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  • The Future is Now - from Opel
    Dec 18, 2018 Motoring

    The Future is Now - from Opel

    Exciting new models on the way in 2019! Some exciting news from Opel South Africa! 7 new models in 2019 and a slew of specification updates to the existing range of models. Launching of the much anticipated 3-Door Opel Corsa GSi has been confirmed.… more...
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  • Category finalists announced for AutoTrader SA Car of the Year competition
    Dec 18, 2018 Motoring

    Category finalists announced for AutoTrader SA…

    The list of vehicles eligible for category wins in the 2019 AutoTrader South African Car of the Year competition has been published. For the first time in the 34-year history of the contest, categories have been introduced in the AutoTrader South… more...
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  • New Markets, New Initiatives, and Newly-Licensed Drivers
    Dec 18, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    New Markets, New Initiatives, and Newly-Licensed…

    Ford’s Driving Skills for Life Trains In Excess of 1 600 Motorists Throughout Africa and Middle East in 2018 Driving Skills for Life benefitted more than 1 600 drivers across the Middle East and Africa, making it the most successful year to date for… more...
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  • RoboSense named founding member of new autoware foundation
    Dec 18, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    RoboSense named founding member of new autoware…

    OPEN ALLIANCE FOR AUTONOMOUS DRIVING TECHNOLOGY Autoware Foundation Formed to Initiate, Grow, & Fund Open Source Collaborative Engineering Autoware Projects, Starting with Autoware.AI, Autoware.Auto, & Autoware.IO RoboSense http://www.robosense.ai,… more...
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  • From splendour to dust bowl and back
    Dec 17, 2018 Motoring

    From splendour to dust bowl and back

    The revival of a forgotten icon, the SA-only built BMW 530 MLE. more...
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  • A 52mtr long, 65ton Demag 'desludging bridge' leaves the Boksburg factory earlier this month.
    Dec 14, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Konecranes and Demag officially one company

    As of January 1st 2019 Konecranes and Demag in South Africa will become one legal entity under the new name of Konecranes and Demag (Pty) Ltd. This is in line with a Legal Entity Consolidation of both companies which sees the brands, skills,… more...
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  • De Rooy Team Going for Gold in the 2019 Dakar Rally on Goodyear Truck Tyres
    Dec 14, 2018 Motorsport

    De Rooy Team Going for Gold in the 2019 Dakar…

    Standard Goodyear truck tyres to tackle the sands of Peru Petronas Team De Rooy Iveco, veterans of the legendary Dakar rally, are going for gold again in the world's toughest race, driving on standard Goodyear Offroad ORD tyres. The 2019 Dakar Rally… more...
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  • South Africa’s road replacement cost insurmountable - Government
    Dec 12, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    South Africa’s road replacement cost…

    South Africa’s road replacement cost was estimated to be over R2 trillion back in 2013, and failure of the road network imposes an estimated R20 billion, per year, in road user costs. This emerged during a Transport Forum Special Interest Group… more...
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  • Mahindra delivers its first order to SA rental fleet industry
    Dec 11, 2018 Motoring

    Mahindra delivers its first order to SA rental…

    Landmark fleet deal for Mahindra South Africa 100 brand-new KUVs delivered to vehicle rental depots across South Africa 2018 is turning out to be a milestone year for Mahindra in South Africa. In May, the company opened its first assembly facility… more...
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  • New Ford Tourneo Custom People Mover Offers the Best Seat in the House for Business or Leisure
    Dec 11, 2018 Motoring

    New Ford Tourneo Custom People Mover Offers the…

    Ford reveals new Tourneo Custom people mover with bold exterior styling and updated, high-quality interior Spacious and luxurious cabin features rear seating for six occupants Tourneo Custom comprehensively re-engineered to provide superior… more...
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  • Volvo XC40 wins Japan’s Car Of The Year 2018
    Dec 11, 2018 Motoring

    Volvo XC40 wins Japan’s Car Of The Year 2018

    Volvo achieves first-ever back-to-back victory for an importer in Japan’s COTY award – XC60 won the country’s top trophy in 2017 and the XC40 captures the Car of the Year for 2018. At the 2018 awards ceremony inside the Tokyo International Exchange… more...
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  • Smart reasons for buying a used car
    Dec 11, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Smart reasons for buying a used car

    Paying a lower price for used versus new when buying a car is an obvious reason to shop in the used vehicle market, but there are other advantages as well. Jason White, Head of InspectaCar Financial Services, says: “A new car typically depreciates… more...
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  • Honda Motorcycles Southern Africa is proud to announce the arrival of the 2019 CRF250R
    Dec 11, 2018 Motoring

