Engineering News | Truck, Trailer, Bus and Bakkie http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/truck-trailer-bus-and-bakkie Mon, 19 Nov 2018 02:58:06 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Cost-effective braking systems brand launched http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cost-effective-aftermarket-braking-systems-brand-launched-2018-08-08 Paige Müller Truck, Trailer, Bus and Bakkie Fri, 24 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 495153 1534831359 1535061600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000745959_resized_.ruck-trailers-bus-and-bakkie-wabco-1-0718-1022 COST CONCERNS A lack of growth within the local commercial vehicle space has resulted in fleet owners’ buying and installing cheaper, but inferior aftermarket products 511 287 Electromobility the future of transport infrastructure http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/electromobility-the-future-of-transport-infrastructure-2018-08-07 Paige Müller Truck, Trailer, Bus and Bakkie Fri, 24 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 495037 1534831357 1535061600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000745723_resized_.ruck-trailers-bus-and-bakkie-volvo-sa-electromobility-1-0718-1022 POLICY PUSH Electromobility technology will become essential to the global transport industry as environment-focused legislative policies begin to take effect 511 287 Skimping on maintenance costs fleet owners http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/skimping-on-maintenance-costs-fleet-owners-2018-08-01 Paige Müller Truck, Trailer, Bus and Bakkie Fri, 24 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 494470 1534831357 1535061600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000744452_resized_truckstrailersbusesandbakkiesreeffuelinjectioninjectorrepair08181022.jpg INJECTOR REPAIRS Work done on a fuel injection system must be carried out by a competent, skilled and original-equipment manufacturer approved service centre 511 287 Company expands diesel supply to include buses http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/providing-diesel-solutions-for-buses-trucks-2017-11-24 Tasneem Bulbulia Truck, Trailer, Bus and Bakkie Fri, 24 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 470236 1511247632 1511474400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000690401_resized_bustle2017truckbuswebsite1022.jpg PARKING THE BUS Next Grace Investments’ depots enables buses and trucks to refuel and park at the facilities, while drivers have access to food and shower facilities 511 287 Driving innovation in public transport http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/driving-innovation-in-public-transport-2017-11-24 Tasneem Bulbulia Truck, Trailer, Bus and Bakkie Fri, 24 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 470493 1511247632 1511474400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Academy seeks to mitigate issues for bus industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/academy-seeks-to-mitigate-issues-for-bus-industry-2017-11-24 Tasneem Bulbulia Truck, Trailer, Bus and Bakkie Fri, 24 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 470172 1511253094 1511474400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000690308_resized_roodepoortwestgatetaxirank101131022duane.jpeg TAXIS STRIKING An ongoing problem for the bus industry is intimidation by taxi operators 511 287 100 years of Ford truck history http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/100-years-of-ford-truck-history-2017-08-25 Nica Schreuder Truck, Trailer, Bus and Bakkie Fri, 25 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 461034 1503384956 1503612000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000669820_resized_1925modeltrunaboutforddateunknown1022.jpg MODEL TT The iconic Ford Model TT was as a result of consumer demand for a more multipurpose vehicle 511 287 Abundant skills development in bus transport http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/abundant-skills-development-in-bus-transportation-2017-08-25 Nica Schreuder Truck, Trailer, Bus and Bakkie Fri, 25 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 461146 1503384956 1503612000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000670108_resized_frontseat2017saboawebsite1022.jpg TAKING THE WHEEL Training bus drivers is essential to reducing fatalities and comply with international driving standards 511 287 Digitalisation must be embraced by trucking industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/digitalisation-must-be-embraced-by-trucking-industry-2017-08-25 Nica Schreuder Truck, Trailer, Bus and Bakkie Fri, 25 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 461030 1503384956 1503612000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000669830_resized_autonomousvehicleinuk2017bloomberg1022.jpg AUTONOMY Autonomous vehicle technology is being tested around the world, and will force the trucking industry to adapt to technological innovations 511 287 Intelligent truck axle saves 6% in fuel costs http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/intelligent-truck-axle-saves-6-in-fuel-costs-2017-08-25 Nica Schreuder Truck, Trailer, Bus and Bakkie Fri, 25 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 461497 1503384958 1503612000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000670738_resized_tourismo2017mercedesbenz1022.jpg GRAND TOURISMO The Mercedes-Benz RHD saves fuel consumption by 4.5% 511 287 Johannesburg school invests in luxury liner http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/johannesburg-school-invests-in-luxury-liner-2017-08-25 Nica Schreuder Truck, Trailer, Bus and Bakkie Fri, 25 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 461035 1503384956 1503612000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000669826_resized_spacioustravelivecobus1114duane1022.jpg SPACIOUS TRAVEL Kingsmead College recently invested in a large Iveco bus to better accommodate learners transported for sports and cultural events 511 287 Technology to aid fleet management