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NAPA Memories 2017

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

    Woolworths Food’s continued innovation…

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

    VWSA trainee, amongst 46 worldwide to be…

    "Best Trainee Award 2017" for 46 young talents from 20 countries on five continents Saajid Hoosen is the 2017 South African recipient of the award The annual Best Trainee Awards, which are presented by the Volkswagen Group, honour and promote young… more
    Editor 52
  • NSBC Summit 2018 - Africa’s largest business expo, conference and networking event for anyone starting or growing a business.
    Dec 15, 2017 Events

    NSBC Summit 2018 - Africa’s largest business…

    It is the hottest event on the South African business calendar, with over 250 exhibitors and 100 sessions and seminars. Now, the largest event in Africa for anyone starting or growing a business, the NSBC Summit presents an unmissable opportunity… more
    Editor 71
  • Avis Adds Nissan X-Trail with all-wheel drive to its fleet to explore the wonders of Namibia
    Dec 15, 2017 Press Releases

    Avis Adds Nissan X-Trail with all-wheel…

    The Nissan X-Trail is a specialty all-wheel drive vehicle that has been added to the Avis Rent a Car Namibia fleet. The vehicle is in the Specialty SUV Group M category, for customers to explore the Namibian terrain. The Nissan X-Trail provides… more
    Editor 55
  • Motoplat Starter/Alternator Test Equipment December Offer
    Dec 15, 2017 Press Releases

    Motoplat Starter/Alternator Test Equipment…

    Motoplat latest brochure of their High-tech Motoplat Starter and Alternator Tester range. They also have a huge variety of starters and alternators for very competitive pricing. Brochure more
    Editor 44
  • Volkswagen Junior Masters Tournament investing in the future of South African soccer
    Dec 15, 2017 Press Releases

    Volkswagen Junior Masters Tournament…

    McCarthy VW Constantia team won the annual soccer competition and will represent Volkswagen South Africa in the international tournament which will be held in Germany next year After stiff competition, the u/12 team representing McCarthy VW… more
    Editor 74
  • How to keep golf cart batteries in full swing
    Dec 15, 2017 Press Releases

    How to keep golf cart batteries in full swing

    Water – the lifeblood of batteries Summer is here and it’s time get your golf game ready for tee off. To conquer the ups and downs of South Africa’s most challenging golf courses, make sure your golf cart batteries are amped-up for the challenge.… more
    Editor 58
  • Which OBD2 Scanners Do Everything?
    Dec 15, 2017 Press Releases

    Which OBD2 Scanners Do Everything?

    On-board Diagnostics II (OBD-II) is a standardized system that on board computers in cars and trucks use for self-diagnostics and reporting. This system grew out of California Air Resources Board regulations, and it was implemented with… more
    Editor 69
  • Samirah Kaka, a grade 9 learner from Kismet Combined School in Vryburg in the North West
    Dec 15, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Young scientist tackles road safety ahead of…

    As summer holidays approach and millions of South Africans prepare to embark on long journeys the issue of road safety is once again top of mind. One young scientist who competed at this year’s Eskom Expo for Young Scientists International Science… more
    Editor 72
  • Leading South African brands take to the roads against distracted driving
    Dec 15, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Leading South African brands take to the…

    Road users encouraged to take a pledge to improve driving behaviour The annual road safety initiative is taking place again this year in an effort to boost road safety awareness ahead of the festive season. The initiative is supported by various… more
    Editor 46
  • Swedish families help Volvo Cars develop autonomous drive cars
    Dec 15, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Swedish families help Volvo Cars develop…

    Volvo Cars will from today start developing its autonomous drive cars with help from Swedish families who will test its cars on the public roads of Gothenburg and feed back their impressions to Volvo Cars engineers. The first two families, the Hains… more
    Editor 72
  • Mercedes-Benz Vans Innovation Campus - Sprinter still defining a segment in its third generation
    Dec 15, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Mercedes-Benz Vans Innovation Campus -…

    The adVANce future initiative: shaping the transformation from vehicle manufacturer, pure and simple, to provider of integrated transport and mobility solutions Symbol and initial exponent of the new approach: the Sprinter is the smart hardware for… more
    Editor 77
  • Porsche Middle East and Africa concludes 2017 with most diverse model line-up in history
    Dec 15, 2017 Motoring

    Porsche Middle East and Africa concludes…

    Dubai. Representing a year of major milestones for Porsche Middle East and Africa FZE, 2017 saw the kick-off of an unprecedented product offensive, with the announcement of several new Porsche sports cars, resulting in an ever-growing choice for… more
    Editor 52
  • Alfa Romeo Giulia Named to Car and Driver 10Best for 2018
    Dec 15, 2017 Motoring

    Alfa Romeo Giulia Named to Car and Driver…

    The most awarded sedan of the year, the all-new Alfa Romeo Giulia reinvents the premium midsize sedan segment with an unprecedented level of Italian craftsmanship, class-leading performance, state-of-the-art technology and a true passion for driving… more
    Editor 59
  • Volvo XC60 wins Japan’s Car Of The Year
    Dec 15, 2017 Motoring

    Volvo XC60 wins Japan’s Car Of The Year

    In a monumental battle for the country’s most coveted car trophy, the Volvo XC60 comes from behind to capture the Car of the Year Japan award. (Tokyo, Daiba): In a nail-biting vote-counting ceremony that saw the lead change three times between the… more
    Editor 70
  • Second-Hand Car? Mustangs Destined for Scrapheap Get New Life as High End Watches
    Dec 15, 2017 Motoring

    Second-Hand Car? Mustangs Destined for…

    It could be the ultimate Christmas present for the petrol head in your life – a handmade watch, lovingly crafted from components that in a previous existence were used in classic Ford Mustangs. The idea is the brainchild of Christian Mygh and… more
    Editor 45
  • The McLaren Senna: The ultimate road-legal track car
    Dec 15, 2017 Motoring

    The McLaren Senna: The ultimate road-legal…

    New Ultimate Series is the most extreme McLaren road car yet Bears the name of legendary Formula 1 driver, Ayrton Senna, honouring its status as the ultimate McLaren track car, legalised for the road At 1,198kg (2,641lbs), the lightest McLaren road… more
    Editor 59
  • Hack second rookie as Oliphant wins historic 100th race of Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Middle East
    Dec 15, 2017 Motorsport

    Hack second rookie as Oliphant wins historic…

    South Africa’s Saul Hack finished second rookie and tenth overall in the 100th race of the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Middle East at the Dubai Autodrome as part of the UAE National Day series. The race was won by Great Britain’s Tom Oliphant, with… more
    Editor 49
  • The Dakar dream - SA privateer Hennie is ready to race
    Dec 15, 2017 Motorsport

    The Dakar dream - SA privateer Hennie is…

    Most of us know the Dakar as the ultimate challenge between the event’s superheroes – Peterhansel, Loeb and Sainz taking on de Villiers, al Attiyah and Hirvonen in an epic Peugeot versus Toyota versus Mini war over two weeks and 10 000 epic… more
    Editor 62
  • Autoclassics to partner historic motorsport area at Autosport International
    Dec 15, 2017 Motorsport

    Autoclassics to partner historic motorsport…

    All-new online global marketplace for classic cars, AutoClassics, to partner popular historics section of the show Located in Hall 6, the Historic Motorsport area is set to be bigger and better featuring COYS and the Historic Sports Car Club (HSCC)… more
    Editor 63
  • Right to Repair SA celebrates ‘David and Goliath’ victory in Australia
    Dec 15, 2017 Press Releases

    Right to Repair SA celebrates ‘David and…

    The Australian Automotive Aftermarket Association (AAAA) is celebrating the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) Final Report into The New Car Retailing Industry which was released today (14 December 2017). The ACCC’s Final Report… more
    Editor 135
  • Excellence in logistics awarded
    Dec 14, 2017 Press Releases

    Excellence in logistics awarded

    MasterDrive was a guest and sponsor of the recent Logistics Achiever Awards (LAA), an annual ceremony which has been rewarding excellence in logistics and supply chain management for the last 29 years. Businesses receive awards for outstanding… more
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  • New Volvo XC40 previewed in Cape Town alongside entire new Volvo Cars model portfolio
    Dec 13, 2017 Motoring

    New Volvo XC40 previewed in Cape Town…

    Cape Town - Volvo Cars' entire new product portfolio is on display on South African soil as a family unit for the very first time. Including the new XC40 and the all-new XC60, two models which are due to be launched locally in 2018, the line-up… more
    Editor 83
  • Renault SYMBIOZ: Experience tomorrow today – autonomous, electric and connected
    Dec 13, 2017 Motoring

    Renault SYMBIOZ: Experience tomorrow today –…

    We are on the cusp of making history. Imagine you set out on a journey to work or for leisure, strapped inside a bullet – that accelerates as fast as a sports car, but quietly –allowing you to take your mind off the road ahead. You’re surrounded by… more
    Editor 56
  • Autosport International to host MIA Motorsport and Automotive Jobs Fair in association with Motorsportjobs.com
    Dec 13, 2017 Press Releases

    Autosport International to host MIA…

    High-profile companies exhibiting on Friday 12 January at Autosport International from across the motorsport and automotive sectors The event is being hosted in Concourse Suites 1 & 2 of the National Exhibition Centre (NEC), Birmingham, from 10.30am… more
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  • South Africa’s Saul Hack qualifies sixth in Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Middle East for Round 2 of Season 9
    Dec 13, 2017 Motorsport

    South Africa’s Saul Hack qualifies sixth in…

    Johannesburg’s Saul Hack has qualified in sixth place on the grid for the first of two races over the weekend at Dubai Autodrome in Round 2 of the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Middle East, as part of the UAE National Day series. Under perfect… more
    Editor 54
  • Hijack awareness during December
    Dec 13, 2017 Press Releases

    Hijack awareness during December

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

    QASA drivers trained by MasterDrive

    Statistics of people who have been killed in accidents abound. There is also another tragic side to the consequences of these accidents which is those who are left with serious injuries that will affect the rest of their lives. One of these is… more
    Editor 106
  • MANN+HUMMEL extends research project for the reduction of fine dust pollution
    Dec 13, 2017 Press Releases

    MANN+HUMMEL extends research project for the…

    MANN+HUMMEL, the filtration specialist from Ludwigsburg, is conducting a research project titled "Fine dust eater" to examine the reduction of fine dust pollution in conurbations. In August, a field test started with a test vehicle in the region of… more
    Editor 59
  • New 2018 Jeep® Wrangler Features Goodyear Wrangler AT Adventure with Kevlar
    Dec 13, 2017 Press Releases

    New 2018 Jeep® Wrangler Features Goodyear…

    AKRON Ohio, December 2017 - The 2018 Jeep Wrangler - unveiled at the Los Angeles Auto Show - will be fitted with two sizes of Goodyear's Wrangler AT Adventure with Kevlar. The Wrangler AT Adventure with Kevlar is Goodyear's best tyre for versatility… more
    Editor 70
  • Magna Expo Mueblera - 17–20 January 2018
    Dec 13, 2017 Press Releases

    Magna Expo Mueblera - 17–20 January 2018

    “Magna Expo Mueblera Industrial” to feature a highly international exhibitor lineup, also thanks to recent registration by another market leader: the Biesse Group, Italy Hannover/Mexico City. Joining market leaders like Altendorf GmbH, Leitz GmbH… more
    Editor 78
  • Automechanika Frankfurt and RETRO Messen announce collaboration
    Dec 13, 2017 Press Releases

    Automechanika Frankfurt and RETRO Messen…

    Automechanika Frankfurt, the leading international trade fair for the automotive aftermarket, and RETRO Messen have decided to work together in the classic cars segment in future. This was announced today by Olaf Mußhoff, Director of Automechanika… more
    Editor 65
  • Messe Frankfurt announces acquisition of India’s largest Fitness event
    Dec 13, 2017 Press Releases

    Messe Frankfurt announces acquisition of…

    Messe Frankfurt Trade Fairs India Pvt Ltd, the Indian subsidiary of the Group, has announced the acquisition of Fitex India, the largest fitness and health event on the subcontinent. The acquisition which was announced today gives Messe Frankfurt… more
    Editor 69
  • “Ripple effect
    Dec 13, 2017 Press Releases

    “Ripple effect" behind larger product recalls

    Product recalls are increasing in size and number, predominantly driven by the increasing complexity of global supply chains and concentration of certain components or ingredients on a smaller number of suppliers, as well as tougher regulation.… more
    Editor 141
  • Company profits to be impacted as impairment losses are expected to rise
    Dec 13, 2017 Press Releases

    Company profits to be impacted as impairment…

    The new financial instruments standard (IFRS 9 – Financial Instruments) is coming into effect from 1 January 2018, which means companies will be required to consider whether their profits are likely to be significantly impacted by this new standard.… more
    Editor 78
  • New innovation from British battery storage developer delivers even greater efficiency and flexibility from 2nd life EV batteries
    Dec 12, 2017 Press Releases

    New innovation from British battery storage…

    Connected Energy, a UK-based pioneer in site-integrated energy storage solutions, has successfully proven a new technique that enables multiple 2 nd life electric vehicle (EV) batteries to be operated in series. The Company says its latest… more
    Editor 81
  • Masterdrive Newsletter - 07 December 2017
    Dec 12, 2017 Press Releases

    Masterdrive Newsletter - 07 December 2017

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

    Goodyear South Africa hosts a Ribbon Cutting…

    At an event officiated by Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality Mayor, Cllr Athol Trollip, Goodyear South Africa officially unveiled its upgraded, state-of -the-art Uitenhage manufacturing facility. Goodyear has invested close to ZAR 1 Billion in the… more
    Editor 62
  • Autopromotec Blog News - December 2017
    Dec 12, 2017 Press Releases

    Autopromotec Blog News - December 2017

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

    Change of behaviour needed to curb shocking…

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

    The Effects of a "Hard" Brexit will be…

    The first adverse signs: investment, production and sales in decline Access to the European single market is and will remain vital Financial obstacles and a drop-off in labour quality are anticipated Heavy dependence on the European market After a… more
    Editor 77
  • Metair Investments Limited - Investor Site Visit And Presentation
    Dec 12, 2017 Press Releases

    Metair Investments Limited - Investor Site…

    Shareholders are advised that a site visit took place at Metair’s Mutlu Aku operations in Turkey on Wednesday, 6 December 2017 and the Company will host an investor presentation on Thursday, 7 December 2017. The purpose of the presentation is to… more
    Editor 82
  • South Africa Powers UP for Electric Vehicles Future
    Dec 12, 2017 Press Releases

    South Africa Powers UP for Electric Vehicles…

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

    Continental becomes official partner of Tour…

    Continental to supply tyres for all official support cars and motorcycles on the Tour from 2018 to 2022 The German tyre manufacturer has a long tradition of developing and producing high-tech bicycle tyres, 2016 and 2017 Tour de France won on… more
    Editor 84
  • Imperial Logistics offers world-class pharmaceutical bonded facilities in Africa
    Dec 12, 2017 Press Releases

    Imperial Logistics offers world-class…

    Imperial Logistics was recently awarded a revised license for their pharmaceutical bonded warehouse in Centurion, South Africa. Over the past ten years, the Imperial Logistics bonded warehouse, located in Centurion, has operated within the Medicines… more
    Editor 80
  • Used Oil 101 for generators of this hazardous waste
    Dec 12, 2017 Press Releases

    Used Oil 101 for generators of this…

    Used lubricant oil contains harmful compounds and carcinogens and one litre of used oil can contaminate one million litres of water. Because of this, used oil – which is a common by-product of mechanised processes in all industry sectors - is… more
    Editor 64
  • Adrian Schofield, JCSE’s manager of Applied Research and author of the report
    Dec 12, 2017 Press Releases

    The 2017 JCSE ICT Skills Survey calls for…

    The 2017 JCSE ICT Skills Survey calls for more rapid transformation and empowerment as well as recognition of the ICT sector’s value as an economic contributor In its eight consecutive year, the 2017 JCSE ICT Skills Survey by Wits University’s… more
    Editor 60
  • Hilux stamps its authority in the penultimate month
    Dec 12, 2017 Press Releases

    Hilux stamps its authority in the…

    Hilux maintains year-to-date market leadership with 33, 040 Fortuner (1, 080) and RAV4 (747) continue their segment dominance The Quantum powered on with an emphatic 1, 520 units Toyota South Africa Motors (TSAM) took the lead again in November,… more
    Editor 58
  • Newtown welcomes new BMW dealership
    Dec 12, 2017 Press Releases

    Newtown welcomes new BMW dealership

    A brand new BMW dealership has opened in Newtown, Johannesburg. Entrepreneur Stephen Nale who himself has over twenty years’ experience in the motor industry, made the building of this new dealership possible by forming a joint-venture partnership… more
    Editor 76
  • 88 apprentices get a chance to upskill in motor industry
    Dec 12, 2017 Press Releases

    88 apprentices get a chance to upskill in…

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

    Become the number one pitch hustler

    The word “hustle” comes from a Dutch word that means “to shake things up”. Traditionally, the English word “hustler” was used to describe a dishonest person, who would do anything to make money. Hustling is, however, no longer a dirty word;… more
    Editor 78
  • Don’t be duped by the car parts deception
    Dec 11, 2017 Press Releases

    Don’t be duped by the car parts deception

    The hotly debated draft code of conduct for the motor industry has once again brought into the spotlight the issue of original parts. Director of Right to Repair SA (R2RSA), Les Mc Master, says for years an impression has been created for consumers… more
    Editor 87
  • Tenneco Opens Monroe® Logistics Center in Gliwice, Poland
    Dec 11, 2017 Press Releases

    Tenneco Opens Monroe® Logistics Center in…

    Tenneco has expanded its customer service offering with the opening of a dedicated Monroe® logistics center to accelerate parts delivery to Polish customers. From December 1, all orders for Polish customers will be shipped directly from Gliwice,… more
    Editor 85
  • Subaru XV and Impreza Models Awarded Top Five-Star Rating in 2017 Euro NCAP Safety Test
    Dec 11, 2017 Press Releases

    Subaru XV and Impreza Models Awarded Top…

    Subaru Corporation today announced that the Subaru XV and Impreza models have won the highest five-star overall rating in the 2017 European New Car Assessment Programme (Euro NCAP) safety performance test This follows the April 2017 announcement… more
    Editor 74
  • SKF Product Information - Fiat Ducato
    Dec 11, 2017 Press Releases

    SKF Product Information - Fiat Ducato

    SKF is offering a consistent range for the Fiat Ducato on our roads since 2002. SKF Product Information more
    Editor 83
  • Alison free education phenomenon gains momentum in SA
    Dec 11, 2017 Press Releases

    Alison free education phenomenon gains…

    With 93% of the world excluded from formal tertiary education, the system has to change, says visiting Alison.com CEO With over 100,000 enthusiastic learners in South Africa, and plans to launch local learning centres and a new mobile app,… more
    Editor 111
  • Buying a pre-owned vehicle: How to get the best deal possible
    Dec 11, 2017 Press Releases

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

    By David Porteous, Executive: Avis Car Sales In a tough economy and competitive automotive market, the pre-owned segment is seeing consistent interest from buyers. New car sales data is inching upwards, but is still a long way off its healthiest… more
    Editor 114
  • Skills Development and Employment Equity
    Dec 11, 2017 Press Releases

    Skills Development and Employment Equity

    Join for Skills Development and receive Employment Equity at no additional cost This NEASA service includes the allocation of a dedicated Skills Development Facilitator (SDF) to your business, who will, in terms of Skills Development: act as the… more
    Editor 74
  • Renault launches a new generation petrol engine, first to market on Scénic and Grand Scénic
    Dec 10, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Renault launches a new generation petrol…

    Renault introduces a new petrol engine co-developed as part of the partnership between the Alliance and Daimler Driving pleasure has been significantly improved, while reducing fuel consumption and CO2 emissions The new petrol engine is already… more
    Editor 86
  • Imperial and Hyundai teams up with Bakwena again for safe holiday motoring
    Dec 10, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Imperial and Hyundai teams up with Bakwena…

    Imperial and Hyundai Automotive South Africa are again acting as partners with the Bakwena N1N4 concessionaire to drive and promote road safety awareness and provide additional patrol support on the N1 and N4 routes this holiday season. This… more
    Editor 85
  • Infographic: Evolution of autonomous driving
    Dec 10, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Infographic: Evolution of autonomous driving

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

    The big car trends for 2018

    “The automotive industry has faced a turbulent 2017. Manufacturer exits, global political upheaval and recalls have proven that the only certainty for the market is uncertainty – nonetheless, there are early indications of new trends emerging, says… more
    Editor 175
  • Busses and extra heavies carried local truck market in November
    Dec 10, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Busses and extra heavies carried local truck…

    After eleven selling months in 2017, the local truck market is lagging 2.9% behind the sales recorded during the corresponding period last year. A total of 24 201 trucks has so far been sold this year. This is according to the latest results… more
    Editor 62
  • Jeep® Grand Cherokee SRT wins Auto Bild Sports Cars readers' choice award
    Dec 10, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Jeep® Grand Cherokee SRT wins Auto Bild…

    Midrand - The high performance Jeep® Grand Cherokee SRT has been honored by readers of the influential German magazine Auto Bild Sports Cars. The powerful Jeep model scooped the readers' choice award for best import in the Vans and SUV category.… more
    Editor 71
  • FAW South Africa puts pedal to the medal
    Dec 10, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    FAW South Africa puts pedal to the medal

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

    SAPICS Memberships

    We are pleased to announce that SAPICS has implemented a new, world-class online membership management system, "mySAPICS", for your convenience. The system will allow SAPICS to provide a more customised service to our members. According to our… more
    Editor 67
  •  Renault works with SCOOP to prepare infrastructure for tomorrow’s autonomous, connected cars
    Dec 10, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Renault works with SCOOP to prepare…

    SCOOP is an EU project that facilitates trials of future vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) and vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2X) connectivity solutions under real-world driving conditions. Groupe Renault has produced 1,000 SCOOP-enabled Mégane cars ready now… more
    Editor 72
  • Mercedes-Benz Citaro fully-electric city bus: Rhein-Neckar-Verkehr GmbH is the first customer
    Dec 10, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Mercedes-Benz Citaro fully-electric city…

    Memorandum of understanding signed for the delivery of Mercedes-Benz Citaro city buses with fully-electric drive First vehicles to be delivered at the end of 2018 Practical operation in the Rhein-Neckar metropolitan region, in direct proximity to… more
    Editor 77
  • Daylight+: Biologically effective light improves the alertness of truck drivers and enhances safety
    Dec 10, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Daylight+: Biologically effective light…

    Research team at Daimler AG investigated the effects of additional light on the mental perception and performance of truck drivers Objective and subjective improvement of well-being and concentration Daylight+ represents a further step towards… more
    Editor 67
  • Everyone needs them, everyone wears them - Shoe manufacture made simple
    Dec 10, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Everyone needs them, everyone wears them -…

    The manufacture of footwear goes back a long way in history: Even 40,000 years ago humans felt the need to protect their feet from adverse outdoor conditions. Several hundred centuries passed however, before the modern aesthetic footwear of the… more
    Editor 66
  • MINI at the Los Angeles Auto Show 2017
    Dec 10, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    MINI at the Los Angeles Auto Show 2017

