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  • South African wins international truck driver competition
    Nov 23, 2017 Press Releases

    South African wins international truck…

    South African Lafras Kruger was named the best driver at the finals of UD Trucks’ Extra Mile Challenge fleet driver competition in Japan. Kruger took top honours in the UD Quester product category. The other South African participant, Buza… more
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  • Tata Motors charts out 'Connecting Aspirations' as its new Corporate Brand Identity in global markets
    Nov 23, 2017 Press Releases

    Tata Motors charts out 'Connecting…

    As part of the company’s transformation journey undertaken in 2016, Tata Motors commenced a comprehensive project to articulate its corporate branding. Basis a thorough analysis of the existing and the desired future state of the Company, Tata… more
    Editor 72
  • Global NCAP and AA South Africa launch #SaferCarsforAfrica
    Nov 23, 2017 Press Releases

    Global NCAP and AA South Africa launch…

    Global NCAP and AA South Africa launch #SaferCarsforAfrica today (22) in Cape Town, with the first independent crash test assessment of some of South Africa’s most popular compact and small cars. The crashworthiness results of the five cars tested… more
    Editor 118
  • Siyaphambili Team does Volkswagen proud at Telkom 947 Cycle Challenge
    Nov 23, 2017 Press Releases

    Siyaphambili Team does Volkswagen proud at…

    Among the thousands of participants who took on the Telkom 947 Cycle Challenge, were six novice cyclists who represented Volkswagen. The team consisted of six high school learners from Bergville in rural Kwa Zulu Natal, and of the six, five managed… more
    Editor 83
  • Absa commentary on possible outcomes
    Nov 23, 2017 Press Releases

    Absa commentary on possible outcomes

    Commentary from Craig Pheiffer: Chief Investment Strategist, Absa Stockbrokers & Portfolio Management While it is true that consumer confidence is at a low point, the economy is barely growing and household credit growth is sluggish, the retail… more
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  • Production of Volvo's first ever compact premium SUV begins in Belgium
    Nov 23, 2017 Press Releases

    Production of Volvo's first ever compact…

    A new era has begun for the Volvo Cars plant in Ghent, Belgium, as the first customer-bound XC40 compact SUV has rolled off the production line. The new XC40, for which the company has already received over 13 000 orders globally, is Volvo Cars'… more
    Editor 90
  • Ford Wildlife Foundation Supports the WESSA Schools Programme with New Ford Ranger
    Nov 23, 2017 Press Releases

    Ford Wildlife Foundation Supports the WESSA…

    Ford Wildlife Foundation hands over a new Ford Ranger to the WESSA Schools Programme The WESSA Schools Programme facilitates transformation in schools through innovative programmes that offer project-based environmental learning Ford Motor Company… more
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  • Wesbank and Haval Motors team up in South Africa
    Nov 23, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Wesbank and Haval Motors team up in South…

    WesBank, a division of First Rand Bank Limited, has concluded an agreement with Haval Motors South Africa to provide finance products for the brand's expanding customer base in South Africa. The Chinese vehicle manufacturer Great Wall Motors (GWM)… more
    Editor 93
  • CILTSA Launches Fully-funded Professional Training Programme for Women in Transport and Logistics
    Nov 23, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    CILTSA Launches Fully-funded Professional…

    The historic, first-ever Candidacy Programme was launched recently, when 30 women in the Transport and Logistics industries were officially enrolled and became student members of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport: South Africa… more
    Editor 79
  • A new challenge for Maserati Multi70 and Giovanni Soldini
    Nov 23, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    A new challenge for Maserati Multi70 and…

    From Hong Kong to London, retracing the 13.000 miles of the Tea Route A new record to beat for Maserati Multi70 and Giovanni Soldini: After claiming the records for the United States’ “Gold Route” from New York to San Francisco and the “Tea Clipper… more
    Editor 77
  • 2018 Dakar Rally Media Guide
    Nov 23, 2017 Motorsport

    2018 Dakar Rally Media Guide

    January 2018 will see the start of the 40th edition of the Dakar. Each year the Dakar organising team lay out a dramatic racing arena, full of natural challenges, to test the endurance of man and machines. The 2018 Dakar promises to be no less of a… more
    Editor 79
  •  BT-SA gets to the finish line first with renewal of Mercedes Benz SA contract
    Nov 23, 2017 Press Releases

    BT-SA gets to the finish line first with…

    BT-SA is pleased to announce that the local arm of the global automobile manufacturing giant, Mercedes Benz SA, has renewed its ICT maintenance and supplier contract with the company. A long-standing customer of BT-SA, the contract was however still… more
    Editor 106
  • ESCP Europe and Groupe Renault, co-founders of new Chair for Intercultural Management
    Nov 23, 2017 Press Releases

    ESCP Europe and Groupe Renault, co-founders…

    Paris, November 2017 - Groupe Renault and the ESCP Europe Business School announced the inauguration of a Chair for Intercultural Management. The new Renault Chair for Intercultural Management at ESCP Europe Business School aims to advance knowledge… more
    Editor 95
  • Transnet launches another tug in R1.4bn project
    Nov 23, 2017 Press Releases

    Transnet launches another tug in R1.4bn…

    Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) recently launched its penultimate tug as part of its R1.4 billion, nine-tug construction contract. The tugs, which are being built by Southern African Shipyards in Durban, will be deployed to ports around the… more
    Editor 114
  • Ford’s R3bn investment welcomed by cabinet
    Nov 23, 2017 Press Releases

    Ford’s R3bn investment welcomed by cabinet

    Cabinet has welcomed Ford Motor Company’s R3 billion investment into its Silverton plant in Tshwane. The investment is expected to create direct and indirect jobs due to increased production of the Ford Ranger Model according to Communications… more
    Editor 95
  • Stevie Awards for Women in Business Announce Winners in 14th Annual Competition
    Nov 23, 2017 Press Releases

    Stevie Awards for Women in Business Announce…

    World's Top Honors for Women Entrepreneurs, Executives, Employees and the Organizations They Run Were Presented in New York Before More than 500 Accomplished Women From Around the World South African Businesswomen Among This Year’s Winners Fairfax,… more
    Editor 77
  • Electric vans from Mercedes-Benz Vans
    Nov 23, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Electric vans from Mercedes-Benz Vans

    eVito now available to order in Germany; ecosystem for the electrification of commercial fleets Electric drive planned for all commercial model ranges in the Mercedes-Benz Vans line-up eVito launches in 2018, with further model ranges to follow as… more
    Editor 88
  • TomTom Launches TomTom Route Monitoring to Help Connect Cities to People
    Nov 23, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    TomTom Launches TomTom Route Monitoring to…

    TomTom announces the launch of TomTom Route Monitoring, designed to address the growing road congestion challenges faced by Smart Cities worldwide. TomTom Route Monitoring is a service that helps traffic managers, event managers and emergency… more
    Editor 82
  • Crossland X. Opel-X Family adds a New Member
    Nov 23, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Crossland X. Opel-X Family adds a New Member

    Johannesburg. With the introduction of the new Crossland X, Opel now has a powerful presence in the B-SUV segment, the fastest-growing part of the local market which has seen volumes tripling in the last four years. The Crossland X will be a great… more
    Editor 83
  • Outsource fleets for economic survival
    Nov 23, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Outsource fleets for economic survival

    How outsourcing your fleet during economic challenges could save your business’ cash flow and mitigate risk. According to the latest figures from the Southern African Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association (SAVRALA), the South African fleet industry… more
    Editor 88
  • Kempston Truck Hire and FUSO Trucks celebrate a milestone in 2017
    Nov 23, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Kempston Truck Hire and FUSO Trucks…

    Offering tailor-made mobility solutions to the vehicle hire industry Jonathan Cotterell, Divisional Director for the Kempston Group: "It is no surprise that we keep going back to the trusted FUSO Trucks brand, as they offer us critical qualities… more
    Editor 91
  • Radical Economic Transformation - the Mugabe’s the Zuma’s the Malema’s and off course all the other less famous brands
    Nov 22, 2017 Press Releases

    Radical Economic Transformation - the…

    t remains mind boggling how each of these demagogues believe that they will be the first to succeed in their redesigning of society (radical economic transformation), only to find out, always too late, that they have failed. These projects always… more
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  • Polestar starts construction of state-of-the-art Polestar Production Centre
    Nov 22, 2017 Press Releases

    Polestar starts construction of…

    Polestar has announced that construction of its new state-of-the-art Polestar Production Centre has begun in Chengdu, China, where the company's first model, the Polestar 1, will be produced. This follows the announcement of the new Polestar brand… more
    Editor 83
  • Rethinking the urban house-share: MINI creates the world’s first MINI LIVING building in Shanghai.
    Nov 22, 2017 Press Releases

    Rethinking the urban house-share: MINI…

    Indeed, more people than ever are living within a shrinking footprint. With MINI LIVING, MINI is addressing these developments and creating the first co-living project in China. MINI is working with Chinese project developer Nova Property Investment… more
    Editor 80
  • Groupe Renault and Al-Futtaim sign agreements to assemble and distribute Renault vehicles in Pakistan
    Nov 22, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Groupe Renault and Al-Futtaim sign…

    Al-Futtaim global automotive operations extend to 11 markets across the Middle East, Africa and South Asia, and Pakistan represents one of the most dynamic opportunities in these regions Groupe Renault and Al-Futtaim sign definitive agreements… more
    Editor 80
  • Journey Organiser GPS Logbook Automates and Expedites Tax & Business Travel Claims
    Nov 22, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Journey Organiser GPS Logbook Automates and…

    Are your tired of the hassle of keeping a logbook for business-related travel? Do inaccurate logs mean that your company or clients are not reimbursing you for the full amount you're owed, or that you can't claim the proper tax deduction for all… more
    Editor 88
  • The all-new BMW X3 now available in South Africa
    Nov 22, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    The all-new BMW X3 now available in South…

    The BMW X3 was the car that launched the mid-size SAV (Sports Activity Vehicle) segment in 2003. Since then, BMW has recorded more than 1.5 million new registrations of the X3 across the two model generations so far. And now the new BMW X3 is set to… more
    Editor 120
  • Final showdown for Engen Xtreme team at Zwartkops Raceway
    Nov 22, 2017 Motorsport

    Final showdown for Engen Xtreme team at…

    The Engen Xtreme Team head into the final round of the Sasol GTC Africa at Zwartkops Raceway on Saturday, 25 November on the cusp of championship glory. With Engen Xtreme drivers Michael Stephen and Simon Moss lying first and third respectively on… more
    Editor 143
  • Hyundai ends on high note with 1st and 3rd on podium in Rally Australia
    Nov 22, 2017 Motorsport

    Hyundai ends on high note with 1st and 3rd…

    Hyundai Motorsport has scored its fourth victory of the 2017 FIA World Rally Championship with torrential rain and Power Stage drama creating a thrilling final day in Rally Australia on the past weekend. The Belgian crew of Thierry Neuville and… more
    Editor 93
  • Husqvarna’s sting in the tail
    Nov 22, 2017 Motorsport

    Husqvarna’s sting in the tail

    Team ends season in style at Roof of Africa Pepson Plastics Husqvarna Racing finished its season in fine style on the Motul 50th Roof of Africa — the so-called mother of hard enduros in Lesotho’s Maluti Mountains over the weekend. Headed by… more
    Editor 99
  • Dramatic ending to Australian finale
    Nov 22, 2017 Motorsport

    Dramatic ending to Australian finale

    Curtain comes down on epic WRC season Neuville takes fourth win to secure second place Toyota ace crashes out of podium finish Newly crowned champion signs off with Power Stage victory Catch all the dramatic action for free on Red Bull TV Thierry… more
    Editor 102
  • Is your vehicle roadworthy?
    Nov 21, 2017 Press Releases

    Is your vehicle roadworthy?

