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  • Slowing world trade, load shedding take their toll on freight volumes
    Feb 28, 2020 Mobilty Beat

    Slowing world trade, load shedding take their…

    The Ctrack Freight & Transport Index shows that freight volumes are at their weakest levels since April 2016: down 6,8% for the year to January. Furthermore, international data shows that world trade is slowing at its fastest rate since the 2008/9… more...
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  • The Most Instagrammed Road Trips in the World!
    Feb 28, 2020 Mobilty Beat

    The Most Instagrammed Road Trips in the World!

    Route 66 was the most instagrammed road trip, with a total of 1,708,620 tags England’s Snake Pass was the least instagrammed, with a lowly 12,343 tags The total number of hashtags for the list was 4,235,996 tags USA has the best road trips, with… more...
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  • Coronavirus cloud hangs over Geneva Motor Show, says GlobalData
    Feb 28, 2020 Motoring

    Coronavirus cloud hangs over Geneva Motor Show,…

    Following the news that the organisers of the upcoming Geneva Motor Show have issued wide-ranging health advice for exhibitors and visitors attending next week's show; David Leggett, Automotive Editor at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics… more...
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  • Volvo launches four new trucks by stacking them on top of each other in spectacular film — complete with President on top
    Feb 28, 2020 Mobilty Beat

    Volvo launches four new trucks by stacking them…

    Volvo Trucks’ latest launch film has reached new heights. To demonstrate the power and strength of its four new vehicles, Volvo built a colossal 15-metre, 58-tonne truck tower, stacking its four new trucks on top of one another. Adding to that, they… more...
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  • Good-looking long-distance performance
    Feb 27, 2020 Mobilty Beat

    Good-looking long-distance performance

    The new XRide suit by BMW Motorrad ideally combines extensive rider protection and maximum comfort. With the XRide suit, BMW Motorrad demonstrates how maximum comfort can be combined with comprehensive protection and a stylish, sporty look. The… more...
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  • Toyota’s C-HR Cross-Over gets a nip ‘n tuck
    Feb 26, 2020 Motoring

    Toyota’s C-HR Cross-Over gets a nip ‘n tuck

    Sharpened front-end styling Safety upgrades to all models Toyota Safety Sense now available on C-HR Apple CarPlay and Android Auto added Three-grade line-up continues (Standard, Plus and Luxury) New colours including Inferno Orange and Passion Red… more...
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  • Transitional times affect suppliers as well as automakers
    Feb 26, 2020 Mobilty Beat

    Transitional times affect suppliers as well as…

    Fast-moving industry trends are having a major impact on the future plans of the world’s automakers. by Gerry Malloy Fast-moving industry trends such as electromobility, autonomous driving and car sharing are having a major impact on the future… more...
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  • Ford Satnav Breadcrumbs Feature Ensures Drivers Who Venture Off Road Can Easily Find Their Way Back Again
    Feb 26, 2020 Mobilty Beat

    Ford Satnav Breadcrumbs Feature Ensures Drivers…

    Ford SYNC®3 Breadcrumbs feature makes venturing off-road easier Ford Motor Company highlights the ease of tracing back your “tracks” on South Africa’s multifaceted terrain Ford’s Ranger Raptor is fitted standard with Satnav Breadcrumbs feature… more...
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  • Groupe Renault and Ferrovial launch ZITY in Paris, the electric carsharing service as flexible as you are
    Feb 26, 2020 Mobilty Beat

    Groupe Renault and Ferrovial launch ZITY in…

    ZITY is a 100% electric car-sharing service in free-floating. In March, 500 Renault ZOE will be available for hire, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, with the guarantee of a balanced distribution throughout Paris. ZITY meets the needs of city dwellers… more...
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  • Toyota Gazoo Racing SA to field three-car team at Mpumalanga 400
    Feb 26, 2020 Motorsport

    Toyota Gazoo Racing SA to field three-car team at…

    TOYOTA GAZOO Racing South Africa will be fielding a three-car team for the 2020 South African Cross-Country Series (SACCS), starting with Round 1, the Mpumalanga 400. After a successful campaign at the 2020 Dakar Rally, which saw Nasser al Attiyah… more...
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  • New Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross 1.5 TURBO improves performance, consumption and value for money
    Feb 26, 2020 Motoring

    New Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross 1.5 TURBO improves…

    New 1.5-litre turbo-charged petrol aluminium engine Paddle shifts for sporty and dynamic control of the CVT Ample space inside, including voluminous boot Early last year - 25 February 2019, to be exact - Mitsubishi Motors South Africa surprised… more...
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  • Design and build your own race car in the MAHLE F1 School Challenge!
    Feb 26, 2020 Mobilty Beat

    Design and build your own race car in the MAHLE…

    The MAHLE School Challenge is back and calling all budding engineers! Are you in Grade 7 OR Grade 9? You and your friends could design, build and race your own scaled race car and stand a chance at claiming the winning title! WHAT IS F1 IN SCHOOLS?… more...
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  • Free K53 Help Guides For All South Africans
    Feb 25, 2020 Mobilty Beat

