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  • Banks need to justify to the poor why they are bailing out SAA
    Jul 20, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Banks need to justify to the poor why they are…

    The recent announcement by minister Pravin Gordhan that, at the request of state owned enterprises (SOEs), the banks will “help” SOEs with more funding and additional unspecified assistance, raises serious questions. Banking chiefs must publicly… more...
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  • Safeguarding the bottom line through FMX
    Jul 20, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Safeguarding the bottom line through FMX

    Managing a forklift fleet is a huge challenge, to say the least, but the incorporation of a fleet management system can make the entire process very simple and efficient. With that in mind, GLTC offers its FMX fleet management system to help its… more...
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  • European Car of the Year Volvo XC40 receives five star rating in Euro NCAP assessment
    Jul 20, 2018 Motoring

    European Car of the Year Volvo XC40 receives five…

    Volvo Cars' XC40 adds another accolade as it receives five stars and top ratings in the 2018 Euro NCAP tests. This means the XC40 joins its larger siblings in the 60 and 90 series as one of the safest cars in the world. The 2018 Euro NCAP testing… more...
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  • Ten Ways Air Compressors Can Improve Farming Efficiency
    Jul 20, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Ten Ways Air Compressors Can Improve Farming…

    A quality air compressor is an essential tool for any working farm, with applications far beyond simply inflating tyres. At its core, an air compressor is a power tool that creates and focuses pressurized air, which can in turn be used to power a… more...
    Editor 95
  • Top achievers from the MiX Telematics Enterprise BEE Trust celebrated
    Jul 19, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Top achievers from the MiX Telematics Enterprise…

    Students excel given the right support and guidance MiX Telematics, a leading global provider of fleet and mobile asset management solutions, recently celebrated and awarded the top ten South African academic achievers of 2017, at their offices in… more...
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  • Camp Jeep® 2018 Starring the New Jeep Wrangler Breaks All Records
    Jul 19, 2018 Motoring

    Camp Jeep® 2018 Starring the New Jeep Wrangler…

    The key event for the Jeep® Owners Group (J.O.G.) held in Austria last weekend was a resounding success, attracting massive participation from all across Europe. More than 1,200 Jeep enthusiasts and 600 vehicles came together to confirm the special… more...
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  • Preview - 2018 Formula One Emirates German Grand Prix
    Jul 19, 2018 Motorsport

    Preview - 2018 Formula One Emirates German Grand…

    11th Round of the FIA Formula One World Championship, 20th to 22nd July 2018 Hinwil, 17th July 2018 - The Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team is heading into the last two back-to-back races before the summer break. The first stop is Hockenheim, where Marcus… more...
    Editor 117
  • SACAA general manager, Mark Hunter with Aspasa director, Nico Pienaar. SACAA has joined forces with Aspasa to better regulate and communicate the use of coal ash products in the economy
    Jul 19, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Finding economical uses for coal ash

    Mountains of ash from our coal burning power stations can be avoided if new uses can be found to convert it from waste product to a valuable commodity. Already some of the ash is making its way into the country’s cement products to lend strength and… more...
    Editor 139
  • Scintilating Engen Polo Cup racing at wet Aldo Scribante circuit
    Jul 17, 2018 Motorsport

    Scintilating Engen Polo Cup racing at wet Aldo…

    Both races held in wet conditions Rain master Jeffrey Kruger retains his overall championship lead Multiple shunt sees second race finish behind Safety Car Repeated rain showers changed the complexion of the Engen Polo Cup races at the Aldo… more...
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  • Home heroes deliver at PE national
    Jul 17, 2018 Motorsport

    Home heroes deliver at PE national

    Wet conditions throughout Friday practice gave teams enough time to prepare for a sodden Extreme Festival raceday at Port Elizabeth’s newly surfaced Aldo Scribante Racetrack, but that did not deter local race fans from turning up in their numbers to… more...
    Editor 146
  • Isuzu Motors South Africa: 40 years of bakkie
    Jul 17, 2018 Motoring

    Isuzu Motors South Africa: 40 years of bakkie

    WHAT do former Springbok Rugby Captain John Smit, the first test tube baby, the Walkman and the movie Grease have in common? They were all introduced to the world in the same year that the first Isuzu bakkie went into local production in South… more...
    Editor 193
  • Mazda SA launches the enhanced Mazda CX-3
    Jul 17, 2018 Motoring

    Mazda SA launches the enhanced Mazda CX-3

    Mazda Southern Africa has begun accepting orders for the updated Mazda CX-3 at dealerships throughout Southern Africa. An ideal crossover; the CX-3 has received interior and exterior updates. Design improvements include front fog lamp bezel colour… more...
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  • Michael Stephen from Engen Audi takes GTC Championship Lead
    Jul 17, 2018 Motorsport

