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  • (Left to right): Hloniphizwe J. Mtolo Chairman of Shell Companies In SA; Frans Maluleke Brand,  Fuels and Customer Experience Manager at Shell SA; Dr. Chris Brauer, Director of Innovation at Goldsmiths  University of London and Yaasier Abrahams Head of Retail Marketing at Shell South Africa.
    Sep 25, 2017 Press Releases

    Shell SA reveals it’s study on driver…

    New study into driver behaviour and emotion launched at 2017 Shell V-Power SEFAC experience day, the Southern Hemisphere’s largest ever gathering of Ferrari supercars. Study from Shell establishes link between music and driver performance, with… more
    Editor 109
  • G.U.D. Holdings enters the Australasia automotive market
    Sep 25, 2017 Press Releases

    G.U.D. Holdings enters the Australasia…

    We are pleased to announce that as part of our Global expansion strategy we will be launching our brands in Australasia. G.U.D. Holdings (Pty) Ltd has entered into a strategic partnership with Filpro Automotive Australia (Pty) Ltd [formerly UCI FRAM… more
    Editor 252
  • Cartrack equips drivers to display better behaviour on the road
    Sep 25, 2017 Press Releases

    Cartrack equips drivers to display better…

    New fleet management technologies are setting increasingly high road safety standards as a result of insights obtained from telematics technologies installed in these vehicles. It might be time for individual drivers to follow the lead... A lack of… more
    Editor 76
  • Optimised energy efficiency: Continental's integrated approach
    Sep 25, 2017 Press Releases

    Optimised energy efficiency: Continental's…

    Continental's world-first AllCharge system allows EVs to use any charging technology New inductive charging system adds comfort and convenience Optimised wheel system: PremiumContact 6 tyres plus innovative New Wheel Concept Variable engine mounts… more
    Editor 85
  • World Rhino Day: Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa Shows its Support for Rhino Conservation
    Sep 25, 2017 Press Releases

    World Rhino Day: Ford Motor Company of…

    Ford Motor Company of South Africa today celebrates World Rhino Day though its support of Saving the Survivors – a conservation project that provides veterinary support to poached rhinos. In 2010, WWF-South Africa announced 22 September as World… more
    Editor 59
  • Rethink your monthly car budget
    Sep 25, 2017 Press Releases

    Rethink your monthly car budget

    If you’re guilty of setting aside just enough for your car’s debit order and the requisite two to three tanks of petrol every month, you’re not alone. Most people keep car payments to a minimum. As long as it’s not making a strange noise and getting… more
    Editor 75
  • SEMA eNews, Vol. 20, No. 38
    Sep 25, 2017 Press Releases

    SEMA eNews, Vol. 20, No. 38

    Exhibitor Update—40 Days Until 2017 SEMA Show Opens! Exhibitor Updates highlight key deadlines and the latest Show news to help exhibitors stay on track and on budget with Show planning. Download the SEMA Show Mobile App Today The SEMA Show App is… more
    Editor 84
  • Renault Captur available for sale in India
    Sep 25, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Renault Captur available for sale in India

    Groupe Renault’s international growth strategy continues with the launch of Captur – Renault’s star SUV – in India. The geographical coverage of Renault Captur, which is built on the group’s B0 platform, has been further extended in the wake of its… more
    Editor 76
  • Volvo Cars electrification strategy recognised by United Nations
    Sep 25, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Volvo Cars electrification strategy…

    Volvo Cars has been recognised by the United Nations for its ground-breaking electrification strategy in the latest report from the UN's Global Compact, the world's largest corporate sustainability initiative. The report, launched earlier this week… more
    Editor 88
  • A treasure trove of classic cars at Creative Rides
    Sep 25, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    A treasure trove of classic cars at Creative…

    Creative Rides, a classic and exotic car dealership, has opened in Bryanston – and it’s more than just a show room. Home to more than 40 cars, Creative Rides is a true destination experience that looks more like an art gallery than it does a retail… more
    Editor 83
  • Annual MISA Women's Forum Breakfasts
    Sep 25, 2017 Press Releases

    Annual MISA Women's Forum Breakfasts

    The annual MISA Women's Forum Breakfasts held in August each year, bring joy to attendees and beneficiaries alike. Each year, in each of MISA's Regions, the MISA Women's Forum, in conjunction with the MISA Young Workers' Forum, presents a breakfast… more
    Editor 78
  • Experience it all at the Canal Walk Motor Show
    Sep 23, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Experience it all at the Canal Walk Motor…

    Petrol-heads and motor fanatics get ready for the return of the Canal Walk Shopping Centre’s action-packed, adrenalin-fuelled Motor Show from Thursday, 21 to Monday, 25 September. To celebrate this iconic event, Canal Walk is giving away the new… more
    Editor 186
  • Call to your child’s school to be recorded to comply with FICA Act
    Sep 22, 2017 Press Releases

    Call to your child’s school to be recorded…

    Act has implications for more than just banks South African estate agencies, motor vehicle dealers, pharmacies and even schools may be taken by surprise to learn that they are now required to produce evidence in the form of FICA compliant recordings… more
    Editor 103
  • It's about the extension of agreements, 'stupid'
    Sep 22, 2017 Press Releases

    It's about the extension of agreements,…

    During a recent Metals and Engineering Indaba, numerous reasons were advanced why collective bargaining in South Africa is in trouble. One of the narratives advanced is the so-called ‘post-Marikana syndrome’, another is the endeavour to entrench… more
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  • 'Care by Volvo' makes car ownership as easy as having a mobile phone
    Sep 22, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    'Care by Volvo' makes car ownership as easy…

    Volvo Cars is inventing a new model of having access to a car with the launch of the new Volvo XC40 and the new 'Care by Volvo' subscription service. This will make having a car as transparent, easy and hassle-free as having a mobile phone: a… more
    Editor 152
  • End-of-season event in Rwanda: Support for project of FC St. Pauli handball team a complete success
    Sep 22, 2017 Press Releases

    End-of-season event in Rwanda: Support for…

    Main sponsor MEYLE supported the “We’ll Never Play Alone“ project of the FC St. Pauli handball players Workshops, friendly games and visits to schools in cooperation with the partner club in Kigali, Rwanda Hamburg manufacturer MEYLE will continue to… more
    Editor 71
  • New XC40 completes global Volvo line-up in fast-growing premium SUV segments
    Sep 22, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    New XC40 completes global Volvo line-up in…

    Volvo Cars today further expands its line-up of SUVs with the launch of the new XC40 small premium SUV in Milan, Italy. At the same time as it introduces the XC40, Volvo Cars also reinvents the traditional model of car ownership with the new 'Care… more
    Editor 123
  • Resume and highlights of me Convention at the IAA in Frankfurt
    Sep 22, 2017 Press Releases

    Resume and highlights of me Convention at…

    me Convention celebrates future, inspiration and community 3 days, 150 speakers and more than 2700 attendees out of over 35 countries - the very first me Convention, produzed by Mercedes-Benz and South by Southwest (SXSW) in Frankfurt, delivered a… more
    Editor 104
  • Ford Provides 20 000 USD Environmental Grants to Leading Conservation Organisations
    Sep 22, 2017 Press Releases

    Ford Provides 20 000 USD Environmental…

    Ford Motor Company partners with renowned environmental NPOs to promote conservation and education $10 000 Grant for Africa Foundation to assist with environmental education, eradication of alien vegetation and Black Rhino translocation Maasai… more
    Editor 110
  • MasterDrive Newsletter 21 September 2017 
    Sep 21, 2017 Press Releases

    MasterDrive Newsletter 21 September 2017 

    MasterTips: Avoiding a rear-end collision Someone driving into the back of your car can have serious and tragic consequences for you. Yet, if you employ the correct defensive driving measures, you can drastically reduce your chances of landing in… more
    Masterdrive 120
  • Five-star Euro NCAP rating for New Renault KOLEOS
    Sep 21, 2017 Press Releases

    Five-star Euro NCAP rating for New Renault…

    New Renault KOLEOS has received a five-star rating on safety tests administered by the independent organisation Euro NCAP. New KOLEOS benefits from Renault’s vast experience in the realm of passive safety and targets excellence in the independent… more
    Editor 94
  • Engen launches Auto Gardens in 100 schools across South Africa
    Sep 21, 2017 Press Releases

    Engen launches Auto Gardens in 100 schools…

    Engen, in collaboration with Acts of Random Kindness South Africa (ArkoSA), a not-for-profit company which encourages acts of random kindness one person at a time, are striving to assist schools in the production and growth of year-round crops. With… more
    Editor 102
  • Winners of first ever National Employee Volunteer Programme Awards announced
    Sep 21, 2017 Press Releases

    Winners of first ever National Employee…

    Helping to build a just, equitable and united South Africa The country’s first awards ceremony focusing on employee volunteering took place in Johannesburg on Wednesday last week, with non-profit and corporate winners being announced in three… more
    Editor 86
  • Honda Quest 2017: Here's the winning team!
    Sep 21, 2017 Press Releases

    Honda Quest 2017: Here's the winning team!

    Twelve days after leaving Windhoek, the capital of Namibia, the Honda Quest convoy finally arrived back at their starting point, tired, happy, content and richer for the experience. Over the course of the previous twelve days, ten of which were… more
    Editor 90
  • Continental enhances ‘Key as a Service’ Portfolio and acquires full ownership of OTA keys
    Sep 21, 2017 Press Releases

    Continental enhances ‘Key as a Service’…

    Company showcases full range of smart access technologies at International Motor Show Germany (IAA), including Continental Smart Access (CoSmA) and Remote Cloud Key Continental has acquired full ownership of OTA keys, former joint venture with… more
    Editor 95
  • Technological upsurge in Asia’s auto industry helps enhance aftermarket presence at Automechanika Shanghai 2017
    Sep 21, 2017 Press Releases

    Technological upsurge in Asia’s auto…

    Industry players look to magnify environmental awareness Asia’s automotive industry is undergoing rapid technological changes, thanks to the world’s ever-growing consumer demand for new energy vehicles, faster workshop speeds, increased… more
    Editor 86
  • The world’s largest service market competition opens – VISTA
    Sep 21, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    The world’s largest service market…

    On September 4th, the registration opened for the world´s largest service market competition Volvo International Service Training Awards (VISTA)*. More than 18,000 technicians, from the Volvo Trucks and Volvo Buses global dealer network, are… more
    Editor 104
  • How to choose the right car for you
    Sep 21, 2017 Press Releases

    How to choose the right car for you

    Buying a new or used vehicle, either for yourself or someone else such as a spouse or child, can be a daunting task. And, the decision is often made more difficult because of the many options available. The Automobile Association (AA) says it is… more
    Automobile Association 68
  • 2018 WesBank South African Car of the Year Finalists announced
    Sep 20, 2017 Press Releases

    2018 WesBank South African Car of the Year…

    The South African Guild of Motoring Journalists (SAGMJ) is proud to announce the finalist vehicle ranges for the 2018 WesBank South African Car of the Year (COTY) competition. Announced by Master of Ceremonies, Derek Watts, during an interactive… more
    Editor 132
  • In pursuit of innovation
    Sep 20, 2017 Press Releases

    In pursuit of innovation

    Products entered in Automechanika Johannesburg 2017's Innovation Awards competition are in the process of being judged. Convenor Wynter Murdoch reports Six experts representing various segments of South Africa's automotive industry are hard at work… more
    Editor 106
  • Final countdown begins for top class world RX Racing at Killarney
    Sep 20, 2017 Motorsport

    Final countdown begins for top class world…

    It’s only 50 days until the Gumtree World RX of South Africa comes to Killarney International Raceway in Cape Town. Gumtree’s Head of Automotive Jeff Osborne says the buzz about the landmark event is incredible: “There’s huge anticipation for the… more
    Editor 166
  •  New Land Rover Discovery SVX production preview equipped with Goodyear concept tyres
    Sep 19, 2017 Press Releases

    New Land Rover Discovery SVX production…

    Frankfurt, September 2017 - Goodyear designed state-of-the-art concept tyres for the new Land Rover Discovery SVX production preview, showcased from September 14-24th at IAA 2017 in Frankfurt. Goodyear has developed a tailor-made concept tyre to… more
    Editor 94
  • Eskom rewards out-of-the-box thinking on energy sustainability -  #EskomExpoISF
    Sep 19, 2017 Press Releases

    Eskom rewards out-of-the-box thinking on…

    Last week the Johannesburg CBD was crippled by power outages as a result of cable theft. In total 35kms of electricity cables were stolen leaving homes in darkness and causing many businesses to temporarily close their doors. The incident once again… more
    Editor 62
  • New Tiger Wheel & Tyre Store Opens in Tzaneen
    Sep 19, 2017 Press Releases

    New Tiger Wheel & Tyre Store Opens in Tzaneen

    On 8 September 2017, Tiger Wheel & Tyre debuted in Tzaneen with the opening of a showroom and fitment centre at the corner of Danie Joubert and Loop Streets. The new store offers all the features, amenities, products and services that have made… more
    Editor 99
  • Petrol hike shock – work out how to maintain your car for less
    Sep 19, 2017 Press Releases

    Petrol hike shock – work out how to maintain…

    With Gauteng vehicle owners now having to pay almost 60 cents more per litre for petrol, many are feeling the pressure of owning a vehicle. Pieter Niemand, Director of the Motor Industry Workshop Association (MIWA), says this month’s increase has… more
    Editor 95
  • Best of both worlds
    Sep 19, 2017 Press Releases

    Best of both worlds

    Infused with enough energy to light up a room, Thilosh Moodally heads up MINI South Africa. On top of this, she is mom to two lively boys and her husband also works in the automotive industry. It all sounds a bit hectic. But it’s a lifestyle that… more
    Editor 2608
  • Xperien helps raise funds for children in road safety
    Sep 19, 2017 Press Releases

    Xperien helps raise funds for children in…

    At this year’s Telkom 947 Cycle Challenge, Xperien aims to raise R100 000 with its much-needed children in road safety 'Pedal for a Purpose' initiative. Over 30 000 cyclists will participate in this year's 21st edition of Joburg’s biggest cycling… more
    Editor 73
  • Federal-Mogul Motorparts celebrates 120 years of braking performance with its Ferodo® brand
    Sep 19, 2017 Press Releases

    Federal-Mogul Motorparts celebrates 120…

    Ferodo posts significant growth over two years in the Middle East ALGER, Algeria, September 18, 2017/ -- Federal-Mogul Motorparts’ (www.FMmotorparts.eu) Ferodo® brand of premium braking Original Equipment and aftermarket products is celebrating its… more
    Editor 75
  • Volkswagen for Good honoured for Employee Volunteer Programme
    Sep 19, 2017 Press Releases

    Volkswagen for Good honoured for Employee…

    Volkswagen for Good Campaign wins award Volkswagen for Good honoured for Employee Volunteerism Programmes At the recent Beyond Painting Classrooms Conference held in Johannesburg, Volkswagen Group South Africa's (VWSA) employee volunteer programme,… more
    Editor 114
  • New Kuga Builds on Ford's Global SUV Expertise and Heritage
    Sep 19, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    New Kuga Builds on Ford's Global SUV…

    New Kuga introduces refreshed design inside and out for a distinctive look Improved specification and features across the range, building on the Kuga's trend-setting sophistication, safety and comfort Available in Ambiente, Trend and Titanium… more
    Editor 161
  • Investment and Strategic Partnership: Daimler Trucks teams up with innovation leader for electric charging StoreDot Ltd.
    Sep 19, 2017 Press Releases

    Investment and Strategic Partnership:…

    Daimler AG's Trucks division leads new financing round of Israeli nanotechnology materials pioneer StoreDot Ltd. Daimler becomes a strategic partner to accelerate the adoption of FlashBattery technology to the Electric Vehicles market FlashBattery… more
    Editor 100
  • Hyundai's i30 N is built for serious driving fun
    Sep 19, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Hyundai's i30 N is built for serious driving…

    The i30 N, revealed to the public at the Frankfurt Motor Show in Germany, is Hyundai Motor's first high-performance car under the N line up. Built on the New Generation i30, the i30 N has been developed from the ground up to deliver maximum driving… more
    Editor 108
  • The South African Motocross Vets team manages a fourth overall in the 2017 World MXDN International at Farleigh Castle UK – 16/17th Sept
    Sep 19, 2017 Motorsport

    The South African Motocross Vets team…

    UK based South African MX champion Neville Bradshaw makes history and wins all 4 heats in the VMXDN Evo class and wins the individual title, Ryan Hunt takes 12th overall The South Africa Springbok Motocross Vets (Global ASP, World Net Logistics,… more
    Editor 154
  • Hyundai reveals 'Smart Stream' engine at Frankfurt Motor Show
    Sep 18, 2017 Press Releases

    Hyundai reveals 'Smart Stream' engine at…

    Hyundai Motor Company has unveiled its next-generation drivetrain technology, and announced bold plans for it first electric car-sharing program, as part of its presence at the Frankfurt Motor Show in Germany. Alongside the public debut of the… more
    Editor 119
  • Fall in love with Etosha’s salt pan and it’s wonders!
    Sep 18, 2017 Press Releases

    Fall in love with Etosha’s salt pan and it’s…

    Imagine a giant salt pan, stretching all the way to the horizon – for almost 5000 square kilometres. That’s the Etosha Pan, the largest salt pan in Africa, and Etosha National Park’s most distinctive and dramatic feature. You can even see it from… more
    Editor 114
  • Alliance 2022: new plan targets annual synergies of €10 billion
    Sep 18, 2017 Press Releases

    Alliance 2022: new plan targets annual…

    Alliance 2022: new plan targets annual synergies of €10 billion and forecasts unit sales of 14 million & combined revenues of $240 billion. Renault, Nissan & Mitsubishi motors to strengthen cooperation and accelerate use of common platforms,… more
    Editor 72
  • Honda Quest Day Ten - Heading for the Burning Mountain
    Sep 18, 2017 Press Releases

    Honda Quest Day Ten - Heading for the…

    When the teams headed out of Palmwag this morning, they probably didn't realise just how much lay ahead and how much was still at stake. Not only was it yet another dry, dusty and corrugated 107km to Twyfelfontein, but the worst part - riding… more
    Editor 98
  • More fuel pain as prices surge
    Sep 18, 2017 Press Releases

    More fuel pain as prices surge

    Yet another substantial fuel price rise is on the horizon. This is according to the Automobile Association (AA), which was commenting on unaudited mid-month fuel price data issued by the Central Energy Fund (CEF). "For the first time in a while, the… more
    Automobile Association 90
  • Daimler Trucks - world's largest truck manufacturer - launches first all-electric truck in series production - the FUSO eCanter
    Sep 18, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Daimler Trucks - world's largest truck…

    UPS first commercial customer in the US announced at global launch event in New York City Electric trucks provided to four prominent NGOs in cooperation with the New York Attorney General Fully electric FUSO eCanter will reduce noise-levels caused… more
    Editor 135
  • The new limited edition MINI Cooper 3-door Hatch in Caribbean Aqua now available in South Africa
    Sep 18, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    The new limited edition MINI Cooper 3-door…

    A sense of individual style has always been an integral part of the unmistakable MINI feeling. MINI South Africa is now going further in showcasing the distinctive qualities of the MINI brand in the small premium car segment by offering a new… more
    Editor 129
  • MasterDrive Newsletter 15 September 2017
    Sep 17, 2017 Press Releases

    MasterDrive Newsletter 15 September 2017

    MasterTips: [Watch] Seatbelt check list Seatbelts are responsible for saving many lives during crashes. Yet, many passengers may still not wear them with catastrophic results for the driver and other passengers MasterTest: Sam says the Suzuki Baleno… more
    Masterdrive 152
  • Ford NWM bags podium finish at Sun City 400
    Sep 17, 2017 Motorsport

    Ford NWM bags podium finish at Sun City 400

    Lance Woolridge and Ward Huxtable score fourth podium in a row with third place in Class T Sixth place finish for Henk Lategan and Barry White Race ends prematurely for Gareth Woolridge and Boyd Dreyer Qualifying: 41km, Loop 1: 159km, Loop 2: 159km,… more
    Editor 127
  • SEMA eNews, Vol. 20, No. 37
    Sep 15, 2017 Press Releases

    SEMA eNews, Vol. 20, No. 37

    Sonoma Raceway President Urges Congress to Protect American Motorsports Sonoma Raceway President and General Manager Steve Page testified before a key Congressional subcommittee, urging members to continue to allow street vehicles to be modified and… more
    Editor 93
  • New Nissan Micra Active Cures FOMO
    Sep 15, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    New Nissan Micra Active Cures FOMO

    As anticipated, the launch of the new Nissan Micra Active inspired powerful feelings of a Fear Of Missing Out (FOMO) and Nissan SA would like to cure the anxiety people may be experiencing. The new Nissan Micra Active being launched this month can… more
    Editor 142
  • Honda Quest Day Eight - Time to reflect
    Sep 15, 2017 Press Releases

    Honda Quest Day Eight - Time to reflect

    After having spent seven days in the saddle, of which the last three were enormously taxing physically, the Honda Quest competitors will spend the next two days in Puros. The time would be used to rest, do some washing and perform important vehicle… more
    Editor 104
  • A$AP Rocky to Deliver the Closing Keynote Speech on Sunday at the me Convention
    Sep 15, 2017 Press Releases

    A$AP Rocky to Deliver the Closing Keynote…

    Auma Obama and Guy Kawasaki Added as Speaking Guests Further inspiring personalities have agreed to appear at the me Convention from 15 to 17 September in Frankfurt - organised by Mercedes-Benz and South by Southwest (SXSW). A$AP Rocky, the American… more
    Editor 100
  • Upcoming Events 15-25 September 2017
    Sep 15, 2017 Motorsport

    Upcoming Events 15-25 September 2017

    INTERNATIONAL EVENTS 15.09.2017 FIA WORLD RALLYCROSS CHAMPIONSHIP, WORLDRX OF LATVIA 15.09.2017 FIM WORLD SUPERSPORT 300 CHAMPIONSHIP, ALGARVE 15.09.2017 FIM WORLD SUPERBIKE AND WORLD SUPERSPORT CHAMPIONSHIP, ALGARVE 16.09.2017 FIA WORLD ENDURANCE… more
    Editor 150
  • Checked your windscreen wipers? Summer rains are on their way
    Sep 14, 2017 Press Releases

    Checked your windscreen wipers? Summer rains…

    Summer is just on the horizon and now is the perfect time to get your car summer-ready, says Pieter Niemand, Director of the Motor Industry Workshop Association (MIWA). “Why wait until you are caught in the first spring rains to realise that your… more
    Editor 157
  • Goodyear Advances Connected-Business Model with Automated Tyre Facility
    Sep 14, 2017 Press Releases

    Goodyear Advances Connected-Business Model…

    Growth in Vehicle Models, Options Drives Increasing Demand for Premium Tyres Innovative Mercury Production Process Allows On-Demand Fulfillment of Customer Orders New Luxembourg Facility to Begin Production in 2019 Advancing its connected-business… more
    Editor 145
  • Advanced new refrigerators boost Unjani Clinics’ efforts to save lives and help communities in need
    Sep 14, 2017 Press Releases

    Advanced new refrigerators boost Unjani…

    Unjani Clinics’ work in saving lives and helping communities in need was recently given a powerful boost in the form of advanced new refrigerators that do not rely on electricity to ensure that medicines and vaccines are properly stored and their… more
    Editor 89
  • Avoiding battery failure when inactive
    Sep 14, 2017 Press Releases

    Avoiding battery failure when inactive

    A common question that automotive dealers might be asked by their customers is why their ‘new’ car battery has failed when it has seldom, or never, been used. While this is an awkward question in that it suggests a defective product might have been… more
    Editor 84
  • Engen Penford puts Uitenhage on the World map
    Sep 14, 2017 Press Releases

