Category:Featured November 2016

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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What Africa has to offer
November 3, 2016

What Africa has to offer

Electra Mining Africa 2016 was one of the biggest and best thus far, attracting a multitude of suppliers and buyers. We went along to...

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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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