    Michael Stephen from Engen Audi takes GTC…

    Fourth consecutive full front lockdown of the 2018 GTC season for Engen Audi team Fastest lap by Michael Stephen at the Aldo Scribante Racetrack 1 -2 victory for Engen Audi in GTC race 1 First and second place positions for Engen Audi in overall GTC… more...
    Editor 188
  • Champion and Ferodo MINI John Cooper Works win in the rain
    Jul 17, 2018 Motorsport

    Champion and Ferodo MINI John Cooper Works win in…

    Signature Motorsport enjoyed their most successful weekend of the 2018 Sasol GTC2 Championship when Devin Robertson won the opening race and Brad Liebenberg won the second race at a soaking wet Aldo Scribante raceway in Port Elizabeth on Saturday.… more...
    Editor 158
  • Impressive speaker line-up at the NAAMSA Automotive Conference
    Jul 17, 2018 Motoring

    Impressive speaker line-up at the NAAMSA…

    The NAAMSA Automotive Conference in association with the Innovation Group takes place in the AutoTrader roof terrace alongside the Festival of Motoring presented by WesBank at the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit on 31 August 2018. The conference, titled… more...
    Editor 218
  • Opel's new
    Jul 17, 2018 Motoring

    Opel's new "Grandland X" takes two international…

    Practical, full of innovative technologies and every model with its own distinctive character - this is the Opel X-Family consisting of the Grandland X, Crossland X and Mokka X. However, the Opel SUV family is not only impressing customers with its… more...
    Editor 130
  • Pepson team after Piggs Peak glory
    Jul 16, 2018 Motorsport

    Pepson team after Piggs Peak glory

    Pepson Plastics Husqvarna Racing heads to Swaziland for the fourth round of the MSA South African Cross Country Moto Championship at the Mhlibhi Piggs Peak 400, keen to continue the team’s impressive form in the first half of the season. All four… more...
    Editor 214
  • Brett Hendricks is General Manager at Thebe Tourism Group.
    Jul 16, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Petrol increase and tourism - how much trouble…

    As South Africans begin to process the after-effects of yet another fuel price hike, our first thoughts focus sharply on the things we feel we can do without, the things we can cut out of our lives to keep our households and businesses afloat. In… more...
    Editor 198
  • Upcoming Events 16 July - 6 August 2018
    Jul 16, 2018 Motorsport

    Upcoming Events 16 July - 6 August 2018

    21.07.2018 FIM TRIAL WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, COMBLAIN AU POINT, BELGIUM, BELGIQUE 22.07.2018 FIM MXGP/MX2 MOTOCROSS WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, LOKET, CZECH REP, REP. TCHEQUE 22.07.2018 FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, GERMAN GRAND PRIX, HOCKENHEIM, GRAND… more...
    Editor 209
  • Retro Rewind will increase all your motor racing film coverage by posting it on their live streaming site permanently where it can be viewed 24/7 at no cost
    Jul 16, 2018 Motorsport

    Retro Rewind will increase all your motor racing…

    Giving you additional film coverage for all your race meetings both past, current, and future events All current series and race sponsors have their TV covered with the various packages available such as the Extreme Festival Events this TV coverage… more...
    Editor 197
  • Driver behaviour – have you looked in the mirror lately?
    Jul 13, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Driver behaviour – have you looked in the mirror…

    The funny thing about driver behaviour is that we all think we are excellent drivers and everyone else isn’t. There’s also a strange way of thinking that because other drivers are breaking the road rules, we can to. “It’s time we brought order back… more...
    Editor 246
  • The ins and outs of public transport while traveling abroad
    Jul 13, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    The ins and outs of public transport while…

    Using public transport in a foreign country can be a bit daunting if you don’t know your way around the transport services provided. Chubb Travel Insurance offers some practical tips when using public transport that will have you commuting like a… more...
    Editor 268
  • Caption: Goodwood Festival of Speed Central Feature Source newspress
    Jul 12, 2018 Motoring

    Goodwood Festival of Speed 2018 starts today, 5…

    The Goodwood Festival of Speed (FoS) starts today and runs until 15 July. It is one of the world’s largest car culture events which brings together a powerful mix of cars, celebrities and motoring royalty. Besides the iconic 1.16-mile Hill Climb… more...
    Editor 206
  • 5GAA, BMW Group, Ford and Groupe PSA Exhibit First European C-V2X Direct Communication Interoperability Between Multiple Automakers
    Jul 12, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    5GAA, BMW Group, Ford and Groupe PSA Exhibit…

    Companies team up with Qualcomm and Savari to showcase C-V2X’s advanced performance for safety, traffic efficiency and autonomy Exhibition includes communication between vehicles, motorcycles and infrastructure, showing commercial readiness for… more...
    Editor 272
  • Selling Your Car: Your Paperwork Questions Answered
    Jul 12, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Selling Your Car: Your Paperwork Questions…

