Launch schedule - Futuroad

Wednesday 18 September  


Description: People depend on logistics and logistics depend on people. UD Trucks go the extra mile to make the trucks the world needs today and into the future.

They are launching the All New Quon in South Africa this month, which epitomizes everything they stand for at UD Trucks. It combines consummate design, quality testing, technology and innovation to bring their customers the best in extra heavy trucking.


Product name: FT Series 10 Preview & Offical Announcement of the New Chairman of Ever Star Industries 

Description: Please join the Powerstar team to preview the New FT Series 10 into our truck stable.  We are also proud to officially announce our newly appointed Chairman of Ever Star Industries (ESI)

Product name: Daewoo Brand Launch

Description: Daewoo commercial vehicles offer an excellent range of products for all operations based on individual country/applications with suitable products engineered and adapted for relevant markets. The first medium duty Daewoo Novus Truck was launched into the South African market in 2005 and Daewoo Trucks started assembly in markets such as South Africa, Kenya, Algeria, Pakistan, Iran, Russia, the Philippines and Vietnam. 

The Daewoo Commercial Vehicle range consists of two model ranges, Novus, and Maximus. From inception, Daewoo Trucks have sold in excess of 6 000 vehicles in the African continent through retail channels, export efforts, as well as Government departments, making it a truly African Commercial vehicle. 


Product Name: Mobile Climate Control Husky 353 A/C Unit and Maxwell & Spark Li-ION Powered Refrigeration Unit


1. This rooftop 44kW Bus Air-conditioning unit is recommended for Bus or Coach sizes from 12 to 15m in length and up to 90 Passengers.
It is high performance, light weight unit with long life fans and a fiberglass housing. Easy to open access panels ensures easy serviceability.  

2. This truck refrigeration unit is an industry first refrigeration unit, powered by PolarLi+LION Technology, with no diesel costs, reduced maintenance, environmentally friendly, zero emissions and no operational noise.
It is definitely a must see.

Thursday 19 September  

Introducing new product features to improve fuel efficiency and uptime

Description: Volvo’s fuel efficiency journey started more than 50 years ago with the development of our long haul trucks in Europe from 1976. During this period, fuel consumption has been reduced by almost 50%. During the same period, we have increased power with over 50%. We are constantly striving to improve our trucks making them more efficient, safer and ultimately improve uptime for our customers. With the introduction of our new features and services we will continue to drive progress in transport solutions.

Product Name: Integrated RAW Bus 

Description: RAW has adopted the latest in world class design and manufacturing philosophies by removing the traditional “chassis and body” and replacing it with an integrated structure, allowing maximum integrity and flexibility. 

•This allows us an extremely high degree of flexibility regarding the choice of power source for the bus. 

•The „integrated‟ bus can be powered by various energy sources or combinations of sources. For example, diesel engine, natural gas or biogas engine, electric & diesel motor with batteries, electric motor & batteries or electric motor & hydrogen fuel cell. 


Product name: Tata Ultra Launch

Description: Tata will preview two new variants to its versatile Ultra truck platform at the 2019 Futuroad Expo 2019 - the 8-ton Tata Ultra 1418 and the 4.5-ton Tata Ultra 814 AMT - both of which will become commercially available in early 2020. The Tata Ultra platform is built on a core philosophy to provide the best value for money offering possible to customers. It is also the result of extensive feedback from transport operators and is specifically engineered for the South African market.


Product Name: NEXT On-Board Computer Technology

Description: The NEXT On-Board Computer Technology has been designed to eliminate a wide range of 3rd party products, but comes with the flexibility to integrate into other applications – this means our system can be fully tailored to your specific needs. 

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