    Engen Penford puts Uitenhage on the World map

    ‘Donating the Most Units of Blood in One Day by a Town’ is the title category that Engen Penford, Uitenhage has applied for in an attempt to set a new Guinness World Record. The record breaking is set to take place on Friday, 6 October 2017 from… more
    Editor 83
  • World premiere: Continental presents highly integrated CAirS air supply module for air suspension systems
    Sep 14, 2017 Press Releases

    World premiere: Continental presents highly…

    Continental is presenting its CAirS (Continental Air Supply) module, a novel alternative to existing multi-component air supply systems. The closed system is scalable, opening up a full range of possibilities, from simple level control to… more
    Editor 92
  • Customized air designs with Flexline
    Sep 14, 2017 Press Releases

    Customized air designs with Flexline

    The better utilization of automobile installation space has a number of different advantages, particularly higher filtration performance thanks to better dust holding capacity, also reduced pressure loss and enhanced acoustics. A curved filter… more
    Editor 105
  • Tyre damage patterns – New
    Sep 13, 2017 Press Releases

    Tyre damage patterns – New "MEYLE Mechanics"…

    "MEYLE Mechanics" demonstrate how to trace tyre damage patterns back to potentially defective vehicle components MEYLE joint play tester allows vehicle mechanics to quickly and reliably diagnose steering and suspension part damage Hamburg, 13… more
    Editor 103
  • Mercedes-Benz Auto Body Repair Centres awards superior service
    Sep 13, 2017 Press Releases

    Mercedes-Benz Auto Body Repair Centres…

    Members of the Auto Body Repair Centre (ABRC) within the Mercedes-Benz South Africa (MBSA) approved panel shops recently converged in the Cape Winelands for their annual conference. The objective of the event is to ensure that the Mercedes-Benz… more
    Editor 130
  • Training Centre to boost customer service at Goscor Lift Truck Company
    Sep 13, 2017 Press Releases

    Training Centre to boost customer service at…

    Industrial warehousing equipment solutions provider Goscor Lift Truck Company (GLTC), part of the Goscor Group, is ensuring it can offer its customers the lowest total cost of ownership with the launch of its new Training Centre at the end of… more
    Editor 89
  • Honda commits to electrified technology for every new model launched in Europe
    Sep 13, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Honda commits to electrified technology for…

    Electrified technology will now feature in every new model launched by Honda in Europe Production version of Honda Urban EV Concept confirmed for 2019 CR-V Hybrid Prototype - Honda's first electrified SUV in Europe - launches 2018 Honda Power… more
    Editor 157
  • Introducing Glenmorangie X Renovo Partnership
    Sep 13, 2017 Press Releases

    Introducing Glenmorangie X Renovo Partnership

    Pioneers Of The World’s First Bicycles Made From Whisky Casks PORTLAND, OR - Renovo Hardwood Bicycles - renovobikes.com - has collaborated with Glenmorangie, creators of Highland Single Malt Scotch Whiskies, to provide the world with the first… more
    Editor 105
  • TomTom launches TomTom BRIDGE Hub – the next-level solution for connected mobility
    Sep 13, 2017 Press Releases

    TomTom launches TomTom BRIDGE Hub – the…

    TomTom Announces Pre-Order Availability of TomTom BRIDGE Hub Johannesburg, 12 September 2017 TomTom (TOM2) is showcasing new technologies and partners for its TomTom BRIDGE Hub platform at the International Motor Show (IAA) in Frankfurt, Germany.… more
    Editor 110
  • Jeff Osborne, Head of Gumtree Automotive
    Sep 13, 2017 Press Releases

    Buying a pre-owned car - how to find a winner

    In South Africa’s automotive landscape, most of the attention from motoring media and local car awards shows is firmly on new vehicles. But for local motorists, the question of what makes a winning pre-owned vehicle is far more relevant considering… more
    Editor 126
  • Using the senses of the CUbE – development platform from Continental ensures safety of driverless vehicles
    Sep 13, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Using the senses of the CUbE – development…

    Reliable surrounding sensors are a fundamental requirement for driverless vehicles to travel safely and accident-free. Thanks to state-of-the-art hardware and software, the driverless vehicle can cope with typical inner-city traffic situations. Test… more
    Editor 152
  • The new Ferrari Portofino - the Italian GT par excellence on the stand at Frankfurt
    Sep 13, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    The new Ferrari Portofino - the Italian GT…

    Ferrari Portofino is the new V8 GT set to dominate its segment thanks to a perfect combination of outright performance and versatility in addition to a level of driving pleasure and on-board comfort unparalleled on the market. Capable of unleashing… more
    Editor 129
  • Mercedes-AMG brings Formula 1 technology to the road
    Sep 13, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Mercedes-AMG brings Formula 1 technology to…

    World première of the Mercedes-AMG Project ONE show car Frankfurt/Affalterbach. The Mercedes-AMG Project ONE will celebrate its world première at the International Motor Show (IAA) in Frankfurt/Main: for the first time, the two-seater supersports… more
    Editor 162
  • The All-New Dacia Duster: more Duster than ever
    Sep 13, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    The All-New Dacia Duster: more Duster than…

    With more than one million cars sold, Dacia Duster has been revamped seven successful years after its original release. Dacia’s iconic model has been revamped, with new styling, new equipment and a fully-updated interior. Meanwhile, Duster is as… more
    Editor 152
  • Future-oriented filtration solutions for fuel cell and high voltage battery systems
    Sep 13, 2017 Press Releases

    Future-oriented filtration solutions for…

    MANN+HUMMEL selectively uses its core expertise to develop products for new drive concepts with the aim of achieving mobility in the future with a low level of emissions. This applies to concepts for batteries and also fuel cell technology.… more
    Editor 106
  • Mercedes-Benz combines electricity and hydrogen in EQ Power
    Sep 13, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Mercedes-Benz combines electricity and…

    GLC F-CELL goes into preproduction: world's first electric vehicle with fuel-cell/battery powertrain Stuttgart/Frankfurt. At this year's IAA International Motor Show in Frankfurt, Mercedes-Benz is presenting preproduction models of the new… more
    Editor 175
  • Reliable: new polymer passes stress test
    Sep 13, 2017 Press Releases

    Reliable: new polymer passes stress test

    Ludwigsburg/Frankfurt, September 12, 2017 – the pressure control valves of today which use elastomer membranes are not able to withstand aggressive chemicals. RobustPlus, a new material for pressure control valves from MANN+HUMMEL, now ensures high… more
    Editor 110
  • Honda to present Power Manager smart energy system at Frankfurt
    Sep 13, 2017 Press Releases

    Honda to present Power Manager smart energy…

    Fully-integrated energy transfer system manages energy between the grid, homes and electric vehicles Honda's first step in helping electric cars to contribute to the creation of smart power grids Pilot project in France to use Power Manager units to… more
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  • The value of people in driving intelligent logistics
    Sep 13, 2017 Press Releases

    The value of people in driving intelligent…

    Competitive logistics providers know that it is all about speed, agility, reliability and even versatility. Delivering all of this requires intelligent logistics – a growing concept the world over. But this not only refers to leveraging digital… more
    Editor 97
  •  Confirm your participation as Sponsor or Exhibitior -  Connected Vehicles 2018
    Sep 13, 2017 Press Releases

    Confirm your participation as Sponsor or…

    Special Offer Registration is open with 40% discount on booking your seat to join Connected Vehicles 2018. This Offer is valid till 30th September 2017 Hurry up and confirm your participation Those who are intrested to increase their brand awareness… more
    Editor 99
  • Mercedes-Benz Cars on the eve of the Frankfurt International Motor Show (IAA)
    Sep 12, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Mercedes-Benz Cars on the eve of the…

    Trendsetting opposites - the Mercedes-AMG Project ONE and the smart vision EQ fortwo Frankfurt. On the eve of the Frankfurt International Motor Show (IAA), Mercedes-Benz Cars presented two ideas for the mobility of the future that embody the two… more
    Editor 144
  • Honda Quest Day Seven - Snaking along a sandy riverbed
    Sep 12, 2017 Press Releases

    Honda Quest Day Seven - Snaking along a…

    After the elation of having conquered the notorious Van Zyl's Pass - including the distinction of the first female ever to do it on a big adventure bike - the Honda Quest competitors thought that it would be a rather easy day's ride. Unfortunately… more
    Editor 109
  • Honda Urban EV Concept unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show
    Sep 12, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Honda Urban EV Concept unveiled at the…

    Global motor show debut for pure-electric Honda concept car Modern interior environment includes wrap-around panoramic dashboard screen Sets the direction for a future Honda production model scheduled for 2019 Honda has revealed an all-new electric… more
    Editor 160
  • Strategic Thinking Applied Workshop -  Econometrix
    Sep 12, 2017 Press Releases

    Strategic Thinking Applied Workshop - …

    We wish to remind clients of the strategic thinking workshop that Econometrix is arranging in conjunction with DPI Leadership Academy, a strategy specialist firm. Econometrix Chief Economist Dr Azar Jammine will provide an economic context… more
    Editor 90
  • Failure to invest in Africa’s youth will lead to widespread joblessness and instability
    Sep 12, 2017 Press Releases

    Failure to invest in Africa’s youth will…

    Failure to invest in Africa’s youth will lead to widespread joblessness and instability and threaten the Sustainable Development Goals, report warns The world’s poorest are receiving a declining share of global financial resources according to a new… more
    Editor 101
  • BMW 7 Series Individual by Esther Mahlangu makes its first public appearance at the FNB Joburg Art Fair
    Sep 12, 2017 Press Releases

    BMW 7 Series Individual by Esther Mahlangu…

    The BMW 7 Series Individual (750Li) by Esther Mahlangu made its first public appearance at the tenth edition of the FNB Joburg Art Fair, which took place at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg from Thursday, 7 September to Sunday, 10… more
    Editor 108
  • Tiger Wheel & Tyre Enhances X-Sure® Tyre Insurance Offering with Two New Products
    Sep 12, 2017 Press Releases

    Tiger Wheel & Tyre Enhances X-Sure® Tyre…

    Tiger Wheel & Tyre has added two new products to its X-Sure® Tyre Insurance offering. The X-Sure® Gap and X-Sure® Comprehensive offerings are more than just complementary to the tried and trusted X-Sure® New and X-Sure® Used products; they fill in… more
    Editor 108
  • Fuel increases stretch cash strapped motorists
    Sep 12, 2017 Press Releases

    Fuel increases stretch cash strapped…

    Cash strapped motorists were this week faced with another fuel increase of 67c a litre while the price of diesel rose by 44c a litre more. Vishal Premlall, director of SAPRA, the South African Petroleum Retail Association, says the primary reason… more
    Editor 92
  • Automechanika plays an important role in Diesel-Electric's marketing mix
    Sep 12, 2017 Press Releases

    Automechanika plays an important role in…

    "Automechanika trade fairs for the automotive aftermarket are an integral part of Diesel-Electric's marketing mix and the company has been an exhibitor at all the Automechanika shows held in South Africa since 2009," says Fred Bengsch, a Director of… more
    Editor 127
  • Targeting brake dust: the brake dust particulate filter from MANN+HUMMEL
    Sep 12, 2017 Press Releases

    Targeting brake dust: the brake dust…

    Ludwigsburg/Frankfurt, September 11, 2017 – braking in city traffic creates significantly more dust than exhaust emissions. Every braking action creates brake dust through friction on the brake disc and brake pads. This mainly comprises particulates… more
    Editor 81
  • MANN+HUMMEL presents half-year figures
    Sep 12, 2017 Press Releases

    MANN+HUMMEL presents half-year figures

    Sales in the first half of 2017 increase to 2 billion euros Stable operating result (EBIT) meets expectations Workforce has remained stable at approximately 20,000 Sales forecast for the whole year only slightly positive Ludwigsburg/Frankfurt,… more
    Editor 96
  • Messe Frankfurt expands technology portfolio with RosMould
    Sep 12, 2017 Press Releases

    Messe Frankfurt expands technology portfolio…

    Messe Frankfurt is boosting its technology fair portfolio with the addition of RosMould, the international trade fair for mould-making, prototyping and 3-D technologies. The purchase agreement was signed by the fair’s owner, Moldexpo LLC, and Mesago… more
    Editor 103
  • Volkswagen achieves International ISO Certifications
    Sep 12, 2017 Press Releases

    Volkswagen achieves International ISO…

    Volkswagen achieves international standards certifications OHSE and Quality at VWSA continues to be World Class Volkswagen Group South Africa first in Volkswagen Group to achieve new VDA6.1 certification During the annual OHSE and Quality audits… more
    Editor 100
  • Wesbank Motoring Experience proves a big hit with public
    Sep 12, 2017 Press Releases

    Wesbank Motoring Experience proves a big hit…

    "Feedback from exhibitors at the WesBank Motoring Experience, held at the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit and Conference Centre, from September 1-3, as well as from the visitors was very positive and attendance was even better than we had forecasted"… more
    Editor 109
  • Goodyear Announces Intelligent Tyre Trial, Expands Fleet Management Solution for Semi-Autonomous Fleet
    Sep 12, 2017 Press Releases

    Goodyear Announces Intelligent Tyre Trial,…

    Intelligent tyre integrates with connected car fleet to deliver data-driven diagnostics Focus on data gathering and analytics to serve shared mobility business models Effort builds on successful launch of Goodyear Proactive Solutions for commercial… more
    Editor 161
  • 911 GT3 with Touring Package celebrates its world premiere at the IAA
    Sep 12, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    911 GT3 with Touring Package celebrates its…

    Porsche GT model with manual transmission now also without rear wing Johannesburg. New addition to the Porsche range of puristic driving cars: The 911 GT3 with Touring Package will be unveiled at the 67th International Motor Show (IAA) in Frankfurt,… more
    Editor 155
  • New champions crowned in Investchem Formula 1600 championship at Killarney
    Sep 12, 2017 Motorsport

    New champions crowned in Investchem Formula…

    Cape Town hosted the penultimate round of the 2017 Investchem Formula 1600 championship on Saturday. It was at this event that Julian van der Watt (42 - Race Driver SA) claimed the title of national Investchem Formula 1600 champion for the season.… more
    Editor 165
  • Engen Xtreme team on top again in the Cape
    Sep 11, 2017 Motorsport

    Engen Xtreme team on top again in the Cape

    It was another good day at the office for the Engen Xtreme team in the Sasol GTC Africa at Killarney on Saturday, with drivers Michael Stephen and Simon Moss powering their Audi A3s to first and third respectively in Round Seven of the 2017… more
    Editor 158
  • Honda Quest Day Three - Opuwo
    Sep 11, 2017 Press Releases

    Honda Quest Day Three - Opuwo

    Things aren't getting any easier as contestants battle soaring temperatures and team dynamics are being tested. Our adventurers have been practicing their mental toughness techniques, battling to stay focused rather than being distracted by negative… more
    Editor 95
  • Masterdrive Newsletter 08 September 2017
    Sep 11, 2017 Press Releases

    Masterdrive Newsletter 08 September 2017

    MasterTips: What the law says about overloading children A recent taxi crash where schoolchildren were injured and killed has resulted in calls for stricter consequences for overloading. Yet, what the law considers overloading is cause for concern… more
    Editor 85
  • New Motoplat VC-3.1 All-in-One Alternator/Regulator tester
    Sep 11, 2017 Press Releases

    New Motoplat VC-3.1 All-in-One…

    All-in-one handheld alternator tester New to our range is the VC-3.1: a sturdy looking handheld tester and analyzer that can stand rough handling. Combining all functions and possibilities of our other handheld testers, the VC-3.1 is unique in its… more
    Editor 99
  • Mercedes-AMG Project ONE Headed to IAA
    Sep 11, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Mercedes-AMG Project ONE Headed to IAA

    Highlight of AMG's 50-year Anniversary Affalterbach. The Mercedes-AMG Project ONE is loaded for transport to the International Automobil Ausstellung (IAA) in Frankfurt. The presentation of the show car at the Mercedes-Benz Media Night on the eve of… more
    Editor 150
  • 2018 Wesbank South African Car Of The Year semi-finalists announced
    Sep 11, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    2018 Wesbank South African Car Of The Year…

    Following a vote by the full and fellow membership of the South African Guild of Motoring Journalists (SAGMJ), on new vehicle ranges introduced to the South African new car market within the COTY eligibility period, the SAGMJ is proud to announce… more
    Editor 153
  • Truck market gains more ground
    Sep 11, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Truck market gains more ground

    The August truck market improved by 5.3% on July’s performance to conclude the month on 2 227 units. This is according to the latest results released by the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa (Naamsa), Associated Motor… more
    Editor 129
  • MINI at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show
    Sep 11, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    MINI at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show

    Double world premiere: MINI John Cooper Works GP Concept with a clear focus on extreme dynamic performance, MINI Electric Concept as a look ahead to locally emission-free driving fun – British premium brand presents the diversity of its model… more
    Editor 140
  • Devin Robertson clinches Signature Motorsport’s fifth Volkswagen Cup title
    Sep 11, 2017 Motorsport

    Devin Robertson clinches Signature…

    Review: Engen Volkswagen Cup, round 7, Killarney Raceway Devin Robertson powered his Payen Volkswagen Polo to the 2017 Engen Volkswagen Cup championship at Killarney Raceway this weekend, adding to his 2011 title. It was a daunting event for the… more
    Editor 141
  • Motorsport the winner after exciting weekend of racing - Engen Volkswagen Cup
    Sep 11, 2017 Motorsport

    Motorsport the winner after exciting weekend…

    Close racing between evenly-matched Polos provides highlight of the weekend Devin Robertson claims Engen Volkswagen Cup title Lady driver Tasmin Pepper returns to winning ways Volkswagen's Kuda Vazhure records season-best 5th in Race 1 As has become… more
    Editor 144
  • Probe, providing a complete power package to meet agri needs
    Sep 11, 2017 Press Releases

    Probe, providing a complete power package to…

    There are numerous aspects to consider when running an agricultural business, from understanding the impact of weather conditions to financing limitations and regulatory requirements. The provision of Probe’s ‘complete power package’ - including a… more
    Editor 77
  • Automechanika Johannesburg to feature new products from the automotive aftermarket
    Sep 11, 2017 Press Releases

    Automechanika Johannesburg to feature new…

    The series of Automechanika trade fairs staged around the world by Messe Frankfurt are ideal locations to introduce new products and services for the automotive aftermarket. This is very much the case at Automechanika Johannesburg, which is being… more
    Editor 204
  • Maximum Attack for Ford NWM at Sun City 400
    Sep 07, 2017 Motorsport

    Maximum Attack for Ford NWM at Sun City 400

    Penultimate round of SA Cross Country Series at Sun City on 15 and 16 September Gareth Woolridge and Boyd Dreyer set sights on reclaiming Class T title lead Lance Woolridge and Ward Huxtable remain in championship contention Henk Lategan and Barry… more
    Editor 209
  • Volkswagen welcomes a new family member
    Sep 07, 2017 Press Releases

    Volkswagen welcomes a new family member

    Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) welcomes Baby Gorilla Nsanganira to the family Partner in Conservation to Volkswagen the Wilderness Foundation also honoured and name their Gorilla Ubudasa A Mountain Gorilla is not what you would traditionally… more
    Editor 632
  • Trade mission to SA set to boost Thai-SA trade
    Sep 07, 2017 Press Releases

    Trade mission to SA set to boost Thai-SA…

    A high-level Thailand trade delegation will travel to South Africa later this month to build on strong Thai-South African trade links. Led by the Department of International Trade Promotion (DITP) of the Ministry of Commerce of Thailand,… more
    Editor 149
  • Jeep® Compass attains maximum five-star EuroNCAP rating
    Sep 07, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Jeep® Compass attains maximum five-star…

    Midrand - The all-new Jeep® Compass, due to be launched in South Africa in 2018, has attained the maximum five-star rating in the prestigious EuroNCAP crash test. The latest model from the iconic brand scored positive ratings in all categories -… more
    Editor 205
  • Honda Quest 2017: These are the teams!
    Sep 07, 2017 Press Releases

    Honda Quest 2017: These are the teams!

    The 20 participants of Honda Quest 2017 set off from the Namibian capital of Windhoek today (Sep 5, 2017), heading for the majestic Spitzkoppe, along a scenic 350km route of mostly gravel roads that gave everyone the opportunity to familiarize… more
    Editor 92
  • General Tire unleashes all-new Grabber AT3 and X3
    Sep 07, 2017 Press Releases

    General Tire unleashes all-new Grabber AT3…

    Grabber AT3 succeeds award-winning Grabber AT as General Tire's accomplished all-terrain offering Heavy-duty Grabber X3 builds on proven capability of previous Grabber MT Complements existing Grabber GT high-performance SUV tyre Altimax Comfort and… more
    Editor 110
  • 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show: Renault and Dacia have plenty of surprises in store
    Sep 06, 2017 Press Releases

    2017 Frankfurt Motor Show: Renault and Dacia…

    Renault will present the world premiere of New Mégane R.S. Renault will unveil its vision of the future in a format never seen before at a motor show. Dacia will take the wraps off of the All-New Duster, in a brand new booth more than welcoming than… more
    Editor 136
  • Econometrix : Strategic Thinking Applied Workshop
    Sep 06, 2017 Press Releases

    Econometrix : Strategic Thinking Applied…

    Econometrix is arranging a strategic thinking workshop in conjunction with DPI Leadership Academy, a strategy specialist firm. Econometrix Chief Economist Dr Azar Jammine will provide an economic context presentation at commencement of the workshop… more
    Editor 149
  • Artificial intelligence will be what drives the future of the automotive industry
    Sep 06, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Artificial intelligence will be what drives…

    After the steam engine, assembly line production and automation in production, digitisation is certainly having the biggest impact on the automotive industry, writes Trevor Hill, Head of Audi South Africa As the “fourth industrial revolution”… more
    Editor 217
  • Honda to unveil CR-V Hybrid Prototype at Frankfurt Motor Show
    Sep 06, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Honda to unveil CR-V Hybrid Prototype at…

    Honda hybrid technology to be available in an SUV bodystyle for the first time in Europe Hybrid Prototype's styling retains the familiar silhouette of the world's best-selling SUV, previewing the European specification of the all-new CR-V… more
    Editor 195
  • Autoboys Holdings strikes deal with ARC to become SA’s first black-owned national glass and collision parts provider
    Sep 06, 2017 Press Releases

    Autoboys Holdings strikes deal with ARC to…

    Autoboys Holdings, the holding company of Autoboys Glass Services Pty Ltd and Autoboys Automotive Pty Ltd, has signed an agreement with African Rainbow Capital (ARC) where ARC acquires 51% of the company. ARC, chaired by mining magnate Patrice… more
    Editor 268
  • TransUnion Launches New Transformative Digital Platform for the Auto Industry
    Sep 06, 2017 Press Releases

    TransUnion Launches New Transformative…

    Buying a car has always been time-intensive. Visiting showrooms, filling out reams of paperwork, and waiting for responses from financiers, among other things. To help expedite this process, TransUnion is launching Digital Dealers Guide, a digital… more
    Editor 141
  • Will Connected vehicle transform mobility in India?
    Sep 06, 2017 Press Releases

    Will Connected vehicle transform mobility in…

    Registration Info & More Here As we move closer to connected world, we also find ourselves in midst of transition in mobility with questions wherein we need to pick the top brains from industry experts to market research professionals: What are… more
    Editor 121
  • Probe Corporation firmly committed to B-BBEE through 49.95% share acquisition by Thesele Group
    Sep 06, 2017 Press Releases

    Probe Corporation firmly committed to B-BBEE…

    While many small and medium-sized enterprises race to comply with B-BBEE, Probe Corporation has long committed to inclusive growth. Most recently a partnership with Thesele Group (Pty) Ltd (Thesele), a wholly black-owned investment holding company,… more
    Editor 90
  • Innovative on-demand shared ride service to launch in Europe
    Sep 05, 2017 Press Releases

