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Daewoo Trucks meet Gay Transport values

Daewoo Trucks meet Gay Transport values

Following a downsizing process to become even more efficient, Gay Transport was in a position earlier this year to acquire new trucks. The family business is currently managed – with distinction – by Jacques Botha, who took over the reins from his father Ben. It was important to Jacques that […]

Isuzu Truck World leads the way in youth development

Isuzu Truck World leads the way in youth development

WITH the youth unemployment rate reaching dismal heights in 2019, Isuzu is partnering with tertiary institutions to help get students ready for the workplace. Isuzu dealerships are taking the lead in providing work-based internships, and one such an example is Isuzu Truck World in Kempton Park, Johannesburg. For the first […]

New career paths carved out for youth in the truck business

New career paths carved out for youth in the truck business

WITH over 50% of the youth in South Africa currently facing unemployment, Isuzu is turning the tide by setting an industry benchmark in the automotive industry. Isuzu Motors South Africa is the first OEM to invest in the development of professional commercial drivers – with a particular focus on unlocking […]

Growing truck sales bode well for Futuroad Expo

Growing truck sales bode well for Futuroad Expo

The market in South Africa for medium, heavy, and extra-heavy trucks is showing positive growth in the first four months of 2019, which bodes well for interest in the biennial Futuroad Expo. This African commercial vehicle exhibition will be co-located with Automechanika Johannesburg at the Expo Centre, Nasrec, from 18-21 […]

Vehicle Lubrication – Thin Lubricants are an Advantage

Vehicle Lubrication – Thin Lubricants are an Advantage

Being thin has its advantages, at least when it comes to engine oils. This especially benefits lubrication in heavy vehicles, resulting in reduced wear and lower fuel consumption. Thinner Oils Work Well in Heavy Vehicles There’s nothing to say that you must use thick oils in a heavy vehicle fleet. […]

Comprehensive Tata and Daewoo Truck ranges on show at Nampo

Comprehensive Tata and Daewoo Truck ranges on show at Nampo

Tata Automobile Corporation SA (TACSA) is honoured to be part of the greatest Agricultural showcase in South Africa. For the past 11 years we have showcased our range of commercial vehicles in Bothaville and this year is no exception. This year we are privileged to add our Korean Daewoo commercial […]

Tata proves its worth

Tata proves its worth

When Charles Waller and his father decided in 2007 to buy a Tata 1518 for their business, they didn’t believe that, more than a decade later, the vehicle would still be capable of hauling maximum eight-ton loads on a daily basis across Gauteng, the Free State and Mpumalanga. Sitting in […]

The Award-winning Opel Combo Van

The Award-winning Opel Combo Van

Opel returns to the commercial vehicle segment with an Exceptionally Versatile Business Partner! Why choose the Opel Combo Cargo Van to be your business partner? Let’s talk about Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) A Fleet Manager’s purchase decision is based on the value of a vehicle, beyond just the retail […]

The future of freight is moving into the digital fast lane

The future of freight is moving into the digital fast lane

In the coming decade, the South African transport and logistics environment will see significant changes in an attempt to streamline efficiencies and lower costs. “We are only at the beginning of a cycle of digitalisation that will transform nearly every aspect of freight and logistics as we know it,” says […]