    Car owners are increasingly taking the sale of their vehicles into their own hands, but the paperwork can be a little daunting. Jeff Osborne, Head of Gumtree Autos, explains what you will need to buy or sell your next car. Settling the car If the… more...
    Editor 231
  • The 2018 edition of Camp Jeep® gets under way
    Jul 12, 2018 Motoring

    The 2018 edition of Camp Jeep® gets under way

    · Camp Jeep® 2018 will take place in Styria, Austria, from July 13 to 15. · Annual event is the largest in the Jeep® Owners Group (J.O.G.) calendar. · Stunning venue is currently playing host to the international media launch of the all-new Jeep… more...
    Editor 261
  • CONMESA: Construction and mining equipment sales rise
    Jul 12, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    CONMESA: Construction and mining equipment sales…

    Sales of construction and mining equipment continued to improve during the first quarter of 2018, with sales of new equipment reaching levels last seen in the first quarter of 2015. According to figures released by the Construction and Mining… more...
    Editor 250
  • Anything can still happen in the production vehicle championships
    Jul 12, 2018 Motorsport

    Anything can still happen in the production…

    With three of the six rounds of the 2018 South African Cross-Country Series (SACCS), including the recent Toyota Kalahari Botswana 1000 Desert Race where double points were up for grabs now something of the past, teams will have to strategise and… more...
    Editor 220
  • The Parent Trap: could flexible work solutions provide an escape?
    Jul 10, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    The Parent Trap: could flexible work solutions…

    Parenting and work often feels incompatible -- what with kids' sick days, projects, last-minute meetings that clash with pre-school pickups, soccer games, ballet classes, and the whole pumping-at-the-office thing - but working outside of the home is… more...
    Editor 379
  • Standox supports Austrian racing team in Formula Student series
    Jul 10, 2018 Motorsport

    Standox supports Austrian racing team in Formula…

    Standox, one of the global refinish brands of Axalta, has been supporting the OS.Car student racing team from the University of Applied Sciences (FH) Campus Wien for the last five years. The more than 40 team members have designed a race car to… more...
    Editor 361
  • Engen Polo Cup title chase moves to Port Elizabeth
    Jul 10, 2018 Motorsport

    Engen Polo Cup title chase moves to Port Elizabeth

    Three-way championship fight to resume Revamped circuit to aid blistering lap times Minimal tyre wear to enable close racing The Engen Polo Cup championship brigade will visit the Aldo Scribante Raceway near Port Elizabeth next weekend (July 13 and… more...
    Editor 316
  • Opel Corsa Sport 1.4 T
    Jul 09, 2018 Motoring

    Opel Corsa Sport 1.4 T

    Bound to astound with its sporty, funky good looks, connectivity and power sunroof as standard. Designed to impress, with power and features beyond what is to be expected from a vehicle in this segment and at this price, the Opel Corsa Sport 1.4T is… more...
    Editor 353
  • Half-year commercial vehicle sales just slightly off the pace
    Jul 09, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Half-year commercial vehicle sales just slightly…

    The South African commercial vehicle market once again showed resilience amidst challenging economic conditions, to end the first half of 2018 with just a slight year-on-year decline of 1.3%. A total of 12 555 commercial vehicles has been sold so… more...
    Editor 341
  • Alfa Romeos of the past and present take to the stage at Goodwood
    Jul 09, 2018 Motoring

    Alfa Romeos of the past and present take to the…

    Stelvio Quadrifoglio makes its United Kingdom debut at the twenty-fifth "Festival of Speed 2018". By its side will be the showcar of the Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team currently competing in the Formula 1 FIA World Championship with Marcus Ericsson and… more...
    Editor 302
  • Roskill: Fuelling the Electric Car Revolution
    Jul 09, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Roskill: Fuelling the Electric Car Revolution

    The global transition to electric vehicles is expected to drive demand for lithium aggressively over the next decade and beyond. This will require lithium mine supply to increase substantially, and by 2027 Roskill forecasts that the industry will… more...
    Editor 339
  • Transgroup Logistics says FAW is a perfect fit
    Jul 09, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Transgroup Logistics says FAW is a perfect fit

    Transgroup Logistics, a Black Economic Empowerment company with offices in Durban, Northern Natal and Gauteng, recently took delivery of four FAW 16.240FT truck tractors and one FAW 15.180FL. The company, with a mixed fleet, has also been approved… more...
    Editor 364
  • The New Jeep® Wrangler is ready to amaze at Camp Jeep
    Jul 09, 2018 Motoring

    The New Jeep® Wrangler is ready to amaze at Camp…

    The first exclusive images of the stunning venue for Camp Jeep® 2018 have been released. The annual event - the most important in the Jeep® Owners Group (J.O.G.) calendar - will be held in Styria, Austria, from 13 to 15 July and will attract more… more...
    Editor 334
  •  Signature Motorsport ready to apply MINI magic at Aldo Scribante
    Jul 09, 2018 Motorsport

