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  • True customized logistics can drive your business goals
    Jun 19, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    True customized logistics can drive your business…

    In increasingly competitive markets across the globe, companies are earnestly seeking ways to differentiate themselves from their competitors. The logistics sector is no exception. Detlev Duve, Managing Director of Dachser South Africa, says that… more...
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  • New Ford Figo Gains Sophisticated, Upmarket Appeal
    Jun 19, 2018 Motoring

    New Ford Figo Gains Sophisticated, Upmarket Appeal

    Fresh styling updates give new Ford Figo more modern, refined appearance Interior revised with focus on improved quality, comfort and standard features New 1.5-litre three-cylinder engine, launch of new six-speed automatic on Trend Hatch… more...
    Editor 113
  • Michael Stephen takes overall victory for Engen Audi
    Jun 19, 2018 Motorsport

    Michael Stephen takes overall victory for Engen…

    Overall victory for Michael Stephen at East London Grand Prix circuit New pole position record for Simon Moss Third consecutive full front lock down for Engen Audi Double podium for Michael Stephen Round 4 of the Global Touring Cars Africa… more...
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  •  Robertson’s champion drive nets maiden victory in East London
    Jun 18, 2018 Motorsport

    Robertson’s champion drive nets maiden victory…

    Review: Sasol GTC2 Championship – Rd 4, East London Signature Motorsport enjoyed a successful outing in East London where the fourth round of the Sasol GTC2 Championship was held this Saturday. Devin Robertson fought two extremely hard races worthy… more...
    Editor 121
  •  The all-new BMW 8 Series Coupe
    Jun 18, 2018 Motoring

    The all-new BMW 8 Series Coupe

    BMW presents the redefinition of the sports car. The new BMW 8 Series Coupe combines imposing lateral and longitudinal dynamic performance with poise, assurance and luxury over long distances. The new BMW 8 Series Coupe opens a further chapter in… more...
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  • Oil down but Rand pummels fuel price
    Jun 18, 2018 Motoring

    Oil down but Rand pummels fuel price

    Fuel prices look set for another jump going into July. This is according to the Automobile Association (AA) which was commenting on unaudited mid-month fuel data released by the Central Energy Fund (CEF). “Since the start of June, the Rand has… more...
    Editor 122
  • Sarabdeep Hanspal, Chief Operating Officer for KLT South Africa
    Jun 18, 2018 Motoring

    Manufacturers should think local for global…

    In the globalised economy, it is crucial for companies to have an international focus. But this cannot come at the expense of grassroots community engagement, writes, Sarbdeep S Hanspal, COO, KLT Automotive and Tubular Products (South Africa) (Pty)… more...
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  • Think Like a Racing Driver? Quiz: Find Out How YOUR Skills Would Help the Team
    Jun 18, 2018 Motorsport

    Think Like a Racing Driver? Quiz: Find Out How…

    Race strategies, physical conditioning, instant decisions and having the hopes of a team on your shoulders are unique challenges for racing drivers in the sporting world, which require a special kind of character. “You’re dealing with high pressure… more...
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  • Barloworld Equipment Celebrates 54 years as CAT Dealer in Botswana
    Jun 18, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Barloworld Equipment Celebrates 54 years as CAT…

    CAT 426F2 Designed to withstand toughest market conditions is now available in Botswana Barloworld Equipment, the southern African dealer for Cat earthmoving equipment, is excited to be unveiling the 426F2 “in the iron” to customers in Botswana.… more...
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  • Total: The track is our laboratory - 24 hours of Le Mans
    Jun 15, 2018 Motorsport

    Total: The track is our laboratory - 24 hours of…

    Thanks to the partnership signed with the Automobile Club de l’Ouest (ACO), which runs until the end of May 2023, Total is the official fuel supplier to the FIA World Endurance Championship, which includes the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Regarding the new… more...
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  • Volvo Cars and Polestar launch new Polestar Engineered electrified performance offer
    Jun 15, 2018 Motoring

    Volvo Cars and Polestar launch new Polestar…

    Volvo Cars is launching a new upgraded electrified performance offer called Polestar Engineered, specifically developed for its new 60 Series T8 Twin Engine plug-in hybrid cars. The announcement comes one week before the company will reveal its new… more...
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  • Get the most ZAR for your car with CarZar’s competitive online car seller platform
    Jun 15, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Get the most ZAR for your car with CarZar’s…

    Want more Dough for your Renault, Dinero for your Pajero, Moolah for your Vrooma or Quota for your Toyota? Look no further than CarZar.co.za’s competitive online car marketplace. Rising fuel prices and other pressures may be squeezing everyone’s… more...
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  • World class tarmac laid at PE racetrack
    Jun 15, 2018 Motorsport

    World class tarmac laid at PE racetrack

    National championship race drivers and teams have a wonderful surprise awaiting them when they arrive at Port Elizabeth’s Aldo Scribante race track for the fifth round of the Extreme Festival roadshow Saturday 14 July. The circuit renowned for its… more...
    Editor 222
  • Lance Woolridge and Ward Huxtable
    Jun 15, 2018 Motorsport

