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  • The new BMW M4 CS launched at the first-ever BMW M Festival at the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit.
    Oct 23, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    The new BMW M4 CS launched at the first-ever BMW…

    Midrand. One of the most anticipated BMW M models this year, the new BMW M4 CS, was today unveiled at the media launch of the first-ever BMW M Festival at the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit in Gauteng. The media launch was a prelude to the start of the… more...
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  • McLaren confirms its most track-concentrated road car yet
    Oct 19, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    McLaren confirms its most track-concentrated road…

    McLaren, the British creator of luxury sports and super cars, has confirmed that the next model to be introduced under its Track22 business plan will be an addition to the Ultimate Series. Its mission is to be the most extreme, track-concentrated… more...
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  • New Renault KWID XTREME Limited Edition supersedes Entry Level norms
    Oct 18, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    New Renault KWID XTREME Limited Edition…

    The popular SUV-inspired hatch evolves into a hot-and-happening Limited Edition True to form, Renault's funky new KWID has taken SA Market by storm, making significant in-roads within Entry Level Segment KWID success celebrated with introduction of… more...
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  • Tailored for design and sportiness – the new Porsche 718 GTS models
    Oct 18, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Tailored for design and sportiness – the new…

    Even greater performance and exclusive equipment Porsche is expanding its mid-engine range with the new two-seater 718 Boxster GTS and 718 Cayman GTS. The power output has been increased to 365 hp (269 kW) thanks to a newly developed air intake-duct… more...
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  • Polestar unveils its first car - the Polestar 1 - and reveals its vision to be the new electric performance brand
    Oct 18, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Polestar unveils its first car - the Polestar 1 -…

    Polestar, Volvo Car Group's performance arm, has revealed its future as a new standalone electric performance brand. Polestar has confirmed the company's first three models, a new purpose-built production facility in China and a new,… more...
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  • New Haval H6 Passes the Most Rigorous Rollover Test
    Oct 18, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    New Haval H6 Passes the Most Rigorous Rollover…

    On October 13, 2017, the most rigorous open rollover test for a Chinese SUV was carried out in the Real Car Collision Laboratory of the China Automotive Technology and Research Center (CATARC) in Tianjin for the first time. New Haval H6, meeting all… more...
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  • The new BMW X3
    Oct 17, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    The new BMW X3

    Photos and footage from the international media launch in Portugal. BMW X3 M40i Exterior Design. Design highlights by Calvin Luk, Exterior Designer of the new BMW X3. more...
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  • Little Effort, Big Impact: How Eco-Driving Can Cut Up To 25 Percent Off Your Fuel Bill
    Oct 17, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Little Effort, Big Impact: How Eco-Driving Can…

    No one likes forking out cash to fill up at the fuel station. For South African motorists who have experienced yet another fuel price hike this month, Ford offers advice on good driving habits that could save you money. Poor driving habits can be… more...
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  • Invitation to the PMAESA Conference 2017
    Oct 17, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Invitation to the PMAESA Conference 2017

    The Port Management Association of Eastern & Southern Africa (PMAESA) in collaboration with Ministry of Transport, Works, Supply and Communications of the Republic of Zambia has the pleasure to invite you to the PMAESA Conference 2017 that will be… more...
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  • Heavenly Haval
    Oct 17, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Heavenly Haval

    Does the new Haval H2 live up to the hype? No. But read on - don't stop here. You see, few, if any, auto brands have hit the market to such a compelling round of applause as has Haval - the luxury sub-brand of GWM. And probably no previously unknown… more...
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  • Néstor Girolami wins in China as Thed Björk claims WTCC lead by half a point
    Oct 17, 2017 Motorsport

    Néstor Girolami wins in China as Thed Björk…

    Néstor Girolami won his maiden WTCC race in very wet conditions at Ningbo International Speedpark in China while Thed Björk claimed the World Championship lead by a mere half point for Polestar Cyan Racing. Pouring rain all day meant that the main… more...
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  • BMW Group electrified sales top 10,000 in September
    Oct 16, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    BMW Group electrified sales top 10,000 in…

    Electrified sales in first nine months 2017 higher than in whole of 2016 Sales of electrified BMW and MINI vehicles +64.2% in year-to-date Total BMW Group deliveries up 3.7% in first three quarters Record sales continue for BMW, MINI and BMW… more...
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  • South African racers will compete in the Formula Ford festival
    Oct 16, 2017 Motorsport

    South African racers will compete in the Formula…

    Seven members of the Investchem Formula 1600 championship will compete in the annual Formula Ford Festival at Brands Hatch in Kent, England on Saturday and Sunday, 21 and 22 October. This 2017 event marks the 50th year of Formula Ford racing - and… more...
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  • Mahindra launches Next Generation Pik Up in South Africa
    Oct 13, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Mahindra launches Next Generation Pik Up in South…

