Category:FOCUS on Bus and Coach

North West eager for new transport system
December 7, 2017

North West eager for new transport system

In February this year, the Rustenburg municipality began road construction in the CBD to prepare for the area’s new bus rapid transit system. WILLIAM...

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Redefining “entry level”
December 7, 2017

Redefining “entry level”

Mercedes-Benz has the ambition to be the number one manufacturer in the South African bus market. To do so, it is boosting the structure...

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Scania goes soot free
November 7, 2017

Scania goes soot free

Scania has joined the Global Industry Partnership on Soot-Free Clean Bus Fleets! CHARLEEN CLARKE asked Alan Hugo, general manager bus and coach at Scania...

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Joburg’s commuters and ineffective Public transport
October 19, 2017

Joburg’s commuters and ineffective Public transport

How do the people of Johannesburg view the city’s public transport system? FOCUS reports on a study conducted by researchers Gert Heyns and Rose...

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The people have spoken
September 19, 2017

The people have spoken

What does the public think about the state of public transport in South Africa? The telling answers are in the recently published results of...

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Defining the bus of the future
August 19, 2017

Defining the bus of the future

FOCUS looks into its crystal ball to uncover some innovations that hint at the buses of the future

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Year of the Afriway
August 19, 2017

Year of the Afriway

Time flies when you’re having fun… The truth of that statement could not have been more surprising when the realisation dawned on GAVIN MYERS...

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A jewel in the Iveco crown
July 19, 2017

A jewel in the Iveco crown

Family businesses have been the backbone of entrepreneurship for many years. A key factor is their longevity, which translates to these businesses becoming a...

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From left: Volvo’s Carlos Álvaro, Vinesh Rambaran and Marius Botha with the new Volvo B8R chassis.
July 19, 2017

Everything in one

At the 2017 Southern African Bus Operators Association (Saboa) conference, Volvo introduced a new, versatile, environmentally friendly chassis. GAVIN MYERS finds out more

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Scania’s F250 4x2 automatic is tasked with expanding the brand’s product portfolio.
July 19, 2017

Under promise and over deliver

Scania South Africa presented a development of its front-engine bus chassis at the 2017 Southern African Bus Operators Association (Saboa) conference. GAVIN MYERS finds...

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