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My life has always revolved around anything with wheels and an engine. It doesn’t matter if its an old banger, the latest hot-hatch or a fancy 4×4 – any excuse is a good excuse to take it for a cruise, spank it at the track or go bundu-bashing (the mud-and-rocks-side-of-a-mountain type, not the exploring-Joburg’s-pavements type). Otherwise, chances are you’ll find me lying underneath one of my beloved toys or with my head buried in its engine bay, tinkering away.

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The bold new face of Triton

May 10, 2019No Comments

While it seems like only yesterday that Mitsubishi Motors South Africa launched its new Triton, GAVIN MYERS has just driven the latest version It was,

Innovation this, innovation that

May 09, 2019No Comments

“There’s no need to reinvent the wheel,” some are often heard saying. In transport, though, the only wheels that don’t need (too much) reinventing are

Just try to not notice this van…

May 09, 2019No Comments

The third-generation Mercedes-Benz Sprinter has arrived in South Africa and, by all accounts, it looks set to redefine the large-van segment. GAVIN MYERS sampled it

Getting agricultural with trailers

May 09, 2019No Comments

When it comes to trailers, the agricultural market is both general and specialised at the same time… While certain everyday units – such as flat-decks

Placing an emphasis on inspection

May 09, 2019No Comments

GAVIN MYERS sat down with Garth Johnson, CEO of Dekra Automotive South Africa, to find out how commercial vehicle and fleet operators can better manage

Giving drivers a life

Apr 11, 20191 Comment

As a journalist, its rather unprofessional to sing the praises of that on which one is reporting – objectivity should rule. However, objectively speaking, the

Are you failing at tyre management?

Apr 11, 2019No Comments

We’ve all heard about fleet management, driver management, fuel management or operations management – but nobody ever really talks about tyre management… That’s right, tyre

Advancing with class

Apr 11, 2019No Comments

Bakers SA Limited and Mercedes-Benz South Africa have a relationship that stretches back more than 40 years. With more than 650 units in the current

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Probably not worth the premium

Addicted to power?

Apr 11, 2019No Comments

The bakkie power war seems to be hotting up… GAVIN MYERS spent some time with the most powerful, most expensive double-cab bakkie currently on sale

Marcopolo looks to the future

Apr 11, 2019No Comments

Marcopolo South Africa recently launched its new-generation Torino, Andare and Paradiso buses and coaches – as well as a project that is a first for