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Hino SA fares well in two recent truck surveys

Hino fared very well in two recent surveys of truck companies in South Africa. These were the Scott Byers Network’s Comparative Customer Satisfaction Monitor (CCSM) and the Dealer Satisfaction Index (DSI) conducted under the auspices of the National Automobile...

IVECO Daily celebrates 40 years of success

The Daily, crowned International Van of the Year 2018 for its sustainable Daily Blue Power family, celebrates its 40th Anniversary. First launched in 1978, the Daily revolutionised light commercial transport with its truck-derived chassis with rear traction and independent front...

Extra heavies pull commercial vehicle sales

The South African commercial vehicle market recorded a very marginal year-on-year increase of 0.1% at the end of July, to reach 14 853 new units sales so far in 2018.  The biggest growth occurred in the Extra Heavy Commercial Vehicle...

FAW SA the most improved commercial vehicle brand in 2018 according to NADA Dealer...

The release of the annual National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA), Dealer Satisfaction Index (DSI) survey, as conducted by the independent market research firm, Lightstone, has FAW as the most improved commercial vehicle brand for 2018. NADA’s DSI survey results are...

Transgroup Logistics says FAW is a perfect fit

Transgroup Logistics, a Black Economic Empowerment company with offices in Durban, Northern Natal and Gauteng, recently took delivery of four FAW 16.240FT truck tractors and one FAW 15.180FL. The company, with a mixed fleet, has also been approved for the...

Renault unveils second generation of electric trucks

After ten years of experimentation under actual operating conditions with its customer-partners, Renault Trucks is pleased to unveil its second generation of all-electric vehicles: the Renault Master Z.E., Renault Trucks D Z.E. and Renault Trucks D Wide Z.E., a...

DAF named International Truck of the Year 2018

Babcock’s commitment to delivering to the highest standards was again highlighted recently when, amidst stiff competition, DAF Trucks was awarded the prestigious International Truck of the Year 2018 accolade for its new XF and CF series. Named as making the...

Hino rewards SA dealer staff with educational visit to Japan

Hino Motors Limited, of Japan, rewarded four dealer staff members from South Africa for their excellence in the annual Hino Skills Contest by taking them on a six-day educational tour of Japan recently. This was the fourth year that...

The Volvo FH remains a best seller in South Africa

A unique driver focus, and a truly revolutionary cab paved the way for the instant success of the Volvo FH when launched in 1993. It was also the most technically advanced truck of its time. A quarter of a...

Mercedes-Benz Trucks launches new Actros in South Africa

Reliability, efficiency and safety are the three core characteristics that define the new Mercedes-Benz Actros. With over 25,000 vehicles sold in South Africa since it was introduced to the market in 1998, the Actros family has long been the...

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