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Volvo Trucks’ new Volvo FM model has won the Red Dot Award 2021 in the Product Design category for commercial vehicles. Volvo Trucks South Africa launched the new FM, along with the new FH16, FH and FMX ranges, in the country earlier this year.
Hino South Africa continues to make sure that its truck-operating customers enjoy the best possible experience in South Africa by once again dominating the DATATrack comparative truck study covering the first quarter of 2021.
It was September 2012 when TruckStore, the used trucks & buses retail outlet of Daimler Trucks & Buses Southern Africa (DTBSA), officially opened its doors to buy and sell used vehicles and trailers of all brands, models, bodies and ages in South Africa.
FAW Trucks achieved a significant milestone in its local history by taking the top spot in the Heavy Commercial Vehicle (HCV) segment of the local market for the first time in January this year. With 50 unit sales recorded for the first month of 2021, FAW Trucks had a fair lead over second-placed Hino, with 20 sales.
Water is a scarce and precious commodity, and access to reliable and clean source is a basic human right. Unfortunately, many communities around South Africa must do without this essential resource.
Developed by Volvo I-Shift is fully synchronised with the rest of the truck since the transmission uses information available from both the engine and the vehicle to work together in the most optimum way for different usages and truck combinations.
In a South African automotive aftermarket industry first, Tata International Africa has announced the launch of its e-commerce parts website and portal. The user-friendly online store will enable customers anywhere in South Africa to order Tata and Daewoo heavy commercial vehicle parts with doorstep delivery, quickly and conveniently – even in the most remote parts of the country.
Tata International Africa introduces a ground-breaking five-year warranty on its entire commercial vehicle range across the continent
Tata International Africa has become the first company in Africa to introduce a best-in-class standard warranty of five years on its entire Medium, Heavy and Extra Heavy Commercial Vehicle range.
Distributed by Babcock in southern Africa, the latest DAF Trucks will soon be hitting South Africa’s highways as the highly anticipated DAF CF and XF series are launched into the market. Specifically engineered for local road conditions, the latest DAF trucks offer pure excellence in transport efficiency while setting new benchmarks for driver comfort and safety.