The medium-weight FAW 8.140 FL range was launched in May 2015 and now, a mere year later, it is ranked second in the five-tonne truck segment.
Certain key themes cropped up at the 2016 Road Freight Association (RFA) Convention, reports GAVIN MYERS. In addition to debate on policies that will affect the industry, economic, labour and safety concerns crept in
Following Minister of Finance Pravin Gordhan’s 2016 Budget Speech there has been debate around the announcement of new taxes and levies. A case in point is the tyre levy. Will this replace the existing Recycling and Economic Initiative of South Africa’s (Redisa’s) waste management fee, which has been in place for the last three years? In fact, does Redisa have a future? Hermann Erdmann, CEO of Redisa, explains
Imagine a company director being held liable for an accident that happens with a vehicle belonging to a staff member. The scenario is not as farfetched as it sounds. We explore the concept of “grey” fleet management
Things aren’t looking particularly good within the medium commercial vehicle (MCV) sector. The month of April 2016, for instance, saw a massive 24,3 percent decline in sales (over the same month last year). Is this a sign of things to come, or will the market recover? CHARLEEN CLARKE reports ...
GAVIN MYERS chats to Erwin Stroebel – regional manager: Eastern/Southern Cape and Border, Retail Motor Industry Organisation (RMI), and director: Motor Parts and Equipment Association (MPEA) – about the current state of the local parts industry.
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