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  • Mercedes-AMG growls its way into the SA Festival of Motoring, Kyalami
    Aug 18, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Mercedes-AMG growls its way into the SA Festival…

    The Mercedes-AMG Performance Tour celebrates 50 Years of Performance Driving at this year's SA Festival of Motoring at the Kyalami racetrack. AMG - these three letters stand worldwide for supreme automotive performance, exclusivity, efficiency and… more...
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  • Team South Africa selected ahead of the BMW Motorrad International GS Trophy 2018
    Aug 18, 2017 Motorsport

    Team South Africa selected ahead of the BMW…

    Midrand/Amersfoort. Last weekend, 28 BMW GS riders participated in the BMW Motorrad GS Trophy National Qualifier 2017, just outside Amersfoort in Mpumalanga. All the participants were competing for a place on the teams that will participate at the… more...
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  • New Renault CAPTUR is set to take the alternative road
    Aug 18, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    New Renault CAPTUR is set to take the alternative…

    New Renault Captur evolves to the next level, presenting an even more formidable alternative within the Compact Crossover segment, offering stronger design and a more intuitive drive Diverse engines and powerplants enhance the range offering to meet… more...
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  • Hyundai Motorsport wants to repeat its good run in Rally Deutschland
    Aug 17, 2017 Motorsport

    Hyundai Motorsport wants to repeat its good run…

    Hyundai Motorsport has its sights set on victory in Rallye Deutschland, as the WRC returns to tarmac this weekend for the first time since April's Tour de Corse, where the team scored the first of its three wins of the 2017 season to date. The… more...
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  • Stunning Fiat 1100 Frua Spider set for Concours of Elegance 2017
    Aug 16, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Stunning Fiat 1100 Frua Spider set for Concours…

    The first ever car to be bodied by Carrozzeria Frua, a Fiat 1100, is set to appear at the Concours of Elegance Built in 1946, this Fiat 1100 Frua Barchetta is the first example of Frua’s work, which also includes the Maserati A6G Gran Sport Recently… more...
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  • Gumtree set to launch South Africa’s first pre-owned car awards
    Aug 16, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Gumtree set to launch South Africa’s first…

    South African motorists will soon find out whether or not they’ve been driving a true winner, as Gumtree South Africa announces their intention to launch the country’s first ever Pre-Owned Car Awards. The inaugural event is set to take place in… more...
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  • New UD TRUCKS Dealer Opens in Harrismith
    Aug 16, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    New UD TRUCKS Dealer Opens in Harrismith

    UD Trucks announced the establishment of a new dealership in Harrismith, Free State. The dealership, which will officially open its doors on 4 September, is strategically located inside the Highway Junction truck stop right of the busy N3 highway,… more...
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  • BMW 7 Series Individual by Esther Mahlangu now in South Africa
    Aug 16, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    BMW 7 Series Individual by Esther Mahlangu now in…

    Midrand/Mpumalanga. 26 years ago, Esther Mahlangu, a South African Ndebele artist, was the first woman to create artwork on a BMW 525i Sedan turning it into a unique and colourful BMW Art Car. In 2016, Esther was once again commissioned by the BMW… more...
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  • MAN Truck & Bus at AGRITECHNICA 2017
    Aug 16, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    MAN Truck & Bus at AGRITECHNICA 2017

    MAN with its special TGS agricultural truck at the MAN stand in Hall 16 The agricultural sector offers various opportunities for using trucks A variety of transport tasks are arising in agricultural business and for contracted hauliers. Thanks to… more...
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  • World Rallycross Champion Mattias Ekström takes over New MAN TGX D38 for his Team, EKS
    Aug 16, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    World Rallycross Champion Mattias Ekström takes…

    Racing driver and team founder Mattias Ekström relies on MAN efficiency and performance for team's logistics in World Rallycross Championship Fully-equipped MAN TGX 18.580 XXL with D38 engine is latest EKS team member MAN Truck & Bus extending its… more...
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  • Ford Performance to Offer Tribute Livery of Historic 1967 Le Mans Winner with 2018 Ford GT '67 Heritage Edition
    Aug 16, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Ford Performance to Offer Tribute Livery of…

    Ford GT '67 Heritage edition with unique red-and-white-stripe livery celebrates 1967 Le Mans-winning GT40 Mark IV race car driven by all-American team of Dan Gurney and A.J. Foyt Ford GT '67 Heritage edition honoring historic No. 1 race car… more...
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  • Full throttle in Central Asia: MAN to present a new low-floor bus
    Aug 16, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Full throttle in Central Asia: MAN to present a…

    At this year's World Expo in Astana, Kazakhstan, MAN Truck & Bus will be presenting the first low-floor city bus with CNG drive for Central Asia. Launch of the first MAN low-floor gas bus, produced by MAN Auto Uzbekistan Expansion of the joint… more...
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  • Refreshed Fiat Panda, 4x4 and Cross
    Aug 16, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Refreshed Fiat Panda, 4x4 and Cross