    Ford NWM Aiming for Hat-Trick of Wins in the…

    Lance Woolridge and Ward Huxtable lead Class T after winning first two rounds of the championship Gareth Woolridge and Boyd Dreyer look to transform impressive qualifying pace into strong points haul in Botswana Brazilian crew of Marcos Baumgart and… more...
    Editor 222
  • Audi connects the electric car with the house
    Jun 15, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Audi connects the electric car with the house

    Audi e-tron integrated seamlessly into connected home Convenient, cost-optimized charging with photovoltaic power Partnership with SMA Solar Technology and Hager Group Audi is taking the idea of electric mobility beyond the automobile in offering… more...
    Editor 245
  • Fisker Inc.'s Futuristic 'Orbit' Smart Shuttle to Feature Protean Electric's World-Leading In-Wheel eDrive
    Jun 15, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Fisker Inc.'s Futuristic 'Orbit' Smart Shuttle to…

    The world’s most appealing electric autonomous shuttle, the Fisker Orbit, will feature Protean Electric’s In-Wheel eDrive Technology to maximize interior space and enhance passenger experience A new era in exciting and stylish short shared trips:… more...
    Editor 226
  • The truth behind cash in transit heists
    Jun 15, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    The truth behind cash in transit heists

    Many South Africans are still reeling from recent bout of Cash In Transit heists in and around Johannesburg. The violence is unspeakable, the targets are often left for dead, and although some arrests have been made, no real action has been taken to… more...
    Editor 229
  • Mission E: Porsche’s first fully electric sports car is named Taycan
    Jun 14, 2018 Motoring

    Mission E: Porsche’s first fully electric sports…

    The future of mobility is another step closer: Series production of the first purely electric Porsche is set to begin next year. In preparation, the vehicle has now been given its official name: The “Mission E” concept study, the name currently used… more...
    Editor 251
  • Media Advisory - David Brabham and the Brabham BT62 with Michelin at Le Mans 2018
    Jun 14, 2018 Motorsport

    David Brabham and the Brabham BT62 with Michelin…

    Following the launch of the stunning Brabham BT62 in May, Brabham Automotive’s Managing Director, and multiple Le Mans winner, David Brabham will be at the 2018 24 Hours of Le Mans, along with the car, and available for select media interviews. With… more...
    Editor 237
  • Ryan Hunt at the Erzberg event
    Jun 14, 2018 Motorsport

    Ryan Hunt & Guillaume Hardy Alpen Drills ASAP…

    Out of 1500 riders Hunt makes the 500 cut off mark, placed 248 for the main event start, teammate Hardy in his first International race puts in good time but misses the cut. After making the decision to not compete in the Austrian Erzberg Enduro… more...
    Editor 220
  • Andreas Bareis announced as vehicle line director - Super Series
    Jun 14, 2018 Motorsport

    Andreas Bareis announced as vehicle line director…

    Andreas Bareis has been appointed as Vehicle Line Director of McLaren Automotive’s Super Series product family. He will take up his position in July and will report directly to Chief Operating Officer Dr. Jens Ludmann. Andreas will be responsible… more...
    Editor 226
  • The Toyota Hilux is the most searched for diesel vehicle on AutoTrader in the past 12 months.Source:newspress
    Jun 14, 2018 Motoring

    ‘Dieselgate’ and ‘Dieselban’ - not affecting…

    While countries and indeed companies around the world are shunning so-called “dirty diesel”, it seems South Africans are still wholeheartedly embracing diesel-powered vehicles – as statistics from AutoTrader verify. In a landmark move, Hamburg has… more...
    Editor 239
  • FMF Executive Director, Leon Louw, welcomes CEO Vuyani Jarana’s acceptance of his wager that SAA cannot be saved
    Jun 14, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    FMF Executive Director, Leon Louw, welcomes CEO…

    “I’m thrilled that Mr Jarana has accepted my wager,” said Leon Louw, Executive Director of the Free Market Foundation (FMF). “I have the highest regard for him and admire his courage in taking on SAA. With his business acumen, if he can’t do it then… more...
    Editor 251
  • Study reveals: Johannesburg Among the Top 15 Best Cities for Relocation Based on Living Costs
    Jun 14, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Study reveals: Johannesburg Among the Top 15 Best…

    2018 First Month Relocation Costs Index Study reveals the initial costs involved with relocating to some of the most in-demand cities around the world Dubai, UAE is the most expensive city to relocate to, based on a first month living cost of… more...
    Editor 226
  • The new BMW i8 Roadster and BMW i8 Coupe now available in South Africa
    Jun 14, 2018 Motoring

    The new BMW i8 Roadster and BMW i8 Coupe now…

    The BMW i8 has performed the role of sports car of the future with extraordinary success since the day it was launched. The progressively designed 2+2-seater doubles up as an eye-catching object of desire and a technological pioneer. Indeed, the i8… more...
    Editor 282
  • The new BMW i3 available in South Africa
    Jun 14, 2018 Motoring

