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  • Be courteous to truck drivers
    Dec 18, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Be courteous to truck drivers

    Just before many people embark on their trips down to the coast, two crashes have already occurred on Van Reenen’s Pass, both involving trucks. It is important for car drivers to be aware that the challenges truck drivers face are very different… more...
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  • On the road to autonomous driving: Mercedes-Benz on automated test drive in South Africa
    Dec 18, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    On the road to autonomous driving: Mercedes-Benz…

    View large image Stuttgart/Cape Town. Road traffic in South Africa presents some very special challenges: different road surfaces, wildlife on rural roads and many pedestrians in the city as well as in the interurban traffic who often cross lanes… more...
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  • The MIA maximises networking opportunities at Autosport International
    Dec 18, 2017 Motorsport

    The MIA maximises networking opportunities at…

    Motorsport Industry Association (MIA) to hold a range of business growth events during Autosport International in January These include 12th Energy Efficient Motorsport Conference in association with AVL RACING, Business Excellence Awards Dinner in… more...
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  • Samirah Kaka, a grade 9 learner from Kismet Combined School in Vryburg in the North West
    Dec 15, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Young scientist tackles road safety ahead of…

    As summer holidays approach and millions of South Africans prepare to embark on long journeys the issue of road safety is once again top of mind. One young scientist who competed at this year’s Eskom Expo for Young Scientists International Science… more...
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  • Leading South African brands take to the roads against distracted driving
    Dec 15, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Leading South African brands take to the roads…

    Road users encouraged to take a pledge to improve driving behaviour The annual road safety initiative is taking place again this year in an effort to boost road safety awareness ahead of the festive season. The initiative is supported by various… more...
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  • Swedish families help Volvo Cars develop autonomous drive cars
    Dec 15, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Swedish families help Volvo Cars develop…

    Volvo Cars will from today start developing its autonomous drive cars with help from Swedish families who will test its cars on the public roads of Gothenburg and feed back their impressions to Volvo Cars engineers. The first two families, the Hains… more...
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  • Mercedes-Benz Vans Innovation Campus - Sprinter still defining a segment in its third generation
    Dec 15, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Mercedes-Benz Vans Innovation Campus - Sprinter…

    The adVANce future initiative: shaping the transformation from vehicle manufacturer, pure and simple, to provider of integrated transport and mobility solutions Symbol and initial exponent of the new approach: the Sprinter is the smart hardware for… more...
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  • Porsche Middle East and Africa concludes 2017 with most diverse model line-up in history
    Dec 15, 2017 Motoring

    Porsche Middle East and Africa concludes 2017…

    Dubai. Representing a year of major milestones for Porsche Middle East and Africa FZE, 2017 saw the kick-off of an unprecedented product offensive, with the announcement of several new Porsche sports cars, resulting in an ever-growing choice for… more...
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  • Alfa Romeo Giulia Named to Car and Driver 10Best for 2018
    Dec 15, 2017 Motoring

    Alfa Romeo Giulia Named to Car and Driver 10Best…

    The most awarded sedan of the year, the all-new Alfa Romeo Giulia reinvents the premium midsize sedan segment with an unprecedented level of Italian craftsmanship, class-leading performance, state-of-the-art technology and a true passion for driving… more...
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  • Volvo XC60 wins Japan’s Car Of The Year
    Dec 15, 2017 Motoring

    Volvo XC60 wins Japan’s Car Of The Year

    In a monumental battle for the country’s most coveted car trophy, the Volvo XC60 comes from behind to capture the Car of the Year Japan award. (Tokyo, Daiba): In a nail-biting vote-counting ceremony that saw the lead change three times between the… more...
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  • Second-Hand Car? Mustangs Destined for Scrapheap Get New Life as High End Watches
    Dec 15, 2017 Motoring

    Second-Hand Car? Mustangs Destined for Scrapheap…

    It could be the ultimate Christmas present for the petrol head in your life – a handmade watch, lovingly crafted from components that in a previous existence were used in classic Ford Mustangs. The idea is the brainchild of Christian Mygh and… more...
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  • The McLaren Senna: The ultimate road-legal track car
    Dec 15, 2017 Motoring

