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Tata Motors unveils its new range of light trucks – ULTRA

Tata Motors unveils its new range of light trucks – ULTRA

Tata Motors, one of the leading commercial vehicle brands in South Africa, today unveiled its new generation range of commercial vehicles – Tata Ultra, The Business Utility Vehicle at Futuroad Expo, 2017 in Johannesburg, South Africa. Three new models from Ultra range were showcased including ULTRA 814 (4.5T), ULTRA 1014 […]

Electrification of trucks is of top priority at Daimler. The global launch in New York City on 14th of September 2017 of the FUSO eCanter, the world’s first series-produced all-electric light-duty truck, provides impressive proof of Daimler Truck’s strive for bringing electric vehicles for everyday use to the market. Fast charging is an important topic especially for fleet owners. Together with StoreDot we will now jointly work on a holistic approach to fast charging, with the future-generation FUSO eCanter as a possible example of application.

Daimler Trucks teams up with innovation leader for electric charging StoreDot Ltd.

Daimler AG’s Trucks division leads new financing round of Israeli nanotechnology materials pioneer StoreDot Ltd. Daimler becomes a strategic partner to accelerate the adoption of FlashBattery technology to the Electric Vehicles market FlashBattery technology enables charging any electric vehicle as quick as filling a tank of gas Cooperation underlines Daimler […]

Daimler Trucks launches first all-electric truck in series production – the FUSO eCanter

Daimler Trucks launches first all-electric truck in series production – the FUSO eCanter

UPS first commercial customer in the US announced at global launch event in New York City Electric trucks provided to four prominent NGOs in cooperation with the New York Attorney General Fully electric FUSO eCanter will reduce noise-levels caused by inner-city distribution and help megacities like NYC reach their climate […]

Chemical and Allied Industries’ Association invites entries for its Responsible Care® Initiative of the Year Award

Chemical and Allied Industries’ Association invites entries for its Responsible Care® Initiative of the Year Award

The Chemical and Allied Industries’ Association (CAIA) has received a number of exciting entries for its 2017 Responsible Care® Initiative of the Year Award. The annual competition has drawn excellent entries over the years and CAIA looks forward to receiving further 2017 initiative submissions says Executive Director Deidré Penfold. “Responsible […]

58Fleet – Built on the Shoulders of Industry Giants

58Fleet – Built on the Shoulders of Industry Giants

Motus Corporation, a member of the Imperial group, recently partnered with Southern Palace Group to create 58Fleet – a new, innovative business in the South African fleet industry. The name 58Fleet is derived from the 58 stars that travellers have used for navigation since the dawn of time. “When selecting […]

TruckX – Internet of Things Set to Transform Global Logistics Space

TruckX – Internet of Things Set to Transform Global Logistics Space

Transform Global Logistics Space Beyond smart trucks, the next evolution of IoT logistics will see the entire supply chain linked with connected things From driverless vehicles to the Internet of Things (IoT), the interconnection of everyday objects via the Internet, the global telematics market is exploding in connectivity and growth. […]

Shipping losses continue to decline but “perfect storm” of regulation, cost-savings and cyber security looms, says Allianz

Shipping losses continue to decline but “perfect storm” of regulation, cost-savings and cyber security looms, says Allianz

Large shipping losses have declined by 50% over the past decade, largely driven by development of a more robust safety environment by ship-owners, according to Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty SE’s (AGCS) fifth annual Safety & Shipping Review 2017. There were 85 vessels reported as total losses around the shipping […]

Capital Finance International Announces Ctrack by Inseego as Most Innovative Fleet Management Solutions Specialist in Africa

Capital Finance International Announces Ctrack by Inseego as Most Innovative Fleet Management Solutions Specialist in Africa

Ctrack by Inseego, a leading provider of global software-as-a-service (SaaS) and big data solutions concerned with vehicle tracking, fleet management and insurance telematics, is the recipient of the Capital Finance International (CFI.co) Most Innovative Fleet Management Solution Africa Award for 2016. The aim of the awards programme is to identify […]

Collaboration in Logistics the key to the Imperial and Diageo Partnership

Collaboration in Logistics the key to the Imperial and Diageo Partnership

Since appointing Imperial Logistics as its third-party logistics (3PL) service provider, leading global spirits producer Diageo has achieved a substantial reduction in out of stocks. Imperial won the national contract for Diageo South Africa’s 3PL logistics services on tender. The company’s unmatched reputation for being cost effective, efficient and going […]