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  • Volkswagen has sights set on titles as GTC series enters second half
    Jul 19, 2019 Motorsport

    Volkswagen has sights set on titles as GTC series…

    Keagan Masters and Daniel Rowe occupy second and third on the drivers' points table Bradley Liebenberg leads GTC2 Volkswagen in command of GTC and GTC2 title race for manufacturers Second half of the season to kick off at Pretoria's Zwartkops… more...
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  • Dachser South Africa perfects the art of picking and packing
    Jul 19, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Dachser South Africa perfects the art of picking…

    As a fundamental part of the supply chain, picking and packing is fast growing into a sophisticated, intelligent process. This is due to client demands that necessitate logistics companies in having detailed understanding of complex product… more...
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  • Getting the most out of your motor insurance
    Jul 19, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Getting the most out of your motor insurance

    With the latest South African Police Service (SAPS) statistics revealing that a hijacking occurs every 32 minutes in South Africa, motor insurance is no longer a nice-to-have for vehicle owners – it’s a must-have. In the high-net-worth space,… more...
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  • Alfa Romeo Racing appoints Jan Monchaux as new Technical Director
    Jul 19, 2019 Motorsport

    Alfa Romeo Racing appoints Jan Monchaux as new…

    Sauber Motorsport AG, which operates and manages the Alfa Romeo Racing team in the Formula One World Championship, are pleased to announce that Head of Aerodynamics, Jan Monchaux, will be promoted to the position of Technical Director, starting from… more...
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  • Next-generation Mazda3 Leading Mazda into a Bold New Era
    Jul 19, 2019 Motoring

    Next-generation Mazda3 Leading Mazda into a Bold…

    Mazda3 is part of a long line of groundbreaking Mazda vehicles that have helped make it the best-selling Mazda in the world. Available in over 120 countries around the world, the Mazda3 has sold over 6 million units since its debut in 2003 and… more...
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  • The new Audi A4 even tauter and sportier with a significant facelift
    Jul 18, 2019 Motoring

    The new Audi A4 even tauter and sportier with a…

    The A4 represents the core of the brand – after four years in the making, Audi has made the successful midsize sedan even tauter and sportier with a significant facelift, which has just been released internationally. The vehicle’s exterior will be… more...
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  • Bobcat on track to make SA Downhill Cup 2019 a resounding success
    Jul 18, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Bobcat on track to make SA Downhill Cup 2019 a…

    Bobcat Equipment South Africa’s sponsoring the loan of a B730 Tractor Loader Backhoe (TLB) and an E20 mini excavator will ensure the success of the South African Downhill Cup 2019 at Iron Throne Bike Park, Hartebeespoort Cableway on Sunday 28 July.… more...
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  • Groupe Renault and JMCG officially establish a joint venture for electric vehicles in China
    Jul 18, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Groupe Renault and JMCG officially establish a…

    Groupe Renault will increase its share capital by RMB 1 billion to become a major shareholder of JMEV with a 50% stake. Groupe Renault and Jiangling Motors Corporation Group (JMCG) announced the official establishment of their joint venture to… more...
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  • H1 2019 WORLDWIDE SALES RESULTS: Groupe Renault maintains its market share in the first half of the year in a sharply declining market
    Jul 17, 2019 Motoring

    H1 2019 WORLDWIDE SALES RESULTS: Groupe Renault…

    Groupe Renault resists with volumes down 6.7% in a global market down 7.1% and maintained a market share of 4.4% with 1,938,579 vehicles sold. The Group confirmed its product offensive in the second half of the year with the launches of New Clio and… more...
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  • TransUnion Joins Forces with FirstCheck to Launch SA’s First Consumer-Focused Vehicle Checking App
    Jul 16, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    TransUnion Joins Forces with FirstCheck to Launch…

    Car buyers can spot any hidden faults in their next purchase with a full-pedigree check Buying a car may not only cause distress, but it can also hurt a consumer’s pocketbook when the right checks aren’t completed. To this end, TransUnion and… more...
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  • Audi's Q-model retail campaign recognized with an APEX Award
    Jul 16, 2019 Motoring

    Audi's Q-model retail campaign recognized with an…

    Audi's non-traditional approach to brand building has been awarded with an advertising effectiveness award, this time in the retail space The Q-model retail campaign featuring Nomzamo Mbatha offered stand out value for the premium automotive brand… more...
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  • The New Renault DUSTER TECHROAD is set to raise the ever-tough DUSTER Model range to new heights
    Jul 16, 2019 Motoring

    The New Renault DUSTER TECHROAD is set to raise…

    The launch of the All-New Renault Duster SUV, in October 2018, has been a resounding success with a 50% increase in Duster sales. The New Duster range was complemented by the introduction of the much-anticipated Renault Duster 4x4 earlier this year,… more...
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  • Alfa Romeo Tonale concept wins Auto Express' Readers' Choice Award
    Jul 15, 2019 Motoring

