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  • Violation of the Rule of Law gave SA the Guptas and Zuma corruption
    Jun 19, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Violation of the Rule of Law gave SA the…

    The Rule of Law (RoL) protects citizens from abuse of power and corruption by politicians and officials and safeguards individual rights and liberty. The RoL stands between a civilised society and tyranny. State capture was made possible in South… more
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  • What it takes to build an award-winning team
    Jun 19, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Audi Centre Acadia - What it takes to build…

    Effective team work is often tested in challenging times. During these moments of trial, well-practised team work is required to strategise and find new ways of working in order to improve business processes and to ultimately get ahead. Success,… more
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  • Series: Understanding the lifespan of your car parts -  Part 5
    Jun 19, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Series: Understanding the lifespan of your…

    O2 sensors – what are they and how long do they last? Stricter environmental controls and the requirement to create less pollution has led to far more complex automotive exhaust systems. One component of these systems is the oxygen sensor or Lambda… more
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  • True customized logistics can drive your business goals
    Jun 19, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    True customized logistics can drive your…

    In increasingly competitive markets across the globe, companies are earnestly seeking ways to differentiate themselves from their competitors. The logistics sector is no exception. Detlev Duve, Managing Director of Dachser South Africa, says that… more
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  • Gauteng government is undermining constitutional democracy
    Jun 19, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Gauteng government is undermining…

    Some in government believe that they were given carte blanche when they were elected. This misunderstands constitutional democracy at a very fundamental level. The Gauteng government’s reckless recent comments that it would start arbitrarily… more
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  • New Ford Figo Gains Sophisticated, Upmarket Appeal
    Jun 19, 2018 Motoring

    New Ford Figo Gains Sophisticated, Upmarket…

    Fresh styling updates give new Ford Figo more modern, refined appearance Interior revised with focus on improved quality, comfort and standard features New 1.5-litre three-cylinder engine, launch of new six-speed automatic on Trend Hatch… more
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  • Michael Stephen takes overall victory for Engen Audi
    Jun 19, 2018 Motorsport

    Michael Stephen takes overall victory for…

    Overall victory for Michael Stephen at East London Grand Prix circuit New pole position record for Simon Moss Third consecutive full front lock down for Engen Audi Double podium for Michael Stephen Round 4 of the Global Touring Cars Africa… more
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  •  Robertson’s champion drive nets maiden victory in East London
    Jun 18, 2018 Motorsport

    Robertson’s champion drive nets maiden…

    Review: Sasol GTC2 Championship – Rd 4, East London Signature Motorsport enjoyed a successful outing in East London where the fourth round of the Sasol GTC2 Championship was held this Saturday. Devin Robertson fought two extremely hard races worthy… more
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  •  The all-new BMW 8 Series Coupe
    Jun 18, 2018 Motoring

    The all-new BMW 8 Series Coupe

    BMW presents the redefinition of the sports car. The new BMW 8 Series Coupe combines imposing lateral and longitudinal dynamic performance with poise, assurance and luxury over long distances. The new BMW 8 Series Coupe opens a further chapter in… more
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  • Ferrari chooses Bridgestone for Portofino convertible sports car
    Jun 18, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Ferrari chooses Bridgestone for Portofino…

    Bridgestone has been selected by Ferrari to supply optional Run-Flat tyres for the 600-cv 2+2-seater Ferrari Portofino convertible sports car. Potenza S007 Run-Flat tyres will be supplied to the Ferrari plant in Maranello in size 245/35ZRF20 (91Y)… more
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  • Oil down but Rand pummels fuel price
    Jun 18, 2018 Motoring

    Oil down but Rand pummels fuel price

    Fuel prices look set for another jump going into July. This is according to the Automobile Association (AA) which was commenting on unaudited mid-month fuel data released by the Central Energy Fund (CEF). “Since the start of June, the Rand has… more
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  • Sarabdeep Hanspal, Chief Operating Officer for KLT South Africa
    Jun 18, 2018 Motoring

    Manufacturers should think local for global…

    In the globalised economy, it is crucial for companies to have an international focus. But this cannot come at the expense of grassroots community engagement, writes, Sarbdeep S Hanspal, COO, KLT Automotive and Tubular Products (South Africa) (Pty)… more
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  • New application round for Growth Fund
    Jun 18, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    New application round for Growth Fund

    A new application round has opened for the R12.8million Growth Fund to boost SME growth and job creation. The Growth Fund is a grant fund specifically for growing South African small businesses who need a cash injection to scale up further and… more
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  • Volkswagen returns to Alexandra to give the gift of motion
    Jun 18, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Volkswagen returns to Alexandra to give the…

    School children, Community Policing Forum and health workers are beneficiaries of 300 Blue Bikes donated to community in Alexandra As the maker of people's cars', Volkswagen puts people at the heart of what we do, by playing a vital role in driving… more
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  • Think Like a Racing Driver? Quiz: Find Out How YOUR Skills Would Help the Team
    Jun 18, 2018 Motorsport

    Think Like a Racing Driver? Quiz: Find Out…

    Race strategies, physical conditioning, instant decisions and having the hopes of a team on your shoulders are unique challenges for racing drivers in the sporting world, which require a special kind of character. “You’re dealing with high pressure… more
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  • Barloworld Equipment Celebrates 54 years as CAT Dealer in Botswana
    Jun 18, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Barloworld Equipment Celebrates 54 years as…

    CAT 426F2 Designed to withstand toughest market conditions is now available in Botswana Barloworld Equipment, the southern African dealer for Cat earthmoving equipment, is excited to be unveiling the 426F2 “in the iron” to customers in Botswana.… more
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  • Take a safe trip
    Jun 18, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Take a safe trip

    With exams over and school holidays just around the corner, South African families are making plans to take to the roads. Whether heading to the coast, or into the mountains, being aware of road safety and making sure your vehicle – and most… more
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  • Turbo Direct new building
    Jun 18, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    South Africa’s leading and largest Turbo…

    The new premises will accommodate their complete group and all the brands Honeywell Garrett, BorgWarner turbochargers, IHI Clover turbochargers, Mitsubishi turbochargers, Holset turbochargers, Simpson Race products, ACE Racing Clutches, ARP… more
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  • Dana Introduces Spicer® Select™ Drivetrain Products for All-Makes in North American Commercial-Vehicle Aftermarket
    Jun 18, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Dana Introduces Spicer® Select™ Drivetrain…

    Dana Incorporated (NYSE: DAN) announced today the launch of Spicer® Select™ drivetrain products, a new line of all-makes coverage for the North American commercial-vehicle aftermarket. Ideally suited for aging vehicles, the new portfolio features… more
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  • (from left) Luna Malan, Dorcas Bonokwane and Frikkie Smit from Gearbox and Diff celebrate the accolades following the audit.
    Jun 18, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Local workshop receives accolades for health…

    Gearbox and Diff Centre in George Street, Kimberley, has received the highest accolades for its Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) standards, according to a recent grading audit. The auditors gave the Motor Industry Workshop Association… more
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  • Total: The track is our laboratory - 24 hours of Le Mans
    Jun 15, 2018 Motorsport

    Total: The track is our laboratory - 24…

    Thanks to the partnership signed with the Automobile Club de l’Ouest (ACO), which runs until the end of May 2023, Total is the official fuel supplier to the FIA World Endurance Championship, which includes the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Regarding the new… more
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  • Volvo Cars and Polestar launch new Polestar Engineered electrified performance offer
    Jun 15, 2018 Motoring

    Volvo Cars and Polestar launch new Polestar…

    Volvo Cars is launching a new upgraded electrified performance offer called Polestar Engineered, specifically developed for its new 60 Series T8 Twin Engine plug-in hybrid cars. The announcement comes one week before the company will reveal its new… more
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  • Get the most ZAR for your car with CarZar’s competitive online car seller platform
    Jun 15, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Get the most ZAR for your car with CarZar’s…

    Want more Dough for your Renault, Dinero for your Pajero, Moolah for your Vrooma or Quota for your Toyota? Look no further than CarZar.co.za’s competitive online car marketplace. Rising fuel prices and other pressures may be squeezing everyone’s… more
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  • Tenneco Announces New Advanced Options for CVSA2/Kinetic® Suspension Technology
    Jun 15, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Tenneco Announces New Advanced Options for…

    Latest Enhancements Offer Improved Performance in SUV and Off-Road Applications Tenneco Inc. (NYSE:TEN), a global supplier of Ride Performance and Clean Air products and systems, has announced today that its CVSA2 semi-active suspension technology –… more
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  • World class tarmac laid at PE racetrack
    Jun 15, 2018 Motorsport

    World class tarmac laid at PE racetrack

    National championship race drivers and teams have a wonderful surprise awaiting them when they arrive at Port Elizabeth’s Aldo Scribante race track for the fifth round of the Extreme Festival roadshow Saturday 14 July. The circuit renowned for its… more
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  • Lance Woolridge and Ward Huxtable
    Jun 15, 2018 Motorsport

    Ford NWM Aiming for Hat-Trick of Wins in the…

    Lance Woolridge and Ward Huxtable lead Class T after winning first two rounds of the championship Gareth Woolridge and Boyd Dreyer look to transform impressive qualifying pace into strong points haul in Botswana Brazilian crew of Marcos Baumgart and… more
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  • Audi connects the electric car with the house
    Jun 15, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Audi connects the electric car with the house

    Audi e-tron integrated seamlessly into connected home Convenient, cost-optimized charging with photovoltaic power Partnership with SMA Solar Technology and Hager Group Audi is taking the idea of electric mobility beyond the automobile in offering… more
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  • SKF Product Information Mazda 3 II
    Jun 15, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    SKF Product Information Mazda 3 II

    SKF is offering a consistent range for the Mazda 3 II. Download SKF Product Information for more information more
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  • B-BBEE rating recognises Avis transformation journey
    Jun 15, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    B-BBEE rating recognises Avis transformation…

    Avis Rent a Car’s latest Level 3 B-BBEE rating reflects the company’s continued progress on its empowerment objectives to grow black ownership and its commitment to socio-economic investment and skills development. Avis, Rent a Car division of… more
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  • Fisker Inc.'s Futuristic 'Orbit' Smart Shuttle to Feature Protean Electric's World-Leading In-Wheel eDrive
    Jun 15, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Fisker Inc.'s Futuristic 'Orbit' Smart…

    The world’s most appealing electric autonomous shuttle, the Fisker Orbit, will feature Protean Electric’s In-Wheel eDrive Technology to maximize interior space and enhance passenger experience A new era in exciting and stylish short shared trips:… more
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  • Come and see Scott Ambler & Mark Lines live in South Africa at IndigoCube's Business Agility Event
    Jun 15, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Come and see Scott Ambler & Mark Lines live…

    Join IndigoCube, an IBM Business Partner, for an informative talk to learn more about business agility. This talk is aimed at business people curious about modern management practices for the digital enterprise and how that affects all divisions… more
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  • The truth behind cash in transit heists
    Jun 15, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    The truth behind cash in transit heists

    Many South Africans are still reeling from recent bout of Cash In Transit heists in and around Johannesburg. The violence is unspeakable, the targets are often left for dead, and although some arrests have been made, no real action has been taken to… more
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  • Africa’s Foremost Advanced Manufacturing Trade Platform
    Jun 15, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Africa’s Foremost Advanced Manufacturing…

    For more information Click on the Below Links International Conference Seminars Exhibit Factory Tours Awards more
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  • Up-skill yourself at the Cape Automotive Forum
    Jun 14, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Up-skill yourself at the Cape Automotive…

    Is a lack of skills holding your company back? Supported by Automechanika, the Cape Automotive Forum is a 2-day conference and exhibition that brings a world-class speaker line-up, tackling hot topics from a global perspective to the Western Cape.… more
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  • Mission E: Porsche’s first fully electric sports car is named Taycan
    Jun 14, 2018 Motoring

    Mission E: Porsche’s first fully electric…

    The future of mobility is another step closer: Series production of the first purely electric Porsche is set to begin next year. In preparation, the vehicle has now been given its official name: The “Mission E” concept study, the name currently used… more
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  • Roskill: Cobalt demand in batteries set to grow at 14.5%py to 2027
    Jun 14, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Roskill: Cobalt demand in batteries set to…

    Cobalt prices have skyrocketed over the past 18 months. Prices remained in a narrow range between 2012 and 2016, averaging around US$13/lb. In the first quarter of 2017, there was an enormous uptick and prices increased quarter-on-quarter to reach… more
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  • Media Advisory - David Brabham and the Brabham BT62 with Michelin at Le Mans 2018
    Jun 14, 2018 Motorsport

    David Brabham and the Brabham BT62 with…

    Following the launch of the stunning Brabham BT62 in May, Brabham Automotive’s Managing Director, and multiple Le Mans winner, David Brabham will be at the 2018 24 Hours of Le Mans, along with the car, and available for select media interviews. With… more
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  • 2018 Kasi Star Brands: Who will emerge as South Africa’s most loved brands?
    Jun 14, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    2018 Kasi Star Brands: Who will emerge as…

    South Africa’s leading market research company, Ask Afrika, has announced the official date for this year’s Kasi Star Brands Awards - the company’s annual benchmark tool used to examine brand loyalty and preferences among South Africa’s township… more
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  • AfriPart – Automotive Aftermarket Distributor Expands
    Jun 14, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    AfriPart – Automotive Aftermarket…

    AfriPart has claimed its stake as South Africa’s first automotive aftermarket distributor that is 100% owned and operated via an empowered employee trust, born out of an enterprise development initiative. As a level-2 B-BBEE contributor, the company… more
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  • Ryan Hunt at the Erzberg event
    Jun 14, 2018 Motorsport

    Ryan Hunt & Guillaume Hardy Alpen Drills…

    Out of 1500 riders Hunt makes the 500 cut off mark, placed 248 for the main event start, teammate Hardy in his first International race puts in good time but misses the cut. After making the decision to not compete in the Austrian Erzberg Enduro… more
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  • Over a million BMW Group vehicles delivered in first five months of 2018
    Jun 14, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Over a million BMW Group vehicles delivered…

    1,003,573 BMW Group vehicles sold in year-to-date, +1.6% Year of X: More customers buy BMW X models than ever before Electrified sales grow 41.0%: 46,849 units worldwide BMW i production to ramp up over 50% due to increased demand The BMW Group has… more
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  • Andreas Bareis announced as vehicle line director - Super Series
    Jun 14, 2018 Motorsport

    Andreas Bareis announced as vehicle line…

    Andreas Bareis has been appointed as Vehicle Line Director of McLaren Automotive’s Super Series product family. He will take up his position in July and will report directly to Chief Operating Officer Dr. Jens Ludmann. Andreas will be responsible… more
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  • The Toyota Hilux is the most searched for diesel vehicle on AutoTrader in the past 12 months.Source:newspress
    Jun 14, 2018 Motoring

    ‘Dieselgate’ and ‘Dieselban’ - not affecting…

    While countries and indeed companies around the world are shunning so-called “dirty diesel”, it seems South Africans are still wholeheartedly embracing diesel-powered vehicles – as statistics from AutoTrader verify. In a landmark move, Hamburg has… more
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  • Speakers Announcement: Which Manufacturing Luminaries will participate in Manufacturing Indaba 2018?
    Jun 14, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Speakers Announcement: Which Manufacturing…

    Key industry experts confirmed to participate as speakers include: AND MANY MORE! See all confirmed speakers more
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  • Imperial Road Safety raises road safety awareness using one hashtag #BongieSays
    Jun 14, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Imperial Road Safety raises road safety…

    #BongieSays campaign aims to promote road safety online Imperial Road Safety, powered by Motus, recently launched its #BongieSays social media campaign - aimed at educating online users about responsible road safety through a series of bite–sized… more
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  • HPC Now Distributes 3M Speedglas
    Jun 14, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    HPC Now Distributes 3M Speedglas

    Hearing, Protection & Communication (HPC) has been appointed as a distributor of 3M’s Speedglas welding helmet range. With a reputation dating back to the 1980s and a long and successful association with 3M Peltor products, HPC is well-equipped to… more
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  • FMF Executive Director, Leon Louw, welcomes CEO Vuyani Jarana’s acceptance of his wager that SAA cannot be saved
    Jun 14, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    FMF Executive Director, Leon Louw, welcomes…

    “I’m thrilled that Mr Jarana has accepted my wager,” said Leon Louw, Executive Director of the Free Market Foundation (FMF). “I have the highest regard for him and admire his courage in taking on SAA. With his business acumen, if he can’t do it then… more
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  • Study reveals: Johannesburg Among the Top 15 Best Cities for Relocation Based on Living Costs
    Jun 14, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Study reveals: Johannesburg Among the Top 15…

    2018 First Month Relocation Costs Index Study reveals the initial costs involved with relocating to some of the most in-demand cities around the world Dubai, UAE is the most expensive city to relocate to, based on a first month living cost of… more
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  • The new BMW i8 Roadster and BMW i8 Coupe now available in South Africa
    Jun 14, 2018 Motoring

    The new BMW i8 Roadster and BMW i8 Coupe now…

    The BMW i8 has performed the role of sports car of the future with extraordinary success since the day it was launched. The progressively designed 2+2-seater doubles up as an eye-catching object of desire and a technological pioneer. Indeed, the i8… more
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  • The new BMW i3 available in South Africa
    Jun 14, 2018 Motoring