    Signature Motorsport ready to apply MINI magic…

    Preview: Sasol GTC2 Championship – Rd 5, Port Elizabeth, 14th July The Sasol GTC2 Championship heads into the season mid-point with Brad Liebenberg lying second in the title race, two points ahead of Devin Robertson following the Champion MINI John… more...
    Editor 357
  • Exclusive Fiat 500
    Jul 06, 2018 Motoring

    Exclusive Fiat 500 "Spiaggina '58" is the special…

    Today marks both the birthday of the Fiat icon and the 60th anniversary of the famous 500 Jolly Spiaggina, the legendary little car's first special series and symbol of the "Dolce Vita". For the dual celebration, the Fiat brand presents the new 500… more...
    Editor 423
  • Jeep® Brand Celebrates 115th Anniversary of Harley-Davidson®in Prague
    Jul 06, 2018 Motoring

    Jeep® Brand Celebrates 115th Anniversary of…

    The two brands share enthusiasm, freedom and sense of belonging and will be teaming up in Prague from July 5 to 8 for the most important International Harley-Davidson event of the year. On display the new Jeep® Cherokee- the next generation of the… more...
    Editor 346
  • Ferraris, Lambos & Porsches set for PE debut
    Jul 06, 2018 Motorsport

    Ferraris, Lambos & Porsches set for PE debut

    Port Elizabeth race fans can look forward to a special treat when the G&H Transport Extreme Supercars take to the newly resurfaced Aldo Scribante Racetrack, Nelson Mandela Bay in anger for the first time as the Extreme Festival South African… more...
    Editor 374
  • IT and engineering: bringing it all together
    Jul 05, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    IT and engineering: bringing it all together

    The maintenance of infrastructure is a vital role for engineers worldwide – to mitigate risks for our industries and for society at large. With recent advances in information technology (IT), possibilities have opened up to ensure that this… more...
    Editor 420
  • Preview - 2018 Formula 1 Rolex British Grand Prix
    Jul 05, 2018 Motorsport

    Preview - 2018 Formula 1 Rolex British Grand Prix

    10th Round of the FIA Formula 1 World Championship, 6th to 8th July 2018 Hinwil, 4th July 2018 - After the team's first double-points finish of the season at the Austrian Grand Prix last weekend, the Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team moves on to compete in… more...
    Editor 425
  • The new MINI 3 door, MINI 5 door and MINI Convertible now available in South Africa
    Jul 04, 2018 Motoring

    The new MINI 3 door, MINI 5 door and MINI…

    The British premium automobile manufacturer strengthens the progressive character and appeal of its models in the small car segment with a stylishly refined visual appearance and extensive technological advancements. The update for the MINI 3 door,… more...
    Editor 419
  • Brabham BT62 roars into global public debut at Goodwood
    Jul 04, 2018 Motorsport

    Brabham BT62 roars into global public debut at…

    The sensational Brabham BT62 will make its global debut at this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed (12-15 July), powering its way up the Hillclimb course in its first ever dynamic appearance in public. Unveiled to the world for the first time in… more...
    Editor 426
  • How to survive increasing costs without losing out on insurance protection
    Jul 03, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    How to survive increasing costs without losing…

    The increase in the value-added-tax rate to 15% in April has South Africans tightening their belts a little more, overall the economic mood is lifting and opening the door to improved sentiment and business confidence. “The remainder of the year… more...
    Editor 442
  • New PE track surface 'to test drivers'
    Jul 03, 2018 Motorsport

    New PE track surface 'to test drivers'

    With two weeks to go before the Extreme Festival national championship motor racing roadshow hits Port Elizabeth for its fifth round at Aldo Scribante, not only do local race officials predict that the newly resurfaced racetrack will challenge teams… more...
    Editor 474
  • The ECO Mode allows the operator to easily change the driving mode by the touch of a switch at the dashboard.
    Jul 03, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Doosan 7 Series lifts in

    The new Doosan 7-Series forklift range, now available in southern Africa through exclusive distributor Goscor Lift Truck Company, ticks all the right boxes, from maximum productivity to cost-effective and safe operation across an array of… more...
    Editor 417
  • Volkswagen Golf celebrates 40 years in South Africa
    Jul 03, 2018 Motoring

    Volkswagen Golf celebrates 40 years in South…

    Production of Volkswagen's first front-wheel-drive hatch back commenced in South Africa in 1978 In 2008, production of the Golf ceased in South Africa with a sum of 813 000 locally-built cars produced since launch The Volkswagen Golf Mk1 was… more...
    Editor 500
  • Nordschleife record of Timo Bernhard and the Porsche 919 Hybrid Evo – all details
    Jul 02, 2018 Motorsport

