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Are economic hard times driving fleets towards leasing?

Amid consistently gloomy new-vehicle sales figures for 2016, a small yet startling statistic seems to be bucking the trend. Over the first six months of the year, Standard Bank Fleet Management has recorded a 5% increase in new customers who prefer to lease their vehicles instead of buying them, compared […]

Unimog turns 70

Unimog turns 70

STUTTGART – 70 years ago, on 9 October 1946, the Unimog Prototype 1 completed its first test drive. Chief designer Heinrich Rößler himself was at the wheel, and he tested the prototype, which had no bonnet and was fully laden with wood, on rough forest roads. The prehistory is closely linked to […]

66th IAA International Motor Show for Commercial Vehicles

66th IAA International Motor Show for Commercial Vehicles

  Latest engine generations now also available for the Arocs New flagship engines: OM 470 with 335 kW (460 hp) and OM 471 with 390 kW (530 hp) Approval for alternative fuels to prEN 15940 standard and biodiesel New variants with low exterior height Latest safety technology also available for construction vehicles   At the 66th IAA […]

1 Injured in Pinetown Crash

1 Injured in Pinetown Crash

One person has sustained moderate injuries after a T Bone collision on St Johns Avenue over the M13 Bridge this morning. Just before 9am Rescue Care Paramedics were called to the scene where they found that a truck and a bakkie had collided. The driver of the bakkie had sustained […]