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How to maintain your vehicle for safe driving in times of Covid-19
How to maintain your vehicle for safe driving in times of Covid-19Article

Car maintenance and adhereing to Covid-19 protocols are vital to those that are relying on their vehicle to travel during the pandemic...

11 Sep 2020

What is shaping culture? Commuting
What is shaping culture? CommutingArticle

Brett Rogers explores the edges of culture and how things are changing, providing valuable insights for brands wanting to understand who and what is shaping culture...

Brett Rogers 7 Sep 2020

How to maintain fleet vehicles for longer
How to maintain fleet vehicles for longerArticle

Fleet vehicles undergoing less road time due to economic strain means additional measures need to be implemented by companies for safety and efficiency...

3 Jul 2020

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Securing logistics operations in a data-first worldArticle

Even the simple act of finding your location is now a very digital experience thanks to GPS and electronic maps...

Chris de Bruyn 25 Jun 2020

Hyundai extends warranties
Hyundai extends warrantiesArticle

Hyundai vehicles with original warranties that expire between March and June 2020 will benefit globally from a warranty extension for up to three months...

7 Apr 2020

How to spot a good mechanic or auto repair shop
How to spot a good mechanic or auto repair shopArticle

When it comes to owning a car, there is no way to completely eliminate the cost of maintenance and repairs...

4 Mar 2020

How do I know if my shock absorbers are bad?
How do I know if my shock absorbers are bad?Article

Shock absorbers are designed to assist the driver in maintaining control of the car by keeping the tyres on the ground...

7 Jan 2020

Study reveals consumer expectations of SA's automotive industry
Study reveals consumer expectations of SA's automotive industryArticle

The automotive industry is not immune to the increased consumer expectations the digital era has brought with it...

6 Jan 2020

5 Road safety tips ahead of the festive season
5 Road safety tips ahead of the festive seasonArticle

There's nothing like a long drive on an open road with the wind in your hair...and none in your tyres...

30 Oct 2019

Immigrant food couriers risk death on South African roads
Immigrant food couriers risk death on South African roadsArticle

"When it rains, it's trouble. Guys are falling all the time."

Kimon de Greef 3 Jul 2019

4 risk management tips for freight forwarders when taking on new business
4 risk management tips for freight forwarders when taking on new businessArticle

"Freight forwarding is a tough industry where the price is king and forwarders are price takers rather than price setters, forcing many operators to discount heavily in order to close deals."

25 Apr 2019

Free State prioritises education, youth
Free State prioritises education, youthArticle

The Free State government has targeted education, skills development and youth opportunities as their focus areas this year...

19 Feb 2019

Understanding the filters in your vehicle
Understanding the filters in your vehicleArticle

Regular maintenance and repairs will keep your vehicle safe and reliable...

19 Dec 2018

Retail technology - changing buying and delivery methods
Retail technology - changing buying and delivery methodsArticle

Insights into the technologies that retailers are investing in, and where retail is headed as these technologies take effect...

Jacqueline van Eeden 8 Oct 2018

#FairnessFirst: Seeing red over the 'pink tax' problem
#FairnessFirst: Seeing red over the 'pink tax' problemArticle

'Pink tax' has been doing the rounds for decades. Here's why consumers are seeing red about paying more for anything sold to females...

Leigh Andrews 5 Jul 2018

Taxify launches partnership with Namola to improve driver safety
Taxify launches partnership with Namola to improve driver safetyArticle

In an attempt to improve passenger and driver safety, ride-hailing app Taxify launched an in-app safety button in partnership with Namola on Wednesday...

5 Apr 2018

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Understanding the lifespan of vehicle parts: brake fluidArticle

So how often should you change your brake fluid? This is a common question workshop mechanics get asked. The braking system of the vehicle remains one of the most overlooked systems in the vehicle and can be one of the most critical too...

Dewald Ranft 11 Mar 2018

Understanding the lifespan of vehicle parts: tyres
Understanding the lifespan of vehicle parts: tyresArticle

Fleet and vehicle owners need to realise that many accidents on our roads are caused by worn and old tyres...

Pieter Niemand 16 Feb 2018

Launching the Debmarine Namibia campaign.
Campaign promotes road safety in NamibiaArticle

As part of a social responsibility campaign, Namibia's Debmarine embarked upon a long road safety awareness campaign to promote and inculcate road-safety consciousness in Namibia...

22 Dec 2017

Germaine Auto Centre to service Uber Nigeria vehicles
Germaine Auto Centre to service Uber Nigeria vehiclesArticle

Uber on Friday sealed pact with Germaine Auto Centre - a Nigerian based auto service and maintenance company - to provide maintenance services to its driver partners...

Abdullateef Aliyu 17 Jul 2017

How Bidvest Automotive maximises the value of its investments - case study
How Bidvest Automotive maximises the value of its investments - case studyArticle

After a major investment in a new dealer management software solution to replace an antiquated ERP system, Bidvest Automotive was struggling to access and create the depth and quality of management information...

28 Jun 2017

Grand Prix-winning 'Care Counts'.
#CannesLions2017: Creative Data winners!Article

The 64th annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity hosted the Cannes Creative Data award ceremony on 20 June 2017...

20 Jun 2017

MIWA suggests compulsory, periodic roadworthy testing
MIWA suggests compulsory, periodic roadworthy testingArticle

According to Vishal Premlall, director of the Motor Industry Workshop Association (MIWA), an immeasurable contributor to the number of fatalities on our roads is the poor mechanical condition of vehicles...

9 May 2017

What to consider when purchasing a motoring fleet
What to consider when purchasing a motoring fleetArticle

Because it represents the largest chunk of sales, car companies generally focus on the retail market - but fleet purchases also play an important role...