    Alfa Romeo Tonale concept wins Auto Express'…

    Tonale wins Readers' Choice Design Award 2019 The Tonale was revealed to the public at the Geneva motor show in March and made its UK debut at last week's Goodwood Festival of Speed The Alfa Romeo Tonale concept has been honoured with the Readers'… more...
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  • South Africa's most popular SUVs
    Jul 15, 2019 Motoring

    South Africa's most popular SUVs

    The global popularity of sports utility vehicles (SUVs) has been well documented; they’ve become the darlings of automotive buyers. Last year, a whopping 29.77 million SUVs were sold, 6.8% up on 2017, placing this vehicle category in the number one… more...
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  • National cross country competitors to triumph on the banks of the Vaal river at the SACCS Season finale
    Jul 15, 2019 Motorsport

    National cross country competitors to triumph on…

    After five tough events and more than 2 800 kilometres of gruelling cross country racing in South Africa and Botswana, the final round of the 2019 South African National Cross Country Series, (SACCS) will take competitors, crews and supporters to… more...
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  • African show for General Aviation sector off to a flying start at Wonderboom National Airport.
    Jul 12, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    African show for General Aviation sector off to a…

    The launch of the inaugural African Show for General Aviation, AERO South Africa, welcomed over 4200 visitors to Wonderboom National Airport last weekend. The 3-day event was presented by Messe Frankfurt South Africa in partnership with Messe… more...
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  • Thomsons Towing built on the back of Tata Trucks
    Jul 12, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Thomsons Towing built on the back of Tata Trucks

    Thomson's Towing and Panelbeaters, based in White River, Mpumalanga, owes much of its success to the hardworking Tata trucks in its growing fleet. An Automobile Association partner, the company currently operates six Tata trucks comprising Tata 713,… more...
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  • It's time to take a new look at OPEL!
    Jul 12, 2019 Motoring

    It's time to take a new look at OPEL!

    Opel's Grandland X just got Grander with an Increased Warranty & Additional Specifications! Now all new Grandland X models come with an exceptional 5 Years / 150 000 km Warranty as standard, giving you true peace-of-mind motoring - from Opel! Opel… more...
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  • The T-Cross - Volkswagen's most connected car
    Jul 12, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    The T-Cross - Volkswagen's most connected car

    Volkswagen's connectivity solution will debut with the launch of the new T-Cross later this year VW Connect dataplug offers Volkswagen customers an easy retrofit car connectivity solution Pre-sales of the T-Cross open from 15 July Volkswagen's new… more...
    Editor 92
  • Mr Victor Radebe, founder of the not-for-profit Mobility Centre for Africa (MCA)
    Jul 12, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    SA must grow next generation of data, AI…

    South Africa must grow the next generation of data and AI scientists in the transport sector and rewrite the rule book for future mobility. This is according to Mr Victor Radebe, founder of the not-for-profit Mobility Centre for Africa (MCA) who… more...
    Editor 97
  • Alfa Romeo GP Tipo 159 Alfetta at F1 British GP
    Jul 12, 2019 Motorsport

    Alfa Romeo GP Tipo 159 Alfetta at F1 British GP

    To celebrate the victory of the first GP in the history of F1, which ran at Silverstone on May 13th, 1950, Alfa Romeo brings on the English racetrack the GP Tipo 159 "Alfetta", the evolution of the 158 that Nino Farina drove to win the first race.… more...
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  • KBK double-girder suspension cranes
    Jul 12, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    KBK light crane systems – flexible and affordable

    Super light, highly flexible and affordable, Demag’s KBK Light Crane Systems are easily adaptable to customers’ individual lifting requirements. Launched 50 years ago, they have been perfected over time and with their modular system can be combined… more...
    Editor 83
  • The 100% street legal Mopar configuration enhances Wrangler's capability
    Jul 11, 2019 Motoring

    The 100% street legal Mopar configuration…

    One of the major features at Camp Jeep will be the new Jeep Wrangler 1941 designed by Mopar. On display in the dedicated Mopar area, there will be two vehicles featuring this 100% street legal configuration - a 4-door Sahara with Ocean Blue Metallic… more...
    Editor 89
  • Inside the All-new Audi Q8: bringing technology to life
    Jul 11, 2019 Motoring

    Inside the All-new Audi Q8: bringing technology…

    The brand-new Audi Q8, which recently arrived on South African shores, exemplifies progress and industry-leading innovation in a thrilling package, combining the elegance of a four-door luxury coupé with the versatile convenience of a large SUV. The… more...
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  • DSM and Briggs Automotive Company announce collaboration on new Mono R supercar
    Jul 11, 2019 Motoring

    DSM and Briggs Automotive Company announce…

    Companies will together showcase potential of 3D printing for car manufacturing Geleen, The Netherlands & Liverpool, United Kingdom, 10 July 2019 - Royal DSM, a global science-based company in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living today announced… more...
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  • Driving the evolution of logistics at the click of a mouse
    Jul 09, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Driving the evolution of logistics at the click…

