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  • Opel Astra Sport 1.6T - now in Automatic!
    May 24, 2019 Motoring

    Opel Astra Sport 1.6T - now in Automatic!

    The Award-winning Opel Astra has a new derivative! Unitrans Opel Distributor is proud to have introduced the Astra Sport 1.6T in Automatic. This model includes the OPC-Line Pack inside and out, PLUS an optional sunroof so often desired by Sport… more...
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  • Bentley, Lamborghini, Jaguar: Top 9: Das sind die coolsten Autos der 1990er-Jahre
    May 24, 2019 Motoring

    Bentley, Lamborghini, Jaguar: Top 9: Das sind die…

    Vom BMW Z1 über den Audi V8 bis zum Lamborghini Diablo – wir zeigen Ihnen neun Autos aus den 1990er-Jahren, die Sie einfach kennen müssen. Eine Mauer fiel, ein Telefon passte fast in die Westentasche und der Turbolader machte eine Pause, damit man… more...
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  • Dariel Software Solutions Executive Director Greg Vercellotti
    May 24, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    WBX automates weighbridge process with complete…

    From weighbridge to driver and inventory management and access and identification, WBX offers its customers a complete logistics solution. The holistic suite from WBX represents the next generation of receiving and dispatch software, with features… more...
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  • Ford 1.0-litre EcoBoost Wins 11th IEPOTY Engine 'Oscar'; Powered 1 in 4 Ford Vehicles Sold in 2018
    May 24, 2019 Motoring

    Ford 1.0-litre EcoBoost Wins 11th IEPOTY Engine…

    Ford 1.0-litre EcoBoost enhanced with industry-first cylinder deactivation adds 2019 Sub-150 PS category win to list of 11 International Engine and Powertrain of the Year awards Fuel-efficient three-cylinder petrol engine with up to 140 PS powered… more...
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  • MiX Telematics is supplying a Ugandan water services provider with a comprehensive fleet management solution.
    May 23, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    MiX Telematics supplies a Ugandan utility…

    MiX Telematics, a leading global provider of fleet and mobile asset management solutions, is proud to announce that its channel partner in East Africa, A&S Electronics Limited, has been awarded a tender to supply a water services provider in Uganda… more...
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  • Mahindra launches the new Bold and Dynamic XUV300
    May 23, 2019 Motoring

    Mahindra launches the new Bold and Dynamic XUV300

    Mahindra has entered the next phase of its evolution with the launch of the bold and dynamic Mahindra XUV300. Built on the group's global X100 platform, the XUV300 (pronounced XUV three double O) carries its larger sibling's cheetah-inspired design… more...
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  • 300 times Kimi
    May 23, 2019 Motorsport

    300 times Kimi

    300. Few drivers in the history of Formula One have ever reached such heady heights in terms of race entries, and next weekend will mark this important milestone for our very own Kimi Räikkönen. Yes, he had to be told. "DRIVING IS THE ONLY THING I… more...
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  • 5 stars at the EURO-NCAP tests for the all-new Renault Clio; the best of safety for all
    May 23, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    5 stars at the EURO-NCAP tests for the all-new…

    The All-new Renault Clio gets the coveted 5-stars rating in the Euro NCAP safety tests. Groupe Renault’s best-seller has been tested according to its new stringent protocol launched in 2018 and won the highest score with results at the best level of… more...
    Editor 69
  • Sting and Shaggy
    May 22, 2019 Motoring

    Sting and Shaggy "launch" the new top-of-range…

    The advert dedicated to the Star and the Rockstar, the top-of-the-range versions of the new 500 line-up, is on-air featuring two iconic musicians Sting and Shaggy. (YouTube link) Their single Just One Lifetime, off their Grammy Award winning album,… more...
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  • Workshops battle with abandoned cars issue
    May 22, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Workshops battle with abandoned cars issue

    Cars left abandoned at repair workshops are an inconvenience workshop owners face around the country. Dewald Ranft, Chairman of the Motor Industry Workshop Association (MIWA), a proud association of the Retail Motor Industry Organisation (RMI), says… more...
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  • Renault Sandero range challenges the status quo with the launch of the new Sandero Stepway Plus
    May 22, 2019 Motoring

    Renault Sandero range challenges the status quo…

    New SANDERO STEPWAY PLUS model delivers on the value for money Stepway proposition PLUS much more in the form of bespoke design and feature enhancements, with the added benefit of Smartphone Mirroring with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto… more...
    Editor 78
  • Winter Is Coming: 10 tips for preparing your car and driving safely this winter
    May 22, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Winter Is Coming: 10 tips for preparing your car…

    Ford's state-of-the-art weather chambers simulate most extreme weather conditions to ensure vehicles can handle it all - arctic frost, desert heat, rainforest humidity Drivers need to be aware of how conditions in snow or ice zones affect the roads… more...
    Editor 86
  • Dakar to Baja, Check Out These Six Off-Roading Meccas Around the World
    May 22, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Dakar to Baja, Check Out These Six Off-Roading…

