SABOA Fleet Safety Awards 2023

SABOA Fleet Safety Awards 2023

MasterDrive in partnership with the South African Bus Operators Association (SABOA) is hosting the inaugural SABOA Fleet Safety Awards specifically for the bus industry. Entries for the competition are officially open. If you are a bus operator committed to road safety, do not hesitate to enter and give yourself the best opportunity to showcase your organisation.

Mercedes-Benz Buses launches the new 0500 RSD 2442 Coach Chassis!

Mercedes-Benz Buses launches the new 0500 RSD 2442 Coach Chassis!

Maintaining its path towards driving the shift to a more sustainable and efficient future in the bus and coach industry, on 7 September 2022, Mercedes-Benz Buses, an integral brand of Daimler Truck Southern Africa (DTSA) introduced its new 0500 RSD 2442 Coach Chassis in South Africa.

Daimler Truck Southern Africa celebrates the successful implementation of Litsamaiso’s Fleet Owners Workplace programme!

Daimler Truck Southern Africa celebrates the successful implementation of Litsamaiso’s Fleet Owners Workplace programme!

Daimler Truck Southern Africa (DTSA) continues to make giant strides in the commercial vehicle industry with its uncompromising commitment to the well-being of drivers, to ensure sustainable growth and economic success. Through its well-established Fleet Owners Workplace Wellness Programme uniquely available to its key account customers, driven by its DTSA Trucking Wellness project – DTSA has expanded its services to Mercedes-Benz Buses key account customers.

Multiple Volvo electric bus orders secured in Finland

Multiple Volvo electric bus orders secured in Finland

A total of 82 Volvo 7900 Electric buses will be delivered to three locations in Finland. 61 of the buses are destined for Helsinki and represent the largest-ever order for Volvo Buses in Finland. Two further orders include 13 electric buses for Joensuu and eight for the City of Savonlinna in the east of the country.

Volvo Buses wins UITP Climate and Health award

Volvo Buses wins UITP Climate and Health award

The annual International Association of Public Transport (UITP) Awards showcase the most ambitious and innovative transport projects of the last two years in cities and regions across the globe. The 2021 awards ceremony took place in Dubai on 6th February 2022.
“We are delighted to see our electromobility delivery in Gothenburg win this important award,” says Ulf Magnusson, SVP Europe at Volvo buses. “Electrifying 35% of a city bus overnight, demands extensive planning, close collaborations and expertise. The project is part of our ongoing commitment to quiet, clean and sustainable public transport that helps to create Zero cities all over the world”.

DAIMLER TRUCK LAUNCHED ON STOCK EXCHANGE AS AN INDEPENDENT COMPANY

DAIMLER TRUCK LAUNCHED ON STOCK EXCHANGE AS AN INDEPENDENT COMPANY

December 10th 2021 was the first day of trading on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange as it marks the start of a new era for Daimler Truck. Following the spin-off from Daimler AG, the first day of listing symbolizes Daimler Truck’s embarkment into unrestricted entrepreneurial independence.

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