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Volvo Trucks SA recognised for driving equality
14 June, 2021
Volvo
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. read more
UD Trucks Announce Dealers of the Year
28 May, 2021
UD Trucks
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. read more
Robotic Research, FPInnovations partner to develop resource road truck platooning technology
27 May, 2021
CFI
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. read more
Volvo Trucks ready to electrify a large part of goods transports in Europe
10 May, 2021
Volvo
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 transport needs. read more
Bringing water to where it is most needed
5 April, 2021
Volvo
Water 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. For this reason, Volvo Trucks South Africa has donated two FMX trucks. read more
UD Trucks launch new Croner models to meet demand in logistics sector
28 January, 2021
UD Trucks
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 Vehicle. read more
Volvo Trucks launches four new ranges
25 January, 2021
Volvo
Volvo 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 company's history. read more
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 read more
Doosan log-loaders become road builders
27 November, 2020
Doosan
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. read more
Volvo Trucks starts local LNG testing
20 November, 2020
Volvo 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. read more