    Innovative on-demand shared ride service to…

    Mercedes-Benz Vans sets up joint venture with US start-up Via Mercedes-Benz Vans invests 50 million US dollars in new joint venture with Via Daimler Mobility Services additionally joins in as a strategic investor in Via Fusion of Via's technology… more
    Editor 125
  • Franchising grows in a tight economy
    Sep 05, 2017 Press Releases

    Franchising grows in a tight economy

    When the Franchise Association of South Africa (FASA), together with sponsor Sanlam commissioned Research IQ in 2013 to conduct a survey of the industry and track its growth, South Africa and the world had already been in a recession for five years.… more
    Editor 117
  • Unique Laferrari Aperta on auction to benefit Save The Children
    Sep 05, 2017 Press Releases

    Unique Laferrari Aperta on auction to…

    Ferrari is pleased to announce that to mark its 70th anniversary, it will auction a one-of-a-kind LaFerrari Aperta to benefit the charity Save the Children. The auction will take place on Saturday, September 9th during the "Leggenda e Passione" sale… more
    Editor 109
  • Motor industry shows great interest in digital marketing
    Sep 05, 2017 Press Releases

    Motor industry shows great interest in…

    There was great interest from South African motor industry stakeholders in digital marketing, which was the subject at the 2017 CAR Digital Dealer Conference held at the Kyalami Conference Centre on the opening day of the WesBank Motoring Experience… more
    Editor 262
  • Tenth world title for BMW Brand Ambassador Alessandro Zanardi: Italy wins gold in the para-cycling team relay
    Sep 05, 2017 Press Releases

    Tenth world title for BMW Brand Ambassador…

    BMW Brand Ambassador Alessandro Zanardi (ITA) concluded the 2017 UCI Para-cycling Road World Championships in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa, by winning his tenth world title. The third competition for him on the schedule at this event was the team… more
    Editor 106
  • Open Letter: AMSA and safeguard duties
    Sep 05, 2017 Press Releases

    Open Letter: AMSA and safeguard duties

    This open letter is a rebuttal of ITAC's response (click here to read) to our initial open letter to them (click here to read) Mr Siyabulela Tsengiwe Chief Commissioner International Trade Administration Commission of South Africa (ITAC) Dear Sir We… more
    Gerhard Papenfus - NEASA 120
  • The new S-Class Coupé and the new S-Class Cabriolet
    Sep 05, 2017 Mobilty Beat

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

    Two dream cars Stuttgart. As members of the large and successful S-Class family, the coupé and cabriolet will soon benefit from the same extensive innovations that have just been introduced on the saloon. These include new or functionally… more
    Editor 206
  • Alfa Romeo celebrates the 50th birthday of the legendary 33 Stradale
    Sep 05, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Alfa Romeo celebrates the 50th birthday of…

    Midrand, South Africa - One of the Alfa Romeo brand's most iconic cars, the 33 Stradale turns 50 years old this month with the perfect blend of leading-edge technology, racing mechanics and a unique style. First presented on the 31st August 1967, on… more
    Editor 222
  • Audi launches Virtual Reality technology in dealerships
    Sep 05, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Audi launches Virtual Reality technology in…

    Deployment of “Audi VR experience” started at first dealerships VR headset lets customers explore their digitally configured Audi Technology tutorials and virtual experiences into the world of the four rings A premiere in automotive retail: the Audi… more
    Editor 321
  • The exclusive BMW i8 Protonic Frozen Black Edition now available in South Africa
    Sep 05, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    The exclusive BMW i8 Protonic Frozen Black…

    Only 12 units available. Standard features include special exterior paintwork and bespoke sporty interior finishes to enhance the individuality of the vehicle. Customers wanting to experience electrically-powered driving pleasure laced with added… more
    Editor 198
  • RENAULT SYMBIOZ: the vision of the future of mobility
    Sep 05, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    RENAULT SYMBIOZ: the vision of the future of…

    A concept car that expresses Renault’s vision of autonomous, electric and connected mobility in the future. Renault SYMBIOZ will be unveiled at a press conference at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show at 9:50am on Tuesday, September 12. Renault continues… more
    Editor 198
  • Jaguar E-Type takes bridge of weir ‘Cars Of Our Years’ prize at Concours of Elegance 2017
    Sep 05, 2017 Mobilty Beat

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

    New ‘Cars of Our Years’ special feature, presented by Bridge of Weir at Concours of Elegance Automotive luminaries, including Dr. Andy Palmer, Peter Horbury, Ian Callum, Moray Callum, Sir Jackie Stewart and others chose cars that held special… more
    Editor 177
  • Cape challenge for Engen Xtreme Team's new championship leader
    Sep 05, 2017 Motorsport

    Cape challenge for Engen Xtreme Team's new…

    Engen Xtreme driver Michael Stephen heads into Round Seven of the 2017 Sasol GTC Africa at Killarney on Saturday, 9 September as the new championship leader, a healthy 51-points now separating the defending champion from second-placed Gennaro… more
    Editor 198
  • Woodward to Represent FUCHS Lubricants on Motorsport International Stage
    Sep 05, 2017 Motorsport

    Woodward to Represent FUCHS Lubricants on…

    Another opportunity beckons for Monroe Racing South Africa’s star Savannah Woodward to shine on the international stage. During September 2017, the seventeen year old superbike rider from Benoni in South Africa’s Gauteng province will travel to… more
    Editor 166
  • Right to Repair SA rallies up support from major industry players
    Sep 04, 2017 Press Releases

    Right to Repair SA rallies up support from…

    Right to Repair SA (R2RSA) has been rallying up support for the Right to Repair campaign over the last few months and major industry stakeholders have stepped up. Richard Clarke, Chairman of the not-for-profit Section 21 company, R2RSA, says more… more
    Editor 291
  • Mahindra adds exciting two tone variant to KUV100 range
    Sep 04, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Mahindra adds exciting two tone variant to…

    About the KUV100 TWO TONE The KUV100 TWO-TONE K8+ Petrol variant will offer the following colours -Red with black roof and Silver with Black roof, as well as a 15" diamond cut alloy wheel and new black interiors. The pricing for the KUV100 K8+Two… more
    Editor 180
  • Absa Commentary: September 2017 NAAMSA New Vehicle Sales and Exports Report
    Sep 04, 2017 Press Releases

    Absa Commentary: September 2017 NAAMSA New…

    Passenger vehicle sales accounted for 65.3% of car sales in August 2017 more
    Editor 347
  • Masterdrive Newsletter 01 September 2017
    Sep 04, 2017 Press Releases

    Masterdrive Newsletter 01 September 2017

    MasterTips: Hurricane Harvey’s effect on trucking Hurricane Harvey has been wrecking havoc in the US as far as it goes. The trucking industry has not been spared either, this is how the industry has been affected. Read More MasterTest: Driving… more
    Masterdrive 86
  • Standard Bank: Comments on NAAMSA New Vehicle Sales Report – August 2017
    Sep 04, 2017 Press Releases

    Standard Bank: Comments on NAAMSA New…

    Simphiwe Nghona – Group Head of Standard Bank Vehicle and Asset Finance August commentary “New passenger vehicle sales continue to show resilience with a 5.1% increase year on year, despite tough trading conditions. However, the current pressure on… more
    Editor 89
  • Comment on the August, 2017 Industry New Vehicle Sales Statistics
    Sep 04, 2017 Press Releases

    Comment on the August, 2017 Industry New…

    Commenting on the new vehicle sales statistics for the month of August, 2017 – released today for public consumption on the website of the Department of Trade & Industry – the Association said that, for the second month in succession, aggregate… more
    NAAMSA 115
  • Partinform - Visiting a City near you
    Sep 04, 2017 Partinform

    Partinform - Visiting a City near you

    The town that buzzes with vacation fever most days of the year because of its modern identity tied to beach holidays, romance and gorgeous fishing grounds known today as KwaZulu-Natal, Port Shepstone hosted the Partinform Roadshow on 16 August 2017.… more
    Editor 232
  • Goodyear Using Soybean Oil-Based Rubber in Tyres
    Sep 04, 2017 Press Releases

    Goodyear Using Soybean Oil-Based Rubber in…

    AKRON, Ohio, September, 2017 - The Goodyear Tyre & Rubber Company is harvesting some unique "seeds" of innovation as it introduces a new tyre technology with support from the United Soybean Board (USB). The first commercial use of a new soybean… more
    Editor 111
  • Ford Volunteers Begin Global Caring Month with Community Service Projects Around the World
    Sep 04, 2017 Press Releases

    Ford Volunteers Begin Global Caring Month…

    Ford volunteers in Sub-Saharan Africa are among thousands taking part in community service work around the world as part of Ford Global Caring Month Ford employees in Sub-Saharan Africa will participate in more than 35 community projects in South… more
    Editor 105
  • Imperial Logistics leads the industry with African first-ever automated-briefing programme for drivers
    Sep 04, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Imperial Logistics leads the industry with…

    Imperial Logistics has achieved a transport industry first with the launch of an automated-briefing system for drivers. This ground breaking initiative is reducing the operational risk in Imperial’s operations, while at the same time it is expanding… more
    Editor 166
  • The Haval H6 C -  It has only just begun
    Sep 04, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    The Haval H6 C - It has only just begun

    And by "it" we mean the local rolling out of Haval product, with Haval, of course, being not just the luxury sub-brand of GWM, but the biggest mover of SUVs in China with over one-million sold last year. And you might just like to pause to consider… more
    Editor 183
  • Volkswagen Motorsport returns to Cape Town for the second time in 2017 - Sasol GTC Series
    Sep 04, 2017 Motorsport

    Volkswagen Motorsport returns to Cape Town…

    Volkswagen's Daniel Rowe and Mathew Hodges looking forward to Round 7 of the Sasol GTC Series Killarney Raceway to play host to SA's premier circuit racing formula for the second time in 2017 after also hosting the opening round Both Hodges and Rowe… more
    Editor 220
  • Perana’s Power Fords are back!
    Sep 01, 2017 Press Releases

    Perana’s Power Fords are back!

    An SA performance icon returns 50 years on Any South African petrol head will understand what Perana means. Basil Green’s incredible Peranas rewrote motoring history on road and track in this country, delivering incredible performance bang for the… more
    Editor 194
  • A new inclusive vision for African development forged at global forum
    Sep 01, 2017 Press Releases

    A new inclusive vision for African…

    Johannesburg, Thursday 31 August 2017 – The South African government, United Nations Development Programme and regional leaders gathered today to push for a more inclusive for Africa's 2063 agenda and achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals… more
    Editor 136
  • Subaru Southern Africa joins forces with Team PYGA Euro Steel as their official vehicle partner
    Sep 01, 2017 Press Releases

    Subaru Southern Africa joins forces with…

    Subaru Southern Africa and Team PYGA Euro Steel sign Vehicle Sponsorship Deal 31 August 2017, Johannesburg: Subaru Southern Africa is proud to announce a new partnership with African MTB Team, PYGA Euro Steel. The partnership sees Subaru Southern… more
    Editor 143
  • Sophisticated Pajero Sport hits SA market, offering massive value
    Sep 01, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Sophisticated Pajero Sport hits SA market,…

    The long-awaited Mitsubishi Pajero Sport, punching way above its weight thanks to an array of cutting-edge technological enhancements, has arrived. Sophisticated car-like driving dynamics derived from legendary Pajero. Best-in-class 8-speed… more
    Editor 257
  • 50 Years of NEOPLAN Skyliner: Small Coaches, Big in Japan
    Sep 01, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    50 Years of NEOPLAN Skyliner: Small Coaches,…

    The NEOPLAN Skyliner can lay claim to several superlatives. It was not only the world's first double-decker coach, but also the shortest. In Japan, a 9m-long variant enjoys great success. NEOPLAN Skyliner also delivered to Japan since 1977 Japanese… more
    Editor 196
  • Renault ALASKAN: A stunning pick-up for Europe
    Sep 01, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Renault ALASKAN: A stunning pick-up for…

    Initially unveiled in Colombia in 2016 and already a success in Latin America’s long-standing pick-up market, Renault ALASKAN goes on sale in Europe starting in September 2017. This stunning one-tonne pick-up includes: A muscular design with dynamic… more
    Editor 196
  • Sasol GTC Racing Team set on competitive performance
    Sep 01, 2017 Motorsport

    Sasol GTC Racing Team set on competitive…

    Sandton, South Africa – The Sasol GTC Racing Team heads back to Cape Town’s Killarney Raceway for round seven of the Sasol GTC Championship with their sights on a chasing title honours at all cost. Having led the championship standings from the… more
    Editor 341
  • Sasol GTC Championship heading to Killarney Raceway for round seven
    Sep 01, 2017 Motorsport

    Sasol GTC Championship heading to Killarney…

    Sandton, South Africa – The Sasol GTC Championship enters its crucial final third of the season and with just six races remaining, the title chase is delicately poised between the defending champion Michael Stephen (Engen Audi GTC) and Gennaro… more
    Editor 234
  • Colin Dugmore foot X Rays that put him out of the team
    Sep 01, 2017 Motorsport

    The crash the put paid to Springbok…

    Three weeks ago, the South African Motocross Vets team was finalised and looking good for this year’s event as they knew they had one of the hottest teams they had ever fielded for in the MXDN World International Vets championship at Farleigh Castle… more
    Editor 197
  • Auto Alert -  General Motors Korea – What Now?
    Sep 01, 2017 Press Releases

    Auto Alert - General Motors Korea – What…

    General Motors’ recent announcements about withdrawal from certain world markets, which notably includes South Africa, will inevitably raise questions about the American company’s continuing presence in other global areas. One country that is likely… more
    Frank Beeton 179
  • Toyota South African Motors used the opportunity of the SOMI to officially re-open the revamped Toyota South Africa Museum, now named the Colin Adcock Museum. Andrew Kirby, president and CEO of TSAM, did the honours.
    Sep 01, 2017 The Phoenix

    When the Going Gets Tough

    During its hosting of the State of the Motor Industry (SOMI) event on 8 August 2017 at its headquarters at Wesco Park in Sandton, Toyota South Africa Motors (TSAM) announced the creation of the Toyota Empowerment Trust (TET). Quite an impressive… more
    The Phoenix 232
  • Team SA takes the 2017 MXOAN Continental Championship
    Aug 31, 2017 Motorsport

    Team SA takes the 2017 MXOAN Continental…

    The 2017 Motocross of African Nations (MXOAN) event, held this past weekend ended with a big bang on Sunday the 27th of August as eight African countries competed to take the championship trophy home. The President of Bostwana, His Excellency Mr.… more
    Editor 231
  • Motorsport South Africa (MSA) Board of Directors
    Aug 31, 2017 Motorsport

    Motorsport South Africa (MSA) Board of…

    Voting took place yesterday for MSA’s board of directors, at the company’s AGM in Johannesburg and in the main coastal centres. Peter du Toit and Nadia Singh stepped down as directors and were replaced by Ed Murray and Sarel van der Merwe. Richard… more
    Editor 194
  • Celebrating 50 years of Mercedes-AMG success
    Aug 31, 2017 Press Releases

    Celebrating 50 years of Mercedes-AMG success

    Half a century of Driving Performance Affalterbach. AMG - these three letters stand worldwide for supreme automotive performance, exclusivity, efficiency and highly dynamic driving pleasure. In 2017, the company founded by Hans-Werner Aufrecht and… more
    Editor 132
  • New AMG GT models from AMG
    Aug 31, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    New AMG GT models from AMG

    Three new members of the AMG GT family Exclusive equipment package: AMG GT C Roadster Edition 50 Three new members of the AMG GT family - the AMG GT[*] Roadster and AMG GT C* Roadster as well as the extremely sporty AMG GT R** are being launched as… more
    Editor 215
  • Alfa Romeo Concorso dell’Africa
    Aug 31, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Alfa Romeo Concorso dell’Africa

    The largest gathering of pristine Alfa Romeo cars is expected to assemble at the Concorso dell’Africa which takes place for the first time at the Mall of Africa in Midrand on Sunday 24th September 2017. The Monday 25th is a public holiday. This… more
    Editor 307
  • The new BMW R nineT Urban G/S now available in South Africa.
    Aug 31, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    The new BMW R nineT Urban G/S now available…

    The new R nineT Urban G/S is quite different in style but equally classic in character. For more than 35 years, the abbreviation GS in conjunction with BMW Motorrad is been synonymous with freedom and adventure, both on-road and off-road. The R… more
    Editor 221
  • Mercedes-Benz Vans at the 2017 Festival of Motoring: a family of comprehensive solutions
    Aug 31, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Mercedes-Benz Vans at the 2017 Festival of…

    Mercedes-Benz Vito, V-Class and the Sprinter 4x4 poised to exceed expectations Manufacturer has all sectors of the van market covered Kyalami, Johannesburg - Following one of the most successful first halves of any year in terms of sales, where more… more
    Editor 212
  • Road Safety for Women Driving Alone
    Aug 30, 2017 Press Releases

    Road Safety for Women Driving Alone

    Infograph: Precautions to enhance your safety more
    Editor 359
  • 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show: Honda's Electric Vision gathers pace
    Aug 30, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    2017 Frankfurt Motor Show: Honda's Electric…

    Honda set to unveil next steps on path towards Electric Vision at 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show World premiere of the Honda Urban EV Concept - Honda's first EV for Europe CR-V Hybrid Prototype previews European version of best-selling SUV First look at… more
    Editor 222
  • All-new Dacia Duster: more Duster than ever!
    Aug 30, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    All-new Dacia Duster: more Duster than ever!

    At a glance: All-new modern, attractive and robust exterior styling. More than one million Dacia Dusters already sold worldwide. A completely redesigned interior, new equipment and a host of other new features to be revealed at the 2017 Frankfurt… more
    Editor 200
  • Porsche launches third generation of the Cayenne
    Aug 30, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Porsche launches third generation of the…

    Newly developed engines, chassis, control concept and more connectivity Johannesburg. Porsche is introducing the third generation of the brand’s successful SUV. A completely new development from the Stuttgart-based sports car manufacturer, the… more
    Editor 203
  • Volkswagen Customer Interaction Centre Amongst the best in SA
    Aug 30, 2017 Press Releases

    Volkswagen Customer Interaction Centre…

    Volkswagen Customer Interaction Centre receives 5 awards at 2017 Contact Centre Management Group National Awards The Volkswagen Customer Interaction Centre (CIC) run and managed from the Volkswagen Manufacturing Plant in Uitenhage, scooped five… more
    Editor 123
  • Month end data confirms fuel to climb in September
    Aug 30, 2017 Press Releases

    Month end data confirms fuel to climb in…

    September will see fuel prices climb by a substantial amount. This is according to the Automobile Association (AA) which is commenting on unaudited month-end fuel price data released by the Central Energy Fund. "International petroleum prices have… more
    Automobile Association 93
  • Honda Quest 2017 finalists announced!
    Aug 30, 2017 Press Releases

    Honda Quest 2017 finalists announced!

    What was just a dream a few months ago, is becoming a reality for the 20 finalists who were chosen for Honda Quest at the recent Boot Camp. Boot Camp had 40 contestants who were selected from almost 900 entries. The aim was not only to determine who… more
    Editor 87
  • The Seifsa/Numsa agreement - Its context within the Steel Industry
    Aug 30, 2017 Press Releases

    The Seifsa/Numsa agreement - Its context…

    Certain misconceptions were created following the agreement by Seifsa and five trade unions – covering only 10 percent of employers in the Industry – during the course of last week. NEASA has been criticised for referring to this agreement as the… more
    Gerhard Papenfus - NEASA 136
  • 01 September is Small Business Friday
    Aug 30, 2017 Press Releases

    01 September is Small Business Friday…

    You may be running a small business, but there’s nothing small about the impact small businesses have on our country’s economy. South Africa has thousands of small businesses – so many that they contribute over half of our country's gross domestic… more
    Editor 132
  • Isuzu Announces Senior Leadership Appointments for South Africa
    Aug 30, 2017 Press Releases

    Isuzu Announces Senior Leadership…

    Last week Isuzu Motors South Africa announced a number of key leadership appointments in support of the purchase of the Isuzu related assets from General Motors South Africa, effective January 2018 and subject to various regulatory approvals: These… more
    Editor 141
  • Diesel still has plenty of sa roads to travel
    Aug 30, 2017 Press Releases

    Diesel still has plenty of sa roads to travel

    There’s a big debate around the world about the future of diesel-engined vehicles but Jeff Osbourne, Head of Automotive at Gumtree South Africa, cautions local consumers not to get ahead of themselves. “There’s still a long timeline in this country… more
    Editor 115
  • MINI at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show.
    Aug 30, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    MINI at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show.

    Munich. MINI is shaping the future of urban mobility by providing driving fun in increasing diversity. At the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show, the British premium brand gives visitors an impression of how the unmistakable MINI feeling will develop in… more
    Editor 188
  • BMW at the IAA Cars 2017 in Frankfurt
    Aug 30, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    BMW at the IAA Cars 2017 in Frankfurt

    BMW is firing the starting gun on the brand’s forthcoming product offensive with an extraordinary pageant of new models and concept vehicles at the IAA Cars 2017 show in Frankfurt am Main. The company’s stand centres on its expanded luxury class… more
    Editor 199
  • Electric vehicle charging on highways with second-life batteries
    Aug 30, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Electric vehicle charging on highways with…

    “Groupe Renault is supporting the development of charging infrastructures to simplify the daily life of electric vehicle drivers. Using our second-life batteries in fast EV charger contributes to progress by providing charging station operators with… more
    Editor 219
  • Renault-Nissan alliance and Dongfeng Motor Group Co., Ltd. forge partnership to co-develop electric vehicles in China
    Aug 30, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Renault-Nissan alliance and Dongfeng Motor…

    “The establishment of the new joint venture with Dongfeng confirms our common commitment to develop competitive electric vehicles for the Chinese market,” said Carlos Ghosn, chairman and chief executive officer of the Renault-Nissan Alliance. “We… more
    Editor 205
  • Mind-blowing extravaganza awaits visitors to this week's Motoring Experience at Kyalami
    Aug 30, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Mind-blowing extravaganza awaits visitors to…

    This week's WesBank Motoring Experience at Kyalami promises to be one of the biggest and most varied motoring extravaganzas ever held at this hallowed motor racing venue. Not only will many of the latest production cars be there to view and, in some… more
    Editor 200
  • BMW South Africa to host the first-ever BMW M Festival at the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit from 21 to 22 October 2017
    Aug 30, 2017 Motorsport

    BMW South Africa to host the first-ever BMW…

    BMW South Africa will host the first-ever BMW M Festival from 21 to 22 October 2017 at the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit in Johannesburg. At the festival, BMW customers, fans and car enthusiasts will get a sneak preview of current as well as upcoming… more
    Editor 237
  • Spreading hope, raising funds with Seven7 Drive
    Aug 29, 2017 Press Releases

    Spreading hope, raising funds with Seven7…

    Third iteration of Seven7 Drive returns in September 2017 Fund-raising initiative in aid of Cupcakes of Hope KIA Soul to follow in the successful footsteps of the KIA Sorento (2015) and KIA Sportage (2016) (JOHANNESBURG) August 29, 2017 – KIA Motors… more
    Editor 146
  • Pure&Crafted Festival presented by BMW Motorrad lures 10,000 enthusiastic festival-goers to new location.
    Aug 29, 2017 Press Releases

    Pure&Crafted Festival presented by BMW…

    The Pure&Crafted Festival's third edition went out with a bang under yesterday's starry late summer night sky. On the grounds of the Altes Kraftwerk Rummelsburg in Berlin, the festival appealed to its audience with a unique mix of motorcycle… more
    Editor 122
  • Volkswagen Race Day draws over 1200 runners!
    Aug 29, 2017 Press Releases

    Volkswagen Race Day draws over 1200 runners!

