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NAPA Memories 2017

  • A short introduction to Rolling Stock.
    Jan 23, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    A short introduction to Rolling Stock.

    Keep track of: Motorhomes, Trucks, Trailers, Automobiles, Classic Cars, Boats, Construction, Farming, Fleets, Etc. Rolling Stock is a low-cost, Windows®-based program for record-keeping and the production of easy-to-read, accurate reports about your… more
    Editor 68
  • Carlos Sainz to make Rallye Monte-Carlo debut
    Jan 23, 2018 Motorsport

    Carlos Sainz to make Rallye Monte-Carlo debut

    Renault Sport Formula One Team driver Carlos Sainz will follow in the footsteps of his double World Rally Championship-winning father when he takes on the final stage of the 2018 Rallye Monte-Carlo. The 23-year-old Spaniard will make his Monte-Carlo… more
    Editor 60
  • Green light for the new spearhead: BMW M8 GTE makes race debut at the “Rolex 24” in Daytona.
    Jan 23, 2018 Motorsport

    Green light for the new spearhead: BMW M8…

    This is the moment BMW Motorsport has been waiting for: after months of intensive development, the new BMW M8 GTE will make its race debut this weekend. The new top model for international GT racing will take to the track at the legendary 24-hour… more
    Editor 44
  • Quote or estimate from your mechanic – know the difference
    Jan 23, 2018 Press Releases

    Quote or estimate from your mechanic – know…

    So the new year has started and those car repairs you have been putting off cannot be ignored any longer. “Repairing a car can be a costly exercise so it’s always helpful to know what you are in for before the repair work begins,” says Pieter… more
    Editor 66
  • Brijesh Enterprise Invite to Visit 3rd International Truck Trailer & Tyre Expo to be held on 3 to 5 August 2018 at Gandhi Nagar Gujarat INDIA
    Jan 23, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Brijesh Enterprise Invite to Visit 3rd…

    JOIN US IN Mahatma Mandir, Gandhi Nagar Gujarat INDIA. Register Here more
    Editor 53
  • Ntsebeza Inquiry into conduct of SAICA Members employed by KPMG
    Jan 22, 2018 Press Releases

    Ntsebeza Inquiry into conduct of SAICA…

    Johannesburg, 20 January 2018 - In November 2017, the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) convened what is now known as the “Ntsebeza Inquiry” [also referred to as the Inquiry] with the aim that it should investigate,… more
    Editor 77
  • SAPS introduces ALCO-Safe’s Alcoblow Rapid Test to combat drinking and driving
    Jan 22, 2018 Press Releases

    SAPS introduces ALCO-Safe’s Alcoblow Rapid…

    ALCO-Safe, leading provider of alcohol and drug testing and educational material, has been selected by the South African Police Service (SAPS) as their preferred supplier of Alcoblow Rapid Test breathalyser instruments, countrywide, in their latest… more
    Editor 56
  • A positive future for the South African Tyre Recycling Industry
    Jan 22, 2018 Press Releases

    A positive future for the South African Tyre…

    When it comes to the global activity of professional tyre recycling processes, South Africa remains to be one of the leading countries in terms of how the highly important issues of safe disposal of old tyres is dealt with. Recycling has seen a… more
    Editor 72
  • SA team wins Dakar rookie race
    Jan 22, 2018 Motorsport

    SA team wins Dakar rookie race

    De Klerk & Schutte take TreasuryOne Amarok to debut honours South African duo Hennie de Klerk and Gerhard Schutte brought their locally built TreasuryOne Amarok home to victory in the rookie rankings of Dakar 2018 this afternoon. The Pretoria crew… more
    Editor 70
  • South Africans star at Dakar
    Jan 22, 2018 Motorsport

    South Africans star at Dakar

    Sainz, Walkner win as all 7 SA men finish Spain’s Carlos Sainz took his second Dakar win and Peugeot’s swansong third win in a row, while Austrian Matthias Walkner won KTM’s 17th successive motorcycle race as the 2018 race came to an end in… more
    Editor 74
  • SA team takes Dakar rookie lead
    Jan 19, 2018 Motorsport

    SA team takes Dakar rookie lead

    TreasuryOne duo move ahead with 2 days to go South African duo Hennie de Klerk and Gerhard Schutte brought the TreasuryOne Motorsport Amarok home 30th as they moved up to 29th overall in the car race on Thursday’s 12th stage of Dakar 2018 from… more
    Editor 73
  • New Renault MÉGANE R.S.: Pure performance for people who love to drive
    Jan 19, 2018 Motoring

    New Renault MÉGANE R.S.: Pure performance…

    First unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September 2017, New Renault MÉGANE R.S. has been eagerly awaited by sports driving enthusiasts. Aiming to become – like its predecessors – a benchmark in the C-segment hot hatch market, this third… more
    Editor 68
  • Masterdrive Newsletter - 18 January 2018
    Jan 19, 2018 Press Releases

    Masterdrive Newsletter - 18 January 2018

    MasterTips: Where do you lay your trust? A major tenet of self-driving vehicles is that drivers need to surrender a large amount of control to the cars. Is consumer trust in these vehicles rising as they start to accept the idea of self-driving… more
    Editor 80
  • Zwartkops' Glorious Time Warp
    Jan 19, 2018 Motorsport

    Zwartkops' Glorious Time Warp

    Passion of Speed will celebrate legendary men & machines Gauteng race fans are in for a time warp treat over the weekend of 27 and 28 February when the Zwartkops Raceway presents its glorious 17th Passion of Speed races for cars on Saturday and Day… more
    Editor 71
  • SAPICS 2018 Event Lineup International Speakers
    Jan 19, 2018 Press Releases

    SAPICS 2018 Event Lineup International…

    2018 is here! New beginnings, new networking and learning experiences... Join us on our 2018 first quarter supply chain journey with opportunities to gain knowledge and meet fellow supply chain professionals. February: 12-14 February │Supply Chain… more
    Editor 84
  • Volkswagen establishes company in Rwanda and outlines plans for the roll out of the integrated automotive mobility solutions
    Jan 19, 2018 Press Releases

    Volkswagen establishes company in Rwanda and…

    Volkswagen Mobility Solutions Rwanda - registered and operations to commence in quarter two. Facilities identified which will house a production facility with an installed capacity for 5000 vehicles, as well as a retail outlet and a training centre… more
    Editor 122
  • AutObarn resigns Brett Garland for their 2018 SuperHatch Series, with plans in the pipeline for a GTC 2 drive
    Jan 19, 2018 Motorsport

    AutObarn resigns Brett Garland for their…

    The AutObarn Group announced today that their group will continue to sponsor Brett Garland for the 2018 AutObarn SuperHatch Series. “Brett will continue to race in this class in our colours for this year with help from our existing race partners… more
    Editor 108
  • Terry Brand with Daniel Riccardo Reb Bull F1 at a recent F1 GP, Terry is a good friend of Joe Riccardo.
    Jan 19, 2018 Motorsport

    AutObarn confirms its sponsorship for the…

    Terry Brand MD AutObarn SA announced this week The colourful AutObarn MD Terry Brand thanked the organizers for the great series and committed to sponsor the series yet again for 2018. “Motorsport forms an important part of our groups marketing… more
    Editor 111
  • The Nasser & Peter Show
    Jan 19, 2018 Motorsport

    The Nasser & Peter Show

    Dakar heroes Al Attiyah & Peterhansel duke it out Dakar 2018’s twelfth and longest day turned out to be a car and truck stage only as the bike stage was canned due to adverse conditions on their route on Thursday. The car race between Chilecito to… more
    Editor 81
  • SA’s FM, manufacturing & fleet pain points revealed in USSD poll
    Jan 18, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    SA’s FM, manufacturing & fleet pain points…

    A recent poll has revealed that the South African facilities management, manufacturing and fleet management industries face four distinct pain points; work orders, asset registers, downtime and contractors. The challenges within these areas include… more
    Editor 88
  • Companies need not revert to B-BEEE fronting to secure tenders
    Jan 18, 2018 Press Releases

    Companies need not revert to B-BEEE fronting…

    Companies should not be compelled to adopt B-BEEE fronting to secure tenders as there are legitimate avenues to achieving the same result,” says Arnoux Maré, CEO of Innovative Solutions Group TM . Maré says hundreds of tenders are awarded by… more
    Editor 172
  • Tenneco Supplies Suspension on New Suzuki Swift Sport & Maruti Suzuki India Dzire
    Jan 18, 2018 Press Releases

    Tenneco Supplies Suspension on New Suzuki…

    Tenneco Inc. (NYSE:TEN), a global supplier of Ride Performance and Clean Air products and systems is supplying its Multi-Tuned Valve (MTV) suspension technology on the Swift Sport Manufactured in Japan, as well as the Dzire compact-sedan passenger… more
    Editor 99
  • TRIB Update - January 17, 2017
    Jan 18, 2018 Press Releases

    TRIB Update - January 17, 2017

    New Understanding Retreading Brochure Available on TRIB Store Our newly redesigned "Understanding Retreading" brochure is now available in the TRIB Store. Understanding Retreading is a 16 page full color brochure produced by the Tire Retread &… more
    Editor 97
  • The home run -  TreasuryOne duo focussed on Cordoba finish
    Jan 18, 2018 Motorsport

    The home run - TreasuryOne duo focussed on…

    South African Dakar rookies Hennie de Klerk and Gerhard Schutte had another positive day as Dakar trekked from Belén to Chilecito in Argentina as they brought their homegrown Ford V8-powered TreasuryOne Amarok home 29th among the cars on Monday to… more
    Editor 92
  • Tightening the grip. Peugeot, KTM set to extend Dakar domination?
    Jan 18, 2018 Motorsport

    Tightening the grip. Peugeot, KTM set to…

    Dakar 2018 is entering the final straight and while there is still 1000km of racing still to come including an evil sting in the tail, it seems that the modern giants of the epic race through South America are set to extend their runs of success.… more
    Editor 89
  • Sasol bursary recipients get ready for a stellar 2018 academic year
    Jan 17, 2018 Press Releases

    Sasol bursary recipients get ready for a…

    Johannesburg, South Africa – Students who secured bursaries from the Sasol Corporate Bursary programme for 2018 gathered in Secunda, Mpumalanga this past week to prepare for the academic year ahead. Sasol briefed them about how they will be… more
    Editor 115
  • Dakar Rally 2018 – Stage 10: Salta – Belén
    Jan 17, 2018 Motorsport

    Dakar Rally 2018 – Stage 10: Salta – Belén

    Three MINI crews inside top ten to finish Stage 10. MINI crew Przygonski / Colsoul maintain sixth place overall.. Al Rajhi officially out of Dakar 2018. Munich. The cancellation of Monday’s Stage 9 meant an enforced rest day for the competitors of… more
    Editor 67
  • Swedish engine plant is Volvo Cars' first climate-neutral manufacturing site
    Jan 17, 2018 Press Releases

    Swedish engine plant is Volvo Cars' first…

    Volvo Cars' engine factory in Skövde, Sweden, has become the company's first climate-neutral manufacturing plant, having switched to renewable heating as of 1 January 2018. Skövde is the first plant in Volvo Cars' global manufacturing network to… more
    Editor 76
  • Throw the book at rock throwers
    Jan 17, 2018 Press Releases

    Throw the book at rock throwers

    The Automobile Association (AA) notes with concern yet another incident of rock throwing off a bridge onto oncoming traffic in KwaZulu-Natal. According to reports, the latest incident occurred earlier this week in Glen Anil. “These attacks, because… more
    Automobile Association 73
  • Peak performance - Haval owners' club takes to the 'Berg
    Jan 17, 2018 Press Releases

    Peak performance - Haval owners' club takes…

    We live in one of the most beautiful countries on earth. If not the most beautiful. And that's a fact. Speaking of beautiful, Haval's products have been garnering acclaim and sales for, well, their sleek styling - not to mention everything from… more
    Editor 71
  • Invitation to participate in Sri Lanka Auto Parts Show 2018 @ Colombo - Sri Lanka
    Jan 17, 2018 Press Releases

    Invitation to participate in Sri Lanka Auto…

    Sri Lanka Auto Parts Show 2018 The Biggest 3 Day Exhibition for the Sri Lankan Auto-Component Industry along with Car Parts and Accessories. Schedule Date : 2 ~ 4 AUGUST 2018 Venue : Sri Lanka Exhibition & Convention Centre (SLECC), Colombo – Sri… more
    Editor 80
  • McLaren Automotive inaugurates new carbon composites technology centre in Yorkshire in true McLaren style
    Jan 17, 2018 Press Releases

    McLaren Automotive inaugurates new carbon…

    A key milestone was marked today at the Yorkshire manufacturing centre that from 2019 will start producing carbon fibre tubs for McLaren Automotive, the British creator of luxury sportscars and supercars. As darkness descended at the £50million… more
    Editor 68
  • Truck market expected to grow marginally in 2018
    Jan 17, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Truck market expected to grow marginally in…

    During 2017 the South African truck market declined by 2.65% on the previous year’s results to 25 042 new unit sold. This is according to the latest results released by the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa (Naamsa),… more
    Editor 140
  • New 2019 Jeep® Cherokee: Evolution of the most capable mid-size SUV Debuts at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit
    Jan 17, 2018 Motoring

    New 2019 Jeep Cherokee: Evolution of the…

    The new 2019 Jeep® Cherokee - the most capable mid-size sport-utility vehicle (SUV) - makes its debut at the 2018 Detroit Auto Show today boasting a new, authentic and premium design, along with the addition of an all-new, advanced 2.0-litre… more
    Editor 65
  • Messe Frankfurt Middle East expands Beautyworld brand into Saudi Arabia
    Jan 17, 2018 Press Releases

    Messe Frankfurt Middle East expands…

    Dedicated beauty and wellness trade fair opens new pathway to Kingdom’s US$5.4 billion beauty and personal care market Launch Partners sign up early for October 2018 showcase in Jeddah as analysts predict solid industry growth through to 2021… more
    Editor 74
  • Guangzhou Automobile Company (GAC Motor) Secures Exclusive Rights for the Second Season of FORBES AFRICA: My Worst Day with Peace Hyde
    Jan 17, 2018 Press Releases

    Guangzhou Automobile Company (GAC Motor)…

    The show has one of the highest viewerships on the Pan-African business channel CNBC Africa Guangzhou Automobile Company (GAC Motor) (www.GAC-Motor.com), one of the top five biggest Chinese automobile manufacturers, has secured the exclusive rights… more
    Editor 83
  • Dakar bares its teeth -  Crashes, drama and many lost on Day 10
    Jan 17, 2018 Motorsport

    Dakar bares its teeth - Crashes, drama and…

    If it had not already delivered an incredible set of twists, turns and controversies so far, Dakar 2018 really showed its fangs on Tuesday to quite literally once again turn the race on its head. The drama started on Monday, when despite the day’s… more
    Editor 92
  • Still chasing the Dakar dream - But TreasuryOne team back in contact at last
    Jan 16, 2018 Motorsport

    Still chasing the Dakar dream - But…

    While Dakar 2018’s ninth racing stage to Salta was cancelled due to adverse weather and flooding in the Andes on Monday, the convoy crossed into Argentina to finally allow contact with the TreasuryOne team since they lost communication when the race… more
    Editor 70
  • MINI and The Woolmark Company announce partnership. Focus on supporting young designers
    Jan 16, 2018 Press Releases

    MINI and The Woolmark Company announce…

    MINI and The Woolmark Company kick off the new year by announcing their partnership for 2018. The two brands can both claim expertise in the areas of design and innovation, and their collaboration is intended to promote the work of young designers.… more
    Editor 100
  • Cross-Border e-Commerce Presents New Business Opportunities
    Jan 16, 2018 Press Releases

    Cross-Border e-Commerce Presents New…

    e-Commerce has changed the way the world conducts business, and the rise in technology has made it easier to interact with customers quickly and across borders. With economies becoming more interconnected, companies large and small are now able to… more
    Editor 146
  • Autotalks CEO:
    Jan 16, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Autotalks CEO: "Lack of coordination between…

    Lack of coordination between autonomous vehicles and manned vehicles can fail the driverless car vision, according to Hagai Zyss, CEO of the Israeli company Autotalks, which specializes in accident prevention through the use of DSRC (Dedicated Short… more
    Editor 84
  • Fuel trending downwards for January
    Jan 16, 2018 Press Releases

    Fuel trending downwards for January

    Fuel prices are set for month-end decreases. This is according to the Automobile Association (AA) which was commenting on mid-month fuel price data released by the Central Energy Fund. "The Rand/US dollar exchange rate has had one of its flattest… more
    Automobile Association 96
  • METAV 2018: Important information regarding the new accreditation procedure!
    Jan 16, 2018 Press Releases

    METAV 2018: Important information regarding…

    METAV 2018 takes place at the Düsseldorf Exhibition Centre from 20 to 24 February 2018. We wish to make your stay in Düsseldorf and at METAV as pleasant as possible and do our part to provide you with ideal working conditions here. In this letter,… more
    Editor 74
  • Endurance Technologies and CHEP honored for environmental sustainability excellence at the sixth Auto Global Awards
    Jan 16, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Endurance Technologies and CHEP honored for…

    CHEP, the supply chain solutions company, received a coveted Environmental Sustainability Award for its leadership in global supply chain sustainability at the sixth Automotive Global Awards at a gala event in London on the 6th November. Sharing the… more
    Editor 84
  • Seven big things coming in car innovation in 2018
    Jan 16, 2018 Press Releases

    Seven big things coming in car innovation in…

    Car tech is evolving at lightning speed. Driverless vehicles, hands-free parking and electric engines are already a reality in many parts of the world but there are many other clever innovations coming down the pipe in the automotive world in 2018.… more
    Editor 169
  • BMW Group remains world’s Number One premium automotive company
    Jan 16, 2018 Press Releases

    BMW Group remains world’s Number One premium…

    Seventh consecutive year of record sales Global sales total 2,463,526: up 4.1% Record sales for BMW, MINI, BMW Motorrad New all-time highs for both BMW i and BMW M The BMW Group achieved its best-ever annual sales in 2017, the seventh consecutive… more
    Editor 108
  • Dakar Rally 2018 – Stage 8: Uyuni- Tupiz
    Jan 16, 2018 Motorsport

    Dakar Rally 2018 – Stage 8: Uyuni- Tupiz

    Two MINI crews complete Stage 8 with top ten placings. MINI crew Przygonski / Colsoul maintain sixth place overall.. Storms and wet weather conditions force cancellation of Stage 9. Stage 8 of the Dakar followed the overnight Marathon stage where… more
    Editor 79
  • Then, of course, there’s the big H! Honda!
    Jan 15, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Then, of course, there’s the big H! Honda!

