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HINO OCTOBER TRUCK SALES HOLD STEADY AT SEPTEMBER LEVELS

The South African Truck Market has followed up on its strong performance in September, 2011 with a virtually identical overall result in October. The total sales volume of 2 518 trucks, buses and vans with Gross Vehicle Mass ratings of more than 3 500 kg reported last month to the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers […]

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Fuso develops heavy-duty hybrid truck

Ten percent fuel efficiency increase vs. conventional diesel engines confirmed by testing Test results enter into the development of hybrid technology for all truck weight classes Kawasaki, Japan/Stuttgart, Germany – Commercial vehicle manufacturer Fuso, a member of the Daimler group, has introduced a heavy-duty hybrid truck in Japan. The new vehicle concept will have its […]

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FIRST RENAULT MIDLUMS BRING FRESH LOOK TO D&F McCARTHY

In a significant conquest deal for Renault Trucks, one of East Anglia’s leading fresh produce merchants, D&F McCarthy Ltd, has taken delivery of three Renault Midlums into its Iveco-dominated fleet of 18 trucks and vans. Supplied by Renault Trucks dealer Brand of Beccles, the two 14t Midlum 270.14s and one 18t Midlum 300.18, all with […]

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TATA STAR BUS 34 ULTRA

TATA STAR BUS 34 ULTRA Tata Motors Limited unveiling Tata Star bus Ultra range in South Africa. This range of buses is a part of the Global MCV platform. Being present in MCV truck and bus segments in South Africa for more than a decade, Tata Motors was able to customize this new range of […]

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VOLVO TRUCKS GLW FEEDS TRIDEMS DELIVER EFFICIENCIES AND SAVINGS FOR FARMERS

Thanks to their superb manoeuvrability and excellent payload, two new Volvo FM Tridem configuration eight-wheelers that have joined the 30-strong fleet of Shepshed, Leicestershire-based GLW Feeds, are already proving a hit with many of the farmers who are the company’s customers.

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Daimler to create 350 new jobs in North America

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) to ramp up production of Western Star brand trucks Second shift to be added to Portland truck manufacturing plant Workforce at Western Star to be increased by almost 50 percent New hiring to begin in November 2011

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SOUTH KOREAN WINS GLOBAL DRIVERS’ FUEL CHALLENGE

On 21st and 22nd October, the qualifying rounds for the Volvo Trucks’ Drivers’ Fuel Challenge final were held at the Volvo Demo Centre in Gothenburg, Sweden. There, and in the face of fierce competition from drivers representing 17 countries, Han HoGyun from South Korea eventually won the event to be crowned the most fuel efficient […]

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Tata Novus 7548 6×4 Tractor

Tata Novus 7548 6×4 Tractor (V3TXF) As a starting point of new change, Tata Daewoo introduces next generation of Novus tractor – V3TXF. In response to South African customer’s latest demand, V3TXF has a reliable & powerful performance thorough gearbox combination of Cummins ISX engine and Eaton fuller automated transmission (FO-18E318B) In basis of strong […]

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TATA Super ACE

Super ACE Super ACE is the latest 1 ton mini-truck from Tata Motors and supplements its existing bakkie range in South Africa offering “more value for money” to its customers. Strong, Spacious and Superb – the Tata Super ACE is a combination of new age design and cutting edge technology. In a world obsessed with […]

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Making deliveries with the Econic NGT the environmental angel

Mercedes-Benz Econic 1828 NGT for city logistics applications The Mercedes-Benz Econic, the advanced, environmentally friendly, low-floor transport vehicle for municipal transportation, consolidation and short-radius distribution applications, continue to dominate in inner-city areas. The Mercedes-Benz Econic 1828 NGT chassis with eco-friendly natural gas is manufactured at the Mercedes-Benz plant in Wörth.

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Trucking for a Better Tomorrow FUSO

The performance of the commercial vehicles sector is often used as an indicator of the status of the economy of a country – the more vibrant the economy, the higher the consumer demand for commodities – and the more commodities sold, the more trucks are needed to transport them to the end user. If the […]

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TATA PRIMA RANGE

PRIMA RANGE WRITE UP Tata Motors Limited announces the launch of the Tata Prima range in South Africa. It was first introduced in 2008 in India as the company’s ‘Global truck’. Tata Motors’ Prima truck range was conferred with a prestigious South Korean award – the Grand Prize of 2009 Good Design selection.