    It should be especially if you are travelling over the festive season, says MIWA. Responsible drivers ensure that they’re not distracted while driving, they pay attention to the rules of the road and, importantly, they make sure their vehicle is… more
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  • The BMW Motorrad International GS Trophy Female Team Qualifying 2017.
    Nov 21, 2017 Motorsport

    The BMW Motorrad International GS Trophy…

    Two Female Teams selected for BMW Motorrad International GS Trophy 2018 in Mongolia The BMW Motorrad International GS Trophy Female Team Qualifying 2017 has concluded with something of a surprise outcome. After four days of competition at the… more
    Editor 151
  • Alfa Romeo Giulia takes the double at the Irish Car Of The Year Awards 2018
    Nov 21, 2017 Press Releases

    Alfa Romeo Giulia takes the double at the…

    Alfa Romeo Giulia named best ‘Irish Medium Car' Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio won the ‘Performance Car' category The Giulia is available to buy now from £29,875 OTR The Alfa Romeo Giulia has picked up two awards at prestigious 41st annual Irish Car… more
    Editor 116
  • Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio is crowned ‘Performance Car Of The Year’ in the Octane Awards 2017
    Nov 21, 2017 Press Releases

    Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio is crowned…

    Alfa Romeo's most powerful ever road car, the Giulia Quadrifoglio, has scooped the coveted ‘Performance Car of the Year' accolade in the Octane Awards 2017 Judged by a star-studded panel of car experts and enthusiasts, including TV host Jay Leno,… more
    Editor 140
  • Specifications: The all-new BMW X3
    Nov 21, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Specifications: The all-new BMW X3

    Please find the technical specifications for the all-new BMW X3: BMW X3 M40i BMW X3 xDrive30i BMW X3 xDrive30d BMW X3 xDrive20d Download Here more
    Editor 161
  • A road safety partnership
    Nov 21, 2017 Press Releases

    A road safety partnership

    Kasi Road Safety started when its founders saw a gap in the townships when it came to awareness about road safety. Many of the road safety campaigns that take place are in the mainstream areas. Yet, before people get to main areas, they often come… more
    Editor 119
  • Mindset behind Reviews & Life after a review
    Nov 20, 2017 Press Releases

    Mindset behind Reviews & Life after a review

    The Battle of Positive and Negative Reviews Why is it that consumers are more likely to talk about negative experiences than positive experiences? It may be due to emotion, negativity bias, unmet expectations, the increasingly rapid pace of life, or… more
    Editor 110
  • Efficiency in Agriculture: Boost Cost Efficiency with Tires
    Nov 20, 2017 Press Releases

    Efficiency in Agriculture: Boost Cost…

    Challenges in the agricultural industry: efficiency and soil protection "Engineered for Efficiency": new premium radial tires for the agricultural industry boost productivity The growing world population is presenting enormous challenges for the… more
    Editor 95
  • Evolving Chinese automotive sector represented by strong Electronics & Systems display at Automechanika Shanghai 2017
    Nov 20, 2017 Press Releases

    Evolving Chinese automotive sector…

    Multiple fringe events and Connected Mobility Conference compliment the trends in intelligent driving The key word surrounding China’s Electronics & Systems sector ahead of this year’s edition of Automechanika Shanghai is opportunity. Given the… more
    Editor 95
  • Hon. Minister of Basic Education, Angie Motshekga with Executive Mayor Athol Trollip and VWSA Director of Corporate and Government Affairs Nonkqubela Maliza at the 3rd Annual VWSA Literacy Conference held in Uitenhage.
    Nov 20, 2017 Press Releases

    Volkswagen hosts third annual Literacy…

    Third Annual VW Legacy Literacy Conference held in Uitenhage The Vision is to ensure all learners in Uitenhage are functionally literate by the end of Grade Three Three years ago the Volkswagen Community Trust launched an ambitious initiative that… more
    Editor 107
  • Project ETA at Palletways
    Nov 20, 2017 Press Releases

    Project ETA at Palletways

    When it comes to the delivery of goods, customers have come to expect faster delivery and real time tracking of their purchase. The transport of larger, palletised freight is no exception; the consumer also wants to know when their order is on route… more
    Editor 98
  • Banks initiate SAMAR process in order to assist in reducing fraud
    Nov 20, 2017 Press Releases

    Banks initiate SAMAR process in order to…

    Banks initiate SAMAR process in order to assist in reducing fraud by gaining control of movable assets currently excluded from registration on the Electronic National Traffic Information System (eNaTIS) South African banking and finance industry to… more
    Editor 101
  • South Coast Residents Rate Tiger Wheel & Tyre Tops
    Nov 20, 2017 Press Releases

    South Coast Residents Rate Tiger Wheel &…

    Tiger Wheel & Tyre is the "Best Tyre Shop" on the South Coast according to readers of the South Coast Herald newspaper, who rated the brand tops in the 2017 Readers' Choice Awards Best of the South Coast. Winning a Readers' Choice Award is a… more
    Editor 95
  • CAPAS trade show continues to serve the automotive industry in Southwest China
    Nov 20, 2017 Press Releases

    CAPAS trade show continues to serve the…

    Six theme zones to display strengthened product offerings Fringe programme enhances knowledge sharing opportunities, catering to regional end-users’ demands The Chengdu International Trade Fair for Automotive Parts and Aftermarket Services (CAPAS)… more
    Editor 96
  • Volkswagen wins big at first-ever pre-owned awards.
    Nov 20, 2017 Press Releases

    Volkswagen wins big at first-ever pre-owned…

    Volkswagen, the big winner at inaugural Gumtree Pre-Owned Awards with seven awards Volkswagen scooped the most wins at the inaugural Gumtree Pre-Owned Awards. The top passenger car manufacturer in South Africa took home three First place wins, two… more
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  • Continental achieves ISO 50001 certification - a first for South African tyre industry
    Nov 20, 2017 Press Releases

    Continental achieves ISO 50001 certification…

    ISO 50001: 2011 certification received for innovative energy management system Involves systemic approach to achieve continuous improvement in energy performance, efficiency, consumption and monitoring Continental is the first tyre manufacturer in… more
    Editor 112
  • SA Black Business Council holds talks with Singapore, ASEAN counterparts at the inaugural Africa ASEAN Business Expo 2017
    Nov 20, 2017 Press Releases

    SA Black Business Council holds talks with…

    A delegation from South Africa’s Black Business Council has held talks in Johannesburg in November with business leaders from Singapore and Malaysia on potential investment and bilateral trade. The delegation of over 20 local business people, headed… more
    Editor 110
  • Mirror, mirror on the wall who is the most successful of them all?
    Nov 20, 2017 Press Releases

    Mirror, mirror on the wall who is the most…

    Building a business is not much of a fairytale, but it can be one of the best journeys ever. While it is often stressful, small businesses are often crafted with a personal passion and more often than not, these same businesses support the… more
    Editor 85
  • Township and rural economies to change the development narrative
    Nov 20, 2017 Press Releases

    Township and rural economies to change the…

    The face of township and rural economies where unemployment, poverty and inequality are still rampant is fast changing, thanks to a successful public-private partnership which recognises the potential for emerging enterprises to contribute towards… more
    Editor 99
  • Fisker Inc.’s Scientists File Patents On Solid-State Batteries: EV Range and Charging Revolution
    Nov 20, 2017 Press Releases

    Fisker Inc.’s Scientists File Patents On…

    SOLID-STATE BATTERY BREAKTHROUGH: FISKER INC.’S SCIENTISTS FILE PATENTS ON SUPERIOR ENERGY DENSITY TECH, SHATTERING CONVENTIONAL THOUGHT ON EV RANGE AND CHARGE TIMES Fisker’s scientists, including the co-founder of global battery tech pioneer… more
    Editor 88
  • Mercedes-Benz & Laureus Sport for Good Foundation celebrates the 2017 YES Graduates
    Nov 20, 2017 Press Releases

    Mercedes-Benz & Laureus Sport for Good…

    Mercedes-Benz South Africa hosts YES Graduation at its award-winning East London Plant The 2017 Laureus Youth Empowerment through Sport (YES) programme concludes with celebrations East London - Mercedes-Benz South Africa (MBSA) and the Laureus Sport… more
    Editor 202
  • Glickenhaus Unveils SCG 004S A fully legal race car for the road
    Nov 20, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Glickenhaus Unveils SCG 004S A fully legal…

    In 2005 we told Andrea Pininfarina we wanted to build a modern homage to our P3/4: 18 months later we unveiled Ferrari P 4/5 by Pininfarina. In 2009 we told Peter Geishecker we were going to build and race a car at the 24 Hours of Nurburgring: 18… more
    Editor 120
  • : The making of The Grand Tour series 2 -
    Nov 20, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    : The making of The Grand Tour series 2 -…

    As the hugely anticipated series 2 of Amazon Prime Video’s global hit show The Grand Tour fast approaches, Clarkson, Hammond and May, under instruction, look to make a few changes from last year’s series. In a brand new behind the scenes video,… more
    Editor 152
  • Signature Motorsport’s magnificent MINIs set season finale battle
    Nov 20, 2017 Motorsport

    Signature Motorsport’s magnificent MINIs set…

    Preview: Sasol GTC2 Championship – Zwartkops, 25 November Signature Motorsport is nearing the end of its first year campaigning their MINI John Cooper Works in the Sasol GTC2 Championship and what a year it has been. After an unbelievably short… more
    Editor 131
  • Winners of the Mercedes-Benz South Africa Innovation Challenge revealed
    Nov 17, 2017 Press Releases

    Winners of the Mercedes-Benz South Africa…

    Startups win big at the inaugural Mercedes-Benz South Africa (MBSA) Innovation Challenge Total of R900 000 going to three startups to pilot their idea for future use within MBSA. The LaunchLab to offer ongoing support to winners More opportunity to… more
    Editor 131
  • Ford Kicks off Multi-Faceted Road Safety Campaign
    Nov 17, 2017 Press Releases

    Ford Kicks off Multi-Faceted Road Safety…

    Ford safety campaign launched in conjunction with the Automobile Association and other valued partners Driving Skills for Life training focuses on essential driving skills, awareness and the impact of distracted and impaired driving Innovative AA… more
    Editor 102
  • MasterDrive Newsletter 16 November 2017
    Nov 17, 2017 Press Releases

    MasterDrive Newsletter 16 November 2017

    MasterTips: Checking tyre pressure Tyres are costly items that should be checked regularly but drivers seldom do. This is what you need to know about checking your tyre pressure and how you will get more from your tyres as a result. MasterTest:… more
    Masterdrive 97
  • Fuel set to jump on Rand, oil woes
    Nov 17, 2017 Press Releases

    Fuel set to jump on Rand, oil woes

    Unaudited mid-month fuel price data released by the Central Energy Fund (CEF) is forecasting a sharp jump in fuel prices at the end of November. This is according to the Automobile Association, which says that motorists cannot expect much respite… more
    Automobile Association 96
  • New Audi Sport models join the League of Performance
    Nov 17, 2017 Press Releases

    New Audi Sport models join the League of…

    It all started in the early 1980s with the revolutionary introduction of quattro all-wheel drive, followed by many victories that drove Audi's four rings over numerous finishing lines in the motorsport world. Thanks to continued dedication to… more
    Editor 109
  • Domenico Cosentino -  Head of Aftersales - Maserati
    Nov 17, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Buying a new car? Make sure you ask this…

    Buying a vehicle is one of the biggest financial commitments you will ever make. It makes sense then that before you take the plunge, you do your homework on the options available. But, according to Domenico Cosentino from Maserati SA, there is one… more
    Editor 138
  • Daimler Trucks & Buses Southern Africa unveils world-class SelecTrucks Zimbabwe
    Nov 17, 2017 Press Releases

    Daimler Trucks & Buses Southern Africa…

    Affordable and certified commercial vehicles Par-excellence sales service and after-sales backed by ZIMOCO HARARE, ZIMBABWE - Daimler Trucks & Buses Southern Africa, under the banner of ZIMOCO (the only official distributor of Daimler commercial… more
    Editor 112
  • The BMW i8 Roadster is coming: time for the next look
    Nov 17, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    The BMW i8 Roadster is coming: time for the…

    BMW i is looking forward to welcoming the third member of the BMW i family. In 2018 the BMW i8 Roadster will unlock the door to a whole new dimension in pioneering open-top driving pleasure – virtually silent and with zero local emissions. Here’s… more
    Editor 132
  • Alfa Romeo Stelvio - The Brand's First SUV
    Nov 17, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Alfa Romeo Stelvio - The Brand's First SUV