    Sports Utility Vehicles are the world’s most popular type of car amongst consumers, and 2018 saw 30 million of them sold across the world giving them 36.4% of the entire global market share. Yet despite their popularity, a large number of SUVs are… more...
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  • From left: Hakan Bicil, CEO Imperial Logistics International; Astrid Lühring, Member of the Management Board of Volkswagen Group Logistics; Beatrice Liedtke, Site Manager Wilhelmshaven, Imperial Logistics International; Frank Leweling, Head of Project Management BTS, Panattoni Europe) Photo credit: Imperial Logistics
    May 21, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    New Volkswagen Group packaging centre opens

    Imperial Logistics has formally opened the new Volkswagen Group packaging centre which it is managing and operating at JadeWeserPort, Wilhelmshaven (Germany). The 40,000 sq. m facility took 9 months to complete. Around 200 representatives of local… more...
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  • BMW South Africa model update measures from July 2019
    May 21, 2019 Motoring

    BMW South Africa model update measures from July…

    BMW South Africa will be injecting some of its models with added variety and appeal from July 2019: BMW X2 with more standard equipment and new options – New optional extras, exterior paint finishes, leather variants and interior trim strips for the… more...
    Editor 93
  • World Championship of Motorsport returns to the Mother City! Early Bird Special!
    May 21, 2019 Motorsport

    World Championship of Motorsport returns to the…

    It's back. It's bad. It's the best battling it out for glory. It's the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy, and when it hits Cape Town again this summer, it's going to turn the place on its head. The mother city is still… more...
    Editor 76
  • Alfa Romeo triumphs at the 1000 Miglia 2019: 1st and 2nd!
    May 21, 2019 Motorsport

    Alfa Romeo triumphs at the 1000 Miglia 2019: 1st…

    After 1,794.07 kilometres, this year's edition will be remembered as another demonstration of the deep bond between the "Red Arrow Race" and the brand which continues to add to its legendary deeds. Giovanni Moceri and Daniele Bonetti won the race in… more...
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  • Demos are defos worth considering
    May 21, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Demos are defos worth considering

    South African car buyers are very keen on demo vehicles. The latest Transunion data shows that 10% of financed used car purchases in SA in Q1 2019 were for demonstration models. Jeff Osborne of Gumtree Autos says demos – vehicles which have been… more...
    Editor 126
  • New Scénic and New Grand Scénic BLACK EDITION: comfort, refinement and sporting performance
    May 21, 2019 Motoring

    New Scénic and New Grand Scénic BLACK EDITION:…

    High-end limited edition based on the INTENS finish On show across the French sales network during the open days on June 13 and 16, 2019 Prices start at €33,100 for Scénic and €33,700 for Grand Scénic Renault is taking orders in France for a new… more...
    Editor 73
  • With virtual reality into the electric era: Audi makes technicians worldwide fit for the e-tron
    May 20, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    With virtual reality into the electric era: Audi…

    Innovative training methods for working with complex battery technology Digital modular solution allows efficient use of VR and AR training Markus Siebrecht, Head of After Sales: “Transformation towards digitalization and electric mobility requires… more...
    Editor 103
  • MEYLE spare parts: „From Race Track to Road“
    May 20, 2019 Motorsport

    MEYLE spare parts: „From Race Track to Road“

    With professional data analysis for the development of new parts MEYLE-PD brake pads developed and tested in Truck Racing Control arm prototype for the perfect drift All MEYLE motorsport cooperations focus on the transfer of know-how. The… more...
    Editor 77
  • MEYLE Performance: the 2019 Motorsport Season
    May 20, 2019 Motorsport

    MEYLE Performance: the 2019 Motorsport Season

    T3 Motorsport GmbH Together with MEYLE as a sponsor, T3 Motorsport will start with an Audi R8 LMS GT3 for the first time in the "League of Super Sports Cars". The partnership goes far beyond pure sponsoring: MEYLE engineers will support the team… more...
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  • Alfa Romeo passion at fever pitch: the 2019 1000 Miglia is under way
    May 17, 2019 Motorsport

    Alfa Romeo passion at fever pitch: the 2019 1000…

    The 1000 Miglia has just set off from Brescia: at the head of the group the 1954 Alfa Romeo 1900 Sport Spider, the event's official Guest Car with race number 1000. Also at the start was Antonio Giovinazzi, the young "Alfa Romeo Racing” team driver:… more...
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  • Haval Motor South Africa proudly exhibits their latest offering at Grain SA's NAMPO Harvest Day 14 - 17 May 2019
    May 17, 2019 Motoring

    Haval Motor South Africa proudly exhibits their…

    Annually South Africa’s agricultural community makes their pilgrimage to Bothaville a small town in the Free State province of South Africa to attend the ever popular Nampo Harvest Festival. Haval Motor Southern Africa once again teamed up with… more...
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  • Innovative Transit Smart Energy Concept is Helping Ford Find New Ways to Go Further in Future Electrified Vehicles
    May 17, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Innovative Transit Smart Energy Concept is…