    The new BMW i3 available in South Africa

    The BMW i3 shows the way ahead to a new era of mobility. It is recognised the world over as a symbol of driving pleasure, sustainability and intelligent connectivity in the urban traffic environment, which is why it has become the best-selling… more...
    Editor 291
  • Team South Africa victorious again in BMW Motorrad International GS Trophy
    Jun 14, 2018 Motorsport

    Team South Africa victorious again in BMW…

    Synopsis of Day 8. Location: Chingisiin Khuree, near Ulaanbaatar (N47o48.625’ E106o48.942’) Weather: Sun, 23oC Course: 299 km, Camp Hoyor Zagal to Chingisiin Khuree Terrain: 70% gravel, 10% sand, 20% paved Tests: SP20‘MonsterTrial’ Top three teams:… more...
    Editor 249
  • Let's Give Them Something to Taco 'Bout: Enabling Self-Driving Food Delivery with Postmates
    Jun 13, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Let's Give Them Something to Taco 'Bout: Enabling…

    A new Ford Transit Connect self-driving research vehicle features three lockers - one on the passenger side and two in the back - that help deliver both food and goods Ford is working with Postmates - which offers on-demand delivery from restaurants… more...
    Editor 242
  • Jamie Surkont, director at used car retailer getWorth
    Jun 13, 2018 Motoring

    ‘Disruption’ needed in second hand car market

    For the last few decades, the second-hand car market has been in a stagnant state - often associated with distrust, inefficiency and a lack of transparency. With pre-owned car sales dominating the market, it is often the average consumer that… more...
    Editor 245
  • Tom Bloom, general manager for Construction Equipment at Smith Power Equipment
    Jun 13, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    M7 Kubota tractor central to Smith Power’s NAMPO…

    At this year’s NAMPO Harvest Days, Smith Power Equipment marked its 18th exhibit at the premier agricultural show with a host of new solutions that speak directly to the needs of the farming community. However, it was the Technology Showcase of the… more...
    Editor 244
  • In addition to classic computer vision procedures, the MFC 500 also uses neural networks This allows to control complex situations in road traffic, such as crossing situations with approaching lateral traffic. © Continental AG
    Jun 13, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Virtual Driving School: Continental Uses AI to…

    Pedestrian intention and gesture classification using neural networks Pedestrian detection using Artificial Intelligence (AI) – large-scale production use in the fifth camera generation Hardware and software offer everything from simple object… more...
    Editor 249
  • Honda Urban EV Concept named 'Best Concept Car' by global judging panel
    Jun 12, 2018 Motoring

    Honda Urban EV Concept named 'Best Concept Car'…

    Electric concept car wins global award for outstanding automotive design International judging panel comprised of 12 journalists from renowned publications Honda R&D team recognised for making a significant contribution to the evolution of car… more...
    Editor 266
  • Regional Connectivity Conference: Making Inter-State Transport Work in Africa
    Jun 12, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Regional Connectivity Conference: Making…

    The Federation of Eastern and Southern African Road Transport Associations (FESARTA), together with Supply Chain Today and CVLC, will be hosting a conference themed “Regional Connectivity: Making Inter-State Transport Work in Africa” on 11 and 12… more...
    Editor 265
  • Engen Polo Cup war moves to country's fastest battlefield
    Jun 11, 2018 Motorsport

    Engen Polo Cup war moves to country's fastest…

    Championship battle balanced on a knife edge Turbocharged Polos to reach their real top velocity for the first time Slip-streaming art to come into play The new Engen Polo Cup championship category will visit South Africa's fastest racing venue this… more...
    Editor 294
  • Jeep® Brand Wins Big at the 2018 OFF ROAD Magazine Awards
    Jun 11, 2018 Motoring

    Jeep® Brand Wins Big at the 2018 OFF ROAD…

    Four Jeep® models achieve top placing in the OFF ROAD Magazine readers' choice awards Jeep Wrangler triumphs in the 'Off-Road' category for fifth year in a row Jeep Renegade named Best 'Sub-compact SUV' for the fourth consecutive year Grand Cherokee… more...
    Editor 295
  • FIA World Motor Sport council approves Electric World Rallycross
    Jun 11, 2018 Motorsport

    FIA World Motor Sport council approves Electric…

    The FIA’s World Motor Sport Council has approved plans for the FIA World Rallycross Championship to be an electric series from 2020. IMG has collaborated with the FIA and a number of car manufacturers on this project for the last eighteen months,… more...
    Editor 278
  • The Porsche 911 Speedster Concept: open-top, pure and with over 500 hp
    Jun 11, 2018 Motoring

    The Porsche 911 Speedster Concept: open-top, pure…

    Dubai. Porsche will be rewarding itself with an excellent present for the 70th anniversary of the brand’s sports cars: the 911 Speedster Concept, a road-ready study of an exciting open-top sports car. The unique model forges a link between the very… more...
    Editor 274
  • The new Volkswagen Polo GTI
    Jun 11, 2018 Motoring