    Cape Town, South Africa - Alfa Romeo's first SUV is born, delivering a thrilling driving experience, outstanding performance and sporty style. For the first time in more than a century, these features of the genuine "Alfa spirit" have now come… more
    Editor 224
  • More powerful than ever: the new Audi TT RS Coupé
    Nov 17, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    More powerful than ever: the new Audi TT RS…

    Audi Sport presents the most powerful TT of all time, featuring a muscular body, newly developed five-cylinder engine and accompanied by its unmistakable sound. The new Matrix OLED rear lights also underscore the compact sports car's position as a… more
    Editor 146
  • A new form of V6 power: the Audi RS 5 Coupé
    Nov 17, 2017 Press Releases

    A new form of V6 power: the Audi RS 5 Coupé

    Audi Sport is presenting its first model to feature the current RS design idiom with the introduction of the second generation Audi RS 5 Coupé. The new Audi RS 5 Coupé is the gran turismo among the RS models from Audi Sport and unites athletic power… more
    Editor 116
  • Hyundai Motorsport ready to finish 2017 on a high in Rally Australia
    Nov 17, 2017 Motorsport

    Hyundai Motorsport ready to finish 2017 on a…

    Hyundai Motorsport tackles the finale of the 2017 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC), Rally Australia, in positive spirits as the team aims to conclude its fourth year of participation in the sport on a high this weekend. With the 2017 Drivers' and… more
    Editor 128
  • THE BIG ANNOUNCEMENT: Results for the 2017 Tekkie Tax Campaign!!
    Nov 14, 2017 Press Releases

    THE BIG ANNOUNCEMENT: Results for the 2017…

    South Africa, you did it again!! The result for the 2017 Tekkie Tax Campaign was released on Friday during the annual Tekkie Tax Telebration. South Africa came together once again and raised a whopping R8 239 265 on 27 May 2017. This unique… more
    Editor 137
  • Messe Frankfurt announces acquisition of Beijing Traders-Link Plus International Exhibition Co Ltd
    Nov 14, 2017 Press Releases

    Messe Frankfurt announces acquisition of…

    Move enforces Messe Frankfurt’s mobility portfolio across Asia Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd, Greater China’s headquarters of the global leading trade fair organiser Messe Frankfurt GmbH has acquired a major proportion of Beijing Traders-Link Plus… more
    Editor 109
  • Australia brings the curtain down on thrilling WRC season
    Nov 14, 2017 Motorsport

    Australia brings the curtain down on…

    Seven different winners in 12 World Championship rounds to date Battle for runner-up honours to be settled in finale Down Under Surprise results no stranger on dusty gravel tracks Catch all the epic action on Red Bull TV Kennards Hire Rally… more
    Editor 162
  • Code of conduct submissions are in – the battle begins
    Nov 14, 2017 Press Releases

    Code of conduct submissions are in – the…

    Responses to the draft code of conduct for the automotive industry are in and it’s clear that finalising the code is not going to be an easy process. “We did anticipate a strong opposing response from the Original Equipment Manufacturers because the… more
    Editor 113
  • Goodyear and Land Rover successfully complete Land Rover Experience Tour 2017
    Nov 14, 2017 Press Releases

    Goodyear and Land Rover successfully…

    After almost a month of exploring a wide variety of Peruvian roads, the Land Rover Experience Tour 2017 ended on November 9th. Goodyear's Wrangler DuraTrac tyres were used to equip the 19 participating vehicles. The tyres proved their worth as the… more
    Editor 115
  • Mercedes-Benz Bus & Coach Southern Africa introduces the reliable, durable and value for money OF-1723 bus chassis for the commuter segment
    Nov 14, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Mercedes-Benz Bus & Coach Southern Africa…

    Launched to assist bus operators in tough business conditions Shane Henry, Brand Manager for Mercedes-Benz Bus & Coach Southern Africa: "We listened to our customers who highlighted the tough conditions they are operating in, as well as the limited… more
    Editor 157
  • Dani Pedrosa scores great win in Valencia, Marc Marquez 2017 WORLD CHAMPION
    Nov 14, 2017 Motorsport

    Dani Pedrosa scores great win in Valencia,…

    The Repsol Honda Team enjoyed a dream day in Valencia today, with Dani Pedrosa winning the Grand Prix (his seventh at Valencia across all classes, his 54th in career, and his 31st in the MotoGP class); Marc Marquez taking the third step of the… more
    Editor 149
  • More entrepreneurs are needed to secure SA’s economic growth – the question is how to make it happen faster
    Nov 14, 2017 Press Releases

    More entrepreneurs are needed to secure SA’s…

    It has been a difficult year for South Africa. In September the World Bank downgraded South Africa’s 2017 growth forecast to 0.6 percent, down from 1.1 percent at the beginning of the year. To get ahead the South African economy is in urgent need of… more
    Editor 105
  • Delegates praise Sewells-MSXI’S advanced dealer management training programme
    Nov 14, 2017 Press Releases

    Delegates praise Sewells-MSXI’S advanced…

    Two successful graduates from the Sewells-MSX International (MSXI) Advanced Dealer Management (ADM) training programme are full of praise for this year-long course which has been available to South African motor dealers since 2007. Recent ADM… more
    Editor 120
  • Going the Extra Mile -  Relate Bracelets
    Nov 14, 2017 Press Releases

    Going the Extra Mile - Relate Bracelets

    In business, your offering is only as good as your relationships. Neil Robinson from Relate Bracelets explains how FedEx Express has helped the business grow into Africa and beyond NEIL ROBINSON, MD of Relate Bracelets understands the importance of… more
    Editor 154
  • It's lights, camera, action as Shashi Naidoo and Zoe Brown take to the track on Speed Stars.
    Nov 14, 2017 Press Releases

    It's lights, camera, action as Shashi Naidoo…

    Our next celebrity pairing feel right at home in front of the cameras and under the bright lights, but will Shashi Naidoo and Zoe Brown feel as comfortable when they get behind the wheel and the lights go out on Speed Stars? Shashi Naidoo has… more
    Editor 114
  • Auto Alert -  November 2017
    Nov 13, 2017 Press Releases

    Auto Alert - November 2017

    Hyundai’s Bakkie is Go. Hyundai Motor has confirmed to the international media that it intends to launch a pickup truck on to the North American market. This decision has been taken by the South Korean manufacturer in view of the general market… more
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  • The Phoenix -  Good News Issue
    Nov 13, 2017 The Phoenix

    The Phoenix - Good News Issue

    South Africa is on the precipice, and we need all the help we can get. By the end of December 2017 we will have a pretty sound idea about where we as a country are going, so for the last issue of aBr in 2017 I have decided to try and give fate a… more
    Editor 195
  • Tenneco clean air fully compliant with EU homologation standards
    Nov 13, 2017 Press Releases

    Tenneco clean air fully compliant with EU…

    Tenneco’s comprehensive range of catalytic converters and diesel particulate filters (DPF) are in full compliance with EU homologation regulations. Required by all European nations, the homologation process protects workshops and consumers by… more
    Editor 130
  • Golden Steering Wheel” for Audi Q5
    Nov 13, 2017 Press Releases

    Golden Steering Wheel” for Audi Q5

    Successful model wins in the “Large SUB” category Important awards for Audi in a competition renowned Europe The Audi Q5 has won the 2017 “Golden Steering Wheel” in the “Large SUV” category. Prior to the selection, readers of the German automotive… more
    Editor 110
  • 2017 Road safety Summit: Safety starts with visibility
    Nov 13, 2017 Press Releases

    2017 Road safety Summit: Safety starts with…

    As part of 3M South Africa’s ongoing participation in road safety across the globe, Vusi Tshabangu, Technical Manager at 3M Transport Safety Division, presented a talk on the importance of visible road infrastructure at the 9th Annual ITC Road… more
    Editor 250
  • The end of the year is here – are you and your car ready for the holidays?
    Nov 13, 2017 Press Releases

    The end of the year is here – are you and…

    Public schools across South Africa close for the end-of-year holidays on 6 December, meaning thousands of motorists will undoubtedly be on the roads soon thereafter. This time of the year going into January is also the most dangerous of the year,… more
    Automobile Association 95
  • Renault, over a century of expertise in light commercial vehicles
    Nov 13, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Renault, over a century of expertise in…

    For more than a century, Renault has been developing, manufacturing and selling Light Commercial Vehicles to meet the needs of demanding business customers around the world. These iconic LCVs often left a lasting mark on their times. Groupe… more
    Editor 174
  • BMW M4 DTM visits the Japanese Super GT Championship.
    Nov 13, 2017 Motorsport

    BMW M4 DTM visits the Japanese Super GT…

    Four weeks after the final round of the 2017 DTM season at Hockenheim (GER), the BMW M4 DTM was back in action in the Far East this weekend. The three manufacturers involved in the DTM thrilled the huge crowd of fans at the Japanese Super GT… more
    Editor 162
  • Bikes and quads earned national cross country championship titles after tough season
    Nov 13, 2017 Motorsport

    Bikes and quads earned national cross…

    As the dust settled after the recent Atlas Copco Gold 400, the sixth and final round of the 2017 SA National Cross Country Championship for Motorcycles and Quads (SACCS Moto) that took place at Glenharvie on the West Rand, the points have been… more
    Editor 131
  • SEMA eNews, Vol. 20, No. 45
    Nov 13, 2017 Press Releases

    SEMA eNews, Vol. 20, No. 45

    Global Media Awards: More Than 150 Companies Recognized The Global Media Awards program recognized more than 150 companies for creating products that resonate with consumers in international markets. Read More Here more
    Editor 110
  • Honda
    Nov 13, 2017 Press Releases

    Honda "Xcelerates" Startup Collaborations…

    Honda Will Expand Its Engagement of Startup Ecosystems in Detroit, Japan, China and Europe Committed to creating transformative products and services through open innovation, Honda Innovations is expanding its global open innovation program for… more
    Editor 132
  • NSBC announces South African Small Business Award winners for 2017
    Nov 13, 2017 Press Releases

    NSBC announces South African Small Business…

    Acknowledging the innovation, grit and determination shown by all to build a better South Africa While the South African economy is subdued, there are many small and medium (SME) businesses working tirelessly to succeed, grow and positively impact… more
    Editor 132
  • Samantha Du Toit - PR, Communications and Marketing Manager, Detlev Duve - Managing Director of DACHSER SA and Charles Dey - Chairman LAA Exco
    Nov 13, 2017 Press Releases

    DACHSER South Africa recognised for leading…

    At the 29th Logistics Achiever Awards ceremony held on Thursday evening, 2 November at Montecasino in Fourways, Gauteng, DACHSER SA scooped a Silver category award for leading in skills development. Managing Director of DACHSER SA, Detlev Duve, was… more
    Editor 147
  • MasterDrive Newsletter 09 November 2017
    Nov 13, 2017 Press Releases

    MasterDrive Newsletter 09 November 2017

    MasterTips: Chinese car brands commit to safety Not long ago many perceived Chinese vehicles as inferior and outright copies of more established brands. Yet, now China is taking the lead in ensuring their cars have global appeal, especially in terms… more
    Editor 181
  • Motoring and motorsport communication journalist and all round automotive guru Roger Mc Cleery made huge impact to the conference
    Nov 13, 2017 Press Releases

    AutObarn reward their members for…

    The AutObarn Group held their 2017 annual conference this last month and according to the members one of the best conferences ever held for the members. “We wanted to add some punch to this year’s conference,” said MD Terry Brand. So, we got… more
    Editor 113
  • Continental Maintains Successful Path: Strong Growth Continues in Third Quarter
    Nov 13, 2017 Press Releases

    Continental Maintains Successful Path:…

    Sales rise by 9 percent to 32.7 billion Euros after nine months; 7 percent growth to sales of 10.7 billion Euros in the third quarter Adjusted EBIT margin is within target range at 10.6 percent after nine months despite a burden of 400 million Euros… more
    Editor 107
  • The new Lotus Exige Cup 430: Unlimited Edition
    Nov 13, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    The new Lotus Exige Cup 430: Unlimited…

    Full-production model is most extreme Exige ever conceived New engine installation, delivering 430 hp and 440 Nm New design generating 220 kg of downforce 407 hp per tonne provides unrivalled performance 0-60 mph in 3.2 secs, dry weight from 1,056… more
    Editor 148
  • FAW trucks help take Spitskop to a new level
    Nov 13, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    FAW trucks help take Spitskop to a new level

