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  • We are what we drive but we don’t care about what we drive that much – SA’s auto habits revealed
    Aug 21, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    We are what we drive but we don’t care about what…

    Only one in three South African vehicle owners takes great pride in their cars with most of us describing our vehicles as “nothing special”. However, half of us agree that our cars do reflect our personality. A special survey of more than twenty… more...
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  • Do you know the cost of your vehicle?
    Aug 21, 2018 Motoring

    Do you know the cost of your vehicle?

    Do you know how much it costs to keep your car on the road every day? Or, more precisely, do you know how much your car costs you daily, even when it is parked in the garage over weekends? The Automobile Association (AA) says it is important for all… more...
    Editor 57
  • Cummins named a top company for diversity for 12th consecutive year
    Aug 21, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Cummins named a top company for diversity for…

    Cummins Inc. has been named one of the Top 50 companies for diversity and inclusion for a 12th consecutive year by DiversityInc. Cummins ranked number 12 on the 2018 annual list, which included more than 1 000 participating companies. In addition to… more...
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  • Hyundai on podium again in Germany, retains WRC lead
    Aug 21, 2018 Motorsport

    Hyundai on podium again in Germany, retains WRC…

    Hyundai Motorsport has claimed its ninth podium finish of the 2018 World Rally Championship (WRC) on a dramatic final day at Rallye Deutschland, the ninth round of the season, on the weekend. The result enabled the team and their front-running… more...
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  • The adrenaline-pumping new Megane R.S. is here!
    Aug 21, 2018 Motoring

    The adrenaline-pumping new Megane R.S. is here!

    Eagerly awaited by sports driving enthusiasts, the New MÉGANE R.S. can be aptly described in two words - PURE PERFORMANCE: FOR PEOPLE WHO LOVE TO DRIVE New MEGANE R.S. offers the absolute best of the RENAULT SPORT world; DESIGN that talks to… more...
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  • Volkswagen Motorsport announces two finalists in driver search programme
    Aug 20, 2018 Motorsport

    Volkswagen Motorsport announces two finalists in…

    Final four candidates cut to two following full weekend of racing Extreme Festival at Zwartkops provided grand finale Finalists Bryce Pillay and Shaheen Amlay will now battle for overall prize At the end of five gruelling days of both physical and… more...
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  • Master(s)ful drive from Keagan at Zwartkops races
    Aug 20, 2018 Motorsport

    Master(s)ful drive from Keagan at Zwartkops races

    Keagan Masters extended his Sasol GTC2 Championship lead with a masterful drive to a double race victory at round six of the campaign, while Adrian Wood claimed his career best result with second place in the first race. The Volkswagen Jetta GTC… more...
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  • Three podiums for Signature Motorsport MINI team
    Aug 20, 2018 Motorsport

    Three podiums for Signature Motorsport MINI team

    Review: Sasol GTC2 Championship, Rd 6 – Zwartkops Raceway Signature Motorsport’s pair of MINI John Cooper Works racked up a healthy haul of points at Zwartkops Raceway, where Devin Robertson twice stood on the third step of the podium. Brad… more...
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  • FCA US Toledo Machining Plant to Build Key Component for First Plug-in Hybrid Jeep®
    Aug 20, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    FCA US Toledo Machining Plant to Build Key…

    Ohio plant will build critical Power Electronics module for Jeep® Wrangler PHEV Company will bring in new work, advanced technology to 54-year-old plant Wrangler PHEV to launch in 2020; one of more than 30 nameplates with electrified solutions by 2022… more...
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  • Darren Oates does the business for Signature Motorsport Polo Team
    Aug 20, 2018 Motorsport

    Darren Oates does the business for Signature…

    Review: Engen Polo Cup, Rd 6 – Zwartkops Raceway – 18 August In a near carbon copy of Signature Motorsport’s race at the same track in May, Darren Oates banked two third-place podium results after his best qualifying session of the season. Clinton… more...
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  • Gumtree World Rallycross of South Africa returns to Cape Town in November
    Aug 20, 2018 Motorsport

    Gumtree World Rallycross of South Africa returns…

    Calling all adrenaline lovers, fun-seeking families and all-things motorsport enthusiasts! It's time to mark the 24th and 25th of November 2018 as a pilgrimage to petrol heaven on your calendars. Watch as the Gumtree World Rallycross of South Africa… more...
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  • Volkswagen Motorsport reflects on successes and invests further in the future
    Aug 20, 2018 Motorsport

