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  • Cover yourself if you are travelling overseas
    Nov 22, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Cover yourself if you are travelling overseas

    Preparing for international travel can be stressful: the list of things to arrange can often be daunting. Included in many travel plans must be obtaining a visa from the country you are visiting, a requirement which in many instances requires the… more...
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  • Motus Media Team has mixed fortunes in economy tour
    Nov 22, 2019 Motoring

    Motus Media Team has mixed fortunes in economy…

    The Motus Group garnered plenty of goodwill as well as extensive visibility for its new brand and logo when it sponsored a four-car media team in the recent WesBank SA Fuel Economy Tour in partnership with FNB. The highlight was a class win for… more...
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  • (l-r) Dr.Alistair Davidson - Director CBI, Dr. Christian Rosenkranz – EUROBAT Board member and    Vice-Chair of CBI, Marc Zoellner - EUROBAT President, Rene Schroeder, EUROBAT Executive Director
    Nov 22, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    New industry-research partnership boosts battery…

    Move underpins plans for a European Green Deal Industry support for European battery innovation roadmap A global battery research group has joined forces with European battery manufacturers in a move designed to boost innovation in the technology… more...
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  • New MEGANE R.S. TROPHY-R voted Sports Car  of the Year by Echappement magazine
    Nov 22, 2019 Motoring

    New MEGANE R.S. TROPHY-R voted Sports Car of the…

    Since 1982, the year that the magazine’s editorial team first organised this competition, a Renault sports model has received the highest accolade 7 times, and on three of those occasions, in 2007, 2008 and 2014, it was the Mégane R.S. that won pole… more...
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  • FMF Newsletter 21 November 2019
    Nov 22, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    FMF Newsletter 21 November 2019

    ARTICLE of the week A new airline could fly past SAA’s many dead ends – TERRY MARKMAN The SAA and SA Express boards have failed consistently, but there is a solution, one that will end taxpayer bailouts, satisfy politicians’ desire to keep the flag… more...
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  • Mahindra, a successful challenger in top fuel economy test
    Nov 22, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Mahindra, a successful challenger in top fuel…

    1st in A1 category: KUV100 NXT 1.2 Diesel 2nd in H1 category: XUV300 1.2 Petrol 3rd in B1 category: XUV300 1.5 Diesel 3rd overall Most Efficient Brand: Mahindra Position in this year's WesBank Fuel Economy Tour, in partnership with FNB. At the Fuel… more...
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  • Toyota reveals the most powerful RAV4 ever
    Nov 21, 2019 Motoring

    Toyota reveals the most powerful RAV4 ever

    The fifth-generation Toyota RAV4, on the market for barely a year, is going more places than it has ever gone before. The arrival of the first-ever RAV4 TRD Off-Road model was announced earlier this year, and today, at the Los Angeles Auto Show,… more...
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  • •	The long-serving Ctrack duo of Eugene van Niekerk (left), General Manager – Product Solutions, and Mike du Preez, Executive – Operations and Technical, and their tracking and in-car camera technology were pivotal to the success of the WesBank SA Fuel Economy Tour in partnership with FNB.
    Nov 21, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Ctrack plays pivotal role in successful Fuel…

    Ctrack, a leading vehicle asset monitoring and telematics provider in South Africa, played a pivotal role in the success of the inaugural WesBank SA Fuel Economy Tour in partnership with FNB which ended in Cape Town on Saturday, November 16. Ctrack… more...
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  • Audi Sport in South Africa with two
    Nov 20, 2019 Motorsport

    Audi Sport in South Africa with two "fast zebras"

    Audi R8 LMS competes in title race at Kyalami sporting a zebra livery Six Audi Sport drivers on the grid with two teams Chance for sixth title win in Intercontinental GT Challenge Grand finale at the debut in South Africa: The Intercontinental GT… more...
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  • The Honda HR-V is top of its class
    Nov 20, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    The Honda HR-V is top of its class

    The Honda HR-V1.8 has been awarded most fuel-efficient vehicle in its class. Taking part in the Wesbank Fuel Economy Tour in partnership with FNB, the HR-V competed in the Petrol Crossover Class 1 600 cc and above and won by a comfortable margin.… more...
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  • Mitsubishi Motors arrives in Cape Town after the 2 500 km WESBANK SA Fuel Economy Tour with lots of fuel left
    Nov 20, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Mitsubishi Motors arrives in Cape Town after the…

    Mitsubishi models prove better fuel consumption than official launch figures Two models runners up in their class All Mitsubishi models on WesBank SA Fuel Economy Tour impress with frugal average Each of the four Mitsubishi models entered for the… more...
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  • Roadkill Saves Lives
    Nov 20, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Roadkill Saves Lives

    Ford puts road safety of both humans and animals under the spotlight Wildlife-vehicle-collisions pose threat to South African tourism Ford Wildlife Foundation supports Endangered Wildlife Trust’s Wildlife and Transport Programme We’ve all driven… more...
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  • Mazda3 Named 2019 Women's World Car of the Year
    Nov 19, 2019 Motoring

