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EBS gains traction in local market - The…

27-05-2014

EBS gains traction in local market - The Road Ahead

Tuesday, 27 May 2014 Electronic brake system, or ‘brake by wire’, integrates ABS technology, electronic stability control and other key vehicle control system features to deliver a whole new level of...

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Copy parts are not cheap parts - Cape Bu…

28-01-2014

Copy parts are not cheap parts - Cape Business News

Tuesday, 28 January 2014 WABCO Automotive SA has issued a caution to customers against using copy parts in original WABCO systems. “Copy parts may fail more frequently than original parts and...

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Raising funds on the fairway - FOCUS ma…

01-03-2013

 Raising funds on the fairway - FOCUS magazine

Friday, 01 March 2013 12:00 Blair Burmeister Valentine’s Day had its limelight stolen this year by a very deserving cause – the annual Edutrans golf day hosted by Charmont...

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WABCO brakes new ground - FOCUS Magazine

01-11-2012

WABCO brakes new ground - FOCUS Magazine

Thursday, 01 November 2012 12:00 Charleen Clarke Safety and efficiency. Those are the two items on Wabco’s wish list. That’s according to Jacques Esculier, chairman and CEO of...

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Leading the way with greener trailers -…

01-05-2012

Leading the way with greener trailers  - FOCUS Magazine

Tuesday, 01 May 2012 12:00 FOCUS Reporter Serco Industries, a leading manufacturer of truck bodies and trailers, is excited that two of its new refrigerated trailers will be used...

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Braking up the industry - FOCUS Magazin…

01-03-2012

Braking up the industry  - FOCUS Magazine

Thursday, 01 March 2012 09:00 Danielle du Toit There are two types of freight operators – those who look after their brakes and those who don’t. DANIELLE DU...

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Running-in a new trailer? - FleetWatch M…

01-07-2011

Running-in a new trailer? - FleetWatch Magazine

What? Running-in a new trailer? You gotta be joking! Man, that's for grandpa's garage. In fact, truckers will tell you that providing you are using the correctly specified lubricant,...

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Braking towards ZERO accidents - FleetWa…

01-05-2011

Braking towards ZERO accidents - FleetWatch Magazine

Reversing a trailer is one of the most dangerous truck and trailer operating procedures with statistics indicating that up to 35% of incidents involving trailer damage - colliding with pallets,...

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Necessity: the mother of invention - F…

01-02-2011

Necessity: the mother of invention   - FOCUS Magazine

Tuesday, 01 February 2011 09:00 Udo Rypstra   The concept of a multi-purpose tridem semi-trailer has been tried before, and not with much success. But this time round, the...

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WABCO SmartBoard unit - FleetWatch Magaz…

01-05-2010

WABCO's SmartBoard unit brings new levels of ease and precision to trailer management, making them work harder for more profit. WABCO, a world leader in the development and supply of vehicle...

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Faulty Equipment mars the day - FleetWat…

01-03-2010

Faulty Equipment mars the day - FleetWatch Magazine

The Windy City of Port Elizabeth is where our team headed towards the end of last year for our last FleetWatch Brake & Tyre Watch project for 2009. We...

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Faking it - FOCUS Magazine

01-12-2009

Faking it - FOCUS Magazine

Tuesday, 01 December 2009 09:00 Nadine von Moltke When a safety critical item fails on a truck or trailer the repercussions can be extensive, from expensive down time right...

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Trailer software brings firsts - FleetWa…

01-09-2009

Trailer software brings firsts - FleetWatch Magazine

While some trailer buyers may cringe at the notion of spending a cent more on a vehicle that seemingly does the job with a load deck, a set of wheels...

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Keeping it real - FOCUS Magazine

01-08-2009

Keeping it real - FOCUS Magazine

Saturday, 01 August 2009 10:00 Nadine von Moltke Plummeting new vehicle sales have led to a more buoyant second-hand market, as well as a move by operators to...

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Better Brake Tech - FleetWatch Magazine

01-05-2009

Better Brake Tech - FleetWatch Magazine

  Just when you thought you’d got a handle on the meaning and workings of ABS and EBS, the world’s leading brake system developers come to the party with a host...

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The inexorable march of hi-tech stopping…

01-05-2008

The inexorable march of hi-tech stopping power - FleetWatch Magazine

The advances made in truck brake technology in recent years have redefined the notion of bringing a vehicle to a dead stop. It’s no longer only about discs and drums...

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Where to with brake trends - FleetWatch …

01-05-2005

Where to with brake trends - FleetWatch Magazine

A visit to the Hannover Commercial Truck show in Germany last year showed just how much development has, and still is taking place in the field of braking. If you're...

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Technology to suit - FleetWatch Magazine

01-09-2004

Technology to suit - FleetWatch Magazine

In an era of high tech electronics, it is interesting to note Toyota South Africa Trucks' approach toward the incorporation of 'selective' electronics and other high-tech features on its new...

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