    The new Volkswagen Polo GTI

    147kW of power, 320 Nm of torque, sport suspension and XDS differential lock make the Polo GTI a compact sports car. The new Polo GTI adds dynamism to the small compact car segment with its turbocharged engine and MQB platform. GTI insignia such as… more...
    Editor 491
  • Volvo FH 25 year Anniversary
    Jun 08, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Volvo FH 25 year Anniversary

    The Volvo FH - the drivers’ choice for the last quarter of a century and a South African best seller. And this truck promises to keep changing the world of trucking. A unique driver focus, and a truly revolutionary cab paved the way for the instant… more...
    Editor 425
  • Round 4 Autobarn Superhatch Midvaal June 2nd
    Jun 08, 2018 Motorsport

    Round 4 Autobarn Superhatch Midvaal June 2nd

    AutObarn SuperHatch Class A leader Brett Garland gets his first DNF dropping out with gearbox problems after putting up the best qualifying time for Round 4. AutObarn SuperHatch team driver Brett Garland experiences his most disappointing round,… more...
    Editor 368
  • New generation Sasol GTC cars set for top-notch motorsport entertainment at East London circuit
    Jun 07, 2018 Motorsport

    New generation Sasol GTC cars set for top-notch…

    Sandton, South Africa – With a combined power output of 3600 horsepower, the new generation Sasol GTC Championship cars are set to delight East London motorsport enthusiasts when the world-class touring car series visits the coastal town on 16th… more...
    Editor 404
  • Auto industry embraces technology in every sector – except the one that matters
    Jun 07, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Auto industry embraces technology in every sector…

    The International Consumer Electronics show (CES) is an annual event that highlights technological advancement, but for the last few years, the stars of the exhibition have come from the automotive sector. This year alone Nissan introduced… more...
    Editor 419
  • Source: 2018 Ford Ranger 3.2 Double Cab Wildtrak Auto. Credit: Platinum Wheels on AutoTrader
    Jun 07, 2018 Motoring

    SA’s car colour preferences revealed in search…

    After analysing millions of searches on AutoTrader that used the colour filter (from March 2017 to March 2018), South Africa’s largest motoring marketplace for both used cars and new cars has revealed which car colours South African motorists most… more...
    Editor 390
  • Ferrari's turbo-charged V8 is voted the best engine of the last 20 years
    Jun 06, 2018 Motoring

    Ferrari's turbo-charged V8 is voted the best…

    The 3.9-litre V8 takes the International Engine of the Year Award for the third year running A record number of six awards Stuttgart, 5 June 2018 - The latest iteration of Ferrari's turbo-charged V8 that equips, in various forms, all Ferrari's… more...
    Editor 422
  • New 2019 Jeep® Renegade to Receive European Preview at Torino Motor Show
    Jun 06, 2018 Motoring

    New 2019 Jeep® Renegade to Receive European…

    The Jeep® brand will reveal the new 2019 Jeep Renegade for Europe at the opening day of the Torino Motor Show on June 6. In the spectacular Valentino Park, enthusiasts will be able to see the most recent version of the Jeep Renegade at this… more...
    Editor 416
  • FAW South Africa makes big strides in aftersales customer satisfaction
    Jun 06, 2018 Motoring

    FAW South Africa makes big strides in aftersales…

    FAW SA has made a concerted effort to set industry-leading aftersales benchmarks to which its dealers and branches have to adhere. As a result, all FAW dealers are operating at a higher level than ever before. While FAW SA’s efforts have culminated… more...
    Editor 396
  • How fleet owners can easily offset impact of higher VAT rate by harnessing strategic alliances, big data and analytics
    Jun 06, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    How fleet owners can easily offset impact of…

    Efficient and innovative fleet management can save businesses the costs of the recent VAT and fuel levy increases. Executive Head for Standard Bank Fleet Management, Derick de Vries, says the increase in VAT to 15% from 14% is seen as a high cost to… more...
    Editor 445
  • Orders open for 565kW Shelby F150
    Jun 05, 2018 Motoring

    Orders open for 565kW Shelby F150

    South African exotic bakkie — or should that be exotic truck fans — now have something to really look forward to with the imminent arrival of the all-new 2019 Shelby F-150 ready for South African roads in right hand drive. “We are delighted to… more...
    Editor 447
  • THE TIRE COLOGNE:
    Jun 05, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    THE TIRE COLOGNE: "Tire change" successfully…

    Good performance for the start, visitor quality convincingTrade fair scores points with clear event concept, new themes and top services THE TIRE COLOGNE delivered a successful performance. For the premiere of the international industry trade fair… more...
    Editor 432
  • Massive demand for true price sees website swamped with enquiries!
    Jun 05, 2018 Motoring

    Massive demand for true price sees website…

    The launch of True Price has exceeded all expectations! The website has, quite literally, been swamped with enquiries. Darryl Jacobson, managing director of True Price, says he has been absolutely amazed at the reaction to the launch on June 1.… more...
    Editor 439
  • The new Volkswagen Polo Vivo Maxx
    Jun 05, 2018 Motoring