    Mazda3 Named 2019 Women's World Car of the Year

    Mazda3 has been named "Supreme Winner" of the 2019 Women's World Car of the Year awards. In addition to taking the top award, the model also won Women's World Family Car of the Year. Established in 2010, Women's World Car of the Year is voted on by… more...
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  • Mahindra invites you to #DARE
    Nov 19, 2019 Motoring

    Mahindra invites you to #DARE

    Stylish new #DARE joins the KUV100 NXT line-up Added style and luxuries further increase the value offering Class-leading safety is standard Mahindra is bringing premium specifications and extra style to the entry-level market with the introduction… more...
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  • Insights from the Vehicle Telematics and Intelligent Mobility Conference
    Nov 19, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Insights from the Vehicle Telematics and…

    Speaker: Thabo Ledwaba: Distribution Excellence Manager: CCBSA Event: Vehicle Telematics and Intelligent Mobility Conference Date: 17 – 18 October 2019 Good morning ladies and gentlemen. It is a great pleasure to be here with you today to share the… more...
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  • Fight fines and AARTO demerits with these tips
    Nov 19, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Fight fines and AARTO demerits with these tips

    In August, President Cyril Ramaphosa signed the Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences (Aarto) Act into law. In essence, with the Aarto system, each motorist will start with a zero-point balance. Every time you are caught committing a… more...
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  • The new Audi A7 Sportback: The sporty face of the luxury class
    Nov 19, 2019 Motoring

    The new Audi A7 Sportback: The sporty face of the…

    Four-door coupé embodies progressiveness in design and technology All-digital control system and mild hybrid technology Gran Turismo with enhanced handling and more long-distance comfort The A7 Sportback represents the new Audi design language to a… more...
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  • MITSUBISHI MOTORS launched restyled Mirage compact models in Thailand
    Nov 19, 2019 Motoring

    MITSUBISHI MOTORS launched restyled Mirage…

    MITSUBISHI MOTORS CORPORATION (MMC) today launched facelifted and updated Mirage hatchback and sedan models, both global compact cars, in Thailand. Sales in other markets will follow sequentially. Both models will be on display at the Thailand… more...
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  • Unique D-MAX aerial platform application reaches for the sky
    Nov 19, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Unique D-MAX aerial platform application reaches…

    When you need an innovative solution, trust Kanu Commercial Body Builders to create the solution for you - no matter how high, remote or off-road the work may be. Kanu Commercial Body Builders' latest unique application is a hydraulic aerial… more...
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  • Three class wins for Toyota/Lexus – Wesbank Fuel Economy Tour
    Nov 19, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Three class wins for Toyota/Lexus – Wesbank Fuel…

    TOYOTA’S AYGO SIPS ITS WAY TO CLASS WIN AND 2nd OVERALL PLACING Toyota’s compact city car – the funky-styled Aygo – has claimed victory in the inaugural Wesbank Fuel Economy Tour which concluded on Saturday 16 November in Cape Town. The Aygo uses a… more...
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  • Ford Lives up to 'Go Further' Brand Promise, Taking Two Class Victories on Inaugural WesBank Fuel Economy Tour
    Nov 19, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Ford Lives up to 'Go Further' Brand Promise,…

    Ford Ranger 2.0 Single Turbo XLT Double Cab, with advanced 10-speed automatic, claims victory in highly competitive pickup segment with overall consumption of 6.81 l/100km Ford Fiesta 1.0 EcoBoost wins its class on 5.21 l/100km Runner-up position… more...
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  • Renault SA scoops award as most fuel efficient brand in South Africa in the 2019 Wesbank Fuel Economy Tour
    Nov 19, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Renault SA scoops award as most fuel efficient…

    Renault South Africa is proud to have been recognized as the most Fuel Efficient Brand in the 2019 Wesbank Fuel Economy Tour, an accolade which will stand the brand in good stead in a tough economy with consistent fuel hikes and economic hardships.… more...
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  • Truck maintenance crucial ahead of the festive season
    Nov 19, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Truck maintenance crucial ahead of the festive…

    More trucks are sure to be hitting the road in the next few weeks as spend and a demand on supply increases ahead of and during the festive season. “Trucks provide a vital service for consumers. Unfortunately, poorly serviced trucks or trucks not… more...
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  • New Renault KWID set to challenge the status quo of the entry-level vehicle segment
    Nov 19, 2019 Motoring

    New Renault KWID set to challenge the status quo…

    The Renault KWID was successfully launched at the end of 2016 and has redefined the market with more than 27 700 cars sold, offering affordable mobility to all. With the arrival of the New Renault Kwid, the value proposition becomes even more… more...
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  • 2019 finalists lined up for track day testing. Credit: SAGMJ
    Nov 18, 2019 Motoring