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UD TRUCKS CONTINUES GROWTH AND EXPANSION OF BRAND

New UD Oil and Lubricant range to be launched in 2012 Johannesburg International Motor Show, South Africa, 6 October 2011.  Little more than a year ago, UD Trucks Southern Africa launched its new name and brand in the region.

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LPO 1823 STARBUS 65 COMMUTER

The Smart Choice for Commuter Transportation Tata Motors Marcopolo Ltd. (TMML), the company that brings you Starbus, is a joint venture between Tata Motors Ltd. and Marcopolo S.A., Brazil. Tata Motors is the world’s second largest bus manufacturing company while Marcopolo S.A., Brazil is the world leader in body building for buses and coaches.

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TATA LPO 1623 RE LE STARBUS

TATA LPO 1623 RE LE STARBUS The Tata LPO 1623 RE LE STARBUS bus is an ultra modern, air-conditioned, low entry bus driven on CNG. It stands out for its spacious interiors, comfortable seating and adequate legroom.

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HINO PREVIEWS NEW MEDIUM TRUCK RANGE AT TRUCK & BUS SHOW

Hino previewed a new range of its top-selling 300 Series medium trucks on the opening day of the Johannesburg Truck & Bus show at Expo Centre. The occasion was seen as so important for the company that the president of Hino Motors Ltd. in Japan, Yoshio Shirai, made the trip to SA especially so he […]

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HINO MEDIA EVENT at 2011 Johannesburg International MOTOR SHOW

Good afternoon ladies and gentlemen, First of all, I would like to thank you for all your support after March disaster in Japan on behalf of Hino Motors. I am very pleased that I am able to join you at the Johannesburg Truck & Bus Show today as it is a very important occasion for […]

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SCANIA RED PEARL TO WOW JOHANNESBURG SHOW GOERS

Scania, one of Europe’s biggest truck manufacturers, was quick out of the starting blocks as its insane Red Pearl show truck was one of the early arrivals to be displayed at the Johannesburg International Motor Show at Expo Centre, Nasrec.  The show opens for two media and VIP days on Thursday and the public days […]

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Address by Dr Johan van Zyl JHB MOTOR SHOW

Address by Dr Johan van Zyl: Good afternoon ladies and gentlemen. I am particularly pleased to introduce to you today a very important guest from Hino Motors Japan. His career in the automotive industry started when he joined Toyota Motor Corporation in 1973. He held various positions including Managing Officer and Senior Managing Director before […]

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HINO PREVIEWS NEW MEDIUM TRUCK RANGE AT TRUCK & BUS SHOW

Hino previewed a new range of its top-selling 300 Series medium trucks on the opening day of the Johannesburg Truck & Bus show at Expo Centre. The occasion was seen as so important for the company that the president of Hino Motors Ltd. in Japan, Yoshio Shirai, made the trip to SA especially so he […]

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HINO MEDIA EVENT AT 2011 JHB MOTOR SHOW Dr Casper Kruger

Address by Dr Casper Kruger Good afternoon ladies and gentlemen. We are very pleased and honoured not only to have President Shirai with us here today on this auspicious occasion, but also delighted to hear him stress how important the South African market is to Hino in its global aspirations. Thank you Shirai san for […]

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REALITY AND CONCEPT COMBINE TO CREATE TRANSPORT FUTURE

As a world-leader in the development and supply of commercial vehicles, MAN Truck & Bus prides itself on its commitment to serving its diverse markets around the world, to forming mutually beneficial relationships with its truck and bus customers that help promote transport quality, efficiency and sustainability.

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DAF TRUCKS WILL HAVE IMPRESSIVE DISPLAY AT JOHANNESBURG TRUCK & BUS SHOW

Johannesburg International Motor Show Johannesburg Expo Centre, 6 – 16 October 2011 Babcock, the distributors of DAF trucks in South Africa, will showcase its premium product line at the Johannesburg Truck & Bus Show’ which will run concurrently with the Johannesburg International Motor Show at Expo Centre, Nasrec, from June 6-16. The display will be […]

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HINO GOES BIG AT JOHANNESBURG TRUCK & BUS

Johannesburg International Motor Show Johannesburg Expo Centre, 6 – 16 October 2011 HINO GOES BIG AT JOHANNESBURG TRUCK & BUS Hino, which next year celebrates the 40th anniversary of its arrival in South Africa, is out to make a major statement at this year’s Johannesburg Truck & Bus Show, which will run concurrently with the […]

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