    Ford develops battery-electric Transit Smart Energy Concept to trial technologies which could help maximise driving range of future electrified vehicles Heat pump innovation saves 20 per cent of driving range. Smart device activated power door,… more...
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  • Postcards of Italian beauty in a race between past and future
    May 16, 2019 Motoring

    Postcards of Italian beauty in a race between…

    Today, the unbreakable bond with Alfa Romeo's unique heritage is expressed in the newOchre paintwork of Alfa Romeo Giulia: the modern reinterpretation of a historic colour. Yet another way of renewing the Alfa Romeo legend on the roads of the 1000… more...
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  • Mahindra showcases full product range at NAMPO
    May 15, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Mahindra showcases full product range at NAMPO

    Range of automotive products - Pik Ups and SUVs Showcasing the New Special Edition Mahindra Pik Up S6 SC Kalahari, among others India's most fuel efficient TLB and the versatile Motor Grader on display The ultra-silent Mahindra Powerol diesel… more...
    Editor 127
  • Loeb ends on podium for Hyundai in Rally Chile
    May 15, 2019 Motorsport

    Loeb ends on podium for Hyundai in Rally Chile

    Hyundai Motorsport has scored its sixth individual podium result of the 2019 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) with Sébastien Loeb and co-driver Daniel Elena claiming third position after an exciting battle with Sébastien Ogier. Loeb's first podium… more...
    Editor 72
  • Ford Ranger Raptor - Birth of a New Breed
    May 15, 2019 Motoring

    Ford Ranger Raptor - Birth of a New Breed

    First-ever Ford Ranger Raptor delivers true Ford Performance DNA Exceptional off-road capabilities that sets a completely new benchmark for the pickup segment Muscular exterior styling with 283mm ground clearance and 150mm wider track Unique… more...
    Editor 120
  • Audi networks with traffic lights in Europe
    May 15, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Audi networks with traffic lights in Europe

    “Stop-and-go traffic in cities is annoying. By contrast, we are pleased when we have a “green wave” – but we catch them far too seldom, unfortunately. With the Traffic Light Information function, drivers are more in control. They drive more… more...
    Editor 77
  • Meet the highest mileage electric vehicle in Africa
    May 15, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Meet the highest mileage electric vehicle in…

    BMW i3 owner Shaun Maidment has owned his first generation 60Ah BMW i3 since August 2016. Just under three years later, Maidment now has the added distinction of having reached the 200 000km milestone in his BMW i3, to make his the highest-mileage… more...
    Editor 121
  • Comprehensive Tata and Daewoo Truck ranges on show at Nampo
    May 14, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Comprehensive Tata and Daewoo Truck ranges on…

    Tata Automobile Corporation SA (TACSA) is honoured to be part of the greatest Agricultural showcase in South Africa. For the past 11 years we have showcased our range of commercial vehicles in Bothaville and this year is no exception. This year we… more...
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  • Groupe Renault and Klépierre sign an original partnership for innovative mobility services in shopping centers
    May 14, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Groupe Renault and Klépierre sign an original…

    In the run up to VivaTech, Klépierre, the pan-European leader in shopping malls, and Groupe Renault, the European leader in electric and shared mobility, announce a long-term partnership combining their strengths to offer innovative mobility… more...
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  • SA’s second hand car market – the big trends
    May 14, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    SA’s second hand car market – the big trends

    In spite of small uptick in April, the SA new car market remains on the back foot. Industry association NAAMSA hailed a very welcome 3,9% year-on-year increase in passenger vehicle sales in April 2019 but the year-to-date sector statistics are still… more...
    Editor 89
  • The new BMW 8 Series Convertible available in South Africa
    May 14, 2019 Motoring

    The new BMW 8 Series Convertible available in…

    BMW is forging ahead with its model offensive in the luxury segment in South Africa with the presentation of an open-top sports car which explores the highest reaches of dynamic flair, emotionality and exclusivity. The new BMW 8 Series Convertible… more...
    Editor 95
  • Tata proves its worth
    May 14, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Tata proves its worth

    With more than 1,1-million kilometres on its odometer, a Tata 8 tonne dropside that’s used as a maximum-load workhorse is well into its second decade of delivering exceptional service for Meyerton-based animal feedstock manufacturer, Hi-Performance… more...
    Editor 86
  • Mobile Bank – Serco’s latest achievement in construction of events vehicles!
    May 14, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Mobile Bank – Serco’s latest achievement in…

    Serco has seen growing demand for its custom designed events vehicles with the latest initiative being a mobile bank to be used as a back-up or disaster relief unit in emergencies. The vehicle was ordered by a prominent bank for use in a… more...
    Editor 79
  • Aston Martin Rapide E delivers dynamic debut on streets of Monaco
    May 13, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Aston Martin Rapide E delivers dynamic debut on…

