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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...

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...

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...

Volvo invests in safety

The Volvo Trucks assembly plant on the Durban South Coast was recently upgraded in order allow for the production of models featuring the latest Active Safety Technology. Reuben van Niekerk reports The plant assembles a variety of Volvo models that...

Best UD Fleet drivers off to compete in Japan

UD Trucks Southern Africa announced the brand’s top fleet drivers in two categories at its annual Extra Mile Challenge driver competition. The competition that consisted of numerous efficiency and safety evaluations, took place at the Gerotek Vehicle Testing Facility, and...

SA trucking industry optimistic about the future

The truck industry in South Africa is certainly optimistic about the future, judging by the launch activity on the opening day of Futuroad, the truck and bus show which was co-located with Automechanika. Several of the new models were launched...

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