    The new Volkswagen Polo Vivo Maxx

    New derivative added to the second-generation Polo Vivo range, which is the best-selling passenger car in South Africa The 2017 best-selling passenger car in South Africa, Polo Vivo, has been expanded with the addition of the sized-up derivative,… more...
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  • Debut podium for Bentley Boy Pepper
    Jun 04, 2018 Motorsport

    Debut podium for Bentley Boy Pepper

    Three weeks ago, Midrand race driver Jordan Pepper did not even know he would be racing as one of the Bentley Boys in the factory team’s new Continental GT3 at the Blancpain GT Series Paul Ricard 1000 endurance race. Come Saturday evening and Pepper… more...
    Editor 450
  • Hyundai tackles Rally Italia in the lead and on a high after victory in Portugal
    Jun 04, 2018 Motorsport

    Hyundai tackles Rally Italia in the lead and on a…

    Hyundai Motorsport is heading to Rally Italia on the island Sardinia as leaders in the drivers' as well as the manufacturers' standings of the 2018 World Rally Championship, after the team's emphatic win in Rally de Portugal. The victory of Thierry… more...
    Editor 405
  • McLaren special operations recreates legendary McLaren F1 GTR ‘Longtail’ racing livery for bespoke commission 675lt
    Jun 04, 2018 Motorsport

    McLaren special operations recreates legendary…

    MSO Bespoke commission delivers personalised McLaren 675LT in 1,000 hour-plus project Striking Gulf Racing exterior colour scheme is a tribute to the 1997 Gulf-Davidoff GTC team McLaren F1 GTR ‘Longtail’ Bespoke cabin finish, 20-spoke wheels and MSO… more...
    Editor 411
  • New app for African farmers will help improve yields
    Jun 04, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    New app for African farmers will help improve…

    uLima is a mobile platform that provides farmers across Africa with a toolset, database and access to the latest market information. Developed by Imperial Logistics company Resolve, uLima provides these famers with access to information on crops,… more...
    Editor 428
  • Mercedes-Benz revisits Chapmans Peak crash site after 30 years
    Jun 04, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Mercedes-Benz revisits Chapmans Peak crash site…

    Same treacherous road, same driver, same brand… An indescribably different drive In a dramatic documentary-style content piece, Mercedes-Benz takes viewers on a journey along Chapman’s Peak Drive with Christopher White, survivor of a crash 30 years… more...
    Editor 475
  • First British GT victory of 2018 for Osborne as McLaren 570S GT4 scores wins and podiums at Snetterton
    Jun 04, 2018 Motorsport

    First British GT victory of 2018 for Osborne as…

    MSO Bespoke commission delivers personalised McLaren 675LT in 1,000 hour-plus project Striking Gulf Racing exterior colour scheme is a tribute to the 1997 Gulf-Davidoff GTC team McLaren F1 GTR ‘Longtail’ Bespoke cabin finish, 20-spoke wheels and MSO… more...
    Editor 408
  • Honda Aircraft Company unveils the HondaJet Elite
    May 31, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Honda Aircraft Company unveils the HondaJet Elite

    Honda's Newest State-of-the-Art, Environmentally Responsible Aircraft Features Increased Range, Updated Avionics Suite and Enhanced Cabin Amenities Honda Aircraft Company today revealed a new upgraded aircraft, the "HondaJet Elite," at a special… more...
    Editor 455
  • Jeff Osborne is head of Gumtree Automotive
    May 31, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    A sign of good times? SA car buyers are opting…

    A long golden run for used vehicle sales in South Africa is slowing down noticeably. The second hand market has been a “buy-at-any-price” space for quite some time due to macro-economic pressures on consumers, over-priced new cars and online trading… more...
    Editor 416
  • FAW meets its customers on their turf
    May 30, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    FAW meets its customers on their turf

    FAW South Africa has once again met and interacted with its customers at the Nampo Harvest Day in Bothaville, Free State. The company’s stand at the popular annual agricultural show featured an impressive ‘showroom’ of FAW models, including the… more...
    Editor 439
  • New Renault Clio R.S. 18 brings f1 to South African shores
    May 30, 2018 Motoring

    New Renault Clio R.S. 18 brings f1 to South…

    The exclusive New Clio R.S. 18 F1 proudly boasts redefined levels of race technology, superlative performance and unique F1-inspired R.S. styling. Collectors' Edition built from the Clio R.S. 220 EDC Trophy, celebrating Renault's 40-year-long F1… more...
    Editor 437
  • Reigning championship Giniel de Villiers hopes to make it three in a row. Image Nadia Jordaan
    May 28, 2018 Motorsport

    Midas touch route for Toyota Kalahari Botswana…

    The old and the new combine for challenging weekend of world-class motor racing Route director Adri Roets and a team from the Botswana Tourist Organisation (BTO) has again displayed a Midas touch with the route for this year’s Toyota Kalahari… more...
    Editor 483
  • Julian van der Watt impresses on oval debut
    May 28, 2018 Motorsport

