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Hino SA comes out tops in international contest

Hino, already the pace-setter for after-sales service in the South African truck market, has just clinched both the parts and service categories in the Hino International Parts and Service Distributor of the Year contest for the second consecutive year. The...

Mercedes-Benz Trucks hands over Bakers SA Limited’s largest fleet order

In one of its largest fleet deals concluded to date, Mercedes-Benz Trucks handed over 101 Mercedes-Benz Actros trucks to Bakers SA Limited, an independently owned transport and logistics services company, based in Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal. In an unprecedented move, all...

TruckX 2017 – A One-Stop shop for the Trucking sector

Demonstrations, débuts, displays, dynamic driving, double-digit discounts and more – South Africa’s premier trucking event has something for everyone in trucking and fleet management. TruckX and FleetX takes place on July 12 and 13 at the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit. ...

The world’s largest service market competition opens – VISTA

Registration has opened for the world´s largest service market competition Volvo International Service Training Awards (VISTA)*. More than 18 000 technicians, from the Volvo Trucks and Volvo Buses global dealer network, are estimated to participate. Through teamwork and competence...

Serco looks to the future

Truck body specialist Serco’s new factory in Phoenix Industrial Park, Durban, is complete, adding an extra 6000m2 of undercover space to its existing premises. According to the company’s spokesmen, there’s just a few final touches left for it to tend to...

New Doosan lithium-ion powered pallet truck from GLTC

The new Doosan LPM15N-7 lithium-ion powered pallet truck launched locally by Goscor Lift Truck Company closes a crucial product gap in the leading materials handling equipment supplier’s offering. With a maximum capacity of 1,5-tonne, the new pallet...

Drive Vision set to change the essentials of fleet management

An on-board dual camera system from global fleet management vehicle recovery and insurance telematics provider, Cartrack, reduces the costs of managing vehicle fleets, while creating new ways to motivate drivers and improve their on-the-road performance. Historically, commercial drivers within fleets...

BF Goodrich launches truck tyre range in SA

Michelin subsidiary BF Goodrich has launched a truck tyre range in South Africa aimed at customers “who demand international quality, reliable and robust tyres at an affordable price,” says Franck Sire, Michelin’s marketing director. He says BF Goodrich’s Route Control...

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...

The Future Of Autonomy

Though there is a huge amount of discussion currently taking place regarding connected vehicles and driverless technology – as evidenced last week at the Ctrack and Standard Bank sponsored TruckX Conference and Expo at Kyalami – fully autonomous commercial...

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