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My friends call me a glomad (a global nomad lest you don’t get it). That’s a particularly apt word, because I am always trawling all corners of the globe, looking for stories. As a result, I have slept in some seriously strange places – on a bed of ice in the Arctic circle, on the floor in a traditional Japanese hotel, on the sand dunes in the Wadi Rum Desert in Jordan … and even on the floor of a Thai cargo ship. Mostly however I tend to sleep on aircraft (if I had a dog, he would bark at me when I eventually come home). I am passionate about trucks, cars, travel, food, wine, people and hugs – so I write about all these things. Except the hugs.

Iveco is official partner of Alfa Romeo Rac...

Jun 10, 2019No Comments

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

Fisker Orbit testing to start (we think)

Jun 10, 2019No Comments

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

Ford and Rivian join forces to build EVs

Jun 10, 2019No Comments

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 work

Uber Freight and SAP join forces

Jun 10, 2019No Comments

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

Ford Trucks tackles Europe

Jun 10, 2019No Comments

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 Truck

MAN wins design awards

Jun 10, 2019No Comments

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

Bauma 2019: just brilliant!

May 10, 2019No Comments

Bauma 2019 smashed all its records – from the number of visitors to the floor space occupied. I braved the crowds (and, believe me, this

Face to face with Isuzu’s Michael Sacke

Apr 11, 2019No Comments

Isuzu Motors South Africa has turned one! What has transpired in its first year of operation? Was it a challenging time? In order to find


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Should YOU buy this bakkie?

Apr 11, 2019No Comments

Many people are uncomfortable with the idea of buying a cheap product – for good reason – and the JMC Vigus is cheap. So, should you

Addicted to Scania!

Apr 11, 2019No Comments

Kamal Mitoo, CEO of Time Link Cargo, must surely be one of the greatest Scania fans on this planet, and, as CHARLEEN CLARKE discovers, he