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  • Fuel levy not a silver bullet for SA’s road funding challenges
    Mar 20, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Fuel levy not a silver bullet for SA’s road…

    The fuel levy is a diminishing source of income for government due to technological advancements, and there are numerous concerns over how money currently derived from the levy is allocated and used. This emerged during the third Transport Forum… more...
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  • Android OS Disrupts the Automotive OS Market with its Superior Upgradability and Over-the-air Support
    Mar 20, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Android OS Disrupts the Automotive OS Market with…

    Partnerships among software developers and automotive OEMs expand application opportunities, finds Frost & Sullivan Google's Android automotive OS and Linux are likely to challenge the incumbent QNX, with major original equipment manufacturers… more...
    Editor 50
  • Ford Integrates Waze to Enable Hands-Free Navigation for SA Motorists
    Mar 20, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Ford Integrates Waze to Enable Hands-Free…

    Waze, the world's largest community-based traffic and navigation app now available for SYNC 3 in South Africa Available through Ford SYNC® 3 AppLink®, Waze users can simply plug their compatible phone into a SYNC 3-equipped vehicle and project the… more...
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  • Haval and GWM Owners weekend 15 to 17 March 2019 - Cape Town Western Cape
    Mar 20, 2019 Motoring

    Haval and GWM Owners weekend 15 to 17 March 2019…

    "Haval is not just another Brand, we are very customer orientated, as we truly understand that without happy customers, we simply don't have a business." This was the opening line to the welcome message from National Sales Manager, Tyrone Alberts… more...
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  • New McLaren 720S GT3 takes victory in MElbourne on customer debut
    Mar 20, 2019 Motorsport

    New McLaren 720S GT3 takes victory in MElbourne…

    Customer team 59Racing secures historic first-ever pole positon and race win for the McLaren 720S GT3 Victory at Melbourne’s Albert Park for the track-only Super Series model on competitive customer debut Race wins and further podium finishes for… more...
    Editor 53
  • Jeff Osborne is Head of Key Accounts: Gumtree SA
    Mar 20, 2019 Motoring

    How to get a great SUV for less than R250K

    The SUV market has been biggest in the automotive world since 2015. In South Africa in 2018 there were a staggering 88 different models on the local market classified by NAAMSA as SUVs. The range here now stretches from compact entry level to super… more...
    Editor 50
  • The all-new Renault Clio wins the award of the best production car at the RTL – Auto Plus – Turbo Grand Prix
    Mar 20, 2019 Motoring

    The all-new Renault Clio wins the award of the…

    While it has just been presented at the Geneva Motor Show, the All-new Clio won its first award! The general public elected it as the best Production Car of the 2019 Geneva Motor Show at the Auto Plus / RTL / Turbo Grand Prix. A great reward for the… more...
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  • The rise of autonomous vehicles and why ethics matter
    Mar 20, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    The rise of autonomous vehicles and why ethics…

    By Rudeon Snell, Leonardo Lead at SAP Africa There is little doubt that autonomous vehicles, more commonly known as self-driving cars, are set to be transformational. The market alone is set to reach roughly $42-billion by 2025 with a compound… more...
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  • Ford Ranger Claims Top Honours at Car Magazine's Annual Top 12 Best Buys Awards
    Mar 19, 2019 Motoring

    Ford Ranger Claims Top Honours at Car Magazine's…

    Eighth win in a row for Ford Ranger in Car Magazine's Top 12 Best Buys Awards for 2019 Ranger remains top-selling double cab bakkie in SA, with imminent launch of even more accomplished New Ranger Ford Everest, EcoSport and Fiesta named runners-up… more...
    Editor 82
  • Mpumalanga 400 delivers favourable results for title defending teams
    Mar 18, 2019 Motorsport

    Mpumalanga 400 delivers favourable results for…

    The 2019 South African Cross Country Series (SACCS) started on a high note for all the teams who managed to finish the Mpumalanga 400, the opening round that took place at Dullstroom this weekend. Competitors not only scored their first points of… more...
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  • Renault and Renault Duster in the spotlight at CAR Top 12 Best Buys 2019
    Mar 18, 2019 Motoring

