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  • Brilliant braking solution: The MEYLE Platinum Disc with UV paint finish
    Apr 17, 2015 Buzz Press Release

    Brilliant braking solution: The MEYLE Platinum…

    Innovative coating technology for enhanced anti-corrosion protection made by Wulf Gaertner Autoparts Convenient and swift replacement: no brake disc degreasing before installation Non-solvent paint to ensure environmentally friendly production… more...
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  • Commitment to be continued: MEYLE still a Truck Racing technology partner
    Apr 17, 2015 Buzz Press Release

    Commitment to be continued: MEYLE still a Truck…

    Wulf Gaertner Autoparts will be supporting the "tankpool24 Racing Team" and the "CEPSA Truck Team" for the 2015 FIA European Truck Racing Championship Technological partnership to promote knowledge transfer Hamburg-based manufacturer supplies brake… more...
    Editor 23
  • Four new stub shafts from MEYLE
    Apr 17, 2015 Buzz Press Release

    Four new stub shafts from MEYLE

    Kit comes with stub shaft, pressure spring, washers and snap rings Comprehensive MEYLE range featuring 18,500 automotive spare parts Hamburg, 12 February 2015. Marketed under its MEYLE brand Wulf Gaertner Autoparts AG now supplies differential stub… more...
    Editor 24
  • 100th Model SLS AMG GT 3
    Apr 15, 2015 Buzz Press Release

    Mercedes-Benz and Laureus broadening their…

    Mercedes-Benz and Laureus establish national Laureus Sport for Good Foundation in China Laureus Sport for Good Foundation aims to support 150,000 children and young people in China "Drive for Good" fund-raising campaign launched with Laureus… more...
    Editor 60
  • Mirai Showroom
    Apr 15, 2015 Buzz Press Release

    BUYING INTO THE FUTURE

    Tokyo, Japan, April 2015 ? On Friday, 17 April 2015, Toyota will open a showroom to highlight the groundbreaking Mirai fuel cell vehicle, which went on sale last December. Located within a hydrogen station operated by Iwatani Corporation in Tokyo's… more...
    Editor 56
  • Understanding the waste tyre management fee
    Apr 15, 2015 Buzz Press Release

    Understanding the waste tyre management fee

    A tax is a compulsory contribution to state revenue, levied by the government on workers' income and business profits, or added to the cost of some goods, services, and transactions. Money collected from taxes goes into the general fiscus.… more...
    Editor 52
  • Thule's stylish Trail roof basket makes unloading easy
    Apr 15, 2015 Buzz Press Release

    Thule Updates Its Roof Basket Range

    THE CASE FOR A BASKET There’s nothing that compares to the sensation of wide open spaces, where there aren’t any boundaries, and where you can see distant horizons. It is with this in mind that Thule, a world leader in specialised on-car storage… more...
    Editor 57
  • SKF Product Information - Mercedes Sprinter Classic
    Apr 15, 2015 Buzz Press Release

    SKF Product Information - Mercedes Sprinter…

    For the Mercedes Sprinter Classic (909 body) launched on our roads since 2014, SKF is offering a consistent range for this application! This outstanding SKF aftermarket offer includes a total of 9 kits with more to come in the coming weeks. See the… more...
    Editor 67
  • Is it time for a coffee break?
    Apr 15, 2015 Events

    Is it time for a coffee break?

    AUTOMOTIVE AFTERMARKET INDUSTRY AND TUNING TRADE FAIR Time to brush up on the latest automotive aftermarket news from the last month. This issue features the latest automotive aftermarket industry news and trends, a free press release opportunity,… more...
    Editor 60
  • Easter 2015 is likely to produce South Africa's worst-ever road death toll for an Easter period.
    Apr 13, 2015 Buzz Press Release

    AA sees further rise in shock Easter death toll

    Easter 2015 is likely to produce South Africa's worst-ever road death toll for an Easter period. "The figures which have been extensively publicised in the media this week are only the start," warned the AA. "The daily death toll of 57 fatalities is… more...
    Editor 96
  • Adrift & deeply preoccupied
    Apr 13, 2015 On the Cees

    Adrift & deeply preoccupied

    The SA economy is a thing of many parts, some more wondrous than others. What stands out at present is that at least half is still very slowly generating steam, but large parts of the remainder seem at a standstill. Yet this is not always fully… more...
    Cees Bruggemans 79
  • General Tire - the specialist in 4x4 tyres
    Apr 13, 2015 Buzz Press Release

    General Tire - the specialist in 4x4 tyres

    General Tire is a leading tyre brand for SUVs and off-roaders Extensive Grabber range comprising award-winning AT, heavy-duty MT and new GT PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa, 13 April, 2015 - Tyres for 4x4s and sport utility vehicles (SUVs) are… more...
    Editor 94
  • Foundations
    Apr 13, 2015 On the Cees

    Foundations

    Every human life has a “foundation”, a period which critically shapes it. This tends to differ between individuals, and certainly between generations, often making for the deepest of misunderstandings, not using the same markers and references.… more...
    Cees Bruggemans 53
  • FEMALE DRIVERS MORE LIKELY TO USE CELL PHONES
    Apr 13, 2015 Buzz Press Release