Jim Dando 21 Feb 2017

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Commodity prices crash hits AfricaArticle

Volatile global financial markets and weaknesses in global growth to blame for a decline in commodity prices in Africa…

Kingsley Ighobor 20 Jan 2017

Volvo Trucks service, parts dealership opens in Alrode
Volvo Trucks service, parts dealership opens in AlrodeArticle

Volvo Trucks has opened a new dedicated service and parts dealership in Alrode, Gauteng. This now brings the company's number of dealers to 20 in SA...

13 Dec 2016

Keeping the automotive show on the road amid declining new vehicle sales
Keeping the automotive show on the road amid declining new vehicle salesArticle

Those of us in the auto industry haven't been surprised by the drop in new vehicle sales. We knew that 2016 would follow the downward trend of 2015...

Mike Whitfield 12 Dec 2016

AutoXpress and Engen launch service offering in Rwanda
AutoXpress and Engen launch service offering in RwandaArticle

Engen Petroleum has announced its collaboration with AutoXpress in Rwanda to test customer response to a new mini vehicle services offering...

14 Nov 2016

Putting the brakes on unsafe trucks
Putting the brakes on unsafe trucksArticle

The situation regarding unroadworthy trucks on SA's roads is scary. Unscrupulous operators break the rules and law enforcement agencies are often ill-equipped...

11 Nov 2016

Traders selling dangerously dirty fuel across Africa: study
Traders selling dangerously dirty fuel across Africa: studyArticle

European oil companies, especially Swiss commodity traders, are exploiting weak African fuel standards by selling toxic diesel and gasoline across the continent...

19 Sep 2016

Forecasted decline in new truck sales continues
Forecasted decline in new truck sales continuesArticle

The South African commercial vehicle market is continuing to track various industry predictions with the forecasted decline...

7 Sep 2016

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How to save money for a growing fleetArticle

Fleet managers don't need to be reminded of the importance of increasing fleet efficiency as they are constantly under pressure to bring down costs. Dr David Molapo says the following are sure ways to improve fleet efficiency...

30 Aug 2016

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The financial benefits of a telematics fitted fleetArticle

Transport owners are turning to telematics to reduce costs in an industry where overheads are rising and profit margins are being squeezed...

18 Aug 2016

Innovative technologies adds new dimension to transport
Innovative technologies adds new dimension to transportArticle

The importance of improved technology to ensure that modern and reliable transport through the continent's corridors is fully and sustainably operational continues to grow...

27 Jun 2016

5DT Advanced Trucking Simulator a new era of targeted training
5DT Advanced Trucking Simulator a new era of targeted trainingArticle

Fifth Dimension Technologies (5DT), has unveiled their advanced trucking simulator at its head office in the Persequor Technopark, Pretoria...

25 May 2016

Determining when new employers substitute for old employers
Determining when new employers substitute for old employersArticle

Deciding at what point a new employer is substituted for an the old employer, in terms of a transfer in terms of section 197 of the Labour Relations Act is unclear from the legislation and must be determined on a case-by-case basis...

Jacques van Wyk and Andre Van Heerden 2 May 2016

Managing fuel efficiency in the face of rising costs
Managing fuel efficiency in the face of rising costsArticle

The latest round of fuel price increases are going to hit consumers hard, with disposable income coming under increasing pressure as the cost of living soars...

6 Apr 2016

Is it better to lease or buy a vehicle?
Is it better to lease or buy a vehicle?Article

South Africans prefer to buy their cars and tend to turn away from the option of leasing them. SMEs are no different, but they may be choosing the short end of the stick...

7 Mar 2016

Grant Fraser on 2016 Budget: Don't wait and see what the impact will be
Grant Fraser on 2016 Budget: Don't wait and see what the impact will beArticle

In light of the many challenges that the Logistics industry is facing, we wanted to know what Grant Fraser thought of the 2016 Budget Speech...

Cari Van Wyk 3 Mar 2016

Tips for safe travelling this festive season
Tips for safe travelling this festive seasonArticle

With one of the highest traffic-accident fatality rates in the world, the need for increased driver attention and vehicle maintenance is very clear...

22 Dec 2015

Innovative fleet-tracking system helps cut costs
Innovative fleet-tracking system helps cut costsArticle

A sophisticated innovation in fuel monitoring and fleet tracking that can help companies cut costs and increase the efficiency of their fleet management...

22 Oct 2015

Winners Blair Taberer (left) and Munya Mudyanadzo (right) being presented with their trophy by AAT group chairman Dave Glynn(middle)
Golf day raises funds for Victoria Falls Anti Poaching UnitArticle

A golf tournament, coordinated and sponsored by Africa Albida Tourism, has raised $30,000 for the Victoria Falls Anti Poaching Unit...

21 Oct 2015

The connected car: driving us to the future
The connected car: driving us to the futureArticle

One of the next great frontiers of consumer technology will be the humble automobile. No longer just a piece of physical engineering, the car of the future will soon connect us...

Michael Frans 19 Oct 2015

Public transport responsible for fleet maintenance
Public transport responsible for fleet maintenanceArticle

The public transport industry has been dominating the news with fatalities over the past couple of weeks, with a culture of non-compliance among taxi and bus owners and drivers having a negative impact on the lives of commuters, pedestrians and their families...

21 Sep 2015

Maintaining your vehicle during winter
Maintaining your vehicle during winterArticle

Although most road accidents in South Africa are attributable to human error, 10% of accidents occur as a result of 'vehicle error'...

20 Jul 2015

Honda HR-V: The all new urban crossover
Honda HR-V: The all new urban crossoverArticle

An all-new urban crossover joins the Honda product line-up in South Africa this month...

3 Jul 2015

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