    Renault and Renault Duster in the spotlight at…

    Well-renowned Car Magazine hosted their prestigious annual Top 12 Best Buys Awards on 12th March in Gauteng. These awards serve as a definitive guide for purchasing of new vehicles for consumers in the market. There are 12 Categories put forward… more...
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  • AutoTrader SA Car of the Year judge, Sean Nurse, inspects the line-up of cars to test. Credit: SAGMJ
    Mar 18, 2019 Motoring

    No clear winner after AutoTrader SA Car of the…

    The evaluation days for the 2019 AutoTrader South African Car of the Year (COTY) competition have been concluded, and the competition process is now one step closer to revealing which vehicle will win South Africa’s most sought-after automotive… more...
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  • Audi A4 is a 2019 Best Buy According to CAR Magazine
    Mar 15, 2019 Motoring

    Audi A4 is a 2019 Best Buy According to CAR…

    CAR Magazine recognised their Best Buys for 2019 at their annual Top 12 Awards this week. The awards recognise the best vehicles in their respective categories as voted by the motoring journalists who form part of the CAR magazine team. A firm… more...
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  • At the Geneva Motor Show it’s all about the concept
    Mar 15, 2019 Motoring

    At the Geneva Motor Show it’s all about the…

    The 2019 Geneva Motor Show has only just kicked off but it's already being praised for having the best concept cars on show to date. Predictably there’s been a strong emphasis on Electric and Smart vehicles, with Volkswagen, Volvo, Fiat and Audi all… more...
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  • Shedding Weight on Refrigerated Trailers
    Mar 14, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Shedding Weight on Refrigerated Trailers

    With the focus heavily on reducing trailer tare weight, Serco recently completed the manufacture of its first two Protec reefer semi-trailers using aluminium facings in place of steel. The result is vehicles with the advantage of injected foam panel… more...
    Editor 146
  • The Renault DUSTER 4x4 completes the All-New DUSTER range
    Mar 14, 2019 Motoring

    The Renault DUSTER 4x4 completes the All-New…

    The Toughest Off-Roader for all Following the successful launch of the All-New Duster in October 2018, the much anticipated All-New Renault Duster 4x4 is here, displaying the same enhanced genetics as the rest of the Duster range with specific… more...
    Editor 113
  • Hyundai re-groups after missing podium in Rally Mexico
    Mar 13, 2019 Motorsport

    Hyundai re-groups after missing podium in Rally…

    Hyundai Motorsport has added important points to its FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) manufacturers' total with Thierry Neuville and Dani Sordo scoring for their respective fourth and ninth place finishes on the weekend in Rally Mexico. Sunday's… more...
    Editor 130
  • Jeep Renegade is
    Mar 13, 2019 Motoring

    Jeep Renegade is "SUV Urbain de l'Année"

    The readers of the French magazine SUV Crossover named Jeep Renegade "Urban SUV Of the Year 2019" The new Jeep Renegade, introduced across Europe in fall last year, has been crowned "SUV Crossover Urbain de l'Année" (Urban SUV Crossover Of The Year)… more...
    Editor 159
  • Production vehicle category promises exciting battles and lots of action at Mpumalanga 400
    Mar 11, 2019 Motorsport

    Production vehicle category promises exciting…

    An exciting season in the Production Vehicle category of the South African Cross Country Series (SACCS) can be expected when the Mpumalanga 400, the season opener kicks into gear on 15 and 16 March in the fly-fishing town of Dullstroom in… more...
    Editor 206
  • Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport: New season, new livery, new colour
    Mar 11, 2019 Motorsport

    Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport: New season, new…

    In the Formula OneTM off-season, continuous development of the cars and creating new liveries in time for the new season are key priorities. Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport added another objective in the run up to the 2019 season: a brand-new green… more...
    Editor 163
  • Mitsubishi Motors World Premiere for MITSUBISHI ENGELBERG TOURER To start new
    Mar 11, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Mitsubishi Motors World Premiere for MITSUBISHI…

    Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) is giving the MITSUBISHI ENGELBERG TOURER new-generation crossover SUV its global premiere at the 89th Geneva International Motor Show, March 5th through 17th. Embodying the "Drive your Ambition" corporate global… more...
    Editor 175
  • Saving Motoring Money  - Gumtree Auto’s Jeff Osborne has a good list tips
    Mar 08, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Saving Motoring Money - Gumtree Auto’s Jeff…

