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Global Focus News

Eicher marches on

Oct 18, 2018No Comments

Having entered the South African market during 2016 and launched its first vehicle 14 months ago, Volvo Eicher Commercial Vehicles (VECV) has seen higher levels

Renault tosses its hat into the electric ri...

Oct 18, 2018No Comments

I’ve been writing about electric trucks a lot this year. In fact, I hardly ever pen a Global Focus column that does not contain coverage

Hail the F-Max, the Hagia Sophia of trucks!

Oct 18, 2018No Comments

By now you will have heard the news: the F-Max from Ford Trucks is the 2019 International Truck of the Year (IToY)! This announcement caused

MAN at IAA: feast of trucking technology!

Sep 12, 2018No Comments

MAN has a treat of trucking innovations in store for visitors to the IAA this month. These are in addition to the bus, coach and

Driverless trucks ready to hit the highway!

Sep 12, 20181 Comment

Highway maintenance personnel take their lives into their own hands – quite literally – when working on German highways. As we all know, many highways

Coolest bakkie ever?

Sep 12, 2018No Comments

My dear friend, Jarlath Sweeney, editor-in-chief of Ireland’s Fleet Transport magazine, brought this incredible vehicle to our attention. Sadly, it’s just a concept – but isn’t

Snap on target

Sep 12, 2018No Comments

Regular readers of this column will recall that I visited ZF, in Friedrichshafen, Germany, last month in order to attend the company’s Technology Day. We

ZF shows the future!

Aug 15, 2018No Comments

I have seen the future of transport – and it’s looking fabulous! I was given a taste of transport things to come recently in Friedrichshafen,

MAN to wow visitors at IAA

Aug 15, 2018No Comments

I have just returned from Berlin, where MAN gave journalists an exclusive preview into what the company has up its Bavarian sleeve for this year’s

Driving the future

Jul 10, 20181 Comment

Recently, along with the rest of the jury members on the International Truck of the Year (ITOY) judging panel, I was invited to Sweden to