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Fuel, fuel management and lubricants

Fuel, fuel management and lubricants

Fuel increases ‘catastrophic’ says AA

Fuel users are facing unprecedented price increases in October. This is according to the Automobile Association (AA) which was commenting on unaudited month-end fuel price data released by the Central Energy Fund (CEF). "These increases are catastrophic for road users,"...

Sucessfully transporting liquified products

The transportation of various products maintained at different temperatures has become a critical part of the supply chain process. The need to have specified temperature parameters has significantly increased over the past few years. Containers that carry glucose, oils, bitumen...

Shell announces 2017 Branded Distributor Driver of the Year

Shell Commercial Fuels South Africa announced the winners of their 2017 Trucker of the year competition recently. The event, held at the Riverside Sun hotel in Vanderbijlpark, included entertainment by the exquisite electric string quartet The Muses and internationally...

Sinopec deal in jeopardy?

Though state-owned Chinese petroleum company Sinopec has signed a purchase agreement with Chevron Global Energy Inc to acquire the US company’s 75% stake in Chevron South Africa – which includes a refinery in Cape Town, a lubricants plant in...

Shell launches V-Power with Dynaflex

Shell South Africa has launched the company’s next generation fuel for its V-Power brand – adding what it calls Dynaflex technology to the mixture. Yaasier Abrahams, the company’s retail marketing manager, says the new formula – which he describes as...

Curbing diesel theft and fraud

Vehicle tracking and fleet management specialist Ctrack recently enabled long-haul transporter Massyn Vervoer to identify diesel theft and fraud within the company. Though Ctrack has been tracking Massyn Vervoer’s fleet for the past 15 years, the transport company recently identified...

Scania reduces carbon emissions at Skoda

In order to reduce its carbon footprint, automobile manufacturer Skoda will be introducing five Scania CNG-powered trucks for use at its main assembly plant in Mladá Boleslav, Czech Republic. Four of the trucks will be used to transport car...

Toyota announces intention to begin sales of fuel cell buses

Toyota Motor Corporation has announced its intention to begin sales of fuel cell buses (FC buses) under the Toyota brand from early 2017. Developed by Toyota and Hino Motors, the engine makes use of hydrogen technology, and has been adopted...

What a learning curve!

KwaZulu-Natal based truck driver Dharmendra Arejune recently represented South Africa at the world finals of the Volvo Trucks Driver’s Fuel Challenge in Sweden. Competing against 28 other drivers from 42 countries, Dharmendra, winner of the competition’s South African leg held...

Beyond industry standards

Sebokeng Fuels has recently been awarded prestigious Shell RT Pillar certification It is not very often that one company is accredited across two different industries and can profess to be completely competent in both, but it does happen. In the...

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