    The British premium brand is paving the way for pure electric driving fun with the US premiere of the MINI Electric Concept and the MINI Cooper S E Countryman ALL4 - already available to purchase. A diverse line-up of MINI models, including the new… more
    Editor 74
  • Altech Netstar and Mobileye partner to make South African roads safer
    Dec 10, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Altech Netstar and Mobileye partner to make…

    Altech Netstar, a subsidiary of JSE-listed Allied Electronics Corporation Limited (Altron), announced today that it is extending its digital product portfolio to include the integration of Mobileye’s vision-based Advanced Driver Assist System… more
    Editor 175
  • Fifth Radar Generation Meets Future Requirements for Automated Driving
    Dec 10, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Fifth Radar Generation Meets Future…

    When creating future applications, high precision in range resolution, object detection and accuracy in measuring the speed are highly important. By the end of 2017, over 30 million radar sensors from Continental will be in use worldwide – the… more
    Editor 65
  • ‘Business unusual’ – Dachser South Africa crossing continents for mega-machinery
    Dec 10, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    ‘Business unusual’ – Dachser South Africa…

    Due to this continent’s economic reliance on the extraction of natural resources, logistics operators in Africa will often be required to facilitate the movement of large machinery and parts, many times transporting goods from South African ports to… more
    Editor 77
  • Honda invests in revolutionary driving simulator for future R&D activities
    Dec 10, 2017 Motoring

    Honda invests in revolutionary driving…

    Revolutionary simulator will be housed at Honda technical centre in Germany Driver-in-Motion experience is as close as currently possible to real driving New simulator will support Honda R&D Europe with next-generation vehicle development and… more
    Editor 58
  • Locally-built Ford Ranger Spiced Up for 2018
    Dec 10, 2017 Motoring

    Locally-built Ford Ranger Spiced Up for 2018

    Specification upgrades for Ford Ranger, including eye-catching Fx4 option on wider range Front Park Assist now included on XLT models, optional spray-in bed liner Keeping aligned with the times and ahead of the competition, Ford Motor Company of… more
    Editor 76
  • Hyundai IONIQ wins Women's World Car of the Year 'Supreme Award'
    Dec 10, 2017 Motoring

    Hyundai IONIQ wins Women's World Car of the…

    In the eighth edition of the Women's World Car of the Year awards the Hyundai IONIQ has won the 'Supreme Award.' All three models in the range - the IONIQ Electric, Hybrid and Plug-in hybrid - were treated as one car for voting purposes. To identify… more
    Editor 72
  • Mitsubishi Motors SA unveils tough-looking Triton Xtreme Limited Edition
    Dec 10, 2017 Motoring

    Mitsubishi Motors SA unveils tough-looking…

    Bold body-kit design for new tough-looking Triton Xtreme Comprehensive package based on extended customer feedback 50 bakkie fanatics to stand out from the crowd Pay only R20 000 for a rugged-looking body kit valued at R60 000 Factory-fitted… more
    Editor 84
  • Alfa Romeo Giulia named Motor Trend's 2018 Car of the Year®
    Dec 10, 2017 Motoring

    Alfa Romeo Giulia named Motor Trend's 2018…

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

    Subaru debuts all-new Ascent 3-row SUV

    Largest Subaru ever with choice of seven- or eight- passenger configurations Family-sized SUV built for excellent versatility and spacious interior combined with the drivability of a Subaru model Built on the Subaru Global Platform, achieving… more
    Editor 81
  • New Volvo XC40 en route to South Africa; pricing announced
    Dec 10, 2017 Motoring

    New Volvo XC40 en route to South Africa;…

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

    On Location Pictures: The all-new BMW X3…

    Pictures from the national media launch of the all-new BMW X3 in the Garden Route (Western Cape), South Africa. Click here to see all the images more
    Editor 111
  • Indy Oil pioneers technology with new analytical centre
    Dec 08, 2017 Press Releases

    Indy Oil pioneers technology with new…

    Indy Oil, a G.U.D. Holdings company, has invested in a state of the art Analytical Centre, to ensure their range of lubricants and chemicals remain at the cutting edge of technology.A grand opening for the Analytical Centre was held on 24 November… more
    Editor 57
  • The man of the year - is a woman!
    Dec 08, 2017 Motorsport

    The man of the year - is a woman!

    2017 proved another great racing season on track for Lindenberg Racing, which celebrated the end of a competitive year on track in fine style at the season ending Kyalami Historic Tour extravaganza on Saturday as Paige Lindenberg and the team… more
    Editor 97
  • Saul Hack prepares to compete in historic 100th race of Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Middle East
    Dec 08, 2017 Motorsport

    Saul Hack prepares to compete in historic…

    The Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Middle East will celebrate a monumental milestone at the Dubai Autodrome as part of the UAE National Day series this weekend as it hosts the 100th race in the championship’s distinguished history. An international grid… more
    Editor 71
  • Simon Murray and Ginetta sets Kyalami alight with new records
    Dec 08, 2017 Motorsport

    Simon Murray and Ginetta sets Kyalami alight…

    Simon Murray debuted his new Ginetta G57 at Kyalami on Saturday and promptly set the new outright fastest lap at the revised iconic racetrack during the first Pirelli Sports and GT race before going on to dominate the non-championship SA Endurance… more
    Editor 87
  • Formula E remains “Born Electric”: BMW i extends partnership with the innovative race series as “Official Vehicle Partner”.
    Dec 08, 2017 Motorsport

    Formula E remains “Born Electric”: BMW i…

    Before the FIA Formula E Championship enters its fourth season on Saturday with the first race in Hong Kong (CHN), the series and BMW i announced plans for the future: In 2017/18 and beyond, BMW i will be involved in the first championship for… more
    Editor 82
  • Hyundai i30 N will be the car to watch in 2018 TCR International Racing Series
    Dec 08, 2017 Motorsport

    Hyundai i30 N will be the car to watch in…

    Hyundai's ambitions to expand its successful motorsports program into circuit racing for 2018 have taken a step forward, after a successful test outing for its new i30 N TCR track racer during the final round of the TCR International Series in… more
    Editor 88
  • Alfa Romeo returns to Formula 1TM
    Dec 08, 2017 Press Releases

    Alfa Romeo returns to Formula 1TM

    Alfa Romeo returns to Formula 1 after more than 30 years away from the sport Alfa Romeo and Sauber F1 Team have entered into a multi-year partnership agreement covering strategic, commercial and technological cooperation The official name will be… more
    Editor 125
  • The passion-inspiring worlds of Renault Sport Formula One Team® and LEGO® France join forces at L’Atelier Renault
    Dec 08, 2017 Motorsport

    The passion-inspiring worlds of Renault…

    Renault Sport Formula One Team® and LEGO® have formed a major partnership driven by passion to mark the 40th anniversary of Renault’s involvement in F1. L’Atelier Renault is to display a full-sized R.S.17 Formula 1 car made entirely of LEGO bricks,… more
    Editor 81
  • BMW rider Muhammad Farid Badrul Hisam ends the season as champion in the Malaysia Superbike Championship
    Dec 08, 2017 Motorsport

    BMW rider Muhammad Farid Badrul Hisam ends…

    Munich. The last races of the 2017 season for the international BMW Motorrad Motorsport racing family were held at the weekend. In Sepang (MAS), the Malaysia Superbike Championship (MSC) ended with the title win for BMW rider Muhammad Farid Badrul… more
    Editor 77
  • McLaren teams up with Pirelli to get a grip on winter with specialised wheel and tyre set for sports series models
    Dec 08, 2017 Motorsport

    McLaren teams up with Pirelli to get a grip…

    Lightweight forged alloy wheel and winter tyre set for McLaren Sports Series cars now available McLaren-approved Pirelli MC Sottozero 3 winter tyres provide better grip and braking in adverse conditions when temperatures drop below 7 degrees Celsius… more
    Editor 59
  • Automechanika Shanghai 2017 closes with record breaking figures after an overwhelmingly positive show
    Dec 07, 2017 Press Releases

    Automechanika Shanghai 2017 closes with…

    The 13th edition of Automechanika Shanghai, which took place from 29 November to 2 December 2017, has posted its most successful results to date. The event is Asia’s largest for the automotive parts, accessories and services industries, and… more
    Editor 91
  • 2017 – The year of the second hand car in South Africa
    Dec 07, 2017 Press Releases

    2017 – The year of the second hand car in…

    By Jeff Osborne... In a tough year for the economy, the strength of the previously owned car market has been the most significant story in the local automotive industry in 2017. New car sales are showing some nascent signs of picking up but they… more
    Editor 176
  • FedEx Express Announced as a 2017 National Business Awards Winner
    Dec 07, 2017 Press Releases

    FedEx Express Announced as a 2017 National…

    FedEx Express SA (Pty) Ltd., a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) and the world’s largest express transportation company, has been announced as the Transport & Logistics category winner at the 15th annual National Business Awards. The Awards… more
    Editor 105
  • Horn family prove blood is thicker than water
    Dec 07, 2017 Press Releases

    Horn family prove blood is thicker than water

    They say that blood is thicker than water and the Horn family from Malalane, in Mpumalanga, does nothing to dispel the theory. Johan Horn senior is dealer principal at Malalane Garage, a family business started more than 70 years ago, and has seen… more
    Editor 108
  • Green Planet Laundry now recycles 98% of their borehole water
    Dec 07, 2017 Press Releases

    Green Planet Laundry now recycles 98% of…

    When Green Planet Laundry opened their doors in October, they managed to recycle and reuse about 50% of the borehole water used in their machines. Since then, they’ve reworked and reprogrammed their wash cycles and upgraded their purification system… more
    Editor 136
  • South Africa Bike Festival and AutoTrader join forces to boost industry growth and invest in the future of South Africa’s motorcycle market!
    Dec 07, 2017 Press Releases

    South Africa Bike Festival and AutoTrader…

    International media and exhibitions company, Clarion Events UK, is thrilled to announce, new for 2018, a three-year commercial headline sponsorship from the largest online automotive marketplace in South Africa, AutoTrader! South Africa Bike… more
    Editor 89
  • Audi hands over company cars to Real Madrid stars
    Dec 07, 2017 Press Releases

    Audi hands over company cars to Real Madrid…

    Large SUV and RS models particularly popular Handover combined with virtual Formula E race of the players Partnership with Spanish record football champion since 2003 The players from Spanish record champion Real Madrid will be driving Audi cars… more
    Editor 101
  • Best Sales of the Year for Ford in November 2017
    Dec 07, 2017 Press Releases

    Best Sales of the Year for Ford in November…

    "There are encouraging signs of marginal recovery in the new pas-senger car segment, with November taking it to six consecutive months of growth. However, the significant year-on-year decline in the light and medium commercial vehicle seg-ments is a… more
    Editor 92
  • Commentary: Standard Bank sees aggregate vehicle sales climbing 2% y/y in 2017 to 565,000
    Dec 07, 2017 Press Releases

    Commentary: Standard Bank sees aggregate…

    The overall drop in new car sales in South Africa bottomed at the end of 2016 and is now in positive territory, with Standard Bank Vehicle and Asset Finance predicting annual aggregate vehicle sales lifting 2% year-on-year (y/y) in 2017 to 565,000… more
    Editor 76
  • Absa Commentary:  November 2017 NAAMSA New Vehicle Sales and Exports
    Dec 07, 2017 Press Releases

    Absa Commentary: November 2017 NAAMSA New…

    Absa commentary: Providing an overview of the key sales figures as contained in the November 2017 NAAMSA New Vehicle Sales and Exports Report. Download Commentary Here more
    Editor 148
  • Mazda Southern Africa launches Mazda Foundation
    Dec 07, 2017 Press Releases

    Mazda Southern Africa launches Mazda…

    Mazda Southern Africa is pleased to announce the launch of the Mazda Southern Africa Foundation Non Profit Company. The Mazda Foundation's aims and objectives include, but are not limited to, the provision of financial aid to funds, authorities and… more
    Editor 89
  • Significant Milestones for Ford Struandale Engine Plant, Expanded Production for 2018 and Beyond
    Dec 07, 2017 Press Releases

    Significant Milestones for Ford Struandale…

    500 000th Duratorq TDCi turbodiesel engine assembled since production began in 2011 Total engine assembly reached 3.3-million units: 1964 to 2017 Highest-ever production volumes for component machining and engine assembly in 2017 Supporting… more
    Editor 74
  • Oh we are growing! Haval's dealership footprint blooms
    Dec 07, 2017 Press Releases

    Oh we are growing! Haval's dealership…

    Haval. You really should get used to the name - if you aren't already, what with the H2 and then the H6 C SUV's garnering massive media attention following their respective launches, while the yet larger more, more luxurious upcoming H9 promises… more
    Editor 79
  • Save smart with MEYLE-ORIGINAL cardan shaft repair kits
    Dec 07, 2017 Press Releases

    Save smart with MEYLE-ORIGINAL cardan shaft…

    Catering for over 10 million vehicles on the road in Europe: 15 MEYLE‑ORIGINAL full-service kits for the cardan shaft centre bearing replacement Hamburg, 28 November 2017. Hamburg-based manufacturer MEYLE has made new additions to its range of… more
    Editor 70
  • SKF Product Information - Audi A1
    Dec 07, 2017 Press Releases

    SKF Product Information - Audi A1

    SKF is offering a consistent range for the Audi A1 on our roads since 2010. Download the Production Information Sheet for more information. more
    Editor 133
  • Compulsory Legal Posters
    Dec 07, 2017 Press Releases

    Compulsory Legal Posters

    'The 2018 Legal Poster Pack' According to the Department of Labour’s specifications, there are certain compulsary legal posters that have to be displayed. Click Here For Options more
    Editor 142
  • Announcement of Naamsa office bearers for the year 2018
    Dec 07, 2017 Press Releases

    Announcement of Naamsa office bearers for…

    NAAMSA announces that at the Annual General Meeting of the Association held in Johannesburg on 6th December, 2017: Mr Andrew Kirby, Chief Executive Officer, Toyota South Africa (Pty) Ltd was elected as President ofNAAMSA for the year 2018. Mr Tim… more
    Editor 83
  • Nissan and DeNA unveil Easy Ride mobility service in Japan
    Dec 06, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Nissan and DeNA unveil Easy Ride mobility…

    Field test with local participants to take place in March in Yokohama YOKOHAMA, Japan and TOKYO – Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. and DeNA Co., Ltd. today unveiled the Easy Ride brand for the new robo-vehicle mobility service that the two companies are… more
    Editor 147
  • Jaguar Land Rover volunteers make life-saving maps
    Dec 06, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Jaguar Land Rover volunteers make…

    Jaguar Land Rover and the Red Cross celebrate International Volunteer Day with digital ‘Mapathon’ project Over 150 employees volunteer to help the Red Cross offer aid, water and immunisations in Bangladesh In 2016, over 10,000 Jaguar Land Rover… more
    Editor 127
  • Suzuki on track for an all-time record
    Dec 05, 2017 Press Releases

    Suzuki on track for an all-time record

    Suzuki Auto South Africa is set to end its blockbuster year with the highest annual sales on record The Japanese compact vehicle specialist sold 1 045 vehicles in November, making it the company’s best-ever sales month and the second instance this… more
    Editor 115
  • Ford Launches Community IT Centre to Promote Computer Literacy
    Dec 05, 2017 Press Releases

    Ford Launches Community IT Centre to Promote…

    IT Centre opened at the Ford Resource and Engagement Centre (FREC) to enable local community members to acquire basic computer literacy skills New facility caters for 24 students at a time with classes commencing in 2018 FREC has already enrolled… more
    Editor 107
  • Ignis takes the Drive 360 crown
    Dec 05, 2017 Press Releases

    Ignis takes the Drive 360 crown

    Accolades for the diminutive Suzuki Ignis are coming in thick and fast, with the latest being the coveted Drive 360 Award handed to Suzuki in Johannesburg on Friday, 1 December 2017. The Ignis won the Compact Car Category in the Independent Group’s… more
    Editor 107
  • Hamilton, Piquet, Ogier and Márquez among the motorsport elite honoured at the 2017 Autosport Awards
    Dec 05, 2017 Motorsport

    Hamilton, Piquet, Ogier and Márquez among…

    Lewis Hamilton wins International Racing Driver of the Year and British Competition Driver of the Year, celebrating his fourth F1 World Championship Five-time World Rally Champion Sebastien Ogier wins International Rally Driver of the Year… more
    Editor 99
  • Driving tips during school holidays
    Dec 04, 2017 Press Releases

    Driving tips during school holidays

    As many schoolchildren complete their exams and the end of term comes ever nearer, motorists can expect to see more children walking or riding their bikes on the roads. Along with the usual challenges we face on our streets, this creates additional… more
    Editor 108
  • Thed Björk and Polestar Cyan Racing crowned World Champions
    Dec 04, 2017 Motorsport

    Thed Björk and Polestar Cyan Racing crowned…

    Thed Björk and Polestar Cyan Racing made history on Friday 01 December to claim two FIA World Touring Car Championship titles in the season finale at Losail International Circuit, Qatar. Thed Björk has become the first-ever Swedish racing World… more
    Editor 174
  • Corruption and state capture: Research gives “voice” to ordinary South Africans
    Dec 04, 2017 Press Releases

    Corruption and state capture: Research gives…

    Ask Afrika (South Africa’s largest independent research company) and Infusion Knowledge Hub were commissioned by the Centre for Communication and Reputation Management at the University of Pretoria, to explore the views of ordinary citizens around… more
    Editor 117
  • Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Creates The First
    Dec 04, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Creates The First…

    Midrand, South Africa - Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) will be opening the Brand's first Pop-up store featuring the company's full line of products during the month of December 2017. The Pop-up store will be erected by Arnold Chatz Cars, a… more
    Editor 137
  • NAAMSA comment on the November, 2017 industry new vehicle sales statistics
    Dec 04, 2017 Press Releases

    NAAMSA comment on the November, 2017…

    Commenting on the new vehicle sales statistics for the month of November, 2017 – released today for public consumption via the website of the Department of Trade & Industry – the Association said that, on the back of a further positive performance… more
    Editor 98
  • The Nissan Intelligent Mobility flagship arrives in SA
    Dec 03, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    The new Nissan Patrol: The perfect…

    The Nissan Intelligent Mobility flagship arrives in SA ROSSLYN, South Africa. Have you ever been lucky enough to fly First Class, or Business Class, where you walk into the front section of the plane and a bright-eyed air hostess offers you either… more
    Editor 155
  • KIA Motors America introduces 2018 KIA Niro Plug-in Hybrid crossover at Los Angeles Auto Show
    Dec 01, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    KIA Motors America introduces 2018 KIA Niro…

    Rated at 26 miles of All-Electric Range, 105 MPGe, 46 mpg combined and Super Ultra-Low Emissions Packed with the same fantastic styling, functionality and drivability of Niro Hybrid (LOS ANGELES) December 1, 2017 - The 2018 KIA Niro Plug-in Hybrid… more
    Editor 179
  • MasterDrive updates ISO9001
    Dec 01, 2017 Press Releases

    MasterDrive updates ISO9001

    The backbone to providing customers with the best service is by providing a top quality product. MasterDrive is committed to meeting this service level. The company recently updated their ISO9001 certification in the pursuit of this. ISO9001 is a… more
    Editor 95
  • Toyota concept takes outdoor fun to new levels
    Dec 01, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Toyota concept takes outdoor fun to new…

    The next step in Toyota's adventure-loving concept vehicles Petrol or hybrid all-wheel-drive grunt are possible Bold design reflects the confidence of Toyota's existing SUVs Toyota has taken its series of adventure-loving concept vehicles to the… more
    Editor 152
  • Lexus RX drivers now have the power of three (rows)
    Dec 01, 2017 Motoring

    Lexus RX drivers now have the power of three…

    South African families will soon be able to enjoy more space in the luxury RX SUV following the world premiere of new variants that offer the flexibility of three rows of seating. The seven-seat RX "L" models, available with V6 petrol or hybrid… more
    Editor 149
  • The remarkable new Festool Airstream 18-volt battery and charger that reduces your charging time by 65% and increases your drilling time
    Dec 01, 2017 Press Releases

    The remarkable new Festool Airstream 18-volt…

    Tested DDIY If you do own a Festool cordless 18-volt power tool make sure you next battery upgrade is the new Festool Airstream, it will also make sense in upgrading to the new Airstream charger. You will also be able to purchase these at a very… more
    Editor 111
  • Volkswagen awards black-owned supplier contracts
    Nov 30, 2017 Press Releases

    Volkswagen awards black-owned supplier…

    Volkswagen announces winners of the Ntinga Project Five Black Owned Suppliers receive supply contracts with VWSA Last night, the winners of the Ntinga Project were announced following a full day of presentations. Five Suppliers were named the… more
    Editor 123
  • Nissan is the first automotive brand in Mexico (excluding luxury car brands) to obtain this recognition
    Nov 30, 2017 Press Releases

    Nissan is the first automotive brand in…

    MEXICO CITY – Nissan has been declared a "Famous Brand" by the Mexican Institute of Industrial Property (IMPI). Nissan is the first automotive brand in Mexico, excluding luxury car brands, to obtain this recognition. The "Famous Brand" recognition… more
    Editor 110
  • The Castrol Classic team Paul Williams and Giovanni Schule
    Nov 30, 2017 Press Releases

    Castrol Classic introduce their new updated…

    Castrol Classic caters for veteran, vintage classic cars, and motorcycles, older than 35 years basically all vehicles pre-1980 Castrol Classic an independently owned company recently launched their new web site, the new site introduces the full… more
    Editor 105
  • WABCO establishes wholly-owned business in Southern Africa
    Nov 29, 2017 Press Releases

    WABCO establishes wholly-owned business in…

    Dear CustomerI am delighted to inform you that, as of December 1st, 2017, WABCO South Africa will become a wholly-owned WABCO business and with that, an integral part of a global market leader and pioneer in advanced technologies that contribute to… more
    Editor 116
  • Castrol Classic introduce three new specialist products, from their specialist Racing collection and advanced Performance and protector series.
    Nov 29, 2017 Press Releases

    Castrol Classic introduce three new…

    The React SRF Racing brake fluid, Axle Z Limited Slip 90 protector and the new B373 Racing Gear Oil Castrol React SRF Racing The new React SRF Racing brake fluid from their advanced performance series is for maximum performance in all types of… more
    Editor 124
  • Probe part of the action at prestigious 15000 Billfish tournament, Sodwana Bay
    Nov 29, 2017 Press Releases

    Probe part of the action at prestigious…

    The much-anticipated 15000 Billfish tournament has just been held in Sodwana Bay from 13 to 17 November. Probe, South Africa’s leading importer, wholesaler and distributor of batteries, starters and alternators as well top quality air compressor… more
    Editor 123
  • Metair launches programme to deliver locally produced lithium-ion storage solutions in SA, Turkey and Romania
    Nov 29, 2017 Press Releases

    Metair launches programme to deliver locally…

    Programme aims to balance the use of locally available commodities with internationally recognised chemistry solutions Partnership approach with academia and industry agencies on production and certification R3 million UWC funding over three years… more
    Editor 133
  • Sasol GTC Racing Team fights to the last lap for championship honours
    Nov 29, 2017 Motorsport

