Category:Featured September 2014

A nightmare for drivers
September 1, 2014

A nightmare for drivers

Sleep apnoea is an ever-increasing problem for professional drivers, thus deserving great exposure. Dr Betty Maguire highlights the condition.

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A matter of cost
September 1, 2014

A matter of cost

Eqstra Fleet Management’s 2014 annual travel benchmark survey illustrates that, while some are getting there, most South African corporates still have a way to...

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Eurocargo with an African twist
September 1, 2014

Eurocargo with an African twist

Sunny South Africa is the envy of many with its natural beauty, (mostly) wonderful weather and cultural diversity, but things aren’t always so sunny...

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Heavy going
September 1, 2014

Heavy going

Truck Test 2015 will see the return of extra-heavy commercial vehicles (EHCVs). It also promises to be the best event yet. GAVIN MYERS reveals...

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The red flag rises
September 1, 2014

The red flag rises

The Chinese commercial vehicle market is something of a mystery. We all know that, since 2009, it’s been the largest in the world. But...

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Production will be ramped-up to 5 000 trucks per annum at the newly built FAW production plant, in the Coega Industrial Development Zone.
September 1, 2014

Made in South Africa

It seems that more and more Chinese vehicles are entering the African market, which comes as no surprise. They might have started as the...

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World first! driving the dragon
September 1, 2014

World first! driving the dragon

With its new heavy-duty truck, Dongfeng wants to take on the European market. Can the Chinese company achieve this? CHARLEEN CLARKE travels to Xiangyang...

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A Chinese STAR with South African power behind it
September 1, 2014

A Chinese STAR with South African power behind it

In 2010, things weren’t looking so good for Powerstar. It was make-or-break time. In 2012, a major restructure brought some radical changes. The strategy...

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View(s) from the top
September 1, 2014

View(s) from the top

How will the transport industry become more efficient and environmentally friendly? And what is the future of mobility? CHARLEEN CLARKE gets the answers to...

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For the love of fuel
September 1, 2014

For the love of fuel

MALCOLM WALKER of Ultrafine Depth (UD) Filtration offers some very interesting insights on the topic of fuel filtration and fuel quality in South Africa....

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