    Honda Motorcycles Southern Africa is proud to…

    Model updates: The CRF250R's bottom-end torque output gets a major boost; the engine also receives 3-level HRC Launch Control plus durability upgrades. A new front brake caliper, Renthal Fatbars - adjustable 4 ways - and black DID rims round out the… more...
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  • New Ford Transit Custom - Enhanced Style, Productivity and Technology
    Dec 11, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    New Ford Transit Custom - Enhanced Style,…

    Ford Transit Custom sets a new standard for the one-ton van segment with bold new design Updated cabin provides ideal mobile office with class-leading stowage, improved comfort and ergonomics Proven performance, efficiency and reliability of… more...
    Editor 177
  • Ford Figo Range Expanded with Top-Spec Titanium Model
    Dec 10, 2018 Motoring

    Ford Figo Range Expanded with Top-Spec Titanium…

    Upmarket, high-tech execution for new Ford Figo Titanium Enhanced safety with fitment of dual side and curtain airbags, and Ford MyKey SYNC®3 with 6.5-inch colour touchscreen and rear view camera The recently launched Ford Figo range has been… more...
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  • 2019 Honda CRF1000L1 Africa Twin (Standard Size Tank)
    Dec 10, 2018 Motoring

    2019 Honda CRF1000L1 Africa Twin (Standard Size…

    Honda Motorcycles Southern Africa is proud to announce the arrival of the 2019 Africa Twin range including Africa Twin Adventure Sports. 1. Key Feature Changes on 2019 Standard Tank Africa Twin 1.1 Engine management electronics TBW (Throttle by… more...
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  • Cummins set to play a key role in integrated transport strategy for South Africa
    Dec 10, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Cummins set to play a key role in integrated…

    Cummins is set to play a key role in the integrated transport strategy for South Africa through its partnership with Real African Works (RAW), a newly-launched 100% black female owned Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) specialising in urban buses… more...
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  • Splendid entry for SA's oldest motor race
    Dec 07, 2018 Motorsport

    Splendid entry for SA's oldest motor race

    South Africa's oldest motor race has drawn a top class entry from around the country as competitors from far and wide head to the East London Grand Prix Circuit's December 15 Border 100 and a full program of highly entertaining support events to… more...
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  • Mysterious brick-built McLaren spied in central London
    Dec 07, 2018 Motoring

    Mysterious brick-built McLaren spied in central…

    McLaren prototype spied in central London LEGO® store Partly disguised by miniature McLaren Senna camo Engineered for frequent reassembly Story will build in January 2019 – see the first chapter online at: https://youtu.be/P1jkBBdHTh0 A new McLaren… more...
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  • Audi Centre Centurion gets a state-of-the-art upgrade
    Dec 07, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Audi Centre Centurion gets a state-of-the-art…

    The newly revamped Audi Centre Centurion features an Audi Customer Private Lounge (CPL), first to the South Africa market and inspired by similar international concepts from Berlin and Singapore. The Audi CPL allows customers to custom-design their… more...
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  • FedEx Invests in Education of Young South Africans with Gift to Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls
    Dec 07, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    FedEx Invests in Education of Young South…

    FedEx Express, the world’s largest express transportation company and a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) has donated US$ 90,000 to the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy Foundation. The donation will be utilised by the Oprah Winfrey Leadership… more...
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  • Jerome Galpin (NASCAR President:CEO) and Guy Frobisher (Senior Project Manager Continental).
    Dec 07, 2018 Motorsport

    General Tire becomes Official Partner of NASCAR…

    From 2019, General Tire is to supply the tires for all cars in the NASCAR Whelen Euro Series - Race tire is set to meet high expectations of NASCAR Whelen Euro Series teams Hanover, October 25, 2018. From next year onward, tire brand General Tire… more...
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  • Gauteng Freeway Improvement Project a means to unlock economic growth
    Dec 06, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Gauteng Freeway Improvement Project a means to…

    The objective of the multi-phase Gauteng Freeway Improvement Project (GFIP) was, and still is, to develop a sustainable and self-funded upgrade and expansion programme for the main Gauteng freeway network. The GFIP utilises the user pays principle… more...
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  • Bram Schot Chairman of the Board of Management of Audi AG and Member of the Board of Managemnet for Sales and Marketing
    Dec 06, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Audi decides on investment program for realignment

    The Audi Group is accelerating its realignment with high investments in future-oriented topics. From 2019 until the end of 2023 alone, the company plans advance expenditure of approximately €14 billion in electric mobility, digitalization and… more...
    Editor 221
  • All-new Subaru Forester is here next week
    Dec 06, 2018 Motoring

