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  • 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
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  • 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 81
  • 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 88
  • 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
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  • 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 85
  • 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 110
  • 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 121
  • 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 106
  • 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 127
  • 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 79
  • 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 113
  • 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 113
  • 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 133
  • 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 98
  • 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 111
  • 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 162
  • 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 129
  • 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 128
  • 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 122
  • 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 104
  • 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 138
  • 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 121
  • 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 158
  • 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 127
  • 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 212
  • 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 175
  • 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 92
  • 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 98
  • 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 88
  • 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 74
  • 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 87
  • 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 163
  • 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 102
  • 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 104
  • 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 107
  • 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 132
  • 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 120
  • 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 106
  • 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 120
  • 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 94
  • 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 91
  • 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 115
  • 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 101
  • 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 136
  • 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 127
  • 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 97
  • 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 104
  • 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 105
  • 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 96
  • 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 79
  • 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 118
  • 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 117
  • 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 97
  • 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 94
  • 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 153
  • 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 121
  • 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
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  • 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 147
  • 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 117
  • 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 88
  • 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
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  • 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 95
  • 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 103
  • 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 102
  • 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 99
  • 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 285
  • 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 142
  • 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 113
  • 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 107
  • 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 116
  • 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 125
  • 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 174
  • 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 228
  • 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 314
  • 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 123
  • 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 161
  • 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
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  • 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 123
  • 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 156
  • 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 93
  •  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 138
  • 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
    Masterdrive 107
  • 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 101
  • 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
    Editor 192
  • 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
    Editor 111
  • 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 104
  • 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 112
  • 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 171
  • 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 169
  • 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 151
  • 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 189
  • 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 120
  • 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 116
  • 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 130
  • 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 121
  • 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 103
  • 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 191
  • 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 199
  • 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 155
  • 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 127
  • 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 113
  • 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 107
  • 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 109
  • 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 134
  • 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 104
  • 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 196
  • 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 188
  • 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 161
  • 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 180
  • Absa Commentary:  September 2017 NAAMSA New Vehicle Sales and Exports
  • Beat the Price, South Africa’s innovative online marketplace for new vehicle sales
    Oct 04, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Beat the Price, South Africa’s innovative…

    Only five months after its inception in Cape Town, Beat the Price is set to become a game-changer for the way we buy and sell new cars. “Where you can’t compare like-for-like with used cars, you certainly can with new cars,” says Marius du Toit, MD… more
    Editor 169
  • Hyundai tackles Rally de España with new driver and aim at championship lead
    Oct 04, 2017 Motorsport

    Hyundai tackles Rally de España with new…

    Hyundai Motorsport's rally team tackles the Rally de España in Catalunya, Spain, on Thursday with a new driver and a fresh resolve to challenge Ford Motorsport for the championship honours in the remaining three events in this year's FIA World Rally… more
    Editor 173
  • Young scientist tackles illegal electricity connections
    Oct 03, 2017 Press Releases

    Young scientist tackles illegal electricity…

    The issue of illegal connections is a serious challenge for power utility Eskom and municipalities costing the utility and the country millions in lost revenue and increased repair and maintenance costs. But the monetary cost of connecting illegally… more
    Editor 157
  • BMW Group South Africa invests another R160m to increase production capacity of BMW Plant Rosslyn.
    Oct 03, 2017 Press Releases

    BMW Group South Africa invests another R160m…

    BMW Group South Africa today (2 October 2017) announced an additional R160 million to be pumped into the Rosslyn manufacturing facility to enhance production linespeed. The enhancement raises the maximum production capacity by almost 10%, from 71… more
    Editor 99
  • BMW brand ambassador Alessandro Zanardi achieves his next big goal: Barcelona long distance triathlon completed in under nine hours.
    Oct 03, 2017 Press Releases

    BMW brand ambassador Alessandro Zanardi…

    Barcelona. It was his big goal for this triathlon season: Alessandro Zanardi (ITA) aimed to stay under the nine-hour mark in a long distance triathlon and the BMW brand ambassador accomplished his mission this Saturday. Zanardi completed the… more
    Editor 109
  • The most powerful Sport Turismo becomes a plug-in hybrid
    Oct 03, 2017 Motoring

    The most powerful Sport Turismo becomes a…

    Porsche introduces new Panamera variant with 680 hp and 49 kilometres of pure electric range Johannesburg. Porsche is expanding its hybrid range with a new Panamera Sport Turismo model line. The Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid Sport Turismo flagship model… more
    Editor 199
  • NAAMSA Comment on the September, 2017 industry new vehicle sales statistics
    Oct 02, 2017 Press Releases

    NAAMSA Comment on the September, 2017…

    Commenting on the new vehicle sales statistics for the month of September, 2017 – released today for public consumption on the website of the Department of Trade & Industry – the Association said that, for the fourth month in succession, aggregate… more
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  • TomTom launches TomTom BRIDGE Hub – the next-level solution for connected mobility
    Oct 02, 2017 Press Releases

    TomTom launches TomTom BRIDGE Hub – the…

    TomTom Announces Pre-Order Availability of TomTom BRIDGE Hub Building on the success of the popular TomTom BRIDGE Terminal, TomTom BRIDGE Hub is a display agnostic solution, allowing customers and partners in various industries as transportation,… more
    Editor 121
  • Volkswagen launches new Customer App
    Oct 02, 2017 Press Releases

    Volkswagen launches new Customer App

    My VW App provides accurate road side assistance if required Includes the "Guardian Angel feature" - a journey tracking tool that notifies loved ones on the progress of a journey and sends an alert if there is a journey disruption The experience of… more
    Editor 115
  • By Dereshin (Dees) Pillay, Head of Manufacturing & Automotive at T-Systems South Africa
    Oct 02, 2017 Press Releases

    Opinion piece: Three important technologies…

    The cost of production remains the biggest pressure point for local manufacturers, but there are technology-driven solutions to assist. Local manufacturing firms continue to face blustering headwinds – from heightened global competition from the… more
    Editor 92
  • Tesla charging stations to link Adelaide with world’s largest battery
    Oct 02, 2017 Press Releases

    Tesla charging stations to link Adelaide…

    A network of car charging stations is being developed in South Australia to allow Tesla drivers to visit the world’s biggest lithium-ion battery being built by Elon Musk in the state’s north. Eight fast charging stations: four generic chargers for a… more
    Editor 99
  • Major changes predicted for motor industry in next 10 years -  MIWA conference at Automechanika on 27 September 2017
    Oct 02, 2017 Press Releases

    Major changes predicted for motor industry…

    Electric vehicles, autonomously-driven vehicles, Uber and shared vehicles, as well as a change in market control by the Original Equipment Manufacturers, are all upcoming events predicted to change the face of the motor industry in the next 10 years… more
    Editor 123
  • Buying your dream car – what you need to know
    Oct 02, 2017 Press Releases

    Buying your dream car – what you need to…

    Buying your first car is one of the most important financial decisions that you will make in your lifetime. It’s easy to get caught up in the excitement of buying a new car, but with so many options, where does one start? However, doing your… more
    Editor 120
  • Soccer Legend Doc Khumalo Takes Reins of Mustang as Ford Brand Ambassador
    Oct 02, 2017 Press Releases

    Soccer Legend Doc Khumalo Takes Reins of…

    Theophilus 'Doc' Khumalo signs up as Ford Brand Ambassador Partnership set to link up Khumalo's soccer development initiatives with Ford CSI projects across SSA Khumalo handed the keys to legendary V8 Ford Mustang GT Convertible Doc Khumalo, one of… more
    Editor 142
  • Total unveils its Rubia Optima Range (API CK-4) heavy-duty engine oil at Automechanika, Johannesburg
    Oct 02, 2017 Press Releases

    Total unveils its Rubia Optima Range (API…

    New Total Rubia Optima 1100, 15W-40 Engine Oil (API CK-4) designed for heavy-duty engines, complies with the new category defined by the American Petroleum Institute (API) Total South Africa unveiled its new, technologically advanced Total Rubia… more
    Editor 139
  • Mercedes-Benz Vans, Matternet and siroop start pilot project for on-demand delivery of e-commerce goods
    Oct 02, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Mercedes-Benz Vans, Matternet and siroop…

    Joint project of Mercedes-Benz Vans, US drone systems developer Matternet and Swiss online marketplace siroop Innovative delivery concept with vans as connected, mobile landing platforms for drones tested in Zurich Pilot objectives: testing of… more
    Editor 206
  • Investment needed to create sustainable recycling industry
    Sep 29, 2017 Press Releases

    Investment needed to create sustainable…

    Long-term sustainable recycling in South Africa requires long-term sustainable investment in the country’s recycling capacity. This means investing in recycling facilities such as paper and plastic mills that create a market for recyclable… more
    Editor 169
  • 2017-18 Volvo Ocean Race to drop anchor in Cape Town
    Sep 29, 2017 Press Releases

    2017-18 Volvo Ocean Race to drop anchor in…

    The Volvo Ocean Race - arguably the world's toughest and most extreme sailing event - is set to visit Cape Town once again as one of the twelve stopover ports during the 2017-18 event. Entering its 13th edition, the 2017-18 running of the Volvo… more
    Editor 128
  • Sunday Times Top Brands Awards
    Sep 29, 2017 Press Releases

    Sunday Times Top Brands Awards

    Amongst the big winners at the 19th annual Sunday Times Top Brands Awards held on Wednesday evening at the trendy Hill on Empire Ballroom in Johannesburg, Mercedes-Benz was delighted to once again take the top honours in the consumer awards, top car… more
    Editor 152
  • Double blow to hit fuel users
    Sep 29, 2017 Press Releases

    Double blow to hit fuel users

    Stronger international oil prices, and a weakening Rand, will combine to drive fuel prices higher at the end of September. This is according to the Automobile Association (AA), which was commenting on unaudited month-end fuel price data released by… more
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  • Gumtree reveals SA’s best pre-owned cars
    Sep 29, 2017 Press Releases

    Gumtree reveals SA’s best pre-owned cars

    South African motorists are feeling the pinch more than ever, with both petrol and diesel expected to increase by more than 30 cents per litre in the first week of October. Added pressure from the fuel price hike has many consumers seeking to reduce… more
    Editor 152
  • Living life in the Red Line with the MY18 Nissan 370Z
    Sep 29, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Living life in the Red Line with the MY18…

    Sometimes, a car is a perfect example of its genre. The sum of its parts results in a creation that other vehicles are measured against and while the pretenders may evolve to be more acceptable and easy to drive, this car stays true its heritage. As… more
    Editor 213
  • Imperial Logistics adds new energy-efficient gas tankers to barging fleet
    Sep 29, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Imperial Logistics adds new energy-efficient…

    Two new gas tankers have been christened by Imperial Logistics, and will join the fleet that operates from the German city of Duisburg, which is the world’s biggest inland port. The state-of-the-art, energy-efficient vessels will be used to… more
    Editor 173
  • On a roll - Haval H2 hits the #CarsAwards semi-finals!
    Sep 29, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    On a roll - Haval H2 hits the #CarsAwards…

    When the Haval H2 hit our market a few short months ago, the motoring public and media went, well, crazy for it. And now the H2, in 1.5T Luxury Auto guise, has just been nominated as a semi-finalist in the highly prestigious Cars.co.za Consumer… more
    Editor 172
  • Alfa Romeo Stelvio QV Claims Title of World's Fastest Production SUV with Record Nürburgring Lap Time
    Sep 29, 2017 Motorsport

    Alfa Romeo Stelvio QV Claims Title of…

    Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio has claimed the title of world's fastest production SUV, setting a new benchmark lap time at Germany's legendary Nürburgring: it is just the most recent achievement in the racing tradition of the Quadrifoglio and in… more
    Editor 194
  • MasterDrive Newsletter 28 September 2017
    Sep 29, 2017 Press Releases

    MasterDrive Newsletter 28 September 2017

    MasterTips: Are you AARTO ready? Think again… It seems definite that AARTO will be implemented in 2018. This will create many challenges for law-breaking motorists, especially if they belong to your fleet. This is how to prepare. MasterTest: Driving… more
    Masterdrive 260
  • Many new truck models launched at Futuroad Expo
    Sep 29, 2017 Press Releases

    Many new truck models launched at Futuroad…

    The truck industry in South Africa is certainly optimistic about the future, judging by the launch activity on the opening day of Futuroad, the truck and bus show which is co-located with Automechanika Johannesburg at Expo Centre, Nasrec. Several of… more
    Editor 131
  • Fuel franchising continues to be resilient as economic indicators remain subdued
    Sep 28, 2017 Press Releases

    Fuel franchising continues to be resilient…

    By: James Noble, Business Development Manager: Fuel Industry, Absa Business Banking The South African fuel retail industry has grown considerably in recent years. In fact, it is one of the few sectors to weather the downgrading, rand volatility and… more
    Editor 148
  • Best UD fleet drivers off to compete in Japan
    Sep 28, 2017 Press Releases

    Best UD fleet drivers off to compete in Japan

    UD Trucks Southern Africa announced the brand’s top fleet drivers in two categories at its annual Extra Mile Challenge driver competition. The competition that consisted of numerous efficiency and safety evaluations, took place at the Gerotek… more
    Editor 97
  • Mercedes-Benz once again the only European brand to make the top 10
    Sep 28, 2017 Press Releases

    Mercedes-Benz once again the only European…

    Mercedes-Benz shows strong growth in brand value Stuttgart. Mercedes-Benz is the most valuable European premium automotive brand according to the latest rankings of the "Best Global Brands 2017" report published by well-known US brand consultancy… more
    Editor 120
  • Honda achieves top 20 ranking among world's best brands
    Sep 28, 2017 Press Releases

    Honda achieves top 20 ranking among world's…

    Honda rises to 20th place in the latest Interbrand study Honda's brand value increases to $22.696 billion Recognised as the fourth biggest global automotive brand Brand value has increased by 31% over the last five years Honda is now one of the… more
    Editor 128
  • Volkswagen Triumphant in Second OEM Challenge
    Sep 28, 2017 Press Releases

    Volkswagen Triumphant in Second OEM Challenge

    Mercedes Benz puts up a good fight, but Volkswagen comes out tops in bi-annual OEM Challenge It was a battle of the OEM's during Heritage Day weekend where the OEM Challenge pitted Volkswagen against Mercedes Benz at the PeoplePavilion in Uitenhage.… more
    Editor 109
  • Continental reveals two new tyre technology concepts for greater safety and comfort
    Sep 28, 2017 Press Releases

    Continental reveals two new tyre technology…

    ContiSense: Uses tyre sensors to measure tread and temperature, alerts drivers to tyre damage - data transmission via electrically conductive rubber ContiAdapt: Adjusts tyre pressure and rim width to adapt contact patch to road conditions New… more
    Editor 141
  • Motor Industry heavyweights announce important business transformation initiatives
    Sep 28, 2017 Press Releases

    Motor Industry heavyweights announce…

    Two major role-players in the South African motor retail industry – the Retail Motor Industry Organisation (RMI) and the Motor Industry Staff Association (MISA) – today announced two important business transformation initiatives in the South African… more
    Editor 243
  • OpinionPiece: AUCOR - What SA’s ratings downgrade means for the auction industry
    Sep 28, 2017 Press Releases

    OpinionPiece: AUCOR - What SA’s ratings…

    South Africa’s auctioneering market is poised for a shift as auctions grow in popularity over traditional retail sales platforms against a backdrop of credit ratings downgrades and news that the country has slipped into a recession. While there is a… more
    Editor 129
  • Innovation Award winners announced
    Sep 28, 2017 Press Releases

    Innovation Award winners announced

    Winners of Automechanika Johannesburg 2017's Innovation Awards competition were announced this morning (Wednesday, September 27) at a presentation ceremony at the trade fair's opening at Nasrec. Six products out of nearly two dozen that were entered… more
    Editor 151
  • Porsche sets a world record on the Nürburgring Nordschleife
    Sep 28, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Porsche sets a world record on the…

    Porsche 911 GT2 RS is the fastest sports car at 6 minutes, 47.3 seconds Dubai. Porsche has set a new record for road legal sports cars on the famous 20.6-kilometre Nürburgring Nordschleife in the 911 GTS RS on September 20. The record time of 6… more
    Editor 234
  • Tata Motors unveils its new range of light trucks
    Sep 28, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Tata Motors unveils its new range of light…

    ULTRA – the Business Utility Vehicle at Futuroad Expo 2017, South Africa Tata Motors, one of the leading commercial vehicle brands in South Africa, today unveiled its new generation range of commercial vehicles - Tata Ultra, The Business Utility… more
    Editor 212
  • Spotlight on FAW at Automechanika
    Sep 28, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Spotlight on FAW at Automechanika

    It is no mere coincidence that FAW Vehicle Manufacturers SA (Pty) Ltd. finds itself at Automechanika this year. FAW SA started modestly over 20 years ago in South Africa. Since the opening of its Coega-based plant in 2014 the company has been… more
    Editor 208
  • South African Neville Bradshaw steals the show in the Evo Class with his 4-outright race wins @ Farleigh Castle VMXDN while British team take team honours.
    Sep 28, 2017 Motorsport

    South African Neville Bradshaw steals the…

    British teams swept to victory in both blue riband classes of the Vets Nations at Farleigh Castle, winning the twin-shock and Evo classes, against tough international competition from the USA in the world's biggest retro motocross festival. The… more
    Editor 205
  • Finalists to battle it out for the 2017 Volkswagen Driver Search are named
    Sep 27, 2017 Press Releases