    Volkswagen 5km and 10km Run - Over 1200 runners Saturday morning, 26 August saw over 1200 eager but cold running enthusiasts gather at the Volkswagen PeoplePavilion for the annual 5km Fun Run and 10km Run. The 5km and 10km race is fast becoming a… more
    Editor 124
  • Strive Masiyiwa unveils $100 000 competition for entrepreneurs across the world
    Aug 29, 2017 Press Releases

    Strive Masiyiwa unveils $100 000 competition…

    $100 000 investment Two-week mentorship program with Strive Masiyiwa First quiz closes Friday, 1 September Last quiz closes Friday, 22 September If you haven’t heard yet, Strive Masiyiwa – renowned businessman, entrepreneur, philanthropist and… more
    Editor 141
  • Continental presents innovations for the fast-growing electric mobility market
    Aug 29, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Continental presents innovations for the…

    48V mild hybrid technology already in production for gasoline and diesel vehicles Volume production of integrated high-voltage powertrain to start in 2019 Electric-powered mobility is becoming increasingly important globally, and in the build-up to… more
    Editor 242
  • Little box, big potential: New MAN vehicles equipped with RIO Box as standard
    Aug 29, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Little box, big potential: New MAN vehicles…

    New MAN Euro 6-standard trucks now come with RIO-Box as standard equipment. This means MAN trucks are delivered to customers ex works with preliminary setup for RIO services fitted as standard. The RIO Box is now included as standard equipment with… more
    Editor 232
  • AMSA: To the contrary minister Davies ...
    Aug 28, 2017 Press Releases

    AMSA: To the contrary minister Davies ...

    This is a response to the unprecedented attack by the Minister of Trade and Industry on the author hereof - click here to read. The purpose of this response, however, is not to defend the author, but to defend the Steel downstream against the… more
    Gerhard Papenfus - NEASA 161
  • Demand for skills in motor industry grows
    Aug 28, 2017 Press Releases

    Demand for skills in motor industry grows

    Economic uncertainty has curtailed consumer spending and this conservative trend is now being felt in the motor industry with South African motorists tending to hold onto their private vehicles for longer periods. This has in turn seen increased… more
    Editor 98
  • Come join Volkswagen at the South African Motoring Experience!
    Aug 28, 2017 Motoring

    Come join Volkswagen at the South African…

    Volkswagen Group South Africa, the country's leading passenger car manufacturer, will be at the South African Motoring Experience (SAMEx) from 1 - 3 September at the Kyalami Race Track. The Volkswagen experience will be much more than just about… more
    Editor 264
  • Renew-It polishes up on customer satisfaction with cutting-edge campaign
    Aug 28, 2017 Press Releases

    Renew-It polishes up on customer…

    As a global leader in the real-time customer feedback business, we at Surveway take pride in creating bespoke client feedback solutions across any industry, in any department. Our satisfied clients are testimony to the fact that Surveway surveys… more
    Editor 146
  • Updated Volvo S60 Polestar now with 30% extra downforce
    Aug 28, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Updated Volvo S60 Polestar now with 30%…

    Polestar, Volvo Cars' performance brand, has unveiled the 2018 Volvo S60 and V60 Polestar, complete with additional aerodynamic components made from lightweight carbon fibre which increase downforce by 30 per cent for improved performance and… more
    Editor 250
  • Next-generation cold-chain monitoring solution from ORBCOMM
    Aug 28, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Next-generation cold-chain monitoring…

    Fuel and temperature management, maintenance, logistics, and regulatory compliance for refrigerated transport assets are now a cinch thanks to a next-generation cold-chain monitoring solution from ORBCOMM. The leading global provider of… more
    Editor 232
  • Killarney geared for national action
    Aug 28, 2017 Motorsport

    Killarney geared for national action

    Cape fans set for Extreme 9 September thrills Cape race fans have another great day’s racing to look forward to when the Extreme Festival returns to the Killarney International Raceway Saturday 9 September, with South Africa’s leading circuit racers… more
    Editor 238
  • AutObarn SuperHatch action goes back to the Red Star Raceway
    Aug 28, 2017 Motorsport

    AutObarn SuperHatch action goes back to the…

    AutObarn SuperHatch action goes back to the Red Star Raceway for Round 7 of the Series for September the 2nd The popular Red Star Raceway Delmas will host Round 7 of the popular and very competitive AutObarn SuperHatch Series, with 4 rounds to go… more
    Editor 198
  • Two Exporter of the Year Merit Awards for Ford Struandale Engine Plant
    Aug 27, 2017 Press Releases

    Two Exporter of the Year Merit Awards for…

    Second consecutive Best Exporter OEM Merit Award received from Exporters Eastern Cape Recipient of IDC Job Creation Merit Award for second year in a row PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa, August, 2017 - The Ford Struandale Engine Plant in Port Elizabeth… more
    Editor 152
  • Honda to Hold Demonstration Run of Honda RA300 at the Formula One Italian Grand Prix
    Aug 27, 2017 Motorsport

    Honda to Hold Demonstration Run of Honda…

    TOKYO, Japan, August 2017 - Honda announced plans to hold a demonstration run of the Honda RA300 on race day of the 2017 FIA* Formula One (F1) World Championship Italian Grand Prix at the Autodromo Nazionale Monza (Monza Circuit) to commemorate the… more
    Editor 241
  • 2017 Volkswagen Race Driver Search
    Aug 27, 2017 Motorsport

    2017 Volkswagen Race Driver Search

    The success of the 2016 Volkswagen Driver Search Program has prompted Volkswagen Motorsport to run the programme again in 2017. Volkswagen South Africa (VWSA) and Motorsport South Africa (MSA) will again partner in the programme to find another… more
    Editor 244
  • Masterdrive Newsletter 25 August 2017
    Aug 27, 2017 Press Releases

    Masterdrive Newsletter 25 August 2017

    MasterTips: When passing is not safe A large part of safe driving is making the right decision in different scenarios. Included in this is the rash decisions drivers sometimes make when overtaking. This is what MasterDrive has to say about safely… more
    Editor 113
  • Opinion piece: Digitalisation – taking airports to the cloud(s)
    Aug 25, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Opinion piece: Digitalisation – taking…

    By John Mokiti, Business Development Manager for Government and Public Services – South Africa, at Wipro Limited Airports are hives of activity, a-buzz twenty-four hours a day with travellers, staff and other patrons. To give an idea of how busy… more
    Editor 283
  • Extreme Festival series to visit Red Star Raceway
    Aug 25, 2017 Motorsport

    Extreme Festival series to visit Red Star…

    The Red star Raceway near Delmas will host round ten of this year's Extreme Festival series on Saturday (September 2), with six competition categories, on four and two wheels, scheduled to participate. As always, the circuit's combination of many… more
    Editor 262
  • Richie ready to rock  - Husqvarna star wants Harrismith gold
    Aug 25, 2017 Motorsport

    Richie ready to rock - Husqvarna star wants…

    Husqvarna South Africa motocross star Richie van der Westhiuzen heads to Harrismith’s final round for the 2017 South African motocross championship off a winning streak and he’s keen to go one better on winning three out of the four motos last time… more
    Editor 255
  • Mercedes-Benz South Africa partners with the LaunchLab and STARTUP AUTOBAHN to launch Mercedes-Benz South Africa Innovation Challenge
    Aug 25, 2017 Press Releases

    Mercedes-Benz South Africa partners with the…

    Stellenbosch - Mercedes-Benz South Africa (MBSA), the LaunchLab and STARTUP AUTOBAHN have joined in partnership to offer a unique opportunity to students or professionals, as well as existing startups in South Africa. The Mercedes-Benz South Africa… more
    Editor 223
  • Isuzu Production Continues at the Struandale Plant
    Aug 25, 2017 Press Releases

    Isuzu Production Continues at the Struandale…

    Isuzu production managers inspect the assembly line at the Struandale plant in Port Elizabeth to ensure production quality is not compromised during the reorganisation process. The production lines have been consolidated into a single platform… more
    Editor 132
  • Beware incorrect jumpstarting can damage your car’s computer
    Aug 25, 2017 Press Releases

    Beware incorrect jumpstarting can damage…

    When an Electronic Control Unit (ECU) – also known as the ‘computer’ – of a vehicle needs to be repaired or replaced, motorists are often confronted with a hefty repair bill. This makes sense as an ECU is a very powerful control system capable of… more
    Motor Industry Workshop Association 108
  • Visibility campaign reaches more than 25k commuters
    Aug 25, 2017 Press Releases

    Visibility campaign reaches more than 25k…

    Automobile Association happy with progress, says campaign will continue More than 25 000 commuters across South Africa have been engaged in the Automobile Association’s (AA) #ISeeYou campaign, aimed at making pedestrians more visible on the… more
    Automobile Association 109
  • Volkswagen Group South Africa's PeoplePavilion welcomed its 333 333th Visitor
    Aug 25, 2017 Press Releases

    Volkswagen Group South Africa's…

    Volkswagen Group South Africa's multi-million rand PeoplePavilion, which was opened in December 2013, welcomed its 333 333th visitor on 23 August 2017. Alton Jantjies, a VWSA employee for the past 26 years, has been a member of the PeoplePavilion… more
    Editor 137
  • 58Fleet – Built on the Shoulders of Industry Giants
    Aug 25, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    58Fleet – Built on the Shoulders of Industry…

    Motus Corporation, a member of the Imperial group, recently partnered with Southern Palace Group to create 58Fleet - a new, innovative business in the South African fleet industry. The name 58Fleet is derived from the 58 stars that travellers have… more
    Editor 273
  • 3M South Africa Launches Abrasive Solutions on the Move Mobile Van
    Aug 25, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    3M South Africa Launches Abrasive Solutions…

    The Industrial Business Group’s Abrasive Systems Division of Global manufacturing giant 3M on Friday unveiled its innovative Demo Van. The demo van was created to enhance 3M’s penetration, especially in the automotive industry with abrasive… more
    Editor 535
  • Integrity of Original Equipment Manufacturers
    Aug 24, 2017 Press Releases

    Integrity of Original Equipment Manufacturers

    By Nobuzwe Mangcu, Managing Executive – SATMC Manufacturing has inevitably become a highly competitive arena where manufacturers have emphasised their competitiveness on the pillars of safety standard requirements and innovation. This emphasises… more
    Editor 184
  • The new MINI John Cooper Works Countryman now available in South Africa
    Aug 24, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    The new MINI John Cooper Works Countryman…

    The second generation of the MINI Countryman is the biggest and most versatile model in the entire range of the tradition-steeped British brand. And another superlative now applies to the power unit of the MINI John Cooper Works Countryman. With an… more
    Editor 266
  • Volvo Cars Declares the End of Clutter Inside the New XC40 Small SUV
    Aug 24, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Volvo Cars Declares the End of Clutter…

    Volvo Cars today declares an end to a problem faced daily by drivers around the globe: a lack of suitable and functional storage space inside their car. With its innovative approach inside the new XC40 small city SUV, set to be launched in the… more
    Editor 247
  • What’s on - September 2017: Roll up for the SAPICS regionals
    Aug 24, 2017 Events

    What’s on - September 2017: Roll up for the…

    SAPICS, a professional knowledge-based association for the supply chain community across Africa will be hosting their regional conferences in September. Each of the regional conferences will host a stimulating speaker line-up, providing the… more
    Editor 681
  • Very best of new and old models at Wesbank SA Motoring Experience
    Aug 24, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Very best of new and old models at Wesbank…

    A mouth-watering array of the very latest models as well as many classics of the past will await visitors to the WesBank SA Motoring Experience at the Kyalami Grand Prix circuit on September 1-3. The scope ranges from the very latest Aston Martin DB… more
    Editor 236
  • Is carpooling the future of urban mobility?
    Aug 23, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Is carpooling the future of urban mobility?

    Asks Chris Megan, CEO and co-Founder of mobility app, uGoMyWay There would be something gratifying about guessing the future, particularly when it is patently counterintuitive. Isn’t carpooling all about that quaint 70’s notion that we could all… more
    Editor 303
  • The Ferrari Portofino revealed
    Aug 23, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    The Ferrari Portofino revealed

    a GT that represents a unique combination of sportiness, elegance and on board comfort Maranello, 23 August 2017 - The Ferrari Portofino is the new V8 GT set to dominate its segment thanks to a perfect combination of sportiness, elegance and on… more
    Editor 239
  • Gumtree to sponsor Auto Theft Investigation Training Seminar
    Aug 23, 2017 Press Releases

    Gumtree to sponsor Auto Theft Investigation…

    Gumtree South Africa will be one of the principal sponsors of the International Association of Auto Theft Investigators (IAATI) conference. IAATI was formed in 1952 and has members in over 60 countries. The industry body aims to tackle… more
    Editor 174
  • Goodyear recommended [1] in more than 80% of magazine tyre tests
    Aug 23, 2017 Press Releases

    Goodyear recommended [1] in more than 80% of…

    Over the past 5 years Goodyear has been 'recommended'1 in over 80% of European magazine tyre tests. August 2017 - In 208 magazine tyre tests, carried out by 37 reputable European automotive magazines - including ADAC, Auto Bild, Auto Bild Allrad,… more
    Editor 179
  • The Second Scramble for Africa
    Aug 23, 2017 Press Releases

    The Second Scramble for Africa

    For the second time in history, the African continent has become a focal point for global expansion. As a result, valuable goods, services and intellectual property are being exported into Africa. With this expansion comes the reality of increased… more
    Editor 157
  • Audi models with a solar roof: Car manufacturer cooperates with Hanergy
    Aug 23, 2017 Press Releases

    Audi models with a solar roof: Car…

    Audi and Alta Devices, subsidiary of Hanergy, integrate thin-film solar cells into panoramic glass roofs Board of Management Member for Procurement Dr. Bernd Martens: “Solar technology extends the range of our electric vehicles and is also… more
    Editor 162
  • Goodyear sponsors Speed Stars
    Aug 23, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Goodyear sponsors Speed Stars

    Goodyear South Africa, in partnership with the Volkswagen Driving Academy, is proud to announce its sponsorship of Speed Stars 3. The launch of the TV show took place at the Zwartkops Raceway on 12 August. The day marked the start of a nationwide… more
    Editor 246
  • Hyundai introduces AWD Tucson Sport with Elite spec level, Dual Clutch Transmission
    Aug 23, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Hyundai introduces AWD Tucson Sport with…

    Following the success of the very attractive Tucson 1.6 TGDI Executive Sport with its eye-catching body skirts, black 19-inch wheels and bold exhaust pipes, Hyundai Automotive South Africa has decided to give the top-of-the-range All-Wheel Drive… more
    Editor 241
  • General Motors appoints South African to head up the company's Chevrolet Business in Southeast Asia
    Aug 22, 2017 Press Releases

    General Motors appoints South African to…

    General Motors today announced the reorganisation of its Chevrolet business in Southeast Asia. Its units in Thailand, Indonesia and Vietnam will be placed under a new leadership team led by incoming GM Southeast Asia President Ian Nicholls,… more
    Editor 206
  • Team South Africa wins third annual International Spirit of Amarok
    Aug 22, 2017 Press Releases

    Team South Africa wins third annual…

    Team South Africa has once again claimed the Gold medals and defended their title of international amateur 4x4 precision driving champions in the Spirit of Amarok Trophy, which took place in the Kalahari Desert on 13-19 August. Not only does Team… more
    Editor 155
  • Senior Isuzu Leadership Appointments for South Africa
    Aug 22, 2017 Press Releases

    Senior Isuzu Leadership Appointments for…

    Today Isuzu Motors South Africa announced a number of key leadership appointments in support of the purchase of the Isuzu related assets from General Motors South Africa, effective January 2018 and subject to various regulatory approvals: Haruyasu… more
    Editor 193
  • New MEYLE-HD strut mount kit fits both the VW T5 and T6 models
    Aug 22, 2017 Press Releases

    New MEYLE-HD strut mount kit fits both the…

    Innovative full-service aftermarket kit allows for VW T5 models to be retrofitted with VW T6-type strut mounts Design-optimised MEYLE-HD part delivers significantly longer service life than its OE equivalent All MEYLE-HD parts come with a four-year… more
    Editor 150
  • Mercedes-Benz Cars at the 2017 International Motor Show (IAA)
    Aug 22, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Mercedes-Benz Cars at the 2017 International…

    Exciting new models and innovative event formats from the inventor of the automobile Stuttgart/Frankfurt. For its appearance at the Frankfurt International Motor Show (IAA) from 14 to 24 September 2017, Mercedes-Benz is reinforcing its ambition to… more
    Editor 308
  • Gumtree brings rallying legends to Cape Town & the rush is on for tickets
    Aug 22, 2017 Motorsport

    Gumtree brings rallying legends to Cape Town…

    Local petrol heads are set to be thrilled at the hottest event on this year’s motorsport calendar, the Gumtree World Rallycross of South Africa. Tickets are now on sale for the action-packed weekend, to be held at Killarney International Raceway in… more
    Editor 275
  • Volkswagen Group South Africa is the Exporter of the Year!
    Aug 22, 2017 Press Releases

    Volkswagen Group South Africa is the…

    Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) receives three awards at the annual Eastern Cape Exporters Club Awards On Friday 18 August, VWSA walked away with three awards at the Eastern Cape's Exporters Club Awards. These three awards, namely the 2017 SJM… more
    Editor 140
  • South African Consumer Credit Health Continues to Improve Marginally
    Aug 22, 2017 Press Releases

    South African Consumer Credit Health…

    The Q2 2017 TransUnion (NYSE: TRU) Consumer Credit Index (CCI) increased and continued to indicate marginally improving consumer credit health. The encouraging data come in the wake of news that South Africa fell into recession in Q1 after two… more
    Editor 150
  • Frost & Sullivan: Africa still has ample opportunity for growth, despite current challenges
    Aug 22, 2017 Press Releases

    Frost & Sullivan: Africa still has ample…

    Over 200 African business leaders in Cape Town for GIL 2017: Africa - the Growth, Innovation and Leadership summit CAPE TOWN, South Africa – 22 August 2017 – It has been noted that, despite local challenges and global volatility, Africa still… more
    Editor 125
  • Women's Month event drives road safety home
    Aug 22, 2017 Press Releases

    Women's Month event drives road safety home

    BestDrive promotes Continental Vision Zero message amongst female dealers Off-road driving experience helps sharpen driving skills Defensive driving is the single most important skill that South African women can acquire to ensure that they and… more
    Editor 138
  • My Business Expo :: Cape Town - Get your free ticket now!
    Aug 22, 2017 Press Releases

    My Business Expo :: Cape Town - Get your…

    Get your free ticket now to attend the most successful show for anyone starting or growing a business! It’s where business gets personal with top of the line speakers, business experts, incredible interactive exhibits, world class networking,… more
    Editor 252
  • Entrepreneurship is the talk of the town in Cape Town this week
    Aug 22, 2017 Press Releases

    Entrepreneurship is the talk of the town in…

    A record attendance is set for My Business Expo and Business StartUp Show Cape Town, to be hosted this week on Thursday 24 August 2017 at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC). This all impressive entrepreneurial show case is on… more
    Editor 184
  • Peddle for a Purpose
    Aug 22, 2017 Press Releases

    Peddle for a Purpose

    Wheel Well is still looking for a few more cyclists to join their team Our Destination: Wheel Well strives to be the most visible, audible and effective change agent in Road Safety for Children in South Africa thereby reducing the death toll of… more
    Editor 130
  • Tyre Maintenance - Do it Until it Becomes Automatic Say the Experts
    Aug 22, 2017 Press Releases

    Tyre Maintenance - Do it Until it Becomes…

    If you do anything for long enough it becomes automatic. Driving can be like that, although of course it shouldn't. Still, consider how many times you arrive at point B with the feeling like you drove there on autopilot. While you were checked-out,… more
    Editor 141
  • SKF Product Information - Isuzu KB
    Aug 22, 2017 Press Releases

    SKF Product Information - Isuzu KB

    SKF is offering a consistent range for the Isuzu KB on our roads since 2007. See attached Production Information Sheet for more information. SKF Product Information more
    Editor 373
  • The new BMW M5
    Aug 22, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    The new BMW M5

    The new BMW M5 (fuel consumption combined: 10.5 l/100 km*; CO2 emissions combined: 241 g/km*) takes BMW M GmbH into new territory, with M xDrive all-wheel drive featuring in the high-performance sedan for the first time. This change of tack sees the… more
    Editor 245
  • Hot and cold: Global endurance test for the new Cayenne
    Aug 22, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Hot and cold: Global endurance test for the…

    Dubai. The third generation of Porsche’s Cayenne is in the starting blocks. The new edition of this successful model, which has achieved more than 760,000 sales since 2002, has undergone a complex and challenging series of examinations. Taking place… more
    Editor 222
  • GAIKINDO Indonesia International Auto Show (GIIAS) 2018
    Aug 22, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    GAIKINDO Indonesia International Auto Show…

    2 to 12 August 2018 Tangerang, August 21, 2017 - GAIKINDO Indonesia International Auto Show (GIIAS) 2018 will be once again take place at Indonesia Convention Exhibition (ICE), Tangerang on 2 to 12 August 2018. That certainty is delivered by Rizwan… more
    Editor 248
  • Car Dealer app launch to help dealers sell more cars
    Aug 22, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Car Dealer app launch to help dealers sell…

    Gone are the days of trawling through pages and pages of car listings to find your ideal car, only to contact the dealer and not get a response. The launch of a ground-breaking, new, dealer-facing app is changing the way dealers and buyers… more
    Editor 473
  • Encouraging response for car’s digital dealer conference
    Aug 22, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Encouraging response for car’s digital…

    There is already an encouraging response from delegates wishing to attend CAR’s Digital Dealer Conference, sponsored by the Innovation Group, and co-located with the WesBank SA Motoring Experience at the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit and Conference… more
    Editor 226
  • Petrol head to accompany Marsh on Sun City 400
    Aug 22, 2017 Motorsport

    Petrol head to accompany Marsh on Sun City…

    It helps to be a petrol head if you are to navigate for former South African champion Terence Marsh in a Red-Lined Nissan Navara on the Sun City 400, the penultimate round of this year’s South African Cross Country Series (SACCS), at the Pilanesberg… more
    Editor 217
  • Time to refocus for Hyundai Motorsport after troublesome Rallye Deutschland
    Aug 22, 2017 Motorsport

    Time to refocus for Hyundai Motorsport after…

    Hyundai Motorsport finished Rallye Deutschland in disappointing eighth place after a troublesome weekend. Dramas for all three crews prevented team from mounting a stronger challenge. Dani Sordo took maximum five points in the rally-concluding Power… more
    Editor 215
  • The C-Class gets even sportier with the Edition C
    Aug 21, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    The C-Class gets even sportier with the…

    AMG Sports Exterior 18-inch AMG 5-spoke light-alloy wheels LED High Performance headlamps Avantgarde Interior line Multifunction sports steering wheel Exclusive interior trim combination The Mercedes-Benz C-Class sedan range has a new model called… more
    Editor 244
  • Iconic displays will pay tribute to classic cars, events, and people at Wesbank SA Motoring Experience
    Aug 21, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Iconic displays will pay tribute to classic…

    Ten iconic displays will pay tribute to classic cars and happenings in the world of South African motorsport as well as to legendary Sarel van der Merwe at the WesBank SA Motoring Experience at Kyalami from September 1-3. The display area, sponsored… more
    Editor 219
  • Lambo lads' Dezzi spell - Scheckter & Parton win KZN 3-Hour
    Aug 21, 2017 Motorsport

    Lambo lads' Dezzi spell - Scheckter & Parton…

    Saturday’s Arnold Chatz Cars Mopar African Endurance Three Hour at Dezzi Raceway, Oslo Beach on the KZN South Coast proved a scintillating race of attrition survived best by Jaki Schekter and Greg Parton, whose Drizit Lamborghini Huracan won by the… more
    Editor 250
  • Failure has a bad rap!
    Aug 21, 2017 Press Releases

    Failure has a bad rap!