    The McLaren Senna: The ultimate road-legal track…

    New Ultimate Series is the most extreme McLaren road car yet Bears the name of legendary Formula 1 driver, Ayrton Senna, honouring its status as the ultimate McLaren track car, legalised for the road At 1,198kg (2,641lbs), the lightest McLaren road… more...
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  • Hack second rookie as Oliphant wins historic 100th race of Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Middle East
    Dec 15, 2017 Motorsport

    Hack second rookie as Oliphant wins historic…

    South Africa’s Saul Hack finished second rookie and tenth overall in the 100th race of the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Middle East at the Dubai Autodrome as part of the UAE National Day series. The race was won by Great Britain’s Tom Oliphant, with… more...
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  • The Dakar dream - SA privateer Hennie is ready to race
    Dec 15, 2017 Motorsport

    The Dakar dream - SA privateer Hennie is ready to…

    Most of us know the Dakar as the ultimate challenge between the event’s superheroes – Peterhansel, Loeb and Sainz taking on de Villiers, al Attiyah and Hirvonen in an epic Peugeot versus Toyota versus Mini war over two weeks and 10 000 epic… more...
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  • Autoclassics to partner historic motorsport area at Autosport International
    Dec 15, 2017 Motorsport

    Autoclassics to partner historic motorsport area…

    All-new online global marketplace for classic cars, AutoClassics, to partner popular historics section of the show Located in Hall 6, the Historic Motorsport area is set to be bigger and better featuring COYS and the Historic Sports Car Club (HSCC)… more...
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  • New Volvo XC40 previewed in Cape Town alongside entire new Volvo Cars model portfolio
    Dec 13, 2017 Motoring

    New Volvo XC40 previewed in Cape Town alongside…

    Cape Town - Volvo Cars' entire new product portfolio is on display on South African soil as a family unit for the very first time. Including the new XC40 and the all-new XC60, two models which are due to be launched locally in 2018, the line-up… more...
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  • Renault SYMBIOZ: Experience tomorrow today – autonomous, electric and connected
    Dec 13, 2017 Motoring

    Renault SYMBIOZ: Experience tomorrow today –…

    We are on the cusp of making history. Imagine you set out on a journey to work or for leisure, strapped inside a bullet – that accelerates as fast as a sports car, but quietly –allowing you to take your mind off the road ahead. You’re surrounded by… more...
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  • South Africa’s Saul Hack qualifies sixth in Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Middle East for Round 2 of Season 9
    Dec 13, 2017 Motorsport

    South Africa’s Saul Hack qualifies sixth in…

    Johannesburg’s Saul Hack has qualified in sixth place on the grid for the first of two races over the weekend at Dubai Autodrome in Round 2 of the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Middle East, as part of the UAE National Day series. Under perfect… more...
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  • Renault launches a new generation petrol engine, first to market on Scénic and Grand Scénic
    Dec 10, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Renault launches a new generation petrol engine,…

    Renault introduces a new petrol engine co-developed as part of the partnership between the Alliance and Daimler Driving pleasure has been significantly improved, while reducing fuel consumption and CO2 emissions The new petrol engine is already… more...
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  • Imperial and Hyundai teams up with Bakwena again for safe holiday motoring
    Dec 10, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Imperial and Hyundai teams up with Bakwena again…

    Imperial and Hyundai Automotive South Africa are again acting as partners with the Bakwena N1N4 concessionaire to drive and promote road safety awareness and provide additional patrol support on the N1 and N4 routes this holiday season. This… more...
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  • Infographic: Evolution of autonomous driving
    Dec 10, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Infographic: Evolution of autonomous driving

    The concept of autonomous vehicles is not as new as you may think. (click image for larger version) more...
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  • The big car trends for 2018
    Dec 10, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    The big car trends for 2018

    “The automotive industry has faced a turbulent 2017. Manufacturer exits, global political upheaval and recalls have proven that the only certainty for the market is uncertainty – nonetheless, there are early indications of new trends emerging, says… more...
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  • Busses and extra heavies carried local truck market in November
    Dec 10, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Busses and extra heavies carried local truck…