    All-new Subaru Forester is here next week

    All-New Forester based on Subaru Global Platform Features latest generation EyeSight® Driver Assist Technology Enters the market at a lower price point than the range it replaces New layers of safety, comfort and convenience More spacious and… more...
    Editor 261
  • Eitan Kirshenboim, CMO at ERM Telematics:
    Dec 06, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    ERM Advanced Telematics Targets Stolen Vehicle…

    International automotive technology provider ERM Advanced Telematics (https://ermtelematics.com/), whose products have been installed in more than 5 million vehicles worldwide, is accelerating its penetration into the Latin American market with its… more...
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  • Aston Martin Works create first reversible EV Powertrain Concept
    Dec 06, 2018 Motoring

    Aston Martin Works create first reversible EV…

    EV solution for Heritage models part of Aston Martin’s wider EV strategy Radical idea mitigates possible future restriction of classic car usage Reversible “Cassette” powertrain concept is sympathetic to original car Concept development process led… more...
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  • New flagship FCA dealership opens in Sandton
    Dec 06, 2018 Motoring

    New flagship FCA dealership opens in Sandton

    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) is proud to announce the opening of a new flagship dealership in Gauteng. Fiat Chrysler Sandton, located on the corner of William Nicol and Ballyclare Drive, provides customers in Johannesburg and surrounding areas… more...
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  • Volkswagen introduces a special edition Amarok
    Dec 06, 2018 Motoring

    Volkswagen introduces a special edition Amarok

    The special edition model comes with dramatic styling to differentiate itself from the rest of the Amarok range It is powered by a 132kW BiTDI engine, class-leading 8-speed gearbox and boasts Volkswagen's 4MOTION technology With over 30 000 Amaroks… more...
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  • The road to the World Car Awards continues… 5TH annual “L.A. test drives”
    Dec 05, 2018 Motoring

    The road to the World Car Awards continues… 5TH…

    It was a great success! 48 international journalists from 18 different countries spent the week in Pasadena, California test-driving 38 cars that are contenders in six categories for the 2019 World Car Awards. The 5th annual “L.A. Test Drives” is a… more...
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  • New Kadjar: taking attractive style and comfort to a new level
    Dec 05, 2018 Motoring

    New Kadjar: taking attractive style and comfort…

    New fuel-efficient engines - petrol and gasoline - with higher performance A more attractive and refined exterior design A more ergonomic and comfortable interior Two options for extra grip: 4x4 transmission and Extended Grip More Here more...
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  • Cummins genuine parts increase engine life by up to 90% over will-fit parts
    Dec 05, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Cummins genuine parts increase engine life by up…

    A major Middle East aggregate mining customer with a fleet containing over 150 K-Series Cummins engines has been convinced to switch to Cummins genuine parts after a comparative engine test revealed that the former extended engine life by up to 90%… more...
    Editor 280
  • Ford Reveals How Big Data Could Help Make Cities Safer – by Highlighting Where Future Traffic Incidents Might Happen
    Dec 05, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Ford Reveals How Big Data Could Help Make Cities…

    Ford has developed a smart solution that could help to identify where traffic incidents are likely to occur – and then enable city authorities to take pre-emptive action The company analysed vehicle behaviour in London by recording data of driving… more...
    Editor 312
  • Tyre know-how: the farmer’s secret weapon
    Dec 05, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Tyre know-how: the farmer’s secret weapon

    Among the most pressing challenges facing farmers today is the constant pressure on margins. Many of the factors affecting agricultural productivity are beyond the farmer’s control—fuel prices, market fluctuations, unfavourable weather conditions—so… more...
    Editor 279
  • All-new 2020 Jeep Gladiator: The Most Capable Midsize Truck Ever
    Dec 05, 2018 Motoring

    All-new 2020 Jeep Gladiator: The Most Capable…

    Legendary 4x4 Capability, Authentic Design Builds on Rich Jeep Truck Heritage, Best-in-class Towing and 4x4 Payload, Clever Functionality and Versatility, Advanced Fuel-efficient Powertrains, Open-air Freedom, and Loaded with Safety Features and… more...
    Editor 216
  • Five MINI John Cooper Works Rally to participate at 2019 Dakar
    Dec 05, 2018 Motorsport

    Five MINI John Cooper Works Rally to participate…

    MINI Motorsport partner X-raid to field five MINI John Cooper Works Rally cars at 2019 Dakar. X-raid MINI JCW Rally Team will consist of four established MINI Family crews. 2018 FIA Cross Country Rally World Cup champion Jakub “Kuba” Przygonski to… more...
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  • The building blocks for the future of the BMW Group. The BMW Vision iNEXT celebrates its world premiere in Los Angeles
    Dec 05, 2018 Motoring

