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Locally-built Ford Ranger Spiced Up for 2018 

Keeping aligned with the times and ahead of the competition, Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) has introduced a raft of new enhancements and product updates on the Ford Ranger, which is locally produced at Ford's Silverton Assembly...

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...

Volvo group invests in driver learnership programme

Volvo Group Southern Africa invested R1.9 million in the advanced development and training of 20 unemployed commercial vehicle drivers. In 2017, AB Volvo Group decided to donate funds on behalf of its employees to various markets around the world to...

UD Trucks launches new Quon

UD Trucks, part of the Volvo Group, recently launched its latest all new Quon model internationally. Said to combine industry-leading fuel efficiency with dynamism and drivability, the all-new vehicle is equipped with advanced safety features that are designed to...

Total focus on people leads to awards for Hino Shelly Beach

“A total focus on people – be they customers or members of my team at Hino Shelly Beach – is the reason for our ongoing success, which culminated in being awarded the title of Hino Dealer of the Year...

All-electric vans for logistics company

Mercedes-Benz Vans will be producing 1 500 all-electric vans for Hermes, Germany’s largest independent logistics firm. From next year, the company will begin using battery-electric vehicles in normal operations in a pilot phase in Stuttgart and Hamburg. The focus will...

Orlens Transport succeed with DAF

Sastri Rapiti, owner of Kwa-Zulu Natal-based Orlens Transport, credits DAF Trucks and Babcock for playing a fundamental role in their highly successful logistics operation, one that has experienced an intensive increase in turnover in just over five years. Orlens started...

Scania takes platoon lead

Scania is designing the world’s first full-scale autonomous truck platooning operations, based on its own advanced technology. The platoon will make use of public roads while transporting containers between port terminals in Singapore. The aim is to organise convoys of...

Keep Truckin’- GWM rewards loyal customers

When GWM – Great Wall Motors – first hit the South African market back in 2007 with a range of hardy, no-nonsense, unbelievably well-priced bakkies, not even the wildest optimists could have predicted just how well this Chinese brand...

Best UD Fleet drivers off to compete in Japan

UD Trucks Southern Africa announced the brand’s top fleet drivers in two categories at its annual Extra Mile Challenge driver competition. The competition that consisted of numerous efficiency and safety evaluations, took place at the Gerotek Vehicle Testing Facility, and...

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