    Nordschleife record of Timo Bernhard and the…

    Porsche achieves fabulous Nürburgring lap time with hybrid prototype race car Stuttgart. Last Friday morning Timo Bernhard (D) lapped the 20.832 kilometre (12.94 miles) Nürburgring Nordschleife race circuit in 5 minutes and 19.55 seconds – a new… more...
    Editor 488
  • Photographs of the Bridgestone Tarlton Tar Autocross at Tarlton on 2018-06-24
    Jul 02, 2018 Motorsport

    Photographs of the Bridgestone Tarlton Tar…

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    Editor 544
  • 2018 Formula 1 Eyetime Austrian Grand Prix
    Jul 02, 2018 Motorsport

    2018 Formula 1 Eyetime Austrian Grand Prix

    Double points-finish for the Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team with Charles Leclerc in P9 and Marcus Ericsson in P10 Weather: sunny and dry, 22-24°C air, 44-49°C track The Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team gave a strong performance at the 2018 FIA Formula 1… more...
    Editor 509
  • Arnold Chatz Track Day 29 July 2018 at Zwartkops Raceway
  • Open skies over South Africa
    Jun 29, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Open skies over South Africa

    Israel approved the ‘Open Skies’ agreement with the European Union in 2013. The goals were to increase the number of foreign airlines operating in the country, expand the number of routes served, lower fares and stimulate tourism. An Open Skies… more...
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  • Italian Carabinieri takes delivery of liveried Jeep® Wrangler
    Jun 29, 2018 Motoring

    Italian Carabinieri takes delivery of liveried…

    The delivery further reinforces the strong bond between the Carabinieri State Police and the FCA Group. A special relationship focused on security. The brand's most iconic model will patrol the beaches between Cattolica and Bellaria day and night. A… more...
    Editor 537
  • New Ford EcoSport SUV Enhances Quality, Technology and Capability to Deliver More Confidence and Comfort
    Jun 29, 2018 Motoring

    New Ford EcoSport SUV Enhances Quality,…

    New Ford EcoSport offers rugged, stylish new exterior that builds on Ford's SUV heritage Refined, ergonomic interior features floating central touchscreens up to 8-inches Powerful, fuel-efficient and award-winning 1.0 EcoBoost engine, new six-speed… more...
    Editor 474
  • Wins on two continents for 570S GT4 as the 12C GT3 takes on the legendary Pikes Peak
    Jun 29, 2018 Motorsport

    Wins on two continents for 570S GT4 as the 12C…

    On a weekend which saw McLaren Automotive customer teams competing in both Europe and North America in the GT4 European Series, Pirelli World Challenge and at the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, the 570S GT4 managed to pick up yet more wins to… more...
    Editor 502
  • Hyundai's popular H1 Bus gets a bold, fresh new look
    Jun 28, 2018 Motoring

    Hyundai's popular H1 Bus gets a bold, fresh new…

    Hyundai's popular H1 Bus has received a bold new face in a make-over that is bound to elevate this market-leader as an even bigger favourite among customers in need of a competent people-carrier that offers great value for money. The whole nose… more...
    Editor 498
  • Three-hundred and sixty-five Pandas welcome Panda Waze - It's a record!
    Jun 28, 2018 Motoring

    Three-hundred and sixty-five Pandas welcome Panda…

    The Fiat Panda gathering in Pandino beats all records and becomes the biggest Panda meeting in the world. The guest of honour was the new Panda Waze, the first city car to proudly display the Waze name and integrate the Waze navigation app into the… more...
    Editor 409
  • Who's driving the customer experience?
    Jun 28, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Who's driving the customer experience?

    Forget everything you know about manufacturing, marketing, and selling cars. It’s all changing right now, according to Rob van Rijswijk, Global Director Business Development in the MSXI Global Solutions Team. Writing in Benchmarker, the… more...
    Editor 525
  • Rotary Classic car Meander 22 July 2018
    Jun 26, 2018 Motoring

    Rotary Classic car Meander 22 July 2018

    The first ever Rotary Hartebeespoort Classic Car Meander will take place around the Hartebeespoort Dam on Sunday 22 July 2018. Entry Form Here more...
    Editor 531
  • Mazda CX-3 2.0L Individual has the best value retention irrespective of category in the 2018 Gumtree pre-owned contest
    Jun 26, 2018 Motoring

    Mazda CX-3 2.0L Individual has the best value…

    The 2018 Gumtree Pre-Owned Vehicle contest finalists have been announced and at 91.34%, the Mazda CX-3 2.0L Individual dominates as the car model with the best value retention irrespective of category. This model is also the most prevalent in its… more...
    Editor 509
  • ERM Advanced Telematics Completes Development of Anti-Ransomware Solution for Vehicles
    Jun 26, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    ERM Advanced Telematics Completes Development of…

    International automotive technology provider ERM Advanced Telematics (http://ermtelematics.com) has completed development of an integrated hardware-software product that protects vehicles against ransomware and other cyber-attacks. The solution,… more...
    Editor 659
  • New black entrant logistics company creating a niche through innovation with the help of drones
    Jun 26, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    New black entrant logistics company creating a…

