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Mercedes-Benz South Africa (MBSA) welcomes new Executive Director for the Regional Centre Southern Africa

Mercedes-Benz South Africa (MBSA) welcomes new Executive Director for the Regional Centre Southern Africa

Jasper Hafkamp, Managing Director: Trucks Netherlands, will take up the position from 1 December 2016 Kobus van Zyl joins the Juffali Group as General Manager for the commercial vehicle division Handover period to ensure smooth transition On 1 December 2016, Mercedes-Benz South Africa (MBSA) will welcome Jasper Hafkamp as its […]

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 […]

GIRL POWER: Determined to make their mark in a man’s world are, from left, Nonhlanhla Ngubane, Lindiwe Myakayaka and Patricia Mbambo, supported by their driver trainer, Nduna Chari

Female learner truck drivers raring to go

August 08, 2016: Gender imbalance and issues of diversity and inclusion in the commercial transport industry are gradually being addressed as more women get behind the wheel. Leading transport company, Barloworld Transport, is doing pioneering work in the field of training and development for women in a once traditionally male-dominated […]

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Mercedes-Benz is presenting the first fully electric truck for heavy distribution operations

Mercedes-Benz Urban eTruck enables fully electric transport for the first time ever with an admissible total weight of 26 tonnes Ranges of up to 200 kilometres, load capacity comparable with diesel drive Series production for urban short-radius distribution conceivable at the beginning of the next decade Fuso Canter E-Cell: fully […]