    Finalists to battle it out for the 2017…

    The names of the two finalists that will compete for Driver Search glory are Talha Moosajee and Raais Asmal Asmal and Moosajee to compete in Port Elizabeth 3-Hour Endurance race in November Ultimate winner could earn a drive with Volkswagen… more
    Editor 160
  • Chemical and Allied Industries’ Association asks for comprehensive independent audit of Eskom
    Sep 27, 2017 Press Releases

    Chemical and Allied Industries’ Association…

    Eskom should answer to the need for electricity tariff reductions and why this is not possible says Deidré Penfold, Executive Director of the Chemical and Allied Industries’ Association (CAIA). CAIA also appeals to NERSA to conduct a comprehensive… more
    Editor 103
  • Chemical and Allied Industries’ Association to host Transportation of Dangerous Goods Seminar
    Sep 27, 2017 Press Releases

    Chemical and Allied Industries’ Association…

    he Chemical and Allied Industries’ Association (CAIA) is hosting its Transportation of Dangerous Goods Seminar in Johannesburg and Durban on 17 October and 19 October 2017 respectively. The Responsible Care® Transportation of Dangerous Goods Seminar… more
    Editor 98
  • Ford Signs Up as Official Orlando Pirates Vehicle Partner
    Sep 27, 2017 Press Releases

    Ford Signs Up as Official Orlando Pirates…

    Ford enters three-year vehicle sponsorship deal with Orlando Pirates Football Club Variety of Ford models join the Pirates line-up, including Mustang, Ranger, Everest, EcoSport and Transit PRETORIA, South Africa, 26 September, 2017 - Ford South… more
    Editor 122
  • One button battery power
    Sep 27, 2017 Press Releases

    One button battery power

    DEFA WorkshopCharger and power supply for the professional mechanic Charging Systems Africa (CSAF) is powering up in South Africa by introducing a range of intelligent vehicle battery chargers for workshops, mechanics as well as the general… more
    Editor 194
  • Now or Never - Addressing the Skills Gap in South Africa
    Sep 27, 2017 Press Releases

    Now or Never - Addressing the Skills Gap in…

    The critical skills gap in South Africa is of growing concern in many industries. It is surprising therefore that employers are not investing more significantly in Learning and Development (L&D). According to the annual Deloitte Human Capital Trends… more
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  • Clarkson, Hammond and May embark on their most extensive grand tour ever for series two, filming in more locations than before
    Sep 27, 2017 Press Releases

    Clarkson, Hammond and May embark on their…

    Jeremy, Richard and James will spend over 100 Days travelling across five continents including Africa, Europe, North America, South America and Asia Amazon Prime Video’s The Grand Tour will pitch its studio tent in a new home for series two, located… more
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  • Volvo Cars adds next generation XC90, 1 900 new jobs to South Carolina plant in 1.1 billion USD investment drive
    Sep 27, 2017 Press Releases

    Volvo Cars adds next generation XC90, 1 900…

    Volvo Cars has announced that the next generation of the XC90 premium large SUV will be built in its new manufacturing plant in Charleston, South Carolina, from 2021. This takes Volvo Cars' total investment in its US manufacturing operations to over… more
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  • A ‘cautiously optimistic’ automotive sector to focus on new products to enable growth in 2018
    Sep 27, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    A ‘cautiously optimistic’ automotive sector…

    The poor macro-economic environment must be acknowledged as the most fundamental roadblock to the development of the local market and a handbrake to manufacturing investment writes Trevor Hill, the Head of Audi SA. Five automotive sector growth… more
    Editor 214
  • Mercedes-Benz Vans reveals first details of the new Sprinter
    Sep 27, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Mercedes-Benz Vans reveals first details of…

    Market launch for the new edition of the best-selling large van in the first half of 2018 Design: distinctive and athletic front Focus on versatility: full-spectrum mobility solutions for different sectors Leap forward into the digital world: next… more
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  • THE TIRE COLOGNE establishes a segment for the international retreading and recycling industry
    Sep 26, 2017 Press Releases

    THE TIRE COLOGNE establishes a segment for…

    #thetirecologne #thetire Global Retreading Conference, Recycling Forum and the Future Tire Conference on the themes retreading and sustainability The premiere of THE TIRE COLOGNE in May 2018 is approaching fast and the preparations for the leading… more
    Editor 145
  • Risk appetite frameworks as a tool for surviving turbulent markets
    Sep 26, 2017 Press Releases

    Risk appetite frameworks as a tool for…

    Lex Kriel, Associate Director and Monique de Waal, Senior Manager at Deloitte Financial Services Advisory Businesses are built by taking on risk in one form or another. The old adage “no risk, no reward” rings true for all companies. The key to… more
    Editor 129
  • Volkswagen driver search 2017 shifts gears as 8 canditates progress to second phase
    Sep 26, 2017 Motorsport

    Volkswagen driver search 2017 shifts gears…

    Fourteen racing-driver hopefuls selected for 2017 Volkswagen Driver Search Eight moves on to second phase after initial elimination round Two more days of tough testing remain Overall winner could join 2016 Driver Search winner Jonathan Mogotsi in… more
    Editor 251
  • Stephen strikes back
    Sep 26, 2017 Motorsport

    Stephen strikes back

    Fourth for Simpson at Laguna Seca South Africa’s Stephen Simpson kept his hunt for second in the US IMSA Weathertech Championship alive after he and teammate Misha Goikhberg drove their JDC-Miller racing Oreca Gibson to a come-from-behind fourth in… more
    Editor 173
  • (Left to right): Hloniphizwe J. Mtolo Chairman of Shell Companies In SA; Frans Maluleke Brand,  Fuels and Customer Experience Manager at Shell SA; Dr. Chris Brauer, Director of Innovation at Goldsmiths  University of London and Yaasier Abrahams Head of Retail Marketing at Shell South Africa.
    Sep 25, 2017 Press Releases

    Shell SA reveals it’s study on driver…

    New study into driver behaviour and emotion launched at 2017 Shell V-Power SEFAC experience day, the Southern Hemisphere’s largest ever gathering of Ferrari supercars. Study from Shell establishes link between music and driver performance, with… more
    Editor 261
  • G.U.D. Holdings enters the Australasia automotive market
    Sep 25, 2017 Press Releases

    G.U.D. Holdings enters the Australasia…

    We are pleased to announce that as part of our Global expansion strategy we will be launching our brands in Australasia. G.U.D. Holdings (Pty) Ltd has entered into a strategic partnership with Filpro Automotive Australia (Pty) Ltd [formerly UCI FRAM… more
    Editor 412
  • Cartrack equips drivers to display better behaviour on the road
    Sep 25, 2017 Press Releases

    Cartrack equips drivers to display better…

    New fleet management technologies are setting increasingly high road safety standards as a result of insights obtained from telematics technologies installed in these vehicles. It might be time for individual drivers to follow the lead... A lack of… more
    Editor 121
  • Optimised energy efficiency: Continental's integrated approach
    Sep 25, 2017 Press Releases

    Optimised energy efficiency: Continental's…

    Continental's world-first AllCharge system allows EVs to use any charging technology New inductive charging system adds comfort and convenience Optimised wheel system: PremiumContact 6 tyres plus innovative New Wheel Concept Variable engine mounts… more
    Editor 141
  • World Rhino Day: Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa Shows its Support for Rhino Conservation
    Sep 25, 2017 Press Releases

    World Rhino Day: Ford Motor Company of…

    Ford Motor Company of South Africa today celebrates World Rhino Day though its support of Saving the Survivors – a conservation project that provides veterinary support to poached rhinos. In 2010, WWF-South Africa announced 22 September as World… more
    Editor 209
  • Rethink your monthly car budget
    Sep 25, 2017 Press Releases

    Rethink your monthly car budget

    If you’re guilty of setting aside just enough for your car’s debit order and the requisite two to three tanks of petrol every month, you’re not alone. Most people keep car payments to a minimum. As long as it’s not making a strange noise and getting… more
    Editor 119
  • SEMA eNews, Vol. 20, No. 38
    Sep 25, 2017 Press Releases

    SEMA eNews, Vol. 20, No. 38

    Exhibitor Update—40 Days Until 2017 SEMA Show Opens! Exhibitor Updates highlight key deadlines and the latest Show news to help exhibitors stay on track and on budget with Show planning. Download the SEMA Show Mobile App Today The SEMA Show App is… more
    Editor 155
  • Renault Captur available for sale in India
    Sep 25, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Renault Captur available for sale in India

    Groupe Renault’s international growth strategy continues with the launch of Captur – Renault’s star SUV – in India. The geographical coverage of Renault Captur, which is built on the group’s B0 platform, has been further extended in the wake of its… more
    Editor 209
  • Volvo Cars electrification strategy recognised by United Nations
    Sep 25, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Volvo Cars electrification strategy…

    Volvo Cars has been recognised by the United Nations for its ground-breaking electrification strategy in the latest report from the UN's Global Compact, the world's largest corporate sustainability initiative. The report, launched earlier this week… more
    Editor 193
  • A treasure trove of classic cars at Creative Rides
    Sep 25, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    A treasure trove of classic cars at Creative…

    Creative Rides, a classic and exotic car dealership, has opened in Bryanston – and it’s more than just a show room. Home to more than 40 cars, Creative Rides is a true destination experience that looks more like an art gallery than it does a retail… more
    Editor 245
  • Annual MISA Women's Forum Breakfasts
    Sep 25, 2017 Press Releases

    Annual MISA Women's Forum Breakfasts

    The annual MISA Women's Forum Breakfasts held in August each year, bring joy to attendees and beneficiaries alike. Each year, in each of MISA's Regions, the MISA Women's Forum, in conjunction with the MISA Young Workers' Forum, presents a breakfast… more
    Editor 170
  • Experience it all at the Canal Walk Motor Show
    Sep 23, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Experience it all at the Canal Walk Motor…

    Petrol-heads and motor fanatics get ready for the return of the Canal Walk Shopping Centre’s action-packed, adrenalin-fuelled Motor Show from Thursday, 21 to Monday, 25 September. To celebrate this iconic event, Canal Walk is giving away the new… more
    Editor 338
  • Call to your child’s school to be recorded to comply with FICA Act
    Sep 22, 2017 Press Releases

    Call to your child’s school to be recorded…

    Act has implications for more than just banks South African estate agencies, motor vehicle dealers, pharmacies and even schools may be taken by surprise to learn that they are now required to produce evidence in the form of FICA compliant recordings… more
    Editor 169
  • It's about the extension of agreements, 'stupid'
    Sep 22, 2017 Press Releases

    It's about the extension of agreements,…

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

    'Care by Volvo' makes car ownership as easy…

    Volvo Cars is inventing a new model of having access to a car with the launch of the new Volvo XC40 and the new 'Care by Volvo' subscription service. This will make having a car as transparent, easy and hassle-free as having a mobile phone: a… more
    Editor 253
  • End-of-season event in Rwanda: Support for project of FC St. Pauli handball team a complete success
    Sep 22, 2017 Press Releases

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

    Main sponsor MEYLE supported the “We’ll Never Play Alone“ project of the FC St. Pauli handball players Workshops, friendly games and visits to schools in cooperation with the partner club in Kigali, Rwanda Hamburg manufacturer MEYLE will continue to… more
    Editor 113
  • New XC40 completes global Volvo line-up in fast-growing premium SUV segments
    Sep 22, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    New XC40 completes global Volvo line-up in…

    Volvo Cars today further expands its line-up of SUVs with the launch of the new XC40 small premium SUV in Milan, Italy. At the same time as it introduces the XC40, Volvo Cars also reinvents the traditional model of car ownership with the new 'Care… more
    Editor 214
  • Resume and highlights of me Convention at the IAA in Frankfurt
    Sep 22, 2017 Press Releases

    Resume and highlights of me Convention at…

    me Convention celebrates future, inspiration and community 3 days, 150 speakers and more than 2700 attendees out of over 35 countries - the very first me Convention, produzed by Mercedes-Benz and South by Southwest (SXSW) in Frankfurt, delivered a… more
    Editor 131
  • Ford Provides 20 000 USD Environmental Grants to Leading Conservation Organisations
    Sep 22, 2017 Press Releases

    Ford Provides 20 000 USD Environmental…

    Ford Motor Company partners with renowned environmental NPOs to promote conservation and education $10 000 Grant for Africa Foundation to assist with environmental education, eradication of alien vegetation and Black Rhino translocation Maasai… more
    Editor 169
  • MasterDrive Newsletter 21 September 2017 
    Sep 21, 2017 Press Releases

    MasterDrive Newsletter 21 September 2017 

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

    Five-star Euro NCAP rating for New Renault…

    New Renault KOLEOS has received a five-star rating on safety tests administered by the independent organisation Euro NCAP. New KOLEOS benefits from Renault’s vast experience in the realm of passive safety and targets excellence in the independent… more
    Editor 127
  • Engen launches Auto Gardens in 100 schools across South Africa
    Sep 21, 2017 Press Releases

    Engen launches Auto Gardens in 100 schools…

    Engen, in collaboration with Acts of Random Kindness South Africa (ArkoSA), a not-for-profit company which encourages acts of random kindness one person at a time, are striving to assist schools in the production and growth of year-round crops. With… more
    Editor 132
  • Winners of first ever National Employee Volunteer Programme Awards announced
    Sep 21, 2017 Press Releases

    Winners of first ever National Employee…

    Helping to build a just, equitable and united South Africa The country’s first awards ceremony focusing on employee volunteering took place in Johannesburg on Wednesday last week, with non-profit and corporate winners being announced in three… more
    Editor 120
  • Honda Quest 2017: Here's the winning team!
    Sep 21, 2017 Press Releases

    Honda Quest 2017: Here's the winning team!

    Twelve days after leaving Windhoek, the capital of Namibia, the Honda Quest convoy finally arrived back at their starting point, tired, happy, content and richer for the experience. Over the course of the previous twelve days, ten of which were… more
    Editor 124
  • Continental enhances ‘Key as a Service’ Portfolio and acquires full ownership of OTA keys
    Sep 21, 2017 Press Releases

    Continental enhances ‘Key as a Service’…

    Company showcases full range of smart access technologies at International Motor Show Germany (IAA), including Continental Smart Access (CoSmA) and Remote Cloud Key Continental has acquired full ownership of OTA keys, former joint venture with… more
    Editor 139
  • Technological upsurge in Asia’s auto industry helps enhance aftermarket presence at Automechanika Shanghai 2017
    Sep 21, 2017 Press Releases

    Technological upsurge in Asia’s auto…

    Industry players look to magnify environmental awareness Asia’s automotive industry is undergoing rapid technological changes, thanks to the world’s ever-growing consumer demand for new energy vehicles, faster workshop speeds, increased… more
    Editor 123
  • The world’s largest service market competition opens – VISTA
    Sep 21, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    The world’s largest service market…

    On September 4th, the registration opened for the world´s largest service market competition Volvo International Service Training Awards (VISTA)*. More than 18,000 technicians, from the Volvo Trucks and Volvo Buses global dealer network, are… more
    Editor 231
  • How to choose the right car for you
    Sep 21, 2017 Press Releases

    How to choose the right car for you

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

    2018 WesBank South African Car of the Year…

    The South African Guild of Motoring Journalists (SAGMJ) is proud to announce the finalist vehicle ranges for the 2018 WesBank South African Car of the Year (COTY) competition. Announced by Master of Ceremonies, Derek Watts, during an interactive… more
    Editor 202
  • In pursuit of innovation
    Sep 20, 2017 Press Releases

    In pursuit of innovation

    Products entered in Automechanika Johannesburg 2017's Innovation Awards competition are in the process of being judged. Convenor Wynter Murdoch reports Six experts representing various segments of South Africa's automotive industry are hard at work… more
    Editor 148
  • Final countdown begins for top class world RX Racing at Killarney
    Sep 20, 2017 Motorsport

    Final countdown begins for top class world…

    It’s only 50 days until the Gumtree World RX of South Africa comes to Killarney International Raceway in Cape Town. Gumtree’s Head of Automotive Jeff Osborne says the buzz about the landmark event is incredible: “There’s huge anticipation for the… more
    Editor 288
  •  New Land Rover Discovery SVX production preview equipped with Goodyear concept tyres
    Sep 19, 2017 Press Releases

    New Land Rover Discovery SVX production…

    Frankfurt, September 2017 - Goodyear designed state-of-the-art concept tyres for the new Land Rover Discovery SVX production preview, showcased from September 14-24th at IAA 2017 in Frankfurt. Goodyear has developed a tailor-made concept tyre to… more
    Editor 165
  • Eskom rewards out-of-the-box thinking on energy sustainability -  #EskomExpoISF
    Sep 19, 2017 Press Releases

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

    Last week the Johannesburg CBD was crippled by power outages as a result of cable theft. In total 35kms of electricity cables were stolen leaving homes in darkness and causing many businesses to temporarily close their doors. The incident once again… more
    Editor 92
  • New Tiger Wheel & Tyre Store Opens in Tzaneen
    Sep 19, 2017 Press Releases

    New Tiger Wheel & Tyre Store Opens in Tzaneen

    On 8 September 2017, Tiger Wheel & Tyre debuted in Tzaneen with the opening of a showroom and fitment centre at the corner of Danie Joubert and Loop Streets. The new store offers all the features, amenities, products and services that have made… more
    Editor 132
  • Petrol hike shock – work out how to maintain your car for less
    Sep 19, 2017 Press Releases

