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Jambo! One MAN Kann Team arrives in the Land of Legends

Posted by on Oct 14, 2015 in Blog | Comments Off on Jambo! One MAN Kann Team arrives in the Land of Legends

One MAN Kann Team arrives in the Land of Legends Powered by Castrol Vecton Episode 1 – Preparing for the Journey Watch episode 1 NOW! Riaan Manser learns everything there is to know about the mean, 49 ton MAN truck he’s taking through Africa on this epic 52-day adventure. Posted by MAN Truck & Bus South Africa on Tuesday, 8 September 2015 Episode 2 – Rubber hits road WATCH EPISODE 2 NOW! Riaan Manser meets Nduna Chari and learns something he never expected...

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Castrol Vecton powers MAN Truck driven by Riaan Manser on Pan Africa journey

Posted by on Sep 18, 2015 in Blog | Comments Off on Castrol Vecton powers MAN Truck driven by Riaan Manser on Pan Africa journey

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Burning the midnight oil pays off

Posted by on Apr 20, 2015 in Blog | Comments Off on Burning the midnight oil pays off

A SOWETO mother has increased her sales by about 300% after transforming a humble homebased car oil business JGL motor spares into a “well-oiled machine”. For a decade Bridgette Radebe (no relation to the businesswoman by the same name married to Patrice Motsepe) battled unemployment, but she held onto a reoccurring dream — to establish a better life for herself and her family through entrepreneurship and oil. “While I was unemployed from 2002 and taking refuge at a local church, St Alley, a strange dream came to me which...

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Soweto petroleum entrepreneur gets global brand investment

Posted by on Mar 9, 2015 in Blog | Comments Off on Soweto petroleum entrepreneur gets global brand investment

Bridgette Radebe, J & L Motor Spares Founder, Morena Sithole, Castrol National Sales Manager, Thapelo Mokoena, SA Lubes and Lena Radebe in the retail kiosk that Castrol set up. A Soweto mother’s pioneering vision has earned her the support of global lubricant giant Castrol, who has backed her endeavours by installing a first-of-its-kind retail kiosk to help her do better business. The enterprising Bridgette Radebe, who took advantage of a gap in the market to supply oil to the...

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Roof of Africa 2014 Race Report

Posted by on Dec 22, 2014 in Blog | Comments Off on Roof of Africa 2014 Race Report

SA Lube’s Michael Harris takes 10th place in Bronze The 2014 Roof of Africa took place in the Maluti Mountains in Lesotho last week end where 383 competitors entered this gruelling event well known internationally as the Mother of all enduros. Michael entered the Bronze category where he was up against 95 local riders plus 7 international riders. Day one started with the round the houses where riders ride around Maseru entertaining the local people who came to watch this...

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JLR Joins Bloodhound at 12 Month Countdown

Posted by on Nov 19, 2014 in Blog | Comments Off on JLR Joins Bloodhound at 12 Month Countdown

Earlier this year in February 2014, Castrol announced its partnership with BLOODHOUND. Yesterday we celebrated the 12-month countdown to one of the project’s major goals: the first runs of the BLOODHOUND SCC on the Hakskeen Pan in the Northern Cape of South Africa and ultimately the attempt to break the Land Speed Record. To mark the countdown, BLOODHOUND undertook a major event on the Hakskeen Pan. This event not only served as the first high-speed testing of their communications systems using an L39 jet aircraft to fly the track,...

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SA Lube new Branch announcement

Posted by on Oct 23, 2014 in Blog | Comments Off on SA Lube new Branch announcement

At SA Lube, we constantly endeavour to provide you with best in class service at all times. To ensure that we continue to offer valued service to our customers and continue delivering with passion, we will be relocating our existing branch from 1033 Katrol Avenue, Robertville to our new premises at No.18 Harriet Avenue, Driehoek, Germiston. We will be moving from 1st November 2014 and will be fully operational at the new premises from 10 November 2014. Should you wish to collect stock you can do so at our current premises in...

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Castrol Footkhana: Neymar Jr. v Ken Block

Posted by on Jun 19, 2014 in Blog | Comments Off on Castrol Footkhana: Neymar Jr. v Ken Block

2014 FIFA World Cup star Neymar Jr. amd his freestyle team take on Gymkhana king Ken Block in his rally car powered by Castrol’s strongest oil, Castrol EDGE boosted with TITANIUM FST™. Who wins? Watch to find out!

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Roof of Africa Qualifier May 2014

Posted by on Jun 2, 2014 in Blog | Comments Off on Roof of Africa Qualifier May 2014

This weekend Michael had the privilege of riding in the Roof of Africa qualifier in the Maluti mountains in Lesotho. As you know the Roof of Africa is one of the most difficult races in Africa and in order to partake in the event in December this year, you need to qualify for the event. The route chosen for the qualifying event was the 2008 Roof of Africa route which was extremely challenging. On Friday night your race numbers where randomly chosen which determined your start time....

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May 2014 Newsletter

Posted by on May 14, 2014 in Blog | Comments Off on May 2014 Newsletter

The first four months of 2014 have proved to be a very busy and productive start for us here at SA Lube. It goes without saying that we have YOU to thank for that… the bedrock of our business. Our sincerest gratitude goes out to each and every one of you for your continued support. As we strive forward and focus our efforts on ever-improving service levels, we value your feedback to aspects of our business that include product issues, service delivery or any other suggestion that may benefit our mutual business relationship. You can do...

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