Mixed start for commercial vehicles in 2020
19 February, 2020
The South African
commercial vehicle market got off to a mixed start in 2020, recording a 4.4% year-on-year
decline in overall sales in January.
According to the
latest combined results released by the National Association of Automobile
Logistics Sector Will Drive Entry Of Electric Trucks
3 February, 2020
UD Trucks to embrace new technologies and artificial intelligence for the SA market. Filip van den Heede took up the reins as MD of UD Trucks Southern Africa on January 1. The use of electric vehicles for distribution will come through quite quickly, according to UD Trucks Southern.
Volvo Trucks Starts 2020 on a High Note
27 January, 2020
to Naamsa, the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa
(NAAMSA), Volvo Trucks company sold 3 206 units in South Africa and other
African countries during last year, giving them a 23.2% market share of the
UD Trucks Southern Africa enters new era
27 January, 2020
UD Trucks Southern Africa is entering a new era with the appointment of
a new managing director. Filip Van den
Heede will be replacing Gert Swanepoel, who is retiring after 32 years with the company. "It has been
an incredible journey with UD Trucks...
New Demands, New Generation of Tires – Nokian Forest King TRS 2+
31 October, 2019
For years, Nokian Tyres has been a global forerunner in forestry
tires. The latest addition to the product line is Nokian Forest King TRS
2+, an advanced tire that brings true next generation features for
six-wheel forestry machinery - such as soil-friendly grip.
IVECO launches new IVECO S-WAY
29 August, 2019
The on-road IVECO S-WAY is the first vehicle in the new IVECO WAY
heavy range, developed to deliver a complete package of features and
services focused on the driver, on sustainability and on an advanced
level of connectivity-enabling new customised services.
New stability for empty container handlers - Nokian Tyres adds new sizes to the Nokian HTS G2 tire family
2 July, 2019
The steady flow of goods and materials is the backbone of the modern
world. With the improving efficiency of data-driven logistics, the fast,
safe and accurate container handling in ports and terminals is ever
more important. Nokian Tyres presents two new sizes...
Fuel increases and Carbon Tax
11 June, 2019
The Carbon Tax,
which comes into effect on 1 June (and implemented along with
fuel price changes on 5 June), was initially budgeted to have a
9 cents per litre impact on petrol prices and 10 cents per litre
impact on diesel.
Nokian Ground Kare – New Excavator and Backhoe Loader Tire Meadows, Roads and Railways
30 May, 2019
In the field of excavator tires, one solution is seldom optimal
for all purposes. That is why Nokian Tyres wants to offer a full range
of tires with emphasis on different surfaces and stability demands. The
latest addition to our selection is Nokian Ground Kare, a special
Platooning in the logistics industry: Researchers see great potential in real operations after tests
22 May, 2019
Successful completion of pilot project run by DB Schenker, MAN Truck & Bus and Fresenius University of Applied Sciences. Operating
electronically linked trucks on German motorways is safe, technically
reliable and easily applicable in the routine of a logistics company.