    After eleven selling months in 2017, the local truck market is lagging 2.9% behind the sales recorded during the corresponding period last year. A total of 24 201 trucks has so far been sold this year. This is according to the latest results… more...
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  • Jeep® Grand Cherokee SRT wins Auto Bild Sports Cars readers' choice award
    Dec 10, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Jeep® Grand Cherokee SRT wins Auto Bild Sports…

    Midrand - The high performance Jeep® Grand Cherokee SRT has been honored by readers of the influential German magazine Auto Bild Sports Cars. The powerful Jeep model scooped the readers' choice award for best import in the Vans and SUV category.… more...
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  • FAW South Africa puts pedal to the medal
    Dec 10, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    FAW South Africa puts pedal to the medal

    A 12-member FAW Trucks cycling team, sponsored by FAW South Africa, successfully completed the gruelling 25th Coronation Double Century (CDC) cycle race on 25 November this year. Owned by the Pedal Power Association, the annual CDC is the… more...
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  • SAPICS Memberships
    Dec 10, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    SAPICS Memberships

    We are pleased to announce that SAPICS has implemented a new, world-class online membership management system, "mySAPICS", for your convenience. The system will allow SAPICS to provide a more customised service to our members. According to our… more...
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  •  Renault works with SCOOP to prepare infrastructure for tomorrow’s autonomous, connected cars
    Dec 10, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Renault works with SCOOP to prepare…

    SCOOP is an EU project that facilitates trials of future vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) and vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2X) connectivity solutions under real-world driving conditions. Groupe Renault has produced 1,000 SCOOP-enabled Mégane cars ready now… more...
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  • Mercedes-Benz Citaro fully-electric city bus: Rhein-Neckar-Verkehr GmbH is the first customer
    Dec 10, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Mercedes-Benz Citaro fully-electric city bus:…

    Memorandum of understanding signed for the delivery of Mercedes-Benz Citaro city buses with fully-electric drive First vehicles to be delivered at the end of 2018 Practical operation in the Rhein-Neckar metropolitan region, in direct proximity to… more...
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  • Daylight+: Biologically effective light improves the alertness of truck drivers and enhances safety
    Dec 10, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Daylight+: Biologically effective light improves…

    Research team at Daimler AG investigated the effects of additional light on the mental perception and performance of truck drivers Objective and subjective improvement of well-being and concentration Daylight+ represents a further step towards… more...
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  • Everyone needs them, everyone wears them - Shoe manufacture made simple
    Dec 10, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Everyone needs them, everyone wears them - Shoe…

    The manufacture of footwear goes back a long way in history: Even 40,000 years ago humans felt the need to protect their feet from adverse outdoor conditions. Several hundred centuries passed however, before the modern aesthetic footwear of the… more...
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  • MINI at the Los Angeles Auto Show 2017
    Dec 10, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    MINI at the Los Angeles Auto Show 2017

    The British premium brand is paving the way for pure electric driving fun with the US premiere of the MINI Electric Concept and the MINI Cooper S E Countryman ALL4 - already available to purchase. A diverse line-up of MINI models, including the new… more...
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  • Altech Netstar and Mobileye partner to make South African roads safer
    Dec 10, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Altech Netstar and Mobileye partner to make South…

    Altech Netstar, a subsidiary of JSE-listed Allied Electronics Corporation Limited (Altron), announced today that it is extending its digital product portfolio to include the integration of Mobileye’s vision-based Advanced Driver Assist System… more...
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  • Fifth Radar Generation Meets Future Requirements for Automated Driving
    Dec 10, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Fifth Radar Generation Meets Future Requirements…

    When creating future applications, high precision in range resolution, object detection and accuracy in measuring the speed are highly important. By the end of 2017, over 30 million radar sensors from Continental will be in use worldwide – the… more...
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  • ‘Business unusual’ – Dachser South Africa crossing continents for mega-machinery
    Dec 10, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    ‘Business unusual’ – Dachser South Africa…