    FEMALE DRIVERS MORE LIKELY TO USE CELL PHONES

    Hi Folks… It is – from my perspective – that generally speaking many women drivers are far more cautious and less risk prone than their male counterparts – much to chagrin of their male counterparts. Well it now seems that this is not true when it… more...
    Eugene Herbert 86
  • New Tiger Wheel & Tyre Opens in Alberton, Newmarket
    Apr 13, 2015 Buzz Press Release

    New Tiger Wheel & Tyre Opens in Alberton,…

    A new Tiger Wheel & Tyre store has opened in Alberton, Newmarket at the Corner of Ascot and Heidelberg Roads in Newmarket Park Extension 15, giving the areas residents and commuters ready access to superior service and the world's biggest wheel,… more...
    Editor 95
  • TIGER WHEEL & TYRE UNVEILS A NEW STORE AND A NEW LOOK AT ROSEBANK MALL
    Apr 13, 2015 Buzz Press Release

    TIGER WHEEL & TYRE UNVEILS A NEW STORE AND A NEW…

    Rosebank shoppers now have the luxury of having their wheel, tyre and battery needs taken care of while they shop, since a brand new Tiger Wheel & Tyre store opened at the Rosebank Mall on the 23rd of March 2015. The new store is conveniently… more...
    Editor 93
  • Volvo Car South Africa announces new MD
    Apr 13, 2015 Buzz Press Release

    Volvo Car South Africa announces new MD

    Volvo Car South Africa (VCSA) has announced that Greg Maruszewski will take over the helm as the company's Managing Director when current VCSA MD, Bram van der Reep, steps down in June 2015. Greg Maruszewski started his long and successful career at… more...
    Editor 92
  • Parkhurst welcomes the Nissan LEAF
    Apr 13, 2015 Buzz Press Release

    Parkhurst welcomes the Nissan LEAF

    Nissan South Africa applauds Parkhurst’s initiative to install electric car charging points Jo’burgers are invited to test the 100%-electric Nissan LEAF in Parkhurst this weekend Test drives held from Verity Park on 10, 11 and 12 April Rosslyn,… more...
    Editor 94
  • Opel Mokka
    Apr 13, 2015 Buzz Press Release

    Opel Continues to Grow in Europe

    Sales increased by around 8,500 units in first three months of 2015 Market share grew, market share gains in 11 European markets Rüsselsheim. Opel is on the right track: with 279,306 new registrations in the first quarter of 2015, the automaker's… more...
    Editor 95
  • Nissan AVM tech to go underwater for deep sea exploration
    Apr 13, 2015 Buzz Press Release

    Nissan AVM tech to go underwater for deep sea…

    Nissan’s Around View Monitor (AVM) technology, a building block of its autonomous drive technology, will help remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) search for natural resources in the Earth’s oceans. YOKOHAMA, Japan (April 9, 2015) - Nissan is providing… more...
    Editor 84
  • Don't miss the biggest ports and harbour innovators of the year
    Apr 09, 2015 Events

    Don't miss the biggest ports and harbour…

    Even long voyages need destinations. Where better than the Africa Ports & Harbours show 2015 to sink your anchor? Ports and harbours are known to be environments that are slow and hard to change but Africa is staying afloat and making changes that… more...
    Editor 148
  • First National Battery recharges with new look
    Apr 09, 2015 Buzz Press Release

    First National Battery recharges with new look

    Leading local battery manufacturer, First National Battery, has officially launched its new image by unveiling its revamped logo. The redesign marks the beginning of a new era for the award-winning company as it rolls out major changes and upgrades… more...
    Editor 229
  • GET IN GEAR FOR 10 DAYS OF MOTORING AND BIKING EXCITEMENT AT RAND SHOW 2015
    Apr 09, 2015 Events

    GET IN GEAR FOR 10 DAYS OF MOTORING AND BIKING…

    The Rand Show 2015 presents a festival of motoring that petrolheads won’t want to miss. From displays of rare 1950s classics, hot rods and street rods, to audio sound challenges, street racing, and the extreme motorcycle Enduro race, there’s enough… more...
    Editor 149
  • AIN'T SHE A BEAUTY?
    Apr 09, 2015 Events

    AIN'T SHE A BEAUTY?

    This 1957 Buick Roadmaster convertible is one of the jewels in the crown of the Buick Cadillac Oldsmobile Club of SA. Part of the multi-million-rand private collection of Kobus Mostert, she's one of only 28 registered survivors in the world. This… more...
    Editor 156
  • DON'T TRY THIS AT HOME
    Apr 09, 2015 Events

    DON'T TRY THIS AT HOME

    Multiple national champion, Brian Capper, shows off his skills to Rand Show visitors over the Easter weekend, in his action-packed Xtreme Riding Xhibitions show. Brian will again be riding up a 3.5-metre vertical wall, jumping across gaps, and doing… more...
    Editor 151
  • SKF Product Information: FORD Transit Connect
    Apr 09, 2015 Buzz Press Release

    SKF Product Information: FORD Transit Connect

    For the Ford Transit Connect launched on our roads 2014, SKF is offering a consistent range for this application! This outstanding SKF aftermarket offer includes a total of 20 kits with more to come in the coming weeks. See the full Product… more...
    Editor 134
  • Annual cycle to raise funds for education
    Apr 09, 2015 Events