    Today’s companies require a logistics solution that combines an integration of core services to provide a seamless and swift movement of products from origin to destination. Technology is being used more extensively now than ever before to boost… more...
    Editor 121
  • Two South Africans on international crane support team
    Jul 08, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Two South Africans on international crane support…

    Konecranes South Africa now has two members on an elite team, Marius Naude (Global Technical Support Specialist) and Niekie Erasmus (Senior Service Technician). “Being part of the Global Technical Support group is an honour and an achievement, but… more...
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  • ADAC GT Masters: New driver duo Tregurtha / Paul celebrates premiere at Red Bull Ring
    Jul 08, 2019 Motorsport

    ADAC GT Masters: New driver duo Tregurtha / Paul…

    The ADAC GT Masters race at the beginning of June at the Red Bull Ring in Styria, Austria was something very special for T3 Motorsport: For the first time the Briton William Tregurtha competed together with Maximilian Paul. In the first race the… more...
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  • Which will prevail - hybrid, electric or gas cars?
    Jul 05, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Which will prevail - hybrid, electric or gas cars?

    Three lower-carbon technologies and a host of also-rans are competing to replace internal combustion engine vehicles. Jakkie Olivier, CEO of the Retail Motor Industry Organisation (RMI), takes a look at their advantages and disadvantages. There is a… more...
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  • New exhibition for packaging for the Russian market
    Jul 05, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Deutsche Messe to launch TRANSPACK in September…

    New event in Moscow for transport packaging, packaging machinery and automation Deutsche Messe announced today the premiere of TRANSPACK, an international exhibition for transport packaging, packaging machinery and automation, from 22 to 24 of… more...
    Editor 112
  • Six Tips to Make Your Weekend SUV Getaway Extraordinary
    Jul 05, 2019 Motoring

    Six Tips to Make Your Weekend SUV Getaway…

    Taking a much-needed mid-year break is an ideal way to clear your mind and create extraordinary memories with your loved ones Ford shares tips and tricks on how to make the best out of your roadtrip using your SUV With the right vehicle you can… more...
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  • Goodyear offered tyres for every major aviation segment and highlighted its innovation at Paris Air Show
    Jul 05, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Goodyear offered tyres for every major aviation…

    At the recently held 53rd Paris Air Show - the rendezvous of the aviation industry - Goodyear's latest advanced technology & mobility solution concept came under the spotlight: its ultra-lightweight Flight Radial tyre and AERO concept tyre, a… more...
    Editor 130
  • Audi launches virtual reality-enabled car-buying experience
    Jul 05, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Audi launches virtual reality-enabled car-buying…

    First introduction of "Audi VR experience" as part of the Audi sales engagement Audi customer private lounge officially presented at Audi Centre Centurion VR headset lets customers explore their digitally configured Audi in great detail In a first… more...
    Editor 110
  • Start of production for three new BMW 8 Series models
    Jul 04, 2019 Motoring

    Start of production for three new BMW 8 Series…

    New BMW 8 Series Gran Coupé and new BMW M8 Competition Coupé and Convertible roll off the line at BMW Group Plant Dingolfing Today, no fewer than three new models from the BMW 8 Series family will all go into production at BMW Group Plant… more...
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  • Gearing up for Southern Africa's inaugural general aviation showcase
    Jul 04, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Gearing up for Southern Africa's inaugural…

    AERO South Africa will open its doors at Wonderboom National Airport in Pretoria for the first-time later this week. This FREE-to-attend exhibition will feature workshops by over 10 industry experts, demo flights from major local and international… more...
    Editor 131
  • FAW builds solid foundation with the DSD Group
    Jul 03, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    FAW builds solid foundation with the DSD Group

    Die Sement Depot (DSD), part of several companies in the Andre Mostert Vervoer (AMV) Group, are proud FAW Trucks users. The Cape Town-based company sell import cement from Vietnam and supplies ready-mix concrete, sand and stone to its clients… more...
    Editor 116
  • Chris Visser/Philip Herselman. Image - Nadia Jordaan
    Jul 01, 2019 Motorsport

    Punishing Toyoya 1000 desert race adds spice to…

    The results of a gruelling Toyota 1000 Desert Race (TDR 1000), the only marathon event on the South African National Cross Country Series (SACCS) calendar, that took place in Botswana recently had a significant effect on the Production Vehicle… more...
    Editor 138
  • Mr Hiten Parmar
    Jul 01, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    uYilo Participates at Smarter Mobility Africa…

    uYilo eMobility Programme’s Director, Mr Hiten Parmar will participate as speaker at the inaugural Smarter Mobility Africa summit at the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit, International Convention Centre during 1st and 2nd October 2019. The national uYilo… more...
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  • Isuzu Arctic AT 35 is fitted with 35 x 12.50R17 BF Goodrich tyres. The benefits of the larger tyres include a softer ride, improved off-road capability, fewer punctures and the ability to
    Jul 01, 2019 Motoring