    The building blocks for the future of the BMW…

    The BMW Vision iNEXT provides an insight into the future of personal mobility. The latest Vision Vehicle from the BMW Group symbolises the dawn of a new era in driving pleasure – and is celebrating its world premiere at the Los Angeles Auto Show.… more...
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  • Leading agri-business chooses MiX Telematics to keep their fleet safe and efficient
    Dec 05, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Leading agri-business chooses MiX Telematics to…

    MiX Telematics (JSE: MIX, NYSE: MIXT), a leading global provider of fleet and mobile asset management solutions, has been chosen as the preferred telematics provider for a leading diversified agri-business in South Africa. Keeping track of their… more...
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  • Mazda Reveals All-New Mazda3
    Dec 04, 2018 Motoring

    Mazda Reveals All-New Mazda3

    The all-new Mazda3 made its world premiere at the 2018 Los Angeles Auto Show. The fully redesigned model will be rolled out to global markets in early 2019. The Southern Africa market can expect the new model in the second half of 2019. The all-new… more...
    Editor 223
  •  Fearless Richard Hammond risks another of his nine lives in newly released trailer for The Grand Tour series 3
    Dec 04, 2018 Motoring

    Fearless Richard Hammond risks another of his…

    LAUNCH DATE FOR THE GRAND TOUR SERIES 3 ANNOUNCED AS FRIDAY 18th JANUARY 2019, LAUNCHING EXCLUSIVELY ON PRIME VIDEO WORLDWIDE Amazon Prime Video have today announced that the highly anticipated third series of The Grand Tour will launch exclusively… more...
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  • Ten vehicle safety tips for your festive season trip
    Dec 04, 2018 Motoring

    Ten vehicle safety tips for your festive season…

    The festive season is around the corner, it’s a time to reflect on the year’s up’s and down’s and spend time creating memories with those nearest and dearest! Whether you’re planning a tranquil and quiet holiday in the bush, a scenic retreat in the… more...
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  • Audi, Airbus and Italdesign test Flying Taxi Concept
    Dec 04, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Audi, Airbus and Italdesign test Flying Taxi…

    At Drone Week in Amsterdam Audi, Airbus and Italdesign are presenting for the first time a flying and driving prototype of “Pop.Up Next”. This innovative concept for a flying taxi combines a self-driving electric car with a passenger drone. In the… more...
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  • Killarney cooks for Gumtree WRX of SA
    Dec 03, 2018 Motorsport

    Killarney cooks for Gumtree WRX of SA

    Swedish world champion Johan Kristoffersson, driving a Volkswagen Polo R, defended his Gumtree WRX of SA title at Killarney International Raceway at the weekend in an action-packed final. The two days of racing drew huge crowds to the famous Cape… more...
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  • Cassie Lessing, managing director of Strato IT Group
    Dec 03, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Supply chain networks evolve as mobility apps…

    The impact of digitisation is rapidly disrupting business models across organisations. This is becoming more prevalent in the manufacturing sector, in particular, supply chain where automation and data exchange are key. Cassie Lessing, managing… more...
    Editor 219
  • BMW Motorrad at the CUSTOMBIKE SHOW 2018
    Dec 03, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    BMW Motorrad at the CUSTOMBIKE SHOW 2018

    Stylish and exciting BMW custom bikes at the world’s biggest custom bike show. At the CUSTOMBIKE SHOW, the world’s largest show for customised motorcycles, the hippest customisers from all over the world come to the East Westfalian town of Bad… more...
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  • New or Used? What you should consider when you buy a car
    Dec 03, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    New or Used? What you should consider when you…

    Over the course of this year, the new vehicle market in South Africa has been under some strain as consumers opt for better value and greater affordability in the second-hand market. This can be attributed to a myriad of economic factors including:… more...
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  • SA’s oldest race lays lap record challenge
    Dec 03, 2018 Motorsport

    SA’s oldest race lays lap record challenge

    South Africa’s circuit racing championships may well long be done and dusted, but the racing fat lady has not yet sung as there remains one important appointment for 2018 — SA’s oldest race — the East London Grand Prix Circuit’s Border 100 must… more...
    Editor 192
  • Making sure the Munich festival grounds stay dry in 2018: Tireless lifting at tent builder Pletschacher
    Dec 03, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Making sure the Munich festival grounds stay dry…

    Konecranes supplies a double-girder bridge crane, electric chain hoists, and heavy-duty forklift to the Oktoberfest outfitter Pletschacher in Dasing. Everything was in full swing at the Pletschacher Group in Dasing, Bayern: In August, 44 trailer… more...
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  • Kristoffersson signs off record breaking season with Cape Town victory
    Dec 03, 2018 Motorsport