    Annual cycle to raise funds for education

    The 1965Ride is set to include three ex-Queenstown College heavyweights in this years ride. PLACE - Johannesburg to Queenstown, Eastern Cape On 8th April, 15 amateur cyclists left Heidelberg just south of Johannesburg, to undertake the fifth… more...
    Editor 149
  • OPINION PIECE: Statues, Names, Inconsistencies and Life’s Uncertainties
    Apr 09, 2015 Buzz Press Release

    OPINION PIECE: Statues, Names, Inconsistencies…

    More than a century after his death, Cecil John Rhodes finds 'himself' in a crate, with a plastic bag wrapped around his face. He is, of course, not at all bothered by this. This whole saga reminds me of the fact that I may also still have a few… more...
    Editor 136
  • Jeff Osborne heads up the Gumtree Automotive Team from their office in Johannesburg. Jeff has decades of experience in the motor industry and served as the CEO of the Retail Motor Industry for 13 years. Jeff is passionate about the automotive space, and is a keen classic car collector.
    Apr 08, 2015 Buzz Press Release

    Big changes to Gumtree Automotive for a slicker…

    Gumtree Automotive is introducing big changes to ensure that a smoother user experience for both prospective car buyers as well as the thousands of professional sellers that already make use of the site’s ad management dashboard. “Since the… more...
    Editor 146
  • Toyota Pioneers Automaker Energy Management in Japan, Acquires ISO 50001 International Standard
    Apr 08, 2015 Buzz Press Release

    Toyota Pioneers Automaker Energy Management in…

    Toyota Motor Corporation became the first company in Japan's automobile manufacturing industry to acquire the international energy management system certification ISO 50001, which requires the introduction of comprehensive companywide measures to… more...
    Editor 188
  • LEMFÖRDER Invitation
    Apr 08, 2015 Buzz Press Release

    Lemförder launch Invitation

    LEMFÖRDER: a worldwide leading OEM brand of steering and suspension components for the aftermarket for both Light and Heavy duty vehicles.You are invited to the launch of a vehicle specific range of service repair solutions for suspension… more...
    Editor 163
  • Does it need to make sense?
    Apr 08, 2015 On the Cees

    Does it need to make sense?

    Results-driven policy statements need to make sense. For one wants to fully understand how the proposer hopes to get to his better life for all. All rational people suffer from this efficiency syndrome. Let us see whether it adds up, where the… more...
    Cees Bruggemans 109
  • Tyre manufacturing industry gears for growth
    Apr 08, 2015 Buzz Press Release

    Tyre manufacturing industry gears for growth

    A high level of confidence in South Africa’s ability to manufacturer quality tyres has resulted in a R553 million capital investment in local production by the local tyre manufacturers over the past year. This key indicator is driving Nobuzwe… more...
    Editor 152
  • Hyundai Motor breaks ground for one of two new factories in China
    Apr 08, 2015 Buzz Press Release

    Hyundai Motor breaks ground for one of two new…

    Hyundai Motor's 4th plant in China will start production in 2016 with capacity of 200 000 units Changzhou plant planned to raise its capacity to 300 000 units by 2018 Hyundai Motor Company has broken ground last Friday, 3 April, for a new, fourth… more...
    Editor 130
  • SKF Product Information - VW Passat
    Apr 08, 2015 Buzz Press Release

    SKF Product Information - VW Passat

    For the VW Passat launched on our roads since end of 2014, SKF is offering a consistent range for this application! This outstanding SKF aftermarket offer includes a total of 16 kits with more to come in the coming weeks. Production Information… more...
    Editor 143
  • Ian Nicholls as President and Managing Director of GM's South Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa and Israel operations, effective 01 June 2015.
    Apr 08, 2015 Buzz Press Release

    South African appointed as President and Managing…

    Port Elizabeth - Yesterday General Motors announced the appointment of Ian Nicholls as President and Managing Director of GM's South Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa and Israel operations, effective 01 June 2015. This move is part of the company's… more...
    Editor 127
  • GMSA Mario A Spangenberg
    Apr 08, 2015 Buzz Press Release

    GM Africa and Middle East Operations to Drive…

    DUBAI - Combining its Africa and Middle East Operations into one business unit better positions General Motors (GM) to maximize the opportunities in the region, GM Executive Vice President and President, GM International (GMI), Stefan Jacoby said… more...
    Editor 128
  • Mercedes-Benz is again proud to be a Global Sponsor of the Masters Tournament
    Apr 08, 2015 Buzz Press Release

    Mercedes-Benz is again proud to be a Global…

    From 9 to 12 April, the world of golf will turn its attention to Augusta, Georgia, where the world's best players will contest the first major of the year in a bid to win the legendary Green Jacket. Mercedes-Benz is again proud to be a Global… more...
    Editor 128
  • The New Car Seat Law coming into effect – prepare your pocket!
    Apr 07, 2015 Buzz Press Release

    The New Car Seat Law coming into effect – prepare…

    This month saw a shift in legislation that means that no child under the age of three be allowed to ride in a vehicle without an appropriate car seat and seat belt. This includes public transport such as minibus taxis and buses. The move has been… more...
    Editor 159
  • The Zero Dual Sport, Street Fighter S and SR models
    Apr 07, 2015 Buzz Press Release