    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) presents the refreshed 2017 Fiat Panda, with the range including the 4x4 and Cross versions for the first time in nearly a decade. Since launching locally in 2013, the Panda range has expanded from the Easy and Lounge… more...
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  • Zwartkops brings on the action in the AutObarn SuperHatch Series
    Aug 16, 2017 Motorsport

    Zwartkops brings on the action in the AutObarn…

    Review: Round 6 AutObarn SuperHatch Extreme Festival Zwartkops 12 August The round 6 of the AutObarn SuperHatch series is always very competitive at the Zwartkops Raceway and Saturday’s race was no exception, in fact it seems to get better as the… more...
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  • Are you South Africa's next Speed Star?
    Aug 16, 2017 Motorsport

    Are you South Africa's next Speed Star?

    It is time for you to showcase your driving talent as round two of Speed Stars' nationwide search for public contestants comes to the Volkswagen Stand at the South African Motoring Experience. This year, at the South African Motoring Experience… more...
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  • Securing airports to boost South Africa’s tourism sector performance
    Aug 15, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Securing airports to boost South Africa’s tourism…

    Around the globe, travel and tourism plays a big part in the performance of the economies of countries, as well as in job creation. In fact, for the past six years, the worldwide rate of growth within the travel and tourism sector, has outperformed… more...
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  • FedEx Express Launches New Solution For Healthcare Industry in South Africa
    Aug 15, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    FedEx Express Launches New Solution For…

    New Temperature-Controlled Packaging to Support Pharmaceutical Requirements JOHANNESBURG, Aug. 14, 2017—FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX), the world’s largest express transportation company, has introduced new temperature… more...
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  • Stuart wins in Investchem Formula 1600 shake-up at Zwartkops Raceway
    Aug 15, 2017 Motorsport

    Stuart wins in Investchem Formula 1600 shake-up…

    In a surprise outcome at round six of the Investchem Formula 1600 championship on Saturday, Stuart White (8 - Fantastic Racing) claimed victory at Zwartkops Raceway ahead of the championship leader, Julian van der Watt (42 - Race Driver SA). Until… more...
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  • Young Guns aiming high this weekend
    Aug 15, 2017 Motorsport

    Young Guns aiming high this weekend

    The ATS Motorsport Young Guns, Richard Leeke and Henry Köhne, intend to continue where they left off a month ago when the fifth round of the South African National Rally Championship gets underway in Bronkhorstspruit on August 18. The Electrothread… more...
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  • Devin demolishes VW Cup rivals at Zwartkops Raceway
    Aug 14, 2017 Motorsport

    Devin demolishes VW Cup rivals at Zwartkops…

    Review: Engen Volkswagen Cup – Rd 6, 12th August Devin Robertson dominated the sixth round of the Engen Volkwagen Cup in a manner seldom seen before while giving his championship aspirations a major boost with two rounds remaining. The Payen VW Polo… more...
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  • Ferodo and Champion MINIs thrill Zwartkops fans with exhilarating racing
    Aug 14, 2017 Motorsport

    Ferodo and Champion MINIs thrill Zwartkops fans…

    Sasol GTC2 Review: Rd 6 – 12th August Brad Liebenberg and Chris Shorter won the hearts of the Zwartkops fans as they raced their Ferodo and Champion MINI John Cooper Works hard in the sixth round of the Sasol GTC Championship on Saturday, changing… more...
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  • Michael Stephen takes Sasol GTC Championship lead at Sasol Raceday
    Aug 14, 2017 Motorsport

    Michael Stephen takes Sasol GTC Championship lead…

    Engen Xtreme Team’s Michael Stephen has taken the Sasol GTC Championship lead for the first time in 2017, after a commanding performance this past weekend that saw the 12-time national champion take back-to-back race wins at round six of the… more...
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  • Zwartkops Sensational
    Aug 14, 2017 Motorsport

    Zwartkops Sensational

    Stephen, Robertson, White Kings of Extreme Saturday’s Zwartkops Sasol Race Day action proved extreme in every sense of the word with a large and appreciative crowd treated to Extreme Festival thrills, spills and sensational action throughout, on a… more...
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  • Podium finishes and victories for Volkswagen Motorsport squad at round 6 of the Sasol GTC series at Zwartkops Raceway
    Aug 14, 2017 Motorsport

    Podium finishes and victories for Volkswagen…

    Podium finish for Mathew Hodges in Race 1 Another podium finish for teammate Daniel Rowe in Race 2 Dominant performance from Keagan Masters included fastest lap in qualifying and two race wins in GTC2 Category GTC2 title within Masters' grasp with… more...
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  • Expedition into the urban jungle for the new BMW X2.
    Aug 14, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Expedition into the urban jungle for the new BMW…

