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Mahindra commercial vehicles

Mahindra to assemble vehicles in South Africa

The new vehicle assembly facility for Mahindra vehicles is located in the Dube Tradeport Special Economic Zone (SEZ) next to the King Shaka Airport in KwaZulu-Natal. Here the company will assemble the complete range of Mahindra Pik Up single- and double cab pick-ups, which they previously imported in fully built-up form from India. (more…)

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Goodyear light tonnage truck tyres

Cool running for new light tonnage truck tyres

Goodyear launched its new KMAX S and KMAX D 17.5″ and 19.5″ steer and drive axle tyres to satisfy its customer need for robustness, versatility, good performance in all weather conditions and at low cost per kilometre. The new tyres have been developed further for new drive modes such as hybrid and electric as well […]

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Hyundai Mighty EX8 truck

New EX8 Mighty truck boosts Hyundai’s commercial vehicle range in SA

The new Mighty EX8 – a successor of the previous HD truck, stems from a long, proud and successful tradition of building competitive commercial vehicles with notable strengths in Korea, the rest of Asia and the Middle East. That focus is also moving to Africa, with the resulting expansion of Hyundai‘s commercial vehicles to right […]

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The Peugeot Partner panel van

Peugeot largest little van

When choosing the Partner, you choose more than just a utility van – you buy a vehicle designed to enable you to make the most of your business. Small businesses often travel big distances. You need to be comfortable while on the road. The Peugeot Partner is not a bad place to spend the day […]

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JMC Carrying SWB dropside

The little Chinese giant

Johan Stadler, editor of DIYTradeNews tested this little toughie … here is what he had to say. There are many vehicles in the light commercial segment to choose from, but none offer what the JMC Carrying SWB dropside can – a 1.6 ton loading capacity. This is impressive considering the driver only needs a Code […]

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Upgrade your fleet

When is it a good time to upgrade your fleet?

If your fleet is made up of vehicles which are spending more time in the service and repair bay than on the road, and are costing the company more each month, a modernised fleet is long overdue. Not only is this costing your company time and money, it also makes your business appear unreliable and […]

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Bidvest Panalpina Logistics

Transporting chemicals – locally and through Africa

CSA: In the chemical industry, what are some of the biggest challenges when transporting chemicals? BPL: Packaging material not suitable for harsh driving conditions, particularly cross-border, coupled with rates not in line with the compliance costs associated with dangerous goods. Then there is the consignor’s lack of knowledge regarding legal requirements for their own chemical […]

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New Nissan Navara

Freedom behind the wheel

The heart wants what it wants, so you never know when you’ll have a sudden urge to watch the sunset from Sani Pass, drive along the sandy stretches of the Wild Coast, or just stretch your legs out at a drive-in. (more…)

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Peugeot Partner utility van

Peugeot partner offers space and comfort

When choosing the Partner, you choose more than just a utility van, you buy a vehicle designed to enable you to make the most of your business. (more…)

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Foton, Tunland, Granite

Foton launches special edition Tunland

Foton South Africa, backed by Imperial Holdings, which markets light commercials, has now developed a special edition of its 4×2 Tunland Luxury double cab premium bakkie which has plenty of show. Known as the Granite it has been fitted with black accessories that change the exterior appearance significantly. Colour options for the Granite are white […]

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Kia K2700 bakkie

Introducing Kia’s new 5-year / Unlimited Mileage Warranty

KIA’s has now introduced a new 5-year / Unlimited Mileage Warranty which applies to all new Kia models purchased from 1 June 2016. This includes its full range of passenger models, as well as K-Series light commercial vehicles. The best things in life know no limits. This is why Kia strives to be the best […]

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New Isuzu KB range

Isuzu KB Range enhanced and expanded for 2015 models

Now, with an expanded and re-aligned 18 model range (up from 15 derivatives), the Isuzu KB builds on its key characteristics with upgrades to the brand’s renowned diesel engine offerings. (more…)

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