    Bolder, premium front-end styling creates powerful, head-turning presence Exceptional attention to styling detail adds to upmarket appeal High level of standard equipment ensures exceptional value Powerful and efficient turbodiesel engine and 6… more...
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  • Isuzu KB X-Rider 4x4 Crew Cab Model Ready for Africa
    Oct 13, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Isuzu KB X-Rider 4x4 Crew Cab Model Ready for…

    PORT ELIZABETH - Growing demand for light commercial vehicles has spurred Isuzu to expand its offering in Sub-Saharan Africa to include the KB 4x4 crew cab X-Rider model. Introduced initially as a 700-unit limited edition, the X-Rider proved so… more...
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  • RFID tags are computer chips roughly the size of a postage stamp, which can store and send information. In the picture: two tags, front (below) and backside (above).
    Oct 13, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Mercedes-Benz Vans focuses on intelligent…

    New requirements on production as the result of increasing variety of variants, electrification and growing production volume. Investment of more than 200 million euros by 2025 in the global expansion of intelligent production. Frank Klein, Head of… more...
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  • Revamped Vaal Mall Taxi Rank officially opens
    Oct 13, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Revamped Vaal Mall Taxi Rank officially opens

    Getting to Vaal Mall will be easier than ever thanks to the newly improved Vaal Mall taxi rank that opened to commuters on 12 September. Five associations will make use of their own dedicated taxi rank from Vaal Mall with capacity to host up to 100… more...
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  • Vector partners with Pick ‘n Pay in new frozen distribution agreement
    Oct 13, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Vector partners with Pick ‘n Pay in new frozen…

    Vector Logistics’ long-standing relationship with Pick ‘n Pay has been cemented with a new contract making Vector Logistics responsible for distributing Pick ‘n Pay’s entire basket of frozen products – including ice-cream – across all its store… more...
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  • Intelligent World Drive - five continents in five months
    Oct 13, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Intelligent World Drive - five continents in five…

    View Large Image On the road to autonomous driving: Mercedes-Benz on automated worldwide test drive Stuttgart. With the "Intelligent World Drive", Mercedes-Benz is testing automated driving functions on all five continents using a vehicle based on… more...
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  • The best pre-owned cars in SA – what do the people say?
    Oct 13, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    The best pre-owned cars in SA – what do the…

    Voting is now open for the People's Choice Winners of the 2017 Gumtree Pre-Owned Car Awards. “Consumers have a vested interest in the pre-owned car category, so it’s important that they are given the opportunity to weigh in on these results,” says… more...
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  • Groupe Renault’s new subsidiary, Renault Energy Services, to specialise in the fields of energy and electric mobility
    Oct 13, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Groupe Renault’s new subsidiary, Renault Energy…

    To favour the expansion of electric mobility, Groupe Renault has created Renault Energy Services. This new subsidiary will invest in the field of smart grids. Groupe Renault, Europe’s number one manufacturer of electric vehicles, is pleased to… more...
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  • tankpool24 Racing Team celebrates successful season finale
    Oct 13, 2017 Motorsport

    tankpool24 Racing Team celebrates successful…

    3rd place for Nobert Kiss in overall standings, 2nd for André Kursim in Promoter’s Cup tankpool24 Racing Team secures an excellent 4th position in the overall standings of the FIA European Truck Racing Championship Norbert Kiss and André Kursim made… more...
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  • Hyundai Motorsport's hopes of WRC title fight fade in Spain
    Oct 13, 2017 Motorsport

    Hyundai Motorsport's hopes of WRC title fight…

    Hyundai Motorsport has seen its hopes of fighting for the FIA World Rally Championship Manufacturers' title completely eradicated on the weekend after another hugely disappointing result in Rally de Espan~a. Following a double retirement for Dani… more...
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  • Formula 1 Japanese Grand Prix, Sunday
    Oct 09, 2017 Motorsport

    Formula 1 Japanese Grand Prix, Sunday

    It was an emotional day at the Suzuka International Circuit as Renault Sport Formula One Team bid a fond farewell to driver Jolyon Palmer who drove a strong race, gaining six positions in the Japanese Grand Prix to finish twelfth at Suzuka. Nico… more...
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  • Round 8 AutObarn SuperHatch 14 October, Midvaal
    Oct 09, 2017 Motorsport

    Round 8 AutObarn SuperHatch 14 October, Midvaal

    The AutObarn SuperHatch series class and overall titles will go down to the wire again this year Looking good for an overall AutObarn SuperHatch title is Class B driver Nic Martin Rex Diff & Gearbox/ Dad Opel Kadett who has clear 37 points lead over… more...
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  • Bumper festival of cross country motor racing at Atlas Copco Gold 400
    Oct 09, 2017 Motorsport