    Kristoffersson signs off record breaking season…

    Johan Kristoffersson wins World RX of South Africa Sebastien Loeb and Mattias Ekstrom complete Cape Town podium Oliver Eriksson secures RX2 title PSRX Volkswagen Sweden’s Johan Kristoffersson scored victory in the World RX of South Africa, the final… more...
    Editor 186
  • The all-new BMW X5 now available in South Africa
    Dec 03, 2018 Motoring

    The all-new BMW X5 now available in South Africa

    The year of the BMW X model is continuing to hit another highpoint. Following the market launch of the first BMW X2 earlier this year and the new BMW X4, a new edition of the original BMW X model is now ready for action. The fourth generation of the… more...
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  • Hyundai's new Santa Fe with premium design, loads of comfort features and roomy interior arrives in SA
    Dec 03, 2018 Motoring

    Hyundai's new Santa Fe with premium design, loads…

    Hyundai's fourth-generation Santa Fe has arrived in South Africa with a new, premium design, advanced technology, more space and with comfort features that makes it worthy of the model's flagship status in the brand's local vehicle range. This… more...
    Editor 220
  • Key Group Expands KwaZulu-Natal Support Footprint
    Nov 29, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Key Group Expands KwaZulu-Natal Support Footprint

    A brand-new Isuzu truck service and parts centre recently opened its doors in Durban South. The centre will support three distinct commercial vehicle brands - Key Durban Truck Service Centre: the servicing and supply of parts for Isuzu trucks, Key… more...
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  • Altron’s CyberTech wins the Gautrain security and network operations tender
    Nov 29, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Altron’s CyberTech wins the Gautrain security and…

    CyberTech, a division of JSE-listed technology company Altron, beat multiple competitors to win the R5.5m Security and Network Operations (SNOC) tender for the Gautrain Management Agency (GMA). The contract included a significant security and… more...
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  • Mahindra Pik Up offers unbeatable value with new sub-R300 000 Double Cab
    Nov 29, 2018 Motoring

    Mahindra Pik Up offers unbeatable value with new…

    Introduces new double cab S6 variant of its popular Pik Up Launched with first run limited "Karoo" Edition Offers best value proposition with a combination of performance, style and affordability Available both as 4x2 and 4x4 Mahindra South Africa… more...
    Editor 263
  • Flexible short-term forklift rental solution from Shumani
    Nov 29, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Flexible short-term forklift rental solution from…

    Shumani Industrial Equipment’s short-term forklift rental solution offers customers the flexibility they need to navigate current tough economic conditions. Shumani Industrial Equipment’s short-term forklift rental solution offers flexible terms of… more...
    Editor 285
  • Meet the tech disruptors who are shaking up the construction industry
    Nov 29, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Meet the tech disruptors who are shaking up the…

    At The Big 5 this year, the most promising tech innovations for the construction sector are on show at the dedicated Start-up City, from 26 to 29 November at the Dubai World Trade Centre. On November 28, The Big 5 will award the most innovative… more...
    Editor 291
  • New concept automatically connects car and trailer
    Nov 27, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    New concept automatically connects car and trailer

    Why should connecting a trailer be such a hassle? So much so, in fact, that 50 per cent of people prefer not to bother at all. And why have towbars looked more or less the same since 1932? Technology company Semcon put together a team of women to… more...
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  • Ford Bolsters EcoSport Range with New 1.5 Petrol Ambiente
    Nov 27, 2018 Motoring

    Ford Bolsters EcoSport Range with New 1.5 Petrol…

    Outstanding value, space and comfort in new entry-level addition to EcoSport line-up Introduction of impressive new-generation 1.5-litre Ti-VCT three-cylinder petrol engine Uncompromising safety features including six airbags, Electronic Stability… more...
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  • Tips from FCA to make your family roadtrip more fun and less stressful
    Nov 27, 2018 Motoring

    Tips from FCA to make your family roadtrip more…

    Whether it is a trip down to the coast or to a vacation destination such as The Palace of the Lost City, many parents will be embarking upon a long summer roadtrip with their kids over the course of the December holidays. Doing so, can be a… more...
    Editor 261
  • Consumers will need to pay close attention to monthly expenses, car owners to pay more
    Nov 27, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Consumers will need to pay close attention to…

    With the announcement of an increase in the interest rate, South African consumers now have to pay closer attention to their monthly expenses than ever before, says Jason White, Head, InspectaCar Financial Services. Taking any shortcuts when… more...
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  •  Dr Andy Palmer, Aston Martin Lagonda President and Al Tareq Al Ameri, Chief Executive Officer Yas Marina Circuit
    Nov 27, 2018 Motoring