    Isuzu Arctic AT 35 is The Toughest D-Max Thus Far

    More than a suspension and body lift 50 units per annum to be assembled locally Isuzu Motors South Africa (IMSAF) has expanded its bakkie offering with the addition of an exclusive new flagship model aimed at avid off-roaders, professionals who need… more...
    Editor 131
  • MINI Clubman showcases South African design flair.
    Jun 28, 2019 Motoring

    MINI Clubman showcases South African design…

    MINI South Africa’s first local edition of the MINI Clubman, called the Modern African Gentlemen edition, made its stylish debut at a gala event in Johannesburg on Thursday, 27 June. It is the result of an exhaustive and comprehensive campaign to… more...
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  • The 76 degree Rally Poland, valid for the European Championship ERC, will be the third event in the Abarth Rally Cup 2019
    Jun 28, 2019 Motorsport

    The 76 degree Rally Poland, valid for the…

    Two Abarth 124 rally in the Rally Poland: the Italian Andrea Nucita with the Romanian Alina Pop and the Polish team of Dariusz Polonski with Lukasz Sitek. The Abarth 124 rally will be challenged in difficult routes in the Polish race, one of the… more...
    Editor 138
  • Driving Tips for Expectant Mothers: Staying Safe on the Road to Motherhood
    Jun 28, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Driving Tips for Expectant Mothers: Staying Safe…

    During pregnancy it is critical to stay safe on the road; Ford have developed top tips for mothers-to-be which will help them stay safe and comfortable while driving. Ford designers and engineers designed an "empathy belly", which simulates the… more...
    Editor 183
  • Bobcat Durban donated a B730 TLB to MC Maintenance for the Powasol ExtremeX track build at the Royal Show 2019
    Jun 28, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Powasol ExtremeX at Royal Show a roaring success…

    The Powasol ExtremeX Regional Championship from 1 to 2 June at the 2019 Royal Agricultural Show in Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal was a resounding success thanks to the generous donation of a B730 tractor loader backhoe (TLB) by the Durban branch… more...
    Editor 115
  • Alliance Ventures invests in the mobility house to boost electric mobility
    Jun 27, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Alliance Ventures invests in the mobility house…

    Alliance Ventures, the strategic venture capital arm of Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi, announces an investment in The Mobility House, a technology company that provides a platform for integrating vehicle batteries into power grids using intelligent… more...
    Editor 163
  • New edition of the Audi Q7
    Jun 27, 2019 Motoring

    New edition of the Audi Q7

    The Audi Q7 is getting an all-round update. The large SUV features the new design of the Q family - it bears the large octagon-shaped Singleframe grille, with six upright slats providing more presence. As such, the SUV looks even more powerful. The… more...
    Editor 126
  • AA and Kinsey Report form new part(s)nership
    Jun 27, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    AA and Kinsey Report form new part(s)nership

    The 2019 Kinsey Report has arrived and, for the first time in its 29-year history, will be co-branded with the Automobile Association (AA). This partnership between the author Malcolm Kinsey and the AA means the report will from now on officially be… more...
    Editor 104
  • Circular economy is saving the planet and boosting profits
    Jun 27, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Circular economy is saving the planet and…

    Shoes made from ocean plastics, packaging material made from mushrooms and a green partnership between Ford and Heinz to build car parts from tomato fibre are examples of the circular economy in action. In a traditional linear economy, materials… more...
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  • Polaris Ranger 570 for 2019 Cape Epic medical backup
    Jun 26, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Polaris Ranger 570 for 2019 Cape Epic medical…

    Ahead of the Cape Epic, Smith Power Equipment’s dealer, Maverick Motorsport, supplied a customised Polaris Ranger 570 to Mediclinic Southern Africa to help with medical backup during the most televised mountain bike race in the world. A day before… more...
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  • Goodyear to supply Airbus A321XLR with Flight Radial Tyres
    Jun 26, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Goodyear to supply Airbus A321XLR with Flight…

    The Goodyear Tyre & Rubber Company has been conditionally selected as a supplier by Airbus to provide its Flight Radial tyres as main and nose landing gear for Airbus' new A321XLR aircraft. The Flight Radial, one of Goodyear's most advanced aviation… more...
    Editor 126
  • Selling your VW Polo GTI? Check out these industry insider tips
    Jun 26, 2019 Motoring

    Selling your VW Polo GTI? Check out these…

    Finding your next ride is no longer a drawn out and frustrating process spent clicking through endless pages of online listings. Thanks to a new, super detailed vehicle database from AutoTrader, for the first time in South African history you are… more...
    Editor 144
  • Designworks: Mobility beyond. Stimulating ambitious visions of the future
    Jun 26, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Designworks: Mobility beyond. Stimulating…