    Sasol GTC Racing Team fights to the last lap…

    Pretoria, South Africa – Gennaro Bonafede fought right to the end for the 2017 Sasol GTC Championship in atrocious conditions at Zwartkops Raceway on Saturday, and after two hard races, he had to settle for second overall in the final championship… more
    Editor 197
  • Chris Shorter takes second place in Sasol GTC2 Championship at rain-soaked Zwartkops
    Nov 29, 2017 Motorsport

    Chris Shorter takes second place in Sasol…

    Review: Sasol GTC2 Championship – Zwartkops, 25 November Chris Shorter raced his Champion MINI John Cooper Works to his second victory of the year at a rain-drenched Zwartkops Raceway on Saturday, which was enough to seal second place in the GTC2… more
    Editor 161
  • Volkswagen Motorsport pass with flying colours - Sasol GTC Series.
    Nov 29, 2017 Motorsport

    Volkswagen Motorsport pass with flying…

    Pretoria's Zwartkops International Raceway plays host to final GTC battle of 2017 Torrential rain causes most challenging conditions of the entire season Volkswagen's Mathew Hodges and Daniel Rowe successfully complete first full season of SA's… more
    Editor 222
  • Spanjaard Welcomes new CEO
    Nov 27, 2017 Press Releases

    Spanjaard Welcomes new CEO

    Spanjaard Limited and its Board of Directors are pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Kentin Welgemoed as the Chief Executive Officer of the Company with effect from 3 November 2017. Welgemoed joined Spanjaard Limited as Manager of Operations… more
    Editor 185
  • New Renault Mégane R.S. to run ahead of the field at France’s Rallye du Var
    Nov 27, 2017 Motorsport

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

    The New Mégane R.S. is poised to entertain spectators on this week’s Rallye du Var (November 23-26), a round of the Clio R3T Trophy France. Sainte Maxime, France – November 24, 2017: Spectators lining the stages of this weekend’s French Rally… more
    Editor 182
  • Youngsters to show off skills at Volkswagen's junior soccer tournament
    Nov 27, 2017 Press Releases

    Youngsters to show off skills at…

    The winning team will represent Volkswagen South Africa in the international tournament which will be held in Berlin, Germany next year Now in its eighthyear, the Volkswagen Junior Masters Tournament is back for another round at the beginning of… more
    Editor 127
  • Team Imbokodo to Represent South Africa at Land Rover 4x4 in Schools World Finals
    Nov 27, 2017 Press Releases

    Team Imbokodo to Represent South Africa at…

    The Land Rover 4x4 in Schools World Finals 2017 will be taking place in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates on 8 December and Team Imbokodo from Nic Diederichs High School in Krugersdorp have been chosen to represent South Africa. ‘Imbokodo’, meaning… more
    Editor 149
  • Buy any JONNESWAY® tools in the AutObarn festive season promotion and you stand to win a 77-piece professional tool set
    Nov 27, 2017 Press Releases

    Buy any JONNESWAY® tools in the AutObarn…

    Promotion ends on the 7th January 2018 Spend R300 or more at your AutObarn dealer on JONNESWAY® Tools, fill in the entry form and you have a chance to win their latest 77-piece professional tool set. The full and comprehensive range of JONNESWAY®… more
    Editor 201
  • Imperial Logistics achieves milestone Level 2 BBBEE rating
    Nov 27, 2017 Press Releases

    Imperial Logistics achieves milestone Level…

    Supply chain and logistics leader Imperial Logistics has achieved a Level 2 BBBEE certification. “This year’s record rating represents a significant milestone in our transformation efforts, with year on year improvements once again realised across… more
    Editor 99
  • Renault Samsung Motors unveils the new SM3 Z.E.: increases range by more than 50%
    Nov 27, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Renault Samsung Motors unveils the new SM3…

    Renault Samsung Motors unveiled the new SM3 Z.E. at Korea’s Daegu International Future Auto Expo. Driving range increased by 57%. Groupe Renault is continuing the process of upgrading its electric vehicle range which stands out as the market’s most… more
    Editor 176
  • Engen Xtreme team wins and wins and wins!
    Nov 27, 2017 Motorsport

    Engen Xtreme team wins and wins and wins!

    The Port Elizabeth-based Engen Xtreme / Terry Moss Racing team claimed the national Sasol GTC Africa title and the GTC Manufacturer's title for Audi on Saturday at Zwartkops Raceway in Pretoria. Michael Stephen mounted a successful title defense… more
    Editor 163
  • Goodyear and NASCAR Extend Historic Relationship
    Nov 27, 2017 Motorsport

    Goodyear and NASCAR Extend Historic…

    Goodyear Remains Exclusive Tyre Supplier Across All Three National Series Renewed Multi-Year Agreement Extends Six Decades of Partnership DAYTONA BEACH, Florida, November 2017 - NASCAR and The Goodyear Tyre & Rubber Company today announced a… more
    Editor 172
  • Shell SA announces 2017 Branded Distributor Driver Of The Year
    Nov 25, 2017 Press Releases

    Shell SA announces 2017 Branded Distributor…

    Saturday 18th November, Shell Commercial Fuels South Africa announced the winners of their 2017 Trucker of the year competition. The event, held at the Riverside Sun hotel in Vanderbijlpark, included entertainment by the exquisite electric string… more
    Editor 188
  • MasterDrive Newsletter 23 November 2017
    Nov 25, 2017 Press Releases

    MasterDrive Newsletter 23 November 2017

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

    World surfski champion Jenna Ward and…

    There is no doubting the massive impact our experiences growing up can have in influencing and moulding the people we become. This couldn't be more evident than in the case of our final celebrity pairing of the season: Jesse Clegg and Jenna Ward.… more
    Editor 105
  • South African wins international truck driver competition
    Nov 23, 2017 Press Releases

    South African wins international truck…

    South African Lafras Kruger was named the best driver at the finals of UD Trucks’ Extra Mile Challenge fleet driver competition in Japan. Kruger took top honours in the UD Quester product category. The other South African participant, Buza… more
    Editor 162
  • Tata Motors charts out 'Connecting Aspirations' as its new Corporate Brand Identity in global markets
    Nov 23, 2017 Press Releases

    Tata Motors charts out 'Connecting…

    As part of the company’s transformation journey undertaken in 2016, Tata Motors commenced a comprehensive project to articulate its corporate branding. Basis a thorough analysis of the existing and the desired future state of the Company, Tata… more
    Editor 140
  • Global NCAP and AA South Africa launch #SaferCarsforAfrica
    Nov 23, 2017 Press Releases

    Global NCAP and AA South Africa launch…

    Global NCAP and AA South Africa launch #SaferCarsforAfrica today (22) in Cape Town, with the first independent crash test assessment of some of South Africa’s most popular compact and small cars. The crashworthiness results of the five cars tested… more
    Editor 182
  • Siyaphambili Team does Volkswagen proud at Telkom 947 Cycle Challenge
    Nov 23, 2017 Press Releases

    Siyaphambili Team does Volkswagen proud at…

    Among the thousands of participants who took on the Telkom 947 Cycle Challenge, were six novice cyclists who represented Volkswagen. The team consisted of six high school learners from Bergville in rural Kwa Zulu Natal, and of the six, five managed… more
    Editor 130
  • Absa commentary on possible outcomes
    Nov 23, 2017 Press Releases

    Absa commentary on possible outcomes

    Commentary from Craig Pheiffer: Chief Investment Strategist, Absa Stockbrokers & Portfolio Management While it is true that consumer confidence is at a low point, the economy is barely growing and household credit growth is sluggish, the retail… more
    Editor 128
  • Production of Volvo's first ever compact premium SUV begins in Belgium
    Nov 23, 2017 Press Releases

    Production of Volvo's first ever compact…

    A new era has begun for the Volvo Cars plant in Ghent, Belgium, as the first customer-bound XC40 compact SUV has rolled off the production line. The new XC40, for which the company has already received over 13 000 orders globally, is Volvo Cars'… more
    Editor 132
  • Ford Wildlife Foundation Supports the WESSA Schools Programme with New Ford Ranger
    Nov 23, 2017 Press Releases

    Ford Wildlife Foundation Supports the WESSA…

    Ford Wildlife Foundation hands over a new Ford Ranger to the WESSA Schools Programme The WESSA Schools Programme facilitates transformation in schools through innovative programmes that offer project-based environmental learning Ford Motor Company… more
    Editor 117
  • Wesbank and Haval Motors team up in South Africa
    Nov 23, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Wesbank and Haval Motors team up in South…

    WesBank, a division of First Rand Bank Limited, has concluded an agreement with Haval Motors South Africa to provide finance products for the brand's expanding customer base in South Africa. The Chinese vehicle manufacturer Great Wall Motors (GWM)… more
    Editor 192
  • CILTSA Launches Fully-funded Professional Training Programme for Women in Transport and Logistics
    Nov 23, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    CILTSA Launches Fully-funded Professional…

    The historic, first-ever Candidacy Programme was launched recently, when 30 women in the Transport and Logistics industries were officially enrolled and became student members of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport: South Africa… more
    Editor 177
  • A new challenge for Maserati Multi70 and Giovanni Soldini
    Nov 23, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    A new challenge for Maserati Multi70 and…

    From Hong Kong to London, retracing the 13.000 miles of the Tea Route A new record to beat for Maserati Multi70 and Giovanni Soldini: After claiming the records for the United States’ “Gold Route” from New York to San Francisco and the “Tea Clipper… more
    Editor 174
  • 2018 Dakar Rally Media Guide
    Nov 23, 2017 Motorsport

    2018 Dakar Rally Media Guide

    January 2018 will see the start of the 40th edition of the Dakar. Each year the Dakar organising team lay out a dramatic racing arena, full of natural challenges, to test the endurance of man and machines. The 2018 Dakar promises to be no less of a… more
    Editor 179
  •  BT-SA gets to the finish line first with renewal of Mercedes Benz SA contract
    Nov 23, 2017 Press Releases

    BT-SA gets to the finish line first with…

    BT-SA is pleased to announce that the local arm of the global automobile manufacturing giant, Mercedes Benz SA, has renewed its ICT maintenance and supplier contract with the company. A long-standing customer of BT-SA, the contract was however still… more
    Editor 147
  • ESCP Europe and Groupe Renault, co-founders of new Chair for Intercultural Management
    Nov 23, 2017 Press Releases

    ESCP Europe and Groupe Renault, co-founders…

    Paris, November 2017 - Groupe Renault and the ESCP Europe Business School announced the inauguration of a Chair for Intercultural Management. The new Renault Chair for Intercultural Management at ESCP Europe Business School aims to advance knowledge… more
    Editor 135
  • Transnet launches another tug in R1.4bn project
    Nov 23, 2017 Press Releases

    Transnet launches another tug in R1.4bn…

    Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) recently launched its penultimate tug as part of its R1.4 billion, nine-tug construction contract. The tugs, which are being built by Southern African Shipyards in Durban, will be deployed to ports around the… more
    Editor 150
  • Ford’s R3bn investment welcomed by cabinet
    Nov 23, 2017 Press Releases

    Ford’s R3bn investment welcomed by cabinet

    Cabinet has welcomed Ford Motor Company’s R3 billion investment into its Silverton plant in Tshwane. The investment is expected to create direct and indirect jobs due to increased production of the Ford Ranger Model according to Communications… more
    Editor 134
  • Stevie Awards for Women in Business Announce Winners in 14th Annual Competition
    Nov 23, 2017 Press Releases

    Stevie Awards for Women in Business Announce…

    World's Top Honors for Women Entrepreneurs, Executives, Employees and the Organizations They Run Were Presented in New York Before More than 500 Accomplished Women From Around the World South African Businesswomen Among This Year’s Winners Fairfax,… more
    Editor 108
  • Electric vans from Mercedes-Benz Vans
    Nov 23, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Electric vans from Mercedes-Benz Vans

    eVito now available to order in Germany; ecosystem for the electrification of commercial fleets Electric drive planned for all commercial model ranges in the Mercedes-Benz Vans line-up eVito launches in 2018, with further model ranges to follow as… more
    Editor 180
  • TomTom Launches TomTom Route Monitoring to Help Connect Cities to People
    Nov 23, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    TomTom Launches TomTom Route Monitoring to…

    TomTom announces the launch of TomTom Route Monitoring, designed to address the growing road congestion challenges faced by Smart Cities worldwide. TomTom Route Monitoring is a service that helps traffic managers, event managers and emergency… more
    Editor 190
  • Crossland X. Opel-X Family adds a New Member
    Nov 23, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Crossland X. Opel-X Family adds a New Member

    Johannesburg. With the introduction of the new Crossland X, Opel now has a powerful presence in the B-SUV segment, the fastest-growing part of the local market which has seen volumes tripling in the last four years. The Crossland X will be a great… more
    Editor 179
  • Outsource fleets for economic survival
    Nov 23, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Outsource fleets for economic survival

    How outsourcing your fleet during economic challenges could save your business’ cash flow and mitigate risk. According to the latest figures from the Southern African Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association (SAVRALA), the South African fleet industry… more
    Editor 185
  • Kempston Truck Hire and FUSO Trucks celebrate a milestone in 2017
    Nov 23, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Kempston Truck Hire and FUSO Trucks…

    Offering tailor-made mobility solutions to the vehicle hire industry Jonathan Cotterell, Divisional Director for the Kempston Group: "It is no surprise that we keep going back to the trusted FUSO Trucks brand, as they offer us critical qualities… more
    Editor 184
  • Radical Economic Transformation - the Mugabe’s the Zuma’s the Malema’s and off course all the other less famous brands
    Nov 22, 2017 Press Releases

    Radical Economic Transformation - the…

    t remains mind boggling how each of these demagogues believe that they will be the first to succeed in their redesigning of society (radical economic transformation), only to find out, always too late, that they have failed. These projects always… more
    Gerhard Papenfus - NEASA 176
  • Polestar starts construction of state-of-the-art Polestar Production Centre
    Nov 22, 2017 Press Releases

    Polestar starts construction of…

    Polestar has announced that construction of its new state-of-the-art Polestar Production Centre has begun in Chengdu, China, where the company's first model, the Polestar 1, will be produced. This follows the announcement of the new Polestar brand… more
    Editor 129
  • Rethinking the urban house-share: MINI creates the world’s first MINI LIVING building in Shanghai.
    Nov 22, 2017 Press Releases

    Rethinking the urban house-share: MINI…

    Indeed, more people than ever are living within a shrinking footprint. With MINI LIVING, MINI is addressing these developments and creating the first co-living project in China. MINI is working with Chinese project developer Nova Property Investment… more
    Editor 112
  • Groupe Renault and Al-Futtaim sign agreements to assemble and distribute Renault vehicles in Pakistan
    Nov 22, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Groupe Renault and Al-Futtaim sign…

    Al-Futtaim global automotive operations extend to 11 markets across the Middle East, Africa and South Asia, and Pakistan represents one of the most dynamic opportunities in these regions Groupe Renault and Al-Futtaim sign definitive agreements… more
    Editor 171
  • Journey Organiser GPS Logbook Automates and Expedites Tax & Business Travel Claims
    Nov 22, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Journey Organiser GPS Logbook Automates and…

    Are your tired of the hassle of keeping a logbook for business-related travel? Do inaccurate logs mean that your company or clients are not reimbursing you for the full amount you're owed, or that you can't claim the proper tax deduction for all… more
    Editor 180
  • The all-new BMW X3 now available in South Africa
    Nov 22, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    The all-new BMW X3 now available in South…

    The BMW X3 was the car that launched the mid-size SAV (Sports Activity Vehicle) segment in 2003. Since then, BMW has recorded more than 1.5 million new registrations of the X3 across the two model generations so far. And now the new BMW X3 is set to… more
    Editor 214
  • Final showdown for Engen Xtreme team at Zwartkops Raceway
    Nov 22, 2017 Motorsport

    Final showdown for Engen Xtreme team at…

    The Engen Xtreme Team head into the final round of the Sasol GTC Africa at Zwartkops Raceway on Saturday, 25 November on the cusp of championship glory. With Engen Xtreme drivers Michael Stephen and Simon Moss lying first and third respectively on… more
    Editor 247
  • Hyundai ends on high note with 1st and 3rd on podium in Rally Australia
    Nov 22, 2017 Motorsport

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

    Hyundai Motorsport has scored its fourth victory of the 2017 FIA World Rally Championship with torrential rain and Power Stage drama creating a thrilling final day in Rally Australia on the past weekend. The Belgian crew of Thierry Neuville and… more
    Editor 191
  • Husqvarna’s sting in the tail
    Nov 22, 2017 Motorsport

    Husqvarna’s sting in the tail

    Team ends season in style at Roof of Africa Pepson Plastics Husqvarna Racing finished its season in fine style on the Motul 50th Roof of Africa — the so-called mother of hard enduros in Lesotho’s Maluti Mountains over the weekend. Headed by… more
    Editor 196
  • Dramatic ending to Australian finale
    Nov 22, 2017 Motorsport

    Dramatic ending to Australian finale

    Curtain comes down on epic WRC season Neuville takes fourth win to secure second place Toyota ace crashes out of podium finish Newly crowned champion signs off with Power Stage victory Catch all the dramatic action for free on Red Bull TV Thierry… more
    Editor 194
  • Is your vehicle roadworthy?
    Nov 21, 2017 Press Releases

    Is your vehicle roadworthy?

    It should be especially if you are travelling over the festive season, says MIWA. Responsible drivers ensure that they’re not distracted while driving, they pay attention to the rules of the road and, importantly, they make sure their vehicle is… more
    Pieter Niemand, Director of MIWA 179
  • The BMW Motorrad International GS Trophy Female Team Qualifying 2017.
    Nov 21, 2017 Motorsport

    The BMW Motorrad International GS Trophy…

    Two Female Teams selected for BMW Motorrad International GS Trophy 2018 in Mongolia The BMW Motorrad International GS Trophy Female Team Qualifying 2017 has concluded with something of a surprise outcome. After four days of competition at the… more
    Editor 275
  • Alfa Romeo Giulia takes the double at the Irish Car Of The Year Awards 2018
    Nov 21, 2017 Press Releases

    Alfa Romeo Giulia takes the double at the…

    Alfa Romeo Giulia named best ‘Irish Medium Car' Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio won the ‘Performance Car' category The Giulia is available to buy now from £29,875 OTR The Alfa Romeo Giulia has picked up two awards at prestigious 41st annual Irish Car… more
    Editor 153
  • Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio is crowned ‘Performance Car Of The Year’ in the Octane Awards 2017
    Nov 21, 2017 Press Releases

    Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio is crowned…

    Alfa Romeo's most powerful ever road car, the Giulia Quadrifoglio, has scooped the coveted ‘Performance Car of the Year' accolade in the Octane Awards 2017 Judged by a star-studded panel of car experts and enthusiasts, including TV host Jay Leno,… more
    Editor 190
  • Specifications: The all-new BMW X3
    Nov 21, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Specifications: The all-new BMW X3

    Please find the technical specifications for the all-new BMW X3: BMW X3 M40i BMW X3 xDrive30i BMW X3 xDrive30d BMW X3 xDrive20d Download Here more
    Editor 418
  • A road safety partnership
    Nov 21, 2017 Press Releases

    A road safety partnership

    Kasi Road Safety started when its founders saw a gap in the townships when it came to awareness about road safety. Many of the road safety campaigns that take place are in the mainstream areas. Yet, before people get to main areas, they often come… more
    Editor 148
  • Mindset behind Reviews & Life after a review
    Nov 20, 2017 Press Releases

    Mindset behind Reviews & Life after a review

    The Battle of Positive and Negative Reviews Why is it that consumers are more likely to talk about negative experiences than positive experiences? It may be due to emotion, negativity bias, unmet expectations, the increasingly rapid pace of life, or… more
    Editor 170
  • Efficiency in Agriculture: Boost Cost Efficiency with Tires
    Nov 20, 2017 Press Releases

    Efficiency in Agriculture: Boost Cost…

    Challenges in the agricultural industry: efficiency and soil protection "Engineered for Efficiency": new premium radial tires for the agricultural industry boost productivity The growing world population is presenting enormous challenges for the… more
    Editor 124
  • Evolving Chinese automotive sector represented by strong Electronics & Systems display at Automechanika Shanghai 2017
    Nov 20, 2017 Press Releases

    Evolving Chinese automotive sector…

    Multiple fringe events and Connected Mobility Conference compliment the trends in intelligent driving The key word surrounding China’s Electronics & Systems sector ahead of this year’s edition of Automechanika Shanghai is opportunity. Given the… more
    Editor 122
  • Hon. Minister of Basic Education, Angie Motshekga with Executive Mayor Athol Trollip and VWSA Director of Corporate and Government Affairs Nonkqubela Maliza at the 3rd Annual VWSA Literacy Conference held in Uitenhage.
    Nov 20, 2017 Press Releases

    Volkswagen hosts third annual Literacy…

    Third Annual VW Legacy Literacy Conference held in Uitenhage The Vision is to ensure all learners in Uitenhage are functionally literate by the end of Grade Three Three years ago the Volkswagen Community Trust launched an ambitious initiative that… more
    Editor 144
  • Project ETA at Palletways
    Nov 20, 2017 Press Releases

    Project ETA at Palletways

    When it comes to the delivery of goods, customers have come to expect faster delivery and real time tracking of their purchase. The transport of larger, palletised freight is no exception; the consumer also wants to know when their order is on route… more
    Editor 123
  • Banks initiate SAMAR process in order to assist in reducing fraud
    Nov 20, 2017 Press Releases

    Banks initiate SAMAR process in order to…

    Banks initiate SAMAR process in order to assist in reducing fraud by gaining control of movable assets currently excluded from registration on the Electronic National Traffic Information System (eNaTIS) South African banking and finance industry to… more
    Editor 128
  • South Coast Residents Rate Tiger Wheel & Tyre Tops
    Nov 20, 2017 Press Releases

    South Coast Residents Rate Tiger Wheel &…

    Tiger Wheel & Tyre is the "Best Tyre Shop" on the South Coast according to readers of the South Coast Herald newspaper, who rated the brand tops in the 2017 Readers' Choice Awards Best of the South Coast. Winning a Readers' Choice Award is a… more
    Editor 123
  • CAPAS trade show continues to serve the automotive industry in Southwest China
    Nov 20, 2017 Press Releases

    CAPAS trade show continues to serve the…

    Six theme zones to display strengthened product offerings Fringe programme enhances knowledge sharing opportunities, catering to regional end-users’ demands The Chengdu International Trade Fair for Automotive Parts and Aftermarket Services (CAPAS)… more
    Editor 137
  • Volkswagen wins big at first-ever pre-owned awards.
    Nov 20, 2017 Press Releases

    Volkswagen wins big at first-ever pre-owned…

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

    Continental achieves ISO 50001 certification…

    ISO 50001: 2011 certification received for innovative energy management system Involves systemic approach to achieve continuous improvement in energy performance, efficiency, consumption and monitoring Continental is the first tyre manufacturer in… more
    Editor 151
  • SA Black Business Council holds talks with Singapore, ASEAN counterparts at the inaugural Africa ASEAN Business Expo 2017
    Nov 20, 2017 Press Releases

    SA Black Business Council holds talks with…

    A delegation from South Africa’s Black Business Council has held talks in Johannesburg in November with business leaders from Singapore and Malaysia on potential investment and bilateral trade. The delegation of over 20 local business people, headed… more
    Editor 178
  • Mirror, mirror on the wall who is the most successful of them all?
    Nov 20, 2017 Press Releases