    Aston Martin announces partnership with Yas…

    Yas Marina Circuit set to become home of Aston Martin in the Middle East Partnership sees opening of MENAT regional office on site and six Vantage GT4s permanently based at Yas Marina Circuit Reinforces Aston Martin’s commitment to global motorsport… more...
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  • ContiPressureCheck Intelligent Tyres adopted by MAN Automotive
    Nov 27, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    ContiPressureCheck Intelligent Tyres adopted by…

    Continental's Intelligent Tyres with ContiPressureCheck (CPC) selected for MAN's EfficientLine trucks CPC is preinstalled on Continental's Intelligent Tyres, allowing real-time monitoring of tyre pressure and temperature System can be integrated… more...
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  • Cummins AME wins PMO of the Year Award
    Nov 27, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Cummins AME wins PMO of the Year Award

    Cummins Africa Middle East (AME) has been awarded the Project Management Office (PMO) of the Year Award during a conference hosted by Project Management South Africa (PMSA) on 15 November. The Award honours and promotes local innovation in project… more...
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  • R40 million in savings for car buyers on Black Friday
    Nov 27, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    R40 million in savings for car buyers on Black…

    Black Friday could not have come at a better time, as South Africans feel the pinch of the recession. This week, motorists will be able to snap up a car at a highly discounted price from dealerships across the country. Motorists are expected to… more...
    Editor 253
  • Hyundai Announces Name of All-New 2020 Flagship SUV: Hyundai Palisade
    Nov 26, 2018 Motoring

    Hyundai Announces Name of All-New 2020 Flagship…

    New Palisade flagship SUV for Hyundai will offer spacious eight-passenger seating with premium materials and commodious cargo space for growing modern families Palisade will offer a reassuring level of high-tech, intelligent safety features… more...
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  • Ford Kuga Gains Sporty ST-Line, Frugal 1.5 TDCi Added
    Nov 23, 2018 Motoring

    Ford Kuga Gains Sporty ST-Line, Frugal 1.5 TDCi…

    Bold styling and sporty driving dynamics from exciting new range-topping ST-Line models Exclusive ST-Line design elements, interior trim and revised suspension set-up Economical 1.5-litre TDCi turbodiesel engine introduced, available in Ambiente and… more...
    Editor 360
  • Driving accelerated growth in automotive business
    Nov 23, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Driving accelerated growth in automotive business

    The automotive industry faces constant change. According to the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa (NAAMSA), to achieve success, the automotive industry must deliver: internationally competitive products; fuel… more...
    Editor 362
  • Seven useful tips to help navigate the car-buying decision-making process
    Nov 23, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Seven useful tips to help navigate the car-buying…

    In the market to purchase a vehicle? The National Automobile Dealers’ Association (NADA) provides some useful tips to help consumers navigate the decision-making and buying process to avoid costly mistakes. Mark Dommisse, National Chairperson, the… more...
    Editor 264
  • Altron’s Netstar and Putco improve safety for passengers and drivers
    Nov 23, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Altron’s Netstar and Putco improve safety for…

    South Africa’s oldest and largest bus company, the Public Utility Transport Corporation (Putco), has over the past 18 months recorded impressive performance metrics in passenger safety, fuel management and improved driver behaviour following the… more...
    Editor 289
  • World-class Audi Centre for Johannesburg
    Nov 23, 2018 Motoring

    World-class Audi Centre for Johannesburg

    Situated in Braamfontein and with a landmark position in view of the Nelson Mandela Bridge, Audi Centre Johannesburg has undergone a substantial upgrade to become a world-class retail facility. Conveniently located in the heart of the city, Audi… more...
    Editor 518
  • Ford Commences Production of All-New Ranger Raptor Engine
    Nov 23, 2018 Motoring

    Ford Commences Production of All-New Ranger…

    New four-cylinder turbodiesel engines will power the Ford Ranger Raptor and selected Ranger and Everest models due for launch in 2019 Highest-ever installed capacity for Struandale Engine Plant of up to 250 000 engines per year, in conjunction with… more...
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  • Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport: Paint Shop on tour
    Nov 23, 2018 Motorsport

    Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport: Paint Shop on…

    Once the Formula OneTM season leaves Europe, Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport has to plan carefully the timing and processing of components that usually come back to the Paint Shop in Brackley, England, after every race. But for two races – the… more...
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  • The prestigious Key Award 2018 presented to the short movie which launched the new Fiat 500X
    Nov 23, 2018 Motoring