    The 1960’s will be remembered as the decade of change, when the Japanese launched an onslaught that changed the way motorcycles would be perceived forever. The ‘70s followed with a horsepower war that saw bikes judged almost solely on straight line… more
    Editor 109
  • Spectacular installation for the world premiere of the new G-Class
    Jan 15, 2018 Press Releases

    Spectacular installation for the world…

    "Stronger Than Time": 1979 G-Class cast in amber With the world's biggest installation of synthetic resin Mercedes-Benz is putting the world premiere of the new G-Class on 14 January 2018 in the spotlight at the North American International Auto… more
    Editor 93
  • Liqui Moly Lubricants & Husqvarna Motorcycles SA on track with multi-year deal
    Jan 15, 2018 Motorsport

    Liqui Moly Lubricants & Husqvarna…

    usqvarna Motorcycles South Africa has confirmed a new multi-year partnership with Liqui Moly. Specialist lubricants supplier Liqui Moly becomes Husqvarna South Africa’s technical and oils partner in both the Pepson Plastics Husqvarna Racing Enduro… more
    Editor 89
  • SA duo stars in Dubai 24
    Jan 15, 2018 Motorsport

    SA duo stars in Dubai 24

    Murray, Liebenberg win desert enduro class South African duo Simon Murray and Bradley Liebenberg enjoyed a brilliant weekend at the Dubai 24 Hour, when they won the SP3 class and ended sixth overall in the TCE race in a Ginetta G55 shared with… more
    Editor 91
  • The longest night - TreasuryOne duo ‘disappear’ at Dakar
    Jan 15, 2018 Motorsport

    The longest night - TreasuryOne duo…

    South African race fans following Dakar 2018 were most relieved on Sunday afternoon, when rookie pairing Hennie de Klerk and Gerhard Schutte and the TreasuryOne Amarok finally lit up the timing screen after being ‘missing in action’ for most of the… more
    Editor 98
  • Sainz tops sensational Dakar day
    Jan 15, 2018 Motorsport

    Sainz tops sensational Dakar day

    Toyotas move up, Peterhansel in trouble Dakar 2018 was turned on its head on Saturday to bring a new look to the leaderboard as the race pulled into the Bolivian Andes town of Uyuni. Mr Dakar, as they call him, Frenchman Stephane Peterhansel may… more
    Editor 86
  • CYMOT - Weekly Special
    Jan 12, 2018 Press Releases

    CYMOT - Weekly Special

    Float away on the Lazy Cloud Air Sofa. Whether on water or on the beach get comfortable with this Weekly Special. Info Here more
    Editor 144
  • Masterdrive Newsletter - 11 January 2018
    Jan 12, 2018 Press Releases

    Masterdrive Newsletter - 11 January 2018

    MasterTips: Driven to sickness With the advent of driverless technology, drivers are becoming passengers in many ways. Will this leave them vulnerable to the same motion sickness that passengers experience? MasterTest:Driving expressions:… more
    Editor 140
  • The Clio R.S.18: motorsport breeding
    Jan 12, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    The Clio R.S.18: motorsport breeding

    A new, aggressively-styled limited-edition Clio, inspired by the world of Renault Sport Formula One Team A dark, striking look embellished by Sirius Yellow detailing, plus an unmistakable sporty feel inside In addition to targeting motorsport… more
    Editor 87
  • BMW M increases number of exclusive showrooms worldwide.
    Jan 12, 2018 Press Releases

    BMW M increases number of exclusive…

    Singapore opens showroom exclusively for BMW M and BMW M Performance models. Demand within the high-performance automobile segment is on the increase, as are the expectations of customers: BMW M is reacting accordingly with its trade organization by… more
    Editor 100
  • Ford Wraps Up 2017 with 12.8% Market Share
    Jan 12, 2018 Press Releases

    Ford Wraps Up 2017 with 12.8% Market Share

    Ranger the Second-Best Selling Vehicle in SA, Top LCV Export "Last year was extremely challenging for the South African automotive industry, and this was reflected in the lower December 2017 new vehicle sales compared to the previous year. However,… more
    Editor 104
  • Porsche again sets new records for deliveries
    Jan 12, 2018 Press Releases

    Porsche again sets new records for deliveries

    Four per cent more vehicles delivered worldwide in 2017 Dubai. With deliveries of around 246,000 vehicles to customers worldwide, the upward sales trend continued for Porsche AG. The Stuttgart-based sports car manufacturer has exceeded the previous… more
    Editor 76
  • Roskill’s Battery Supply Chain Europe Conference 2018 – a market driven by raw materials
    Jan 12, 2018 Press Releases

    Roskill’s Battery Supply Chain Europe…

    Roskill is pleased to announce its inaugural Battery Supply Chain Europe Conference will be held in Dusseldorf this March. The event provides an “end-to-end” in-depth view of the battery supply chain, focusing on the growth markets for batteries and… more
    Editor 94
  • Kenya Airways starts ticket sales for its non-stop daily flight to New York
    Jan 12, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Kenya Airways starts ticket sales for its…

    Kenya Airways becomes the first airline to offer a non-stop flight between East Africa and the United States of America NAIROBI, Kenya, January 11, 2018 - Kenya Airways (www.Kenya-Airways.com) marks a great milestone with the launch of a non-stop… more
    Editor 77
  • BMW sets two GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ for drifting in the new BMW M5
    Jan 12, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    BMW sets two GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ for…

    New BMW M5 sets GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS for the longest drift in eight hours and the longest twin-vehicle drift. BMW instructor Johan Schwartz completed a sustained drift of 232.5 miles (374.2 kilometres). Schwartz and BMW Performance Center Chief… more
    Editor 99
  • Hyundai, Cisco collaborate to produce a hyper-connected car
    Jan 12, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Hyundai, Cisco collaborate to produce a…

    Hyundai Motor Company and Cisco has revealed a new technology roadmap that will enable next-generation in-vehicle networking with security. In addition, the companies shared their timeline for commercial deployment of 'hyper-connected' production… more
    Editor 119
  • MINI at the NAIAS 2018 in Detroit
    Jan 12, 2018 Motoring

    MINI at the NAIAS 2018 in Detroit

    Extensive update for the original in the premium small car segment is the main focus of the MINI appearance at the event that traditionally kicks off the year for the automotive industry British brand presents the new edition of the MINI and the… more
    Editor 121
  • A well earned rest - TreasuryOne rookies star on Dakar 2018
    Jan 12, 2018 Motorsport

    A well earned rest - TreasuryOne rookies…

    South African Dakar rookie heroes Hennie de Klerk and Gerhard Schutte enjoyed their best day of the 2018 race as they powered the TreasuryOne Amarok to 26th on the day to move up to 32nd overall to consolidate their strong second among the rookies,… more
    Editor 99
  • The Dakar Concertina - Peugeot, Toyota team battles tighten
    Jan 12, 2018 Motorsport

    The Dakar Concertina - Peugeot, Toyota team…

    It seemed a concertina was at play as Spain’s Carlos Sainz dominated Thursday’s sixth stage of Dakar 2018, leading from the start as he opened up a four minute lead to win from Peugeot teammate and overall leader, Frenchman Stephane Peterhansel as… more
    Editor 82
  • Mr. Dakar cruises on - Peterhansel consolidates the lead
    Jan 11, 2018 Motorsport

    Mr. Dakar cruises on - Peterhansel…

    Peugeot’s French Dakar superstar Stefan Peterhansel maintained the overall lead of Dakar 2018 for the third day on the trot by winning the fifth stage on Wednesday, but all was not well with his Peugeot teammates. Sebastien Loeb lost two and… more
    Editor 103
  • 2017 Ferrari SF70H confirmed for Autosport International
    Jan 11, 2018 Motorsport

    2017 Ferrari SF70H confirmed for Autosport…

    The 2017 Ferrari Formula 1 car is the final car to be confirmed on the main Ferrari feature SF70H F1 car joins the F2004, FXX-K Evo, 488 GTE and 488 Challenge at Autosport International this week 2017 World Endurance Championship GTE Pro champions… more
    Editor 120
  • Major brands against budget tyres
    Jan 11, 2018 Press Releases

    Major brands against budget tyres

    The industry’s approach to performance and cost effectiveness As the next Tyrexpo Africa Show takes place in just over three months time in Johannesburg. Once again this leading tyre and garage event in Africa will see an extensive amount of tyres… more
    Editor 125
  • MBUX - Mercedes-Benz User Experience: revolution in the cockpit
    Jan 11, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    MBUX - Mercedes-Benz User Experience:…

    Taking centre stage in the Mercedes-Benz presence at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas (CES; 9 - 12 January 2018) will be the world premiere of the intuitive and intelligent multimedia system MBUX - Mercedes-Benz User Experience. It will… more
    Editor 114
  • Cape Union Mart is here to help you with your branded corporate gifting and apparel needs!
    Jan 11, 2018 Press Releases

    Cape Union Mart is here to help you with…

    We have a team dedicated to helping your company, club or organization with branded apparel and corporate gifting – which is delivered countrywide! For all branding and apparel needs we offer a wide range of both technical and non-technical K-Way… more
    Editor 87
  • Volvo XC60 is 2017's overall safest car in Euro NCAP testing
    Jan 10, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Volvo XC60 is 2017's overall safest car in…

    Volvo Cars' all-new XC60 has been crowned the best performing large off-roader, and the car with the best overall performance of 2017 in the prestigious Euro NCAP 2017 Best in Class safety awards. The XC60 scored a near-perfect 98 per cent in the… more
    Editor 121
  • Automechanika Istanbul Automotive news from turkey
    Jan 10, 2018 Press Releases

    Automechanika Istanbul - Automotive news…

    The Visitor Online Registration is opened for its 12th edition of Automechanika Istanbul which take place from April 5 - 8, 2018 in Turkey! Automotive news from turkey Click Here more
    Editor 124
  • Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi launches a venture capital fund to invest up to $1 billion over five years
    Jan 10, 2018 Press Releases

    Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi launches a venture…

    Alliance Ventures to prioritize next-generation mobility with $200 million year-one funding New entity to act as main interface for start-ups, investors and the venture capital ecosystem Fund prioritizes open innovation in new mobility, including… more
    Editor 103
  • Just in Case: Continental Uses Safety Domain Control Unit as Fallback Path in Automated Driving
    Jan 10, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Just in Case: Continental Uses Safety Domain…

    Continuous self-monitoring of two independent control units detects any system uncertainties that may arise, and forms the necessary redundancy and diversity in order to always stop the vehicle safely and reliably. Continental already uses this… more
    Editor 88
  • MINI and South African Fashion Week (SAFW) partner to bring the “MINI Scouting Menswear” in association with GQ Magazine.
    Jan 10, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    MINI and South African Fashion Week (SAFW)…

    For almost 60 years now, MINI has always stood for ideas, inspiration and passion. It is in this spirit that MINI South Africa and South African Fashion Week (SAFW) are joining forces to bring the fashion talent search platform, MINI Scouting… more
    Editor 80
  • Volkswagen Group South Africa remains Passenger Car Market Leader for 7th Consecutive year
    Jan 10, 2018 Press Releases

    Volkswagen Group South Africa remains…

    The Volkswagen brand retains overall passenger market leadership on its own Polo Vivo and Polo remain South Africa's bestselling cars Audi improves its premium market share by 1.2% Since the introduction of the Polo and Polo Vivo in 2010, Volkswagen… more
    Editor 156
  • What added value can motorsport bring to other sectors? MIA CEO Chris Aylett explains
    Jan 10, 2018 Motorsport

    What added value can motorsport bring to…

    The fast paced response and innovative nature demanded by motorsport can benefit for other industries From defense through medical to automotive, motorsport delivers innovative solutions to a huge variety of sectors Video link:… more
    Editor 78
  • SAPICS 2018 Call for speakers deadline 19 January 2018!
    Jan 10, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    SAPICS 2018 Call for speakers deadline 19…

    The SAPICS 2018 Annual Conference and Exhibition is proudly celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2018 and will take place once again in Cape Town at the Century City Conference Centre from the 10th to 13th June 2018. Speakers are invited to submit a… more
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  • Ford Volunteers Assist 30 Organisations in SSA during Global Month of Caring
    Jan 10, 2018 Press Releases

    Ford Volunteers Assist 30 Organisations in…

    Ford volunteers spend over 12 800 hours on 30 projects $111 300 disbursed by the Ford Motor Company Fund to nominated non-profit organisations in Sub-Saharan Africa Far-reaching projects in South Africa, Kenya and Mozambique Ford volunteers came out… more
    Editor 85
  • Airtel, Mahindra & LDRA join “Connected Vehicles 2108”
    Jan 10, 2018 Press Releases

    Airtel, Mahindra & LDRA join “Connected…

    Associate Sponsors recently confirmed For more than forty years, LDRA has developed and driven the market for software that automates code analysis and software testing for safety-, mission-, security- and business- critical markets. Working with… more
    Editor 81
  • Dakar Bites
    Jan 10, 2018 Motorsport

    Dakar Bites

    But TreasuryOne duo overcomes extreme test Tuesday’s fourth day was the most severe yet of what is turning out to be among the toughest Dakars yet, with leaders running into trouble and only 51 cars of the 75 that started having reached the finish… more
    Editor 87
  • Dakar's Tuesday trauma
    Jan 10, 2018 Motorsport

    Dakar's Tuesday trauma

    Another Peugeot 1-2-3 as rivals falter Tuesday’s fourth day of Dakar 2018 proved a dramatic one with key competitors running into trouble on several fronts. The stage that started with a spectacular beach getaway in waves of 15 bikes and four cars… more
    Editor 101
  • Comment on the December 2017 monthly sales, calendar 2017 new vehicle sales statistics and prospects for 2018
    Jan 10, 2018 Press Releases

    Comment on the December 2017 monthly sales,…

    1.BRIEF COMMENT ON DECEMBER, 2017 SALES Industry domestic sales ended 2017 on a weak note with aggregate industry new vehicle sales for December, 2017 at 40 636 units recording a decline of 1 008 vehicles or a fall of 2.4% compared to the total new… more
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  • Everyday Classics, Collectibles, Racing Cars
    Jan 09, 2018 Press Releases

    Everyday Classics, Collectibles, Racing Cars

    2017: a successful year for ALL TIME STARS ALL TIME STARS by Mercedes-Benz Classic has become established in the market, as reflected in the business performance for 2017: transactions involving classic Mercedes-Benz vehicles grew by nearly 50… more
    Editor 114
  • Maurits Binnendijk named Tenneco vice president and general manager, Europe, Middle East and Africa aftermarket
    Jan 09, 2018 Press Releases

    Maurits Binnendijk named Tenneco vice…

    Monday, January 8, 2018 — Brussels, Belgium – Tenneco today announced that Maurits Binnendijk has been appointed vice president and general manager, Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA) Aftermarket. He succeeds Bruce Ronning who has been appointed… more
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  • Laureus Best Sporting Moment of the Year 2017
    Jan 09, 2018 Press Releases

    Laureus Best Sporting Moment of the Year 2017

    Green light for the final Up until 26 February 2018, sports fans from around the world can choose the Laureus Best Sporting Moment of the Year 2017 in the final round of voting. The competition, initiated by Laureus and supported by Mercedes-Benz,… more
    Editor 90
  • The new Mercedes-Benz G-Class
    Jan 09, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    The new Mercedes-Benz G-Class

    The legend on the Schöckl: More control, more comfort Every G-Class has to conquer the Schöckl. Mercedes-Benz uses the 1,445 metre high local mountain near the Austrian city of Graz as a test track. The 5.6 km route includes gradients of up to 60… more
    Editor 100
  • Mercedes-Benz Citaro G hybrid: First Citaro hybrid buses leave the factory
    Jan 09, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Mercedes-Benz Citaro G hybrid: First Citaro…

    Stuttgarter Strassenbahnen AG takes delivery of five Citaro hybrid articulated buses Hybrid components from proven Mercedes-Benz large-scale production Low-voltage technology for easy maintenance Stuttgart / Mannheim - On 22 December, the first new… more
    Editor 88
  • Caravan, Motor, Touristik 2018: Mercedes-Benz Vans presents first camper van concepts based on the X-Class
    Jan 09, 2018 Press Releases

    Caravan, Motor, Touristik 2018:…

    The Mercedes-Benz X-Class: the new base vehicle for adventure holidaying Camper van concepts for the Mercedes-Benz pickup from Tischer and VanEssa mobilcamping The success story continues: Mercedes-Benz Marco Polo family to be more international in… more
    Editor 100
  • Six tips for getting student wheels
    Jan 09, 2018 Press Releases

    Six tips for getting student wheels

    Fresh out of matric and heading for varsity, many South African students at this time of year are on the hunt for their first car. Jeff Osborne, Head of Gumtree Automotive, has some important words of advice for students (and their parents) who are… more
    Editor 82
  • 10 Iconic race cars from BTCC’s 60 year history
    Jan 09, 2018 Motorsport

    10 Iconic race cars from BTCC’s 60 year…

    Ten iconic cars from BTCC history showcased below BTCC celebrates 60th anniversary in 2018, with year of celebrations kicking off at Autosport International Huge variety of famous race cars from extensive history of BTCC Autosport International will… more
    Editor 80
  • The four patty burger
    Jan 09, 2018 Motorsport

    The four patty burger

    Dakar - Two Toyotas sandwich four Peugeots Nasser Al Attiyah has delivered a crushing Dakar Stage 3 win for Toyota — the Qatari beat the fastest of the Peugeots by a significant four minutes and five seconds to sound a loud warning from Toyota that… more
    Editor 85
  • TreasuryOne down to business
    Jan 09, 2018 Motorsport

    TreasuryOne down to business - De Klerk,…

    Hennie de Klerk and Gerhard Schutte kept their cool to emerge relatively untroubled from a testing third day of Dakar 2018. The duo started the day 32nd in the TreasuryOne Amarok following a meteoric rise through the field from 58th at the start on… more
    Editor 96
  • Don’t leave children or pets in vehicles
    Jan 08, 2018 Press Releases

    Don’t leave children or pets in vehicles

    Association also urges road users to be careful in wet weather which may follow scorching heat in some parts As temperatures in specifically the northern provinces soar again today, the Automobile Association (AA) warns all motorists not to leave… more
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  • Tapping into Africa’s Fastest Growing Markets through the Power of Data
    Jan 08, 2018 Press Releases

    Tapping into Africa’s Fastest Growing…

    As competition for lucrative business opportunities becomes even fiercer in regions like Europe and North America, Africa is attracting more attention from the international business community than ever before. And this isn’t just in the powerhouses… more
    Editor 89
  • De Klerk's Dakar delight
    Jan 08, 2018 Motorsport

    De Klerk's Dakar delight

    TreasuryOne lads up from 58th to 30th South Africa’s TreasuryOne Motorsport Dakar rookies, Hennie de Klerk and Gerhard Schutte delivered a heroic drive on the second day of the 2018 race when the duo vaulted the TreasuryOne Amarok from 58th at the… more
    Editor 152
  • Dakar - drama already!
    Jan 08, 2018 Motorsport

    Dakar - drama already!

    Despres wins amid on & off track challenges Dakar 2018 got down to serious business with a bruising second day across a 263km route of dune racing around the Peruvian port of Pisco, with the event starting out cruel for some as top contenders… more
    Editor 100
  • Gently does it -  De Klerk eases into Dakar debut
    Jan 08, 2018 Motorsport

    Gently does it - De Klerk eases into Dakar…

    South Africa’s TreasuryOne Motorsport Dakar rookies, Hennie de Klerk and Gerhard Schutte eased into the 2018 event with a measured drive in the short, opening 31km stage around Pisco in Peru on Saturday. The pair took no chances over the dune stage… more
    Editor 79
  • Advantage Toyota - SA-built bakkies on top at Dakar
    Jan 08, 2018 Motorsport

    Advantage Toyota - SA-built bakkies on top…

    South Africa's Gazoo Toyota team driver, Qatari Nasser Al Attiyah scored a psychologically important opening stage win in the 2018 Dakar Rally on Saturday. Attiyah beat Dutch Toyota teammate Bernard Ten Brinke to second by 25 seconds, with a… more
    Editor 82
  • Motorsport news presents 60 years of British touring car championship at Autosport International
    Jan 08, 2018 Motorsport

    Motorsport news presents 60 years of British…

    2018 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) season and Diamond Anniversary celebrations to kick start at Autosport International with host of driver announcements, car unveilings and guest appearances on the BTCC Feature presented by… more
    Editor 107
  • Volvo Cars reports record sales in 2017
    Jan 08, 2018 Press Releases

    Volvo Cars reports record sales in 2017

    Volvo Cars reports record sales in 2017, as global sales rose 7.0 per cent compared to 2016 to 571 577 cars, driven by growth in all regions. Sales of the all-new XC60 and the 90-series cars were the main drivers, highlighting the effect of Volvo… more
    Editor 125
  • New record: Mercedes-Benz Vans passes the mark of 400,000 units for the first time in 2017
    Jan 08, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    New record: Mercedes-Benz Vans passes the…

    Unit sales up by around 12 percent to around 401,000 vehicles - growth in all regions All models post best-ever unit sales - including the Sprinter in its last full year before the model change Vito and V-Class are the strongest sales drivers… more
    Editor 96
  • BYD Forklift again nominated for International Forklift of the Year Award
    Jan 08, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    BYD Forklift again nominated for…

    Following its success in winning the International Forklift of the Year (IFOY) award in 2016, in the category for counter balanced forklifts up to 3.5 tonnes, BYD has once again been nominated for this year’s IFOY award, the IFOY organization… more
    Editor 87
  • McLaren automotive achieves another year of record sales in 2017
    Jan 08, 2018 Motorsport

    McLaren automotive achieves another year of…

    McLaren Automotive, the British creator of luxury sportscars and supercars, has recorded another record year of growth, selling a total of 3,340 cars in 2017. Around two-thirds of sales are attributed to the Sports Series family, the vast majority… more
    Editor 79
  • Phumzile Sabela, Admin Clerk at Bidvest McCarthy Hino Mobeni
    Jan 08, 2018 Press Releases

    MISA Woman of the Year 2017

    The MISA ladies in KwaZulu-Natal seem to have special qualities, as the MISA Woman of the Year trophy is making its way back to KwaZulu-Natal – for the fourth time! Phumzile Sabela, Admin Clerk at Bidvest McCarthy Hino Mobeni, is the worthy winner… more
    Editor 125
  • Grass-roots motorsport to be celebrated at oval racing area
    Jan 05, 2018 Motorsport

    Grass-roots motorsport to be celebrated at…

    Autosport International is set to celebrate grass-roots motorsport with a dedicated Oval Racing Area on Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th January Hall 10 will be the place to go to learn about grass-roots racing and how to get into the sport Key… more
    Editor 158
  • Successful year for Daimler Trucks
    Jan 05, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Successful year for Daimler Trucks

    Unit sales in 2017 significantly higher than in previous year; expected magnitude of 465,000 trucks Deliveries in first eleven months up by 12 percent compared with prior-year period Unit sales better than expected at beginning of year, positive… more
    Editor 115
  • Ready to race! SA privateers on threshold of Dakar dream
    Jan 05, 2018 Motorsport

    Ready to race! SA privateers on threshold of…

    South African TreasuryOne Motorsport Amarok duo Hennie de Klerk, Gerhard Schutte and their team are revelling in the build-up and excitement as Dakar 2018 prepares for the start this Saturday, 6 January in Peru. The team is busy with final… more
    Editor 86
  • Automechanika Shanghai 2017: record breaking participants reflect on another successful edition as Asia’s leading automotive fair
    Jan 05, 2018 Press Releases