    Aston Martin Rapide E delivers dynamic debut ahead of Formula E Monaco ePrix Aston Martin works driver and 24 Hours of Le Mans winner Darren Turner took the wheel of Aston Martin’s first all-electric production car European premiere following… more...
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  • The best of the best to take on one another at the Berg 400 cross country event
    May 13, 2019 Motorsport

    The best of the best to take on one another at…

    The best of the best in the Production Vehicle category of the South African National Cross Country Series (SACCS) are ready and eager to do battle at the Berg 400 on May 17 and 18. With the first points on the scoreboard after the Mpumalanga 400,… more...
    Editor 90
  • All-new Triton tough enough for Nampo 2019
    May 13, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    All-new Triton tough enough for Nampo 2019

    Nampo, the biggest agricultural show in the southern hemisphere, shares a not-so-surprising characteristic with the latest version of Mitsubishi Motors South Africa's "Engineered Beyond Tough" 2019 Triton. Engineered to be tough enough for anyone or… more...
    Editor 114
  • Get up close and personal with your car
    May 13, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Get up close and personal with your car

    Most of us don’t know much about the inner workings of our cars. Why? Possibly our pride or a lack of interest. “But,” says Dewald Ranft, Chairman of the Motor Industry Workshop Association (MIWA), a proud association of the Retail Motor Industry… more...
    Editor 76
  • Polo's popularity soars amongst South Africans
    May 13, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Polo's popularity soars amongst South Africans

    South Africa's most searched for cars in 2019 so far Move over BMW 3 Series and Mercedes-Benz C-Class; the Volkswagen Polo is now the most popular car in the land! This much has been ascertained by an analysis of search data on AutoTrader in the… more...
    Editor 87
  • Horses? This Wild Mustang Has A Whole Stud of ‘em
    May 13, 2019 Motoring

    Horses? This Wild Mustang Has A Whole Stud of ‘em

    What better way to have celebrated International Mustang Day – April 17 - than collecting your 945 kW (1 267 HP)/1 100Nm Ford Mustang from tuning gurus, RGMotorsport? That’s what one lucky customer got to do, the supercharged, 5.4-litre V8 under his… more...
    Editor 93
  • Jeep Owners Go Topless - International Topless Day
    May 10, 2019 Motoring

    Jeep Owners Go Topless - International Topless Day

    Every year, thousands of Jeep owners from around the globe participate in Jeep Go Topless Day (#JeepGoToplessDay), during which they socialise, take part in a range of entertaining activities such as trail runs as well as picnics and most… more...
    Editor 110
  • Traka Automotive director Paul Smith
    May 10, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Traka Automotive launches into South Africa

    Taka Automotive, a market leader in networked key management solutions, has established a physical presence and commenced operation in South Africa, following a year of market research. The new Traka Automotive team has already initiated… more...
    Editor 126
  • Nissan Intelligent Choice offers peace of mind, value for money and a free lifestyle benefit
    May 10, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Nissan Intelligent Choice offers peace of mind,…

    All cars under four-years-old, with less than 100 000 km on the clock Every car undergoes a 160-point check and a vehicle integrity assessment Nissan South Africa today announced the launch of its new, Nissan Certified Pre-Owned programme - Nissan… more...
    Editor 115
  • FCA Heritage and Alfa Romeo lead the
    May 10, 2019 Motoring

    FCA Heritage and Alfa Romeo lead the "1000…

    From 15 to 18 May, the 37th historical re-enactment of the most famous road race of all time will take place: all eyes will be on the Alfa Romeo brand, "Automotive Global Partner" of the event and also the car manufacturer with the most… more...
    Editor 92
  • Alfa Romeo and Abarth triumph at the 2019
    May 10, 2019 Motoring

    Alfa Romeo and Abarth triumph at the 2019 "Qatar…

    Two victories for FCA at the Middle Eastern country's top automotive awards. Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio is named "Best Mid-Size Sports SUV". Abarth 595 Competizione wins the title of "Best Compact Sports Car" in the premium segment. The… more...
    Editor 88
  • Mrs. Zulu's major mountain adventure
    May 09, 2019 Motorsport

    Mrs. Zulu's major mountain adventure

    When Letshego Zulu’s race driver husband Gugu passed away while climbing Kilimanjaro in 2016, she had never ridden in a race car. That all changed late last year when Letshego was invited to compete in the Gold 400 alongside Cross Country racer… more...
    Editor 106
  • The PBS trailer is 27.9 metres long and can transport 44 pallets
    May 09, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    CCBSA launches new smart trucks to promote road…

    Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa (CCBSA) today launched a five-year pilot project to run a 44-pallet Performance-Based Standard (PBS) trailer between Bloemfontein and Upington. The launch took place at Gutsche Plant, in Hamilton, Bloemfontein. The… more...
    Editor 126
  • Safe driving tips for the winter season
    May 09, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Safe driving tips for the winter season

