This month VIC OLIVER tests the Tata LPT 1518 EX 2 eight ton freight carrier chassis.
Do wind deflectors that are fitted to trucks and trailers actually save fuel? Or are they simply marketing gimmicks? VIC OLIVER puts a Mercedes-Benz Sprinter coupled to a 14-metre pantechnicon type semi-trailer – with and without a full aero kit fitted to the truck tractor and trailer – to the test.
MAN Truck and Bus South Africa has just launched a new range of premium extra-heavy duty truck tractors. The new MAN TGS WW range is based on its immediate predecessor, the MAN TGA, which was released in 2005 in South Africa and is now a household name amongst local transport operators. VIC OLIVER drove the MAN TGS 27.440 6x4.
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