ProVia parts in southern Africa
WABCO has launched its ProVia brand in 10 countries across southern Africa.
The German brand ProVia is known for making budget braking systems for trucks.
Distributed from Gauteng, ProVia will be sold in Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
Wabco said in a statement 112 fast-moving parts will initially be distributed. This includes air dryer cartridges, wheel speed sensors and pressure limiting valves as well as clutch servos, spring brake actuators, air dryers and cabin leveling valves.
ProVia said it aimed to bring peace of mind to commercial vehicle aftermarket customers by delivering “consistently reliable, no frills, quality products at an affordable price” through a well-established global distribution network. Enoch Silcock, Wabco’s general manager, southern Africa, said ProVia can help large fleets achieve their safety and reliability targets at lower cost.
ProVia’s Aleksander Rabinovitch said the brand offered over 160 part numbers, providing a comprehensive range of products in the commercial vehicles braking system budget spare parts segment, all distributed by APO Group.