Blackberry targets trucking sector

Blackberry - the once heavyweight in the telecommunications segment - is attempting to reinvent itself in the logistics sector with the launch of the Blackberry Radar – a tracking system dedicated to the fleet and trucking industry. The Canadian company...

Ford’s world vision

 Ford SA is looking to make healthcare more accessible to South Africans, thanks to its recent sponsorship of two new Ford Rangers to work as mobile healthcare centres in the Eastern Cape Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) is...

Supply Chain Made Easy

Supply chain solutions enable transporters and warehouse entities to stream-line their processes – ensuring that goods are at their desired locations at all time. In order to fully integrate into the modern era, most logistics companies’ and warehouses have instilled...

Ficosa developed intelligent rear-view mirror

Multinational research, development, and production corporation Ficosa have developed an intelligent rear-view mirror dubbed the IRMS. As a top-tier provider of high technology vision, safety, and connectivity devices, Ficosa have developed the product as a result of its alliance with...

Paccar set aside 850-million Euro in EU price-fixing probe

In preparation for the European Union’s antitrust ruling on truck-industry pricing, commercial vehicle conglomerate Paccar – the manufacturer of Kenworth, Peterbilt, and DAF nameplates – have set aside an 850-million Euro provision in its first quarter. This after the European...

Spartan Motors to build Isuzu F-Series in North America

Spartan Motors – a Michigan-based manufacturer of custom chassis and commercial vehicles – have been named as the producer of Isuzu’s F-Series of medium duty trucks for the region. Partnering in 2011 with Isuzu on the production of gasoline-fuelled N-Series...

Daimler Trucks North America partners with Zonar Telematics on remote programming offering

Daimler Trucks North America have partnered with telematics corporation Zonar to offer customers over-the-air engine programming. By offering unique applications and solutions, Zonar have developed a system whereby a variety of parameters such as speed limiter settings will be programmable...

Isuzu Trucks offers genuine parts at reduced cost

 “The advantage of having Isuzu genuine OEM parts fitted in the truck in the event of a breakdown is that the same parts that were used to build the truck are fitted, thus prolonging the life cycle of the vehicle.” It...

Oshkosh corporation awarded $677.1 Million Military contract

Oshkosh Corporation – the designer and builder of the world’s toughest speciality trucks and truck bodies – has been awarded a United States military contract worth $677.1-million. The venture will include a budget of $433.3-million dedicated to the refurbishment of...

Walmart Makes Waves

Walmart, in conjunction with Peterbilt Trucks, is in the final stages of development of the Walmart Wave – a look into the conglomerate’s fleet of the future. The Wave’s streamlined svelte shape provides it with 20% less drag when compared...