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bakkie

(ˈbʌkiː)
n
(Automotive Engineering) South African a small truck with an open body and low sides
[C20: from Afrikaans bak container]
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bakkie

noun (S. African) truck, pick-up, van, lorry, pick-up truck They stole the farmer's chickens and carried them off in a bakkie.
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Auto Business News-12 October 2009-Nissan to equip new NP200 bakkie with turbodiesel engine(C)2009 ENPublishing - http://www.
Commercial vehicles or bakkies will soon not be insurable on a private household policy unless the owner of the bakkie makes a sworn statement that he does not use the bakkie for business purposes.
Marketing director, Stanley Anderson, stated that the first Hyundai H100 bakkie rolled off the assembly line last month and the plant was presently busy with the semi- knocked down assembly of the second batch of 60 units.
However, the firm is also in final stages of discussions with the Hyundai Motor Corporation of South Korea to make the H100 bakkie locally.
The mini bus crashed against the delivery vehicle or known as Bakkie in South Africa and fell on its side on the opposite lane facing oncoming traffic.
Summary: Nissan South Africa has secured a 600-unit-a-month export order from Algeria for its Hardbody 1-ton bakkie.
This has allowed him to buy a milk cow and he is building a bricks and mortar house for himself and his wife, and will buy a bakkie (pick-up truck) to carry his tubers to market.
Even with its impeccable reputation for quality, comfort and durability, General Motors made numerous improvements to the six-time Synovate Best Quality Award-winning bakkie.
The recently launched new generation bakkie, Tata Xenon XT was also on display along with the Tata Prima Tractor, Tata Prima Box-Tipper, Tata Super ACE in Hall 5 and the Tata Vista D90, the Tata Manza Club Class and the Tata Storme in Hall 7, respectively.
The company said, 'With the addition of the Xenon XT range, Tata Motors now boasts of an impressive bakkie portfolio catering to every discerning need of the South African automotive market and suiting every consumer segment.
There are many things to consider when buying a car and this includes whether to buy a bakkie, sedan or a hatchback, a used or new car, a diesel or petrol model, an automatic or manual car, the colour, the make, safety features, and the interior", said Sandra Blaauw, Manager: Vehicle and Asset Finance at Bank Windhoek this week.
In 2011, the plant manufactured 54 000 vehicles, which includes the existing NP200 half-ton bakkie, plus the Hardbody one-ton pick-up as well as Sandero models, an increase from the 2008 s figure of 25 000 units.