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The Boy from Mooi Street

The Boy from Mooi Street

Uncle Hong has an instinct when something ‘isn’t right’. Just ask Probe’s staff who have been known to roll their eyes when they see him walking towards them with purpose, papers in hand. Despite the rolling of eyes, the staff has to admit one thing: in the 47 years that he’s been at Probe, of which a large chunk has been working in the credit department, uncle Hong is most often right.
Avanty – your energy station and air compressor on-the-go

Avanty – your energy station and air compressor on-the-go

Whether you’re after an epic road trip to far-flung corners of South Africa or adventuring closer to home, there is an ideal companion to keep in your boot that will ensure your holiday stays awesome. Probe, South Africa’s leading importer and distributor of premium batteries, rotating electrics and air products, has recently added the impressive Avanty to their product line up.
Stop-start technology – make sure your battery keeps up

Stop-start technology – make sure your battery keeps up

Within the next few years, almost all newly-manufactured cars (90%) will have built-in functionality that can contribute to a cleaner environment. Stop-start technology reduces fuel consumption and harmful emissions by reducing the amount of time the engine spends idling, especially when sitting in gridlocked traffic. And idling is a huge waste of petrol (and money). In the United States alone, idling can waste as much as 3.9 billion gallons of petrol. Gains from the stop-start technology can be anywhere from 3 to 10 percent, potentially as high as 12 percent; the longer you sit, the more you gain.
The ultimate lights for your 4x4

The ultimate lights for your 4x4

Probe, South Africa's largest importer of premium, maintenance-free, fit and forget batteries and comprehensive auto-electrical products, has the ideal lighting requirements for all your off-road needs. Whether you’re out camping, seeking adventure on night-time drives, or getting in some choice moonlit fishing, Probe’s lighting has you covered.

Are battery sellers pulling the wool over our eyes? Probe shares tips to put you in the driver’s seat

“I don’t trust these battery sales companies. I bought a maintenance-free battery only find that it is dry after some time. They pull the wool over our eyes and don’t sell what they advertise!” Does this sound like you? This is often the sentiment of dissatisfied customers, made all the worse should a dry battery occur just as the summer holidays are about to kick off.

Showcasing Mining Productivity & Safety with Probe IMT at Electra Mining Africa 2018

Probe Integrated Mining Technologies (IMT), are trusted suppliers of productivity and safety products that yield capacity and reduce the risks inherent to earth moving and transport civil operations, will be exhibiting at the Electra Mining Africa 2018, from Monday, September 10th to Friday, September 14th 2018.
New compressors from Probe keep mining industry safe and cool under pressure

New compressors from Probe keep mining industry safe and cool under pressure

Mining is a tough environment, combining harsh physical conditions, long operational hours and cost pressures. Evolving compressed air technologies are increasingly playing a vital role in mining processes including exploration, extraction and treatment. Air compressors additionally provide a flexible and safe power source for powering drilling and piling machinery, pneumatic tools, material conveyors, and ventilation systems.
LEDs shed new light on farming productivity

LEDs shed new light on farming productivity

The variety, flexibility and efficiency of LED lighting is unmatched, offering unprecedented opportunities to increase productivity in farming applications at a fraction of the cost of traditional incandescent and HID lighting. LEDs are also friendlier to the environment, an important consideration for farmers, as they don’t use glass bulbs, pressurised gases, toxic chemicals or burning filaments, instead emitting light by flowing electrical energy through a semiconductor.
Important tips to ensure your battery warranty claim is honoured

Important tips to ensure your battery warranty claim is honoured

When purchasing a battery, there is a reasonable expectation that it will both meet its intended use and endure for a reasonable period of time, which for an average battery can be up to three years.
Probe brings Stanley Fatmax air compressors and tools to SA

Probe brings Stanley Fatmax air compressors and tools to SA

Probe, South Africa’s leading and largest importer and distributor of premium batteries and auto electrical parts, launches top international air compressor brand, Stanley Fatmax, into the local market.
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