    An astute businessman by any measure; modest in nature but highly enterprising – this is Mahlaka Lukas Makuwa, owner and MD of Mafate Business Enterprises, primarily a mining supply company. They supply ready-mix concrete, premix concrete,… more
    Editor 148
  • From left to right: Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa, Minister of Higher Education and Training  Hlengiwe Mkhize, Automotive Industry Development Centre CEO David Masondo listen attentively to Itumeleng Monyaane   from the AIDC's  skills and training department  during the tour of the laboratories at the Gauteng Automotive  Learning Centre.
    Nov 10, 2017 Press Releases

    The Deputy President visited the Gauteng…

    The Deputy President, in his capacity as the Chairman of the Human Resources Development Council visited the Gauteng Automotive Learning Centre to gain insight into the AIDC's role in skills development for the automotive industry. Background… more
    Editor 438
  • It took Engen’s Tevin Richard seven years to achieve his dream
    Nov 10, 2017 Press Releases

    It took Engen’s Tevin Richard seven years to…

    Growing up in Merebank outside Durban, close to Engen Refinery, Tevin Richard dreamt of becoming an engineer and being able to change his world for the better. Tevin attended Merebank Secondary School where he found that “maths and science just made… more
    Editor 148
  • Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa to visit the AIDC's Learning Centre
    Nov 10, 2017 Press Releases

    Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa to visit…

    Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa will on Friday, 10 November 2017, chair the final meeting of the Human Resource Development Council for the 2016/17 financial year at the Gauteng Automotive Learning Centre in Rosslyn, Pretoria. The Human Resource… more
    Editor 150
  • Maserati Levante-S now available in South Africa
    Nov 10, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Maserati Levante-S now available in South…

    The highly-anticipated petrol version of Maserati’s SUV, the Levante-S, is now available in South Africa. Dubbed the Levante-S, the vehicle boasts outstanding amounts of power, amplifying the brand’s signature roar. Until now, the Maserati Levante… more
    Editor 191
  • First public showcase of all-new Volvo XC60 at Nedbank Golf Challenge
    Nov 10, 2017 Press Releases

    First public showcase of all-new Volvo XC60…

    Sun City - the world-famous Gary Player Golf Course at Sun City is again playing host to some of the world's best golfers and, in the 16th year of collaboration, a ubiquitous Volvo presence as Volvo Car South Africa has again partnered with the… more
    Editor 128
  • Toyota’s year to remember in South African Cross Country series
    Nov 10, 2017 Motorsport

    Toyota’s year to remember in South African…

    Lategan/White take Rookies of the Year award for Ford NWM Puma Lubricants team This year’s Production Vehicle category in the South African Cross Country Series (SACCs) is a season Toyota will not forget in a hurry. Apart from annexing all the… more
    Editor 200
  • Avis begins roll-out of voice-powered digital reservations
    Nov 10, 2017 Press Releases

    Avis begins roll-out of voice-powered…

    Avis Rent a Car continues to innovate globally in the car rental space, with a recent integration into the voice-activated Amazon Alexa platform, allowing customers to book and manage reservations using Amazon Echo devices. Avis is the first car… more
    Editor 115
  • Autopromotec News - November 2017
    Nov 10, 2017 Press Releases

    Autopromotec News - November 2017

    Electric vehicles, still short of a true “green” revolution Automotive Artificial Intelligence will be worth 14 Billion Dollars by 2025 3D printing, hi-tech revolution a delight for the automotive industry Connected cars lock down against hackers… more
    Editor 137
  • At the peak of the model line and segment - the new Audi S4
    Nov 10, 2017 Motoring

    At the peak of the model line and segment -…

    The new Audi S4 assumes a top position in the new A4 family. With a newly developed engine, intelligent lightweight design and a package of innovative technologies from the full-size sedan. Audi has experienced great success with its sporty S models… more
    Editor 191
  • Imperial Logistics sells German chemicals business Schirm
    Nov 09, 2017 Press Releases

    Imperial Logistics sells German chemicals…

    Supply chain and logistics leader Imperial Logistics has entered into an agreement with AECI Limited to dispose of the Group’s total interest in and claims against Schirm Gmbh and related assets (“Schirm”) for a cash consideration of EUR110.5… more
    Editor 146
  • Nissan contributes € 469 million for third quarter 2017 to Renault’s earnings
    Nov 09, 2017 Press Releases

    Nissan contributes € 469 million for third…

    On 8 November 2017, Nissan released its results for the second quarter of fiscal year 2017/2018 (April 1, 2017 to March 31, 2018). Nissan’s results, published in JGAAP, for the second quarter of fiscal year 2017/2018 (July 1 to September 30, 2017),… more
    Editor 126
  • Siyaphambili Team to represent Volkswagen at Telkom 947 Cycle Challenge
    Nov 09, 2017 Press Releases

    Siyaphambili Team to represent Volkswagen at…

    Six novice cyclists will represent Volkswagen and be among the thousands participating in the Telkom 947 Cycle Challenge on 19 November. Siyaphambili Team (meaning moving forward) consisting of Thobani Mhlongo, Kwanele Shabala, Mashesha Miya,… more
    Editor 132
  • Fouries cut it fine on the way to the SA Cross Country Championships
    Nov 09, 2017 Motorsport

    Fouries cut it fine on the way to the SA…

    Telford and Ntsekhe win close fought Class P title race The husband and wife team of Marius and Jolinda Fourie, in the PHB BAT, cut it fine when they secured the Special Vehicle overall and Class A titles in this season’s South African Cross Country… more
    Editor 193
  • Young scientists tackle South Africa’s water and energy challenges
    Nov 09, 2017 Press Releases

    Young scientists tackle South Africa’s water…

    This year the Eskom Expo for Young Scientists welcomed over 600 leaners to compete in the prestigious International Science Fair (ISF), with the hope of taking home a share of the R4 million worth of prizes up for grabs. These enthusiastic young… more
    Editor 171
  • Mercedes-Benz South Africa (MBSA), the LaunchLab and STARTUP AUTOBAHN announce finalists for the MBSA Innovation Challenge
    Nov 08, 2017 Press Releases

    Mercedes-Benz South Africa (MBSA), the…

    East London - The nine finalists in the MBSA Innovation Challenge - a unique partnership between MBSA, the LaunchLab and STARTUP AUTOBAHN - were announced today. These finalists now have the opportunity to present their innovative ideas, tailor-made… more
    Editor 146
  • BMW Group on course for successful financial year
    Nov 08, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    BMW Group on course for successful financial…

    Substantial upfront expenditure for tomorrow’s mobility BMW Group will offer 25 electrified models by 2025 Germany serves as innovation driver for mobility Krüger: We are resolutely doing things the BMW way Nine-month revenues and earnings up on… more
    Editor 213
  • R250 000 prize money for Investchem Formula 1600 champion!
    Nov 08, 2017 Motorsport

    R250 000 prize money for Investchem Formula…

    The 2017 season for the Investchem Formula 1600 championship finished at Kyalami in Johannesburg on Saturday. Julian van der Watt (42 - Race Driver SA) is the 2017 Investchem Formula 1600 champion and receives R250 000 as well as two motorsport… more
    Editor 178
  • The new BMW C 400 X
    Nov 08, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    The new BMW C 400 X

    The dynamic BMW Motorrad mid-size scooter for maximum riding fun in an urban setting. BMW Motorrad established its new product category in the area of urban mobility in 2011 with the debut of the BMW C 600 Sport and the BMW C 650 GT as premium… more
    Editor 196
  • Isuzu Drives Real Conversations through Movember in Support of Healthier South African Men
    Nov 08, 2017 Press Releases

    Isuzu Drives Real Conversations through…

    Isuzu is getting behind the Movember Foundation's drive for greater awareness of the crisis in men's health, particularly testicular and prostate cancer and suicide prevention. Isuzu has put the Foundation behind the wheel of three specially branded… more
    Editor 93
  • MEYLE-ORIGINAL glow plugs guarantee a reliable start – even in the coldest weather
    Nov 08, 2017 Press Releases

    MEYLE-ORIGINAL glow plugs guarantee a…

    Around 130 MEYLE-ORIGINAL glow plugs, exclusively manufactured in accordance with OEM specifications, for all standard applications. Hamburg, 07 November 2017. MEYLE AG provides around 130 MEYLE-ORIGINAL glow plugs for all standard applications.… more
    Editor 113
  • The new BMW K 1600 Grand America
    Nov 08, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    The new BMW K 1600 Grand America

    BMW Motorrad expands its range in the full dresser touring segment with the addition of a model designed specifically for comfortable travel. The BMW K 1600 Grand America sees its premiere at the world's biggest motorcycle trade show, the EICMA in… more
    Editor 193
  • TomTom Offers Developers Free and Easy Access to their Online APIs
    Nov 08, 2017 Press Releases

    TomTom Offers Developers Free and Easy…

    TomTom (TOM2), a leading global provider of maps and traffic data, announces their completely revamped developer portal. Updates include enhancements to its product offerings and a pricing model geared towards small and medium sized businesses to… more
    Editor 129
  • Groupe Renault Debuts a World’s First in Autonomous Obstacle Avoidance that Matches Professional Test Drivers
    Nov 08, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Groupe Renault Debuts a World’s First in…

    #INNOVATIONbyRenault Silicon Valley, November 2017 – Groupe Renault announces that it has developed an autonomous control system that handles challenging driving scenarios and, as an industry first, has obstacle avoidance capability as good as… more
    Editor 158
  • Continental one of SA's top companies to work for
    Nov 07, 2017 Press Releases

    Continental one of SA's top companies to…

    Certification by the Top Employer Institute in The Netherlands reaffirms Continental's commitment to employees Recognises leading employers around the world Development of employees a sustainable business advantage Continental Tyre South Africa will… more
    Editor 147
  • New revenue requirements may require additional investment to ensure compliance
    Nov 07, 2017 Press Releases

    New revenue requirements may require…

    Johannesburg, 07 November 2017 - From January 2018, the new revenue recognition requirements come into effect. The new revenue financial reporting standard (IFRS 15 – Revenue from Contracts with Customers) establishes a single comprehensive… more
    Editor 153
  • Global Takata Airbag recall campaign expands
    Nov 07, 2017 Press Releases

    Global Takata Airbag recall campaign expands

    Citing preventative measures, Mitsubishi Motors Japan has issued a recall campaign on specific Pajeros sold between 2007 and 2013 in South Africa for the replacement of the passenger-side airbag inflators. Vehicles made by more than 30 manufacturers… more
    Editor 123
  • Hon’ble Industry Minister of Tamil Nadu, Thiru. M C Sampath to inaugurate Automotive Engineering Show in Chennai
    Nov 07, 2017 Press Releases

    Hon’ble Industry Minister of Tamil Nadu,…

    Tata subsidiary to showcase Tal Brabo, India’s first “Made in India” robot at the 11th edition The month of November will see the who’s who of the automotive sector in Chennai at the 11th edition of Automotive Engineering Show (AES). Scheduled to… more
    Editor 130
  • Smart mobility powered by greater connectivity
    Nov 07, 2017 Press Releases

    Smart mobility powered by greater…

    Continental taps into new business areas for mobility services 3D display surfaces for new-generation digital content, greater personalisation Connected vehicles serve as a mobile weather station, or rental car of the future Continental is pushing… more
    Editor 142
  • Mitsubishi Motors unveils MITSUBISHI e-EVOLUTION CONCEPT
    Nov 07, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Mitsubishi Motors unveils MITSUBISHI…

    Mitsubishi's new e-EVOLUTION CONCEPT launched at the Tokyo Motor Show is an all-electric high-performance SUV that embodies the Mitsubishi Motor Corporation's new brand strategy under the "Drive your Ambition" brand strategy. Technical prototype… more
    Editor 206
  • Brett Garland makes it a double win for Round 9 of the AutObarn SuperHatch Series at Kyalami under pressure
    Nov 07, 2017 Motorsport

    Brett Garland makes it a double win for…

    The AutObarn Superhatches shared the racetrack with the 111 Saloons which saw a very crowded grid and a full field of race cars making it tough for all drivers to stay out of trouble, possibly the hardest round for the AutObarn SuperHatch drivers… more
    Editor 188
  • Arangies’ new steed dominates on debut
    Nov 07, 2017 Motorsport

