Regulars

Regulars

FOcus on transport and Logistics

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

July 2, 2019

Optimising Productivity is key

Selecting a truck or bus for a transport application without first examining all aspects that contribute to high vehicle productivity is a common mistake...

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July 2, 2019

Energy Lethargy?

South Africa’s recent general election proved that economical transport is not high on any political party’s agenda As part of South Africa’s sluggish response...

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June 10, 2019

Iveco is official partner of Alfa Romeo Racing

Iveco, the newly appointed official truck partner of Alfa Romeo Racing, has delivered a fleet of 12 Stralis trucks and one Daily van to...

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June 10, 2019

Fisker Orbit testing to start (we think)

So, first deliveries of the incredible Fisker Orbit shuttle, developed for smart cities, campuses and airports, were meant to commence in August 2019. However,...

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June 10, 2019

Ford and Rivian join forces to build EVs

Ford Motor Company has invested US$ 500 million (about R7,1 billion) in a company called Rivian, which specialises in electric vehicles (EVs). They will...

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June 10, 2019

Uber Freight and SAP join forces

Uber Freight, the Uber business unit that helps truck drivers connect with shipping companies, has joined forces with SAP – and their collaboration is set...

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June 10, 2019

Ford Trucks tackles Europe

Ford Trucks is tangibly demonstrating its intention to conquer the lucrative European truck market with a European tour for the F-Max, the 2019 International...

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June 10, 2019

MAN wins design awards

MAN Truck & Bus has received not one, but two sought-after iF Design Awards. The first accolade, the iF Design Award 2019 in the...

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June 5, 2019

Advice for Bombardier

I think it’s a great idea for major suppliers of public transport equipment to express opinions on how to improve the industry, but a...

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June 5, 2019

Why micromanagement is a transporter’s friend

Operating a commercial vehicle in South Africa has become a tough business with continual rising costs and lower profit margins      To minimise...

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June 5, 2019

Free trade and flourishing economies?

A continent-wide free trade area for Africa can only be a good thing – if the governments of the continent can focus on the...

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June 4, 2019

Driving ourselves into a new economy

With the victory of Cyril Ramaphosa and the ANC, it is now time to get on with the business of economic recovery I write...

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