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An exchange rate in flux
November 27, 2017

An exchange rate in flux

Drawing a link between exchange-rate movements and the price of new vehicles is essential to ensure that exchange-rate risk is minimised

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Having to contain frustration
November 27, 2017

Having to contain frustration

As the shift to high-cube (HC) containers continues, South Africa will be left behind by the end of 2018 if its legislation is not...

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Forgetting K53
November 27, 2017

Forgetting K53

Know what S.I.P.D.E. stands for? No? Well, read on to find out…

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The used market gets tougher
November 19, 2017

The used market gets tougher

While used vehicles remain a popular option for buyers, it is becoming more difficult for the dealers to profit 

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Advice for the auditors
November 19, 2017

Advice for the auditors

The KPMG saga has stirred up a hornet’s nest, which gives me the opportunity to bring public transport into the debate 

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Daimler KAMAZ Rus and KAMAZ enjoyed pride of place at Comtrans.
November 8, 2017

Comtrans echoes a market on the boil!

The Russian market is on the boil and this was reflected in the number of launches and Russian premieres at Comtrans 2017

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Russia rising!
November 8, 2017

Russia rising!

Russia is undoubtedly one of the most interesting – and challenging – commercial vehicle markets in the world. Home to over eight-million commercial vehicles,...

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Hitting the highway
November 8, 2017

Hitting the highway

Traditionally better known in the rough-and-tough mining and construction industries, Powerstar has officially launched its assault on the long-haul market. GAVIN MYERS reports

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Electric booms as diesel is banned
November 8, 2017

Electric booms as diesel is banned

Beijing, the capital of China, plans to ban older diesel trucks from the city in 2019 – and that’s only the beginning. MARISKA MORRIS...

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MAN’s latest range: all things to all people!
November 8, 2017

MAN’s latest range: all things to all people!

MAN recently presented its new van and truck products for 2018 at a special event in Barcelona. Dubbed the “MAN Full Range Days”, the...

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Box of tricks
November 8, 2017

Box of tricks

A rather voluminous van that requires only a code-B licence to drive, the Peugeot Boxer X250 L2H1 holds many charms, writes GAVIN MYERS

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A commitment to safe chemical transportation
November 8, 2017

A commitment to safe chemical transportation

The transportation of hazardous fuels and chemicals requires careful attention to detail and specialised supply chain and transport logistics services that adhere to safety,...

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