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Features

In a state of delay…

Oct 18, 2018No Comments

The implementation of Integrated Public Transport Networks (IPTNs) in South Africa has proved difficult for most of the 13 cities that embarked on the process back in 2007. Mikhail Manuel and Roger Behrens from the Centre for

Stepping into the future with the UAE

Oct 18, 2018No Comments

There is no denying that the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is living in the future with its smart cities and innovative approaches to transport and logistics. MARISKA MORRIS investigates From tall, glimmering buildings to a static ocean

Cold alchemy 

Oct 17, 2018No Comments

COLIN BARNETT, group technical editor, Commercial Motor magazine, ponders if air could soon power our vehicles. What would you say if you were offered an engine that runs on fresh air? You’d probably think it was a

Telematics innovation

Oct 17, 2018No Comments

We find out how to take full advantage of internet connectivity in transport. Soon after the commercialisation of vehicle tracking devices, South Africa became a leader in the field, given its success in tracking and recovering stolen

Inspecting the grain at FDT

Oct 17, 2018No Comments

From innovations in packaging and labelling to certification and quality assurance, the food and beverage industry gathered at the Food and Drink Technology (FDT) Africa Expo to learn more about all the latest innovations and services in

Mining opportunity

Oct 17, 2018No Comments

FOCUS attended Electra Mining Africa 2018 to bring you this year’s highlights At first impression it became clear that, despite the fall in commodities, there is confidence that the mining and construction industries will secure their position

Hydro power of a fuel-efficient kind

Oct 17, 2018No Comments

A locally developed hydraulic-hybrid propulsion system has been launched. It could change the way vehicles are powered in the future – those running internal combustion engines, as well as those powered by electricity. GAVIN MYERS was, naturally,

Are additional lights a bright idea?

Oct 16, 2018No Comments

The increase in additional supplementary lighting on vehicles in South Africa has brought the legal implications of installing these into the spotlight. The Motor Industry Workshop Association (MIWA) provides some guidance. Dewald Ranft, chairman of the MIWA

On time with FMCG

Oct 16, 2018No Comments

What are distributors doing to remain relevant in the highly competitive world of fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG)? Gareth Greathead finds out. FMCGs include everything from food and beverages, to household cleaners and personal-hygiene products. These items are

Like a hot knife through butter

Oct 16, 2018No Comments

The science of aerodynamics is crucial in ensuring good economy and comfort from a truck. Needless to say, the application of it has evolved somewhat over the years. GAVIN MYERS explores the topic The world has long