    Due to this continent’s economic reliance on the extraction of natural resources, logistics operators in Africa will often be required to facilitate the movement of large machinery and parts, many times transporting goods from South African ports to… more...
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  • Honda invests in revolutionary driving simulator for future R&D activities
    Dec 10, 2017 Motoring

    Honda invests in revolutionary driving simulator…

    Revolutionary simulator will be housed at Honda technical centre in Germany Driver-in-Motion experience is as close as currently possible to real driving New simulator will support Honda R&D Europe with next-generation vehicle development and… more...
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  • Locally-built Ford Ranger Spiced Up for 2018
    Dec 10, 2017 Motoring

    Locally-built Ford Ranger Spiced Up for 2018

    Specification upgrades for Ford Ranger, including eye-catching Fx4 option on wider range Front Park Assist now included on XLT models, optional spray-in bed liner Keeping aligned with the times and ahead of the competition, Ford Motor Company of… more...
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  • Hyundai IONIQ wins Women's World Car of the Year 'Supreme Award'
    Dec 10, 2017 Motoring

    Hyundai IONIQ wins Women's World Car of the Year…

    In the eighth edition of the Women's World Car of the Year awards the Hyundai IONIQ has won the 'Supreme Award.' All three models in the range - the IONIQ Electric, Hybrid and Plug-in hybrid - were treated as one car for voting purposes. To identify… more...
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  • Mitsubishi Motors SA unveils tough-looking Triton Xtreme Limited Edition
    Dec 10, 2017 Motoring

    Mitsubishi Motors SA unveils tough-looking Triton…

    Bold body-kit design for new tough-looking Triton Xtreme Comprehensive package based on extended customer feedback 50 bakkie fanatics to stand out from the crowd Pay only R20 000 for a rugged-looking body kit valued at R60 000 Factory-fitted… more...
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  • Alfa Romeo Giulia named Motor Trend's 2018 Car of the Year®
    Dec 10, 2017 Motoring

    Alfa Romeo Giulia named Motor Trend's 2018 Car of…

    Midrand, South Africa - The editors of Motor Trend have named the Alfa Romeo Giulia as its 2018 Car of the Year®, best representing exceptional value, superiority in its class and impact on the automotive scene. Motor Trend's Car of the Year program… more...
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  • Subaru debuts all-new Ascent 3-row SUV
    Dec 10, 2017 Motoring

    Subaru debuts all-new Ascent 3-row SUV

    Largest Subaru ever with choice of seven- or eight- passenger configurations Family-sized SUV built for excellent versatility and spacious interior combined with the drivability of a Subaru model Built on the Subaru Global Platform, achieving… more...
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  • New Volvo XC40 en route to South Africa; pricing announced
    Dec 10, 2017 Motoring

    New Volvo XC40 en route to South Africa; pricing…

    Barcelona, Spain - the new Volvo XC40, the Swedish car maker's answer to the popular premium compact SUV segment, is on its way to South Africa. Due for local launch in April 2018, the new SUV is set to create yet another stir for the Volvo brand in… more...
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  • On Location Pictures: The all-new BMW X3 national media launch
    Dec 10, 2017 Motoring

    On Location Pictures: The all-new BMW X3 national…

    Pictures from the national media launch of the all-new BMW X3 in the Garden Route (Western Cape), South Africa. Click here to see all the images more...
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  • The man of the year - is a woman!
    Dec 08, 2017 Motorsport

    The man of the year - is a woman!