    ZERO ELECTRIC MOTOR CYCLES THE ANSWER TO SOUTH…

    CAYENNE WORLD WILL NOW MAKE IT ALL HAPPEN AND SAVE YOU MONEY ON COMMUTING Zero fuel costs, zero maintenance, zero parts, zero servicing, zero problems and huge savings all for only R1 950 per month For just over 2 years now, Craig Langton co-owner… more...
    Editor 182
  • 18th International Automotives, Spare parts,Accessories & Transportation Trade Exhibition
    Apr 07, 2015 Events

    18th International Automotives, Spare…

    AUTOEXPO AFRICA 2015 - TANZANIA 27 - 29 August, 2015 Mlimani Conference Centre, Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania The Gateway To The 380 Million Consumer Market Of The East African Region The18th AUTOEXPO 2015- International Trade Expo on Automotives, Spare… more...
    Editor 193
  • AUTOMOTIVE AFTERMARKET INDUSTRY AND TUNING TRADE FAIR BANGKOK: 9 - 11 December // Impact Challenger Exhibition Centre, Bangkok
    Apr 07, 2015 Events

    What do Maguire's, 3M and Panasonic all have in…

    They are all active in SE Asia’s rapidly growing aftermarket. Join them and other huge global brands at Thailand International Motor Expo and its new specialist B2B co-located event, AAITF Bangkok, to connect your brand with hard to reach importers,… more...
    Editor 185
  • In September, the supersonic car BLOODHOUND and driver Andy Green, a former fast jet pilot with the Royal Air Force, will attempt to break a world land speed record on Hakskeen Pan in the Northern Cape. Come and see the life-size replica of the car that aims to reach speeds of 1 300 km/h, at the Rand Show's Science & Technology Theatre, from 3-12 April 2015. [Photo credit: Stefan Marjoram]
    Apr 07, 2015 Events

    BLOODHOUND PROJECT BRINGS FULL-SIZE SUPERSONIC…

    The Rand Show 2015 is proud to welcome the supersonic team from the BLOODHOUND Project to its Science & Technology Theatre. The BLOODHOUND Project is set to put South Africa on the map when it comes to world land speed records. Come September 2015,… more...
    Editor 190
  • SuperEnduro requires extreme skill and absolute concentration. Riders need to negotiate a range of obstacles including tyres, rocks, logs, big pipes, water troughs, steep climbs and a whole lot more!
    Apr 07, 2015 Events

    SUPERENDURO: EXTREME OFF-ROAD MOTORCYCLE ACTION…

    Calling fans of extreme off-road motorcycle racing . prepare for an adrenalin rush like you've never had before at the Rand Show 2015 round of the SA Pro SuperEnduro Series. A relatively new motorcycle discipline, Endurocross or SuperEnduro,… more...
    Editor 189
  • Upcoming Events - 17-20 April
    Apr 07, 2015 Events

    Upcoming Events - 17-20 April

    INTERNATIONAL EVENTS 19.04.2015 FIA GRAND PRIX OF BAHRAIN, BAHRAIN 19.04.2015 FIM ROAD RACING GRAND PRIX, TERMAS DE RIO HONDO 19.04.2015 FIM ROAD RACING SUPERBIKE, ASSEN FIM ROAD RACING GRAND PRIX FIM ROAD RACING SUPERBIKES FIM MOTOCROSS MXGP/MX2… more...
    Editor 209
  • Torre Automotive at Automechanika
    Apr 03, 2015 Events

    Torre Automotive at Automechanika

    Torre Automotive, a subsidiary of the JSE-listed Torre Industries, will be at this year’s Automechanika, running from 6-9 May at Nasrec. The company will be displaying the latest products from its stable of WARN winches, VisionX industrial and… more...
    Editor 265
  • Les Mc Master, Chairman of the Motor Industry Workshop Association (MIWA)
    Apr 03, 2015 Buzz Press Release

    Abandoned cars create headache for workshop…

    Cars left abandoned at repair workshops are an inconvenience workshop owners face around the country. Les Mc Master, Chairman of the Motor Industry Workshop Association (MIWA), says annually some workshops have over 25 vehicles left abandoned at… more...
    Editor 204
  • Locally built Isuzu KB posted sales of 1 672 units in March, Isuzu's best monthly sales performance since March 2013
    Apr 03, 2015 Buzz Press Release

    GMSA increases market share in March on back of…

    March total industry sales came in at 55 449 vehicles, an increase of 3113 vehicles compared to February. This growth was driven mainly by strong sales in light, medium and heavy commercial vehicles. General Motors South Africa (GMSA) sold a total… more...
    Editor 198
  • R1.5m NWU SOLAR CHALLENGE CAR ON DISPLAY AT RAND SHOW 2015
    Apr 03, 2015 Buzz Press Release

    R1.5m NWU SOLAR CHALLENGE CAR ON DISPLAY AT RAND…

    If you're into engineering innovation and cutting-edge green tech, the Rand Show's Science & Technology Hall with its SA Solar Challenge exhibit is not to be missed. The SA Solar Challenge puts engineering to the test, tasking the country's young… more...
    Editor 195
  • Goodyear Road Safety Advice: Upcoming Easter Holidays
    Apr 03, 2015 Buzz Press Release

