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KB gets an upgrade

KB gets an upgrade

General Motors South Africa (GMSA) has given the Isuzu KB a facelift with some styling changes, a redesigned instrument gauge cluster, new equipment and – most importantly – a revised rear suspension setup.

 
Drive safely, get a coffee!

Drive safely, get a coffee!

The first traffic safety initiative in Japan involving a smartphone application – which is carried out and jointly promoted by an automobile company, a communication company and a food and beverage company – has been launched. Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC), Komeda Co., Ltd. (Komeda), and KDDI Corporation (KDDI) began the initiative on September 20.

 
Keep control of your assets

Keep control of your assets

“Running a heavy commercial fleet is a costly business, associated with many risks,” says Morné Stoltz, head of business insurance at MiWay. “Fleet owners face the potential risks of hijacking and road accidents. They also risk incurring vehicle damage and losing fuel and goods in transit through pilfering, outright theft and negligence.”

 
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Pilanesberg patrols with Nissan

Nissan South Africa today donated a Nissan Patrol 4x4 to the Pilansberg National Park’s rhino protection unit to help monitor large areas of the 550 km² park. The vehicle sponsorship comes after Nissan SA’s recent sponsorship of the ear notching of two white rhinos in the park.

   
Sprinter range hits 5,5 t

Sprinter range hits 5,5 t

Mercedes-Benz Vans is expanding its Sprinter product range to include a new variant with a permissible gross vehicle weight (GVW) of 5,5 t. This represents an increase in payload of around 400 kg in all variants, attaining a record level in certain vehicle configurations.

 
Driving hunger away

Driving hunger away

Peugeot South Africa and Meals on Wheels Community Services have been cooking up a storm – and then delivering no less than 1 200 hearty meals to the hungry.

 
RTMS compliance made easy with Ctrack

RTMS compliance made easy with Ctrack

The first platform of its kind to manage and store all information related to Road Transport Management System (RTMS) certification has been launched by vehicle tracking and fleet management company, Ctrack.

   
A new road for Van Zyl

A new road for Van Zyl

After 17 years with the Mercedes-Benz South Africa (MBSA) family, and having led the commercial vehicle operations since 2008, Kobus van Zyl is pursuing a new career opportunity and assignment within the larger global Daimler organisation.

 
Scania, VW are Truck and Van of the Year

Scania, VW are Truck and Van of the Year

Scania’s brand-new S-series has been crowned the 2017 International Truck of the Year (IToY) by a jury of 25 commercial-vehicle editors and senior journalists, representing 25 major European trucking magazines.

 
Matrix hits the pitch

Matrix hits the pitch

For the second consecutive year, Matrix – a brand of leading global fleet and mobile asset-management solutions provider, MiX Telematics – will sponsor the bizhub Highveld Lions.

   
Reinventing search and rescue

Reinventing search and rescue

Nissan has called upon all its light commercial vehicle (LCV) and electric vehicle (EV) knowledge to create a durable and tough all-terrain pickup, designed to operate as a life-saving rescue platform in some of the world’s most harsh and extreme environments.

 
New Crafter stuns

New Crafter stuns

The New Volkswagen Crafter has been revealed! With a maximum payload of 5,5 metric tonnes, a maximum cargo volume of 18,4 m³, a maximum cargo space height of 2 196 mm and a variety of drive types and derivatives, the new Crafter has been designed to offer highly functional solutions for everyday use in all sectors.

 
Merc adVANces the future

Merc adVANces the future

With its adVANce initiative, Mercedes-Benz Vans aims to systematically adapt to new, rapidly changing customer requirements – such as the burgeoning business in food and everyday necessities ordered online, where demand for same-day delivery, or delivery within an hour, is increasing rapidly.

   
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