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Mercedes-Benz Trucks to train 200 commercial vehicle drivers as part of Transport Month

The South African government declared October as National Transport Month in 2005 in order to raise awareness on the crucial role of transport in the economy. The annual initiative is also used to encourage participation from civil society and...

Vector partners with Pick ‘n Pay in new frozen distribution agreement

Vector Logistics’ long-standing relationship with Pick ‘n Pay has been cemented with a new contract making Vector Logistics responsible for distributing Pick ‘n Pay’s entire basket of frozen products – including ice-cream – across all its store formats nationwide. Pick...

Cummins announces acquisition of energy storage technology

Cummins Inc. today announced that it is acquiring the assets of Brammo, Inc., which designs and develops battery packs for mobile and stationary applications. Adding Brammo’s battery pack expertise and resources is an important milestone in Cummins’ efforts to...

New Volvo 7900 Electric offers greater range and flexibility

Volvo Buses is now launching a new version of its all-electric bus, the Volvo 7900 Electric. With significantly extended range and more charging options, the new Volvo 7900 Electric offers bus operators even greater flexibility. Battery capacity, in particular, has...

Hino Motors to build assembly factory in Russia

Hino Motors has reached the decision to build an assembly factory in Russia. On October 9th, a signing ceremony was held at the Moscow Oblast Government office building regarding the cooperation agreement that was entered between the Moscow Oblast,...

SPAR commends driver safety solution

VSc Solutions has received one of the coveted Spar Supplier of the Year awards for a solution that improved driver safety and fleet efficiency. “Our service to our customers is very dependent on the quality of the service delivered by...

Maersk Line’s acquires Hamburg Süd

On 5th October 2017, Maersk Line’s proposed acquisition of Hamburg Süd, a container liner shipping company based in Hamburg, Germany, was approved by the competition authorities of South Africa (The Competition Tribunal of South Africa). “We are very pleased that...

SANY hydraulic excavator takes on toughest working conditions

Goscor Earth Moving (GEM), part of the Goscor Group, is continuing its introduction of the latest SANY equipment into the local market with the launch of a new hydraulic excavator for the toughest African operating conditions. The SY215C hydraulic excavator...

Sinopec deal in jeopardy?

Though state-owned Chinese petroleum company Sinopec has signed a purchase agreement with Chevron Global Energy Inc to acquire the US company’s 75% stake in Chevron South Africa – which includes a refinery in Cape Town, a lubricants plant in...

TFM delivers world-class turnkey mobile TB screening clinics

LTE Medical & Supplies contracted TFM to build mobile TB screening clinics that would be suitable for the rugged Mozambican environment. The Global Fund contracted LTE Medical & Supplies to supply the Mozambican Ministry of Health with a turnkey solution for mobile TB...