    Qualifying cars announced for the 2020 AutoTrader…

    The 2020 AutoTrader South African Car of the Year competition has kicked off in high gear. A total of 48 vehicles from 21 original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) qualify to be in the running to be named a semi-finalist. The vehicles were all… more...
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  • Renault edges out Suzuki in titanic Fuel Economy battle
    Nov 18, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Renault edges out Suzuki in titanic Fuel Economy…

    The tight contest between Renault and Suzuki for the title as the most fuel-efficient brand in the inaugural WesBank SA Fuel Economy Tour in partnership with FNB went right down to the final fill up in Cape Town on Saturday, 16 November, after five… more...
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  • Hepburn, Snyders & Hartzenberg go gold
    Nov 18, 2019 Motorsport

    Hepburn, Snyders & Hartzenberg go gold

    Historic Racing South Africa crowned its 2019 champions at its final round races at Red Star Raceway outside Delmas on Saturday. Stefan Snyders (Porsche 911 RSR) delivered a virtuoso performance to wrap up the HRSA Sports & GT title with a double… more...
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  • MITSUBISHI MOTORS introduces XPANDER CROSS - a new rugged crossover MPV built for style, capability and comfort
    Nov 18, 2019 Motoring

    Mitsubishi Motors introduces XPANDER Cross - a…

    MITSUBISHI MOTORS CORPORATION (MMC) revealed an all-new crossover MPV - XPANDER CROSS - to join the XPANDER line-up. Inherited with MITSUBISHI MOTORS' SUV DNA, the new model features more robust SUV exterior styling combined with the unique… more...
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  • Aerial shot of Formula K track. Credit: Formula K
    Nov 18, 2019 Motorsport

    World championship go-karting track opens in…

    South Africa’s premier high-end short circuit racing track has opened in Benoni, on Gauteng’s East Rand. The official opening took place on Friday, November 15. The Formula K Circuit in Benoni is South Africa’s only track eligible to host world… more...
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  • Increasingly close competition highlights day 3 of Fuel Economy Tour
    Nov 18, 2019 Motoring

    Increasingly close competition highlights day 3…

    The competition got really tight for the coveted best-performing brand award as well as in several of the classes in the inaugural WesBank SA Fuel Economy Tour in partnership with FNB as the five-day event ended its third day in Port Elizabeth… more...
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  • Unions strike: SAA ‘seconds from disaster’
    Nov 18, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Unions strike: SAA ‘seconds from disaster’

    Can a striking trade union ever find itself in a worse position than in negotiations with a bankrupt employer? When an employer has no assets and the bank refuses to grant further credit, what is there to negotiate about, unless you are a… more...
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  • Jakkie Olivier, CEO of the Retail Motor Industry Organisation (RMI).
    Nov 18, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Thinking of buying a pre-owned car this festive…

    The festive season is fast approaching and buying a pre-owned car may be on your wish list for this year. But before you buy a pre-owned car, there are several things you should consider, says Jakkie Olivier, CEO of the Retail Motor Industry… more...
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  • Ferrari Roma:
    Nov 15, 2019 Motoring

    Ferrari Roma: "la Nuova Dolce Vita"

    The new Prancing Horse V8 2+ coupé unveiled at a dedicated event in Rome Harmonious lines, timeless elegance and cutting-edge technology set new standards in the category The Ferrari Roma was revealed during a dedicated client event held in Italy's… more...
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  • De Klerk’s Saudi Arabian dream starts here
    Nov 14, 2019 Motorsport

    De Klerk’s Saudi Arabian dream starts here

    South Africa’s Dakar 2018 rookie winner Hennie de Klerk unveiled his new TreasuryOne Nissan Navara set to take on Dakar 2020 and the Saudi Arabian Desert at a function in Pretoria Wednesday evening. The all-new Nismo V8-powered South African made… more...
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  • Polo is top-selling used car in October 2019
    Nov 14, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Polo is top-selling used car in October 2019

    When compared to the new vehicle sales statistics, used car sales in South Africa for the month of October 2019 exhibit some strong parallels – but also some stark differences. Whereas the Toyota Hilux was the top-selling new model by far (with a… more...
    Editor 237
  • Rev your engines with this a – z guide to the Kyalami 9 Hour
    Nov 14, 2019 Motorsport

    Rev your engines with this a – z guide to the…

    The iconic Kyalami 9 Hour returns after 37 years to the legendary track in November with a host of not-to-be-missed satellite events that make this motorsport event of the year featuring top drivers from around the world as well as South Africa’s… more...
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  • Mobility offering expands: large-scale rollout of Audi on demand in Germany
    Nov 13, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Mobility offering expands: large-scale rollout of…

    Whether Hamburg, Munich or Berlin, the service for flexible premium mobility Audi on demand is gaining momentum in Germany with the dealership partners and cooperation partner Sixt. Audi on demand has been available at 15 locations in German… more...
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  • FCA's e-Mobility: a major player at Visionary Days 2019
    Nov 13, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    FCA's e-Mobility: a major player at Visionary…

