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Mixed start for commercial vehicles in 2020
19 February, 2020
UD Trucks
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 Manufactuers. read more
Logistics Sector Will Drive Entry Of Electric Trucks
3 February, 2020
UD Trucks
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. read more
Volvo Trucks Starts 2020 on a High Note
27 January, 2020
According 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 segment. read more
UD Trucks Southern Africa enters new era
27 January, 2020
UD Trucks
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... read more
New Demands, New Generation of Tires – Nokian Forest King TRS 2+
31 October, 2019
Nokian Tyres
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. read more
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. read more
New stability for empty container handlers - Nokian Tyres adds new sizes to the Nokian HTS G2 tire family
2 July, 2019
Nokian Tyres
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... read more
Fuel increases and Carbon Tax
11 June, 2019
Agri SA
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. read more
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 excavator tire. read more
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. read more