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Intelligent trucking
October 1, 2009

Intelligent trucking

When Mercedes-Benz launches a vehicle, you can be sure the event will be memorable, particularly when the manufacturer in question has both trucks and...

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From wood to wheel
October 1, 2009

From wood to wheel

In a joint project with organisations like the European Union, the Swedish Energy Agency, various fuel companies and the transport industry, Volvo Trucks recently...

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Steeling the limelight
October 1, 2009

Steeling the limelight

What do six “strong men”, a crazy crane operator and a monster machine man have in common? They’ve all tried to put a dent...

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Got milk?
October 1, 2009

Got milk?

The days of the milk man delivering milk to our doors might be long gone, but we still rely on the delivery of fresh...

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Shooting at buses
October 1, 2009

Shooting at buses

After a slow start, Johannesburg’s first phase of bus rapid transit (BRT) finally came online in late August, three months later than originally planned....

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October 1, 2009

Industry’s top companies named

Which companies are at the top of the game within the transport industry? All has been revealed, with the announcement of the 2009 Focus...

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September 4, 2009

Driving the SA gauntlet

We lead by example and we learn by example. Like with most other activities, this has a marked effect on the way you drive....

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World on wheels South Africa
September 4, 2009

Local, but not lekker

South Africa remains one of the most competitive commercial vehicle markets in the world, with a plethora of brands represented here. Can they all...

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All for Africa
September 4, 2009

All for Africa

Japanese in origin, but now part of Daimler Trucks, Mitsubishi Fuso is a global brand with a distinguished history. And it’s quickly becoming one...

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South African superstar!
September 4, 2009

South African superstar!

One of the most successful local companies within the transport industry is definitely DigiCore. Not only has the firm made its mark on the...

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Farewell to old friends
September 1, 2009

Farewell to old friends

Three years ago, Piet van Wyk de Vries set out to achieve a mammoth task: the rebranding and revitalisation of Toyota Trucks into a...

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Trucking down under
September 1, 2009

Trucking down under

For a look at what the South African truck market can expect in the near future, FRANK BEETON discusses what went down at the...

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