    Through the city in an extravagant digital camouflage design. The new BMW X2* still has some time to go before its highly anticipated world premiere. But even though it’s still in its development phase, the latest Sports Activity Coupé from the BMW… more...
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  • Put Your Bike on Show at Bike Buyers
    Aug 14, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Put Your Bike on Show at Bike Buyers

    Put Your Bike on Show at Bike Buyers the largest and most trusted purchasers of motorcycles in South Africa. Bike Buyers, a division of Fire It Up! is situated in Fourways and is well known nationally for purchasing premium motorcycles and paying… more...
    Editor 116
  • New Honda CR-V
    Aug 14, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    New Honda CR-V

    Premium design meets sophisticated technology in an advanced SUV package Bold aesthetics underscore new Honda CR-V’s advanced design First CR-V to offer high-power, high-efficiency turbo engine technology Premium interior focuses on comfort, style,… more...
    Editor 112
  • Third annual International Spirit of Amarok kicks off this weekend
    Aug 11, 2017 Motorsport

    Third annual International Spirit of Amarok kicks…

    The countdown to the start of the third annual International Spirit of Amarok has begun. The competition, which will see teams from South Africa, Australia, Botswana, Germany, Namibia, Russia and the United Kingdom battling it out to be named the… more...
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  • FlexQube in successful relationship with Proterra, the maker of zero emission buses!
    Aug 11, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    FlexQube in successful relationship with…

    FlexQube and Proterra has together during 2017 designed and implemented more than 25 different designs of material handling carts for Proterra’s electric bus plants in Greenville, SC and Los Angeles, CA. The total value of the delivered solutions… more...
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  • Ford Identifies Five Global Mobility Megatrends
    Aug 10, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Ford Identifies Five Global Mobility Megatrends

    Ford identifies five global mobility megatrends Ford Smart Mobility is a long-term plan to use innovation and big data to take Ford to the next level Projects developed over the past three years already include connectivity, mobility, autonomous… more...
    Editor 184
  • Truck sales down but businesses still have confidence in market
    Aug 10, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Truck sales down but businesses still have…

    The seventh month of the year saw the commercial vehicle market experience negative growth in all three truck sub-segments of the market. This is according to the latest results released by the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of… more...
    Editor 132
  • South African cross country series heads for exciting climax
    Aug 10, 2017 Motorsport

    South African cross country series heads for…

    Only one point separates the top three crews in Class P With three close championships the Special Vehicle category in the South African Cross Country Series (SACCS), the two remaining events on the calendar are scheduled for an explosive climax.… more...
    Editor 136
  • New limited edition Beetle
    Aug 08, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    New limited edition Beetle

    INTRODUCTION The New Beetle is one of the world's best known, most loved and most individual cars. Volkswagen has refined the lifestyle icon's design, engineering and technology. For the South African market, Volkswagen is launching a limited… more...
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  • Five years of continuous growth: Mercedes-Benz Vans sets new sales records
    Aug 08, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Five years of continuous growth: Mercedes-Benz…

    Deliveries of 190,200 Mercedes-Benz vans in total Stuttgart - Mercedes-Benz Vans has recorded a significant increase in sales in the first half of 2017. With deliveries of 190,200 vehicles in all, the Vans division of Daimler surpassed the previous… more...
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  • Mercedes-Benz Trucks - New from the 3D printer: the first spare part for trucks made of metal
    Aug 08, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Mercedes-Benz Trucks - New from the 3D printer:…

    Strong metal version in original part quality for the first time Complex, heat resistant metal structures possible "at the touch of a button" Cost-effective, rapid and flexible production of small batches 3D parts supply for spare parts, special… more...
    Editor 197
  • A dynamic duo - the new Audi RS 3 Sedan & RS 3 Sportback
    Aug 08, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    A dynamic duo - the new Audi RS 3 Sedan & RS 3…

    With its high-tech suspension, a new five-cylinder engine with best-in-class performance and a sharper look, the all new Audi RS 3 Sedan and RS3 Sportback are at the top of their class. RS-specific details in the interior and the unmatched sound of… more...
    Editor 162
  • Mercedes-Benz South Africa recognises its commercial vehicles dealers
    Aug 08, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Mercedes-Benz South Africa recognises its…

    Dealers praised for outstanding results Multi-disciplinary approach used to award winners Zanzibar, Tanzania - Daimler Trucks & Buses (comprising of Mercedes-Benz Trucks, Freightliner, FUSO Trucks and Buses, Mercedes-Benz Bus & Coach and Western… more...
    Editor 170
  • Cities are key to the next automotive revolution
    Aug 08, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Cities are key to the next automotive revolution

    The city and the car have been interacting for generations, but this latest phase of their evolution is different, writes the Head of Audi South Africa Trevor Hill Ever-increasing urbanisation and the subsequent demand for development of cities is… more...
    Editor 187
  • Lazarus Group celebrates 60 years at Cars In The Park
    Aug 08, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Lazarus Group celebrates 60 years at Cars In The…