    Free K53 Help Guides For All South Africans

    AutoTrader, South Africa’s largest and most trusted motoring marketplace, has invested in making the K53 learner’s book available free of charge to all South Africans via Help Guides. Leveraging the reach of one of the most visited sites in the… more...
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  • 2020: HONDA BR-V - Honda's versatile compact SUV updated for 2020
    Feb 24, 2020 Motoring

    2020: HONDA BR-V - Honda's versatile compact SUV…

    Subtle design and equipment upgrades enhance style and functionality Eye-catching new LED Daytime Running Lights Rear parking sensors now standard on BR-V Comfort and Elegance models Seven-inch Display Audio touchscreen with integrated reverse… more...
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  • Electric vehicle composite material debuts at JEC World - passing China bonfire test while meeting lighter weight objectives
    Feb 24, 2020 Mobilty Beat

    Electric vehicle composite material debuts at JEC…

    As rapid growth in the electric vehicle sector converges with the world's largest composite conference held in Paris March 3-5 , I'm proposing a conversation if your coverage takes you to JEC Composite World. During the global gathering of composite… more...
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  • Ford's European unit points the way for Ford turnaround, says GlobalData
    Feb 24, 2020 Mobilty Beat

    Ford's European unit points the way for Ford…

    In an exclusive interview with GlobalData, Ford of Europe President Stuart Rowley outlined the unit’s strategy to move from operating at a loss to turning a profit. David Leggett, Automotive Editor at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics… more...
    Editor 134
  • The New Scorpio S11 SUV: More power, more features, more fun, more adventure
    Feb 24, 2020 Motoring

    The New Scorpio S11 SUV: More power, more…

    Powerful engine, improved transmission: 103 kW with 320 Nm torque and 6-speed manual transmission Enhanced interior with new 7" infotainment system More peace of mind with the increased service plan and warranty Fans of the evergreen Mahindra… more...
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  • Abarth 595 and Lupin III: together again
    Feb 24, 2020 Motorsport

    Abarth 595 and Lupin III: together again

    Forty years after the immortal manga masterpiece "Lupin the Third: The Castle of Cagliostro", the world's most famous thief returns to the cinema with a spectacular new film, together with his inseparable Fiat 500. Paying homage to the iconic… more...
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  • Ford Castrol Team steps up to premier FIA-class for 2020 SA Cross Country Series
    Feb 24, 2020 Motorsport

    Ford Castrol Team steps up to premier FIA-class…

    Ford Castrol Cross Country Team set to compete in the top FIA-class of the South African Cross Country Series in 2020 All-new Ranger designed and built by Neil Woolridge Motorsport (NWM) will be launched during the season, introducing a world-first… more...
    Editor 158
  • The HondaJet is the Most Delivered Aircraft in its Class for Third Consecutive Year
    Feb 24, 2020 Mobilty Beat

    The HondaJet is the Most Delivered Aircraft in…

    Honda Aircraft Company announced today that the HondaJet was the most delivered aircraft in its class in 2019, based on numbers provided by the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA). During 2019, Honda Aircraft Company delivered 36… more...
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  • The KUV100 #DARE range is growing!
    Feb 20, 2020 Motoring

    The KUV100 #DARE range is growing!

    Dark detailing and #DARE decals as standard Free insurance for one year included in the price #DARE now available from less than R2 100 a month, with two airbags The KUV100 K6+ #DARE has joined its K2+ #DARE sibling and is now available at Mahindra… more...
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  • Volkswagen launches electric mobility pilot project in South Africa
    Feb 20, 2020 Mobilty Beat

    Volkswagen launches electric mobility pilot…

    South Africa becomes the second country after Rwanda to introduce Volkswagen electric vehicles in Africa Volkswagen has taken the first step in its journey towards electric mobility in South Africa through the launch of the e-Golf pilot project. The… more...
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  •  Electrifying racing: Goodyear confirmed as official tyre supplier for Pure ETCR
    Feb 20, 2020 Motorsport

    Electrifying racing: Goodyear confirmed as…

    Goodyear has been chosen as the official tyre supplier and a founding partner for the first all-electric multi-brand touring car series, Pure ETCR. Goodyear is developing a bespoke tyre for Pure ETCR which will incorporate a combination of… more...
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  • How Norway fuelled the electric vehicle revolution
    Feb 20, 2020 Mobilty Beat

    How Norway fuelled the electric vehicle revolution

    Electric vehicles could be integral to the world improving its environmental performance. GlobalData’s power technology writer, JP Casey says: “Thanks to improvements in operational efficiency and reductions in the production of harmful pollutants… more...
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  • Coronavirus crisis threatens already downbeat Geneva Motor Show, says GlobalData
    Feb 19, 2020 Motoring

    Coronavirus crisis threatens already downbeat…

    Following the news that this year's Beijing auto show - planned for April - is being postponed due to the coronavirus health crisis; David Leggett, Automotive Editor at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers his view: "The… more...
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  • Abarth's racing plans for 2020 were announced at the champions' challenge in the new 695 70° Anniversario
    Feb 19, 2020 Motorsport