    The prestigious Key Award 2018 presented to the…

    Realised by the Fiat brand in association with creative agency Leo Burnett, the short movie built around the New 500X wins one of Italy's most coveted advertising awards. Inspired by '80s cult film "Back to the Future"*, the short movie "A taste of… more...
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  • CHEP in double win at Waste Management Awards in South Africa
    Nov 23, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    CHEP in double win at Waste Management Awards in…

    CHEP emerged victorious from the KZN Waste Management Awards evening, with two of the company’s Service Centres winning top awards for excellence in waste management. The awards, presented every two years by the Institute of Waste Management of… more...
    Editor 366
  • SANTACO acquires 25% stake in SA Taxi to the value of R1.7 Billion
    Nov 23, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    SANTACO acquires 25% stake in SA Taxi to the…

    Transaction Capital extends robust organic growth; positioned to continue growing earnings and dividends organically at historical rates South African National Taxi Council (SANTACO) acquires 25% stake in SA Taxi through ground-breaking ownership… more...
    Editor 265
  • New appointment for Konecranes-Demag Cranes
    Nov 22, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    New appointment for Konecranes-Demag Cranes

    Having joined Konecranes and Demag in early September as Managing Director, Emil Berning has his work cut out for him with Konecranes and Demag soon to become one legal entity, known as Konecranes and Demag (Pty) Ltd, but trading as Konecranes.… more...
    Editor 292
  • Eugene van der Berg (Regional General Manager FAW SA), Darren Da Silva (COO of Strauss Logistics Zimbabwe), Wayne Greenwood (Managing Director of Choice Diesel Mozambique) and Trevour Bester (Sales, Marketing & Road Operations of Strauss Logistics Zimbabwe).
    Nov 22, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Strauss Logistics takes delivery of 44 FAW truck…

    Harare-based liquid fuels distribution giant, Strauss Logistics, recently placed an order for 44 FAW 33.420FT truck tractors from Choice Diesel Mozambique, which recently became FAWs’ first and only sales and service dealer in Mozambique. The truck… more...
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  • Finalists in the 2019 AutoTrader SA Car of the Year contest announced
    Nov 22, 2018 Motoring

    Finalists in the 2019 AutoTrader SA Car of the…

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    Editor 387
  • Fidelity SecureDrive hits the fleet market offering a safer, smarter and more connected fleet experience
    Nov 22, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Fidelity SecureDrive hits the fleet market…

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    Editor 452
  • FedEx Supports Safe School Area Initiative in Botswana
    Nov 22, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    FedEx Supports Safe School Area Initiative in…

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  • On location images: The new BMW F 750 GS and the new BMW F 850 GS in Cape Town.
    Nov 19, 2018 Motoring

    On location images: The new BMW F 750 GS and the…

    On location images: The new BMW F 750 GS and the new BMW F 850 GS in Cape Town. more...
    Editor 390
  • AUSA T 204 H telehandler for Grobbelaar Boerdery
    Nov 19, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    AUSA T 204 H telehandler for Grobbelaar Boerdery

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    Editor 382
  • Dewald Ranft, Chairman of the Motor Industry Workshop Association (MIWA)
    Nov 19, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Maintenance is a must for trucks ahead of the…

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    Editor 342
  • Gumtree World Rallycross of South Africa Parade at the V&A Waterfront
    Nov 19, 2018 Motorsport

    Gumtree World Rallycross of South Africa Parade…

    It’s understandable if you can’t wait for the Gumtree World Rallycross of South Africa to hit the Killarney Raceway in Cape Town on the 24th and 25th of November. The lineup is on another level, with motoring legends set to battle it out with past… more...
    Editor 472
  • Hyundai Motorsport races for WRC titles in final 2018 showdown Down Under
    Nov 16, 2018 Motorsport

    Hyundai Motorsport races for WRC titles in final…

    Hyundai Motorsport is Down Under to contest the Rally Australia for what is sure to be a nail-biting climax to the 2018 FIA World Rally Championship this weekend, with Hyundai firmly in contention for both the drivers' and manufacturers' titles.… more...
    Editor 420
  • Extended Nulaid contract for Imperial Logistics
    Nov 16, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Extended Nulaid contract for Imperial Logistics

    Reflecting its industry-leading capabilities and deep experience in dedicated retail distribution solutions for time and temperature sensitive products, Imperial Logistics has secured a long-term contract to distribute Nulaid eggs. The group’s… more...
    Editor 452
  • Get a FREE holiday safety check
    Nov 16, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Get a FREE holiday safety check

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    Editor 469
  • With the signing of the MoU, Continental and EasyMile aim to prepare driving tests of autonomous vehicles on public roads in Singapore. F. l. t. r.: Kien Foh Lo, Ralph Lauxmann (Continental), Gilbert Gagnaire, Eric Wicart (EasyMile)
    Nov 16, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Continental and EasyMile inaugurate new…

    A signed Memorandum of Understanding enables intense collaboration by experts from both companies to prepare the test of self-driving vehicles on public roads of the city-state Strongly interconnected with Continental’s and EasyMile’s global… more...
    Editor 388
  • Limited-Edition Subaru WRX STi Diamond Edition30
    Nov 15, 2018 Motoring

    Limited-Edition Subaru WRX STi Diamond Edition30

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    Editor 401
  • EV Future would like to welcome you....
    Nov 15, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    EV Future would like to welcome you....

