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Face to face with Gianenrico Griffini!

Sep 12, 2018No Comments

We have launched an all-new series in FOCUS, entitled Face to Face, in which we interview captains of industry. This time around, CHARLEEN CLARKE goes face to face with Gianenrico Griffini, chairman of the International Truck of

Taking fleet management to the next level

Sep 12, 2018No Comments

Thanks to the rapid advancement of internet-enabled communication technology, the art of fleet management is evolving Fleet-management technology has evolved to become an integral part of a growing economy,” says Justin Manson, the sales director at TomTom

A future for light commercial vehicles?

Sep 12, 2018No Comments

It is often up to the bakkie, van or light truck to make the difficult and time-sensitive last-mile delivery. MARISKA MORRIS asks whether innovations in the sector might result in these light commercial vehicles (LCVs) becoming redundant

Danger, love and the “Food” with no bra...

Sep 12, 2018No Comments

Truck drivers in Colombia are allowed to choose the number of hours that they work. They sleep in hotels, or hospedajes, and often drive vehicles built decades ago. Having only half a brake pad is no problem

To buy new or used … that is the question

Sep 12, 2018No Comments

Liana Shaw takes a look at the current state of the used-vehicle industry and the latest trends among buyers and sellers of used vehicles. With the economy under severe pressure, South African consumers are being compelled to

The toll of tolls

Sep 12, 2018No Comments

Taking a different look at finance – Gareth Greathead finds out more about options for future funding of road infrastructure, which may directly impact on the pockets of all road users. It is clear that many road

Pimp your fleet

Sep 12, 2018No Comments

Aftermarket body parts and chrome accents will make a company’s fleet stand out to prospective clients, but accessories are also designed to protect the vehicles and make them safer and more efficient on the road. Bull bars

DEFinitive Mercedes-Benz Sprinter

Sep 12, 2018No Comments

Following the launch of the new-generation Mercedes-Benz Sprinter, Mercedes-Benz Vans followed up with an all-electric eSprinter and surprised everyone (including Jarlath Sweeney, editor of Ireland’s Fleet Transport magazine) at a special press event in Hamburg, Germany, with

What to do with the charging bull?

Sep 11, 2018No Comments

Should South Africa be rethinking its approach to public transport reform? Gavin Myers attended the 2018 Southern African Transport Conference to find out Where are we with public transport?” began Henrie Schalekamp, research officer at the University

Cross the “t” and dot the “I”

Sep 11, 2018No Comments

Taking meticulous care to comply with legislation is important, but this can be challenging with the fluid nature of policies in South Africa. MARISKA MORRIS takes a look at some of the transport legislation updates affecting bus