    View Image Gallery The Lazarus Motor Group, the largest and arguably one of the best dealers in Tshwane, used its sponsorship of the very popular Cars in the Park festival as part of the programme to celebrate the company’s 60-year history, with… more...
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  • Automechanika Johannesburg 2017 will strongly feature Trucks, Transport and Logistics
    Aug 08, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Automechanika Johannesburg 2017 will strongly…

    New dynamics: Futuroad Expo and Scalex Johannesburg will take place as co-located shows during Automechanika Johannesburg Trucks, vans, buses, the transport and logistics industries, as well as materials handling will feature strongly at… more...
    Editor 159
  • CILTSA Offers Fully-funded Professional Training Programme for Women in Transport and Logistics
    Aug 08, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    CILTSA Offers Fully-funded Professional Training…

    The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport: South Africa (CILTSA) has secured funding from the Transport Education and Training Authority (TETA) for the training of 30 employed women and is inviting employers to enrol learners for this… more...
    Editor 149
  • Imperial Logistics goes the extra mile for rebranded Italtile
    Aug 08, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Imperial Logistics goes the extra mile for…

    Reflecting Imperial Logistics’ commitment to forging true partnerships that drive clients’ competitiveness along every link in their supply chain, the group has invested in a fleet of branded vehicles to match the new corporate identity of… more...
    Editor 157
  • Fuel efficiency should top the list for car buyers
    Aug 08, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Fuel efficiency should top the list for car buyers

    Last week’s fuel price increase sees South Africans paying increases of 1.5% and 2.6% on petrol and diesel respectively. Under these conditions, fuel efficiency is an increasingly important factor for budget conscious vehicle buyers. Head of… more...
    Editor 159
  • Zwartkops Raceway the next challenge for Investchem Formula 1600 competitors
    Aug 08, 2017 Motorsport

    Zwartkops Raceway the next challenge for…

    The Investchem Formula 1600 championship reaches round six on Saturday, August 12, when the competitors assemble at Zwartkops Raceway in Pretoria. There are just three rounds left this season and now every lap, every point, every advantage counts.… more...
    Editor 158
  • Motul makes a huge commitment to the SA Springbok Vets MX team
    Aug 08, 2017 Motorsport

    Motul makes a huge commitment to the SA Springbok…

    Motul makes a huge commitment to the SA Springbok Vets MX team competing in the Int. MXDN World Championship event at Farleigh Castle in the UK IN Sept The Motul Oil and lubrication group has a reputation in the market place for their most… more...
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  • High expectations for Sasol GTC Racing Team at Sasol Raceday
    Aug 08, 2017 Motorsport

    High expectations for Sasol GTC Racing Team at…

    Sandton, South Africa – The Sasol GTC Racing Team, the only team with two proven winners in its stable, goes into round six of the Sasol GTC Championship with high expectations for a strong performance in front of their sponsors at Zwartkops Raceway… more...
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  • Engen Xtreme Team set to impress at Zwartkops
    Aug 04, 2017 Motorsport

    Engen Xtreme Team set to impress at Zwartkops

    Showing incremental improvements through each round of the 2017 Sasol GTC Africa, all bodes well for the Engen Xtreme Team ahead of Round Six at Zwartkops Raceway on Saturday, 12 August. This is according to team principal, Terry Moss, who believes… more...
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  • Robertson still in charge with Mogotsi rapidly rising through the ranks - Engen Volkswagen Cup
    Aug 04, 2017 Motorsport

    Robertson still in charge with Mogotsi rapidly…

    Engen Volkswagen Cup returns to popular Zwartkops Raceway for the second time in 2017 Round 6 could be pivotal in overall championship outcome Devin Robertson still holds a commanding lead despite a poor result during Round 5 All eyes will be on… more...
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  • A First for South Africa - FleetFirst Makes its Debut
    Aug 04, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    A First for South Africa - FleetFirst Makes its…

    TrenTyre introduces FleetFirst, a tyre management solution offered by Goodyear. FleetFirst is currently taking care of over 200 000 trucks in 28 European countries, helping fleet operators to reduce both downtime and total cost of ownership.… more...
    Editor 203
  • FC Porto enjoys the comfort on a double-decker
    Aug 04, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    FC Porto enjoys the comfort on a double-decker

    The MAN Bus Modification Center has fitted out the new team bus for the FCPorto soccer team. In the NEOPLAN Skyliner, the talented players and team can not only travel to their matches in comfort, but also relax before and after the matches. The MAN… more...
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  • 50 Years of NEOPLAN Skyliner: Loyal since day one
    Aug 04, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    50 Years of NEOPLAN Skyliner: Loyal since day one

    When the NEOPLAN Skyliner was introduced in 1967, it immediately gained countless fans as the world's first double-decker coach. Among them, Voyages Leroy. The Belgian tour operator bought the first double-decker in Belgium. Since then, it has… more...
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  • Motoring icon celebrates 50 years with a growl
    Aug 01, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Motoring icon celebrates 50 years with a growl