    On November 23, the third edition of Visionary Days will take place. This innovative event, organized by young people for young people, is aimed at creating an environment where people from different backgrounds can meet up, talk and create, as a… more...
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  • Kyalami 9H worldwide appeal with local flair
    Nov 13, 2019 Motorsport

    Kyalami 9H worldwide appeal with local flair

    The return of the Intercontinental GT Challenge to Johannesburg’s Kyalami Racetrack is an event of worldwide significance to anyone who’s involved in motorsport. At the same time, it’s a celebration of all that’s best about South Africa. With the… more...
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  • Mitsubishi Model A Selected as Historic Car by JAHFA
    Nov 12, 2019 Motoring

    Mitsubishi Model A Selected as Historic Car by…

    MITSUBISHI MOTORS CORPORATION (MMC) announces that the Mitsubishi Model A, which gave origin to car building, has been selected by the Japan Automotive Hall of Fame* (JAHFA), a non-profit organization, as a Historic Car - one that has stamped a mark… more...
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  • Numerous and Exciting Business Opportunities for Women in the Transport Industry
    Nov 12, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Numerous and Exciting Business Opportunities for…

    There has never been a better time than now! Women have many, exciting and unprecedented business opportunities in the transport industry in South Africa. This was the key message delivered by numerous stakeholders in the transport industry who… more...
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  • Standings in Special Vehicle Cross Country Championship only finalised at Parys 400
    Nov 12, 2019 Motorsport

    Standings in Special Vehicle Cross Country…

    The standings in the Special Vehicle Championship as well as the new Side by Side National Championship of the 2019 South African National Cross Country Series (SACCS) were only finalised at the Parys 400, the sixth and final round. Although many of… more...
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  • Renault South Africa debuts in the 2019 Wesbank Fuel Economy Tour
    Nov 12, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Renault South Africa debuts in the 2019 Wesbank…

    Tuesday, 12h November, sees the start of the 2019 Wesbank Fuel Economy Tour, a much anticipated event which offers vehicle manufacturers and importers the perfect opportunity to promote the fuel economy of their products by competing over a… more...
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  • Clark at the LogiMAT 2020
    Nov 12, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Clark at the LogiMAT 2020

    Clark gets started with electric power Duisburg, 11th November 2019– The LogiMAT, the International Trade Fair for Intralogistics Solutions and Process Management, will open its doors for the 18th time from 10th to 12th March 2020. Once again in… more...
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  • Honda South Africa - 2019 Wesbank SA Fuel Economy Tour
    Nov 12, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Honda South Africa - 2019 Wesbank SA Fuel Economy…

    Honda South Africa has entered three of its models and an experienced team of three crews for the inaugural WesBank Fuel Economy Tour starting on Tuesday 12 November. The Honda models entered comprise of the stylish HR-V, the versatile BR-V and the… more...
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  • Ford Geared Up to Tackle Inaugural WesBank Fuel Economy Tour
    Nov 12, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Ford Geared Up to Tackle Inaugural WesBank Fuel…

    Ford SA has entered the latest Ranger XLT Double Cab, equipped with the new-generation 2.0 Single Turbo engine and advanced 10-speed automatic transmission Frugal Ford Kuga 1.5 TDCi competes in increasingly popular SUV category Event runs from 12 to… more...
    Editor 221
  • FCA What's Behind - episode 5: four-wheel drive
    Nov 11, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    FCA What's Behind - episode 5: four-wheel drive

    FCA What's Behind - episode 5: four-wheel drive The fifth installment in our series explores the four-wheel drive: a fundamental technology for off-road thrills, but also for track driving and daily use. The video material features overviews of… more...
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  • Global supply chain thought leader John Gattorna at SAPICS 2020
    Nov 11, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Global supply chain thought leader John Gattorna…

    One of the world’s pre-eminent supply chain thought leaders, Dr John Gattorna, will be a keynote speaker at the 2020 SAPICS Conference, The Professional Body for Supply Chain Management has announced. Based in Sydney, Australia, Gattorna has helped… more...
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  • 2019 MEYLE motorsport season
    Nov 11, 2019 Motorsport

    2019 MEYLE motorsport season

    Exciting weeks with spectacular races and great events lie behind us. We are already looking forward to the next season. Season Review This was the MEYLE motorsport season 2019. Action-packed months with exciting race weekends in the ADAC GT Masters… more...
    Editor 219
  • Mitsubishi Motors tackles WesBank SA Fuel Economy Tour
    Nov 08, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Mitsubishi Motors tackles WesBank SA Fuel Economy…

    Four teams Four models Five days Mitsubishi Motors South Africa has entered no less than four vehicles for the inaugural WesBank Fuel Economy Tour which takes place from 12 to 16 November through five provinces - from Johannesburg in Gauteng to Cape… more...
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  • Fleets buy down as economy continues to struggle
    Nov 08, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Fleets buy down as economy continues to struggle

