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Real buses for Kenya

Real buses for Kenya, Sightseeing tour bus goes electric and Iveco unleashes the Stralis X-Way

Daimler Buses recently announced an ambitious project to launch two Nairobi-built Mercedes-Benz buses for the highly profitable Kenyan market. The buses are specifically built to operate on the rough Kenyan roads.

 
Iveco scoops Minibus of the Year award

Iveco scoops Minibus of the Year award, MAN Steyr hits 200 000 and Fuso goes global to top Japan

Following the Magelys winning the International coach of the Year 2016 award, Iveco’s Daily Tourys has been crowned International Minibus of the Year 2017, by the Bus, Coach and Minibus of the Year international jury of major journalists representing 18 leading European road-transport magazines.

 
Iveco Madrid takes gold and Cummins and Eaton power up

Iveco Madrid takes gold

The Iveco commercial vehicle manufacturing facility in Madrid, Spain, has become the company’s first site to achieve Gold status in the World Class Manufacturing (WCM) programme. It is now the highest-ranking facility in terms of manufacturing excellence among the company’s 64 global manufacturing facilities.

 
Driver? What driver?

Driver? What driver? Electric atmosphere at Harrods and Ultimate boy’s toy?

Can you imagine climbing into a bus and noticing that it has no driver? This could soon become commonplace in Japan...

   
-15°C in a black cab

-15°C in a black cab, a tyre like never before and Transporter turns 70

London’s iconic black cabs are entering a new era. Yip, you guessed it – the electric era.

 
Making electric more versatile

Making electric more versatile

It may only sell in small numbers on local shores, but in Europe the Peugeot Partner rocks!

 
MAN will spearhead VW’s light-to-medium truck campaign.

11 years of fascinating industry development

In his final review of global news for local truckers, FRANK BEETON revisits some of the key issues that have been covered over the past 11 years, and discusses possible outcomes for these subjects going forward

   
No, it’s not an Isuzu, its JMC’s new Conquer truck from China.

Culture of cloning

In his monthly review of global news for local truckers, FRANK BEETON ponders on the Chinese obsession with Isuzu’s cab design, reports on new distribution arrangements for International in Australia, as well as a new MAN heavy model for the same market, and takes a look at Scania’s new International Truck of the Year award-winning R and S-Series vehicles

 
The association with Navistar International will give Volkswagen a solid base for participation in the North American truck market.

Volkswagen and Navistar: The deal is ON!

In his monthly review of global news for local truckers, FRANK BEETON confirms that the much-rumoured relationship between Volkswagen (VW) and Navistar is finally materialising and ponders on some follow-up moves. He discusses some interesting differences in VW’s new stand-alone Crafter integral van, and describes an unusual multi-purpose vehicle for emerging markets designed by a Formula One icon

 
Pickup mixup

Pickup mixup

In his monthly review of global news for local truckers, FRANK BEETON digs through some fascinating corporate realignments in the bakkie industry, describes the new EPA 2017-compliant engine family from Cummins, and reviews upcoming American emissions rules – which are likely to change the shape of trucking

   
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