    Arangies’ new steed dominates on debut

    There were several highlights at Saturday’s Kyalami Motorsport Festival, but perhaps the most memorable was how Charl Arangies came, saw and conquered with his all-new Stradale Motorsport Aston Martin Vantage GT3. Arangies’ new car arrived in South… more
    Editor 191
  • Engen Xtreme team consolidate position at Zwartkops
    Nov 07, 2017 Motorsport

    Engen Xtreme team consolidate position at…

    The Engen Xtreme team came away from the penultimate round of the Sasol GTC Africa at Kyalami in Johannesburg on Saturday feeling it was a job well done, despite drivers Michael Stephen and Simon Moss finishing second and fourth overall on the day.… more
    Editor 218
  • Volkswagen Motorsport turns the tables to dominate at Kyalami - Sasol GTC Series
    Nov 06, 2017 Motorsport

    Volkswagen Motorsport turns the tables to…

    Overall victory for Mathew Hodges following two close battles Third overall for Daniel Rowe GTC2 Championship for Keagan Masters Some days at the races are better than others, and Round 8 of the 2017 Sasol GTC series was a particularly good one for… more
    Editor 273
  • McLaren 720s named Sportscar of the year 2017 at Scottish Car Of The Year Awards
    Nov 06, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    McLaren 720s named Sportscar of the year…

    McLaren 720S is Sportscar of the Year at 2017 Scottish Car of the Year Awards Praised for innovation, technology and exhilaration and cited as “a sportscar like no other” Available in three levels of specification: 720S, 720S Performance and 720S… more
    Editor 188
  • Sasol GTC Racing Team takes the championship battle down to the wire
    Nov 06, 2017 Motorsport

    Sasol GTC Racing Team takes the championship…

    Kyalami, South Africa – The Sasol GTC Racing Team emerged from a challenging day at the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit with Gennaro Bonafede’s title challenge severely dented and only a mathematical chance of lifting the coveted crown at the final round… more
    Editor 212
  • Signature Motorsport MINI Team takes four podiums at Kyalami races
    Nov 06, 2017 Motorsport

    Signature Motorsport MINI Team takes four…

    Review: Sasol GTC2 Championship, Rd 8 The Signature Motorsport MINI John Cooper Works Team had a great day at Kyalami with Chris Shorter taking overall honours after powering his Champion MINI to second and third places in the two races, in the… more
    Editor 209
  • Kyalami thrills & spills
    Nov 06, 2017 Motorsport

    Kyalami thrills & spills

    Drama, action & new winners aplenty The Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit delivered a supreme weekend of action as race fans were treated to top drawer racing in ideal conditions highlighted by new winners, champions and drama of the highest order at the… more
    Editor 215
  • Bruising season closure for Signature Motorsport VW Cup Team
    Nov 06, 2017 Motorsport

    Bruising season closure for Signature…

    Review: Engen Volkswagen Cup, Rd 8 – Kyalami Having clinched the 2017 Volkswagen Cup Championship at Killarney last month, the Signature Motorsport Team headed into the final round at Kyalami with the goal of securing second place overall for… more
    Editor 180
  • Ford Ranger Tops the Sales Charts in October 2017
    Nov 06, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Ford Ranger Tops the Sales Charts in October…

    "The new vehicle market continues showing a level of resilience, but we expect the overall market to remain flat this year. The disposable income of consumers is being negatively impacted by the high level of inflation, as well as the recent spate… more
    Editor 185
  • Legislation, technology and infrastructure need to come together in order for electro-mobility to thrive in South Africa.
    Nov 06, 2017 Press Releases

    Legislation, technology and infrastructure…

    By Tim Abbott, CEO of BMW Group South Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa There is no doubt that the long-term future of the automotive mobility includes electric. In 2016 nearly 774,000 Electric Vehicles (EV) () and Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles… more
    Editor 188
  • From Seed to Seat: How Soy Foam Proved Key to Ford’s Push to Use Renewables
    Nov 06, 2017 Press Releases

    From Seed to Seat: How Soy Foam Proved Key…

    By Debbie Mielewski, Senior Technical Leader, Materials Sustainability, Ford Motor Company A lot of people are familiar with soy – tens of millions of consumers eat and drink it every day. But what might come as a surprise is that many of us… more
    Editor 110
  • MiX Telematics demonstrates strong performance in USA, Brazil, and Africa
    Nov 06, 2017 Press Releases

    MiX Telematics demonstrates strong…

    MiX Telematics, a leading global provider of fleet and mobile asset management solutions delivered as Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), announced a strong financial results for its second quarter and first half of fiscal 2018, which ended on September… more
    Editor 186
  • Ford Invests R3-billion for Production Expansion in SA, Including First-Ever Ford Ranger Raptor
    Nov 06, 2017 Press Releases

    Ford Invests R3-billion for Production…

    R3-billion investment in production capacity expansion at Ford's South African operations All-new Ford Ranger Raptor will be assembled in South Africa from 2019, a new addition to the Ford Performance family Investment program reaffirms Ford's… more
    Editor 99
  • Avis launches new car rental group dedicated to VW Polo TSI: Group B+
    Nov 06, 2017 Press Releases

    Avis launches new car rental group dedicated…

    Avis has listened to its customers and has now introduced a new car rental booking group dedicated to one of its most popular car rental models. Following the demand to rent the VW Polo TSI, Avis has moved the popular VW Polo TSI into a dedicated… more
    Editor 135
  •  Howzat! It's SA Cricket captain Dane' van Niekerk taking on springbok rugby player Ryan Kankowski next on Speed Stars
    Nov 04, 2017 Press Releases

    Howzat! It's SA Cricket captain Dane' van…

    They may come from completely different sporting codes but what Dane' van Niekerk and Ryan Kankowski do have in common is that they have both excelled at the highest level in their sport. Will they produce stand out performances when they take to… more
    Editor 174
  • Day 3 Highlights—2017 SEMA Show
    Nov 04, 2017 Press Releases

    Day 3 Highlights—2017 SEMA Show

    Video: SEMA's John Waraniak Discusses ADAS Technology at the 2017 SEMA Show SEMA's Vice President of Vehicle Technology discusses the business opportunities of advanced driver assistance systems. Video: Hellwig Products' Operator F-350 at the 2017… more
    Editor 319
  • Road Safety Summit: The path to mitigating road accidents, saving lives
    Nov 03, 2017 Press Releases

    Road Safety Summit: The path to mitigating…

    Intelligence Transfer Centre (ITC’s) 9th Annual Road Safety Summit takes place in Johannesburg on 8 and 9 November 2017, providing a platform for key decision makers including municipal managers, procurement executives, logistics and fleet… more
    Editor 168
  • Automechanika Shanghai anticipates successful debut of the REIFEN Zone – dedicated to tyre, wheel and rim products
    Nov 03, 2017 Press Releases

    Automechanika Shanghai anticipates…

    It’s beyond doubt that Asia’s automobile industry has been developing at a rapid pace in recent years. From 2009 to 2016, China alone was the world's largest car manufacturer and benefitted greatly from having the biggest sales market. As a result,… more
    Editor 151
  • HAVAL brings you more - HAVAL H2 gets 5-star ANCAP rating
    Nov 03, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    HAVAL brings you more - HAVAL H2 gets 5-star…

    Customer safety is paramount to the continued development of Haval as a global brand and this recognised by ANCAP (Australian New Car Assessment Program) which rewarded Haval with a 5 Star for the Haval H2 with Dual Frontal, Side and Curtain… more
    Editor 215
  • OLX Group and Autotrader merge
    Nov 03, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    OLX Group and Autotrader merge

    AutoTrader, South Africa's leading online vehicle marketplace is now officially part of the Naspers owned OLX Group South Africa, date: The OLX Group and AutoTrader announced today that their merger agreement in South Africa was approved by local… more
    Editor 209
  • CeMAT 2018 - Unique showcase reveals the huge potential resulting from the interplay between Logistics 4.0 and Industry 4.0
    Nov 03, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    CeMAT 2018 - Unique showcase reveals the…

    Solutions for real-world challenges, visitors from all over the world, and a dazzling display of innovations Hannover. True to its keynote theme “Connected Supply Chain Solutions”, CeMAT 2018 will set the agenda for the intralogistics industry… more
    Editor 172
  • MiX Telematics delivers 17% subscription revenue growth, base now over 640 000 subscribers
    Nov 03, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    MiX Telematics delivers 17% subscription…

    MiX Telematics announces financial results for second quarter and first half of fiscal 2018 References in this announcement to “R” are to South African Rand and references to “U.S. Dollars” and “$” are to United States Dollars. Unless otherwise… more
    Editor 171
  • South Africa’s legal requirements for workshops to properly manage used oil and related waste
    Nov 03, 2017 Press Releases

    South Africa’s legal requirements for…

    One litre of used motor oil can contaminate one million litres of water! It is estimated that South Africa generates an average of 120 million litres of used lubricant oil in a year. This is a large amount of used oil that, if not collected and… more
    Editor 143
  • MasterDrive Newsletter 2 November 2017
    Nov 03, 2017 Press Releases

    MasterDrive Newsletter 2 November 2017

    MasterTips: International road deaths In the USA it is estimated there are 35 deaths as a result of road crashes every day. We take a look at the reality of the roads and its crashes in the USA. MasterTest: Driving Expressions: Subaru Impreza The… more
    Masterdrive 131
  • Day 2 Highlights—2017 SEMA Show
    Nov 03, 2017 Press Releases

    Day 2 Highlights—2017 SEMA Show

    Video: Honda Launches Type-R Crate Engine Program at the 2017 SEMA Show SEMA News caught up with Art St. Cyr of Honda Performance Development to discuss the specifics of their new crate engine racing program. Video: John Hennessey Unveils the Venom… more
    Editor 294
  • NSBC releases findings of the 2017 National Small Business Survey
    Nov 02, 2017 Press Releases

    NSBC releases findings of the 2017 National…

    2017: SME employment pressure rising According to the National Development plan, the SME community is expected to provide 90% of new employment opportunities by 2030. This makes SMEs the driving force behind South Africa’s economy, placing even… more
    Editor 185
  • Be safe on our roads this holiday season – get a car check now
    Nov 02, 2017 Press Releases

    Be safe on our roads this holiday season –…

    Every year hundreds of accidents happen on our roads during the holiday season. With December just around the corner, Pieter Niemand, Director of the Motor Industry Workshop Association (MIWA), says now is the time to get your pre-holiday vehicle… more
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  • SA motor dealers remain tenacious in tough trading conditions
    Nov 02, 2017 Press Releases

    SA motor dealers remain tenacious in tough…

    The management of South Africa’s motor dealerships generally remain tenacious and resourceful in tough economic times and this year they continue in this vein, according to John Templeton, the Marketing Head Operations at Sewells-MSXI South Africa.… more
    Editor 117
  • Eastern Cape auto suppliers take pole position in support of black-owned manufacturers
    Nov 02, 2017 Press Releases

    Eastern Cape auto suppliers take pole…

    Tier 1, 2 and 3 suppliers in the Eastern Cape have taken the national lead in identifying and supporting black-owned manufacturers. These breakthroughs by the East Cape Automotive Industry Forum (ECAIF) were outlined on Tuesday, November 1, by… more
    Editor 119
  • Adventures for the people by the people!
    Nov 02, 2017 Press Releases

    Adventures for the people by the people!