    Automechanika Shanghai 2017: record breaking…

    After closing its doors for the 13th edition, Automechanika Shanghai has recorded its most successful ever year. The 2017 show, which took place from 29 November to 2 December, has received overwhelmingly positive response from all corners of the… more
    Editor 108
  •  The Cars of 1974
    Jan 04, 2018 Press Releases

    The Cars of 1974

    The 70s were the days! When you could drive away with a brand-new Mercedes 230 for just over five grand! Or pick up a VW Beetle 1600 for a mere R1,995!* Take a trip down Memory Lane as we roll back the years and recall the days when motoring was fun… more
    Editor 130
  • Rally fever ramps up for trade exhibitors at Autosport International
    Jan 04, 2018 Motorsport

    Rally fever ramps up for trade exhibitors at…

    Some of the world's leading suppliers to the rallying world set for Autosport International Autosport International to host the official launch of the 2018 FIA World Rally Championship Exhibitors to showcase the latest 2018 product offerings ahead… more
    Editor 90
  • CES 2018: Continental offers Platform for Accelerating Development of Automated Driving Control Units
    Jan 04, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    CES 2018: Continental offers Platform for…

    Adaptable platform provides flexibility and adaptability to changing market requirements for automated driving such as machine learning techniques, sensor technology, and configuration. Automated Driving will generate significant amounts of data… more
    Editor 125
  • Dakar starts Saturday
    Jan 03, 2018 Motorsport

    Dakar starts Saturday

    Racers ready but is event over 2017 issues? Dakar 2018 starts this Saturday 6 January with the motorsport world focussed on Peru and the start at Lima, where most competitors are going over their final preparations before blast-off and two weeks of… more
    Editor 154
  • Automechanika Ho Chi Minh City announces strategic partnership with LIQUI MOLY ahead of 2018 edition
    Jan 02, 2018 Press Releases

    Automechanika Ho Chi Minh City announces…

    The organisers of next year’s Automechanika show in Ho Chi Minh City have announced a new strategic partnership with German automotive chemicals giant LIQUI MOLY. The company has joined the partnership programme of Automechanika Ho Chi Minh City,… more
    Editor 157
  • Daniel Duminy for TT Cup
    Jan 02, 2018 Motorsport

    Daniel Duminy for TT Cup

    SA youngster set for European campaign South African youngster Daniel Duminy has been selected out of over 120 applicants from around the world to race in the 2018 Audi Sport TT Cup. The Ballito, KwaZulu Natal teenager, who has raced in the… more
    Editor 108
  • Tata Motors joins
    Jan 02, 2018 Press Releases

    Tata Motors joins "Connected Vehicles 2018"

    Tata Motors recently confirmed Senior representatives of Tata Motors have confirmed their participation to join as attendees. WHO SHOULD ATTEND? Stakeholders from across the connected & autonomous car development value chain. Automakers Automotive… more
    Editor 110
  • Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este 2018: Event organisers establish more categories for historic cars and motorcycles.
    Jan 02, 2018 Press Releases

    Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este 2018: Event…

    Event categories for all manner of classic vehicles, whether equipped with four, three, or two wheels, reflect the broad spectrum of the history of mobility Selecting committees are still accepting registrations BMW Group Classic and Grand Hotel… more
    Editor 103
  • MINI Yours Customised: From the original to the personalised unique special.
    Jan 02, 2018 Motoring

    MINI Yours Customised: From the original to…

    British premium automobile manufacturer lifts individualisation typical of the brand to a new level. Innovative package permits manufacture of side scuttles, trims, illuminated door sills and LED door projectors in a design created by the customer.… more
    Editor 107
  • Mansell’s most memorable moments
    Jan 02, 2018 Motorsport

    Mansell’s most memorable moments

    F1 Racing editor-in-chief Anthony Rowlinson shares his ten most memorable Mansell Moments from the illustrious career of a British racing icon, with pictures from LAT Images Mansell will be at the Birmingham National Exhibition Centre (NEC) on… more
    Editor 108
  • Masterdrive Newsletter - 28 December 2017
    Jan 02, 2018 Press Releases

    Masterdrive Newsletter - 28 December 2017

    MasterTips: December road safety tips Many of us will be spending more time on the roads this week. This is one reason why this time of year has some of the highest road fatalities. Refresh your driving skills to ensure safe driving and prevent… more
    Masterdrive 104
  • Roborace to bring driverless technology to the autosport stage at Autosport International
    Jan 02, 2018 Motorsport

    Roborace to bring driverless technology to…

    Roborace is the world’s first driverless electric racing competition Roborace offers a platform for the development of automotive technology that will be on our roads in the next 5, 10, 15 years Capable of speeds of over 200mph, the autonomous car… more
    Editor 102
  • What does the electric revolution mean for motorsport? MIA CEO CHRIS AYLETT shares his thoughts
    Jan 02, 2018 Motorsport

    What does the electric revolution mean for…

    UK Government announcement on electric vehicles and 2040 causing much discussion in the industry Motorsport Industry Association (MIA) CEO Chris Aylett shares his thoughts on the possible impact on motorsport Video link: https://youtu.be/0zitVYHaiK8… more
    Editor 124
  • Rand drives fuel down
    Dec 29, 2017 Press Releases

    Rand drives fuel down

    Fuel prices are set for a hefty drop after the Rand's strong performance against the US dollar, despite increases in international petroleum prices during December. This is according to the Automobile Association (AA) based on unaudited month-end… more
    Automobile Association 152
  • New Round of China Pollution Crackdown, and Commodity Price Up
    Dec 26, 2017 Press Releases

    New Round of China Pollution Crackdown, and…

    China has implemented an unprecedented pollution crackdown in recent months as the country shuts down tens of thousands of factories. The effort is part of a national effort to address China's infamous pollution and has affected wide swaths of… more
    Editor 248
  • Find All the Market Information in a single Newsletter!
    Dec 26, 2017 Press Releases

    Find All the Market Information in a single…

    Product Description YPF: Infinia Diesel (TDM) Instructive Fispa: Tips for the Assembly of the Accelerator Body View more here more
    Editor 196
  • The South African Motocross veteran team’s documentary from the International Farleigh Castle VMXDN event in the UK will be flighted on Ignition TV
    Dec 26, 2017 Motorsport

    The South African Motocross veteran team’s…

    From December 30th to January the 5th The flighting dates and times for our International Vets VMXDN Documentary of the SA Team at Farleigh Castle Program Title Veteran MX of Nations Note flighted 9 times 2017 30th Dec 5:30 and 15:30 2017 31st Dec… more
    Editor 142
  • Golden Helmet Lifetime Achievement Awards From L/R: Hennie van der Linde, Peter Du Toit, Ryan Hunt, Tony Norton, Arlene Brown, Martie Fourie, Joe Fourie and Geoff Mortimer.
    Dec 26, 2017 Motorsport

    Ryan Hunt is awarded the Golden Helmet Award…

    Ryan Hunt is awarded the Golden Helmet Award the MSA Life time achievement award for his huge success in Motocross over 4 decades Springbok, Protea award winner and multiple SA National motocross champion with 4 decades of SA National titles to his… more
    Editor 114
  • Ex PE 60's,70's,80's.
    Dec 26, 2017 Press Releases

    Ex PE 60's,70's,80's.

    // Happy New Year to everyone in this great group. I have had so much fun following the group all year and I am grateful to all those who contributed and, of course, to Admin for all their hard work and time. The first person to guess the name of… more
    Editor 130
  • ASEAN's Largest & Most Influential Trade Show for Automotive Industry 2018 -  Closing for Exhibitor Registration SOON!
    Dec 22, 2017 Press Releases

    ASEAN's Largest & Most Influential Trade…

    INAPA 2018 Jakarta - Over 95% of BOOTH SOLD! 22 - 24 March 2018, JIExpo, Jakarta Co-locating: - Bus & Truck Indonesia 2018 (IIBT) - Tyre & Rubber Indonesia 2018 - ConMine 2018 (Construction and Mining Equipment 2018) - Railwaytech Indonesia 2018… more
    Editor 270
  • Assistance Aéroportuaire du Mali (ASAM S.A.) to provide line maintenance services for Boeing 737 and Airbus A320 aircrafts in West Africa
    Dec 22, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Assistance Aéroportuaire du Mali (ASAM S.A.)…

    Bamako (Mali) receives European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) certification as an approved site for line maintenance ASAM S.A. (www.ASAM-mali.com), the Airport Assistance Company of Mali, today announced its certification as an Approved Maintenance… more
    Editor 109
  • How did the UK become the centre of global motorsport? MIA CEO Chris Aylett explains
    Dec 22, 2017 Motorsport

    How did the UK become the centre of global…

    While the UK’s ‘Motorsport Valley’ may be renowned worldwide, the origin of this centre of excellence for motorsport is not well known Motorsport Industry Association (MIA) CEO Chris Aylett explains how ‘Motorsport Valley’ came to be Video link:… more
    Editor 105
  • Tenneco Aftermarket Update - Recap 2017
    Dec 22, 2017 Press Releases

    Tenneco Aftermarket Update - Recap 2017

    Tenneco is an $8.6 billion global manufacturing company with headquarters in Lake Forest, Illinois and approximately 31,000 employees worldwide. Download Infographic Here more
    Editor 336
  • Mercedes-Benz Vans sponsors the Eastern Cape's 2017 New Year's Cup football tournament with six vehicles
    Dec 22, 2017 Press Releases

    Mercedes-Benz Vans sponsors the Eastern…

    Mercedes-Benz Vans partners with the New Year's Cup football tournament to foster youth development Manufacturer to be automotive sponsor, with six vans being availed for the event GRAHAMSTOWN - Mercedes-Benz Vans South Africa has announced a… more
    Editor 133
  • Safety should be number one priority when buying a new or used vehicle - AA
    Dec 22, 2017 Press Releases

    Safety should be number one priority when…

    As the year winds down, many thousands of parents or guardians are considering a new or used car for their children who will either be studying at tertiary institutions, or starting to work. Some people are also considering a new vehicle for… more
    Editor 111
  • Safety features still lacking on entry-level vehicles
    Dec 22, 2017 Press Releases

    Safety features still lacking on entry-level…

    AA releases second annual AA Entry-Level Vehicle Safety Report The report considered the safety features of 25 vehicles available in South Africa currently priced under R160 000. This is R10 000 (6.7%) more than the vehicles considered last year to… more
    Automobile Association 112
  • Masterdrive Newsletter - 21 December 2017
    Dec 22, 2017 Press Releases

    Masterdrive Newsletter - 21 December 2017

    MasterTips: Driving tips during school holidays During the school holidays, you can be sure there will be more children on the roads. This is what you can do to ensure all road users, young or old, remain safe on the roads during the holiday season.… more
    Editor 106
  • The Ferrari F2004 - Michael Schumacher’s last title-winning car - confirmed for Autosport International
    Dec 22, 2017 Motorsport

    The Ferrari F2004 - Michael Schumacher’s…

    Double championship-winning 2004 Ferrari F1 car, the F2004 confirmed for the Ferrari main feature at Autosport International It was one of the most dominant F1 cars in history, collecting 15 wins throughout the 2004 season The F2004 was the car in… more
    Editor 109
  • SEMA eNews, Vol. 20, No. 51
    Dec 22, 2017 Press Releases

    SEMA eNews, Vol. 20, No. 51

    Study Highlights Retrofit Opportunities for Advanced Vehicle Technologies SEMA’s Advanced Vehicle Technology Opportunity Study covers the retrofit opportunities for Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) and Connected Vehicle Technologies (CVT).… more
    Editor 115
  • Santa visits kids at Birmingham children's hospital with Ferrari GTC4Lusso T
    Dec 21, 2017 Press Releases

    Santa visits kids at Birmingham children's…

    Santa pays a special visit to Ward 1 at Birmingham Children’s Hospital ahead of Christmas Ferrari Teddy bear gifts handed out to children by Santa, after being delivered in a Ferrari GTC4Lusso T Autosport International will take place at the… more
    Editor 211
  • Saving for a sufficient festive season spending pocket
    Dec 20, 2017 Press Releases

    Saving for a sufficient festive season…

    By: Thami Cele, Head of Savings and Investments at Absa ‘Christmas comes once a year’ is a saying that we are all too familiar with to justify bad money-spending habits. However, like any other recurring special day, we can always see the festive… more
    Editor 244
  • MBSA hosts Threads visit to the Eastern Cape - on a quest to master manufacturing and supply chain
    Dec 20, 2017 Press Releases

    MBSA hosts Threads visit to the Eastern Cape…

    Threads - Stitched by Standard Bank, is a 12-week accelerator programme designed to develop fashion entrepreneurs businesses to the point of becoming successful and profitable enterprises. It is open to fashion entrepreneurs with an existing… more
    Editor 110
  • Mercedes-Benz opens new Advanced Design-Centre
    Dec 20, 2017 Press Releases

    Mercedes-Benz opens new Advanced…

    Stuttgart. Mercedes-Benz adds to its global network of Advanced Design Centres. In 2018, the brand with the star will open a new Centre in France's "Silicon Valley" on the Côte d'Azur. With its Centre in the Sophia Antipolis Science and Technology… more
    Editor 152
  •  Cyril Ramaphosa elected but without his team
    Dec 20, 2017 Press Releases

    Cyril Ramaphosa elected but without his team

    Dear Employer NEASA will formally congratulate Mr. Ramaphosa today on his election as the ANC president. Mr. Ramaphosa may have awakened this morning with mixed feelings. He has a reformist agenda, but he knows full well that the ANC did not entrust… more
    Editor 131
  • Hastings Manufacturing merges with Piston Rings Komarov
    Dec 20, 2017 Press Releases

    Hastings Manufacturing merges with Piston…

    Hastings, Michigan, USA – HASTINGS MANUFACTURING COMPANY. and PISTON RINGS KOMAROV s.r.o, both leading global designers and manufacturers of piston rings for the OEM and Aftermarket channel are proud to announce their merger. “HASTINGS MANUFACTURING… more
    Editor 112
  • Henk Lubberts appointed professional business unit manager for CTEK Sweden AB
    Dec 20, 2017 Press Releases

    Henk Lubberts appointed professional…

    CTEK Sweden AB, a leading global brand in the care and maintenance of vehicle batteries has appointed Henk Lubberts as Professional Business Unit Manager Henk has an extensive background within the auto equipment industry, having spent 17 years… more
    Editor 115
  • New Tiger Wheel & Tyre Store Gets Unprecedented Welcome in Soweto
    Dec 20, 2017 Press Releases

    New Tiger Wheel & Tyre Store Gets…

    A long awaited Tiger Wheel & Tyre store has opened in Soweto, at 10894 Klipspruit Valley Road, Orlando West. The store's opening comes in response to massive demand from Soweto residents, who keenly followed the store's construction and eagerly… more
    Editor 114
  • South Africa in the grip of congestion
    Dec 20, 2017 Press Releases

    South Africa in the grip of congestion

    With two cities in the top 100 most congested cities in the world, South African business is grinding to a halt on our congested roads According to TomTom Telematics research, a congestion level of 27% means South Africans now spend a whopping 119… more
    Editor 121
  • The Deutsche Post DHL Group, StreetScooter and MANN+HUMMEL present the first emission neutral vehicle worldwide
    Dec 20, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    The Deutsche Post DHL Group, StreetScooter…

    Ludwigsburg, December 19, 2017. Today, over 5,000 StreetScooter delivery vehicles in use by the Deutsche Post DHL Group prevent considerable quantities of harmful gases such as carbon dioxide and nitrogen oxide and also noise from entering the… more
    Editor 107
  • CES 2018: Continental contributes Intelligent Intersection Technology to Smart Cities for Safer Roads
    Dec 20, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    CES 2018: Continental contributes…

    Comprehensive concept to increase the safety of intersections through sensor-based object detection, fusion, and broadcast, for the purpose of real-time V2X safety applications. Dedicated Short-Range Communication links intersection infrastructure… more
    Editor 184
  • Delivered as promised: BMW Group meets pledge to deliver 100,000 electrified vehicles in 2017
    Dec 20, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Delivered as promised: BMW Group meets…

    The BMW Group has delivered more than 100,000 electrified vehicles to customers worldwide in 2017, as promised at the beginning of the year. This underlines the company’s leadership role when it comes to electro-mobility. An eye-catching light… more
    Editor 116
  • The countdown has begun: first BMW X7 pre-production models roll off the assembly line in the USA.
    Dec 20, 2017 Motoring

    The countdown has begun: first BMW X7…

    BMW Group Spartanburg plant in the USA prepares for BMW X7 series production. Presentation of the BMW X7 at the end of 2018. Production of the first pre-production models of the new BMW X7 Sports Activity Vehicle has commenced at the BMW Group… more
    Editor 109
  • Performance Car Of The Year on shelf now
    Dec 20, 2017 Motoring

    Performance Car Of The Year on shelf now

    Its all waiting for you in the latest Bakkie & Car magazine! Bakkie & Car magazine is the proud modern home to Performance car of the year and this year sees the title choose the 19th Performance car of the year in its January/February 2018 edition… more
    Editor 107
  • It's Dakar time!
    Dec 20, 2017 Motorsport

    It's Dakar time! All systems go for 6 January

    Dakar 2018 starts a little later than usual on Saturday 6 January, but it’s set to be an absolute cracker as always. In association with TreasuryOne, Motorsport Media will once again report daily on the action from South America starting 5 January.… more
    Editor 115
  • 2017 MISA Woman Of The Year ceremony - photos
    Dec 19, 2017 Press Releases

    2017 MISA Woman Of The Year ceremony - photos

    Thank you to each guest that attended our prestigious Woman of the Year gala on 23 November 2017 Photos of the event here more
    Editor 374
  • General Motors, IBM, Microsoft & OLA joins
    Dec 19, 2017 Events

    General Motors, IBM, Microsoft & OLA joins…

    Join us at "Connected Vehicles 2018" 14-15 March, Park Plaza, Bengaluru and explore connected automotive ecosystem Normal (20%) discount on delegate registration till 31st Januaryon delegate registration till 31st January More Here more
    Editor 568
  • Avoid Common Financial Mistakes During The Festive Season
    Dec 18, 2017 Press Releases

    Avoid Common Financial Mistakes During The…

    Thami Cele, Head of Savings & Investments at Absa Retail Banking Have you accumulated so much debt during the course of the year that you avoid phone calls from private numbers to dodge one of the many creditors coming after you during the festive… more
    Editor 178
  • 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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  • 2018 bursting with opportunity for Chemical and Allied Industries’ Association
    Dec 18, 2017 Press Releases

    2018 bursting with opportunity for Chemical…

    After a successful 2017, the Chemical and Allied Association (CAIA) looks forward to an equally inspiring 2018, says Executive Director Deidré Penfold. “Next year will be a busy one and we will explore every opportunity to further safety and… more
    Editor 110
  • Toyota South Africa, FCB Africa ‘Renew Vows’
    Dec 18, 2017 Press Releases

    Toyota South Africa, FCB Africa ‘Renew Vows’

    Toyota South Africa and FCB Africa have ‘renewed their vows’ meaning that one of the longest-standing relationships in the local advertising & marketing industry will continue uninterrupted. FCB Africa, then Lindsay Smithers, was awarded Toyota SA’s… more
    Editor 129
  • Rand stronger, oil up at mid-month
    Dec 18, 2017 Press Releases

    Rand stronger, oil up at mid-month

    Slight decreases in the fuel price are being predicted on mixed news from the currency markets and international oil trade. This is according to the Automobile Association (AA), commenting on unaudited mid-month fuel price data released by the… more
    Editor 108
  • Groupe Renault, Brilliance form joint venture to manufacture LCVs in China in three segments with three brands
    Dec 18, 2017 Press Releases

    Groupe Renault, Brilliance form joint…

    Groupe Renault and Brilliance China Automotive Holdings Limited (Brilliance) have confirmed signing a contract for the formation of a joint venture to manufacture and sell light commercial vehicles (LCV) under the Jinbei, Renault and Huasong brands… more
    Editor 112
  • Road Safety - A Social Responsibilty: Debmarine Namibia embarked upon a long road safety awareness campaign to promote and inculcate road-safety consciousness in Namibia
    Dec 18, 2017 Press Releases

    Road Safety - A Social Responsibilty:…

    Road crash fatalities have become one of the leading causes of deaths in Namibia Young people are representing nearly half of persons killed in road accidents; 72% of those killed are male The video shows the diverse reactions of Namibian… more
    Editor 144
  • Groupe Renault inaugurates new Alpine A110 production line in Dieppe, France
    Dec 18, 2017 Press Releases

    Groupe Renault inaugurates new Alpine A110…

    Carlos Ghosn, Renault Chairman and CEO, and Bruno Le Maire, France’s Minister of Economy and Finance, officially inaugurated the production line for the new Alpine A110 today at Alpine’s manufacturing base in Dieppe, France. This production line… more
    Editor 109
  • Motorists says get bad cars off the road and punish offenders – AA survey results
    Dec 18, 2017 Press Releases