    Goodyear Road Safety Advice: Upcoming Easter…

    No fooling around. It is all about the "CORRECT PRESSURE". The pressure of "road safety" and the "rand" is usually factored in when planning a holiday trip. Goodyear advises that focusing on the "correct pressure" - tyre pressure - could spare the… more...
    Editor 182
  • More to bushes than meets the eye
    Apr 03, 2015 Buzz Press Release

    More to bushes than meets the eye

    Suspension bushings play a pivotal role on 4x4s acting as a buffer between moving parts and preventing abrasion or shock from being transferred and damaging key components. In the world of serious off road enthusiasts every inch of an advantage is… more...
    Editor 179
  • HILUX PROPELS TOYOTA TO TOP SPOT
    Apr 03, 2015 Buzz Press Release

    HILUX PROPELS TOYOTA TO TOP SPOT

    Toyota leads vehicle sales in March Hilux is SA's best-seller Market segment March 2014 March 2015 % change Passenger vehicles 36,644 35,548 -3% Light commercial vehicles 15,933 16,808 5.5% Medium commercial vehicles 1,015 1,104 8.8% Heavy… more...
    Editor 177
  • EMPOWERED: Deidre Elphick-Moore (left) with GMSA employees, Nova Mopp, Malaine Hop Hing (Manager, Employee Benefits and Services) and Luaneta Logie (Human Resources Manager).
    Apr 02, 2015 Buzz Press Release

    Work Life Balance Lunch encourage living a…

    PORT ELIZABETH - Female employees of General Motors South Africa (GMSA) recently learnt valuable skills on how to balance their work and home life. The women learnt these skills during a Work Life Balance Luncheon with Deidre Elphick-Moore from the… more...
    Editor 204
  • The Non-Payment Culture
    Apr 02, 2015 On the Cees

    The Non-Payment Culture

    Twenty years of Democracy. Also, 20 years of a flourishing non-payment culture by a part of the electorate which apparently feels deeply entitled to receive but not obliged to pay. Where is this leading? Municipalities get their income from… more...
    Cees Bruggemans 166
  • SAFETY TIPS FOR EASTER
    Apr 02, 2015 Buzz Press Release

    SAFETY TIPS FOR EASTER

    HI Folks... And so starts another long weekend which we sincerely hope will have fewer fatalities than on previous occasions. We share with you some helpful tips that we have circulated previously and trust you to share this with as many drivers as… more...
    Editor 201
  • Ranger Powers Ford To All-Time Sales Records
    Apr 02, 2015 Buzz Press Release

    Ranger Powers Ford To All-Time Sales Records

    Third consecutive monthly sales record for Ford at 6 889 vehicles, 21.8% up on March 2014 All-time record sales for Ford through the dealer channel Best-ever Ranger sales at 3 107, fifth month over 3 000 vehicles Continued strong demand for Ford… more...
    Editor 184
  • Comments on NAAMSA New Vehicle Sales Report - March 2015
    Apr 02, 2015 Buzz Press Release

    Comments on NAAMSA New Vehicle Sales Report -…

    “The domestic new car market continues to be under-pressure with a decline of 3.0% year on year whilst used car sales continue to show good growth. In line with our predictions, the export passenger vehicle market continues to show strong growth… more...
    Editor 195
  • NAAMSA COMMENT ON THE MARCH, 2015 SOUTH AFRICAN NEW VEHICLE SALES STATISTICS
    Apr 02, 2015 Buzz Press Release

    NAAMSA COMMENT ON THE MARCH, 2015 SOUTH AFRICAN…

    In amplification of the new vehicle sales statistics for the month of March, 2015 – released today for public consumption on the website of the Department of Trade & Industry – the Association commented that domestic new vehicle sales, in line with… more...
    Editor 201
  • BBC Worldwide statement on Top Gear Live remaining dates
    Apr 02, 2015 Buzz Press Release

    BBC Worldwide statement on Top Gear Live…

    “So as not to disappoint the thousands of people around the world who have already purchased tickets, BBC Worldwide has agreed with our joint venture partner Brand Events that the remainder of the tour can continue. These events will not however… more...
    Editor 180
  • Deciding on a holiday travel destination
    Apr 02, 2015 Buzz Press Release

    Deciding on a holiday travel destination

    The forthcoming Easter holidays are the perfect time to whisk the family away on that road trip to the coast or capitalise on the bank holiday weekend to travel with friends. Would-be travellers have many options, both locally and outside South… more...
    Editor 181
  • Seven Road Safety Tips for the Long Weekend
    Apr 02, 2015 Buzz Press Release

    Seven Road Safety Tips for the Long Weekend

    South Africa's Easter long weekend notorious for high road death toll Keep your long weekend stress-free with easy tips to follow and routes to avoid The best pointers for loading up, dealing with distractions, and more PRETORIA, South Africa, March… more...
    Editor 187
  • Keep your car safe this Easter
    Apr 02, 2015 Buzz Press Release

    Keep your car safe this Easter

    Ensure you and your car are ready for the Easter holidays The Easter holiday period is upon us again and, as usual, thousands of families will be making their way to holiday destinations around the country. The Easter weekend this year is from… more...
    Editor 188
  • Volkswagen Financial Services South Africa records a successful first year
    Mar 31, 2015 Buzz Press Release