    Abarth's racing plans for 2020 were announced at…

    Andrea Nucita, winner of the 2019 Abarth Rally Cup, and Dennis Hauger, victor at the Italian F4 Championship powered by Abarth 2019, were in competition for the "Champion of Champions Abarth 2019". Abarth Rally Cup 2020: registrations are open, the… more...
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  • The power of data in logistics
    Feb 19, 2020 Mobilty Beat

    The power of data in logistics

    According to Michael Schilling, COO of Road Logistics at DACHSER, faster and better data ultimately benefits the entire supply chain, making the flow of goods and information more predictable, efficient, and sustainable in times of scarce resources.… more...
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  • Mixed start for commercial vehicle sales in 2020
    Feb 19, 2020 Mobilty Beat

    Mixed start for commercial vehicle sales in 2020

    The South African commercial vehicle market got off to a mixed start in 2020, recording a 4.4% year-on-year decline in overall sales in January. According to the latest combined results released by the National Association of Automobile… more...
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  • Global NCAPCar to Car crash test demonstrates double standard on vehicle safety in Africa
    Feb 19, 2020 Mobilty Beat

    Global NCAPCar to Car crash test demonstrates…

    In the first test of its kind, Global NCAP has crashed the best-selling pick up model in Africa, the 2019 Nissan NP300 Hardbody, into a second-hand Nissan Navara NP300 manufactured in Europe in 2015. The unique car to car crash test graphically… more...
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  • Demand Driven World Africa at SAPICS 2020
    Feb 18, 2020 Mobilty Beat

    Demand Driven World Africa at SAPICS 2020

    Data from the Harvard Business Review reveals that businesses are disappearing faster than ever before, and that companies are dying younger because they are failing to adapt to the growing complexity of their environment. Today’s supply chains are… more...
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  • Kia Motors unveils Sonet compact SUV concept at Delhi Auto Expo 2020
    Feb 17, 2020 Motoring

    Kia Motors unveils Sonet compact SUV concept at…

    Kia Sonet concept revealed; a modern, dynamic and bold compact SUV Kia Sonet will make its way to Middle East & Africa late 2020 after official launch Kia Motors unveiled the new Sonet compact SUV concept at the Auto Expo 2020 in Delhi, India,… more...
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  • Visitors from around the world attend the 24th George Old Car Show
    Feb 17, 2020 Motoring

    Visitors from around the world attend the 24th…

    12 500 visitors attended the 24th George Old Car Show, according to Southern Cape Old Car Club (SCOCC) Chairman, Mike Alexander. There were nearly 900 entrants in total, that includes tractors & stationary engines, as well as motorbikes. According… more...
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  • New Renault TRIBER presents a unique offering within the S.A. market; with the ultra-flexibility of 5-seater to 7-seater configurations
    Feb 17, 2020 Motoring

    New Renault TRIBER presents a unique offering…

    The All-New Renault TRIBER is an innovative offering within the market. It represents a totally new concept of SUV design - A well-equipped vehicle with impressive space and the flexibility to accommodate the ever-changing needs of South African… more...
    Editor 172
  • Lenovo signs as official partner alongside Aruba.it for Ducati 2020 Superbike
    Feb 17, 2020 Mobilty Beat

    Lenovo signs as official partner alongside…

    We are pleased that Lenovo has announced a global official partnership with Aruba.it, a technology solutions partner, and Ducati, a world leader in motorcycle innovation. The new sponsors of the Superbike 2020 season were unveiled earlier today at… more...
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  • Dewald Ranft, Chairperson of the Motor Industry Workshop Association (MIWA)
    Feb 17, 2020 Motoring

    Deal with vehicle rust issues immediately,…

    Dealing with rust should be a priority for all vehicle owners, not just those living at the coast, says Dewald Ranft, Chairperson of the Motor Industry Workshop Association (MIWA), a proud association of the Retail Motor Industry Organisation (RMI).… more...
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  • AA Diesel Truck Bodies gains 10-plus years of product life for end users with Hardox® wear plate
    Feb 17, 2020 Mobilty Beat

    AA Diesel Truck Bodies gains 10-plus years of…

    For 20 years, family company AA Diesel Truck Bodies has supplied custom-made truck bodies to the demanding Australian transport industry. Hardox® steel in the body units helps the end user to reduce weight by 10 to 20 percent and increase the… more...
    Editor 168
  • Contributors: (l-r) Carl Moodley - Chief Underwriting & Claims Officer; GENRIC insurance Company, Stuart Forbes - Chief Risk and Compliance Officer; GENRIC insurance Company & Eugene Olivier – Chief Information Office;  GENRIC insurance Company
    Feb 17, 2020 Mobilty Beat

    Top trends that will shape the insurance sector…

    Across the globe, trends in technology, economics and socioeconomics are culminating to disrupt the way entire industries operate and deliver products and services to consumers. When it comes to the impact of technology, there is no industry riper… more...
    Editor 295
  • The Car Dealership needs to have a “mind-shift”
    Feb 14, 2020 Motoring

