Truck driver competition South African wins international truck driver competition
South African Lafras Kruger was named the best driver at the finals of UD Trucks’ Extra Mile Challenge fleet driver competition in Japan.  Kruger took top honours in
22 Nov 2017
Alfa Romeo Stelvio The Brand's First SUV
Alfa Romeo's first SUV is born, delivering a thrilling driving experience, outstanding performance and sporty style. For the first time in more than a century, these features of
21 Nov 2017
Volkswagen hosts third annual Literacy Conference  
Third Annual VW Legacy Literacy Conference held in Uitenhage The Vision is to ensure all learners in Uitenhage are functionally literate by the end of Grade Three Three years
20 Nov 2017
TORBJORN CHRISTENSSON IS IN IT FOR THE LONG HAUL Volvo Trucks South Africa has been one of the star performers of the long-haul industry in recent times, boasting top sales figures in the extra-heavy long market in 2016, due to their advanced safety features, fuel efficiency and after-sales services
2017 has seen a fierce battle for top spot between the Volvo FH and the Mercedes-Benz Actros, two of the most advanced trucks on the road. But The Volvo Group is not only
16 Nov 2017
Global Takata Airbag recall campaign expands Citing preventative measures, Mitsubishi Motors Japan has issued a recall campaign on specific Pajeros sold between 2007 and 2013 in South Africa for the replacement of the passenger-side airbag inflators.
Vehicles made by more than 30 manufacturers involved globally World-wide recall amounting to over 30 million vehicles, so far Mitsubishi Motors South Africa (MMSA) announced on
08 Nov 2017
“Together we move South Africa forward” Cargo Carriers helps develop a world-class South African transport industry
Cargo Carriers joins South Africans in recognising the important role that the larger transport industry has to play in growing the country’s economy and, in so doing,
06 Nov 2017
Hino has a long and illustrious history Hino Motors, which has been the top-selling heavy and extra-heavy truck manufacturer in the Japanese market for the past 44 years, has a long and illustrious history which can be traced back 100 years
The company’s beginning came with the formation of the Tokyo Gas Electric Engineering Company, abbreviated to Gasuden, in 1917. Isamu Hoshiko, who is considered the father
06 Nov 2017
Higher profits for first half of 2017 – outlook confirmed The European truck market expanded slightly in an economic environment of stable growth, while order intake at MAN Truck & Bus rose by 2 404 units or 5% year-on-year. By contrast, the Brazilian economy remained mired in recession, although the decline in economic output was less significant than in previous quarters.
Weak domestic demand and political uncertainty had a negative impact. In this environment, registration volumes for commercial vehicles were again noticeably below the previous
06 Nov 2017
SA motor industry holding up well in turbulent economic environment The South African motor industry is holding up surprisingly well in a tough economic environment that is being exacerbated by political turmoil. This is the opinion of renowned economics commentator Dr Azar Jammine, Director and Chief Economist at Econometrix
He made this statement when addressing guests at the launch breakfast for Automechanika Johannesburg recently. The biennial Automechanika Johannesburg trade fair for the
06 Nov 2017
BMW 530d X Drive: The upper limit When approaching the new BMW 530d X Drive, the stunning good looks of the vehicle are immediately apparent, from the adaptive LED headlights, with selective beam and high beam assistant, which automatically switch from high to low beam to the L-shaped tail lights and everything in between
The aerodynamic body styling draws you to the car and accentuates the BMW evolution protocol, common with all BMWs. Even the door handles light up at night for ease of operation,
06 Nov 2017 - J. E.
FUSO Trucks Southern Africa FUSO Trucks Southern Africa offers value for money vehicles and unbeatable financial offers
FUSO Trucks Southern Africa assists in providing affordable, safe and accessible transportation FE7 - 136 offers productivity and impressive payload As the year draws to an end,
03 Nov 2017
Road upgrade valued at R550 million R61 Road upgrade valued at R550 million completed
A major work activity stream of the R61 mega road infrastructure project in the Eastern Cape, has been completed, the South African National Roads Agency SOC Ltd (SANRAL)
26 Oct 2017
CHANGE MAKER Comair CEO Erik Venter on the secret to 71 years of success
Comair CEO Erik Venter chats to Leadership editor Greg Simpson about the secret to their 71 years of aviation success.
17 Oct 2017
Daimler Trucks - world's largest truck manufacturer Daimler Trucks - world's largest truck manufacturer - launches first all-electric truck in series production - the FUSO eCanter
UPS first commercial customer in the US announced at global launch event in New York City Electric trucks provided to four prominent NGOs in cooperation with the New York
09 Oct 2017
Mercedes-Benz Vans Mercedes-Benz Vans focuses on intelligent production for the new Sprinter
New requirements on production as the result of increasing variety of variants, electrification and growing production volume.Investment of more than 200 million euros by 2025 in
09 Oct 2017


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