    It is with great excitement that we announce, EV Hillclimb, 36 Hour Endurance Challenge, E-Conomy Challenge & E-Mobility Indaba. By way of introduction Jukwaa Events is the company behind the successful 2018 edition of the Sasol Solar Challenge.… more...
    Editor 481
  • Explore new adventures in style in the new Mitsubishi Pajero Sport Shogun
    Nov 15, 2018 Motoring

    Explore new adventures in style in the new…

    Mitsubishi Motors South Africa is launching the Mitsubishi Pajero Sport Shogun Limited Edition, based on the popular Pajero Sport 4x4 8-speed A/T, offering customers a vehicle ready for their family action adventure - staying connected and fully… more...
    Editor 421
  • Dewald Ranft, Chairman of the Motor Industry Workshop Association (MIWA)
    Nov 15, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Series: Understanding the lifespan of your car…

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    Editor 325
  • Alliance Ventures invests in Enevate to advance li-Ion battery technology for electric vehicles
    Nov 14, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Alliance Ventures invests in Enevate to advance…

    Enevate's silicon-dominant Li-ion technology features extreme fast-charging capabilities with high energy density and improved safety. Alliance Ventures, the strategic venture capital arm of Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi, has announced today that it has… more...
    Editor 510
  • Dramatic season finale sees Kriel finish as 2018 Runner-up
    Nov 14, 2018 Motorsport

    Dramatic season finale sees Kriel finish as 2018…

    A dramatic 2018 MotorMart VW Challenge season finale saw Stiaan Kriel controversially finishing as championship runner up on Saturday, November 10. His on-track performance would have seen him taking his maiden title, but two significant protests… more...
    Editor 486
  • Electric forklifts for fast-growing drinks producer
    Nov 14, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Electric forklifts for fast-growing drinks…

    Multi-national beverage manufacturer, Kingsley Beverages, has become the first largescale company in South Africa to make the switch from internal combustion-engine forklifts to more productive and efficient electric machines from Linde. With a… more...
    Editor 340
  • BMW at the Los Angeles Auto Show 2018
    Nov 14, 2018 Motoring

    BMW at the Los Angeles Auto Show 2018

    The BMW X7, BMW 8 Series Convertible, BMW M340i xDrive Sedan and BMW Vision iNEXT will celebrate their world premieres at the international motor show in California. BMW has a pageant of highlights in store for the Los Angeles Auto Show 2018, with… more...
    Editor 493
  • Dealerships Are Moving Online & Car Buyers Are The Big Winners.
    Nov 14, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Dealerships Are Moving Online & Car Buyers Are…

    Online classifieds platforms in South Africa are increasingly merging the worlds of private and dealership car sales. Nunben Dixon, Head of Gumtree Automotive Operations, says that auto sales sites like Gumtree initially were dominated by informal,… more...
    Editor 375
  • Eugene van der Berg & Wayne Greenwood
    Nov 13, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    FAW the truck dealer of choice in Mozambique

    In August this year Choice Diesel Mozambique became the first and only independent sales and service dealer of FAW trucks in Mozambique. The company started its journey in Mozambique trading in second hand trucks, however client’s needs have driven… more...
    Editor 417
  • Volkswagen launches 1.0 TSI Caddy
    Nov 13, 2018 Motoring

    Volkswagen launches 1.0 TSI Caddy

    The Caddy 1.0 TSI joins the 2.0 TDI in the Trendline model range Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has introduced a 1.0 TSI model derivative of the hugely popular Caddy in South Africa. The second best-selling model in Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles'… more...
    Editor 386
  • RoboSense LiDAR Wins CES 2019 Innovation Award for Autonomous Car Technology with “Gaze” Function Similar to Human Eyes
    Nov 13, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    RoboSense LiDAR Wins CES 2019 Innovation Award…

    Revolutionary RoboSense RS-IPLS Intelligent Perception LiDAR System is the First Hardware & Software Algorithm Based Solution Created for the Mass Production of Safer Autonomous Vehicles November 12, 2018, Shenzhen, China – RoboSense… more...
    Editor 467

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