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Don’t miss the inaugural Futuroad expo

Since the termination of the former Johannesburg Truck and Bus Show, local commercial vehicle operators and enthusiasts have been left wanting for such a trade show. The first edition of Futuroad Johannesburg aims to remedy this.

 
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No more sleepless nights over tyres

On Wednesday (August 2) TrenTyre, in partnership with Goodyear South Africa, launched its FleetFirst tyre management solution, which aims to reduce the downtime and total cost of ownership for fleet owners and managers.

 
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Shell SA introduces Dynaflex

Shell South Africa has launched its Dynaflex technology – a new additive for Shell Diesel Extra 50-ppm diesel – designed to aid in enhancing performance, protection and engine cleaning.

 
Radical economic transformation mooted at TASA launch

Radical economic transformation mooted at TASA launch

Emerging transport operators have lots of challenges. Now, a new association, called the Emerging Truckers Association of South Africa (TASA), has been established – and it aims to address many of these issues.

   
Changan’s third-generation Star begins to shine

Changan’s third-generation Star begins to shine

JMC South Africa, the distributor of the Changan Star mini truck, has launched to market the third-generation Star with a selection of eight one-tonne models starting at a very reasonable R139 990.

 
Another week, another warranty from MAN

Another week, another warranty from MAN

Last week we reported on a special-offer warranty from MAN Automotive on the Volkswagen Constellation range. Now, in celebration of a decade on the local market with the CLA, MAN is offering a three-year/300 000 km warranty on this model.

 
Transport-sector cyber security

Transport-sector cyber security

Cisco has released the 2017 Midyear Cybersecurity Report, which, for the first time, includes findings related to the transport sector.  

   
And then there was X!

And then there was X!

The concept Mercedes-Benz X-Class, dubbed the first pickup from a premium manufacturer, has created an aura of excitement and anticipation over the last couple of years – now the production version is finally here!  

 
MAN Automotive’s maintenance plan offer

A special maintenance plan for VW trucks

All Volkswagen (VW) Constellation truck models purchased from MAN Automotive are set to receive a free three-year/180 000 km maintenance plan. This special package is designed to support operators that are struggling to cope with the current economic climate.

 
Schmitz Cargobull acquires GRW shareholding

Schmitz Cargobull acquires GRW shareholding

Schmitz Cargobull, a leading company in the European trailer sector, has acquired a 33-percent share in South African trailer and tanker manufacturer, GRW Holdings.

   
NADA awards for Hino and Toyota

Hino and Toyota score highly

Hino and Toyota have each received a National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) award for dealer satisfaction in the truck, light commercial vehicle (LCV) and passenger segments.

 
Eicher Pro Series arrives in SA!

Eicher Pro series arrives in SA!

Volvo Eicher Commercial Vehicles (VECV), the joint venture of Volvo Group and Eicher Motors, launched Eicher trucks in South Africa yesterday – with the first model being the Eicher Pro 3008 for the medium commercial-vehicle category.

 
Tips to make night driving easier

Tips to make night driving easier

About 56 percent of crashes occur between 18:00 and 06:00, according to the Road Transport Management Corporation (RTMC) statistics. For this reason, the Automobile Association (AA) of South Africa is emphasising the importance of understanding how to drive safely in dark conditions.

   

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