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Electric trucks in action – MAN and CNL begin practical testing

Joachim Drees, chairman of the Executive Board of Man Truck & Bus AG, and his board colleague Dr. Ulrich Dilling, responsible for production and logistics, handed over the first electric trucks of the type MAN eTGM at the Steyr...

Hino supports Brake & Tyre Watch

Hino South Africa recently played a major role in a Brake and Tyre Watch event held in Pinetown, KwaZulu-Natal. Partnering with Hino Pinetown and a number of transport associates, the company invited some of its fleet customers to attend the...

Slump in commercial vehicle sales for month of April

The South African commercial vehicle market recorded a decline in sales during April, lagging 7.5% behind the year-to-date results of 2017.  A total of 7 674 new trucks and buses have so far been sold in 2018. This is according to...

UD Trucks announces new president

After joining the Company in 2008, Yoshihiro Murakami was appointed President in 2015. He has undertaken a number of improvement programs to position UD Trucks as the company of choice and a true business partner to our customers. Most...

FAW marks a successful 2016

FAW Vehicle Manufacturers SA has had a successful year, notching up a number of milestones. In August, the company produced its 2 000th truck at its Coega assembly plant near Port Elizabeth and, more recently, it exported its 200th truck into...

MAN on the data move

Volkswagen Truck & Bus has launched a MAN-developed, cloud-based vehicle management system which the company claims will significantly change the transportation industry Volkswagen’s new cloud-based RIO operating system is said to bundle digital solutions for the transportation and logistics industry...

Best UD drivers off to global finals in Japan

UD Trucks Southern Africa is proud to announce the winners of its Extra Mile Challenge driver competition.  Tatiya Sisilia from Clover SA in Johannesburg won the Quon category, while Chuttur Sunilduth from Serveng Ltd Mauritius walked away with top...

Engen Driver Wellness 2017 kicks off

Engen Driver Wellness 2017, a mobile health awareness initiative run by Thubelihle Occupational Health & Wellness on behalf of the oil company, kicked off last month at the Cape Road Convenience Centre in Port Elizabeth. The initiative – which impacts...

Isuzu truck technology partners with Dairy Day

Following negotiations with Isuzu which started in February, dairy producer Dairy Day recently took delivery of a refrigerated fleet of 50 trucks. The deal involved the trade-in of 45 trucks, with WesBank supplying the finance. The new fleet’s cargo bodies...

Volvo financial services launched in South Africa

Volvo Financial Services, the global captive finance arm of the Volvo Group has announced the launch of its operation in South Africa through the newly established Volvo Financial Services Southern Africa (Pty) Ltd. Volvo Financial Services will provide financial services...

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