    With its roots in the industrial design world, Designworks has over the course of more than forty years established itself as a world-class independent design consultancy that drives innovation. It is owned by BMW Group and is part of the company’s… more...
    Editor 108
  • Carbon-fiber composite manufacturers must focus on cutting costs to drive sluggish adoption rates, finds Frost & Sullivan
    Jun 26, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Carbon-fiber composite manufacturers must focus…

    Automotive original equipment manufacturers’ (OEMs’) urgency for weight reduction, improved aesthetics, superior mechanical properties, and cost savings is creating dynamic new product and technology innovations within the automotive composites… more...
    Editor 126
  • Safe Turning: Right-Turn Assist System for Passenger Cars from Continental Protects Cyclists and Pedestrians
    Jun 26, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Safe Turning: Right-Turn Assist System for…

    New short-range radar allows for more precise detection of vehicle surroundings Technology forms basis for a Right-Turn Assist Compact radar system operates within high-resolution 77 Gigahertz range Technology company Continental has unveiled a new… more...
    Editor 94
  • Audi has unveiled its new addition to the Q family: the SQ8 TDI
    Jun 25, 2019 Motoring

    Audi has unveiled its new addition to the Q…

    Audi has unveiled the robust, sporty, top-of-the-range new addition to the Q family: the SQ8 TDI. The SUV from Audi now includes a biturbo V8 with 310 kW of power and 900 Nm of torque. This allows the 4.0 TDI to accelerate the SUV coupé like a… more...
    Editor 142
  • Subaru WRX STI Scores Back-to-Back Class Win in the 47th Nurburgring 24-Hour Race
    Jun 25, 2019 Motorsport

    Subaru WRX STI Scores Back-to-Back Class Win in…

    Subaru Corporation is pleased to announce that its motorsports subsidiary, Subaru Tecnica International (STI), took the SP3T class win in the 47th Nürburgring 24-Hour Race held in Germany from June 20 to 23, with the "Subaru WRX STI NBR Challenge… more...
    Editor 141
  • Festival of Motoring 2019 supporting women in autos
    Jun 25, 2019 Motoring

    Festival of Motoring 2019 supporting women in…

    This year, the Gumtree Women in Autos Conference will be even bigger and better as the Festival of Motoring has stepped in as event host partner. “The Festival of Motoring is thrilled to be partnering Gumtree in this important conference, aligning… more...
    Editor 144
  • Connected cars and the REVOLUTIONARY ROAD of the future
    Jun 25, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Connected cars and the REVOLUTIONARY ROAD of the…

    Attributed to Christophe Lepoivre, VP Sales Africa, Mobile Connectivity Solutions at Gemalto. Connected and autonomous cars have been in the works for years, but this futuristic technology is fast becoming a reality. It’s not only in the… more...
    Editor 178
  • Van Dyk/Rust win the 2019 Road To Dakar
    Jun 24, 2019 Motorsport

    Van Dyk/Rust win the 2019 Road To Dakar

    The 2019 Road to Dakar, which was again supported by Toyota SA Motors, saw the Namibian crew of Jaco van Dyk and navigator Michel Rust take the honours, in their Red-Lined Motorsport Nissan Navara. The pair were locked in a tight tussle for the win… more...
    Editor 132
  • By Andrew Dawson, Commercial Director at MACMobile
    Jun 24, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Opinion Piece: JIT is key to optimising the FMCG…

    The ability to manufacture ‘just enough’ stock to cover orders and deliver ‘just enough’ product to every retailer is the optimal supply chain scenario in the Fast-Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) industry. This is known as Just in Time (JIT)… more...
    Editor 121
  • All local press images shot by Pixel Kollective, a bespoke and dynamic creative agency committed to creative excellence and high quality imagery.
    Jun 24, 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 debuts in South Africa: The Ferrari F8 Tributo makes its official debut at an exclusive private preview hosted by Scuderia South Africa, the… more...
    Editor 159
  • CeMAT ASIA expecting well over 100,000 attendees
    Jun 24, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    CeMAT ASIA expecting well over 100,000 attendees

    Asia’s biggest intralogistics fair expands its lead APEX Asia fair co-located as ideal complement Launch of new showcase: Hydrogen & Fuel Cells ASIA From 23 to 26 October 2019, the 20th edition of CeMAT ASIA will be staged at the Shanghai New… more...
    Editor 113
  • Calm Amidst Chaos: Bringing Zen to Your Daily Commute
    Jun 21, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Calm Amidst Chaos: Bringing Zen to Your Daily…

    Tips to relieve stress when the highway turns into a parking lot, or you’re trapped in a gridlock How to turn your dreaded daily commute into a time of contemplation, entertainment, or education Modern cars are designed to accommodate longer periods… more...
    Editor 133
  • 2019 Honda Civic
    Jun 21, 2019 Motoring