    Bumper festival of cross country motor racing at…

    A bumper festival of national and regional cross country motor racing will see the 2017 season go out with a bang at the Atlas Copco Gold 400 in Glenharvie on October 27 and 28. The event will see the final rounds of both the Auto and Moto… more...
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  • Five-Year Warranty and Service Package on Maserati vehicles in Middle East and Africa
    Oct 06, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Five-Year Warranty and Service Package on…

    Across the Middle East and Africa region, official importer and dealers of new Maserati vehicles, will now offer a five-year warranty and service package on all cars sold, upping the ante in the luxury sports car segment. With distinctive Italian… more...
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  • Pure McLaren previews Sports Series Race Championship with debut event at Circuit Paul Ricard
    Oct 06, 2017 Motorsport

    Pure McLaren previews Sports Series Race…

    During the final European date of the 2017 Pure McLaren track experience programme at the Circuit Paul Ricard in France, McLaren Automotive premiered the first dedicated 570S GT4 race event. The Pure McLaren GT4 Club Race saw 10 examples of the… more...
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  • Nissan unveils electric ecosystem at Nissan Futures 3.0 event in Europe
    Oct 05, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Nissan unveils electric ecosystem at Nissan…

    New Nissan LEAF with Special “2.ZERO” version and Nissan e-NV200 van with advanced battery unveiled Confirms infrastructure commitment: Nissan expands Europe’s largest fast charger infrastructure network by 20%, announcing 1,000 additional quick… more...
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  • New trucks from Volvo running on Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) offer the same performance as diesel, but with 20 to 100% lower Carbon Dioxide (CO2 ) emissions
    Oct 05, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    New trucks from Volvo running on Liquefied…

    New trucks from Volvo running on Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) offer the same performance as diesel, but with 20 to 100% lower Carbon Dioxide (CO2 ) emissions Volvo Trucks is now introducing Euro 6-compliant heavy duty trucks running on liquefied… more...
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  • Plenty of life left in internal combustion engines
    Oct 05, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Plenty of life left in internal combustion engines

    There is a measure of panic in several countries, such as Germany, the United Kingdom and France, regarding calls by politicians seeking to ban the sale of vehicles with internal combustion engines (ICE) within the next couple of decades. However,… more...
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  • Nissan to show LEAF NISMO Concept, Serena NISMO at Tokyo Motor Show
    Oct 04, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Nissan to show LEAF NISMO Concept, Serena NISMO…

    Concept cars and production vehicles to give glimpse of Nissan’s newest and future innovations Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. will show a number of exciting concept cars and production vehicles at this year’s Tokyo Motor Show, giving customers a glimpse of… more...
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  • Eicher unveils PRO 6000 Series at Automechanika Johannesburg
    Oct 04, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Eicher unveils PRO 6000 Series at Automechanika…

    Enters Heavy Duty truck segment in the South African market “PRO 6016 - BORN EFFICIENT” Class leading fuel efficiency with VEDX5 engine, designed in collaboration with Volvo Group Super-efficient 4-cylinder common rail engine with 4 valves per… more...
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  • 5 tips to maintain a healthy motorcycle battery
    Oct 04, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    5 tips to maintain a healthy motorcycle battery

    As the days get warmer, the urge to twist the throttle gets stronger. Before you get back in the saddle, take time to check that your motorcycle and its battery is in perfect condition. Here are Battery Centre’s top tips to get powered up and… more...
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  • UD Trucks Celebrates Transport Month
    Oct 04, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    UD Trucks Celebrates Transport Month

    Transport Touches Every Sphere of Society So we are in Transport Month – a dedicated period in which we hopefully bring transport to the top of mind for those of us who work in the transport industry but also create some additional awareness for the… more...
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  • Beat the Price, South Africa’s innovative online marketplace for new vehicle sales
    Oct 04, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Beat the Price, South Africa’s innovative online…

    Only five months after its inception in Cape Town, Beat the Price is set to become a game-changer for the way we buy and sell new cars. “Where you can’t compare like-for-like with used cars, you certainly can with new cars,” says Marius du Toit, MD… more...
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  • Hyundai tackles Rally de España with new driver and aim at championship lead
    Oct 04, 2017 Motorsport

    Hyundai tackles Rally de España with new driver…

    Hyundai Motorsport's rally team tackles the Rally de España in Catalunya, Spain, on Thursday with a new driver and a fresh resolve to challenge Ford Motorsport for the championship honours in the remaining three events in this year's FIA World Rally… more...
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  • The most powerful Sport Turismo becomes a plug-in hybrid
    Oct 03, 2017 Motoring

    The most powerful Sport Turismo becomes a plug-in…

    Porsche introduces new Panamera variant with 680 hp and 49 kilometres of pure electric range Johannesburg. Porsche is expanding its hybrid range with a new Panamera Sport Turismo model line. The Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid Sport Turismo flagship model… more...
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  • Mercedes-Benz Vans, Matternet and siroop start pilot project for on-demand delivery of e-commerce goods
    Oct 02, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Mercedes-Benz Vans, Matternet and siroop start…

