Founded in 2006, Lualua is the leading supplier of aftermarket European truck spare parts in Zambia. As a spare parts specialist, Lualua Truck Parts supplies a wide range of genuine alternatives to original manufactured truck spare parts for Scania, Volvo, MAN, Mercedes-Benz, DAF, Renault, and Iveco as well as trailer parts. As an authorised supplier of DT Spare Parts, we offer over 35,000 of the highest quality aftermarket spares parts and panels. Guaranteed quality (with a 24 month warranty) has made DT spare parts a leading brand in the international aftermarket.
In 2009, Lualua started a trade partnership with Diesel Technic – a German supplier of high-quality aftermarket replacement parts for European model commercial vehicles. Initially stocking only Volvo parts, we have expanded to include replacement parts for Mercedes-Benz, Scania, Renault, MAN, DAF and Iveco. We are gradually expanding to include the complete DT range of products including trailer spare parts.
In 2015, Lualua was awarded a Premium Partner Certificate (one of only five issued worldwide) in recognition of our level of excellence and achievement in the partnership.
About Diesel Technic
Diesel Technic is one of the largest suppliers of automotive parts and accessories and was founded in Germany is 1972. The core competence of Diesel Technic is to develop brand spare parts in guaranteed quality for various requirements and to ensure worldwide supply of spare parts for DT Spare Parts and Siegel Automotive products. Distribution partners and their workshop customers in over 150 countries value Diesel Technic’s expertise as a reliable full-service partner that keeps their business and vehicles moving.
With our head office located in the industrial area of Ndola, the hub of the Copperbelt Province of Zambia, we are ideally placed to provide truck spare parts to the transport and mining sectors – both in Zambia and the DRC.
In 2017, we opened our second branch in Kitwe to offer local customers more convenient access to our range of truck spare parts without the need to travel.
Plans are underway for two additional branches in Solwezi and Kasumbalesa, creating a network of branches to keep our customers’ businesses and vehicles moving.
The origin of the name Lualua
We are often asked why our company is named Lualua.
Lualua is the name of a small stream that forms one of the boundaries of our grandfather’s farm in Kasama, Northern Zambia.
Whilst researching the name Lualua we came across an elderly man from Kasama who said “a long time ago a type of frog (luo) lived in the short grass (luani) by the stream. Local people used to call the area luani lwa luo which means grass of frogs. This was shortened to lualuo, which sounds like lualua when said quickly – and hence the river name stuck.”
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