    To mark its half-century, Mercedes-AMG calls on South Africa to imitate its distinctive engine growl After 50 years of Driving Performance, Mercedes-AMG has given the world one distinctly recognisable voice: the signature growl of the AMG engine. To… more...
    Editor 205
  • HondaJet Customers Embark on 80-Day World Tour
    Aug 01, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    HondaJet Customers Embark on 80-Day World Tour

    The HondaJet is taking part in a modern day spin on the classic Around the World in 80 Days when a pair of customers take it on a global tour beginning August 4. Honda Aircraft's customers Julian and Kim MacQueen will fly their HondaJet to up to 26… more...
    Editor 163
  • HONDA CR-V: A proud heritage of global sales success
    Aug 01, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    HONDA CR-V: A proud heritage of global sales…

    More than 9,0-million CR-Vs sold globally since 1995 Fourth-generation CR-V is world's best-selling SUV (JATO, CY2013-2016) Two decades and four generations of CR-V success in South Africa The current Honda CR-V is the world's Best-Selling SUV, with… more...
    Editor 179
  • R-Design models add sporty edge to Volvo S90 range
    Aug 01, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    R-Design models add sporty edge to Volvo S90 range

    The Volvo S90, which made its debut in South Africa in January 2017, is now available in sportier and more athletic R-Design guise. Available with all four available engines, the new R-Design models add a more dynamic level of appeal to the thus-far… more...
    Editor 274
  • ATS Young Guns...more firepower, then the ammo ran out...
    Aug 01, 2017 Motorsport

    ATS Young Guns...more firepower, then the ammo…

    Character-building…in PR-speak that’s the best way to describe the past weekend for Richard Leeke and Henry Köhne - aka the ATS Motorsport Young Guns. The Harrismith 400, which ended just outside the Free State town of that name on July 29, didn’t… more...
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  • EPX Courier Services upgrades and expands fleet with Serco
    Jul 31, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    EPX Courier Services upgrades and expands fleet…

    Serco has completed delivery of 24 dry freight trucks and trailers to EPX Courier Services to add to the client’s expanding fleet which operates country-wide. EPX Courier Services is an overnight express delivery company specialising in services… more...
    Editor 196
  • Concours of Elegance poster reveals Ferrari highlights
    Jul 31, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Concours of Elegance poster reveals Ferrari…

    Concours of Elegance has revealed the official poster for 2017, featuring some of the seven rare Ferraris confirmed to attend On Ferrari’s 70th anniversary, the Concours is hosting some of its most important models, including a 342 America… more...
    Editor 175
  • BMW i3 “Spaghetti Car” by artist Maurizio Cattelan sold at star-studded Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation Gala
    Jul 31, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    BMW i3 “Spaghetti Car” by artist Maurizio…

    On the occasion of Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation’s (LDF) Fourth Annual Saint-Tropez Gala, BMW France had the pleasure to donate a BMW i3, designed by Maurizio Cattelan and Pierpaolo Ferrari of TOILETPAPER, for the yearly fundraising auction. After… more...
    Editor 184
  • Hyundai's Thierry Neuville leads WRC drivers' championship after Rally Finland
    Jul 31, 2017 Motorsport

    Hyundai's Thierry Neuville leads WRC drivers'…

    Hyundai Motorsport has completed Rally Finland, the ninth round of the 2017 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) which was concluded on Sunday in Jyväskylä, with Thierry Neuville finishing highest of the team's three crews in sixth position in his… more...
    Editor 223
  • Victory for Toyota Gazoo Racing SA's de Villiers/Howie on Harrismith 400
    Jul 31, 2017 Motorsport

    Victory for Toyota Gazoo Racing SA's de…

    First overall for Giniel de Villiers and Dennis Murphy First in Class S for Jannie Visser and Chris Visser Jnr Third in Class T for Chris Visser Snr and Philip Herselman HARRISMITH, FREE STATE - Toyota Gazoo Racing SA's Giniel de Villiers and… more...
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  • Business as usual for Toyota Gazoo Racing SA teams on Harrismith 400
    Jul 29, 2017 Motorsport

    Business as usual for Toyota Gazoo Racing SA…

    Ford NWM Puma Lubricants Ranger teams first and second in Class T Harrismith, Friday – It was business as usual at the top of the Production Vehicle category leader board when the dust settled on today’s qualifying race for the Harrismith 400,… more...
    Editor 223
  • Hutchison/Stassen take no prisoners in Harrismith 400 qualifying race
    Jul 29, 2017 Motorsport

    Hutchison/Stassen take no prisoners in Harrismith…

    Podiums for van Pletzen/Pieterse and Moosajee/Bodhanya Harrismith, Friday – South African champions Evan Hutchison and Dannie Stassen were taking no prisoners when they won the Special Vehicle qualifying race for the Harrismith 400, fourth round of… more...
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  • Tough battle expected as Toyota Gazoo Racing head to the Harrismith 400
    Jul 28, 2017 Motorsport