http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/technology-to-aid-fleet-management-2017-08-25 Nica Schreuder Truck, Trailer, Bus and Bakkie Fri, 25 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 461104 1503384958 1503612000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000669958_resized_dereshinpillaydateunknowntsystems1022.jpg DERESHIN PILLAY The influence of technology on fleet management is important for industry growth and consumer satisfaction 511 287 Truck manufacturer makes Nada history http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/truck-manufacturer-makes-nada-history-2017-08-10 Nica Schreuder Truck, Trailer, Bus and Bakkie Fri, 25 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 461142 1503384956 1503612000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000670230_resized_platinumawards2007bloomberg1022.jpg PLATINUM AWARD Hino improved its dealer satisfaction index score by 1.8%, in line with the company’s vision to become the top truck brand in South Africa 511 287 VescoPlastics http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/vescoplastics-2017-08-25 Zandile Mavuso Truck, Trailer, Bus and Bakkie Fri, 25 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460771 1503394774 1503612000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000672895_resized_00006692473p1040540copycolcorr11022.jpg 511 287 Automotive sales figures reflect decline, but there is hope http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/automotive-sales-figures-reflect-decline-but-there-is-hope-2016-11-18 Aarifah Nosarka Truck, Trailer, Bus and Bakkie Fri, 18 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +0200 434256 1479133095 1479420000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Imported trucks adapted to suit South African environment http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/imported-trucks-adapted-to-suit-south-african-environment-2016-10-18 Aarifah Nosarka Truck, Trailer, Bus and Bakkie Fri, 18 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +0200 433728 1479133095 1479420000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Numerous upgrades to recently launched bakkie http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/numerous-upgrades-to-recently-launched-bakkie-2016-10-31 Aarifah Nosarka Truck, Trailer, Bus and Bakkie Fri, 18 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +0200 433715 1479133095 1479420000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000602114_resized_1isuzuupgraded10161022.jpeg FACELIFT The upgraded sixth-generation Isuzu KB 511 287 Enhanced powertrain improves performance http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/enhanced-powertrain-improves-performance-2016-08-19 Kimberley Smuts Truck, Trailer, Bus and Bakkie Fri, 19 Aug 2016 00:00:00 +0200 422859 1471330689 1471557600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000576355_resized_volvoprintt201603051022.jpg OPTIMAL INTEGRATION ACHIEVED The company can ensures optimal integration and communication between engine and transmission 511 287 Electric drives delivered for truck and bus systems http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/electric-drives-delivered-for-truck-and-bus-systems-2016-08-19 Kimberley Smuts Truck, Trailer, Bus and Bakkie Fri, 19 Aug 2016 00:00:00 +0200 422839 1471330689 1471557600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Software system assists with maintenance schedules http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/logistical-challenges-rouse-loss-of-income-in-industry-2016-08-19 Kimberley Smuts Truck, Trailer, Bus and Bakkie Fri, 19 Aug 2016 00:00:00 +0200 422921 1471330691 1471557600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000576017_resized_safeerplcdpanelswilliebus11022.jpeg OVERCOMING LOGISTICAL CHALLENGES The company notes that the RPM software is not only designed for heavy vehicles but is geared for all types of maintenance 511 287 New crane truck launched at open day http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-crane-truck-launched-at-open-day-2016-08-19 Kimberley Smuts Truck, Trailer, Bus and Bakkie Fri, 19 Aug 2016 00:00:00 +0200 422900 1471330689 1471557600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000576787_resized_lovemorebrosnewcranedsc69011022.jpeg FLEET CAPACITY INCREASED The company’s fleet consist of crane trucks with hydraulic cranes and abnormal load rigs with extendable trailers 511 287 Truck, trailer company increases sales, targets improved output http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/truck-and-trailer-manufacturer-increases-sales-targets-improved-output-2015-11-20 Mia Breytenbach Truck, Trailer, Bus and Bakkie Fri, 20 Nov 2015 00:00:00 +0200 391702 1447743266 1447970400 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000486883_resized_trucktrailersercozimbabweorder1022.jpeg PIONEER DESIGN The fibre-glass construction of the ‘step-decked’ trailers provides for good waterproofing, while the double doors on the sides ensure easy access 511 287 R40m investment to boost trailer company’s supply, service offering http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/multimillion-rand-investment-to-boost-trailer-manufacturers-supply-service-offering-2015-11-20 Mia Breytenbach Truck, Trailer, Bus and Bakkie Fri, 20 Nov 2015 00:00:00 +0200 391704 1447743268 1447970400 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000486901_resized_paramounttrailers810131022duane.jpeg MULTIFUNCTIONAL DEMAND An increase in the sale of multifunctional trailers can be attributed to shorter transporting contracts and the increasingly varied nature of transported cargo 511 287 Rise in truck hijackings driving telematics industry growth http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rise-in-truck-hijackings-driving-telematics-industry-growth-2015-11-20 Mia Breytenbach Truck, Trailer, Bus and Bakkie Fri, 20 Nov 2015 00:00:00 +0200 391712 1447942820 1447970400 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000486920_resized_n3tcn3tollconcessionvanreenenstruckroadtraffic2102208151022duanecopy.jpg EMPOWERED