    Joint project of Mercedes-Benz Vans, US drone systems developer Matternet and Swiss online marketplace siroop Innovative delivery concept with vans as connected, mobile landing platforms for drones tested in Zurich Pilot objectives: testing of… more...
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  • Living life in the Red Line with the MY18 Nissan 370Z
    Sep 29, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Living life in the Red Line with the MY18 Nissan…

    Sometimes, a car is a perfect example of its genre. The sum of its parts results in a creation that other vehicles are measured against and while the pretenders may evolve to be more acceptable and easy to drive, this car stays true its heritage. As… more...
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  • Imperial Logistics adds new energy-efficient gas tankers to barging fleet
    Sep 29, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Imperial Logistics adds new energy-efficient gas…

    Two new gas tankers have been christened by Imperial Logistics, and will join the fleet that operates from the German city of Duisburg, which is the world’s biggest inland port. The state-of-the-art, energy-efficient vessels will be used to… more...
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  • On a roll - Haval H2 hits the #CarsAwards semi-finals!
    Sep 29, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    On a roll - Haval H2 hits the #CarsAwards…

    When the Haval H2 hit our market a few short months ago, the motoring public and media went, well, crazy for it. And now the H2, in 1.5T Luxury Auto guise, has just been nominated as a semi-finalist in the highly prestigious Cars.co.za Consumer… more...
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  • Alfa Romeo Stelvio QV Claims Title of World's Fastest Production SUV with Record Nürburgring Lap Time
    Sep 29, 2017 Motorsport

    Alfa Romeo Stelvio QV Claims Title of World's…

    Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio has claimed the title of world's fastest production SUV, setting a new benchmark lap time at Germany's legendary Nürburgring: it is just the most recent achievement in the racing tradition of the Quadrifoglio and in… more...
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  • Porsche sets a world record on the Nürburgring Nordschleife
    Sep 28, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Porsche sets a world record on the Nürburgring…

    Porsche 911 GT2 RS is the fastest sports car at 6 minutes, 47.3 seconds Dubai. Porsche has set a new record for road legal sports cars on the famous 20.6-kilometre Nürburgring Nordschleife in the 911 GTS RS on September 20. The record time of 6… more...
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  • Tata Motors unveils its new range of light trucks
    Sep 28, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Tata Motors unveils its new range of light trucks

    ULTRA – the Business Utility Vehicle at Futuroad Expo 2017, South Africa Tata Motors, one of the leading commercial vehicle brands in South Africa, today unveiled its new generation range of commercial vehicles - Tata Ultra, The Business Utility… more...
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  • Spotlight on FAW at Automechanika
    Sep 28, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Spotlight on FAW at Automechanika

    It is no mere coincidence that FAW Vehicle Manufacturers SA (Pty) Ltd. finds itself at Automechanika this year. FAW SA started modestly over 20 years ago in South Africa. Since the opening of its Coega-based plant in 2014 the company has been… more...
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  • South African Neville Bradshaw steals the show in the Evo Class with his 4-outright race wins @ Farleigh Castle VMXDN while British team take team honours.
    Sep 28, 2017 Motorsport

    South African Neville Bradshaw steals the show in…

    British teams swept to victory in both blue riband classes of the Vets Nations at Farleigh Castle, winning the twin-shock and Evo classes, against tough international competition from the USA in the world's biggest retro motocross festival. The… more...
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  • A ‘cautiously optimistic’ automotive sector to focus on new products to enable growth in 2018
    Sep 27, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    A ‘cautiously optimistic’ automotive sector to…

    The poor macro-economic environment must be acknowledged as the most fundamental roadblock to the development of the local market and a handbrake to manufacturing investment writes Trevor Hill, the Head of Audi SA. Five automotive sector growth… more...
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  • Mercedes-Benz Vans reveals first details of the new Sprinter
    Sep 27, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Mercedes-Benz Vans reveals first details of the…

    Market launch for the new edition of the best-selling large van in the first half of 2018 Design: distinctive and athletic front Focus on versatility: full-spectrum mobility solutions for different sectors Leap forward into the digital world: next… more...
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  • Volkswagen driver search 2017 shifts gears as 8 canditates progress to second phase
    Sep 26, 2017 Motorsport

    Volkswagen driver search 2017 shifts gears as 8…

    Fourteen racing-driver hopefuls selected for 2017 Volkswagen Driver Search Eight moves on to second phase after initial elimination round Two more days of tough testing remain Overall winner could join 2016 Driver Search winner Jonathan Mogotsi in… more...
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  • Stephen strikes back
    Sep 26, 2017 Motorsport