    This article is a fourth draft. The first version was not good enough; neither were the second and third versions! Only, as a result of honest feedback and hard work, did it finally get its stamp of approval. Each version, albeit imperfect, was an… more
    Editor 174
  • Driving in the wet? Watch out for aquaplaning!
    Aug 21, 2017 Press Releases

    Driving in the wet? Watch out for…

    Tyres disperse much less water as tread depth decreases With less than 3 mm of tread left, tyres should be replaced In aquaplaning, lift off the accelerator, keep the steering wheel steady, and don't brake if possible With many regions of South… more
    Editor 134
  • Light up the road with this great deal
    Aug 21, 2017 Press Releases

    Light up the road with this great deal

    Great deals from Cymot more
    Editor 396
  • Experience and vision are hallmarks of SAPICS board
    Aug 21, 2017 Press Releases

    Experience and vision are hallmarks of…

    SAPICS, a professional knowledge-based association for the supply chain community across Africa at its latest annual general meeting, recently appointed new members to its board, ensuring that senior supply chain professionals with a wealth of… more
    Editor 206
  • G.U.D. Holdings acquires Holts (Pty) Ltd
    Aug 21, 2017 Press Releases

    G.U.D. Holdings acquires Holts (Pty) Ltd

    G.U.D. Holdings is pleased to announce another exciting acquisition to its portfolio of leading automotive products with the addition of Holts (Pty) Ltd. Holts (Pty) Ltd will now be known as G.U.D. Chemicals (Pty) Ltd. The car care product company… more
    Editor 311
  • Masterdrive Newsletter 18 August 2017
    Aug 21, 2017 Press Releases

    Masterdrive Newsletter 18 August 2017

    MasterTips: Maintenance mistakes to avoid [WATCH] A well-maintained car is one important part of road safety. Yet, in the same way, this is how these maintenance mistakes can be counteractive to that. MasterTest: Driving expressions: the Toyota C-HR… more
    Masterdrive 427
  • Sales milestone at Mercedes-Benz: GLC passes one million mark
    Aug 18, 2017 Press Releases

    Sales milestone at Mercedes-Benz: GLC passes…

    Since the market launch in 2008, the sales figures of the successful GLC and its predecessor GLK reached more than one million vehicles. The model is produced at the Mercedes-Benz plant in Bremen and shipped globally. Did you know that. the… more
    Editor 235
  • Action needed to deal with PPU drivers
    Aug 18, 2017 Press Releases

    Action needed to deal with PPU drivers

    AA calls for swift action before more serious incidents occur The crash on the M1 south in Gauteng this morning (SUBS:: 17 August), involving vehicles from the Presidential Protection Unit (PPU), or so-called Blue Light Brigade, is cause for great… more
    Automobile Association 136
  • Mercedes-AMG growls its way into the SA Festival of Motoring, Kyalami
    Aug 18, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Mercedes-AMG growls its way into the SA…

    The Mercedes-AMG Performance Tour celebrates 50 Years of Performance Driving at this year's SA Festival of Motoring at the Kyalami racetrack. AMG - these three letters stand worldwide for supreme automotive performance, exclusivity, efficiency and… more
    Editor 276
  • Team South Africa selected ahead of the BMW Motorrad International GS Trophy 2018
    Aug 18, 2017 Motorsport

    Team South Africa selected ahead of the BMW…

    Midrand/Amersfoort. Last weekend, 28 BMW GS riders participated in the BMW Motorrad GS Trophy National Qualifier 2017, just outside Amersfoort in Mpumalanga. All the participants were competing for a place on the teams that will participate at the… more
    Editor 388
  • New Renault CAPTUR is set to take the alternative road
    Aug 18, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    New Renault CAPTUR is set to take the…

    New Renault Captur evolves to the next level, presenting an even more formidable alternative within the Compact Crossover segment, offering stronger design and a more intuitive drive Diverse engines and powerplants enhance the range offering to meet… more
    Editor 232
  • Hyundai Motorsport wants to repeat its good run in Rally Deutschland
    Aug 17, 2017 Motorsport

    Hyundai Motorsport wants to repeat its good…

    Hyundai Motorsport has its sights set on victory in Rallye Deutschland, as the WRC returns to tarmac this weekend for the first time since April's Tour de Corse, where the team scored the first of its three wins of the 2017 season to date. The… more
    Editor 266
  • Federal-Mogul Motorparts gives two enthusiasts the chance to attend the NASCAR Euro Series in Belgium
    Aug 17, 2017 Press Releases

    Federal-Mogul Motorparts gives two…

    The social media reward campaign also includes valuable vouchers for two winners every week ALGER, Algeria, August 2017 - Federal-Mogul Motorparts’ (www.FMmotorparts.com) fans are in for a special surprise as the high-quality aftermarket car parts… more
    Editor 179
  • Metair Investments Limited - excellent half year performance
    Aug 17, 2017 Press Releases

    Metair Investments Limited - excellent half…

    Recovery of the automotive component vertical and resilience from the energy storage vertical delivers an excellent half year performance Operating profit was 36% higher at R355 million while operating margins improved to 8.71% Headline earnings per… more
    Editor 147
  • Continental PremiumContact 6 scoops two internationally renowned design prizes
    Aug 17, 2017 Press Releases

    Continental PremiumContact 6 scoops two…

    Winner of IF Design Award 2017 and red dot design award PremiumContact 6 is Continental's new-generation tyre for mid-range and luxury vehicles Already setting the benchmark in international tyre tests Continental's exceptional new PremiumContact 6… more
    Editor 193
  • Stunning Fiat 1100 Frua Spider set for Concours of Elegance 2017
    Aug 16, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Stunning Fiat 1100 Frua Spider set for…

    The first ever car to be bodied by Carrozzeria Frua, a Fiat 1100, is set to appear at the Concours of Elegance Built in 1946, this Fiat 1100 Frua Barchetta is the first example of Frua’s work, which also includes the Maserati A6G Gran Sport Recently… more
    Editor 296
  • Gumtree set to launch South Africa’s first pre-owned car awards
    Aug 16, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Gumtree set to launch South Africa’s first…

    South African motorists will soon find out whether or not they’ve been driving a true winner, as Gumtree South Africa announces their intention to launch the country’s first ever Pre-Owned Car Awards. The inaugural event is set to take place in… more
    Editor 330
  • New UD TRUCKS Dealer Opens in Harrismith
    Aug 16, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    New UD TRUCKS Dealer Opens in Harrismith

    UD Trucks announced the establishment of a new dealership in Harrismith, Free State. The dealership, which will officially open its doors on 4 September, is strategically located inside the Highway Junction truck stop right of the busy N3 highway,… more
    Editor 229
  • BMW 7 Series Individual by Esther Mahlangu now in South Africa
    Aug 16, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    BMW 7 Series Individual by Esther Mahlangu…

    Midrand/Mpumalanga. 26 years ago, Esther Mahlangu, a South African Ndebele artist, was the first woman to create artwork on a BMW 525i Sedan turning it into a unique and colourful BMW Art Car. In 2016, Esther was once again commissioned by the BMW… more
    Editor 258
  • New
    Aug 16, 2017 Press Releases

    New "MEYLE Mechanics" video: How to identify…

    Video on the "MEYLE TV" YouTube channel explains how to test shock absorber function Manufacturers recommend that the shock absorbers be checked at the workshop every 80,000 driven kilometres. Shocks and struts are put under heavy strain during… more
    Editor 170
  • MAN Truck & Bus at AGRITECHNICA 2017
    Aug 16, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    MAN Truck & Bus at AGRITECHNICA 2017

    MAN with its special TGS agricultural truck at the MAN stand in Hall 16 The agricultural sector offers various opportunities for using trucks A variety of transport tasks are arising in agricultural business and for contracted hauliers. Thanks to… more
    Editor 190
  • 5 car battery care tips for winter
    Aug 16, 2017 Press Releases

    5 car battery care tips for winter

    Ever feel under the weather, when the weather goes under? Guess what, your car battery does too. more
    Editor 464
  • Data predicts hefty fuel jump
    Aug 16, 2017 Press Releases

    Data predicts hefty fuel jump

    Stronger international fuel prices and a gradually weakening Rand are signalling a hefty jump in the price of all fuel types at the end of August. This is the view of the Automobile Association, which is commenting on unaudited mid-month fuel price… more
    Automobile Association 124
  • World Rallycross Champion Mattias Ekström takes over New MAN TGX D38 for his Team, EKS
    Aug 16, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    World Rallycross Champion Mattias Ekström…

    Racing driver and team founder Mattias Ekström relies on MAN efficiency and performance for team's logistics in World Rallycross Championship Fully-equipped MAN TGX 18.580 XXL with D38 engine is latest EKS team member MAN Truck & Bus extending its… more
    Editor 236
  • Ford Performance to Offer Tribute Livery of Historic 1967 Le Mans Winner with 2018 Ford GT '67 Heritage Edition
    Aug 16, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Ford Performance to Offer Tribute Livery of…

    Ford GT '67 Heritage edition with unique red-and-white-stripe livery celebrates 1967 Le Mans-winning GT40 Mark IV race car driven by all-American team of Dan Gurney and A.J. Foyt Ford GT '67 Heritage edition honoring historic No. 1 race car… more
    Editor 223
  • Full throttle in Central Asia: MAN to present a new low-floor bus
    Aug 16, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Full throttle in Central Asia: MAN to…

    At this year's World Expo in Astana, Kazakhstan, MAN Truck & Bus will be presenting the first low-floor city bus with CNG drive for Central Asia. Launch of the first MAN low-floor gas bus, produced by MAN Auto Uzbekistan Expansion of the joint… more
    Editor 208
  • Be prepared for the predicted cold snap warns AA
    Aug 16, 2017 Press Releases

    Be prepared for the predicted cold snap…

    The South African Weather Service is predicting cold and wet weather, as well as snow in certain parts, in the latter half of the week, starting today (SUBS:: 16 August). The Weather Service says temperatures could plummet to as low as 5 degrees… more
    Automobile Association 134
  • Refreshed Fiat Panda, 4x4 and Cross
    Aug 16, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Refreshed Fiat Panda, 4x4 and Cross

    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) presents the refreshed 2017 Fiat Panda, with the range including the 4x4 and Cross versions for the first time in nearly a decade. Since launching locally in 2013, the Panda range has expanded from the Easy and Lounge… more
    Editor 217
  • Opinion Piece: AMSA and Safeguard duties: A slap in the face of the steel downstream
    Aug 16, 2017 Press Releases

    Opinion Piece: AMSA and Safeguard duties: A…

    All attempts to stop the implementation of safeguard duties have failed. According to an announcement by the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti), safeguard duties came into effect on 11 August 2017. From this date import duties of 22 percent… more
    Gerhard Papenfus - NEASA 144
  • Zwartkops brings on the action in the AutObarn SuperHatch Series
    Aug 16, 2017 Motorsport

    Zwartkops brings on the action in the…

    Review: Round 6 AutObarn SuperHatch Extreme Festival Zwartkops 12 August The round 6 of the AutObarn SuperHatch series is always very competitive at the Zwartkops Raceway and Saturday’s race was no exception, in fact it seems to get better as the… more
    Editor 268
  • Are you South Africa's next Speed Star?
    Aug 16, 2017 Motorsport

    Are you South Africa's next Speed Star?

    It is time for you to showcase your driving talent as round two of Speed Stars' nationwide search for public contestants comes to the Volkswagen Stand at the South African Motoring Experience. This year, at the South African Motoring Experience… more
    Editor 230
  • SKF Product Information - Ford Tipo
    Aug 15, 2017 Press Releases

    SKF Product Information - Fiat Tipo

    SKF is offering a consistent range for the Fiat Tipo on our roads since 2016. Download Production Information Sheet below for more information. SKF Product Information more
    Editor 600
  • Companies need clear policies to deal with racial issues
    Aug 15, 2017 Press Releases

    Companies need clear policies to deal with…

    With racism at St Johns College and Windsor House Academy under the spotlight last week, Strata-G Labour Solutions advises companies, including schools, to make sure they adopt appropriate strategies and implement relevant policies in order to… more
    Editor 189
  • Securing airports to boost South Africa’s tourism sector performance
    Aug 15, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Securing airports to boost South Africa’s…

    Around the globe, travel and tourism plays a big part in the performance of the economies of countries, as well as in job creation. In fact, for the past six years, the worldwide rate of growth within the travel and tourism sector, has outperformed… more
    Roy Alves - Axis Communications 250
  • FedEx Express Launches New Solution For Healthcare Industry in South Africa
    Aug 15, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    FedEx Express Launches New Solution For…

    New Temperature-Controlled Packaging to Support Pharmaceutical Requirements JOHANNESBURG, Aug. 14, 2017—FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX), the world’s largest express transportation company, has introduced new temperature… more
    Editor 287
  • Stuart wins in Investchem Formula 1600 shake-up at Zwartkops Raceway
    Aug 15, 2017 Motorsport

    Stuart wins in Investchem Formula 1600…

    In a surprise outcome at round six of the Investchem Formula 1600 championship on Saturday, Stuart White (8 - Fantastic Racing) claimed victory at Zwartkops Raceway ahead of the championship leader, Julian van der Watt (42 - Race Driver SA). Until… more
    Editor 249
  • Young Guns aiming high this weekend
    Aug 15, 2017 Motorsport

    Young Guns aiming high this weekend

    The ATS Motorsport Young Guns, Richard Leeke and Henry Köhne, intend to continue where they left off a month ago when the fifth round of the South African National Rally Championship gets underway in Bronkhorstspruit on August 18. The Electrothread… more
    Editor 200
  • Aurecon opens Tshwane Recycling Facility
    Aug 14, 2017 Press Releases

    Aurecon opens Tshwane Recycling Facility

    Aurecon has partnered with the City of Tshwane in support of its road to sustainability initiative which strives for a clean and green City and also aligned to the objectives of the National Development Plan 2030. This initiative involves minimising… more
    Editor 191
  • Devin demolishes VW Cup rivals at Zwartkops Raceway
    Aug 14, 2017 Motorsport

    Devin demolishes VW Cup rivals at Zwartkops…

    Review: Engen Volkswagen Cup – Rd 6, 12th August Devin Robertson dominated the sixth round of the Engen Volkwagen Cup in a manner seldom seen before while giving his championship aspirations a major boost with two rounds remaining. The Payen VW Polo… more
    Editor 259
  • Ferodo and Champion MINIs thrill Zwartkops fans with exhilarating racing
    Aug 14, 2017 Motorsport

    Ferodo and Champion MINIs thrill Zwartkops…

    Sasol GTC2 Review: Rd 6 – 12th August Brad Liebenberg and Chris Shorter won the hearts of the Zwartkops fans as they raced their Ferodo and Champion MINI John Cooper Works hard in the sixth round of the Sasol GTC Championship on Saturday, changing… more
    Editor 240
  • Michael Stephen takes Sasol GTC Championship lead at Sasol Raceday
    Aug 14, 2017 Motorsport

    Michael Stephen takes Sasol GTC Championship…

    Engen Xtreme Team’s Michael Stephen has taken the Sasol GTC Championship lead for the first time in 2017, after a commanding performance this past weekend that saw the 12-time national champion take back-to-back race wins at round six of the… more
    Editor 303
  • Zwartkops Sensational
    Aug 14, 2017 Motorsport

    Zwartkops Sensational

    Stephen, Robertson, White Kings of Extreme Saturday’s Zwartkops Sasol Race Day action proved extreme in every sense of the word with a large and appreciative crowd treated to Extreme Festival thrills, spills and sensational action throughout, on a… more
    Editor 224
  • Podium finishes and victories for Volkswagen Motorsport squad at round 6 of the Sasol GTC series at Zwartkops Raceway
    Aug 14, 2017 Motorsport

    Podium finishes and victories for Volkswagen…

    Podium finish for Mathew Hodges in Race 1 Another podium finish for teammate Daniel Rowe in Race 2 Dominant performance from Keagan Masters included fastest lap in qualifying and two race wins in GTC2 Category GTC2 title within Masters' grasp with… more
    Editor 250
  • Expedition into the urban jungle for the new BMW X2.
    Aug 14, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Expedition into the urban jungle for the new…

    Through the city in an extravagant digital camouflage design. The new BMW X2* still has some time to go before its highly anticipated world premiere. But even though it’s still in its development phase, the latest Sports Activity Coupé from the BMW… more
    Editor 275
  • Put Your Bike on Show at Bike Buyers
    Aug 14, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Put Your Bike on Show at Bike Buyers

    Put Your Bike on Show at Bike Buyers the largest and most trusted purchasers of motorcycles in South Africa. Bike Buyers, a division of Fire It Up! is situated in Fourways and is well known nationally for purchasing premium motorcycles and paying… more
    Editor 208
  • New Honda CR-V
    Aug 14, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    New Honda CR-V

    Premium design meets sophisticated technology in an advanced SUV package Bold aesthetics underscore new Honda CR-V’s advanced design First CR-V to offer high-power, high-efficiency turbo engine technology Premium interior focuses on comfort, style,… more
    Editor 234
  • Women in sport: Mercedes-Benz & Laureus Sport for Good Foundation SA breakfast series
    Aug 14, 2017 Press Releases

    Women in sport: Mercedes-Benz & Laureus…

    Mercedes-Benz South Africa and the Laureus Sport for Good Foundation celebrate women in sport Mercedes-Benz South Africa and Laureus passionate about making change through sport Six annual sports-themed breakfasts with seasoned sporting… more
    Editor 195
  • Technical measure for the BMW M3 Sedan, BMW M4 Coupe and BMW M4 Convertible.
    Aug 14, 2017 Press Releases

    Technical measure for the BMW M3 Sedan, BMW…

    From November 2017 onwards, the CFRP driveshaft in the BMW M3 Sedan, BMW M4 Coupe and BMW M4 Convertible high-performance sports cars (fuel consumption combined: 9.5 – 8.3 l/100 km, CO2 emissions combined: 218 –194 g/km) will be gradually replaced… more
    Editor 169
  • Lotus delivers radical financial turnaround
    Aug 14, 2017 Press Releases

    Lotus delivers radical financial turnaround

    Profit Before Tax improvement of £10m in second half of FY 2016/17 Positive EBITDA of £2m for FY 2016/17 (up £18.2m) Sales up 57% in mainland Europe and six-fold sales growth in North America Lotus is now self-sufficient and sustainable, and on… more
    Editor 151
  • TopTopic:  Sales of BMW Group electrified vehicles top 50,000
    Aug 14, 2017 Press Releases

    TopTopic: Sales of BMW Group electrified…

    Year-to-date electrified sales increase 74.8% to 50,711 BMW Group delivers 1,401,551 vehicles in ytd, up 4.3% BMW Group sales in July up 0.4% to 180,726 The BMW Group had its best July ever, with global sales in the month totalling 180,726, a 0.4%… more
    Editor 154
  • Castrol R the original racing oil for all 2 and 4 strokes is now available from the Castrol Classic team
    Aug 14, 2017 Press Releases

    Castrol R the original racing oil for all 2…

    Due to the local demand for the Castrol R the Castrol Classic team have committed to a large order and limited stocks are now available for customers. Most riders, racers and drivers will remember the great and famous aroma of the popular Castrol R… more
    Editor 164
  • Masterdrive Newsletter 11 August 2017
    Aug 14, 2017 Press Releases

    Masterdrive Newsletter 11 August 2017

    MasterTips: Passengers put your feet up…or not If you are a passenger who often rests your feet on the dashboard this might make you think twice about doing this in the future. MasterTest: Driving expressions: the Honda Civic Type R There is no… more
    Masterdrive 120
  • First National Battery mining cap lamps awarded highest safety and design certificate
    Aug 14, 2017 Press Releases

    First National Battery mining cap lamps…

    First National Battery has been awarded formidable recognition in a permanent certificate number (PN 100) for their 4 Volt 4 Amp Intrinsic Safe (IS) Lead Acid LED Miners Cap Lamp. The Valve Regulated Lead Acid IS Cap Lamp was designed to comply with… more
    Editor 136
  • Human robot cooperation: KLARA facilitates greater diversity of versions in production at Audi
    Aug 14, 2017 Press Releases

    Human robot cooperation: KLARA facilitates…

    Expansion of human‑robot cooperation Safe collaboration between man and machine without protective fence Rapid implementation due to integration as a module New robot colleague in the assembly of Audi A4/A5 models: People and robot now work there… more
    Editor 141
  • Third annual International Spirit of Amarok kicks off this weekend
    Aug 11, 2017 Motorsport

    Third annual International Spirit of Amarok…

    The countdown to the start of the third annual International Spirit of Amarok has begun. The competition, which will see teams from South Africa, Australia, Botswana, Germany, Namibia, Russia and the United Kingdom battling it out to be named the… more
    Editor 302
  • Volkswagen Group South Africa continues to build on its successes
    Aug 11, 2017 Press Releases

    Volkswagen Group South Africa continues to…

    Passenger market Leader with 22.8% share Nearly a quarter of all cars sold in South Africa supplied by Volkswagen Group South Africa On-going progress in Africa expansion Employees remain focal point Volkswagen Group South, the country's leading… more
    Editor 250
  • FlexQube in successful relationship with Proterra, the maker of zero emission buses!
    Aug 11, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    FlexQube in successful relationship with…

    FlexQube and Proterra has together during 2017 designed and implemented more than 25 different designs of material handling carts for Proterra’s electric bus plants in Greenville, SC and Los Angeles, CA. The total value of the delivered solutions… more
    Editor 339
  • Davanti Tyres wheels out a three-year partnership deal with Everton Football Club.
    Aug 10, 2017 Press Releases

    Davanti Tyres wheels out a three-year…

    Davanti Tyres, a UK based, but internationally renowned tyre brand announces a commercial partnership deal as Everton Football Club's official tyre partner from 2017. A three-year commercial sponsorship deal was signed in August 2017 between Alan… more
    Editor 211
  • Toyota announces the creation of the Toyota Empowerment Trust
    Aug 10, 2017 Press Releases

    Toyota announces the creation of the Toyota…

    R42 million fund to focus on skills and enterprise development Trust to begin operations in January 2018 Initial focus on the training of specialised automation technicians. Toyota South Africa Motors (TSAM) on Tuesday 8 August, announced the… more
    Editor 160
  • Ford Identifies Five Global Mobility Megatrends
    Aug 10, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Ford Identifies Five Global Mobility…

    Ford identifies five global mobility megatrends Ford Smart Mobility is a long-term plan to use innovation and big data to take Ford to the next level Projects developed over the past three years already include connectivity, mobility, autonomous… more
    Editor 312
  • Truck sales down but businesses still have confidence in market
    Aug 10, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Truck sales down but businesses still have…

    The seventh month of the year saw the commercial vehicle market experience negative growth in all three truck sub-segments of the market. This is according to the latest results released by the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of… more
    Editor 245
  • South African cross country series heads for exciting climax
    Aug 10, 2017 Motorsport

    South African cross country series heads for…

    Only one point separates the top three crews in Class P With three close championships the Special Vehicle category in the South African Cross Country Series (SACCS), the two remaining events on the calendar are scheduled for an explosive climax.… more
    Editor 275
  • Mazda Announces Long-Term Vision for Technology Development, 'Sustainable Zoom-Zoom 2030'
    Aug 08, 2017 Press Releases