    Discovery channel presents ‘How To Adventure’ with Riaan Manser this November Johannesburg, 01 November – South African explorer and adventurer, Riaan Manser is set to take everyday people on the ultimate adventure of a lifetime in the brand-new… more
    Editor 162
  • Access@Progression, Progression’s Assessment Centre, announces 6th Annual Disability Conference
    Nov 02, 2017 Press Releases

    Access@Progression, Progression’s Assessment…

    One in three South Africans has some form of mental disability. Learning more about mental disability and how to proactively address mental health in the workplace will come under the spotlight at the 2017 Disability Conference to be held at the… more
    Editor 149
  • Engen’s Sivashnie Perumal wants to pay her opportunities forward
    Nov 02, 2017 Press Releases

    Engen’s Sivashnie Perumal wants to pay her…

    Sivashnie Perumal grew up in Chatsworth, Durban and attended Savannah Park Secondary where she was not only Head Girl but the school’s top student. Her father - a self-employed mechanic - and her mother worked hard to get their three children… more
    Editor 146
  • Mitsubishi launches new brand strategy and global tagline with world-wide 'Drive for Growth' initiative at Tokyo Motor Show
    Nov 02, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Mitsubishi launches new brand strategy and…

    Mitsubishi Motors began a new chapter at the Tokyo Motor Show this week, launching its latest products together with a new brand strategy, a new global tagline and its world-wide 'Drive for Growth' initiative, a three-year strategic plan for… more
    Editor 228
  • Santam wins SAMBRA Insurer of the Year Award
    Nov 02, 2017 Press Releases

    Santam wins SAMBRA Insurer of the Year Award

    Financial services group Santam was announced the official winner of the prestigious South African Motor Body Repairers’ Association (SAMBRA) Insurer of the Year award at a gala event held in Stellenbosch this past weekend. Santam also walked away… more
    Editor 262
  • Day 1 Highlights—2017 SEMA Show
    Nov 02, 2017 Events

    Day 1 Highlights—2017 SEMA Show

    Video: KIA Brings Stinger to the 2017 SEMA Show Take a high-intensity test ride with professional drivers at the KIA display in 2017 SEMA Show Gold Lot. Video: Ringbrothers Unveil AMC Javelin at 2017 SEMA Show SEMA News talked with Jim and Mike Ring… more
    Editor 614
  • Absa Commentary: October 2017 NAAMSA New Vehicle Sales and Exports Report
    Nov 02, 2017 Press Releases

    Absa Commentary: October 2017 NAAMSA New…

    Absa Commentary: October 2017 NAAMSA New Vehicle Sales and Exports Report more
    Editor 389
  • FUSO Trucks Southern Africa offers value for money vehicles and unbeatable financial offers
    Nov 02, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    FUSO Trucks Southern Africa offers value for…

    FUSO Trucks Southern Africa assists in providing affordable, safe and accessible transportation FE7 - 136 offers productivity and impressive payload As the year draws to an end, it is evident that the commercial vehicles industry continues to face… more
    Editor 201
  • Mossel Bay Wheels Gathering to be hosted in Mossel Bay on the 16th Dec.2017
    Nov 02, 2017 Events

    Mossel Bay Wheels Gathering to be hosted in…

    Due to popular demand from both vehicle owners & visitors alike, it gives me great pleasure to announce the second official Mossel Bay Wheels Gathering to be hosted in Mossel Bay on the 16th Dec.2017. I am very happy to announce too, that a sponsor… more
    Editor 543
  • NAAMSA comment on the October, 2017 industry new vehicle sales statistics
    Nov 01, 2017 Press Releases

    NAAMSA comment on the October, 2017 industry…

    Commenting on the new vehicle sales statistics for the month of October, 2017 – released today for public consumption on the website of the Department of Trade & Industry – the Association said that, for the fifth month in succession, aggregate… more
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  • Spanjaard Limited Launches EP2 Grease
    Nov 01, 2017 Press Releases

    Spanjaard Limited Launches EP2 Grease

    Spanjaard Limited, leading manufacturer of special lubricants and allied chemical products, has introduced EP2 Grease to its range of products. Spanjaard identified a need for a high quality lower-cost multipurpose grease to complement its range of… more
    Editor 206
  • Impressive Alfa Romeo news!
    Nov 01, 2017 Press Releases

    Impressive Alfa Romeo news!

    The latest Classic Car Africa (NOVEMBER issue) is jammed with Alfa Romeo coverage. Front cover features the original and latest Giulias. Further, there is a Report on the Concorso dell’Africa. A feature Article about the Giulias and lots more Alfa… more
    Editor 170
  • DACHSER’s interlocking capabilities raise the bar of logistics delivery
    Nov 01, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    DACHSER’s interlocking capabilities raise…

    To successfully expand into global markets it is critical for companies to have logistics systems and networks that are interconnected. This global linking of supply chains enables the seamless movement of products from origin to destination.… more
    Editor 206
  • Bakkie & Car picks Best Bakkie 2018
    Nov 01, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Bakkie & Car picks Best Bakkie 2018

    Full story waiting for you on shelf now! Bakkie & Car magazine has chosen its fifteenth SA Bakkie of the Year through its Best Bakkie 2018 competition that picks a winner out of the 7 double-cabs to be launched in the past year. Don’t ask what won… more
    Editor 225
  • Continental pioneers holistic vehicle connectivity for smart mobility
    Nov 01, 2017 Press Releases

    Continental pioneers holistic vehicle…

    More than infotaintment: connectivity is a key technology for future intelligent mobility Continental is developing the building blocks for holistic connectivity Continental connected the first vehicles to the Internet back in 1996. Since then, the… more
    Editor 129
  • Important tips to ensure your battery warranty claim is honoured
    Nov 01, 2017 Press Releases

    Important tips to ensure your battery…

    When purchasing a battery, there is a reasonable expectation that it will both meet its intended use and endure for a reasonable period of time, which for an average battery can be up to three years. Should the battery fail for some unforeseen… more
    Editor 114
  • A 1st for South Africa the fastest and easiest to fit and remove, lockable bakkie tonneau covers in the world, soft, hard, supreme and a space cage. Now with the 1st ever DUST proof kit
    Nov 01, 2017 Press Releases

    A 1st for South Africa the fastest and…

    A 1st for South Africa the fastest and easiest to fit and remove, lockable bakkie tonneau covers in the world, soft, hard, supreme and a space cage. Now with the 1st ever DUST proof kit These unique tonneau KING® Products are now available from… more
    Editor 126
  • Diversity dominates as the Top 20 finalists are announced for the 2017 South African Small Business Awards
    Oct 31, 2017 Press Releases

    Diversity dominates as the Top 20 finalists…

    Ending off its 9th year, The National Small Business Chamber (NSBC), in association with World Famous Events, has today announced South Africa’s 2017 Top 20 Small Business & Entrepreneurship Award recipients and finalists. These prestigious awards… more
    Editor 163
  • Ask Afrika Founder and CEO Andrea Gevers
    Oct 31, 2017 Press Releases

    The 16th Ask Afrika Orange Index Awards: Top…

    At the same time that Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba was issuing his bleak interim budget, the news was announced that South Africa’s private sector service delivery is at an all-time high. Although the mood was celebratory at the opening of the… more
    Editor 337
  • Engen Xtreme standing strong as GTC Africa season nears close
    Oct 31, 2017 Motorsport

    Engen Xtreme standing strong as GTC Africa…

    The Engen Xtreme motorsport team head into the penultimate round of the Sasol GTC Africa championship at Kyalami in Johannesburg on Saturday, 4 November in a dominant position. With seven of the nine rounds completed, Engen Xtreme driver Michael… more
    Editor 243
  • The Renault ZOEs energise the Monte-Carlo eRally
    Oct 31, 2017 Motorsport

    The Renault ZOEs energise the Monte-Carlo…

    On its fourth appearance at the "zero emissions" rally organised by the Automobile Club de Monaco, Renault entered five ZOEs on the course from Fontainebleau to Monaco. At the end of three incident-packed legs, ‘Greg’ the photographer and his… more
    Editor 176
  • Volvo Cars celebrates start of Volvo Ocean Race
    Oct 31, 2017 Events

    Volvo Cars celebrates start of Volvo Ocean…

    Volvo Cars celebrates start of Volvo Ocean Race and supports fight against ocean plastics with special V90 Cross Country Volvo Cars reveal a special version of the award-winning V90 Cross Country all-road estate to celebrate the start of the 2017-18… more
    Editor 509
  • Automotive Engineering Show steers its wheels towards Chennai’s growing auto hub
    Oct 31, 2017 Events

    Automotive Engineering Show steers its…

    Hon’ble Industry Minister Thiru. M C Sampath to inaugurate the three-day fair 11th edition to host exclusive live product demos and seminar highlighting ‘Industrie 4.0 & IIoT’ Steering the wheel towards Chennai’s high-potential auto hub, the 11th… more
    Editor 455
  • Marius and Jolinda Fourie lost the battle but won the war
    Oct 31, 2017 Motorsport

    Fourie husband and wife team lose the battle…

    A dramatic day on final event of the South African Cross Country Series Glenharvie, Saturday – Marius and Jolinda Fourie lost the battle but won the war when they were crowned Special Vehicle overall and Class A champions at the final event of the… more
    Editor 199
  • Toyota clean sweep of production vehicle championships in South African Cross Country Series
    Oct 31, 2017 Motorsport

    Toyota clean sweep of production vehicle…

    Horn brothers from Mpumalanga close out victory in Class T championship Henk Lategan and Barry White in the Ford NWM Puma Lubricants Ranger claim their second win in debut season Glenharvie, Saturday – Toyota clinched a clean sweep of all the… more
    Editor 209
  • Ford NWM Takes Gold at Cross Country Season Finale
    Oct 31, 2017 Motorsport

    Ford NWM Takes Gold at Cross Country Season…

    Henk Lategan and Barry White claim their first win in debut season, ending fourth overall in Class T championship - selected as Best Newcomers for 2017 Lance Woolridge and Ward Huxtable finish third to secure silver medal for 2017 season Non-finish… more
    Editor 202
  • Honda Sets First Half of Fiscal Year Records for Automobile Production Worldwide
    Oct 31, 2017 Press Releases

    Honda Sets First Half of Fiscal Year Records…

    Records for Automobile Production Worldwide, Overseas, in Asia and China Honda Motor Co., Ltd. today announced a summary of automobile production, Japan domestic sales, and export results for the first half of the current fiscal year (April… more
    Editor 136
  • TransUnion’s Q3 2017 Vehicle Pricing Index indicates new car purchases may once again rise
    Oct 31, 2017 Press Releases

    TransUnion’s Q3 2017 Vehicle Pricing Index…

    While TransUnion’s recent Vehicle Price Index (VPI) reports indicated a growing preference among consumers for affordable, reliable and reasonably young used cars, the trends recorded in the latest VPI are suggestive of an about-turn that may see… more
    Editor 146
  • It's a Clean Sweep for Tiger Wheel & Tyre in Die Burger's
    Oct 31, 2017 Press Releases

    It's a Clean Sweep for Tiger Wheel & Tyre in…

    The results of Die Burger newspaper's 2017 Your Choice (Jou Keuse) awards are in and it's a clean sweep for Tiger Wheel & Tyre in the Western Cape. The popular Afrikaans daily newspaper called on readers to vote for their favourite companies in 71… more
    Editor 127
  • On the road to autonomous driving
    Oct 30, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    On the road to autonomous driving

    Mercedes-Benz on automated test drive in the Shanghai megalopolis Stuttgart/Shanghai. Pedestrian crossings on the motorway, separate speed limits for each lane, traffic signs with Chinese characters - traffic in China differs from that in Europe or… more
    Editor 232
  • Ithala contributes to thriving KZN transport sector
    Oct 30, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Ithala contributes to thriving KZN transport…

    The transport sector in KwaZulu-Natal has been a major recipient of support from Ithala Development Finance Corporation to help keep the province’s economic wheels turning. As the second largest contributor to the national GDP, KZN is an economic… more
    Editor 217
  • Finale for Investchem Formula 1600 championship at Kyalami in Johannesburg
    Oct 30, 2017 Motorsport

    Finale for Investchem Formula 1600…

    Saturday, November 4, will see the Investchem Formula 1600 field take to the Kyalami circuit for the final time this season. Julian van der Watt (42 - Race Driver SA) and Ian Schofield (10 - Investchem) have already claimed their championship titles… more
    Editor 211
  • George Old Car Show 2018
    Oct 30, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    George Old Car Show 2018

    The 22nd annual George Old Car Show, driven by Oakhurst Insurance Company Ltd, will take place on 10 and 11 February 2018. The event has proven to be a flagship event not only for George and South Africa, but also for the International market.… more
    Editor 420
  •  The AutObarn Group adds the comprehensive affordable INGCO tool range to it new suppliers list
    Oct 30, 2017 Press Releases

    The AutObarn Group adds the comprehensive…

    “The INGCO brand was recently added to our list of new products,” said AutObarn MD Terry Brand. “This brand has a huge range of products and comes highly recommended, it fills a perfect gap in our tool range of very affordable quality tools, added… more
    Editor 131
  • Zero To 60 Designs debuts five new vehicles at the 2017 Sema Show
    Oct 30, 2017 Press Releases