    Fuel hauler aims to ‘pay it forward’ after securing enterprise funding from Chevron South Africa A new black-owned logistics company servicing the KZN and inland fuel depot route is being aided by some of the newest tech in logistics, as it goes toe… more...
    Editor 556
  • The Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team back in the points with Charles Leclerc in P10, and Marcus Ericsson in P13
    Jun 26, 2018 Motorsport

    The Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team back in the points…

    Weather: sunny and dry, 23-26°C air, 38-45°C track It was a good French Grand Prix weekend for the Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team, with Charles Leclerc finishing in P10 (1 point), and Marcus Ericsson in P13. In an eventful start to the race, Marcus… more...
    Editor 514
  • Toyota and De Villiers conquer the Botswana desert race as many fell by the wayside
    Jun 26, 2018 Motorsport

    Toyota and De Villiers conquer the Botswana…

    The Toyota Kalahari Botswana 1000 Desert Race, round three of the 2018 South African Cross Country Championship, again claimed its share of victims in a tough and tight race over three days and a thousand kilometres that tested man and machine. It… more...
    Editor 495
  • Father and daughter beat the Botswana desert to claim first victory
    Jun 26, 2018 Motorsport

    Father and daughter beat the Botswana desert to…

    The Toyota Kalahari Botswana 1000 Desert Race, the third round of the South African Cross Country Championship (SACCS) that took place from 22 to 24 June, had a healthy amount of double points up for grabs, but it would not be easy earnings.… more...
    Editor 471
  • Terence Marsh wins the 2018 Road to Dakar at dramatic Toyota Kalahari Botswana 1000 desert race
    Jun 26, 2018 Motorsport

    Terence Marsh wins the 2018 Road to Dakar at…

    Red-Lined Motorsport’s Terence Marsh, partnered for the 2018 Toyota Kalahari Botswana 1000 Desert Race by experienced co-driver, Riaan Greyling, came away from the grueling race not only as the second-placed crew in Class FIA – but also as the… more...
    Editor 517
  • Delight and Disappointment for Ford NWM in the Desert
    Jun 26, 2018 Motorsport

    Delight and Disappointment for Ford NWM in the…

    Lance Woolridge and Ward Huxtable score emphatic win in Race 1, mechanical issues result in Race 2 retirement Gareth Woolridge and Boyd Dreyer secure vital championship points with second-place finish in first race, fifth in Race 2 Marcos Baumgart… more...
    Editor 485
  • BPI Launch Marks a New Era in Battery Driven Mining Technology in SA
    Jun 25, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    BPI Launch Marks a New Era in Battery Driven…

    Battery Power Industries (BPI), an innovative battery driven mining vehicle solution provider has officially launched. BPI targets zero emission underground mining equipment with their advanced battery energy systems technology offering. BPI is a… more...
    Editor 488
  • Volvo Cars launch new S60 sports sedan - the first Volvo car made in the USA
    Jun 22, 2018 Motoring

    Volvo Cars launch new S60 sports sedan - the…

    Volvo Cars today revealed the new S60 mid-size premium sports sedan at the company's first US manufacturing plant in Charleston, South Carolina. The combined car launch and factory opening reinforce Volvo Cars' commitment to the US, an important… more...
    Editor 503
  • The new Serco repair facility in Boksburg, Gauteng.
    Jun 22, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Serco Johannesburg adds new service facility

    Leading South African truck body and trailer manufacturer Serco has upgraded and expanded its Boksburg repair facility to further improve service delivery to customers. Managing Director Clinton Holcroft says the investment in infrastructure and… more...
    Editor 525
  • Alfa Romeo Giulia Wins the 25th Edition of the
    Jun 22, 2018 Motoring

    Alfa Romeo Giulia Wins the 25th Edition of the…

    The award ceremony of the prestigious prize, created in 1954, took place yesterday at Castello Sforzesco - Cortile della Rocchetta in Milan. During the ceremony, the public admired a Giulia Quadrifoglio and a 4C Spider "Italia", two cars which… more...
    Editor 460
  • Goscor Lift Truck relocates PE branch to a larger facility
    Jun 22, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Goscor Lift Truck relocates PE branch to a larger…

    Having outgrown its previous Port Elizabeth branch, Goscor Lift Truck has since moved into a larger premises that allows it to better service its ever-growing customer base. As a result of increased business activity at its Port Elizabeth branch,… more...
    Editor 517
  • Volkswagen shines in terms of retained value in 2018 Gumtree Pre-Owned Awards contest
    Jun 22, 2018 Motoring

    Volkswagen shines in terms of retained value in…

    Volkswagen is the brand with the most finalists out of the 11 categories in which brands will compete for the Gumtree Pre-Owned Vehicle Awards for 2018. Volkswagen has nine finalists, based on the retained value of 2016 models with at least six… more...
    Editor 486
  • Professional body for supply chain management launched at 40TH SAPICS Conference
    Jun 22, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Professional body for supply chain management…