    The Car Dealership needs to have a “mind-shift”

    Car pricing, demand and supply. Pricing for immediate demand and supply is happening in real time – there are no lags anymore, especially for car dealerships. We call this live market data. There is a constant push and pull that directly affects the… more...
    Editor 248
  • Flexible working in the age of longevity
    Feb 14, 2020 Mobilty Beat

    Flexible working in the age of longevity

    We’re living for longer, which is impacting how we want to work, learn and live, and employers need to adapt to these changes Global life expectancy is growing at its fastest rate since the 1960s. Today, a 20-year-old has a 50 percent chance of… more...
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  • New 2020 Mitsubishi ASX tames the urban jungle
    Feb 14, 2020 Motoring

    New 2020 Mitsubishi ASX tames the urban jungle

    ASX a youthful urbanised SUV for a South African lifestyle 2020 model features major visual differences inside and out as well as under the skin New Dynamic Shield front, improved mechanics, shining footwear The new-for-2020 Mitsubishi ASX hits… more...
    Editor 248
  • Our car enthusiast’s gift guide
    Feb 14, 2020 Motoring

    Our car enthusiast’s gift guide

    Choosing a gift for the passionate petrol head in your life doesn’t have to be a struggle. We’ve rounded up the best gifts and each one speaks directly to the car enthusiast. Whether you’re working on a budget of R200 and under, between R400-R699 or… more...
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  • World Premiere of BMW M2 by FUTURA 2000: Three Exclusive Originals and a Limited Edition of the BMW M2 Competition
    Feb 14, 2020 Motoring

    World Premiere of BMW M2 by FUTURA 2000: Three…

    In the wake of the further development of BMW Individual, the BMW M GmbH presents its latest collaboration at this year's Frieze Los Angeles: a multi-tiered project with international artist FUTURA 2000. Known for his mastery of color, concentric… more...
    Editor 250
  • Hyundai's i30 N gives 'fun to drive' new meaning
    Feb 13, 2020 Motoring

    Hyundai's i30 N gives 'fun to drive' new meaning

    Hyundai's first mass-produced high-performance car which has been lavished with high praise and described in the media as a "massive success", "an absolute triumph" and an "astonishing performance model", has arrived in South Africa - ready to… more...
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  • Czinger teases sights and sounds of revolutionary 21C Hypercar ahead of global debut at Geneva International Motor Show
    Feb 13, 2020 Mobilty Beat

    Czinger teases sights and sounds of revolutionary…

    Created by 21st century artisans, Czinger previews 21C ahead of Geneva International Motor Show global debut Czinger's revolutionary technology delivers a groundbreaking hypercar with an iconic design and dominating performance First tease shares a… more...
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  • 2019's most sold and searched red cars
    Feb 13, 2020 Motoring

    2019's most sold and searched red cars

    Red is the colour of love! It’s also a popular car colour. Given the fact that Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, AutoTrader has released a list of the most sold and most searched for used red cars in South Africa. According to George… more...
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  • Surging interest in electric vehicles sees forecasts increased as autonomous hype subsides, says GlobalData
    Feb 12, 2020 Mobilty Beat

    Surging interest in electric vehicles sees…

    The latest set of automotive component and production forecasts reveal a clear increase in the number of electric vehicles (EVs) expected to be built over the next few years, says GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. This comes in… more...
    Editor 236
  • Gordon Murray Design leads UK consortium to launch a unique and versatile autonomous mobility vehicle
    Feb 11, 2020 Mobilty Beat

    Gordon Murray Design leads UK consortium to…

    Gordon Murray Design, Delta Motorsport and itMoves collaborate to produce ‘MOTIV’ autonomous vehicle platform ‘MOTIV’ uses GMD’s patented iStream Superlight technology to produce a safe and cost-effective autonomous vehicle Consortium targets… more...
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  • Isuzu Adds More Choice and Greater Convenience to D-MAX with Five New Automatic Models Added to the Range
    Feb 11, 2020 Motoring

    Isuzu Adds More Choice and Greater Convenience to…

    The Isuzu D-MAX range has been expanded in South Africa with five new automatic models added to the line-up, giving its proven and dependable bakkie even greater driving comfort and convenience. Headlining the expanded product portfolio is the… more...
    Editor 216
  • Enough is enough – Time for law enforcement to step up
    Feb 11, 2020 Mobilty Beat

    Enough is enough – Time for law enforcement to…

    Traffic law departments across South Africa who do not make every effort to mitigate the impact of rolling blackouts on traffic congestion, and traffic lawlessness, are not doing their jobs and are failing motorists in the towns and cities they… more...
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  • How do we perceive mobility and what is most important to us?
    Feb 11, 2020 Mobilty Beat

    How do we perceive mobility and what is most…

    In November 2019 the networking event Hypermotion used a wide range of innovative methods to conduct surveys and elicit opinions. Participants were invited to share their thoughts and views at numerous stations throughout the exhibition hall. The… more...
    Editor 251
  •  Government must do more for EV owners if it is to hit 2035 targets, says GlobalData
    Feb 10, 2020 Mobilty Beat

