FleetWatch 2011


Mix Telematics lists on the New York Stock Exchange

2013-08-15 10:18
CEO of Mix Telematics, Stefan Joselowitz (centre), flanked by his management colleagues Richard Bruyns, chairman of MiX Telematics (left) and Charles Tasker, executive vice president of the company, stands on the podium overlooking the trading floor of the NYSE as he prepares to bang the gavel to signify the end of the day’s trading.

August 9th, 2013 marked a grand day both for MiX Telematics as well as for South Africa for it was on this day that this home-grown South African company commenced trading of its American Depositary Shares (“ADSs’), each representing 25


From doubt to success

2011-11-01 13:27

Automated Manual Transmissions have become increasingly popular among South African drivers. Given that Volvo Trucks’ I-Shift is now 10 years-old, FleetWatch thought it apt to take a look back at here it all started and how Volvo developed it over


Supporting the future skills base

2011-10-01 19:44
The engine that the school has bought with a portion of the money sponsored.

Hats off to the passenger & commercial vehicles division of Eqstra Holdings for supporting two schools in Gauteng to address South Africa’s technical skills shortage. Eqstra Flexi Fleet, the commercial vehicle leasing and rental business unit, has adopted Pretoria Technical


Tops in Responsible Care

2011-10-01 19:02
Tops in responsible care

Congratulations to Manline Energy on winning the inaugural Responsible Care Haulier Award introduced this year by the Chemical and Allied Industries’ Association. The award recognises the best performing haulier signatory that transports Dangerous Goods on behalf of the chemical sector.


Fuso develops long haul hybrid truck

2011-10-01 18:56
Fuso has moved the hybrid concept up into the long-haul ranks with the new Super Great HEV model.

Commercial vehicle manufacturer Fuso, a member of the Daimler group, has introduced a heavy-duty hybrid truck in Japan with first tests of the Super Great HEV demonstrating significant fuel efficiency improvements over conventional diesel-only vehicles on long haul routes. The


FuelWatch by Max Braun – Oct 2011

2011-10-01 15:30

The diesel prices in Gauteng hit R10 a litre for the first time on November 2nd this year. A 27,5% increase since January and still another month to go. The outlook for oil and fuel prices in the medium term


Biofuels Update – Oct 2011

2011-10-01 15:25

Finalisation of the biofuels strategy is hopefully on the horizon for sometime in 2012. The Department of Energy gazetted its draft regulations for mandatory blending of biodiesel and bioethanol during September. The matter was open for public comment until November


Straight from the Spout – Oct 2011

2011-10-01 15:20

Professor Ian Plimer, a member of the School of Earth and Environmental Sciences at the University of Adelaide and a joint member of the School of Civil Environmental and Mining Engineering, has written a book titled Heaven and Earth as


Managing fuel usage

2011-10-01 15:15
Managing fuel.. dispensing fuel and storage

Sophisticated crime, determined and intrepid crooks and forecourt pump jockeys scheming ways and means to steal your fuel is widely acknowledged by the experience gained by oil companies and financial service providers with established fuel cards and automated fuel management