Lack of road maintenance in SA will cost billions

4 April was International Road Maintenance Day with countries internationally focused on road maintenance as a fundamental action to protect the environment while contributing to socio-economic development. “Our focus was geared towards the economic and social imperatives of proper road...

Peering into the fleet crystal ball

The freight and transport industries are in a state of evolution, with the key marker being the need to develop means to offer greater efficiency and cleaner transport solutions. As such, third party suppliers such as Shell, are collaborating...

Motus & BNP Paribas close Sustainability Linked Loan

Motus Holdings Limited, a South African automotive company, has added a Sustainability Linked Loan (formerly known as a Positive Incentive Loan) feature to its existing $30 million loan with BNP Paribas to complement its strengthening commitment to environmental awareness...

Isuzu Extra-Heavies ensure growth in specialist segment

Isuzu Motors South Africa enhances the range of Isuzu extra-heavy gross vehicle mass (GVM) models from 16,5-ton to 35-ton GVM with the launch of the Isuzu FY-Series 8 X 4 models into the South African market. Long-haul rigs operating at...

Hino SA’s plans for 2019 and beyond

Hino SA has ambitious plans for 2019 and the future Hino South Africa, which enjoyed a very successful 2018 in terms of vehicle and parts sales as well as customer and dealer satisfaction ratings, laid out ambitious plans for 2019. The...

Stop-start technology – make sure your battery keeps up

Within the next few years, almost all newly-manufactured cars (90%) will have built-in functionality that can contribute to a cleaner environment. Stop-start technology reduces fuel consumption and harmful emissions by reducing the amount of time the engine spends idling,...

A culture of disobeying road laws

Three teenagers were killed and another is in a serious condition in hospital in KwaZulu-Natal after a taxi driver skipped a red light and collided with them. The community has expressed anger at the tragic incident saying that taxi...

Barloworld’s new group structure

On 27 February, Barloworld Group announced a strategic decision to merge their Automotive and Logistics divisions, a move that will leverage the assets and capabilities of the two divisions. The new change brings about the opportunity to strengthen the group’s...

Pushing the limits of efficiency

Shell Lubricants has showcased how innovation, technology, and collaboration can result in reduced emissions, showcasing the possibilities that transport can expect in the future. Innovation, technology, and collaboration are three key elements that drive the evolution of Shell’s Rimula...

Nelson Mandela Bay Metro supports local production

When Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality needed to upgrade its existing fire-fighting fleet, it procured these tough fire-fighting machines right on its door step. Locally built at Isuzu Motors South Africa's Port Elizabeth truck plant, the Isuzu FXZ 26-360 6x4 fitted...