    Mazda Announces Long-Term Vision for…

    Introduces SKYACTIV-X, world's first commercial petrol engine to use compression ignition Mazda Motor Corporation announced 'Sustainable Zoom-Zoom 2030', a new long-term vision for technology development that looks ahead to the year 2030. As part of… more
    Editor 223
  • No-hassle general inspection: New MEYLE-ORIGINAL exhaust temperature sensors/HTS
    Aug 08, 2017 Press Releases

    No-hassle general inspection: New…

    Making new additions to its range of high-temperature sensors Hamburg-based manufacturer MEYLE now offers some 150 different HTS applications to fit over 26 million vehicles in Europe Precise measurements for maximum fuel efficiency and minimum… more
    Editor 164
  • Volkswagen Volunteer Project Leaves a Living Legacy
    Aug 08, 2017 Press Releases

    Volkswagen Volunteer Project Leaves a Living…

    Volkswagen Show of Hands volunteer programme comes to the aid of Bathabile Primary School Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) upgrade facilities and leave a legacy Bathabile Primary School is a farm school situated in Olievenhoutsbosch, Centurion.… more
    Editor 156
  • New Tiger Wheel & Tyre Store Opens in Mokopane
    Aug 08, 2017 Press Releases

    New Tiger Wheel & Tyre Store Opens in…

    On 3 August 2017, a brand new Tiger Wheel & Tyre store opened at the Mokopane Plaza at the corner of Schoeman and de Klerk Streets in Mokopane, Limpopo. The store will be managed by Kamogelo Joubert Mothoa, who will be ably assisted by a team of… more
    Editor 169
  • Car Accidents – Claiming Compensation? What you need to know
    Aug 08, 2017 Press Releases

    Car Accidents – Claiming Compensation? What…

    More than 70,000 people were seriously injured and over 210,000 people suffered minor injuries in road accidents in South Africa in 2016. If you have been involved in a car accident and it is not your fault, you may wish to claim compensation for… more
    Editor 173
  • Groupe Renault signs a new joint venture in Iran
    Aug 08, 2017 Press Releases

    Groupe Renault signs a new joint venture in…

    Groupe Renault, IDRO and PARTO NEGIN NASEH Co (NEGIN Holding) are announcing the creation of a new joint venture company in Iran to boost Renault's presence in the country and step up the brand's growth. The joint venture follows on from the… more
    Editor 156
  • 8 top tips for women drivers this Women’s month
    Aug 08, 2017 Press Releases

    8 top tips for women drivers this Women’s…

    As we celebrate women this month, Pieter Niemand, Director of the Motor Industry Workshop Association (MIWA), shares some important tips every woman driver should be aware of. Storage Compartment: It's a car... not an extension of the wardrobe! The… more
    Pieter Niemand, Director of MIWA 156
  • Steel downstream sacrificed for the sake of AMSA
    Aug 08, 2017 Press Releases

    Steel downstream sacrificed for the sake of…

    It is becoming increasingly clear that the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) is committed to protecting Acelor Mittal SA (AMSA), notwithstanding the potential extreme adversarial impact it will have on the Steel Downstream and South African… more
    Gerhard Papenfus - NEASA 191
  • New limited edition Beetle
    Aug 08, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    New limited edition Beetle

    INTRODUCTION The New Beetle is one of the world's best known, most loved and most individual cars. Volkswagen has refined the lifestyle icon's design, engineering and technology. For the South African market, Volkswagen is launching a limited… more
    Editor 305
  • Five years of continuous growth: Mercedes-Benz Vans sets new sales records
    Aug 08, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Five years of continuous growth:…

    Deliveries of 190,200 Mercedes-Benz vans in total Stuttgart - Mercedes-Benz Vans has recorded a significant increase in sales in the first half of 2017. With deliveries of 190,200 vehicles in all, the Vans division of Daimler surpassed the previous… more
    Editor 300
  • Mercedes-Benz Trucks - New from the 3D printer: the first spare part for trucks made of metal
    Aug 08, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Mercedes-Benz Trucks - New from the 3D…

    Strong metal version in original part quality for the first time Complex, heat resistant metal structures possible "at the touch of a button" Cost-effective, rapid and flexible production of small batches 3D parts supply for spare parts, special… more
    Editor 294
  • A dynamic duo - the new Audi RS 3 Sedan & RS 3 Sportback
    Aug 08, 2017 Mobilty Beat

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

    With its high-tech suspension, a new five-cylinder engine with best-in-class performance and a sharper look, the all new Audi RS 3 Sedan and RS3 Sportback are at the top of their class. RS-specific details in the interior and the unmatched sound of… more
    Editor 254
  • Mercedes-Benz South Africa recognises its commercial vehicles dealers
    Aug 08, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Mercedes-Benz South Africa recognises its…

    Dealers praised for outstanding results Multi-disciplinary approach used to award winners Zanzibar, Tanzania - Daimler Trucks & Buses (comprising of Mercedes-Benz Trucks, Freightliner, FUSO Trucks and Buses, Mercedes-Benz Bus & Coach and Western… more
    Editor 271
  • Cities are key to the next automotive revolution
    Aug 08, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Cities are key to the next automotive…

    The city and the car have been interacting for generations, but this latest phase of their evolution is different, writes the Head of Audi South Africa Trevor Hill Ever-increasing urbanisation and the subsequent demand for development of cities is… more
    Editor 281
  • Bumper-to-Bumper, Bigger and Better, Land Cruiser Festival Ahead
    Aug 08, 2017 Events

    Bumper-to-Bumper, Bigger and Better, Land…

    Renowned for its Africa Record of the most Land Cruisers found on one premises at the same time, as well as the longest Land Cruiser convoy, the Land Cruiser Festival is back with a vengeance to break its own Africa Record yet again. The festival… more
    Editor 605
  • Lazarus Group celebrates 60 years at Cars In The Park
    Aug 08, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Lazarus Group celebrates 60 years at Cars In…

    View Image Gallery The Lazarus Motor Group, the largest and arguably one of the best dealers in Tshwane, used its sponsorship of the very popular Cars in the Park festival as part of the programme to celebrate the company’s 60-year history, with… more
    Roger Houghton 381
  • Automechanika Johannesburg 2017 will strongly feature Trucks, Transport and Logistics
    Aug 08, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Automechanika Johannesburg 2017 will…

    New dynamics: Futuroad Expo and Scalex Johannesburg will take place as co-located shows during Automechanika Johannesburg Trucks, vans, buses, the transport and logistics industries, as well as materials handling will feature strongly at… more
    Editor 295
  • CILTSA Offers Fully-funded Professional Training Programme for Women in Transport and Logistics
    Aug 08, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    CILTSA Offers Fully-funded Professional…

    The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport: South Africa (CILTSA) has secured funding from the Transport Education and Training Authority (TETA) for the training of 30 employed women and is inviting employers to enrol learners for this… more
    Editor 236
  • Imperial Logistics goes the extra mile for rebranded Italtile
    Aug 08, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Imperial Logistics goes the extra mile for…

    Reflecting Imperial Logistics’ commitment to forging true partnerships that drive clients’ competitiveness along every link in their supply chain, the group has invested in a fleet of branded vehicles to match the new corporate identity of… more
    Editor 231
  • Fuel efficiency should top the list for car buyers
    Aug 08, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Fuel efficiency should top the list for car…

    Last week’s fuel price increase sees South Africans paying increases of 1.5% and 2.6% on petrol and diesel respectively. Under these conditions, fuel efficiency is an increasingly important factor for budget conscious vehicle buyers. Head of… more
    Editor 248
  • Zwartkops Raceway the next challenge for Investchem Formula 1600 competitors
    Aug 08, 2017 Motorsport

    Zwartkops Raceway the next challenge for…

    The Investchem Formula 1600 championship reaches round six on Saturday, August 12, when the competitors assemble at Zwartkops Raceway in Pretoria. There are just three rounds left this season and now every lap, every point, every advantage counts.… more
    Editor 272
  • Motul makes a huge commitment to the SA Springbok Vets MX team
    Aug 08, 2017 Motorsport

    Motul makes a huge commitment to the SA…

    Motul makes a huge commitment to the SA Springbok Vets MX team competing in the Int. MXDN World Championship event at Farleigh Castle in the UK IN Sept The Motul Oil and lubrication group has a reputation in the market place for their most… more
    Editor 548
  • High expectations for Sasol GTC Racing Team at Sasol Raceday
    Aug 08, 2017 Motorsport

    High expectations for Sasol GTC Racing Team…

    Sandton, South Africa – The Sasol GTC Racing Team, the only team with two proven winners in its stable, goes into round six of the Sasol GTC Championship with high expectations for a strong performance in front of their sponsors at Zwartkops Raceway… more
    Editor 358
  • Draft amendments to legislation may dissuade South Africans from working abroad
    Aug 07, 2017 Press Releases

    Draft amendments to legislation may dissuade…

    The National Treasury and the South African Revenue Services recently introduced The Draft Taxation Laws Amendment Bill to Parliament and proposes the removal of the foreign remuneration tax exemption, with effect 1 March 2019. South African tax… more
    Editor 216
  • IDC increases approvals to R15.3 billion, advancing industrial transformation
    Aug 07, 2017 Press Releases

    IDC increases approvals to R15.3 billion,…

    The Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) continues to be counter-cyclical in the current economic environment. In 2017, the IDC demonstrated its ability to support industrial diversification of the local economy and recorded impressive growth,… more
    Editor 213
  • ‘Free our hands’: South Africa’s SMMEs
    Aug 07, 2017 Press Releases

    ‘Free our hands’: South Africa’s SMMEs

    There is general consensus that SMMEs are immensely important if South Africa wants to be able to unlock economic opportunities and achieve economic growth and job creation. That is if SMMEs are liberated to fulfil this role. In South Africa this is… more
    Editor 178
  • Just a tiny part – but what a difference:
    Aug 07, 2017 Press Releases

    Just a tiny part – but what a difference:…

    Hamburg spare parts manufacturer MEYLE is supplying clutch boosters in MEYLE‑ORIGINAL quality for the "tankpool24" Racing Team's racing trucks Frequent gear-changing during races means that clutch boosters are exposed to exceptionally high loads… more
    Editor 212
  • Federal-Mogul Motorparts strengthens strategic partnership with Rolman
    Aug 07, 2017 Press Releases

    Federal-Mogul Motorparts strengthens…

    Extensive distribution network sees premium automotive parts brand gain market share in the UAE and MENA region Federal-Mogul Motorparts (www.FMMotorparts.com), a division of Federal-Mogul LLC, has strengthened its strategic partnership with… more
    Editor 183
  • UK bans on diesel and petrol vehicles, what does it mean?
    Aug 07, 2017 Press Releases

    UK bans on diesel and petrol vehicles, what…

    Although timeframes are far off, SA may benefit through lessons learnt in other countries The Automobile Association (AA) has received a number of queries following reports that the United Kingdom will ban all new petrol and diesel vehicles on its… more
    Automobile Association 161
  • Audi receives IPSOS gold award for best customer experience
    Aug 07, 2017 Press Releases

    Audi receives IPSOS gold award for best…

    Audi South Africa has retained the number-one position for customer experience in the South African motor industry for the fifth consecutive year in the annual IPSOS CCE Awards. Audi received the Gold award for Passenger Car Purchasing Experience as… more
    Editor 182
  • Automechanika Ho Chi Minh City looks to build on successful inaugural edition with even bigger show planned for 2018
    Aug 07, 2017 Events

    Automechanika Ho Chi Minh City looks to…

    More comprehensive show structure compliments flourishing Vietnamese market, with dedicated Motorcycle and Tyre Competence The second edition of Automechanika Ho Chi Minh City will open its doors once again from 25 – 27 April 2018, with an even more… more
    Editor 517
  • Dunlop, a winning brand
    Aug 07, 2017 Press Releases

    Dunlop, a winning brand

    Dunlop, long regarded as one of the most iconic and recognisable tyre brands in the world has done it once again, emerging as the winner of the tyres category in the 2017/2018 Ask Afrika Icon Brands Survey. The win comes as the fifth triumph since… more
    Editor 145
  • Volvo Cars and Geely agree on technology sharing and the formation of LYNK & CO
    Aug 07, 2017 Press Releases

    Volvo Cars and Geely agree on technology…

    Volvo Cars and Geely Holding, the Chinese car group, Friday completed the formation of two new entities to share existing and future technology and provide the economies of scale that will allow them to more rapidly develop next generation… more
    Editor 175
  • Progress being made on motor industry code, says Right to Repair SA
    Aug 07, 2017 Press Releases

    Progress being made on motor industry code,…

    Following a probe into practices in the motor industry by the Competition Commission earlier this year, Right to Repair SA (R2RSA) says progress is being made on a Code of Conduct that will bring much-needed change. Gunther Schmitz, Vice-chairman of… more
    Editor 178
  • Masterdrive Newsletter 04 August 2017
    Aug 07, 2017 Press Releases

    Masterdrive Newsletter 04 August 2017

    MasterTips: The most feared car crash What kind of car crash do you fear the most? The results of a recent study indicate most of us may be in fear of the wrong thing. MasterTest: Driving expressions: the Hyundai Grand i10 The best way to describe… more
    Masterdrive 146
  • Naamsa Comment on the July, 2017 industry new vehicle sales statistics
    Aug 07, 2017 Press Releases

    Naamsa Comment on the July, 2017 industry…

    Commenting on the new vehicle sales statistics for the month of July, 2017 – released today for public consumption on the website of the Department of Trade & Industry – the Association said that aggregate domestic new vehicle sales had recorded an… more
    Editor 186
  • Engen Xtreme Team set to impress at Zwartkops
    Aug 04, 2017 Motorsport

    Engen Xtreme Team set to impress at Zwartkops

    Showing incremental improvements through each round of the 2017 Sasol GTC Africa, all bodes well for the Engen Xtreme Team ahead of Round Six at Zwartkops Raceway on Saturday, 12 August. This is according to team principal, Terry Moss, who believes… more
    Editor 353
  • Robertson still in charge with Mogotsi rapidly rising through the ranks - Engen Volkswagen Cup
    Aug 04, 2017 Motorsport

    Robertson still in charge with Mogotsi…

    Engen Volkswagen Cup returns to popular Zwartkops Raceway for the second time in 2017 Round 6 could be pivotal in overall championship outcome Devin Robertson still holds a commanding lead despite a poor result during Round 5 All eyes will be on… more
    Editor 242
  • A First for South Africa - FleetFirst Makes its Debut
    Aug 04, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    A First for South Africa - FleetFirst Makes…

    TrenTyre introduces FleetFirst, a tyre management solution offered by Goodyear. FleetFirst is currently taking care of over 200 000 trucks in 28 European countries, helping fleet operators to reduce both downtime and total cost of ownership.… more
    Editor 308
  • FC Porto enjoys the comfort on a double-decker
    Aug 04, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    FC Porto enjoys the comfort on a…

    The MAN Bus Modification Center has fitted out the new team bus for the FCPorto soccer team. In the NEOPLAN Skyliner, the talented players and team can not only travel to their matches in comfort, but also relax before and after the matches. The MAN… more
    Editor 297
  • 50 Years of NEOPLAN Skyliner: Loyal since day one
    Aug 04, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    50 Years of NEOPLAN Skyliner: Loyal since…

    When the NEOPLAN Skyliner was introduced in 1967, it immediately gained countless fans as the world's first double-decker coach. Among them, Voyages Leroy. The Belgian tour operator bought the first double-decker in Belgium. Since then, it has… more
    Editor 264
  • Better Access and Parking at New Tiger Wheel & Tyre Pretoria Location
    Aug 04, 2017 Press Releases

    Better Access and Parking at New Tiger Wheel…

    Tiger Wheel & Tyre Pretoria CBD has shiny new premises at the corner of Nana Sita and Sophie de Bruyn Streets - a better-situated location that offers improved driving access as well as on-site parking. While the store is brand new, loyal customers… more
    Editor 226
  • New Advantage Plus Offers Maximum Benefits to Tiger Wheel & Tyre Shoppers
    Aug 04, 2017 Press Releases

    New Advantage Plus Offers Maximum Benefits…

    Tiger Wheel & Tyre has launched a new programme to reward customers. Joining Advantage Plus now gives vehicle owners exclusive access to members-only special offers, great deals and the means to quickly and securely access the brand's online store.… more
    Editor 166
  • From Left to Right Back Row:  Mr Jacob Meyer, Uitenhage Primary School Principal, Ansulene Prinsloo, Eastern Cape YE Foundation Implementation Agent, Vernon Naidoo, Volkswagen Community Trust Manager. From Left to Right Front Row:  Adele De Vos, Keano Cannon, Cameron Liessing - Learners from Uitenhage Primary School
    Aug 01, 2017 Press Releases

    Young Entrepreneurs Foundation and…

    112 Uitenhage Primary Children taking part in the Young Entrepreneurs Foundation Programme Teaching children vital entrepreneurial and financial literacy skills On 31 July 2017, the Young Entrepreneurs (YE) Foundation launched its first programme in… more
    Editor 226
  • Motoring icon celebrates 50 years with a growl
    Aug 01, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Motoring icon celebrates 50 years with a…

    To mark its half-century, Mercedes-AMG calls on South Africa to imitate its distinctive engine growl After 50 years of Driving Performance, Mercedes-AMG has given the world one distinctly recognisable voice: the signature growl of the AMG engine. To… more
    Editor 359
  • HondaJet Customers Embark on 80-Day World Tour
    Aug 01, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    HondaJet Customers Embark on 80-Day World…

    The HondaJet is taking part in a modern day spin on the classic Around the World in 80 Days when a pair of customers take it on a global tour beginning August 4. Honda Aircraft's customers Julian and Kim MacQueen will fly their HondaJet to up to 26… more
    Editor 232
  • Rui Silva announced as new managing director for Subaru Southern Africa
    Aug 01, 2017 Press Releases

    Rui Silva announced as new managing director…

    Subaru Southern Africa has appointed South African Rui Silva as its new Managing Director. Having joined Subaru Southern Africa in 1994 as an accountant, 2 years after the brand was established in South Africa, Mr. Silva has enjoyed a long-standing… more
    Editor 184
  • HONDA CR-V: A proud heritage of global sales success
    Aug 01, 2017 Mobilty Beat

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

    More than 9,0-million CR-Vs sold globally since 1995 Fourth-generation CR-V is world's best-selling SUV (JATO, CY2013-2016) Two decades and four generations of CR-V success in South Africa The current Honda CR-V is the world's Best-Selling SUV, with… more
    Editor 254
  • R-Design models add sporty edge to Volvo S90 range
    Aug 01, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    R-Design models add sporty edge to Volvo S90…

    The Volvo S90, which made its debut in South Africa in January 2017, is now available in sportier and more athletic R-Design guise. Available with all four available engines, the new R-Design models add a more dynamic level of appeal to the thus-far… more
    Editor 349
  • ATS Young Guns...more firepower, then the ammo ran out...
    Aug 01, 2017 Motorsport

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

    Character-building…in PR-speak that’s the best way to describe the past weekend for Richard Leeke and Henry Köhne - aka the ATS Motorsport Young Guns. The Harrismith 400, which ended just outside the Free State town of that name on July 29, didn’t… more
    Editor 313
  • Lucky the Cheetah, still as determined as ever
    Jul 31, 2017 Press Releases

    Lucky the Cheetah, still as determined as…

    From being a TV star to surrogate mom to many orphaned cheetah cubs that come to N/a'an ku sê Wildlife Sanctuary in Namibia, Lucky has lived quite the life. You might remember Luck as the three-legged cheetah which captured the hearts of South… more
    Editor 224
  • Volkswagen Continue to Upgrade and Uplift Community
    Jul 31, 2017 Press Releases

    Volkswagen Continue to Upgrade and Uplift…

    Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) upgrades Mngcunube Primary School VWSA Employees living the spirit of Nelson Mandela Saturday 29 July 2017, marked the 14th VWSA community volunteer project run in Nelson Mandela Bay Metro and the 20th… more
    Editor 207
  • Goodyear South Africa puts a smile on 577 little faces
    Jul 31, 2017 Press Releases

    Goodyear South Africa puts a smile on 577…

    Port Elizabeth - Goodyear South Africa employees came together at Stephen Nkomo Primary School in Kwanobuhle on 26 July 2017, with one goal in mind - to see 577 learners smile for 67 minutes. The excitement was tangible when the learners saw the… more
    Editor 151
  • EPX Courier Services upgrades and expands fleet with Serco
    Jul 31, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    EPX Courier Services upgrades and expands…

    Serco has completed delivery of 24 dry freight trucks and trailers to EPX Courier Services to add to the client’s expanding fleet which operates country-wide. EPX Courier Services is an overnight express delivery company specialising in services… more
    Editor 309
  • Concours of Elegance poster reveals Ferrari highlights
    Jul 31, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Concours of Elegance poster reveals Ferrari…

    Concours of Elegance has revealed the official poster for 2017, featuring some of the seven rare Ferraris confirmed to attend On Ferrari’s 70th anniversary, the Concours is hosting some of its most important models, including a 342 America… more
    Editor 290
  • BMW i3 “Spaghetti Car” by artist Maurizio Cattelan sold at star-studded Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation Gala
    Jul 31, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    BMW i3 “Spaghetti Car” by artist Maurizio…

    On the occasion of Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation’s (LDF) Fourth Annual Saint-Tropez Gala, BMW France had the pleasure to donate a BMW i3, designed by Maurizio Cattelan and Pierpaolo Ferrari of TOILETPAPER, for the yearly fundraising auction. After… more
    Editor 257
  • Hyundai's Thierry Neuville leads WRC drivers' championship after Rally Finland
    Jul 31, 2017 Motorsport

    Hyundai's Thierry Neuville leads WRC…

    Hyundai Motorsport has completed Rally Finland, the ninth round of the 2017 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) which was concluded on Sunday in Jyväskylä, with Thierry Neuville finishing highest of the team's three crews in sixth position in his… more
    Editor 341
  • Porsche achieves positive first-half result
    Jul 31, 2017 Press Releases

    Porsche achieves positive first-half result

    Workforce grows by twelve per cent to more than 29,000 employees Dubai. In the first half of 2017, Porsche AG increased its operating result, revenue, deliveries and number of employees. Six months into the year, Porsche’s operating result has… more
    Editor 230
  • Victory for Toyota Gazoo Racing SA's de Villiers/Howie on Harrismith 400
    Jul 31, 2017 Motorsport

    Victory for Toyota Gazoo Racing SA's de…

    First overall for Giniel de Villiers and Dennis Murphy First in Class S for Jannie Visser and Chris Visser Jnr Third in Class T for Chris Visser Snr and Philip Herselman HARRISMITH, FREE STATE - Toyota Gazoo Racing SA's Giniel de Villiers and… more
    Editor 320
  • BMW Motorrad Literacy Centre established for Soshanguve learners.
    Jul 31, 2017 Press Releases

    BMW Motorrad Literacy Centre established for…

    Learners from DC Marivate Senior Secondary School in Soshanguve were today provided with a brand new literacy centre to the value of R540, 521 by the BMW Group South Africa and BMW Financial Services South Africa. As part of the BMW Group South… more
    Editor 197
  • Business as usual for Toyota Gazoo Racing SA teams on Harrismith 400
    Jul 29, 2017 Motorsport

    Business as usual for Toyota Gazoo Racing SA…

    Ford NWM Puma Lubricants Ranger teams first and second in Class T Harrismith, Friday – It was business as usual at the top of the Production Vehicle category leader board when the dust settled on today’s qualifying race for the Harrismith 400,… more
    Editor 355
  • Hutchison/Stassen take no prisoners in Harrismith 400 qualifying race
    Jul 29, 2017 Motorsport

    Hutchison/Stassen take no prisoners in…

    Podiums for van Pletzen/Pieterse and Moosajee/Bodhanya Harrismith, Friday – South African champions Evan Hutchison and Dannie Stassen were taking no prisoners when they won the Special Vehicle qualifying race for the Harrismith 400, fourth round of… more
    Editor 267
  • Tough battle expected as Toyota Gazoo Racing head to the Harrismith 400
    Jul 28, 2017 Motorsport