    Even though South Africa’s struggling economy is continuing to have an impact on the local commercial vehicle industry, the sector showed a 3.1% year-on-year growth in new unit sales at the end of October. According to the latest combined… more...
    Editor 307
  • Volkswagen's T-Cross continues sales success
    Nov 08, 2019 Motoring

    Volkswagen's T-Cross continues sales success

    With only two months since its launch, the T-Cross has become Volkswagen's best-selling imported model Volkswagen achieved a 22% market share in September 2019, the highest in 10 years With less than two months left of 2019, the Volkswagen brand… more...
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  • Isuzu mu-X goes further with Eaton MLocker
    Nov 08, 2019 Motoring

    Isuzu mu-X goes further with Eaton MLocker

    Isuzu's seven seater SUV, the mu-X is a superb all-rounder with an impressive range of standard active and passive safety features. As a 4x4 with low-range, ground clearance of 230 mm with a 24-degree approach angle and departure angle of… more...
    Editor 275
  • How to buy a fleet vehicle for your business - own or rent?
    Nov 07, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    How to buy a fleet vehicle for your business -…

    Whether you are on the verge of buying the first vehicle for your business or expanding an existing fleet, there are a few purchase options on top of deciding to go the new or used route. According to Deloitte, fleet management is one of the most… more...
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  • Important announcements at 2019 Batteries & Electric Vehicles Conference
    Nov 07, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Important announcements at 2019 Batteries &…

    The 2019 Batteries and Electric Vehicles Conference hosted by the uYilo eMobility Programme rounded out South Africa's October Transport Month last week. The conference provided critical thought leadership and the latest updates in current… more...
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  • Teamwork is everything! – the Spies Hecker 2020 calendar
    Nov 07, 2019 Motoring

    Teamwork is everything! – the Spies Hecker 2020…

    Working together for fantastic finishes: Team Work makes the Dream Work is the new Spies Hecker calendar for 2020. To make something special out of a good idea requires motivated employees and partners who work together seamlessly as a team. The… more...
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  • We heard you - some exciting additions to the Kyalami 9 Hour experience
    Nov 07, 2019 Motorsport

    We heard you - some exciting additions to the…

    In celebration of the historic return of one of the greatest motorsport events in South Africa and to ensure an even more engaging experience for all fans and families at the Kyalami 9-Hour on the 21st, 22nd and 23rd of November this year, a few… more...
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  • The new MINI John Cooper Works Clubman and the new MINI John Cooper Works Countryman now in South Africa.
    Nov 07, 2019 Motoring

    The new MINI John Cooper Works Clubman and the…

    MINI presents what is by some measure the most powerful models in the brand’s sixty year history. The 225 kW 4-cylinder turbo engine in the new MINI John Cooper Works Clubman (fuel consumption combined: 7.7 l/100 km; CO2 emissions combined: 150… more...
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  • Cartrack R1 million Warranty a world-first
    Nov 07, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Cartrack R1 million Warranty a world-first

    Cartrack’s newly-launched R1 million Limited Recovery Warranty is unmatched by any other vehicle tracking company in the world. The R1 million Recovery Warranty is an assurance to Cartrack’s customers that they will be paid out the book value of… more...
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  • The new MINI Clubman in now in South Africa
    Nov 07, 2019 Motoring

    The new MINI Clubman in now in South Africa

    With a precisely modified design, an extended selection of innovative equipment features and the latest technology in the areas of operation and connectivity, the new MINI Clubman hones its profile as a stylish individualist in the premium compact… more...
    Editor 323
  • Fernando Alonso makes final Dakar preparations with Toyota Gazoo Racing
    Nov 06, 2019 Motorsport

    Fernando Alonso makes final Dakar preparations…

    Fernando Alonso and Marc Coma are making their final preparations for the upcoming 2020 Dakar Rally with TOYOTA GAZOO Racing and their entry in the 2019 Al Ula-Neom Cross-Country Rally in Saudi Arabia on November 5-9. The Spanish duo’s latest rally… more...
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  • All systems go for SA Fuel Economy Tour
    Nov 06, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    All systems go for SA Fuel Economy Tour

    It’s all systems go for the inaugural WesBank Fuel Economy Tour, in partnership with FNB. The tour which takes place from 12 to 16 November, will see participants drive through five provinces - from Johannesburg to Cape Town via Durban, East London,… more...
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  • Alfa Romeo Racing and Antonio Giovinazzi remain together in Formula 1
    Nov 06, 2019 Motorsport

    Alfa Romeo Racing and Antonio Giovinazzi remain…

    As part of the presentation of the new MY2020 Giulia and Stelvio cars, against the splendid backdrop of Valle d'Itria in Apulia, Alfa Romeo is pleased to report that Antonio Giovinazzi will extend his Formula 1 contract with the Alfa Romeo Racing… more...
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  • South Africa to Host Final Round of the World FIA World Rallycross Championship
    Nov 06, 2019 Motorsport