    Stephen strikes back

    Fourth for Simpson at Laguna Seca South Africa’s Stephen Simpson kept his hunt for second in the US IMSA Weathertech Championship alive after he and teammate Misha Goikhberg drove their JDC-Miller racing Oreca Gibson to a come-from-behind fourth in… more...
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  • Renault Captur available for sale in India
    Sep 25, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Renault Captur available for sale in India

    Groupe Renault’s international growth strategy continues with the launch of Captur – Renault’s star SUV – in India. The geographical coverage of Renault Captur, which is built on the group’s B0 platform, has been further extended in the wake of its… more...
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  • Volvo Cars electrification strategy recognised by United Nations
    Sep 25, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Volvo Cars electrification strategy recognised by…

    Volvo Cars has been recognised by the United Nations for its ground-breaking electrification strategy in the latest report from the UN's Global Compact, the world's largest corporate sustainability initiative. The report, launched earlier this week… more...
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  • A treasure trove of classic cars at Creative Rides
    Sep 25, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    A treasure trove of classic cars at Creative Rides

    Creative Rides, a classic and exotic car dealership, has opened in Bryanston – and it’s more than just a show room. Home to more than 40 cars, Creative Rides is a true destination experience that looks more like an art gallery than it does a retail… more...
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  • Experience it all at the Canal Walk Motor Show
    Sep 23, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Experience it all at the Canal Walk Motor Show

    Petrol-heads and motor fanatics get ready for the return of the Canal Walk Shopping Centre’s action-packed, adrenalin-fuelled Motor Show from Thursday, 21 to Monday, 25 September. To celebrate this iconic event, Canal Walk is giving away the new… more...
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  • 'Care by Volvo' makes car ownership as easy as having a mobile phone
    Sep 22, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    'Care by Volvo' makes car ownership as easy as…

    Volvo Cars is inventing a new model of having access to a car with the launch of the new Volvo XC40 and the new 'Care by Volvo' subscription service. This will make having a car as transparent, easy and hassle-free as having a mobile phone: a… more...
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  • New XC40 completes global Volvo line-up in fast-growing premium SUV segments
    Sep 22, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    New XC40 completes global Volvo line-up in…

    Volvo Cars today further expands its line-up of SUVs with the launch of the new XC40 small premium SUV in Milan, Italy. At the same time as it introduces the XC40, Volvo Cars also reinvents the traditional model of car ownership with the new 'Care… more...
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  • The world’s largest service market competition opens – VISTA
    Sep 21, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    The world’s largest service market competition…

    On September 4th, the registration opened for the world´s largest service market competition Volvo International Service Training Awards (VISTA)*. More than 18,000 technicians, from the Volvo Trucks and Volvo Buses global dealer network, are… more...
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  • Final countdown begins for top class world RX Racing at Killarney
    Sep 20, 2017 Motorsport

    Final countdown begins for top class world RX…

    It’s only 50 days until the Gumtree World RX of South Africa comes to Killarney International Raceway in Cape Town. Gumtree’s Head of Automotive Jeff Osborne says the buzz about the landmark event is incredible: “There’s huge anticipation for the… more...
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  • New Kuga Builds on Ford's Global SUV Expertise and Heritage
    Sep 19, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    New Kuga Builds on Ford's Global SUV Expertise…

    New Kuga introduces refreshed design inside and out for a distinctive look Improved specification and features across the range, building on the Kuga's trend-setting sophistication, safety and comfort Available in Ambiente, Trend and Titanium… more...
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  • Hyundai's i30 N is built for serious driving fun
    Sep 19, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Hyundai's i30 N is built for serious driving fun

    The i30 N, revealed to the public at the Frankfurt Motor Show in Germany, is Hyundai Motor's first high-performance car under the N line up. Built on the New Generation i30, the i30 N has been developed from the ground up to deliver maximum driving… more...
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  • The South African Motocross Vets team manages a fourth overall in the 2017 World MXDN International at Farleigh Castle UK – 16/17th Sept
    Sep 19, 2017 Motorsport

    The South African Motocross Vets team manages a…

    UK based South African MX champion Neville Bradshaw makes history and wins all 4 heats in the VMXDN Evo class and wins the individual title, Ryan Hunt takes 12th overall The South Africa Springbok Motocross Vets (Global ASP, World Net Logistics,… more...
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  • Daimler Trucks - world's largest truck manufacturer - launches first all-electric truck in series production - the FUSO eCanter
    Sep 18, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Daimler Trucks - world's largest truck…

    UPS first commercial customer in the US announced at global launch event in New York City Electric trucks provided to four prominent NGOs in cooperation with the New York Attorney General Fully electric FUSO eCanter will reduce noise-levels caused… more...
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  • The new limited edition MINI Cooper 3-door Hatch in Caribbean Aqua now available in South Africa
    Sep 18, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    The new limited edition MINI Cooper 3-door Hatch…

