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Hino customers very impressed with new Koga plant in Japan

A group of customers, who went on a recent educational tour to Japan to visit the facilities of Hino Motors and to hold discussions with senior executives of Japan’s leading heavy truck and bus manufacturer, were unanimous in their...

Being insured (even a little) is better than not being insured at all

Ten tips to help you get the most out of your insurance “It’s a luxury I can’t afford”, “It will never happen to me”, and, “I don’t believe in insurance” are just some of the reasons people give for not...

Hella: Thermal management for commercial vehicles and transporters made easy

The new catalog “Thermal management for commercial vehicles and transporters 2018/2019” is available from Behr Hella Service from March 2018 onwards. On its pages workshops will be able to find all the products which their mechanics need for the...

Cartrack’s Live Vision could change the face of South African driving

While driverless cars steal the “visionary” media headlines, other technologies are already having a profound impact on South Africa’s roads... The technology boom is changing many aspects of life, from how we socialise and share news through to how we...

Latest Hino learnership programme proves very successful

Hino trucks has, over the years, organised many training courses for dealer personnel, but the latest Hino Learnership Programme (HLP) - a structured, nine-month learnership for sales executives - has proved the most successful yet. The culmination of the intensive,...

Mercedes-Benz launches new, fully connected, Sprinter

Mercedes‑Benz have lifted the covers off their latest generation Sprinter model. With the new edition of the bestseller, Mercedes‑Benz Vans now marks the start of the digital age in this vehicle segment. As the first fully connected integral system solution,...

Scania and Northvolt partner for heavy vehicle electrification

Scania and Northvolt have jointly agreed to develop and commercialise battery cell technology for heavy commercial vehicles. Scania today announces that it is investing EUR 10 million in the partnership to enhance further development and support the establishment of...

MAN Truck & Bus boosts business with engines and components

MAN Engines, the business area for engines and components at MAN Truck & Bus AG, has been an independent business unit within the company since 1 January 2018. With this step, MAN Engines is reacting to its considerable growth...

Hino achieves best Dakar rally position in 11 years

Hino, the leading Japanese truck manufacturer, scored its best finishing position in the Dakar Rally in the last 11 years when Teruhito Sugawara and his navigator, Mitsugu Takahashi, finishing sixth overall out of only 19 finishers from 44 starters...

Scania launches a range of city trucks

The L-series will soon be making its debut in Scania’s new truck generation offering for city and urban environments. The L-series is in its element in a city and the surrounding area, regardless of whether this involves applications in distribution,...