killed or seriously injured on our...

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June 18, 2018

Iveco attacks Japanese market

In a move destined to grow global sales, Iveco has launched the Stralis NP 400 in Japan. It is the first liquefied natural gas...

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June 18, 2018

Scania is on a roll

Scania is performing extremely well. In fact, its net sales rose to a record SEK 31.1 billion (R45,4 billion) and earnings in the first...

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June 18, 2018

Nikola versus Tesla: it is an all-out war!

In a move that many say will not achieve anything, hydrogen truck start-up Nikola is suing Tesla Motors for US$ 2 billion (R25,5 billion)...

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June 18, 2018

Ford launches all-new Fiesta Sport Van

Ford has launched the fabulous all-new Fiesta Sport Van in the United Kingdom. The launch took place recently at the 2018 CV Show in...

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May 14, 2018

Road to hell

As South Africans, we all love to complain. In fact, I’m convinced it’s an official national pastime! One of our favourite topics is the...

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May 14, 2018

Wanted: self-parking trucks (please!)

When I went for my Code 14, I discovered that I’m most definitely allergic to alley docking. I have huge respect for truck drivers...

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May 14, 2018

Volvo debuts all-electric truck

Volvo Trucks has introduced its first all-electric truck for commercial use – the Volvo FL Electric for urban distribution and refuse operations, among other...

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May 9, 2018

Advice for Solidarity

Just about every subsidised public transport organisation in South Africa could be regarded as insolvent. If government and municipal subsidies were turned off, and...

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May 9, 2018

Avoid the winter chills

Prepare your vehicles for the winter weather. To avoid unnecessary and costly vehicle breakdowns and to ensure that a vehicle will start on cold...

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