    The new BMW i3 available in South Africa

    The BMW i3 shows the way ahead to a new era of mobility. It is recognised the world over as a symbol of driving pleasure, sustainability and intelligent connectivity in the urban traffic environment, which is why it has become the best-selling… more
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  • Team South Africa victorious again in BMW Motorrad International GS Trophy
    Jun 14, 2018 Motorsport

    Team South Africa victorious again in BMW…

    Synopsis of Day 8. Location: Chingisiin Khuree, near Ulaanbaatar (N47o48.625’ E106o48.942’) Weather: Sun, 23oC Course: 299 km, Camp Hoyor Zagal to Chingisiin Khuree Terrain: 70% gravel, 10% sand, 20% paved Tests: SP20‘MonsterTrial’ Top three teams:… more
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  • TruckX Adds the Revs for its Landmark Show
    Jun 13, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    TruckX Adds the Revs for its Landmark Show

    Now in its fifth year, TruckX – South Africa’s all-encompassing, interactive event for the commercial transport industry – has moved things up a gear. With a new headline sponsor, new industry partnerships and new events in parallel, TruckX 2018 is… more
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  • AA CEO Collins Khumalo signing the AA Service Charter
    Jun 13, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    AA to transform SA towing industry

    As a brand highly respected for its values of honesty and integrity, the Automobile Association (AA) has announced today (SUBS:: 13 June) it is making its position clear regarding what it deems is the deteriorating status of the towing industry in… more
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  • MasterDrive Newsletter - 12 June 2018
    Jun 13, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    MasterDrive Newsletter - 12 June 2018

    MasterTips: Ways to avoid debris [Watch] South African roads often have debris on them which can easily become hazards to drivers. This is what you should do to safely avoid debris. MasterTest: Driving Expressions: The BMW 220D This car is best… more
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  • The Millionth Engine rolls of the assembly line at Volkswagen Group South Africa's Engine Plant.
    Jun 13, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    The Millionth Engine rolls of the assembly…

    Volkswagen Group South Africa's Engine Plant continues to produce 450 EA111 engines a day for both local and export customers Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) reached a historical milestone on Monday, 11 June 2018 when it produced its one… more
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  • Let's Give Them Something to Taco 'Bout: Enabling Self-Driving Food Delivery with Postmates
    Jun 13, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Let's Give Them Something to Taco 'Bout:…

    A new Ford Transit Connect self-driving research vehicle features three lockers - one on the passenger side and two in the back - that help deliver both food and goods Ford is working with Postmates - which offers on-demand delivery from restaurants… more
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  • Road Safety Essentials
    Jun 13, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Road Safety Essentials

    Ensure the safety of your journey with CYMOT’s range of TireMoni products. NOW N$400 less on selected TireMoni products. For more product information visit www.cymot.com more
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  • Jamie Surkont, director at used car retailer getWorth
    Jun 13, 2018 Motoring

    ‘Disruption’ needed in second hand car market

    For the last few decades, the second-hand car market has been in a stagnant state - often associated with distrust, inefficiency and a lack of transparency. With pre-owned car sales dominating the market, it is often the average consumer that… more
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  • Tom Bloom, general manager for Construction Equipment at Smith Power Equipment
    Jun 13, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    M7 Kubota tractor central to Smith Power’s…

    At this year’s NAMPO Harvest Days, Smith Power Equipment marked its 18th exhibit at the premier agricultural show with a host of new solutions that speak directly to the needs of the farming community. However, it was the Technology Showcase of the… more
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  • In addition to classic computer vision procedures, the MFC 500 also uses neural networks This allows to control complex situations in road traffic, such as crossing situations with approaching lateral traffic. © Continental AG
    Jun 13, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Virtual Driving School: Continental Uses AI…

    Pedestrian intention and gesture classification using neural networks Pedestrian detection using Artificial Intelligence (AI) – large-scale production use in the fifth camera generation Hardware and software offer everything from simple object… more
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  • Africa Sustainability Challenge 2018 – for innovators who can change the continent - #ChallengeAccepted
    Jun 12, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Africa Sustainability Challenge 2018 – for…

    The South African Breweries (SAB) and Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev) Africa have committed to several ambitious Sustainability Goals to be achieved by 2025 in the areas of Water Stewardship, Smart Agriculture, Climate Action, Circular Packaging and… more
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  • Honda Urban EV Concept named 'Best Concept Car' by global judging panel
    Jun 12, 2018 Motoring

    Honda Urban EV Concept named 'Best Concept…

    Electric concept car wins global award for outstanding automotive design International judging panel comprised of 12 journalists from renowned publications Honda R&D team recognised for making a significant contribution to the evolution of car… more
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  • Barloworld Equipment makes two new senior appointments
    Jun 12, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Barloworld Equipment makes two new senior…

    Barloworld Equipment has added two new appointments to its senior team. Esther Letlape is the new Executive Head: Human Resources and will report directly to the CEO: Southern Africa. Phyllicia Kenana-Sungubele has been appointed as Head: Reward and… more
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  • Regional Connectivity Conference: Making Inter-State Transport Work in Africa
    Jun 12, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Regional Connectivity Conference: Making…

    The Federation of Eastern and Southern African Road Transport Associations (FESARTA), together with Supply Chain Today and CVLC, will be hosting a conference themed “Regional Connectivity: Making Inter-State Transport Work in Africa” on 11 and 12… more
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  • Toyota Traigo80 equipped with Continental SC20+
    Jun 12, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Joint cooperation between Continental and…

    Toyota Traigo80 electric forklift standard fitted with Continental solid tire SC20+ Tire combines mileage with low energy consumption making it the perfect choice for electric forklifts Continental and Toyota Material Handling join forces: All… more
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  • Ceremonial opening of the “70 Years Porsche Sportscar” special exhibition
    Jun 12, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Ceremonial opening of the “70 Years Porsche…

    Porsche’s anniversary year is about to reach its high point: Today, Friday (June 8th) the Porsche Museum will host the opening ceremony for the “70 years of the Porsche sports car” special exhibition together with invited guests. Attending the… more
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  • Engen Polo Cup war moves to country's fastest battlefield
    Jun 11, 2018 Motorsport

    Engen Polo Cup war moves to country's…

    Championship battle balanced on a knife edge Turbocharged Polos to reach their real top velocity for the first time Slip-streaming art to come into play The new Engen Polo Cup championship category will visit South Africa's fastest racing venue this… more
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  • Jeep® Brand Wins Big at the 2018 OFF ROAD Magazine Awards
    Jun 11, 2018 Motoring

    Jeep® Brand Wins Big at the 2018 OFF ROAD…

    Four Jeep® models achieve top placing in the OFF ROAD Magazine readers' choice awards Jeep Wrangler triumphs in the 'Off-Road' category for fifth year in a row Jeep Renegade named Best 'Sub-compact SUV' for the fourth consecutive year Grand Cherokee… more
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  • FASA Awards Winners
    Jun 11, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    FASA Awards Winners

    FRANCHISE AWARD WINNERS REFLECT GLOBAL CONSUMER TRENDS AND COMMITMENT TO GROWING THE ECONOMY AND TO JOB CREATION The Franchise Association of South Africa’s Awards for Excellence in Franchising, sponsored by Sanlam, reflects what’s trending in… more
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  • FIA World Motor Sport council approves Electric World Rallycross
    Jun 11, 2018 Motorsport

    FIA World Motor Sport council approves…

    The FIA’s World Motor Sport Council has approved plans for the FIA World Rallycross Championship to be an electric series from 2020. IMG has collaborated with the FIA and a number of car manufacturers on this project for the last eighteen months,… more
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  • The Porsche 911 Speedster Concept: open-top, pure and with over 500 hp
    Jun 11, 2018 Motoring

    The Porsche 911 Speedster Concept: open-top,…

    Dubai. Porsche will be rewarding itself with an excellent present for the 70th anniversary of the brand’s sports cars: the 911 Speedster Concept, a road-ready study of an exciting open-top sports car. The unique model forges a link between the very… more
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  • The world's fastest cars get their beauty in southern Sweden
    Jun 11, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    The world's fastest cars get their beauty in…

    Few people know that Mose Freyer and his family-run company, Moses Bil & Lack, paints cars for Koenigsegg Automotive in the small village of Sätaröd, southwest of Kristianstad in southern Sweden. The refinish process for a Koenigsegg can take up to… more
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  • The new Volkswagen Polo GTI
    Jun 11, 2018 Motoring

    The new Volkswagen Polo GTI

    147kW of power, 320 Nm of torque, sport suspension and XDS differential lock make the Polo GTI a compact sports car. The new Polo GTI adds dynamism to the small compact car segment with its turbocharged engine and MQB platform. GTI insignia such as… more
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  • Volvo FH 25 year Anniversary
    Jun 08, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Volvo FH 25 year Anniversary

    The Volvo FH - the drivers’ choice for the last quarter of a century and a South African best seller. And this truck promises to keep changing the world of trucking. A unique driver focus, and a truly revolutionary cab paved the way for the instant… more
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  • Round 4 Autobarn Superhatch Midvaal June 2nd
    Jun 08, 2018 Motorsport

    Round 4 Autobarn Superhatch Midvaal June 2nd

    AutObarn SuperHatch Class A leader Brett Garland gets his first DNF dropping out with gearbox problems after putting up the best qualifying time for Round 4. AutObarn SuperHatch team driver Brett Garland experiences his most disappointing round,… more
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  • You’ll kick yourself if you miss out Africa Rail 2018 #africarail
    Jun 08, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    You’ll kick yourself if you miss out Africa…

    It’s the leading industry event in Africa. You cannot afford to miss this. A world of innovation is packed into one show, which you can attend for FREE! Register online now Here are just 6 reasons why you NEED to attend Africa Rail. 1. You’ll see… more
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  • Volvo Cars announces new business ambitions
    Jun 08, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Volvo Cars announces new business ambitions

    Volvo Cars, the premium car maker, has announced new financial and operational ambitions that will position the company as a leading player in the global automotive business by the middle of the next decade. On the operational side, it expects to… more
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  • New generation Sasol GTC cars set for top-notch motorsport entertainment at East London circuit
    Jun 07, 2018 Motorsport

    New generation Sasol GTC cars set for…

    Sandton, South Africa – With a combined power output of 3600 horsepower, the new generation Sasol GTC Championship cars are set to delight East London motorsport enthusiasts when the world-class touring car series visits the coastal town on 16th… more
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  • Booth Schoch Future Success Fund established at Ford Resource and Engagement Centre
    Jun 07, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Booth Schoch Future Success Fund established…

    New Fund to assist selected FREC graduates to establish in-home businesses or After School Care Centres Fund honours community initiatives established in South Africa by Lewis Booth and Dave Schoch $10,000 grant to be awarded each year for the next… more
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  • SKF Product Information - Nissan X-Trail T32
    Jun 07, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    SKF Product Information - Nissan X-Trail T32

    SKF is offering a consistent range for the Nissan X-Trail T32. Download Product Information Sheet belwo for more information. SKF Product Information more
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  • Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr Rob Davies to be a Keynote Speaker
    Jun 07, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    The NAAMSA automotive conference in…

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    Jun 05, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

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    Jun 04, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

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    Jun 04, 2018 Mobilty Beat

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    Jun 02, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

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    May 31, 2018 Mobilty Beat

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    May 30, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

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    May 30, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

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    May 30, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

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    May 28, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

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    May 28, 2018 Motoring

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    May 28, 2018 Mobilty Beat

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    May 28, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

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    May 28, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

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    May 28, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

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    May 28, 2018 Motoring

    Isuzu launches exclusive X-Rider Black…

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  • SA Express responds to SA CAA Grounding
    May 28, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    SA Express responds to SA CAA Grounding

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  • How to unlock R50 billion pf private sector investment to build Africa’s first Auto City.
    May 28, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    How to unlock R50 billion pf private sector…

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  • Ryan Hunt Alpen ASAP Racing puts his Austrian Erzberg Enduro race on hold after a serious crash while training
    May 25, 2018 Motorsport

    Ryan Hunt Alpen ASAP Racing puts his…

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  • Upcoming Events 25 May - 18 June 2018
    May 25, 2018 Motorsport

    Upcoming Events 25 May - 18 June 2018

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    May 25, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    New tech from Ford could be the answer to…

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  • Imperial Logistics enjoys sweet success in premium chocolate contract
    May 25, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Imperial Logistics enjoys sweet success in…

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  • As blockchain grows in usage, there are intriguing opportunities for AI to work with it to transform the driving experience
    May 25, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    As blockchain grows in usage, there are…

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  • 2019 Honda CRF450L
    May 25, 2018 Motoring

    2019 Honda CRF450L

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  • Quarterly review of business conditions: new vehicle manufacturing industry / Automotive sector: quarter ended 31st March, 2018
    May 25, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Quarterly review of business conditions: new…

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  • Cummins and Komatsu launch Technical Education for Communities (TEC) programme in South Africa
    May 25, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Cummins and Komatsu launch Technical…

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  • Securex South Africa and A-OSH EXPO 2018 show record numbers on opening day
    May 25, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Securex South Africa and A-OSH EXPO 2018…

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    May 25, 2018 Motoring

    All-New Volvo XC60 launches in SA

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  • Dana Inaugurates New Facility to Support Automakers with Thermal-Management and New-Energy Solutions in Yancheng, China
    May 25, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Dana Inaugurates New Facility to Support…

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  • Avis Van Rental Movement Report 2018: Movement and the economy intimately linked
    May 25, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Avis Van Rental Movement Report 2018

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  • WOULDWOOD develops systems for environmentally friendly construction and vehicle manufacturing
    May 25, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    WOULDWOOD develops systems for…

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  • Fifth edition of CAPAS opens, welcoming flourishing Southwest China’s automotive prospects
    May 25, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Fifth edition of CAPAS opens, welcoming…

    The fifth edition of Chengdu International Trade Fair for Automotive Parts and Aftermarket Services (CAPAS) is opening its doors from 24 May 2018. Keeping a strong foothold in the fast-evolving automotive industry in China, CAPAS has established… more
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  • Rally To Read
    May 24, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Rally To Read

    How would you spend R35,000? A deposit on a new car? A smart TV? A couple of days in a luxury game reserve? What about this as an alternative: a weekend away that could change the lives not only of you and your family or colleagues, but also those… more
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  • Conference at Cape Automotive Forum will deal with many burning issues
    May 24, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Conference at Cape Automotive Forum will…

    All aspects of the motor industry are in flux, both internationally and locally. The variables range from electricity becoming an important power source for cars, while diesel engines face bans, autonomous driving vehicles and a total rethink in… more
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  • MiX Telematics invests towards the long–term prospects of small, black–owned fitment centres
    May 24, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    MiX Telematics invests towards the long–term…

    23 May 2018; Beame, a brand by MiX Telematics, announced plans to roll out its first Enterprise Development based, mobile fitment centre which will be exhibited at the South Africa Bike Festival, taking place at the Kyalami Grand Prix from the 25 – 27… more
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  • Fiat Brand Advertising Wins Awards At The
    May 24, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Fiat Brand Advertising Wins Awards At The…

    Fiat won the coveted "GrandPrix 2018" trophy, Italy's top advertising award, for the first time with its "Tribute to 500 - Integrated Mktg Communication Campaign". Comprising three projects created to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the iconic… more
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  • JEC Group sets the stage for composites materials at upcoming international motor shows
    May 24, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    JEC Group sets the stage for composites…

    In its aim to promote composites materials, JEC Group will highlight the latest technologies that enable the automotive industry to innovate in product design, emission reductions and production. In its mission to address composites end-use… more
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  • African Development Bank and Korea launch the Korea-Africa Energy Investment Facility
    May 24, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    African Development Bank and Korea launch…

    The Government of Korea and the African Development Bank have signed a Letter of Intent to launch the Korea-Africa Energy Investment Facility (KEIF) to provide significant support to the New Deal on Energy for Africa, which aims to achieve universal… more
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  • FRAM Filters goes full throttle in Australia
    May 23, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    FRAM Filters goes full throttle in Australia

    2017 saw the FRAM Filters brand launched to the Australian automotive aftermarket, through the global partnership between G.U.D. Holdings and Filpro Automotive. Filpro Automotive markets and distributes G.U.D. Holdings leading brands, FRAM Filters,… more
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  • MasterDrive Newsletter - 22 May 2018
    May 23, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    MasterDrive Newsletter - 22 May 2018

    MasterTips: What is advanced driving? Average driving causes much of our problems on the road. Therefore one’s driving should be better than the average driver in order to be considered advanced. MasterTest: Driving expressions: Alfa Stelvio SUVs… more
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  • KSB Pumps for University of Pretoria laboratory
    May 23, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    KSB Pumps for University of Pretoria…

    KSB Pumps and Valves has assisted the University of Pretoria in the construction of a large controlled-temperature test unit, which will form the backbone of ongoing research into heat transfer, fluid mechanics and thermodynamics. The impressive… more
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  • The Festival of Motoring, presented by WesBank, returns to the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit for its third annual motoring extravaganza
    May 23, 2018 Motoring

    The Festival of Motoring, presented by…

    The Festival of Motoring, presented by WesBank, is back and bigger than ever! The Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit will once again host the only national, industry-supported, auto show from 31st of August to 2nd of September 2018, brought to you by Messe… more
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  • CYMOT Loyalty Card
    May 23, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    CYMOT Loyalty Card

    Your card, your account, your savings! Calling all Namibian Farmers, SME's and Taxi owners. Register for your new LOYALTY CARD and receive INSTANT DISCOUNTS on cash purchases. Collect your application form at any CYMOT branch or download it here:… more
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  • Hyundai's i20 gets smarter, with a refreshed design and new flagship derivative
    May 23, 2018 Motoring