    Volkswagen Motorsport reflects on successes and…

    Volkswagen Cup continues to thrill after more than two decades Golf GTi continues to dominate in Sasol GTC2 Volkswagen Jetta leads with most race victories in 2018 2018 Volkswagen Driver Search programme reaches final phase On the eve of Round 6 of… more...
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  • Brett Garland at Dezzi Raceway
    Aug 20, 2018 Motorsport

    Double win for Brett Garland in Round 5 of the…

    Garland increases his lead in class A and earns valuable points in the AutObarn overall points standings Brett Garland AutObarn/Total/Ingco Tools Honda romped home to two well deserved wins in the fifth round of the 2018 AutObarn SuperHatch… more...
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  • Attention all female drivers! Adjust your car settings for a safer ride
    Aug 17, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Attention all female drivers! Adjust your car…

    From reckless driving, to potholes and wild animals, safety is a cause for concern on South African roads. And whilst car safety features continue to improve exponentially with advancements in reinforced chassis, computerized warning systems, and… more...
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  • The new BMW 3 Series Sedan: baptism of fire in the
    Aug 16, 2018 Motoring

    The new BMW 3 Series Sedan: baptism of fire in…

    Along the way to serial production maturity, the seventh generation of the successful BMW sports sedan has undergone driving dynamics testing and set-up on the legendary Nürburgring Nordschleife. The next generation of the BMW 3 Series Sedan is just… more...
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  • Volvo XC40 T3 arrives in SA
    Aug 16, 2018 Motoring

    Volvo XC40 T3 arrives in SA

    The extraordinarily popular Volvo XC40 is now available in T3 guise, bringing even more variety to the 2018 European Car of the Year line-up. The new powertrain is the first three-cylinder engine in the company's 91-year history. The all-new 1.5… more...
    Editor 89
  • Rookie hero de Klerk aims even higher
    Aug 16, 2018 Motorsport

    Rookie hero de Klerk aims even higher

    South Africa’s reigning Dakar car rookie champion Hennie de Klerk will be heading back to Peru for the 2019 event intent to deliver a top-twenty finish on top of that rookie car performance last time around. The Pretoria privateer will confirm his… more...
    Editor 92
  • Ford Ranger Production Hits the 500 000 Milestone in South Africa
    Aug 15, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Ford Ranger Production Hits the 500 000 Milestone…

    Half-millionth Ford Ranger produced at Silverton Assembly Plant in Pretoria Ranger remains top-selling vehicle in popular Double Cab segment in South Africa Ford Motor Company's Silverton Assembly Plant in Pretoria has reached a significant… more...
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  • Advanced Driving – Being in the Know
    Aug 14, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Advanced Driving – Being in the Know

    Owing to many external factors in modern day living, it has become vitally important for South African motorists to not only drive safely, but to also drive smartly. It simply isn’t sufficient to prioritise K53 driving skills; one must also apply… more...
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  • Hyundai wants to be back on podium in Rallye Deutschland
    Aug 14, 2018 Motorsport

    Hyundai wants to be back on podium in Rallye…

    Hyundai Motorsport will aim for a podium-scoring performance when the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) returns to tarmac for Rallye Deutschland next week, round nine of the 13-event season, and the team's home event. The team endured a difficult… more...
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  • Murray & Cronje scorch to Aldo 500 victory
    Aug 13, 2018 Motorsport

    Murray & Cronje scorch to Aldo 500 victory

    A chilly Aldo Scribante Racetrack played host to the South African Endurance Championship Nelson Mandela Bay 500 and an entertaining day’s local car racing as Simon Murray and Gavin Cronje rewrote the record books en route to main race victory… more...
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  • Special vehicle championships balanced on a knife-edge
    Aug 13, 2018 Motorsport

    Special vehicle championships balanced on a…

    With four of the six rounds of the SA Cross Country Championship completed, consistency at the top of the standings has been the name of the game in the Special Vehicle Championship, although Lady Luck has played a role, and sees the overall leaders… more...
    Editor 109
  • Crunch time for Sasol GTC Racing Team
    Aug 10, 2018 Motorsport