    Julian van der Watt impresses on oval debut

    Cape Town’s US Formula 2000 driver Julian van der Watt was quick, but out of luck at the weekend’s fifth round US Formula 2000 series race at Indianapolis. Van der Watt enjoyed a positive oval track debut on the kilometre-long Lucas Oil Raceway… more...
    Editor 467
  • 2018 Honda GL1800 Gold Wing
    May 28, 2018 Motoring

    2018 Honda GL1800 Gold Wing

    Model updates: Redesigned from the wheels up, the new Honda Gold Wing is sharper, more compact and lighter; its monumental flat six-cylinder engine now features 4-valves per cylinder and comes equipped with Throttle By Wire, 4 riding modes, Honda… more...
    Editor 489
  • The new Volkswagen Crafter
    May 28, 2018 Motoring

    The new Volkswagen Crafter

    Economical, functional and reliable like never before Front or rear wheel drive with a manual gearbox The new Crafter, the '2017 International Van of the Year', sets entirely new standards for assistance systems in the segment for large vans With a… more...
    Editor 518
  • SA Express provides more information
    May 28, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    SA Express provides more information

    Johannesburg, 25 May 2018: Following the South African Civil Aviation Authority’s (SACAA) decision to temporarily suspend SA Express’ Air Operator’s Certificate (AOC), as well as its certification as an Approved Maintenance Organisation (AMO), the… more...
    Editor 486
  • Isuzu launches exclusive X-Rider Black edition
    May 28, 2018 Motoring

    Isuzu launches exclusive X-Rider Black edition

    Isuzu Motors South Africa (IMSA) is adding a further dash of exclusivity and appeal to its bakkie range with the introduction of the X-Rider Black - a limited edition all-black model available as part of its popular Double Cab line-up. "The X-Rider… more...
    Editor 459
  • SA Express responds to SA CAA Grounding
    May 28, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    SA Express responds to SA CAA Grounding

    SA Express confirms that the South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA) has suspended the airline’s Air Operator’s Certificate (AOC) as well as the certification for an Approved Maintenance Organisation (AMO). The SACAA finding relates, amongst… more...
    Editor 472
  • Ryan Hunt Alpen ASAP Racing puts his Austrian Erzberg Enduro race on hold after a serious crash while training
    May 25, 2018 Motorsport

    Ryan Hunt Alpen ASAP Racing puts his Austrian…

    Team mate Guillaume Hardy will go ahead and compete with support from Hunt at the event After months of preparation, training and building the Husky’s for the worlds toughest Enduro, the Austrian Erzberg Rodeo, a recent crash while training saw Ryan… more...
    Editor 550
  • Upcoming Events 25 May - 18 June 2018
    May 25, 2018 Motorsport

    Upcoming Events 25 May - 18 June 2018

    25.05.2018 FIM WORLD SUPERSPORT 300 CHAMPIONSHIP, DONINGTON PARK, GREAT BRITAIN 01.06.2018 FIM ENDURO WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, TALLINN, ESTONIA 02.06.2018 FIM MOTOGP ROOKIES CUP, MUGELLO, ITALY 02.06.2018 FIM TRIAL WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, JAPAN 03.06.2018… more...
    Editor 646
  • New tech from Ford could be the answer to finding parking spaces
    May 25, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    New tech from Ford could be the answer to finding…

    Get Stressed Searching for Spaces in Busy Car Parks? This New Tech Could be The Answer The stress of searching for elusive empty bays in busy car parks may one day be a thing of the past, thanks to new “collaborative parking” technology being tested… more...
    Editor 536
  • Imperial Logistics enjoys sweet success in premium chocolate contract
    May 25, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Imperial Logistics enjoys sweet success in…

    A contract renewal for warehousing and distribution management is the latest development in a significant, seven-year partnership between supply chain and logistics leader Imperial Logistics and premium chocolate producer Lindt & Sprüngli.… more...
    Editor 558
  • 2019 Honda CRF450L
    May 25, 2018 Motoring

    2019 Honda CRF450L

    New model updates: Using the CRF450R moto-crosser as a base, Honda's new road-legal dual-purpose motorcycle has a tough, lightweight chassis built to find all the available grip, powered by an engine that delivers strong, usable power right from the… more...
    Editor 563
  • Cummins and Komatsu launch Technical Education for Communities (TEC) programme in South Africa
    May 25, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Cummins and Komatsu launch Technical Education…

    Engine, filtration, and genset manufacturer Cummins Africa Middle East, in conjunction with earthmoving, mining, construction, and utility equipment supplier and aftermarket provider Komatsu Africa Holdings have inaugurated a new Technical Education… more...
    Editor 600
  • All-New Volvo XC60 launches in SA
    May 25, 2018 Motoring

    All-New Volvo XC60 launches in SA

    The much anticipated all-new Volvo XC60 - and current 2018 World Car of the Year - is now available in South Africa. The new car replaces Volvo's highly-successful original XC60, which in the nine years since its launch became the best-selling… more...
    Editor 546
  • MiX Telematics invests towards the long–term prospects of small, black–owned fitment centres
    May 24, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    MiX Telematics invests towards the long–term…