    Mirror, mirror on the wall who is the most…

    Building a business is not much of a fairytale, but it can be one of the best journeys ever. While it is often stressful, small businesses are often crafted with a personal passion and more often than not, these same businesses support the… more
    Editor 118
  • Township and rural economies to change the development narrative
    Nov 20, 2017 Press Releases

    Township and rural economies to change the…

    The face of township and rural economies where unemployment, poverty and inequality are still rampant is fast changing, thanks to a successful public-private partnership which recognises the potential for emerging enterprises to contribute towards… more
    Editor 141
  • Fisker Inc.’s Scientists File Patents On Solid-State Batteries: EV Range and Charging Revolution
    Nov 20, 2017 Press Releases

    Fisker Inc.’s Scientists File Patents On…

    SOLID-STATE BATTERY BREAKTHROUGH: FISKER INC.’S SCIENTISTS FILE PATENTS ON SUPERIOR ENERGY DENSITY TECH, SHATTERING CONVENTIONAL THOUGHT ON EV RANGE AND CHARGE TIMES Fisker’s scientists, including the co-founder of global battery tech pioneer… more
    Editor 127
  • Mercedes-Benz & Laureus Sport for Good Foundation celebrates the 2017 YES Graduates
    Nov 20, 2017 Press Releases

    Mercedes-Benz & Laureus Sport for Good…

    Mercedes-Benz South Africa hosts YES Graduation at its award-winning East London Plant The 2017 Laureus Youth Empowerment through Sport (YES) programme concludes with celebrations East London - Mercedes-Benz South Africa (MBSA) and the Laureus Sport… more
    Editor 330
  • Glickenhaus Unveils SCG 004S A fully legal race car for the road
    Nov 20, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Glickenhaus Unveils SCG 004S A fully legal…

    In 2005 we told Andrea Pininfarina we wanted to build a modern homage to our P3/4: 18 months later we unveiled Ferrari P 4/5 by Pininfarina. In 2009 we told Peter Geishecker we were going to build and race a car at the 24 Hours of Nurburgring: 18… more
    Editor 247
  • : The making of The Grand Tour series 2 -
    Nov 20, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    : The making of The Grand Tour series 2 -…

    As the hugely anticipated series 2 of Amazon Prime Video’s global hit show The Grand Tour fast approaches, Clarkson, Hammond and May, under instruction, look to make a few changes from last year’s series. In a brand new behind the scenes video,… more
    Editor 239
  • Signature Motorsport’s magnificent MINIs set season finale battle
    Nov 20, 2017 Motorsport

    Signature Motorsport’s magnificent MINIs set…

    Preview: Sasol GTC2 Championship – Zwartkops, 25 November Signature Motorsport is nearing the end of its first year campaigning their MINI John Cooper Works in the Sasol GTC2 Championship and what a year it has been. After an unbelievably short… more
    Editor 251
  • Winners of the Mercedes-Benz South Africa Innovation Challenge revealed
    Nov 17, 2017 Press Releases

    Winners of the Mercedes-Benz South Africa…

    Startups win big at the inaugural Mercedes-Benz South Africa (MBSA) Innovation Challenge Total of R900 000 going to three startups to pilot their idea for future use within MBSA. The LaunchLab to offer ongoing support to winners More opportunity to… more
    Editor 201
  • Ford Kicks off Multi-Faceted Road Safety Campaign
    Nov 17, 2017 Press Releases

    Ford Kicks off Multi-Faceted Road Safety…

    Ford safety campaign launched in conjunction with the Automobile Association and other valued partners Driving Skills for Life training focuses on essential driving skills, awareness and the impact of distracted and impaired driving Innovative AA… more
    Editor 131
  • MasterDrive Newsletter 16 November 2017
    Nov 17, 2017 Press Releases

    MasterDrive Newsletter 16 November 2017

    MasterTips: Checking tyre pressure Tyres are costly items that should be checked regularly but drivers seldom do. This is what you need to know about checking your tyre pressure and how you will get more from your tyres as a result. MasterTest:… more
    Masterdrive 126
  • Fuel set to jump on Rand, oil woes
    Nov 17, 2017 Press Releases

    Fuel set to jump on Rand, oil woes

    Unaudited mid-month fuel price data released by the Central Energy Fund (CEF) is forecasting a sharp jump in fuel prices at the end of November. This is according to the Automobile Association, which says that motorists cannot expect much respite… more
    Automobile Association 128
  • New Audi Sport models join the League of Performance
    Nov 17, 2017 Press Releases

    New Audi Sport models join the League of…

    It all started in the early 1980s with the revolutionary introduction of quattro all-wheel drive, followed by many victories that drove Audi's four rings over numerous finishing lines in the motorsport world. Thanks to continued dedication to… more
    Editor 172
  • Domenico Cosentino -  Head of Aftersales - Maserati
    Nov 17, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Buying a new car? Make sure you ask this…

    Buying a vehicle is one of the biggest financial commitments you will ever make. It makes sense then that before you take the plunge, you do your homework on the options available. But, according to Domenico Cosentino from Maserati SA, there is one… more
    Editor 263
  • Daimler Trucks & Buses Southern Africa unveils world-class SelecTrucks Zimbabwe
    Nov 17, 2017 Press Releases

    Daimler Trucks & Buses Southern Africa…

    Affordable and certified commercial vehicles Par-excellence sales service and after-sales backed by ZIMOCO HARARE, ZIMBABWE - Daimler Trucks & Buses Southern Africa, under the banner of ZIMOCO (the only official distributor of Daimler commercial… more
    Editor 148
  • The BMW i8 Roadster is coming: time for the next look
    Nov 17, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    The BMW i8 Roadster is coming: time for the…

    BMW i is looking forward to welcoming the third member of the BMW i family. In 2018 the BMW i8 Roadster will unlock the door to a whole new dimension in pioneering open-top driving pleasure – virtually silent and with zero local emissions. Here’s… more
    Editor 221
  • Alfa Romeo Stelvio - The Brand's First SUV
    Nov 17, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Alfa Romeo Stelvio - The Brand's First SUV

    Cape Town, South Africa - Alfa Romeo's first SUV is born, delivering a thrilling driving experience, outstanding performance and sporty style. For the first time in more than a century, these features of the genuine "Alfa spirit" have now come… more
    Editor 341
  • More powerful than ever: the new Audi TT RS Coupé
    Nov 17, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    More powerful than ever: the new Audi TT RS…

    Audi Sport presents the most powerful TT of all time, featuring a muscular body, newly developed five-cylinder engine and accompanied by its unmistakable sound. The new Matrix OLED rear lights also underscore the compact sports car's position as a… more
    Editor 233
  • A new form of V6 power: the Audi RS 5 Coupé
    Nov 17, 2017 Press Releases

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

    Audi Sport is presenting its first model to feature the current RS design idiom with the introduction of the second generation Audi RS 5 Coupé. The new Audi RS 5 Coupé is the gran turismo among the RS models from Audi Sport and unites athletic power… more
    Editor 142
  • Hyundai Motorsport ready to finish 2017 on a high in Rally Australia
    Nov 17, 2017 Motorsport

    Hyundai Motorsport ready to finish 2017 on a…

    Hyundai Motorsport tackles the finale of the 2017 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC), Rally Australia, in positive spirits as the team aims to conclude its fourth year of participation in the sport on a high this weekend. With the 2017 Drivers' and… more
    Editor 244
  • THE BIG ANNOUNCEMENT: Results for the 2017 Tekkie Tax Campaign!!
    Nov 14, 2017 Press Releases

    THE BIG ANNOUNCEMENT: Results for the 2017…

    South Africa, you did it again!! The result for the 2017 Tekkie Tax Campaign was released on Friday during the annual Tekkie Tax Telebration. South Africa came together once again and raised a whopping R8 239 265 on 27 May 2017. This unique… more
    Editor 198
  • Messe Frankfurt announces acquisition of Beijing Traders-Link Plus International Exhibition Co Ltd
    Nov 14, 2017 Press Releases

    Messe Frankfurt announces acquisition of…

    Move enforces Messe Frankfurt’s mobility portfolio across Asia Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd, Greater China’s headquarters of the global leading trade fair organiser Messe Frankfurt GmbH has acquired a major proportion of Beijing Traders-Link Plus… more
    Editor 142
  • Australia brings the curtain down on thrilling WRC season
    Nov 14, 2017 Motorsport

    Australia brings the curtain down on…

    Seven different winners in 12 World Championship rounds to date Battle for runner-up honours to be settled in finale Down Under Surprise results no stranger on dusty gravel tracks Catch all the epic action on Red Bull TV Kennards Hire Rally… more
    Editor 275
  • Code of conduct submissions are in – the battle begins
    Nov 14, 2017 Press Releases

    Code of conduct submissions are in – the…

    Responses to the draft code of conduct for the automotive industry are in and it’s clear that finalising the code is not going to be an easy process. “We did anticipate a strong opposing response from the Original Equipment Manufacturers because the… more
    Editor 158
  • Goodyear and Land Rover successfully complete Land Rover Experience Tour 2017
    Nov 14, 2017 Press Releases

    Goodyear and Land Rover successfully…

    After almost a month of exploring a wide variety of Peruvian roads, the Land Rover Experience Tour 2017 ended on November 9th. Goodyear's Wrangler DuraTrac tyres were used to equip the 19 participating vehicles. The tyres proved their worth as the… more
    Editor 147
  • Mercedes-Benz Bus & Coach Southern Africa introduces the reliable, durable and value for money OF-1723 bus chassis for the commuter segment
    Nov 14, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Mercedes-Benz Bus & Coach Southern Africa…

    Launched to assist bus operators in tough business conditions Shane Henry, Brand Manager for Mercedes-Benz Bus & Coach Southern Africa: "We listened to our customers who highlighted the tough conditions they are operating in, as well as the limited… more
    Editor 268
  • Dani Pedrosa scores great win in Valencia, Marc Marquez 2017 WORLD CHAMPION
    Nov 14, 2017 Motorsport

    Dani Pedrosa scores great win in Valencia,…

    The Repsol Honda Team enjoyed a dream day in Valencia today, with Dani Pedrosa winning the Grand Prix (his seventh at Valencia across all classes, his 54th in career, and his 31st in the MotoGP class); Marc Marquez taking the third step of the… more
    Editor 227
  • More entrepreneurs are needed to secure SA’s economic growth – the question is how to make it happen faster
    Nov 14, 2017 Press Releases

    More entrepreneurs are needed to secure SA’s…

    It has been a difficult year for South Africa. In September the World Bank downgraded South Africa’s 2017 growth forecast to 0.6 percent, down from 1.1 percent at the beginning of the year. To get ahead the South African economy is in urgent need of… more
    Editor 146
  • Delegates praise Sewells-MSXI’S advanced dealer management training programme
    Nov 14, 2017 Press Releases

    Delegates praise Sewells-MSXI’S advanced…

    Two successful graduates from the Sewells-MSX International (MSXI) Advanced Dealer Management (ADM) training programme are full of praise for this year-long course which has been available to South African motor dealers since 2007. Recent ADM… more
    Editor 168
  • Going the Extra Mile -  Relate Bracelets
    Nov 14, 2017 Press Releases

    Going the Extra Mile - Relate Bracelets

    In business, your offering is only as good as your relationships. Neil Robinson from Relate Bracelets explains how FedEx Express has helped the business grow into Africa and beyond NEIL ROBINSON, MD of Relate Bracelets understands the importance of… more
    Editor 203
  • It's lights, camera, action as Shashi Naidoo and Zoe Brown take to the track on Speed Stars.
    Nov 14, 2017 Press Releases

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

    Our next celebrity pairing feel right at home in front of the cameras and under the bright lights, but will Shashi Naidoo and Zoe Brown feel as comfortable when they get behind the wheel and the lights go out on Speed Stars? Shashi Naidoo has… more
    Editor 146
  • Auto Alert -  November 2017
    Nov 13, 2017 Press Releases

    Auto Alert - November 2017

    Hyundai’s Bakkie is Go. Hyundai Motor has confirmed to the international media that it intends to launch a pickup truck on to the North American market. This decision has been taken by the South Korean manufacturer in view of the general market… more
    Frank Beeton 250
  • The Phoenix -  Good News Issue
    Nov 13, 2017 The Phoenix

    The Phoenix - Good News Issue

    South Africa is on the precipice, and we need all the help we can get. By the end of December 2017 we will have a pretty sound idea about where we as a country are going, so for the last issue of aBr in 2017 I have decided to try and give fate a… more
    Editor 306
  • Tenneco clean air fully compliant with EU homologation standards
    Nov 13, 2017 Press Releases

    Tenneco clean air fully compliant with EU…

    Tenneco’s comprehensive range of catalytic converters and diesel particulate filters (DPF) are in full compliance with EU homologation regulations. Required by all European nations, the homologation process protects workshops and consumers by… more
    Editor 199
  • Golden Steering Wheel” for Audi Q5
    Nov 13, 2017 Press Releases

    Golden Steering Wheel” for Audi Q5

    Successful model wins in the “Large SUB” category Important awards for Audi in a competition renowned Europe The Audi Q5 has won the 2017 “Golden Steering Wheel” in the “Large SUV” category. Prior to the selection, readers of the German automotive… more
    Editor 145
  • 2017 Road safety Summit: Safety starts with visibility
    Nov 13, 2017 Press Releases

    2017 Road safety Summit: Safety starts with…

    As part of 3M South Africa’s ongoing participation in road safety across the globe, Vusi Tshabangu, Technical Manager at 3M Transport Safety Division, presented a talk on the importance of visible road infrastructure at the 9th Annual ITC Road… more
    Editor 283
  • The end of the year is here – are you and your car ready for the holidays?
    Nov 13, 2017 Press Releases

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

    Public schools across South Africa close for the end-of-year holidays on 6 December, meaning thousands of motorists will undoubtedly be on the roads soon thereafter. This time of the year going into January is also the most dangerous of the year,… more
    Automobile Association 124
  • Renault, over a century of expertise in light commercial vehicles
    Nov 13, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Renault, over a century of expertise in…

    For more than a century, Renault has been developing, manufacturing and selling Light Commercial Vehicles to meet the needs of demanding business customers around the world. These iconic LCVs often left a lasting mark on their times. Groupe… more
    Editor 273
  • BMW M4 DTM visits the Japanese Super GT Championship.
    Nov 13, 2017 Motorsport

    BMW M4 DTM visits the Japanese Super GT…

    Four weeks after the final round of the 2017 DTM season at Hockenheim (GER), the BMW M4 DTM was back in action in the Far East this weekend. The three manufacturers involved in the DTM thrilled the huge crowd of fans at the Japanese Super GT… more
    Editor 265
  • Bikes and quads earned national cross country championship titles after tough season
    Nov 13, 2017 Motorsport

    Bikes and quads earned national cross…

    As the dust settled after the recent Atlas Copco Gold 400, the sixth and final round of the 2017 SA National Cross Country Championship for Motorcycles and Quads (SACCS Moto) that took place at Glenharvie on the West Rand, the points have been… more
    Editor 203
  • SEMA eNews, Vol. 20, No. 45
    Nov 13, 2017 Press Releases

    SEMA eNews, Vol. 20, No. 45

    Global Media Awards: More Than 150 Companies Recognized The Global Media Awards program recognized more than 150 companies for creating products that resonate with consumers in international markets. Read More Here more
    Editor 136
  • Honda
    Nov 13, 2017 Press Releases

    Honda "Xcelerates" Startup Collaborations…

    Honda Will Expand Its Engagement of Startup Ecosystems in Detroit, Japan, China and Europe Committed to creating transformative products and services through open innovation, Honda Innovations is expanding its global open innovation program for… more
    Editor 158
  • NSBC announces South African Small Business Award winners for 2017
    Nov 13, 2017 Press Releases

    NSBC announces South African Small Business…

    Acknowledging the innovation, grit and determination shown by all to build a better South Africa While the South African economy is subdued, there are many small and medium (SME) businesses working tirelessly to succeed, grow and positively impact… more
    Editor 158
  • Samantha Du Toit - PR, Communications and Marketing Manager, Detlev Duve - Managing Director of DACHSER SA and Charles Dey - Chairman LAA Exco
    Nov 13, 2017 Press Releases

    DACHSER South Africa recognised for leading…

    At the 29th Logistics Achiever Awards ceremony held on Thursday evening, 2 November at Montecasino in Fourways, Gauteng, DACHSER SA scooped a Silver category award for leading in skills development. Managing Director of DACHSER SA, Detlev Duve, was… more
    Editor 177
  • MasterDrive Newsletter 09 November 2017
    Nov 13, 2017 Press Releases

    MasterDrive Newsletter 09 November 2017

    MasterTips: Chinese car brands commit to safety Not long ago many perceived Chinese vehicles as inferior and outright copies of more established brands. Yet, now China is taking the lead in ensuring their cars have global appeal, especially in terms… more
    Editor 344
  • Motoring and motorsport communication journalist and all round automotive guru Roger Mc Cleery made huge impact to the conference
    Nov 13, 2017 Press Releases

    AutObarn reward their members for…

    The AutObarn Group held their 2017 annual conference this last month and according to the members one of the best conferences ever held for the members. “We wanted to add some punch to this year’s conference,” said MD Terry Brand. So, we got… more
    Editor 195
  • Continental Maintains Successful Path: Strong Growth Continues in Third Quarter
    Nov 13, 2017 Press Releases

    Continental Maintains Successful Path:…

    Sales rise by 9 percent to 32.7 billion Euros after nine months; 7 percent growth to sales of 10.7 billion Euros in the third quarter Adjusted EBIT margin is within target range at 10.6 percent after nine months despite a burden of 400 million Euros… more
    Editor 143
  • The new Lotus Exige Cup 430: Unlimited Edition
    Nov 13, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    The new Lotus Exige Cup 430: Unlimited…

    Full-production model is most extreme Exige ever conceived New engine installation, delivering 430 hp and 440 Nm New design generating 220 kg of downforce 407 hp per tonne provides unrivalled performance 0-60 mph in 3.2 secs, dry weight from 1,056… more
    Editor 212
  • FAW trucks help take Spitskop to a new level
    Nov 13, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    FAW trucks help take Spitskop to a new level

    An astute businessman by any measure; modest in nature but highly enterprising – this is Mahlaka Lukas Makuwa, owner and MD of Mafate Business Enterprises, primarily a mining supply company. They supply ready-mix concrete, premix concrete,… more
    Editor 227
  • From left to right: Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa, Minister of Higher Education and Training  Hlengiwe Mkhize, Automotive Industry Development Centre CEO David Masondo listen attentively to Itumeleng Monyaane   from the AIDC's  skills and training department  during the tour of the laboratories at the Gauteng Automotive  Learning Centre.
    Nov 10, 2017 Press Releases

    The Deputy President visited the Gauteng…

    The Deputy President, in his capacity as the Chairman of the Human Resources Development Council visited the Gauteng Automotive Learning Centre to gain insight into the AIDC's role in skills development for the automotive industry. Background… more
    Editor 524
  • It took Engen’s Tevin Richard seven years to achieve his dream
    Nov 10, 2017 Press Releases

    It took Engen’s Tevin Richard seven years to…

    Growing up in Merebank outside Durban, close to Engen Refinery, Tevin Richard dreamt of becoming an engineer and being able to change his world for the better. Tevin attended Merebank Secondary School where he found that “maths and science just made… more
    Editor 175
  • Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa to visit the AIDC's Learning Centre
    Nov 10, 2017 Press Releases

    Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa to visit…

    Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa will on Friday, 10 November 2017, chair the final meeting of the Human Resource Development Council for the 2016/17 financial year at the Gauteng Automotive Learning Centre in Rosslyn, Pretoria. The Human Resource… more
    Editor 180
  • Maserati Levante-S now available in South Africa
    Nov 10, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Maserati Levante-S now available in South…

    The highly-anticipated petrol version of Maserati’s SUV, the Levante-S, is now available in South Africa. Dubbed the Levante-S, the vehicle boasts outstanding amounts of power, amplifying the brand’s signature roar. Until now, the Maserati Levante… more
    Editor 306
  • First public showcase of all-new Volvo XC60 at Nedbank Golf Challenge
    Nov 10, 2017 Press Releases

    First public showcase of all-new Volvo XC60…

    Sun City - the world-famous Gary Player Golf Course at Sun City is again playing host to some of the world's best golfers and, in the 16th year of collaboration, a ubiquitous Volvo presence as Volvo Car South Africa has again partnered with the… more
    Editor 152
  • Toyota’s year to remember in South African Cross Country series
    Nov 10, 2017 Motorsport

    Toyota’s year to remember in South African…

    Lategan/White take Rookies of the Year award for Ford NWM Puma Lubricants team This year’s Production Vehicle category in the South African Cross Country Series (SACCs) is a season Toyota will not forget in a hurry. Apart from annexing all the… more
    Editor 295
  • Avis begins roll-out of voice-powered digital reservations
    Nov 10, 2017 Press Releases

    Avis begins roll-out of voice-powered…

    Avis Rent a Car continues to innovate globally in the car rental space, with a recent integration into the voice-activated Amazon Alexa platform, allowing customers to book and manage reservations using Amazon Echo devices. Avis is the first car… more
    Editor 147
  • Autopromotec News - November 2017
    Nov 10, 2017 Press Releases

    Autopromotec News - November 2017

    Electric vehicles, still short of a true “green” revolution Automotive Artificial Intelligence will be worth 14 Billion Dollars by 2025 3D printing, hi-tech revolution a delight for the automotive industry Connected cars lock down against hackers… more
    Editor 166
  • At the peak of the model line and segment - the new Audi S4
    Nov 10, 2017 Motoring

    At the peak of the model line and segment -…

    The new Audi S4 assumes a top position in the new A4 family. With a newly developed engine, intelligent lightweight design and a package of innovative technologies from the full-size sedan. Audi has experienced great success with its sporty S models… more
    Editor 280
  • Imperial Logistics sells German chemicals business Schirm
    Nov 09, 2017 Press Releases

    Imperial Logistics sells German chemicals…

    Supply chain and logistics leader Imperial Logistics has entered into an agreement with AECI Limited to dispose of the Group’s total interest in and claims against Schirm Gmbh and related assets (“Schirm”) for a cash consideration of EUR110.5… more
    Editor 221
  • Nissan contributes € 469 million for third quarter 2017 to Renault’s earnings
    Nov 09, 2017 Press Releases

    Nissan contributes € 469 million for third…

    On 8 November 2017, Nissan released its results for the second quarter of fiscal year 2017/2018 (April 1, 2017 to March 31, 2018). Nissan’s results, published in JGAAP, for the second quarter of fiscal year 2017/2018 (July 1 to September 30, 2017),… more
    Editor 171
  • Siyaphambili Team to represent Volkswagen at Telkom 947 Cycle Challenge
    Nov 09, 2017 Press Releases

    Siyaphambili Team to represent Volkswagen at…

    Six novice cyclists will represent Volkswagen and be among the thousands participating in the Telkom 947 Cycle Challenge on 19 November. Siyaphambili Team (meaning moving forward) consisting of Thobani Mhlongo, Kwanele Shabala, Mashesha Miya,… more
    Editor 169
  • Fouries cut it fine on the way to the SA Cross Country Championships
    Nov 09, 2017 Motorsport