    Motorists says get bad cars off the road and…

    Almost 80 percent of motorists believe removing unroadworthy vehicles from South African roads will make roads safer. And, 58% of respondents of the Automobile Association’s (AA) ‘Safer Roads in SA’ survey, say harsher punishments for all road… more
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  • NAACAM Show 2019
    Dec 18, 2017 Press Releases

    NAACAM Show 2019

    The National Association of Automotive Components and Allied Manufacturers (NAACAM) is pleased to announce that the second bi-annual NAACAM Show will take place in March 2019. The NAACAM Show is aimed at being the premier automotive manufacturing… more
    Editor 98
  • Messe Frankfurt plays host to 95,000 exhibitors and sets new sales record
    Dec 18, 2017 Press Releases

    Messe Frankfurt plays host to 95,000…

    Messe Frankfurt has continued to build on its commercial successes in financial year 2017, reinforcing its market position among leading international trade fair companies. Thanks to its outstanding business activities worldwide, the company will… more
    Editor 148
  • Invitation to participate at the new Motor City @ Rand Show 2018
    Dec 18, 2017 Press Releases

    Invitation to participate at the new Motor…

    Among the highlights of the 2018 Rand Show is the Motor City, a one of its kind motor show aimed at offering motor dealers the opportunity to connect with a large gathering of consumers from all parts of South Africa. Organisers are inviting motor… more
    Editor 97
  • One remaining McLaren Senna raises £2 million for the Ayrton Senna Institute
    Dec 18, 2017 Press Releases

    One remaining McLaren Senna raises £2…

    Final and one remaining build allocation for new track-concentrated McLaren Senna auctioned at private event for McLaren customers £2 million raised for the Ayrton Senna Institute, a non-profit organisation dedicated to providing education for… more
    Editor 105
  • Tenneco named to Wall Street Journal “Management Top 250 List”
    Dec 18, 2017 Press Releases

    Tenneco named to Wall Street Journal…

    The Wall Street Journal published its inaugural Management Top 250 List on Dec 6, recognizing the most effectively-managed large companies in the U.S. Tenneco Inc. (NYSE:TEN) was ranked 232 on the list, tied with Alliance Data Systems, Sirius XM,… more
    Editor 116
  • Groupe Renault acquires a 40% share in the Challenges media group
    Dec 18, 2017 Press Releases

    Groupe Renault acquires a 40% share in the…

    Groupe Renault and the Challenges Group have combined efforts to develop editorial services for connected, autonomous cars and to respond to new opportunities for innovative ways of distributing content. Groupe Renault will acquire 40% of the… more
    Editor 113
  • Tiger Wheel & Tyre's Free Downloadable Holiday Games Make Road Trips Fun
    Dec 18, 2017 Press Releases

    Tiger Wheel & Tyre's Free Downloadable…

    Hardworking adults love nothing more than the soothing sounds of tyres on tar, a panoramic view of the open road before them, and the promise of a fun and relaxing holiday at the end of that road. Kids on the other hand don't love road trips quite… more
    Editor 94
  • Audi South Africa achieves big in 2017 as focus on “best premium brand” strategy is successfully being realised
    Dec 18, 2017 Press Releases

    Audi South Africa achieves big in 2017 as…

    Best premium brand strategy a deliberate focus by Audi to be “best’ in terms of brand, product and service in South Africa. 2017 has certainly been an exceptional year for Audi South Africa, scooping some of the most respected industry awards and… more
    Editor 125
  • Notice regarding Bosch Battery Master Switch for Part Number 0341003003 and 0341003004
    Dec 18, 2017 Press Releases

    Notice regarding Bosch Battery Master Switch…

    Battery Master Switch is a universal switch, critical to the electrical system which is a basic on/off operational switch. According to product specification of this switch, it must not be operated under load, please inform truck operators / drivers… more
    Editor 91
  • US implements Right to Repair – will SA follow suit?
    Dec 18, 2017 Press Releases

    US implements Right to Repair – will SA…

    The United States (US) implementation of its Right to Repair legislation started four years ago and compliance with the requirements has been very good, says Aaron Lowe, Senior Vice President, Regulatory and Government Affairs Auto Care Association.… more
    Editor 92
  • 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:…

    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
    Editor 113
  • The MIA maximises networking opportunities at Autosport International
    Dec 18, 2017 Motorsport

    The MIA maximises networking opportunities…

    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
    Editor 115
  • Woolworths Food’s continued innovation places it at the top of the Ask Afrika, Orange Index
    Dec 15, 2017 Press Releases

    Woolworths Food’s continued innovation…

    As this year’s winner of the Ask Afrika Orange Index Awards, Woolworths Food has proven itself as a brand that can consistently reinvent itself to keep pace with local and international consumer trends. Now in its 16th year, the Orange Index has… more
    Editor 250
  • VWSA's Saajid Hoosen (2nd left) with Volkswagen AG Board of Management Chairman Matthias Muller (far left)
    Dec 15, 2017 Press Releases

    VWSA trainee, amongst 46 worldwide to be…

    "Best Trainee Award 2017" for 46 young talents from 20 countries on five continents Saajid Hoosen is the 2017 South African recipient of the award The annual Best Trainee Awards, which are presented by the Volkswagen Group, honour and promote young… more
    Editor 151
  • NSBC Summit 2018 - Africa’s largest business expo, conference and networking event for anyone starting or growing a business.
    Dec 15, 2017 Events

    NSBC Summit 2018 - Africa’s largest business…

    It is the hottest event on the South African business calendar, with over 250 exhibitors and 100 sessions and seminars. Now, the largest event in Africa for anyone starting or growing a business, the NSBC Summit presents an unmissable opportunity… more
    Editor 604
  • Avis Adds Nissan X-Trail with all-wheel drive to its fleet to explore the wonders of Namibia
    Dec 15, 2017 Press Releases

    Avis Adds Nissan X-Trail with all-wheel…

    The Nissan X-Trail is a specialty all-wheel drive vehicle that has been added to the Avis Rent a Car Namibia fleet. The vehicle is in the Specialty SUV Group M category, for customers to explore the Namibian terrain. The Nissan X-Trail provides… more
    Editor 130
  • Motoplat Starter/Alternator Test Equipment December Offer
    Dec 15, 2017 Press Releases

    Motoplat Starter/Alternator Test Equipment…

    Motoplat latest brochure of their High-tech Motoplat Starter and Alternator Tester range. They also have a huge variety of starters and alternators for very competitive pricing. Brochure more
    Editor 97
  • Volkswagen Junior Masters Tournament investing in the future of South African soccer
    Dec 15, 2017 Press Releases

    Volkswagen Junior Masters Tournament…

    McCarthy VW Constantia team won the annual soccer competition and will represent Volkswagen South Africa in the international tournament which will be held in Germany next year After stiff competition, the u/12 team representing McCarthy VW… more
    Editor 137
  • How to keep golf cart batteries in full swing
    Dec 15, 2017 Press Releases

    How to keep golf cart batteries in full swing

    Water – the lifeblood of batteries Summer is here and it’s time get your golf game ready for tee off. To conquer the ups and downs of South Africa’s most challenging golf courses, make sure your golf cart batteries are amped-up for the challenge.… more
    Editor 129
  • Which OBD2 Scanners Do Everything?
    Dec 15, 2017 Press Releases

    Which OBD2 Scanners Do Everything?

    On-board Diagnostics II (OBD-II) is a standardized system that on board computers in cars and trucks use for self-diagnostics and reporting. This system grew out of California Air Resources Board regulations, and it was implemented with… more
    Editor 140
  • 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
    Editor 281
  • Leading South African brands take to the roads against distracted driving
    Dec 15, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Leading South African brands take to the…

    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
    Editor 124
  • 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
    Editor 138
  • Mercedes-Benz Vans Innovation Campus - Sprinter still defining a segment in its third generation
    Dec 15, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Mercedes-Benz Vans Innovation Campus -…

    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
    Editor 153
  • 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…

    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
    Editor 179
  • Alfa Romeo Giulia Named to Car and Driver 10Best for 2018
    Dec 15, 2017 Motoring

    Alfa Romeo Giulia Named to Car and Driver…

    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
    Editor 129
  • 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
    Editor 165
  • Second-Hand Car? Mustangs Destined for Scrapheap Get New Life as High End Watches
    Dec 15, 2017 Motoring

    Second-Hand Car? Mustangs Destined for…

    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
    Editor 119
  • The McLaren Senna: The ultimate road-legal track car
    Dec 15, 2017 Motoring

    The McLaren Senna: The ultimate road-legal…

    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
    Editor 134
  • 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
    Editor 186
  • The Dakar dream - SA privateer Hennie is ready to race
    Dec 15, 2017 Motorsport

    The Dakar dream - SA privateer Hennie is…

    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
    Editor 122
  • Autoclassics to partner historic motorsport area at Autosport International
    Dec 15, 2017 Motorsport

    Autoclassics to partner historic motorsport…

    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
    Editor 125
  • Right to Repair SA celebrates ‘David and Goliath’ victory in Australia
    Dec 15, 2017 Press Releases

    Right to Repair SA celebrates ‘David and…

    The Australian Automotive Aftermarket Association (AAAA) is celebrating the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) Final Report into The New Car Retailing Industry which was released today (14 December 2017). The ACCC’s Final Report… more
    Editor 283
  • Excellence in logistics awarded
    Dec 14, 2017 Press Releases

    Excellence in logistics awarded

    MasterDrive was a guest and sponsor of the recent Logistics Achiever Awards (LAA), an annual ceremony which has been rewarding excellence in logistics and supply chain management for the last 29 years. Businesses receive awards for outstanding… 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…

    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
    Editor 204
  • 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
    Editor 104
  • Autosport International to host MIA Motorsport and Automotive Jobs Fair in association with Motorsportjobs.com
    Dec 13, 2017 Press Releases

    Autosport International to host MIA…

    High-profile companies exhibiting on Friday 12 January at Autosport International from across the motorsport and automotive sectors The event is being hosted in Concourse Suites 1 & 2 of the National Exhibition Centre (NEC), Birmingham, from 10.30am… more
    Editor 111
  • 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
    Editor 112
  • Hijack awareness during December
    Dec 13, 2017 Press Releases

    Hijack awareness during December

    Previous research conducted over the festive season shows clear spikes in crime during December, including hijacking. While the reason for this can only be assumed, you can take definite action to try protect yourselves and your families from… more
    Masterdrive 114
  • QASA drivers trained by MasterDrive
    Dec 13, 2017 Press Releases

    QASA drivers trained by MasterDrive

    Statistics of people who have been killed in accidents abound. There is also another tragic side to the consequences of these accidents which is those who are left with serious injuries that will affect the rest of their lives. One of these is… more
    Editor 159
  • MANN+HUMMEL extends research project for the reduction of fine dust pollution
    Dec 13, 2017 Press Releases

    MANN+HUMMEL extends research project for the…

    MANN+HUMMEL, the filtration specialist from Ludwigsburg, is conducting a research project titled "Fine dust eater" to examine the reduction of fine dust pollution in conurbations. In August, a field test started with a test vehicle in the region of… more
    Editor 107
  • New 2018 Jeep® Wrangler Features Goodyear Wrangler AT Adventure with Kevlar
    Dec 13, 2017 Press Releases

    New 2018 Jeep® Wrangler Features Goodyear…

    AKRON Ohio, December 2017 - The 2018 Jeep Wrangler - unveiled at the Los Angeles Auto Show - will be fitted with two sizes of Goodyear's Wrangler AT Adventure with Kevlar. The Wrangler AT Adventure with Kevlar is Goodyear's best tyre for versatility… more
    Editor 120
  • Magna Expo Mueblera - 17–20 January 2018
    Dec 13, 2017 Press Releases

    Magna Expo Mueblera - 17–20 January 2018

    “Magna Expo Mueblera Industrial” to feature a highly international exhibitor lineup, also thanks to recent registration by another market leader: the Biesse Group, Italy Hannover/Mexico City. Joining market leaders like Altendorf GmbH, Leitz GmbH… more
    Editor 125
  • Automechanika Frankfurt and RETRO Messen announce collaboration
    Dec 13, 2017 Press Releases

    Automechanika Frankfurt and RETRO Messen…

    Automechanika Frankfurt, the leading international trade fair for the automotive aftermarket, and RETRO Messen have decided to work together in the classic cars segment in future. This was announced today by Olaf Mußhoff, Director of Automechanika… more
    Editor 126
  • Messe Frankfurt announces acquisition of India’s largest Fitness event
    Dec 13, 2017 Press Releases

    Messe Frankfurt announces acquisition of…

    Messe Frankfurt Trade Fairs India Pvt Ltd, the Indian subsidiary of the Group, has announced the acquisition of Fitex India, the largest fitness and health event on the subcontinent. The acquisition which was announced today gives Messe Frankfurt… more
    Editor 119
  • “Ripple effect
    Dec 13, 2017 Press Releases

    “Ripple effect" behind larger product recalls

    Product recalls are increasing in size and number, predominantly driven by the increasing complexity of global supply chains and concentration of certain components or ingredients on a smaller number of suppliers, as well as tougher regulation.… more
    Editor 198
  • Company profits to be impacted as impairment losses are expected to rise
    Dec 13, 2017 Press Releases

    Company profits to be impacted as impairment…

    The new financial instruments standard (IFRS 9 – Financial Instruments) is coming into effect from 1 January 2018, which means companies will be required to consider whether their profits are likely to be significantly impacted by this new standard.… more
    Editor 129
  • New innovation from British battery storage developer delivers even greater efficiency and flexibility from 2nd life EV batteries
    Dec 12, 2017 Press Releases

    New innovation from British battery storage…

    Connected Energy, a UK-based pioneer in site-integrated energy storage solutions, has successfully proven a new technique that enables multiple 2 nd life electric vehicle (EV) batteries to be operated in series. The Company says its latest… more
    Editor 191
  • Masterdrive Newsletter - 07 December 2017
    Dec 12, 2017 Press Releases

    Masterdrive Newsletter - 07 December 2017

    MasterTips: Alcohol and the morning after At this time of year when people are more likely to indulge in a few drinks, the message against drinking and driving is strong but what about the next day? Is it even a problem? MasterTest: Sam says... it’s… more
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  • Goodyear South Africa hosts a Ribbon Cutting ceremony to unveil its state-of-the-art machinery
    Dec 12, 2017 Press Releases

    Goodyear South Africa hosts a Ribbon Cutting…

    At an event officiated by Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality Mayor, Cllr Athol Trollip, Goodyear South Africa officially unveiled its upgraded, state-of -the-art Uitenhage manufacturing facility. Goodyear has invested close to ZAR 1 Billion in the… more
    Editor 114
  • Autopromotec Blog News - December 2017
    Dec 12, 2017 Press Releases

    Autopromotec Blog News - December 2017

    Putting man in the picture A blog such as Autopromotec, should focus essentially on technology, on innovation and the future. Of course, much will be said about these issues. Our aim is to deal with the most advanced technology currently offered by… more
    Editor 81
  • Change of behaviour needed to curb shocking annual fatality numbers
    Dec 12, 2017 Press Releases

    Change of behaviour needed to curb shocking…

    Since the start of December, road crashes around the country have claimed the lives of many people, including ten people who died when the taxi they were travelling in collided with cows in Mbombela last Friday. The current situation, says the… more
    Automobile Association 113
  • The Effects of a
    Dec 12, 2017 Press Releases

    The Effects of a "Hard" Brexit will be…

    The first adverse signs: investment, production and sales in decline Access to the European single market is and will remain vital Financial obstacles and a drop-off in labour quality are anticipated Heavy dependence on the European market After a… more
    Editor 126
  • Metair Investments Limited - Investor Site Visit And Presentation
    Dec 12, 2017 Press Releases

    Metair Investments Limited - Investor Site…

    Shareholders are advised that a site visit took place at Metair’s Mutlu Aku operations in Turkey on Wednesday, 6 December 2017 and the Company will host an investor presentation on Thursday, 7 December 2017. The purpose of the presentation is to… more
    Editor 136
  • South Africa Powers UP for Electric Vehicles Future
    Dec 12, 2017 Press Releases

    South Africa Powers UP for Electric Vehicles…

    Petrol and diesel engines has held the monopoly in vehicle power trains and propulsion over the last century. In the last few years the automotive industry has changed dramatically, adopting new ways to operate in order to embrace new technology and… more
    Editor 502
  • Continental becomes official partner of Tour de France
    Dec 12, 2017 Press Releases

    Continental becomes official partner of Tour…

    Continental to supply tyres for all official support cars and motorcycles on the Tour from 2018 to 2022 The German tyre manufacturer has a long tradition of developing and producing high-tech bicycle tyres, 2016 and 2017 Tour de France won on… more
    Editor 150
  • Imperial Logistics offers world-class pharmaceutical bonded facilities in Africa
    Dec 12, 2017 Press Releases

    Imperial Logistics offers world-class…

    Imperial Logistics was recently awarded a revised license for their pharmaceutical bonded warehouse in Centurion, South Africa. Over the past ten years, the Imperial Logistics bonded warehouse, located in Centurion, has operated within the Medicines… more
    Editor 141
  • Used Oil 101 for generators of this hazardous waste
    Dec 12, 2017 Press Releases

    Used Oil 101 for generators of this…

    Used lubricant oil contains harmful compounds and carcinogens and one litre of used oil can contaminate one million litres of water. Because of this, used oil – which is a common by-product of mechanised processes in all industry sectors - is… more
    Editor 119
  • Adrian Schofield, JCSE’s manager of Applied Research and author of the report
    Dec 12, 2017 Press Releases

    The 2017 JCSE ICT Skills Survey calls for…

    The 2017 JCSE ICT Skills Survey calls for more rapid transformation and empowerment as well as recognition of the ICT sector’s value as an economic contributor In its eight consecutive year, the 2017 JCSE ICT Skills Survey by Wits University’s… more
    Editor 103
  • Hilux stamps its authority in the penultimate month
    Dec 12, 2017 Press Releases

    Hilux stamps its authority in the…

    Hilux maintains year-to-date market leadership with 33, 040 Fortuner (1, 080) and RAV4 (747) continue their segment dominance The Quantum powered on with an emphatic 1, 520 units Toyota South Africa Motors (TSAM) took the lead again in November,… more
    Editor 108
  • Newtown welcomes new BMW dealership
    Dec 12, 2017 Press Releases

    Newtown welcomes new BMW dealership

    A brand new BMW dealership has opened in Newtown, Johannesburg. Entrepreneur Stephen Nale who himself has over twenty years’ experience in the motor industry, made the building of this new dealership possible by forming a joint-venture partnership… more
    Editor 137
  • 88 apprentices get a chance to upskill in motor industry
    Dec 12, 2017 Press Releases

    88 apprentices get a chance to upskill in…

    A year ago, the Motor Industry Workshop Association (MIWA) entered into discussions with Bidvest McCarthy regarding training needs and possible solutions for the independent aftermarket. To date 31 companies and 88 apprentices have applied for… more
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  • Become the number one pitch hustler
    Dec 12, 2017 Press Releases

    Become the number one pitch hustler

    The word “hustle” comes from a Dutch word that means “to shake things up”. Traditionally, the English word “hustler” was used to describe a dishonest person, who would do anything to make money. Hustling is, however, no longer a dirty word;… more
    Editor 134
  • Don’t be duped by the car parts deception
    Dec 11, 2017 Press Releases

    Don’t be duped by the car parts deception

    The hotly debated draft code of conduct for the motor industry has once again brought into the spotlight the issue of original parts. Director of Right to Repair SA (R2RSA), Les Mc Master, says for years an impression has been created for consumers… more
    Editor 202
  • Tenneco Opens Monroe® Logistics Center in Gliwice, Poland
    Dec 11, 2017 Press Releases

    Tenneco Opens Monroe® Logistics Center in…

    Tenneco has expanded its customer service offering with the opening of a dedicated Monroe® logistics center to accelerate parts delivery to Polish customers. From December 1, all orders for Polish customers will be shipped directly from Gliwice,… more
    Editor 130
  • Subaru XV and Impreza Models Awarded Top Five-Star Rating in 2017 Euro NCAP Safety Test
    Dec 11, 2017 Press Releases

    Subaru XV and Impreza Models Awarded Top…

    Subaru Corporation today announced that the Subaru XV and Impreza models have won the highest five-star overall rating in the 2017 European New Car Assessment Programme (Euro NCAP) safety performance test This follows the April 2017 announcement… more
    Editor 113
  • SKF Product Information - Fiat Ducato
    Dec 11, 2017 Press Releases

    SKF Product Information - Fiat Ducato

    SKF is offering a consistent range for the Fiat Ducato on our roads since 2002. SKF Product Information more
    Editor 375
  • Alison free education phenomenon gains momentum in SA
    Dec 11, 2017 Press Releases

    Alison free education phenomenon gains…

    With 93% of the world excluded from formal tertiary education, the system has to change, says visiting Alison.com CEO With over 100,000 enthusiastic learners in South Africa, and plans to launch local learning centres and a new mobile app,… more
    Editor 152
  • Buying a pre-owned vehicle: How to get the best deal possible
    Dec 11, 2017 Press Releases