    Government must do more for EV owners if it is…

    The government has revealed plans to bring forward the ban on selling internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicle five years to 2035. Further restrictions on petrol and diesel cars could be implemented sooner if there is a possibility for a faster… more...
    Editor 249
  • Motomatch changes the way you buy and sell cars - let the deals come to you!
    Feb 10, 2020 Mobilty Beat

    Motomatch changes the way you buy and sell cars -…

    Motomatch online platform provides an easy and secure way for customers to receive offers from approved dealers nationwide when buying or selling a car Customers can list cars for free on www.motomatch.co.za, receive and compare multiple offers from… more...
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  • Toyota Two-Time Winners in Cars.co.za Consumer Awards
    Feb 10, 2020 Motoring

    Toyota Two-Time Winners in Cars.co.za Consumer…

    The inaugural Cars.co.za Consumer awards, now in its 5th year, is a celebrated evening of automotive excellence. With celebrities in tow, and a host of industry representatives in attendance, the stage was set to reveal South African’s favourite… more...
    Editor 263
  • Alfa Romeo: 110 years of unparalleled history
    Feb 10, 2020 Motoring

    Alfa Romeo: 110 years of unparalleled history

    June 24 will mark Alfa Romeo's 110th anniversary, having dealt motorists' from race tracks to their emotions. For this anniversary, the Alfa Romeo Style Center has designed a new logo. Faithful to the brand's most iconic elements, the "110" is a… more...
    Editor 285
  • Used car market moves billions in car sales this January
    Feb 10, 2020 Mobilty Beat

    Used car market moves billions in car sales this…

    It’s no secret that the new car market is struggling when it comes to unit sales. However, the used car market has moved R10.2 billion in car sales in January. Two factors indicate that the used car market is recovering: A negative trend in the… more...
    Editor 296
  • Volkswagen wins big at the 2020 Cars.co.za Consumer Awards
    Feb 07, 2020 Motoring

    Volkswagen wins big at the 2020 Cars.co.za…

    The fifth annual Cars.co.za Consumer Awards recognised the best cars in South Africa Volkswagen was the biggest winner on the night walking away with the coveted Brand of the Year award and six category wins Volkswagen was the biggest winner at the… more...
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  • MSA nationals set to fly in PE
    Feb 07, 2020 Motorsport

    MSA nationals set to fly in PE

    The 2020 MSA South African National Motocross championship presented by Cannabis Energy and TRP Distributors is quite literally set to fly when the first gate of the season drops to see in another year of sensational racing at Port Elizabeth’s… more...
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  • 2020 Bridgestone BMW Club Racing Series gets off to a flying start
    Feb 07, 2020 Motorsport

    2020 Bridgestone BMW Club Racing Series gets off…

    Zwartkops - 2020-02-01 This year’s Passion for Speed Festival at Zwartkops on the first weekend of February lifted the curtain on the local track racing season, and in sweltering heat a bumper crowd turned out to see some great racing by old and new… more...
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  • The Haval H2 - a Sino-SA success story
    Feb 07, 2020 Motoring

    The Haval H2 - a Sino-SA success story

    The Haval H2 made its South African debut at the very same time the brand from the Peoples' Republic of China owned by Great Wall Motors made its entry into South Africa in May of 2017. GWM is no stranger to the SA market sporting a 12-year presence… more...
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  • South African Jonathan Aberdein confirmed as final BMW works driver for 2020 DTM
    Feb 07, 2020 Motorsport

    South African Jonathan Aberdein confirmed as…

    The sixth BMW driver for the 2020 DTM season has been confirmed as Jonathan Aberdein (RSA), who caught the eye in 2019 with some impressive performances for customer team WRT, will drive a BMW M4 DTM in the future. As such, the six BMW works driver… more...
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  • BMW Group steps up expansion for production of electric powertrain components at Plant Dingolfing
    Feb 07, 2020 Mobilty Beat

    BMW Group steps up expansion for production of…

    The BMW Group is expanding production capacity and increasing its staff at the Competence Centre for E-Drive Production in Dingolfing faster than originally planned. Due to growing demand for electrified vehicles, the plant expects the number of… more...
    Editor 299
  • GWM announces the Global Premier of HAVAL Concept H & the India debut of its Concept Vehicle - Vision 2025
    Feb 06, 2020 Motoring

    GWM announces the Global Premier of HAVAL Concept…

    Great Wall Motors, China's largest SUV manufacturer, today globally premiered its HAVAL Concept H & announced the India debut of the concept vehicle - Vision 2025, during the press conference organized at Auto Expo - The Motor Show 2020. Emphasizing… more...
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  • Rand to be dominant in 2020 fuel pricing
    Feb 06, 2020 Mobilty Beat