    Fouries cut it fine on the way to the SA…

    Telford and Ntsekhe win close fought Class P title race The husband and wife team of Marius and Jolinda Fourie, in the PHB BAT, cut it fine when they secured the Special Vehicle overall and Class A titles in this season’s South African Cross Country… more
    Editor 284
  • Young scientists tackle South Africa’s water and energy challenges
    Nov 09, 2017 Press Releases

    Young scientists tackle South Africa’s water…

    This year the Eskom Expo for Young Scientists welcomed over 600 leaners to compete in the prestigious International Science Fair (ISF), with the hope of taking home a share of the R4 million worth of prizes up for grabs. These enthusiastic young… more
    Editor 212
  • Mercedes-Benz South Africa (MBSA), the LaunchLab and STARTUP AUTOBAHN announce finalists for the MBSA Innovation Challenge
    Nov 08, 2017 Press Releases

    Mercedes-Benz South Africa (MBSA), the…

    East London - The nine finalists in the MBSA Innovation Challenge - a unique partnership between MBSA, the LaunchLab and STARTUP AUTOBAHN - were announced today. These finalists now have the opportunity to present their innovative ideas, tailor-made… more
    Editor 214
  • BMW Group on course for successful financial year
    Nov 08, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    BMW Group on course for successful financial…

    Substantial upfront expenditure for tomorrow’s mobility BMW Group will offer 25 electrified models by 2025 Germany serves as innovation driver for mobility Krüger: We are resolutely doing things the BMW way Nine-month revenues and earnings up on… more
    Editor 306
  • R250 000 prize money for Investchem Formula 1600 champion!
    Nov 08, 2017 Motorsport

    R250 000 prize money for Investchem Formula…

    The 2017 season for the Investchem Formula 1600 championship finished at Kyalami in Johannesburg on Saturday. Julian van der Watt (42 - Race Driver SA) is the 2017 Investchem Formula 1600 champion and receives R250 000 as well as two motorsport… more
    Editor 272
  • The new BMW C 400 X
    Nov 08, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    The new BMW C 400 X

    The dynamic BMW Motorrad mid-size scooter for maximum riding fun in an urban setting. BMW Motorrad established its new product category in the area of urban mobility in 2011 with the debut of the BMW C 600 Sport and the BMW C 650 GT as premium… more
    Editor 250
  • Isuzu Drives Real Conversations through Movember in Support of Healthier South African Men
    Nov 08, 2017 Press Releases

    Isuzu Drives Real Conversations through…

    Isuzu is getting behind the Movember Foundation's drive for greater awareness of the crisis in men's health, particularly testicular and prostate cancer and suicide prevention. Isuzu has put the Foundation behind the wheel of three specially branded… more
    Editor 137
  • MEYLE-ORIGINAL glow plugs guarantee a reliable start – even in the coldest weather
    Nov 08, 2017 Press Releases

    MEYLE-ORIGINAL glow plugs guarantee a…

    Around 130 MEYLE-ORIGINAL glow plugs, exclusively manufactured in accordance with OEM specifications, for all standard applications. Hamburg, 07 November 2017. MEYLE AG provides around 130 MEYLE-ORIGINAL glow plugs for all standard applications.… more
    Editor 143
  • The new BMW K 1600 Grand America
    Nov 08, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    The new BMW K 1600 Grand America

    BMW Motorrad expands its range in the full dresser touring segment with the addition of a model designed specifically for comfortable travel. The BMW K 1600 Grand America sees its premiere at the world's biggest motorcycle trade show, the EICMA in… more
    Editor 259
  • TomTom Offers Developers Free and Easy Access to their Online APIs
    Nov 08, 2017 Press Releases

    TomTom Offers Developers Free and Easy…

    TomTom (TOM2), a leading global provider of maps and traffic data, announces their completely revamped developer portal. Updates include enhancements to its product offerings and a pricing model geared towards small and medium sized businesses to… more
    Editor 157
  • Groupe Renault Debuts a World’s First in Autonomous Obstacle Avoidance that Matches Professional Test Drivers
    Nov 08, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Groupe Renault Debuts a World’s First in…

    #INNOVATIONbyRenault Silicon Valley, November 2017 – Groupe Renault announces that it has developed an autonomous control system that handles challenging driving scenarios and, as an industry first, has obstacle avoidance capability as good as… more
    Editor 209
  • Continental one of SA's top companies to work for
    Nov 07, 2017 Press Releases

    Continental one of SA's top companies to…

    Certification by the Top Employer Institute in The Netherlands reaffirms Continental's commitment to employees Recognises leading employers around the world Development of employees a sustainable business advantage Continental Tyre South Africa will… more
    Editor 223
  • New revenue requirements may require additional investment to ensure compliance
    Nov 07, 2017 Press Releases

    New revenue requirements may require…

    Johannesburg, 07 November 2017 - From January 2018, the new revenue recognition requirements come into effect. The new revenue financial reporting standard (IFRS 15 – Revenue from Contracts with Customers) establishes a single comprehensive… more
    Editor 179
  • Global Takata Airbag recall campaign expands
    Nov 07, 2017 Press Releases

    Global Takata Airbag recall campaign expands

    Citing preventative measures, Mitsubishi Motors Japan has issued a recall campaign on specific Pajeros sold between 2007 and 2013 in South Africa for the replacement of the passenger-side airbag inflators. Vehicles made by more than 30 manufacturers… more
    Editor 152
  • Hon’ble Industry Minister of Tamil Nadu, Thiru. M C Sampath to inaugurate Automotive Engineering Show in Chennai
    Nov 07, 2017 Press Releases

    Hon’ble Industry Minister of Tamil Nadu,…

    Tata subsidiary to showcase Tal Brabo, India’s first “Made in India” robot at the 11th edition The month of November will see the who’s who of the automotive sector in Chennai at the 11th edition of Automotive Engineering Show (AES). Scheduled to… more
    Editor 162
  • Smart mobility powered by greater connectivity
    Nov 07, 2017 Press Releases

    Smart mobility powered by greater…

    Continental taps into new business areas for mobility services 3D display surfaces for new-generation digital content, greater personalisation Connected vehicles serve as a mobile weather station, or rental car of the future Continental is pushing… more
    Editor 194
  • Mitsubishi Motors unveils MITSUBISHI e-EVOLUTION CONCEPT
    Nov 07, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Mitsubishi Motors unveils MITSUBISHI…

    Mitsubishi's new e-EVOLUTION CONCEPT launched at the Tokyo Motor Show is an all-electric high-performance SUV that embodies the Mitsubishi Motor Corporation's new brand strategy under the "Drive your Ambition" brand strategy. Technical prototype… more
    Editor 309
  • Brett Garland makes it a double win for Round 9 of the AutObarn SuperHatch Series at Kyalami under pressure
    Nov 07, 2017 Motorsport

    Brett Garland makes it a double win for…

    The AutObarn Superhatches shared the racetrack with the 111 Saloons which saw a very crowded grid and a full field of race cars making it tough for all drivers to stay out of trouble, possibly the hardest round for the AutObarn SuperHatch drivers… more
    Editor 275
  • Arangies’ new steed dominates on debut
    Nov 07, 2017 Motorsport

    Arangies’ new steed dominates on debut

    There were several highlights at Saturday’s Kyalami Motorsport Festival, but perhaps the most memorable was how Charl Arangies came, saw and conquered with his all-new Stradale Motorsport Aston Martin Vantage GT3. Arangies’ new car arrived in South… more
    Editor 238
  • Engen Xtreme team consolidate position at Zwartkops
    Nov 07, 2017 Motorsport

    Engen Xtreme team consolidate position at…

    The Engen Xtreme team came away from the penultimate round of the Sasol GTC Africa at Kyalami in Johannesburg on Saturday feeling it was a job well done, despite drivers Michael Stephen and Simon Moss finishing second and fourth overall on the day.… more
    Editor 283
  • Volkswagen Motorsport turns the tables to dominate at Kyalami - Sasol GTC Series
    Nov 06, 2017 Motorsport

    Volkswagen Motorsport turns the tables to…

    Overall victory for Mathew Hodges following two close battles Third overall for Daniel Rowe GTC2 Championship for Keagan Masters Some days at the races are better than others, and Round 8 of the 2017 Sasol GTC series was a particularly good one for… more
    Editor 353
  • McLaren 720s named Sportscar of the year 2017 at Scottish Car Of The Year Awards
    Nov 06, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    McLaren 720s named Sportscar of the year…

    McLaren 720S is Sportscar of the Year at 2017 Scottish Car of the Year Awards Praised for innovation, technology and exhilaration and cited as “a sportscar like no other” Available in three levels of specification: 720S, 720S Performance and 720S… more
    Editor 270
  • Sasol GTC Racing Team takes the championship battle down to the wire
    Nov 06, 2017 Motorsport

    Sasol GTC Racing Team takes the championship…

    Kyalami, South Africa – The Sasol GTC Racing Team emerged from a challenging day at the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit with Gennaro Bonafede’s title challenge severely dented and only a mathematical chance of lifting the coveted crown at the final round… more
    Editor 259
  • Signature Motorsport MINI Team takes four podiums at Kyalami races
    Nov 06, 2017 Motorsport

    Signature Motorsport MINI Team takes four…

    Review: Sasol GTC2 Championship, Rd 8 The Signature Motorsport MINI John Cooper Works Team had a great day at Kyalami with Chris Shorter taking overall honours after powering his Champion MINI to second and third places in the two races, in the… more
    Editor 249
  • Kyalami thrills & spills
    Nov 06, 2017 Motorsport

    Kyalami thrills & spills

    Drama, action & new winners aplenty The Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit delivered a supreme weekend of action as race fans were treated to top drawer racing in ideal conditions highlighted by new winners, champions and drama of the highest order at the… more
    Editor 263
  • Bruising season closure for Signature Motorsport VW Cup Team
    Nov 06, 2017 Motorsport

    Bruising season closure for Signature…

    Review: Engen Volkswagen Cup, Rd 8 – Kyalami Having clinched the 2017 Volkswagen Cup Championship at Killarney last month, the Signature Motorsport Team headed into the final round at Kyalami with the goal of securing second place overall for… more
    Editor 210
  • Ford Ranger Tops the Sales Charts in October 2017
    Nov 06, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Ford Ranger Tops the Sales Charts in October…

    "The new vehicle market continues showing a level of resilience, but we expect the overall market to remain flat this year. The disposable income of consumers is being negatively impacted by the high level of inflation, as well as the recent spate… more
    Editor 218
  • Legislation, technology and infrastructure need to come together in order for electro-mobility to thrive in South Africa.
    Nov 06, 2017 Press Releases

    Legislation, technology and infrastructure…

    By Tim Abbott, CEO of BMW Group South Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa There is no doubt that the long-term future of the automotive mobility includes electric. In 2016 nearly 774,000 Electric Vehicles (EV) () and Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles… more
    Editor 247
  • From Seed to Seat: How Soy Foam Proved Key to Ford’s Push to Use Renewables
    Nov 06, 2017 Press Releases

    From Seed to Seat: How Soy Foam Proved Key…

    By Debbie Mielewski, Senior Technical Leader, Materials Sustainability, Ford Motor Company A lot of people are familiar with soy – tens of millions of consumers eat and drink it every day. But what might come as a surprise is that many of us… more
    Editor 138
  • MiX Telematics demonstrates strong performance in USA, Brazil, and Africa
    Nov 06, 2017 Press Releases

    MiX Telematics demonstrates strong…

    MiX Telematics, a leading global provider of fleet and mobile asset management solutions delivered as Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), announced a strong financial results for its second quarter and first half of fiscal 2018, which ended on September… more
    Editor 217
  • Ford Invests R3-billion for Production Expansion in SA, Including First-Ever Ford Ranger Raptor
    Nov 06, 2017 Press Releases

    Ford Invests R3-billion for Production…

    R3-billion investment in production capacity expansion at Ford's South African operations All-new Ford Ranger Raptor will be assembled in South Africa from 2019, a new addition to the Ford Performance family Investment program reaffirms Ford's… more
    Editor 122
  • Avis launches new car rental group dedicated to VW Polo TSI: Group B+
    Nov 06, 2017 Press Releases

    Avis launches new car rental group dedicated…

    Avis has listened to its customers and has now introduced a new car rental booking group dedicated to one of its most popular car rental models. Following the demand to rent the VW Polo TSI, Avis has moved the popular VW Polo TSI into a dedicated… more
    Editor 166
  •  Howzat! It's SA Cricket captain Dane' van Niekerk taking on springbok rugby player Ryan Kankowski next on Speed Stars
    Nov 04, 2017 Press Releases

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

    They may come from completely different sporting codes but what Dane' van Niekerk and Ryan Kankowski do have in common is that they have both excelled at the highest level in their sport. Will they produce stand out performances when they take to… more
    Editor 237
  • Day 3 Highlights—2017 SEMA Show
    Nov 04, 2017 Press Releases

    Day 3 Highlights—2017 SEMA Show

    Video: SEMA's John Waraniak Discusses ADAS Technology at the 2017 SEMA Show SEMA's Vice President of Vehicle Technology discusses the business opportunities of advanced driver assistance systems. Video: Hellwig Products' Operator F-350 at the 2017… more
    Editor 479
  • Road Safety Summit: The path to mitigating road accidents, saving lives
    Nov 03, 2017 Press Releases

    Road Safety Summit: The path to mitigating…

    Intelligence Transfer Centre (ITC’s) 9th Annual Road Safety Summit takes place in Johannesburg on 8 and 9 November 2017, providing a platform for key decision makers including municipal managers, procurement executives, logistics and fleet… more
    Editor 232
  • Automechanika Shanghai anticipates successful debut of the REIFEN Zone – dedicated to tyre, wheel and rim products
    Nov 03, 2017 Press Releases

    Automechanika Shanghai anticipates…

    It’s beyond doubt that Asia’s automobile industry has been developing at a rapid pace in recent years. From 2009 to 2016, China alone was the world's largest car manufacturer and benefitted greatly from having the biggest sales market. As a result,… more
    Editor 190
  • HAVAL brings you more - HAVAL H2 gets 5-star ANCAP rating
    Nov 03, 2017 Mobilty Beat

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

    Customer safety is paramount to the continued development of Haval as a global brand and this recognised by ANCAP (Australian New Car Assessment Program) which rewarded Haval with a 5 Star for the Haval H2 with Dual Frontal, Side and Curtain… more
    Editor 282
  • OLX Group and Autotrader merge
    Nov 03, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    OLX Group and Autotrader merge

    AutoTrader, South Africa's leading online vehicle marketplace is now officially part of the Naspers owned OLX Group South Africa, date: The OLX Group and AutoTrader announced today that their merger agreement in South Africa was approved by local… more
    Editor 247
  • CeMAT 2018 - Unique showcase reveals the huge potential resulting from the interplay between Logistics 4.0 and Industry 4.0
    Nov 03, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    CeMAT 2018 - Unique showcase reveals the…

    Solutions for real-world challenges, visitors from all over the world, and a dazzling display of innovations Hannover. True to its keynote theme “Connected Supply Chain Solutions”, CeMAT 2018 will set the agenda for the intralogistics industry… more
    Editor 198
  • MiX Telematics delivers 17% subscription revenue growth, base now over 640 000 subscribers
    Nov 03, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    MiX Telematics delivers 17% subscription…

    MiX Telematics announces financial results for second quarter and first half of fiscal 2018 References in this announcement to “R” are to South African Rand and references to “U.S. Dollars” and “$” are to United States Dollars. Unless otherwise… more
    Editor 198
  • South Africa’s legal requirements for workshops to properly manage used oil and related waste
    Nov 03, 2017 Press Releases

    South Africa’s legal requirements for…

    One litre of used motor oil can contaminate one million litres of water! It is estimated that South Africa generates an average of 120 million litres of used lubricant oil in a year. This is a large amount of used oil that, if not collected and… more
    Editor 211
  • MasterDrive Newsletter 2 November 2017
    Nov 03, 2017 Press Releases

    MasterDrive Newsletter 2 November 2017

    MasterTips: International road deaths In the USA it is estimated there are 35 deaths as a result of road crashes every day. We take a look at the reality of the roads and its crashes in the USA. MasterTest: Driving Expressions: Subaru Impreza The… more
    Masterdrive 159
  • Day 2 Highlights—2017 SEMA Show
    Nov 03, 2017 Press Releases

    Day 2 Highlights—2017 SEMA Show

    Video: Honda Launches Type-R Crate Engine Program at the 2017 SEMA Show SEMA News caught up with Art St. Cyr of Honda Performance Development to discuss the specifics of their new crate engine racing program. Video: John Hennessey Unveils the Venom… more
    Editor 455
  • NSBC releases findings of the 2017 National Small Business Survey
    Nov 02, 2017 Press Releases

    NSBC releases findings of the 2017 National…

    2017: SME employment pressure rising According to the National Development plan, the SME community is expected to provide 90% of new employment opportunities by 2030. This makes SMEs the driving force behind South Africa’s economy, placing even… more
    Editor 255
  • Be safe on our roads this holiday season – get a car check now
    Nov 02, 2017 Press Releases

    Be safe on our roads this holiday season –…

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

    SA motor dealers remain tenacious in tough…

    The management of South Africa’s motor dealerships generally remain tenacious and resourceful in tough economic times and this year they continue in this vein, according to John Templeton, the Marketing Head Operations at Sewells-MSXI South Africa.… more
    Editor 166
  • Eastern Cape auto suppliers take pole position in support of black-owned manufacturers
    Nov 02, 2017 Press Releases

    Eastern Cape auto suppliers take pole…

    Tier 1, 2 and 3 suppliers in the Eastern Cape have taken the national lead in identifying and supporting black-owned manufacturers. These breakthroughs by the East Cape Automotive Industry Forum (ECAIF) were outlined on Tuesday, November 1, by… more
    Editor 161
  • Adventures for the people by the people!
    Nov 02, 2017 Press Releases

    Adventures for the people by the people!

    Discovery channel presents ‘How To Adventure’ with Riaan Manser this November Johannesburg, 01 November – South African explorer and adventurer, Riaan Manser is set to take everyday people on the ultimate adventure of a lifetime in the brand-new… more
    Editor 188
  • Access@Progression, Progression’s Assessment Centre, announces 6th Annual Disability Conference
    Nov 02, 2017 Press Releases

    Access@Progression, Progression’s Assessment…

    One in three South Africans has some form of mental disability. Learning more about mental disability and how to proactively address mental health in the workplace will come under the spotlight at the 2017 Disability Conference to be held at the… more
    Editor 197
  • Engen’s Sivashnie Perumal wants to pay her opportunities forward
    Nov 02, 2017 Press Releases

    Engen’s Sivashnie Perumal wants to pay her…

    Sivashnie Perumal grew up in Chatsworth, Durban and attended Savannah Park Secondary where she was not only Head Girl but the school’s top student. Her father - a self-employed mechanic - and her mother worked hard to get their three children… more
    Editor 173
  • Mitsubishi launches new brand strategy and global tagline with world-wide 'Drive for Growth' initiative at Tokyo Motor Show
    Nov 02, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Mitsubishi launches new brand strategy and…

    Mitsubishi Motors began a new chapter at the Tokyo Motor Show this week, launching its latest products together with a new brand strategy, a new global tagline and its world-wide 'Drive for Growth' initiative, a three-year strategic plan for… more
    Editor 287
  • Santam wins SAMBRA Insurer of the Year Award
    Nov 02, 2017 Press Releases

    Santam wins SAMBRA Insurer of the Year Award

    Financial services group Santam was announced the official winner of the prestigious South African Motor Body Repairers’ Association (SAMBRA) Insurer of the Year award at a gala event held in Stellenbosch this past weekend. Santam also walked away… more
    Editor 293
  • Day 1 Highlights—2017 SEMA Show
    Nov 02, 2017 Events

    Day 1 Highlights—2017 SEMA Show

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

    Absa Commentary: October 2017 NAAMSA New…

    Absa Commentary: October 2017 NAAMSA New Vehicle Sales and Exports Report more
    Editor 649
  • FUSO Trucks Southern Africa offers value for money vehicles and unbeatable financial offers
    Nov 02, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    FUSO Trucks Southern Africa offers value for…

    FUSO Trucks Southern Africa assists in providing affordable, safe and accessible transportation FE7 - 136 offers productivity and impressive payload As the year draws to an end, it is evident that the commercial vehicles industry continues to face… more
    Editor 234
  • Mossel Bay Wheels Gathering to be hosted in Mossel Bay on the 16th Dec.2017
    Nov 02, 2017 Events

    Mossel Bay Wheels Gathering to be hosted in…

    Due to popular demand from both vehicle owners & visitors alike, it gives me great pleasure to announce the second official Mossel Bay Wheels Gathering to be hosted in Mossel Bay on the 16th Dec.2017. I am very happy to announce too, that a sponsor… more
    Editor 849
  • NAAMSA comment on the October, 2017 industry new vehicle sales statistics
    Nov 01, 2017 Press Releases

    NAAMSA comment on the October, 2017 industry…

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

    Spanjaard Limited Launches EP2 Grease

    Spanjaard Limited, leading manufacturer of special lubricants and allied chemical products, has introduced EP2 Grease to its range of products. Spanjaard identified a need for a high quality lower-cost multipurpose grease to complement its range of… more
    Editor 241
  • Impressive Alfa Romeo news!
    Nov 01, 2017 Press Releases

    Impressive Alfa Romeo news!

