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The Volvo FH took first place in the Extra Heavy Truck segment in July with 145 unit sales. The new Volvo FH is obviously finding favour among South African transporters.
Extra Heavy segment is the Star of the SA new vehicle market

While local headlines during July were dominated by news of the damaging impacts of the Numsa strike, it is encouraging to note that new vehicle sales for July 2014 showed continued resilience for the second month in a row. This

Holding their own in a male dominated sector are, from left: Tersia Van Eerden, Mpumi Nsibande and Jackie Marais. We’re here – and we’re here to stay. Yeah! Happy Women’s Month.
Happy Women’s Month
Guests were greeted by a guard of honour of UD truck models at the official opening of the new Combined Motor Holdings dealership in Pinetown.
New R45-million UD Trucks dealership opens in KZN
Steve Ford, CEO of Barloworld Logistics and his management team enjoy a game with members of the ACC. Well done guys. It’s the right stuff. Steve, hold the bat further down. It’s not golf you know!
Barloworld Logistics sponsors Alexandra Cricket Club
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The shortage of qualified diesel mechanics is impacting severely on the ability of operators to maintain their vehicles. Many operators hold the view that a return to the ‘apprenticeship’ system will help solve this skills shortage problem. What are your

South Africa, like the rest of the world, is facing a severe driver shortage. This is compounded by the fact that the industry also faces a lack of quality training facilities for truck drivers? What can be done to attract

Why, whenever there is a truck accident, do we hear that the cause was due to ‘brake failure”? Why do brakes ‘fail’ – what are the root causes for such ‘failures’?

Calm has returned to Daveyton following days of protests that resulted in looting and barricading of roads.
A top Durban teacher has been arrested for allegedly getting young boys to make pornographic movies, it has been reported.
Gautrain bus drivers have agreed to return to work, ending a wildcat strike, according to a Bombela Concession Company spokesperson.
Former KwaZulu-Natal police spokesperson Vincent Mdunge, accused of fraudulently presenting a fake matric certificate when he joined the police, is expected to appear in the Durban Regional Court.
Agriculture Minister Senzeni Zokwana says land reform is a pressing issue that needs to be addressed, but expropriation without compensation is not government policy.