Dump truck falls off mountain: 17 dead

2015-06-10 10:14

South Africa is plagued by bakkie/truck crash deaths - but it's not just a local problem. A dump truck carrying children drove off a cliff - 17 died.

Dakar: Kamaz gears for truck race

2014-12-11 09:02

For the first time the Dakar will feature a marathon stage for the truck category, posing a unique challenge for the Kamaz, Iveco and MAN truck racers.

Vadi says freeway smash 'not accident!'

2014-10-15 11:36

Gauteng transport MEC Ismail Vadi has said the deadly multi-vehicle pile-up near Alberton on Tuesday was "no accident".

170g hamster steers Volvo truck

2013-09-13 13:14

It takes a big set of cojones to drive a 15-tonne truck up a narrow mountain pass, or you could let Charlie take over. He's a 170g golden hamster used by Volvo to show off the dynamic steering on the new FMX.

VW’s e-Co van in Motion

2013-03-04 09:04

Volkswagen will show its transport van concept at the 2013 Geneva International Auto Show in March. Is the e-Co Motion the future of suburban delivery vans?

Fiat Panda becomes a grizzly

2012-12-13 09:51

A Fiat Panda has revealed its wilder side in the automakers latest advert. The normally quiet little runabout has been turned into a beast.

Truck's luck turns bad to worse

2012-10-11 12:52

What happened when a truck laying desperately on its side across a road was "rescued" by a handy bulldozer? Not a happy ending, we'd say... VIDEO


Heavy truck restrictions 'meaningless'

2015-04-20 08:58

Transport minister Dipuo Peters 'must revisit professional driving permit requirements and qualifications rather than impose meaningless travel restriction times', writes Wheels24 reader SHERMAN AMOS.

Smashed Porsche dragged by truck

2014-11-12 10:35

Epic fail of the year? Watch as a driver and his Porsche are dragged behind a truck for 10km, the man unconscious at wheel after using some of his stash of illegal narcotics.

Teen mom charged for leaving child on freeway

2014-04-08 10:35

A woman was charged with attempted murder and child abandonment after her 16-month-old boy was almost hit by a truck on a freeway.

Bakkie/taxi horror: 3 die, 42 hurt

2013-05-08 07:02

Two people have been killed in yet another crash involving a bakkie carrying passengers yet still the authorities do nothing to outlaw and halt this colonial practice.

Big Ford US bakkie gets greener

2013-01-02 12:58

The next-generation Ford F-150 coming out in 2014 is set to be made lighter while not compromising on performance and durability.

Fiat Panda becomes a grizzly

2012-12-12 12:52

A Fiat Panda has revealed its wilder side in the automakers latest advert. The normally quiet little runabout has been turned into a beast.

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