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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.


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

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

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

Isuzu capitalises on its upward momentum

Apr 02, 2019No Comments

At a recent product-experience day at the Gerotek testing facility outside Pretoria, Isuzu Motors South Africa (IMSAf) revealed that it’s on an upward trajectory and


The S-Class of vans…

When only the best will do

Mar 14, 2019No Comments

In the land of the commercial vehicle, the Mercedes-Benz V 250 d Avantgarde is as hedonistic as they come. However, says GAVIN MYERS, it does

Bringing advanced technology to constructio...

Mar 14, 2019No Comments

The long-awaited replacement for the Mercedes-Benz Axor has arrived. GAVIN MYERS meets the impressive new Arocs. Alot has happened at Mercedes-Benz in the past year

Learning yo-yo tricks…

Mar 14, 2019No Comments

A volatile market means used-vehicle sales in the southern African region were much more stable than on local soil during 2018. However, it wasn’t all

Busting open budget 2019

Mar 14, 2019No Comments

“This was not the budget to fix South Africa. However, it was what we needed and indicates where the country may be moving,” said one

Why you might want to steer from the rear

Feb 19, 2019No Comments

In the search for ultimate trucking efficiency, it would make sense that both the horse and the trailer, as a unit, should run as efficiently