    South African roads are unsafe spaces. The festive season death toll in 2018/19 rose by 5% to more than 1600 from an already appalling level. Gumtree Auto’s Jeff Osborne says while there’s little the average citizen can do about South Africa’s… more...
    Editor 90
  • Jakkie Olivier, the CEO of the Retail Motor Industry Organisation (RMI)
    May 09, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Is it an offence to drive with an expired drivers…

    While road safety has to be a priority for all South Africans, understanding your rights as a motorist on the roads is also important. Jakkie Olivier, the CEO of the Retail Motor Industry Organisation (RMI), says the topic of whether it is an… more...
    Editor 86
  • Eco Dealer -  Challenge 2050
    May 09, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Eco Dealer - Challenge 2050

    Eco friendliness, in many ways, is the result of awareness, positive attitudes continuous effort and initiatives. Toyota, as a brand, set themselves some ambitious targets has launched “Challenge 2050” set some ambitious targets to reduce… more...
    Editor 82
  • Future mobility on show at Sun City
    May 09, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Future mobility on show at Sun City

    (SUN CITY, 2 MAY 2019) - “I am excited by the gradual shift to electronic modes of transport. We need to look to the future to obtain solutions for the present. With some foresight, we might be able to save government billions in the long run, as… more...
    Editor 93
  • FAW’s new 6.130 FL commercial vehicle, built with South African pride
    May 09, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    FAW’s new 6.130 FL commercial vehicle, built with…

    FAW Vehicle Manufacturers SA (Pty) Ltd has launched the FAW 6.130 FL medium truck, specifically configured for the local market and built right here on South African soil for southern and central African markets. The new FAW 6.130 medium truck range… more...
    Editor 102
  • 4th Industrial revolution success demands cohesive national effort
    May 07, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    4th Industrial revolution success demands…

    Automation impacts all industries, could grow business and create jobs, and SA can’t afford to fall behind For South Africa to compete successfully in a 4th Industrial Revolution economy, stakeholders across all sectors must work together to drive… more...
    Editor 136
  • Looking to buy car? Here’s how the fuel hikes might impact you
    May 07, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Looking to buy car? Here’s how the fuel hikes…

    The impact of the expected fuel price increase in May will be wide reaching, according to George Mienie, CEO of AutoTrader. Here are three ways this change may affect your next purchase decision. 1) Manufacturers are likely to offer good deals in… more...
    Editor 88
  • Vehicle Security Upgrades Available
    May 07, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Vehicle Security Upgrades Available

    Ford takes vehicle security very seriously and continuously invests in security measures that are integrated into our vehicles to deter theft. We are aware of potential security risks to previous-generation ECOSPORT and FIESTA models, specifically… more...
    Editor 114
  • Phillip Kekana asking the kids to share their BeRoadSafe tips
    May 07, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Puma Energy and Phillip Kekana puts road safety…

    South Africans to raise their #BeRoadSafe flag and become local road safety heroes across the land. The #BeRoadSafe challenge forms part of the United Nations Road Safety Week which calls on leaders to come up with solutions to stop global road… more...
    Editor 96
  • Africa’s first general aviation trade show continues to gain momentum
    May 06, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Africa’s first general aviation trade show…

    Africa’s first general aviation trade show continues to gain momentum with the introduction of Demo Flights, Africa’s first ever “Park & Sell” and Wonderboom’s biggest fly-in yet. From 4 - 6 July 2019, Wonderboom National Airport in Pretoria,… more...
    Editor 137
  • Volkswagen aiming to extend advantage at the top of the GTC series points table
    May 03, 2019 Motorsport

    Volkswagen aiming to extend advantage at the top…

    Volkswagen Motorsport enjoys a healthy points lead at the top of the Manufacturers’ points table GTC drivers Keagan Masters and Daniel Rowe currently occupy second and third in the Drivers’ standings Golf GTi continues its dominance of GTC2… more...
    Editor 166
  • Falken Polo Cup battle expected to heat up as series reaches Killarney for Round 3
    May 03, 2019 Motorsport

    Falken Polo Cup battle expected to heat up as…

    Round 3 could prove pivotal in overall championship outcome Defending champion Jeffrey Kruger still the man to beat Bradley Liebenberg the leader of the chasing pack Volkswagen’s Jonathan Mogotsi eager to launch his attack from 8th on the points… more...
    Editor 115
  • Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk Sets SUV Speed Record on Ice of Lake Baikal
    May 03, 2019 Motoring

    Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk Sets SUV Speed…

    Vehicle achieved speed of 280 km/h. High-speed performance possible thanks to a 710hp 6.2-litre V8 engine. Grand Cherokee Trackhawk with Brembo brake system demonstrated unmatched grip on ice of Lake Baikal. Record set under rules of Fédération… more...
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  • Mahindra launches exclusive pre-booking for XUV300
    May 03, 2019 Motoring