    Volkswagen Financial Services South Africa…

    More than 35,000 new and used vehicles financed during the first year New innovative finance products planned for introduction, soon Johannesburg, South Africa, 31 March 2015. Volkswagen Financial Services South Africa (PTY) Limited, a joint venture… more...
    Editor 242
  • TecDoc / E-cataloguing Improvements
    Mar 31, 2015 Buzz Press Release

    TecDoc / E-cataloguing Improvements

    SKF goal is to provide superior data information to distributors and mechanics in TecDoc and E-Catalogues. Therefore, since Q1 15, to enhance the searchability of SKF products, SKF has added the OE numbers of all main components! For instance, when… more...
    Editor 260
  • Automechanika Dubai 2015
    Mar 31, 2015 Events

    Automechanika Dubai 2015

    Rapid urbanisation and surging growth in new transport infrastructure is transforming the face of surface transport in Africa, placing the continent on the fast track to becoming one of the world’s most significant markets for vehicles and auto… more...
    Editor 318
  • Enjoy your Holidays!
    Mar 31, 2015 Buzz Press Release

    Enjoy your Holidays!

    Willis and Textar wishes all it’s readers and customers a safe holiday period. Keep your family safe on theroad, enjoy the break and always have your Willis Holiday Safety checklist on hand. Click here for more more...
    Editor 283
  • Win with Gabriel
    Mar 31, 2015 Buzz Press Release

    Win a car or a bike with Gabriel

    Gabriel’s 100 year old pedigree has stood the test oftime, and is South Africa’s leading shock absorber. Gabriel is locally designed, developed and produced for the South African roads and conditions. Click here to win more...
    Editor 307
  • Automechanika Johannesburg 2015 preview
    Mar 31, 2015 Events

    Automechanika Johannesburg 2015 preview

    We are looking forward to welcoming more than 500 exhibitors and many trade visitors from all over Africa......and of course you! Click here for more more...
    Editor 346
  • Berto left and Byron right
    Mar 31, 2015 Buzz Press Release

    CAYENNE WORLD CREATES A UNIQUE SPECIALIST TEAM…

    In order to insure the best service is available for Aprilia and Moto Guzzi Cayenne World have structured a carefully selected and unique team to run their customer sales and service. “It is important for our customers to note that the Aprilia and… more...
    Editor 257
  • SA Modernity Groundswell
    Mar 31, 2015 On the Cees

    SA Modernity Groundswell

    by Cees Bruggemans and Prof Willie Esterhuyse For many South Africans the social and economic structures from the past are unacceptable and need to be changed. It is the “how” that inflames passions, missionary zeal in some, deep anxiety in others.… more...
    Cees Bruggemans 186
  • Left to right:  Lee-Ann Summers - Wardrobe Designer; Selvin Govender - Marketing Director Mercedes-Benz; Eli Mnguni - Events Specialist Mercedes-Benz; Aidan Whytock - Film Director; Colin Pegon - Assistant Director
    Mar 31, 2015 Buzz Press Release

    SOUTH AFRICAN FILM MAKER WALKS AWAY WITH THE…

    The second annual Mercedes-Benz Bokeh South African International Fashion Film Festival held at the stylish 15 on Orange Hotel in Cape Town, culminated in a "Oscar style" awards evening. South African filmmaker, Aidan Whytock, proudly accepted the… more...
    Editor 240
  • Continental-backed athletes win Vodacom Algoa FM Corporate Triathlon Challenge
    Mar 31, 2015 Buzz Press Release

    Continental-backed athletes win Vodacom Algoa FM…

    Clean sweep of podium results for Continental team, with Clinton Gravett winning the men's race Continental team's Liza Kingston, wins the women's race 58 Continental employees competed in 20 teams in the team event - 2nd highest corporate entry… more...
    Editor 202
  • Innovative real-time driving advice allows professional drivers to anticipate the road ahead
    Mar 31, 2015 Buzz Press Release

    Innovative real-time driving advice allows…

    WEBFLEET’s OptiDrive 360 introduces a complete approach to learning, coaching, evaluating and comparing driver behavior Amsterdam, 30 March, 2015 – TomTom Telematics has launched its next generation WEBFLEET OptiDrive offering which incorporates… more...
    Editor 204
  • 1.	LIQUI MOLY CEO Ernst Prost being interviewed. In Johannesburg he reported on the social commitment of his company and on his newly established private foundation in South Africa.
    Mar 31, 2015 Buzz Press Release

    OIL AND PORRIDGE

    LIQUI MOLY expands its social commitment to Africa Johannesburg (South Africa), March 2015 – lubricant manufacturer LIQUI MOLY will take on social responsibility on the African continent, too, beginning with South Africa. This was announced by CEO… more...
    Editor 201
  • Best-selling author and strategist Professor A.J ‘Lonnie’ Strickland
    Mar 31, 2015 Buzz Press Release

    Leading international business professor to talk…

    Best-selling author and strategist Professor A.J ‘Lonnie’ Strickland will deliver an insightful seminar on strategy at the Unisa Graduate School of Business Leadership (SBL) on Tuesday, 12 May from 8h30 to 17h00. Entitled ‘The last 40 years of… more...
    Editor 196
  • Tyre tips to keep motorists safe this Easter
    Mar 31, 2015 Buzz Press Release

