Probe, established in 1963 by Francesco Rovelli, has developed into a diversified group powering the alternative energy, mining, automotive and industrial sectors in Southern Africa.
Cars, Trucks and Earth Moving Equipment
Known for supplying the Complete Power Package with a focus on batteries, starters and alternators, Probe represents world-class batteries and branded auto-electrical components. We represent the trusted OEM brands including Borg Warner (Delco Remy), Prestolite (Leece-Neville), CE Niehoff and Horton.
We remain a leading importer and distributor of the latest battery technologies in the Southern African region.
Our premium, maintenance-free, ‘fit and forget’ battery is a TRULY sealed battery, with both plates in lead laminated and expanded calcium/calcium technology. It does not require service or the addition of water during its operating life.
The Probe heavy duty battery range is designed for use in special applications, and rugged environments. The technology ensures that the battery is resistant to road vibrations and extreme temperatures, making it the logical choice for South African conditions.
Probe offers a complete range of multipurpose and deep cycle batteries for all commercial and industrial applications, including marine, camping, uninterrupted power supplies (UPS), back-up power, solar, and for telecommunication stations and energy lighting. This series includes lead calcium “wet plate type”, tubular, AGM, GEL and Lithium Iron Phosphate technologies that cater for various deep cycle applications.
Probe further offers the latest battery technologies for evolving solar applications, including
batteries and inverters, for both domestic and industrial markets.
We have partnered with a material handling company to expand our range into electrical forklifts and EV technology, with the associated charging systems. Probe has a diversified range of batteries to support the material handling segment, encompassing lead, lithium and advanced traction battery solutions.
Our primary focus in the mining segment is the provision of Safety and Productivity solutions. We provide the latest technology Collision Avoidance Products and electric motors. Probe is a proud Third Party Partner to General Electric.
Probe supplies M3sh Gas and Dust detection products, as well OEM standard mining-compliant harnesses. We supply auto-electrical products and services and complete battery solutions for mining, from lead acid (cranking, traction and storage), AGM/Gel and lithium batteries to supercapacitors.
Digital Analytics is an emerging focus, with the ultimate objective of consolidating productivity and safety products on one platform to add integrated value to the market.