    South Africa to Host Final Round of the World FIA…

    South Africans are set for a blockbuster race when the FIA World Rallycross Championship goes down to the wire at the Killarney International Raceway, Cape Town on 9 & 10 November in the title decider and season finale of the SABAT World Rallycross… more...
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  • Four signs it’s time to buy a new car
    Nov 06, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Four signs it’s time to buy a new car

    Deciding to buy a new car can be a difficult decision, especially if you’re trying to save cash or you’re simply not ready for all the admin that comes with purchasing a new car. However, sometimes holding onto your old car could be more costly and… more...
    Editor 325
  • Imperial & Unjani Clinics celebrate 1 millionth patient engagement
    Nov 06, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Imperial & Unjani Clinics celebrate 1 millionth…

    Imperial Logistics (‘Imperial’), a leading international supply chain and logistics company, together with their enterprise development partner - Unjani Clinics - today celebrated their millionth patient engagement at the newly opened Imperial… more...
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  • RX Superstars at the waterfront midday Thursday
    Nov 06, 2019 Motorsport

    RX Superstars at the waterfront midday Thursday

    Cape Town race fans have the unique opportunity to get up close and personal with true gladiators to the sound of the noonday canon at the V&A Waterfront on Thursday. The men set to fight it out to be world champions at this weekend’s SABAT World… more...
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  •  Jeep Wrangler Earns 10th Consecutive SEMA '4x4/SUV of the Year' Award
    Nov 06, 2019 Motoring

    Jeep Wrangler Earns 10th Consecutive SEMA…

    The Jeep® Wrangler is the only vehicle to earn "4x4/SUV of the Year" honor since the inauguration of the SEMA Awards in 2010 A customized Mopar Jeep Wrangler Rubicon with Jeep Performance Parts from Mopar will be on display in the brand's SEMA Show… more...
    Editor 343
  • Clark has launched a new diesel forklift with a load capacity of 8 tons
    Nov 05, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Clark has launched a new diesel forklift with a…

    Powerhouse with 25 per cent more remaining lifting capacity Once again, Clark has extended its range of counterbalance forklifts with internal combustion engines. Under the model name C80D900, the industrial truck specialist is launching a new… more...
    Editor 353
  • Victory in Parys for Toyota Gazoo Racing SA’s Lategan/Cummings
    Nov 05, 2019 Motorsport

    Victory in Parys for Toyota Gazoo Racing SA’s…

    1st overall for Lategan/Cummings 2nd overall for Visser/Stassen (Atlas Copco Toyota Hilux) 3rd overall for Variawa/Möhr 4th in Class FIA for De Villiers/Haro 2019 Manufacturer’s Award for Toyota A fourth victory in the 2019 South African… more...
    Editor 322
  • Van der Watt, Temple impress in England
    Nov 05, 2019 Motorsport

    Van der Watt, Temple impress in England

    South African Investchem Formula 1600 champions, 2018 top man Julian van der Watt and this year’s winner Scott Temple ended 11th and 14th out of over 100 competitors from around the world vying for top honours for the weekend’s Walter Hayes Formula… more...
    Editor 327
  • Castrol Ford Cross Country Team Ends 2019 Season on a High
    Nov 05, 2019 Motorsport

    Castrol Ford Cross Country Team Ends 2019 Season…

    Brazilians Marcos Baumgart and Kleber Cincea claim their first Class T victory in the Castrol Ford NWM Ranger at Parys 400 Lance Woolridge and Ward Huxtable cross the line second, wrapping up their 2019 season with five wins and two runner-up… more...
    Editor 299
  •  Airports Company South Africa and BMW South Africa launch electric vehicle charging stations
    Nov 04, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Airports Company South Africa and BMW South…

    Airports Company South Africaand BMW South Africa today announced the launch of BMW ChargeNow electric vehicle (EV) charging stationsat O.R. Tambo International Airport,Cape Town International Airportand King Shaka International Airport. EVs… more...
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  • Upcoming Events - November 2019
    Nov 04, 2019 Motorsport

    Upcoming Events - November 2019

    INTERNATIONAL EVENTS 03.11.2019 FIM GRAND PRIX WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP - MALAYSIA/MALAISIE 03.11.2019 FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, UNITED STATES GRAND PRIX, AUSTIN 09.11.2019 FIA WORLD RX OF SOUTH AFRICA 09.11.2019 FIM CEV REPSOL MOTO3 JUNIOR… more...
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  • Hyundai Atos is back with style - and a price to shout about
    Nov 04, 2019 Motoring

    Hyundai Atos is back with style - and a price to…

    The Hyundai Atos is back in South Africa - with a new, modern look and styling, impressive standard features and a solid road performance that promises to make this entry-level model in the Korean manufacturer's local range a top-seller. Built on an… more...
    Editor 395
  • Duxbury Networking backs Toyota Gazoo Racing for Dakar 2020
    Nov 04, 2019 Motorsport