    23 May 2018; Beame, a brand by MiX Telematics, announced plans to roll out its first Enterprise Development based, mobile fitment centre which will be exhibited at the South Africa Bike Festival, taking place at the Kyalami Grand Prix from the 25 – 27… more...
    Editor 583
  • African Development Bank and Korea launch the Korea-Africa Energy Investment Facility
    May 24, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    African Development Bank and Korea launch the…

    The Government of Korea and the African Development Bank have signed a Letter of Intent to launch the Korea-Africa Energy Investment Facility (KEIF) to provide significant support to the New Deal on Energy for Africa, which aims to achieve universal… more...
    Editor 528
  • The Festival of Motoring, presented by WesBank, returns to the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit for its third annual motoring extravaganza
    May 23, 2018 Motoring

    The Festival of Motoring, presented by WesBank,…

    The Festival of Motoring, presented by WesBank, is back and bigger than ever! The Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit will once again host the only national, industry-supported, auto show from 31st of August to 2nd of September 2018, brought to you by Messe… more...
    Editor 519
  • Hyundai's i20 gets smarter, with a refreshed design and new flagship derivative
    May 23, 2018 Motoring

    Hyundai's i20 gets smarter, with a refreshed…

    Hyundai Automotive South Africa is continuing its success in the segment for mid-sized hatchbacks by introducing a refreshed i20 line-up with a more modern design, and the addition of a 1.4 Active flagship derivative. "The i20 is one of our… more...
    Editor 517
  • Safer cars a better choice for new buyers
    May 22, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Safer cars a better choice for new buyers

    Almost 75% of prospective new car owners say their purchase decision will be influenced by whether a car has been crash tested – and safety rated. This is one of the findings of a new survey recently conducted by the Automobile Association (AA).… more...
    Editor 544
  • The 2018 Mille Miglia is a triumph for Alfa Romeo
    May 22, 2018 Motorsport

    The 2018 Mille Miglia is a triumph for Alfa Romeo

    A wonderful day for Alfa Romeo: the Mille Miglia concludes with its cars in the top three places. The race caravan paid a celebratory visit to Milan and to the Museo Storico Alfa Romeo at Arese, where time trials were held on the internal circuit.… more...
    Editor 574
  • Strong growth predicted for the second hand car market
    May 22, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Strong growth predicted for the second hand car…

    Recent trends have shown that pre-owned car sales are far outweighing new car sales. In TransUnion’s latest quarterly report, the Vehicle Price Index (VPI), which analyses monthly data it receives from dealers, vehicle financiers and banks… more...
    Editor 562
  • Renault Sandero range even more attractive with the launch of the new Sandero Stepway Plus
    May 22, 2018 Motoring

    Renault Sandero range even more attractive with…

    New SANDERO STEPWAY model delivers on the value for money Stepway offering PLUS much more in the form of bespoke design and feature enhancements. The new Renault SANDERO STEPWAY PLUS will help to maintain and further increase the great success of… more...
    Editor 529
  • SA leisure car rentals show solid growth
    May 22, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    SA leisure car rentals show solid growth

    Confidence in SA travel grows – at home and from abroad International inbound and local tourism rentals in South Africa’s leisure car rental sector continue to show healthy growth – and prospects of even better growth in future. This year saw a… more...
    Editor 624
  • Refreshed Ford Ranger Arrives in 2019 - With More Performance, Efficiency, Features and Capability
    May 21, 2018 Motoring

    Refreshed Ford Ranger Arrives in 2019 - With More…

    Updated Ranger scheduled for 2019 launch following R3-billion investment in Ford's Silverton Assembly Plant and Struandale Engine Plant New-generation powertrain with 10-speed automatic and all-new Bi-Turbo engine on selected models; improved… more...
    Editor 533
  • Past five years has seen significant milestones for Toyota Kalahari Botswana 1000 desert race
    May 21, 2018 Motorsport

    Past five years has seen significant milestones…

    In the five years since Jwaneng became the host town of the Toyota Kalahari Botswana 1000 Desert Race, the biggest sporting and social event of the year in the country, a number of significant changes have taken place in what is this year the third… more...
    Editor 533
  • Killarney's epic Saturday
    May 21, 2018 Motorsport

    Killarney's epic Saturday

    Full day keeps Cape race fans thrilled Killarney’s fourth round Wingfield motors Power Series kept Cape Town race fans on the edges of their seats throughout the day and into the night as excellent local racing followed by a home victory in the… more...
    Editor 534
  • 2018 Mille Miglia: Second Stage
    May 21, 2018 Motorsport

    2018 Mille Miglia: Second Stage

    Yesterday the caravan threaded its way down the Italian peninsula from Milano Marittima to Rome. The excitement of the race mingled with the beauty of the landscapes, making a truly thrilling day. At Pesaro two and four wheels met in a warm embrace,… more...
    Editor 569
  • Imperial Logistics expands digitisation drive with a new supply chain lab in Cape Town
    May 18, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Imperial Logistics expands digitisation drive…

