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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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They claimed Moshoeu allegedly jumped off their bakkie and broke his neck while some eyewitnesses claim he was allegedly pushed off the bakkie.
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.
Amanzimtoti crash between bakkie and eighteen-wheeler leaves one dead - one critical.
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," said the company.
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.
This came after the suspects were arrested on the R544 between Witbank and Kriel, in Mpumalanga, when the Hyndai bakkie they were travelling in was stopped by Eskoms national contractor staff, who noticed that the suspects vehicle was loaded with copper.
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 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.
Eskoms efforts to stamp out on the apparent increase in incidents of cable theft in the Overberg District in the Western Cape recently paid off dividends when one suspect was apprehended in Bot River whilst a bakkie and the stolen cable was confiscated.
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.