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TPI Truck and Trailer scores industry first

Durban-based TPI Truck and Trailer recently manufactured what is said to be the first flat-deck trailer capable of legally carrying high cube containers. Developed by Dario Degano, a specialist designer of platform and lowbed trailers, the trailer makes use of...

Mahindra commits to South Africa with assembly facility

Mahindra South Africa has joined the league of South African vehicle manufacturers with the opening of a state-of-the-art vehicle assembly facility in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal. The new vehicle assembly facility for Mahindra vehicles is located in the Dube TradePort Special Economic...

MAN Awards Top Performers

MAN Truck & Bus South Africa recently celebrated its 2016 Dealer of the Year (DOTY) Awards at a luncheon held at its new corporate headquarters in Modderfontein, Johannesburg. Despite tough trading conditions within the extra-heavy truck market last year,...

HED: Search on for SA’s safest truck drivers

MasterDrive and The Future Group, publishers of Future Trucking & Logistics, have teamed up to launch an exciting new driver excellence competition in which 10 finalists will be selected to participate in a driving experience which could land them...

Outsourcing staff could be the answer to debilitating labour action

With South Africa still in the grips of a three-week-long bus strike over salary increases, Innovative Staffing Solutions suggests outsourcing could be the answer to avoiding labour action and its attendant detrimental impact on the economy. Arnoux Maré, Managing Director...

Daimler on top

Daimler commercial vehicle brands once again secured first place in five categories – trucks, vans, telematics, rental/leasing and fuel cards – at German magazine Verkehrs Rundschau’s annual Image Awards ceremony held recently in Munich. It was the fourth consecutive time...

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...

Maintaining up time

Rowlands Peters, head of Daimler’s FleetBoard Division, offers insights in to the telematics system’s success in South Africa. Ryan de Smidt reports Telematics systems have become vital fleet management tools in any logistics operator’s armoury – and Daimler South Africa’s...

Truck market gains more ground

The August truck market improved by 5.3% on July’s performance to conclude the month on 2 227 units. This is according to the latest results released by the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa (Naamsa), Associated Motor Holdings (AMH)...

MAN begins selling the TGE

Six months after the launch of MAN’s TGE model at last year’s Hanover show, MAN Truck & Bus have officially begun selling the variant; and with its introduction, have cemented MAN’s stature as a full-range provider. With a wide variety...

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