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Fuso Canter 6C18 picks up

Canter 4×4 scores highly with superb off-road capability, excellent ground clearance and balanced chassis Award marks the second time readers of Trade Van Driver Magazine have voted for the Canter The Fuso Canter 6C18 has been voted “Heavy Duty 4×4 of the Year” as part of this year’s awards from Trade Van Driver Magazine.

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Isuzu Trucks Crew Cabs N-Series

Isuzu Trucks Crew Cabs – an industry solution to transport safety challenges South Africa’s transport system has always faced many challenges, amongst which is having adequately safe means of transporting labourers and equipment. We have all seen the proverbial image of workers sitting at the back of a vehicle that is laden with equipment on … Continue reading Isuzu Trucks Crew Cabs N-Series

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SUPER GROUP OPENS FLAGSHIP HINO DEALERSHIP

Super Group, a leading transport logistics and mobility group which was founded in 1986 and is listed on the Johannesburg Securities Exchange, has opened a flagship Hino dealership in Isando, which is well-situated in the industrial and commercial hub of Gauteng. Hino Isando is the 22nd exclusive dealership in the Hino network of 64 dealers […]

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Mercedes-Benz to launch midsize bakkie in South Africa

Bakkies in the South African sense of the word either come from America or Japan. Anything else than a Hilux, Ranger (nowadays BT should be written seperately) or KB does not quite live up to it. Then came the Amarok, and mindsets shifted – the Germans have done it! Now Mercedes-Benz, arguably the world’s top luxury car […]

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Off-road Mercedes-Benz Unimog U 4023 and Mercedes-Benz Unimog U 5023

High efficiency thanks to the new BlueTec 6 engine generation Even more fields of application possible thanks to new engine power take-off Great off-road driving comfort provided by the new cab mounting concept The best working conditions in the new cab New tyre pressure control system Tirecontrol plus with intuitive operation The toughest sections of […]

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MAN TRUCKS SOUTH AFRICA LAUNCH CARBON-NEUTRAL ASSEMBLY PLANT

MAN launches its first Carbon-Neutral Assembly Plant March 17, 2015 – MAN Truck & Bus (S.A.) (Pty) Ltd has officially announced the conversion of its Pinetown assembly plant to solar power. The complete truck and bus-chassis assembly plant is now capable of operating entirely off solar energy and is not only the first 100 percent […]

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Man Trucks South Africa Top Dealerships

MAN Awards Top Dealers MAN Truck & Bus (S.A.) (Pty) Ltd announced the winners of its Dealer of the year Awards 2015 at a gala event held at Kievits Kroon Country Estate on 13 March 2015. The Awards form part of MAN’s ongoing Network Development Programme where strategic engagement with its national dealer networks ensures […]

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HINO TRUCK CONTINUES ITS CHARITY WORK

A 4-ton Hino 300-Series 814 truck fitted with a Praga van body has been on loan from Hino SA to the Touch Africa charitable organisation since 2010 and continues to play a vital role in a number of Touch Africa’s outreach programmes, many of which target schools.

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Driving through the Himalayas with the Unimog

Driving through the Himalayas with the Unimog The basis is a Unimog 1300 L with its outstanding off-road talent A tour around the world for the last 18 months and more than 30 000 km – to be continued indefinitely Ever since May 2013, a Mercedes-Benz Unimog 435, 1300L model, has been the “honeymoon suite” of Jennifer (37) and Peter (42) […]

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MERCEDES-BENZ TRUCKS UK SENIOR MANAGEMENT ANNOUNCEMENT

Michael Kamper, Managing Director Mercedes-Benz Trucks UK, has been appointed Head of Marketing, Sales & Customer Services for Daimler Trucks Asia, effective from March 2015. This new position is part of the top 100 Executive Management team of Daimler AG.

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CNHI and IVECO Trucks Born in South Africa

CNH Industrial hosts “Born in South Africa” event at new facility The company invited local media, dignitaries, customers and dealers for an inaugural event series at the new Iveco South Africa Works facilit Basildon, November 24, 2014 – CNH Industrial N.V. (NYSE: CNHI / MI: CNHI) held its first event series at the new Iveco […]

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VOLVO TRUCKS CHALLENGES ONE OF THE WORLD’S FASTEST SPORTS CARS – A KOENIGSEGG ONE:1

A Volvo FH in a race against one of the world’s fastest sports cars. This is the scenario in Volvo Trucks’ upcoming film ‘Volvo Trucks vs Koenigsegg’. The aim is