    Tough battle expected as Toyota Gazoo Racing head…

    Toyota Gazoo Racing SA's Leeroy Poulter and navigator Rob Howie may still be leading the standings in this year's championship. But teammates Giniel de Villiers and navigator Dennis Murphy won the previous round - the mighty Toyota Kalahari Botswana… more...
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  • SAPICS Regional Conferences 2017
    Jul 28, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    SAPICS Regional Conferences 2017

    Get inspired! Hear local and global supply chain leaders in your city! Calling all supply chain professionals, from supply chain directors and managers through to managers in logistics, transportation, warehousing and sales, as well as information… more...
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  • Once Upon a T: Ford Celebrates a Century Writing Bakkie History
    Jul 28, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Once Upon a T: Ford Celebrates a Century Writing…

    One hundred years ago, on 27 July 1917, Ford Motor Company set off on an adventure that would change the automotive industry forever. It began with the Model TT, a small truck based on the hugely successful Model T car, and grew, over the course of… more...
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  • How to Insure Your Classic Car
    Jul 28, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    How to Insure Your Classic Car

    Aficionados regard classic and vintage cars as pieces of art and treat them accordingly. These cars can be quite expensive to own, restore and run, which is why these cars often have unique insurance considerations as well. Jeff Osborne, Head of… more...
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  • Honda launches global NSX GT3 customer racing programme
    Jul 28, 2017 Motorsport

    Honda launches global NSX GT3 customer racing…

    Honda NSX GT3 race car available to customer teams globally from 2018 Body shell and engine to be built alongside the road-going production NSX in Ohio, USA JAS Motorsportto assemble cars and support racing programmes in Europe, Asia and South… more...
    Editor 184
  • New motorsport strategy with a clear focus on electromobility and the GT class
    Jul 28, 2017 Motorsport

    New motorsport strategy with a clear focus on…

    Porsche planning to enter Formula E Dubai. From 2019, a Porsche works team will compete in Formula E. As a result, the company will be ending its involvement in the LMP1 class of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) at the end of the 2017… more...
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  • Extreme thrills for Zwartkops
    Jul 27, 2017 Motorsport

    Extreme thrills for Zwartkops

    August 12 racing extravaganza set to thrill Gauteng race fans can look forward to a another great day’s racing when the Extreme Festival returns to Pretoria’s Zwartkops Raceway Saturday 12 August. The Sasol Race Day will play host to SA’s leading… more...
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  • The new S-Class
    Jul 27, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    The new S-Class

    The automotive benchmark in efficiency and comfort The new S-Class will enter the local market in the fourth quarter 2017, with comprehensive new features. Among the highlights is an all-new and highly efficient engine range with a series of new… more...
    Editor 223
  • BMW Group announces next step in electrification strategy
    Jul 26, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    BMW Group announces next step in electrification…

    Flexible vehicle architecture to enable electrification of every model series Fully electric MINI confirmed as MINI 3 door variant Electric drivetrain Made in Germany, integrated into car in Oxford Munich. Electrification is one of the central… more...
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  • ATS Motorsport Young Guns head to the Free State brimming with confidence
    Jul 26, 2017 Motorsport

    ATS Motorsport Young Guns head to the Free State…

    ATS Motorsport Youngs Guns and their Ranger are ready With a confidence-boosting overall win on the VW Rally still fresh in their memories, the ATS Motorsport Young Guns – Richard Leeke and Henry Köhne – head to the Free State and the Harrismith 400… more...
    Editor 222
  • Chemical and Allied Industries’ Association to train much-needed auditors to assess safety of transporting hazardous materials
    Jul 26, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Chemical and Allied Industries’ Association to…

    Transporting dangerous goods, including hazardous chemicals, is associated with specific risks that could cause harm to people, animals, property and the environment in the event of an accident. It is therefore essential for hauliers and logistics… more...
    Editor 184
  • Keep Truckin' - Rewarding our loyal GWM customers!
    Jul 26, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Keep Truckin' - Rewarding our loyal GWM customers!