    Buying a pre-owned vehicle: How to get the…

    By David Porteous, Executive: Avis Car Sales In a tough economy and competitive automotive market, the pre-owned segment is seeing consistent interest from buyers. New car sales data is inching upwards, but is still a long way off its healthiest… more
    Editor 164
  • Skills Development and Employment Equity
    Dec 11, 2017 Press Releases

    Skills Development and Employment Equity

    Join for Skills Development and receive Employment Equity at no additional cost This NEASA service includes the allocation of a dedicated Skills Development Facilitator (SDF) to your business, who will, in terms of Skills Development: act as the… more
    Editor 124
  • 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…

    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
    Editor 195
  • Imperial and Hyundai teams up with Bakwena again for safe holiday motoring
    Dec 10, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Imperial and Hyundai teams up with Bakwena…

    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
    Editor 137
  • 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
    Editor 307
  • 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
    Editor 120
  • Jeep® Grand Cherokee SRT wins Auto Bild Sports Cars readers' choice award
    Dec 10, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Jeep® Grand Cherokee SRT wins Auto Bild…

    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
    Editor 117
  • 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
    Editor 217
  • 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
    Editor 115
  •  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
    Editor 134
  • 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…

    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
    Editor 123
  • Daylight+: Biologically effective light improves the alertness of truck drivers and enhances safety
    Dec 10, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Daylight+: Biologically effective light…

    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
    Editor 116
  • Everyone needs them, everyone wears them - Shoe manufacture made simple
    Dec 10, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Everyone needs them, everyone wears them -…

    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
    Editor 108
  • 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
    Editor 130
  • Altech Netstar and Mobileye partner to make South African roads safer
    Dec 10, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Altech Netstar and Mobileye partner to make…

    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…

    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
    Editor 112
  • ‘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
    Editor 144
  • Honda invests in revolutionary driving simulator for future R&D activities
    Dec 10, 2017 Motoring

    Honda invests in revolutionary driving…

    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
    Editor 105
  • 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
    Editor 126
  • 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…

    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
    Editor 120
  • Mitsubishi Motors SA unveils tough-looking Triton Xtreme Limited Edition
    Dec 10, 2017 Motoring

    Mitsubishi Motors SA unveils tough-looking…

    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
    Editor 135
  • Alfa Romeo Giulia named Motor Trend's 2018 Car of the Year®
    Dec 10, 2017 Motoring

    Alfa Romeo Giulia named Motor Trend's 2018…

    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
    Editor 130
  • 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
    Editor 123
  • New Volvo XC40 en route to South Africa; pricing announced
    Dec 10, 2017 Motoring

    New Volvo XC40 en route to South Africa;…

    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
    Editor 135
  • On Location Pictures: The all-new BMW X3 national media launch
    Dec 10, 2017 Motoring

    On Location Pictures: The all-new BMW X3…

    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
    Editor 224
  • Indy Oil pioneers technology with new analytical centre
    Dec 08, 2017 Press Releases

    Indy Oil pioneers technology with new…

    Indy Oil, a G.U.D. Holdings company, has invested in a state of the art Analytical Centre, to ensure their range of lubricants and chemicals remain at the cutting edge of technology.A grand opening for the Analytical Centre was held on 24 November… more
    Editor 130
  • 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
    Editor 209
  • 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…

    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
    Editor 125
  • Simon Murray and Ginetta sets Kyalami alight with new records
    Dec 08, 2017 Motorsport

    Simon Murray and Ginetta sets Kyalami alight…

    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
    Editor 146
  • 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…

    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
    Editor 129
  • 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…

    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
    Editor 203
  • Alfa Romeo returns to Formula 1TM
    Dec 08, 2017 Press Releases

    Alfa Romeo returns to Formula 1TM

    Alfa Romeo returns to Formula 1 after more than 30 years away from the sport Alfa Romeo and Sauber F1 Team have entered into a multi-year partnership agreement covering strategic, commercial and technological cooperation The official name will be… more
    Editor 250
  • 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…

    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
    Editor 129
  • 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…

    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
    Editor 118
  • 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…

    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
    Editor 111
  • Automechanika Shanghai 2017 closes with record breaking figures after an overwhelmingly positive show
    Dec 07, 2017 Press Releases

    Automechanika Shanghai 2017 closes with…

    The 13th edition of Automechanika Shanghai, which took place from 29 November to 2 December 2017, has posted its most successful results to date. The event is Asia’s largest for the automotive parts, accessories and services industries, and… more
    Editor 208
  • 2017 – The year of the second hand car in South Africa
    Dec 07, 2017 Press Releases

    2017 – The year of the second hand car in…

    By Jeff Osborne... In a tough year for the economy, the strength of the previously owned car market has been the most significant story in the local automotive industry in 2017. New car sales are showing some nascent signs of picking up but they… more
    Editor 249
  • FedEx Express Announced as a 2017 National Business Awards Winner
    Dec 07, 2017 Press Releases

    FedEx Express Announced as a 2017 National…

    FedEx Express SA (Pty) Ltd., a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) and the world’s largest express transportation company, has been announced as the Transport & Logistics category winner at the 15th annual National Business Awards. The Awards… more
    Editor 165
  • Horn family prove blood is thicker than water
    Dec 07, 2017 Press Releases

    Horn family prove blood is thicker than water

    They say that blood is thicker than water and the Horn family from Malalane, in Mpumalanga, does nothing to dispel the theory. Johan Horn senior is dealer principal at Malalane Garage, a family business started more than 70 years ago, and has seen… more
    Editor 150
  • Green Planet Laundry now recycles 98% of their borehole water
    Dec 07, 2017 Press Releases

    Green Planet Laundry now recycles 98% of…

    When Green Planet Laundry opened their doors in October, they managed to recycle and reuse about 50% of the borehole water used in their machines. Since then, they’ve reworked and reprogrammed their wash cycles and upgraded their purification system… more
    Editor 579
  • South Africa Bike Festival and AutoTrader join forces to boost industry growth and invest in the future of South Africa’s motorcycle market!
    Dec 07, 2017 Press Releases

    South Africa Bike Festival and AutoTrader…

    International media and exhibitions company, Clarion Events UK, is thrilled to announce, new for 2018, a three-year commercial headline sponsorship from the largest online automotive marketplace in South Africa, AutoTrader! South Africa Bike… more
    Editor 133
  • Audi hands over company cars to Real Madrid stars
    Dec 07, 2017 Press Releases

    Audi hands over company cars to Real Madrid…

    Large SUV and RS models particularly popular Handover combined with virtual Formula E race of the players Partnership with Spanish record football champion since 2003 The players from Spanish record champion Real Madrid will be driving Audi cars… more
    Editor 157
  • Best Sales of the Year for Ford in November 2017
    Dec 07, 2017 Press Releases

    Best Sales of the Year for Ford in November…

    "There are encouraging signs of marginal recovery in the new pas-senger car segment, with November taking it to six consecutive months of growth. However, the significant year-on-year decline in the light and medium commercial vehicle seg-ments is a… more
    Editor 130
  • Commentary: Standard Bank sees aggregate vehicle sales climbing 2% y/y in 2017 to 565,000
    Dec 07, 2017 Press Releases

    Commentary: Standard Bank sees aggregate…

    The overall drop in new car sales in South Africa bottomed at the end of 2016 and is now in positive territory, with Standard Bank Vehicle and Asset Finance predicting annual aggregate vehicle sales lifting 2% year-on-year (y/y) in 2017 to 565,000… more
    Editor 116
  • Absa Commentary:  November 2017 NAAMSA New Vehicle Sales and Exports
    Dec 07, 2017 Press Releases

    Absa Commentary: November 2017 NAAMSA New…

    Absa commentary: Providing an overview of the key sales figures as contained in the November 2017 NAAMSA New Vehicle Sales and Exports Report. Download Commentary Here more
    Editor 366
  • Mazda Southern Africa launches Mazda Foundation
    Dec 07, 2017 Press Releases

    Mazda Southern Africa launches Mazda…

    Mazda Southern Africa is pleased to announce the launch of the Mazda Southern Africa Foundation Non Profit Company. The Mazda Foundation's aims and objectives include, but are not limited to, the provision of financial aid to funds, authorities and… more
    Editor 137
  • Significant Milestones for Ford Struandale Engine Plant, Expanded Production for 2018 and Beyond
    Dec 07, 2017 Press Releases

    Significant Milestones for Ford Struandale…

    500 000th Duratorq TDCi turbodiesel engine assembled since production began in 2011 Total engine assembly reached 3.3-million units: 1964 to 2017 Highest-ever production volumes for component machining and engine assembly in 2017 Supporting… more
    Editor 119
  • Oh we are growing! Haval's dealership footprint blooms
    Dec 07, 2017 Press Releases

    Oh we are growing! Haval's dealership…

    Haval. You really should get used to the name - if you aren't already, what with the H2 and then the H6 C SUV's garnering massive media attention following their respective launches, while the yet larger more, more luxurious upcoming H9 promises… more
    Editor 123
  • Save smart with MEYLE-ORIGINAL cardan shaft repair kits
    Dec 07, 2017 Press Releases

    Save smart with MEYLE-ORIGINAL cardan shaft…

    Catering for over 10 million vehicles on the road in Europe: 15 MEYLE‑ORIGINAL full-service kits for the cardan shaft centre bearing replacement Hamburg, 28 November 2017. Hamburg-based manufacturer MEYLE has made new additions to its range of… more
    Editor 115
  • SKF Product Information - Audi A1
    Dec 07, 2017 Press Releases

    SKF Product Information - Audi A1

    SKF is offering a consistent range for the Audi A1 on our roads since 2010. Download the Production Information Sheet for more information. more
    Editor 352
  • Compulsory Legal Posters
    Dec 07, 2017 Press Releases

    Compulsory Legal Posters

    'The 2018 Legal Poster Pack' According to the Department of Labour’s specifications, there are certain compulsary legal posters that have to be displayed. Click Here For Options more
    Editor 345
  • Announcement of Naamsa office bearers for the year 2018
    Dec 07, 2017 Press Releases

    Announcement of Naamsa office bearers for…

    NAAMSA announces that at the Annual General Meeting of the Association held in Johannesburg on 6th December, 2017: Mr Andrew Kirby, Chief Executive Officer, Toyota South Africa (Pty) Ltd was elected as President ofNAAMSA for the year 2018. Mr Tim… more
    Editor 123
  • Nissan and DeNA unveil Easy Ride mobility service in Japan
    Dec 06, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Nissan and DeNA unveil Easy Ride mobility…

    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
    Editor 262
  • Jaguar Land Rover volunteers make life-saving maps
    Dec 06, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Jaguar Land Rover volunteers make…

    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
    Editor 178
  • Suzuki on track for an all-time record
    Dec 05, 2017 Press Releases

    Suzuki on track for an all-time record

    Suzuki Auto South Africa is set to end its blockbuster year with the highest annual sales on record The Japanese compact vehicle specialist sold 1 045 vehicles in November, making it the company’s best-ever sales month and the second instance this… more
    Editor 159
  • Ford Launches Community IT Centre to Promote Computer Literacy
    Dec 05, 2017 Press Releases

    Ford Launches Community IT Centre to Promote…

    IT Centre opened at the Ford Resource and Engagement Centre (FREC) to enable local community members to acquire basic computer literacy skills New facility caters for 24 students at a time with classes commencing in 2018 FREC has already enrolled… more
    Editor 159
  • Ignis takes the Drive 360 crown
    Dec 05, 2017 Press Releases

    Ignis takes the Drive 360 crown

    Accolades for the diminutive Suzuki Ignis are coming in thick and fast, with the latest being the coveted Drive 360 Award handed to Suzuki in Johannesburg on Friday, 1 December 2017. The Ignis won the Compact Car Category in the Independent Group’s… more
    Editor 162
  • 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…

    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
    Editor 153
  • Driving tips during school holidays
    Dec 04, 2017 Press Releases

    Driving tips during school holidays

    As many schoolchildren complete their exams and the end of term comes ever nearer, motorists can expect to see more children walking or riding their bikes on the roads. Along with the usual challenges we face on our streets, this creates additional… more
    Editor 216
  • Thed Björk and Polestar Cyan Racing crowned World Champions
    Dec 04, 2017 Motorsport

    Thed Björk and Polestar Cyan Racing crowned…

    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
    Editor 285
  • Corruption and state capture: Research gives “voice” to ordinary South Africans
    Dec 04, 2017 Press Releases

    Corruption and state capture: Research gives…

    Ask Afrika (South Africa’s largest independent research company) and Infusion Knowledge Hub were commissioned by the Centre for Communication and Reputation Management at the University of Pretoria, to explore the views of ordinary citizens around… more
    Editor 230
  • 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
    Editor 246
  • NAAMSA comment on the November, 2017 industry new vehicle sales statistics
    Dec 04, 2017 Press Releases

    NAAMSA comment on the November, 2017…

    Commenting on the new vehicle sales statistics for the month of November, 2017 – released today for public consumption via the website of the Department of Trade & Industry – the Association said that, on the back of a further positive performance… more
    Editor 152
  • The Nissan Intelligent Mobility flagship arrives in SA
    Dec 03, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    The new Nissan Patrol: The perfect…

    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
    Editor 282
  • 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
    Editor 305
  • MasterDrive updates ISO9001
    Dec 01, 2017 Press Releases

    MasterDrive updates ISO9001

    The backbone to providing customers with the best service is by providing a top quality product. MasterDrive is committed to meeting this service level. The company recently updated their ISO9001 certification in the pursuit of this. ISO9001 is a… more
    Editor 127
  • Toyota concept takes outdoor fun to new levels
    Dec 01, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Toyota concept takes outdoor fun to new…

    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 226
  • 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
    Editor 199
  • The remarkable new Festool Airstream 18-volt battery and charger that reduces your charging time by 65% and increases your drilling time
    Dec 01, 2017 Press Releases

    The remarkable new Festool Airstream 18-volt…

    Tested DDIY If you do own a Festool cordless 18-volt power tool make sure you next battery upgrade is the new Festool Airstream, it will also make sense in upgrading to the new Airstream charger. You will also be able to purchase these at a very… more
    Editor 148
  • Volkswagen awards black-owned supplier contracts
    Nov 30, 2017 Press Releases

    Volkswagen awards black-owned supplier…

    Volkswagen announces winners of the Ntinga Project Five Black Owned Suppliers receive supply contracts with VWSA Last night, the winners of the Ntinga Project were announced following a full day of presentations. Five Suppliers were named the… more
    Editor 190
  • Nissan is the first automotive brand in Mexico (excluding luxury car brands) to obtain this recognition
    Nov 30, 2017 Press Releases

    Nissan is the first automotive brand in…

    MEXICO CITY – Nissan has been declared a "Famous Brand" by the Mexican Institute of Industrial Property (IMPI). Nissan is the first automotive brand in Mexico, excluding luxury car brands, to obtain this recognition. The "Famous Brand" recognition… more
    Editor 152
  • The Castrol Classic team Paul Williams and Giovanni Schule
    Nov 30, 2017 Press Releases

    Castrol Classic introduce their new updated…

    Castrol Classic caters for veteran, vintage classic cars, and motorcycles, older than 35 years basically all vehicles pre-1980 Castrol Classic an independently owned company recently launched their new web site, the new site introduces the full… more
    Editor 150
  • WABCO establishes wholly-owned business in Southern Africa
    Nov 29, 2017 Press Releases

    WABCO establishes wholly-owned business in…

    Dear CustomerI am delighted to inform you that, as of December 1st, 2017, WABCO South Africa will become a wholly-owned WABCO business and with that, an integral part of a global market leader and pioneer in advanced technologies that contribute to… more
    Editor 160
  • Castrol Classic introduce three new specialist products, from their specialist Racing collection and advanced Performance and protector series.
    Nov 29, 2017 Press Releases

    Castrol Classic introduce three new…

    The React SRF Racing brake fluid, Axle Z Limited Slip 90 protector and the new B373 Racing Gear Oil Castrol React SRF Racing The new React SRF Racing brake fluid from their advanced performance series is for maximum performance in all types of… more
    Editor 171
  • Probe part of the action at prestigious 15000 Billfish tournament, Sodwana Bay
    Nov 29, 2017 Press Releases

    Probe part of the action at prestigious…

    The much-anticipated 15000 Billfish tournament has just been held in Sodwana Bay from 13 to 17 November. Probe, South Africa’s leading importer, wholesaler and distributor of batteries, starters and alternators as well top quality air compressor… more
    Editor 161
  • Metair launches programme to deliver locally produced lithium-ion storage solutions in SA, Turkey and Romania
    Nov 29, 2017 Press Releases

    Metair launches programme to deliver locally…

    Programme aims to balance the use of locally available commodities with internationally recognised chemistry solutions Partnership approach with academia and industry agencies on production and certification R3 million UWC funding over three years… more
    Editor 190
  • 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…

    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
    Editor 309
  • Chris Shorter takes second place in Sasol GTC2 Championship at rain-soaked Zwartkops
    Nov 29, 2017 Motorsport

    Chris Shorter takes second place in Sasol…

    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
    Editor 229
  • Volkswagen Motorsport pass with flying colours - Sasol GTC Series.
    Nov 29, 2017 Motorsport

    Volkswagen Motorsport pass with flying…

    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
    Editor 258
  • Spanjaard Welcomes new CEO
    Nov 27, 2017 Press Releases

    Spanjaard Welcomes new CEO

    Spanjaard Limited and its Board of Directors are pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Kentin Welgemoed as the Chief Executive Officer of the Company with effect from 3 November 2017. Welgemoed joined Spanjaard Limited as Manager of Operations… more
    Editor 318
  • 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…

    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
    Editor 293
  • Youngsters to show off skills at Volkswagen's junior soccer tournament
    Nov 27, 2017 Press Releases

    Youngsters to show off skills at…

    The winning team will represent Volkswagen South Africa in the international tournament which will be held in Berlin, Germany next year Now in its eighthyear, the Volkswagen Junior Masters Tournament is back for another round at the beginning of… more
    Editor 182
  • Team Imbokodo to Represent South Africa at Land Rover 4x4 in Schools World Finals
    Nov 27, 2017 Press Releases

    Team Imbokodo to Represent South Africa at…

    The Land Rover 4x4 in Schools World Finals 2017 will be taking place in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates on 8 December and Team Imbokodo from Nic Diederichs High School in Krugersdorp have been chosen to represent South Africa. ‘Imbokodo’, meaning… more
    Editor 205
  • Buy any JONNESWAY® tools in the AutObarn festive season promotion and you stand to win a 77-piece professional tool set
    Nov 27, 2017 Press Releases

    Buy any JONNESWAY® tools in the AutObarn…

    Promotion ends on the 7th January 2018 Spend R300 or more at your AutObarn dealer on JONNESWAY® Tools, fill in the entry form and you have a chance to win their latest 77-piece professional tool set. The full and comprehensive range of JONNESWAY®… more
    Editor 242
  • Imperial Logistics achieves milestone Level 2 BBBEE rating
    Nov 27, 2017 Press Releases

    Imperial Logistics achieves milestone Level…

    Supply chain and logistics leader Imperial Logistics has achieved a Level 2 BBBEE certification. “This year’s record rating represents a significant milestone in our transformation efforts, with year on year improvements once again realised across… more
    Editor 139
  • 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…

    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
    Editor 301
  • 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
    Editor 207
  • Goodyear and NASCAR Extend Historic Relationship
    Nov 27, 2017 Motorsport

    Goodyear and NASCAR Extend Historic…

    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
    Editor 219
  • Shell SA announces 2017 Branded Distributor Driver Of The Year
    Nov 25, 2017 Press Releases

    Shell SA announces 2017 Branded Distributor…

    Saturday 18th November, Shell Commercial Fuels South Africa announced the winners of their 2017 Trucker of the year competition. The event, held at the Riverside Sun hotel in Vanderbijlpark, included entertainment by the exquisite electric string… more
    Editor 309
  • MasterDrive Newsletter 23 November 2017
    Nov 25, 2017 Press Releases

    MasterDrive Newsletter 23 November 2017

    MasterTips: Does Uber really curb drunk driving crashes With the holidays looming, responsible drivers may opt to use Uber rather than drive after drinking. Yet, does this curb the number of drunk driving crashes? This is what an international study… more
    Masterdrive 183
  • World surfski champion Jenna Ward and muscian Jesse Clegg are our final star pairing of the season
    Nov 25, 2017 Press Releases

    World surfski champion Jenna Ward and…

    There is no doubting the massive impact our experiences growing up can have in influencing and moulding the people we become. This couldn't be more evident than in the case of our final celebrity pairing of the season: Jesse Clegg and Jenna Ward.… more
    Editor 160
  • South African wins international truck driver competition
    Nov 23, 2017 Press Releases

    South African wins international truck…

    South African Lafras Kruger was named the best driver at the finals of UD Trucks’ Extra Mile Challenge fleet driver competition in Japan. Kruger took top honours in the UD Quester product category. The other South African participant, Buza… more
    Editor 275
  • Tata Motors charts out 'Connecting Aspirations' as its new Corporate Brand Identity in global markets
    Nov 23, 2017 Press Releases