    Rand to be dominant in 2020 fuel pricing

    With the international oil market stable, Rand weakness is likely to be the dominant factor in fuel pricing for the year. This is the opinion of the Automobile Association (AA) which today released its annual fuel price outlook "Factors affecting… more...
    Editor 331
  • World Car finals countdown begins at The Delhi Auto Show
    Feb 06, 2020 Motoring

    World Car finals countdown begins at The Delhi…

    World Car finals countdown begins live from The Delhi Auto Show The World Car Finals countdown officially began today (5 February 2020) at the Delhi Auto Show in India with the announcement of the Top 10 and Top Five finalists in five World Car… more...
    Editor 301
  • Autotalks' Chipset is Selected for the Company’s First Mass Production C-V2X Program in China
    Feb 05, 2020 Mobilty Beat

    Autotalks' Chipset is Selected for the Company’s…

    Autotalks, a world leader in V2X (Vehicle-to-Everything) communication solutions, announced that its chipset was selected for a mass production C-V2X program in China, one of the first to be deployed in the huge Chinese market. This is the first… more...
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  • Back to Varsity in Style
    Feb 05, 2020 Mobilty Beat

    Back to Varsity in Style

    Owning a car could expand your employment options both during and after your varsity career An economical car doesn’t mean you have to compromise on comfort, safety features, driving dynamics, and good looks For an affordable, practical student car,… more...
    Editor 360
  • What to do if your car is written off
    Feb 05, 2020 Mobilty Beat

    What to do if your car is written off

    It’s stressful enough if your is car written off by insurance, but if you don’t know the processes involved, it’s even worse. A car is considered written off when, after the accident, the insurer deems the cost of repairs higher than the insured… more...
    Editor 314
  • Excitement is in the air as the Mpumalanga 400 kickstarts the 2020 SACCS Championship in Dullstroom
    Feb 04, 2020 Motorsport

    Excitement is in the air as the Mpumalanga 400…

    The 2020 South African National Cross Country Championship (SACCS) is ready for action as the final touches are being made to the season opener, the Mpumalanga 400, that takes place in the Dullstroom and Belfast areas on 28 and 29 February. The… more...
    Editor 344
  • Short ray of light seen in Ctrack Freight & Transport Index
    Feb 04, 2020 Mobilty Beat

    Short ray of light seen in Ctrack Freight &…

    Bad news for the economy mounted in the fourth quarter of 2019, which is evident in the latest Ctrack Freight & Transport Index. The Index shows that only sea freight volumes recorded positive growth during the quarter. The freight volume decline of… more...
    Editor 318
  • Retromobile 2020 takes to the stage at Paris Expo Porte de Versailles
    Feb 04, 2020 Motoring

    Retromobile 2020 takes to the stage at Paris Expo…

    FCA Heritage is the star of the French motor show expected to welcome over 1,000 vintage cars and 620 international exhibitors. On its 110th anniversary, the Alfa Romeo brand is represented on the stand by the extremely rare 1910 ALFA 24 HP and the… more...
    Editor 353
  • Now built with the new Generation-3 Whipple supercharger, RGMotorsport's Grand Cherokee SRT8 upgrade is even more impressive.
    Feb 04, 2020 Mobilty Beat

    Latest Whipple Blower Gives More Performance To…

    RGMotorsport opens up a can of Whipple-ass… With Whipple’s third-generation blower bolted in place, RGMotorsport’s Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 6.4 Hemi upgrade produces a Trackhawk-whipping 546kW and 928Nm - enough to propel the burly SUV to 100 km/h… more...
    Editor 294
  • Renault unveils New MEGANE and MEGANE E-TECH Plug-in: ever more technology to enhance driving pleasure
    Feb 03, 2020 Motoring

    Renault unveils New MEGANE and MEGANE E-TECH…

    Renault is renewing its entire Mégane range: Hatchback, Estate, R.S. Line, R.S. and R.S. TROPHY, with ever more technology for increased driving pleasure. A pioneer and expert in electric vehicles for more than 10 years, Renault is offering a new… more...
    Editor 364
  • Upcoming Events - February 2020
    Feb 03, 2020 Motorsport

    Upcoming Events - February 2020

    INTERNATIONAL EVENTS 31.01.2020 FIM SUPERCROSS WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, OAKLAND ALAMEDA COLISEUM 01.02.2020 FIM SUPER ENDURO WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, BUDAPEST 07.02.2020 FIM SUPERCROSS WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, PETCO PARK 13.02.2020 FIA WORLD RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP,… more...
    Editor 414
  • EM offers latest surge-protection technology to cope with grid instability
    Feb 03, 2020 Mobilty Beat

    EM offers latest surge-protection technology to…

    The instability in the electricity grid due to ongoing load-shedding is increasing the possibility of overvoltage events. CPT Cirprotec, an industry leader and pioneer in lightning and overvoltage protection devices for the past 25 years, is… more...
    Editor 295
  • Honda Quest 2020
    Jan 31, 2020 Mobilty Beat

    Honda Quest 2020

    ENTRIES TO OPEN SOON What is Quest? Honda Quest True Adventure is not a race or a rally, it is an adventure expedition, designed to test human endurance and adaptability. It is the ultimate adventure motorcycle competition, on the ultimate adventure… more...
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  • New Corolla Quest, Same Great Value
    Jan 31, 2020 Motoring