USE Telematics technologies ensure full visibility of fleet vehicles at any time to allow for the early detection of potential theft or hijacking, thereby enhancing security 511 287 Truck manufacturer improves local volumes, maintains production forecast http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/truck-manufacturer-improves-local-volumes-maintains-production-forecast-2015-11-20 Mia Breytenbach Truck, Trailer, Bus and Bakkie Fri, 20 Nov 2015 00:00:00 +0200 391707 1447942875 1447970400 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000486913_resized_fawpic21022.jpeg SUSTAINED FOCUS FAW Vehicle Manufacturers South Africa has sold more than 800 units locally, while the truck assembly plant has produced more than 950 units since January 511 287 Industry body prioritises clean fuels legislation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/clean-fuels-legislation-advancement-local-manufacturing-growth-concerns-for-industry-body-2015-11-20 Mia Breytenbach Truck, Trailer, Bus and Bakkie Fri, 20 Nov 2015 00:00:00 +0200 391725 1448007939 1447970400 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000486952_resized_n3tcn3tollconcessiontruckroadtraffic6808151022duane.jpeg PROGRESS IMPEDIMENT The current lack of clean fuels legislation and clean fuel availability influences the introduction of new, lower carbon emission truck models and technologies 511 287 Increasing demand for used commercial vehicles http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/increasing-demand-for-used-commercial-vehicles-2015-08-21 Kimberley Smuts Truck, Trailer, Bus and Bakkie Fri, 21 Aug 2015 09:00:00 +0200 380414 1439881970 1440140400 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000454241_resized_hyundaimanufacturingplantsouthafricabloombergaug20151022.jpg 511 287 Proposal for goods vehicles regulations ongoing http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/proposal-for-new-goods-vehicles-regulations-is-ongoing-2015-08-21 Kimberley Smuts Truck, Trailer, Bus and Bakkie Fri, 21 Aug 2015 00:00:00 +0200 380310 1439881970 1440108000 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000453971_resized_truckandtrailerroadtrafficduane1022.jpg BANNING HEAVY TRUCKS The Department of Transport hopes to implement its newly proposed regulations by the end of 2015 511 287 Trailer tracking solution eliminates the risk of theft http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/trailer-tracking-solution-eliminates-the-risk-of-theft-2015-08-06 Kimberley Smuts Truck, Trailer, Bus and Bakkie Fri, 21 Aug 2015 00:00:00 +0200 380441 1439881970 1440108000 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000454314_resized_qcicqict12trailertrackingsolutionaug20151022.jpg TRAILER TRACKING SOLUTION The Qic-T12 device can be fitted to trailers, compressors, power generators and lighting plants, among other applications 511 287 Reinforced concrete preferred for construction of Ekurhuleni bus lanes http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/reinforced-concrete-preferred-for-construction-of-ekurhuleni-bus-lanes-2015-08-21 Kimberley Smuts Truck, Trailer, Bus and Bakkie Fri, 21 Aug 2015 00:00:00 +0200 380050 1440076043 1440108000 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000453222_resized_concreteinstitutebuslanesekurhulenijuly20151022.jpg 511 287 Commercial vehicle assembly plant opens in SA http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/commercial-vehicle-assembly-plant-opens-in-sa-2014-11-21 Jonathan Rodin Truck, Trailer, Bus and Bakkie Fri, 21 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +0200 351202 1416290941 1416520800 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 On-board software increases peace of mind http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/on-board-software-increases-peace-of-mind-2014-11-21 Jonathan Rodin Truck, Trailer, Bus and Bakkie Fri, 21 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +0200 351199 1416290941 1416520800 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 Transport network project on track http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/transport-network-project-on-track-2014-11-21 Jonathan Rodin Truck, Trailer, Bus and Bakkie Fri, 21 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +0200 351225 1416290941 1416520800 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 Certification shows fleet safety and efficiency http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/certification-shows-fleet-safety-and-efficiency-2014-11-21 Jonathan Rodin Truck, Trailer, Bus and Bakkie Fri, 21 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +0200 351189 1416290941 1416520800 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 Positive responses to product received, growth expected http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/positive-responses-to-product-received-growth-expected-2014-11-21 Jonathan Rodin Truck, Trailer, Bus and Bakkie Fri, 21 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +0200 351385 1416290941 1416520800 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 Private-sector employment crucial for strong economy http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/private-sector-employment-crucial-for-strong-economy-2014-11-21 Jonathan Rodin Truck, Trailer, Bus and Bakkie Fri, 21 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +0200 351311 1416290941 1416520800 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 Company announces in-house financing http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-announces-in-house-financing-2014-11-21 Jonathan Rodin Truck, Trailer, Bus and Bakkie Fri, 21 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +0200 351193 1416290941 1416520800 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 Company launches new facilities http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-launches-new-facilities-2014-11-21 Jonathan Rodin Truck, Trailer, Bus and Bakkie Fri, 21 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +0200 351240 1416290941 1416520800 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0