    Crunch time for Sasol GTC Racing Team

    Round six of the Sasol GTC Championship is the start of a frenetic stage of the season with three rounds in the next six weeks, starting with the Sasol Race Day at Zwartkops on 18th August. For Gennaro Bonafede, currently in second place on the… more...
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  • Sasol GTC Championship reaches a pivotal point at Zwartkop
    Aug 10, 2018 Motorsport

    Sasol GTC Championship reaches a pivotal point at…

    The Sasol GTC Championship enters a pivotal phase of a riveting season of entertaining touring car racing with three rounds taking place over the next six weeks. Just eight points separate the top three title contenders going into round six, the… more...
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  • The hunt is on for Signature Motorsport MINI team
    Aug 10, 2018 Motorsport

    The hunt is on for Signature Motorsport MINI team

    Preview: Sasol GTC2 Championship – Rd 6, Zwartkops Raceway, 18th August Signature Motorsport heads into round six of the Sasol GTC2 Championship firmly in the hunt for championship points as Brad Liebenberg and Devin Robertson chase more wins in… more...
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  • Mazda, Saudi Aramco and AIST launch research project
    Aug 10, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Mazda, Saudi Aramco and AIST launch research…

    Mazda Motor Corporation announced the start of a joint research project with Saudi Aramco, the state-owned oil company of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and Japan's National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) aimed at… more...
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  • Upcoming Events 10 August - 3 September 2018
    Aug 10, 2018 Motorsport

    Upcoming Events 10 August - 3 September 2018

    OUTSIDE SA BORDER Date: 17-19 August Event: FIM AFRICA MOTOCROSS OF AFRICAN NATIONS Category: MOTOCROSS RACING Status: Continental Championship Venue: Mindola Track, Mindola Dam, Zambia Time: 08:00-17:00 Organiser: Copperbelt Dirt Bike Riders Club… more...
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  • Audi South Africa has been recognised by IPSOS for purchasing and customer experience in South Africa
    Aug 10, 2018 Motoring

    Audi South Africa has been recognised by IPSOS…

    The results of the annual IPSOS South African Competitive Customer Experience survey are out. Audi has retained gold position for purchasing and customer experience in the South African automotive industry. Audi has achieved the gold standard in the… more...
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  • Ford Celebrates Production of 10 Millionth Mustang
    Aug 08, 2018 Motoring

    Ford Celebrates Production of 10 Millionth Mustang

    Ford Mustang, a cultural icon inspiring optimism and independence around the world, celebrates the production of its 10 millionth car at Flat Rock Assembly Plant in Michigan Ford Mustang is the best-selling sports car of the last 50 years, is… more...
    Editor 225
  • Extra heavies pull commercial vehicle sales
    Aug 08, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Extra heavies pull commercial vehicle sales

    The South African commercial vehicle market recorded a very marginal year-on-year increase of 0.1% at the end of July, to reach 14 853 new units sales so far in 2018. The biggest growth occurred in the Extra Heavy Commercial Vehicle segment, which… more...
    Editor 228
  • Alfa Romeo Giulietta eager to cement championship position
    Aug 08, 2018 Motorsport

    Alfa Romeo Giulietta eager to cement championship…

    The Alfa Romeo Giulietta of Theo van Vuuren and Bradley Scorer heads into the penultimate round of the Mopar South African Endurance Series in good shape to continue its impressive performance. The Arnold Chatz Cars Racing Giulietta has surprised… more...
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  • Karen Petersen with the oldest participants of the Put Foot Rally Vivienne and Bernard Petersen.
    Aug 07, 2018 Motorsport

    Trailblazer Karen completes the Put Foot Rally to…

    “You can’t just wing it. The long driving takes all your energy. Some of the stints can take 14 hours. But we accepted early on in the journey that it wouldn’t be easy and tried to alternate the driving. There are roads that just don’t exist. It’s… more...
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  • Serco helps SPAR with the challenge of load securing
    Aug 07, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Serco helps SPAR with the challenge of load…

    Serco in conjunction with its load securing partner Loadlok – a European leader in cargo control solutions – has developed a captive shoring system for SPAR in the Western Cape. The prototype system has been on trial in a 16-ton truck body for… more...
    Editor 254
  • Trainings all over the world: Internationalisation of the BMW and MINI Driving Experience proceeding apace.
    Aug 03, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Trainings all over the world:…

