Month: October 2016

Hino partners with AgriBonus Rewards Programme

Hino partners with AgriBonus Rewards Programme

Hino South Africa has become the first truck brand to become a partner in the AgriBonus Rewards Programme, which is designed to benefit local customers. Members of AgriBonus earn points through purchases from a variety of service providers, who are all prominent in their various fields of business. The points […]

ContiConnect_Fleet Management

Are economic hard times driving fleets towards leasing?

Amid consistently gloomy new-vehicle sales figures for 2016, a small yet startling statistic seems to be bucking the trend. Over the first six months of the year, Standard Bank Fleet Management has recorded a 5% increase in new customers who prefer to lease their vehicles instead of buying them, compared […]

Unimog turns 70

Unimog turns 70

STUTTGART – 70 years ago, on 9 October 1946, the Unimog Prototype 1 completed its first test drive. Chief designer Heinrich Rößler himself was at the wheel, and he tested the prototype, which had no bonnet and was fully laden with wood, on rough forest roads. The prehistory is closely linked to […]

How Healthy is Your Truck Driver and his fellow Truckers?

How Healthy is Your Truck Driver and his fellow Truckers?

Brilliant work is done daily by Trucking Wellness to ensure the physical safety of our truck drivers across South Africa! The Trucking Wellness Programme was launched in 1999 and is an initiative of the National Bargaining Council for the Road Freight and Logistics Industry (NBCRFLI). It is a primary healthcare […]

66th IAA International Motor Show for Commercial Vehicles

66th IAA International Motor Show for Commercial Vehicles

  Latest engine generations now also available for the Arocs New flagship engines: OM 470 with 335 kW (460 hp) and OM 471 with 390 kW (530 hp) Approval for alternative fuels to prEN 15940 standard and biodiesel New variants with low exterior height Latest safety technology also available for construction vehicles   At the 66th IAA […]

Truck driver wellness benefits from partnerships

Truck driver wellness benefits from partnerships

MBSA has been a proud supporter of Trucking Wellness for many years. In 2009, this support was entrenched through the formation of a long-term partnership, which aims to significantly increase and strengthen the work of Trucking Wellness in targeted areas. The objective is to create a platform for encouraging a healthy lifestyle amongst […]