    Hyundai's i20 gets smarter, with a refreshed…

    Hyundai Automotive South Africa is continuing its success in the segment for mid-sized hatchbacks by introducing a refreshed i20 line-up with a more modern design, and the addition of a 1.4 Active flagship derivative. "The i20 is one of our… more
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  • MAHLE ramps up production for large automotive OEM
    May 22, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    MAHLE ramps up production for large…

    Durban, South Africa - MAHLE Behr South Africa (MBZA), a specialist for automotive air conditioning and engine cooling in both passenger and commercial vehicles, recently launched their new production line to manufacture and supply engine cooling… more
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  • Will European diesel and petrol car bans kill the autos industry?
    May 22, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Will European diesel and petrol car bans…

    The UK and France have put plans in motion to eliminate petrol and diesel cars by 2040 in a bid to improve air quality. While these bans are still largely conceptual, it’s suspected that they will make both the private and professional sale of pure… more
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  • Safer cars a better choice for new buyers
    May 22, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Safer cars a better choice for new buyers

    Almost 75% of prospective new car owners say their purchase decision will be influenced by whether a car has been crash tested – and safety rated. This is one of the findings of a new survey recently conducted by the Automobile Association (AA).… more
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  • The 2018 Mille Miglia is a triumph for Alfa Romeo
    May 22, 2018 Motorsport

    The 2018 Mille Miglia is a triumph for Alfa…

    A wonderful day for Alfa Romeo: the Mille Miglia concludes with its cars in the top three places. The race caravan paid a celebratory visit to Milan and to the Museo Storico Alfa Romeo at Arese, where time trials were held on the internal circuit.… more
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  • Strong growth predicted for the second hand car market
    May 22, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Strong growth predicted for the second hand…

    Recent trends have shown that pre-owned car sales are far outweighing new car sales. In TransUnion’s latest quarterly report, the Vehicle Price Index (VPI), which analyses monthly data it receives from dealers, vehicle financiers and banks… more
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  • Renault Sandero range even more attractive with the launch of the new Sandero Stepway Plus
    May 22, 2018 Motoring

    Renault Sandero range even more attractive…

    New SANDERO STEPWAY model delivers on the value for money Stepway offering PLUS much more in the form of bespoke design and feature enhancements. The new Renault SANDERO STEPWAY PLUS will help to maintain and further increase the great success of… more
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  • SA leisure car rentals show solid growth
    May 22, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    SA leisure car rentals show solid growth

    Confidence in SA travel grows – at home and from abroad International inbound and local tourism rentals in South Africa’s leisure car rental sector continue to show healthy growth – and prospects of even better growth in future. This year saw a… more
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  • Volvo drives prosperity through skills and youth development
    May 22, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Volvo drives prosperity through skills and…

    Durban, South Africa. 19 May 2018. Volvo Group Southern Africa welcomed the President of South Africa, Cyril Ramaphosa, to its Volvo Trucks assembly plant in Durban. Also in attendance was Minister of Economic Development, Mr Ebrahim Patel, Minister… more
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  • Volkswagen's top dealers announced
    May 22, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Volkswagen's top dealers announced

    The best of the best awarded at Volkswagen South Africa's annual Dealer of the Year Awards ceremony Over 100 winners awarded in 18 categories Peter Bosman from Hatfield VW Rivonia wins coveted Dealer of the Year Award Johannesburg - Recently,… more
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  • SAPICS 2018; A Supply Chain Conference for Every Industry - Supply Chain Skills: A Critical Requirement
    May 21, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    SAPICS 2018; A Supply Chain Conference for…

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  • Refreshed Ford Ranger Arrives in 2019 - With More Performance, Efficiency, Features and Capability
    May 21, 2018 Motoring

    Refreshed Ford Ranger Arrives in 2019 - With…

    Updated Ranger scheduled for 2019 launch following R3-billion investment in Ford's Silverton Assembly Plant and Struandale Engine Plant New-generation powertrain with 10-speed automatic and all-new Bi-Turbo engine on selected models; improved… more
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  • 60 Reasons to come to SA Bike Festival 2018 - 25-27 May, Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit
    May 21, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    60 Reasons to come to SA Bike Festival 2018…

    We look forward to welcoming you to the Autotrader South Africa Bike Festival, powered by Discovery Channel, From the 25-27 May at Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit! GREAT VALUE, FUN & DEALS FOR ALL THE FAMILY OVER 60 REASONS NOT TO MISS THE BEST 2-WHEEL… more
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  • Statement Harald Krüger, Chairman of the Board of Management of BMW AG, 98th Annual General Meeting of BMW AG in Munich on 17th May 2018
    May 21, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Statement Harald Krüger, Chairman of the…

    BMW Group. Today’s decisions shape mobility for our customers tomorrow Welcome, Ladies and Gentlemen! There are many different aspects to mobility. It serves us in our daily lives, but can also be a tremendous source of pleasure. At the BMW Group,… more
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  • ExxonMobil Supports Operational Efficiencies, according to Stefanutti Stocks Construction Company Field Study
    May 21, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    ExxonMobil Supports Operational…

    Oil multinational ExxonMobil, and Centlube (ExxonMobil’s authorised distributor of Mobil lubricants for South Africa), recently successfully completed an optimum oil drain interval (ODI) study for Stefanutti Stocks construction company. The… more
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  • Smart Nowegians keep SA’s vehicles moving
    May 21, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Smart Nowegians keep SA’s vehicles moving

    Auto Industry Country Manager from Norway based DEFA International, Hans Ole Høidal, visited South Africa recently – one of the company’s biggest markets for battery chargers outside of Europe. He said he was keen for trade with South Africa to… more
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  • Stefan Fuchs (left), CEO of FUCHS Petrolub SE; and Paul Deppe, managing director of FUCHS Lubricants South Africa official opening the plant.
    May 21, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Fuchs Lubricants officially opens new grease…

    FUCHS Lubricants South Africa has officially opened a R125 million grease plant expansion at its factory in Isando. Paul Deppe, managing director of FUCHS Lubricants South Africa, said the project has been almost three years in the making with FUCHS… more
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  •  SEMA eNews, Vol. 21, No. 20
    May 21, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    SEMA eNews, Vol. 21, No. 20

    SEMA Show Education: 5 Sessions to Keep Your Business on Track The SEMA Show Education program features more than 100 professional development and industry-focused sessions available to attendees and exhibitors More Here more
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  • SKF Product Information - Fiat Bravo II
    May 21, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    SKF Product Information - Fiat Bravo II

    SKF is offering a consistent range for the Fiat Bravo II Download the Production Information Sheet below for more information. SKF Product Information more
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  • Recycling counts, but South Africa is only tackling the tip of ‘Waste-Berg’
    May 21, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Recycling counts, but South Africa is only…

    Whether it’s because they want to do their bit to help save the planet or they see it as an opportunity to make an income, South Africans are recycling more than ever before. According to the Paper Recycling Association of South Africa (PRASA), the… more
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  • Past five years has seen significant milestones for Toyota Kalahari Botswana 1000 desert race
    May 21, 2018 Motorsport

    Past five years has seen significant…

    In the five years since Jwaneng became the host town of the Toyota Kalahari Botswana 1000 Desert Race, the biggest sporting and social event of the year in the country, a number of significant changes have taken place in what is this year the third… more
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  • Killarney's epic Saturday
    May 21, 2018 Motorsport

    Killarney's epic Saturday

    Full day keeps Cape race fans thrilled Killarney’s fourth round Wingfield motors Power Series kept Cape Town race fans on the edges of their seats throughout the day and into the night as excellent local racing followed by a home victory in the… more
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  • 2018 Mille Miglia: Second Stage
    May 21, 2018 Motorsport

    2018 Mille Miglia: Second Stage

    Yesterday the caravan threaded its way down the Italian peninsula from Milano Marittima to Rome. The excitement of the race mingled with the beauty of the landscapes, making a truly thrilling day. At Pesaro two and four wheels met in a warm embrace,… more
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  • Imperial Logistics expands digitisation drive with a new supply chain lab in Cape Town
    May 18, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Imperial Logistics expands digitisation…

    Following the success of its first Supply Chain Lab in Berlin, supply chain and logistics leader Imperial Logistics has opened a second lab in Cape Town. These facilities will enable Imperial Logistics and its clients to leverage evolving technology… more
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  • Hyundai Construction Equipment launch the new Hyundai HL960 HD Heavy Duty Wheeled Loader
    May 18, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Hyundai Construction Equipment launch the…

    Hyundai has recently launched a brand new heavy duty wheeled loader – the HL960 HD. This new addition to the Hyundai range offers the very best in wheeled loader technology, and has been designed with the waste handling and recycling industries in… more
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  • Motul launches Additives and Lescot car care ranges
    May 18, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Motul launches Additives and Lescot car care…

    Motul and OEM Lubricants chose the Motul Museum in Linksfield as the setting for the launch of two new product ranges on Wednesday May 16th. In the presence of leading automotive journalists and invited guests, Motul announced two new product ranges… more
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  • SMME’s: How to avoid first-year pitfalls
    May 18, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    SMME’s: How to avoid first-year pitfalls

    Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are crucial to South Africa’s growth, but many of them fail in the first year of business, says Innovative Accounting Solutions director, Stefani du Preez. According to the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM)… more
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  • 2018 Mille Miglia: Sealing and Inspection
    May 18, 2018 Motorsport

    2018 Mille Miglia: Sealing and Inspection

    A special edition celebrating the ninetieth anniversary of Alfa Romeo's first win in the Red Arrow race gets under way. To celebrate this historic milestone and to transfer the passion from legendary models to current production, a special site… more
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  • Engen continues to walk-the-walk at Nampo 2018
    May 18, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Engen continues to walk-the-walk at Nampo…

    Billed as the biggest agricultural show in the southern hemisphere, Nampo has since its inception in 1966 provided many great moments in the recent history of South African agriculture. The annual Nampo Harvest Day is a forum for the majority of… more
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  • Ford – Opening the Skies to All Mankind
    May 18, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Ford – Opening the Skies to All Mankind

    Ford participates in the regulatory conversation around the safe and responsible use of drones in national airspace A glimpse into Ford’s plan to unlock the full potential of drone-to-vehicle technology and possible applications across dozens of… more
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  • Grim outlook for fuel
    May 17, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Grim outlook for fuel

    Trends are showing that another massive fuel price hike is likely at the end of May. This is according to the Automobile Association (AA), which was commenting on unaudited mid-month fuel price data released by the Central Energy Fund. "Last month's… more
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  • MasterDrive Newsletter - 15 May 2018
    May 17, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    MasterDrive Newsletter - 15 May 2018

    MasterTips: The psychology of driving Understanding what drivers think and what motivates them may well make a difference as to how we see other drivers and ultimately engage with them on the road. If we can apply a different mindset it will help us… more
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  • Montagu sets the scene for eventful 2018 BMW Motorrad SA GS Trophy
    May 17, 2018 Motorsport

    Montagu sets the scene for eventful 2018 BMW…

    Picturesque Montague in the Western Cape this year played host to the 2018 GS Trophy, which saw close to 700 attendees take over the quiet town from 9 to 13 May. There was an array of routes to cater to all adventure riding enthusiasts, with some… more
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  • Alpine A110 awarded Five-Star Car status at Autocar Awards 2018
    May 17, 2018 Motoring

    Alpine A110 awarded Five-Star Car status at…

    New Alpine A110 named Five-Star Car at Autocar Awards 2018 Praised for its simplicity and ‘timeless’ driver appeal Alpine A110 available to order now with UK deliveries in the Summer The new Alpine A110 has picked up an award for being rated a… more
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  • Gumtree Auto hosts pre-owned awards for second year
    May 17, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Gumtree Auto hosts pre-owned awards for…

    Gumtree, South Africa’s largest classified site, will once again host the Pre-Owned Awards in 2018. This follows the launch of this programme last year, to celebrate the variety, range and quality of pre-owned vehicles in South Africa. “Gumtree… more
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  • Series: Understanding the lifespan of your car parts
    May 17, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Series: Understanding the lifespan of your…

    Checked your windscreen wipers lately? Windscreen wipers are obviously an important safety feature of your car and will need replacing at some stage. Windscreen wipers are in fact one of the hardest working, yet least durable, parts of your car.… more
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  • Joining forces in 2018: MEYLE and DRIFT UNITED
    May 17, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Joining forces in 2018: MEYLE and DRIFT…

    The DRIFT UNITED racing series will be kicking off a new season on the upcoming weekend. As a new main sponsor, the Hamburg-based spare parts manufacturer Meyle will be supporting racing events in the drift segment this year, beginning with the… more
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    May 16, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    SKF Product Information - Audi A6

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  • Aiming to facilitate easy digital tyre checks for millions of drivers
    May 16, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Aiming to facilitate easy digital tyre…

    NokianTyres’ SnapSkan service grows internationally Tyres are one of the most important safety accessories on a car, but they are only as safe as their condition allows. The digital SnapSkan service, developed by tyre manufacturer Nokian Tyres in… more
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  • All-New Ford Fiesta - Raising the Stakes in Compact Car Segment
    May 15, 2018 Motoring

    All-New Ford Fiesta - Raising the Stakes in…

    Contemporary new design that is more fluid and elegant - but distinctly Fiesta Revolutionary new interior with unprecedented quality of materials, craftsmanship and cutting-edge technologies Fun-to-drive character enhanced with new suspension,… more
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  • Darren Oates takes first podium of the season for Signature Motorsport
    May 15, 2018 Motorsport

    Darren Oates takes first podium of the…

    Round three of the Engen Polo Cup held at Zwartkops Raceway on Saturday was a day of mixed fortunes for the three-car Signature Motorsport Team. On one hand, Darren Oates raced his Payen Polo GTi to a maiden podium for the team in the first race… more
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  • New Engen Polo Cup pace-setter emerges at Zwartkops Raceway
    May 15, 2018 Motorsport

    New Engen Polo Cup pace-setter emerges at…

    Tasmin Pepper takes both race victories She sets a new Zwartkops Engen Polo Cup lap record Jeffrey Kruger retains championship lead Drama, a new winner, a new lap record and spectacular racing typified rounds five and six of this year's Engen Polo… more
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  • Another tough challenge for the AutObarn SuperHatch drivers
    May 15, 2018 Motorsport

    Another tough challenge for the AutObarn…

    Another tough challenge for the AutObarn SuperHatch premier A Class drivers with only milli seconds separating Garland and Du Toit in the qualifying and both heats Round 3 at the Zwartkops Raceway saw another huge tussle throughout the day between… more
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  • BMW i3, one of the popular ‘green’ searches on AutoTrader. Credit: Press.BMWgroup
    May 15, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    'Green' cars are selling fast and South…

    As battery prices drop and motorists become more environmentally conscious, the global market for ‘green’ cars is growing – in some countries, exponentially. AutoTrader reports that ‘green’ cars are also on the radar here in South Africa. Motorists… more
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  • Emirates and Formula 1® renew Global Partnership
    May 15, 2018 Motorsport

    Emirates and Formula 1® renew Global…

    Emirates, the world’s largest international airline, and Formula 1®, the pinnacle of motorsport, announced they have renewed and expanded their partnership until the end of 2022. Emirates has been an F1 Global Partner since 2013, and the renewed… more
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  • Subaru WRX STI Wins the SP3T Class in Nürburgring 24-Hour Race
    May 15, 2018 Motorsport

    Subaru WRX STI Wins the SP3T Class in…

    Subaru Corporation is pleased to announce that its motorsports subsidiary, Subaru Tecnica International (STI) *1, took the SP3T class*2 win in the 2018 Nürburgring 24-Hour Race held in Germany from May 11 to 13, with the "Subaru WRX STI NBR… more
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  • Unconstitutional subdivision restriction the major obstacle to rapid land reform
    May 15, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Unconstitutional subdivision restriction the…

    If the constitutionality of the Subdivision of Agricultural Land Act (Act 70 of 1970) was challenged in the Constitutional Court it would likely lead to the repeal of the subdivision restriction on farmland. This would make small farms much more… more
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  • Apps changing the face of vehicle security in South Africa
    May 15, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Apps changing the face of vehicle security…

    Smartphones and apps are having a dramatic impact on the way South Africans relate to, and manage, their vehicles. Vehicle tracking has long been a staple of South African life, and technology is fast changing how consumers interact with their… more
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  • Engen Audi raises the bar
    May 15, 2018 Motorsport

    Engen Audi raises the bar

    Simon Moss remains GTC championship leader after round 3 at Zwartkops Raceway 1st place finish in GTC race 1, overall victory and new lap record for Michael Stephen Front row lock-down for team Engen Audi Round 3 of the Grand Touring Cars (GTC)… more
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  • NAACAM Show: Heading for Durban in 2019
    May 15, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    NAACAM Show: Heading for Durban in 2019

    The National Association of Automotive Component and Allied Manufacturers (NAACAM) is delighted to announce that, following a competitive host city bidding process the NAACAM Show 2019 will be hosted by eThekwini Municipality in partnership with the… more
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  • Automechanika Ho Chi Minh City 2018: second edition steers the local auto industry towards international recognition
    May 15, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Automechanika Ho Chi Minh City 2018: second…