    New Corolla Quest, Same Great Value

    Bigger, bolder, better – Quest gets updated 1.8-litre engine across the range 6-model line-up New flagship grade Added safety features The Toyota Corolla Quest has established itself as a formidable player in the local sedan market. First launched… more...
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  • Upgrade in the business class: The new Audi A6 and S6 Sedan
    Jan 31, 2020 Motoring

    Upgrade in the business class: The new Audi A6…

    The elegantly sculptured and multitalented addition to the luxury class The eighth generation of this full-size Sedan brings numerous innovations to the segment - digitalization, comfort and sportiness The new Audi A6 range is more versatile than… more...
    Editor 347
  • Audi and Maisie Williams invite the world to “Let It Go” and embrace electric future in Game Day spot
    Jan 30, 2020 Mobilty Beat

    Audi and Maisie Williams invite the world to “Let…

    Audi returns to the biggest night in American football with a musically-inspired, 60-second commercial called “Let It Go” featuring actor Maisie Williams. Williams takes the wheel of the all-new Audi e-tron Sportback to help kick off a global brand… more...
    Editor 399
  • Speedsters Beware ASOD is watching you
    Jan 30, 2020 Mobilty Beat

    Speedsters Beware ASOD is watching you

    The New Year is in full swing – welcome back from your holiday and all the excesses that go with it, both on and off the road. If you spent any time on the roads during your holiday, there’s a chance you may have incurred a fine without even knowing… more...
    Editor 353
  • The all new Haval H2
    Jan 29, 2020 Motoring

    The all new Haval H2

    STILL DRIVEN TO IMPRESS In May 2017 Haval Motors South Africa burst onto the SA scene with a modern styled SUV in the mid-size SUV market called the H2. Sales figures saw a meteoric rise from 34 units in June 2017 to an astronomical 464 units just 2… more...
    Editor 405
  • Tesla Increased Car Delivery Productivity by 40% in 2019
    Jan 29, 2020 Motoring

    Tesla Increased Car Delivery Productivity by 40%…

    Data gathered by LearnBonds.com indicates that American electric car manufacturer Tesla increased car deliveries by 40% in 2019 compared to 2018. Tesla delivered a total of 367,200 vehicles worldwide compared to 2018’s 244,920 cars. Tesla's Driving… more...
    Editor 370
  • Ford Acquires Digit, World’s First Commercially Available Humanoid Robot
    Jan 29, 2020 Mobilty Beat

    Ford Acquires Digit, World’s First Commercially…

    As online retail continues growing, Ford believes that package delivery services by commercial and autonomous vehicles could become more efficient and affordable with the help of a humanoid robot called Digit When a vehicle arrives at its… more...
    Editor 420
  • Audi networks with traffic lights in Düsseldorf
    Jan 29, 2020 Mobilty Beat

    Audi networks with traffic lights in Düsseldorf

    Audi is moving ahead with networked traffic lights in Düsseldorf. After Ingolstadt, the city on the Rhine is the second in Europe in which Audi is introducing its Traffic Light Information service. At the end of January, Audi drivers will see… more...
    Editor 402
  •  One of the new vehicles built by Serco for Fresh Unit Logistics
    Jan 28, 2020 Mobilty Beat

    Serco trucks being used by film stars!

    Serco has built two specialised trucks for a Cape Town company which will be fitted out for use by various players in the film industry as mobile offices and three-way artist facilities. The company, Fresh Unit Logistics, is owned by Peter Ndifon… more...
    Editor 407
  • Taking the scenic route from Cape Town to George
    Jan 28, 2020 Motoring

    Taking the scenic route from Cape Town to George

    24TH GEORGE OLD CAR SHOW DRIVEN BY SCRIBS BENZEUM George, Garden Route (Jan 2020) Get on the N2, put your foot on the accelerator, don’t look further left or right than the strip of tar in front of you, and you’ll make the trip comfortably in… more...
    Editor 400
  • Clark invests in a new company headquarters in Brazil
    Jan 28, 2020 Mobilty Beat

    Clark invests in a new company headquarters in…

    Expansion of activities on the Brazilian market Clark Material Handling Brazil has moved into its new company headquarters at the Campinas Technology Centre in November 2019. This strategic step was necessary to be prepared for further growth in the… more...
    Editor 354
  • SEW-EURODRIVE (Pty) Ltd. sets the benchmark for Industry 4.0 in South African industry
    Jan 28, 2020 Mobilty Beat

    SEW-EURODRIVE (Pty) Ltd. sets the benchmark for…

    With the advent of Industry 4.0 set to change the face of industry and production, SEW-EURODRIVE (Pty) Ltd. has a range of solutions for its concept of the Lean Sm@rt Factory. This is based on the paradigm shift introduced by new technologies such… more...
    Editor 370
  • Online car sales to rise, predicts industry expert
    Jan 27, 2020 Mobilty Beat

