Makes and models

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 […]

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 […]

Automatic trucks make increasing sense for fleet owners

Automatic trucks make increasing sense for fleet owners

In South Africa, two-pedal trucks accounted for approximately half of all truck sales nationally, according to figures from Lightstone, a marketing intelligence company. In other markets, such as Australia, sales of automatic trucks are also close to those of manual transmissions. The trend mirrors what is happening in multiple industries: […]

Ten years of MAN Truck & Bus in India

Ten years of MAN Truck & Bus in India

Ten years ago, MAN Truck & Bus laid the foundations for modern, sustainable freight and passenger transport in India with the MAN CLA. The company’s commitment has been borne out by significantly higher unit sales, increased market shares and a marked increase in revenue compared with the previous six months. […]

Daimler leading the way with the fully connected truck

Daimler leading the way with the fully connected truck

Connectivity is when everyone communicates with everyone and everything else, to the benefit of all parties involved. This is also when all those participating in this tight-knit communication network receive the correct information at the right time and in the right place. Road users form a vast network, much in […]

Mercedes-Benz Vans is presenting the van of the future: intelligent, interconnected and electric

Mercedes-Benz Vans is presenting the van of the future: intelligent, interconnected and electric

Mercedes-Benz Vans launches future initiative adVANce to expand its growth strategy and develop new business models Investments of approximately 500 million euros over the next five years for digitalisation, automation and robotics in vans as well as innovative mobility solutions New organisational unit within the start-up scene in Stuttgart, Berlin and Silicon […]

Hino SA having a good year despite tough economic climate

Hino SA having a good year despite tough economic climate

“Hino South Africa is having a good year in terms of sales when one considers the tough the economic climate and highly competitive market,” said Vice President Ernie Trautmann, addressing the media recently. “Hino’s overall market share is currently standing at 13.5% of the total truck and bus market compared […]