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Chasing a record at 200 mph

Chasing a record at 300 km/h

As the Bloodhound team gears up for its world land-speed record attempt at South Africa’s Hakskeen Pan, the team recently conducted its first public test run of the record-chasing Bloudhound SSC.

 
Cummins is here to stay!

Cummins is here to stay!

In a tangible sign of its commitment to the South African market, Cummins Southern Africa has invested in spectacular new premises for its distribution business in southern Africa. Located in the Waterfall Logistics Precinct in Midrand, the building is currently under construction and will open in October 2018.

 
Discounts and deals from Fuso

Discounts and deals from Fuso

Fuso Trucks South Africa and Fuso Finance (a brand within Mercedes-Benz Financial Services) are offering attractive deals on the Fuso FE7-136, valid until December 31.

 
Trailer business up for Serco

Trailer business up for Serco

While sales volumes were down 6,5 percent by August, compared to the same period last year, trailer manufacturer and bodybuilding company Serco has enjoyed an improvement in business since September.

   
Waiting for the other shoe to drop

Waiting for the other shoe to drop

Both the government and the public breathed a sigh of relief when the second-quarter gross domestic product (GDP) results showed an exit from the recession and exceeded the expectations of many economists

 
ZF drives electric buses

ZF drives electric buses

Having been unveiled at the 2016 IAA Commercial Vehicle Show, the ZF CeTrax electric central-drive unit for both low- and high-floor bus applications has hit the road.

 
MAN Lion’s Coach wins big

MAN Lion's Coach wins big

The MAN Lion’s Coach won three of six categories at the Busworld Awards Competition in the run-up to the Busworld bus and coach exhibition, which ended on Wednesday, October 25.

   
500 benefits of LNG

500 benefits of LNG

Jost Group – one of the largest pan-European transport and logistics specialists – is heading for a 35-percent conversion of its fleet to liquified natural gas (LNG) by 2020, by placing a major deal for 500 Iveco Stralis NP trucks.

 
An engine oil for economy

An engine oil for economy

Van owners now have another engine-oil option for their fleets, as Fuchs Lubricants South Africa has announced the extension of the profile of the oil Titan GT1 SAE 5W-40 premium engine oil.

 
Mahindra Piks Up the pace

Mahindra Piks Up the pace

Mahindra South Africa has launched the updated version of the next-generation Mahindra Pik Up – which the company says is an “all-rounder with new-age, powerful, spacious and hi-tech offerings”.

   
Clutching at Straws

Clutching at straws

As 2017 draws to a close, there is good reason for concern in the South African Development Community (SADC) regional road-transport industry, writes MIKE FITZMAURICE, CEO of Fesarta.

 
DHL Africa’s top employer

DHL is Africa’s top employer

DHL Express has been certified as a Top Employer in Africa for the fourth consecutive year at the prestigious Top Employer Africa 2018 certification ceremony, held at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg, last week.  DHL was the only company to be certified as a Top Employer in 18 African markets. 

 
Volvo Trucks top in sales, service and parts

Volvo Trucks top in sales, service and parts

The independent Scott Byers report has revealed that Volvo Trucks Southern Africa has managed to take the top spot for the third quarter of the year, with the best overall combined score in the Commercial Vehicles Market in the sales, service and parts categories.

   

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