    2019 Honda Civic

    Fine-tuning a winning formula Midlife update further enhances advanced, dynamic Honda Civic Athletic, low-slung design gains fresher, more focussed elements Comfortable, high-tech interior undergoes further refinement Existing choice of drivetrains… more...
    Editor 147
  • Dachser Logistics – going green in the city
    Jun 21, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Dachser Logistics – going green in the city

    New emission-free logistics solutions are being pioneered by global logistics company Dachser in cities across Europe. The pilot projects build on new electromobility concepts and adapts city logistics processes to tomorrow’s needs, offering bright… more...
    Editor 201
  • Black Style Packages for the Volkswagen Touareg and Tiguan models
    Jun 20, 2019 Motoring

    Black Style Packages for the Volkswagen Touareg…

    The Black Style Package is only available on the Touareg Executive model as well as Comfortline and Highline trims on the Tiguan A new styling package designed to enhance the exterior looks and on-road presence of Volkswagen's SUVs, is now available… more...
    Editor 118
  • Maserati South Africa launches driver training programme
    Jun 20, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Maserati South Africa launches driver training…

    European Automotive Imports South Africa (EAISA), the official importer of Maserati vehicles in South Africa, has launched a new certified advanced driver training programme, the aim of which is to help Maserati enthusiasts perfect their driving… more...
    Editor 158
  • by Jeff Osborne of Gumtree Autos
    Jun 20, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Guidelines for The Mod Squad

    With more than half a million South Africans browsing Gumtree for parts, there’s a booming online aftermarket for car parts and accessories which is being accessed largely by informal mechanics indulging in their favourite hobby. But whether it’s… more...
    Editor 110
  • Eqstra wins SANBS tender
    Jun 20, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Eqstra wins SANBS tender

    Eqstra Fleet Management, a division of the enX Group, has been awarded a contract to supply value added products and services to the South African National Blood Service’s fleet of 368 vehicles. The South African National Blood Service (SANBS) is a… more...
    Editor 121
  • Celebrating Rolls Royce: the hidden tragedy behind the emblem
    Jun 20, 2019 Motoring

    Celebrating Rolls Royce: the hidden tragedy…

    On the 18th of June 1935, the trademark Rolls Royce was registered for the first time, but the company has been operational since 1904. Founded by Charles Rolls (owner of one of the UK's first dealerships) and Henry Royce (an engineer), they built… more...
    Editor 168
  •  At MAUTO, three concept cars: Alfa Romeo Proteo, Fiat Scia and Lancia Dialogos
    Jun 20, 2019 Motoring

    At MAUTO, three concept cars: Alfa Romeo Proteo,…

    Today, at the National Automobile Museum in Turin, the exhibition"Auto&Design - Il Progetto Raccontato" opens, dedicated to the first 40 years of this prestigious magazine. On show will be 3 concept cars: the Alfa Romeo Protèo (1991), Fiat Scia… more...
    Editor 157
  • FCA Heritage at the
    Jun 20, 2019 Motorsport

    FCA Heritage at the "Vernasca Silver Flag 2019"

    The 24th re-enactment of the Castell'Arquato-Vernasca hill climb, open only to racing cars built from the early 20C to 1972, takes place from 28 to 30 June. To celebrate the Fiat (120 years) and Abarth (70 years) anniversaries, the FCA Heritage… more...
    Editor 146
  • The importance of undercover agents in transport
    Jun 20, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    The importance of undercover agents in transport

    The transportation industry provides a vital service to the South African business industry at large. Transporting goods and supplies from one location to another is a vital, but also very risky business. Trucks and other modes of transportation are… more...
    Editor 98
  • Ready for great things are Keith Shai (32), Granny Leolo (33), Wesley Naledzani (25), Fikile Mavundla (34), Eugenia Manana (33) and Ptarick Sinthumule (27)..
    Jun 17, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    New career paths carved out for youth in the…

    WITH over 50% of the youth in South Africa currently facing unemployment, Isuzu is turning the tide by setting an industry benchmark in the automotive industry. Isuzu Motors South Africa is the first OEM to invest in the development of professional… more...
    Editor 193
  • Challenging Desert Race awaits Special Vehicle teams in Botswana
    Jun 17, 2019 Motorsport

    Challenging Desert Race awaits Special Vehicle…

    The Toyota Botswana 1000 Desert Race (TDR 1000), round three of the South African National Cross Country Series (SACCS) that takes place on 21, 22 and 23 June from Selebi Phikwe in Botswana, will pose a huge challenge for teams in the Special… more...
    Editor 203
  • Kubota tractors fit the bill for Madikwe Berries
    Jun 17, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Kubota tractors fit the bill for Madikwe Berries