    With relentless fuel price increases, and the budget about to beat us on the head again, it’s time to think smart about how to save serious money from your motoring spend. Gumtree Auto’s Jeff Osborne has a good list of easy-to-implement tips. Fill… more...
    Editor 190
  • Volkswagen T-Cross coming to South Africa in 2019
    Mar 08, 2019 Motoring

    Volkswagen T-Cross coming to South Africa in 2019

    The T-Cross joins the Tiguan and Touareg in the Volkswagen SUV model range The sporty and stylish Volkswagen T-Roc confirmed for local market introduction in 2020 In the second half of the year, Volkswagen will introduce its first compact SUV to the… more...
    Editor 182
  • Ford, Castrol and NWM Join Forces for 2019 SA Cross Country Series
    Mar 08, 2019 Motorsport

    Ford, Castrol and NWM Join Forces for 2019 SA…

    Ford and Neil Woolridge Motorsport (NWM) welcome Castrol as co-sponsor for the 2019 SA Cross Country Series (SACCS) Reigning Class T champions Lance Woolridge and Ward Huxtable begin title defence at Mpumalanga 400 in Dullstroom, on 15 and 16 March… more...
    Editor 183
  • Ferrari F8 Tributo, a celebration of excellence
    Mar 08, 2019 Motoring

    Ferrari F8 Tributo, a celebration of excellence

    The mid-rear-engined two-seater berlinetta that pays homage to the most powerful V8 in Ferrari history The F8 Tributo is the new mid-rear-engined sports car that represents the highest expression of the Prancing Horse's classic two-seater… more...
    Editor 175
  • Opel Corsa 120Y Special Edition
    Mar 07, 2019 Motoring

    Opel Corsa 120Y Special Edition

    Extra Styling & Specifications Opel's core brand characteristic is to always offer customers more than they expect in the respective vehicle class. In celebration of our brand's solid reputation and OPEL's 120 years in the vehicle industry, the OPEL… more...
    Editor 242
  • Goodyear, Local Motors Join Forces on Autonomous Shuttles
    Mar 07, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Goodyear, Local Motors Join Forces on Autonomous…

    Company earns exclusive tyre fitment on Local Motors 'Olli' vehicle Driverless shuttle added to company testing fleet to study future mobility solutions Autonomous vehicles introduce different tyre needs due to unique design The Goodyear Tyre &… more...
    Editor 176
  • World premier of Subaru VIZIV Adrenaline Concept
    Mar 07, 2019 Motoring

    World premier of Subaru VIZIV Adrenaline Concept

    First Concept Model Designed Under "BOLDER" Design Concept, The Evolved Form of "Dynamic x Solid" Design Identity Subaru Corporation yesterday unveiled the Subaru VIZIV Adrenaline Concept*1 at the 89th Geneva International Motor Show. The "Subaru… more...
    Editor 164
  • Mazda Unveils Mazda CX-30 Compact Crossover SUV
    Mar 07, 2019 Motoring

    Mazda Unveils Mazda CX-30 Compact Crossover SUV

    Mazda Motor Corporation made the world premiere of the second model in its new-generation lineup, the Mazda CX-30 compact crossover SUV. As a new core model that sits between the CX-3 and CX-5 models, the new CX-30 will launch to the Southern Africa… more...
    Editor 223
  • Ford Tests Light-Based Visual Language that Could Help Autonomous Vehicles Communicate with Pedestrians
    Mar 07, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Ford Tests Light-Based Visual Language that Could…

    Ford engineers tested whether coloured lights displayed above the windscreen could be a good solution for bridging the communication gap between autonomous vehicles and people Driver concealed within a special “Human Car Seat” helps create realistic… more...
    Editor 204
  • Renault unveils Alaskan ICE Edition, a show car with an enhanced design that announces a limited series that will be available from September
    Mar 06, 2019 Motoring