    Petrol hike shock – work out how to maintain…

    With Gauteng vehicle owners now having to pay almost 60 cents more per litre for petrol, many are feeling the pressure of owning a vehicle. Pieter Niemand, Director of the Motor Industry Workshop Association (MIWA), says this month’s increase has… more
    Editor 128
  • Best of both worlds
    Sep 19, 2017 Press Releases

    Best of both worlds

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

    Xperien helps raise funds for children in…

    At this year’s Telkom 947 Cycle Challenge, Xperien aims to raise R100 000 with its much-needed children in road safety 'Pedal for a Purpose' initiative. Over 30 000 cyclists will participate in this year's 21st edition of Joburg’s biggest cycling… more
    Editor 101
  • Federal-Mogul Motorparts celebrates 120 years of braking performance with its Ferodo® brand
    Sep 19, 2017 Press Releases

    Federal-Mogul Motorparts celebrates 120…

    Ferodo posts significant growth over two years in the Middle East ALGER, Algeria, September 18, 2017/ -- Federal-Mogul Motorparts’ (www.FMmotorparts.eu) Ferodo® brand of premium braking Original Equipment and aftermarket products is celebrating its… more
    Editor 110
  • Volkswagen for Good honoured for Employee Volunteer Programme
    Sep 19, 2017 Press Releases

    Volkswagen for Good honoured for Employee…

    Volkswagen for Good Campaign wins award Volkswagen for Good honoured for Employee Volunteerism Programmes At the recent Beyond Painting Classrooms Conference held in Johannesburg, Volkswagen Group South Africa's (VWSA) employee volunteer programme,… more
    Editor 141
  • New Kuga Builds on Ford's Global SUV Expertise and Heritage
    Sep 19, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    New Kuga Builds on Ford's Global SUV…

    New Kuga introduces refreshed design inside and out for a distinctive look Improved specification and features across the range, building on the Kuga's trend-setting sophistication, safety and comfort Available in Ambiente, Trend and Titanium… more
    Editor 304
  • Investment and Strategic Partnership: Daimler Trucks teams up with innovation leader for electric charging StoreDot Ltd.
    Sep 19, 2017 Press Releases

    Investment and Strategic Partnership:…

    Daimler AG's Trucks division leads new financing round of Israeli nanotechnology materials pioneer StoreDot Ltd. Daimler becomes a strategic partner to accelerate the adoption of FlashBattery technology to the Electric Vehicles market FlashBattery… more
    Editor 143
  • Hyundai's i30 N is built for serious driving fun
    Sep 19, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Hyundai's i30 N is built for serious driving…

    The i30 N, revealed to the public at the Frankfurt Motor Show in Germany, is Hyundai Motor's first high-performance car under the N line up. Built on the New Generation i30, the i30 N has been developed from the ground up to deliver maximum driving… more
    Editor 182
  • The South African Motocross Vets team manages a fourth overall in the 2017 World MXDN International at Farleigh Castle UK – 16/17th Sept
    Sep 19, 2017 Motorsport

    The South African Motocross Vets team…

    UK based South African MX champion Neville Bradshaw makes history and wins all 4 heats in the VMXDN Evo class and wins the individual title, Ryan Hunt takes 12th overall The South Africa Springbok Motocross Vets (Global ASP, World Net Logistics,… more
    Editor 283
  • Hyundai reveals 'Smart Stream' engine at Frankfurt Motor Show
    Sep 18, 2017 Press Releases

    Hyundai reveals 'Smart Stream' engine at…

    Hyundai Motor Company has unveiled its next-generation drivetrain technology, and announced bold plans for it first electric car-sharing program, as part of its presence at the Frankfurt Motor Show in Germany. Alongside the public debut of the… more
    Editor 188
  • Fall in love with Etosha’s salt pan and it’s wonders!
    Sep 18, 2017 Press Releases

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

    Imagine a giant salt pan, stretching all the way to the horizon – for almost 5000 square kilometres. That’s the Etosha Pan, the largest salt pan in Africa, and Etosha National Park’s most distinctive and dramatic feature. You can even see it from… more
    Editor 144
  • Alliance 2022: new plan targets annual synergies of €10 billion
    Sep 18, 2017 Press Releases

    Alliance 2022: new plan targets annual…

    Alliance 2022: new plan targets annual synergies of €10 billion and forecasts unit sales of 14 million & combined revenues of $240 billion. Renault, Nissan & Mitsubishi motors to strengthen cooperation and accelerate use of common platforms,… more
    Editor 114
  • Honda Quest Day Ten - Heading for the Burning Mountain
    Sep 18, 2017 Press Releases

    Honda Quest Day Ten - Heading for the…

    When the teams headed out of Palmwag this morning, they probably didn't realise just how much lay ahead and how much was still at stake. Not only was it yet another dry, dusty and corrugated 107km to Twyfelfontein, but the worst part - riding… more
    Editor 127
  • More fuel pain as prices surge
    Sep 18, 2017 Press Releases

    More fuel pain as prices surge

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

    Daimler Trucks - world's largest truck…

    UPS first commercial customer in the US announced at global launch event in New York City Electric trucks provided to four prominent NGOs in cooperation with the New York Attorney General Fully electric FUSO eCanter will reduce noise-levels caused… more
    Editor 251
  • The new limited edition MINI Cooper 3-door Hatch in Caribbean Aqua now available in South Africa
    Sep 18, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    The new limited edition MINI Cooper 3-door…

    A sense of individual style has always been an integral part of the unmistakable MINI feeling. MINI South Africa is now going further in showcasing the distinctive qualities of the MINI brand in the small premium car segment by offering a new… more
    Editor 203
  • MasterDrive Newsletter 15 September 2017
    Sep 17, 2017 Press Releases

    MasterDrive Newsletter 15 September 2017

    MasterTips: [Watch] Seatbelt check list Seatbelts are responsible for saving many lives during crashes. Yet, many passengers may still not wear them with catastrophic results for the driver and other passengers MasterTest: Sam says the Suzuki Baleno… more
    Masterdrive 412
  • Ford NWM bags podium finish at Sun City 400
    Sep 17, 2017 Motorsport

    Ford NWM bags podium finish at Sun City 400

    Lance Woolridge and Ward Huxtable score fourth podium in a row with third place in Class T Sixth place finish for Henk Lategan and Barry White Race ends prematurely for Gareth Woolridge and Boyd Dreyer Qualifying: 41km, Loop 1: 159km, Loop 2: 159km,… more
    Editor 231
  • SEMA eNews, Vol. 20, No. 37
    Sep 15, 2017 Press Releases

    SEMA eNews, Vol. 20, No. 37

    Sonoma Raceway President Urges Congress to Protect American Motorsports Sonoma Raceway President and General Manager Steve Page testified before a key Congressional subcommittee, urging members to continue to allow street vehicles to be modified and… more
    Editor 161
  • New Nissan Micra Active Cures FOMO
    Sep 15, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    New Nissan Micra Active Cures FOMO

    As anticipated, the launch of the new Nissan Micra Active inspired powerful feelings of a Fear Of Missing Out (FOMO) and Nissan SA would like to cure the anxiety people may be experiencing. The new Nissan Micra Active being launched this month can… more
    Editor 242
  • Honda Quest Day Eight - Time to reflect
    Sep 15, 2017 Press Releases

    Honda Quest Day Eight - Time to reflect

    After having spent seven days in the saddle, of which the last three were enormously taxing physically, the Honda Quest competitors will spend the next two days in Puros. The time would be used to rest, do some washing and perform important vehicle… more
    Editor 135
  • A$AP Rocky to Deliver the Closing Keynote Speech on Sunday at the me Convention
    Sep 15, 2017 Press Releases

    A$AP Rocky to Deliver the Closing Keynote…

    Auma Obama and Guy Kawasaki Added as Speaking Guests Further inspiring personalities have agreed to appear at the me Convention from 15 to 17 September in Frankfurt - organised by Mercedes-Benz and South by Southwest (SXSW). A$AP Rocky, the American… more
    Editor 139
  • Upcoming Events 15-25 September 2017
    Sep 15, 2017 Motorsport

    Upcoming Events 15-25 September 2017

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

    Checked your windscreen wipers? Summer rains…

    Summer is just on the horizon and now is the perfect time to get your car summer-ready, says Pieter Niemand, Director of the Motor Industry Workshop Association (MIWA). “Why wait until you are caught in the first spring rains to realise that your… more
    Editor 227
  • Goodyear Advances Connected-Business Model with Automated Tyre Facility
    Sep 14, 2017 Press Releases

    Goodyear Advances Connected-Business Model…

    Growth in Vehicle Models, Options Drives Increasing Demand for Premium Tyres Innovative Mercury Production Process Allows On-Demand Fulfillment of Customer Orders New Luxembourg Facility to Begin Production in 2019 Advancing its connected-business… more
    Editor 210
  • Advanced new refrigerators boost Unjani Clinics’ efforts to save lives and help communities in need
    Sep 14, 2017 Press Releases

    Advanced new refrigerators boost Unjani…

    Unjani Clinics’ work in saving lives and helping communities in need was recently given a powerful boost in the form of advanced new refrigerators that do not rely on electricity to ensure that medicines and vaccines are properly stored and their… more
    Editor 119
  • Avoiding battery failure when inactive
    Sep 14, 2017 Press Releases

    Avoiding battery failure when inactive

    A common question that automotive dealers might be asked by their customers is why their ‘new’ car battery has failed when it has seldom, or never, been used. While this is an awkward question in that it suggests a defective product might have been… more
    Editor 106
  • Engen Penford puts Uitenhage on the World map
    Sep 14, 2017 Press Releases

    Engen Penford puts Uitenhage on the World map

    ‘Donating the Most Units of Blood in One Day by a Town’ is the title category that Engen Penford, Uitenhage has applied for in an attempt to set a new Guinness World Record. The record breaking is set to take place on Friday, 6 October 2017 from… more
    Editor 116
  • World premiere: Continental presents highly integrated CAirS air supply module for air suspension systems
    Sep 14, 2017 Press Releases

    World premiere: Continental presents highly…

    Continental is presenting its CAirS (Continental Air Supply) module, a novel alternative to existing multi-component air supply systems. The closed system is scalable, opening up a full range of possibilities, from simple level control to… more
    Editor 145
  • Customized air designs with Flexline
    Sep 14, 2017 Press Releases

    Customized air designs with Flexline

    The better utilization of automobile installation space has a number of different advantages, particularly higher filtration performance thanks to better dust holding capacity, also reduced pressure loss and enhanced acoustics. A curved filter… more
    Editor 136
  • Tyre damage patterns – New
    Sep 13, 2017 Press Releases

    Tyre damage patterns – New "MEYLE Mechanics"…

    "MEYLE Mechanics" demonstrate how to trace tyre damage patterns back to potentially defective vehicle components MEYLE joint play tester allows vehicle mechanics to quickly and reliably diagnose steering and suspension part damage Hamburg, 13… more
    Editor 174
  • Mercedes-Benz Auto Body Repair Centres awards superior service
    Sep 13, 2017 Press Releases

    Mercedes-Benz Auto Body Repair Centres…

    Members of the Auto Body Repair Centre (ABRC) within the Mercedes-Benz South Africa (MBSA) approved panel shops recently converged in the Cape Winelands for their annual conference. The objective of the event is to ensure that the Mercedes-Benz… more
    Editor 160
  • Training Centre to boost customer service at Goscor Lift Truck Company
    Sep 13, 2017 Press Releases

    Training Centre to boost customer service at…

    Industrial warehousing equipment solutions provider Goscor Lift Truck Company (GLTC), part of the Goscor Group, is ensuring it can offer its customers the lowest total cost of ownership with the launch of its new Training Centre at the end of… more
    Editor 115
  • Honda commits to electrified technology for every new model launched in Europe
    Sep 13, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Honda commits to electrified technology for…

    Electrified technology will now feature in every new model launched by Honda in Europe Production version of Honda Urban EV Concept confirmed for 2019 CR-V Hybrid Prototype - Honda's first electrified SUV in Europe - launches 2018 Honda Power… more
    Editor 241
  • Introducing Glenmorangie X Renovo Partnership
    Sep 13, 2017 Press Releases

    Introducing Glenmorangie X Renovo Partnership

    Pioneers Of The World’s First Bicycles Made From Whisky Casks PORTLAND, OR - Renovo Hardwood Bicycles - renovobikes.com - has collaborated with Glenmorangie, creators of Highland Single Malt Scotch Whiskies, to provide the world with the first… more
    Editor 135
  • Jeff Osborne, Head of Gumtree Automotive
    Sep 13, 2017 Press Releases

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

    In South Africa’s automotive landscape, most of the attention from motoring media and local car awards shows is firmly on new vehicles. But for local motorists, the question of what makes a winning pre-owned vehicle is far more relevant considering… more
    Editor 165
  • Using the senses of the CUbE – development platform from Continental ensures safety of driverless vehicles
    Sep 13, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Using the senses of the CUbE – development…

    Reliable surrounding sensors are a fundamental requirement for driverless vehicles to travel safely and accident-free. Thanks to state-of-the-art hardware and software, the driverless vehicle can cope with typical inner-city traffic situations. Test… more
    Editor 237
  • The new Ferrari Portofino - the Italian GT par excellence on the stand at Frankfurt
    Sep 13, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    The new Ferrari Portofino - the Italian GT…

    Ferrari Portofino is the new V8 GT set to dominate its segment thanks to a perfect combination of outright performance and versatility in addition to a level of driving pleasure and on-board comfort unparalleled on the market. Capable of unleashing… more
    Editor 190
  • Mercedes-AMG brings Formula 1 technology to the road
    Sep 13, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Mercedes-AMG brings Formula 1 technology to…

    World première of the Mercedes-AMG Project ONE show car Frankfurt/Affalterbach. The Mercedes-AMG Project ONE will celebrate its world première at the International Motor Show (IAA) in Frankfurt/Main: for the first time, the two-seater supersports… more
    Editor 220
  • The All-New Dacia Duster: more Duster than ever
    Sep 13, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    The All-New Dacia Duster: more Duster than…

    With more than one million cars sold, Dacia Duster has been revamped seven successful years after its original release. Dacia’s iconic model has been revamped, with new styling, new equipment and a fully-updated interior. Meanwhile, Duster is as… more
    Editor 202
  • Future-oriented filtration solutions for fuel cell and high voltage battery systems
    Sep 13, 2017 Press Releases

    Future-oriented filtration solutions for…

    MANN+HUMMEL selectively uses its core expertise to develop products for new drive concepts with the aim of achieving mobility in the future with a low level of emissions. This applies to concepts for batteries and also fuel cell technology.… more
    Editor 138
  • Mercedes-Benz combines electricity and hydrogen in EQ Power
    Sep 13, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Mercedes-Benz combines electricity and…

    GLC F-CELL goes into preproduction: world's first electric vehicle with fuel-cell/battery powertrain Stuttgart/Frankfurt. At this year's IAA International Motor Show in Frankfurt, Mercedes-Benz is presenting preproduction models of the new… more
    Editor 229
  • Reliable: new polymer passes stress test
    Sep 13, 2017 Press Releases

    Reliable: new polymer passes stress test

    Ludwigsburg/Frankfurt, September 12, 2017 – the pressure control valves of today which use elastomer membranes are not able to withstand aggressive chemicals. RobustPlus, a new material for pressure control valves from MANN+HUMMEL, now ensures high… more
    Editor 147
  • Honda to present Power Manager smart energy system at Frankfurt
    Sep 13, 2017 Press Releases

    Honda to present Power Manager smart energy…

    Fully-integrated energy transfer system manages energy between the grid, homes and electric vehicles Honda's first step in helping electric cars to contribute to the creation of smart power grids Pilot project in France to use Power Manager units to… more
    Editor 136
  • The value of people in driving intelligent logistics
    Sep 13, 2017 Press Releases

    The value of people in driving intelligent…

    Competitive logistics providers know that it is all about speed, agility, reliability and even versatility. Delivering all of this requires intelligent logistics – a growing concept the world over. But this not only refers to leveraging digital… more
    Editor 113
  •  Confirm your participation as Sponsor or Exhibitior -  Connected Vehicles 2018
    Sep 13, 2017 Press Releases

    Confirm your participation as Sponsor or…

    Special Offer Registration is open with 40% discount on booking your seat to join Connected Vehicles 2018. This Offer is valid till 30th September 2017 Hurry up and confirm your participation Those who are intrested to increase their brand awareness… more
    Editor 149
  • Mercedes-Benz Cars on the eve of the Frankfurt International Motor Show (IAA)
    Sep 12, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Mercedes-Benz Cars on the eve of the…

    Trendsetting opposites - the Mercedes-AMG Project ONE and the smart vision EQ fortwo Frankfurt. On the eve of the Frankfurt International Motor Show (IAA), Mercedes-Benz Cars presented two ideas for the mobility of the future that embody the two… more
    Editor 227
  • Honda Quest Day Seven - Snaking along a sandy riverbed
    Sep 12, 2017 Press Releases

    Honda Quest Day Seven - Snaking along a…

    After the elation of having conquered the notorious Van Zyl's Pass - including the distinction of the first female ever to do it on a big adventure bike - the Honda Quest competitors thought that it would be a rather easy day's ride. Unfortunately… more
    Editor 171
  • Honda Urban EV Concept unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show
    Sep 12, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Honda Urban EV Concept unveiled at the…