    The 40th annual SAPICS Conference wrapped up in Cape Town last week. The organisers report that in addition to providing African supply chain practitioners with an unrivalled opportunity to share knowledge and network, a high point of this year’s… more...
    Editor 414
  • Upcoming Events 22 June - 9 July 2018
    Jun 22, 2018 Motorsport

    Upcoming Events 22 June - 9 July 2018

    24.06.2018 FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, FRENCH GRAND PRIX, PAUL RICARD 28.06.2018 FIA WORLD RALLYCROSS CHAMPIONSHIP, WORLD RX OF SWEDEN, HOLJES 30.06.2018 FIM RED BULL ROOKIES CUP, ASSEN 30.06.2018 FIM ENDURO WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP,ITALY, ARCO DI… more...
    Editor 598
  • Jun 22, 2018 Motoring

    5 of the coolest dealerships to check out if…

    Dealership walk-ins have decreased dramatically over the last few years, which is why the car industry is determined to make their showrooms as intriguing and entertaining as possible, adding restaurants, bars, displays and other elements to their… more...
    Editor 401
  • Get the car and kids ready for mid-year holiday road trips
    Jun 20, 2018 Motoring

    Get the car and kids ready for mid-year holiday…

    With the mid-year school holidays fast approaching, families will soon start preparing for those long drives ahead. “Keeping the kids safe and entertained is an important part of the trip,” says Dewald Ranft, Chairman of the Motor Industry Workshop… more...
    Editor 510
  • Top tips to keep safe on SA roads
    Jun 20, 2018 Motoring

    Top tips to keep safe on SA roads

    With over 130,000 people having died in road accidents in South Africa over the past decade*, road safety is a daily worry for the country’s motorists, public transport users and pedestrians. While sadly, accidents do happen and it is unlikely that… more...
    Editor 432
  • Honda to supply F1 Power Units to Red Bull Racing
    Jun 20, 2018 Motorsport

    Honda to supply F1 Power Units to Red Bull Racing

    Honda and Red Bull Group have signed an agreement whereby Honda will enter into a partnership with Red Bull Racing to supply it with power units for two years from the start of the 2019 FIA Formula One* World Championship. This will be in addition… more...
    Editor 461
  • Panda Waze: The Most Social City Car Ever
    Jun 20, 2018 Motoring

    Panda Waze: The Most Social City Car Ever

    New milestone for the record-breaking Panda: Panda Waze is the first city car to bear the Waze name, integrating the Waze navigation app as well as being the most social media savvy Panda ever. Waze is much more than just a navigator: it avoids… more...
    Editor 502
  • True customized logistics can drive your business goals
    Jun 19, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    True customized logistics can drive your business…

    In increasingly competitive markets across the globe, companies are earnestly seeking ways to differentiate themselves from their competitors. The logistics sector is no exception. Detlev Duve, Managing Director of Dachser South Africa, says that… more...
    Editor 393
  • New Ford Figo Gains Sophisticated, Upmarket Appeal
    Jun 19, 2018 Motoring

    New Ford Figo Gains Sophisticated, Upmarket Appeal

    Fresh styling updates give new Ford Figo more modern, refined appearance Interior revised with focus on improved quality, comfort and standard features New 1.5-litre three-cylinder engine, launch of new six-speed automatic on Trend Hatch… more...
    Editor 571
  • Michael Stephen takes overall victory for Engen Audi
    Jun 19, 2018 Motorsport

    Michael Stephen takes overall victory for Engen…

    Overall victory for Michael Stephen at East London Grand Prix circuit New pole position record for Simon Moss Third consecutive full front lock down for Engen Audi Double podium for Michael Stephen Round 4 of the Global Touring Cars Africa… more...
    Editor 570
  •  Robertson’s champion drive nets maiden victory in East London
    Jun 18, 2018 Motorsport

    Robertson’s champion drive nets maiden victory…

    Review: Sasol GTC2 Championship – Rd 4, East London Signature Motorsport enjoyed a successful outing in East London where the fourth round of the Sasol GTC2 Championship was held this Saturday. Devin Robertson fought two extremely hard races worthy… more...
    Editor 553
  •  The all-new BMW 8 Series Coupe
    Jun 18, 2018 Motoring

    The all-new BMW 8 Series Coupe

    BMW presents the redefinition of the sports car. The new BMW 8 Series Coupe combines imposing lateral and longitudinal dynamic performance with poise, assurance and luxury over long distances. The new BMW 8 Series Coupe opens a further chapter in… more...
    Editor 548
  • Oil down but Rand pummels fuel price
    Jun 18, 2018 Motoring