    Once again, Automechanika Ho Chi Minh City has proven itself as a highly efficient platform for bridging the world’s automotive industry players together with the evolving auto service sector in Vietnam. After the ever-growing Automechanika brand… more
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  • Goodyear Wranglers keep anti-poaching vehicles on track
    May 14, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Goodyear Wranglers keep anti-poaching…

    Goodyear Wranglers are the tyre of choice for rangers of the Forever Wild Rhino Protection Initiative team. This is the seventh year that the tyre manufacturer is sponsoring the rugged, all terrain 4x4 tyres to help give the anti-poaching teams an… more
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  • Victory and podiums for Signature Motorsport MINI Team
    May 14, 2018 Motorsport

    Victory and podiums for Signature Motorsport…

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  • SA's van der Watt scores in USF2000
    May 14, 2018 Motorsport

    SA's van der Watt scores in USF2000

    Cape Town driver Julian van der Watt enjoyed a fruitful maiden weekend at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway over the weekend as he scored a seventh and an 8th over the two heats of the second round of the USF2000 Powered by Mazda championship at the… more
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  • Back-to-back race winner De Villiers takes early production vehicle championship lead
    May 14, 2018 Motorsport

    Back-to-back race winner De Villiers takes…

    Lance Woolridge/Ward Huxtable lead their arch rivals in Class T Reigning South African champion and Dakar Rally legend Giniel de Villiers and the Toyota Gazoo Racing SA team are old hands when it comes to topping championship tables. With that in… more
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  • Zwartkops delivers epic national racing
    May 14, 2018 Motorsport

    Zwartkops delivers epic national racing

    Clear weather, that clouded a little through a crisp Pretoria autumn’s afternoon, set the backdrop for a most entertaining afternoon of national championship Extreme Festival racing at the Zwartkops Raceway on Saturday. In a meeting set apart by… more
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  • Are you ready to assist in a roadside emergency?
    May 14, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Are you ready to assist in a roadside…

    With hundreds of accidents happening daily on our roads the chances of you witnessing an accident are high. Are you prepared, in the unfortunate event of an accident, to get out of your own car and assist? Dewald Ranft, Chairman of the Motor… more
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  • FedEx Releases 2018 Global Citizenship Report
    May 14, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    FedEx Releases 2018 Global Citizenship Report

    Report Showcases How FedEx Multiplies Opportunities FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) announced today the online release of its 2018 Global Citizenship Report (GCR), which details how the company connects the world responsibly and resourcefully. The annual… more
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  • SKF Product Information - Ford Kuga
    May 14, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    SKF Product Information - Ford Kuga

    SKF is already offering a consistent range for the For Kuga application. Download the Production Information Sheet below for more information. SKF Product Information more
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  • Don’t take the insurance bait - cheaper not always better
    May 14, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Don’t take the insurance bait - cheaper not…

    There are just over 11 million registered vehicles in South Africa (excluding caravans and trailers). According to statistics, the majority of these vehicles – around 60-70% are uninsured. The Automobile Association (AA) says this means that to keep… more
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  • Accenture Significantly Expands Footprint with Major Automotive Manufacturer Account
    May 14, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Accenture Significantly Expands Footprint…

    Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced that the BMW Group, one of the world’s leading premium manufacturers of cars and motorcycles, has extended its relationship with Accenture Interactive to support the BMW and MINI brands through the delivery and… more
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  • SEMA eNews, Vol. 21, No. 19
    May 11, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    SEMA eNews, Vol. 21, No. 19

    SEMA Members to Rally Support for RPM Act at Washington Rally More than 110 representatives from SEMA-member companies will descend on the nation’s capital to participate in SEMA’s 2018 Washington Rally, Wednesday, May 16. More Here more
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  • Mahindra South Africa joins Survivor South Africa: Philippines as vehicle sponsor
    May 11, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Mahindra South Africa joins Survivor South…

    This year, one lucky fan of the Survivor series will win a brand-new Mahindra XUV500 W8 Automatic, thanks to the sponsorship agreement between Mahindra South Africa, DStv and the series' producers. The agreement sees Mahindra join as vehicle sponsor… more
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  • Tork Craft introduce their new lightweight ergonomic handled Aluminium Alloy hacksaw
    May 11, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Tork Craft introduce their new lightweight…

    With 3 free spare carbon steel blades stored in the handle The Tork Craft buyers were briefed some time back to design, manufacture and bring in a new light weight comfortable hacksaw, the result was the coolest hacksaw ever a unique lightweight… more
    591
  • How a Lack of Experience Innovation Can Cripple Your Business
    May 11, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    How a Lack of Experience Innovation Can…

    We’ve come a long way in the last century. We’ve put a man on the moon and shot a car into space. We’ve gone from drive-ins to drones, and from telegrams to Twitter. But we still haven’t quite managed to shake one relic from the past: the password.… more
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  • Ford is to extend research into the use in urban areas of plug-in hybrid electric vans that run solely on electric power for most city trips
    May 11, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Ford Explores Cleaner Air and Increased…

    Ford is to extend research into the use in urban areas of plug-in hybrid electric vans that run solely on electric power for most city trips Working with the regional government of Valencia and the Valencia City leadership, the company seeks to… more
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  • Isuzu mu-X takes aim at fast-growing SUV segment
    May 11, 2018 Motoring

    Isuzu mu-X takes aim at fast-growing SUV…

    Isuzu Motors South Africa (IMSA) is marking the brand's return to the rapidly growing sport utility vehicle (SUV) segment with the highly anticipated debut of the seven-seater mu-X. The mu-X is the first vehicle to be launched under the newly… more
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  • One common mistake could be raising your fuel bill – and putting you in danger
    May 11, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    One common mistake could be raising your…

    A simple, free safety check at your local petrol station could reduce your fuel bill – and potentially save your life, says Jeff Osborne, Head of Gumtree Automotive. "It's estimated that at least a quarter of drivers have one or more under-inflated… more
    576
  • New Sales Manager for Hytec Cape Town
    May 11, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    New Sales Manager for Hytec Cape Town

    Julian Desmore has been appointed Sales Manager at Hytec Cape Town effective 1 March 2018. Bringing 25 years of experience, nine of them managerial, to the branch, Desmore assumes responsibility for service and support to all Hytec customers in both… more
    609
  • New CIPC financial reporting system, XBRL, offers numerous benefits for regulator and filers
    May 11, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    New CIPC financial reporting system, XBRL,…

    As of 1 July 2018, qualifying reporting entities will be expected to submit their Annual Financial Statements (AFS) to the Companies and Intellectual Property Commission of South Africa (CIPC) via eXtensible Business Reporting Language (XBRL), a new… more
    604
  • South African company pushes the boundaries on crypto currency
    May 11, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    South African company pushes the boundaries…

    South Africans have joined the rest of the world in embracing cryptocurrency as a means of trade, investment and financial growth. A recent survey by Broadband has found that 78% of respondents own or have owned cryptocurrency. Of those who own or… more
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  • The Two Millionth Fiat 500 Rolls Off The Line
    May 11, 2018 Motoring

    The Two Millionth Fiat 500 Rolls Off The Line

    The two millionth Fiat 500 was made at the Tychy Plant in Poland yesterday. The iconic Fiat is sold in over 100 countries worldwide and 80% of sales are outside Italy, making it the most global Fiat model. The 500 is market leader in nine European… more
    578
  • Congratulations SA tax payers – you can now keep your own money
    May 11, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Congratulations SA tax payers – you can now…

    Tax Freedom Day – Sunday, 13 May Before you earn a cent, government takes a chunk out of your pay packet in taxes. This Sunday, 13 May, marks Tax Freedom Day – the day when citizens have paid their tax bills for the year and begin to start earning… more
    662
  • The evolution of processing equipment
    May 11, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    The evolution of processing equipment

    A new range of small, mobile crushers and screens is about to represent a big opportunity for businesses to explore new opportunities in processing, especially in the areas of recycling and waste management. The EvoQuip brand also represents a… more
    628
  • Rolls-Royce launches Cullinan in to the SUV market
    May 11, 2018 Motoring

    Rolls-Royce launches Cullinan in to the SUV…

    The long-awaited Rolls-Royce Cullinan, which enjoys its world launch today, is expected to bolster an already buoyant sports utility vehicle (SUV) market in South Africa. According to George Mienie, CEO of AutoTrader, the SUV sector in South Africa… more
    581
  • CNN’s John King to Deliver AAPEX 2018 Keynote Session
    May 11, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    CNN’s John King to Deliver AAPEX 2018…

    John King, CNN’s chief national correspondent and anchor of Inside Politics, will take the stage at AAPEX 2018 to discuss the upcoming mid-term elections and the impact the various outcomes could have on Washington, D.C. His grand opening keynote,… more
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  • Latest Exhibitors participating in the African Advanced Manufacturing and Composites Show
    May 11, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Latest Exhibitors participating in the…

    Click here to register your stand today more
    894
  • 40th International Mini Meeting: THE Venue for Fans of the British Original.
    May 11, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    40th International Mini Meeting: THE Venue…

    Anniversary festival to take place from 17 - 21 May 2018 at the Portuguese seaside resort of Praia de Mira. Organizers expect thousands of classic MINIs and modern MINIs for the annual highlight of the Mini Club scene. A festival weekend… more
    575
  • MiX Telematics demonstrates strong growth and dominant market position
    May 11, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    MiX Telematics demonstrates strong growth…

    10 years on the JSE and strongest tech stock over the past fiscal Johannesburg, South Africa – 10 May, 2018 – MiX Telematics, a leading global provider of fleet and mobile asset management solutions, today will not only celebrate the 10th… more
    605
  • Van Dyck Floors steps into MasterFibre SA joint venture
    May 11, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Van Dyck Floors steps into MasterFibre SA…

    Cape Town based MasterFibre, leaders in the manufacture and installation of recycled rubber fibre matting and moulded products made from recycled tyres, and PFE International have announced a strategic joint venture that will see the two entities… more
    610
  • A day in the life of the Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport Paint Shop
    May 09, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    A day in the life of the Mercedes-AMG…

    Spies Hecker, who supply the paint on the World Championship winning Silver Arrows race cars, was given unprecedented access to the team’s Paint Shop. As four-time FIA Formula OneTM World Constructors’ Champions, everything Mercedes-AMG Petronas… more
    782
  • Spring tool sets, Pin Punches, Metalworking, Woodworking, and the Master Mechanic set
    May 09, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    The best nail sets and punches in the world…

    Hand operated punches and small chisels that deliver 3500 PSI without the use of a hammer The Spring tools can be used in all industries, metal workers, automotive and wood working, each spring-loaded tool can deliver over 3500 P.S.I to the intended… more
    615
  • Locally Manufactured FALKEN Tyre selected as OE fitment for the popular Volkswagen Polo Hatch
    May 09, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Locally Manufactured FALKEN Tyre selected as…

    Sumitomo Rubber South Africa (PTY) LTD (SRSA) is proud to have been selected as one of the tyre suppliers for the latest Volkswagen Polo Hatch models. SRSA, who manufacturer the popular Falken tyre, have successfully adhered to Volkswagen’s… more
    661
  • MasterDrive Newsletter - 08 May 2018
    May 09, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    MasterDrive Newsletter - 08 May 2018

    MasterTips: Strict speed enforcement detrimental to safety? Is it possible that strict speed enforcement could have a detrimental impact on road safety? A recent study looks at this possibility. MasterTest: New Mazda CX-5 coming Mazda SA has… more
    651
  • Imperial Logistics joins global campaign to fight the threat of fake medicines
    May 09, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Imperial Logistics joins global campaign to…

    According to new data published by the World Health Organisation (WHO), one in ten medical products circulating in low and middle income countries is either substandard or falsified. It estimates thousands of children may die unnecessarily each year… more
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  • Africa’s mobile-readiness remains a stumbling block
    May 09, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Africa’s mobile-readiness remains a…

    Mobile readiness within the enterprise is vital to the success of a mobile strategy and is rapidly becoming a business imperative. Cassie Lessing, CEO, Strato IT Group, developers of mobile business applications, says that organisational culture can… more
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  • Trucks and cars alert each other in traffic – pioneering cooperation between Volvo Trucks and Volvo Cars
    May 09, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Trucks and cars alert each other in traffic…

    Volvo Trucks is introducing a cloud-based service, Connected Safety, which allows Volvo trucks and Volvo cars to automatically alert each other to hazardous traffic situations. Thanks to pioneering collaboration, two independent vehicle… more
    611
  • Alfa smokes the hill
    May 09, 2018 Motorsport

    Alfa smokes the hill

    Giulia QV takes two podium positions at exciting Jaguar Simola Hillclimb Returns Alfa Romeo to its racing roots Record breaking attendance of more than 17 000 spectators Alfa Romeo fans were treated to a great spectacle of racing this past weekend… more
    605
  • Top 6 Car Tips for health and longevity battery
    May 09, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Top 6 Car Tips for health and longevity…

    Where some batteries fail prematurely, others are downright neglected, however with South Africa’s most trusted battery specialist, Battery Centre we offer quality battery services which allows your car battery to exercise its full potential. See 6… more
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  • Wheel Bearing Kits for new Merc Models
    May 09, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Wheel Bearing Kits for new Merc Models

    SKF is the First supplier to offer wheel bearing kits for the new Mercedes models. See attached Production Information Sheet for more information. SKF Product InformationSKF Product Information more
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  • The new Volkswagen Arteon
    May 09, 2018 Motoring

    The new Volkswagen Arteon

    The premium class Volkswagen model combines the design elements of a sports car with the elegance and space of a gran turismo The top of the range 2.0 TSI engine with 206kW power output sprints from 0-100km in just 5.6 seconds. Numerous innovative… more
    609
  • ICT policy: Don’t fix what isn’t broken
    May 08, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    ICT policy: Don’t fix what isn’t broken

    Information and communication technologies (ICT) have caused unprecedented change during the previous two and a half decades. Whereas previously communication technologies used analogue methods, digitalisation means data can be generated in a… more
    670
  • Decolonising data: How we can navigate Africa through the unknown
    May 08, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Decolonising data: How we can navigate…

    One of the world’s greatest explorers was African. His name was Abubakari II, and he was a Malian king who led 2 000 ships across the Atlantic in the early 14th Century. Depending on which historians you ask, the fleet either reached the Americas… more
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  • How to bring your dream car to South Africa
    May 08, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    How to bring your dream car to South Africa

    Have you dreamt about owning a Delorean ever since you saw Back to the Future as a ten-year old? Maybe you favour American muscle car, or an autonomous Tesla…or a vintage London taxi cab. Some dream rides are just not available in the local market -… more
    661
  • Do you really know where your used oil lands up?
    May 08, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Do you really know where your used oil lands…

    Generators of used oil are required to make sure that licensed used oil collectors remove this hazardous waste and take it to a licensed processor for responsible recycling. However, after collection, the used oil is often sold by the collector to… more
    706
  • First BMW X3s leave BMW Group Plant Rosslyn for export to Europe
    May 08, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    First BMW X3s leave BMW Group Plant Rosslyn…

    BMW Group South Africa despatched the first proudly South African BMW X3 cars for export on Friday, transporting more than 100 units on 27 wagons via train to the Port of Durban. This marked a significant day for BMW Group South Africa as the… more
    698
  • High cost of cybercrime in Africa cause for concern
    May 08, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    High cost of cybercrime in Africa cause for…

    African businesses need to take more decisive steps to prioritise data protection and enhance enterprise security in order to mitigate the high cost of cyberattacks. Ken Munyi, Country Manager at iWayAfrica Kenya says the millions of cyberattacks… more
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  • Optimising Output for South Africa’s Auto Manufacturing Sector
    May 08, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Optimising Output for South Africa’s Auto…

    Localised components and further technology innovations are the future for SA automakers South Africa’s automobile manufacturers began this year with renewed hope for the domestic vehicle sales market following a 1.8% improvement in purchases – the… more
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  • Husqvarna tames Bokkeveld dust
    May 07, 2018 Motorsport

    Husqvarna tames Bokkeveld dust

    Pepson Plastics team scores in the Cape Pepson Plastics Husqvarna Racing came home smiling from a dusty, rough and tough Koue Bokkeveld 400 second round South African Cross Country Moto championship with a strong points haul across the board on… more
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  • Signature Motorsport MINI team relishing tough Zwartkops challenge
    May 07, 2018 Motorsport

    Signature Motorsport MINI team relishing…

    Preview: Sasol GTC2 Championship – Rd 3, Zwartkops Raceway, 13th May The Ferodo and Champion MINI John Cooper Works driven by Brad Liebenberg and Devin Robertson respectively will be in the thick of the GTC2 action at Zwartkops Raceway when round… more
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  • Significance of the automotive industry in the context of South Africa
    May 07, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Significance of the automotive industry in…

    Dr. Norman Lamprecht, Executive Manager of the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa (NAAMSA) as well as the Automotive Industry Export Council (AIEC) has released his 2018 Automotive Export Manual publication on 4 May… more
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  • Second win for South African champion De Villiers on Battlefields 400
    May 07, 2018 Motorsport

    Second win for South African champion De…

    Ford NWM pair take second Class T victoryDundee, Saturday – South African champion Giniel de Villiers scored his second win this season in the Production Vehicle category when he won the Battlefields 400, round two of the South African Cross Country… more
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  • Drama and surprises in special vehicle category on Battlefields 400
    May 07, 2018 Motorsport