    Tata Motors charts out 'Connecting…

    As part of the company’s transformation journey undertaken in 2016, Tata Motors commenced a comprehensive project to articulate its corporate branding. Basis a thorough analysis of the existing and the desired future state of the Company, Tata… more
    Editor 217
  • Global NCAP and AA South Africa launch #SaferCarsforAfrica
    Nov 23, 2017 Press Releases

    Global NCAP and AA South Africa launch…

    Global NCAP and AA South Africa launch #SaferCarsforAfrica today (22) in Cape Town, with the first independent crash test assessment of some of South Africa’s most popular compact and small cars. The crashworthiness results of the five cars tested… more
    Editor 235
  • Siyaphambili Team does Volkswagen proud at Telkom 947 Cycle Challenge
    Nov 23, 2017 Press Releases

    Siyaphambili Team does Volkswagen proud at…

    Among the thousands of participants who took on the Telkom 947 Cycle Challenge, were six novice cyclists who represented Volkswagen. The team consisted of six high school learners from Bergville in rural Kwa Zulu Natal, and of the six, five managed… more
    Editor 180
  • Absa commentary on possible outcomes
    Nov 23, 2017 Press Releases

    Absa commentary on possible outcomes

    Commentary from Craig Pheiffer: Chief Investment Strategist, Absa Stockbrokers & Portfolio Management While it is true that consumer confidence is at a low point, the economy is barely growing and household credit growth is sluggish, the retail… more
    Editor 171
  • Production of Volvo's first ever compact premium SUV begins in Belgium
    Nov 23, 2017 Press Releases

    Production of Volvo's first ever compact…

    A new era has begun for the Volvo Cars plant in Ghent, Belgium, as the first customer-bound XC40 compact SUV has rolled off the production line. The new XC40, for which the company has already received over 13 000 orders globally, is Volvo Cars'… more
    Editor 171
  • Ford Wildlife Foundation Supports the WESSA Schools Programme with New Ford Ranger
    Nov 23, 2017 Press Releases

    Ford Wildlife Foundation Supports the WESSA…

    Ford Wildlife Foundation hands over a new Ford Ranger to the WESSA Schools Programme The WESSA Schools Programme facilitates transformation in schools through innovative programmes that offer project-based environmental learning Ford Motor Company… more
    Editor 181
  • Wesbank and Haval Motors team up in South Africa
    Nov 23, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Wesbank and Haval Motors team up in South…

    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
    Editor 244
  • 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 235
  • A new challenge for Maserati Multi70 and Giovanni Soldini
    Nov 23, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    A new challenge for Maserati Multi70 and…

    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
    Editor 221
  • 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 237
  •  BT-SA gets to the finish line first with renewal of Mercedes Benz SA contract
    Nov 23, 2017 Press Releases

    BT-SA gets to the finish line first with…

    BT-SA is pleased to announce that the local arm of the global automobile manufacturing giant, Mercedes Benz SA, has renewed its ICT maintenance and supplier contract with the company. A long-standing customer of BT-SA, the contract was however still… more
    Editor 224
  • ESCP Europe and Groupe Renault, co-founders of new Chair for Intercultural Management
    Nov 23, 2017 Press Releases

    ESCP Europe and Groupe Renault, co-founders…

    Paris, November 2017 - Groupe Renault and the ESCP Europe Business School announced the inauguration of a Chair for Intercultural Management. The new Renault Chair for Intercultural Management at ESCP Europe Business School aims to advance knowledge… more
    Editor 177
  • Transnet launches another tug in R1.4bn project
    Nov 23, 2017 Press Releases

    Transnet launches another tug in R1.4bn…

    Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) recently launched its penultimate tug as part of its R1.4 billion, nine-tug construction contract. The tugs, which are being built by Southern African Shipyards in Durban, will be deployed to ports around the… more
    Editor 197
  • Ford’s R3bn investment welcomed by cabinet
    Nov 23, 2017 Press Releases

    Ford’s R3bn investment welcomed by cabinet

    Cabinet has welcomed Ford Motor Company’s R3 billion investment into its Silverton plant in Tshwane. The investment is expected to create direct and indirect jobs due to increased production of the Ford Ranger Model according to Communications… more
    Editor 176
  • Stevie Awards for Women in Business Announce Winners in 14th Annual Competition
    Nov 23, 2017 Press Releases

    Stevie Awards for Women in Business Announce…

    World's Top Honors for Women Entrepreneurs, Executives, Employees and the Organizations They Run Were Presented in New York Before More than 500 Accomplished Women From Around the World South African Businesswomen Among This Year’s Winners Fairfax,… more
    Editor 146
  • 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 230
  • TomTom Launches TomTom Route Monitoring to Help Connect Cities to People
    Nov 23, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    TomTom Launches TomTom Route Monitoring to…

    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 265
  • 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 221
  • 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 268
  • Kempston Truck Hire and FUSO Trucks celebrate a milestone in 2017
    Nov 23, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Kempston Truck Hire and FUSO Trucks…

    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
    Editor 233
  • Radical Economic Transformation - the Mugabe’s the Zuma’s the Malema’s and off course all the other less famous brands
    Nov 22, 2017 Press Releases

    Radical Economic Transformation - the…

    t remains mind boggling how each of these demagogues believe that they will be the first to succeed in their redesigning of society (radical economic transformation), only to find out, always too late, that they have failed. These projects always… more
    Gerhard Papenfus - NEASA 333
  • Polestar starts construction of state-of-the-art Polestar Production Centre
    Nov 22, 2017 Press Releases

    Polestar starts construction of…

    Polestar has announced that construction of its new state-of-the-art Polestar Production Centre has begun in Chengdu, China, where the company's first model, the Polestar 1, will be produced. This follows the announcement of the new Polestar brand… more
    Editor 220
  • Rethinking the urban house-share: MINI creates the world’s first MINI LIVING building in Shanghai.
    Nov 22, 2017 Press Releases

    Rethinking the urban house-share: MINI…

    Indeed, more people than ever are living within a shrinking footprint. With MINI LIVING, MINI is addressing these developments and creating the first co-living project in China. MINI is working with Chinese project developer Nova Property Investment… more
    Editor 150
  • 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…

    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 209
  • Journey Organiser GPS Logbook Automates and Expedites Tax & Business Travel Claims
    Nov 22, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Journey Organiser GPS Logbook Automates and…

    Are your tired of the hassle of keeping a logbook for business-related travel? Do inaccurate logs mean that your company or clients are not reimbursing you for the full amount you're owed, or that you can't claim the proper tax deduction for all… more
    Editor 217
  • The all-new BMW X3 now available in South Africa
    Nov 22, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    The all-new BMW X3 now available in South…

    The BMW X3 was the car that launched the mid-size SAV (Sports Activity Vehicle) segment in 2003. Since then, BMW has recorded more than 1.5 million new registrations of the X3 across the two model generations so far. And now the new BMW X3 is set to… more
    Editor 256
  • Final showdown for Engen Xtreme team at Zwartkops Raceway
    Nov 22, 2017 Motorsport

    Final showdown for Engen Xtreme team at…

    The Engen Xtreme Team head into the final round of the Sasol GTC Africa at Zwartkops Raceway on Saturday, 25 November on the cusp of championship glory. With Engen Xtreme drivers Michael Stephen and Simon Moss lying first and third respectively on… more
    Editor 287
  • Hyundai ends on high note with 1st and 3rd on podium in Rally Australia
    Nov 22, 2017 Motorsport

    Hyundai ends on high note with 1st and 3rd…

    Hyundai Motorsport has scored its fourth victory of the 2017 FIA World Rally Championship with torrential rain and Power Stage drama creating a thrilling final day in Rally Australia on the past weekend. The Belgian crew of Thierry Neuville and… more
    Editor 235
  • Husqvarna’s sting in the tail
    Nov 22, 2017 Motorsport

    Husqvarna’s sting in the tail

    Team ends season in style at Roof of Africa Pepson Plastics Husqvarna Racing finished its season in fine style on the Motul 50th Roof of Africa — the so-called mother of hard enduros in Lesotho’s Maluti Mountains over the weekend. Headed by… more
    Editor 230
  • Dramatic ending to Australian finale
    Nov 22, 2017 Motorsport

    Dramatic ending to Australian finale

    Curtain comes down on epic WRC season Neuville takes fourth win to secure second place Toyota ace crashes out of podium finish Newly crowned champion signs off with Power Stage victory Catch all the dramatic action for free on Red Bull TV Thierry… more
    Editor 228
  • Is your vehicle roadworthy?
    Nov 21, 2017 Press Releases

    Is your vehicle roadworthy?

    It should be especially if you are travelling over the festive season, says MIWA. Responsible drivers ensure that they’re not distracted while driving, they pay attention to the rules of the road and, importantly, they make sure their vehicle is… more
    Pieter Niemand, Director of MIWA 298
  • The BMW Motorrad International GS Trophy Female Team Qualifying 2017.
    Nov 21, 2017 Motorsport

    The BMW Motorrad International GS Trophy…

    Two Female Teams selected for BMW Motorrad International GS Trophy 2018 in Mongolia The BMW Motorrad International GS Trophy Female Team Qualifying 2017 has concluded with something of a surprise outcome. After four days of competition at the… more
    Editor 375
  • Alfa Romeo Giulia takes the double at the Irish Car Of The Year Awards 2018
    Nov 21, 2017 Press Releases

    Alfa Romeo Giulia takes the double at the…

    Alfa Romeo Giulia named best ‘Irish Medium Car' Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio won the ‘Performance Car' category The Giulia is available to buy now from £29,875 OTR The Alfa Romeo Giulia has picked up two awards at prestigious 41st annual Irish Car… more
    Editor 187
  • Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio is crowned ‘Performance Car Of The Year’ in the Octane Awards 2017
    Nov 21, 2017 Press Releases

    Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio is crowned…

    Alfa Romeo's most powerful ever road car, the Giulia Quadrifoglio, has scooped the coveted ‘Performance Car of the Year' accolade in the Octane Awards 2017 Judged by a star-studded panel of car experts and enthusiasts, including TV host Jay Leno,… more
    Editor 232
  • Specifications: The all-new BMW X3
    Nov 21, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Specifications: The all-new BMW X3

    Please find the technical specifications for the all-new BMW X3: BMW X3 M40i BMW X3 xDrive30i BMW X3 xDrive30d BMW X3 xDrive20d Download Here more
    Editor 700
  • A road safety partnership
    Nov 21, 2017 Press Releases

    A road safety partnership

    Kasi Road Safety started when its founders saw a gap in the townships when it came to awareness about road safety. Many of the road safety campaigns that take place are in the mainstream areas. Yet, before people get to main areas, they often come… more
    Editor 196
  • Mindset behind Reviews & Life after a review
    Nov 20, 2017 Press Releases

    Mindset behind Reviews & Life after a review

    The Battle of Positive and Negative Reviews Why is it that consumers are more likely to talk about negative experiences than positive experiences? It may be due to emotion, negativity bias, unmet expectations, the increasingly rapid pace of life, or… more
    Editor 268
  • Efficiency in Agriculture: Boost Cost Efficiency with Tires
    Nov 20, 2017 Press Releases

    Efficiency in Agriculture: Boost Cost…

    Challenges in the agricultural industry: efficiency and soil protection "Engineered for Efficiency": new premium radial tires for the agricultural industry boost productivity The growing world population is presenting enormous challenges for the… more
    Editor 171
  • Evolving Chinese automotive sector represented by strong Electronics & Systems display at Automechanika Shanghai 2017
    Nov 20, 2017 Press Releases

    Evolving Chinese automotive sector…

    Multiple fringe events and Connected Mobility Conference compliment the trends in intelligent driving The key word surrounding China’s Electronics & Systems sector ahead of this year’s edition of Automechanika Shanghai is opportunity. Given the… more
    Editor 159
  • Hon. Minister of Basic Education, Angie Motshekga with Executive Mayor Athol Trollip and VWSA Director of Corporate and Government Affairs Nonkqubela Maliza at the 3rd Annual VWSA Literacy Conference held in Uitenhage.
    Nov 20, 2017 Press Releases

    Volkswagen hosts third annual Literacy…

    Third Annual VW Legacy Literacy Conference held in Uitenhage The Vision is to ensure all learners in Uitenhage are functionally literate by the end of Grade Three Three years ago the Volkswagen Community Trust launched an ambitious initiative that… more
    Editor 223
  • Project ETA at Palletways
    Nov 20, 2017 Press Releases

    Project ETA at Palletways

    When it comes to the delivery of goods, customers have come to expect faster delivery and real time tracking of their purchase. The transport of larger, palletised freight is no exception; the consumer also wants to know when their order is on route… more
    Editor 148
  • Banks initiate SAMAR process in order to assist in reducing fraud
    Nov 20, 2017 Press Releases

    Banks initiate SAMAR process in order to…

    Banks initiate SAMAR process in order to assist in reducing fraud by gaining control of movable assets currently excluded from registration on the Electronic National Traffic Information System (eNaTIS) South African banking and finance industry to… more
    Editor 173
  • South Coast Residents Rate Tiger Wheel & Tyre Tops
    Nov 20, 2017 Press Releases

    South Coast Residents Rate Tiger Wheel &…

    Tiger Wheel & Tyre is the "Best Tyre Shop" on the South Coast according to readers of the South Coast Herald newspaper, who rated the brand tops in the 2017 Readers' Choice Awards Best of the South Coast. Winning a Readers' Choice Award is a… more
    Editor 157
  • CAPAS trade show continues to serve the automotive industry in Southwest China
    Nov 20, 2017 Press Releases

    CAPAS trade show continues to serve the…

    Six theme zones to display strengthened product offerings Fringe programme enhances knowledge sharing opportunities, catering to regional end-users’ demands The Chengdu International Trade Fair for Automotive Parts and Aftermarket Services (CAPAS)… more
    Editor 184
  • Volkswagen wins big at first-ever pre-owned awards.
    Nov 20, 2017 Press Releases

    Volkswagen wins big at first-ever pre-owned…

    Volkswagen, the big winner at inaugural Gumtree Pre-Owned Awards with seven awards Volkswagen scooped the most wins at the inaugural Gumtree Pre-Owned Awards. The top passenger car manufacturer in South Africa took home three First place wins, two… more
    Editor 957
  • Continental achieves ISO 50001 certification - a first for South African tyre industry
    Nov 20, 2017 Press Releases

    Continental achieves ISO 50001 certification…

    ISO 50001: 2011 certification received for innovative energy management system Involves systemic approach to achieve continuous improvement in energy performance, efficiency, consumption and monitoring Continental is the first tyre manufacturer in… more
    Editor 238
  • SA Black Business Council holds talks with Singapore, ASEAN counterparts at the inaugural Africa ASEAN Business Expo 2017
    Nov 20, 2017 Press Releases

    SA Black Business Council holds talks with…

    A delegation from South Africa’s Black Business Council has held talks in Johannesburg in November with business leaders from Singapore and Malaysia on potential investment and bilateral trade. The delegation of over 20 local business people, headed… more
    Editor 218
  • Mirror, mirror on the wall who is the most successful of them all?
    Nov 20, 2017 Press Releases

    Mirror, mirror on the wall who is the most…

    Building a business is not much of a fairytale, but it can be one of the best journeys ever. While it is often stressful, small businesses are often crafted with a personal passion and more often than not, these same businesses support the… more
    Editor 156
  • Township and rural economies to change the development narrative
    Nov 20, 2017 Press Releases

    Township and rural economies to change the…

    The face of township and rural economies where unemployment, poverty and inequality are still rampant is fast changing, thanks to a successful public-private partnership which recognises the potential for emerging enterprises to contribute towards… more
    Editor 242
  • Fisker Inc.’s Scientists File Patents On Solid-State Batteries: EV Range and Charging Revolution
    Nov 20, 2017 Press Releases

    Fisker Inc.’s Scientists File Patents On…

    SOLID-STATE BATTERY BREAKTHROUGH: FISKER INC.’S SCIENTISTS FILE PATENTS ON SUPERIOR ENERGY DENSITY TECH, SHATTERING CONVENTIONAL THOUGHT ON EV RANGE AND CHARGE TIMES Fisker’s scientists, including the co-founder of global battery tech pioneer… more
    Editor 175
  • Mercedes-Benz & Laureus Sport for Good Foundation celebrates the 2017 YES Graduates
    Nov 20, 2017 Press Releases

    Mercedes-Benz & Laureus Sport for Good…

    Mercedes-Benz South Africa hosts YES Graduation at its award-winning East London Plant The 2017 Laureus Youth Empowerment through Sport (YES) programme concludes with celebrations East London - Mercedes-Benz South Africa (MBSA) and the Laureus Sport… more
    Editor 369
  • Glickenhaus Unveils SCG 004S A fully legal race car for the road
    Nov 20, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Glickenhaus Unveils SCG 004S A fully legal…

    In 2005 we told Andrea Pininfarina we wanted to build a modern homage to our P3/4: 18 months later we unveiled Ferrari P 4/5 by Pininfarina. In 2009 we told Peter Geishecker we were going to build and race a car at the 24 Hours of Nurburgring: 18… more
    Editor 362
  • : The making of The Grand Tour series 2 -
    Nov 20, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    : The making of The Grand Tour series 2 -…

    As the hugely anticipated series 2 of Amazon Prime Video’s global hit show The Grand Tour fast approaches, Clarkson, Hammond and May, under instruction, look to make a few changes from last year’s series. In a brand new behind the scenes video,… more
    Editor 283
  • Signature Motorsport’s magnificent MINIs set season finale battle
    Nov 20, 2017 Motorsport

    Signature Motorsport’s magnificent MINIs set…

    Preview: Sasol GTC2 Championship – Zwartkops, 25 November Signature Motorsport is nearing the end of its first year campaigning their MINI John Cooper Works in the Sasol GTC2 Championship and what a year it has been. After an unbelievably short… more
    Editor 354
  • Winners of the Mercedes-Benz South Africa Innovation Challenge revealed
    Nov 17, 2017 Press Releases

    Winners of the Mercedes-Benz South Africa…

    Startups win big at the inaugural Mercedes-Benz South Africa (MBSA) Innovation Challenge Total of R900 000 going to three startups to pilot their idea for future use within MBSA. The LaunchLab to offer ongoing support to winners More opportunity to… more
    Editor 310
  • Ford Kicks off Multi-Faceted Road Safety Campaign
    Nov 17, 2017 Press Releases

    Ford Kicks off Multi-Faceted Road Safety…

    Ford safety campaign launched in conjunction with the Automobile Association and other valued partners Driving Skills for Life training focuses on essential driving skills, awareness and the impact of distracted and impaired driving Innovative AA… more
    Editor 164
  • MasterDrive Newsletter 16 November 2017
    Nov 17, 2017 Press Releases

    MasterDrive Newsletter 16 November 2017

    MasterTips: Checking tyre pressure Tyres are costly items that should be checked regularly but drivers seldom do. This is what you need to know about checking your tyre pressure and how you will get more from your tyres as a result. MasterTest:… more
    Masterdrive 163
  • Fuel set to jump on Rand, oil woes
    Nov 17, 2017 Press Releases

    Fuel set to jump on Rand, oil woes

    Unaudited mid-month fuel price data released by the Central Energy Fund (CEF) is forecasting a sharp jump in fuel prices at the end of November. This is according to the Automobile Association, which says that motorists cannot expect much respite… more
    Automobile Association 163
  • New Audi Sport models join the League of Performance
    Nov 17, 2017 Press Releases

    New Audi Sport models join the League of…

    It all started in the early 1980s with the revolutionary introduction of quattro all-wheel drive, followed by many victories that drove Audi's four rings over numerous finishing lines in the motorsport world. Thanks to continued dedication to… more
    Editor 275
  • Domenico Cosentino -  Head of Aftersales - Maserati
    Nov 17, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Buying a new car? Make sure you ask this…

    Buying a vehicle is one of the biggest financial commitments you will ever make. It makes sense then that before you take the plunge, you do your homework on the options available. But, according to Domenico Cosentino from Maserati SA, there is one… more
    Editor 380
  • Daimler Trucks & Buses Southern Africa unveils world-class SelecTrucks Zimbabwe
    Nov 17, 2017 Press Releases

    Daimler Trucks & Buses Southern Africa…

    Affordable and certified commercial vehicles Par-excellence sales service and after-sales backed by ZIMOCO HARARE, ZIMBABWE - Daimler Trucks & Buses Southern Africa, under the banner of ZIMOCO (the only official distributor of Daimler commercial… more
    Editor 185
  • 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…

    BMW i is looking forward to welcoming the third member of the BMW i family. In 2018 the BMW i8 Roadster will unlock the door to a whole new dimension in pioneering open-top driving pleasure – virtually silent and with zero local emissions. Here’s… more
    Editor 252
  • Alfa Romeo Stelvio - The Brand's First SUV
    Nov 17, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Alfa Romeo Stelvio - The Brand's First SUV

    Cape Town, South Africa - Alfa Romeo's first SUV is born, delivering a thrilling driving experience, outstanding performance and sporty style. For the first time in more than a century, these features of the genuine "Alfa spirit" have now come… more
    Editor 385
  • More powerful than ever: the new Audi TT RS Coupé
    Nov 17, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    More powerful than ever: the new Audi TT RS…