    Having started operations back in May 2017, Madikwe Berries will soon start its first harvests. Given the sensitive nature of its operations, management considered several tractor brands, but it was Kubota which ticked all the right boxes. Just over… more...
    Editor 121
  • One Hundred-Thousand FireFly Turbo Engines Made
    Jun 17, 2019 Motoring

    One Hundred-Thousand FireFly Turbo Engines Made

    Yet another manufacturing milestone for the FCA Powertrain plant in Bielsko-Biala, one of the most innovative engine factories in the world and World Class Manufacturing Gold Medal holder since 2012. The new generation of FireFly Turbo 1.0 and 1.3… more...
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  • Alpine unveils new Alpine A110S
    Jun 17, 2019 Motoring

    Alpine unveils new Alpine A110S

    A110S is the latest addition to the lightweight sports car range An intense Alpine driving experience and daily usability Refined design elements highlight the A110S ‘s sporting character More power and a specific chassis setup Costing from €66,500*… more...
    Editor 118
  • SA Taxi makes taxi ownership more affordable
    Jun 17, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    SA Taxi makes taxi ownership more affordable

    SA Taxi has advanced its efforts to overcome the financial, structural and legislative hurdles facing the taxi industry by providing qualifying taxi owners with access to more affordable vehicle finance. The ground-breaking transformational… more...
    Editor 217
  • Alfa Romeo welcomes the Gumball 3000 to Balocco
    Jun 16, 2019 Motorsport

    Alfa Romeo welcomes the Gumball 3000 to Balocco

    The Stelvio Quadrifoglio with the Carrera crew on board stars in the spectacular parade with the supercars taking part in the 21th Gumball 3000. At its side, the "Alfa Romeo Racing" special series cars, with Antonio Giovinazzi at the wheel of the… more...
    Editor 149
  • MFC to partner with Gumtree on Pre-Owned Car Awards
    Jun 16, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    MFC to partner with Gumtree on Pre-Owned Car…

    MFC, a division of Nedbank, will partner with Gumtree South Africa to find the best pre-owned cars on the market for the third annual 2019 Pre-Owned Car Awards. This year's event will be bigger and better than ever, with 12 categories and 60… more...
    Editor 175
  • Goodyear announces return to Le Mans 24 hours and FIA World Endurance Championship
    Jun 16, 2019 Motorsport

    Goodyear announces return to Le Mans 24 hours and…

    Goodyear has announced that it will re-enter European and International sportscar racing by developing a new range of tyres for the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC), including the Le Mans 24-hour race. The FIA World Endurance Championship… more...
    Editor 129
  • Safety Reminders for Motorists from Tiger Wheel & Tyre
    Jun 14, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Safety Reminders for Motorists from Tiger Wheel &…

    Every motorist's goal is to journey safely from point A to point B, and Tiger Wheel & Tyre's goal is to help you do exactly that. To that end, the company offers these reminders and advice for everyday driving. Decoding Route Markers As common as… more...
    Editor 166
  • Buy with your head, not your heart
    Jun 13, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Buy with your head, not your heart

    With fuel on the increase and the cost of living always on the rise, many South Africans are looking at ways to decrease expenses. One of these ways is buying second-hand when it comes to cars. “It’s so important to buy with your head and not your… more...
    Editor 240
  • Volvo Cars and Uber present production vehicle ready for self-driving
    Jun 13, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Volvo Cars and Uber present production vehicle…

    Volvo Cars, a leader in automotive safety, and Uber, the leading ride-hailing firm, today present a jointly developed production car capable of driving by itself, the next step in the strategic collaboration between both companies. Uber and Volvo… more...
    Editor 153
  • SA’s first ever comprehensive vehicle taxonomy database
    Jun 13, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    SA’s first ever comprehensive vehicle taxonomy…

    Imagine there was just one place you could go to for every morsel of information you need on a vehicle that you are selling or buying. Now you can thanks to a comprehensive database that contains exactly that, and you can find it under the hood of… more...
    Editor 173
  • Some of the rarest and most unusual vintage cars for sale in SA right now
    Jun 13, 2019 Motoring

    Some of the rarest and most unusual vintage cars…

    Cars have never been more comfortable, safe or speedy than they are today but every car enthusiast has a classic or vintage model from years gone by that they aspire to own. The appeal is in the design, says Jeff Osborne of Gumtree Auto. "These cars… more...
    Editor 238
  • Violence and declining GDP impact truck sales
    Jun 12, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Violence and declining GDP impact truck sales

    The limping South African economy has impacted the transport sector for the first time in many months. In a year-to-date comparison at the end of May, growth in the total commercial vehicle has shrunk to 2.3%, to reach a total of 10 252 units.… more...
    Editor 183
  • The all-new Renault KOLEOS becomes an even more compelling SUV offering
    Jun 12, 2019 Motoring

    The all-new Renault KOLEOS becomes an even more…

    The New-Generation Renault KOLEOS entered the S.A. market in February 2019. It has been well received by virtue of its extremely competitive pricing for a high-end SUV, loaded with technologically advanced features. The Renault KOLEOS is embodied… more...
    Editor 182
  • Engineering Lead - Sub-Saharan Africa, Cummins Africa Middle East Christopher Judd
    Jun 11, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Cummins continues to drive growth in Africa with…

    Cummins plans to cap its centennial year by setting a new record in 2019, manufacturing over 1.5 million engines, and servicing about 12 million engines in the field globally. “What that means is that there are big opportunities for business,… more...
    Editor 203
  • XC marks the spot!
    Jun 11, 2019 Motoring

    XC marks the spot!