    Mahindra launches exclusive pre-booking for XUV300

    Mahindra South Africa has launched an innovative pre-booking opportunity to help manage the high levels of interest in its upcoming XUV300 compact SUV. Launched this week, this promotion welcomes South African pre-orders for the XUV300, but does not… more...
    Editor 110
  • Ford South Africa Gives the Springbots a Boost to Compete at FIRST Robotics World Championships
    May 03, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Ford South Africa Gives the Springbots a Boost to…

    Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) provides funding to get the Springbots team to the FIRST Robotics World Championships, taking place in Detroit from 24-27 April The Springbots are young South Africans who are passionate about the… more...
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  • Alfa Romeo in the hunt to become king of the Simola Hill(climb)
    May 02, 2019 Motorsport

    Alfa Romeo in the hunt to become king of the…

    Every year, the hills within the picturesque Garden Route town of Knysna come alive with the sound of sonorous exhaust music, cheering spectators and popping champagne corks, during the Jaguar Simola Hillclimb. Alfisti and motoring fans attending… more...
    Editor 133
  • The Award-winning Opel Combo Van
    May 02, 2019 Motoring

    The Award-winning Opel Combo Van

    Opel returns to the commercial vehicle segment with an Exceptionally Versatile Business Partner! Why choose the Opel Combo Cargo Van to be your business partner? Let’s talk about Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) A Fleet Manager’s purchase decision is… more...
    Editor 150
  • Abarth to be official engine supplier for the Italian and German F4 championships for the 6th year running
    May 02, 2019 Motorsport

    Abarth to be official engine supplier for the…

    The Formula 4 powered by Abarth championships are revving up in Germany and Italy. The Tatuus formula car of the F4 championships are equipped with 160-HP Abarth T-Jet engines. F4 is the training ground for hundreds of young drivers to prepare for a… more...
    Editor 93
  • Seventeen-year-old Oliver Solberg earns first U.S. victory at Olympus Rally
    May 02, 2019 Motorsport

    Seventeen-year-old Oliver Solberg earns first…

    Subaru Motorsports USA took the top two podium positions at this weekend’s DirtFish Olympus Rally, with Swedish rally prodigy Oliver Solberg securing his first American rally victory in a blue and gold Subaru WRX STI. Solberg was fast and consistent… more...
    Editor 103
  • New Ford Everest Delivers Enhanced Design, Comfort and Performance
    May 02, 2019 Motoring

    New Ford Everest Delivers Enhanced Design,…

    2019 Ford Everest delivers refreshed design, more luxurious interior, improved comfort and luxury All-new 2.0 Bi-Turbo and Single Turbo engines matched to 10-speed automatic transmission for enhanced performance and fuel efficiency. Current 2.2 and… more...
    Editor 133
  • The new face of the Q family: the Audi Q8
    May 02, 2019 Motoring

    The new face of the Q family: the Audi Q8

    Introducing the halo and new top model to Audi’s Q range of SUV’s A luxuriously equipped SUV coupé suitable for business and pleasure An impressive representative of Audi’s new progressive design language The Audi Q8 brings together the best of both… more...
    Editor 124
  • Hyundai takes top spots on podium in Rally Argentina
    May 02, 2019 Motorsport

    Hyundai takes top spots on podium in Rally…

    Hyundai Motorsport has secured its second consecutive victory of the 2019 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) on the weekend when Thierry Neuville triumphed in Rally Argentina ahead of team mate Andreas Mikkelsen. The Belgian and his co-driver,… more...
    Editor 111
  • ETC and OUTA debate road funding solutions
    Apr 29, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    ETC and OUTA debate road funding solutions

    The fourth and final Transport Forum Working Group on road funding in South Africa thrashed out the way forward in Pretoria last week. The session included a fervid debate between the CEO of OUTA, Wayne Duvenage, and the CEO of Electronic Toll… more...
    Editor 247
  • Alfa Romeo on the Auto Express route to top reliability
    Apr 29, 2019 Motoring

    Alfa Romeo on the Auto Express route to top…

    Alfa Romeo is once again giving German and Japanese competitors cause for concern as the Italian brand continues to challenge the reliability status quo. Respected British motoring publication and the UK's biggest-selling motoring weekly, Auto… more...
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  • Scenic Berg 400 in Champagne valley to test cross country competitors
    Apr 29, 2019 Motorsport

    Scenic Berg 400 in Champagne valley to test cross…

    Competitors in the South African National Cross Country Series (SACCS) will be spoiled by spectacular scenery when they take on the Berg 400, a brand new event on the 2019 calendar that takes place on 17 and 18 May in the area of Winterton and… more...
    Editor 131
  • New Renault KWID now more equipped to be the ideal choice within the entry-level segment
    Apr 26, 2019 Motoring

    New Renault KWID now more equipped to be the…

    The trendy Renault KWID has proved its popularity through an excess of 20,000 sales since initial launch in November 2016. Renault's KWID -which offers affordable mobility to all- is set to become even more sought-after within the entry level… more...
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  • Personal Digital Shopping - the new frontier for motor industry
    Apr 26, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Personal Digital Shopping - the new frontier for…