    Tough battle expected as Toyota Gazoo Racing…

    Toyota Gazoo Racing SA's Leeroy Poulter and navigator Rob Howie may still be leading the standings in this year's championship. But teammates Giniel de Villiers and navigator Dennis Murphy won the previous round - the mighty Toyota Kalahari Botswana… more
    Editor 313
  • Newsletter 28 July 2017  |  Another Masterdrive Adventure
    Jul 28, 2017 Press Releases

    Newsletter 28 July 2017 | Another…

    MasterTips: Is your wheel alignment out? [WATCH] Misaligned wheels can have dramatic effects on steering control, fuel efficiency and tyre life. These are the five signs to look out for. read more MasterTest: Driving expressions: the BMW X1 As we… more
    Masterdrive 154
  • GVK-Siya Zama: Continuing a culture of success
    Jul 28, 2017 Press Releases

    GVK-Siya Zama: Continuing a culture of…

    Studies have shown that a company’s culture - the unique business environment that results from the values and actions of management and staff - has a major impact on its bottom line. This is because the culture has a direct bearing on employee… more
    Editor 214
  • AA confirms fuel price hike
    Jul 28, 2017 Press Releases

    AA confirms fuel price hike

    Fuel prices are on their way up again. This is according to the Automobile Association, which says unaudited month-end fuel price data released by the Central Energy Fund (CEF) confirms the mid-month picture. "The increases we expect at the end of… more
    Automobile Association 239
  • Licensing woes – motorists must plan ahead
    Jul 28, 2017 Press Releases

    Licensing woes – motorists must plan ahead

    The Automobile Association (AA) notes with concern ongoing problems with the issuing of driving licences (both new and renewed) at various licensing stations in Gauteng, particularly Tshwane. “We are aware many people are not able to renew their… more
    Automobile Association 157
  • The Future of Work
    Jul 28, 2017 Press Releases

    The Future of Work

    Valter Adão – Chief Digital and Innovation Officer, Deloitte Africa The future of work holds myriad possibilities for change that business needs to adapt to. In order to do so, we need to understand the interconnections between evolving technology,… more
    Editor 155
  • The Renault-Nissan Alliance reports record sales increase in first-half 2017
    Jul 28, 2017 Press Releases

    The Renault-Nissan Alliance reports record…

    Combined sales exceed 5.27 million units from Renault, Nissan and Mitsubishi Motors in six months to June 30, 2017, rose 7 percent. Cumulative volume of electric vehicle sales exceeds 480,000 units. Enlarged Alliance set to become industry’s… more
    Editor 166
  • SAPICS Regional Conferences 2017
    Jul 28, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    SAPICS Regional Conferences 2017

    Get inspired! Hear local and global supply chain leaders in your city! Calling all supply chain professionals, from supply chain directors and managers through to managers in logistics, transportation, warehousing and sales, as well as information… more
    Editor 424
  • Once Upon a T: Ford Celebrates a Century Writing Bakkie History
    Jul 28, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Once Upon a T: Ford Celebrates a Century…

    One hundred years ago, on 27 July 1917, Ford Motor Company set off on an adventure that would change the automotive industry forever. It began with the Model TT, a small truck based on the hugely successful Model T car, and grew, over the course of… more
    Editor 284
  • How to Insure Your Classic Car
    Jul 28, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    How to Insure Your Classic Car

    Aficionados regard classic and vintage cars as pieces of art and treat them accordingly. These cars can be quite expensive to own, restore and run, which is why these cars often have unique insurance considerations as well. Jeff Osborne, Head of… more
    Editor 243
  • Honda launches global NSX GT3 customer racing programme
    Jul 28, 2017 Motorsport

    Honda launches global NSX GT3 customer…

    Honda NSX GT3 race car available to customer teams globally from 2018 Body shell and engine to be built alongside the road-going production NSX in Ohio, USA JAS Motorsportto assemble cars and support racing programmes in Europe, Asia and South… more
    Editor 251
  • New motorsport strategy with a clear focus on electromobility and the GT class
    Jul 28, 2017 Motorsport

    New motorsport strategy with a clear focus…

    Porsche planning to enter Formula E Dubai. From 2019, a Porsche works team will compete in Formula E. As a result, the company will be ending its involvement in the LMP1 class of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) at the end of the 2017… more
    Editor 241
  • Extreme thrills for Zwartkops
    Jul 27, 2017 Motorsport

    Extreme thrills for Zwartkops

    August 12 racing extravaganza set to thrill Gauteng race fans can look forward to a another great day’s racing when the Extreme Festival returns to Pretoria’s Zwartkops Raceway Saturday 12 August. The Sasol Race Day will play host to SA’s leading… more
    Editor 553
  • The new S-Class
    Jul 27, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    The new S-Class

    The automotive benchmark in efficiency and comfort The new S-Class will enter the local market in the fourth quarter 2017, with comprehensive new features. Among the highlights is an all-new and highly efficient engine range with a series of new… more
    Editor 324
  • ContiTech timing belt kits are suitable for 95% of European-manufactured vehicle types now on South African roads, with each component produced to exact OEM specifications. Kits contain all necessary components for easy and accurate timing belt replacement, and are complemented with all other components required for accurate timing belt installation.
    Jul 27, 2017 Press Releases

    ContiTech Timing Belt Kits Simplify and…

    All timing belt kits contents expressly to OEM specifications All OEM warrantees upheld Well-established and proven in European market Johannesburg, July 2017. ContiTech South Africa announces that ContiTech timing belt kits are suitable for 95% of… more
    Editor 260
  • 23 Silver Linings
    Jul 27, 2017 The Phoenix

    23 Silver Linings

    In the Jan/Feb 2017 issue of aBr I indulged in a bit of numerological whimsy when I said that the number 23 would play an important role in 2017 in getting this country the leadership it deserves. Well, that pesky number 23 came up again at the… more
    Editor 279
  • Pieter Niemand appointed to head up Motor Industry Workshop Association (MIWA)
    Jul 26, 2017 Press Releases

    Pieter Niemand appointed to head up Motor…

    Pieter Niemand stepped in as Director of the Motor Industry Workshop Association (MIWA) this month (July). Niemand has been involved in the motor industry for 10 years. “I was very fortunate to start my working career under the guidance of the late… more
    Editor 172
  • Metair Investments Limited - Trading Statement And Trading Update
    Jul 26, 2017 Press Releases

    Metair Investments Limited - Trading…

    In terms of paragraph 3.4(b) of the JSE Limited Listings Requirements, companies are required to publish a trading statement as soon as they are satisfied that a reasonable degree of certainty exists that the financial results for the period to be… more
    Editor 178
  •  IMPORTANT NOTICE | NUMSA Strike
    Jul 26, 2017 Press Releases

    IMPORTANT NOTICE | NUMSA Strike

    The deadlocked negotiations in the Metal and Engineering Industry appears to be heading towards industrial action if one considers the tone and content of the publication by NUMSA’s general secretary Irvin Jim on the 18th of July 2017 on the union’s… more
    Editor 545
  • BMW Group announces next step in electrification strategy
    Jul 26, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    BMW Group announces next step in…

    Flexible vehicle architecture to enable electrification of every model series Fully electric MINI confirmed as MINI 3 door variant Electric drivetrain Made in Germany, integrated into car in Oxford Munich. Electrification is one of the central… more
    Editor 378
  • ATS Motorsport Young Guns head to the Free State brimming with confidence
    Jul 26, 2017 Motorsport

    ATS Motorsport Young Guns head to the Free…

    ATS Motorsport Youngs Guns and their Ranger are ready With a confidence-boosting overall win on the VW Rally still fresh in their memories, the ATS Motorsport Young Guns – Richard Leeke and Henry Köhne – head to the Free State and the Harrismith 400… more
    Editor 385
  • Chemical and Allied Industries’ Association to train much-needed auditors to assess safety of transporting hazardous materials
    Jul 26, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Chemical and Allied Industries’ Association…

    Transporting dangerous goods, including hazardous chemicals, is associated with specific risks that could cause harm to people, animals, property and the environment in the event of an accident. It is therefore essential for hauliers and logistics… more
    Editor 241
  • Keep Truckin' - Rewarding our loyal GWM customers!
    Jul 26, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Keep Truckin' - Rewarding our loyal GWM…

    When GWM - Great Wall Motors - first hit the South African market back in 2007 with a range of hardy, no-nonsense, unbelievably well-priced bakkies, not even the wildest optimists could have predicted just how well this Chinese brand would fare. But… more
    Editor 232
  • Mazda Reveals Exterior of New Mazda CX-8 Crossover SUV
    Jul 26, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Mazda Reveals Exterior of New Mazda CX-8…

    Mazda Motor Corporation has revealed the exterior of its upcoming six to seven crossover SUV, Mazda CX-8. The company's first new-generation model to feature three rows of seating is scheduled to go on sale in Japan before the end of the year.… more
    Editor 217
  • The latest camera generation from Continental gives the on-board computer bigger eyes
    Jul 26, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    The latest camera generation from…

    The modular, scalable, and interlinked MFC 500 camera platform performs all camera tasks and caters to every vehicle architecture. The hardware and software offer everything from simple object detection to the instant analysis of complex scenarios… more
    Editor 323
  • Groupe Renault teams with Microsoft and VISEO to create the first-ever digital car maintenance book prototype
    Jul 26, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Groupe Renault teams with Microsoft and…

    #INNOVATIONbyRenault By leveraging Blockchain technology, customers will be able to save all vehicle information to a streamlined, tamper-proof and secure digital car maintenance book. Paris, July 25, 2017 – Groupe Renault today announced a… more
    Editor 266
  • CharterWay supports
    Jul 26, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    CharterWay supports "Trucks and the blind…

    Looking out for trucks: children learn how to behave around traffic Aim of the campaign: promoting understanding and highlighting dangers CharterWay provides support with two Mercedes-Benz Actros models 116 schoolchildren learn about road safety… more
    Editor 324
  • Daimler Buses is joining CleverShuttle - a cooperation for
    Jul 26, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Daimler Buses is joining CleverShuttle - a…

    EvoBus GmbH has become a strategic investor with a minority stake in the Berlin-based CleverShuttle mobility service Cooperation in the development of innovative solutions for "on-demand services" for transport associations and companies Software… more
    Editor 245
  • The power of Q - the all-new Audi Q5
    Jul 26, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    The power of Q - the all-new Audi Q5

    Audi South Africa is proud to announce the introduction of the all-new iteration of its best-selling SUV, the Audi Q5. The B-segment SUV combines the sportiness of an Audi sedan with a multifaceted character and a highly flexible interior. Whether… more
    Editor 242
  • Europe will overtake the US in the electric and hybrid cars market, says MarketLine
    Jul 25, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Europe will overtake the US in the electric…

    The hybrid and electric cars market has seen strong growth globally as countries work to meet ambitious CO2 targets, rising at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 12.6%. Scandinavian countries such as Sweden will enjoy exceptional growth… more
    Editor 323
  • Jul 25, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    "THE BIG DEAL" - Fiat Environmental…

    Midrand, South Africa - Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) innovative TwinAir 900 cm3 two cylinder petrol engine, currently found in the Fiat 500 and the soon-to-be-released Fiat Panda, 4x4 and Cross derivatives, has achieved a number of environmental… more
    Editor 279
  • WRC: Rally Finland 2017 preview, expect to be blown away
    Jul 25, 2017 Motorsport

    WRC: Rally Finland 2017 preview, expect to…

    Much-awaited ninth round of the 2017 World Rally Championship Two-time World Champion Marcus Gronholm is guest reporter for Red Bull TV Kris Meeke returns to the scene of his record-breaking victory Can Sébastien Ogier cling onto his championship… more
    Editor 304
  • Hyundai Motorsport aims at first podium in fast and furious Rally Finland
    Jul 25, 2017 Motorsport

    Hyundai Motorsport aims at first podium in…

    Hyundai Motorsport aims to extend its run of podium results to seven consecutive events as the team searches for its first-ever top-three finish in Rally Finland, the ninth round of the 2017 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC). In its four years of… more
    Editor 207
  • Volkswagen Supports Western Cape Government with Fleet Vehicles
    Jul 25, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Volkswagen Supports Western Cape Government…

    Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) hands over 350 Fleet vehicles The Western Cape Government took delivery of 350 Volkswagen Polo Vivo Sedans on 21 July 2017. These vehicles will be used mainly for general purposes by Provincial Departments in the… more
    Editor 299
  • Bikes and quads to continue their cross country title battles at Harrismith 400
    Jul 25, 2017 Motorsport

    Bikes and quads to continue their cross…

    Penultimate round of the 2017 SACC Moto championship promises to provide nail biting racing action Exciting racing action can be expected at the Harrismith 400, the penultimate round of the 2017 South African National Cross Country Series… more
    Editor 328
  • BMW Group invests €200 million in the future of Plant Leipzig
    Jul 25, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    BMW Group invests €200 million in the future…

    Extension of the paint shop and new structures in bodyshop and assembly for future BMW model generations Building work planned to start early 2018, completion in 2020 Leipzig. The BMW Group is investing a further €200 million in the future of its… more
    Editor 235
  • Luxury, elegance and dynamism by tradition: The BMW 7 Series Edition 40 Jahre
    Jul 25, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Luxury, elegance and dynamism by tradition:…

    Edition models featuring an exclusive exterior and interior design underscore the luxury sedans’ character that has constantly evolved for four decades to become the epitome of driving pleasure, travel comfort, highly expressive presence and… more
    Editor 225
  • 2017 Women on Wheels – it’s a visual experience
    Jul 25, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    2017 Women on Wheels – it’s a visual…

    “It’s not just about what’s under the bonnet” When it comes to cars, it’s not just about what’s under the bonnet – it’s about visual appeal, emotion and the automotive lifestyle, the 2017 Women on Wheels (WOW) reveals. This is the word from editor… more
    Editor 209
  • Motul, Adam Duckworth Motohead Magazine UK and On Two Wheels TV to sponsor the South African Springbok Motocross Vets team at the World MXDN event in September
    Jul 25, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Motul, Adam Duckworth Motohead Magazine UK…

    The South African Springbok Motocross veteran team announced today that their long-term partner Motul will again be onboard this year to assist the team at the Farleigh Castle International World Vets event in September. “We have our most reliable… more
    Editor 246
  • SA Motor dealers under increasing pressure
    Jul 25, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    SA Motor dealers under increasing pressure

    Motor dealers in South Africa are under increasing business management pressure besides having to operate in tough economic conditions. This was very evident from a presentation by Gary McCraw, Director of the National Automobile Dealers’… more
    Editor 235
  • T-Systems, Dassault Systèmes and Fujitsu launch groundbreaking new PLM solution to South African market
    Jul 25, 2017 Press Releases

    T-Systems, Dassault Systèmes and Fujitsu…

    T-Systems South Africa and Dassault Systèmes extend their global partnership to the South African market. The PLM solutions combine Dassault Systèmes’ 3DExperience Platform integrated by T-Systems with Fujitsu’s industrial computer kiosks for use on… more
    Editor 166
  • An important need to know advice for owners of older cars still using LRP fuel
    Jul 25, 2017 Press Releases

    An important need to know advice for owners…

    Castrol Classic valve master and valve master plus will solve your problem and save your engine Protect your older vehicles with Castrol Classic Valvemaster Lead Replacement Petrol Additive and Valvemaster Plus Octane Boost for cars and any… more
    Editor 170
  • SKF Product Information -  OE/SKF Kit replacement
    Jul 25, 2017 Press Releases

    SKF Product Information - OE/SKF Kit…

    In compliance with OE replacement, SKF has replaced the Timing belt and water pump kits mentioned in the chart above. These kits contain all the same components except the idlers VKM 21147 and VKM 21148 which have a different width. The smaller… more
    Editor 156
  • Tiger Wheel & Tyre Celebrates Women with Free Tyre & Road Safety Workshops
    Jul 25, 2017 Press Releases

    Tiger Wheel & Tyre Celebrates Women with…

    On 9 August South Africa will honour women on National Women's Day, but Tiger Wheel & Tyre is once again celebrating women all month long, during what it calls "Women's Month". In honour of the occasion, the company will host free Tyre & Road Safety… more
    Editor 160
  • VDW’s Malaysia symposium opens up market opportunities
    Jul 25, 2017 Events

    VDW’s Malaysia symposium opens up market…

    Contact platform for machine tool manufacturers and Malaysia’s industrial sector Despite the currently weakened vigour of its economy, Malaysia remains an attractive export market for German machine tool manufacturers. Admittedly, the forecasts for… more
    Editor 582
  • Digital dealer conference will be another drawcard at SA Motoring Experience
    Jul 25, 2017 Events

    Digital dealer conference will be another…

    The CAR Digital Dealer Conference, sponsored by the Innovation Group, which will be held on the opening day of the WesBank Motoring Experience at Kyalami on Friday, 1 September, is sure to attract leading lights from all facets of the local… more
    Editor 725
  • Beware the danger of driving with worn shocks
    Jul 25, 2017 Press Releases

    Beware the danger of driving with worn shocks

    Worn shock absorbers seriously compromise a car’s handling and safety on the road. But because shock absorbers wear out gradually, motorists often adjust unconsciously to the change in their vehicle’s handling, unaware of the danger they’re in due… more
    Editor 293
  • BMW Group statement concerning current media reports condemning diesel
    Jul 25, 2017 Press Releases

    BMW Group statement concerning current media…

    BMW Group categorically rejects accusations. BMW specific technology secures low emissions in real-life driving. Due to current media reports, the BMW Group considers it has become necessary to make its position regarding recent allegations clear.… more
    Editor 279
  • Ernie Trautmann (second from left), Vice President of Hino SA, proudly displays the Platinum Award certificate presented to him at the recent NADA Dealer Satisfaction Index prizegiving. Others in the photograph (from left) are: Ghana Msibi, Sales General Manager - WesBank Motor; Mark Finlayson, CEO of WesBank Motor; and Greig Pringle, Vice Chairperson of NADA.
    Jul 24, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Hino SA makes history with platinum award in…

    Hino made history when it won a platinum award and placed top of the commercial vehicle category and overall in South Africa, in the National Automobile Dealers' Association (NADA) dealer satisfaction index (DSI) for 2017. The results were announced… more
    Editor 292
  •  Spectacular third place on Baja Aragon CLOSING STAGE FOR Toyota Gazoo Racing SA's Poulter / von Zitzewitz
    Jul 24, 2017 Motorsport

    Spectacular third place on Baja Aragon…

    3rd place on closing stage for Leeroy Poulter and Dirk von Zitzewitz 5th overall for Poulter/Von Zitzewitz despite difficult conditions early on Victory for Nasser Al Attiyah and Mathieu Baumel (Toyota Hilux) Three Toyota Hilux crews in Top 5… more
    Editor 269
  • A tough day on Baja Aragon for Toyota Gazoo Racing SA as Poulter/Von Zitzewitz battle in the dust
    Jul 24, 2017 Motorsport

    A tough day on Baja Aragon for Toyota Gazoo…

    TERUEL, SPAIN - Saturday, 22 July was a long, frustrating day for Toyota Gazoo Racing SA's Leeroy Poulter and navigator Dirk von Zitzewitz. The pair battled with the dust of slower competitors throughout the two competitive loops that the Baja… more
    Editor 206
  • New event adds sparkle to South African Cross Country Series
    Jul 24, 2017 Motorsport

    New event adds sparkle to South African…

    Tense three-way battle at the top of Class T in Production Vehicle category With the season entering the home stretch with the Harrismith 400 on July 28 and 29, fourth round of the South African Cross Country Series (SACCS), matters have gone pretty… more
    Editor 242
  • Fourth place for Poulter/Von Zitzewitz as Toyota Gazoo Racing SA tackles Baja Aragon
    Jul 24, 2017 Motorsport

    Fourth place for Poulter/Von Zitzewitz as…

    TERUEL, SPAIN - Toyota Gazoo Racing SA's Leeroy Poulter and navigator Dirk von Zitzewitz, recorded the fourth-fastest time in today's prologue of the Baja Aragon in Spain. This race is round seven of the FIA's Cross Country World Cup, and is… more
    Editor 192
  • Mahindra Launches  Farm-To-Folk  Initiative in Nigeria
    Jul 24, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Mahindra Launches Farm-To-Folk Initiative…

    To augur Farm Tech Prosperity in the country, set to empower the farming community Springfield Agro Limited, a Kewalram Chanrai Group company, in partnership with Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd., a part of the US $19 billion Mahindra Group with a growing… more
    Editor 206
  • Save Weight with ATI's New Clutch Drum Kits!
    Jul 24, 2017 Press Releases

    Save Weight with ATI's New Clutch Drum Kits!