    The latest Classic Car Africa (NOVEMBER issue) is jammed with Alfa Romeo coverage. Front cover features the original and latest Giulias. Further, there is a Report on the Concorso dell’Africa. A feature Article about the Giulias and lots more Alfa… more
    Editor 190
  • DACHSER’s interlocking capabilities raise the bar of logistics delivery
    Nov 01, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    DACHSER’s interlocking capabilities raise…

    To successfully expand into global markets it is critical for companies to have logistics systems and networks that are interconnected. This global linking of supply chains enables the seamless movement of products from origin to destination.… more
    Editor 265
  • Bakkie & Car picks Best Bakkie 2018
    Nov 01, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Bakkie & Car picks Best Bakkie 2018

    Full story waiting for you on shelf now! Bakkie & Car magazine has chosen its fifteenth SA Bakkie of the Year through its Best Bakkie 2018 competition that picks a winner out of the 7 double-cabs to be launched in the past year. Don’t ask what won… more
    Editor 275
  • Continental pioneers holistic vehicle connectivity for smart mobility
    Nov 01, 2017 Press Releases

    Continental pioneers holistic vehicle…

    More than infotaintment: connectivity is a key technology for future intelligent mobility Continental is developing the building blocks for holistic connectivity Continental connected the first vehicles to the Internet back in 1996. Since then, the… more
    Editor 177
  • Important tips to ensure your battery warranty claim is honoured
    Nov 01, 2017 Press Releases

    Important tips to ensure your battery…

    When purchasing a battery, there is a reasonable expectation that it will both meet its intended use and endure for a reasonable period of time, which for an average battery can be up to three years. Should the battery fail for some unforeseen… more
    Editor 144
  • A 1st for South Africa the fastest and easiest to fit and remove, lockable bakkie tonneau covers in the world, soft, hard, supreme and a space cage. Now with the 1st ever DUST proof kit
    Nov 01, 2017 Press Releases

    A 1st for South Africa the fastest and…

    A 1st for South Africa the fastest and easiest to fit and remove, lockable bakkie tonneau covers in the world, soft, hard, supreme and a space cage. Now with the 1st ever DUST proof kit These unique tonneau KING® Products are now available from… more
    Editor 160
  • Diversity dominates as the Top 20 finalists are announced for the 2017 South African Small Business Awards
    Oct 31, 2017 Press Releases

    Diversity dominates as the Top 20 finalists…

    Ending off its 9th year, The National Small Business Chamber (NSBC), in association with World Famous Events, has today announced South Africa’s 2017 Top 20 Small Business & Entrepreneurship Award recipients and finalists. These prestigious awards… more
    Editor 223
  • Ask Afrika Founder and CEO Andrea Gevers
    Oct 31, 2017 Press Releases

    The 16th Ask Afrika Orange Index Awards: Top…

    At the same time that Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba was issuing his bleak interim budget, the news was announced that South Africa’s private sector service delivery is at an all-time high. Although the mood was celebratory at the opening of the… more
    Editor 369
  • Engen Xtreme standing strong as GTC Africa season nears close
    Oct 31, 2017 Motorsport

    Engen Xtreme standing strong as GTC Africa…

    The Engen Xtreme motorsport team head into the penultimate round of the Sasol GTC Africa championship at Kyalami in Johannesburg on Saturday, 4 November in a dominant position. With seven of the nine rounds completed, Engen Xtreme driver Michael… more
    Editor 307
  • The Renault ZOEs energise the Monte-Carlo eRally
    Oct 31, 2017 Motorsport

    The Renault ZOEs energise the Monte-Carlo…

    On its fourth appearance at the "zero emissions" rally organised by the Automobile Club de Monaco, Renault entered five ZOEs on the course from Fontainebleau to Monaco. At the end of three incident-packed legs, ‘Greg’ the photographer and his… more
    Editor 212
  • Volvo Cars celebrates start of Volvo Ocean Race
    Oct 31, 2017 Events

    Volvo Cars celebrates start of Volvo Ocean…

    Volvo Cars celebrates start of Volvo Ocean Race and supports fight against ocean plastics with special V90 Cross Country Volvo Cars reveal a special version of the award-winning V90 Cross Country all-road estate to celebrate the start of the 2017-18… more
    Editor 570
  • Automotive Engineering Show steers its wheels towards Chennai’s growing auto hub
    Oct 31, 2017 Events

    Automotive Engineering Show steers its…

    Hon’ble Industry Minister Thiru. M C Sampath to inaugurate the three-day fair 11th edition to host exclusive live product demos and seminar highlighting ‘Industrie 4.0 & IIoT’ Steering the wheel towards Chennai’s high-potential auto hub, the 11th… more
    Editor 525
  • Marius and Jolinda Fourie lost the battle but won the war
    Oct 31, 2017 Motorsport

    Fourie husband and wife team lose the battle…

    A dramatic day on final event of the South African Cross Country Series Glenharvie, Saturday – Marius and Jolinda Fourie lost the battle but won the war when they were crowned Special Vehicle overall and Class A champions at the final event of the… more
    Editor 224
  • Toyota clean sweep of production vehicle championships in South African Cross Country Series
    Oct 31, 2017 Motorsport

    Toyota clean sweep of production vehicle…

    Horn brothers from Mpumalanga close out victory in Class T championship Henk Lategan and Barry White in the Ford NWM Puma Lubricants Ranger claim their second win in debut season Glenharvie, Saturday – Toyota clinched a clean sweep of all the… more
    Editor 238
  • Ford NWM Takes Gold at Cross Country Season Finale
    Oct 31, 2017 Motorsport

    Ford NWM Takes Gold at Cross Country Season…

    Henk Lategan and Barry White claim their first win in debut season, ending fourth overall in Class T championship - selected as Best Newcomers for 2017 Lance Woolridge and Ward Huxtable finish third to secure silver medal for 2017 season Non-finish… more
    Editor 226
  • Honda Sets First Half of Fiscal Year Records for Automobile Production Worldwide
    Oct 31, 2017 Press Releases

    Honda Sets First Half of Fiscal Year Records…

    Records for Automobile Production Worldwide, Overseas, in Asia and China Honda Motor Co., Ltd. today announced a summary of automobile production, Japan domestic sales, and export results for the first half of the current fiscal year (April… more
    Editor 161
  • TransUnion’s Q3 2017 Vehicle Pricing Index indicates new car purchases may once again rise
    Oct 31, 2017 Press Releases

    TransUnion’s Q3 2017 Vehicle Pricing Index…

    While TransUnion’s recent Vehicle Price Index (VPI) reports indicated a growing preference among consumers for affordable, reliable and reasonably young used cars, the trends recorded in the latest VPI are suggestive of an about-turn that may see… more
    Editor 186
  • It's a Clean Sweep for Tiger Wheel & Tyre in Die Burger's
    Oct 31, 2017 Press Releases

    It's a Clean Sweep for Tiger Wheel & Tyre in…

    The results of Die Burger newspaper's 2017 Your Choice (Jou Keuse) awards are in and it's a clean sweep for Tiger Wheel & Tyre in the Western Cape. The popular Afrikaans daily newspaper called on readers to vote for their favourite companies in 71… more
    Editor 154
  • On the road to autonomous driving
    Oct 30, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    On the road to autonomous driving

    Mercedes-Benz on automated test drive in the Shanghai megalopolis Stuttgart/Shanghai. Pedestrian crossings on the motorway, separate speed limits for each lane, traffic signs with Chinese characters - traffic in China differs from that in Europe or… more
    Editor 296
  • Ithala contributes to thriving KZN transport sector
    Oct 30, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Ithala contributes to thriving KZN transport…

    The transport sector in KwaZulu-Natal has been a major recipient of support from Ithala Development Finance Corporation to help keep the province’s economic wheels turning. As the second largest contributor to the national GDP, KZN is an economic… more
    Editor 277
  • Finale for Investchem Formula 1600 championship at Kyalami in Johannesburg
    Oct 30, 2017 Motorsport

    Finale for Investchem Formula 1600…

    Saturday, November 4, will see the Investchem Formula 1600 field take to the Kyalami circuit for the final time this season. Julian van der Watt (42 - Race Driver SA) and Ian Schofield (10 - Investchem) have already claimed their championship titles… more
    Editor 271
  • George Old Car Show 2018
    Oct 30, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    George Old Car Show 2018

    The 22nd annual George Old Car Show, driven by Oakhurst Insurance Company Ltd, will take place on 10 and 11 February 2018. The event has proven to be a flagship event not only for George and South Africa, but also for the International market.… more
    Editor 456
  •  The AutObarn Group adds the comprehensive affordable INGCO tool range to it new suppliers list
    Oct 30, 2017 Press Releases

    The AutObarn Group adds the comprehensive…

    “The INGCO brand was recently added to our list of new products,” said AutObarn MD Terry Brand. “This brand has a huge range of products and comes highly recommended, it fills a perfect gap in our tool range of very affordable quality tools, added… more
    Editor 193
  • Zero To 60 Designs debuts five new vehicles at the 2017 Sema Show
    Oct 30, 2017 Press Releases

    Zero To 60 Designs debuts five new vehicles…

    Zero to 60 Designs has announced five of the vehicles the company will be debuting at the 2017 SEMA Show in Las Vegas on October 31-November 3, 2017. Last year Zero to 60 debuted the groundbreaking GTT at the 2016 SEMA Show to incredible fanfare.… more
    Editor 186
  • Mixed picture as fuel set to rise
    Oct 30, 2017 Press Releases

    Mixed picture as fuel set to rise

    Across-the-board losses from the exchange rate are set to hit fuel consumers at the end of October. This is according to the Automobile Association (AA), commenting on unaudited month-end fuel price data released by the Central Energy Fund (CEF).… more
    Automobile Association 145
  • Goodyear South Africa welcomes new managing director
    Oct 30, 2017 Press Releases

    Goodyear South Africa welcomes new managing…

    Jean-Jacques Wiroth, Managing Director of Goodyear South Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa, has decided that this is the right time to venture into his next opportunity. Wiroth, who first arrived in the South Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa operations on… more
    Editor 178
  • National Survey Reveals Tiger Wheel & Tyre Dominates Market in Tyre Fitment Category
    Oct 30, 2017 Press Releases

    National Survey Reveals Tiger Wheel & Tyre…

    The results of The Times Sowetan Shopper Survey 2017 are in and they reveal that Tiger Wheel & Tyre continues to dominate the Tyre Fitment category, with what the publisher describes as its "standing in both the market place and in people's heads."… more
    Editor 165
  • Volvo Cars' third quarter 2017 operating profit rises 77.5 per cent to SEK 3.7 billion
    Oct 30, 2017 Press Releases

    Volvo Cars' third quarter 2017 operating…

    Volvo Cars has reported its financial results for the third quarter and first nine months of 2017. Highlights from the financial report include the following: Third quarter: Operating profit of SEK 3.669 bn (~R6.3 bn), an increase of 77.5 per cent… more
    Editor 160
  • Working group focuses on sky-high potential of supply chain control towers
    Oct 30, 2017 Press Releases

    Working group focuses on sky-high potential…

    In today’s global marketplace, supply chains are becoming increasingly complex. Recognising the growing need for centralised control, planning and execution of supply chain activities across all supply chain partners, Imperial Logistics has launched… more
    Editor 162
  • Audi recognized as number one in Ask Afrika Orange Index for benchmark customer service
    Oct 30, 2017 Press Releases

    Audi recognized as number one in Ask Afrika…

    The Ask Afrika Orange Index is South Africa’s broadest service benchmark which ranks service and loyalty excellence amongst 169 companies across 32 different industries. Celebrating 16 years of providing measurement of the best customer service in… more
    Editor 392
  • 6 things you need to consider when buying a second-hand car
    Oct 30, 2017 Press Releases

    6 things you need to consider when buying a…

    With the high price tag and quick depreciation of vehicles off the showroom floor, a second-hand car is often a wiser and more affordable option. But for the unsuspecting buyer who’s not a car fanatic, it’s important to know what to look out for, to… more
    Editor 192
  • SEMA eNews, Vol. 20, No. 43
    Oct 27, 2017 Press Releases

    SEMA eNews, Vol. 20, No. 43

    Advanced Vehicle Technology: An Opportunity at the SEMA Show SEMA is working hard to help members identify and capture the opportunities connected to Advanced Driver Assist Systems (ADAS). More Here more
    Editor 233
  • MasterDrive Newsletter 26 October 2017
    Oct 27, 2017 Press Releases

    MasterDrive Newsletter 26 October 2017

    MasterTips: Global road safety – driven by people who count! Road safety is a global issue and it is heartening to hear a commitment from, none other than Jean Todt, the President of the FIA and UN Special envoy on road safety. This is what he had… more
    Masterdrive 153
  • Teammates on field become rivals on track
    Oct 27, 2017 Press Releases

    Teammates on field become rivals on track

    Its Blitzbokke Kwagga Smith and Justin Geduld next on Speed Stars The Blitzbokke have given die-hard South African rugby fans much to celebrate in the super competitive world of Sevens Rugby. With 27 tournament wins on the IRB Sevens Series since… more
    Editor 197
  • FAW produces 3 000th local truck
    Oct 27, 2017 Press Releases

    FAW produces 3 000th local truck

    FAW Vehicle Manufacturers SA (Pty) Ltd has notched up another record in its ever-expanding success story. The latest milestone added to the company’s history is the 3 000th locally built vehicle to roll-off the production line. Besides the fact that… more
    Editor 174
  • New Code of Ethics for Autos Industry a “stop-gap solution”
    Oct 27, 2017 Press Releases

    New Code of Ethics for Autos Industry a…

    Last month, the Department of Economic Development published a draft code of conduct for competition in the local automotive industry in order to address “anti-competitive behavior” and promote “transformation to foster inclusive growth”, which some… more
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  • Women Are in The Driving Seat When it Comes to Buying Vehicles
    Oct 27, 2017 Press Releases

    Women Are in The Driving Seat When it Comes…

    According to global statistics 85% of car-buying decisions are influenced by women and with more vehicles in South Africa being sold in the second half of the year, chances are that many could be considering buying a new car right now. August and… more
    Editor 141
  • MANN-FILTER presents innovative filter medium made from recycled fibers
    Oct 27, 2017 Press Releases

    MANN-FILTER presents innovative filter…

    The new MANN-FILTER C 24 005 air filter offers a new filter medium made from recycled synthetic fibers. "One square meter of the filter medium contains the plastic from around two 1.5 liter PET bottles. The filter therefore makes an important… more
    Editor 163
  • BMW Group underlines leading role in electro-mobility
    Oct 27, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    BMW Group underlines leading role in…

    Launch of BMW Battery Storage Farm with second-life batteries 100,000th BMW i3 built at Plant Leipzig Production of BMW i8 Roadster as site’s third BMW i vehicle Harald Krüger: We continue to build on BMW i The BMW Group continues to build on its… more
    Editor 315
  • Nissan sings with debut of ‘Canto’ at 2017 Tokyo Motor Show
    Oct 27, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Nissan sings with debut of ‘Canto’ at 2017…

    TOKYO – Not only did Nissan debut a new concept vehicle at the 2017 Tokyo Motor Show – it also surprised the crowd with the introduction of "Canto," the future sound of Nissan's electrified vehicles. "An important element of Nissan Intelligent… more
    Editor 228
  • World's safest Safety Car gets faster with updated WTCC Volvo V60 Polestar
    Oct 27, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    World's safest Safety Car gets faster with…

    The world's safest Safety Car - the Volvo V60 Polestar used in the FIA World Touring Car Championship - has become faster with the introduction of the new Model Year 18 Volvo V60 Polestar WTCC Safety Car. Aerodynamic enhancements made from… more
    Editor 225
  • Alpine A110 Cup: a genuine race car made for Europe’s greatest racetracks
    Oct 27, 2017 Motorsport

    Alpine A110 Cup: a genuine race car made for…

    Just a few weeks before the first deliveries of A110 Premiere Edition, Alpine presents the A110 Cup, which will be racing at European racetracks from 2018 as part of the Alpine Europa Cup. Making the most of the lightness and agility of the… more
    Editor 257
  • Gumtree SA brings super cars and superstar drivers straight to the fans
    Oct 27, 2017 Motorsport

    Gumtree SA brings super cars and superstar…

    The Gumtree World Rallycross pits are made for walking! The event will take over Killarney Raceway in just two weeks time, and not only can racing fans look forward to two full days of exhilarating head to head action on the track, they’ll also have… more
    Editor 243
  • A Great Week for Volkswagen Group South Africa
    Oct 26, 2017 Press Releases

    A Great Week for Volkswagen Group South…

    10 Trophies in 7 Days for Volkswagen Group South Africa Volkswagen Group South Africa recognised by Industry Bodies The past 7 days have seen Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) scoop 10 trophies at 3 different Industry Award Ceremonies, in the… more
    Editor 932
  • Solar Gard® to Debut ‘One-of-a-Kind’ Zero to 60 Designs Tesla at 2017 SEMA Show
    Oct 26, 2017 Press Releases

    Solar Gard® to Debut ‘One-of-a-Kind’ Zero to…

    All-new performance body kit protected by Solar Gard’s industry-leading paint protection coating Clearshield Pro Hydro Solar Gard Press Conference to Feature Iconic Designer Kenny Pfitzer From Zero to 60 Designs Highlighting All-New Performance Kit… more
    Editor 360
  • Strategic realignment of BMW Group sales regions
    Oct 26, 2017 Press Releases

    Strategic realignment of BMW Group sales…

    In line with its corporate Strategy Number ONE > NEXT, the BMW Group is reorganising its sales regions. From 1 January 2018, Hildegard Wortmann will take on responsibility for the entire Asia Pacific region (excluding China). Her successor as Head… more
    Editor 195
  • Mazda reveals KAI CONCEPT and VISION COUPE
    Oct 26, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Mazda reveals KAI CONCEPT and VISION COUPE

    Mazda Motor Corporation revealed two concepts today at the 2017 Tokyo Motor Show. The Mazda KAI CONCEPT, a compact hatchback that heralds a new generation of inspired vehicles from the award-winning Japanese carmaker, made its world premiere. It was… more
    Editor 347
  • Photographs of the BMW Concours d'Elegance on 2017-10-22 at Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit
    Oct 26, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Photographs of the BMW Concours d'Elegance…

    Photographs of the BMW Concours d'Elegance on 2017-10-22 at Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit People at the Concours - 2017-10-22 Cars at the Concours - 2017-10-22 more
    Editor 664
  • Get inside and go out there with the new Nissan X-Trail
    Oct 26, 2017 Motoring

    Get inside and go out there with the new…

    With an array of Nissan Intelligent Mobility features, the new X-Trail is the definitive crossover for the discerning, yet adventurous buyer ROSSLYN, South Africa (October 25, 2017) Nissan pioneered the crossover segment and still leads it today by… more
    Editor 291
  • Signature Motorsport MINI John Cooper Works Team targeting championship podium
    Oct 26, 2017 Motorsport

    Signature Motorsport MINI John Cooper Works…

    Preview: Sasol GTC2 Championship, Rd 8 – Kyalami, 4th November With just two rounds and four races remaining in the Sasol GTC2 Championship, the Signature Motorsport MINI John Cooper Works team has set their sights on ending their maiden season on… more
    Editor 292
  • Nissan unveils IMx zero-emission concept at Tokyo Motor Show
    Oct 26, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Nissan unveils IMx zero-emission concept at…

    The Nissan IMx, an all-electric crossover concept vehicle offering fully autonomous operation and a driving range of more than 600 kilometers, was unveiled today at the Tokyo Motor Show. The innovative concept vehicle provides a glimpse into the… more
    Editor 279
  • FUCHS Lubricants’ Fuel–Economy Engine Oil
    Oct 26, 2017 Press Releases

    FUCHS Lubricants’ Fuel–Economy Engine Oil

    FUCHS Lubricants South Africa has announced the extension of the profile of TITAN GT1 SAE 5W-40 a premium engine oil for passenger cars and vans. It utilises FUCHS’ new XTL-Technology which offers high performance from very-low to very-high… more
    Editor 367
  • 2018 Honda GL1800 Gold Wing
    Oct 26, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    2018 Honda GL1800 Gold Wing

    Model updates: Redesigned from the wheels up, the new Honda Gold Wing is sharper, more compact and lighter; its monumental flat six-cylinder engine now features 4-valves per cylinder and comes equipped with Throttle By Wire, 4 riding modes, Honda… more
    Editor 312
  • Renault to exit Formula E at the end of Season 4
    Oct 26, 2017 Motorsport

    Renault to exit Formula E at the end of…

    Renault will focus resources on its aggressive goals for Formula 1, and looks forward to continuing to gain benefits from motorsport racing across the Alliance with Nissan. Renault and Nissan will work together to ensure a smooth transition,… more
    Editor 278
  • Mercedes-Benz partners with Threads - stitched by Standard Bank
    Oct 25, 2017 Press Releases

    Mercedes-Benz partners with Threads -…

    'We all wear clothes' - an apt assumption by the conceptualisers of "Threads", an accelerator programme for local fashion entrepreneurs, sponsored by Standard Bank. If there is one thing consumers have in common, whether African, Asian or European,… more
    Editor 228
  • The first-ever BMW M Festival in South Africa attracts just under 20,000 visitors at the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit
    Oct 25, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    The first-ever BMW M Festival in South…

    Remaining true to the BMW M brand slogan “The most powerful letter in the world”, the first-ever BMW M Festival in South Africa attracted just under 20,000 people during the two-day show held at the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit in Gauteng on Saturday,… more
    Editor 292
  • Groupe Renault - Revenues up 15.9 % in third quarter 2017
    Oct 25, 2017 Press Releases

    Groupe Renault - Revenues up 15.9 % in third…

    In third quarter 2017, Group revenues came to €12,218 million. Groupe Renault sales rose 9.4% to 866,233 vehicles in a market that expanded by 3.4%. In Europe, Group registrations rose 4.9% in a market that grew by 1.4%. Buoyed by the success of New… more
    Editor 140
  • Fifth staging of Automechanika Johannesburg proves to be a major success
    Oct 25, 2017 Press Releases

    Fifth staging of Automechanika Johannesburg…

    The fifth staging of the biennial Automechanika Johannesburg event at Expo Centre, Nasrec, from September 27-30 proved a major success as Africa's trade fair for the automotive aftermarket. There were plenty of quality visitors, excellent networking… more
    Editor 225
  • Medical tax credits to go?
    Oct 25, 2017 Press Releases

    Medical tax credits to go?

