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Oh what a fabulous body!

Oh what a fabulous body!

Transporters are well aware of how the right trailer, tanker or truck body can add value to an operator’s business. STUART MOIR discovers that a truck isn’t up to much without the trailer it’s pulling.

 
Transport and the 2010 world cup

Transport and the 2010 world cup

The countdown is on, with kick-off fast approaching. Yet local transporters remain confused, even apprehensive, about the impact of the FIFA World Cup on their day-to-day operations. FOCUS brings you the low-down on access sites, enclosures and everything else you need to know – but didn’t think to ask.

 
Clash of the Triton

Clash of the Triton

It’s not easy to find a bakkie that combines style with strength; good looks with reliability. But, as STUART MOIR discovers, Mitsubishi’s Triton ClubCab delivers the goods in all departments.

 
C-track combats CO2 emissions

C-track combats CO2 emissions

Despite the failure of delegates from 192 nations to formulate a global emissions control policy to succeed the Kyoto Protocol, the Copenhagen summit held in December 2009 did highlight the need for urgent steps to be taken internationally to intensify control of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, most notably carbon dioxide (CO2).

   
T5 ups its game

T5 ups its game

Whether you need family transport or a competent commercial vehicle, CHARLEEN CLARKE says that the new T5 range – comprising Caravelle, Kombi and Transporter – is worth a second look.

 
From taxi to tipper truck

From taxi to tipper truck

Big dreams can come true. Just ask Solomon Thobejane: an entrepreneur of over 25 years standing with many successful business ventures behind him, each bigger than the last.

 
Calling all drivers!

Calling all drivers!

The countdown is on as Mercedes-Benz truck drivers from nine countries across the world – including South Africa – prepare to compete against each other for the coveted title of FleetBoard Drivers’ League champion for 2010.

   
The secret life of a conrod

The secret life of a conrod

An engine’s hardest working parts are the connecting rods that join its pistons and crankshaft. JAKE VENTER explores their role and functions.

 
A breath of fresh air

A breath of fresh air

Government plans to introduce a carbon emission tax in September highlight South Africa’s generally poor air quality. STUART MOIR investigates this environmental problem and the transport industry’s level of culpability.

 
Hilux beater

Hilux beater

One of the most eagerly-anticipated local launches this year is that of the Amarok. JESSE ADAMS jetted off to South America to put Volkswagen’s brand new bakkie through its paces...

   

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Vic Oliver One of this country’s most respected commercial vehicle industry authorities.
Vaughan Mostert Through Hopping Off, Mostert leaves readers with some parting food for thought as he continues his push for change in the local public transport industry.
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