Category:Featured April 2010

Technology over-drive
April 1, 2010

Technology over-drive

Effective fleet management is a vital component of the commercial transport industry and a major factor in overall logistics costs. FOCUS looks at some...

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PBS, who knew?
April 1, 2010

PBS, who knew?

Pioneered by the timber industry in South Africa, performance based standards (PBS) measure how a truck and its load behave on the road against...

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Liquid gold
April 1, 2010

Liquid gold

We’ve all heard the expression, “everything he touches turns to gold,” but in the case of Scania, the idiom is actually true. From the...

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Danish Pastry
April 1, 2010

Danish Pastry

SHAUN CONNORS enjoys a bit of ethnic cleansing with the French army before getting into even deeper water with the Danish.

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Hanging with the MAN
April 1, 2010

Hanging with the MAN

Who needs a house when you have a truck? STUART MOIR meets two world travellers who call a Gunwiltruck “home”.

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A future insured
April 1, 2010

A future insured

On 15 April 2009, the road freight industry and the South African Transport Workers Union (Satawu) reached an agreement that effectively brought to a...

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The prosperity chain
April 1, 2010

The prosperity chain

After the financial meltdown of 2008, last year was all about survival for the commercial world. But at least 2010 is shaping up to...

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Hilux beater
April 1, 2010

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...

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Flippin’ fantastic trucks
April 1, 2010

Flippin’ fantastic trucks

The letter “F” reigned supreme when Isuzu Truck SA launched its new F-Series. But are these new vehicles really flippin’ fantastic? CHARLEEN CLARKE took...

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