    Tyre tips to keep motorists safe this Easter

    As we celebrate the Easter holiday this April, it’s important to keep safety as a top priority while on the roads. While the country is continuously working to provide the best transport infrastructure, what remains a challenge is the high number of… more...
    Editor 445
  • Safe family holiday travels
    Mar 31, 2015 Buzz Press Release

    Safe family holiday travels

    Keeping a focus on both safety and sanity on your family road trips To ensure that South Africans make the most of their journey from start to finish, the Automobile Association of South Africa (AA) compiled a list of tips that will not only ensure… more...
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  • Messe Frankfurt and ZEIT publishing subsidiary Convent to hold ‘ZEIT Conference on Logistics & Mobility’ in Frankfurt am Main on 24 November 2015
    Mar 31, 2015 Buzz Press Release

    Messe Frankfurt and ZEIT publishing subsidiary…

    Messe Frankfurt Exhibition GmbH and Convent Kongresse GmbH, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the ZEIT Publishing Group, have formed a strategic partnership to develop the subjects of logistics and mobility at Frankfurt Fair and Exhibition Centre in the… more...
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  • SA Macro, Micro, Global
    Mar 31, 2015 On the Cees

    SA Macro, Micro, Global

    What could possibly save our bacon in 2015-2017? It isn't Macro even if we wanted to. It could be Micro if we wanted to, but apparently we don't. It won't be Global, unless it is. It has slowly sunk in among most of us, though not all, that our… more...
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  • KIA Sorento red dot Honourable Mention
    Mar 31, 2015 Buzz Press Release

    Double win for KIA in the 2015 Red Dot design…

    Kia Soul EV and all-new flagship Kia Sorento honored 13 'Red Dots' for Kia since 2009 Prestigious design competition celebrates its 60th anniversary this year (SEOUL) March 30, 2015 - The KIA Motors design team has swept the board yet again in the… more...
    Editor 190
  • ROUNDABOUTS SAFER FOR OLDER DRIVERS
    Mar 30, 2015 Buzz Press Release

    ROUNDABOUTS SAFER FOR OLDER DRIVERS

    Hi Folks … One of our more controversial newsletters focussed on circles and mini circles which then inevitably drifted (no pun intended) toward discussions on roundabouts. The benefits of these inevitably also gravitated toward best practice… more...
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  • Signing the extension of the VWSA-DAAD International Chair in Automotive Engineering are from left to right: Professor Udo Bekker (Head of the Chair), Thomas Schaefer (VWSA Managing Director) and Professor Derrick Swartz (NMMU Vice Chancellor).
    Mar 30, 2015 Buzz Press Release

    VWSA-DAAD International Chair in Automotive…

    The VWSA-DAAD International Chair in Automotive Engineering at the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University will continue enhancing automotive engineering following the extension of the joint agreement for a further two years. Established in 2007… more...
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  • Asia Pacific Rail begins next week – Have you registered?
    Mar 27, 2015 Events

    Asia Pacific Rail begins next week – Have you…

    We are only 4 days to Asia Pacific’s leading railway event and here’s an update on what you may be missing out at the content-packed conference and exhibition - 17th annual Asia Pacific Rail 2015. With the feedback taken from previous years, we have… more...
    Editor 403
  •  Jaguar Land Rover is appointing Nick Rogers as its new Engineering Director. In this board-level role, Nick will be responsible for Jaguar Land Rover’s global engineering operations and will report directly to Chief Executive Dr Ralf Speth. Photographer: JAGUAR LAND ROVER
    Mar 27, 2015 Buzz Press Release

    JAGUAR LAND ROVER APPOINTS NEW ENGINEERING…

    Jaguar Land Rover is appointing Nick Rogers as its new Engineering Director. In this board-level role, Nick will be responsible for Jaguar Land Rover’s global engineering operations and will report directly to Chief Executive Dr Ralf Speth.… more...
    Editor 311
  • AIDC EC MD Lance Schultz congratulates Nelson Hlahlatyi and Joe Louw of SJM Flex on being named Kaizen Champions at a Manufacturing  Seminar and Awards Function.
    Mar 27, 2015 Buzz Press Release

    SJM FLEX IS KAIZEN CHAMPION

    SJM Flex was named Kaizen Champion at The Manufacturing Seminar and Awards function hosted by the Automotive Industry Development Centre Eastern Cape at The Radisson Hotel yesterday. In the presence of Eastern Cape manufacturers, largely… more...
    Editor 238
  • Fit identical tyres for best road holding
    Mar 27, 2015 Buzz Press Release

    Fit identical tyres for best road holding

    Bridgestone has advised motorists to ensure all four tyres on their vehicles are of an identical make and tread pattern to ensure best road holding. The tyre company was commenting in the wake of its recent Tyre Check survey which found that… more...
    Editor 225
  • KIA Soul EV wins AJAC Green Car of the Year Award
    Mar 27, 2015 Buzz Press Release

    KIA Soul EV wins AJAC Green Car of the Year Award

    The KIA Soul EV was presented with the Automobile Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC) Green Car of the Year Award on Wednesday during the opening ceremonies of press day at the Vancouver International Auto Show. The Soul EV finished ahead of… more...
    Editor 222
  • Nissan’s Managing Director Mike Whitfield and Gauteng Department of Economic Development seen here with Gauteng Premier , Mr David Makhuraat the ground-breaking ceremony site designated for AIDC's 2nd Automotive Incubation Centre.
    Mar 27, 2015 Buzz Press Release