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NAMIB MILLS ADDS ANOTHER 18 HINO TRUCKS TO ITS FLEET

Namib Mills, the largest grain processing company in Namibia, has added another 18 Hino 300-Series trucks to its fleet. The company, which was established in 1982, is a major supplier of flour, pasta and animal feeds and now has 29 Hino trucks in its fleet. The main mill is located in Windhoek and there are […]

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Iveco Trucks Tested By Dakar Experience – 360° Video and Virtual Tour

Iveco Trucks Tested By Dakar Experience We had the privilege of being invited to the Iveco Trucks Tested by Dakar Experience on 9 October 2014, we had an incredible day and it was nothing like we expected, with Iveco providing a fun filled and “interactive, reality experience involving al the senses”. These machines proved their worth […]

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Hino dealers support Eston Show

Two Hino truck dealers in KwaZulu-Natal joined forces to put on am impressive display at the Eston Show, which has been running for 60 years consecutively. The event, which targets the agricultural sector, attracted seven truck brands and five brands of cars and LCVs among the 100 big exhibitors.

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Hanover Auto Show Germany Mercedes-Benz Trucks

Daimler shows numerous premieres of vehicles for markets around the globe. The Mercedes-Benz Future Truck 2025 points the way to the future of freight transportation Global sales of trucks, buses and vans surpass last year’s level in first eight months Dr. Wolfgang Bernhard: “We want to lead our industry – both technologically and economically. With […]

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Mike Boyd, Caroline Gardner and their Volvo FH16-750

Owner Driver Mike Boyd and his partner Caroline Gardner originally planned to get married in 2016. Unusually, their wedding list included a new Volvo FH16, which they were planning to order in time for it to be at the ceremony in Kinlochbervie, north-west Scotland.

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Bridgestone awarded best tyre brand TruckX Awards

Bridgestone is South Africa’s best tyre brand for commercial vehicle. This is the news from the inaugural TruckX Awards which were announced at the TruckX Conference and Awards event in Sandton 19 August 2014.

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Hino Trucks South Africa add Hino 500 Truck Range

IMPORTANT NEW MODEL ADDED TO HINO TRUCK RANGE An important new model has been added to Hino SA’s popular 500-Series range of trucks in the form of the 6×2, long-wheelbase 2626 freight carrier, which has an excellent payload capability, a fuel-efficient powertrain and Hino’s highly competitive lifetime costs. (The 2626 model code refers to a […]

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Hino at the 2014 Nampo agricultural show in Bothaville

Hino SA is enjoying strong interest in its products which were exhibited at the 2014 Nampo agricultural show in Bothaville.

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Hino South Africa Wins International Awards

Hino South Africa won three international awards for outstanding sales and after-sales performance in 2013 at the recent 2nd Hino Motors’ Middle East, West Asia and Africa Regional Meeting in Dubai. The sales and support team from Hino SA which contributed towards winning two awards at the Hino Motors regional meeting in Dubai was (from […]

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On the great European tour with Setra

Austrian touring service “Artists-Delight” converts S 411 HD for artists Nine sleeping berths and leather Club lounge area for relaxing on long journeys Vehicle chassis adapted to individual customer requirements Stuttgart/Sölden. Music bands on the international rock and pop scene can now make themselves at home while on tour in a comfortably equipped Setra coach. […]

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Mercedes-Benz Future Truck 2025

Mercedes-Benz Future Truck 2025: On the road today with the truck of tomorrow Autonomous driving in a long-distance truck “Highway Pilot” activated – technology takes the wheel Safely on the road with radar sensors, camera and V2V/V2I communication Plan the next tour while on the move Overtaking is manual, the driver retains control Just over 30 km of […]

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ECWVTA – Important Volvo Whole Vehicle Type Approval for European Trucks

With orders being taken now for delivery this autumn, Volvo Trucks has issued a reminder to customers that all vehicles registered after 29th October 2014 must have a complete or completed European Whole Vehicle Type Approval (ECWVTA).

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Difficulties At Tgrsa Cars

Difficulties At TGRSA

DELMAS, MPUMALANGA – Round 4 of the National Extreme Festival at the Red Star Raceway near the Mpumalanga town of Delmas proved to be a tough day at the office

Breyten Odendaal

5 July, 2022

Van Market Supply Shortages

Van Market In Decline Due To Supply Shortages

Tuesday 5 July, 2022 The UK new light commercial vehicle (LCV) market declined for the sixth consecutive month in June, falling -23.0% to 26,443 units and rounding off a challenging first half

Breyten Odendaal

5 July, 2022

Car Market Affected By Supply Shortages

Car Market Performance Affected By Supply Shortages

Tuesday 5 July, 2022 UK new car registrations fell -24.3% in June, according to the latest figures released today by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). The month saw

Breyten Odendaal

5 July, 2022

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