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Senior Isuzu Leadership Appointments for South Africa

Isuzu Motors South Africa have announced a number of key leadership appointments in support of the purchase of the Isuzu related assets from General Motors South Africa, effective January 2018 and subject to various regulatory approvals: Haruyasu Tanishige, in addition...

Taxi industry receives major boost with free Ses’fikile service plan

Toyota South Africa Motors (TSAM) will increase its support to the taxi industry with the introduction of a complimentary 3-year / 60,000 km service plan for all new Ses’fikile taxis sold from 1 August 2017. With the service plan, taxi...

Resounding success for ‘Speed in Suits’

When the CEO of the South African Express Parcel Association (SAEPA), Garry Marshall, was deciding on whether to participate in TruckX 2017, he knew he wanted to something which was different and exciting. Thus the ‘Speed in Suits’ challenge...

Rallycross Champion Mattias Ekström takes over MAN TGX D38

The reigning World Rallycross Champion and DTM driver Mattias Ekström is relying on a new MAN TGX D38 for the race logistics of his RX team, EKS. Ekström personally picked up the fully-equipped 18.580 at the MAN Truck Forum...

Serco solution answers customer’s call

Fresh fruit and vegetable distributors Fresh Trading – a long-standing customer of Serco’s - had a problem! They wanted bigger bodies and better payloads on delivery vehicles their drivers could operate with standard Code 8 driving licenses. But Code 10...

Africa on the rise

The market for commercial vehicles in African markets is set to increase, according to a study by automotive analysists Frost & Sullivan. Rising urbanisation is encouraging unprecedented infrastructural developments in Africa –especially across the construction and oil and gas sectors...

MAN to present a new low-floor bus

At this year's World Expo in Astana, Kazakhstan, MAN Truck & Bus will be presenting the first low-floor city bus with CNG drive for Central Asia. Gas engines are playing an important role across the globe on the road to...

Logistics: Is Blockchain the answer?

Kamogelo Mmutlana, CEO of Barloworld Logistics, assesses how the advent of blockchain technology is likely to transform global supply chains and logistics As part of its 2017 supplychainforesight study, Barloworld Logistics is actively exploring and identifying key technology trends that...

Toyota launches Hilux Black edition

South Africa’s best-selling vehicle, the all-conquering Toyota Hilux is now available in special-edition “Black” guise. Exclusive to the flagship 2.8 GD-6 double-cab range and available in a choice of three striking hues – Glacier White, Chromium Silver and Graphite...

Mercedes-Benz Vans set new sales records

Mercedes-Benz Vans has recorded a significant increase in sales in the first half of 2017. With deliveries of 190,200 vehicles in all, the Vans division of Daimler surpassed the previous record set last year by eight percent (previous year...