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Maxi Bus benefits from Castrol Vecton Long Drain oil

Independent bus transport service provider Maxi Bus extended the engine oil drain interval on a number of buses in its fleet by up to 5,000km per vehicle, with the introduction of a specialised long drain engine oil....

Zippy defies the logistics odds in Nigeria

Logistics in Nigeria is fraught with challenges. The lack of infrastructure is one of the biggest factors hampering supply chain efficiency in Africa’s most populous country. A seven-year-old Nigerian logistics business is defying the odds, with a...

Is 2020 the year of data collaboration in the supply chain?

The manufacturing industry has been using ERP systems for many decades, which generate their own data. However, they are lacking in agility which makes them ill-suited for the retail end of the supply chain. With the evolution...

Engen’s new transport fleet – staying ahead of the game

Engen has taken another step towards reducing its carbon footprint and meeting the needs of its current and future customers after adding 17 new Euro 5 vehicles to its bulk transport fleet. The 17 technologically-advanced...

Volvo launches four new trucks

Volvo Trucks’ latest launch film has reached new heights. To demonstrate the power and strength of its four new vehicles, Volvo built a colossal 15-metre, 58-tonne truck tower, stacking its four new trucks...

Mixed start for commercial vehicle sales in 2020

The South African commercial vehicle market got off to a mixed start in 2020, recording a 4.4% year-on-year decline in overall sales in January. According to the latest combined results released by the National Association...

Cutting-edge production for global markets at Ford’s Struandale engine plant

The Ford Struandale Engine Plant in Port Elizabeth is home to two engine programmes currently, the latest and most advanced being the new-generation 157kW/500Nm 2.0 Bi-Turbo and 132kW/420Nm 2.0 Single Turbo engines that power the locally assembled...

Hardox and Strenx offer uncompromising

Turkish trailer and tipper manufacturer Fesan Makina, situated in Konya, switched to Hardox wear plate and Strenx performance steel to meet customer demand for stronger, lighter equipment. Being part of a continuously growing market, Fesan...

Transit runs on green fuels made from cooking oil

Ford has approved the use of Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil (HVO) in its Transit vans in Europe. This renewable diesel fuel is based on waste oils, including used cooking oil that can be sourced from restaurants and takeaways...

Isuzu’s PE plant gears up for Next Gen D-MAX

Upgrades and modifications to the Isuzu Motors South Africa (IMSAf) production plant in Port Elizabeth are currently underway, gearing up for the production of the seventh generation Isuzu D-MAX bakkie. Late last year...

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