    Following the success of its first Supply Chain Lab in Berlin, supply chain and logistics leader Imperial Logistics has opened a second lab in Cape Town. These facilities will enable Imperial Logistics and its clients to leverage evolving technology… more...
    Editor 568
  • Hyundai Construction Equipment launch the new Hyundai HL960 HD Heavy Duty Wheeled Loader
    May 18, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Hyundai Construction Equipment launch the new…

    Hyundai has recently launched a brand new heavy duty wheeled loader – the HL960 HD. This new addition to the Hyundai range offers the very best in wheeled loader technology, and has been designed with the waste handling and recycling industries in… more...
    Editor 574
  • 2018 Mille Miglia: Sealing and Inspection
    May 18, 2018 Motorsport

    2018 Mille Miglia: Sealing and Inspection

    A special edition celebrating the ninetieth anniversary of Alfa Romeo's first win in the Red Arrow race gets under way. To celebrate this historic milestone and to transfer the passion from legendary models to current production, a special site… more...
    Editor 552
  • Montagu sets the scene for eventful 2018 BMW Motorrad SA GS Trophy
    May 17, 2018 Motorsport

    Montagu sets the scene for eventful 2018 BMW…

    Picturesque Montague in the Western Cape this year played host to the 2018 GS Trophy, which saw close to 700 attendees take over the quiet town from 9 to 13 May. There was an array of routes to cater to all adventure riding enthusiasts, with some… more...
    Editor 532
  • Alpine A110 awarded Five-Star Car status at Autocar Awards 2018
    May 17, 2018 Motoring

    Alpine A110 awarded Five-Star Car status at…

    New Alpine A110 named Five-Star Car at Autocar Awards 2018 Praised for its simplicity and ‘timeless’ driver appeal Alpine A110 available to order now with UK deliveries in the Summer The new Alpine A110 has picked up an award for being rated a… more...
    Editor 557
  • All-New Ford Fiesta - Raising the Stakes in Compact Car Segment
    May 15, 2018 Motoring

    All-New Ford Fiesta - Raising the Stakes in…

    Contemporary new design that is more fluid and elegant - but distinctly Fiesta Revolutionary new interior with unprecedented quality of materials, craftsmanship and cutting-edge technologies Fun-to-drive character enhanced with new suspension,… more...
    Editor 633
  • Darren Oates takes first podium of the season for Signature Motorsport
    May 15, 2018 Motorsport

    Darren Oates takes first podium of the season for…

    Round three of the Engen Polo Cup held at Zwartkops Raceway on Saturday was a day of mixed fortunes for the three-car Signature Motorsport Team. On one hand, Darren Oates raced his Payen Polo GTi to a maiden podium for the team in the first race… more...
    Editor 548
  • New Engen Polo Cup pace-setter emerges at Zwartkops Raceway
    May 15, 2018 Motorsport

    New Engen Polo Cup pace-setter emerges at…

    Tasmin Pepper takes both race victories She sets a new Zwartkops Engen Polo Cup lap record Jeffrey Kruger retains championship lead Drama, a new winner, a new lap record and spectacular racing typified rounds five and six of this year's Engen Polo… more...
    Editor 572
  • Another tough challenge for the AutObarn SuperHatch drivers
    May 15, 2018 Motorsport

    Another tough challenge for the AutObarn…

    Another tough challenge for the AutObarn SuperHatch premier A Class drivers with only milli seconds separating Garland and Du Toit in the qualifying and both heats Round 3 at the Zwartkops Raceway saw another huge tussle throughout the day between… more...
    Editor 550
  • BMW i3, one of the popular ‘green’ searches on AutoTrader. Credit: Press.BMWgroup
    May 15, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    'Green' cars are selling fast and South Africans…

    As battery prices drop and motorists become more environmentally conscious, the global market for ‘green’ cars is growing – in some countries, exponentially. AutoTrader reports that ‘green’ cars are also on the radar here in South Africa. Motorists… more...
    Editor 561
  • Emirates and Formula 1® renew Global Partnership
    May 15, 2018 Motorsport

    Emirates and Formula 1® renew Global Partnership

    Emirates, the world’s largest international airline, and Formula 1®, the pinnacle of motorsport, announced they have renewed and expanded their partnership until the end of 2022. Emirates has been an F1 Global Partner since 2013, and the renewed… more...
    Editor 546
  • Subaru WRX STI Wins the SP3T Class in Nürburgring 24-Hour Race
    May 15, 2018 Motorsport

    Subaru WRX STI Wins the SP3T Class in Nürburgring…

    Subaru Corporation is pleased to announce that its motorsports subsidiary, Subaru Tecnica International (STI) *1, took the SP3T class*2 win in the 2018 Nürburgring 24-Hour Race held in Germany from May 11 to 13, with the "Subaru WRX STI NBR… more...
    Editor 569

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