    2017 proved another great racing season on track for Lindenberg Racing, which celebrated the end of a competitive year on track in fine style at the season ending Kyalami Historic Tour extravaganza on Saturday as Paige Lindenberg and the team… more...
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  • Saul Hack prepares to compete in historic 100th race of Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Middle East
    Dec 08, 2017 Motorsport

    Saul Hack prepares to compete in historic 100th…

    The Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Middle East will celebrate a monumental milestone at the Dubai Autodrome as part of the UAE National Day series this weekend as it hosts the 100th race in the championship’s distinguished history. An international grid… more...
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  • Simon Murray and Ginetta sets Kyalami alight with new records
    Dec 08, 2017 Motorsport

    Simon Murray and Ginetta sets Kyalami alight with…

    Simon Murray debuted his new Ginetta G57 at Kyalami on Saturday and promptly set the new outright fastest lap at the revised iconic racetrack during the first Pirelli Sports and GT race before going on to dominate the non-championship SA Endurance… more...
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  • Formula E remains “Born Electric”: BMW i extends partnership with the innovative race series as “Official Vehicle Partner”.
    Dec 08, 2017 Motorsport

    Formula E remains “Born Electric”: BMW i extends…

    Before the FIA Formula E Championship enters its fourth season on Saturday with the first race in Hong Kong (CHN), the series and BMW i announced plans for the future: In 2017/18 and beyond, BMW i will be involved in the first championship for… more...
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  • Hyundai i30 N will be the car to watch in 2018 TCR International Racing Series
    Dec 08, 2017 Motorsport

    Hyundai i30 N will be the car to watch in 2018…

    Hyundai's ambitions to expand its successful motorsports program into circuit racing for 2018 have taken a step forward, after a successful test outing for its new i30 N TCR track racer during the final round of the TCR International Series in… more...
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  • The passion-inspiring worlds of Renault Sport Formula One Team® and LEGO® France join forces at L’Atelier Renault
    Dec 08, 2017 Motorsport

    The passion-inspiring worlds of Renault Sport…

    Renault Sport Formula One Team® and LEGO® have formed a major partnership driven by passion to mark the 40th anniversary of Renault’s involvement in F1. L’Atelier Renault is to display a full-sized R.S.17 Formula 1 car made entirely of LEGO bricks,… more...
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  • BMW rider Muhammad Farid Badrul Hisam ends the season as champion in the Malaysia Superbike Championship
    Dec 08, 2017 Motorsport

    BMW rider Muhammad Farid Badrul Hisam ends the…

    Munich. The last races of the 2017 season for the international BMW Motorrad Motorsport racing family were held at the weekend. In Sepang (MAS), the Malaysia Superbike Championship (MSC) ended with the title win for BMW rider Muhammad Farid Badrul… more...
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  • McLaren teams up with Pirelli to get a grip on winter with specialised wheel and tyre set for sports series models
    Dec 08, 2017 Motorsport

    McLaren teams up with Pirelli to get a grip on…

    Lightweight forged alloy wheel and winter tyre set for McLaren Sports Series cars now available McLaren-approved Pirelli MC Sottozero 3 winter tyres provide better grip and braking in adverse conditions when temperatures drop below 7 degrees Celsius… more...
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  • Nissan and DeNA unveil Easy Ride mobility service in Japan
    Dec 06, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Nissan and DeNA unveil Easy Ride mobility service…

    Field test with local participants to take place in March in Yokohama YOKOHAMA, Japan and TOKYO – Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. and DeNA Co., Ltd. today unveiled the Easy Ride brand for the new robo-vehicle mobility service that the two companies are… more...
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  • Jaguar Land Rover volunteers make life-saving maps
    Dec 06, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Jaguar Land Rover volunteers make life-saving maps

    Jaguar Land Rover and the Red Cross celebrate International Volunteer Day with digital ‘Mapathon’ project Over 150 employees volunteer to help the Red Cross offer aid, water and immunisations in Bangladesh In 2016, over 10,000 Jaguar Land Rover… more...
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  • Hamilton, Piquet, Ogier and Márquez among the motorsport elite honoured at the 2017 Autosport Awards
    Dec 05, 2017 Motorsport

    Hamilton, Piquet, Ogier and Márquez among the…

    Lewis Hamilton wins International Racing Driver of the Year and British Competition Driver of the Year, celebrating his fourth F1 World Championship Five-time World Rally Champion Sebastien Ogier wins International Rally Driver of the Year… more...
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  • Thed Björk and Polestar Cyan Racing crowned World Champions
    Dec 04, 2017 Motorsport