    NISSAN AND AIDC LAUNCH INCUBATION CENTRE TO…

    Public private partnership (PPP) to grow and develop local component supply chain Initiative underscores Nissan commitment to more than double localised content New facility part of Nissan’s Investment Support Programme, aiming to create 4,000 new… more...
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  • Geopoliticals 2015 Hotting Up
    Mar 27, 2015 On the Cees

    Geopoliticals 2015 Hotting Up

    We are barely at the end of the 1Q2015 and the geopoliticals are in hot flux, opening up all kinds of open-ended scenarios with a global reach. Pre-1914 it isn't (yet) but the jitters are growing daily. How far will this go? What's in it for us, for… more...
    Cees Bruggemans 218
  • SA jobs trends worrisome
    Mar 27, 2015 On the Cees

    SA jobs trends worrisome

    The Quarterly Employment survey by Stats SA among major formal businesses and organisations showed a welcome uptick of 42 000 jobs in 4Q2014 to near 9 million. But it was the year-on-year story that was far more worrisome, as it took out… more...
    Cees Bruggemans 188
  • Bridgestone offers TPMS tips
    Mar 27, 2015 Buzz Press Release

    Bridgestone offers TPMS tips

    Vehicles equipped with run-flat tyres should always be fitted with a Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS). This is the word from Bridgestone, which has recently launched its DriveGuard run-flat tyre suitable for fitment to vehicles which were not… more...
    Editor 200
  • KTM RECALLS LC4 MODELS TO AUTHORIZED DEALERS
    Mar 27, 2015 Buzz Press Release

    KTM RECALLS LC4 MODELS TO AUTHORIZED DEALERS

    KTM recalls the LC4 models 690 ENDURO R and 690 SMC R of model year 2015 in order to have the rear brake line reviewed as well as 690 SMC R models of model year 2014/2015 to have the spacers checked at authorized KTM Dealers. During routine testing… more...
    Editor 210
  • KTM South Africa successfully introduces Super Junior National Challenge.
    Mar 27, 2015 Events

    KTM South Africa successfully introduces Super…

    This past weekend saw round one of the National Superbike Championship get underway in the mining town of Welkom and more specifically at Phakisa Freeway. Forming part of the days festivities was the first round of the newly established budget… more...
    Editor 348
  • METAIR POSTS EXCELLENT YEAR END RESULTS IN A CHALLENGING OPERATING ENVIRONMENT
    Mar 27, 2015 Buzz Press Release

    METAIR POSTS EXCELLENT YEAR END RESULTS IN A…

    Integration of Mutlu Akü supports Metair redesign and improved business balance Revenue up 39% to R7.3 billion (2013: R5.2 billion) Operating profit up 86% to R829 million (2013: R446 million) HEPS up 38% to 303 cents per share (2013: 219 cents per… more...
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  • WESBANK FORECASTS VEHICLE SALES WILL REMAIN FLAT in 2015
    Mar 27, 2015 Buzz Press Release

    WESBANK FORECASTS VEHICLE SALES WILL REMAIN FLAT…

    South Africa’s new vehicle sales are anticipated to hit a ceiling, with year-on-year growth of only 0.87% expected in 2015. WesBank shared its forecast for the performance of the motor industry in 2015, at the recent SAGMJ WesBank Car Of The Year… more...
    Editor 204
  • Les Mc Master, Chairman of the Motor Industry Workshop Association (MIWA)
    Mar 26, 2015 Buzz Press Release

    Fuel-efficiency – myth or fact?

    When buying a car one of the prominent parts of the sales pitch is fuel efficiency. Then there are the tips thrown about on how to be more fuel efficient when driving. Les Mc Master, Chairman of the Motor Industry Workshop Association (MIWA), says… more...
    Editor 236
  • Choi Johng-sik
    Mar 24, 2015 Buzz Press Release

    SsangYong Motor Appoints Vice-President Choi as…

    Appointed as New CEO of SsangYong Motor by resolution of Shareholders' Meeting and Board of Directors Qualified leader to realize growth and vision of company having 40 years' global experience New CEO will make utmost efforts to make sure company… more...
    Editor 274
  • MV AGUSTA LAUNCHES ITS F4 RC AMG MODEL
    Mar 24, 2015 Buzz Press Release

    MV AGUSTA LAUNCHES ITS F4 RC AMG MODEL

    CAYENNE WORLD TO RECEIVE A LIMITED STOCKS “We were expecting an AMG model to come, but this is a lot sooner than we imagined,” said Craig Langton Sales Director MV Agusta SA and co-owner of the Cayenne Group. “One can only imagine what they have… more...
    Editor 383
  • SKF Product Information - Hyundai iX35
    Mar 24, 2015 Buzz Press Release

    SKF Product Information - Hyundai iX35

    This Product Information highlights the latest SKF offer for the Hyundai ix35. See the full Production Information Sheet more...
    Editor 279
  • INDUTEC provides a great platform for networking
    Mar 24, 2015 Events

    Auto Component Sector Endorses INDUTEC

    Two high-profile motor industry associations are the latest organisations to endorse the SA Industry and Technology Fair (INDUTEC). Members of the National Association of Automotive Component and Allied Manufacturers (NAACAM) are major contributors… more...
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