Sigfox technology to play key role in driving innovations across South Africa

Global Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity technology provider, Sigfox and its South African operator, SqwidNet, are set to digitally transform the country’s economy by driving national adoption in IoT technology. This follows three national companies, Discovery, Netstar and Fidelity ADT,...

Hino seats benchmark in comparative customer satisfaction survey

Hino South Africa has been a consistently strong performer in the quarterly Scott Byers Comparative Customer Satisfaction Monitor (CCSM) but in the third quarter of 2018 it has surpassed its previous best performance and set a new benchmark for...

Volvo Trucks’ continual road safety initiative for children

The initiative, called Stop, Look, Wave is specifically aimed at helping children understand how to best behave around trucks, buses and cars, and to ultimately keep them safe on the roads. According to the South African Journal of Science, pedestrians...

DHL Express scoops coveted Top Employer Intercontinental Award

DHL Express has been recognised as a Top Employer in Africa for the fifth consecutive year, at the prestigious Top Employer Africa 2019 certification ceremony, held at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg on Thursday, 4 October 2018. Paul Clegg,...

Commercial vehicle market bucks recession

The South African commercial vehicle market continues to defy economic trends by increasing overall sales by 2.3% year-on-year at the end of the third quarter in September. According to the latest results released by the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers...

Proposed new Automotive Code of Conduct will be catastrophic for Motor Industry

According to Mark Dommisse, National Chairperson of the National Automobile Dealers’ Association (NADA), the proposed new Code of Conduct will have significant negative implications for the industry and a requirement for shared thinking is critical. "NADA and its members fully...

Engen Driver Wellness sees truck drivers roll up their sleeves and get tested

Engen Driver Wellness once again brings health to the front seat for truck drivers by providing them with free health screenings. As part of National Transport month, Engen officially launched the annual programme on 1 October.Running for its seventh year,...

Commuter bus industry will be compelled to pass on fuel price increase to passengers

This weeks fuel price increase will have a tremendous knock-on effect on the bus industry. The Southern African Bus Operators Association (SABOA) highlights that not only does the 8.6 % diesel fuel price increase (from R14.40 per litre to...

Support for Automechanika Frankfurt’s Truck competence initiative grows

This year’s 25thAutomechanika Frankfurt trade fair for the automotive aftermarket, which took place in Germany from September 11-15, had a great deal to offer for truck, van, bus, and trailer operators as well as for service providers to this...

The future of logistics depends on four key elements

DHL, the world’s leading international express services provider, recently showcased the key trends that could impact the logistics industry in the next five to ten years, at an event held in Sandton, Johannesburg. Speaking at the event, Denis Niezgoda, DHL...