    Audi Sport presents the most powerful TT of all time, featuring a muscular body, newly developed five-cylinder engine and accompanied by its unmistakable sound. The new Matrix OLED rear lights also underscore the compact sports car's position as a… more
    Editor 272
  • A new form of V6 power: the Audi RS 5 Coupé
    Nov 17, 2017 Press Releases

    A new form of V6 power: the Audi RS 5 Coupé

    Audi Sport is presenting its first model to feature the current RS design idiom with the introduction of the second generation Audi RS 5 Coupé. The new Audi RS 5 Coupé is the gran turismo among the RS models from Audi Sport and unites athletic power… more
    Editor 181
  • Hyundai Motorsport ready to finish 2017 on a high in Rally Australia
    Nov 17, 2017 Motorsport

    Hyundai Motorsport ready to finish 2017 on a…

    Hyundai Motorsport tackles the finale of the 2017 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC), Rally Australia, in positive spirits as the team aims to conclude its fourth year of participation in the sport on a high this weekend. With the 2017 Drivers' and… more
    Editor 353
  • THE BIG ANNOUNCEMENT: Results for the 2017 Tekkie Tax Campaign!!
    Nov 14, 2017 Press Releases

    THE BIG ANNOUNCEMENT: Results for the 2017…

    South Africa, you did it again!! The result for the 2017 Tekkie Tax Campaign was released on Friday during the annual Tekkie Tax Telebration. South Africa came together once again and raised a whopping R8 239 265 on 27 May 2017. This unique… more
    Editor 312
  • Messe Frankfurt announces acquisition of Beijing Traders-Link Plus International Exhibition Co Ltd
    Nov 14, 2017 Press Releases

    Messe Frankfurt announces acquisition of…

    Move enforces Messe Frankfurt’s mobility portfolio across Asia Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd, Greater China’s headquarters of the global leading trade fair organiser Messe Frankfurt GmbH has acquired a major proportion of Beijing Traders-Link Plus… more
    Editor 181
  • Australia brings the curtain down on thrilling WRC season
    Nov 14, 2017 Motorsport

    Australia brings the curtain down on…

    Seven different winners in 12 World Championship rounds to date Battle for runner-up honours to be settled in finale Down Under Surprise results no stranger on dusty gravel tracks Catch all the epic action on Red Bull TV Kennards Hire Rally… more
    Editor 379
  • Code of conduct submissions are in – the battle begins
    Nov 14, 2017 Press Releases

    Code of conduct submissions are in – the…

    Responses to the draft code of conduct for the automotive industry are in and it’s clear that finalising the code is not going to be an easy process. “We did anticipate a strong opposing response from the Original Equipment Manufacturers because the… more
    Editor 275
  • Goodyear and Land Rover successfully complete Land Rover Experience Tour 2017
    Nov 14, 2017 Press Releases

    Goodyear and Land Rover successfully…

    After almost a month of exploring a wide variety of Peruvian roads, the Land Rover Experience Tour 2017 ended on November 9th. Goodyear's Wrangler DuraTrac tyres were used to equip the 19 participating vehicles. The tyres proved their worth as the… more
    Editor 186
  • 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

    Mercedes-Benz Bus & Coach Southern Africa…

    Launched to assist bus operators in tough business conditions Shane Henry, Brand Manager for Mercedes-Benz Bus & Coach Southern Africa: "We listened to our customers who highlighted the tough conditions they are operating in, as well as the limited… more
    Editor 374
  • Dani Pedrosa scores great win in Valencia, Marc Marquez 2017 WORLD CHAMPION
    Nov 14, 2017 Motorsport

    Dani Pedrosa scores great win in Valencia,…

    The Repsol Honda Team enjoyed a dream day in Valencia today, with Dani Pedrosa winning the Grand Prix (his seventh at Valencia across all classes, his 54th in career, and his 31st in the MotoGP class); Marc Marquez taking the third step of the… more
    Editor 271
  • More entrepreneurs are needed to secure SA’s economic growth – the question is how to make it happen faster
    Nov 14, 2017 Press Releases

    More entrepreneurs are needed to secure SA’s…

    It has been a difficult year for South Africa. In September the World Bank downgraded South Africa’s 2017 growth forecast to 0.6 percent, down from 1.1 percent at the beginning of the year. To get ahead the South African economy is in urgent need of… more
    Editor 263
  • Delegates praise Sewells-MSXI’S advanced dealer management training programme
    Nov 14, 2017 Press Releases

    Delegates praise Sewells-MSXI’S advanced…

    Two successful graduates from the Sewells-MSX International (MSXI) Advanced Dealer Management (ADM) training programme are full of praise for this year-long course which has been available to South African motor dealers since 2007. Recent ADM… more
    Editor 222
  • Going the Extra Mile -  Relate Bracelets
    Nov 14, 2017 Press Releases

    Going the Extra Mile - Relate Bracelets

    In business, your offering is only as good as your relationships. Neil Robinson from Relate Bracelets explains how FedEx Express has helped the business grow into Africa and beyond NEIL ROBINSON, MD of Relate Bracelets understands the importance of… more
    Editor 243
  • It's lights, camera, action as Shashi Naidoo and Zoe Brown take to the track on Speed Stars.
    Nov 14, 2017 Press Releases

    It's lights, camera, action as Shashi Naidoo…

    Our next celebrity pairing feel right at home in front of the cameras and under the bright lights, but will Shashi Naidoo and Zoe Brown feel as comfortable when they get behind the wheel and the lights go out on Speed Stars? Shashi Naidoo has… more
    Editor 182
  • Auto Alert -  November 2017
    Nov 13, 2017 Press Releases

    Auto Alert - November 2017

    Hyundai’s Bakkie is Go. Hyundai Motor has confirmed to the international media that it intends to launch a pickup truck on to the North American market. This decision has been taken by the South Korean manufacturer in view of the general market… more
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  • The Phoenix -  Good News Issue
    Nov 13, 2017 The Phoenix

    The Phoenix - Good News Issue

    South Africa is on the precipice, and we need all the help we can get. By the end of December 2017 we will have a pretty sound idea about where we as a country are going, so for the last issue of aBr in 2017 I have decided to try and give fate a… more
    Editor 416
  • Tenneco clean air fully compliant with EU homologation standards
    Nov 13, 2017 Press Releases

    Tenneco clean air fully compliant with EU…

    Tenneco’s comprehensive range of catalytic converters and diesel particulate filters (DPF) are in full compliance with EU homologation regulations. Required by all European nations, the homologation process protects workshops and consumers by… more
    Editor 308
  • Golden Steering Wheel” for Audi Q5
    Nov 13, 2017 Press Releases

    Golden Steering Wheel” for Audi Q5

    Successful model wins in the “Large SUB” category Important awards for Audi in a competition renowned Europe The Audi Q5 has won the 2017 “Golden Steering Wheel” in the “Large SUV” category. Prior to the selection, readers of the German automotive… more
    Editor 176
  • 2017 Road safety Summit: Safety starts with visibility
    Nov 13, 2017 Press Releases

    2017 Road safety Summit: Safety starts with…

    As part of 3M South Africa’s ongoing participation in road safety across the globe, Vusi Tshabangu, Technical Manager at 3M Transport Safety Division, presented a talk on the importance of visible road infrastructure at the 9th Annual ITC Road… more
    Editor 325
  • The end of the year is here – are you and your car ready for the holidays?
    Nov 13, 2017 Press Releases

    The end of the year is here – are you and…

    Public schools across South Africa close for the end-of-year holidays on 6 December, meaning thousands of motorists will undoubtedly be on the roads soon thereafter. This time of the year going into January is also the most dangerous of the year,… more
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  • Renault, over a century of expertise in light commercial vehicles
    Nov 13, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Renault, over a century of expertise in…

    For more than a century, Renault has been developing, manufacturing and selling Light Commercial Vehicles to meet the needs of demanding business customers around the world. These iconic LCVs often left a lasting mark on their times. Groupe… more
    Editor 376
  • BMW M4 DTM visits the Japanese Super GT Championship.
    Nov 13, 2017 Motorsport

    BMW M4 DTM visits the Japanese Super GT…

    Four weeks after the final round of the 2017 DTM season at Hockenheim (GER), the BMW M4 DTM was back in action in the Far East this weekend. The three manufacturers involved in the DTM thrilled the huge crowd of fans at the Japanese Super GT… more
    Editor 368
  • Bikes and quads earned national cross country championship titles after tough season
    Nov 13, 2017 Motorsport

    Bikes and quads earned national cross…

    As the dust settled after the recent Atlas Copco Gold 400, the sixth and final round of the 2017 SA National Cross Country Championship for Motorcycles and Quads (SACCS Moto) that took place at Glenharvie on the West Rand, the points have been… more
    Editor 240
  • SEMA eNews, Vol. 20, No. 45
    Nov 13, 2017 Press Releases

    SEMA eNews, Vol. 20, No. 45

    Global Media Awards: More Than 150 Companies Recognized The Global Media Awards program recognized more than 150 companies for creating products that resonate with consumers in international markets. Read More Here more
    Editor 165
  • Honda
    Nov 13, 2017 Press Releases

    Honda "Xcelerates" Startup Collaborations…

    Honda Will Expand Its Engagement of Startup Ecosystems in Detroit, Japan, China and Europe Committed to creating transformative products and services through open innovation, Honda Innovations is expanding its global open innovation program for… more
    Editor 192
  • NSBC announces South African Small Business Award winners for 2017
    Nov 13, 2017 Press Releases

    NSBC announces South African Small Business…

    Acknowledging the innovation, grit and determination shown by all to build a better South Africa While the South African economy is subdued, there are many small and medium (SME) businesses working tirelessly to succeed, grow and positively impact… more
    Editor 192
  • Samantha Du Toit - PR, Communications and Marketing Manager, Detlev Duve - Managing Director of DACHSER SA and Charles Dey - Chairman LAA Exco
    Nov 13, 2017 Press Releases

    DACHSER South Africa recognised for leading…

    At the 29th Logistics Achiever Awards ceremony held on Thursday evening, 2 November at Montecasino in Fourways, Gauteng, DACHSER SA scooped a Silver category award for leading in skills development. Managing Director of DACHSER SA, Detlev Duve, was… more
    Editor 218
  • MasterDrive Newsletter 09 November 2017
    Nov 13, 2017 Press Releases

    MasterDrive Newsletter 09 November 2017

    MasterTips: Chinese car brands commit to safety Not long ago many perceived Chinese vehicles as inferior and outright copies of more established brands. Yet, now China is taking the lead in ensuring their cars have global appeal, especially in terms… more
    Editor 552
  • Motoring and motorsport communication journalist and all round automotive guru Roger Mc Cleery made huge impact to the conference
    Nov 13, 2017 Press Releases

    AutObarn reward their members for…

    The AutObarn Group held their 2017 annual conference this last month and according to the members one of the best conferences ever held for the members. “We wanted to add some punch to this year’s conference,” said MD Terry Brand. So, we got… more
    Editor 384
  • Continental Maintains Successful Path: Strong Growth Continues in Third Quarter
    Nov 13, 2017 Press Releases

    Continental Maintains Successful Path:…

    Sales rise by 9 percent to 32.7 billion Euros after nine months; 7 percent growth to sales of 10.7 billion Euros in the third quarter Adjusted EBIT margin is within target range at 10.6 percent after nine months despite a burden of 400 million Euros… more
    Editor 270
  • The new Lotus Exige Cup 430: Unlimited Edition
    Nov 13, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    The new Lotus Exige Cup 430: Unlimited…

    Full-production model is most extreme Exige ever conceived New engine installation, delivering 430 hp and 440 Nm New design generating 220 kg of downforce 407 hp per tonne provides unrivalled performance 0-60 mph in 3.2 secs, dry weight from 1,056… more
    Editor 243
  • FAW trucks help take Spitskop to a new level
    Nov 13, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    FAW trucks help take Spitskop to a new level

    An astute businessman by any measure; modest in nature but highly enterprising – this is Mahlaka Lukas Makuwa, owner and MD of Mafate Business Enterprises, primarily a mining supply company. They supply ready-mix concrete, premix concrete,… more
    Editor 264
  • From left to right: Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa, Minister of Higher Education and Training  Hlengiwe Mkhize, Automotive Industry Development Centre CEO David Masondo listen attentively to Itumeleng Monyaane   from the AIDC's  skills and training department  during the tour of the laboratories at the Gauteng Automotive  Learning Centre.
    Nov 10, 2017 Press Releases

    The Deputy President visited the Gauteng…

    The Deputy President, in his capacity as the Chairman of the Human Resources Development Council visited the Gauteng Automotive Learning Centre to gain insight into the AIDC's role in skills development for the automotive industry. Background… more
    Editor 636
  • It took Engen’s Tevin Richard seven years to achieve his dream
    Nov 10, 2017 Press Releases

    It took Engen’s Tevin Richard seven years to…

    Growing up in Merebank outside Durban, close to Engen Refinery, Tevin Richard dreamt of becoming an engineer and being able to change his world for the better. Tevin attended Merebank Secondary School where he found that “maths and science just made… more
    Editor 204
  • Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa to visit the AIDC's Learning Centre
    Nov 10, 2017 Press Releases

    Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa to visit…

    Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa will on Friday, 10 November 2017, chair the final meeting of the Human Resource Development Council for the 2016/17 financial year at the Gauteng Automotive Learning Centre in Rosslyn, Pretoria. The Human Resource… more
    Editor 215
  • Maserati Levante-S now available in South Africa
    Nov 10, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Maserati Levante-S now available in South…

    The highly-anticipated petrol version of Maserati’s SUV, the Levante-S, is now available in South Africa. Dubbed the Levante-S, the vehicle boasts outstanding amounts of power, amplifying the brand’s signature roar. Until now, the Maserati Levante… more
    Editor 407
  • First public showcase of all-new Volvo XC60 at Nedbank Golf Challenge
    Nov 10, 2017 Press Releases

    First public showcase of all-new Volvo XC60…

    Sun City - the world-famous Gary Player Golf Course at Sun City is again playing host to some of the world's best golfers and, in the 16th year of collaboration, a ubiquitous Volvo presence as Volvo Car South Africa has again partnered with the… more
    Editor 192
  • Toyota’s year to remember in South African Cross Country series
    Nov 10, 2017 Motorsport

    Toyota’s year to remember in South African…

    Lategan/White take Rookies of the Year award for Ford NWM Puma Lubricants team This year’s Production Vehicle category in the South African Cross Country Series (SACCs) is a season Toyota will not forget in a hurry. Apart from annexing all the… more
    Editor 398
  • Avis begins roll-out of voice-powered digital reservations
    Nov 10, 2017 Press Releases

    Avis begins roll-out of voice-powered…

    Avis Rent a Car continues to innovate globally in the car rental space, with a recent integration into the voice-activated Amazon Alexa platform, allowing customers to book and manage reservations using Amazon Echo devices. Avis is the first car… more
    Editor 181
  • Autopromotec News - November 2017
    Nov 10, 2017 Press Releases

    Autopromotec News - November 2017

    Electric vehicles, still short of a true “green” revolution Automotive Artificial Intelligence will be worth 14 Billion Dollars by 2025 3D printing, hi-tech revolution a delight for the automotive industry Connected cars lock down against hackers… more
    Editor 191
  • At the peak of the model line and segment - the new Audi S4
    Nov 10, 2017 Motoring

    At the peak of the model line and segment -…

    The new Audi S4 assumes a top position in the new A4 family. With a newly developed engine, intelligent lightweight design and a package of innovative technologies from the full-size sedan. Audi has experienced great success with its sporty S models… more
    Editor 380
  • Imperial Logistics sells German chemicals business Schirm
    Nov 09, 2017 Press Releases

    Imperial Logistics sells German chemicals…

    Supply chain and logistics leader Imperial Logistics has entered into an agreement with AECI Limited to dispose of the Group’s total interest in and claims against Schirm Gmbh and related assets (“Schirm”) for a cash consideration of EUR110.5… more
    Editor 322
  • Nissan contributes € 469 million for third quarter 2017 to Renault’s earnings
    Nov 09, 2017 Press Releases

    Nissan contributes € 469 million for third…

    On 8 November 2017, Nissan released its results for the second quarter of fiscal year 2017/2018 (April 1, 2017 to March 31, 2018). Nissan’s results, published in JGAAP, for the second quarter of fiscal year 2017/2018 (July 1 to September 30, 2017),… more
    Editor 297
  • Siyaphambili Team to represent Volkswagen at Telkom 947 Cycle Challenge
    Nov 09, 2017 Press Releases

    Siyaphambili Team to represent Volkswagen at…

    Six novice cyclists will represent Volkswagen and be among the thousands participating in the Telkom 947 Cycle Challenge on 19 November. Siyaphambili Team (meaning moving forward) consisting of Thobani Mhlongo, Kwanele Shabala, Mashesha Miya,… more
    Editor 205
  • Fouries cut it fine on the way to the SA Cross Country Championships
    Nov 09, 2017 Motorsport

    Fouries cut it fine on the way to the SA…

    Telford and Ntsekhe win close fought Class P title race The husband and wife team of Marius and Jolinda Fourie, in the PHB BAT, cut it fine when they secured the Special Vehicle overall and Class A titles in this season’s South African Cross Country… more
    Editor 380
  • Young scientists tackle South Africa’s water and energy challenges
    Nov 09, 2017 Press Releases

    Young scientists tackle South Africa’s water…

    This year the Eskom Expo for Young Scientists welcomed over 600 leaners to compete in the prestigious International Science Fair (ISF), with the hope of taking home a share of the R4 million worth of prizes up for grabs. These enthusiastic young… more
    Editor 248
  • Mercedes-Benz South Africa (MBSA), the LaunchLab and STARTUP AUTOBAHN announce finalists for the MBSA Innovation Challenge
    Nov 08, 2017 Press Releases

    Mercedes-Benz South Africa (MBSA), the…

    East London - The nine finalists in the MBSA Innovation Challenge - a unique partnership between MBSA, the LaunchLab and STARTUP AUTOBAHN - were announced today. These finalists now have the opportunity to present their innovative ideas, tailor-made… more
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  • BMW Group on course for successful financial year
    Nov 08, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    BMW Group on course for successful financial…

    Substantial upfront expenditure for tomorrow’s mobility BMW Group will offer 25 electrified models by 2025 Germany serves as innovation driver for mobility Krüger: We are resolutely doing things the BMW way Nine-month revenues and earnings up on… more
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  • R250 000 prize money for Investchem Formula 1600 champion!
    Nov 08, 2017 Motorsport

    R250 000 prize money for Investchem Formula…

    The 2017 season for the Investchem Formula 1600 championship finished at Kyalami in Johannesburg on Saturday. Julian van der Watt (42 - Race Driver SA) is the 2017 Investchem Formula 1600 champion and receives R250 000 as well as two motorsport… more
    Editor 376
  • The new BMW C 400 X
    Nov 08, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    The new BMW C 400 X

    The dynamic BMW Motorrad mid-size scooter for maximum riding fun in an urban setting. BMW Motorrad established its new product category in the area of urban mobility in 2011 with the debut of the BMW C 600 Sport and the BMW C 650 GT as premium… more
    Editor 289
  • Isuzu Drives Real Conversations through Movember in Support of Healthier South African Men
    Nov 08, 2017 Press Releases

    Isuzu Drives Real Conversations through…

    Isuzu is getting behind the Movember Foundation's drive for greater awareness of the crisis in men's health, particularly testicular and prostate cancer and suicide prevention. Isuzu has put the Foundation behind the wheel of three specially branded… more
    Editor 258
  • MEYLE-ORIGINAL glow plugs guarantee a reliable start – even in the coldest weather
    Nov 08, 2017 Press Releases

    MEYLE-ORIGINAL glow plugs guarantee a…

    Around 130 MEYLE-ORIGINAL glow plugs, exclusively manufactured in accordance with OEM specifications, for all standard applications. Hamburg, 07 November 2017. MEYLE AG provides around 130 MEYLE-ORIGINAL glow plugs for all standard applications.… more
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  • The new BMW K 1600 Grand America
    Nov 08, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    The new BMW K 1600 Grand America

    BMW Motorrad expands its range in the full dresser touring segment with the addition of a model designed specifically for comfortable travel. The BMW K 1600 Grand America sees its premiere at the world's biggest motorcycle trade show, the EICMA in… more
    Editor 290
  • TomTom Offers Developers Free and Easy Access to their Online APIs
    Nov 08, 2017 Press Releases

    TomTom Offers Developers Free and Easy…

    TomTom (TOM2), a leading global provider of maps and traffic data, announces their completely revamped developer portal. Updates include enhancements to its product offerings and a pricing model geared towards small and medium sized businesses to… more
    Editor 191
  • Groupe Renault Debuts a World’s First in Autonomous Obstacle Avoidance that Matches Professional Test Drivers
    Nov 08, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Groupe Renault Debuts a World’s First in…

    #INNOVATIONbyRenault Silicon Valley, November 2017 – Groupe Renault announces that it has developed an autonomous control system that handles challenging driving scenarios and, as an industry first, has obstacle avoidance capability as good as… more
    Editor 239
  • Continental one of SA's top companies to work for
    Nov 07, 2017 Press Releases

