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My friends call me a glomad (a global nomad lest you don’t get it). That’s a particularly apt word, because I am always trawling all corners of the globe, looking for stories. As a result, I have slept in some seriously strange places – on a bed of ice in the Arctic circle, on the floor in a traditional Japanese hotel, on the sand dunes in the Wadi Rum Desert in Jordan … and even on the floor of a Thai cargo ship. Mostly however I tend to sleep on aircraft (if I had a dog, he would bark at me when I eventually come home). I am passionate about trucks, cars, travel, food, wine, people and hugs – so I write about all these things. Except the hugs.

OSG launches innovative digital display

Jul 04, 2019No Comments

Israeli glass fabricator Oran Safety Glass (OSG) has launched ScreeneX glass-embedded digital displays, which – when fitted to buses and trains – make the most

History is made!

Jul 04, 2019No Comments

The first cab-less, electric truck – Einride’s T-pod – has driven on a public road! The ground-breaking event took place at DB Schenker’s facility in

V stands for VERY nice!

Jul 03, 2019No Comments

The facelifted V-Class is about to blast into South Africa. CHARLEEN CLARKE shot off to Sitges to drive it 2014 was one hell of a

Anteo is on its way

Jul 02, 2019No Comments

The Prometeon Tyre Group – the licensed manufacturer of Pirelli branded truck, bus and off-the-road tyres and the world’s only purely industrial tyre company –

Iveco is official partner of Alfa Romeo Rac...

Jun 10, 2019No Comments

Iveco, the newly appointed official truck partner of Alfa Romeo Racing, has delivered a fleet of 12 Stralis trucks and one Daily van to the

Fisker Orbit testing to start (we think)

Jun 10, 2019No Comments

So, first deliveries of the incredible Fisker Orbit shuttle, developed for smart cities, campuses and airports, were meant to commence in August 2019. However, we’re

Ford and Rivian join forces to build EVs

Jun 10, 2019No Comments

Ford Motor Company has invested US$ 500 million (about R7,1 billion) in a company called Rivian, which specialises in electric vehicles (EVs). They will work

Uber Freight and SAP join forces

Jun 10, 2019No Comments

Uber Freight, the Uber business unit that helps truck drivers connect with shipping companies, has joined forces with SAP – and their collaboration is set to

Ford Trucks tackles Europe

Jun 10, 2019No Comments

Ford Trucks is tangibly demonstrating its intention to conquer the lucrative European truck market with a European tour for the F-Max, the 2019 International Truck

MAN wins design awards

Jun 10, 2019No Comments

MAN Truck & Bus has received not one, but two sought-after iF Design Awards. The first accolade, the iF Design Award 2019 in the “Automobiles/Vehicles/Bikes”