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Sites on the N3 to be first in network of off-grid electric truck charging stations

ZERO Carbon Logistics, a subsidiary of Zero Carbon Charge, is developing 120 solar PV electric truck charging sites on national highways across South Africa....

What it takes to stay abreast of global shifts in industrial manufacturing

WITH its industrial manufacturing sector contributing significantly to economic growth and the country’s GDP, South Africa is a prime manufacturing hub on the African...

February new vehicle sales decline but exports up

REFLECTING on the new vehicle sales statistics for February 2024, naamsa | The Automotive Business Council said that, in line with industry expectations of...

Upgraded extra-heavy truck range due in SA by Q4

VOLVO Trucks’ range of extra-heavy trucks – the Volvo FH, FM and FMX models – are being upgraded with new technologies and the latest...

Indian automaker brings new smart truck range to SA

TATA Motors, India’s leading multinational auto manufacturer, along with its authorised distributor, Tata Africa Holdings Limited, launched its range of multipurpose heavy-duty trucks –...

UK Academy backs electric drivetrain engineering curriculum as NEVs breach 1% share in SA

IN a significant leap towards advancing electric vehicle (EV) technology and engineering education in South Africa, naamsa working in collaboration with three prominent academic...

Thirty-three ‘office’ trucks delivered to KZN Home Affairs

HINO South Africa has completed an order for 33 mobile offices for the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Home Affairs. The last units were shipped in...

Durban-based vehicle OEM off to a good start in 2024, despite ‘limp’ market

AT Toyota’s recent State of the Motor Industry (SOMI) address, it was clearly outlined that South Africa’s automotive sector will remain largely in ‘limp...

‘Smart’ all-season tyres to launch next year

SUMITOMO Rubber Industries (SRI), the Japan-based parent company of Sumitomo Rubber South Africa, which manufactures Dunlop tyres, will release next-generation all-season tyres in late...

Auto manufacturer bucks industry trends

TOYOTA maintained its sales momentum by delivering 12,440 units in October for a 27,4% share of the new vehicle market; year-to-date this equates to...

Lightweight refrigerated trailers maximise payloads

A LEADING manufacturer of truck bodies and trailers, Serco, is empowering customers to tailor their transport solutions, with an expanded line of lightweight refrigerated...

Trailer manufacturer doubles orders for side-tipper trailer bushings

BEARING testament to the outstanding performance and reliability of Vesconite self-lubricating bushings, a prominent South African side-tipper manufacturer has doubled its monthly orders for...

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WEG Africa pioneers local manufacture of MV softstarters

WEG Africa has become the first OEM to produce medium voltage (MV) softstarters in South Africa, reducing lead times for customers and supporting the...

Disruptions drive changes in global container port performance ranking

THE World Bank published the newest global Container Port Performance Index (CPPI) last week, noting that it reveals that east and southeast Asian ports...

SPONSORED NEWS: WEG Africa pioneers local manufacture of MV softstarters

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Workshop assists local clothing and textile SMEs

MORE than 40 small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the clothing, textile, footwear, and leather (CTFL) sector gathered for the KwaZulu-Natal Clothing & Textile...