Month: August 2018

Continental shines at TruckX Expo 2018

Continental shines at TruckX Expo 2018

As one of the world’s leading manufacturers of commercial vehicle tyres, Continental had a strong presence at the recent TruckX Conference & Expo held at the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit in Midrand. As the transport, logistics and fleet industry’s annual showcase event, TruckX gave Continental Tyre South Africa (CTSA) the […]

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Dafo Vehicle Fire Protection participating in new research project on electric and hybrid vehicle fire risks

A growing number of electric and hybrid vehicles are driving on our roads. Knowledge on the risks associated with these vehicles with new energy carriers is limited. A vehicle fire is often extremely intense and can have significant safety and environmental consequences. The risk of vehicle fires, when considering the […]

Michelin X Multi HD D in Southern Africa

Michelin X Multi HD D in Southern Africa

Michelin, the world’s leading tyre technology leader, today announced the availability of the MICHELIN X® MULTITM HD D in Southern Africa, an update to the immensely successful MICHELIN XDE2+. This tyre, designed for long haul, regional trucking on urban roads is another reflection of Michelin’s mission of sustainable mobility, bringing […]

Two dead in South Coast truck crash

Two dead in South Coast truck crash

KwaZulu-Natal: At 21H20 Friday night Netcare 911 responded to reports of a collision on the N2 Izingolweni on the KZN South Coast. Reports from the scene indicate that two adults sustained fatal injuries in a Heavy motor vehicle rollover. All necessary authorities were on scene to investigate. Shawn Herbst Media […]

MICHELIN X® MULTITM HD D IN SOUTHERN AFRICA

MICHELIN X® MULTITM HD D IN SOUTHERN AFRICA

Michelin, the world’s leading tyre technology leader, today announced the availability of the MICHELIN X® MULTITM HD D in Southern Africa, an update to the immensely successful MICHELIN XDE2+. This tyre, designed for long haul, regional trucking on urban roads is another reflection of Michelin’s mission of sustainable mobility, bringing together technologies that […]

Shippers get serious about Cyber Threat

Shippers get serious about Cyber Threat

The NotPetya cyber-attack of June 2017 affected some 2,000 organizations across 65 countries, causing estimated economic losses of $2.5 billion to $3 billion[1] and exposing vulnerabilities in the marine supply chain. The virus led shipping group Maersk to suspend operations as it was forced to reinstall 4,000 servers, 45,000 computers […]

Maintenance tips for dump trucks

Maintenance tips for dump trucks

Owning and using a dump truck means that you have to maintain it in order to keep it operating smoothly and properly. You will need to ensure that the interior and exterior are clean and that there is not rust on the body of the truck. You will also need […]