Category:Featured November 2016

When is a van not (just) a van?
November 3, 2016

When is a van not (just) a van?

The humble van is about to become so much more. CHARLEEN CLARKE attends the Van Innovation Campus, hosted by Mercedes-Benz, and discovers that the...

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Forging a path
November 3, 2016

Forging a path

Grain Carriers, the country’s largest haulier of grain and related produce, recently celebrated 25 years on the road in grand style … GAVIN MYERS...

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Future-proofed fleets use Big Data
November 3, 2016

Future-proofed fleets use Big Data

In many respects, fleet managers today work at the cutting-edge of information and communication technology convergence, where myriad hardware and software elements combine to...

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Fleet manager or bean counter?
November 3, 2016

Fleet manager or bean counter?

While some economists feel that the South African economy has reached the lowest point of its contraction, the remaining question is: at what point...

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Don’t tire of tyres
November 3, 2016

Don’t tire of tyres

As the second-highest variable cost factor in a long-distance trucking operation, truck owners and fleet managers cannot afford to ignore the management and control...

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Electric is everything!
November 3, 2016

Electric is everything!

E-mobility was the overriding theme at this year’s IAA in Hannover, in Germany; virtually all the major manufacturers wowed the crowds with vehicles boasting...

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New kid on the cement block shakes up the industry
November 3, 2016

New kid on the cement block shakes up the industry

A new name to the Truck Test game, Sephaku Cement has partnered as a load supplier for 2017. ASTRID DE LA REY finds out...

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Trailers and tracking for Truck Test
November 3, 2016

Trailers and tracking for Truck Test

Two long-standing Truck Test partners – trailer manufacturer, Afrit, and fleet-management services provider, Ctrack – are once again throwing their weight behind the event

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A world debut right here in SA!
November 3, 2016

A world debut right here in SA!

The brand new Futuroad Expo will make its global debut in South Africa in September next year. CHARLEEN CLARKE finds out what it’s all...

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No easy mission
November 3, 2016

No easy mission

Designed and built for heavy-duty operations, the Astra HD 9 86.56 8×6, with a gross vehicle weight of 60 t, can replace a dumper...

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