    A sense of individual style has always been an integral part of the unmistakable MINI feeling. MINI South Africa is now going further in showcasing the distinctive qualities of the MINI brand in the small premium car segment by offering a new… more...
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  • Ford NWM bags podium finish at Sun City 400
    Sep 17, 2017 Motorsport

    Ford NWM bags podium finish at Sun City 400

    Lance Woolridge and Ward Huxtable score fourth podium in a row with third place in Class T Sixth place finish for Henk Lategan and Barry White Race ends prematurely for Gareth Woolridge and Boyd Dreyer Qualifying: 41km, Loop 1: 159km, Loop 2: 159km,… more...
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  • New Nissan Micra Active Cures FOMO
    Sep 15, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    New Nissan Micra Active Cures FOMO

    As anticipated, the launch of the new Nissan Micra Active inspired powerful feelings of a Fear Of Missing Out (FOMO) and Nissan SA would like to cure the anxiety people may be experiencing. The new Nissan Micra Active being launched this month can… more...
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  • Upcoming Events 15-25 September 2017
    Sep 15, 2017 Motorsport

    Upcoming Events 15-25 September 2017

    INTERNATIONAL EVENTS 15.09.2017 FIA WORLD RALLYCROSS CHAMPIONSHIP, WORLDRX OF LATVIA 15.09.2017 FIM WORLD SUPERSPORT 300 CHAMPIONSHIP, ALGARVE 15.09.2017 FIM WORLD SUPERBIKE AND WORLD SUPERSPORT CHAMPIONSHIP, ALGARVE 16.09.2017 FIA WORLD ENDURANCE… more...
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  • Honda commits to electrified technology for every new model launched in Europe
    Sep 13, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Honda commits to electrified technology for every…

    Electrified technology will now feature in every new model launched by Honda in Europe Production version of Honda Urban EV Concept confirmed for 2019 CR-V Hybrid Prototype - Honda's first electrified SUV in Europe - launches 2018 Honda Power… more...
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  • Using the senses of the CUbE – development platform from Continental ensures safety of driverless vehicles
    Sep 13, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Using the senses of the CUbE – development…

    Reliable surrounding sensors are a fundamental requirement for driverless vehicles to travel safely and accident-free. Thanks to state-of-the-art hardware and software, the driverless vehicle can cope with typical inner-city traffic situations. Test… more...
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  • The new Ferrari Portofino - the Italian GT par excellence on the stand at Frankfurt
    Sep 13, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    The new Ferrari Portofino - the Italian GT par…

    Ferrari Portofino is the new V8 GT set to dominate its segment thanks to a perfect combination of outright performance and versatility in addition to a level of driving pleasure and on-board comfort unparalleled on the market. Capable of unleashing… more...
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  • Mercedes-AMG brings Formula 1 technology to the road
    Sep 13, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Mercedes-AMG brings Formula 1 technology to the…

    World première of the Mercedes-AMG Project ONE show car Frankfurt/Affalterbach. The Mercedes-AMG Project ONE will celebrate its world première at the International Motor Show (IAA) in Frankfurt/Main: for the first time, the two-seater supersports… more...
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  • The All-New Dacia Duster: more Duster than ever
    Sep 13, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    The All-New Dacia Duster: more Duster than ever

    With more than one million cars sold, Dacia Duster has been revamped seven successful years after its original release. Dacia’s iconic model has been revamped, with new styling, new equipment and a fully-updated interior. Meanwhile, Duster is as… more...
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  • Mercedes-Benz combines electricity and hydrogen in EQ Power
    Sep 13, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Mercedes-Benz combines electricity and hydrogen…

    GLC F-CELL goes into preproduction: world's first electric vehicle with fuel-cell/battery powertrain Stuttgart/Frankfurt. At this year's IAA International Motor Show in Frankfurt, Mercedes-Benz is presenting preproduction models of the new… more...
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  • Mercedes-Benz Cars on the eve of the Frankfurt International Motor Show (IAA)
    Sep 12, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Mercedes-Benz Cars on the eve of the Frankfurt…

    Trendsetting opposites - the Mercedes-AMG Project ONE and the smart vision EQ fortwo Frankfurt. On the eve of the Frankfurt International Motor Show (IAA), Mercedes-Benz Cars presented two ideas for the mobility of the future that embody the two… more...
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  • Honda Urban EV Concept unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show
    Sep 12, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Honda Urban EV Concept unveiled at the Frankfurt…

    Global motor show debut for pure-electric Honda concept car Modern interior environment includes wrap-around panoramic dashboard screen Sets the direction for a future Honda production model scheduled for 2019 Honda has revealed an all-new electric… more...
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  • 911 GT3 with Touring Package celebrates its world premiere at the IAA
    Sep 12, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    911 GT3 with Touring Package celebrates its world…