    Online car sales to rise, predicts industry expert

    The introduction of smartphones and computers has given birth to the age of enablement – with people able to do just about anything with a click of a button. In most cases, this is a positive thing – speeding up typically mundane tasks. But in some… more...
    Editor 420
  • Road safety – ten simple steps for driving safely
    Jan 24, 2020 Mobilty Beat

    Road safety – ten simple steps for driving safely

    On average, more than 40 people die on South Africa’s roads and a further 20 people are left permanently disabled every day. The most dangerous times on our roads are holiday periods. “This is highlighted by the recently released preliminary festive… more...
    Editor 487
  • Sobering attitudes towards autonomous vehicles see long-term forecasts cut by almost half, according to GlobalData
    Jan 24, 2020 Mobilty Beat

    Sobering attitudes towards autonomous vehicles…

    CES in 2020 saw much more measured attitudes towards autonomous vehicles (AVs) than in previous years. As AV developers move beyond the technical hype and begin to tackle the immense challenge of putting safe self-driving vehicles on the road, many… more...
    Editor 431
  • XUV300 becomes safest car tested in India by GNCAP
    Jan 24, 2020 Motoring

    XUV300 becomes safest car tested in India by GNCAP

    Entry-level XUV300 receives full Five Star Rating in side and front impact tests The Global New Car Assessment Programme (GNCAP) has found a new safety champion in the compact SUV segment - the Mahindra XUV300. The GNCAP recently tested the… more...
    Editor 457
  • Decrease in vehicle crime during December
    Jan 24, 2020 Mobilty Beat

    Decrease in vehicle crime during December

    Tracker reaches more than 100 000 vehicle recoveries The Tracker vehicle crime statistics for the period July to December 2019 reveal an 18% decrease in the number of theft and hijackings reported nationally during December, as compared to the five… more...
    Editor 421
  • INCIT-EV Project: innovative electric charging solutions to be tested in Europe
    Jan 24, 2020 Mobilty Beat

    INCIT-EV Project: innovative electric charging…

    The INCIT-EV project aims to encourage the development of electromobility in Europe through field experiments. 7 innovative charging technologies for electric vehicles will be tested in chosen locations in Europe. Groupe Renault is coordinating this… more...
    Editor 412
  • A fresh look for the South African Cross Country Series as it enters a new decade
    Jan 23, 2020 Motorsport

    A fresh look for the South African Cross Country…

    The South African Cross Country Championship (SACCS) will, in many ways, present a fresh face when the 2020 series opens in Mpumalanga at the end of February. New venues, new rules and regulations, new faces and the fledgling Side by Side (SxS)… more...
    Editor 497
  • The Digital Solutions Map in Automotive of GlobalData’s Disruptor database unveils over 70 innovative use cases of digital technologies across the automotive value chain
    Jan 23, 2020 Mobilty Beat

    Automotive manufacturers need to switch gears of…

    From automation and seamless connectivity to personalization, digital technologies are putting the automotive industry in a state of disruptive transition. Against this backdrop, auto manufacturers need to explore new digital solutions across the… more...
    Editor 509
  • Audi provides sustainable mobility and charging solutions at World Economic Forum in Davos
    Jan 22, 2020 Mobilty Beat

    Audi provides sustainable mobility and charging…

    Audi is once again presenting itself as a provider of sustainable premium mobility at this year’s World Economic Forum in Davos, thus supporting the Annual Meeting’s sustainability goals. The brand with the four rings is serving as the exclusive… more...
    Editor 549
  • Kia Motors President and CEO Han-woo Park
    Jan 22, 2020 Mobilty Beat

    Kia Motors announces ‘Plan S’ strategy to…

    Kia to offer 11 EVs by 2025, targeting a 6.6% global EV market share Kia to launch a dedicated EV model in 2021 Kia to reach 25% share of its sales from eco-friendly vehicles by end of 2025 Global annual sales target of 500,000 EVs, 1 million… more...
    Editor 509
  • UD Trucks Southern Africa enters new era
    Jan 22, 2020 Mobilty Beat

    UD Trucks Southern Africa enters new era

    UD Trucks Southern Africa is entering a new era with the appointment of a new managing director. Filip Van den Heede will be replacing Gert Swanepoel, who is retiring after 32 years with the company. “It has been an incredible journey with UD… more...
    Editor 515
  • Why it’s important to service your car after a road trip
    Jan 22, 2020 Mobilty Beat

    Why it’s important to service your car after a…

    A long trip is a great opportunity to discover the limits of your car and push it as you would never be able to on your daily commute. Most people wisely get their car serviced before a long trip, but they often leave it as is after the trip, which… more...
    Editor 445
  • Isuzu Remains Market Leader in Medium and Heavy Commercial Segments
    Jan 22, 2020 Mobilty Beat

    Isuzu Remains Market Leader in Medium and Heavy…

    Isuzu continues to hold the number one position for seven consecutive years in the medium commercial truck segment of the South African market and retained its leadership position for six years in a row in the heavy commercial market. According to… more...
    Editor 450

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