    Thed Björk and Polestar Cyan Racing crowned World…

    Thed Björk and Polestar Cyan Racing made history on Friday 01 December to claim two FIA World Touring Car Championship titles in the season finale at Losail International Circuit, Qatar. Thed Björk has become the first-ever Swedish racing World… more...
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  • Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Creates The First
    Dec 04, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Creates The First…

    Midrand, South Africa - Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) will be opening the Brand's first Pop-up store featuring the company's full line of products during the month of December 2017. The Pop-up store will be erected by Arnold Chatz Cars, a… more...
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  • The Nissan Intelligent Mobility flagship arrives in SA
    Dec 03, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    The new Nissan Patrol: The perfect combination of…

    The Nissan Intelligent Mobility flagship arrives in SA ROSSLYN, South Africa. Have you ever been lucky enough to fly First Class, or Business Class, where you walk into the front section of the plane and a bright-eyed air hostess offers you either… more...
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  • KIA Motors America introduces 2018 KIA Niro Plug-in Hybrid crossover at Los Angeles Auto Show
    Dec 01, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    KIA Motors America introduces 2018 KIA Niro…

    Rated at 26 miles of All-Electric Range, 105 MPGe, 46 mpg combined and Super Ultra-Low Emissions Packed with the same fantastic styling, functionality and drivability of Niro Hybrid (LOS ANGELES) December 1, 2017 - The 2018 KIA Niro Plug-in Hybrid… more...
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  • Toyota concept takes outdoor fun to new levels
    Dec 01, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Toyota concept takes outdoor fun to new levels

    The next step in Toyota's adventure-loving concept vehicles Petrol or hybrid all-wheel-drive grunt are possible Bold design reflects the confidence of Toyota's existing SUVs Toyota has taken its series of adventure-loving concept vehicles to the… more...
    Editor 157
  • Lexus RX drivers now have the power of three (rows)
    Dec 01, 2017 Motoring

    Lexus RX drivers now have the power of three…

    South African families will soon be able to enjoy more space in the luxury RX SUV following the world premiere of new variants that offer the flexibility of three rows of seating. The seven-seat RX "L" models, available with V6 petrol or hybrid… more...
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  • Sasol GTC Racing Team fights to the last lap for championship honours
    Nov 29, 2017 Motorsport

    Sasol GTC Racing Team fights to the last lap for…

    Pretoria, South Africa – Gennaro Bonafede fought right to the end for the 2017 Sasol GTC Championship in atrocious conditions at Zwartkops Raceway on Saturday, and after two hard races, he had to settle for second overall in the final championship… more...
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  • Chris Shorter takes second place in Sasol GTC2 Championship at rain-soaked Zwartkops
    Nov 29, 2017 Motorsport

    Chris Shorter takes second place in Sasol GTC2…

    Review: Sasol GTC2 Championship – Zwartkops, 25 November Chris Shorter raced his Champion MINI John Cooper Works to his second victory of the year at a rain-drenched Zwartkops Raceway on Saturday, which was enough to seal second place in the GTC2… more...
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  • Volkswagen Motorsport pass with flying colours - Sasol GTC Series.
    Nov 29, 2017 Motorsport

    Volkswagen Motorsport pass with flying colours -…

    Pretoria's Zwartkops International Raceway plays host to final GTC battle of 2017 Torrential rain causes most challenging conditions of the entire season Volkswagen's Mathew Hodges and Daniel Rowe successfully complete first full season of SA's… more...
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  • New Renault Mégane R.S. to run ahead of the field at France’s Rallye du Var
    Nov 27, 2017 Motorsport

    New Renault Mégane R.S. to run ahead of the field…

    The New Mégane R.S. is poised to entertain spectators on this week’s Rallye du Var (November 23-26), a round of the Clio R3T Trophy France. Sainte Maxime, France – November 24, 2017: Spectators lining the stages of this weekend’s French Rally… more...
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  • Renault Samsung Motors unveils the new SM3 Z.E.: increases range by more than 50%
    Nov 27, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Renault Samsung Motors unveils the new SM3 Z.E.:…

    Renault Samsung Motors unveiled the new SM3 Z.E. at Korea’s Daegu International Future Auto Expo. Driving range increased by 57%. Groupe Renault is continuing the process of upgrading its electric vehicle range which stands out as the market’s most… more...
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  • Engen Xtreme team wins and wins and wins!
    Nov 27, 2017 Motorsport

    Engen Xtreme team wins and wins and wins!