    Zero To 60 Designs debuts five new vehicles…

    Zero to 60 Designs has announced five of the vehicles the company will be debuting at the 2017 SEMA Show in Las Vegas on October 31-November 3, 2017. Last year Zero to 60 debuted the groundbreaking GTT at the 2016 SEMA Show to incredible fanfare.… more
    Editor 151
  • Mixed picture as fuel set to rise
    Oct 30, 2017 Press Releases

    Mixed picture as fuel set to rise

    Across-the-board losses from the exchange rate are set to hit fuel consumers at the end of October. This is according to the Automobile Association (AA), commenting on unaudited month-end fuel price data released by the Central Energy Fund (CEF).… more
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  • Goodyear South Africa welcomes new managing director
    Oct 30, 2017 Press Releases

    Goodyear South Africa welcomes new managing…

    Jean-Jacques Wiroth, Managing Director of Goodyear South Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa, has decided that this is the right time to venture into his next opportunity. Wiroth, who first arrived in the South Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa operations on… more
    Editor 143
  • National Survey Reveals Tiger Wheel & Tyre Dominates Market in Tyre Fitment Category
    Oct 30, 2017 Press Releases

    National Survey Reveals Tiger Wheel & Tyre…

    The results of The Times Sowetan Shopper Survey 2017 are in and they reveal that Tiger Wheel & Tyre continues to dominate the Tyre Fitment category, with what the publisher describes as its "standing in both the market place and in people's heads."… more
    Editor 137
  • Volvo Cars' third quarter 2017 operating profit rises 77.5 per cent to SEK 3.7 billion
    Oct 30, 2017 Press Releases

    Volvo Cars' third quarter 2017 operating…

    Volvo Cars has reported its financial results for the third quarter and first nine months of 2017. Highlights from the financial report include the following: Third quarter: Operating profit of SEK 3.669 bn (~R6.3 bn), an increase of 77.5 per cent… more
    Editor 137
  • Working group focuses on sky-high potential of supply chain control towers
    Oct 30, 2017 Press Releases

    Working group focuses on sky-high potential…

    In today’s global marketplace, supply chains are becoming increasingly complex. Recognising the growing need for centralised control, planning and execution of supply chain activities across all supply chain partners, Imperial Logistics has launched… more
    Editor 113
  • Audi recognized as number one in Ask Afrika Orange Index for benchmark customer service
    Oct 30, 2017 Press Releases

    Audi recognized as number one in Ask Afrika…

    The Ask Afrika Orange Index is South Africa’s broadest service benchmark which ranks service and loyalty excellence amongst 169 companies across 32 different industries. Celebrating 16 years of providing measurement of the best customer service in… more
    Editor 360
  • 6 things you need to consider when buying a second-hand car
    Oct 30, 2017 Press Releases

    6 things you need to consider when buying a…

    With the high price tag and quick depreciation of vehicles off the showroom floor, a second-hand car is often a wiser and more affordable option. But for the unsuspecting buyer who’s not a car fanatic, it’s important to know what to look out for, to… more
    Editor 133
  • SEMA eNews, Vol. 20, No. 43
    Oct 27, 2017 Press Releases

    SEMA eNews, Vol. 20, No. 43

    Advanced Vehicle Technology: An Opportunity at the SEMA Show SEMA is working hard to help members identify and capture the opportunities connected to Advanced Driver Assist Systems (ADAS). More Here more
    Editor 172
  • MasterDrive Newsletter 26 October 2017
    Oct 27, 2017 Press Releases

    MasterDrive Newsletter 26 October 2017

    MasterTips: Global road safety – driven by people who count! Road safety is a global issue and it is heartening to hear a commitment from, none other than Jean Todt, the President of the FIA and UN Special envoy on road safety. This is what he had… more
    Masterdrive 128
  • Teammates on field become rivals on track
    Oct 27, 2017 Press Releases

    Teammates on field become rivals on track

    Its Blitzbokke Kwagga Smith and Justin Geduld next on Speed Stars The Blitzbokke have given die-hard South African rugby fans much to celebrate in the super competitive world of Sevens Rugby. With 27 tournament wins on the IRB Sevens Series since… more
    Editor 166
  • FAW produces 3 000th local truck
    Oct 27, 2017 Press Releases

    FAW produces 3 000th local truck

    FAW Vehicle Manufacturers SA (Pty) Ltd has notched up another record in its ever-expanding success story. The latest milestone added to the company’s history is the 3 000th locally built vehicle to roll-off the production line. Besides the fact that… more
    Editor 141
  • New Code of Ethics for Autos Industry a “stop-gap solution”
    Oct 27, 2017 Press Releases

    New Code of Ethics for Autos Industry a…

    Last month, the Department of Economic Development published a draft code of conduct for competition in the local automotive industry in order to address “anti-competitive behavior” and promote “transformation to foster inclusive growth”, which some… more
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  • Women Are in The Driving Seat When it Comes to Buying Vehicles
    Oct 27, 2017 Press Releases

    Women Are in The Driving Seat When it Comes…

    According to global statistics 85% of car-buying decisions are influenced by women and with more vehicles in South Africa being sold in the second half of the year, chances are that many could be considering buying a new car right now. August and… more
    Editor 112
  • MANN-FILTER presents innovative filter medium made from recycled fibers
    Oct 27, 2017 Press Releases

    MANN-FILTER presents innovative filter…

    The new MANN-FILTER C 24 005 air filter offers a new filter medium made from recycled synthetic fibers. "One square meter of the filter medium contains the plastic from around two 1.5 liter PET bottles. The filter therefore makes an important… more
    Editor 132
  • BMW Group underlines leading role in electro-mobility
    Oct 27, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    BMW Group underlines leading role in…

    Launch of BMW Battery Storage Farm with second-life batteries 100,000th BMW i3 built at Plant Leipzig Production of BMW i8 Roadster as site’s third BMW i vehicle Harald Krüger: We continue to build on BMW i The BMW Group continues to build on its… more
    Editor 248
  • Nissan sings with debut of ‘Canto’ at 2017 Tokyo Motor Show
    Oct 27, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Nissan sings with debut of ‘Canto’ at 2017…

    TOKYO – Not only did Nissan debut a new concept vehicle at the 2017 Tokyo Motor Show – it also surprised the crowd with the introduction of "Canto," the future sound of Nissan's electrified vehicles. "An important element of Nissan Intelligent… more
    Editor 205
  • World's safest Safety Car gets faster with updated WTCC Volvo V60 Polestar
    Oct 27, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    World's safest Safety Car gets faster with…

    The world's safest Safety Car - the Volvo V60 Polestar used in the FIA World Touring Car Championship - has become faster with the introduction of the new Model Year 18 Volvo V60 Polestar WTCC Safety Car. Aerodynamic enhancements made from… more
    Editor 202
  • Alpine A110 Cup: a genuine race car made for Europe’s greatest racetracks
    Oct 27, 2017 Motorsport

    Alpine A110 Cup: a genuine race car made for…

    Just a few weeks before the first deliveries of A110 Premiere Edition, Alpine presents the A110 Cup, which will be racing at European racetracks from 2018 as part of the Alpine Europa Cup. Making the most of the lightness and agility of the… more
    Editor 198
  • Gumtree SA brings super cars and superstar drivers straight to the fans
    Oct 27, 2017 Motorsport

    Gumtree SA brings super cars and superstar…

    The Gumtree World Rallycross pits are made for walking! The event will take over Killarney Raceway in just two weeks time, and not only can racing fans look forward to two full days of exhilarating head to head action on the track, they’ll also have… more
    Editor 206
  • A Great Week for Volkswagen Group South Africa
    Oct 26, 2017 Press Releases

    A Great Week for Volkswagen Group South…

    10 Trophies in 7 Days for Volkswagen Group South Africa Volkswagen Group South Africa recognised by Industry Bodies The past 7 days have seen Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) scoop 10 trophies at 3 different Industry Award Ceremonies, in the… more
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  • Solar Gard® to Debut ‘One-of-a-Kind’ Zero to 60 Designs Tesla at 2017 SEMA Show
    Oct 26, 2017 Press Releases

    Solar Gard® to Debut ‘One-of-a-Kind’ Zero to…

    All-new performance body kit protected by Solar Gard’s industry-leading paint protection coating Clearshield Pro Hydro Solar Gard Press Conference to Feature Iconic Designer Kenny Pfitzer From Zero to 60 Designs Highlighting All-New Performance Kit… more
    Editor 313
  • Strategic realignment of BMW Group sales regions
    Oct 26, 2017 Press Releases

    Strategic realignment of BMW Group sales…

    In line with its corporate Strategy Number ONE > NEXT, the BMW Group is reorganising its sales regions. From 1 January 2018, Hildegard Wortmann will take on responsibility for the entire Asia Pacific region (excluding China). Her successor as Head… more
    Editor 158
  • Mazda reveals KAI CONCEPT and VISION COUPE
    Oct 26, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Mazda reveals KAI CONCEPT and VISION COUPE

    Mazda Motor Corporation revealed two concepts today at the 2017 Tokyo Motor Show. The Mazda KAI CONCEPT, a compact hatchback that heralds a new generation of inspired vehicles from the award-winning Japanese carmaker, made its world premiere. It was… more
    Editor 244
  • Photographs of the BMW Concours d'Elegance on 2017-10-22 at Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit
    Oct 26, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Photographs of the BMW Concours d'Elegance…

    Photographs of the BMW Concours d'Elegance on 2017-10-22 at Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit People at the Concours - 2017-10-22 Cars at the Concours - 2017-10-22 more
    Editor 456
  • Get inside and go out there with the new Nissan X-Trail
    Oct 26, 2017 Motoring

    Get inside and go out there with the new…

    With an array of Nissan Intelligent Mobility features, the new X-Trail is the definitive crossover for the discerning, yet adventurous buyer ROSSLYN, South Africa (October 25, 2017) Nissan pioneered the crossover segment and still leads it today by… more
    Editor 229
  • Signature Motorsport MINI John Cooper Works Team targeting championship podium
    Oct 26, 2017 Motorsport

    Signature Motorsport MINI John Cooper Works…

    Preview: Sasol GTC2 Championship, Rd 8 – Kyalami, 4th November With just two rounds and four races remaining in the Sasol GTC2 Championship, the Signature Motorsport MINI John Cooper Works team has set their sights on ending their maiden season on… more
    Editor 228
  • Nissan unveils IMx zero-emission concept at Tokyo Motor Show
    Oct 26, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Nissan unveils IMx zero-emission concept at…

    The Nissan IMx, an all-electric crossover concept vehicle offering fully autonomous operation and a driving range of more than 600 kilometers, was unveiled today at the Tokyo Motor Show. The innovative concept vehicle provides a glimpse into the… more
    Editor 205
  • FUCHS Lubricants’ Fuel–Economy Engine Oil
    Oct 26, 2017 Press Releases

    FUCHS Lubricants’ Fuel–Economy Engine Oil

    FUCHS Lubricants South Africa has announced the extension of the profile of TITAN GT1 SAE 5W-40 a premium engine oil for passenger cars and vans. It utilises FUCHS’ new XTL-Technology which offers high performance from very-low to very-high… more
    Editor 278
  • 2018 Honda GL1800 Gold Wing
    Oct 26, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    2018 Honda GL1800 Gold Wing

    Model updates: Redesigned from the wheels up, the new Honda Gold Wing is sharper, more compact and lighter; its monumental flat six-cylinder engine now features 4-valves per cylinder and comes equipped with Throttle By Wire, 4 riding modes, Honda… more
    Editor 247
  • Renault to exit Formula E at the end of Season 4
    Oct 26, 2017 Motorsport

    Renault to exit Formula E at the end of…

    Renault will focus resources on its aggressive goals for Formula 1, and looks forward to continuing to gain benefits from motorsport racing across the Alliance with Nissan. Renault and Nissan will work together to ensure a smooth transition,… more
    Editor 222
  • Mercedes-Benz partners with Threads - stitched by Standard Bank
    Oct 25, 2017 Press Releases

    Mercedes-Benz partners with Threads -…

    'We all wear clothes' - an apt assumption by the conceptualisers of "Threads", an accelerator programme for local fashion entrepreneurs, sponsored by Standard Bank. If there is one thing consumers have in common, whether African, Asian or European,… more
    Editor 169
  • The first-ever BMW M Festival in South Africa attracts just under 20,000 visitors at the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit
    Oct 25, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    The first-ever BMW M Festival in South…

    Remaining true to the BMW M brand slogan “The most powerful letter in the world”, the first-ever BMW M Festival in South Africa attracted just under 20,000 people during the two-day show held at the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit in Gauteng on Saturday,… more
    Editor 231
  • Groupe Renault - Revenues up 15.9 % in third quarter 2017
    Oct 25, 2017 Press Releases

    Groupe Renault - Revenues up 15.9 % in third…

    In third quarter 2017, Group revenues came to €12,218 million. Groupe Renault sales rose 9.4% to 866,233 vehicles in a market that expanded by 3.4%. In Europe, Group registrations rose 4.9% in a market that grew by 1.4%. Buoyed by the success of New… more
    Editor 118
  • Fifth staging of Automechanika Johannesburg proves to be a major success
    Oct 25, 2017 Press Releases

    Fifth staging of Automechanika Johannesburg…

    The fifth staging of the biennial Automechanika Johannesburg event at Expo Centre, Nasrec, from September 27-30 proved a major success as Africa's trade fair for the automotive aftermarket. There were plenty of quality visitors, excellent networking… more
    Editor 200
  • Medical tax credits to go?
    Oct 25, 2017 Press Releases

    Medical tax credits to go?