    When GWM - Great Wall Motors - first hit the South African market back in 2007 with a range of hardy, no-nonsense, unbelievably well-priced bakkies, not even the wildest optimists could have predicted just how well this Chinese brand would fare. But… more...
    Editor 181
  • Mazda Reveals Exterior of New Mazda CX-8 Crossover SUV
    Jul 26, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Mazda Reveals Exterior of New Mazda CX-8…

    Mazda Motor Corporation has revealed the exterior of its upcoming six to seven crossover SUV, Mazda CX-8. The company's first new-generation model to feature three rows of seating is scheduled to go on sale in Japan before the end of the year.… more...
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  • The latest camera generation from Continental gives the on-board computer bigger eyes
    Jul 26, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    The latest camera generation from Continental…

    The modular, scalable, and interlinked MFC 500 camera platform performs all camera tasks and caters to every vehicle architecture. The hardware and software offer everything from simple object detection to the instant analysis of complex scenarios… more...
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  • Groupe Renault teams with Microsoft and VISEO to create the first-ever digital car maintenance book prototype
    Jul 26, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Groupe Renault teams with Microsoft and VISEO to…

    #INNOVATIONbyRenault By leveraging Blockchain technology, customers will be able to save all vehicle information to a streamlined, tamper-proof and secure digital car maintenance book. Paris, July 25, 2017 – Groupe Renault today announced a… more...
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  • CharterWay supports
    Jul 26, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    CharterWay supports "Trucks and the blind spot"…

    Looking out for trucks: children learn how to behave around traffic Aim of the campaign: promoting understanding and highlighting dangers CharterWay provides support with two Mercedes-Benz Actros models 116 schoolchildren learn about road safety… more...
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  • Daimler Buses is joining CleverShuttle - a cooperation for
    Jul 26, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Daimler Buses is joining CleverShuttle - a…

    EvoBus GmbH has become a strategic investor with a minority stake in the Berlin-based CleverShuttle mobility service Cooperation in the development of innovative solutions for "on-demand services" for transport associations and companies Software… more...
    Editor 193
  • The power of Q - the all-new Audi Q5
    Jul 26, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    The power of Q - the all-new Audi Q5

    Audi South Africa is proud to announce the introduction of the all-new iteration of its best-selling SUV, the Audi Q5. The B-segment SUV combines the sportiness of an Audi sedan with a multifaceted character and a highly flexible interior. Whether… more...
    Editor 191
  • Europe will overtake the US in the electric and hybrid cars market, says MarketLine
    Jul 25, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Europe will overtake the US in the electric and…

    The hybrid and electric cars market has seen strong growth globally as countries work to meet ambitious CO2 targets, rising at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 12.6%. Scandinavian countries such as Sweden will enjoy exceptional growth… more...
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  • Jul 25, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    "THE BIG DEAL" - Fiat Environmental Scrapping…

    Midrand, South Africa - Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) innovative TwinAir 900 cm3 two cylinder petrol engine, currently found in the Fiat 500 and the soon-to-be-released Fiat Panda, 4x4 and Cross derivatives, has achieved a number of environmental… more...
    Editor 213
  • WRC: Rally Finland 2017 preview, expect to be blown away
    Jul 25, 2017 Motorsport

    WRC: Rally Finland 2017 preview, expect to be…

    Much-awaited ninth round of the 2017 World Rally Championship Two-time World Champion Marcus Gronholm is guest reporter for Red Bull TV Kris Meeke returns to the scene of his record-breaking victory Can Sébastien Ogier cling onto his championship… more...
    Editor 213
  • Hyundai Motorsport aims at first podium in fast and furious Rally Finland
    Jul 25, 2017 Motorsport

    Hyundai Motorsport aims at first podium in fast…

    Hyundai Motorsport aims to extend its run of podium results to seven consecutive events as the team searches for its first-ever top-three finish in Rally Finland, the ninth round of the 2017 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC). In its four years of… more...
    Editor 168
  • Volkswagen Supports Western Cape Government with Fleet Vehicles
    Jul 25, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Volkswagen Supports Western Cape Government with…

    Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) hands over 350 Fleet vehicles The Western Cape Government took delivery of 350 Volkswagen Polo Vivo Sedans on 21 July 2017. These vehicles will be used mainly for general purposes by Provincial Departments in the… more...
    Editor 173
  • Bikes and quads to continue their cross country title battles at Harrismith 400
    Jul 25, 2017 Motorsport

    Bikes and quads to continue their cross country…

    Penultimate round of the 2017 SACC Moto championship promises to provide nail biting racing action Exciting racing action can be expected at the Harrismith 400, the penultimate round of the 2017 South African National Cross Country Series… more...
    Editor 189
  • BMW Group invests €200 million in the future of Plant Leipzig
    Jul 25, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    BMW Group invests €200 million in the future of…

    Extension of the paint shop and new structures in bodyshop and assembly for future BMW model generations Building work planned to start early 2018, completion in 2020 Leipzig. The BMW Group is investing a further €200 million in the future of its… more...
    Editor 181
  • Luxury, elegance and dynamism by tradition: The BMW 7 Series Edition 40 Jahre
    Jul 25, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Luxury, elegance and dynamism by tradition: The…

    Edition models featuring an exclusive exterior and interior design underscore the luxury sedans’ character that has constantly evolved for four decades to become the epitome of driving pleasure, travel comfort, highly expressive presence and… more...
    Editor 176
  • 2017 Women on Wheels – it’s a visual experience
    Jul 25, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    2017 Women on Wheels – it’s a visual experience