    The online shopping trend continuously aims to eradicate friction in the processes from online to real world – buying and selling vehicles online particularly, has international business abuzz in seeking out specialised products to harness the… more...
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  • A Nigerian subsidiary of a global giant adopted a premium solution from MiX Telematics for its 3 000-vehicle fleet.
    Apr 26, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Market leader extends contract with MiX…

    MiX Telematics (JSE: MIX, NYSE: MIXT), a leading global provider of fleet and mobile asset management solutions, today announced that it has secured a three-year contract extension with a large customer in Nigeria, who has also elected to subscribe… more...
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  • MES - Mobility Electronics Suppliers EXPO 2019
    Apr 25, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    MES - Mobility Electronics Suppliers EXPO 2019 - …

    MES Expo enjoys continuous growth of well-known exhibitors! After Knorr Bremse with its subsidiary Kiepe Electric, the international company Mitsubishi Electric and much more Yamaichi Electronics has committed itself as an INFLUENCER 2019. „We have… more...
    Editor 155
  • Join African Smart City thought leaders this June: View agenda
    Apr 25, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Join African Smart City thought leaders this…

    Africa is undergoing remarkable urban growth and can reach a 2.4 billion population within the next decades. Many African cities have already launched smart city initiatives to tackle the challenges and capture the opportunities presented by this… more...
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  • Hyundai 'Venue' makes world debut at New York Motor Show
    Apr 23, 2019 Motoring

    Hyundai 'Venue' makes world debut at New York…

    The Hyundai Motor Company introduced its all-new Venue this week at the New York Motor Show, to join its larger siblings Kona, Creta, Tucson and Santa Fe in the Korean manufacturer's SUV model line-up. The Venue - packed with a host of premium… more...
    Editor 171
  • Autonomous vehicles set to be fastest-growing automotive sector with more than 11m sales by 2033, says GlobalData
    Apr 23, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Autonomous vehicles set to be fastest-growing…

    There is no doubt that profound change is occurring in the automotive industry and now more than ever, it is critical to know which sectors will grow rapidly in the coming years and the ones facing an existential threat, says GlobalData, a leading… more...
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  • Not All Those Who Wander Are Lost
    Apr 23, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Not All Those Who Wander Are Lost

    The birth of the Great American road trip 100 years ago For about two weeks every summer between 1914 and 1924, a group of American friends who called themselves the Four Vagabonds would climb in their Model Ts and hit the open road, travelling to… more...
    Editor 119
  • FCA What's Behind: international previews of the first two episodes: far north and far south
    Apr 18, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    FCA What's Behind: international previews of the…

    Today saw the International Press Presentation of the FCA What's Behind project: showing for the first time "a backstage view" of the research and development phases of FCA automobiles. The launch of the first two episodes of a unique kind of film… more...
    Editor 154
  • Jaguar I-PACE 2019 World car of the year, 2019 World green car and 2019 World car design of the year
    Apr 18, 2019 Motoring

    2019 World Car Awards : Triple win finish for…

    Jaguar I-PACE 2019 World car of the year, 2019 World green car and 2019 World car design of the year The Road to the World Car Awards journey concluded today with a grande finale awards ceremony and press conference that opened the New York… more...
    Editor 194
  • 2019 World Car Awards and now there is one… Audi A7 – 2019 World Luxury Car
    Apr 18, 2019 Motoring

    2019 World Car Awards and now there is one… Audi…

    The Road to the World Car Awards journey concluded today with a grande finale awards ceremony and press conference that opened the New York International Auto Show. The Audi A7 was declared the 2019 World Luxury Car. This is the second consecutive… more...
    Editor 166
  • 2019 World Car Awards and now there is one… Suzuki Jimny  – 2019 World Urban Car
    Apr 18, 2019 Motoring

    2019 World Car Awards and now there is one……

    The Road to the World Car Awards journey concluded today with a grande finale awards ceremony and press conference that opened the New York International Auto Show. The Suzuki Jimny was declared the 2019 World Urban Car. A Suzuki car has been a “Top… more...
    Editor 132
  • 2019 World Car Awards and now there is one…… McLaren 720S – 2019 World Performance Car
    Apr 18, 2019 Motoring

    2019 World Car Awards and now there is one………

    The Road to the World Car Awards journey concluded today with a grande finale awards ceremony and press conference that opened the New York International Auto Show. The McLaren 720S was declared the 2019 World Performance Car. “We feel grateful… more...
    Editor 158
  • 2019 World Car Awards and now there is one… Jaguar I-PACE – 2019 World Green Car
    Apr 18, 2019 Motoring