    Duxbury Networking backs Toyota Gazoo Racing for…

    Duxbury Networking, South Africa’s long-established, industry-leading IT company, will once again support the Toyota Gazoo Racing South Africa team in its bid to achieve a repeat win in the Dakar Rally which will be held in Saudi Arabia for the… more...
    Editor 308
  • Motus aims to build brand awareness by sponsoring media team in Fuel Economy Tour
    Nov 04, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Motus aims to build brand awareness by sponsoring…

    The management of Motus Corporation, which was established as a standalone entity when Imperial Holdings was split into two public companies a year ago, intends using the sponsorship of a four-car media team in the upcoming South African Fuel… more...
    Editor 307
  • Fear of technology and obsession with ownership the biggest barriers to shared autonomous mobility
    Nov 01, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Fear of technology and obsession with ownership…

    Shared mobility and autonomous technology represent a difficult-to-embrace ‘double leap’ Drivers of today aren’t ready to embrace autonomous vehicles of tomorrow, says new survey UK survey shows 75% are not yet ready to adopt autonomous technology… more...
    Editor 428
  • Ctrack Transport and Freight Index shows transport industry feeling the pinch
    Nov 01, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Ctrack Transport and Freight Index shows…

    The Ctrack Transport and Freight Index (Ctrack TFI), previously known as the Ctrack Logistics Barometer, indicates a slower growth trend in transport volumes during September 2019. It also reveals that the slowing world economy is impacting both… more...
    Editor 404
  • MiX Telematics introduces latest upgrade to its in-cab solution
    Oct 31, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    MiX Telematics introduces latest upgrade to its…

    Innovative upgrades to MiX Vision provide an even better bird’s-eye view for fleet managers MiX Telematics (JSE: MiX, NYSE: MiXT), a leading global provider of fleet and asset management solutions, has announced an upgrade to its MiX Vision… more...
    Editor 513
  • Tänak takes historic WRC title for Toyota Gazoo Racing
    Oct 30, 2019 Motorsport

    Tänak takes historic WRC title for Toyota Gazoo…

    The TOYOTA GAZOO Racing (TGR) World Rally Team's Ott Tänak has secured Toyota's first drivers' championship title in 25 years Tänak only the third different driver to claim the WRC drivers' crown since 2004 Toyota in contention to take… more...
    Editor 444
  • Lotus named as ‘Luxury Brand of the Year’ at prestigious Luxury Briefing Awards 2019
    Oct 30, 2019 Motorsport

    Lotus named as ‘Luxury Brand of the Year’ at…

    Award given to Lotus for having “revolutionised and disrupted its sector” during the last year Ongoing enhancements to the brand, including new corporate identity and ‘For the Drivers’ tagline, singled out for praise Lotus CEO Phil Popham paid… more...
    Editor 381
  • Aubrey Lekwane – Managing Director, South Africa, Bombardier Transportation
    Oct 30, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Investments in Rail Transport Essential for the…

    Africa is on the cusp of launching a free-trade zone that could meaningfully boost economic growth and unlock the continent’s vast potential. Perhaps the most pressing requirement to improve economy in the region is the need for better… more...
    Editor 474
  • SA Car Industry Remains Under Pressure In Face Of Low Confidence
    Oct 30, 2019 Motoring

    SA Car Industry Remains Under Pressure In Face Of…

    The South African car market remained under significant pressure in the third quarter of 2019, with vehicle sales continuing their steady decline,despitenew vehicle price increases staying under inflation for the past two years. This is according to… more...
    Editor 487
  • What car should I buy to fit my lifestyle needs?
    Oct 30, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    What car should I buy to fit my lifestyle needs?

    When buying a new or used vehicle, it’s important to take into consideration what type of vehicle would best suit your needs or best describe your personality. You wouldn’t buy a pair of high heels for work if you spent most of your day on a… more...
    Editor 429
  • Sales of GR SUPRA GT4 to commence in 2020
    Oct 30, 2019 Motoring

    Sales of GR SUPRA GT4 to commence in 2020

    TOYOTA GAZOO Racing confirmed today that it will start the sales of GR Supra GT4*1, a race car for customer teams, starting from March 2020 to Europe. The sales area will expand to North America in August, and to Japan/Asia in October. TOYOTA GAZOO… more...
    Editor 445
  • Series: Understanding your basic consumer rights as a motorist
    Oct 30, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Series: Understanding your basic consumer rights…

    Part 1: No quote, no work Understanding your basic consumer rights as a motorist is important, says Jakkie Olivier, CEO of Retail Motor Industry Organisation (RMI). “As an organisation that champions the rights of motorists and service providers in… more...
    Editor 425
  • Focus on Transport month: Enjoy driving your SUV - being safe and prepared
    Oct 30, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Focus on Transport month: Enjoy driving your SUV…