    Drama and surprises in special vehicle…

    Maiden national win for KZN crew in war of attrition Dundee, Saturday (05-05-18) – On a day of drama and surprises KwaZulu-Natal crew Andre and Ralph Voigts scored a maiden national championship victory when they won the Battlefields 400, round two… more
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  • Global Goodyear President and CEO, Rich Kramer officially opens new Hi-Q Bryanston store!
    May 07, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Global Goodyear President and CEO, Rich…

    As part of a visit to Goodyear's South Africa operations, Richard Kramer, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company based at the Goodyear headquarters in Akron, Ohio, officiated the ribbon cutting ceremony… more
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  • Commercial vehicle industry battles but new fleets are challening status quo
    May 07, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Commercial vehicle industry battles but new…

    The South African commercial vehicle market recorded a decline in sales during April, lagging 7.5% behind the year-to-date results of 2017. A total of 7 674 new trucks and buses have so far been sold in 2018. This is according to the latest results… more
    615
  • Imperial Logistics: Hakan Bicil to take over from Carsten Taucke
    May 07, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Imperial Logistics: Hakan Bicil to take over…

    Hakan Bicil will manage the international business of Imperial Logistics as CEO of Imperial Logistics International B.V. & Co. KG with effect from 1 September this year. He will take the reins from Carsten Taucke, who had announced his withdrawal… more
    650
  • BMW Group Quarterly Report to 31 March 2018
    May 07, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    BMW Group Quarterly Report to 31 March 2018

    Click below to download the Quarterly Report to 31 March 2018 Click Here more
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  • Engen Polo Cup championship returns to testing grounds
    May 07, 2018 Motorsport

    Engen Polo Cup championship returns to…

    Drivers to race at a known circuit Jeffrey Kruger to come under severe attack Ultra-close competition throughout weekend This year's Engen Polo Cup championship contenders will return to familiar territory next Saturday (May 12), when the Zwartkops… more
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  • 2018 FIA World Endurance Championship
    May 07, 2018 Motorsport

    2018 FIA World Endurance Championship

    “Vying for the title just until the final race of last season, the Signatech Alpine Matmut team fully participated in the renewal of the LMP2 category in the FIA World Endurance Championship. The level of performance and the demands had never been… more
    630
  • vibrations from image projected onto car window enable blind passengers to Feel The View
    May 06, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Ford’s Smart Window Displays View to Blind…

    From rolling hills to mountain ranges, views make any road trip memorable, but for blind passengers this is part of the experience that they miss. A prototype smart car window aims to change this – by enabling blind or partially-sighted people to… more
    683
  • SEMA eNews, Vol. 21, No. 18
    May 06, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    SEMA eNews, Vol. 21, No. 18

    SEMA Show Releases 2018 Education Schedule With topics ranging from automotive electronics to women in business, there is sure to be high-value programming for all Show attendees. More here more
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  • Brabham Automotive announces Microsoft as technical partner
    May 06, 2018 Motorsport

    Brabham Automotive announces Microsoft as…

    We are delighted to announce Microsoft as Brabham’s technology partner across a broad spectrum of mutual activities, including business enterprise systems, data analytics, and driver performance development. Using Microsoft’s enterprise systems we… more
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  • Aircraft assembly at Airbus: Imperial Logistics ensures that the right tool is available at the place of installation.
    May 06, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Airbus commissions Imperial Logistics to…

    Airbus has instructed Imperial Logistics to procure and distribute metal cutting tools like milling cutters, drills and countersinks for its German production facilities. This means that Imperial Logistics acts as a service provider for Airbus and… more
    635
  • FedEx ‘Field in a Box™’ opens up new possibilities for young people in Cape Town
    May 06, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    FedEx ‘Field in a Box™’ opens up new…

    FedEx and the UEFA Foundation for Children celebrate the opening of a community sports field in Philippi, Cape Town FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX), and the UEFA Foundation for Children, celebrated the opening of the most… more
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  • Dewald Ranft, Chairman of the Motor Industry Workshop Association (MIWA)
    May 06, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Series: Understanding the lifespan of your…

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  • Hyundai's NEXO and Kona honoured with prestigious Red Dot Award
    May 06, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Hyundai's NEXO and Kona honoured with…

    Hyundai Motor has won two of this year's Red Dot Design Awards, one of the most renowned international design and innovation prizes. Hyundai's NEXO, its new Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle, and the Kona, the new subcompact SUV launched last year, were… more
    685
  • Wiper-blade replacement a cinch with Easyvision wipers with retro clip from Champion®
    May 06, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Wiper-blade replacement a cinch with…

    A unique retro-clip adaptor makes replacing standard wipers with flat blades a simple task, simplifying vehicle maintenance and allowing for added safety and protection during the rainy season. These Easyvision wipers with retro clip from Champion®… more
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  • WardsAuto chooses Hyundai Kona for list of 10 Best Interiors
    May 06, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    WardsAuto chooses Hyundai Kona for list of…

    The sleek and modern interior of Hyundai's new Kona's was acknowledged by the editors of WardsAuto in the United States of America, which rated it among this year's Wards 10 Best Interiors list. "The Kona smashes the notion that a small-vehicle… more
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  • Stamford Tyres - New tyres and wheels on show at Tyrexpo Africa
    May 06, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Stamford Tyres - New tyres and wheels on…

    Singapore based Contract Tyre Supplier – Stamford Tyres as part of their controlled growth around the world exhibited at the recent Tyrexpo Africa 2018 Show in Johannesburg to showcase a number of new products from their popular private brand… more
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  • Land Rover 70th anniversary to make humanatarian impact
    May 06, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Land Rover 70th anniversary to make…

    Land Rover celebrates 70 Year Anniversary Kingsley Holgate Foundation to embark on ‘Land Rover Through the Ages’ Expedition 2018 is a very special year in the history of Land Rover. The iconic brand has left a mark on the global stage and changed… more
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  • Porsche opens a new Experience Centre in Shanghai
    May 06, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Porsche opens a new Experience Centre in…

    Sports car manufacturer emphasises the great importance of the Chinese market Dubai. Experience the fascination of Porsche at first hand: This slogan typifies the first Porsche Experience Centre in Asia that the sports car manufacturer has opened in… more
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  • CAPAS 2018: Well rounded fringe events shed light on Southwest China’s upgrading automotive industry
    May 06, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    CAPAS 2018: Well rounded fringe events shed…

    The highly anticipated show, the Chengdu International Trade Fair for Automotive Parts and Aftermarket Services (CAPAS), will take place from 24 – 26 May 2018 at the Chengdu Century City New International Exhibition & Convention Center. It is… more
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  • Harley-Davidson® and Jeep® Brand renew partnership once again for 2018 and look to build on success
    May 06, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Harley-Davidson® and Jeep® Brand renew…

    Two iconic brands renew and extend partnership following a successful 4 years The Jeep® brand to expand its experiential presence at three major European Harley-Davidson events, including the 115th Anniversary in Prague Exciting driving experiences… more
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  • Haval: A super safe place to be on crazy SA roads
    May 06, 2018 Motoring

    Haval: A super safe place to be on crazy SA…

    The statistics are in, and they confirm what most of us already know: South African roads are a dangerous place to be indeed - although not if you're in a Haval. More of which in a minute. Last year 14 050 people died in crashes on our roads,… more
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  • Fiat Chrysler Automobiles South Africa becomes one
    May 06, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles South Africa…

    Merger of National Sales Companies finalises global merger Efficiencies will benefit customers, dealers and partners Exciting product future for SA Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has driven through another milestone in South Africa as its… more
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  • Mazda CX-5 model line-up update
    May 06, 2018 Motoring

    Mazda CX-5 model line-up update

    The Mazda CX-5 line-up introduces 2.0L Individual front wheel drive (FWD) auto derivative 2.5L petrol engine introduces all-wheel drive (AWD) Mazda SA has announced the introduction of the new Mazda CX-5 Individual 2.0L Front Wheel Derive Automatic… more
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  •  MasterDrive Newsletter - 02 May 2018
    May 06, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    MasterDrive Newsletter - 02 May 2018

    MasterTips: Collision caught on live TV [Watch] A collision caught on BBC News report shows how easy it is to be distracted at the wheel. MasterTest: Driving Expressions: the Toyota Land Cruiser Prado With an off-road heritage spanning 65 years, the… more
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  • Extension of bargaining council agreements by decree
    May 06, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Extension of bargaining council agreements…

    WHEN MONOPOLY CAPITALISTS AND SOCIALISTS CONSPIRE Proposed changes to the Labour Relations Act (LRA), regarding the extension of agreements, abandon the majoritarianism principle and grants the Minister of Labour ‘superpowers’. As it is, the LRA, as… more
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  • Tiger Wheel & Tyre Store Opens in Broadacres
    May 04, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Tiger Wheel & Tyre Store Opens in Broadacres

    26 April 2018 marked the debut of Tiger Wheel & Tyre in Broadacres, Johannesburg, with the opening of a new store at the Broadacres Shopping Centre on the corner of Cedar Avenue and Valley Road. The store is managed by JP du Toit who is assisted by… more
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  • New Vehicles Back in Vogue as Competitive Prices and Healthier Economic Conditions Drive Demand
    May 04, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    New Vehicles Back in Vogue as Competitive…

    New cars were back in vogue during the first quarter of the year as competitive prices driven by rand strength, lower interest rates and inflation boosted demand by consumers on the hunt for enhanced value. The TransUnion SA Vehicle Pricing Index… more
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  • Brett Garland
    May 04, 2018 Motorsport

    Fans can expect another action packed…

    The Brett Garland AutObarn Total Sabat Ingco Tools Honda and reigning A Class champion Jonathan du Toit Trans Africa Racing Honda are sure to continue their challenge in the premier A class. Garland currently leads the A class on 28 points with du… more
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  • Global NCAP launches ‘Safer Choice Africa’ Award
    May 04, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Global NCAP launches ‘Safer Choice Africa’…

    Following the announcement of the Safer Choice India Award at the Delhi motor show, Global NCAP is now launching the ‘Safer Choice Africa’ Award to encourage automakers to achieve the highest levels of safety performance. In November 2017 the first… more
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  • Absa commentary on the April 2018 NAAMSA New Vehicle Sales & Exports Report
    May 04, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Absa commentary on the April 2018 NAAMSA New…

    Absa commentary providing an overview of the key sales figures as contained in the April 2018 NAAMSA New Vehicle Sales and Exports Report. more
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  • Mahindra readies for growth in Southern Africa
    May 04, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Mahindra readies for growth in Southern…

    Mahindra bucked declining market with 19% growth in two years Mahindra to announce details of local vehicle assembly in May Pik-Up success sees Mahindra become a Top 6 pick-up brand Mahindra South Africa is gearing up for a new phase of growth and… more
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  • Jeep Brand Rides WSL Founders' Cup of Surfing Wave as Exclusive Automotive Partner
    May 04, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Jeep Brand Rides WSL Founders' Cup of…

    Surfer with the Best Individual Score at the End of Two-Day Event will be Awarded an All-New 2018 Jeep Wrangler As part of its multi-year global deal, the Jeep brand is the exclusive automotive partner of the World Surf League's upcoming Founders'… more
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  • Dr Beverley Waugh is a force to be reckoned with in the export, supply chain and logistics industries
    May 04, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Moving forward!

    Dr Beverley Waugh is a force to be reckoned with in the export, supply chain and logistics industries South Africa’s export industry is crucial to the economic growth of the country. It can create jobs, generate foreign exchange, attract foreign… more
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  • Capital Equipment Group (CEG) of Invicta Holdings Limited acquires Shamrock Handling Concepts (Pty) Limited
    May 04, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    The Capital Equipment Group (CEG) of Invicta…

    “Through this acquisition, effective 2 January 2018, Shamrock Handling Concepts - with the continuing leadership of managing director, Marius Schutte - will operate under the auspices of Criterion Equipment, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Invicta… more
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  • What will you be showcasing at the African Advanced Manufacturing and Composites Show?
    May 04, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    What will you be showcasing at the African…

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  • The Schmalz vacuum tube lifter JumboFlex Battery provides a complete solution for the ergonomic and safe handling of starter batteries.
    May 04, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Tectra Automation introduces the Schmalz…

    The Schmalz vacuum tube lifter JumboFlex Battery, distributed in South Africa and sub-Saharan Africa by Tectra Automation, provides a complete solution for the ergonomic and safe handling of starter batteries. The solution ensures the reliable… more
    639
  • Disruptive Technology Workshop at SAAFF Congress 2018
    May 03, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Disruptive Technology Workshop at SAAFF…

    Digitisation, big data. e-commerce, cloud-based freight market places, connected platform technologies, online load boards, connected containers, online customs processing …. These offerings were not around a few years ago, but today they are… more
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  • Spicer® Driveline Featured on 2018 Medium-Duty Truck of the Year
    May 03, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Spicer® Driveline Featured on 2018…

    Class 6 Isuzu FTR Cabover Chosen by Fleet Managers for Durability, Quality Dana Incorporated (NYSE: DAN) has announced that the 2018 Isuzu FTR from Isuzu Commercial Truck of America exclusively features Spicer® driveline technologies, including… more
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  • The Inspector Camera is side-mounted on both sides of the assembly machine, positioned above a jig.
    May 03, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    MAHLE selects SICK Automation to ensure…

    SICK Automation Southern Africa (SICK) was contracted by MAHLE, a manufacturer of heat exchangers for vehicles, to install an imaged based sensor solution in its Kwa-Zulu Natal manufacturing facility. MAHLE needed to ensure that the scanning… more
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  • UD Trucks’ Innovation Roadmap Aims to Offer Fully-Electric, Autonomous Trucks towards 2030
    May 03, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    UD Trucks’ Innovation Roadmap Aims to Offer…

    Tokyo, Japan. UD Trucks announced the launch of “Fujin & Raijin. Vision 2030”— an Innovation Roadmap which aims to deliver a variety of solutions for smart logistics, including fully-electric and autonomous trucks leading up to 2030. The roadmap… more
    604
  • New Cayenne now available as a plug-in hybrid
    May 03, 2018 Motoring

    New Cayenne now available as a plug-in hybrid

    Porsche SUV with E-performance and new comfort options Porsche is expanding its range of hybrid models with the introduction of the new Cayenne E-Hybrid, which combines the best driving dynamics in its class with maximum efficiency. A three-litre V6… more
    630
  • Regulate cold and save this winter with electrical heat tracing
    May 03, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Regulate cold and save this winter with…

    In a time where energy conservation has become paramount, the imminent winter months bring its own set of efficiency challenges. South African organisations face escalating energy usage and expenditure - during colder months - all in an effort to… more
    658
  • NAAMSA comment on the April 2018 Industry new vehicle sales statistics
    May 03, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    NAAMSA comment on the April 2018 Industry…

    Commenting on the new vehicle sales statistics for the month of April, 2018 – the Association said that the latest vehicle sales and export numbers had been in line with general industry expectations. The domestic sales total would probably increase… more
    651
  • A trend that builds a nation
    May 02, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    A trend that builds a nation

    By Paul Pereira Two major studies on poverty in South Africa have caused understandable alarums this last year. One is a World Bank study on inequality issued last month, the other a 10-yearly Statistics SA “Poverty Report” that came out in August… more
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  • Jordan fuels British interest at eagerly-anticipated Speedmachine
    May 02, 2018 Motorsport

    Jordan fuels British interest at…

    Andrew Jordan will give British fans plenty to cheer about when he returns to the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy at Silverstone next month, as he prepares to trade the microphone for the steering wheel at the inaugural… more
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  • McLaren Automotive partners with Chinese fashion designer and entrepreneur to create McLaren 570GT MSO Cabbeen Collection
    May 02, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    McLaren Automotive partners with Chinese…

    570GT MSO Cabbeen Collection developed by McLaren Special Operations (MSO) in collaboration with Chinese fashion designer and entrepreneur, Mr. Cabbeen First styling collaboration between McLaren and a Chinese fashion designer and demonstrating the… more
    649
  • Maserati showcases GranLusso and GranSport range strategy at the Auto China 2018
    May 02, 2018 Motoring

    Maserati showcases GranLusso and GranSport…

    Maserati introduces its 2018 range with three significantly restyled models at the Auto China 2018 show in Beijing and proudly showcases its GranLusso and GranSport trim strategy. The two distinctive trims represent the proposition of every Maserati… more
    605
  • FAW Ermelo another feather in FAW SA’s cap
    May 02, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    FAW Ermelo another feather in FAW SA’s cap

    FAW South Africa is proud to announce the opening of FAW Ermelo, its newest full sales, service and parts dealer in Ermelo, Mpumalanga. The new dealership, which opened for business officially on the 1st of February this year, is co-owned by… more
    617
  • Battery Centre gets a new spark
    May 02, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Battery Centre gets a new spark

    South Africa’s most trusted battery specialists, Battery Centre, has unveiled its new look, revolutionising the next step in the brand’s journey. The extensive rebrand is now being rolled out nationwide, building on their brand identity and proud… more
    705
  • Extreme Festival comes to town 12 May
    May 02, 2018 Motorsport

    Extreme Festival comes to town 12 May

    Zwartkops Raceway is gearing up for its first national championship race weekend of the season when the Extreme Festival visits the Pretoria circuit for its third round national championship races and judging by the form book, it would be a very… more
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  • BMW at the 15th Auto China Beijing 2018.
    Apr 30, 2018 Motoring

    BMW at the 15th Auto China Beijing 2018

    The latest new models, pioneering concept vehicles and innovative technological developments are the headline-makers as BMW takes to the stage at the Auto China 2018 show in Beijing. The selection of new products on display at the international… more
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  • The Volvo S90 Ambience Concept - a car that connects with your senses
    Apr 30, 2018 Motoring

