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14-seater Hiace re-introduced due to popular demand

Following the release of the all-new Quantum in May last year (sporting the new semi-bonnet design), Toyota South Africa has made the decision to re-introduce the 14-seater version of the previous-generation people carrier under the Hiace nameplate.

Ford Ranger Wins Coveted International Pick-up Award

The Ford Ranger has won the 2020 International Pick-up Award (IPUA) at a special gala ceremony held in Lyon, France. The win for the Ranger was the second for Ford with the Blue Oval also clinching the title for...

Isuzu invests R1.2bn in SA

Today Isuzu Motors of Japan confirmed that it will be investing R1.2 billion into the next generation bakkie programme in South Africa, while an additional total local content value of R2.8 billion will be generated through the lifecycle of the programme.

Isuzu plant tours grow in popularity

From rugby players to ministers, from Karoo primary school learners to sub-Sahara African (SSA) vehicle buyers - everyone is interested in exactly how an Isuzu bakkie and truck is built. Isuzu Motors South Africa is one of three...

Volvo Trucks helps customers improve cashflow

Volvo Trucks is now introducing the Volvo Flexi-Gold Contract – a new usage-based service contract where monthly fees are aligned with actual mileage. This means hauliers have greater flexibility to adapt their operations to market conditions and...

Business-implementation teams a competitive advantage for local logistics firms

South Africa’s logistics industry is weathering a storm, with local firms turning to innovation in all its forms to create sustainability. Bidvest Panalpina Logistics (BPL) is one example, facing down market volatility, a skills shortage and a crumbling road infrastructure by...

UD Trucks debuts all-new Quon range in South Africa

UD Trucks Corp launched its high-level technology all-new Quon extra heavy range in South Africa, to meet diversifying demand in the country. Featuring eight derivatives, the Euro 5 level range is aimed at bringing leading-edge innovation that...

Bakwena partners for Women’s Month with Pinkdrive for breast, prostate & testicular cancer campaign

August​ ​is​ ​Women’s​ ​Month​ ​and​ ​Bakwena​ ​N1N4​ ​has​ ​for the seventh year partnered​ ​with​ ​PinkDrive​ ​and​ ​the Department​ ​of​ ​Health​ ​to​ ​raise​ ​awareness​ ​around​ ​breast,​ ​testicular​ ​and​ ​prostate​ ​cancer​ ​in communities​ ​adjacent​ ​to​ ​the​ ​Platinum​ ​Highway​ ​in​ ​North​ ​West​ ​Province.

Minister of Trade and Industry visits Isuzu Motors South Africa

The Minister of Trade and Industry, Ebrahim Patel, second left, and Deputy Minister, Fikile Majola, left, visited Isuzu Motors South Africa today whilst in Port Elizabeth on business. During this courtesy visit the Ministers met with...

Truck body conversion brings new hope to retired shop owner

When a street vendor lost almost her entire livelihood due to burglary and theft, Kanu Commercial Body Construction in Port Elizabeth helped her to get back on her feet - by upgrading her informal "shack-shop" to a...