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Global Focus
July 1, 2009

Trucking On

With General Motors feeling the pinch, other major manufacturers such as Tata Motors and Mercedes-Benz continue to roll out new models and engines.

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Hyundai 2010 FIFA World Cup
July 1, 2009

Hyundai Proud sponsor of 2010 FIFA World Cup

As a proud sponsor of the 2010 FIFA World Cup, Hyundai will enjoy the prestigious responsibility of transporting the event’s teams and managers. The...

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Is local transport suffering a skills crisis?
July 1, 2009

Is local transport suffering a skills crisis?

The lack of skills development in the South African motor industry has reached a critical level – and industry is no longer willing to...

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RFA Road Freight Association
July 1, 2009

RFA 2009: Survival of the future

Bad era – but exciting times – There’s just no getting around the recession and its impact on various industries around the world –...

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SA transport
July 1, 2009

The trials and tribulations of SA transport

This year’s Institute for Road Transport Engineers’ (IRTE) AGM revealed two key truths about South Africa’s transport industry: the winds of change are upon...

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In the lap of luxury
July 1, 2009

In the lap of luxury

As the fastest-growing industry in South Africa, tourism is playing a major role in many industries, including transportation. Will the upcoming 2010 FIFA Soccer...

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Off-road maestro
July 1, 2009

Off-road maestro

The UNIversal-MOtor-Gerät (Gerät is German for machine or device), or the Unimog, as it’s known today, was initially intended to be a farm implement,...

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Here for the long haul
July 1, 2009

Here for the long haul

Hino’s domination of the medium and heavy commercial vehicle markets has ensured the manufacturer overall dominance of the local market for a large portion...

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July 1, 2009

Sleeping with the enemy?

In what is probably a first in business-to-business publishing, FOCUS has embarked on a unique joint project with rival publication, Truck & Bus. Astute...

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June 4, 2009

S’bu needs antidote to poisoned chalice

SA’s new transport minister, S’bu Ndebele, certainly has his work cut out for him. His three predecessors, Mac Maharaj, Dullah Omar and Jeff Radebe,...

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world on wheels
June 4, 2009

The Strength Behind the Style

Italy is famous for a number of things. Pizza, fashion, architecture and supercars spring to mind, as does soccer – the country is even...

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Focus on Bus and Coach
June 4, 2009

Manufacturers show the way of the future

Despite the prevailing global economic conditions, the Busworld Asia exhibition, which was staged at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre from 8 to 11...

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