    Medical tax credits are effectively a fixed amount rebate which reduces the tax payable by taxpayers who make contributions to qualifying medical schemes, for themselves as well as their dependents. The credits replaced the previous system of tax… more
    Editor 149
  • Analysing the predicted Budget shortfall and possible funding alternatives in 2018
    Oct 25, 2017 Press Releases

    Analysing the predicted Budget shortfall and…

    Minister of Finance, Malusi Gigaba, will be the center of attention on Wednesday 25 October 2017 when he presents his first Medium Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS), since being appointed as the Minister of Finance in March 2017. The MTBPS is… more
    Editor 156
  • Extreme supercars to rock Kyalami
    Oct 25, 2017 Motorsport

    Extreme supercars to rock Kyalami

    New Aston Martin to take on Ferraris, Porsches Big news on the racing front is that an all-new Aston Martin Vantage GT3 racer is set to take on the best Porsches, Ferraris and the rest racing in South Africa when the G&H Extreme Supercars return to… more
    Editor 304
  • Department of Basic Education announces its recommitment to Imperial Road Safety’s Safe Scholars campaign
    Oct 25, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Department of Basic Education announces its…

    More learners reached during National Transport Month As part this year’s National Transport Month, the Department of Basic Education has reaffirmed its support to the Imperial Road Safety Safe Scholars Campaign that is currently making its way… more
    Editor 267
  • Team De Rooy wins Rallye OiLibya on Goodyear Truck Tyres
    Oct 25, 2017 Motorsport

    Team De Rooy wins Rallye OiLibya on Goodyear…

    Team De Rooy takes all truck podium places on Goodyear Offroad ORD tyres Luxembourg, October 2017 - Team De Rooy, using standard Goodyear truck tyres, took 1st, 2nd and 3rd places in the Truck Class of the Rallye OiLibya Maroc. The Team De Rooy… more
    Editor 242
  • Taking the safe side – with low-wear MEYLE‑ORIGINAL wheel bearings
    Oct 25, 2017 Press Releases

    Taking the safe side – with low-wear…

    MEYLE‑ORIGINAL wheel bearings: low-wear design featuring a specially cured flange, water-repellent high-performance grease and made-to-measure seal Comprehensive range of individual parts and full-service kits – including accessories made to OE… more
    Editor 156
  • Thriving trade between Vietnam and Germany replicated at Automechanika Ho Chi Minh City 2018
    Oct 24, 2017 Press Releases

    Thriving trade between Vietnam and Germany…

    With Germany sitting at the top of the pile in terms of Vietnamese automotive imports, and thanks to support from the country’s Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology, a dedicated German country pavilion will debut at the upcoming edition of… more
    Editor 198
  • Fiona Smith Proves Women Can Make Their Mark in Automotive Engineering
    Oct 24, 2017 Press Releases

    Fiona Smith Proves Women Can Make Their Mark…

    The engineering industry is still largely male dominated. According to the 2016 Annual Report released by the Engineering Council of South Africa, out of the 30 000 professional engineers that registered at the beginning of 2016, only 1831 of them… more
    Editor 425
  • Thinking of buying a used car this festive season?
    Oct 24, 2017 Press Releases

    Thinking of buying a used car this festive…

    The festive season is just around the corner and buying a car might be on the cards. With consumers feeling the pinch, more consumers are opting for a used car. “Buying a car in South Africa is often the second biggest financial commitment a… more
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  • Safety features still lacking on entry-level vehicles
    Oct 24, 2017 Press Releases

    Safety features still lacking on entry-level…

    AA releases second annual AA Entry-Level Vehicle Safety Report AA Infographic The Automobile Association (AA) today released its second annual Entry-Level Vehicle Safety Report that assess the safety features on entry-level vehicles. The report… more
    Automobile Association 148
  • Statement Concerning Impact of Kobe Steel's Inappropriate Conduct on Subaru Vehicles
    Oct 24, 2017 Press Releases

    Statement Concerning Impact of Kobe Steel's…

    Subaru Corporation, Tokyo - October 23. Subaru Corporation provides information that the company has confirmed so far regarding the impact of inappropriate conduct by Kobe Steel, Ltd on Subaru vehicles. Aluminium panels are the only material that… more
    Editor 218
  • Plug-in electric vehicles: future market conditions and adoption rates
    Oct 24, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Plug-in electric vehicles: future market…

    Variability surrounding future battery technology, government policies, consumer preferences, and other developments related to personal transportation markets casts a great deal of uncertainty on the long-term effects that battery electric and… more
    Editor 349
  • Vector Logistics to deliver end-to-end supply chain solution for Nando’s
    Oct 24, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Vector Logistics to deliver end-to-end…

    Vector Logistics’ relationship with Nando’s is set to continue. The Company has been reappointed as Nando’s chosen supply chain and distribution partner. The contract will see Vector Logistics focus on an efficient end-to-end supply chain solution… more
    Editor 240
  • enX Group Limited announces its full year results for the year ended 31 August 2017
    Oct 24, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    enX Group Limited announces its full year…

    Transformed into a pure-play industrial company Revenue increased to R6.2 billion (2016: R1.2 billion) Operating profit improved to R673 million (2016: R23 million) Achieves guidance of adjusted HEPS of 181.2 cents per share (2016: 41.1 cents per… more
    Editor 221
  • Less is more – the new Porsche 911 Carrera T
    Oct 24, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Less is more – the new Porsche 911 Carrera T

    Porsche is reviving the purist philosophy from the 911 T of 1968 in the new 911 Carrera T: less weight, shorter transmission ratios from the manual gearbox, and rear-wheel drive with mechanical rear differential lock for improved performance and… more
    Editor 204
  • Toyota poised for clean sweep of production vehicle championships
    Oct 24, 2017 Motorsport

    Toyota poised for clean sweep of production…

    De Villiers seeks fourth win in a row on Atlas Copco Gold 400 Toyota is poised to make a clean sweep of all the accolades on offer in the Production Vehicle category at the Atlas Copco Gold 400, final round of the South African Cross Country Series… more
    Editor 292
  • Volkswagen Motorsport aiming to finish strong - Sasol GTC Series
    Oct 24, 2017 Motorsport

    Volkswagen Motorsport aiming to finish…

    Just two rounds remain in the 9-round 2017 Sasol GTC Series Penultimate round to be contested on iconic Kyalami Grand Prix circuit Volkswagen's Daniel Rowe and Mathew Hodges keen to convert good pace into more podium results Volkswagen Golf GTi's… more
    Editor 270
  • Volkswagen to Develop Black-Owned Suppliers
    Oct 23, 2017 Press Releases

    Volkswagen to Develop Black-Owned Suppliers

    Volkswagen launches the Ntinga Project 10 Finalists Chosen Winners to receive potential contract with VWSA and become fully-fledged production suppliers. Following on from the successful VWSA Black-Owned Supplier's Day held in 2016, Volkswagen Group… more
    Editor 230
  • Honda Celebrates 100 Million Unit Global Production Milestone for Super Cub Series Motorcycles
    Oct 23, 2017 Press Releases

    Honda Celebrates 100 Million Unit Global…

    Honda Motor Co., Ltd. today announced that cumulative worldwide production of Honda Super Cub series motorcycles has reached the 100 million unit milestone, and held a commemorative ceremony attended by President and CEO Takahiro Hachigo at its… more
    Editor 154
  • The new BMW M4 CS launched at the first-ever BMW M Festival at the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit.
    Oct 23, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    The new BMW M4 CS launched at the first-ever…

    Midrand. One of the most anticipated BMW M models this year, the new BMW M4 CS, was today unveiled at the media launch of the first-ever BMW M Festival at the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit in Gauteng. The media launch was a prelude to the start of the… more
    Editor 290
  • Join MasterDrive and PinkDrive in raising breast cancer awareness
    Oct 22, 2017 Press Releases

    Join MasterDrive and PinkDrive in raising…

    After working together in the past, MasterDrive and PinkDrive are joining forces again to host a complimentary event in October. This is a month that is a very important to both organisations: transport month and breast cancer awareness month. A… more
    Editor 327
  • SEMA eNews, Vol. 20, No. 42
    Oct 22, 2017 Press Releases

    SEMA eNews, Vol. 20, No. 42

    Ask the Expert: SEMA Show Legal Roundtables on Small Business Protection SEMA’s Government Affairs office is bringing together a collection of legal experts to help businesses navigate several of today’s most pressing issues. SEMA Hall of Fame… more
    Editor 143
  • MasterDrive Newsletter 19 October 2017
    Oct 22, 2017 Press Releases

    MasterDrive Newsletter 19 October 2017

    MasterTips: Life-saving driving techniques There are certain driving techniques which can mean the difference between life and death on the roads. This is what you can do to always keep your loved ones safe MasterTest: Driving expressions: Volvo V90… more
    Editor 172
  • Imperial Logistics is corporate educator of the year
    Oct 19, 2017 Press Releases

    Imperial Logistics is corporate educator of…

    Imperial Logistics was named “Corporate Educator of the Year” for the fourth time at the 2017 “Supply Chain Management Education Excellence Awards”, which are hosted annually by one of the industry’s leading professional bodies, SAPICS. These awards… more
    Editor 289
  • The new State of the art Airstream charging system
    Oct 19, 2017 Press Releases

    The new State of the art Airstream charging…

    ...with integrated cooling function from Festool for their cordless power tools New Festool battery charging system reduces charging time by 65% plus keeping you informed on your current charge status From earlier this year Festool have been… more
    Editor 160
  • Mazda starts CX-5 production at its Hofu plant
    Oct 19, 2017 Press Releases

    Mazda starts CX-5 production at its Hofu…

    Carmaker responds to rising global demand for its award-winning crossover SUVs South Africa's favourite Mazda represents one-quarter of the company's sales worldwide Mazda Motor Corporation has announced that production of the all-new Mazda CX-5… more
    Editor 195
  • Tenneco’s Monroe® Safety Ambassadors Perform at Top of FIA Classes as the Season Nears its End
    Oct 19, 2017 Press Releases

    Tenneco’s Monroe® Safety Ambassadors Perform…

    As the Federation Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA) racing season enters its final phase, Monroe Safety Ambassadors André Lotterer, Tiago Monteiro and Thierry Neuville have continued to represent the Tenneco Monroe® brand well, performing at or… more
    Editor 144
  • Continental Tyre SA MD Shaun Uys honoured in CEO Today Africa Awards
    Oct 19, 2017 Press Releases

    Continental Tyre SA MD Shaun Uys honoured in…

    CEO Today Africa Awards recognise and celebrate outstanding leadership Shaun Uys, MD of Continental Tyre SA, among list of winners for 2017 Results published in CEO Today Magazine's 2017 Africa Awards edition Shaun Uys, managing director of… more
    Editor 266
  • What type of Pitcher are you?
    Oct 19, 2017 Press Releases

    What type of Pitcher are you?

    Pitching your business is an essential skill to master in order to grow your business. And, if you want to grow your business, you must be able to pitch it successfully. The way you say things is as important as what you actually say - and could… more
    Editor 176
  • McLaren confirms its most track-concentrated road car yet
    Oct 19, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    McLaren confirms its most track-concentrated…

    McLaren, the British creator of luxury sports and super cars, has confirmed that the next model to be introduced under its Track22 business plan will be an addition to the Ultimate Series. Its mission is to be the most extreme, track-concentrated… more
    Editor 411
  • Take the emotion out of the decision to prosecute, says Justicia
    Oct 18, 2017 Press Releases

    Take the emotion out of the decision to…

    “Don’t make erratic, impulsive emotional decisions out of anger,” warns Bernardo Luis, Operations Director of national private investigation agency, Justicia Investigations. Uncovering a crime committed by a long standing and trusted employee or… more
    Editor 224
  • Exercise your rights as a car owner – comment on Code before 3 Nov, urges R2RSA
    Oct 18, 2017 Press Releases

    Exercise your rights as a car owner –…

    The Competition Commission has gazetted a draft code of conduct for competition in the South African automotive industry and is calling for public comment by 3 November. “It is crucial that the public has a look at the draft code and submits… more
    Editor 164
  • VBOX Africa - Made To Measure
    Oct 18, 2017 Press Releases

    VBOX Africa - Made To Measure

    VBOX Africa, a division of Automotive Technology Specialists (ATS), has been appointed the sole African distributor of VBOX dataloggers for the automotive and mining industries. In addition, ATS will continue to sell select VBOX products directly to… more
    Editor 229
  • New Renault KWID XTREME Limited Edition supersedes Entry Level norms
    Oct 18, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    New Renault KWID XTREME Limited Edition…

    The popular SUV-inspired hatch evolves into a hot-and-happening Limited Edition True to form, Renault's funky new KWID has taken SA Market by storm, making significant in-roads within Entry Level Segment KWID success celebrated with introduction of… more
    Editor 386
  • Tailored for design and sportiness – the new Porsche 718 GTS models
    Oct 18, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Tailored for design and sportiness – the new…

    Even greater performance and exclusive equipment Porsche is expanding its mid-engine range with the new two-seater 718 Boxster GTS and 718 Cayman GTS. The power output has been increased to 365 hp (269 kW) thanks to a newly developed air intake-duct… more
    Editor 250
  • Polestar unveils its first car - the Polestar 1 - and reveals its vision to be the new electric performance brand
    Oct 18, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Polestar unveils its first car - the…

    Polestar, Volvo Car Group's performance arm, has revealed its future as a new standalone electric performance brand. Polestar has confirmed the company's first three models, a new purpose-built production facility in China and a new,… more
    Editor 236
  • Mitsubishi Electric Corporation Awarded Cinemo with Multiple In-Vehicle Infotainment (IVI) Projects
    Oct 18, 2017 Press Releases

    Mitsubishi Electric Corporation Awarded…

    New design wins for Cinemo enable advanced content distribution as Mitsubishi creates the latest in ground-breaking entertainment solutions for the connected car Cinemo, a global leader in high performance and automotive grade multimedia playback,… more
    Editor 184
  • New Haval H6 Passes the Most Rigorous Rollover Test
    Oct 18, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    New Haval H6 Passes the Most Rigorous…

    On October 13, 2017, the most rigorous open rollover test for a Chinese SUV was carried out in the Real Car Collision Laboratory of the China Automotive Technology and Research Center (CATARC) in Tianjin for the first time. New Haval H6, meeting all… more
    Editor 257
  • Who will have the last laugh when funny guys Joey Rasdien and Richelieu Beaunoir take to the track on Speed Stars?
    Oct 17, 2017 Press Releases

    Who will have the last laugh when funny guys…

    For most of us the thought of standing on a stage and making people laugh isn't very funny at all. But for this weeks guests, Joey Rasdien and Richelieu Beaunoir this IS life! Gauteng local Joey Rasdien had for more serious plans for his life, with… more
    Editor 265
  • G.U.D. filter kit range gets a boost
    Oct 17, 2017 Press Releases

    G.U.D. filter kit range gets a boost

    G.U.D. Filters have increased their premium filter kit offering by adding a further 13 filter kits for the top selling passenger and LCV vehicles in the country. The filters kits comprise of air, oil, and fuel or cabin filters, providing a one stop… more
    Editor 233
  • Automated painting solution for general industry: Dürr and Kuka introduce jointly developed robot system
    Oct 17, 2017 Press Releases

    Automated painting solution for general…

    Dürr and Kuka, both leading manufacturers in the fields of production and automation technology, have joined forces: together they have developed an integrated solution for automated paint application in the form of a compact robot for general… more
    Editor 186
  • Young scientists stun with their impressive innovations
    Oct 17, 2017 Press Releases

    Young scientists stun with their impressive…

    From 4 to 6 October Boksburg hosted over 600 learners in the annual Eskom Expo for Young Scientists International Science Fair. These budding young scientists were in Joburg to compete in the prestigious science fair with the hope of taking home a… more
    Editor 300
  • BASF South Africa and BASF West Africa receive Top Employer 2018 Accreditation
    Oct 17, 2017 Press Releases

    BASF South Africa and BASF West Africa…

    BASF South Africa recognized as a Top Employer for the sixth consecutive year. BASF West Africa accredited as Top Employer Nigeria. At a gala ceremony held at the Sandton Convention Center on Thursday 12 October 2017, the Top Employers Institute has… more
    Editor 253
  • Tenneco high-performance suspension technology featured on all-new Ford Fiesta
    Oct 17, 2017 Press Releases

    Tenneco high-performance suspension…

    Tenneco Inc. (NYSE: TEN), a leading global supplier of Ride Performance and Clean Air products and systems, announced today that it is supplying high-performance passive suspension dampers featuring the company’s exclusive Multi-Tuned Valve (MTV)… more
    Editor 154
  • Goodyear official tyre partner for Land Rover Experience Tour Peru
    Oct 17, 2017 Press Releases

    Goodyear official tyre partner for Land…

    Goodyear Wrangler DuraTrac chosen by Land Rover as official tyre for the Land Rover Experience Tour Peru Thanks to its versatile and durable off-road capabilities the Wrangler DuraTrac will allow the teams to take on the most challenging of… more
    Editor 161
  • Rand offsets fuel price gains
    Oct 17, 2017 Press Releases

    Rand offsets fuel price gains

    Softer international petrol prices have been offset by a declining Rand since the start of October, while diesel and illuminating paraffin prices were slightly up, leaving them with no protection against Rand weakness. This is according to the… more
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  • SITA technology to drive expansion at Ghana’s new International terminal
    Oct 17, 2017 Press Releases

    SITA technology to drive expansion at…

    Kotoka International Airport’s Terminal 3 to cement airport’s position as a major regional hub SITA (www.SITA.aero) is providing its world-class passenger and baggage processing technology as well as its airport management solutions to Ghana’s new… more
    Editor 147
  • Basic Economics Course Invitation
    Oct 17, 2017 Press Releases

    Basic Economics Course Invitation

    Yumna Ebrahim, an economist and part-time lecturer unpacks and explains economic jargon and concepts in a simple, yet informative manner, in this practical one day economics course. Click on the links below to download: Basic Economics Course… more
    Editor 224
  • Stevie Awards for Women in Business Announce Finalists in 14th Annual Competition
    Oct 17, 2017 Press Releases

    Stevie Awards for Women in Business Announce…

    South African Business Women and Organizations to Be Recognized in the International Benchmark World’s Top Honors for Women Professionals to Be Revealed in New York on November 17 Fairfax, VA, USA / Troisdorf, Germany, October 16, 2017 – Finalists… more
    Editor 138
  • The new BMW X3
    Oct 17, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    The new BMW X3

    Photos and footage from the international media launch in Portugal. BMW X3 M40i Exterior Design. Design highlights by Calvin Luk, Exterior Designer of the new BMW X3. more
    Editor 349
  • Little Effort, Big Impact: How Eco-Driving Can Cut Up To 25 Percent Off Your Fuel Bill
    Oct 17, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Little Effort, Big Impact: How Eco-Driving…

    No one likes forking out cash to fill up at the fuel station. For South African motorists who have experienced yet another fuel price hike this month, Ford offers advice on good driving habits that could save you money. Poor driving habits can be… more
    Editor 209
  • Invitation to the PMAESA Conference 2017
    Oct 17, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Invitation to the PMAESA Conference 2017

    The Port Management Association of Eastern & Southern Africa (PMAESA) in collaboration with Ministry of Transport, Works, Supply and Communications of the Republic of Zambia has the pleasure to invite you to the PMAESA Conference 2017 that will be… more
    Editor 302
  • Heavenly Haval
    Oct 17, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Heavenly Haval

    Does the new Haval H2 live up to the hype? No. But read on - don't stop here. You see, few, if any, auto brands have hit the market to such a compelling round of applause as has Haval - the luxury sub-brand of GWM. And probably no previously unknown… more
    Editor 200
  • Néstor Girolami wins in China as Thed Björk claims WTCC lead by half a point
    Oct 17, 2017 Motorsport

    Néstor Girolami wins in China as Thed Björk…

    Néstor Girolami won his maiden WTCC race in very wet conditions at Ningbo International Speedpark in China while Thed Björk claimed the World Championship lead by a mere half point for Polestar Cyan Racing. Pouring rain all day meant that the main… more
    Editor 294
  • Hyundai and Mamelodi Sundowns unveil new partnership
    Oct 16, 2017 Press Releases

    Hyundai and Mamelodi Sundowns unveil new…

    Hyundai has sealed its commitment to African football with a new brand partnership with the current African and CAF Super Cup champion, Mamelodi Sundowns FC. The 3-year-deal goes beyond the traditional vehicle sponsorship and encompasses a shirt… more
    Editor 255
  • Durban Automotive Cluster Newsletter 16 October 2017
    Oct 16, 2017 Press Releases

    Durban Automotive Cluster Newsletter 16…

    This edition of the Durban Automotive Cluster Newsletter covers the NAACAM Show incorporating the DAC NLI, a summary of the DAC State of the Automotive Industry session held earlier in 2017, a look at ASCCI’s expansion in KZN, as well as a look at… more
    Editor 157
  • MANN+HUMMEL presents awards to top suppliers
    Oct 16, 2017 Press Releases

    MANN+HUMMEL presents awards to top suppliers

    The MANN+HUMMEL Group has presented the Global Supplier Award to 8 suppliers. In this way for the fifth time the filtration specialist acknowledged the excellent services provided by its partners and suppliers. For the third time this year a… more
    Editor 172
  • DHL the only company to be named Top Employer in 18 African countries
    Oct 16, 2017 Press Releases

    DHL the only company to be named Top…

    Only organizations that qualify from the selection process receive the Top Employers title and certification seal DHL Express (www.dpDHL.com) has been certified as a Top Employer in Africa for the fourth executive year, at the prestigious Top… more
    Editor 146
  • SAICA clarifies progress around the establishment of the Independent Inquiry into the Conduct of CAs(SA) employed by KPMG
    Oct 16, 2017 Press Releases

    SAICA clarifies progress around the…

    On Friday 22 September 2017,The South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) announced its unequivocal support for an Independent Inquiry into the alleged misconduct of certain members of SAICA employed by the audit firm KPMG. Terence… more
    Editor 256
  • SEMA eNews, Vol. 20, No. 41
    Oct 16, 2017 Press Releases

    SEMA eNews, Vol. 20, No. 41

    SEMA Action Network Celebrates 20 Years at the SEMA Show Finalists Announced for SEMA’s Industry Awards Register Now: Save Money, Have Badges Mailed Exhibitor Update—19 Days Until 2017 SEMA Show Opens Sung Kang’s “Project Underdog” Heads to… more
    Editor 166
  • Official Ferrari 70th anniversary celebrations take-off in South Africa, featuring the debut of the 812 Superfast
    Oct 16, 2017 Press Releases

    Official Ferrari 70th anniversary…

    Johannesburg, 14 October 2017- 2017 marks the 70th Anniversary for the world's most famous Prancing Horse. The official local celebrations for Ferrari's milestone centenary will be hosted by the official Ferrari dealer-Scuderia South Africa, in… more
    Editor 169
  • BMW Group electrified sales top 10,000 in September
    Oct 16, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    BMW Group electrified sales top 10,000 in…

    Electrified sales in first nine months 2017 higher than in whole of 2016 Sales of electrified BMW and MINI vehicles +64.2% in year-to-date Total BMW Group deliveries up 3.7% in first three quarters Record sales continue for BMW, MINI and BMW… more
    Editor 305
  • South African racers will compete in the Formula Ford festival
    Oct 16, 2017 Motorsport

    South African racers will compete in the…

    Seven members of the Investchem Formula 1600 championship will compete in the annual Formula Ford Festival at Brands Hatch in Kent, England on Saturday and Sunday, 21 and 22 October. This 2017 event marks the 50th year of Formula Ford racing - and… more
    Editor 302
  • SANY hydraulic excavator takes on the toughest working conditions
    Oct 13, 2017 Press Releases

    SANY hydraulic excavator takes on the…

    Goscor Earth Moving (GEM), part of the Goscor Group, is continuing its introduction of the latest SANY equipment into the local market with the launch of a new hydraulic excavator for the toughest African operating conditions. The SY215C hydraulic… more
    Editor 326
  • CeMAT RUSSIA 2017: Growth in exhibition space and visitor participation
    Oct 13, 2017 Press Releases

    CeMAT RUSSIA 2017: Growth in exhibition…

    Hannover/Moscow. CeMAT Russia, one of the country’s leading tradeshows for materials handling, warehousing equipment and logistics, featured 180 companies from 20 countries during its recently concluded 19–21 September 2017 run at the Crocus Expo… more
    Editor 158
  • L/R Judy Cotty Sonja Lewis, Shanaaz Shetu, Terry Brand, Mandy Moodley and Tiaan Brand. Missing from the shot Mickey Durant and Damian Bisschoff
    Oct 13, 2017 Press Releases

    AutObarn SA wins the Bronze award for their…

    The AutObarn group are proud to announce that their stand at this year’s AutoMechanika Show was awarded the Bronze Award for design and layout. Knowing these shows and what the various companies put into them, with professional designers stand… more
    Editor 167
  • Imperial Logistics wins crime fighting award
    Oct 13, 2017 Press Releases

    Imperial Logistics wins crime fighting award

    Imperial Logistics’ contribution to fighting truck hijackings, vehicle theft and other related crimes in the transport industry has been recognised by the International Association of Auto Theft Investigators (IAATI). At the recent 65th… more
    Editor 151
  • Tiger Wheel & Tyre Store Now Open in Ongwediva
    Oct 13, 2017 Press Releases

    Tiger Wheel & Tyre Store Now Open in…

    A new Tiger Wheel & Tyre store has opened in northern Namibia, at 3191 Mandume Ndemufayo Street in Ongwediva. This is the second Namibian store for South Africa's best-loved and most awarded wheel and tyre brand. The new store is owned by… more
    Editor 133
  • Mazda Southern Africa's 3rd Birthday Celebration.
    Oct 13, 2017 Press Releases