    Global motor show debut for pure-electric Honda concept car Modern interior environment includes wrap-around panoramic dashboard screen Sets the direction for a future Honda production model scheduled for 2019 Honda has revealed an all-new electric… more
    Editor 225
  • Strategic Thinking Applied Workshop -  Econometrix
    Sep 12, 2017 Press Releases

    Strategic Thinking Applied Workshop - …

    We wish to remind clients of the strategic thinking workshop that Econometrix is arranging in conjunction with DPI Leadership Academy, a strategy specialist firm. Econometrix Chief Economist Dr Azar Jammine will provide an economic context… more
    Editor 132
  • Failure to invest in Africa’s youth will lead to widespread joblessness and instability
    Sep 12, 2017 Press Releases

    Failure to invest in Africa’s youth will…

    Failure to invest in Africa’s youth will lead to widespread joblessness and instability and threaten the Sustainable Development Goals, report warns The world’s poorest are receiving a declining share of global financial resources according to a new… more
    Editor 137
  • BMW 7 Series Individual by Esther Mahlangu makes its first public appearance at the FNB Joburg Art Fair
    Sep 12, 2017 Press Releases

    BMW 7 Series Individual by Esther Mahlangu…

    The BMW 7 Series Individual (750Li) by Esther Mahlangu made its first public appearance at the tenth edition of the FNB Joburg Art Fair, which took place at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg from Thursday, 7 September to Sunday, 10… more
    Editor 144
  • Tiger Wheel & Tyre Enhances X-Sure® Tyre Insurance Offering with Two New Products
    Sep 12, 2017 Press Releases

    Tiger Wheel & Tyre Enhances X-Sure® Tyre…

    Tiger Wheel & Tyre has added two new products to its X-Sure® Tyre Insurance offering. The X-Sure® Gap and X-Sure® Comprehensive offerings are more than just complementary to the tried and trusted X-Sure® New and X-Sure® Used products; they fill in… more
    Editor 126
  • Fuel increases stretch cash strapped motorists
    Sep 12, 2017 Press Releases

    Fuel increases stretch cash strapped…

    Cash strapped motorists were this week faced with another fuel increase of 67c a litre while the price of diesel rose by 44c a litre more. Vishal Premlall, director of SAPRA, the South African Petroleum Retail Association, says the primary reason… more
    Editor 115
  • Automechanika plays an important role in Diesel-Electric's marketing mix
    Sep 12, 2017 Press Releases

    Automechanika plays an important role in…

    "Automechanika trade fairs for the automotive aftermarket are an integral part of Diesel-Electric's marketing mix and the company has been an exhibitor at all the Automechanika shows held in South Africa since 2009," says Fred Bengsch, a Director of… more
    Editor 160
  • Targeting brake dust: the brake dust particulate filter from MANN+HUMMEL
    Sep 12, 2017 Press Releases

    Targeting brake dust: the brake dust…

    Ludwigsburg/Frankfurt, September 11, 2017 – braking in city traffic creates significantly more dust than exhaust emissions. Every braking action creates brake dust through friction on the brake disc and brake pads. This mainly comprises particulates… more
    Editor 101
  • MANN+HUMMEL presents half-year figures
    Sep 12, 2017 Press Releases

    MANN+HUMMEL presents half-year figures

    Sales in the first half of 2017 increase to 2 billion euros Stable operating result (EBIT) meets expectations Workforce has remained stable at approximately 20,000 Sales forecast for the whole year only slightly positive Ludwigsburg/Frankfurt,… more
    Editor 126
  • Messe Frankfurt expands technology portfolio with RosMould
    Sep 12, 2017 Press Releases

    Messe Frankfurt expands technology portfolio…

    Messe Frankfurt is boosting its technology fair portfolio with the addition of RosMould, the international trade fair for mould-making, prototyping and 3-D technologies. The purchase agreement was signed by the fair’s owner, Moldexpo LLC, and Mesago… more
    Editor 129
  • Volkswagen achieves International ISO Certifications
    Sep 12, 2017 Press Releases

    Volkswagen achieves International ISO…

    Volkswagen achieves international standards certifications OHSE and Quality at VWSA continues to be World Class Volkswagen Group South Africa first in Volkswagen Group to achieve new VDA6.1 certification During the annual OHSE and Quality audits… more
    Editor 126
  • Wesbank Motoring Experience proves a big hit with public
    Sep 12, 2017 Press Releases

    Wesbank Motoring Experience proves a big hit…

    "Feedback from exhibitors at the WesBank Motoring Experience, held at the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit and Conference Centre, from September 1-3, as well as from the visitors was very positive and attendance was even better than we had forecasted"… more
    Editor 132
  • Goodyear Announces Intelligent Tyre Trial, Expands Fleet Management Solution for Semi-Autonomous Fleet
    Sep 12, 2017 Press Releases

    Goodyear Announces Intelligent Tyre Trial,…

    Intelligent tyre integrates with connected car fleet to deliver data-driven diagnostics Focus on data gathering and analytics to serve shared mobility business models Effort builds on successful launch of Goodyear Proactive Solutions for commercial… more
    Editor 208
  • 911 GT3 with Touring Package celebrates its world premiere at the IAA
    Sep 12, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    911 GT3 with Touring Package celebrates its…

    Porsche GT model with manual transmission now also without rear wing Johannesburg. New addition to the Porsche range of puristic driving cars: The 911 GT3 with Touring Package will be unveiled at the 67th International Motor Show (IAA) in Frankfurt,… more
    Editor 208
  • New champions crowned in Investchem Formula 1600 championship at Killarney
    Sep 12, 2017 Motorsport

    New champions crowned in Investchem Formula…

    Cape Town hosted the penultimate round of the 2017 Investchem Formula 1600 championship on Saturday. It was at this event that Julian van der Watt (42 - Race Driver SA) claimed the title of national Investchem Formula 1600 champion for the season.… more
    Editor 245
  • Engen Xtreme team on top again in the Cape
    Sep 11, 2017 Motorsport

    Engen Xtreme team on top again in the Cape

    It was another good day at the office for the Engen Xtreme team in the Sasol GTC Africa at Killarney on Saturday, with drivers Michael Stephen and Simon Moss powering their Audi A3s to first and third respectively in Round Seven of the 2017… more
    Editor 235
  • Honda Quest Day Three - Opuwo
    Sep 11, 2017 Press Releases

    Honda Quest Day Three - Opuwo

    Things aren't getting any easier as contestants battle soaring temperatures and team dynamics are being tested. Our adventurers have been practicing their mental toughness techniques, battling to stay focused rather than being distracted by negative… more
    Editor 158
  • Masterdrive Newsletter 08 September 2017
    Sep 11, 2017 Press Releases

    Masterdrive Newsletter 08 September 2017

    MasterTips: What the law says about overloading children A recent taxi crash where schoolchildren were injured and killed has resulted in calls for stricter consequences for overloading. Yet, what the law considers overloading is cause for concern… more
    Editor 106
  • New Motoplat VC-3.1 All-in-One Alternator/Regulator tester
    Sep 11, 2017 Press Releases

    New Motoplat VC-3.1 All-in-One…

    All-in-one handheld alternator tester New to our range is the VC-3.1: a sturdy looking handheld tester and analyzer that can stand rough handling. Combining all functions and possibilities of our other handheld testers, the VC-3.1 is unique in its… more
    Editor 133
  • Mercedes-AMG Project ONE Headed to IAA
    Sep 11, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Mercedes-AMG Project ONE Headed to IAA

    Highlight of AMG's 50-year Anniversary Affalterbach. The Mercedes-AMG Project ONE is loaded for transport to the International Automobil Ausstellung (IAA) in Frankfurt. The presentation of the show car at the Mercedes-Benz Media Night on the eve of… more
    Editor 231
  • 2018 Wesbank South African Car Of The Year semi-finalists announced
    Sep 11, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    2018 Wesbank South African Car Of The Year…

    Following a vote by the full and fellow membership of the South African Guild of Motoring Journalists (SAGMJ), on new vehicle ranges introduced to the South African new car market within the COTY eligibility period, the SAGMJ is proud to announce… more
    Editor 202
  • Truck market gains more ground
    Sep 11, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Truck market gains more ground

    The August truck market improved by 5.3% on July’s performance to conclude the month on 2 227 units. This is according to the latest results released by the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa (Naamsa), Associated Motor… more
    Editor 172
  • MINI at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show
    Sep 11, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    MINI at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show

    Double world premiere: MINI John Cooper Works GP Concept with a clear focus on extreme dynamic performance, MINI Electric Concept as a look ahead to locally emission-free driving fun – British premium brand presents the diversity of its model… more
    Editor 179
  • Devin Robertson clinches Signature Motorsport’s fifth Volkswagen Cup title
    Sep 11, 2017 Motorsport

    Devin Robertson clinches Signature…

    Review: Engen Volkswagen Cup, round 7, Killarney Raceway Devin Robertson powered his Payen Volkswagen Polo to the 2017 Engen Volkswagen Cup championship at Killarney Raceway this weekend, adding to his 2011 title. It was a daunting event for the… more
    Editor 177
  • Motorsport the winner after exciting weekend of racing - Engen Volkswagen Cup
    Sep 11, 2017 Motorsport

    Motorsport the winner after exciting weekend…

    Close racing between evenly-matched Polos provides highlight of the weekend Devin Robertson claims Engen Volkswagen Cup title Lady driver Tasmin Pepper returns to winning ways Volkswagen's Kuda Vazhure records season-best 5th in Race 1 As has become… more
    Editor 183
  • Probe, providing a complete power package to meet agri needs
    Sep 11, 2017 Press Releases

    Probe, providing a complete power package to…

    There are numerous aspects to consider when running an agricultural business, from understanding the impact of weather conditions to financing limitations and regulatory requirements. The provision of Probe’s ‘complete power package’ - including a… more
    Editor 105
  • Automechanika Johannesburg to feature new products from the automotive aftermarket
    Sep 11, 2017 Press Releases

    Automechanika Johannesburg to feature new…

    The series of Automechanika trade fairs staged around the world by Messe Frankfurt are ideal locations to introduce new products and services for the automotive aftermarket. This is very much the case at Automechanika Johannesburg, which is being… more
    Editor 243
  • Maximum Attack for Ford NWM at Sun City 400
    Sep 07, 2017 Motorsport

    Maximum Attack for Ford NWM at Sun City 400

    Penultimate round of SA Cross Country Series at Sun City on 15 and 16 September Gareth Woolridge and Boyd Dreyer set sights on reclaiming Class T title lead Lance Woolridge and Ward Huxtable remain in championship contention Henk Lategan and Barry… more
    Editor 283
  • Volkswagen welcomes a new family member
    Sep 07, 2017 Press Releases

    Volkswagen welcomes a new family member

    Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) welcomes Baby Gorilla Nsanganira to the family Partner in Conservation to Volkswagen the Wilderness Foundation also honoured and name their Gorilla Ubudasa A Mountain Gorilla is not what you would traditionally… more
    Editor 697
  • Trade mission to SA set to boost Thai-SA trade
    Sep 07, 2017 Press Releases

    Trade mission to SA set to boost Thai-SA…

    A high-level Thailand trade delegation will travel to South Africa later this month to build on strong Thai-South African trade links. Led by the Department of International Trade Promotion (DITP) of the Ministry of Commerce of Thailand,… more
    Editor 191
  • Jeep® Compass attains maximum five-star EuroNCAP rating
    Sep 07, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Jeep® Compass attains maximum five-star…

    Midrand - The all-new Jeep® Compass, due to be launched in South Africa in 2018, has attained the maximum five-star rating in the prestigious EuroNCAP crash test. The latest model from the iconic brand scored positive ratings in all categories -… more
    Editor 273
  • Honda Quest 2017: These are the teams!
    Sep 07, 2017 Press Releases

    Honda Quest 2017: These are the teams!

    The 20 participants of Honda Quest 2017 set off from the Namibian capital of Windhoek today (Sep 5, 2017), heading for the majestic Spitzkoppe, along a scenic 350km route of mostly gravel roads that gave everyone the opportunity to familiarize… more
    Editor 125
  • General Tire unleashes all-new Grabber AT3 and X3
    Sep 07, 2017 Press Releases

    General Tire unleashes all-new Grabber AT3…

    Grabber AT3 succeeds award-winning Grabber AT as General Tire's accomplished all-terrain offering Heavy-duty Grabber X3 builds on proven capability of previous Grabber MT Complements existing Grabber GT high-performance SUV tyre Altimax Comfort and… more
    Editor 146
  • 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show: Renault and Dacia have plenty of surprises in store
    Sep 06, 2017 Press Releases

    2017 Frankfurt Motor Show: Renault and Dacia…

    Renault will present the world premiere of New Mégane R.S. Renault will unveil its vision of the future in a format never seen before at a motor show. Dacia will take the wraps off of the All-New Duster, in a brand new booth more than welcoming than… more
    Editor 198
  • Econometrix : Strategic Thinking Applied Workshop
    Sep 06, 2017 Press Releases

    Econometrix : Strategic Thinking Applied…

    Econometrix is arranging a strategic thinking workshop in conjunction with DPI Leadership Academy, a strategy specialist firm. Econometrix Chief Economist Dr Azar Jammine will provide an economic context presentation at commencement of the workshop… more
    Editor 233
  • Artificial intelligence will be what drives the future of the automotive industry
    Sep 06, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Artificial intelligence will be what drives…

    After the steam engine, assembly line production and automation in production, digitisation is certainly having the biggest impact on the automotive industry, writes Trevor Hill, Head of Audi South Africa As the “fourth industrial revolution”… more
    Editor 302
  • Honda to unveil CR-V Hybrid Prototype at Frankfurt Motor Show
    Sep 06, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Honda to unveil CR-V Hybrid Prototype at…

    Honda hybrid technology to be available in an SUV bodystyle for the first time in Europe Hybrid Prototype's styling retains the familiar silhouette of the world's best-selling SUV, previewing the European specification of the all-new CR-V… more
    Editor 231
  • Autoboys Holdings strikes deal with ARC to become SA’s first black-owned national glass and collision parts provider
    Sep 06, 2017 Press Releases

    Autoboys Holdings strikes deal with ARC to…

    Autoboys Holdings, the holding company of Autoboys Glass Services Pty Ltd and Autoboys Automotive Pty Ltd, has signed an agreement with African Rainbow Capital (ARC) where ARC acquires 51% of the company. ARC, chaired by mining magnate Patrice… more
    Editor 332
  • TransUnion Launches New Transformative Digital Platform for the Auto Industry
    Sep 06, 2017 Press Releases

    TransUnion Launches New Transformative…

    Buying a car has always been time-intensive. Visiting showrooms, filling out reams of paperwork, and waiting for responses from financiers, among other things. To help expedite this process, TransUnion is launching Digital Dealers Guide, a digital… more
    Editor 180
  • Will Connected vehicle transform mobility in India?
    Sep 06, 2017 Press Releases

    Will Connected vehicle transform mobility in…

    Registration Info & More Here As we move closer to connected world, we also find ourselves in midst of transition in mobility with questions wherein we need to pick the top brains from industry experts to market research professionals: What are… more
    Editor 169
  • Probe Corporation firmly committed to B-BBEE through 49.95% share acquisition by Thesele Group
    Sep 06, 2017 Press Releases

    Probe Corporation firmly committed to B-BBEE…

    While many small and medium-sized enterprises race to comply with B-BBEE, Probe Corporation has long committed to inclusive growth. Most recently a partnership with Thesele Group (Pty) Ltd (Thesele), a wholly black-owned investment holding company,… more
    Editor 117
  • Innovative on-demand shared ride service to launch in Europe
    Sep 05, 2017 Press Releases

    Innovative on-demand shared ride service to…

    Mercedes-Benz Vans sets up joint venture with US start-up Via Mercedes-Benz Vans invests 50 million US dollars in new joint venture with Via Daimler Mobility Services additionally joins in as a strategic investor in Via Fusion of Via's technology… more
    Editor 186
  • Franchising grows in a tight economy
    Sep 05, 2017 Press Releases

    Franchising grows in a tight economy

    When the Franchise Association of South Africa (FASA), together with sponsor Sanlam commissioned Research IQ in 2013 to conduct a survey of the industry and track its growth, South Africa and the world had already been in a recession for five years.… more
    Editor 169
  • Unique Laferrari Aperta on auction to benefit Save The Children
    Sep 05, 2017 Press Releases

    Unique Laferrari Aperta on auction to…

    Ferrari is pleased to announce that to mark its 70th anniversary, it will auction a one-of-a-kind LaFerrari Aperta to benefit the charity Save the Children. The auction will take place on Saturday, September 9th during the "Leggenda e Passione" sale… more
    Editor 135
  • Motor industry shows great interest in digital marketing
    Sep 05, 2017 Press Releases

    Motor industry shows great interest in…

    There was great interest from South African motor industry stakeholders in digital marketing, which was the subject at the 2017 CAR Digital Dealer Conference held at the Kyalami Conference Centre on the opening day of the WesBank Motoring Experience… more
    Editor 293
  • Tenth world title for BMW Brand Ambassador Alessandro Zanardi: Italy wins gold in the para-cycling team relay
    Sep 05, 2017 Press Releases

