Fuel increases and Carbon Tax
11 June, 2019
The Carbon Tax,
which comes into effect on 1 June (and implemented along with
fuel price changes on 5 June), was initially budgeted to have a
9 cents per litre impact on petrol prices and 10 cents per litre
impact on diesel.
Nokian Ground Kare – New Excavator and Backhoe Loader Tire Meadows, Roads and Railways
30 May, 2019
In the field of excavator tires, one solution is seldom optimal
for all purposes. That is why Nokian Tyres wants to offer a full range
of tires with emphasis on different surfaces and stability demands. The
latest addition to our selection is Nokian Ground Kare, a special
Platooning in the logistics industry: Researchers see great potential in real operations after tests
22 May, 2019
Successful completion of pilot project run by DB Schenker, MAN Truck & Bus and Fresenius University of Applied Sciences. Operating
electronically linked trucks on German motorways is safe, technically
reliable and easily applicable in the routine of a logistics company.
What you need to know about depression in truckers
17 May, 2019
Depression in truckers really exists in the trucking industry, although not widely known or discussed much. Many
years ago, I worked with a fellow by the name of Doug. He was a great
guy. He seemed happy, always joking around. He was the life of the
World's #1 Tractor, now at home in South Africa
15 May, 2019
its endeavour to establish South
Africa as its home outside India,
Mahindra South Africa announced entry
into its fourth business line, by
introducing its range of tough and
efficient farming equipment.
The announcement was made at a gala
event in the North West...
Connected C-me vest enhances driver safety
3 May, 2019
Ahead of the commercial launch of Scania's connected driver vest,
it is being displayed at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona 25-28
February. The Scania C-me vest is a connected safety vest
that features automatic lighting when exiting the cab.
A strategic approach to electrification: matching the right solution to customer needs
3 May, 2019
Thanks to decades of innovation in improving engine technology, today's
cars, trucks and other vehicles are cleaner and quieter than ever. More
stringent regulations worldwide are driving manufacturers to redesign
products to meet more ambitious standards.
Step into the woods
14 April, 2019
Steep ascents, sharp rocks, shale, mud, dust and sand are just some
of the obstacles vehicles operating in the forestry industry encounter
daily. What is the state of the industry and what role does vehicle
technology play? Gareth Greathead finds out.
UD Trucks launches New Quester
27 March, 2019
Fuel efficiency, battle for talent, productivity and connectivity are
top priorities for fleets and transport companies and these challenges
will be addressed with new features such as ESCOT and UD Telematics UD Trucks today unveiled New Quester with enhancements to the well-established...
New diesel rebate announced by minister of finance during budget speech
27 February, 2019
this week the Minister of Finance, Tito Mboweni, during his
Budget speech, announced that the diesel fund rebate would
increase by 3.4% from
R3.22 to R3.33 per litre
on 80% of eligible diesel usage. ( i.e. an increase per
litre of R2.576 to R2.664).