    The Volvo S90 Ambience Concept - a car that…

    Volvo Cars, the premium car maker, today reveals the S90 Ambience Concept, an industry-first sensory experience that synchronises visuals, sound and scent to redefine in-car luxury. The S90 Ambience Concept, which makes its public debut at the… more
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  • The new styles from the BMW Lifestyle collections. BMW Lifestyle presents new design concepts, colours and materials for its collection lines.
    Apr 30, 2018 Motoring

    The new styles from the BMW Lifestyle…

    BMW Lifestyle is presenting a fully updated product range for four of its twelve collections. The BMW Collection (the main collection from BMW Lifestyle), BMW M Collection, BMW i Collection and BMW The Collection have all been given a thorough… more
    708
  • Auto Alert May 2018 - A probing review of significant global motor industry news
    Apr 30, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Auto Alert May 2018 - A probing review of…

    A New Chinese Globalisation Strategy Ever since the Chinese motor manufacturing industry started to emerge as a formidable force, we have been pondering on its capacity to move from being primarily a supplier to its own burgeoning domestic market,… more
    756
  • Your must-know top tips for quick car maintenance
    Apr 30, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Your must-know top tips for quick car…

    Imagine life without your wheels? Lack of regular car maintenance can not only take away your independence but can also be potentially dangerous. Faulty brakes, thinning tyre tread or low car fluids are just some of the quick maintenance measures… more
    675
  • Adcock Ingram launches AVL and celebrates Owner Drivers
    Apr 30, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Adcock Ingram launches AVL and celebrates…

    Company refines its distribution strategy Just over a year after acquiring Virtual Logistics (Pty) Ltd, a national and cross border fine distribution company, Adcock Ingram Healthcare (Pty) Ltd has redefined its distribution strategy and is proud to… more
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  • Cutting out Wastage
    Apr 30, 2018 The Phoenix

    Cutting out Wastage

    The Phoenix editorials In the March and April 2018 issues of aBr were highly political, and I am afraid, for those of you who are heartily sick and tired of my pontifications, the May issue carries on the theme of providing advice to the president… more
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  • Health and Safety affects all industries, including yours
    Apr 27, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Health and Safety affects all industries,…

    When it comes to occupational health and safety (OHS) trends, you'll always find the latest information at A-OSH EXPO, Africa's leading OHS exhibition. Health and safety issues span every working condition imaginable, whether we're talking… more
    704
  • Impact Coatings launches next-generation INLINECOATER™FC for volume manufacturing of fuel cell vehicles
    Apr 27, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Impact Coatings launches next-generation…

    Impact Coatings, an innovative Swedish supplier of world-leading technology for PVD coatings of automotive components, has introduced the next-generation INLINECOATER™FC: a coating system for volume manufacturing of metal bipolar plates for hydrogen… more
    655
  • Energizer launch the ultimate universal CHEUF battery charger, for recharging AA, AAA, C, and D cell plus 9-volt batteries
    Apr 27, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Energizer launch the ultimate universal…

    Exclusive to Vermont Sales retail outlets countrywide Energizer recently launched their neat looking unique modern compact Universal CHEUF battery charger, that recharges all the popular battery sizes it will charge 4 cell units at one time and 2 x… more
    668
  • Revised increases still record highs for fuel
    Apr 27, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Revised increases still record highs for fuel

    Fuel prices in May will increase by around 49 cents a litre as of 2 May, and not 92 cents as earlier predicted by the Automobile Association (AA). The error occurred due to an earlier closing off of the reporting period for fuel increases by the… more
    657
  • SA consumers hit hard. Again - Association says toll increases adding to woes of cash-strapped citizens
    Apr 26, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    SA consumers hit hard. Again - Association…

    Toll fees across South Africa have risen by between six and seven percent, signalling yet another financial blow to already cash-strapped South Africans. And, says the Automobile Association (AA), the increases come at a time when fuel is touching… more
    701
  • Autotalks Joins the Connected Motorcycle Consortium to Minimize Motorcycle Accidents
    Apr 26, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Autotalks Joins the Connected Motorcycle…

    Autotalks (http://www.auto-talks.com/), the global leader in V2X (Vehicle to Everything) communication chipsets, has joined the Connected Motorcycle Consortium (CMC). Autotalks will work with other CMC members to help realize the vision of a uniform… more
    677
  • MasterDrive Newsletter - 24 April 2018
    Apr 26, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    MasterDrive Newsletter - 24 April 2018

    MasterTips: R1.5 million fine for drunk driving If you think that South Africa has become tough on those who drive while drunk, you might be mistaken. A celebrity in the UK has received the largest ever fine for drunk driving, an equivalent of R1.5… more
    693
  • 134 000+ road deaths over ten years unacceptable
    Apr 26, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    134 000+ road deaths over ten years…

    Association says interventions in curbing pedestrian deaths should be key focus to reduce overall fatality statistics The annual road fatality statistics for 2017, made available by the Road Traffic Management Corporation (RTMC) on their website on… more
    694
  • Haval is on the move - literally!
    Apr 26, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Haval is on the move - literally!

    The eagle-eyed and inquisitive might have noticed a flurry of activity around Haval and GWM's massive parts warehouse in Durban - what with loaded trucks leaving the premises, signaling "good-bye" to this facility. A facility that has done sterling… more
    696
  • New Renault KWID CLIMBER Limited Edition takes the entry-level vehicle segment to new heights
    Apr 26, 2018 Motoring

    New Renault KWID CLIMBER Limited Edition…

    Renault's funky new KWID which has offered affordable mobility to all is set to become even more attractive within the entry level segment with the addition of the bespoke Limited Edition KWID CLIMBER. Limited to 200 units, the Renault KWID CLIMBER… more
    662
  • 5th Uganda Trade Expo 2018
    Apr 25, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    5th Uganda Trade Expo 2018

    UGANDA INTERNATIONAL TRADE EXHIBITION – UGANDA 2018 Uganda International Exhibition on Different Sectors & Infrastructure 5TH UGANDA TRADE EXPO 2018 will be held from 27-28 June 2018 at the Kampala, Lugogo & Exhibition Ground. This show targeting… more
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  • Dana Unveils Comprehensive Strategy for Electrification in Construction, Off-Highway Markets
    Apr 25, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Dana Unveils Comprehensive Strategy for…

    Aerial Work Platform Showcases Market-Ready Spicer® Electrified™ Technologies, with Ongoing Support for Future Vehicle Architectures PARIS, April 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Dana Incorporated (NYSE: DAN) today revealed new technologies in support of… more
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  • Smith Power expands Kubota mini-excavator range
    Apr 25, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Smith Power expands Kubota mini-excavator…

    Smith Power, the South African distributor of the Kubota range of mini-excavators, has launched the new Kubota U15-3, a 1,5-tonne compact excavator that punches above its weight with greater power, required control and smooth performance in… more
    700
  • BMG's new Slogging Hammer and Wheel Slogger for safe and efficient loosening and tightening of bolts and nuts
    Apr 25, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    BMG's new Slogging Hammer and Wheel Slogger…

    BMG’s extensive range of tools and equipment now encompasses the versatile Slogging Hammer and Wheel Slogger, developed and manufactured locally by precision engineering and tooling specialists, Slogging International. “The new Slogging Hammer and… more
    656
  • The future’s smartest supply chains will leverage blockchain
    Apr 24, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    The future’s smartest supply chains will…

    “I envision blockchains as the orchestrator of the supply chain process, where supply chain events – or transactions – can originate from applications as well as ‘things’. A smart contract will determine the next action to be conducted along the… more
    671
  • Isuzu
    Apr 24, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    First shipment of Isuzu's new SUV arrives in…

    PORT ELIZABETH - Soon to be launched in South Africa, the first shipment of Isuzu's new mu-X sports utility vehicle (SUV) arrived at the Port Elizabeth harbour. These vehicles will soon make their way to dealer showrooms across the country, joining… more
    783
  • Renault celebrates a love story spanning 35 years with the Cannes Film Festival
    Apr 24, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Renault celebrates a love story spanning 35…

    A historic partner since 1983, Renault will be present once again for the 71st Cannes Film Festival. Australia’s Cate Blanchett will be leading the jury at the event, which takes place between May 8 and 19, 2018. The official fleet of 300 Renault… more
    713
  • What are my options if I can no longer afford my monthly vehicle payments?
    Apr 24, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    What are my options if I can no longer…

    Do you remember how you felt the day you took your vehicle for its first spin? And when you showed it off to your friends and family, or other half? For many of us, the euphoria of buying our own vehicle is similar to the beginning of a… more
    693
  • TGI South Africa wins prestigious International Jenny Davis Award 2018
    Apr 24, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    TGI South Africa wins prestigious…

    TGI South Africa, licensed by Ask Afrika – a leading market research company, have been awarded the Jenny Davis Award 2018 at this year’s TGI Global Conference. The Jenny Davis Award is awarded once a year to the TGI Partner in the global network… more
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  • A tribute to halo cars - Cast your eyes on the crème de la crème of cars.
    Apr 24, 2018 Motoring

    A tribute to halo cars - Cast your eyes on…

    A halo car is a vehicle that is progressive in terms of technology, performance and styling; it’s a car that we all dream of owning. “Much like a model or celebrity who attracts attention to a fashion label, a halo car will attract motorists to an… more
    659
  • Soweto School gets a new-look school, sustainable vegatable garden and revamped classrooms thanks to Volkswagen Volunteers
    Apr 24, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Volkswagen's community service project…

    Soweto Primary School receives upgrade Volkswagen Group South Africa Show of Hands creates a healthy learning environment for under privileged learners Volkswagen Group South Africa Show of Hands programme packs 25 000 meals Volkswagen Group South… more
    719
  • Children should be seen and not hurt
    Apr 24, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Children should be seen and not hurt

    This morning we launched the pilot of our Halo Beanie Project at Eldridge Primary School in Eldorado Park with the purpose of keeping our young pedestrians safe. Why reflective gear for Children? Schoolchildren often have to wear very dark uniforms… more
    837
  • Tiger Wheel & Tyre Store Opens New Store in Musina
    Apr 23, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Tiger Wheel & Tyre Store Opens New Store in…

    On 11 April 2018 Tiger Wheel & Tyre opened a new store in Musina in the Limpopo Province. The store, which is located at 8 Irwin Street, is owned by franchisees Raju and Shalini Vansia, and run by highly capable Store Manager, Eugene Pretorius, who… more
    750
  • Daniel Rowe reigns at Cape Town GTC races
    Apr 23, 2018 Motorsport

    Daniel Rowe reigns at Cape Town GTC races

    Volkswagen Motorsport enjoyed its most successful Sasol GTC Championship race weekend since the inception of the series; Daniel Rowe powered his Volkswagen Jetta GTC to his maiden victory in a closely contested second race while the defending GTC2… more
    750
  • Discover European quality, high performing lubricants of Champion at Automechanika Dubai 2018
    Apr 23, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Discover European quality, high performing…

    Hemiksem – Belgium, 20 April 2018. Champion announces the exclusive line-up of Champion products it will be exhibiting at Automechanika Dubai from May 1-3, 2018. Damien Lecompte, Sales Director of Middle-East & Africa (MEA): “We are excited to be… more
    735
  •  Automechanika Ho Chi Minh City 2018 opens, shining a light on Vietnam’s promising automotive service industry
    Apr 23, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Automechanika Ho Chi Minh City 2018 opens,…

    Automechanika Ho Chi Minh City (AMHCMC) 2018, the leading regional trade fair for Vietnam’s automotive service sector, will open its doors at the Saigon Exhibition and Convention Center (SECC) in Vietnam from 25 – 27 April. Since its debut show a… more
    712
  • Historic Tour - Round 1 - Red Star Raceway - Photographs
    Apr 23, 2018 Motorsport

    Historic Tour - Round 1 - Red Star Raceway -…

    Photographs from Round 1 of the Historic Tour – 2018 event held at Red Star Raceway on 10 March 2018. Click Here To View more
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  • Most powerful 911 with normally aspirated engine sets benchmark at the Nürburgring-Nordschleife
    Apr 23, 2018 Motorsport

    Most powerful 911 with normally aspirated…

    New 911 GT3 RS sets a lap time of 6:56.4 minutes through the ‘Green Hell’ Dubai. On April 16 the Porsche 911 GT3 RS set another benchmark for road-approved sports cars at the Nürburgring-Nordschleife circuit in Germany: Porsche works race driver… more
    646
  • Pothole problem returns after heavy rains
    Apr 23, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Pothole problem returns after heavy rains

    The April rains have once again brought with them the problem of roads scattered with potholes. “Apart from the obvious threat to the safety of motorists, hitting a pothole has the potential to damage crucial vehicle components such as tyres, rims,… more
    741
  • How the Facebook saga impacts the car industry
    Apr 23, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    How the Facebook saga impacts the car…

    Last week Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg faced two days of questioning by the US Congress on user security and privacy invasions and he has since been summoned to testify to EU lawmakers. With the acceleration of connected vehicles and the data they… more
    749
  • The New Fiat 500 Collezione to Model in Fashion Shows across Europe
    Apr 23, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    The New Fiat 500 Collezione to Model in…

    The new Fiat 500 Collezione will be touring major European fashion capitals before heading to London, Berlin, Madrid and Paris. Paying tribute to the timeless style of 500, the new Collezione special edition is modelling a splendid two-tone… more
    757
  • SEMA eNews, Vol. 21, No. 16
    Apr 23, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    SEMA eNews, Vol. 21, No. 16

    SEMA Council and Network Elections Begin April 27 Exhibitors: Get Ready for 2018’s Priority Space Selection Last Chance to Register for ’19 Silverado Detroit Measuring Session Registration Now Open for China Business Development Program; Australia… more
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  • 1,351 exhibitors from 37 countries came together with 45,979 visitors from 120 countries
    Apr 23, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Automechanika Istanbul - 45979 visitors from…

    1,351 exhibitors from 37 countries came together with 45,979 visitors from 120 countries More here more
    946
  • PPG releases ‘Paint is more than just colour’ video
    Apr 23, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    PPG releases ‘Paint is more than just…

    Video showcases benefits of company’s industrial coatings solutions PPG (NYSE: PPG), today announced the launch of a video highlighting the company’s contributions to the coatings industry. The video offers a complete overview of PPG’s… more
    803
  • VARTA® from Johnson Controls now distributed by Auto X, the leading automotive battery manufacturer and distributor in South Africa
    Apr 20, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    VARTA® from Johnson Controls now distributed…

    With its innovative technology VARTA® is at the forefront to move automotive aftermarket battery business to the next level. Driven by OEM requirements translated to sustainable aftermarket needs. South Africa, 20 April 2018 – Johnson Controls and… more
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  • Ford Launches GoRide Service to Get Patients to Their Medical Appointments
    Apr 20, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Ford Launches GoRide Service to Get Patients…

    Ford Motor Company is launching its new GoRide non-emergency medical transportation service to safely get patients to and from their medical appointments on time, serving more than 200 facilities across the Beaumont Health network Ford GoRide helps… more
    784
  • Brabham releases BT62 technical highlights and teaser image ahead of reveal
    Apr 20, 2018 Motorsport

    Brabham releases BT62 technical highlights…

    Just two weeks ahead of its global unveiling, Brabham Automotive has released headline figures for the Brabham BT62, along with a photograph which gives a glimpse of its first car. The teaser image shows the rear of a low-slung, race-inspired car.… more
    630
  • New Volvo XC40 Launches in SA
    Apr 20, 2018 Motoring

    New Volvo XC40 Launches in SA

    The new XC40, Volvo's first premium compact SUV, is now available in South Africa. With the title of 2018 European Car of the Year already under its belt, the SUV is set to create yet another stir for the Volvo brand in South Africa where the XC90,… more
    769
  • Standox Practical tip: How to repair paintwork with tinted clearcoats
    Apr 20, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Standox Practical tip: How to repair…

    Expensive effects and special finishes specially developed for certain car models are becoming increasingly popular with car manufacturers, but repairs of these special colours are anything but routine. Standox, one of the world's leading refinish… more
    738
  • Optimise sheet metal handling with new Schmalz suction cup from Tectra Automation
    Apr 20, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Optimise sheet metal handling with new…

    Tectra Automation, part of the Hytec Group, has introduced the new SAX bell-shaped suction cup from Schmalz to its range of vacuum components. It is a single-piece suction cup with a vulcanised connection nipple made of reinforced plastic. Available… more
    731
  • PPG launches MEASURECOLOR MOBILE colour-matching tool in Europe
    Apr 20, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    PPG launches MEASURECOLOR MOBILE…

    Cloud-based tool brings 2,500 colours to customers’ fingertips HAMBURG, Germany, April 16, 2018 – PPG (NYSE: PPG) today announced the European launch of the MEASURECOLOR MOBILE™ tool, an innovative and accurate colour platform that combines a… more
    766
  • ROUSH Ranger now available in South Africa
    Apr 20, 2018 Motoring

    ROUSH Ranger now available in South Africa

    After almost two years of discussion, testing and development, Roush Performance and Performance Centre finally launched a Roush version of the popular Ranger bakkie in South Africa. Not only unique in the SA market but a first in the world and will… more
    740
  • KZN Hino Truck dealer modest about his achievement
    Apr 20, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    KZN Hino Truck dealer modest about his…