    “It’s not just about what’s under the bonnet” When it comes to cars, it’s not just about what’s under the bonnet – it’s about visual appeal, emotion and the automotive lifestyle, the 2017 Women on Wheels (WOW) reveals. This is the word from editor… more...
    Editor 165
  • Motul, Adam Duckworth Motohead Magazine UK and On Two Wheels TV to sponsor the South African Springbok Motocross Vets team at the World MXDN event in September
    Jul 25, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Motul, Adam Duckworth Motohead Magazine UK and On…

    The South African Springbok Motocross veteran team announced today that their long-term partner Motul will again be onboard this year to assist the team at the Farleigh Castle International World Vets event in September. “We have our most reliable… more...
    Editor 172
  • SA Motor dealers under increasing pressure
    Jul 25, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    SA Motor dealers under increasing pressure

    Motor dealers in South Africa are under increasing business management pressure besides having to operate in tough economic conditions. This was very evident from a presentation by Gary McCraw, Director of the National Automobile Dealers’… more...
    Editor 188
  • Ernie Trautmann (second from left), Vice President of Hino SA, proudly displays the Platinum Award certificate presented to him at the recent NADA Dealer Satisfaction Index prizegiving. Others in the photograph (from left) are: Ghana Msibi, Sales General Manager - WesBank Motor; Mark Finlayson, CEO of WesBank Motor; and Greig Pringle, Vice Chairperson of NADA.
    Jul 24, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Hino SA makes history with platinum award in…

    Hino made history when it won a platinum award and placed top of the commercial vehicle category and overall in South Africa, in the National Automobile Dealers' Association (NADA) dealer satisfaction index (DSI) for 2017. The results were announced… more...
    Editor 211
  •  Spectacular third place on Baja Aragon CLOSING STAGE FOR Toyota Gazoo Racing SA's Poulter / von Zitzewitz
    Jul 24, 2017 Motorsport

    Spectacular third place on Baja Aragon CLOSING…

    3rd place on closing stage for Leeroy Poulter and Dirk von Zitzewitz 5th overall for Poulter/Von Zitzewitz despite difficult conditions early on Victory for Nasser Al Attiyah and Mathieu Baumel (Toyota Hilux) Three Toyota Hilux crews in Top 5… more...
    Editor 189
  • A tough day on Baja Aragon for Toyota Gazoo Racing SA as Poulter/Von Zitzewitz battle in the dust
    Jul 24, 2017 Motorsport

    A tough day on Baja Aragon for Toyota Gazoo…

    TERUEL, SPAIN - Saturday, 22 July was a long, frustrating day for Toyota Gazoo Racing SA's Leeroy Poulter and navigator Dirk von Zitzewitz. The pair battled with the dust of slower competitors throughout the two competitive loops that the Baja… more...
    Editor 162
  • New event adds sparkle to South African Cross Country Series
    Jul 24, 2017 Motorsport

    New event adds sparkle to South African Cross…

    Tense three-way battle at the top of Class T in Production Vehicle category With the season entering the home stretch with the Harrismith 400 on July 28 and 29, fourth round of the South African Cross Country Series (SACCS), matters have gone pretty… more...
    Editor 187
  • Fourth place for Poulter/Von Zitzewitz as Toyota Gazoo Racing SA tackles Baja Aragon
    Jul 24, 2017 Motorsport

    Fourth place for Poulter/Von Zitzewitz as Toyota…

    TERUEL, SPAIN - Toyota Gazoo Racing SA's Leeroy Poulter and navigator Dirk von Zitzewitz, recorded the fourth-fastest time in today's prologue of the Baja Aragon in Spain. This race is round seven of the FIA's Cross Country World Cup, and is… more...
    Editor 152
  • Mahindra Launches  Farm-To-Folk  Initiative in Nigeria
    Jul 24, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Mahindra Launches Farm-To-Folk Initiative in…

    To augur Farm Tech Prosperity in the country, set to empower the farming community Springfield Agro Limited, a Kewalram Chanrai Group company, in partnership with Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd., a part of the US $19 billion Mahindra Group with a growing… more...
    Editor 160
  • A dozen - a baker's dozen! - Reasons to love Haval: The brand that's redefining the SA SUV landscape
    Jul 21, 2017 Motoring

    A dozen - a baker's dozen! - Reasons to love…

    1) Haval last year sold over one million SUVs on its home market in China. Pause to digest that figure. That's close to double - yes, double! - the total number of new vehicles sold per annum in South Africa. Clearly the discerning Chinese market is… more...
    Editor 221
  • New Golf R & Golf GTD
    Jul 21, 2017 Motoring

    New Golf R & Golf GTD

    INTRODUCTION Following the launch of the new Golf TSI and Golf GTI facelift in May, Volkswagen has introduced two more performance models in the Golf range namely the Golf R and Golf GTD. With over 350 000 Golf's sold in South Africa since its… more...
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