    Focusing on national Transport Month and the importance of road safety, Goodyear South Africa shares some sound advice and handy tips to motorists with SUV's. October has been declared Transport Month, an annual feature on the calendar of the… more...
    Editor 425
  • Israeli startup Ride Vision to partner with Sara Assicurazioni to reduce motorbike accidents in Italy
    Oct 30, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Israeli startup Ride Vision to partner with Sara…

    Ride Vision’s predictive vision system equips motorcyclists with low-cost threat alerts using their patented Collision Aversion Technology (CAT™). Sara Assicurazioni is a leading Italian insurance provider and a partner of the Automotive Club of… more...
    Editor 403
  • Pre-holiday car checks will reduce road accidents
    Oct 29, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Pre-holiday car checks will reduce road accidents

    Believe it or not, December is just around the corner and now is the time to get your pre-holiday vehicle checks done before the last-minute scramble begins, says Dewald Ranft, Chairman of the Motor Industry Workshop Association (MIWA), a proud… more...
    Editor 649
  • The equivalent of 30 jumbo jets crash in South Africa every year
    Oct 29, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    The equivalent of 30 jumbo jets crash in South…

    SA Road Federation calls for a coordinated national effort to address road crash crisis President of the South African Road Federation (SARF), Saied Solomons, has called for a nation-building programme that underscores road behaviour and which is… more...
    Editor 445
  • Bentley’s centenary celebrations continue in New York City with 100 cars for 100 years
    Oct 29, 2019 Motoring

    Bentley’s centenary celebrations continue in New…

    100 Bentleys arrived in Manhattan to mark the brand’s 100th birthday Five parades converged at Brookfield Place for the Centenary Concours Models of the past, present and future displayed and celebrated EXP 100 GT, Bentley’s vision of sustainable… more...
    Editor 458
  • Audi electrifies Munich: new, free charging, parking and shuttle service at airport
    Oct 29, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Audi electrifies Munich: new, free charging,…

    Audi is launching a free initiative for all electric and plug-in hybrid car owners at Munich Airport, under the name of “Charge & Fly”: Until the end of the year, interested drivers can recharge their electric car or plug-in hybrid vehicle with… more...
    Editor 451
  • Goodyear to supply European Le Mans Series teams
    Oct 29, 2019 Motorsport

    Goodyear to supply European Le Mans Series teams

    FIA World Endurance Championship tyres to be developed for LMP2 teams for 2020 LMGTE category to be exclusively supplied by Goodyear in 2020. Following Goodyear's comeback to the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC), the tyre company has announced… more...
    Editor 471
  • All Power Audi ends 2019 GTC on a positive note
    Oct 29, 2019 Motorsport

    All Power Audi ends 2019 GTC on a positive note

    Simon Moss wins the most races and most pole positions in 2019 Maiden victory for Tschops Sipuka in 2019 All Power Audi achieves third place in the GTC Manufacturers Championship All Power Audi's title fight of the 2019 Global Touring Cars Africa… more...
    Editor 425
  • Suzuki to enter 7 cars in SA Fuel Economy Tour
    Oct 29, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Suzuki to enter 7 cars in SA Fuel Economy Tour

    Suzuki Auto, the go-getter car brand in South Africa these days, is throwing its full support into the upcoming WesBank Fuel Economy Tour in partnership with FNB, by entering seven cars in the event. The Tour will start in Johannesburg on November… more...
    Editor 630
  • Smith Power showcases most powerful Kubota tractor in SA
    Oct 29, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Smith Power showcases most powerful Kubota…

    At Nampo Cape 2019 – which took place from 4-6 September in Bredasdorp – Smith Power Equipment showcased the new Kubota M7-172 tractor, the most powerful model in its Kubota tractor range in South Africa thus far. Latest on Smith Power Equipment’s… more...
    Editor 445
  • Mazda CX-3 takes double honours at the 2019 Gumtree Pre-Owned Vehicle Awards
    Oct 29, 2019 Motoring

    Mazda CX-3 takes double honours at the 2019…

    Mazda SA was named recipient of two prestigious awards at the 3rd Annual Gumtree Pre-Owned Vehicle Awards event on the 29th October at a gala event in Johannesburg. The Mazda CX-3 2.0L Individual derivative won in the extremely competitive… more...
    Editor 449
  • Toyota announces production-ready battery-electric vehicle
    Oct 28, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Toyota announces production-ready…

    *Late 2020 target for release in Japan* *Mobility solution that limits environmental impact* *New business model to popularise battery-electric vehicles* Toyota has revealed details of a new, production-ready ultra-compact battery-electric vehicle… more...
    Editor 491
  • Victory for Volkswagen as they claim quadruple gold at GTC season finale
    Oct 28, 2019 Motorsport

    Victory for Volkswagen as they claim quadruple…

    Keagan Masters claims GTC Driver's title Bradley Liebenberg crowned GTC2 champion Volkswagen takes both GTC and GTC2 Manufacturers titles The Red Star Raceway near Delmas played host to the final and eighth round of the 2019 Global Touring Cars… more...
    Editor 493

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