    Mazda Southern Africa's 3rd Birthday…

    On October 1st 2014, Mazda Southern Africa started operating from its Midrand based head office as an independent national sales company. A full sales and service dealer network was put in place to operate in South Africa, Namibia, Botswana and… more
    Editor 178
  • Boeing certifies Goodyear Flight Radial tyre for 777X
    Oct 13, 2017 Press Releases

    Boeing certifies Goodyear Flight Radial tyre…

    Ultra-lightweight tyre is first product to receive Boeing system part certification Port Elizabeth, October 2017 - The Boeing company has certified the Goodyear Tyre & Rubber company's ultra-lightweight Flight Radial tyre for its 777X airplane. With… more
    Editor 187
  • Final countdown begins for top class World RX Racing at Killarney
    Oct 13, 2017 Press Releases

    Final countdown begins for top class World…

    It’s only 28 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 159
  • Captions L\R. Kari Adamson Key Account Manager and Maria Hofer Marketing Manager World Net Logistics, Ryan Hunt Springbokand Multiple Motocross Champion, Sarah-Jane Silburn Marketing Manager Holiday Holdings/RwandAir and Thembela Dladla Country Manager RwandAir Rwanda
    Oct 13, 2017 Press Releases

    Sponsors made it possible for the South…

    Looking at this year’s VMXDN event and the massive organization that went into putting it all together, it would not have been possible and possibly would not have happened for the SA team without the loyal support from the sponsors, Global ASP,… more
    Editor 158
  • Mahindra launches Next Generation Pik Up in South Africa
    Oct 13, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Mahindra launches Next Generation Pik Up in…

    Bolder, premium front-end styling creates powerful, head-turning presence Exceptional attention to styling detail adds to upmarket appeal High level of standard equipment ensures exceptional value Powerful and efficient turbodiesel engine and 6… more
    Editor 316
  • Isuzu KB X-Rider 4x4 Crew Cab Model Ready for Africa
    Oct 13, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Isuzu KB X-Rider 4x4 Crew Cab Model Ready…

    PORT ELIZABETH - Growing demand for light commercial vehicles has spurred Isuzu to expand its offering in Sub-Saharan Africa to include the KB 4x4 crew cab X-Rider model. Introduced initially as a 700-unit limited edition, the X-Rider proved so… more
    Editor 214
  • RFID tags are computer chips roughly the size of a postage stamp, which can store and send information. In the picture: two tags, front (below) and backside (above).
    Oct 13, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Mercedes-Benz Vans focuses on intelligent…

    New requirements on production as the result of increasing variety of variants, electrification and growing production volume. Investment of more than 200 million euros by 2025 in the global expansion of intelligent production. Frank Klein, Head of… more
    Editor 371
  • Revamped Vaal Mall Taxi Rank officially opens
    Oct 13, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Revamped Vaal Mall Taxi Rank officially opens

    Getting to Vaal Mall will be easier than ever thanks to the newly improved Vaal Mall taxi rank that opened to commuters on 12 September. Five associations will make use of their own dedicated taxi rank from Vaal Mall with capacity to host up to 100… more
    Editor 247
  • Vector partners with Pick ‘n Pay in new frozen distribution agreement
    Oct 13, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Vector partners with Pick ‘n Pay in new…

    Vector Logistics’ long-standing relationship with Pick ‘n Pay has been cemented with a new contract making Vector Logistics responsible for distributing Pick ‘n Pay’s entire basket of frozen products – including ice-cream – across all its store… more
    Editor 213
  • Mercedes-Benz Trucks poised to train 200 commercial vehicle drivers as part of October's National Transport Month
    Oct 13, 2017 Press Releases

    Mercedes-Benz Trucks poised to train 200…

    Mercedes-Benz Trucks operates as a responsible corporate citizen Aim to produce trained, trusted and tested drivers through driver training from FleetBoard Professional Driver Training PRETORIA - The South African government declared October as… more
    Editor 139
  • MasterDrive Newsletter 12 October 2017
    Oct 13, 2017 Press Releases

    MasterDrive Newsletter 12 October 2017

    MasterTips: Euro NCAP launches 2025 road map Many of us buy cars based on their NCAP rating but what does this really entail? This may be an old hat for some but for others this is what you should know. MasterTest: Driving expressions: the Porsche… more
    Masterdrive 157
  • DHL Express highlights importance of managing customer experiences to stay ahead of competition
    Oct 13, 2017 Press Releases

    DHL Express highlights importance of…

    DHL Express has won over 27 external awards for customer service in Sub-Saharan Africa so far this year According to the latest report (http://apo.af/6MJ2vy) by McKinsey & Company on customer experience, “Superior customer experience is increasingly… more
    Editor 152
  • Ford - NMU 1: Ford donated a Ranger to the Nelson Mandela University to assist with engine research and development at the Ford Engine Research Unit (FERU). Pictured (from left to right): John Cameron (Plant Manager, Ford Struandale Engine Plant), Mervin Knoesen (Ford Engine Research Unit, Nelson Mandela University) and Ockert Berry (VP Operations, Ford Middle East and Africa).
    Oct 13, 2017 Press Releases

    Ford Donates Ranger to Nelson Mandela…

    Ford Ranger donated to Department of Mechanical Engineering Vehicle will be used by Nelson Mandela University's Ford Engine Research Unit as a test platform for practical training Expands on Ford's existing relationship with Nelson Mandela… more
    Editor 160
  • Brand Ambassador Appointed for Ford Wildlife Foundation
    Oct 13, 2017 Press Releases

    Brand Ambassador Appointed for Ford Wildlife…

    Sithole receives a Ford Ranger 3.2 XLT Double Cab to access remote destinations and work with conservation and environmental education projects Sithole is a passionate wildlife educator, specifically on snake safety and handling Ford Motor Company… more
    Editor 161
  • Hyundai again ranked among world's top-valued brands
    Oct 13, 2017 Press Releases

    Hyundai again ranked among world's…

    Hyundai has maintained its position as one of the world's 40 most valuable brands for the third year in a row, according to the latest Best Global Brands report from respected international consultancy Interbrand. The carmaker retained its place as… more
    Editor 145
  • Exceptional quality, affordable lubricants as OILY Group enters Southern Africa
    Oct 13, 2017 Press Releases

    Exceptional quality, affordable lubricants…

    The lubricants sector in South Africa and Southern Africa is set for a shakeup with the entrance of a new player which is promising to reduce the cost of key products by up to 20 percent, compared to other premium quality products from multinational… more
    Editor 397
  • Intelligent World Drive - five continents in five months
    Oct 13, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Intelligent World Drive - five continents in…

    View Large Image On the road to autonomous driving: Mercedes-Benz on automated worldwide test drive Stuttgart. With the "Intelligent World Drive", Mercedes-Benz is testing automated driving functions on all five continents using a vehicle based on… more
    Editor 343
  • The best pre-owned cars in SA – what do the people say?
    Oct 13, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    The best pre-owned cars in SA – what do the…

    Voting is now open for the People's Choice Winners of the 2017 Gumtree Pre-Owned Car Awards. “Consumers have a vested interest in the pre-owned car category, so it’s important that they are given the opportunity to weigh in on these results,” says… more
    Editor 196
  • Groupe Renault’s new subsidiary, Renault Energy Services, to specialise in the fields of energy and electric mobility
    Oct 13, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Groupe Renault’s new subsidiary, Renault…

    To favour the expansion of electric mobility, Groupe Renault has created Renault Energy Services. This new subsidiary will invest in the field of smart grids. Groupe Renault, Europe’s number one manufacturer of electric vehicles, is pleased to… more
    Editor 183
  • tankpool24 Racing Team celebrates successful season finale
    Oct 13, 2017 Motorsport

    tankpool24 Racing Team celebrates successful…

    3rd place for Nobert Kiss in overall standings, 2nd for André Kursim in Promoter’s Cup tankpool24 Racing Team secures an excellent 4th position in the overall standings of the FIA European Truck Racing Championship Norbert Kiss and André Kursim made… more
    Editor 269
  • Hyundai Motorsport's hopes of WRC title fight fade in Spain
    Oct 13, 2017 Motorsport

    Hyundai Motorsport's hopes of WRC title…

    Hyundai Motorsport has seen its hopes of fighting for the FIA World Rally Championship Manufacturers' title completely eradicated on the weekend after another hugely disappointing result in Rally de Espan~a. Following a double retirement for Dani… more
    Editor 205
  • Formula 1 Japanese Grand Prix, Sunday
    Oct 09, 2017 Motorsport

    Formula 1 Japanese Grand Prix, Sunday

    It was an emotional day at the Suzuka International Circuit as Renault Sport Formula One Team bid a fond farewell to driver Jolyon Palmer who drove a strong race, gaining six positions in the Japanese Grand Prix to finish twelfth at Suzuka. Nico… more
    Editor 328
  • Round 8 AutObarn SuperHatch 14 October, Midvaal
    Oct 09, 2017 Motorsport

    Round 8 AutObarn SuperHatch 14 October,…

    The AutObarn SuperHatch series class and overall titles will go down to the wire again this year Looking good for an overall AutObarn SuperHatch title is Class B driver Nic Martin Rex Diff & Gearbox/ Dad Opel Kadett who has clear 37 points lead over… more
    Editor 335
  • Mercedes-Benz & Laureus Sport for Good Foundation SA breakfast series ends on a high note
    Oct 09, 2017 Press Releases

    Mercedes-Benz & Laureus Sport for Good…

    Mercedes-Benz South Africa and Laureus passionate about making change through sport Final of the six annual sports-themed breakfasts with seasoned sporting personalities on the panels Century City, Cape Town - Ahead of the South Africa vs New… more
    Editor 463
  • Eskom opens doors for young scientists with study bursaries
    Oct 09, 2017 Press Releases

    Eskom opens doors for young scientists with…

    Eskom awarded bursaries worth a total of R1 332 000.00 to three deserving young scientists towards studying engineering degrees at a university of their choice in South Africa. These were awarded at the Eskom Expo for Young Scientists International… more
    Editor 180
  • FCA South Africa Moving Forward
    Oct 09, 2017 Press Releases

    FCA South Africa Moving Forward

    Midrand, South Africa - Fiat Group Automobiles South Africa (Pty) Ltd. and Chrysler South Africa (Pty) Ltd., responsible for the sales and after-sales business of the Abarth, Alfa Romeo, Fiat, Fiat Professional, MOPAR, Chrysler, Jeep and Dodge… more
    Editor 213
  • Bumper festival of cross country motor racing at Atlas Copco Gold 400
    Oct 09, 2017 Motorsport

    Bumper festival of cross country motor…

    A bumper festival of national and regional cross country motor racing will see the 2017 season go out with a bang at the Atlas Copco Gold 400 in Glenharvie on October 27 and 28. The event will see the final rounds of both the Auto and Moto… more
    Editor 263
  • It's lights camera action as Speed Stars returns to your tv screens this week
    Oct 06, 2017 Press Releases

    It's lights camera action as Speed Stars…

    The wait is finally over as the eagerly anticipated third season of the popular reality television series, Speed Stars is back on Ignition, DSTV 189. The new season launches off the line on Saturday 7th October at 19:00 and the chequered flags drops… more
    Editor 256
  • Giving mobility to hope
    Oct 06, 2017 Press Releases

    Giving mobility to hope

    VOLKSWAGEN AND QHUBEKA PUTTING THE FUTURE INTO MOTION 98 bicycles donated to Kwa-Bhekilanga Secondary School, East Bank High School, health workers and community policing forum volunteers The Volkswagen For Good campaign, in partnership with Qhubeka… more
    Editor 219
  • Drive The Future 2017-2022: New strategic plan builds on record results, targets sustainable, profitable growth
    Oct 06, 2017 Press Releases

    Drive The Future 2017-2022: New strategic…

    Groupe Renault Strategic Plan targets by the end of the plan: Revenues over €70 billion1 Operating margin over 7%, representing a 50% increase in value, with a floor at 5% throughout the plan Positive free cash flow each year €4.2 billion Monozukuri… more
    Editor 150
  •  SEMA eNews, Vol. 20, No. 40
    Oct 06, 2017 Press Releases

    SEMA eNews, Vol. 20, No. 40

    New Technology Opens Up $1.5 Billion Market for Aftermarket Industry The aftermarket industry for Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS), which is currently valued at just under $1 billion, is expected to grow to more than $1.5 billion by 2021.… more
    Editor 186
  • MasterDrive Newsletter 05 October 2017
    Oct 06, 2017 Press Releases

    MasterDrive Newsletter 05 October 2017

    MasterTips: Are we ready for self-driving cars? As the prospect of self-driving cars comes ever closer within the international community, many are questioning whether the roads are ready for it. This may be especially true for African roads.… more
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  • DHL and MallforAfrica team up to further cross-border e-commerce to the United States
    Oct 06, 2017 Press Releases

    DHL and MallforAfrica team up to further…

    Through this partnership, DHL locations will serve as drop-off points for products destined for consumers in the United States Africans will now be able to sell their local products to customers in the US through an eBay platform powered by… more
    Editor 165
  • MiX Telematics appoints Fundiswa Roji-Maplanka to its Board of Directors
    Oct 06, 2017 Press Releases

    MiX Telematics appoints Fundiswa…

    MiX Telematics, a leading global provider of fleet and mobile asset management solutions delivered as Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), today announced that Fundiswa Roji-Maplanka CA(SA) has been appointed as an independent non-executive director and a… more
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  • INAPA 2018 Jakarta - Focus to Bring More Asia Buyers & Automotive Professionals (OEM & Aftermarket)
    Oct 06, 2017 Press Releases

    INAPA 2018 Jakarta - Focus to Bring More…

    ASEAN's Largest & Most Influential Trade Show for Automotive Industry, JAKARTA On behalf of GEM Indonesia, I would like to say a great big Thank You to you for supporting us in INAPA 2017. INAPA 2017 returned to prove as ASEAN's Largest Trade Show… more
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  • Imperial Logistics saves lives with food aid distribution solution in Malawi
    Oct 06, 2017 Press Releases

    Imperial Logistics saves lives with food aid…

    Working in partnership with a leading humanitarian aid agency, Imperial Managed Solutions recently leveraged its unique, asset light business model to successfully deliver food aid to drought stricken communities in rural Malawi. Imperial Logistics’… more
    Editor 159
  • Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi sponsors Women’s Forum Global Meeting
    Oct 06, 2017 Press Releases

    Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi sponsors Women’s…

    Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi is the main sponsor of the Women’s Forum 2017 Global Meeting, the world’s leading conference for women on major social and economic issues, reflecting the Alliance’s commitment to diversity. The Alliance, global leader in… more
    Editor 160
  • Five-Year Warranty and Service Package on Maserati vehicles in Middle East and Africa
    Oct 06, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Five-Year Warranty and Service Package on…

    Across the Middle East and Africa region, official importer and dealers of new Maserati vehicles, will now offer a five-year warranty and service package on all cars sold, upping the ante in the luxury sports car segment. With distinctive Italian… more
    Editor 318
  • Auto Alert - October 2017
    Oct 06, 2017 Press Releases

    Auto Alert - October 2017

    Toyota and Mazda Get Closer. Toyota Motor Corporation is a leading global manufacturer of motor vehicles, regularly contending for top spot in the overall volume stakes, and the largest Japanese-owned business in this sector by some margin. It owns… more
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  • Inclusive Growth
    Oct 06, 2017 The Phoenix

    Inclusive Growth

    What exactly is inclusive growth? If you go to Google this is the definition that pops up first: “Inclusive growth is a concept that advances equitable opportunities for economic participants during economic growth with benefits incurred by every… more
    Editor 314
  • Pure McLaren previews Sports Series Race Championship with debut event at Circuit Paul Ricard
    Oct 06, 2017 Motorsport

    Pure McLaren previews Sports Series Race…

    During the final European date of the 2017 Pure McLaren track experience programme at the Circuit Paul Ricard in France, McLaren Automotive premiered the first dedicated 570S GT4 race event. The Pure McLaren GT4 Club Race saw 10 examples of the… more
    Editor 285
  • Automechanika Frankfurt celebrates its 25th anniversary next year
    Oct 05, 2017 Press Releases

    Automechanika Frankfurt celebrates its 25th…

    Leading trade fair with many new themes and the highest level of registrations ever Automechanika Frankfurt, the leading international trade fair for the automotive aftermarket taking place from 11 to 15 September 2018, has every reason to… more
    Editor 315
  • First solar powered coffee trailer for Cape Town
    Oct 05, 2017 Press Releases

    First solar powered coffee trailer for Cape…

    More than three million South Africans aged between 15 and 24 are neither employed nor pursuing higher education. Energetics SA, the renewable energy arm of CHS Eco Technologies, which was established by Leon Badenhorst in 2005, has just launched a… more
    Editor 185
  • Fascination of AMG at the Mercedes-Benz Museum
    Oct 05, 2017 Press Releases

    Fascination of AMG at the Mercedes-Benz…

    From 20 October 2017: Special exhibition - 50 Years of AMG Half a century of passion for performance and sportiness: From 20 October 2017 to 8 April 2018, the Mercedes-Benz Museum is holding the special exhibition 50 Years of AMG. The main… more
    Editor 179
  • The Mentorship Challenge - Behind every great leader is a great mentor
    Oct 05, 2017 Press Releases

    The Mentorship Challenge - Behind every…

    In a country facing what is commonly termed a ‘crisis of leadership’, the moment has arrived for business leaders to step into the breach and become aspirational leadership models for future generations. This is the true power of mentorship, which… more
    Editor 199
  • Collision repair industry wrestles with many new technologies
    Oct 05, 2017 Press Releases

    Collision repair industry wrestles with many…

    The global collision repair industry must change into overdrive to try and keep up with the pace of recent developments in the technologies employed in the current crop of cars. This was evident from the far-ranging subjects that were discussed at… more
    Editor 175
  • See what's driving the future: Continental Cockpit Vision
    Oct 05, 2017 Press Releases

    See what's driving the future: Continental…

    Continental showcases its vision of the cockpit of the future Changing interfaces and windshield displays: worldwide workshops for visionary ideas Integrated Interior Platform from Continental can make the vision a reality Digital mobility… more
    Editor 268
  • Nissan unveils electric ecosystem at Nissan Futures 3.0 event in Europe
    Oct 05, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Nissan unveils electric ecosystem at Nissan…

    New Nissan LEAF with Special “2.ZERO” version and Nissan e-NV200 van with advanced battery unveiled Confirms infrastructure commitment: Nissan expands Europe’s largest fast charger infrastructure network by 20%, announcing 1,000 additional quick… more
    Editor 341
  • New trucks from Volvo running on Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) offer the same performance as diesel, but with 20 to 100% lower Carbon Dioxide (CO2 ) emissions
    Oct 05, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    New trucks from Volvo running on Liquefied…

    New trucks from Volvo running on Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) offer the same performance as diesel, but with 20 to 100% lower Carbon Dioxide (CO2 ) emissions Volvo Trucks is now introducing Euro 6-compliant heavy duty trucks running on liquefied… more
    Editor 282
  • Plenty of life left in internal combustion engines
    Oct 05, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Plenty of life left in internal combustion…

    There is a measure of panic in several countries, such as Germany, the United Kingdom and France, regarding calls by politicians seeking to ban the sale of vehicles with internal combustion engines (ICE) within the next couple of decades. However,… more
    Editor 228
  • Clarkson, Hammond and May Seen Gallivanting Around The Globe In Exclusive First Look Pictures From Series 2 Of The Grand Tour
    Oct 04, 2017 Press Releases

    Clarkson, Hammond and May Seen Gallivanting…

    Seattle: First-look images from Series 2 of Amazon Prime Video’s The Grand Tour, have been released today. The images, which can be viewed below show Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May exploring the mountain ranges of Colorado, stuck in… more
    Editor 255
  • WABCO Completes Buyout of Meritor WABCO Joint Venture
    Oct 04, 2017 Press Releases

    WABCO Completes Buyout of Meritor WABCO…

    WABCO Holdings Inc. (NYSE: WBC), a leading global supplier of technologies and services that improve the safety, efficiency and connectivity of commercial vehicles, today (03/10/2017) announced that it has completed the transaction to purchase… more
    Editor 166
  • New Tiger Wheel & Tyre Store Opens in Wonderpark, Pretoria
    Oct 04, 2017 Press Releases

    New Tiger Wheel & Tyre Store Opens in…

    On 21 September 2017, a new Tiger Wheel & Tyre store opened at the Wonderpark Shopping Centre at 344 Brits Road in Karenpark, Pretoria. This exceedingly convenient location means that Tiger Wheel & Tyre customers now have the option to get their… more
    Editor 152
  • Federal-Mogul Motorparts to Introduce New Champion® Range at Equip Auto 2017
    Oct 04, 2017 Press Releases

    Federal-Mogul Motorparts to Introduce New…

    MOOG® NASCAR® Whelen Euro Series sponsorship and innovative new products to be featured at the show Federal-Mogul Motorparts, a division of Federal-Mogul LLC, will exhibit at Equip Auto in Paris from the 17th to 21st of October. The show will be… more
    Editor 173
  • Probe brings Stanley Fatmax air compressors and tools to SA
    Oct 04, 2017 Press Releases

    Probe brings Stanley Fatmax air compressors…

    Probe, South Africa’s leading and largest importer and distributor of premium batteries and auto electrical parts, launches top international air compressor brand, Stanley Fatmax, into the local market. With exclusive distribution rights for Stanley… more
    Editor 185
  • Automotive Engineering Show is back in the “Detroit of Asia - Chennai”
    Oct 04, 2017 Press Releases

    Automotive Engineering Show is back in the…

    11th edition topped up with exclusive live product demos and a seminar highlighting ‘Industrie 4.0 & IIoT’ India’s automotive sector is likely to contribute 12% to India’s GDP over the next decade. Chennai also known as the “Detroit of Asia”, is the… more
    Editor 152
  • Nissan to show LEAF NISMO Concept, Serena NISMO at Tokyo Motor Show
    Oct 04, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Nissan to show LEAF NISMO Concept, Serena…

    Concept cars and production vehicles to give glimpse of Nissan’s newest and future innovations Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. will show a number of exciting concept cars and production vehicles at this year’s Tokyo Motor Show, giving customers a glimpse of… more
    Editor 473
  • Eicher unveils PRO 6000 Series at Automechanika Johannesburg
    Oct 04, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Eicher unveils PRO 6000 Series at…

    Enters Heavy Duty truck segment in the South African market “PRO 6016 - BORN EFFICIENT” Class leading fuel efficiency with VEDX5 engine, designed in collaboration with Volvo Group Super-efficient 4-cylinder common rail engine with 4 valves per… more
    Editor 290
  • 5 tips to maintain a healthy motorcycle battery
    Oct 04, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    5 tips to maintain a healthy motorcycle…

    As the days get warmer, the urge to twist the throttle gets stronger. Before you get back in the saddle, take time to check that your motorcycle and its battery is in perfect condition. Here are Battery Centre’s top tips to get powered up and… more
    Editor 229
  • UD Trucks Celebrates Transport Month
    Oct 04, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    UD Trucks Celebrates Transport Month

    Transport Touches Every Sphere of Society So we are in Transport Month – a dedicated period in which we hopefully bring transport to the top of mind for those of us who work in the transport industry but also create some additional awareness for the… more
    Editor 278