    Renault unveils Alaskan ICE Edition, a show car…

    Renault Alaskan ICE Edition, in its glacier white colour, contrasts with black and red exterior strippings. Alaskan ICE Edition is equipped with an exclusive two-tone hard-top design to increase storage volume and protect the load, and black style… more...
    Editor 207
  • Fiat Concept Centoventi: the
    Mar 06, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Fiat Concept Centoventi: the "democratic" answer…

    For its 120th anniversary, Fiat is presenting the Fiat Concept Centoventi concept car, a new milestone in the history of Fiat, in Geneva. A pioneer of democratic mobility throughout its history, today Fiat is offering an electric mobility solution… more...
    Editor 199
  • Advance Look at the Series: The Audi Q4 e-tron concept model
    Mar 06, 2019 Motoring

    Advance Look at the Series: The Audi Q4 e-tron…

    It has been roughly a year since the first series production Audi with electric drive made its debut at the same location: The Audi e-tron* was still covered in camouflage wrapping foil at that point. The brand with the four rings is now giving an… more...
    Editor 223
  • Maserati Levante: the Allegra Antinori one-off and the interactive journey through Italian excellence at the 89th Geneva International Motor Show
    Mar 06, 2019 Motoring

    Maserati Levante: the Allegra Antinori one-off…

    Maserati Levante: Allegra Antinori one-off fully personalized by the Maserati Centro Stile An interactive experience involving working tables of Italian excellence: Maserati presents the first step in customization Europe's biggest Motor Show of the… more...
    Editor 182
  • High-performance additions to the Audi Sport family
    Mar 06, 2019 Motoring

    High-performance additions to the Audi Sport…

    The return of an RS icon: the introduction of the new Audi RS 4 Avant Excellent design in RS form: the introduction of the new Audi RS 5 Sportback These new additions to the Audi Sport range are now available for sale in South Africa The Audi Sport… more...
    Editor 158
  • The Jeep e-volution showcased in Geneva
    Mar 06, 2019 Motoring

    The Jeep e-volution showcased in Geneva

    Preview of the new Jeep® Renegade and Jeep Compass with plug-in hybrid electric technology New PHEV technology enhances the Jeep off-road performance taking advantage of the high torque control during take-off The combined action ofthe two… more...
    Editor 165
  • Line up for Falken Polo Cup - Credit VW Motorsport
    Mar 06, 2019 Motorsport

    SA Motorsport season has started and teens steal…

    The Falken Polo Cup series, held at Dezzi Raceway near Port Shepstone on the KwaZulu-Natal South Coast this Saturday, presented an electric day of racing. Twenty-three drivers competed on the newly modified track to secure points in the first round… more...
    Editor 204
  • The Goodyear AERO - A Concept Tyre for Autonomous, Flying Cars
    Mar 06, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    The Goodyear AERO - A Concept Tyre for…

    Goodyear introduces its latest concept tyre at the 2019 Geneva International Motor Show The Goodyear AERO concept is a two-in-one tyre designed for the autonomous, flying cars of the future. This concept would work both as a tyre for driving on the… more...
    Editor 244
  • GWM increases their support to buyers
    Mar 06, 2019 Motoring

    GWM increases their support to buyers

    GWM made its debut in the South Africa pick up market in March 2007. For the past 12 years, the GWM brand has gathered fans with our highly affordable and superb quality Single and Double Cab bakkies. The GWM brand has grown consistently over the… more...
    Editor 155
  • 103 years of BMW Group, 100 years of records and victories.
    Mar 06, 2019 Motoring

    103 years of BMW Group, 100 years of records and…

    Courage, independence, competing with the best while forging new pathways – these have been the characteristics of the BMW Group since 7 March 1916. Today, BMW Group Classic is looking back on a series of events, record achievements and innovations,… more...
    Editor 200
  • One grand event in Geneva to reveal the previews of Alfa Romeo, Fiat and Jeep
    Mar 05, 2019 Motoring

    One grand event in Geneva to reveal the previews…

    Today, the FCA Group will be sharing its vision on the mobility of the future with the media. The triple reveal will be hosted in the new, symbolic Agorà set up at the Geneva Motor Show. The grand event will be streamed live from 10.45 a.m. CET, at… more...
    Editor 128
  • Garmin® selected as tier 1 partner to design and manufacture vehicle infotainment modules
    Mar 05, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Garmin® selected as tier 1 partner to design and…

    Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced that the Garmin automotive OEM (original equipment manufacturer) group has been selected as the lead design and production partner of infotainment modules for the BMW Group. These modules will be… more...
    Editor 188
  • Falken Polo Cup lives up to high expectations at Round 1
    Mar 04, 2019 Motorsport

    Falken Polo Cup lives up to high expectations at…

    Large crowd at South Coast’s Dezzi Raceway treated to racing spectacle Both current and former champions make their intentions clear New Polo GTi sets new series lap record 6th overall for Volkswagen’s Mogotsi following two action-packed races The… more...
    Editor 180
  • Volkswagen takes the lead in GTC series
    Mar 04, 2019 Motorsport

    Volkswagen takes the lead in GTC series

    Volkswagen scoops the manufacturer‘s award at opening round of the Extreme Festival Second overall for Keagan Masters Third overall for Daniel Rowe Volkswagen continues to dominate GTC2 with two victories courtesy of Bradley Liebenberg Port… more...
    Editor 181
  • A history of racing and victories: Alfa Romeo is Automotive Sponsor of the 2019
    Mar 04, 2019 Motorsport

    A history of racing and victories: Alfa Romeo is…

    The brand renews its partnership with the "most beautiful race in the world": it will be Automotive Sponsor for another three years. Alfa Romeo will provide the organisers with a fleet of thirty Giulia and Stelvio models, 2019 "1000 Miglia" official… more...
    Editor 191
  • Solberg Subaru reunion
    Mar 04, 2019 Motorsport

    Solberg Subaru reunion

    For almost a decade, the names Solberg and Subaru were woven into a world championship-winning tapestry. Brothers in arms, the two were inseparable in the pursuit of excellence, success, glory. Petter Solberg's 13 rally wins helped elevate the… more...
    Editor 250
  • BMW Group and Daimler AG to jointly develop next-generation technologies for automated driving
    Mar 04, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    BMW Group and Daimler AG to jointly develop…

    Long-term strategic cooperation planned Next generation of technologies for driver assistance systems and highly automated driving on highways (SAE Level 3 and Level 4) Goal: a flexible platform and shorter innovation cycles Technology to be market… more...
    Editor 267
  • Tschops Sipuka returns home to Audi and Terry Moss Racing in 2019
    Mar 04, 2019 Motorsport

    Tschops Sipuka returns home to Audi and Terry…

    Legendary racing driver, Tschops Sipuka, will make his return to national circuit racing with Terry Moss Racing and the Audi South Africa team in the 2019 Global Touring Cars (GTC) Championship, beginning this weekend at Dezzi Raceway, Port… more...
    Editor 194
  • Maserati at the 89th edition of the Geneva International Motor Show
    Mar 04, 2019 Motoring

    Maserati at the 89th edition of the Geneva…

    Levante Trofeo V8 Launch Edition premieres at the Show: a limited edition of 100 units An interactive journey through selected Italian excellences: Maserati presents the first step towards personalization The stand features the entire MY19 Range, in… more...
    Editor 291
  • Isuzu Extra-Heavies ensure growth in Specialist segment
    Mar 02, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Isuzu Extra-Heavies ensure growth in Specialist…

    Isuzu Motors South Africa enhances the range of Isuzu extra-heavy gross vehicle mass (GVM) models from 16,5-ton all the way to 35-ton GVM with the launch of the Isuzu FY-Series 8 X 4 models into the South African market. Long-haul rigs operating at… more...
    Editor 234
  • Isuzu continues to improve South Africa's best-selling Truck Range
    Mar 02, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Isuzu continues to improve South Africa's…

    Isuzu Motors South Africa holds the position of South Africa's best-selling truck brand in the Medium Commercial and Heavy Commercial Vehicle segment for the past six years. Isuzu offers the widest range of truck models in this market segment and is… more...
    Editor 196
  • Feb 28, 2019 Motoring

    "Honda e Prototype" World Premiere at Geneva…

    Honda e Prototype previews production model evolved from 2017 Urban EV Concept Distinctive, clean exterior design combined with a contemporary, minimalist interior featuring advanced technology Rear-wheel-drive platform and wide stance deliver… more...
    Editor 228
  • FCA to Expand Production Capacity in Michigan to Grow Core Brands, Electrify Jeep Vehicles
    Feb 28, 2019 Motoring