    Porsche GT model with manual transmission now also without rear wing Johannesburg. New addition to the Porsche range of puristic driving cars: The 911 GT3 with Touring Package will be unveiled at the 67th International Motor Show (IAA) in Frankfurt,… more...
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  • New champions crowned in Investchem Formula 1600 championship at Killarney
    Sep 12, 2017 Motorsport

    New champions crowned in Investchem Formula 1600…

    Cape Town hosted the penultimate round of the 2017 Investchem Formula 1600 championship on Saturday. It was at this event that Julian van der Watt (42 - Race Driver SA) claimed the title of national Investchem Formula 1600 champion for the season.… more...
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  • Engen Xtreme team on top again in the Cape
    Sep 11, 2017 Motorsport

    Engen Xtreme team on top again in the Cape

    It was another good day at the office for the Engen Xtreme team in the Sasol GTC Africa at Killarney on Saturday, with drivers Michael Stephen and Simon Moss powering their Audi A3s to first and third respectively in Round Seven of the 2017… more...
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  • Mercedes-AMG Project ONE Headed to IAA
    Sep 11, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Mercedes-AMG Project ONE Headed to IAA

    Highlight of AMG's 50-year Anniversary Affalterbach. The Mercedes-AMG Project ONE is loaded for transport to the International Automobil Ausstellung (IAA) in Frankfurt. The presentation of the show car at the Mercedes-Benz Media Night on the eve of… more...
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  • 2018 Wesbank South African Car Of The Year semi-finalists announced
    Sep 11, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    2018 Wesbank South African Car Of The Year…

    Following a vote by the full and fellow membership of the South African Guild of Motoring Journalists (SAGMJ), on new vehicle ranges introduced to the South African new car market within the COTY eligibility period, the SAGMJ is proud to announce… more...
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  • Truck market gains more ground
    Sep 11, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Truck market gains more ground

    The August truck market improved by 5.3% on July’s performance to conclude the month on 2 227 units. This is according to the latest results released by the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa (Naamsa), Associated Motor… more...
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  • MINI at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show
    Sep 11, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    MINI at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show

    Double world premiere: MINI John Cooper Works GP Concept with a clear focus on extreme dynamic performance, MINI Electric Concept as a look ahead to locally emission-free driving fun – British premium brand presents the diversity of its model… more...
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  • Devin Robertson clinches Signature Motorsport’s fifth Volkswagen Cup title
    Sep 11, 2017 Motorsport

    Devin Robertson clinches Signature Motorsport’s…

    Review: Engen Volkswagen Cup, round 7, Killarney Raceway Devin Robertson powered his Payen Volkswagen Polo to the 2017 Engen Volkswagen Cup championship at Killarney Raceway this weekend, adding to his 2011 title. It was a daunting event for the… more...
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  • Motorsport the winner after exciting weekend of racing - Engen Volkswagen Cup
    Sep 11, 2017 Motorsport

    Motorsport the winner after exciting weekend of…

    Close racing between evenly-matched Polos provides highlight of the weekend Devin Robertson claims Engen Volkswagen Cup title Lady driver Tasmin Pepper returns to winning ways Volkswagen's Kuda Vazhure records season-best 5th in Race 1 As has become… more...
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  • Maximum Attack for Ford NWM at Sun City 400
    Sep 07, 2017 Motorsport

    Maximum Attack for Ford NWM at Sun City 400

    Penultimate round of SA Cross Country Series at Sun City on 15 and 16 September Gareth Woolridge and Boyd Dreyer set sights on reclaiming Class T title lead Lance Woolridge and Ward Huxtable remain in championship contention Henk Lategan and Barry… more...
    Editor 283
  • Jeep® Compass attains maximum five-star EuroNCAP rating
    Sep 07, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Jeep® Compass attains maximum five-star EuroNCAP…

    Midrand - The all-new Jeep® Compass, due to be launched in South Africa in 2018, has attained the maximum five-star rating in the prestigious EuroNCAP crash test. The latest model from the iconic brand scored positive ratings in all categories -… more...
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  • Artificial intelligence will be what drives the future of the automotive industry
    Sep 06, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Artificial intelligence will be what drives the…

    After the steam engine, assembly line production and automation in production, digitisation is certainly having the biggest impact on the automotive industry, writes Trevor Hill, Head of Audi South Africa As the “fourth industrial revolution”… more...
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  • Honda to unveil CR-V Hybrid Prototype at Frankfurt Motor Show
    Sep 06, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Honda to unveil CR-V Hybrid Prototype at…

