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Pushing the limits of efficiency

Shell Lubricants has showcased how innovation, technology, and collaboration can result in reduced emissions, showcasing the possibilities that transport can expect in the future. Innovation, technology, and collaboration are three key elements that drive the evolution of Shell’s Rimula...

Nelson Mandela Bay Metro supports local production

When Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality needed to upgrade its existing fire-fighting fleet, it procured these tough fire-fighting machines right on its door step. Locally built at Isuzu Motors South Africa's Port Elizabeth truck plant, the Isuzu FXZ 26-360 6x4 fitted...

A culture of disobeying road laws

Three teenagers were killed and another is in a serious condition in hospital in KwaZulu-Natal after a taxi driver skipped a red light and collided with them. The community has expressed anger at the tragic incident saying that taxi...

Stop-start technology – make sure your battery keeps up

Within the next few years, almost all newly-manufactured cars (90%) will have built-in functionality that can contribute to a cleaner environment. Stop-start technology reduces fuel consumption and harmful emissions by reducing the amount of time the engine spends idling,...

Isuzu Extra-Heavies ensure growth in specialist segment

Isuzu Motors South Africa enhances the range of Isuzu extra-heavy gross vehicle mass (GVM) models from 16,5-ton to 35-ton GVM with the launch of the Isuzu FY-Series 8 X 4 models into the South African market. Long-haul rigs operating at...

Barloworld’s new group structure

On 27 February, Barloworld Group announced a strategic decision to merge their Automotive and Logistics divisions, a move that will leverage the assets and capabilities of the two divisions. The new change brings about the opportunity to strengthen the group’s...

Hino SA’s plans for 2019 and beyond

Hino SA has ambitious plans for 2019 and the future Hino South Africa, which enjoyed a very successful 2018 in terms of vehicle and parts sales as well as customer and dealer satisfaction ratings, laid out ambitious plans for 2019. The...

Daimler Trucks & Buses unveils Selec-Trucks Zambia

Daimler Trucks & Buses Southern Africa, under the banner of Southern Cross (the only official distributor of Daimler commercial vehicles, including Mercedes-Benz Trucks, Buses and Vans, FUSO Trucks) today unveiled SelecTrucks Zambia, with its new centre destined to be...

Enhanced Style, Productivity and Technology for Ford Transit Custom

Ford's new Transit Custom, the top-selling one-ton commercial van in Europe, is now available in South Africa, delivering a bold new design, interior enhancements and improved productivity for business. Sporting a bold new front-end design with three-bar Transit grille, Ford's...

Eqstra launches rigid refrigerated vehicle with PTO take off

Eqstra Flexi Fleet, a division of Eqstra Fleet Management and Logistics, has partnered with Pecsser & Carrier, Ice Cold Bodies, Hino South Africa and GEA to design a rigid refrigerated vehicle featuring new technology to power the refrigeration units. This...