    Continental one of SA's top companies to…

    Certification by the Top Employer Institute in The Netherlands reaffirms Continental's commitment to employees Recognises leading employers around the world Development of employees a sustainable business advantage Continental Tyre South Africa will… more
    Editor 417
  • New revenue requirements may require additional investment to ensure compliance
    Nov 07, 2017 Press Releases

    New revenue requirements may require…

    Johannesburg, 07 November 2017 - From January 2018, the new revenue recognition requirements come into effect. The new revenue financial reporting standard (IFRS 15 – Revenue from Contracts with Customers) establishes a single comprehensive… more
    Editor 221
  • Global Takata Airbag recall campaign expands
    Nov 07, 2017 Press Releases

    Global Takata Airbag recall campaign expands

    Citing preventative measures, Mitsubishi Motors Japan has issued a recall campaign on specific Pajeros sold between 2007 and 2013 in South Africa for the replacement of the passenger-side airbag inflators. Vehicles made by more than 30 manufacturers… more
    Editor 185
  • Hon’ble Industry Minister of Tamil Nadu, Thiru. M C Sampath to inaugurate Automotive Engineering Show in Chennai
    Nov 07, 2017 Press Releases

    Hon’ble Industry Minister of Tamil Nadu,…

    Tata subsidiary to showcase Tal Brabo, India’s first “Made in India” robot at the 11th edition The month of November will see the who’s who of the automotive sector in Chennai at the 11th edition of Automotive Engineering Show (AES). Scheduled to… more
    Editor 197
  • Smart mobility powered by greater connectivity
    Nov 07, 2017 Press Releases

    Smart mobility powered by greater…

    Continental taps into new business areas for mobility services 3D display surfaces for new-generation digital content, greater personalisation Connected vehicles serve as a mobile weather station, or rental car of the future Continental is pushing… more
    Editor 314
  • Mitsubishi Motors unveils MITSUBISHI e-EVOLUTION CONCEPT
    Nov 07, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Mitsubishi Motors unveils MITSUBISHI…

    Mitsubishi's new e-EVOLUTION CONCEPT launched at the Tokyo Motor Show is an all-electric high-performance SUV that embodies the Mitsubishi Motor Corporation's new brand strategy under the "Drive your Ambition" brand strategy. Technical prototype… more
    Editor 504
  • Brett Garland makes it a double win for Round 9 of the AutObarn SuperHatch Series at Kyalami under pressure
    Nov 07, 2017 Motorsport

    Brett Garland makes it a double win for…

    The AutObarn Superhatches shared the racetrack with the 111 Saloons which saw a very crowded grid and a full field of race cars making it tough for all drivers to stay out of trouble, possibly the hardest round for the AutObarn SuperHatch drivers… more
    Editor 381
  • Arangies’ new steed dominates on debut
    Nov 07, 2017 Motorsport

    Arangies’ new steed dominates on debut

    There were several highlights at Saturday’s Kyalami Motorsport Festival, but perhaps the most memorable was how Charl Arangies came, saw and conquered with his all-new Stradale Motorsport Aston Martin Vantage GT3. Arangies’ new car arrived in South… more
    Editor 268
  • Engen Xtreme team consolidate position at Zwartkops
    Nov 07, 2017 Motorsport

    Engen Xtreme team consolidate position at…

    The Engen Xtreme team came away from the penultimate round of the Sasol GTC Africa at Kyalami in Johannesburg on Saturday feeling it was a job well done, despite drivers Michael Stephen and Simon Moss finishing second and fourth overall on the day.… more
    Editor 409
  • Volkswagen Motorsport turns the tables to dominate at Kyalami - Sasol GTC Series
    Nov 06, 2017 Motorsport

    Volkswagen Motorsport turns the tables to…

    Overall victory for Mathew Hodges following two close battles Third overall for Daniel Rowe GTC2 Championship for Keagan Masters Some days at the races are better than others, and Round 8 of the 2017 Sasol GTC series was a particularly good one for… more
    Editor 457
  • McLaren 720s named Sportscar of the year 2017 at Scottish Car Of The Year Awards
    Nov 06, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    McLaren 720s named Sportscar of the year…

    McLaren 720S is Sportscar of the Year at 2017 Scottish Car of the Year Awards Praised for innovation, technology and exhilaration and cited as “a sportscar like no other” Available in three levels of specification: 720S, 720S Performance and 720S… more
    Editor 374
  • Sasol GTC Racing Team takes the championship battle down to the wire
    Nov 06, 2017 Motorsport

    Sasol GTC Racing Team takes the championship…

    Kyalami, South Africa – The Sasol GTC Racing Team emerged from a challenging day at the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit with Gennaro Bonafede’s title challenge severely dented and only a mathematical chance of lifting the coveted crown at the final round… more
    Editor 288
  • Signature Motorsport MINI Team takes four podiums at Kyalami races
    Nov 06, 2017 Motorsport

    Signature Motorsport MINI Team takes four…

    Review: Sasol GTC2 Championship, Rd 8 The Signature Motorsport MINI John Cooper Works Team had a great day at Kyalami with Chris Shorter taking overall honours after powering his Champion MINI to second and third places in the two races, in the… more
    Editor 283
  • Kyalami thrills & spills
    Nov 06, 2017 Motorsport

    Kyalami thrills & spills

    Drama, action & new winners aplenty The Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit delivered a supreme weekend of action as race fans were treated to top drawer racing in ideal conditions highlighted by new winners, champions and drama of the highest order at the… more
    Editor 300
  • Bruising season closure for Signature Motorsport VW Cup Team
    Nov 06, 2017 Motorsport

    Bruising season closure for Signature…

    Review: Engen Volkswagen Cup, Rd 8 – Kyalami Having clinched the 2017 Volkswagen Cup Championship at Killarney last month, the Signature Motorsport Team headed into the final round at Kyalami with the goal of securing second place overall for… more
    Editor 245
  • Ford Ranger Tops the Sales Charts in October 2017
    Nov 06, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Ford Ranger Tops the Sales Charts in October…

    "The new vehicle market continues showing a level of resilience, but we expect the overall market to remain flat this year. The disposable income of consumers is being negatively impacted by the high level of inflation, as well as the recent spate… more
    Editor 250
  • Legislation, technology and infrastructure need to come together in order for electro-mobility to thrive in South Africa.
    Nov 06, 2017 Press Releases

    Legislation, technology and infrastructure…

    By Tim Abbott, CEO of BMW Group South Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa There is no doubt that the long-term future of the automotive mobility includes electric. In 2016 nearly 774,000 Electric Vehicles (EV) () and Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles… more
    Editor 346
  • From Seed to Seat: How Soy Foam Proved Key to Ford’s Push to Use Renewables
    Nov 06, 2017 Press Releases

    From Seed to Seat: How Soy Foam Proved Key…

    By Debbie Mielewski, Senior Technical Leader, Materials Sustainability, Ford Motor Company A lot of people are familiar with soy – tens of millions of consumers eat and drink it every day. But what might come as a surprise is that many of us… more
    Editor 161
  • MiX Telematics demonstrates strong performance in USA, Brazil, and Africa
    Nov 06, 2017 Press Releases

    MiX Telematics demonstrates strong…

    MiX Telematics, a leading global provider of fleet and mobile asset management solutions delivered as Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), announced a strong financial results for its second quarter and first half of fiscal 2018, which ended on September… more
    Editor 258
  • Ford Invests R3-billion for Production Expansion in SA, Including First-Ever Ford Ranger Raptor
    Nov 06, 2017 Press Releases

    Ford Invests R3-billion for Production…

    R3-billion investment in production capacity expansion at Ford's South African operations All-new Ford Ranger Raptor will be assembled in South Africa from 2019, a new addition to the Ford Performance family Investment program reaffirms Ford's… more
    Editor 155
  • Avis launches new car rental group dedicated to VW Polo TSI: Group B+
    Nov 06, 2017 Press Releases

    Avis launches new car rental group dedicated…

    Avis has listened to its customers and has now introduced a new car rental booking group dedicated to one of its most popular car rental models. Following the demand to rent the VW Polo TSI, Avis has moved the popular VW Polo TSI into a dedicated… more
    Editor 217
  •  Howzat! It's SA Cricket captain Dane' van Niekerk taking on springbok rugby player Ryan Kankowski next on Speed Stars
    Nov 04, 2017 Press Releases

    Howzat! It's SA Cricket captain Dane' van…

    They may come from completely different sporting codes but what Dane' van Niekerk and Ryan Kankowski do have in common is that they have both excelled at the highest level in their sport. Will they produce stand out performances when they take to… more
    Editor 346
  • Day 3 Highlights—2017 SEMA Show
    Nov 04, 2017 Press Releases

    Day 3 Highlights—2017 SEMA Show

    Video: SEMA's John Waraniak Discusses ADAS Technology at the 2017 SEMA Show SEMA's Vice President of Vehicle Technology discusses the business opportunities of advanced driver assistance systems. Video: Hellwig Products' Operator F-350 at the 2017… more
    Editor 682
  • Road Safety Summit: The path to mitigating road accidents, saving lives
    Nov 03, 2017 Press Releases

    Road Safety Summit: The path to mitigating…

    Intelligence Transfer Centre (ITC’s) 9th Annual Road Safety Summit takes place in Johannesburg on 8 and 9 November 2017, providing a platform for key decision makers including municipal managers, procurement executives, logistics and fleet… more
    Editor 345
  • Automechanika Shanghai anticipates successful debut of the REIFEN Zone – dedicated to tyre, wheel and rim products
    Nov 03, 2017 Press Releases

    Automechanika Shanghai anticipates…

    It’s beyond doubt that Asia’s automobile industry has been developing at a rapid pace in recent years. From 2009 to 2016, China alone was the world's largest car manufacturer and benefitted greatly from having the biggest sales market. As a result,… more
    Editor 233
  • HAVAL brings you more - HAVAL H2 gets 5-star ANCAP rating
    Nov 03, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    HAVAL brings you more - HAVAL H2 gets 5-star…

    Customer safety is paramount to the continued development of Haval as a global brand and this recognised by ANCAP (Australian New Car Assessment Program) which rewarded Haval with a 5 Star for the Haval H2 with Dual Frontal, Side and Curtain… more
    Editor 383
  • OLX Group and Autotrader merge
    Nov 03, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    OLX Group and Autotrader merge

    AutoTrader, South Africa's leading online vehicle marketplace is now officially part of the Naspers owned OLX Group South Africa, date: The OLX Group and AutoTrader announced today that their merger agreement in South Africa was approved by local… more
    Editor 299
  • CeMAT 2018 - Unique showcase reveals the huge potential resulting from the interplay between Logistics 4.0 and Industry 4.0
    Nov 03, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    CeMAT 2018 - Unique showcase reveals the…

    Solutions for real-world challenges, visitors from all over the world, and a dazzling display of innovations Hannover. True to its keynote theme “Connected Supply Chain Solutions”, CeMAT 2018 will set the agenda for the intralogistics industry… more
    Editor 234
  • MiX Telematics delivers 17% subscription revenue growth, base now over 640 000 subscribers
    Nov 03, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    MiX Telematics delivers 17% subscription…

    MiX Telematics announces financial results for second quarter and first half of fiscal 2018 References in this announcement to “R” are to South African Rand and references to “U.S. Dollars” and “$” are to United States Dollars. Unless otherwise… more
    Editor 234
  • South Africa’s legal requirements for workshops to properly manage used oil and related waste
    Nov 03, 2017 Press Releases

    South Africa’s legal requirements for…

    One litre of used motor oil can contaminate one million litres of water! It is estimated that South Africa generates an average of 120 million litres of used lubricant oil in a year. This is a large amount of used oil that, if not collected and… more
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  • MasterDrive Newsletter 2 November 2017
    Nov 03, 2017 Press Releases

    MasterDrive Newsletter 2 November 2017

    MasterTips: International road deaths In the USA it is estimated there are 35 deaths as a result of road crashes every day. We take a look at the reality of the roads and its crashes in the USA. MasterTest: Driving Expressions: Subaru Impreza The… more
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  • Day 2 Highlights—2017 SEMA Show
    Nov 03, 2017 Press Releases

    Day 2 Highlights—2017 SEMA Show

    Video: Honda Launches Type-R Crate Engine Program at the 2017 SEMA Show SEMA News caught up with Art St. Cyr of Honda Performance Development to discuss the specifics of their new crate engine racing program. Video: John Hennessey Unveils the Venom… more
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  • NSBC releases findings of the 2017 National Small Business Survey
    Nov 02, 2017 Press Releases

    NSBC releases findings of the 2017 National…

    2017: SME employment pressure rising According to the National Development plan, the SME community is expected to provide 90% of new employment opportunities by 2030. This makes SMEs the driving force behind South Africa’s economy, placing even… more
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  • Be safe on our roads this holiday season – get a car check now
    Nov 02, 2017 Press Releases

    Be safe on our roads this holiday season –…

    Every year hundreds of accidents happen on our roads during the holiday season. With December just around the corner, Pieter Niemand, Director of the Motor Industry Workshop Association (MIWA), says now is the time to get your pre-holiday vehicle… more
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  • SA motor dealers remain tenacious in tough trading conditions
    Nov 02, 2017 Press Releases

    SA motor dealers remain tenacious in tough…

    The management of South Africa’s motor dealerships generally remain tenacious and resourceful in tough economic times and this year they continue in this vein, according to John Templeton, the Marketing Head Operations at Sewells-MSXI South Africa.… more
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  • Eastern Cape auto suppliers take pole position in support of black-owned manufacturers
    Nov 02, 2017 Press Releases

    Eastern Cape auto suppliers take pole…

    Tier 1, 2 and 3 suppliers in the Eastern Cape have taken the national lead in identifying and supporting black-owned manufacturers. These breakthroughs by the East Cape Automotive Industry Forum (ECAIF) were outlined on Tuesday, November 1, by… more
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  • Adventures for the people by the people!
    Nov 02, 2017 Press Releases

    Adventures for the people by the people!

    Discovery channel presents ‘How To Adventure’ with Riaan Manser this November Johannesburg, 01 November – South African explorer and adventurer, Riaan Manser is set to take everyday people on the ultimate adventure of a lifetime in the brand-new… more
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  • Access@Progression, Progression’s Assessment Centre, announces 6th Annual Disability Conference
    Nov 02, 2017 Press Releases

    Access@Progression, Progression’s Assessment…

    One in three South Africans has some form of mental disability. Learning more about mental disability and how to proactively address mental health in the workplace will come under the spotlight at the 2017 Disability Conference to be held at the… more
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  • Engen’s Sivashnie Perumal wants to pay her opportunities forward
    Nov 02, 2017 Press Releases

    Engen’s Sivashnie Perumal wants to pay her…

    Sivashnie Perumal grew up in Chatsworth, Durban and attended Savannah Park Secondary where she was not only Head Girl but the school’s top student. Her father - a self-employed mechanic - and her mother worked hard to get their three children… more
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  • Mitsubishi launches new brand strategy and global tagline with world-wide 'Drive for Growth' initiative at Tokyo Motor Show
    Nov 02, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Mitsubishi launches new brand strategy and…

    Mitsubishi Motors began a new chapter at the Tokyo Motor Show this week, launching its latest products together with a new brand strategy, a new global tagline and its world-wide 'Drive for Growth' initiative, a three-year strategic plan for… more
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  • Santam wins SAMBRA Insurer of the Year Award
    Nov 02, 2017 Press Releases

    Santam wins SAMBRA Insurer of the Year Award

    Financial services group Santam was announced the official winner of the prestigious South African Motor Body Repairers’ Association (SAMBRA) Insurer of the Year award at a gala event held in Stellenbosch this past weekend. Santam also walked away… more
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  • Day 1 Highlights—2017 SEMA Show
    Nov 02, 2017 Events

    Day 1 Highlights—2017 SEMA Show

    Video: KIA Brings Stinger to the 2017 SEMA Show Take a high-intensity test ride with professional drivers at the KIA display in 2017 SEMA Show Gold Lot. Video: Ringbrothers Unveil AMC Javelin at 2017 SEMA Show SEMA News talked with Jim and Mike Ring… more
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  • Absa Commentary: October 2017 NAAMSA New Vehicle Sales and Exports Report
    Nov 02, 2017 Press Releases

    Absa Commentary: October 2017 NAAMSA New…

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  • FUSO Trucks Southern Africa offers value for money vehicles and unbeatable financial offers
    Nov 02, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    FUSO Trucks Southern Africa offers value for…

    FUSO Trucks Southern Africa assists in providing affordable, safe and accessible transportation FE7 - 136 offers productivity and impressive payload As the year draws to an end, it is evident that the commercial vehicles industry continues to face… more
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  • Mossel Bay Wheels Gathering to be hosted in Mossel Bay on the 16th Dec.2017
    Nov 02, 2017 Events

    Mossel Bay Wheels Gathering to be hosted in…

    Due to popular demand from both vehicle owners & visitors alike, it gives me great pleasure to announce the second official Mossel Bay Wheels Gathering to be hosted in Mossel Bay on the 16th Dec.2017. I am very happy to announce too, that a sponsor… more
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  • NAAMSA comment on the October, 2017 industry new vehicle sales statistics
    Nov 01, 2017 Press Releases

    NAAMSA comment on the October, 2017 industry…

    Commenting on the new vehicle sales statistics for the month of October, 2017 – released today for public consumption on the website of the Department of Trade & Industry – the Association said that, for the fifth month in succession, aggregate… more
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  • Spanjaard Limited Launches EP2 Grease
    Nov 01, 2017 Press Releases

    Spanjaard Limited Launches EP2 Grease

    Spanjaard Limited, leading manufacturer of special lubricants and allied chemical products, has introduced EP2 Grease to its range of products. Spanjaard identified a need for a high quality lower-cost multipurpose grease to complement its range of… more
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  • Impressive Alfa Romeo news!
    Nov 01, 2017 Press Releases

    Impressive Alfa Romeo news!

    The latest Classic Car Africa (NOVEMBER issue) is jammed with Alfa Romeo coverage. Front cover features the original and latest Giulias. Further, there is a Report on the Concorso dell’Africa. A feature Article about the Giulias and lots more Alfa… more
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  • DACHSER’s interlocking capabilities raise the bar of logistics delivery
    Nov 01, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    DACHSER’s interlocking capabilities raise…

    To successfully expand into global markets it is critical for companies to have logistics systems and networks that are interconnected. This global linking of supply chains enables the seamless movement of products from origin to destination.… more
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  • Bakkie & Car picks Best Bakkie 2018
    Nov 01, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Bakkie & Car picks Best Bakkie 2018

    Full story waiting for you on shelf now! Bakkie & Car magazine has chosen its fifteenth SA Bakkie of the Year through its Best Bakkie 2018 competition that picks a winner out of the 7 double-cabs to be launched in the past year. Don’t ask what won… more
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  • Continental pioneers holistic vehicle connectivity for smart mobility
    Nov 01, 2017 Press Releases

    Continental pioneers holistic vehicle…

    More than infotaintment: connectivity is a key technology for future intelligent mobility Continental is developing the building blocks for holistic connectivity Continental connected the first vehicles to the Internet back in 1996. Since then, the… more
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  • Important tips to ensure your battery warranty claim is honoured
    Nov 01, 2017 Press Releases

    Important tips to ensure your battery…

    When purchasing a battery, there is a reasonable expectation that it will both meet its intended use and endure for a reasonable period of time, which for an average battery can be up to three years. Should the battery fail for some unforeseen… more
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  • A 1st for South Africa the fastest and easiest to fit and remove, lockable bakkie tonneau covers in the world, soft, hard, supreme and a space cage. Now with the 1st ever DUST proof kit
    Nov 01, 2017 Press Releases

    A 1st for South Africa the fastest and…

    A 1st for South Africa the fastest and easiest to fit and remove, lockable bakkie tonneau covers in the world, soft, hard, supreme and a space cage. Now with the 1st ever DUST proof kit These unique tonneau KING® Products are now available from… more
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  • Diversity dominates as the Top 20 finalists are announced for the 2017 South African Small Business Awards
    Oct 31, 2017 Press Releases

    Diversity dominates as the Top 20 finalists…

    Ending off its 9th year, The National Small Business Chamber (NSBC), in association with World Famous Events, has today announced South Africa’s 2017 Top 20 Small Business & Entrepreneurship Award recipients and finalists. These prestigious awards… more
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  • Ask Afrika Founder and CEO Andrea Gevers
    Oct 31, 2017 Press Releases

    The 16th Ask Afrika Orange Index Awards: Top…

    At the same time that Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba was issuing his bleak interim budget, the news was announced that South Africa’s private sector service delivery is at an all-time high. Although the mood was celebratory at the opening of the… more
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  • Engen Xtreme standing strong as GTC Africa season nears close
    Oct 31, 2017 Motorsport

    Engen Xtreme standing strong as GTC Africa…

    The Engen Xtreme motorsport team head into the penultimate round of the Sasol GTC Africa championship at Kyalami in Johannesburg on Saturday, 4 November in a dominant position. With seven of the nine rounds completed, Engen Xtreme driver Michael… more
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