    The Port Elizabeth-based Engen Xtreme / Terry Moss Racing team claimed the national Sasol GTC Africa title and the GTC Manufacturer's title for Audi on Saturday at Zwartkops Raceway in Pretoria. Michael Stephen mounted a successful title defense… more...
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  • Goodyear and NASCAR Extend Historic Relationship
    Nov 27, 2017 Motorsport

    Goodyear and NASCAR Extend Historic Relationship

    Goodyear Remains Exclusive Tyre Supplier Across All Three National Series Renewed Multi-Year Agreement Extends Six Decades of Partnership DAYTONA BEACH, Florida, November 2017 - NASCAR and The Goodyear Tyre & Rubber Company today announced a… more...
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  • Wesbank and Haval Motors team up in South Africa
    Nov 23, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Wesbank and Haval Motors team up in South Africa

    WesBank, a division of First Rand Bank Limited, has concluded an agreement with Haval Motors South Africa to provide finance products for the brand's expanding customer base in South Africa. The Chinese vehicle manufacturer Great Wall Motors (GWM)… more...
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  • CILTSA Launches Fully-funded Professional Training Programme for Women in Transport and Logistics
    Nov 23, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    CILTSA Launches Fully-funded Professional…

    The historic, first-ever Candidacy Programme was launched recently, when 30 women in the Transport and Logistics industries were officially enrolled and became student members of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport: South Africa… more...
    Editor 182
  • A new challenge for Maserati Multi70 and Giovanni Soldini
    Nov 23, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    A new challenge for Maserati Multi70 and Giovanni…

    From Hong Kong to London, retracing the 13.000 miles of the Tea Route A new record to beat for Maserati Multi70 and Giovanni Soldini: After claiming the records for the United States’ “Gold Route” from New York to San Francisco and the “Tea Clipper… more...
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  • 2018 Dakar Rally Media Guide
    Nov 23, 2017 Motorsport

    2018 Dakar Rally Media Guide

    January 2018 will see the start of the 40th edition of the Dakar. Each year the Dakar organising team lay out a dramatic racing arena, full of natural challenges, to test the endurance of man and machines. The 2018 Dakar promises to be no less of a… more...
    Editor 181
  • Electric vans from Mercedes-Benz Vans
    Nov 23, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Electric vans from Mercedes-Benz Vans

    eVito now available to order in Germany; ecosystem for the electrification of commercial fleets Electric drive planned for all commercial model ranges in the Mercedes-Benz Vans line-up eVito launches in 2018, with further model ranges to follow as… more...
    Editor 185
  • TomTom Launches TomTom Route Monitoring to Help Connect Cities to People
    Nov 23, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    TomTom Launches TomTom Route Monitoring to Help…

    TomTom announces the launch of TomTom Route Monitoring, designed to address the growing road congestion challenges faced by Smart Cities worldwide. TomTom Route Monitoring is a service that helps traffic managers, event managers and emergency… more...
    Editor 194
  • Crossland X. Opel-X Family adds a New Member
    Nov 23, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Crossland X. Opel-X Family adds a New Member

    Johannesburg. With the introduction of the new Crossland X, Opel now has a powerful presence in the B-SUV segment, the fastest-growing part of the local market which has seen volumes tripling in the last four years. The Crossland X will be a great… more...
    Editor 181
  • Outsource fleets for economic survival
    Nov 23, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Outsource fleets for economic survival

    How outsourcing your fleet during economic challenges could save your business’ cash flow and mitigate risk. According to the latest figures from the Southern African Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association (SAVRALA), the South African fleet industry… more...
    Editor 192
  • Kempston Truck Hire and FUSO Trucks celebrate a milestone in 2017
    Nov 23, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Kempston Truck Hire and FUSO Trucks celebrate a…