    The successful BMW and MINI Driving Experience model is now even more international. South Africa is the latest market to have a BMW and MINI Driving Experience recognised with the certificate “Official Partner of M”, guaranteeing that it meets the… more...
    Editor 246
  • The Fast Lane: What Driverless Cars Mean for Innovation and Risk
    Aug 03, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    The Fast Lane: What Driverless Cars Mean for…

    It’s coming quickly down the road: a world where we can get in a car anytime we want to but don’t own one. Where we’re all passengers. Where accidents are drastically reduced, and we don’t have to worry about dangerous drivers on the road. Where we… more...
    Editor 345
  • Lex Winson has taken the reins as National Service Manager at GLTC
    Aug 03, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Speed of service matters

    For any materials handling equipment owner, uptime is a key parameter that distinguishes between success and stagnation. Based on this understanding, speed is such an important factor that is sought in every aspect of Goscor Lift Truck Company’s… more...
    Editor 237
  • By Mike Higley, Vice President Operations, FedEx Express Sub-Saharan Africa
    Aug 03, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    How to export around the clock - 12 key steps to…

    Global interconnectivity, access to diverse supply chains, and new technology have transformed today’s entrepreneurial landscape, and the spirit of creativity and innovation continue to drive the growth of SMEs across Africa, and around the world.… more...
    Editor 260
  • 500 Reasons to head to Aldo
    Aug 03, 2018 Motorsport

    500 Reasons to head to Aldo

    Endurance race to top action packed meeting Port Elizabeth’s racing faithful can look forward to the sound of powerful engines, the scent of race fuel and the squeal of rubber as epic racing returns to the newly resurfaced Aldo Scribante Race Track… more...
    Editor 333
  • Freight Forwarding Industry Anticipates SAAFF Congress: Industry Event of the Year
    Aug 03, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Freight Forwarding Industry Anticipates SAAFF…

    With the SAAFF Congress 2018 only weeks away, industry stakeholders are preparing for an exciting and full Programme. “With 16 presentations, 3 social/networking events and an exhibition over the two-day industry gathering, delegates have lots of… more...
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  • Concours South Africa 3 years of Premier Automotive Elegance
    Aug 03, 2018 Motoring

    Concours South Africa 3 years of Premier…

    Continuing a tradition that now extends 3 years, top classic car collectors in South Africa will make their way to the magnificent setting of the Nelson Mandela Park fields at Steyn City from 10 to 12 August. Enthusiasts will gather to the largest… more...
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  • The V8 power unit for the new BMW 8 Series Coupe: A masterpiece from the Munich engine plant.
    Aug 03, 2018 Motoring

    The V8 power unit for the new BMW 8 Series Coupe:…

    The new BMW 8 Coupe is now rolling off the assembly line at the BMW Dingolfing plant, whilst the engine for the most dynamic model variant is being built at the company’s main factory in Munich. Parallel to the start of production of the luxury… more...
    Editor 274
  • Top 10 best cars for first time drivers
    Aug 03, 2018 Motoring

    Top 10 best cars for first time drivers

    Which vehicles are ideal for first-time drivers? Here Angelique Lynch, AutoTrader Marketing Director, compiles a list of the top 10 vehicles that will make good first-time buys. “Good options are always the Volkswagen Polo or Polo Vivo, the Toyota… more...
    Editor 333
  • Head of TransUnion Auto in South Africa, Kriben Reddy
    Aug 02, 2018 Motoring

    Significantly Lower Vehicle Price Inflation Gives…

    Vehicle Pricing Index dips below inflation for the 4th consecutive quarter Lower vehicle price inflation is providing significant relief to embattled consumers, with the TransUnion SA Vehicle Pricing Index (VPI) for new and used vehicles dipping… more...
    Editor 290
  • How crime affects your car insurance
    Aug 02, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    How crime affects your car insurance

    The formula for determining your insurance premium is a tricky one at best, based on your individual risk profile. This includes your age, your income, your insurance history – and the car that you drive. "Your car is a determining factor in the… more...
    Editor 394
  • Cassie Lessing, managing director, Strato IT Group
    Aug 02, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Consumerisation of the supply chain increases…

    Enterprise sector needs to start adopting more mobile-first applications The consumerisation of digital technology has seen a surge in demand for mobile-first logistics solutions placing significant pressure on companies to adopt a digital approach… more...
    Editor 279
  • Strong demand for good quality used vehicles in South Africa
    Aug 02, 2018 Motoring

