Features

Features

FOcus on transport and Logistics

Our monthly features are designed to cover the core areas of interest within the commercial transport industry.

More to these little bits of support
October 20, 2017

More to these little bits of support

While a vehicle’s suspension bushes cannot be seen, they are important to its stability, comfort and safety. WILLIAM GEORGE explores the latest developments behind...

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Food transport whipped into shape
October 20, 2017

Food transport whipped into shape

Maintaining the quality of products is essential in the transportation of food, especially with the introduction of the new Notice R364 draft regulation. MARISKA...

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From horse shoes to trailer big boots
October 20, 2017

From horse shoes to trailer big boots

Schmitz Cargobull, one of the biggest trailer companies in the world, made big news in this country earlier this year when it acquired 33...

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Cool Technology for refrigerated trailers
October 20, 2017

Cool Technology for refrigerated trailers

Technology drives the refrigerated trailer sector by providing the latest cooling solutions to ensure the safety of goods and the sustainability of refrigeration fleet...

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A glimpse of what the future holds for SA transport
October 20, 2017

A glimpse of what the future holds for SA transport

The Road Freight Association (RFA) Operations Conference took place at Futuroad 2017. It offered delegates insight into improving transport operations and a glimpse into...

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The new CV show in town
October 20, 2017

The new CV show in town

For the past four years, South African commercial vehicle owners and enthusiasts have lacked any large-scale trade shows that speak to their interests. The...

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Charleen Clarke checks out the Model TGE-A truck, which was produced in 1917.
September 20, 2017

Captivating history!

The Hino Auto Plaza is home to the company’s training facilities and its museum. CHARLEEN CLARKE found the latter quite fascinating

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Hino eyes even greater success in SA
September 20, 2017

Hino eyes even greater success in SA

South Africa is currently number nine in the Hino world. Toshiaki Yasuda, managing officer overseas sales and marketing at Hino Motors, tells CHARLEEN CLARKE...

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Widening its appeal
September 20, 2017

Widening its appeal

You’ve already read Charleen Clarke’s driving impression of the new Hino 500 Series Wide Cab on page 22, now GAVIN MYERS reports on the...

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Tokyo tête-à-tête
September 20, 2017

Tokyo tête-à-tête

Shortly before the new model’s local media reveal, CHARLEEN CLARKE had the exclusive privilege of being the only journalist to get behind the wheel...

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In the driver’s seat of used-vehicle sales
September 20, 2017

In the driver’s seat of used-vehicle sales

As most of the transport industry scrambles to save money during the recession, the used-vehicle industry is reaping the benefits of cost saving. MARISKA...

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Grease up for smooth operation
September 20, 2017

Grease up for smooth operation

Regular lubrication forms part of a comprehensive maintenance programme and ensures that vehicles keep rolling smoothly. WILLIAM GEORGE finds out how important lubrication is...

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