Global Focus News

Driving the future

Jul 10, 2018No Comments

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

Iveco opts for girl power!

Jul 10, 2018No Comments

Iveco is returning to the European Truck Racing Championship this year with a female driver! Her name is Steffi Halm. She’s 33 years old, hails

Ford tackles Seven Sisters

Jul 10, 2018No Comments

The so-called “Seven Sisters” (the seven established European brands, namely Mercedes-Benz, MAN, Iveco, Renault, Scania, DAF and Volvo) could be in for a wake-up call

Iveco attacks Japanese market

Jun 18, 2018No Comments

In a move destined to grow global sales, Iveco has launched the Stralis NP 400 in Japan. It is the first liquefied natural gas (LNG)

Scania is on a roll

Jun 18, 2018No Comments

Scania is performing extremely well. In fact, its net sales rose to a record SEK 31.1 billion (R45,4 billion) and earnings in the first quarter

Nikola versus Tesla: it is an all-out war!

Jun 18, 2018No Comments

In a move that many say will not achieve anything, hydrogen truck start-up Nikola is suing Tesla Motors for US$ 2 billion (R25,5 billion) saying

Ford launches all-new Fiesta Sport Van

Jun 18, 20181 Comment

Ford has launched the fabulous all-new Fiesta Sport Van in the United Kingdom. The launch took place recently at the 2018 CV Show in Birmingham,

Road to hell

May 14, 2018No Comments

As South Africans, we all love to complain. In fact, I’m convinced it’s an official national pastime! One of our favourite topics is the bad

Wanted: self-parking trucks (please!)

May 14, 2018No Comments

When I went for my Code 14, I discovered that I’m most definitely allergic to alley docking. I have huge respect for truck drivers who

Volvo debuts all-electric truck

May 14, 2018No Comments

Volvo Trucks has introduced its first all-electric truck for commercial use – the Volvo FL Electric for urban distribution and refuse operations, among other applications.