Category:Featured November 2012

Techno fleets
November 1, 2012

Techno fleets

Imagine if the transport industry’s two worst nightmares – vehicle breakdowns and the ever-rising cost of fuel – could be made less nightmarish. Well,...

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Turbulent times for tyres
November 1, 2012

Turbulent times for tyres

There has been a lot of hype in the media regarding the Recycling and Development Initiative of South Africa (Redisa) waste tyre management plan....

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MAN revealed 12 premieres at the fair. The highlight for most visitors was the MAN Concept S coupled to a Krone trailer.
November 1, 2012

Driving the future

Drivers are important! And it seems that, in Europe anyway, companies are finally realising this. CHARLEEN CLARKE visits the 64th IAA Commercial Vehicles and...

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Stealing the show
November 1, 2012

Stealing the show

The new Volvo FH is a remarkable vehicle, and was the centre of attention at the IAA International Motor Show in Hanover.

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Circle of trust
November 1, 2012

Circle of trust

MAN’s IAA stand was shaped like a circle. Standing in the hospitality area above the cacophony of metal on display, it reminded CHARLEEN CLARKE...

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Celebrating 60 wonderful years!
November 1, 2012

Celebrating 60 wonderful years!

Jost celebrated its 60th anniversary at the IAA – with a feast of product innovations and visits from existing and potential customers from across...

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As cool as it gets
November 1, 2012

As cool as it gets

The IAA International Motor Show is done and dusted, but the vehicles and products it showcased are still the talk of the town. FOCUS...

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Daimler’s Aerodynamics Truck and Trailer initiative drastically reduces drag and fuel consumption.
November 1, 2012

Daimler rocks IAA!

The Daimler stand has always dominated the IAA in terms of size and technological innovations – but this year, as CHARLEEN CLARKE discovered, it...

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Master cylinder!
November 1, 2012

Master cylinder!

HS Penta launched an innovative new cylinder at the IAA. CHARLEEN CLARKE caught up with Ivan Giorgi, the company’s sales director, as he jetted...

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Feast of innovations
November 1, 2012

Feast of innovations

Food on the one hand, and trailers, axles and suspensions on the other, don’t normally go together. But as Andre Cilliers, managing director of...

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