    Oil down but Rand pummels fuel price

    Fuel prices look set for another jump going into July. This is according to the Automobile Association (AA) which was commenting on unaudited mid-month fuel data released by the Central Energy Fund (CEF). “Since the start of June, the Rand has… more...
    Editor 564
  • Sarabdeep Hanspal, Chief Operating Officer for KLT South Africa
    Jun 18, 2018 Motoring

    Manufacturers should think local for global…

    In the globalised economy, it is crucial for companies to have an international focus. But this cannot come at the expense of grassroots community engagement, writes, Sarbdeep S Hanspal, COO, KLT Automotive and Tubular Products (South Africa) (Pty)… more...
    Editor 1714
  • Think Like a Racing Driver? Quiz: Find Out How YOUR Skills Would Help the Team
    Jun 18, 2018 Motorsport

    Think Like a Racing Driver? Quiz: Find Out How…

    Race strategies, physical conditioning, instant decisions and having the hopes of a team on your shoulders are unique challenges for racing drivers in the sporting world, which require a special kind of character. “You’re dealing with high pressure… more...
    Editor 596
  • Barloworld Equipment Celebrates 54 years as CAT Dealer in Botswana
    Jun 18, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Barloworld Equipment Celebrates 54 years as CAT…

    CAT 426F2 Designed to withstand toughest market conditions is now available in Botswana Barloworld Equipment, the southern African dealer for Cat earthmoving equipment, is excited to be unveiling the 426F2 “in the iron” to customers in Botswana.… more...
    Editor 589
  • Total: The track is our laboratory - 24 hours of Le Mans
    Jun 15, 2018 Motorsport

    Total: The track is our laboratory - 24 hours of…

    Thanks to the partnership signed with the Automobile Club de l’Ouest (ACO), which runs until the end of May 2023, Total is the official fuel supplier to the FIA World Endurance Championship, which includes the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Regarding the new… more...
    Editor 641
  • Volvo Cars and Polestar launch new Polestar Engineered electrified performance offer
    Jun 15, 2018 Motoring

    Volvo Cars and Polestar launch new Polestar…

    Volvo Cars is launching a new upgraded electrified performance offer called Polestar Engineered, specifically developed for its new 60 Series T8 Twin Engine plug-in hybrid cars. The announcement comes one week before the company will reveal its new… more...
    Editor 622
  • Get the most ZAR for your car with CarZar’s competitive online car seller platform
    Jun 15, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Get the most ZAR for your car with CarZar’s…

    Want more Dough for your Renault, Dinero for your Pajero, Moolah for your Vrooma or Quota for your Toyota? Look no further than CarZar.co.za’s competitive online car marketplace. Rising fuel prices and other pressures may be squeezing everyone’s… more...
    Editor 669
  • World class tarmac laid at PE racetrack
    Jun 15, 2018 Motorsport

    World class tarmac laid at PE racetrack

    National championship race drivers and teams have a wonderful surprise awaiting them when they arrive at Port Elizabeth’s Aldo Scribante race track for the fifth round of the Extreme Festival roadshow Saturday 14 July. The circuit renowned for its… more...
    Editor 652
  • Lance Woolridge and Ward Huxtable
    Jun 15, 2018 Motorsport

    Ford NWM Aiming for Hat-Trick of Wins in the…

    Lance Woolridge and Ward Huxtable lead Class T after winning first two rounds of the championship Gareth Woolridge and Boyd Dreyer look to transform impressive qualifying pace into strong points haul in Botswana Brazilian crew of Marcos Baumgart and… more...
    Editor 578
  • Audi connects the electric car with the house
    Jun 15, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Audi connects the electric car with the house

    Audi e-tron integrated seamlessly into connected home Convenient, cost-optimized charging with photovoltaic power Partnership with SMA Solar Technology and Hager Group Audi is taking the idea of electric mobility beyond the automobile in offering… more...
    Editor 679
  • Fisker Inc.'s Futuristic 'Orbit' Smart Shuttle to Feature Protean Electric's World-Leading In-Wheel eDrive
    Jun 15, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Fisker Inc.'s Futuristic 'Orbit' Smart Shuttle to…

    The world’s most appealing electric autonomous shuttle, the Fisker Orbit, will feature Protean Electric’s In-Wheel eDrive Technology to maximize interior space and enhance passenger experience A new era in exciting and stylish short shared trips:… more...
    Editor 675
  • The truth behind cash in transit heists
    Jun 15, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    The truth behind cash in transit heists

    Many South Africans are still reeling from recent bout of Cash In Transit heists in and around Johannesburg. The violence is unspeakable, the targets are often left for dead, and although some arrests have been made, no real action has been taken to… more...
    Editor 599
  • Mission E: Porsche’s first fully electric sports car is named Taycan
    Jun 14, 2018 Motoring

    Mission E: Porsche’s first fully electric sports…

    The future of mobility is another step closer: Series production of the first purely electric Porsche is set to begin next year. In preparation, the vehicle has now been given its official name: The “Mission E” concept study, the name currently used… more...
    Editor 620

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