    Pretesh Singh, the dealer principal of Hino Pietermaritzburg, a member of the Bidvest McCarthy Group, may be quietly spoken and modest, but he is nevertheless justifiably proud of the achievement of his dealership in coming out top in the category… more
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  • Tax morality and the CA(SA)
    Apr 20, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Tax morality and the CA(SA)

    During the recent global economic crisis, governments were faced with addressing large budget deficits and finding someone to pick up the bill. Who better than the taxpayer – both large corporates and high net worth individuals alike? Now, with… more
    768
  • DAC AGM & Black Supplier Development Day. 8 May 2018. Important information and updated agenda
    Apr 19, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    DAC AGM & Black Supplier Development Day. 8…

    Moses Mabhida Stadium You are cordially invited to attend the Durban Automotive Cluster’s 2018 AGM and Black Supplier Development Day, supported by eThekwini Municipality. This event highlights both the current and future state of the automotive… more
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  • Stand a chance to win a car at 40th Sapics conference
    Apr 19, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Stand a chance to win a car at 40th SAPICS…

    In honour of the conference’s anniversary, and to celebrate 40 years of promoting supply chain excellence and professionalism, long-time supporter of SAPICS and conference Gold Sponsor Imperial Logistics is generously offering 2018 delegates the… more
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  • Premiere for Volvo Trucks’ first all-electric truck
    Apr 19, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Premiere for Volvo Trucks’ first…

    Volvo Trucks introduces its first all-electric truck for commercial use – the Volvo FL Electric for urban distribution and refuse operations, among other applications. Sales and series production of the new model will start in Europe next year. With… more
    709
  • EWC comment period too short; undemocratic
    Apr 19, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    EWC comment period too short; undemocratic

    Only 45 days to comment on changing S 25 of the Constitution – the property rights clause – is irresponsible and anti-democratic It is not necessary to amend the Constitution to effect land reform The Free Market Foundation is appalled and alarmed… more
    750
  • The hunt is on for Engen Audi
    Apr 19, 2018 Motorsport

    The hunt is on for Engen Audi

    It's Race Week! Anticipation and excitement will be racing through the Mother City over the next few days as the Engen Audi team gears up for Round Two of the Sasol GTC Africa at Killarney. Pressure weighed in after Round One, with three engine… more
    742
  • Fatal distraction – cellphones can kill you on the road
    Apr 19, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Fatal distraction – cellphones can kill you…

    Safe driving demands concentration but Head of Automotive for Gumtree SA, Jeff Osborne, says technology is only increasing the number of ways drivers can lose focus on the road ahead. The traditional, long-standing causes of driver distraction… more
    787
  • Conducive environment ‘could grow SA business tourism tenfold’
    Apr 19, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Conducive environment ‘could grow SA…

    SA has massive business tourism potential, says Craig Newman, CEO of AAXO sponsor Johannesburg Expo Centre South Africa, and the entire SADC region, stands to gain from an influx of business tourism – assuming a conducive environment is created.… more
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  • South Africa should follow winners, not losers
    Apr 19, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    South Africa should follow winners, not…

    Nationalisation of property, inefficient State-owned enterprises, raising the legal drinking age from 18 to 21, and higher taxes in a low-growth environment. These ideas have all been tried elsewhere. And they have failed consistently, with few… more
    765
  • Do you want to grow your auto part business in Latin America?
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    Apr 18, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    510 deaths over Easter, urgent action needed

    Association says intervention cannot be delayed, calls on road users to change attitudes to ensure better safety for all The Automobile Association (AA) says the release of these numbers must serve as an urgent indication to government to bring all… more
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  • MasterDrive Newsletter - 17 April 2018
    Apr 18, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    MasterDrive Newsletter - 17 April 2018

    MasterTips: How to escape a sinking car [Watch] Flash floods are a reality in South Africa. Read these practical tips on how to get out of a sinking car should you ever find yourself facing this frightening situation. MasterTest: Driving… more
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  • Continental and VGF Implement Autonomous Test Operation with Shuttle on Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences Campus
    Apr 18, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Continental and VGF Implement Autonomous…

    The purpose of the trial is to share knowhow among Continental, EasyMile and VGF with the aim of determining the future requirements for driverless vehicles and usage models jointly and in a realistic manner. From April 17 to April 19, 2018,… more
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  • New Hate Speech Bill an improvement, but is still unnecessary
    Apr 18, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    New Hate Speech Bill an improvement, but is…

    FMF recommends that hate speech be excluded from the bill OR that the definition of hate speech in the Constitution be used in the bill without modification The Free Market Foundation (FMF) welcomes the changes to the controversial Prevention and… more
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  • ExxonMobil Basestocks Strengthens Branded Distributor Network in South Africa
    Apr 18, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    ExxonMobil Basestocks Strengthens Branded…

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  • Ford Mustang Is World's Best-Selling Sports Coupe for Third Straight Year
    Apr 18, 2018 Motoring

    Ford Mustang Is World's Best-Selling Sports…

    Ford sold 125,809 Mustang coupes and convertibles in 146 countries last year Mustang has enjoyed 10 percent sales growth with women buyers over the last five years Mustang was the top-selling sports coupe worldwide in 2017 with more than one-third… more
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  • FAW to blossom at NAMPO 2018
    Apr 17, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    FAW to blossom at NAMPO 2018

    This year marks the 17th time that FAW South Africa will participate at Grain SA’s NAMPO Harvest Day - the largest collection of agricultural exhibitions under private ownership - in the southern Hemisphere. The annual event in Bothaville in the… more
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  • Mazda Southern Africa (Pty) Ltd Financial Year Results - 2017/2018
    Apr 17, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Mazda Southern Africa (Pty) Ltd Financial…

    Over 13 500 vehicles sold from April 2017 to March 2018. 13.5% sales volume growth year on year, with 2.5% Market Share. MSA and its dealers are committed to being the private buyer's brand of choice in Southern Africa. Mazda Southern Africa's… more
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  • Success for Continental at 2018 Corporate Triathlon Challenge
    Apr 17, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Success for Continental at 2018 Corporate…

    Top results for individual men, with Jamie Riddle taking first CTC title ahead of Derron Thomson Amber Schlebusch claims second consecutive CTC win Victory for Ceajay Bosman, Slater Black and Amos Nyongo in men's team event Continental earns… more
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  • AutObarn Ingco Tools Superbike Rider Anja Tom Suden takes the overall win
    Apr 17, 2018 Motorsport

    AutObarn Ingco Tools Superbike Rider Anja…

    Brett Garland laid out the challenge to super fit Anja Tom Suden and go beaten to the post The Sabat team laid on an excellent event for their 2018 Sabat Hero’s run at the PHSOB Club Queen's Crescent, Lynnwood, Pretoria this last weekend. “We had a… more
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  • MINI LIVING – BUILT BY ALL. MINI presents visionary living concept at Milan Design Week
    Apr 17, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    MINI LIVING – BUILT BY ALL. MINI presents…

    At this year’s Salone del Mobile in Milan (17 – 22 April), MINI is joining forces with London-based architects Studiomama to present MINI LIVING – BUILT BY ALL. This new installation reveals a visionary living concept brought to life in a close… more
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  • Oil price spike feeds fuel hikes
    Apr 17, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Oil price spike feeds fuel hikes

    Sharp increases in the landed prices of fuels are set to hit motorists hard at the end of April. This is according to the Automobile Association (AA), which was commenting on unaudited mid-month data released by the Central Energy Fund. "Petroleum… more
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  • Alliance Rostec Auto BV announces new CEO of AVTOVAZ
    Apr 17, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Alliance Rostec Auto BV announces new CEO of…

    Alliance Rostec Auto BV announced yesterday that Yves Caracatzanis will become CEO of AVTOVAZ from June 1st, 2018. Nicolas Maure, will remain CEO of AVTOVAZ until May 31st 2018 and will continue to monitor the financial recovery and the mid-term… more
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  •  Keep your classic Jaguar classic to the core and use the correct oils and lubes say Castrol Classic UK specialists
    Apr 17, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Keep your classic Jaguar classic to the…

    There are currently 12 Jaguar Castrol Classic products available from Castrol Classic South Africa for Jaguar owners: Castrol started producing transmission fluids in 1906, and have been pioneering advancements in motor technology ever since. During… more
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  • Kristoffersson claims dramatic victory in World RX of Catalunya-Barcelona
    Apr 17, 2018 Motorsport

    Kristoffersson claims dramatic victory in…

    Johan Kristoffersson has been named the winner of the World RX of Catalunya-Barcelona, round one of the 2018 FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy, after first-on-the-road Mattias Ekstrom was disqualified from the final… more
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  • Renault Duster winner finally re-united with his vehicle of choice
    Apr 17, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Renault Duster winner finally re-united with…

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  • Wingate Motors 58th Birthday
    Apr 17, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Wingate Motors 58th Birthday

    58 Years of service excellence. Congratulations! more
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  • A Roadmap to Premium Electric Mobility
    Apr 17, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    A Roadmap to Premium Electric Mobility

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  • Tiger Wheel & Tyre Store Opens in Noordhoek
    Apr 17, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Tiger Wheel & Tyre Store Opens in Noordhoek

    April 2018 marked the debut of Tiger Wheel & Tyre in Noordhoek, with the opening of a new store at the Sun Valley Mall on the corner of Ou Kaapse Weg and Noordhoek Main Road in Sunnydale, Noordhoek, in the Western Cape. The store is managed by… more
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  • Tiger Wheel & Tyre Empangeni is Zululand's
    Apr 17, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Tiger Wheel & Tyre Empangeni is Zululand's…

    When it comes to choosing a tyre fitment centre, Zululand motorists don't think twice about which brand they trust to take care of their needs. The community has once again voted Tiger Wheel & Tyre Empangeni as the Best Tyre Fitment Centre in the… more
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  • Open letter: to Julius Malema
    Apr 16, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Open letter: to Julius Malema

    YOU 'DESERVE' ALL THE ATTENTION YOU GET YOU ALSO DESERVE INTENSE SCRUTINY 16 April 2018 Dear Mr Malema In order to set the tone for this ‘open letter’, I want you to know that I possess all the qualities which you despise: I am a landowner,… more
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  • Sasol GTC Racing Team pulls out all the stops for Killarney Raceway
    Apr 16, 2018 Motorsport

    Sasol GTC Racing Team pulls out all the…

    The Sasol GTC Racing Team workshop has been a hive of activity as the team prepares for round two of the Sasol GTC Championship at Killarney Raceway in Cape Town on Saturday, 21st April. The aim is to defend and grow championship leader, Gennaro… more
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  • Auctioning of spectrum could provide the money government is looking for
    Apr 16, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Auctioning of spectrum could provide the…

    Owning the rights to radio frequency spectrum above a given territory is a valuable asset. Spectrum are those radio frequencies that data service providers, including radio stations, internet service providers, mobile operators, etc. use to… more
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  • Volkswagen Motorsport goes back to the front for Cape Town GTC
    Apr 16, 2018 Motorsport

    Volkswagen Motorsport goes back to the front…

    Volkswagen Motorsport heads to Killarney International Raceway in Cape Town for the second round of the Sasol GTC and GTC2 Championship on Saturday, 21st April, confident that the learnings from Kyalami and the hours of subsequent preparation will… more
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  • MINI Scouting Menswear collection debuts at South African Fashion Week
    Apr 16, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    MINI Scouting Menswear collection debuts at…

    MINI South Africa and South African Fashion Week (SAFW) showcased their debut at the 2018 Spring/Summer collection at a striking new venue on Sandton City’s rooftop on Friday 13 April 2018. Earlier this year, MINI joined forces with SAFW to showcase… more
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  • SA Cross Country Series switches to historic Kwazulu-Natal area
    Apr 16, 2018 Motorsport

    SA Cross Country Series switches to historic…

    Battlefields 400 offers national championship racing, historic battles and game viewing Cross country motor racing enthusiasts who like to combine a little South African history and game viewing with their racing need look no further than the… more
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  • Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium, Port Elizabeth - Advanced Manufacturing and Composites Show
    Apr 16, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium, Port Elizabeth -…

    The African Advanced Manufacturing and Composites Show (AAMCS) is Africa’s most comprehensive and dynamic trading and networking platform for technology, products and services in Advanced Manufacturing. It brings together, under one roof,… more
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  • Smith Power reaffirms the future is compact
    Apr 16, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Smith Power reaffirms the future is compact

    At the recently-ended bauma CONEXPO AFRICA, Smith Power, a South African importation and distribution company representing leading global brands, reiterated its pioneering position in the local compact equipment market by showcasing several of its… more
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  • Insight into the thoughts and understandings of sa shop floor workers
    Apr 16, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Insight into the thoughts and understandings…

    There is a massive disconnect in communication between management and the shop floor in South African industries. The problem does not lie with the shop floor or the trade unions; it lies squarely on the shoulders of management. That is the… more
    785
  • BMG's Nord-Lock wheel nuts for on-road and heavy-duty vehicles - increased safety even under severe conditions
    Apr 13, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    BMG's Nord-Lock wheel nuts for on-road and…

    BMG’s comprehensive portfolio of Nord-Lock bolt securing products, includes robust wheel nuts, designed to safely secure wheel joints on both on-road and heavy-duty vehicles – even under severe conditions. “Safe wheel assemblies rely on a high clamp… more
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  • The Tire Cologne: Let's get started!
    Apr 13, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    The Tire Cologne: Let's get started!

    Around 600 exhibitors and brands from 41 countriesTire and wheel world ranking list all in CologneNew themes provide impulses From 29 May to 1 June, the premiere of THE TIRE COLOGNE is taking place in Cologne, and the international industry can look… more
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  • Honda EU22i Generator - Efficient, Reliable and Compact
    Apr 13, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Honda EU22i Generator - Efficient, Reliable…

    Honda has added a new generator to our extensive lineup. The new EU22i is a great all-rounder with enough power to run all the essentials. It is compact, reliable and easy to use while also being small enough to take with you anywhere you go.… more
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  • Apr 13, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Econometrix - Introduction to Economics…

    Yumna Ebrahim, an economist and part-time lecturer, unpacks and explains economic jargon and concepts in a simple, yet informative manner, in this practical one day economics course. “Nobody ever became rich from knowledge of economics, but nobody… more
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  • Speed, cars and logistics challenges
    Apr 13, 2018 Motorsport

    Speed, cars and logistics challenges

    Cape Town’s Killarney International Raceway made history in November 2017 when it hosted the first FIA World Rallycross (WRX) event ever staged in Africa. Behind the scenes, and over many months ahead of the much-anticipated championship, the… more
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  • Continental Unveils New Assistance Concepts for Early Risk Detection of Aquaplaning Situations
    Apr 13, 2018 Motoring

    Continental Unveils New Assistance Concepts…

    Continental is developing new concepts designed to warn drivers about an imminent risk of aquaplaning Aquaplaning assistance concepts utilize surround view camera images and signals from tire-mounted sensors (eTIS) for advanced tire information The… more
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  • The new Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace
    Apr 13, 2018 Motoring

    The new Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace

    The New Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace closes the gap between the compact Tiguan and the premium class Touareg. 215 mm additional external length creates capacity for a standard third row of seats, which turns the longer wheelbase Tiguan into a… more
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  • More strategic investment in Africa’s ports can accelerate growth and development by strengthening trade
    Apr 13, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    More strategic investment in Africa’s ports…

    Despite the high volumes of goods that require transport, the development and integration of ports in Africa’s wider logistic chains remains uneven Africa needs to take advantage of the economic potential of its ports and shipping sector if it is to… more
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  • Opera State of the mobile web report for the first quarter of 2018
    Apr 13, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Opera State of the mobile web report for the…

    According to Opera’s State of the mobile web report Q1 2018, 35 percent of South Africans prefer to access social media through their mobile browser. One third of the surveyed internet users believe a mobile browser offers them more privacy features… more
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  • Continental Aims for Clean Sweep of 2018 Corporate Triathlon Challenge
    Apr 13, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Continental Aims for Clean Sweep of 2018…

    Continental fields 20 teams and 4 individual athletes for 2018 event Several current title holders and previous winners return once again to compete in Continental colours 380 m sea swim, 18 km cycle, 4.2 km run - starts at 07h50 on Saturday 14… more
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  • Porsche begins 2018 with further growth
    Apr 13, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Porsche begins 2018 with further growth

    Dubai. It’s been a successful start to the year: In the first quarter of 2018, Porsche AG delivered around 63,500 vehicles worldwide, equivalent to an increase of six per cent compared with the previous year. This represents the most successful… more
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  • Property rights are human rights
    Apr 13, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Property rights are human rights

    We take for granted the rights for which many fought and died. We also seem to be taking lightly the serious threats that are being made to our freedoms. The most serious being the move by the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) and African National… more
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  • New MOU to lift the lid on advanced manufacturing growth
    Apr 13, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    New MOU to lift the lid on advanced…

    The Mandela Bay Composites Cluster and eNtsa, an engagement institute within the Nelson Mandela University have signed a co-operation agreement which is set to boost the development and use of composites in South Africa. In terms of a Memorandum of… more
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  • SEMA eNews, Vol. 21, No. 15
    Apr 13, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    SEMA eNews, Vol. 21, No. 15

    SEMA Members to Meet With Lawmakers at Washington Rally During the 2018 SEMA Washington Rally, Wednesday, May 16, members can connect with legislative officials and voice their concerns on issues that matter most to their businesses. ‌ // Breaking… more
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  • New centre of excellence for autonomous driving. BMW officially opens its autonomous driving campus in Unterschleißheim near Munich.
    Apr 13, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    New centre of excellence for autonomous…