    ATI is proud to introduce our brand new OEM replacement clutch drum assembly for the GM Powerglide transmission! Made with superior modern material, the ATI drum assembly is 7 tenths of a pound lighter than the hard to find OEM unit, accepts the… more
    Editor 220
  • Shell SA launches Dynaflex technology in fuels
    Jul 24, 2017 Press Releases

    Shell SA launches Dynaflex technology in…

    Designed for performance, Shell’s fuels are formulated to help keep engines clean and protected for efficient running Shell South Africa today announced the launch of its next generation of advanced fuel formulations enhanced with DYNAFLEX… more
    Editor 226
  • Mercedes-Benz & Laureus host Golf-Themed breakfast to coincide with the first day of the Open Golf Tournament in Birkdale!
    Jul 24, 2017 Events

    Mercedes-Benz & Laureus hosted Golf-Themed…

    Mercedes-Benz South Africa (MBSA) and The Laureus Sport for Good Foundation South Africa announced this week that they will once again be hosting their nationwide sport-themed breakfast series. The golf-themed breakfast event was the first of the… more
    Editor 537
  • Partinform Mthatha
    Jul 24, 2017 Partinform

    Partinform Mthatha

    Six days before the 99th anniversary of Nelson Mandela’s birth date, the Partinform Automotive Components Trade Show made its way to the rolling hills of the Transkei, taking its message to the hinterland of the Eastern Cape. Call it coincidence,… more
    Editor 296
  • A dozen - a baker's dozen! - Reasons to love Haval: The brand that's redefining the SA SUV landscape
    Jul 21, 2017 Motoring

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

    1) Haval last year sold over one million SUVs on its home market in China. Pause to digest that figure. That's close to double - yes, double! - the total number of new vehicles sold per annum in South Africa. Clearly the discerning Chinese market is… more
    Editor 254
  • New Golf R & Golf GTD
    Jul 21, 2017 Motoring

    New Golf R & Golf GTD

    INTRODUCTION Following the launch of the new Golf TSI and Golf GTI facelift in May, Volkswagen has introduced two more performance models in the Golf range namely the Golf R and Golf GTD. With over 350 000 Golf's sold in South Africa since its… more
    Editor 252
  • Express your individuality with the new Volvo XC40 compact SUV
    Jul 21, 2017 Motoring

    Express your individuality with the new…

    With dozens of possible exterior and interior colour combinations, personalisation is at the core of the colourful new Volvo XC40, Volvo Cars' first-ever entry in the compact premium SUV segment. The highly anticipated XC40, set to be revealed later… more
    Editor 273
  • SA race hero Raoul Hyman graduates with an LLB
    Jul 21, 2017 Motorsport

    SA race hero Raoul Hyman graduates with an…

    South Africa’s GP3 race star Raoul Hyman may have been prevented from repeating his high after his recent Austrian victory, when his car slowed with a technical problem in the first race over the British Grand Prix weekend, but the London-based… more
    Editor 209
  • Sports Machine for Connoisseurs: Insignia GSi Makes the Difference
    Jul 21, 2017 Motoring

    Sports Machine for Connoisseurs: Insignia…

    Sharper: sporty front and rear design plus eye-catching 20-inch wheels More precise: FlexRide chassis and Brembo brakes tuned to optimum at Nürburging Efficient: lightweight, turbocharging and friction optimized eight-speed automatic Higher grip:… more
    Editor 335
  • Upcoming Events 21-31 July
    Jul 21, 2017 Events

    Upcoming Events 21-31 July

    INTERNATIONAL EVENTS 21.07.2017 FIM ENDURO WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, CASTELO BRANCO 23.07.2017 FIM MXGP/MX2 MOTOCROSS WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS, LOKET, CZECH REP 23.07.2017 FIM CEV REPSOL MOTO3™ JUNIOR WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, ESTORIL 28.07.2017 FIA WORLD RALLY… more
    Editor 683
  • Ford honoured for water saving initiatives
    Jul 21, 2017 Press Releases

    Ford honoured for water saving initiatives

    Ford Motor Company is a responsible global corporate citizen with an aggressive focus on reducing water usage in its manufacturing Ford has been acknowledged as world-leading for the past two years by CDP, an international company which is driving… more
    Editor 201
  • Board of Management changes at BMW AG.
    Jul 21, 2017 Press Releases

    Board of Management changes at BMW AG

    Ian Robertson to retire in 2018. Pieter Nota to assume responsibility for Sales and Brand BMW. Munich. On 1 January 2018 Pieter Nota will join the Board of Management of BMW AG and head the division responsible for sales and brand BMW as well as… more
    Editor 255
  • G.U.D. Holdings announces new CEO
    Jul 21, 2017 Press Releases

    G.U.D. Holdings announces new CEO

    G.U.D. Holdings embarks on a new era of leadership from July 2017 with the announcement of their new Chief Executive Officer, Chris Haworth. Chris Haworth joined G.U.D. Holdings in 2001 and became the General Manager of their Prospecton… more
    Editor 225
  • SKF Product Information - SKF Wheel Bearing Kits for Mercedes Models
    Jul 21, 2017 Press Releases

    SKF Product Information - SKF Wheel Bearing…

    SKF is the First supplier to offer Wheel bearing kits for the new Mercedes models! SKF is the First supplier to offer a consistent Wheel bearing kit range with VKBA 7093 T kit covering all the engines! Production Information Sheet more
    Editor 289
  • Partinform Tzaneen
    Jul 21, 2017 Partinform

    Partinform Tzaneen

    Partinform, the trade roadshow was in Tzaneen at the Fairview Hotel and Village on 10 May 2017, giving the auto fraternity a bit of a massage and special treatment. The Village at Fairview is situated in the picturesque town of Tzaneen, Limpopo. The… more
    Editor 293
  • Partinform blooms in Bloemfontein
    Jul 21, 2017 Partinform

    Partinform blooms in Bloemfontein

    The third stop for the Partinform Road Show was Bloemfontein, the sixth largest city in South Africa, situated in the Free State Province. Partinform welcomed 185 guests on the 5th of April 2017, making it the biggest show yet on the Road Show… more
    Editor 218
  • SA’s automotive workshops legally and morally required to manage used oil responsibly
    Jul 20, 2017 Press Releases

    SA’s automotive workshops legally and…

    Generators of used oil, and waste in general, are required by law under the Waste Act to ensure that their waste is responsibly managed. Those who generate more than 20kg’s of hazardous waste per day are also required to register on the National… more
    Editor 174
  • Renault Duster - Tough becomes effortless with the New Automatic Model
    Jul 20, 2017 Motoring

    Renault Duster - Tough becomes effortless…

    Ruggedness redefined with bold, assertive styling, and a host of smart features Formidable contender in B-SUV segment with over 12,000 units sold since 2013 launch Model range extension with introduction of much-anticipated 4x2 dCi Automatic EDC… more
    Editor 229
  • Class T title battle heats up for SA Cross Country Championship at Harrismith 400
    Jul 20, 2017 Motorsport

    Class T title battle heats up for SA Cross…

    Fourth round of SA Cross Country Series takes place in Harrismith on 28 and 29 July 48km qualifying loop followed by two laps of 200km main race route Brothers Lance and Gareth Woolridge tied for second place in Class T championship in Ford NWM Puma… more
    Editor 206
  • Focus on content will drive SA Motoring Experience 2017
    Jul 20, 2017 Events

    Focus on content will drive SA Motoring…

    "We are putting major focus on the content for the WesBank SA Motoring Experience to ensure it will be an unforgettable event for all our visitors," says Konstantin von Vieregge, the CEO of SA Shows Messe Frankfurt, which is staging the event at the… more
    Editor 670
  • Volvo Cars and Geely to deepen partnership and establish joint venture to boost synergies
    Jul 20, 2017 Press Releases

    Volvo Cars and Geely to deepen partnership…

    Volvo Cars is planning to set up a new joint venture technology company with Geely Holding, the Chinese car group, to share existing and future technology, deepen industrial synergies and provide the economies of scale that will allow them to more… more
    Editor 154
  • Continental advances with the demo vehicle CUbE the development of technologies for driverless vehicles
    Jul 20, 2017 Press Releases

    Continental advances with the demo vehicle…

    Continental is developing solutions for driverless vehicles in urban areas. Contributing to modern mobility, robo-taxis provide a solution for congestion, accidents, contaminated air and parking problems in cities. In the future, Continental will… more
    Editor 292
  • Be safe on the roads before schools reopen
    Jul 20, 2017 Press Releases

    Be safe on the roads before schools reopen

    As the July school holidays draw to a close, the Automobile Association (AA) urges all drivers to be extra vigilant on the country’s roads, as they make their way home from their holidays. Schools across the country reopen on Monday, 24 July. “We… more
    Automobile Association 150
  • Volvo Cars first half 2017 profit up 21.2 per cent
    Jul 20, 2017 Press Releases

    Volvo Cars first half 2017 profit up 21.2…

    Volvo Cars has reported strong growth in operating profit of SEK6.8bn (~R10.6 bn) for the first half of 2017, compared to SEK5.6bn (~R8.7 bn) for the same period last year, after taking market share across Europe and experiencing a robust sales… more
    Editor 184
  • Partinform Port Elizabeth  - What to Buy and What Not to Buy in the Baai
    Jul 20, 2017 Partinform

    Partinform Port Elizabeth - What to Buy and…

    The Partinform Manufacturers’ Association was conceived in 1986, with the express purpose of spreading the message of quality branded product to the southern African automotive aftermarket, and “to educate the trade about a brand’s proof of… more
    Howard Keeg 297
  • Pickup meets lifestyle – the Mercedes-Benz X-Class
    Jul 19, 2017 Motoring

    Pickup meets lifestyle – the Mercedes-Benz…

    The first pickup from a premium manufacturer As well as bringing the progressive design of the acclaimed Concept X-CLASS largely unchanged to standard production, the new Mercedes-Benz X-Class is uniquely versatile in terms of its area of… more
    Editor 235
  • Growth of the franchising services sector: Is it possible in a recession?
    Jul 19, 2017 Press Releases

    Growth of the franchising services sector:…

    By Sybrand Bezuidenhout, Business Development Manager Franchise: Services, Barclays Africa Group The appeal of franchising is widespread. While other businesses often struggle to keep a positive cash flow in times of stunted economic activity,… more
    Editor 152
  • L-R - Ghana Msibi (Executive Head for Sales and marketing WesBank), Daphne Greyling (Head of sales for Mazda), Mark Finlayson (CEO of WesBank Motor), Grieg Pringle (NADA National Vice Chairman)
    Jul 19, 2017 Press Releases

    Mazda's positive relationship with its…

    Mazda Southern Africa was presented with a gold award at the NADA DSI Awards which were held at the home of Wesbank in Fairlands, Johannesburg. Achieving the highest scores in the most important focus areas of "How satisfied are you with your… more
    Editor 214
  • CTSA achieves top rating in Excellence Awards
    Jul 19, 2017 Press Releases

    CTSA achieves top rating in Excellence Awards

    Highest Sector rating given in PMR Excellence Awards CTSA recognised for stimulating economic growth and CSR achievements Continental Tyre SA has received the highest rating for Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives in South Africa… more
    Editor 166
  • Autotalks Establishes Three Branches in Japan and South-Korea to Get Closer to Asian Vehicle Manufacturers
    Jul 19, 2017 Press Releases

    Autotalks Establishes Three Branches in…

    Autotalks, the world’s leader in V2X (Vehicle to Everything) communication solutions, is expanding its operations with the opening of three new sites, two in Japan and a third in South-Korea, in order to provide close local support to car… more
    Editor 180
  • Growing a franchise in a tough economic environment
    Jul 19, 2017 Press Releases

    Growing a franchise in a tough economic…

    Abigail Makhubele, Business Development Manager - All Sectors, Absa Business Banking Modern day businesses in South Africa are dealing with a number of challenges that all contribute to consumers having less money to spend: rising living costs,… more
    Editor 288
  • SKF offers new electric cartridge pump
    Jul 19, 2017 Press Releases

    SKF offers new electric cartridge pump

    SKF announced the introduction of the Electric Cartridge Pump ECP. Developed to lubricate bearings and linear guides in small machines, this reliable pump includes an integrated pressure-relief valve that enables its use in single-line lubrication… more
    Editor 164
  • Italian Car Track Day Zwartkops Raceway 13 August
    Jul 18, 2017 Motorsport

    Italian Car Track Day Zwartkops Raceway 13…

    Italian Car Track Day Zwartkops Raceway 13 August more
    Editor 758
  • First Audi Summit in Barcelona: World premieres underscores the Four Ring’s Vorsprung
    Jul 18, 2017 Events

    First Audi Summit in Barcelona: World…

    New top model, the Audi A8, was the star of major brand event in Barcelona Audi AI: artificial intelligence enriches product and service Audi global CEO Stadler: “Vorsprung is our promise” At the first Audi Summit, the premium brand presented… more
    Editor 680
  • True Adventure is about to commence
    Jul 18, 2017 Events

    True Adventure is about to commence

    Honda Quest announces semi-finalists! It's almost time for Quest Boot Camp to kick off. After having to meticulously work through more than 800 entries, the organisers of Honda Quest True Adventure have narrowed it down to just 40 semi-finalists.… more
    Editor 835
  • Continental actively committed to Vision Zero
    Jul 18, 2017 Press Releases

    Continental actively committed to Vision Zero

    as partners to the global "stop the crash" campaign, continental's chassis & safety and tire divisions are supporting the drive for greater road safety and fewer road fatalities multiple driver assistance systems designed to help prevent accidents… more
    Editor 560
  • Hino, Lexus and Toyota receive NADA Awards
    Jul 18, 2017 Press Releases

    Hino, Lexus and Toyota receive NADA Awards

    The National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) tracks dealer satisfaction with their respective automotive brand in South Africa. In 2017, a total of 40 independently tracked brands formed part of the survey, with 1319 completed responses… more
    Editor 187
  • Busy day on track at Aldo Scribante for Investchem Formula 1600 competitors
    Jul 17, 2017 Motorsport

    Busy day on track at Aldo Scribante for…

    The challenge for the Investchem Formula 1600 field when arriving at Port Elizabeth was to master the short race track which doesn't offer much opportunity for overtaking while still be a rather technical challenge, demanding concentration from the… more
    Editor 196
  • SKF Technical Bulletin - VKBA 3667
    Jul 17, 2017 Press Releases

    SKF Technical Bulletin - VKBA 3667

    SKF Bearing design evolution with mandatory replacement of the cap included in the kit + Removal of the dust cover SKF has developed and applied a new bearing design for the SKF Wheel bearing VKBA 3667. The bearing uses new sealing solutions both on… more
    Editor 179
  • Cymot Weekly Specials. Valid untill 20 July
    Jul 17, 2017 Press Releases

    Cymot Weekly Specials. Valid untill 20 July

    This week’s special is for the knife enthusiast more
    Editor 693
  • Request for the postponement of the implementation of safeguard duties
    Jul 17, 2017 Press Releases

    Request for the postponement of the…

    Open Letter to Minister of Trade and Industry Mr. Rob Davies Minister of Trade and Industry Dear Honourable Minister On many occasions NEASA has articulated its reasons for being opposed to the custom duties already introduced as well as the… more
    Gerhard Papenfus - NEASA 210
  • Mixed picture for fuel price
    Jul 17, 2017 Press Releases

    Mixed picture for fuel price

    Higher international fuel prices and a weakening Rand/US dollar exchange rate have increased the likelihood that motorists will pay more at the pumps at the end of July. This is according to the Automobile Association (AA) which is commenting on… more
    Automobile Association 149
  • Jul 17, 2017 Press Releases

    Welcome back to an industry stalwart!

    Haval SA is delighted - no, ecstatic - to have Tanya Ramos back on board. Tanya has been with GWM since the very beginning, in 2007 - when it was but a fledgling importer of hard-working, budget-beating bakkies, many of which, by the way, are still… more
    Editor 192
  • Mazda Motor Corporation extends the Airbag Recall Campaign on certain Mazda2, Mazda6 and Mazda RX-8 vehicles
    Jul 17, 2017 Press Releases

    Mazda Motor Corporation extends the Airbag…

    Mazda has announced a formal global recall covering a wider manufacturing period in order to place the highest priority on the safety of Mazda customers. This recall follows investigative recalls by Mazda in Japan and North America for three… more
    Editor 161
  • Masterdrive Newsletter 14 July 2017
    Jul 17, 2017 Press Releases

    Masterdrive Newsletter 14 July 2017

    MasterTips: Guarding against vehicle theft With the frightening threat of hijacking looming in the back of the minds of many South Africans, it is easy to overlook vehicle theft. There are certain things one can do to protect your car from theft… more
    Editor 163
  • 60 new golf carts for Magalies Park Golf Course
    Jul 17, 2017 Press Releases

    60 new golf carts for Magalies Park Golf…

    Magalies Park, a time-share facility situated on the Hartebeespoort Dam with exceptional views of the Magaliesberg, is known for its top-notch golfing facilities. Golf Club Manager, William van Mierlo, has seen fit to invest in no fewer than 60… more
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  • TrenTyre steps up to Level 3 B-BBEE Contributor Status
    Jul 17, 2017 Press Releases

    TrenTyre steps up to Level 3 B-BBEE…

    TrenTyre is proud to announce that it has attained Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) Level 3 Contributor Status under the Amended Codes of Good Practice. This a step up from last year's status which TrenTyre managed to attain despite… more
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  • Thed Björk in close title fight after difficult WTCC Race of Argentina
    Jul 17, 2017 Motorsport

    Thed Björk in close title fight after…

    Thed Björk secured a podium finish in the WTCC Race of Argentina to keep him in a close title fight, on Sunday 16 July. Polestar Cyan Racing had a tough race weekend at Circuito Termas de Río Hondo, with Nicky Catsburg retiring from both races… more
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  • Volkswagen national race day provides mixed emotions for hosts Volkswagen - Sasol GTC series
    Jul 17, 2017 Motorsport

    Volkswagen national race day provides mixed…

    Mathew Hodges claims yet another podium Unfortunate incident robbed Daniel Rowe of good points finish Jettas provide great spectacle for loyal fans at the home of Volkswagen Keagan Masters narrowly missed out on a GTC2 victory It was a weekend of… more
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  • Thrills, spills and new winners mark fifth round of the Sasol GTC Championship
    Jul 17, 2017 Motorsport

    Thrills, spills and new winners mark fifth…

    Port Elizabeth – The fifth round of the Sasol GTC Championship was marked by three new winners, incidents galore and superb racing at the Aldo Scribante race track on Saturday. A large appreciative Eastern Cape crowd watched the battles unfold over… more
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  • Devin Robertson denied victory by VW Cup red-tape but extends championship lead
    Jul 17, 2017 Motorsport

    Devin Robertson denied victory by VW Cup…

    Review: Engen Volkswagen Cup, Rd 5 – Port Elizabeth Devin Robertson and his Payen Volkswagen Polo was the fastest combination at round five of the Engen VW Cup in Port Elizabeth on Saturday, a fact that some title rivals found unpalatable. The… more
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  • Friendly City delivers top drawer action
    Jul 17, 2017 Motorsport

    Friendly City delivers top drawer action

    The Sasol GTC Championship war delivered an epic battle in Port Elizabeth’s fifth round at the Aldo Scribante circuit, when local stats thrilled an impressive home crowd and surprise results were the story of a great day’s racing. Michael Stephen… more
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  • Fiat 500: ten days of celebrations for a journey sixty years in the making
    Jul 17, 2017 Motoring

    Fiat 500: ten days of celebrations for a…

    The journey of the Fiat 500 has been 60 years in the making. The Fiat brand's 'great little car' has travelled from Dante Giacosa's design desk to the gates of the Mirafiori factory, from the long avenues of Torino to the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)… more
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  • Extreme Festival motorsport spectacle in the free state
    Jul 17, 2017 Motorsport

    Extreme Festival motorsport spectacle in the…

    The Extreme Festival motorsport show will perform at the Free State Phakisa Raceway this Saturday (July 22), with six categories, on four and two wheels, on the menu. Heading up the show will be two races for G&H Transport Extreme Supercars, which… more
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  • BMW confirms FIA Formula E Championship entry as an official
    Jul 14, 2017 Motorsport

    BMW confirms FIA Formula E Championship…

    BMW confirms FIA Formula E Championship entry as an official manufacturer in Season 5 – Formula E a platform for the mobility of the future and a technological laboratory for BMW iNEXT and other future generations of BMW i models. Munich. BMW is… more
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  • The Need for Steed - GWM Steed 5 Single Cab 2.0 WGT 4X2 Workhorse
    Jul 14, 2017 Motoring

    The Need for Steed - GWM Steed 5 Single Cab…

    When GWM first debuted on the South African market 10 years ago - time flies, doesn't it? - It comprehensively and crushingly redefined the term "value for money." Indeed, while the naysayers might have initially muttered darkly about this… more
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  • (Left to right): MEC of Roads and Transport, Dr Ismail Vadi; ATC Board Chair, Kenny Kistan; National Transport Minister, Joe Maswanganyi and Organising Committee Chairman of SATC, Professor James Maina.
    Jul 14, 2017 Events

    SATC 2017 dishes up a feast of insights

    The 36th annual Southern African Transport Conference (SATC), held at the CSIR International Convention Centre in Pretoria, wrapped up on Thursday 13 July 2017, after four jam-packed days. Over 100 topics were presented, discussed and interrogated… more
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  • INDUSTRY NEGOTIATIONS: Misinformation by NUMSA
    Jul 14, 2017 Press Releases

    INDUSTRY NEGOTIATIONS: Misinformation by…

    The Metal and Engineering Industry Bargaining Council (MEIBC) currently finds itself in watershed negotiations. It is common cause that the Industry is in distress. According to the MEIBC the Industry lost 150 000 jobs over the 10 year period from… more
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  • SATC Conference Day 2  | 2015 Road Traffic crashes cost South Africa R143 billion
    Jul 14, 2017 Events

    SATC Conference Day 2 | 2015 Road Traffic…

    Based on a ratio of serious injuries to fatalities and slight injuries to fatalities, as well as consideration for under-reporting, it is estimated 13 591 persons died on South Africa’s roads in 2015. In addition, 62 520 people were seriously… more
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  • South-African Design Experiences Dramatic Growth in Australia
    Jul 14, 2017 Press Releases

    South-African Design Experiences Dramatic…

    EZDown Tailgate damper The brainchild of engineering solutions company and sole manufacturer, Industrial Specialised Applications, (ISA), the innovative EZDown tailgate damper is growing in leaps and bounds in Australia. EZDown Australia Pty Ltd has… more
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  • Tenneco suspension technology chosen for the car of the year
    Jul 14, 2017 Press Releases

    Tenneco suspension technology chosen for the…

    Company’s OE Multi-Tuned Valve (MTV) suspension technology is featured on the new PEUGEOT 3008 SUV, which was named 2017 European Car of the Year during the Geneva Motor Show in Switzerland earlier this year. Tenneco’s MTV valve technology offers… more
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  • SKF Technical Bulletin - VKBA 6582 - SKF Wheel bearing design evolution
    Jul 14, 2017 Press Releases

    SKF Technical Bulletin - VKBA 6582 - SKF…

    SKF has developed and applied a new design to the inboard side and the flange design for the SKF Wheel bearing VKBA 6582. This design optimization guarantees the same quality level, which is full in line with the OE requirements. The mounting… more
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  • Don’t be left in the dark – be savvy when driving at night
    Jul 14, 2017 Press Releases

    Don’t be left in the dark – be savvy when…

    Driving at night can be dangerous. About 56 percent of crashes generally occur between 6pm and 6am the next morning, according to statistics by the Road Transport Management Corporation (RTMC). For this reason, the Automobile Association (AA) says,… more
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  • Avis van rental supports Wayne Bolton – pedalling with Olli the RHINO to protect South Africa’s natural heritage
    Jul 14, 2017 Press Releases

    Avis van rental supports Wayne Bolton –…

    Avis Van Rental is excited to announce that they are once again partnering with endurance cyclist Wayne Bolton in his effort to preserve our natural heritage and save our rhino from extinction. In 2015 Wayne cycled more than 6 000km in 2½ months,… more
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  • Renault to attend 2017 ‘4L INTERNATIONAL’ meeting and releases previously unseen archive photos
    Jul 14, 2017 Press Releases

    Renault to attend 2017 ‘4L INTERNATIONAL’…

    Fans of the Renault 4 in particular and of popular classic cars in general will be attending this year’s 4L INTERNATIONAL at Circuits du Val de Loire (near Thenay, in France’s Loir-et-Cher region) on July 21-23. The 4L INTERNATIONAL meeting is… more
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  • Four New Enactus Ford C3 Projects Aim to Improve Lives in South Africa
    Jul 13, 2017 Motoring

    Four New Enactus Ford C3 Projects Aim to…

    Ford College Community Challenge (C3) runs in partnership with the Ford Motor Company Fund and international non-profit organisation Enactus Empowers students to improve and uplift communities through sustainable economic and environmental… more
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  • Renault, since 40 years in Formula 1
    Jul 13, 2017 Motorsport

    Renault, since 40 years in Formula 1

    On July 16, 1977, Renault entered its very first Formula 1 grand prix to embark upon a new chapter in its long and illustrious history – one that dates back to the very infancy of motorsport. Over the ensuing decades, Renault competed successfully… more
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  • Porsche enjoys its most successful first half year in history
    Jul 11, 2017 Press Releases

    Porsche enjoys its most successful first…

    Macan and Panamera models drive growth Dubai. Porsche has seen an upwards trend in the first six months of this year: With 126,497 vehicles delivered worldwide, Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG exceeded the record figure from the previous year by seven… more
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    Jul 11, 2017 Press Releases

    The "MEYLE Mechanics" get the FC St. Pauli…

    Hamburg-based manufacturer MEYLE welcomes special guests to its company headquarters Hamburg, 11 July 2017. Since 2016, MEYLE AG has been the main sponsor of the FC St. Pauli Women's and Men's First Handball Teams. Now, both partners demonstrate… more
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  • Volkswagen employees are star problem solvers
    Jul 11, 2017 Press Releases

    Volkswagen employees are star problem solvers

    Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) runs successful shop floor problem solving programme VWSA Employees identify and solve problems saving the company time and money The Problem Solving Team Programme at Volkswagen Group South Africa has over the… more
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  • Groupe Renault celebrates 1,000,000th vehicle produced at the Tangier plant
    Jul 11, 2017 Press Releases

    Groupe Renault celebrates 1,000,000th…

    #ONEMILLIONTANGIER The Tangier plant has produced its millionth vehicle, a Dacia Lodgy. A landmark figure reached in just over five years following the plant’s inauguration in 2012. The design of this efficient and eco-friendly plant, which is… more
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