    Tenth world title for BMW Brand Ambassador…

    BMW Brand Ambassador Alessandro Zanardi (ITA) concluded the 2017 UCI Para-cycling Road World Championships in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa, by winning his tenth world title. The third competition for him on the schedule at this event was the team… more
    Editor 136
  • Open Letter: AMSA and safeguard duties
    Sep 05, 2017 Press Releases

    Open Letter: AMSA and safeguard duties

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

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

    Two dream cars Stuttgart. As members of the large and successful S-Class family, the coupé and cabriolet will soon benefit from the same extensive innovations that have just been introduced on the saloon. These include new or functionally… more
    Editor 290
  • Alfa Romeo celebrates the 50th birthday of the legendary 33 Stradale
    Sep 05, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Alfa Romeo celebrates the 50th birthday of…

    Midrand, South Africa - One of the Alfa Romeo brand's most iconic cars, the 33 Stradale turns 50 years old this month with the perfect blend of leading-edge technology, racing mechanics and a unique style. First presented on the 31st August 1967, on… more
    Editor 262
  • Audi launches Virtual Reality technology in dealerships
    Sep 05, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Audi launches Virtual Reality technology in…

    Deployment of “Audi VR experience” started at first dealerships VR headset lets customers explore their digitally configured Audi Technology tutorials and virtual experiences into the world of the four rings A premiere in automotive retail: the Audi… more
    Editor 361
  • The exclusive BMW i8 Protonic Frozen Black Edition now available in South Africa
    Sep 05, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    The exclusive BMW i8 Protonic Frozen Black…

    Only 12 units available. Standard features include special exterior paintwork and bespoke sporty interior finishes to enhance the individuality of the vehicle. Customers wanting to experience electrically-powered driving pleasure laced with added… more
    Editor 232
  • RENAULT SYMBIOZ: the vision of the future of mobility
    Sep 05, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    RENAULT SYMBIOZ: the vision of the future of…

    A concept car that expresses Renault’s vision of autonomous, electric and connected mobility in the future. Renault SYMBIOZ will be unveiled at a press conference at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show at 9:50am on Tuesday, September 12. Renault continues… more
    Editor 235
  • Jaguar E-Type takes bridge of weir ‘Cars Of Our Years’ prize at Concours of Elegance 2017
    Sep 05, 2017 Mobilty Beat

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

    New ‘Cars of Our Years’ special feature, presented by Bridge of Weir at Concours of Elegance Automotive luminaries, including Dr. Andy Palmer, Peter Horbury, Ian Callum, Moray Callum, Sir Jackie Stewart and others chose cars that held special… more
    Editor 248
  • Cape challenge for Engen Xtreme Team's new championship leader
    Sep 05, 2017 Motorsport

    Cape challenge for Engen Xtreme Team's new…

    Engen Xtreme driver Michael Stephen heads into Round Seven of the 2017 Sasol GTC Africa at Killarney on Saturday, 9 September as the new championship leader, a healthy 51-points now separating the defending champion from second-placed Gennaro… more
    Editor 269
  • Woodward to Represent FUCHS Lubricants on Motorsport International Stage
    Sep 05, 2017 Motorsport

    Woodward to Represent FUCHS Lubricants on…

    Another opportunity beckons for Monroe Racing South Africa’s star Savannah Woodward to shine on the international stage. During September 2017, the seventeen year old superbike rider from Benoni in South Africa’s Gauteng province will travel to… more
    Editor 203
  • Right to Repair SA rallies up support from major industry players
    Sep 04, 2017 Press Releases

    Right to Repair SA rallies up support from…

    Right to Repair SA (R2RSA) has been rallying up support for the Right to Repair campaign over the last few months and major industry stakeholders have stepped up. Richard Clarke, Chairman of the not-for-profit Section 21 company, R2RSA, says more… more
    Editor 443
  • Mahindra adds exciting two tone variant to KUV100 range
    Sep 04, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Mahindra adds exciting two tone variant to…

    About the KUV100 TWO TONE The KUV100 TWO-TONE K8+ Petrol variant will offer the following colours -Red with black roof and Silver with Black roof, as well as a 15" diamond cut alloy wheel and new black interiors. The pricing for the KUV100 K8+Two… more
    Editor 245
  • Absa Commentary: September 2017 NAAMSA New Vehicle Sales and Exports Report
    Sep 04, 2017 Press Releases

    Absa Commentary: September 2017 NAAMSA New…

    Passenger vehicle sales accounted for 65.3% of car sales in August 2017 more
    Editor 627
  • Masterdrive Newsletter 01 September 2017
    Sep 04, 2017 Press Releases

    Masterdrive Newsletter 01 September 2017

    MasterTips: Hurricane Harvey’s effect on trucking Hurricane Harvey has been wrecking havoc in the US as far as it goes. The trucking industry has not been spared either, this is how the industry has been affected. Read More MasterTest: Driving… more
    Masterdrive 105
  • Standard Bank: Comments on NAAMSA New Vehicle Sales Report – August 2017
    Sep 04, 2017 Press Releases

    Standard Bank: Comments on NAAMSA New…

    Simphiwe Nghona – Group Head of Standard Bank Vehicle and Asset Finance August commentary “New passenger vehicle sales continue to show resilience with a 5.1% increase year on year, despite tough trading conditions. However, the current pressure on… more
    Editor 115
  • Comment on the August, 2017 Industry New Vehicle Sales Statistics
    Sep 04, 2017 Press Releases

    Comment on the August, 2017 Industry New…

    Commenting on the new vehicle sales statistics for the month of August, 2017 – released today for public consumption on the website of the Department of Trade & Industry – the Association said that, for the second month in succession, aggregate… more
    NAAMSA 164
  • Partinform - Visiting a City near you
    Sep 04, 2017 Partinform

    Partinform - Visiting a City near you

    The town that buzzes with vacation fever most days of the year because of its modern identity tied to beach holidays, romance and gorgeous fishing grounds known today as KwaZulu-Natal, Port Shepstone hosted the Partinform Roadshow on 16 August 2017.… more
    Editor 306
  • Goodyear Using Soybean Oil-Based Rubber in Tyres
    Sep 04, 2017 Press Releases

    Goodyear Using Soybean Oil-Based Rubber in…

    AKRON, Ohio, September, 2017 - The Goodyear Tyre & Rubber Company is harvesting some unique "seeds" of innovation as it introduces a new tyre technology with support from the United Soybean Board (USB). The first commercial use of a new soybean… more
    Editor 136
  • Ford Volunteers Begin Global Caring Month with Community Service Projects Around the World
    Sep 04, 2017 Press Releases

    Ford Volunteers Begin Global Caring Month…

    Ford volunteers in Sub-Saharan Africa are among thousands taking part in community service work around the world as part of Ford Global Caring Month Ford employees in Sub-Saharan Africa will participate in more than 35 community projects in South… more
    Editor 146
  • Imperial Logistics leads the industry with African first-ever automated-briefing programme for drivers
    Sep 04, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Imperial Logistics leads the industry with…

    Imperial Logistics has achieved a transport industry first with the launch of an automated-briefing system for drivers. This ground breaking initiative is reducing the operational risk in Imperial’s operations, while at the same time it is expanding… more
    Editor 194
  • The Haval H6 C -  It has only just begun
    Sep 04, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    The Haval H6 C - It has only just begun

    And by "it" we mean the local rolling out of Haval product, with Haval, of course, being not just the luxury sub-brand of GWM, but the biggest mover of SUVs in China with over one-million sold last year. And you might just like to pause to consider… more
    Editor 214
  • Volkswagen Motorsport returns to Cape Town for the second time in 2017 - Sasol GTC Series
    Sep 04, 2017 Motorsport

    Volkswagen Motorsport returns to Cape Town…

    Volkswagen's Daniel Rowe and Mathew Hodges looking forward to Round 7 of the Sasol GTC Series Killarney Raceway to play host to SA's premier circuit racing formula for the second time in 2017 after also hosting the opening round Both Hodges and Rowe… more
    Editor 309
  • Perana’s Power Fords are back!
    Sep 01, 2017 Press Releases

    Perana’s Power Fords are back!

    An SA performance icon returns 50 years on Any South African petrol head will understand what Perana means. Basil Green’s incredible Peranas rewrote motoring history on road and track in this country, delivering incredible performance bang for the… more
    Editor 314
  • A new inclusive vision for African development forged at global forum
    Sep 01, 2017 Press Releases

    A new inclusive vision for African…

    Johannesburg, Thursday 31 August 2017 – The South African government, United Nations Development Programme and regional leaders gathered today to push for a more inclusive for Africa's 2063 agenda and achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals… more
    Editor 178
  • Subaru Southern Africa joins forces with Team PYGA Euro Steel as their official vehicle partner
    Sep 01, 2017 Press Releases

    Subaru Southern Africa joins forces with…

    Subaru Southern Africa and Team PYGA Euro Steel sign Vehicle Sponsorship Deal 31 August 2017, Johannesburg: Subaru Southern Africa is proud to announce a new partnership with African MTB Team, PYGA Euro Steel. The partnership sees Subaru Southern… more
    Editor 195
  • Sophisticated Pajero Sport hits SA market, offering massive value
    Sep 01, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Sophisticated Pajero Sport hits SA market,…

    The long-awaited Mitsubishi Pajero Sport, punching way above its weight thanks to an array of cutting-edge technological enhancements, has arrived. Sophisticated car-like driving dynamics derived from legendary Pajero. Best-in-class 8-speed… more
    Editor 326
  • 50 Years of NEOPLAN Skyliner: Small Coaches, Big in Japan
    Sep 01, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    50 Years of NEOPLAN Skyliner: Small Coaches,…

    The NEOPLAN Skyliner can lay claim to several superlatives. It was not only the world's first double-decker coach, but also the shortest. In Japan, a 9m-long variant enjoys great success. NEOPLAN Skyliner also delivered to Japan since 1977 Japanese… more
    Editor 227
  • Renault ALASKAN: A stunning pick-up for Europe
    Sep 01, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Renault ALASKAN: A stunning pick-up for…

    Initially unveiled in Colombia in 2016 and already a success in Latin America’s long-standing pick-up market, Renault ALASKAN goes on sale in Europe starting in September 2017. This stunning one-tonne pick-up includes: A muscular design with dynamic… more
    Editor 225
  • Sasol GTC Racing Team set on competitive performance
    Sep 01, 2017 Motorsport

    Sasol GTC Racing Team set on competitive…

    Sandton, South Africa – The Sasol GTC Racing Team heads back to Cape Town’s Killarney Raceway for round seven of the Sasol GTC Championship with their sights on a chasing title honours at all cost. Having led the championship standings from the… more
    Editor 412
  • Sasol GTC Championship heading to Killarney Raceway for round seven
    Sep 01, 2017 Motorsport

    Sasol GTC Championship heading to Killarney…

    Sandton, South Africa – The Sasol GTC Championship enters its crucial final third of the season and with just six races remaining, the title chase is delicately poised between the defending champion Michael Stephen (Engen Audi GTC) and Gennaro… more
    Editor 264
  • Colin Dugmore foot X Rays that put him out of the team
    Sep 01, 2017 Motorsport

    The crash the put paid to Springbok…

    Three weeks ago, the South African Motocross Vets team was finalised and looking good for this year’s event as they knew they had one of the hottest teams they had ever fielded for in the MXDN World International Vets championship at Farleigh Castle… more
    Editor 230
  • Auto Alert -  General Motors Korea – What Now?
    Sep 01, 2017 Press Releases

    Auto Alert - General Motors Korea – What…

    General Motors’ recent announcements about withdrawal from certain world markets, which notably includes South Africa, will inevitably raise questions about the American company’s continuing presence in other global areas. One country that is likely… more
    Frank Beeton 248
  • Toyota South African Motors used the opportunity of the SOMI to officially re-open the revamped Toyota South Africa Museum, now named the Colin Adcock Museum. Andrew Kirby, president and CEO of TSAM, did the honours.
    Sep 01, 2017 The Phoenix

    When the Going Gets Tough

    During its hosting of the State of the Motor Industry (SOMI) event on 8 August 2017 at its headquarters at Wesco Park in Sandton, Toyota South Africa Motors (TSAM) announced the creation of the Toyota Empowerment Trust (TET). Quite an impressive… more
    The Phoenix 287
  • Team SA takes the 2017 MXOAN Continental Championship
    Aug 31, 2017 Motorsport

    Team SA takes the 2017 MXOAN Continental…

    The 2017 Motocross of African Nations (MXOAN) event, held this past weekend ended with a big bang on Sunday the 27th of August as eight African countries competed to take the championship trophy home. The President of Bostwana, His Excellency Mr.… more
    Editor 325
  • Motorsport South Africa (MSA) Board of Directors
    Aug 31, 2017 Motorsport

    Motorsport South Africa (MSA) Board of…

    Voting took place yesterday for MSA’s board of directors, at the company’s AGM in Johannesburg and in the main coastal centres. Peter du Toit and Nadia Singh stepped down as directors and were replaced by Ed Murray and Sarel van der Merwe. Richard… more
    Editor 226
  • Celebrating 50 years of Mercedes-AMG success
    Aug 31, 2017 Press Releases

    Celebrating 50 years of Mercedes-AMG success

    Half a century of Driving Performance Affalterbach. AMG - these three letters stand worldwide for supreme automotive performance, exclusivity, efficiency and highly dynamic driving pleasure. In 2017, the company founded by Hans-Werner Aufrecht and… more
    Editor 189
  • New AMG GT models from AMG
    Aug 31, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    New AMG GT models from AMG

    Three new members of the AMG GT family Exclusive equipment package: AMG GT C Roadster Edition 50 Three new members of the AMG GT family - the AMG GT[*] Roadster and AMG GT C* Roadster as well as the extremely sporty AMG GT R** are being launched as… more
    Editor 274
  • Alfa Romeo Concorso dell’Africa
    Aug 31, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Alfa Romeo Concorso dell’Africa

    The largest gathering of pristine Alfa Romeo cars is expected to assemble at the Concorso dell’Africa which takes place for the first time at the Mall of Africa in Midrand on Sunday 24th September 2017. The Monday 25th is a public holiday. This… more
    Editor 376
  • The new BMW R nineT Urban G/S now available in South Africa.
    Aug 31, 2017 Mobilty Beat

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

    The new R nineT Urban G/S is quite different in style but equally classic in character. For more than 35 years, the abbreviation GS in conjunction with BMW Motorrad is been synonymous with freedom and adventure, both on-road and off-road. The R… more
    Editor 254
  • Mercedes-Benz Vans at the 2017 Festival of Motoring: a family of comprehensive solutions
    Aug 31, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Mercedes-Benz Vans at the 2017 Festival of…

    Mercedes-Benz Vito, V-Class and the Sprinter 4x4 poised to exceed expectations Manufacturer has all sectors of the van market covered Kyalami, Johannesburg - Following one of the most successful first halves of any year in terms of sales, where more… more
    Editor 249
  • Road Safety for Women Driving Alone
    Aug 30, 2017 Press Releases

    Road Safety for Women Driving Alone

    Infograph: Precautions to enhance your safety more
    Editor 614
  • 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show: Honda's Electric Vision gathers pace
    Aug 30, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    2017 Frankfurt Motor Show: Honda's Electric…

    Honda set to unveil next steps on path towards Electric Vision at 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show World premiere of the Honda Urban EV Concept - Honda's first EV for Europe CR-V Hybrid Prototype previews European version of best-selling SUV First look at… more
    Editor 281
  • All-new Dacia Duster: more Duster than ever!
    Aug 30, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    All-new Dacia Duster: more Duster than ever!

    At a glance: All-new modern, attractive and robust exterior styling. More than one million Dacia Dusters already sold worldwide. A completely redesigned interior, new equipment and a host of other new features to be revealed at the 2017 Frankfurt… more
    Editor 236
  • Porsche launches third generation of the Cayenne
    Aug 30, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Porsche launches third generation of the…

    Newly developed engines, chassis, control concept and more connectivity Johannesburg. Porsche is introducing the third generation of the brand’s successful SUV. A completely new development from the Stuttgart-based sports car manufacturer, the… more
    Editor 226
  • Volkswagen Customer Interaction Centre Amongst the best in SA
    Aug 30, 2017 Press Releases

    Volkswagen Customer Interaction Centre…

    Volkswagen Customer Interaction Centre receives 5 awards at 2017 Contact Centre Management Group National Awards The Volkswagen Customer Interaction Centre (CIC) run and managed from the Volkswagen Manufacturing Plant in Uitenhage, scooped five… more
    Editor 143
  • Month end data confirms fuel to climb in September
    Aug 30, 2017 Press Releases

    Month end data confirms fuel to climb in…

    September will see fuel prices climb by a substantial amount. This is according to the Automobile Association (AA) which is commenting on unaudited month-end fuel price data released by the Central Energy Fund. "International petroleum prices have… more
    Automobile Association 145
  • Honda Quest 2017 finalists announced!
    Aug 30, 2017 Press Releases

    Honda Quest 2017 finalists announced!

