Volvo Trucks SA recognised for driving equality
14 June, 2021
Volvo Trucks Southern
Africa was named one of the country's top gender empowered companies. The
company was awarded for its commitment to, and achievement in the promotion of
workplace equality for women.
UD Trucks Announce Dealers of the Year
28 May, 2021
UD Trucks Southern Africa announced its top dealers of 2020. Motruck
Swaziland was named Emerging Markets Dealer of the Year, while UD Trucks
Lichtenburg took top honours as Medium Dealer of the Year. McCarthy Commercial Alrode won the award for
Large Dealer of the Year.
Robotic Research, FPInnovations partner to develop resource road truck platooning technology
27 May, 2021
Robotic Research, LLC, a global leader in Automated Driving Systems
(ADS), and FPInnovations, a Canadian private non-profit research and
development centre, have announced their collaboration to develop an
off-road truck platooning system for the forest industry.
Volvo Trucks ready to electrify a large part of goods transports in Europe
10 May, 2021
With the sales start
this year of three new extra heavy all-electric models in Europe, Volvo Trucks
believes the time is right for a rapid upswing in electrification of heavy road
transport. This positive outlook
is based on the ability of Volvo's electric trucks to meet a broad variety of
Bringing water to where it is most needed
5 April, 2021
is a scarce and precious commodity, and access to reliable and clean source is
a basic human right. Unfortunately, many
communities around South Africa must do without this essential resource.
this reason, Volvo Trucks South Africa has donated two FMX trucks.
UD Trucks launch new Croner models to meet demand in logistics sector
28 January, 2021
Since its launch in 2017, UD Trucks' Croner range originally operated
only in the Heavy Commercial Vehicle (HCV) segment. Through UD Trucks' expansion programme, the
new Croner truck-tractor will be classified as an Extra Heavy Commercial
Volvo Trucks launches four new ranges
25 January, 2021
Trucks South Africa has introduced four new truck ranges to the local market,
with a strong focus on the driver environment, safety and productivity. The launch of the four new-generation extra
heavy commercial trucks; the Volvo FH, FH16, FM and FMX, is the biggest in the
UD Trucks Range Challenges Status Quo
18 December, 2020
A year after its launch in South Africa, UD Trucks Quon range is
addressing many of the challenges faced by fleet owners in the local transport
industry. This includes aspects like
fuel efficiency, productivity and uptime.
The range is locally produced at UD Trucks assembly plant in Rosslyn
Doosan log-loaders become road builders
27 November, 2020
The Doosan DX300LL-5 and DX380LL-5 road builders
combine log-loader frames with excavator cabs, booms, and arms.
The log-loaders are outfitted with a package of
features for clearing paths and building access roads for other machines and
trucks to use.
Volvo Trucks starts local LNG testing
20 November, 2020
Trucks Southern Africa has brought in two Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) trucks to
be used for local testing. These gas-powered trucks have specifically been
developed for heavy regional and long-haul operations. Many
of our customers already work hard to reduce their environmental footprint.