    FCA to Expand Production Capacity in Michigan to…

    $4.5 Billion to Build New Assembly Plant in Detroit and Add Production at Five Existing Michigan Facilities, Creating Nearly 6,500 Jobs FCA total committed investments in the U.S. grow to nearly $14.5 billion since 2009, with nearly 30,000 jobs… more...
    Editor 205
  • Roads and retail: Increased capacity for increased growth
    Feb 28, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Roads and retail: Increased capacity for…

    Roads are the arteries through which the economy pulses. By linking producers to markets, workers to jobs, students to school, and the sick to hospitals, roads are vital to any development agenda. Since the Gauteng Freeway Improvement Project (GFIP)… more...
    Editor 283
  • Abarth is celebrating 70 years of history and introducing the 595 esseesse and the 124 Rally Tribute at the Geneva International Motor Show
    Feb 28, 2019 Motoring

    Abarth is celebrating 70 years of history and…

    Debut of the new 595 esseesse and 124 Rally Tribute, paying homage to 70 years of style and performance, deeply rooted in motorsports. The new Abarth 595 esseesse is inspired by the legendary Sixties tuning kit and the later Abarth 500 edition… more...
    Editor 265
  • Jeep Brand at the 2019 International Geneva Motor Show
    Feb 27, 2019 Motoring

    Jeep Brand at the 2019 International Geneva Motor…

    The latest additions to the expanding Jeep® line-up in Europe will be on show at the 89th Geneva International Motor Show. Exclusive customisations with Jeep® Authentic Accessories by Mopar® enhance the features of the Jeep SUVs on display. In the… more...
    Editor 324
  • 200,000 Renault electric vehicles sold across Europe!
    Feb 27, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    200,000 Renault electric vehicles sold across…

    Renault has topped the 200,000 mark in sales of electric vehicles in Europe, building on a dedicated range launched in 2011. In France, the fourth biggest global market, Renault has registered 100,000 electric vehicles. Renault is No. 1 in electric… more...
    Editor 321
  • The new BMW R 1250 GS and R 1250 GS Adventure now in South Africa.
    Feb 27, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    The new BMW R 1250 GS and R 1250 GS Adventure now…

    The new BMW R 1250 GS and R 1250 GS Adventure – the fascination of travel and touring in a new dimension of engine power. For more than 35 years, the boxer engine in the BMW Motorrad GS models has stood for distinctive, powerful and reliable… more...
    Editor 326
  • Mboweni: invest in loss-making SAA or in taxis and trains for working people?
    Feb 26, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Mboweni: invest in loss-making SAA or in taxis…

    South African Airways’ (SAA) days are numbered if Mboweni gets his way. Yet, he has allocated a further R6bn in state guarantees to the bankrupt national airline in the 2019 budget. The Finance Minister knows that SAA survives because many in the… more...
    Editor 240
  • Electric cars & Eskom – how will that work out?
    Feb 26, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Electric cars & Eskom – how will that work out?

    Shell SA recently announced that they will be launching the first electric vehicle (EV) charging stations in their retail network this year, starting with a small number and building up as demand grows. That same week, the country started once again… more...
    Editor 327
  • The all-new Eclipse Cross - Mitsubishi Motors South Africa welcomes its 6th distinctive model
    Feb 26, 2019 Motoring

    The all-new Eclipse Cross - Mitsubishi Motors…

    One of the best looking cars out of Japan has arrived on local soil, aimed at eclipsing many direct competitors in the segment for compact luxury SUVs. Boasting Mitsubishi's unique Super All-Wheel Control (S-AWC), the all-new Eclipse Cross offers a… more...
    Editor 371
  • South African Cross Country Series fertile ground for international racing
    Feb 26, 2019 Motorsport

    South African Cross Country Series fertile ground…

    With the start of the 2019 South African Cross Country Series (SACCS) just weeks away, Dullstroom, the fly-fishing capital of the country, is gearing up for round one of the season. The tranquil town and its surroundings will play host to world… more...
    Editor 333
  • BWT‘s Pink continues to light up Formula 1 in 2019
    Feb 25, 2019 Motorsport

