UD Trucks kicks off global launch of new Euro 5 truck range
20 October, 2021
UD Trucks today unveiled a new Euro 5 range for the well-established
Quester (heavy-duty) and Croner (medium-duty) trucks. The upgrade also
boasts enhanced features that will improve uptime, enhance efficiency,
and optimize Total Cost of Ownership
Tough tire for tough conditions
19 October, 2021
Forestry work puts tractor tires to the test. The demanding terrain
calls for good cut and crack resistance, working stability and puncture
protection. The Nokian TR Forest 2 tractor tire combines decades of forestry experience with the latest tire technology.
Hybrid-trailer trucks: A breakthrough towards electrification of heavy trucks
28 September, 2021
It is no secret that electrification is the future. Over just a few
years, electrification moved from being a concept to being a reality.
And we're not talking about cars anymore, we're talking heavy-duty
trucks used in the energy, mining, and forestry sectors.
Volvo Trucks to train 30 more female truck drivers
2 September, 2021
As Women's Month drew
to a close, Volvo Trucks South Africa welcomed the third intake of 30 female
candidates to start the company's Iron Women commercial vehicle driver training
programme. The occasion formed part of Volvo Trucks' continued drive to empower
Volvo Trucks invests R130 Million in new Durban Dealership
11 July, 2021
Volvo Trucks South
Africa has opened a new R130 million dealership facility in Durban,
KwaZulu-Natal, to support the growth of the brand's vehicle parc in the
region. The new facility is strategically located in
the Riverhorse Valley Business Estate, which is easily accessible from the N2
Lafarge and Volvo Trucks join forces to accelerate women in transport
22 June, 2021
Lafarge South Africa and Volvo
Trucks South Africa have joined forces with other stakeholders to launch the
AccelerateHer initiative to accelerate women-owned truck operations in the
country. Ten women from KwaZulu-Natal will be selected
for the pilot phase of the project.
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.
Volvo Trucks Celebrates Handover of First Unit
1 June, 2021
Volvo Trucks South Africa
has presented the first locally produced unit of its new product range to
The new FH unit will be
incorporated into the company's existing fleet of almost 200 Volvo trucks.
Goldfields Logistics, a specialised warehousing and distribution supplier...
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.