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Market leader in trucks expresses gratitude

THE Automotive Business Council, NAAMSA, recently released the 2023 new vehicle statistics and for the fourth consecutive year, Mercedes-Benz Trucks claimed the market leader...

Port Elizabeth car terminal lifts its handling rate

THE Port Elizabeth car terminal enhanced its performance by implementing a dual ramp operation. This resulted in a 14% increase in units handled per...

Next-generation VSD technology delivers smart operation and energy savings

Atlas Copco has announced the expansion of its GA VSDs oil-injected screw compressor offering. With the addition of 5-18 kW models, the most energy-efficient, sustainable...

Gqeberha plant produces brawny new double cab to tackle off-road adventures

ISUZU launched the second iteration of its specially developed double cab bakkie, the D-Max Arctic AT35, as big, bold and built to take on...

Daimler Truck Southern Africa reveals limited commemorative Canter models as part of diamond anniversary celebrations

DAIMLER Truck Southern Africa’s East London plant, founded back in 1962, is today recognised as one of the leading completely knocked down (CKD) plants...

Drive on, drive off sea transport to move goods efficiently around southern Africa

RORO vessels have the potential to complement southern Africa’s supply chain with its constrained logistics networks characterised by congested ports, weak road and rail...

All-new 6×4 truck tractor unveiled

FUSO Trucks, a brand of Daimler Truck Southern Africa (DTSA), accentuated its unrelenting commitment to the region as a trendsetter and versatile all-rounder with...

Auto industry applauds EC port development projects

THE announcement by the Transnet National Port Authority that R9.1-billion will be invested in the Eastern Cape ports over the next seven years has...

250 new delivery vans for Zim bakery in ‘astonishing’ deal

AT an exclusively hosted event in Zimbabwe, trucking giant FUSO Trucks and its authorised general distributor, ZIMOCO, celebrated their newly-formed partnership with Baker’s Inn...

New real-time fleet management platform offers a host of benefits

WITH 35 years of experience in vehicle tracking and fleet management, Ctrack has developed a variety of innovative solutions for efficient fleet and asset...

Africa’s markets a big opportunity says new VP of sales

ISUZU Motors South Africa has appointed Penelope Mkhwanazi as Senior Vice President for Revenue Generation Rest of Africa and International Markets. Penny is responsible for...

Farewell Fritz: premium car brand boss leaves SA on a high note

MERCEDES-Benz South Africa has announced that Co-CEO and Executive Director Mercedes-Benz Cars Johannes Fritz, who steered the country’s top-selling premium car brand since September...

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Malaysian energy company’s share transfer creates a pan-African group

PETRONAS has sold its 74% shareholding in Engen to Vivo Energy. Engen and Vivo Energy announced the completion of the transaction on 21 May...

Truck heavyweight launches more electric options in SA

IN line with Daimler Truck’s global ambition to offer 100% CO2 neutral trucks and buses by 2050, DTSA introduced its first fully battery electric...

Construction of Coega automotive plant to begin ‘shortly’

STELLANTIS, the world’s third-biggest automotive manufacturer by volume, and South Africa’s largest development funder, the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) have concluded key milestones that...

SA’s auto sector notes decline in exports, increase in (low) NEV sales

THE domestic automotive industry is celebrating the centenary of vehicle manufacturing in the country in 2024. In the Automotive Business Council (naamsa) Q1 2024...