    2019 World Car Awards and now there is one……

    The Road to the World Car Awards journey concluded today with a grande finale awards ceremony and press conference that opened the New York International Auto Show. The JAGUAR I-PACE was declared the 2019 World Green Car. This is the first time… more...
    Editor 126
  • BMW Driving Experience South Africa offers Namibia Multiday Tours in BMW X3s built at BMW Group Plant Rosslyn.
    Apr 18, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    BMW Driving Experience South Africa offers…

    As part of its Certification to become an Official Partner of M in 2018, BMW Driving Experience South Africa is now offering multiday tours that go through some of the most scenic landscapes in Southern Africa. The multiday tours offer BMW customers… more...
    Editor 134
  • Mustang Claims Title of Best-Selling Sports Coupe in the World for Fourth Straight Year
    Apr 18, 2019 Motoring

    Mustang Claims Title of Best-Selling Sports Coupe…

    Ford celebrates Mustang's 55th anniversary today - National Mustang Day - as the world's best-selling sports coupe of 2018 on the strength of 113,066 cars sold More than 2,600 Mustangs sold in South Africa since 2016 This marks the fourth… more...
    Editor 155
  • Refreshed Volvo XC90 R-Design, T8 Twin Engine in Thunder Grey (available in South Africa post July 2020) Credit: Volvo
    Apr 18, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Drunk driving could be a thing of the past (if…

    Imagine this scenario: you leave a function after a couple of drinks, thinking that you’re perfectly capable of driving. You fire up the engine of your vehicle and head for home. Your car knows that you should not be driving. It decides that you are… more...
    Editor 198
  • Aston Martin announces all-star N24 line-up and signs Chadwick
    Apr 17, 2019 Motorsport

    Aston Martin announces all-star N24 line-up and…

    Aston Martin will contest the 2019 ADAC Zurich 24-Hour race staged on the world famous Nürburgring Nordschleife (22-23 June) with a pair of Vantage GT4 machines run by the AMR Performance Centre and an all-star driver line-up that includes… more...
    Editor 150
  • RENAULT EZ-FLEX: an innovative experiment to better understand last-mile urban delivery
    Apr 17, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    RENAULT EZ-FLEX: an innovative experiment to…

    Renault EZ-FLEX is an experimental electric and connected LCV that is both compact and agile. It was created and designed for sustainable mobility and delivery efficiency in urban areas. It is more than a vehicle: it is a real work tool for… more...
    Editor 169
  • Product innovations added to the Audi South Africa model range
    Apr 16, 2019 Motoring

    Product innovations added to the Audi South…

    Various local product innovations now supplement Audi's existing model range The Audi A3, Q2 and Q5 model ranges now include special edition models The Audi A5 and Q2 model ranges have enhanced their standard equipment specifications Audi South… more...
    Editor 182
  • Exceptional total cost of ownership, gives Tata Ultra class leading credentials
    Apr 16, 2019 Motoring

    Exceptional total cost of ownership, gives Tata…

    In South Africa’s truck market, the Tata brand is perceived to punch well above its weight – and no model more so than the recently launched Ultra, which competes in the 4,5- to 5,5-ton segment. Described by Harneet Luther, CEO of Tata Automobile… more...
    Editor 138
  • Alfa Romeo at GP number 1000 with a livery that celebrates Nino Farina's win at the first Formula One race - Silverstone 1950 - on Alfa Romeo 158
    Apr 16, 2019 Motorsport

    Alfa Romeo at GP number 1000 with a livery that…

    Here we are at race #1000 in 2019: P15 for Antonio, P9 and two points for Kimi. Well done guys - here's to the next 1000! Weather: sunny and dry, 19­20°C air, 25­29°C track Frédéric Vasseur, Team Principal Alfa Romeo Racing and CEO Sauber Motorsport… more...
    Editor 163
  • Introducing ZF coPILOT, the integrated Level 2+ system for next-generation advanced driver assistance. Powered by ZF ProAI and NVIDIA DRIVE. Image: ZF
    Apr 16, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    ZF coPILOT Enables Enhanced Safety and Driving…

    Integrated and intuitive system for next-generation advanced driver assistance powered by ZF ProAI and NVIDIA DRIVE New driving experience with semi-automated driving: ZF coPILOT takes over various driving maneuvers Improved reliability and safety… more...
    Editor 273
  • Sachs brand supports Formula E with winning Social Media campaign
    Apr 16, 2019 Motorsport

    Sachs brand supports Formula E with winning…

    As next generation mobility leader, ZF is supporter of Formula E In line with car upgrade for 5th season, ZF supplies Venturi with new electric drive, further strengthening technology partnership Chance to win trip to 2019 Berlin Formula E-Prix To… more...
    Editor 118
  • Mobility for Megacities: Audi AI:ME
    Apr 15, 2019 Mobilty Beat

    Mobility for Megacities: Audi AI:ME

    At Auto Shanghai 2019, Audi is introducing a visionary mobility concept for the megacities of the future: The showcar, known as the Audi AI:ME, offers compact dimensions, a spacious, futuristic interior, and the ability to drive autonomously at… more...
    Editor 189

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