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Creating the path to greatness

Creating the path to greatness

In a bid to drive the growth and development of its employees, Hino South Africa runs the Hino Learnership Programme (HLP), the latest of which has been the most successful yet.

 
New Iveco MB Truck City in Johannesburg

New Iveco MB Truck City in Johannesburg

MB Truck City has launched a new dealership as part of the ongoing Iveco MB Truck City partnership.

 
Construction and mining taken to new heights

Construction and mining taken to new heights

The African construction and mining industries are set to receive a comprehensive overview of the technologies of the future at the third Bauma Conexpo Africa, which will be held between March 13 and 16.

 
South Africans show their worth at Dakar 2018

South Africans show their worth at Dakar 2018

Dakar 2018 was the 40th edition of the gruelling annual event and – with 185 vehicles entering the race – provided all the thrills and spills for which it has become famous over the years.

   
Cargo Carriers welcomes Solly Letsoalo

Cargo Carriers welcomes Solly Letsoalo

The board of directors of specialist transporter Cargo Carriers has announced the appointment of Lekau (Solly) Letsoalo as the company’s new CEO. Letsoalo has also been made an executive director of Cargo Carriers. The appointments were effective as of January 8.

 
MAN Automotive celebrates a great 2017

MAN Automotive celebrates a great 2017

While 2017 was characterised by an overall market decline, MAN Automotive has reported a 15-percent annual sales growth for its southern African operation. Overall, sales of trucks and buses increased by 298 units – from 1 969 trucks and buses for 2016, to 2 267 units sold in 2017.

 
Bakwena lowers festive-season fatality rates

Bakwena lowers festive-season fatality rates

N1N4 toll route operator, Bakwena, has announced that it recorded just nine fatalities in December 2017, and three between January 1 and 15 on the N1N4 toll route. While 12 fatalities are still 12 too many, the figures are significantly lower than those of 2016; when there were 12 fatalities in December 2016 and 19 in January 2017.

   
Rolling smoothly with renewed accreditation

Rolling smoothly with renewed accreditation

Bearings International (BI) – a leading distributor of bearings and power transmission products in southern Africa – has recently received a slew of renewed accreditations.

 
Rolling smoothly with renewed accreditation

Notification of roadworks in Soweto

The Johannesburg Roads Agency (JRA) is set to embark on the R37-million reconstruction of the Bridge Street bridge over the Klipspruit River, in Soweto, due to overtopping during heavy rainfall.

 
SA truck drivers getting serious about health

SA truck drivers getting serious about health

More than 3 217 truck drivers took advantage of the voluntary, free health screenings offered by Engen’s sixth Driver Wellness programme during 2017. 

   
“Throw the book at rock throwers!”

“Throw the book at rock throwers!”

Every now and then an incident of rock throwing – from the side of the road and off overhead bridges – emerges, terrorising motorists and causing the risk of accidents, serious injury and even death. The latest bout has indeed resulted in the latter.

 
Fesarta launches transport training courses

Fesarta launches transport training courses

The Federation of East and Southern African Road Transport Associations (Fesarta) has been provided a range of e-learning training courses by Transport Logistics Consultants (TLC), which cover a wide range of topics beneficial to transport organisations and their drivers.

 
Why Elon Musk's electric truck  is doomed to fail

Why Elon Musk's electric truck is doomed to fail

At the outset of this article, I need to say that I respect Elon Musk more than any living South African. He’s a visionary and a genius. He’s the man I most want to interview, but, when it comes to his electric truck, he’s got it wrong. Horribly wrong.  

   

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