Category:Featured May 2011

Japan’s disaster spells trouble for South Africa
May 1, 2011

Japan’s disaster spells trouble for South Africa

All Japanese vehicle manufacturers selling into South Africa have been affected by that country’s recent earthquake and tsunami disaster. If the latest assessments of...

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Vehicle recycling: Why South Africa has a long way to go
May 1, 2011

Vehicle recycling: long way to go

When it comes to recycling cars and commercial vehicles, South Africa has a lot to learn from first world countries where OEMs themselves set...

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Spend money to make money
May 1, 2011

Spend money to make money

By keeping trucks and cars on the road for longer intervals, commercial fleets are being exposed to far higher levels of stress than in...

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Fuelling African discontent
May 1, 2011

Fuelling African discontent

Fuel prices are likely to remain high, triggering more food price increases this year and possibly more strikes and protests, unless the calls of...

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A slippery slope
May 1, 2011

A slippery slope

It’s happened again, the oil price has skyrocketed, and the costs don’t just end at the pumps. As GAVIN MYERS finds out, it’s bad...

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Integrated public transport – a reality?
May 1, 2011

Integrated public transport – a reality?

From 1 July, Gauteng will have the basics in place for a fully integrated land-based public transport system. With the Gautrain fully operational, it...

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To serve and protect
May 1, 2011

To serve and protect

To much applause, the Consumer Protection Act (CPA) is now in full swing. GAVIN MYERS briefly explores the act and what it means for...

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The ups and downs of AARTO
May 1, 2011

The ups and downs of AARTO

Round two of our series on the Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences (AARTO) Act. As promised, GAVIN MYERS will continue the feature with...

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Panther is MAN's top fire fighter
May 1, 2011

Panther is MAN’s top fire fighter

Friend or foe, fire is an everyday reality and whether it is used for productive purposes or ignited unwittingly, fire extinguishing equipment should always...

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