    BWT‘s Pink continues to light up Formula 1 in 2019

    BWT - The Best Water Technology Group stays on the F1 grid continuing as a Formula 1 principal sponsor in 2019. This year, the two pink cars with the drivers Sergio Perez and Lance Stroll will be racing as team SportPesa Racing Point F1 Team.… more...
    Editor 244
  • South Africa's most successful series ready for Round 1
    Feb 25, 2019 Motorsport

    South Africa's most successful series ready for…

    Following a recent announcement of Falken Tyres being the new headline sponsor, the Volkswagen Cup is now known as the Falken Polo Cup Racing spectacle to be hosted at the South Coast's Dezzi Raceway A number of former champions are eager to fight… more...
    Editor 351
  • The HondaJet is the Most Delivered Aircraft in its Class for the Second Consecutive Year
    Feb 22, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    The HondaJet is the Most Delivered Aircraft in…

    Honda Aircraft Company announced that the HondaJet was the most delivered aircraft in its class in 2018, based on numbers provided by the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA). Last year, 37 HondaJets were delivered around the globe,… more...
    Editor 322
  • Hyundai has 3 finalists for World Car of the Year awards
    Feb 22, 2019 Motoring

    Hyundai has 3 finalists for World Car of the Year…

    Hyundai Motor Company is in contention for the World Car of the Year Awards with 3 models - of which two appear on the list of top ten for the overall prize. Hyundai's NEXO, the company's fuel cell vehicle with its environmentally clean and advanced… more...
    Editor 395
  • Ten Rad Things to See and Do at the Cape Town Motor Show
    Feb 22, 2019 Motoring

    Ten Rad Things to See and Do at the Cape Town…

    Rev your engines! The Cape Town Motor Show (CTMS) is ready to wow car fans and their families and friends once again at GrandWest Casino and Entertainment World, 2-3 March 2019. The show promises a weekend of memorable experiences and excitement for… more...
    Editor 299
  • 120 years for Opel, and counting!
    Feb 22, 2019 Motoring

    120 years for Opel, and counting!

    Opel is a brand with a reason to celebrate! OPEL CORSA 120Y Special Edition coming to South Africa! *1 Russelheim. In 2019 OPEL is celebrating 120 years of automotive production, and thereby 120 years full of innovations for car lovers around the… more...
    Editor 411
  • Fiat Tipo reaches the 500,000 units milestone
    Feb 22, 2019 Motoring

    Fiat Tipo reaches the 500,000 units milestone

    The 500,000th car built, less than three years after the launch, is a Tipo 5Door Sport. The Fiat Tipo Sport, developed in partnership with Mopar, is characterised by specific details that emphasise its more dynamic personality: special front bumper,… more...
    Editor 382
  • BMW at the 89th Geneva International Motor Show 2019.
    Feb 21, 2019 Motoring

    BMW at the 89th Geneva International Motor Show…

    The new BMW 7 Series makes its public show debut BMW continues its model offensive in the electrified vehicle segment: world premiere for the new BMW 330e, new BMW X5 xDrive45e and plug-in hybrid members of the new BMW 7 Series range BMW Energy… more...
    Editor 306
  • Better bakkie buying
    Feb 21, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Better bakkie buying

    The rest of the world might call them pick-ups or utes but we call them bakkies and they remain South Africa’s best-selling vehicles. In 2018 the Toyota Hilux and the Ford Ranger once again topped the SA auto retail charts with Nissan, Isuzu and VW… more...
    Editor 338
  • BMW Group to expand global R&D network: Technology Office due to open in Tel Aviv in 2019
    Feb 21, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    BMW Group to expand global R&D network:…

    BMW Group to open Technology Office in Israel Tel Aviv is the centre of the country's startup scene Cooperation with founders and universities planned The BMW Group has been collaborating with Israeli firms from various technology fields for a… more...
    Editor 353
  • Electriq~Global to launch their water-based fuel with Eleqtec in The Netherlands
    Feb 21, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Electriq~Global to launch their water-based fuel…

