Makes and models

Mercedes-Benz Citaro fully‑electric city bus: Rhein‑Neckar‑Verkehr GmbH is the first customer

Mercedes-Benz Citaro fully‑electric city bus: Rhein‑Neckar‑Verkehr GmbH is the first customer

Memorandum of understanding signed for the delivery of Mercedes-Benz Citaro city buses with fully‑electric drive First vehicles to be delivered at the end of 2018 Practical operation in the Rhein-Neckar metropolitan region, in direct proximity to the Mannheim location Findings from customer trials have been adopted into the further development […]

Daimler Trucks & Buses Southern Africa unveils world-class SelecTrucks Zimbabwe

Daimler Trucks & Buses Southern Africa unveils world-class SelecTrucks Zimbabwe

Affordable and certified commercial vehicles Par-excellence sales service and after-sales backed by ZIMOCO HARARE, ZIMBABWE – Daimler Trucks & Buses Southern Africa, under the banner of ZIMOCO (the only official distributor of Daimler commercial vehicles, including Mercedes-Benz Trucks, Buses and Vans, FUSO, Freightliner and Western Star Trucks)  recently unveiled SelecTrucks […]

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 […]