    What was just a dream a few months ago, is becoming a reality for the 20 finalists who were chosen for Honda Quest at the recent Boot Camp. Boot Camp had 40 contestants who were selected from almost 900 entries. The aim was not only to determine who… more
    Editor 108
  • The Seifsa/Numsa agreement - Its context within the Steel Industry
    Aug 30, 2017 Press Releases

    The Seifsa/Numsa agreement - Its context…

    Certain misconceptions were created following the agreement by Seifsa and five trade unions – covering only 10 percent of employers in the Industry – during the course of last week. NEASA has been criticised for referring to this agreement as the… more
    Gerhard Papenfus - NEASA 195
  • 01 September is Small Business Friday
    Aug 30, 2017 Press Releases

    01 September is Small Business Friday…

    You may be running a small business, but there’s nothing small about the impact small businesses have on our country’s economy. South Africa has thousands of small businesses – so many that they contribute over half of our country's gross domestic… more
    Editor 153
  • Isuzu Announces Senior Leadership Appointments for South Africa
    Aug 30, 2017 Press Releases

    Isuzu Announces Senior Leadership…

    Last week Isuzu Motors South Africa announced a number of key leadership appointments in support of the purchase of the Isuzu related assets from General Motors South Africa, effective January 2018 and subject to various regulatory approvals: These… more
    Editor 164
  • Diesel still has plenty of sa roads to travel
    Aug 30, 2017 Press Releases

    Diesel still has plenty of sa roads to travel

    There’s a big debate around the world about the future of diesel-engined vehicles but Jeff Osbourne, Head of Automotive at Gumtree South Africa, cautions local consumers not to get ahead of themselves. “There’s still a long timeline in this country… more
    Editor 135
  • MINI at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show.
    Aug 30, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    MINI at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show.

    Munich. MINI is shaping the future of urban mobility by providing driving fun in increasing diversity. At the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show, the British premium brand gives visitors an impression of how the unmistakable MINI feeling will develop in… more
    Editor 220
  • BMW at the IAA Cars 2017 in Frankfurt
    Aug 30, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    BMW at the IAA Cars 2017 in Frankfurt

    BMW is firing the starting gun on the brand’s forthcoming product offensive with an extraordinary pageant of new models and concept vehicles at the IAA Cars 2017 show in Frankfurt am Main. The company’s stand centres on its expanded luxury class… more
    Editor 222
  • Electric vehicle charging on highways with second-life batteries
    Aug 30, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Electric vehicle charging on highways with…

    “Groupe Renault is supporting the development of charging infrastructures to simplify the daily life of electric vehicle drivers. Using our second-life batteries in fast EV charger contributes to progress by providing charging station operators with… more
    Editor 284
  • Renault-Nissan alliance and Dongfeng Motor Group Co., Ltd. forge partnership to co-develop electric vehicles in China
    Aug 30, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Renault-Nissan alliance and Dongfeng Motor…

    “The establishment of the new joint venture with Dongfeng confirms our common commitment to develop competitive electric vehicles for the Chinese market,” said Carlos Ghosn, chairman and chief executive officer of the Renault-Nissan Alliance. “We… more
    Editor 238
  • Mind-blowing extravaganza awaits visitors to this week's Motoring Experience at Kyalami
    Aug 30, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Mind-blowing extravaganza awaits visitors to…

    This week's WesBank Motoring Experience at Kyalami promises to be one of the biggest and most varied motoring extravaganzas ever held at this hallowed motor racing venue. Not only will many of the latest production cars be there to view and, in some… more
    Editor 229
  • BMW South Africa to host the first-ever BMW M Festival at the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit from 21 to 22 October 2017
    Aug 30, 2017 Motorsport

    BMW South Africa to host the first-ever BMW…

    BMW South Africa will host the first-ever BMW M Festival from 21 to 22 October 2017 at the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit in Johannesburg. At the festival, BMW customers, fans and car enthusiasts will get a sneak preview of current as well as upcoming… more
    Editor 317
  • Spreading hope, raising funds with Seven7 Drive
    Aug 29, 2017 Press Releases

    Spreading hope, raising funds with Seven7…

    Third iteration of Seven7 Drive returns in September 2017 Fund-raising initiative in aid of Cupcakes of Hope KIA Soul to follow in the successful footsteps of the KIA Sorento (2015) and KIA Sportage (2016) (JOHANNESBURG) August 29, 2017 – KIA Motors… more
    Editor 209
  • Pure&Crafted Festival presented by BMW Motorrad lures 10,000 enthusiastic festival-goers to new location.
    Aug 29, 2017 Press Releases

    Pure&Crafted Festival presented by BMW…

    The Pure&Crafted Festival's third edition went out with a bang under yesterday's starry late summer night sky. On the grounds of the Altes Kraftwerk Rummelsburg in Berlin, the festival appealed to its audience with a unique mix of motorcycle… more
    Editor 159
  • Volkswagen Race Day draws over 1200 runners!
    Aug 29, 2017 Press Releases

    Volkswagen Race Day draws over 1200 runners!

    Volkswagen 5km and 10km Run - Over 1200 runners Saturday morning, 26 August saw over 1200 eager but cold running enthusiasts gather at the Volkswagen PeoplePavilion for the annual 5km Fun Run and 10km Run. The 5km and 10km race is fast becoming a… more
    Editor 155
  • Strive Masiyiwa unveils $100 000 competition for entrepreneurs across the world
    Aug 29, 2017 Press Releases

    Strive Masiyiwa unveils $100 000 competition…

    $100 000 investment Two-week mentorship program with Strive Masiyiwa First quiz closes Friday, 1 September Last quiz closes Friday, 22 September If you haven’t heard yet, Strive Masiyiwa – renowned businessman, entrepreneur, philanthropist and… more
    Editor 172
  • Continental presents innovations for the fast-growing electric mobility market
    Aug 29, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Continental presents innovations for the…

    48V mild hybrid technology already in production for gasoline and diesel vehicles Volume production of integrated high-voltage powertrain to start in 2019 Electric-powered mobility is becoming increasingly important globally, and in the build-up to… more
    Editor 348
  • Little box, big potential: New MAN vehicles equipped with RIO Box as standard
    Aug 29, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Little box, big potential: New MAN vehicles…

    New MAN Euro 6-standard trucks now come with RIO-Box as standard equipment. This means MAN trucks are delivered to customers ex works with preliminary setup for RIO services fitted as standard. The RIO Box is now included as standard equipment with… more
    Editor 266
  • AMSA: To the contrary minister Davies ...
    Aug 28, 2017 Press Releases

    AMSA: To the contrary minister Davies ...

    This is a response to the unprecedented attack by the Minister of Trade and Industry on the author hereof - click here to read. The purpose of this response, however, is not to defend the author, but to defend the Steel downstream against the… more
    Gerhard Papenfus - NEASA 256
  • Demand for skills in motor industry grows
    Aug 28, 2017 Press Releases

    Demand for skills in motor industry grows

    Economic uncertainty has curtailed consumer spending and this conservative trend is now being felt in the motor industry with South African motorists tending to hold onto their private vehicles for longer periods. This has in turn seen increased… more
    Editor 122
  • Come join Volkswagen at the South African Motoring Experience!
    Aug 28, 2017 Motoring

    Come join Volkswagen at the South African…

    Volkswagen Group South Africa, the country's leading passenger car manufacturer, will be at the South African Motoring Experience (SAMEx) from 1 - 3 September at the Kyalami Race Track. The Volkswagen experience will be much more than just about… more
    Editor 321
  • Renew-It polishes up on customer satisfaction with cutting-edge campaign
    Aug 28, 2017 Press Releases

    Renew-It polishes up on customer…

    As a global leader in the real-time customer feedback business, we at Surveway take pride in creating bespoke client feedback solutions across any industry, in any department. Our satisfied clients are testimony to the fact that Surveway surveys… more
    Editor 188
  • Updated Volvo S60 Polestar now with 30% extra downforce
    Aug 28, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Updated Volvo S60 Polestar now with 30%…

    Polestar, Volvo Cars' performance brand, has unveiled the 2018 Volvo S60 and V60 Polestar, complete with additional aerodynamic components made from lightweight carbon fibre which increase downforce by 30 per cent for improved performance and… more
    Editor 315
  • Next-generation cold-chain monitoring solution from ORBCOMM
    Aug 28, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Next-generation cold-chain monitoring…

    Fuel and temperature management, maintenance, logistics, and regulatory compliance for refrigerated transport assets are now a cinch thanks to a next-generation cold-chain monitoring solution from ORBCOMM. The leading global provider of… more
    Editor 262
  • Killarney geared for national action
    Aug 28, 2017 Motorsport

    Killarney geared for national action

    Cape fans set for Extreme 9 September thrills Cape race fans have another great day’s racing to look forward to when the Extreme Festival returns to the Killarney International Raceway Saturday 9 September, with South Africa’s leading circuit racers… more
    Editor 290
  • AutObarn SuperHatch action goes back to the Red Star Raceway
    Aug 28, 2017 Motorsport

    AutObarn SuperHatch action goes back to the…

    AutObarn SuperHatch action goes back to the Red Star Raceway for Round 7 of the Series for September the 2nd The popular Red Star Raceway Delmas will host Round 7 of the popular and very competitive AutObarn SuperHatch Series, with 4 rounds to go… more
    Editor 227
  • Two Exporter of the Year Merit Awards for Ford Struandale Engine Plant
    Aug 27, 2017 Press Releases

    Two Exporter of the Year Merit Awards for…

    Second consecutive Best Exporter OEM Merit Award received from Exporters Eastern Cape Recipient of IDC Job Creation Merit Award for second year in a row PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa, August, 2017 - The Ford Struandale Engine Plant in Port Elizabeth… more
    Editor 208
  • Honda to Hold Demonstration Run of Honda RA300 at the Formula One Italian Grand Prix
    Aug 27, 2017 Motorsport

    Honda to Hold Demonstration Run of Honda…

    TOKYO, Japan, August 2017 - Honda announced plans to hold a demonstration run of the Honda RA300 on race day of the 2017 FIA* Formula One (F1) World Championship Italian Grand Prix at the Autodromo Nazionale Monza (Monza Circuit) to commemorate the… more
    Editor 296
  • 2017 Volkswagen Race Driver Search
    Aug 27, 2017 Motorsport

    2017 Volkswagen Race Driver Search

    The success of the 2016 Volkswagen Driver Search Program has prompted Volkswagen Motorsport to run the programme again in 2017. Volkswagen South Africa (VWSA) and Motorsport South Africa (MSA) will again partner in the programme to find another… more
    Editor 275
  • Masterdrive Newsletter 25 August 2017
    Aug 27, 2017 Press Releases

    Masterdrive Newsletter 25 August 2017

    MasterTips: When passing is not safe A large part of safe driving is making the right decision in different scenarios. Included in this is the rash decisions drivers sometimes make when overtaking. This is what MasterDrive has to say about safely… more
    Editor 139
  • Opinion piece: Digitalisation – taking airports to the cloud(s)
    Aug 25, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Opinion piece: Digitalisation – taking…

    By John Mokiti, Business Development Manager for Government and Public Services – South Africa, at Wipro Limited Airports are hives of activity, a-buzz twenty-four hours a day with travellers, staff and other patrons. To give an idea of how busy… more
    Editor 339
  • Extreme Festival series to visit Red Star Raceway
    Aug 25, 2017 Motorsport

    Extreme Festival series to visit Red Star…

    The Red star Raceway near Delmas will host round ten of this year's Extreme Festival series on Saturday (September 2), with six competition categories, on four and two wheels, scheduled to participate. As always, the circuit's combination of many… more
    Editor 319
  • Richie ready to rock  - Husqvarna star wants Harrismith gold
    Aug 25, 2017 Motorsport

    Richie ready to rock - Husqvarna star wants…

    Husqvarna South Africa motocross star Richie van der Westhiuzen heads to Harrismith’s final round for the 2017 South African motocross championship off a winning streak and he’s keen to go one better on winning three out of the four motos last time… more
    Editor 276
  • Mercedes-Benz South Africa partners with the LaunchLab and STARTUP AUTOBAHN to launch Mercedes-Benz South Africa Innovation Challenge
    Aug 25, 2017 Press Releases

    Mercedes-Benz South Africa partners with the…

    Stellenbosch - Mercedes-Benz South Africa (MBSA), the LaunchLab and STARTUP AUTOBAHN have joined in partnership to offer a unique opportunity to students or professionals, as well as existing startups in South Africa. The Mercedes-Benz South Africa… more
    Editor 284
  • Isuzu Production Continues at the Struandale Plant
    Aug 25, 2017 Press Releases

    Isuzu Production Continues at the Struandale…

    Isuzu production managers inspect the assembly line at the Struandale plant in Port Elizabeth to ensure production quality is not compromised during the reorganisation process. The production lines have been consolidated into a single platform… more
    Editor 199
  • Beware incorrect jumpstarting can damage your car’s computer
    Aug 25, 2017 Press Releases

    Beware incorrect jumpstarting can damage…

    When an Electronic Control Unit (ECU) – also known as the ‘computer’ – of a vehicle needs to be repaired or replaced, motorists are often confronted with a hefty repair bill. This makes sense as an ECU is a very powerful control system capable of… more
    Motor Industry Workshop Association 136
  • Visibility campaign reaches more than 25k commuters
    Aug 25, 2017 Press Releases

    Visibility campaign reaches more than 25k…

    Automobile Association happy with progress, says campaign will continue More than 25 000 commuters across South Africa have been engaged in the Automobile Association’s (AA) #ISeeYou campaign, aimed at making pedestrians more visible on the… more
    Automobile Association 134
  • Volkswagen Group South Africa's PeoplePavilion welcomed its 333 333th Visitor
    Aug 25, 2017 Press Releases

    Volkswagen Group South Africa's…

    Volkswagen Group South Africa's multi-million rand PeoplePavilion, which was opened in December 2013, welcomed its 333 333th visitor on 23 August 2017. Alton Jantjies, a VWSA employee for the past 26 years, has been a member of the PeoplePavilion… more
    Editor 160
  • 58Fleet – Built on the Shoulders of Industry Giants
    Aug 25, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    58Fleet – Built on the Shoulders of Industry…

    Motus Corporation, a member of the Imperial group, recently partnered with Southern Palace Group to create 58Fleet - a new, innovative business in the South African fleet industry. The name 58Fleet is derived from the 58 stars that travellers have… more
    Editor 303
  • 3M South Africa Launches Abrasive Solutions on the Move Mobile Van
    Aug 25, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    3M South Africa Launches Abrasive Solutions…

    The Industrial Business Group’s Abrasive Systems Division of Global manufacturing giant 3M on Friday unveiled its innovative Demo Van. The demo van was created to enhance 3M’s penetration, especially in the automotive industry with abrasive… more
    Editor 567
  • Integrity of Original Equipment Manufacturers
    Aug 24, 2017 Press Releases

    Integrity of Original Equipment Manufacturers

    By Nobuzwe Mangcu, Managing Executive – SATMC Manufacturing has inevitably become a highly competitive arena where manufacturers have emphasised their competitiveness on the pillars of safety standard requirements and innovation. This emphasises… more
    Editor 251
  • The new MINI John Cooper Works Countryman now available in South Africa
    Aug 24, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    The new MINI John Cooper Works Countryman…

    The second generation of the MINI Countryman is the biggest and most versatile model in the entire range of the tradition-steeped British brand. And another superlative now applies to the power unit of the MINI John Cooper Works Countryman. With an… more
    Editor 316
  • Volvo Cars Declares the End of Clutter Inside the New XC40 Small SUV
    Aug 24, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Volvo Cars Declares the End of Clutter…

    Volvo Cars today declares an end to a problem faced daily by drivers around the globe: a lack of suitable and functional storage space inside their car. With its innovative approach inside the new XC40 small city SUV, set to be launched in the… more
    Editor 262
  • What’s on - September 2017: Roll up for the SAPICS regionals
    Aug 24, 2017 Events

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

    SAPICS, a professional knowledge-based association for the supply chain community across Africa will be hosting their regional conferences in September. Each of the regional conferences will host a stimulating speaker line-up, providing the… more
    Editor 944
  • Very best of new and old models at Wesbank SA Motoring Experience
    Aug 24, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Very best of new and old models at Wesbank…

    A mouth-watering array of the very latest models as well as many classics of the past will await visitors to the WesBank SA Motoring Experience at the Kyalami Grand Prix circuit on September 1-3. The scope ranges from the very latest Aston Martin DB… more
    Editor 252
  • Is carpooling the future of urban mobility?
    Aug 23, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Is carpooling the future of urban mobility?