    The premium car market is plummeting – not just here in South Africa, but also in Europe. Local sales are down 20% to date this year, while European sales of premium large cars declined by 13% in the first quarter of 2019. 1. The decline in the… more...
    Editor 208
  • Toyota and Subaru Agree to Jointly Develop BEV-dedicated Platform and BEV SUV
    Jun 11, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Toyota and Subaru Agree to Jointly Develop…

    Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) and Subaru Corporation (Subaru) disclosed today that they have agreed to jointly develop a platform dedicated to battery electric vehicles (BEVs) for midsize and large passenger vehicles and to jointly develop a… more...
    Editor 151
  • Mitsubishi Motors celebrates a decade of i-MiEV, pioneering mass-production electric vehicles
    Jun 11, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Mitsubishi Motors celebrates a decade of i-MiEV,…

    Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) marked the 10th anniversary of its launch of the zero-emission i-MiEV city car, which paved the way for the automotive industry's seismic shift towards mass-produced electric vehicles (EV). Since its release, the… more...
    Editor 131
  • Another opportunity for Volkswagen to stamp its authority on GTC series
    Jun 11, 2019 Motorsport

    Another opportunity for Volkswagen to stamp its…

    Volkswagen's GTC drivers ready for Port Elizabeth battle Keagan Masters and Daniel Rowe both chasing after top spot on the points table Volkswagen hoping to continue domination of the manufacturers' standings Liebenberg and Wood set to fight for… more...
    Editor 174
  • Consistency the name of the game for SACCS Special Vehicle and SXS leaders
    Jun 10, 2019 Motorsport

    Consistency the name of the game for SACCS…

    Consistency has been the name of the game for the leaders in the Special Vehicle Championship as well as the Side x Side National Championship in the 2019 South African National Cross Country Series (SACCS). With the season reaching the halfway mark… more...
    Editor 164
  • BMW and Jaguar Land Rover collaboration targets slice of 19m electric vehicle sales per year by 2033, says GlobalData
    Jun 10, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    BMW and Jaguar Land Rover collaboration targets…

    Following the recent news that Jaguar Land Rover and BMW are to work together on electric vehicle components; David Leggett, Automotive Editor at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers his view on the news: “News that these two car… more...
    Editor 199
  • Awards recognise Imperial Logistics’ pharmaceutical marketing and distribution capabilities
    Jun 10, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Awards recognise Imperial Logistics’…

    Recent awards presented to Imperial Logistics’ African Regions operations reflect the organisation’s outstanding marketing and distribution capabilities for pharmaceuticals, healthcare and medical products, as well as Imperial Logistics’ in-depth… more...
    Editor 132
  • Subaru wins big at 2018-2019 JNCAP assessments
    Jun 10, 2019 Motoring

    Subaru wins big at 2018-2019 JNCAP assessments

    2019 Forester wins Grand Prix award for achieving the highest score ever tested by JNCAP 2019 Forester, XV and Impreza all receive the top rating of Advanced Safety Vehicle Triple Plus (ASV +++) Subaru Corporation has announced that the all-new… more...
    Editor 115
  • Independence within the disabled community is becoming far more of a focus
    Jun 07, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Independence within the disabled community is…

    Independence within the disabled community is becoming far more of an important focus and as such the use of one’s own vehicle without assistance is an integral part of that, says Dominic Sierra, Mobility Consultant at Chairman Industries. The need… more...
    Editor 171
  • Ford Offers Individual Style with Trendy New Figo Blu
    Jun 07, 2019 Motoring

    Ford Offers Individual Style with Trendy New Figo…

    Special edition Ford Figo Blu 1.5 TiVCT MT five-door hatchback, limited run of 360 units Sporty 15-inch alloy wheels, unique styling enhancements and three colour choices: Moondust Silver, Oxford White and Smoke Grey Vibrant interior with leather… more...
    Editor 195
  • Hyundai's 'rescue mission' keeps team in WRC lead
    Jun 07, 2019 Motorsport

    Hyundai's 'rescue mission' keeps team in WRC lead

    A dramatic final day at Rally de Portugal saw the Hyundai Motorsport team claim their 50th WRC podium result after Thierry Neuville and Nicolas Gilsoul fought hard right to the end to secure second place, picking up four extra points in the Power… more...
    Editor 176

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