    The BMW Group today celebrated the official opening of its autonomous driving campus in Unterschleißheim. Klaus Fröhlich, Member of the Board of Management of BMW AG responsible for Development and Research, and Bavarian state premier Markus Söder… more
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  • Tenneco to Create Two Independent, Public Companies with Acquisition of Federal-Mogul
    Apr 13, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Tenneco to Create Two Independent, Public…

    Aftermarket & Ride Performance Company; Powertrain Technology Company Transformational acquisition accelerates long-term value creation by creating two focused, purpose built industry leaders in their respective markets with greater scale, and… more
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  • View some of the most spectacular motor racing ever staged in South Africa on RetroRacingRewind Face Book
    Apr 13, 2018 Motorsport

    View some of the most spectacular motor…

    Go to RetroRacingRewind/videos on Face Book and get sample of the best motor racing ever filmed in SA. The Glory Years of South African motorsport (1990 to 2006). View it on Face Book and then get it all for an affordable R480 annual fee. Modified… more
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  • The Michelin sponsored SAGMJ Motor Sportsman Of The Year for 2017 is Kelvin Van Der Linde
    Apr 13, 2018 Motorsport

    The Michelin sponsored SAGMJ Motor Sportsman…

    The South African Guild of Motoring Journalists’ 2017 Motor Sportsman of the Year, sponsored by Michelin, is 21-year-old Kelvin van der Linde of Johannesburg. This is awarded to him for his many achievements racing an Audi R8 with great success in… more
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  • Signature Motorsport MINI team on a high heading for Cape Town races
    Apr 13, 2018 Motorsport

    Signature Motorsport MINI team on a high…

    Preview: Sasol GTC2 Championship – Rd 2, Killarney, 21st April Signature Motorsport is brimful of confidence and leading the championship standings as the team heads to Cape Town’s Killarney Raceway for round two of the Sasol GTC2 CHampionship on… more
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  • BMW Group opens new Regional Distribution Centre
    Apr 12, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    BMW Group opens new Regional Distribution…

    BMW Group South Africa on the 11th of April opened its new Regional Distribution Centre at Waterfall, Gauteng. Project developer Attacq and BMW Group have invested together R260m to create a 32 000sqm facility with storage space for 600 000 parts… more
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  • Goodyear Launches New Light Tonnage Truck Tyres with increased robustness for all road conditions and vehicle types (diesel, hybrid and electric)
    Apr 12, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Goodyear Launches New Light Tonnage Truck…

    Twenty new 17.5" and 19.5" steer and drive axle truck tyres Goodyear is launching new KMAX S and KMAX D 17.5" and 19.5" steer and drive axle tyres to satisfy the customer need for robustness, versatility, good performance in all weather conditions… more
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  • Five lucky Shell customers get saucin’ after winning a BMW
    Apr 11, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Five lucky Shell customers get saucin’ after…

    5 lucky, loyal customers who each won a BMW after entering the annual 5 BMW’s in 5 Week’s competition. On 29 March 2018, Shell Ultra City Jacaranda hosted Shell executives, media and the ecstatic customers for an exciting day where the winners… more
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  • WARN 5000 DC Utility Winch
    Apr 11, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    WARN 5000 DC Utility Winch

    Torre Parts and Components have announced the release of the WARN 5000 DC Utility Winch, ideal for loading trailers and for other utility tasks. The winch features a strong 1.9 hp permanent magnet DC motor, a durable three-stage planetary gear-train… more
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  • Five car companies that are teaming up with Techies
    Apr 11, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Five car companies that are teaming up with…

    Futurologists believe that cars, as we know them, will soon become obsolete. The humble automobile will evolve from a vehicle that takes you from A to B into an extension of our smart phones. They will communicate with us, come complete with AI and… more
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  • MasterDrive Newsletter - 10 April 2018
    Apr 11, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    MasterDrive Newsletter - 10 April 2018

    MasterTips: Blame it on daytime running lights Several years ago certain parts of the world made it mandatory for a vehicle’s lights to be on at all times – as soon as the ignition is switched on, lights are activated. Yet, are the rear lights… more
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  • Sabat Hero Run promotion to raise funds for the Caring Daisies
    Apr 11, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Sabat Hero Run promotion to raise funds for…

    Sabat Hero Run promotion to raise funds for the Caring Daisies Charity 14th April 2018 at PHSOB Club Sabat, drivers, riders AutObarn and the motor enthusiasts have all got together to support the Sabat Hero fun run this coming weekend, at the PHSOB… more
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  • Automechanika Ho Chi Minh City demonstrates its capabilities with a highly anticipated 2018 fringe programme
    Apr 11, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Automechanika Ho Chi Minh City demonstrates…

    Vietnam’s automotive service industry continues to grow alongside the show’s educational events Three weeks from now, Automechanika Ho Chi Minh City (AMHCMC), the leading international business platform for the automotive service sector in Vietnam… more
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  • Farm Murders.What is ambiguous about it? When does murder become a slaughter?
    Apr 11, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Farm Murders.What is ambiguous about it?…

    This is a response to an article titled: ‘Genocide on the farms? Show us the facts' published by Sunday Times on 25 March 2018 (click here to view this article). I believe many, especially those deeply affected by the murder of farmers, either… more
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  • Petrol price breakdown
    Apr 11, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Petrol price breakdown

    Levies make up almost 40% of price at pumps To understand how the fuel price is comprised, the Automobile Association (AA) is publishing a fuel price breakdown for the third year. This breakdown gives a snapshot of how the cost of every litre of… more
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  • Round 2 of Historic Tour deliver spectacular historic car action
    Apr 10, 2018 Motorsport

    Round 2 of Historic Tour deliver spectacular…

    Round two of the 2018 Historic Tour provided spectacle, close competition and some surprising results at the Zwartkops Raceway near Pretoria on Saturday (April 7). Heading up the day’s programme were two races for SKF Pre-1966 Legend Saloon Cars.… more
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  • Tork Craft launches its new high performance ultra-bright Super Torch
    Apr 10, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Tork Craft launches its new high performance…

    Dual LED flashlight and floodlight, with dual field of view, 400 Lumens, aircraft grade aluminium, 6 great modes, is impact and water resistant. TCFL400 Tork Craft have just released their new flag ship high performance Super Torch a dual LED long… more
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  •  Only 3 weeks left to apply for an all-inclusive Sasol bursary for 2019 academic year
    Apr 10, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Only 3 weeks left to apply for an…

    The deadline for applications for an all-inclusive bursary from Sasol to study Engineering, Science and Accounting in 2019 is fast approaching. Top Mathematics and Science learners in Grade 12 - as well as post-graduate Engineering, Science and… more
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  • Autotalks and Griiip Demonstrate the World's First Motorsport V2V Application on a Racetrack
    Apr 10, 2018 Motorsport

    Autotalks and Griiip Demonstrate the World's…

    Autotalks (www.auto-talks.com), a global leader in V2X (Vehicle to Everything) communication chipsets, and the Israeli startup Griiip (http://www.griiip.com), developing a next generation single seater race car, have demonstrated the world's first… more
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  • Supercar legends set for London Concours 2018
    Apr 10, 2018 Motoring

    Supercar legends set for London Concours 2018

    London Concours 2018 will be hosting a selection of the fastest and most iconic supercars ever created The carefully curated array of vehicles includes the Ferrari F50, Aston Martin One-77, McLaren F1 and Lamborghini Miura S The UK’s finest… more
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  • Dr. Mehran Zarrebini checks the quality of rubber crumb at the end of the production line in the Mathe Group factory in Hammarsdale, KwaZulu-Natal.
    Apr 10, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Mathe Group success story grows recycling…

    Ongoing investment and growth at Mathe Group, South Africa’s largest tyre recycler, showed that it is possible to shrink the ever-growing mountain of truck tyres that are still threatening to become a national environmental hazard whilst also… more
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  • Volkswagen employees pack 25 000 meals for orphaned and vulnerable children
    Apr 10, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Volkswagen employees pack 25 000 meals for…

    Volkswagen Group South Africa continue their Employee Volunteer Programme Over 20 organisations helped since inception in 2011 Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) employees and their loved ones joined hands on Saturday to uplift and renovate the… more
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  • Demag’s new Double V-Girder quadruples lifting capacity
    Apr 10, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Demag’s new Double V-Girder quadruples…

    Demag, one of the oldest crane manufacturers in the world established almost 200 years ago, has developed a new Double V-Girder crane which is capable of a 50T lifting capacity – four times that of the Single Girder. The double-girder overhead… more
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  • The Land Cruiser Festival and Africa Record 2018
    Apr 09, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    The Land Cruiser Festival and Africa Record…

    SONDELA NATURE RESERVE AND SPA, BELA BELA - 17 TO 19 AUGUST 2018 Download The Brochure Here more
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  • The First Annual African Meeting of Alcohol Toxicology
    Apr 09, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    The First Annual African Meeting of Alcohol…

    Do you want to know what happens when you drink alcohol? Do you want to know how long it takes to get tipsy or drunk? Or to understand the effect of food when drinking? Or the effect of carbonated drinks combined with alcohol? Do you want to know… more
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  • Tesla unveiled the world's first mass-produced electric car 9 years ago – why aren’t more people driving them?
    Apr 09, 2018 Motoring

    Tesla unveiled the world's first…

    In March 2009, Tesla Motors unveiled what it touted as the world's first mass-produced, highway capable electric car. It received an enthusiastic response. Nearly a decade later and electric cars are still an anomaly on the roads. As environmental… more
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  • Mahindra South Africa has a new Chief Executive Officer
    Apr 09, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Mahindra South Africa has a new Chief…

    Mahindra South Africa, now in its 14th year of business in the country, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Rajesh Gupta as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Rajesh's appointment follows the earlier announcement of the erstwhile CEO Mr… more
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  • Lindenberg Racing shines at Zwartkops
    Apr 09, 2018 Motorsport

    Podiums all round - Lindenberg Racing shines…

    Lindenberg Racing enjoyed a positive day of racing at the Historic Tour meeting at Zwartkops on Saturday, with the team scoring several podium positions on the day. Djurk Venter brought home a popular race 1 win en route to second overall in Class G… more
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  • Tyrexpo Africa 2018: Revitalising Africa’s tyre and automotive communities through new business opportunities
    Apr 09, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Tyrexpo Africa 2018: Revitalising Africa’s…

    Tyrexpo Africa 2018, the continent’s premier trade show serving the tyre and automotive aftermarket ecospheres, will be held at the Gallagher Convention Centre Hall 2, Johannesburg, South Africa from 10 to 12 April 2018, together with GarageXpo… more
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  • F1's 'next generation' left awe-struck by 'unbelievable' rallycross tryout
    Apr 09, 2018 Motorsport

    F1's 'next generation' left awe-struck by…

    They're used to competing at the highest levels of motorsport, but that didn’t stop three of Britain’s brightest young racing talents being left almost speechless after experiencing the sheer power of a Supercar as raced in the FIA World Rallycross… more
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  • BMW M8 GTE makes FIA WEC debut at The Prologue
    Apr 09, 2018 Motoring

    BMW M8 GTE makes FIA WEC debut at The…

    Munich. BMW M Motorsport will make its maiden FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) appearance this week (6th/7th April) as it enters The Prologue, the official pre-season test at Circuit Paul Ricard in the South of France. BMW M Motorsport can… more
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  • SEMA eNews, Vol. 21, No. 14
    Apr 09, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    SEMA eNews, Vol. 21, No. 14

    Submit Nominations for 2018 SEMA News 35 Under 35 SEMA News is looking to highlight top-tier talent in the automotive aftermarket industry who are age 35 and younger. 2018 SEMA Show Registration Open! Attendee, exhibitor and media registration for… more
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  • Transportation most worried about business interruption
    Apr 09, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Transportation most worried about business…

    Business interruption is the biggest concern in transportation Cyber incidents and natural catastrophes are new emerging risks for the sector Theft, fraud, corruption moved up to second place Changes in legislation and regulation declined as a risk.… more
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  • BMW Group South Africa starts production of the new BMW X3 at its Rosslyn plant
    Apr 09, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    BMW Group South Africa starts production of…

    State-of-the-art manufacturing plant has a maximum annual capacity of 76 000 units. R6.1bn investment bears fruit as first customer cars start rolling off the line. BMW Group's commitment to South Africa and its people continues after 45 years of… more
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  • Aston Martin Vanquish s red10 flying on to ‘built in britain’ feature at the confused.com London motor show
    Apr 09, 2018 Motoring

    Aston Martin Vanquish s red10 flying on to…

    Unique RAF Red Arrows tribute Aston Martin Vanquish S confirmed for The Confused.com London Motor Show The car, which celebrates two of the most iconic marques in British history and engineering, to line up on the ‘Built In Britain’ feature Iconic… more
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  • PSA and Romano Signs Merge
    Apr 09, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    PSA and Romano Signs Merge

    Creates largest signage company in Sub-Saharan Africa Premier Sayina Africa (PSA), a manufacturer and supplier of branded corporate signage (PSA), and Romano Signs have merged, creating the largest corporate signage company in sub-Saharan Africa.… more
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  • Mazda's Long-Term Vision for Technology Development, 'Sustainable Zoom-Zoom 2030'
    Apr 09, 2018 Motoring

    Mazda's Long-Term Vision for Technology…

    SKYACTIV-X, world's first commercial petrol engine to use compression ignition. Mazda's technology development plan aims to harmonize driving pleasure with environmental and safety features. "Sustainable Zoom-Zoom 2030," is Mazda's new long-term… more
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  • Haval's now part of the great rugby-playing sa lifestyle
    Apr 09, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Haval's now part of the great rugby-playing…

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  • New Porsche brand experience for South Africa
    Apr 09, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    New Porsche brand experience for South Africa

    Porsche Studio in Cape Town Cape Town. Porsche South Africa has invested in a new Porsche Studio in Cape Town. Situated in the popular Victoria and Alfred Waterfront development, this new site adopts an innovative sales format, enabling Porsche to… more
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  • 4 more days to Tyrexpo Africa 2018 - 60 prizes worth ZAR 81,000 to be won!
    Apr 06, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    4 more days to Tyrexpo Africa 2018 - 60…

    Tyrexpo Africa just got even better! Register your free visitor pass for a chance to win 60 prizes worth ZAR 81,000 at Tyrexpo Africa 2018 next week! 2 draws on each day – don’t miss out! The 7th edition of Tyrexpo Africa will be happening in 4 days… more
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  • Upcoming Events 6-22 April 2018
    Apr 06, 2018 Motorsport

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    06.04.2018 FIA WORLD RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP, RALLYE OF FRANCE, TOUR DE CORSE 06.04.2018 FIA WORLD TOURING CAR CUP, RACE OF MOROCCO, MARRAKECH FE 08.04.2018 FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, BAHRAIN GRAND PRIX, BAHRAIN 08.04.2018 FIM GRAND PRIX WORLD… more
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  • Epitome Supports Founder Clement Mokoenene in Chivas Venture Global Competition
    Apr 06, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Epitome Supports Founder Clement Mokoenene…

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  • Volkswagen Created Waves At The Volkswagen Nelson Mandela Bay Surf Pro, presented by Billabong
    Apr 06, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Volkswagen Created Waves At The Volkswagen…

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  • Alfa Romeo seduces the Land of the Rising Sun
    Apr 05, 2018 Motoring

    Alfa Romeo seduces the Land of the Rising Sun

    A magnificent 6C 2500 Super Sport Villa d'Este (1951) wins the title of "Best of Show" at the Kyoto "Concours d'Elegance", held from 30 March to 3 April. A 6C 2500 Sport Berlinetta Touring (1939) and a 1900 Super Sprint Touring (1955) were also… more
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  • Ryan Hunt Springbok and Multiple SA National Motocross Champion is to take on world’s toughest Enduro event
    Apr 05, 2018 Motorsport

    Ryan Hunt Springbok and Multiple SA National…

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  • Domestic and Export Sales of Ford Ranger Back on Track
    Apr 05, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Domestic and Export Sales of Ford Ranger…

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  • Tech success for Original Equipment Manufacturers
    Apr 05, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Tech success for Original Equipment…

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  • Hyundai Motorsport wants to keep WRC-lead in Tour de Corse
    Apr 05, 2018 Motorsport

    Hyundai Motorsport wants to keep WRC-lead in…

    A victory on the iced and snowed-under roads in Sweden and a second and fourth place in Rally Mexico has ensured that the Hyundai Motorsport team can tackle the 4th round of the World Rally Championship on the island Corsica this weekend as the… more
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  • South Africa is not capitalist, but needs to be...
    Apr 05, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    South Africa is not capitalist, but needs to…

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  • Picking up the Pieces: What’s Next for Zimbabwe’s Economy?
    Apr 05, 2018 Aftermarket Buzz

    Picking up the Pieces: What’s Next for…

    “Bob is gone.” At the end of November 2017, under intense pressure, Robert Mugabe stepped down as president of Zimbabwe – a position the controversial leader had held for 30 years. Global response to the news was cautiously optimistic. Even within… more
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  • Diesel Technic 4.62701 Belt tensioner
    Apr 05, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    DT Spare Parts 4.62701 Belt tensioner

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  • Namibian acquisition supports Imperial Logistics’ African growth aspirations
    Apr 05, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Namibian acquisition supports Imperial…

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