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Features

Evolution of the bus body

Jul 08, 2019No Comments

Front and rear modules of modern buses are two of the most visible indicators of styling changes in the sector – but transformation has occurred in other areas of the structure, too South Africa’s bus and coach

Less waste with better transport

Jul 04, 2019No Comments

With food waste one of the biggest contributors to the global carbon footprint, transport operators might have the opportunity to help save the environment with better food-transportation processes. MARISKA MORRIS reports It might be difficult to believe

India envisions an electric future by 2026

Jul 03, 2019No Comments

The Indian government has ambitious plans to electrify commercial road transport by 40 percent in less than a decade. However, there are still numerous challenges to overcome, with some arguing that this can’t be achieved. MARISKA MORRIS

A light construction truck that’s no ligh...

Jul 03, 2019No Comments

The Iveco Stralis X-WAY is a light construction truck that offers best-in-class payload. JARLATH SWEENEY, from Fleet Magazine, tests it For operators of multi-axle trucks, especially eight-wheelers, it’s all about payload – particularly if running concrete mixers.

Maximum gain, minimum effort

Jul 03, 2019No Comments

With a pedigree bolstered by a string of victories in numerous truck competitions – including the 2017 International Truck of the Year contest – Scania’s latest range of next-generation, long-haul thoroughbreds has earned an enviable reputation for

A slap in the face

Jul 02, 2019No Comments

For the past 15 months, South Africa’s trucking industry has been subject to a spate of violent attacks allegedly carried out in the name of protest action aimed at preventing foreign nationals from taking local jobs Ironically,

MAN’s Fleet flagship refined

Jul 02, 2019No Comments

MAN Automotive South Africa adds Emergency Brake Assist as a standard feature. One of South Africa’s undisputed, preferred long-distance haulage trucks has won various accolades for performance efficiencies in recent months – and it was voted Truck

Mahindra commercials for SA?

Jul 02, 2019No Comments

With South Africa the designated base for Indian brand Mahindra’s expansion into Africa, company representatives discuss the prospects of introducing a greater range of commercial vehicles into the local market. Wynter Murdoch reports India-based business conglomerate Mahindra

Truckers’ road to hell

Jul 02, 2019No Comments

Truck drivers and representatives of trucking companies are running a gauntlet of violence and intimidation – which includes loss of life and destruction of vehicles and property – as unrest grips South Africa’s road transportation industry. WANITA

Durban and Maputo face off

Jul 02, 2019No Comments

Despite the popularity of the Port of Durban, experts argue that the Port of Maputo is more cost-effective and efficient – something South African businesses can’t ignore if they hope to remain competitive. MARISKA MORRIS investigates The