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Serco displays custom building skills 

Serco has once again reinforced its high quality custom building capability by producing two fully-equipped trailers for use as mobile learner driver license test centres. The 12,5m-long trailers were built for PCubed (Pty) Ltd, and are currently being used in Mpumalanga...

South Africa’s most fuel-efficient trucker

Volvo Trucks’ Most Fuel Efficient Driver is a global competition that attracts over 10 000 entries from across 40 countries. The competition, which aims to identify the world’s most fuel-efficient truck driver, culminates in September at a grand finale to...

Bridgestone grows truck and bus footprint

Bridgestone South Africa has launched a new addition to its Firestone FS404 range of heavy-duty tyres. Initially available only in 315/80 R22.5 size, the FS404 is now also available as a 12 R22.5 variant; optimised for duty on steer,...

BF Goodrich launches truck tyre range in SA

Michelin subsidiary BF Goodrich has launched a truck tyre range in South Africa aimed at customers “who demand international quality, reliable and robust tyres at an affordable price,” says Franck Sire, Michelin’s marketing director. He says BF Goodrich’s Route Control...

Fuso expands FJ range

Fuso has expanded its range of workhorses by introducing the FJ 26-280C, a heavy-duty truck aimed primarily at the construction sector. Powered by a turbocharged, direct injection diesel engine that produces 205kW and 1 100Nm, the vehicle is said to...

Handling fragile goods

South African logistics company, Consolidated Transport, has opted to make use of a fleet of Hino vehicles in order to handle fragile or sensitive cargo. Founded in 1994 by Nico van Jaarsveld, Consolidated Transport operates 25 Hino trucks, virtually all...

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...

Sava tyres expands LDV range

Sava, a leading brand within Goodyear’s product portfolio, has launched the Trenta 2 to bolster its LDV tyre range. The tyre is said to offer improved mileage and fuel efficiency, promoting lower costs and increased reliability over a longer lifespan....

Success for Sprinter

Mercedes-Benz Vans has announced that its Sprinter derivative has set a new sales record for the January to March period, accounting for about 45 000 units globally -- up 10% compared with 2016’s achievement. The model posted strong growth in high-volume...

Toyota launches zero-emission truck project

Toyota Motor Corporation, in conjunction with Toyota Motor North America, has revealed its Project Portal – a hydrogen fuel cell system to power zero-emission electric trucks. Engineers have installed a prototype of the system in a modified Kenworth that will...

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