    Offering tailor-made mobility solutions to the vehicle hire industry Jonathan Cotterell, Divisional Director for the Kempston Group: "It is no surprise that we keep going back to the trusted FUSO Trucks brand, as they offer us critical qualities… more...
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  • Groupe Renault and Al-Futtaim sign agreements to assemble and distribute Renault vehicles in Pakistan
    Nov 22, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Groupe Renault and Al-Futtaim sign agreements to…

    Al-Futtaim global automotive operations extend to 11 markets across the Middle East, Africa and South Asia, and Pakistan represents one of the most dynamic opportunities in these regions Groupe Renault and Al-Futtaim sign definitive agreements… more...
    Editor 172
  • Journey Organiser GPS Logbook Automates and Expedites Tax & Business Travel Claims
    Nov 22, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Journey Organiser GPS Logbook Automates and…

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  • The all-new BMW X3 now available in South Africa
    Nov 22, 2017 Mobilty Beat

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  • Final showdown for Engen Xtreme team at Zwartkops Raceway
    Nov 22, 2017 Motorsport

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  • Hyundai ends on high note with 1st and 3rd on podium in Rally Australia
    Nov 22, 2017 Motorsport

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  • Husqvarna’s sting in the tail
    Nov 22, 2017 Motorsport

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  • Dramatic ending to Australian finale
    Nov 22, 2017 Motorsport

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  • The BMW Motorrad International GS Trophy Female Team Qualifying 2017.
    Nov 21, 2017 Motorsport

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  • Specifications: The all-new BMW X3
    Nov 21, 2017 Mobilty Beat

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  • Glickenhaus Unveils SCG 004S A fully legal race car for the road
    Nov 20, 2017 Mobilty Beat

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  • : The making of The Grand Tour series 2 -
    Nov 20, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    : The making of The Grand Tour series 2 - "It's a…

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  • Signature Motorsport’s magnificent MINIs set season finale battle
    Nov 20, 2017 Motorsport

    Signature Motorsport’s magnificent MINIs set…

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  • Domenico Cosentino -  Head of Aftersales - Maserati
    Nov 17, 2017 Mobilty Beat

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  • The BMW i8 Roadster is coming: time for the next look
    Nov 17, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    The BMW i8 Roadster is coming: time for the next…

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    Editor 222
  • Alfa Romeo Stelvio - The Brand's First SUV
    Nov 17, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Alfa Romeo Stelvio - The Brand's First SUV

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    Editor 344
  • More powerful than ever: the new Audi TT RS Coupé
    Nov 17, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    More powerful than ever: the new Audi TT RS Coupé

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    Editor 236
  • Hyundai Motorsport ready to finish 2017 on a high in Rally Australia
    Nov 17, 2017 Motorsport

    Hyundai Motorsport ready to finish 2017 on a high…

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    Editor 252
  • Australia brings the curtain down on thrilling WRC season
    Nov 14, 2017 Motorsport

    Australia brings the curtain down on thrilling…

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  • Mercedes-Benz Bus & Coach Southern Africa introduces the reliable, durable and value for money OF-1723 bus chassis for the commuter segment
    Nov 14, 2017 Mobilty Beat

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  • Dani Pedrosa scores great win in Valencia, Marc Marquez 2017 WORLD CHAMPION
    Nov 14, 2017 Motorsport

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  • Renault, over a century of expertise in light commercial vehicles
    Nov 13, 2017 Mobilty Beat

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  • BMW M4 DTM visits the Japanese Super GT Championship.
    Nov 13, 2017 Motorsport

    BMW M4 DTM visits the Japanese Super GT…

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  • Bikes and quads earned national cross country championship titles after tough season
    Nov 13, 2017 Motorsport

    Bikes and quads earned national cross country…

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  • The new Lotus Exige Cup 430: Unlimited Edition
    Nov 13, 2017 Mobilty Beat

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  • FAW trucks help take Spitskop to a new level
    Nov 13, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    FAW trucks help take Spitskop to a new level

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    Editor 229

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