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Want to preserve your classic vehicle?

Feb 19, 2019No Comments

Vehicle collectors the world over can rejoice! Classic Guard, a new ceramic coating, has been launched – and it is set to do wonders for

Honda shows its Autonomous Work Vehicle at ...

Feb 19, 2019No Comments

I was at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas last month. What a cool event! There was a lot of amazing stuff on

Scania supplies trucks for e-highways

Feb 19, 2019No Comments

Scania is supplying 15 trucks for trials on German e-highways this year. Trials will initially commence in Hessen along the A5 Autobahn, where the five-kilometre

Schmitz Cargobull debuts swap box with elec...

Dec 12, 2018No Comments

We’re all talking about e-mobility. I’m certainly writing about it all the time in this column. And e-trucks are almost becoming a dime a dozen.

Iveco triumphs at the Truck Racing Champion...

Dec 12, 2018No Comments

Iveco has been crowned the overall winner of the FIA European Truck Racing Championship 2018. Team Hahn’s Jochen Hahn, driving his Iveco Stralis, was recently

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

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