    Asks Chris Megan, CEO and co-Founder of mobility app, uGoMyWay There would be something gratifying about guessing the future, particularly when it is patently counterintuitive. Isn’t carpooling all about that quaint 70’s notion that we could all… more
    Editor 370
  • The Ferrari Portofino revealed
    Aug 23, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    The Ferrari Portofino revealed

    a GT that represents a unique combination of sportiness, elegance and on board comfort Maranello, 23 August 2017 - The Ferrari Portofino is the new V8 GT set to dominate its segment thanks to a perfect combination of sportiness, elegance and on… more
    Editor 271
  • Gumtree to sponsor Auto Theft Investigation Training Seminar
    Aug 23, 2017 Press Releases

    Gumtree to sponsor Auto Theft Investigation…

    Gumtree South Africa will be one of the principal sponsors of the International Association of Auto Theft Investigators (IAATI) conference. IAATI was formed in 1952 and has members in over 60 countries. The industry body aims to tackle… more
    Editor 229
  • Goodyear recommended [1] in more than 80% of magazine tyre tests
    Aug 23, 2017 Press Releases

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

    Over the past 5 years Goodyear has been 'recommended'1 in over 80% of European magazine tyre tests. August 2017 - In 208 magazine tyre tests, carried out by 37 reputable European automotive magazines - including ADAC, Auto Bild, Auto Bild Allrad,… more
    Editor 230
  • The Second Scramble for Africa
    Aug 23, 2017 Press Releases

    The Second Scramble for Africa

    For the second time in history, the African continent has become a focal point for global expansion. As a result, valuable goods, services and intellectual property are being exported into Africa. With this expansion comes the reality of increased… more
    Editor 231
  • Audi models with a solar roof: Car manufacturer cooperates with Hanergy
    Aug 23, 2017 Press Releases

    Audi models with a solar roof: Car…

    Audi and Alta Devices, subsidiary of Hanergy, integrate thin-film solar cells into panoramic glass roofs Board of Management Member for Procurement Dr. Bernd Martens: “Solar technology extends the range of our electric vehicles and is also… more
    Editor 186
  • Goodyear sponsors Speed Stars
    Aug 23, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Goodyear sponsors Speed Stars

    Goodyear South Africa, in partnership with the Volkswagen Driving Academy, is proud to announce its sponsorship of Speed Stars 3. The launch of the TV show took place at the Zwartkops Raceway on 12 August. The day marked the start of a nationwide… more
    Editor 275
  • Hyundai introduces AWD Tucson Sport with Elite spec level, Dual Clutch Transmission
    Aug 23, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Hyundai introduces AWD Tucson Sport with…

    Following the success of the very attractive Tucson 1.6 TGDI Executive Sport with its eye-catching body skirts, black 19-inch wheels and bold exhaust pipes, Hyundai Automotive South Africa has decided to give the top-of-the-range All-Wheel Drive… more
    Editor 261
  • General Motors appoints South African to head up the company's Chevrolet Business in Southeast Asia
    Aug 22, 2017 Press Releases

    General Motors appoints South African to…

    General Motors today announced the reorganisation of its Chevrolet business in Southeast Asia. Its units in Thailand, Indonesia and Vietnam will be placed under a new leadership team led by incoming GM Southeast Asia President Ian Nicholls,… more
    Editor 259
  • Team South Africa wins third annual International Spirit of Amarok
    Aug 22, 2017 Press Releases

    Team South Africa wins third annual…

    Team South Africa has once again claimed the Gold medals and defended their title of international amateur 4x4 precision driving champions in the Spirit of Amarok Trophy, which took place in the Kalahari Desert on 13-19 August. Not only does Team… more
    Editor 184
  • Senior Isuzu Leadership Appointments for South Africa
    Aug 22, 2017 Press Releases

    Senior Isuzu Leadership Appointments for…

    Today Isuzu Motors South Africa announced a number of key leadership appointments in support of the purchase of the Isuzu related assets from General Motors South Africa, effective January 2018 and subject to various regulatory approvals: Haruyasu… more
    Editor 223
  • New MEYLE-HD strut mount kit fits both the VW T5 and T6 models
    Aug 22, 2017 Press Releases

    New MEYLE-HD strut mount kit fits both the…

    Innovative full-service aftermarket kit allows for VW T5 models to be retrofitted with VW T6-type strut mounts Design-optimised MEYLE-HD part delivers significantly longer service life than its OE equivalent All MEYLE-HD parts come with a four-year… more
    Editor 169
  • Mercedes-Benz Cars at the 2017 International Motor Show (IAA)
    Aug 22, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Mercedes-Benz Cars at the 2017 International…

    Exciting new models and innovative event formats from the inventor of the automobile Stuttgart/Frankfurt. For its appearance at the Frankfurt International Motor Show (IAA) from 14 to 24 September 2017, Mercedes-Benz is reinforcing its ambition to… more
    Editor 368
  • Gumtree brings rallying legends to Cape Town & the rush is on for tickets
    Aug 22, 2017 Motorsport

    Gumtree brings rallying legends to Cape Town…

    Local petrol heads are set to be thrilled at the hottest event on this year’s motorsport calendar, the Gumtree World Rallycross of South Africa. Tickets are now on sale for the action-packed weekend, to be held at Killarney International Raceway in… more
    Editor 335
  • Volkswagen Group South Africa is the Exporter of the Year!
    Aug 22, 2017 Press Releases

    Volkswagen Group South Africa is the…

    Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) receives three awards at the annual Eastern Cape Exporters Club Awards On Friday 18 August, VWSA walked away with three awards at the Eastern Cape's Exporters Club Awards. These three awards, namely the 2017 SJM… more
    Editor 156
  • South African Consumer Credit Health Continues to Improve Marginally
    Aug 22, 2017 Press Releases

    South African Consumer Credit Health…

    The Q2 2017 TransUnion (NYSE: TRU) Consumer Credit Index (CCI) increased and continued to indicate marginally improving consumer credit health. The encouraging data come in the wake of news that South Africa fell into recession in Q1 after two… more
    Editor 236
  • Frost & Sullivan: Africa still has ample opportunity for growth, despite current challenges
    Aug 22, 2017 Press Releases

    Frost & Sullivan: Africa still has ample…

    Over 200 African business leaders in Cape Town for GIL 2017: Africa - the Growth, Innovation and Leadership summit CAPE TOWN, South Africa – 22 August 2017 – It has been noted that, despite local challenges and global volatility, Africa still… more
    Editor 146
  • Women's Month event drives road safety home
    Aug 22, 2017 Press Releases

    Women's Month event drives road safety home

    BestDrive promotes Continental Vision Zero message amongst female dealers Off-road driving experience helps sharpen driving skills Defensive driving is the single most important skill that South African women can acquire to ensure that they and… more
    Editor 166
  • My Business Expo :: Cape Town - Get your free ticket now!
    Aug 22, 2017 Press Releases

    My Business Expo :: Cape Town - Get your…

    Get your free ticket now to attend the most successful show for anyone starting or growing a business! It’s where business gets personal with top of the line speakers, business experts, incredible interactive exhibits, world class networking,… more
    Editor 277
  • Entrepreneurship is the talk of the town in Cape Town this week
    Aug 22, 2017 Press Releases

    Entrepreneurship is the talk of the town in…

    A record attendance is set for My Business Expo and Business StartUp Show Cape Town, to be hosted this week on Thursday 24 August 2017 at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC). This all impressive entrepreneurial show case is on… more
    Editor 212
  • Peddle for a Purpose
    Aug 22, 2017 Press Releases

    Peddle for a Purpose

    Wheel Well is still looking for a few more cyclists to join their team Our Destination: Wheel Well strives to be the most visible, audible and effective change agent in Road Safety for Children in South Africa thereby reducing the death toll of… more
    Editor 156
  • Tyre Maintenance - Do it Until it Becomes Automatic Say the Experts
    Aug 22, 2017 Press Releases

    Tyre Maintenance - Do it Until it Becomes…

    If you do anything for long enough it becomes automatic. Driving can be like that, although of course it shouldn't. Still, consider how many times you arrive at point B with the feeling like you drove there on autopilot. While you were checked-out,… more
    Editor 164
  • SKF Product Information - Isuzu KB
    Aug 22, 2017 Press Releases

    SKF Product Information - Isuzu KB

    SKF is offering a consistent range for the Isuzu KB on our roads since 2007. See attached Production Information Sheet for more information. SKF Product Information more
    Editor 597
  • The new BMW M5
    Aug 22, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    The new BMW M5

    The new BMW M5 (fuel consumption combined: 10.5 l/100 km*; CO2 emissions combined: 241 g/km*) takes BMW M GmbH into new territory, with M xDrive all-wheel drive featuring in the high-performance sedan for the first time. This change of tack sees the… more
    Editor 268
  • Hot and cold: Global endurance test for the new Cayenne
    Aug 22, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Hot and cold: Global endurance test for the…

    Dubai. The third generation of Porsche’s Cayenne is in the starting blocks. The new edition of this successful model, which has achieved more than 760,000 sales since 2002, has undergone a complex and challenging series of examinations. Taking place… more
    Editor 242
  • GAIKINDO Indonesia International Auto Show (GIIAS) 2018
    Aug 22, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    GAIKINDO Indonesia International Auto Show…

    2 to 12 August 2018 Tangerang, August 21, 2017 - GAIKINDO Indonesia International Auto Show (GIIAS) 2018 will be once again take place at Indonesia Convention Exhibition (ICE), Tangerang on 2 to 12 August 2018. That certainty is delivered by Rizwan… more
    Editor 279
  • Car Dealer app launch to help dealers sell more cars
    Aug 22, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Car Dealer app launch to help dealers sell…

    Gone are the days of trawling through pages and pages of car listings to find your ideal car, only to contact the dealer and not get a response. The launch of a ground-breaking, new, dealer-facing app is changing the way dealers and buyers… more
    Editor 515
  • Encouraging response for car’s digital dealer conference
    Aug 22, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Encouraging response for car’s digital…

    There is already an encouraging response from delegates wishing to attend CAR’s Digital Dealer Conference, sponsored by the Innovation Group, and co-located with the WesBank SA Motoring Experience at the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit and Conference… more
    Editor 295
  • Petrol head to accompany Marsh on Sun City 400
    Aug 22, 2017 Motorsport

    Petrol head to accompany Marsh on Sun City…

    It helps to be a petrol head if you are to navigate for former South African champion Terence Marsh in a Red-Lined Nissan Navara on the Sun City 400, the penultimate round of this year’s South African Cross Country Series (SACCS), at the Pilanesberg… more
    Editor 238
  • Time to refocus for Hyundai Motorsport after troublesome Rallye Deutschland
    Aug 22, 2017 Motorsport

    Time to refocus for Hyundai Motorsport after…

    Hyundai Motorsport finished Rallye Deutschland in disappointing eighth place after a troublesome weekend. Dramas for all three crews prevented team from mounting a stronger challenge. Dani Sordo took maximum five points in the rally-concluding Power… more
    Editor 236
  • The C-Class gets even sportier with the Edition C
    Aug 21, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    The C-Class gets even sportier with the…

    AMG Sports Exterior 18-inch AMG 5-spoke light-alloy wheels LED High Performance headlamps Avantgarde Interior line Multifunction sports steering wheel Exclusive interior trim combination The Mercedes-Benz C-Class sedan range has a new model called… more
    Editor 294
  • Iconic displays will pay tribute to classic cars, events, and people at Wesbank SA Motoring Experience
    Aug 21, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Iconic displays will pay tribute to classic…

    Ten iconic displays will pay tribute to classic cars and happenings in the world of South African motorsport as well as to legendary Sarel van der Merwe at the WesBank SA Motoring Experience at Kyalami from September 1-3. The display area, sponsored… more
    Editor 293
  • Lambo lads' Dezzi spell - Scheckter & Parton win KZN 3-Hour
    Aug 21, 2017 Motorsport

    Lambo lads' Dezzi spell - Scheckter & Parton…

    Saturday’s Arnold Chatz Cars Mopar African Endurance Three Hour at Dezzi Raceway, Oslo Beach on the KZN South Coast proved a scintillating race of attrition survived best by Jaki Schekter and Greg Parton, whose Drizit Lamborghini Huracan won by the… more
    Editor 309
  • Failure has a bad rap!
    Aug 21, 2017 Press Releases

    Failure has a bad rap!

    This article is a fourth draft. The first version was not good enough; neither were the second and third versions! Only, as a result of honest feedback and hard work, did it finally get its stamp of approval. Each version, albeit imperfect, was an… more
    Editor 225
  • Driving in the wet? Watch out for aquaplaning!
    Aug 21, 2017 Press Releases

    Driving in the wet? Watch out for…

    Tyres disperse much less water as tread depth decreases With less than 3 mm of tread left, tyres should be replaced In aquaplaning, lift off the accelerator, keep the steering wheel steady, and don't brake if possible With many regions of South… more
    Editor 156
  • Light up the road with this great deal
    Aug 21, 2017 Press Releases

    Light up the road with this great deal

    Great deals from Cymot more
    Editor 654
  • Experience and vision are hallmarks of SAPICS board
    Aug 21, 2017 Press Releases

    Experience and vision are hallmarks of…

    SAPICS, a professional knowledge-based association for the supply chain community across Africa at its latest annual general meeting, recently appointed new members to its board, ensuring that senior supply chain professionals with a wealth of… more
    Editor 259
  • G.U.D. Holdings acquires Holts (Pty) Ltd
    Aug 21, 2017 Press Releases

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

    G.U.D. Holdings is pleased to announce another exciting acquisition to its portfolio of leading automotive products with the addition of Holts (Pty) Ltd. Holts (Pty) Ltd will now be known as G.U.D. Chemicals (Pty) Ltd. The car care product company… more
    Editor 345
  • Masterdrive Newsletter 18 August 2017
    Aug 21, 2017 Press Releases

    Masterdrive Newsletter 18 August 2017

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

    Sales milestone at Mercedes-Benz: GLC passes…

    Since the market launch in 2008, the sales figures of the successful GLC and its predecessor GLK reached more than one million vehicles. The model is produced at the Mercedes-Benz plant in Bremen and shipped globally. Did you know that. the… more
    Editor 282
  • Action needed to deal with PPU drivers
    Aug 18, 2017 Press Releases

    Action needed to deal with PPU drivers

    AA calls for swift action before more serious incidents occur The crash on the M1 south in Gauteng this morning (SUBS:: 17 August), involving vehicles from the Presidential Protection Unit (PPU), or so-called Blue Light Brigade, is cause for great… more
    Automobile Association 157
  • Mercedes-AMG growls its way into the SA Festival of Motoring, Kyalami
    Aug 18, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Mercedes-AMG growls its way into the SA…

    The Mercedes-AMG Performance Tour celebrates 50 Years of Performance Driving at this year's SA Festival of Motoring at the Kyalami racetrack. AMG - these three letters stand worldwide for supreme automotive performance, exclusivity, efficiency and… more
    Editor 346
  • Team South Africa selected ahead of the BMW Motorrad International GS Trophy 2018
    Aug 18, 2017 Motorsport

    Team South Africa selected ahead of the BMW…

    Midrand/Amersfoort. Last weekend, 28 BMW GS riders participated in the BMW Motorrad GS Trophy National Qualifier 2017, just outside Amersfoort in Mpumalanga. All the participants were competing for a place on the teams that will participate at the… more
    Editor 445
  • New Renault CAPTUR is set to take the alternative road
    Aug 18, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    New Renault CAPTUR is set to take the…

    New Renault Captur evolves to the next level, presenting an even more formidable alternative within the Compact Crossover segment, offering stronger design and a more intuitive drive Diverse engines and powerplants enhance the range offering to meet… more
    Editor 247
  • Hyundai Motorsport wants to repeat its good run in Rally Deutschland
    Aug 17, 2017 Motorsport

    Hyundai Motorsport wants to repeat its good…

    Hyundai Motorsport has its sights set on victory in Rallye Deutschland, as the WRC returns to tarmac this weekend for the first time since April's Tour de Corse, where the team scored the first of its three wins of the 2017 season to date. The… more
    Editor 319
  • Federal-Mogul Motorparts gives two enthusiasts the chance to attend the NASCAR Euro Series in Belgium
    Aug 17, 2017 Press Releases

    Federal-Mogul Motorparts gives two…

    The social media reward campaign also includes valuable vouchers for two winners every week ALGER, Algeria, August 2017 - Federal-Mogul Motorparts’ (www.FMmotorparts.com) fans are in for a special surprise as the high-quality aftermarket car parts… more
    Editor 240
  • Metair Investments Limited - excellent half year performance
    Aug 17, 2017 Press Releases

    Metair Investments Limited - excellent half…

    Recovery of the automotive component vertical and resilience from the energy storage vertical delivers an excellent half year performance Operating profit was 36% higher at R355 million while operating margins improved to 8.71% Headline earnings per… more
    Editor 172
  • Continental PremiumContact 6 scoops two internationally renowned design prizes
    Aug 17, 2017 Press Releases

    Continental PremiumContact 6 scoops two…

    Winner of IF Design Award 2017 and red dot design award PremiumContact 6 is Continental's new-generation tyre for mid-range and luxury vehicles Already setting the benchmark in international tyre tests Continental's exceptional new PremiumContact 6… more
    Editor 302
  • Stunning Fiat 1100 Frua Spider set for Concours of Elegance 2017
    Aug 16, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Stunning Fiat 1100 Frua Spider set for…

    The first ever car to be bodied by Carrozzeria Frua, a Fiat 1100, is set to appear at the Concours of Elegance Built in 1946, this Fiat 1100 Frua Barchetta is the first example of Frua’s work, which also includes the Maserati A6G Gran Sport Recently… more
    Editor 420
  • Gumtree set to launch South Africa’s first pre-owned car awards
    Aug 16, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Gumtree set to launch South Africa’s first…

    South African motorists will soon find out whether or not they’ve been driving a true winner, as Gumtree South Africa announces their intention to launch the country’s first ever Pre-Owned Car Awards. The inaugural event is set to take place in… more
    Editor 357
  • New UD TRUCKS Dealer Opens in Harrismith
    Aug 16, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    New UD TRUCKS Dealer Opens in Harrismith

    UD Trucks announced the establishment of a new dealership in Harrismith, Free State. The dealership, which will officially open its doors on 4 September, is strategically located inside the Highway Junction truck stop right of the busy N3 highway,… more
    Editor 273
  • BMW 7 Series Individual by Esther Mahlangu now in South Africa
    Aug 16, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    BMW 7 Series Individual by Esther Mahlangu…