    Strong demand for good quality used vehicles in…

    There is a demand shift from used to new vehicles in South Africa, but the ratio of used car sales to those of new models is still at 2.09:1, which means that used sales are still more than double those of used. This is according to the TransUnion… more...
    Editor 257
  • Since 2011, Carl Martin Welcker, CEO and President of Alfred H. Schütte GmbH in Cologne, has been representing the EMO Hannover as its General Commissioner, and at many public appearances in Germany and abroad has been raising awareness of the world’s premier trade fair for the field of metalworking.
    Aug 02, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    EMO Hannover 2019 in the starting blocks!…

    Frankfurt am Main, 1 August 2018 – The starting shot has been fired for EMO Hannover 2019. The invitation and registration documents for the world's leading metalworking trade fair are currently being sent out to around 60 countries. "We contact… more...
    Editor 282
  • FAW SA the most improved commercial vehicle brand in 2018 according to the NADA Dealer Satisfaction survey
    Aug 02, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    FAW SA the most improved commercial vehicle brand…

    The release of the annual National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA), Dealer Satisfaction Index (DSI) survey, as conducted by the independent market research firm, Lightstone, has FAW as the most improved commercial vehicle brand for 2018.… more...
    Editor 290
  • ASX leads the charge with Rasta
    Aug 01, 2018 Motoring

    ASX leads the charge with Rasta

    Fhatuwani "Rasta" Rasivhenge is no stranger to the whistle when it comes to the icons of the industries close to him, although behind the wheel of his Mitsubishi ASX, it would be from the advantage of his commanding position behind the wheel.… more...
    Editor 388
  • Mercedes-Benz extends South African love affair with launch of new C-Class
    Aug 01, 2018 Motoring

    Mercedes-Benz extends South African love affair…

    Locally-built C-Class offers new levels of looks, safety and performance Mercedes-Benz South Africa has launched the new edition of its highly successful C-Class range to the local market at an event in Johannesburg’s inner city, celebrating its… more...
    Editor 308
  • Motul Partners with Red-Lined Motoring Adventure to Introduce Joey Evans to SACCS
    Aug 01, 2018 Motorsport

    Motul Partners with Red-Lined Motoring Adventure…

    Through its partnership with the Red-Lined Motoring Adventure Team, Motul is a proud contributor to the success of the South African Cross Country Series – one of Africa’s most demanding motorsports championships. Red-Lined Motoring Adventure… more...
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  • MILAN Automotive GmbH Unleashes Hyper Car MILAN RED
    Aug 01, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    MILAN Automotive GmbH Unleashes Hyper Car MILAN…

    A car against the tide. This is what Austrian born Markus Fux, 36, CEO of MILAN Automotive GmbH is doing: bringing to the road the cutting edge know-how of Austrian companies - uncompromising in design and technic - in what will be the new… more...
    Editor 303
  • Barloworld Logistics breaks new ground
    Jul 30, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Barloworld Logistics breaks new ground

    Spokesperson: Kamogelo Mmutlana, CEO, Barloworld Logistics On 13th July 2018, Barloworld Logistics celebrated a significant milestone in the journey to their new facility. A SOD turning ceremony was hosted on-site, and the teams from all partner… more...
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  • Julian van der Watt
    Jul 30, 2018 Motorsport

    Positive weekend for van der Watt

    South Africa’s Julian van der Watt enjoyed mixed results in the weekends US Formula 1600 series triple-header at Mid-Ohio over the weekend. The South African Investchem Formula 1600 champion qualified thirteenth and drove up to fifth and eighth in… more...
    Editor 306
  • 2018 Formula One Rolex Hungarian Grand Prix - Race - Sunday
    Jul 30, 2018 Motorsport

    2018 Formula One Rolex Hungarian Grand Prix -…

    Weather: sunny and dry, 32-35°C air, 47-57°C track It was a disappointing race outcome for the Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team at the 2018 Hungarian Grand Prix. Starting from P14 (Marcus Ericsson) and P16 (Charles Leclerc), the two drivers went into the… more...
    Editor 434
  • Coetzee and Sandra Labuscagne. Image: Nadia Jordaan
    Jul 30, 2018 Motorsport

