Month: November 2016

MAN TGE: spotlight on customisation

MAN TGE: spotlight on customisation

MAN Truck & Bus are placing the new MAN TGE under static scrutiny as part of a van bodybuilders’ day today. Around 80 companies from Germany and neighbouring countries are being invited to a collaborative exchange of ideas which will help identify and generate future business areas and models. The […]

Truck rolls killing man, New Hanover

Truck rolls killing man, New Hanover

A man, believed to be in his 30s, was killed this morning after his truck rolled off the R33 in New Hanover in KwaZulu-Natal. ER24 paramedics, along with Fire Services, arrived on the scene and found the truck lying on its side against a fence. On closer inspection, paramedics found […]

Tests show FUELMAX and KMAX reduce Total Cost of Ownership

Tests show FUELMAX and KMAX reduce Total Cost of Ownership

Spanish haulier Marcotran has proved the savings that Goodyear FUELMAX and KMAX truck tyres offer.  Comparative tests run by the company show that on certain routes it can save almost €1,000 per vehicle per year by using FUELMAX tyres, and the high mileage offered by KMAX tyres makes them more […]

MAN Truck & Bus supports IMAGinE research project on cooperative driving

MAN Truck & Bus supports IMAGinE research project on cooperative driving

Intelligent integrated networking: the focus of the joint IMAGinE project (intelligent automation of manoeuvres– cooperative risk prevention in real-time) lies on increasing the safety of all road users. In future, vehicles communicating with each other in real-time will form the basis for a cooperative interplay in road traffic. Action, not […]

An idea that saves lives  – Flexible Humanitarian Vehicle Concept

An idea that saves lives – Flexible Humanitarian Vehicle Concept

flexHVC – Flexible Humanitarian Vehicle Concept – is the brainchild of student Johannes Schmutzler, who came up with the idea as the subject of his graduation thesis. flexHVC is an all-terrain coach that can be used to transport sick or injured patients and serve as a mobile care and surgical […]

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New Rigid Dump Truck Tyres from Goodyear

Goodyear is introducing the RM-4B+ Off The Road (OTR) tyre range for rigid dump trucks in the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region.  After a successful performance in the United States, the brand-new OTR range, which includes several new sizes, including a 63-inch version which was recently presented at […]

The hidden advantages of fleet outsourcing

The hidden advantages of fleet outsourcing

Imagine a service or a solution that would assist any company with a fleet of vehicles to lower fleet costs, ensure predictable expenses and overall better fleet management. You would expect business owners who may not possess fleet management expertise to sign up. Such a solution does exist, says Dr […]

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Man Lion’s Intercity is Russia’s Intercity Bus of the Year

MAN Truck & Bus wins in the ‘Coach/Intercity Bus’ category of the prestigious competition ‘Best Commercial Vehicles of the Year in Russia’. The jury of the ‘Best Commercial Vehicles of the Year in Russia’ competition was full of praise for the characteristics of the MAN Lion’s Intercity, and awarded the […]