Category:Featured February 2012

Truck Test 2012
February 1, 2012

STOP PRESS! Truck test 2012 partners with RFA Convention!

There has been a huge amount of hype surrounding Truck Test 2012… and now we can announce a huge development in that regard: Truck...

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The TFM HC 250 compactor is ideally suited to the Hino truck and is well proven in South African operating conditions.
February 1, 2012

Waste not, want not

Hino South Africa compactor manufacturer TFM and local Allison automatic transmission distributor D & A Power Products intend to tackle the growing waste management...

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Good, and set to get better
February 1, 2012

Good, and set to get better

As it does every year, UD Trucks presented us with its review of 2011 and visions for 2012. GAVIN MYERS gives you the numbers.

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Oiling those troubles
February 1, 2012

Oiling those troubles

Fuel is one of a transport operator’s greatest expenses. JACO DE KLERK investigates what impact this important issue has and looks for possible remedies…

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Part and parcel
February 1, 2012

Part and parcel

What’s actually happening in South Africa’s components, parts and accessories market? Are local products up to world standards, or is the market being overrun...

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I see the future
February 1, 2012

I see the future

Many auto manufacturers took the lead from COP17 to launch and showcase various environmentally friendly products and initiatives. Mercedes-Benz hosted a particularly interesting “green...

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Entering the Dakar is, in a certain way, like climbing Everest, sailing round the globe or rowing round the world. The places on the final podium represent an exceptional challenge, sometimes that of a lifetime. Apart from the rankings, all the competitors are motivated by this resolute desire, an almost crazy dream.
February 1, 2012

Doing it in the dust

“Welcome to hell. I’m the mayor.” That’s what the organisers should say to Dakar competitors, as CHARLEEN CLARKE discovers in Argentina…

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Pure Design
February 1, 2012

Pure Design

We see many specialised vehicles on our roads that have been built for a specific purpose. DANIELLE DU TOIT looks at such vehicles and...

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Transporting the future
February 1, 2012

Transporting the future

Specialised vehicles are manufactured to be exactly that – specialised. JACO DE KLERK takes a look at Makoya’s “specialised” operations and what its vehicles...

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