    Consistency the name of the game for special…

    The Atlas Copco 400, the fourth round of the 2018 South African Cross-Country Championship that takes place on 3 and 4 August in the Bronkhorstspruit area on the outskirts of Gauteng, will be extremely important for competitors in the Special… more...
    Editor 418
  • Now That’s a Bright Idea! Cycling Jacket Prompts Riders to Turn, Shows Others When They Do
    Jul 30, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Now That’s a Bright Idea! Cycling Jacket Prompts…

    Vibrations tell wearer which way to go - lights and indicators show other road users, pedestrians Finding the way through busy streets on two wheels can be daunting and for cyclists who take their eyes off the road to glance at navigation apps, this… more...
    Editor 438
  • Pure McLaren GT Series heads to Paul Ricard
    Jul 27, 2018 Motorsport

    Pure McLaren GT Series heads to Paul Ricard

    2018 Pure McLaren single-make FIA accredited international race series Circuit Paul Ricard to hold fourth round of the season Race field of McLaren 570S GT4 ‘arrive and drive’ track cars all supported by McLaren engineers, whether rented or owned… more...
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  • Cartrack’s unique technical training model uplifts talented young South Africans
    Jul 27, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Cartrack’s unique technical training model…

    For 27-year-old Sandile Mungwe, the training and subsequent employment he has received at Cartrack has proven to be life-changing in more ways than one. Sandile has always had an aptitude for auto mechanical work, but has received limited… more...
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  • Tips for SA motorists in light of fuel price increases
    Jul 26, 2018 Motoring

    Tips for SA motorists in light of fuel price…

    South Africans are bracing themselves for yet another fuel price increase which is expected to hit our pockets in August. This follows the recent fuel price hike of 26 cents p/l for 93 octane petrol, 23 cents p/l for 95 octane and 24 cents p/l for… more...
    Editor 312
  • World premiere: Porsche presents the new Macan
    Jul 26, 2018 Motoring

    World premiere: Porsche presents the new Macan

    Full connectivity, new design elements and extended equipment for the success model Porsche has unveiled the new version of its compact SUV. The Macan has been a great success since its launch in 2014, and has now been enhanced in terms of design,… more...
    Editor 276
  • Supplychainforesight goes Green
    Jul 26, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Supplychainforesight goes Green

    Barloworld Logistics’ presents local businesses opinions on sustainable supply chains In recent weeks the local conversation about environmental practices, and indeed the behaviour of individuals and businesses alike when it comes to sustainability… more...
    Editor 448
  • Battle Resumes for Ford NWM in Bronkhorstspruit
    Jul 26, 2018 Motorsport

    Battle Resumes for Ford NWM in Bronkhorstspruit

    After three wins this season, Lance Woolridge and Ward Huxtable continue to lead Class T Championship Gareth Woolridge and Boyd Dreyer set sights on third place in standings Brazilians Marcos Baumgart and Kleber Cincea aim for another podium finish… more...
    Editor 497
  • The new Volkswagen Touareg
    Jul 26, 2018 Motoring

    The new Volkswagen Touareg

    • The new Touareg is the most technologically advanced Volkswagen model of its era.• The third generation Touareg makes a bold statement on design, technology, handling and comfort.• With the "Innovision Cockpit" of the Touareg, Volkswagen has… more...
    Editor 342
  • Bringing Off-Road Experience to a New Level, Ford Ranger Raptor is Ready for the 'Outback Attack'
    Jul 26, 2018 Motoring

    Bringing Off-Road Experience to a New Level, Ford…

    Unveiled to the world for the first time earlier this year, the highly anticipated Ford Ranger Raptor is set to arrive in markets across Asia Pacific. With Ford Performance DNA at its core, this high-speed desert racer pushes the limits in… more...
    Editor 470
  • Active engagement via mobile-only tech disrupts insurance industry
    Jul 26, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Active engagement via mobile-only tech disrupts…

    Ryan Barlow, Chief Technology officer, e4 says that when it comes to the insurance sector, it is mobile-only as insurance brands grapple with disruption from lighter, more agile technology rich cloud insurance products: “It is no longer just… more...
    Editor 353
  • 65 speakers, railway project updates, 2 days of networking- only at East Africa Rail
    Jul 26, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    65 speakers, railway project updates, 2 days of…

    In 2018, East Africa Rail will see more speakers than last year. With speakers joining from the East African region to share project updates and international case studies from world leading operators. Feature keynote speakers include: Dr Fethi… more...
    Editor 295
  • Haval Motors South Africa impresses in 1st NADA Awards
    Jul 25, 2018 Motoring

