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My life has always revolved around anything with wheels and an engine. It doesn’t matter if its an old banger, the latest hot-hatch or a fancy 4×4 – any excuse is a good excuse to take it for a cruise, spank it at the track or go bundu-bashing (the mud-and-rocks-side-of-a-mountain type, not the exploring-Joburg’s-pavements type). Otherwise, chances are you’ll find me lying underneath one of my beloved toys or with my head buried in its engine bay, tinkering away.

SAVE-ing with Isuzu

Jun 07, 2019No Comments

One thing was clear from the Isuzu Motors South Africa (IMSAf) stand at the Nampo Agricultural Trade Show this year; the company has a portfolio

To add or not to add

Jun 06, 2019No Comments

For decades, lubrication additives (we’re talking drivetrain oils here) have attracted a fair amount of controversy surrounding their actual effectiveness and whether or not they

Insuring your right to repair

Jun 06, 2019No Comments

With the controversy surrounding the Right to Repair codes of conduct currently being compiled by the Competition Commission, GAVIN MYERS finds out how this may

Local electric conversions – a viable pro...

Jun 06, 2019No Comments

GAVIN MYERS meets a local company that is setting out to convert the nation’s heavy commercial vehicles to electric propulsion Dwindling fuel reserves (and, locally,


The bold new face of Triton

May 10, 2019No Comments

While it seems like only yesterday that Mitsubishi Motors South Africa launched its new Triton, GAVIN MYERS has just driven the latest version It was,

Innovation this, innovation that

May 09, 2019No Comments

“There’s no need to reinvent the wheel,” some are often heard saying. In transport, though, the only wheels that don’t need (too much) reinventing are

Just try to not notice this van…

May 09, 2019No Comments

The third-generation Mercedes-Benz Sprinter has arrived in South Africa and, by all accounts, it looks set to redefine the large-van segment. GAVIN MYERS sampled it

Getting agricultural with trailers

May 09, 2019No Comments

When it comes to trailers, the agricultural market is both general and specialised at the same time… While certain everyday units – such as flat-decks

Placing an emphasis on inspection

May 09, 2019No Comments

GAVIN MYERS sat down with Garth Johnson, CEO of Dekra Automotive South Africa, to find out how commercial vehicle and fleet operators can better manage

Giving drivers a life

Apr 11, 20191 Comment

As a journalist, its rather unprofessional to sing the praises of that on which one is reporting – objectivity should rule. However, objectively speaking, the