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May 14, 2018

Volvo debuts all-electric truck

Volvo Trucks has introduced its first all-electric truck for commercial use – the Volvo FL Electric for urban distribution and refuse operations, among other...

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April 11, 2018

Self-driving trucks plus drivers = success, says Uber

There’s a massive shortage of truck drivers in the United States; it stands at about 50 000 right now, and this is estimated to grow...

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April 11, 2018

Volkswagen makes big bucks

While some companies (especially here in South Africa) are battling to survive, Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles (VWCV) is romping to the bank vault – having...

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April 11, 2018

What a Discovery!

An awesome new Land Rover Discovery has gone on sale in the United Kingdom. It’s called the Discovery Commercial and it’s a rather sexy...

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April 11, 2018

Chinese buy Daimler! (well, a large part of it)

In a move that has shocked our industry to its very core, Geely Automotive chairman Li Shufu has purchased 9,69 percent of Daimler –...

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March 20, 2018

All-electric Actros makes its debut and Scania also heads down Electric Avenue

Mercedes-Benz has pulled an electric rabbit out of its hat! The company has lifted the lid on the eActros, which, as its name implies,...

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February 26, 2018

Getting serious about the electric commitment, South Africans show their worth at Dakar 2018 and An eco-friendly fleet to envy

Getting serious about the electric commitment Following the unveiling of its Nikola One hydrogen-electric truck in December 2016 and subsequent announcement of the Nikola...

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January 31, 2018

Rewriting the trucking rulebook, Mack Trucks sings its own Anthem and E-Fuso to take MFTBC to the future

Rewriting the trucking rulebook “The Tesla Semi will deliver a far better experience for truck drivers, while increasing safety and significantly reducing the cost...

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