    Haval Motors South Africa impresses in 1st NADA…

    Haval earns bronze medal in NADA Dealer Satisfaction Index Awards Haval, the professional SUV division of GWM, has made its competitors sit up and take notice after earning a bronze medal in the 2018 National Automobile Dealers' Association (NADA)… more...
    Editor 550
  • Trust in key for online car sales - Consumer insight revealed at Dealer Master Class
    Jul 25, 2018 Motoring

    Trust in key for online car sales - Consumer…

    “Today’s auto consumer is ready to buy before he or she steps onto the shop floor,” said George Mienie, AutoTrader CEO, in his presentation at the annual Dealership Master Class event. “They have already completed extensive research at home. The… more...
    Editor 355
  • Round 5 Autobarn Superhatch Dezzi Raceway 11 August
    Jul 24, 2018 Motorsport

    Round 5 Autobarn Superhatch Dezzi Raceway 11…

    Fans can expect another action packed 2 heats from the AutObarn SuperHatch drivers at the Dezzi Raceway as the series reaches its halfway mark The AutObarn SuperHatch action will continue at round 5 next month at the popular Dezzi Raceway KwaZulu… more...
    Editor 465
  • New car sales are on a roll – what does that mean for the used car market?
    Jul 24, 2018 Motoring

    New car sales are on a roll – what does that mean…

    June 2018 was a good month for new car sales in South Africa – 29 886 new passenger vehicles were sold which represents year-on-year growth of over 4%. This continues a positive trend over the past two quarters and has been achieved in spite of a… more...
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  • Husqvarna's Gilbert sets up title showdown
    Jul 24, 2018 Motorsport

    Husqvarna's Gilbert sets up title showdown

    Pepson Plastics Husqvarna Racing returned home victorious from Swaziland’s fifth round MSA South African Cross Country Moto Championship Mhlibhi Piggs Peak 400 on Saturday after Kenny Gilbert wrestled his open class machine to the OR1 class win to… more...
    Editor 550
  • Chris Visser and Phillip Herselman – Atlas Copco Toyota Hilux. Image Nadia Jordaan.
    Jul 24, 2018 Motorsport

    From the desert to the mealie fields of…

    It will be quite a change of scenery for the South African National Cross Country Series (SACCS) when the fourth round of the championship takes teams from their recent excursion in the Botswana desert to the mealie fields of the Bronkhorstspruit… more...
    Editor 317
  • Clover Mama Afrika celebrates Madiba Day at the Shalate Drop-in Centre
    Jul 23, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Clover Mama Afrika celebrates Madiba Day at the…

    Clover Mama Afrika, Clover’s CSI project, together with their valuable supplier MiX Telematics, a leading global provider of fleet and mobile asset management solutions, have once again showed their support by assisting a Clover Mama Afrika. This… more...
    Editor 408
  • Pre-owned vehicles with new car benefits
    Jul 23, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Pre-owned vehicles with new car benefits

    Purchasing a pre-owned vehicle can be a risk-free process if you choose to buy from the right pre-owned dealerships. A common misconception about pre-owned vehicles is that they’re old and unpredictable. The truth is that there are specialized,… more...
    Editor 607
  • Global compact earthmoving brand refocuses in the local market
    Jul 23, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Global compact earthmoving brand refocuses in the…

    ELB Equipment has relaunched an exciting range of equipment including skidsteers, articulated loaders and BHL’s from one of the world’s leading compact equipment manufacturers. American-made Gehl machines are a well-known brand across the globe… more...
    Editor 553
  • 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...
    Editor 697
  • The new branch is now located at Cnr Swartkops & Broad Street in North End.
    Jul 20, 2018 Mobilty Beat

    Safeguarding the bottom line through the Goscor…

    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 Goscor Fleet Management System to help its… more...
    Editor 672
  • 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...
    Editor 734
  • 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 722
  • 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...
    Editor 523
  • 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...
    Editor 880
  • 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 670
  • 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 789
  • 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...
    Editor 786
  • 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 519
  • 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 881
  • 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...
    Editor 835
  • 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 593
  • 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 703
  • 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 864
  • 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 537
  • 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 810
  • 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 840
  • 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 955
  • 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 1023
  • 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 858
  • 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 1008
  • 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 626
  • 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 930

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