    Midrand/Mpumalanga. 26 years ago, Esther Mahlangu, a South African Ndebele artist, was the first woman to create artwork on a BMW 525i Sedan turning it into a unique and colourful BMW Art Car. In 2016, Esther was once again commissioned by the BMW… more
    Editor 279
  • New
    Aug 16, 2017 Press Releases

    New "MEYLE Mechanics" video: How to identify…

    Video on the "MEYLE TV" YouTube channel explains how to test shock absorber function Manufacturers recommend that the shock absorbers be checked at the workshop every 80,000 driven kilometres. Shocks and struts are put under heavy strain during… more
    Editor 231
  • MAN Truck & Bus at AGRITECHNICA 2017
    Aug 16, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    MAN Truck & Bus at AGRITECHNICA 2017

    MAN with its special TGS agricultural truck at the MAN stand in Hall 16 The agricultural sector offers various opportunities for using trucks A variety of transport tasks are arising in agricultural business and for contracted hauliers. Thanks to… more
    Editor 213
  • 5 car battery care tips for winter
    Aug 16, 2017 Press Releases

    5 car battery care tips for winter

    Ever feel under the weather, when the weather goes under? Guess what, your car battery does too. more
    Editor 714
  • Data predicts hefty fuel jump
    Aug 16, 2017 Press Releases

    Data predicts hefty fuel jump

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

    World Rallycross Champion Mattias Ekström…

    Racing driver and team founder Mattias Ekström relies on MAN efficiency and performance for team's logistics in World Rallycross Championship Fully-equipped MAN TGX 18.580 XXL with D38 engine is latest EKS team member MAN Truck & Bus extending its… more
    Editor 266
  • Ford Performance to Offer Tribute Livery of Historic 1967 Le Mans Winner with 2018 Ford GT '67 Heritage Edition
    Aug 16, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Ford Performance to Offer Tribute Livery of…

    Ford GT '67 Heritage edition with unique red-and-white-stripe livery celebrates 1967 Le Mans-winning GT40 Mark IV race car driven by all-American team of Dan Gurney and A.J. Foyt Ford GT '67 Heritage edition honoring historic No. 1 race car… more
    Editor 244
  • Full throttle in Central Asia: MAN to present a new low-floor bus
    Aug 16, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Full throttle in Central Asia: MAN to…

    At this year's World Expo in Astana, Kazakhstan, MAN Truck & Bus will be presenting the first low-floor city bus with CNG drive for Central Asia. Launch of the first MAN low-floor gas bus, produced by MAN Auto Uzbekistan Expansion of the joint… more
    Editor 232
  • Be prepared for the predicted cold snap warns AA
    Aug 16, 2017 Press Releases

    Be prepared for the predicted cold snap…

    The South African Weather Service is predicting cold and wet weather, as well as snow in certain parts, in the latter half of the week, starting today (SUBS:: 16 August). The Weather Service says temperatures could plummet to as low as 5 degrees… more
    Automobile Association 155
  • Refreshed Fiat Panda, 4x4 and Cross
    Aug 16, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Refreshed Fiat Panda, 4x4 and Cross

    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) presents the refreshed 2017 Fiat Panda, with the range including the 4x4 and Cross versions for the first time in nearly a decade. Since launching locally in 2013, the Panda range has expanded from the Easy and Lounge… more
    Editor 247
  • Opinion Piece: AMSA and Safeguard duties: A slap in the face of the steel downstream
    Aug 16, 2017 Press Releases

    Opinion Piece: AMSA and Safeguard duties: A…

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

    Zwartkops brings on the action in the…

    Review: Round 6 AutObarn SuperHatch Extreme Festival Zwartkops 12 August The round 6 of the AutObarn SuperHatch series is always very competitive at the Zwartkops Raceway and Saturday’s race was no exception, in fact it seems to get better as the… more
    Editor 321
  • Are you South Africa's next Speed Star?
    Aug 16, 2017 Motorsport

    Are you South Africa's next Speed Star?

    It is time for you to showcase your driving talent as round two of Speed Stars' nationwide search for public contestants comes to the Volkswagen Stand at the South African Motoring Experience. This year, at the South African Motoring Experience… more
    Editor 251
  • SKF Product Information - Ford Tipo
    Aug 15, 2017 Press Releases

    SKF Product Information - Fiat Tipo

    SKF is offering a consistent range for the Fiat Tipo on our roads since 2016. Download Production Information Sheet below for more information. SKF Product Information more
    Editor 856
  • Companies need clear policies to deal with racial issues
    Aug 15, 2017 Press Releases

    Companies need clear policies to deal with…

    With racism at St Johns College and Windsor House Academy under the spotlight last week, Strata-G Labour Solutions advises companies, including schools, to make sure they adopt appropriate strategies and implement relevant policies in order to… more
    Editor 221
  • Securing airports to boost South Africa’s tourism sector performance
    Aug 15, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Securing airports to boost South Africa’s…

    Around the globe, travel and tourism plays a big part in the performance of the economies of countries, as well as in job creation. In fact, for the past six years, the worldwide rate of growth within the travel and tourism sector, has outperformed… more
    Roy Alves - Axis Communications 309
  • FedEx Express Launches New Solution For Healthcare Industry in South Africa
    Aug 15, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    FedEx Express Launches New Solution For…

    New Temperature-Controlled Packaging to Support Pharmaceutical Requirements JOHANNESBURG, Aug. 14, 2017—FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX), the world’s largest express transportation company, has introduced new temperature… more
    Editor 320
  • Stuart wins in Investchem Formula 1600 shake-up at Zwartkops Raceway
    Aug 15, 2017 Motorsport

    Stuart wins in Investchem Formula 1600…

    In a surprise outcome at round six of the Investchem Formula 1600 championship on Saturday, Stuart White (8 - Fantastic Racing) claimed victory at Zwartkops Raceway ahead of the championship leader, Julian van der Watt (42 - Race Driver SA). Until… more
    Editor 300
  • Young Guns aiming high this weekend
    Aug 15, 2017 Motorsport

    Young Guns aiming high this weekend

    The ATS Motorsport Young Guns, Richard Leeke and Henry Köhne, intend to continue where they left off a month ago when the fifth round of the South African National Rally Championship gets underway in Bronkhorstspruit on August 18. The Electrothread… more
    Editor 219
  • Aurecon opens Tshwane Recycling Facility
    Aug 14, 2017 Press Releases

    Aurecon opens Tshwane Recycling Facility

    Aurecon has partnered with the City of Tshwane in support of its road to sustainability initiative which strives for a clean and green City and also aligned to the objectives of the National Development Plan 2030. This initiative involves minimising… more
    Editor 310
  • Devin demolishes VW Cup rivals at Zwartkops Raceway
    Aug 14, 2017 Motorsport

    Devin demolishes VW Cup rivals at Zwartkops…

    Review: Engen Volkswagen Cup – Rd 6, 12th August Devin Robertson dominated the sixth round of the Engen Volkwagen Cup in a manner seldom seen before while giving his championship aspirations a major boost with two rounds remaining. The Payen VW Polo… more
    Editor 307
  • Ferodo and Champion MINIs thrill Zwartkops fans with exhilarating racing
    Aug 14, 2017 Motorsport

    Ferodo and Champion MINIs thrill Zwartkops…

    Sasol GTC2 Review: Rd 6 – 12th August Brad Liebenberg and Chris Shorter won the hearts of the Zwartkops fans as they raced their Ferodo and Champion MINI John Cooper Works hard in the sixth round of the Sasol GTC Championship on Saturday, changing… more
    Editor 253
  • Michael Stephen takes Sasol GTC Championship lead at Sasol Raceday
    Aug 14, 2017 Motorsport

    Michael Stephen takes Sasol GTC Championship…

    Engen Xtreme Team’s Michael Stephen has taken the Sasol GTC Championship lead for the first time in 2017, after a commanding performance this past weekend that saw the 12-time national champion take back-to-back race wins at round six of the… more
    Editor 320
  • Zwartkops Sensational
    Aug 14, 2017 Motorsport

    Zwartkops Sensational

    Stephen, Robertson, White Kings of Extreme Saturday’s Zwartkops Sasol Race Day action proved extreme in every sense of the word with a large and appreciative crowd treated to Extreme Festival thrills, spills and sensational action throughout, on a… more
    Editor 249
  • Podium finishes and victories for Volkswagen Motorsport squad at round 6 of the Sasol GTC series at Zwartkops Raceway
    Aug 14, 2017 Motorsport

    Podium finishes and victories for Volkswagen…

    Podium finish for Mathew Hodges in Race 1 Another podium finish for teammate Daniel Rowe in Race 2 Dominant performance from Keagan Masters included fastest lap in qualifying and two race wins in GTC2 Category GTC2 title within Masters' grasp with… more
    Editor 265
  • Expedition into the urban jungle for the new BMW X2.
    Aug 14, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Expedition into the urban jungle for the new…

    Through the city in an extravagant digital camouflage design. The new BMW X2* still has some time to go before its highly anticipated world premiere. But even though it’s still in its development phase, the latest Sports Activity Coupé from the BMW… more
    Editor 328
  • Put Your Bike on Show at Bike Buyers
    Aug 14, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Put Your Bike on Show at Bike Buyers

    Put Your Bike on Show at Bike Buyers the largest and most trusted purchasers of motorcycles in South Africa. Bike Buyers, a division of Fire It Up! is situated in Fourways and is well known nationally for purchasing premium motorcycles and paying… more
    Editor 227
  • New Honda CR-V
    Aug 14, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    New Honda CR-V

    Premium design meets sophisticated technology in an advanced SUV package Bold aesthetics underscore new Honda CR-V’s advanced design First CR-V to offer high-power, high-efficiency turbo engine technology Premium interior focuses on comfort, style,… more
    Editor 257
  • Women in sport: Mercedes-Benz & Laureus Sport for Good Foundation SA breakfast series
    Aug 14, 2017 Press Releases

    Women in sport: Mercedes-Benz & Laureus…

    Mercedes-Benz South Africa and the Laureus Sport for Good Foundation celebrate women in sport Mercedes-Benz South Africa and Laureus passionate about making change through sport Six annual sports-themed breakfasts with seasoned sporting… more
    Editor 223
  • Technical measure for the BMW M3 Sedan, BMW M4 Coupe and BMW M4 Convertible.
    Aug 14, 2017 Press Releases

    Technical measure for the BMW M3 Sedan, BMW…

    From November 2017 onwards, the CFRP driveshaft in the BMW M3 Sedan, BMW M4 Coupe and BMW M4 Convertible high-performance sports cars (fuel consumption combined: 9.5 – 8.3 l/100 km, CO2 emissions combined: 218 –194 g/km) will be gradually replaced… more
    Editor 250
  • Lotus delivers radical financial turnaround
    Aug 14, 2017 Press Releases

    Lotus delivers radical financial turnaround

    Profit Before Tax improvement of £10m in second half of FY 2016/17 Positive EBITDA of £2m for FY 2016/17 (up £18.2m) Sales up 57% in mainland Europe and six-fold sales growth in North America Lotus is now self-sufficient and sustainable, and on… more
    Editor 185
  • TopTopic:  Sales of BMW Group electrified vehicles top 50,000
    Aug 14, 2017 Press Releases

    TopTopic: Sales of BMW Group electrified…

    Year-to-date electrified sales increase 74.8% to 50,711 BMW Group delivers 1,401,551 vehicles in ytd, up 4.3% BMW Group sales in July up 0.4% to 180,726 The BMW Group had its best July ever, with global sales in the month totalling 180,726, a 0.4%… more
    Editor 177
  • Castrol R the original racing oil for all 2 and 4 strokes is now available from the Castrol Classic team
    Aug 14, 2017 Press Releases

    Castrol R the original racing oil for all 2…

    Due to the local demand for the Castrol R the Castrol Classic team have committed to a large order and limited stocks are now available for customers. Most riders, racers and drivers will remember the great and famous aroma of the popular Castrol R… more
    Editor 202
  • Masterdrive Newsletter 11 August 2017
    Aug 14, 2017 Press Releases

    Masterdrive Newsletter 11 August 2017

    MasterTips: Passengers put your feet up…or not If you are a passenger who often rests your feet on the dashboard this might make you think twice about doing this in the future. MasterTest: Driving expressions: the Honda Civic Type R There is no… more
    Masterdrive 138
  • First National Battery mining cap lamps awarded highest safety and design certificate
    Aug 14, 2017 Press Releases

    First National Battery mining cap lamps…

    First National Battery has been awarded formidable recognition in a permanent certificate number (PN 100) for their 4 Volt 4 Amp Intrinsic Safe (IS) Lead Acid LED Miners Cap Lamp. The Valve Regulated Lead Acid IS Cap Lamp was designed to comply with… more
    Editor 167
  • Human robot cooperation: KLARA facilitates greater diversity of versions in production at Audi
    Aug 14, 2017 Press Releases

    Human robot cooperation: KLARA facilitates…

    Expansion of human‑robot cooperation Safe collaboration between man and machine without protective fence Rapid implementation due to integration as a module New robot colleague in the assembly of Audi A4/A5 models: People and robot now work there… more
    Editor 168
  • Third annual International Spirit of Amarok kicks off this weekend
    Aug 11, 2017 Motorsport

    Third annual International Spirit of Amarok…

    The countdown to the start of the third annual International Spirit of Amarok has begun. The competition, which will see teams from South Africa, Australia, Botswana, Germany, Namibia, Russia and the United Kingdom battling it out to be named the… more
    Editor 353
  • Volkswagen Group South Africa continues to build on its successes
    Aug 11, 2017 Press Releases

    Volkswagen Group South Africa continues to…

    Passenger market Leader with 22.8% share Nearly a quarter of all cars sold in South Africa supplied by Volkswagen Group South Africa On-going progress in Africa expansion Employees remain focal point Volkswagen Group South, the country's leading… more
    Editor 363
  • FlexQube in successful relationship with Proterra, the maker of zero emission buses!
    Aug 11, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    FlexQube in successful relationship with…

    FlexQube and Proterra has together during 2017 designed and implemented more than 25 different designs of material handling carts for Proterra’s electric bus plants in Greenville, SC and Los Angeles, CA. The total value of the delivered solutions… more
    Editor 390
  • Davanti Tyres wheels out a three-year partnership deal with Everton Football Club.
    Aug 10, 2017 Press Releases

    Davanti Tyres wheels out a three-year…

    Davanti Tyres, a UK based, but internationally renowned tyre brand announces a commercial partnership deal as Everton Football Club's official tyre partner from 2017. A three-year commercial sponsorship deal was signed in August 2017 between Alan… more
    Editor 274
  • Toyota announces the creation of the Toyota Empowerment Trust
    Aug 10, 2017 Press Releases

    Toyota announces the creation of the Toyota…

    R42 million fund to focus on skills and enterprise development Trust to begin operations in January 2018 Initial focus on the training of specialised automation technicians. Toyota South Africa Motors (TSAM) on Tuesday 8 August, announced the… more
    Editor 175
  • Ford Identifies Five Global Mobility Megatrends
    Aug 10, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Ford Identifies Five Global Mobility…

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

    Truck sales down but businesses still have…

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

    South African cross country series heads for…

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

    Mazda Announces Long-Term Vision for…

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

    No-hassle general inspection: New…

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

    Volkswagen Volunteer Project Leaves a Living…

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

    New Tiger Wheel & Tyre Store Opens in…

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

    Car Accidents – Claiming Compensation? What…

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

    Groupe Renault signs a new joint venture in…

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

    8 top tips for women drivers this Women’s…

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

    Steel downstream sacrificed for the sake of…

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

    New limited edition Beetle

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

    Five years of continuous growth:…

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

    Mercedes-Benz Trucks - New from the 3D…

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

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

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

    Mercedes-Benz South Africa recognises its…

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

    Cities are key to the next automotive…

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

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

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

    Lazarus Group celebrates 60 years at Cars In…

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

    Automechanika Johannesburg 2017 will…

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

    CILTSA Offers Fully-funded Professional…

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

    Imperial Logistics goes the extra mile for…

    Reflecting Imperial Logistics’ commitment to forging true partnerships that drive clients’ competitiveness along every link in their supply chain, the group has invested in a fleet of branded vehicles to match the new corporate identity of… more
    Editor 253
  • Fuel efficiency should top the list for car buyers
    Aug 08, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Fuel efficiency should top the list for car…

    Last week’s fuel price increase sees South Africans paying increases of 1.5% and 2.6% on petrol and diesel respectively. Under these conditions, fuel efficiency is an increasingly important factor for budget conscious vehicle buyers. Head of… more
    Editor 271
  • Zwartkops Raceway the next challenge for Investchem Formula 1600 competitors
    Aug 08, 2017 Motorsport

    Zwartkops Raceway the next challenge for…

    The Investchem Formula 1600 championship reaches round six on Saturday, August 12, when the competitors assemble at Zwartkops Raceway in Pretoria. There are just three rounds left this season and now every lap, every point, every advantage counts.… more
    Editor 325
  • Motul makes a huge commitment to the SA Springbok Vets MX team
    Aug 08, 2017 Motorsport

    Motul makes a huge commitment to the SA…

    Motul makes a huge commitment to the SA Springbok Vets MX team competing in the Int. MXDN World Championship event at Farleigh Castle in the UK IN Sept The Motul Oil and lubrication group has a reputation in the market place for their most… more
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