    Through its partnership with Dutch company Eleqtec, Electriq~Global’s water-based fuel is expanding to the Netherlands to power eMobility solutions in 2020. Australian-Israeli company Electriq~Global (www.Electriq.com) and Dutch company Eleqtec… more...
    Editor 314
  • Antonio Giovinazzi behind the wheel of the Alfa Romeo Racing C38 in Barcelona - Day 2, 2019 Winter Testing
    Feb 21, 2019 Motorsport

    Antonio Giovinazzi behind the wheel of the Alfa…

    The Alfa Romeo Racing team headed into the second day of testing at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya with the Italian driver Antonio Giovinazzi in the cockpit of the 2019 contender, the Alfa Romeo Racing C38. Antonio completed a total of 101 laps… more...
    Editor 321
  • Hyundai on podium again in Rally Sweden
    Feb 19, 2019 Motorsport

    Hyundai on podium again in Rally Sweden

    Hyundai Motorsport has taken its second consecutive podium result of the 2019 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) on the weekend as Thierry Neuville finished in third place after a closely contested battle on the concluding day of Rally Sweden.… more...
    Editor 327
  • R.S. Days: An all new meetup format for the Renault Sport community
    Feb 19, 2019 Motorsport

    R.S. Days: An all new meetup format for the…

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  • The moment that Minister of Small Business Development, Lindiwe Zulu, and Tom Creamer, Telesure Group CEO, cut the ribbon
    Feb 19, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Initative to assist black-owned towing companies…

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  • Save the best for last
    Feb 19, 2019 Motorsport

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  • Defensive Driver Training Can Make Our Roads Safer
    Feb 19, 2019 Motoring

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  • Alliance Ventures invests in PowerShare to advance charging solutions and services for electric vehicles
    Feb 19, 2019 Mobilty Beat

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  • A true BMW racer at the front of the field: new Formula E Safety Car livery presented in Mexico City
    Feb 18, 2019 Motorsport

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  • Smith Power extends materials handling offering with Baoli range
    Feb 18, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Smith Power extends materials handling offering…

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  • DRiV Incorporated to Spin From Tenneco Later This Year
    Feb 18, 2019 Mobilty Beat

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  • 2019 SA natioinal season starts at Rover
    Feb 18, 2019 Motorsport

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  • Saving motoring money
    Feb 18, 2019 Mobilty Beat

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  • New Renault KOLEOS - Prestigious Design, State of the Art Technology and High-End Refinement come standard
    Feb 18, 2019 Motoring

    New Renault KOLEOS - Prestigious Design, State of…

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  • Isuzu Celebrates a Year of Milestones in South Africa
    Feb 15, 2019 Motoring

    Isuzu Celebrates a Year of Milestones in South…

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  • Faster and more powerful than ever before: the new MINI John Cooper Works GP.
    Feb 15, 2019 Motoring

    Faster and more powerful than ever before: the…

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  • ‘Not just a pile of junk’
    Feb 14, 2019 Motoring

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  • Truck sales off to a good start in 2019
    Feb 14, 2019 Mobilty Beat

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  • BI partners with OVK to offer its Agri-Smart solution to farmers
    Feb 14, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    BI partners with OVK to offer its Agri-Smart…

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  • Due to three years of increased growth, the 4th annual Festival of Motoring has moved from three days of motoring passion to a four-day extravaganza!
    Feb 14, 2019 Motoring

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  • New Fiorino Wins the
    Feb 13, 2019 Motoring

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  • What makes a racing driver the perfect racing sponsorship package?
    Feb 13, 2019 Motorsport

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  • Fiat 500 in the Spotlight at the MoMA in New York
    Feb 13, 2019 Motoring

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  • Ctrack partners with the National Small Business Chamber
    Feb 13, 2019 Mobilty Beat

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  • Hyundai wants to keep its crown in Rally Sweden
    Feb 12, 2019 Motorsport

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    Editor 393
  • Beach Buggies – South Africans are still crazy for them after all these years
    Feb 11, 2019 Mobilty Beat

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  • World premiere of all-new 2020 Subaru Legacy sedan
    Feb 11, 2019 Motoring

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    Editor 455
  • Product feature updates on the Mazda CX-5
    Feb 11, 2019 Motoring

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