    Honda hybrid technology to be available in an SUV bodystyle for the first time in Europe Hybrid Prototype's styling retains the familiar silhouette of the world's best-selling SUV, previewing the European specification of the all-new CR-V… more...
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  • The new S-Class Coupé and the new S-Class Cabriolet
    Sep 05, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    The new S-Class Coupé and the new S-Class…

    Two dream cars Stuttgart. As members of the large and successful S-Class family, the coupé and cabriolet will soon benefit from the same extensive innovations that have just been introduced on the saloon. These include new or functionally… more...
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  • Alfa Romeo celebrates the 50th birthday of the legendary 33 Stradale
    Sep 05, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Alfa Romeo celebrates the 50th birthday of the…

    Midrand, South Africa - One of the Alfa Romeo brand's most iconic cars, the 33 Stradale turns 50 years old this month with the perfect blend of leading-edge technology, racing mechanics and a unique style. First presented on the 31st August 1967, on… more...
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  • Audi launches Virtual Reality technology in dealerships
    Sep 05, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Audi launches Virtual Reality technology in…

    Deployment of “Audi VR experience” started at first dealerships VR headset lets customers explore their digitally configured Audi Technology tutorials and virtual experiences into the world of the four rings A premiere in automotive retail: the Audi… more...
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  • The exclusive BMW i8 Protonic Frozen Black Edition now available in South Africa
    Sep 05, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    The exclusive BMW i8 Protonic Frozen Black…

    Only 12 units available. Standard features include special exterior paintwork and bespoke sporty interior finishes to enhance the individuality of the vehicle. Customers wanting to experience electrically-powered driving pleasure laced with added… more...
    Editor 231
  • RENAULT SYMBIOZ: the vision of the future of mobility
    Sep 05, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    RENAULT SYMBIOZ: the vision of the future of…

    A concept car that expresses Renault’s vision of autonomous, electric and connected mobility in the future. Renault SYMBIOZ will be unveiled at a press conference at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show at 9:50am on Tuesday, September 12. Renault continues… more...
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  • Jaguar E-Type takes bridge of weir ‘Cars Of Our Years’ prize at Concours of Elegance 2017
    Sep 05, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Jaguar E-Type takes bridge of weir ‘Cars Of Our…

    New ‘Cars of Our Years’ special feature, presented by Bridge of Weir at Concours of Elegance Automotive luminaries, including Dr. Andy Palmer, Peter Horbury, Ian Callum, Moray Callum, Sir Jackie Stewart and others chose cars that held special… more...
    Editor 248
  • Cape challenge for Engen Xtreme Team's new championship leader
    Sep 05, 2017 Motorsport

    Cape challenge for Engen Xtreme Team's new…

    Engen Xtreme driver Michael Stephen heads into Round Seven of the 2017 Sasol GTC Africa at Killarney on Saturday, 9 September as the new championship leader, a healthy 51-points now separating the defending champion from second-placed Gennaro… more...
    Editor 269
  • Woodward to Represent FUCHS Lubricants on Motorsport International Stage
    Sep 05, 2017 Motorsport

    Woodward to Represent FUCHS Lubricants on…

    Another opportunity beckons for Monroe Racing South Africa’s star Savannah Woodward to shine on the international stage. During September 2017, the seventeen year old superbike rider from Benoni in South Africa’s Gauteng province will travel to… more...
    Editor 203
  • Mahindra adds exciting two tone variant to KUV100 range
    Sep 04, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Mahindra adds exciting two tone variant to KUV100…

    About the KUV100 TWO TONE The KUV100 TWO-TONE K8+ Petrol variant will offer the following colours -Red with black roof and Silver with Black roof, as well as a 15" diamond cut alloy wheel and new black interiors. The pricing for the KUV100 K8+Two… more...
    Editor 245
  • Imperial Logistics leads the industry with African first-ever automated-briefing programme for drivers
    Sep 04, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Imperial Logistics leads the industry with…

    Imperial Logistics has achieved a transport industry first with the launch of an automated-briefing system for drivers. This ground breaking initiative is reducing the operational risk in Imperial’s operations, while at the same time it is expanding… more...
    Editor 194
  • The Haval H6 C -  It has only just begun
    Sep 04, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    The Haval H6 C - It has only just begun

    And by "it" we mean the local rolling out of Haval product, with Haval, of course, being not just the luxury sub-brand of GWM, but the biggest mover of SUVs in China with over one-million sold last year. And you might just like to pause to consider… more...
    Editor 214
  • Volkswagen Motorsport returns to Cape Town for the second time in 2017 - Sasol GTC Series
    Sep 04, 2017 Motorsport

    Volkswagen Motorsport returns to Cape Town for…

    Volkswagen's Daniel Rowe and Mathew Hodges looking forward to Round 7 of the Sasol GTC Series Killarney Raceway to play host to SA's premier circuit racing formula for the second time in 2017 after also hosting the opening round Both Hodges and Rowe… more...
    Editor 309

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