    Medical tax credits are effectively a fixed amount rebate which reduces the tax payable by taxpayers who make contributions to qualifying medical schemes, for themselves as well as their dependents. The credits replaced the previous system of tax… more
    Editor 126
  • Analysing the predicted Budget shortfall and possible funding alternatives in 2018
    Oct 25, 2017 Press Releases

    Analysing the predicted Budget shortfall and…

    Minister of Finance, Malusi Gigaba, will be the center of attention on Wednesday 25 October 2017 when he presents his first Medium Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS), since being appointed as the Minister of Finance in March 2017. The MTBPS is… more
    Editor 132
  • Extreme supercars to rock Kyalami
    Oct 25, 2017 Motorsport

    Extreme supercars to rock Kyalami

    New Aston Martin to take on Ferraris, Porsches Big news on the racing front is that an all-new Aston Martin Vantage GT3 racer is set to take on the best Porsches, Ferraris and the rest racing in South Africa when the G&H Extreme Supercars return to… more
    Editor 238
  • Department of Basic Education announces its recommitment to Imperial Road Safety’s Safe Scholars campaign
    Oct 25, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Department of Basic Education announces its…

    More learners reached during National Transport Month As part this year’s National Transport Month, the Department of Basic Education has reaffirmed its support to the Imperial Road Safety Safe Scholars Campaign that is currently making its way… more
    Editor 240
  • Team De Rooy wins Rallye OiLibya on Goodyear Truck Tyres
    Oct 25, 2017 Motorsport

    Team De Rooy wins Rallye OiLibya on Goodyear…

    Team De Rooy takes all truck podium places on Goodyear Offroad ORD tyres Luxembourg, October 2017 - Team De Rooy, using standard Goodyear truck tyres, took 1st, 2nd and 3rd places in the Truck Class of the Rallye OiLibya Maroc. The Team De Rooy… more
    Editor 211
  • Taking the safe side – with low-wear MEYLE‑ORIGINAL wheel bearings
    Oct 25, 2017 Press Releases

    Taking the safe side – with low-wear…

    MEYLE‑ORIGINAL wheel bearings: low-wear design featuring a specially cured flange, water-repellent high-performance grease and made-to-measure seal Comprehensive range of individual parts and full-service kits – including accessories made to OE… more
    Editor 131
  • Thriving trade between Vietnam and Germany replicated at Automechanika Ho Chi Minh City 2018
    Oct 24, 2017 Press Releases

    Thriving trade between Vietnam and Germany…

    With Germany sitting at the top of the pile in terms of Vietnamese automotive imports, and thanks to support from the country’s Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology, a dedicated German country pavilion will debut at the upcoming edition of… more
    Editor 137
  • Fiona Smith Proves Women Can Make Their Mark in Automotive Engineering
    Oct 24, 2017 Press Releases

    Fiona Smith Proves Women Can Make Their Mark…

    The engineering industry is still largely male dominated. According to the 2016 Annual Report released by the Engineering Council of South Africa, out of the 30 000 professional engineers that registered at the beginning of 2016, only 1831 of them… more
    Editor 400
  • Thinking of buying a used car this festive season?
    Oct 24, 2017 Press Releases

    Thinking of buying a used car this festive…

    The festive season is just around the corner and buying a car might be on the cards. With consumers feeling the pinch, more consumers are opting for a used car. “Buying a car in South Africa is often the second biggest financial commitment a… more
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  • Safety features still lacking on entry-level vehicles
    Oct 24, 2017 Press Releases

    Safety features still lacking on entry-level…

    AA releases second annual AA Entry-Level Vehicle Safety Report AA Infographic The Automobile Association (AA) today released its second annual Entry-Level Vehicle Safety Report that assess the safety features on entry-level vehicles. The report… more
    Automobile Association 124
  • Statement Concerning Impact of Kobe Steel's Inappropriate Conduct on Subaru Vehicles
    Oct 24, 2017 Press Releases

    Statement Concerning Impact of Kobe Steel's…

    Subaru Corporation, Tokyo - October 23. Subaru Corporation provides information that the company has confirmed so far regarding the impact of inappropriate conduct by Kobe Steel, Ltd on Subaru vehicles. Aluminium panels are the only material that… more
    Editor 135
  • Plug-in electric vehicles: future market conditions and adoption rates
    Oct 24, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Plug-in electric vehicles: future market…

    Variability surrounding future battery technology, government policies, consumer preferences, and other developments related to personal transportation markets casts a great deal of uncertainty on the long-term effects that battery electric and… more
    Editor 231
  • Vector Logistics to deliver end-to-end supply chain solution for Nando’s
    Oct 24, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Vector Logistics to deliver end-to-end…

    Vector Logistics’ relationship with Nando’s is set to continue. The Company has been reappointed as Nando’s chosen supply chain and distribution partner. The contract will see Vector Logistics focus on an efficient end-to-end supply chain solution… more
    Editor 214
  • enX Group Limited announces its full year results for the year ended 31 August 2017
    Oct 24, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    enX Group Limited announces its full year…

    Transformed into a pure-play industrial company Revenue increased to R6.2 billion (2016: R1.2 billion) Operating profit improved to R673 million (2016: R23 million) Achieves guidance of adjusted HEPS of 181.2 cents per share (2016: 41.1 cents per… more
    Editor 198
  • Less is more – the new Porsche 911 Carrera T
    Oct 24, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Less is more – the new Porsche 911 Carrera T

    Porsche is reviving the purist philosophy from the 911 T of 1968 in the new 911 Carrera T: less weight, shorter transmission ratios from the manual gearbox, and rear-wheel drive with mechanical rear differential lock for improved performance and… more
    Editor 177
  • Toyota poised for clean sweep of production vehicle championships
    Oct 24, 2017 Motorsport

    Toyota poised for clean sweep of production…

    De Villiers seeks fourth win in a row on Atlas Copco Gold 400 Toyota is poised to make a clean sweep of all the accolades on offer in the Production Vehicle category at the Atlas Copco Gold 400, final round of the South African Cross Country Series… more
    Editor 231
  • Volkswagen Motorsport aiming to finish strong - Sasol GTC Series
    Oct 24, 2017 Motorsport

    Volkswagen Motorsport aiming to finish…

    Just two rounds remain in the 9-round 2017 Sasol GTC Series Penultimate round to be contested on iconic Kyalami Grand Prix circuit Volkswagen's Daniel Rowe and Mathew Hodges keen to convert good pace into more podium results Volkswagen Golf GTi's… more
    Editor 241
  • Volkswagen to Develop Black-Owned Suppliers
    Oct 23, 2017 Press Releases

    Volkswagen to Develop Black-Owned Suppliers

    Volkswagen launches the Ntinga Project 10 Finalists Chosen Winners to receive potential contract with VWSA and become fully-fledged production suppliers. Following on from the successful VWSA Black-Owned Supplier's Day held in 2016, Volkswagen Group… more
    Editor 171
  • Honda Celebrates 100 Million Unit Global Production Milestone for Super Cub Series Motorcycles
    Oct 23, 2017 Press Releases

    Honda Celebrates 100 Million Unit Global…

    Honda Motor Co., Ltd. today announced that cumulative worldwide production of Honda Super Cub series motorcycles has reached the 100 million unit milestone, and held a commemorative ceremony attended by President and CEO Takahiro Hachigo at its… more
    Editor 131
  • The new BMW M4 CS launched at the first-ever BMW M Festival at the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit.
    Oct 23, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    The new BMW M4 CS launched at the first-ever…

    Midrand. One of the most anticipated BMW M models this year, the new BMW M4 CS, was today unveiled at the media launch of the first-ever BMW M Festival at the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit in Gauteng. The media launch was a prelude to the start of the… more
    Editor 234
  • Join MasterDrive and PinkDrive in raising breast cancer awareness
    Oct 22, 2017 Press Releases

    Join MasterDrive and PinkDrive in raising…

    After working together in the past, MasterDrive and PinkDrive are joining forces again to host a complimentary event in October. This is a month that is a very important to both organisations: transport month and breast cancer awareness month. A… more
    Editor 269
  • SEMA eNews, Vol. 20, No. 42
    Oct 22, 2017 Press Releases

    SEMA eNews, Vol. 20, No. 42

    Ask the Expert: SEMA Show Legal Roundtables on Small Business Protection SEMA’s Government Affairs office is bringing together a collection of legal experts to help businesses navigate several of today’s most pressing issues. SEMA Hall of Fame… more
    Editor 121
  • MasterDrive Newsletter 19 October 2017
    Oct 22, 2017 Press Releases

    MasterDrive Newsletter 19 October 2017

    MasterTips: Life-saving driving techniques There are certain driving techniques which can mean the difference between life and death on the roads. This is what you can do to always keep your loved ones safe MasterTest: Driving expressions: Volvo V90… more
    Editor 149
  • Imperial Logistics is corporate educator of the year
    Oct 19, 2017 Press Releases

    Imperial Logistics is corporate educator of…

    Imperial Logistics was named “Corporate Educator of the Year” for the fourth time at the 2017 “Supply Chain Management Education Excellence Awards”, which are hosted annually by one of the industry’s leading professional bodies, SAPICS. These awards… more
    Editor 233
  • The new State of the art Airstream charging system
    Oct 19, 2017 Press Releases

    The new State of the art Airstream charging…

    ...with integrated cooling function from Festool for their cordless power tools New Festool battery charging system reduces charging time by 65% plus keeping you informed on your current charge status From earlier this year Festool have been… more
    Editor 139
  • Mazda starts CX-5 production at its Hofu plant
    Oct 19, 2017 Press Releases

    Mazda starts CX-5 production at its Hofu…

    Carmaker responds to rising global demand for its award-winning crossover SUVs South Africa's favourite Mazda represents one-quarter of the company's sales worldwide Mazda Motor Corporation has announced that production of the all-new Mazda CX-5… more
    Editor 169
  • Tenneco’s Monroe® Safety Ambassadors Perform at Top of FIA Classes as the Season Nears its End
    Oct 19, 2017 Press Releases

    Tenneco’s Monroe® Safety Ambassadors Perform…

    As the Federation Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA) racing season enters its final phase, Monroe Safety Ambassadors André Lotterer, Tiago Monteiro and Thierry Neuville have continued to represent the Tenneco Monroe® brand well, performing at or… more
    Editor 121
  • Continental Tyre SA MD Shaun Uys honoured in CEO Today Africa Awards
    Oct 19, 2017 Press Releases

    Continental Tyre SA MD Shaun Uys honoured in…

    CEO Today Africa Awards recognise and celebrate outstanding leadership Shaun Uys, MD of Continental Tyre SA, among list of winners for 2017 Results published in CEO Today Magazine's 2017 Africa Awards edition Shaun Uys, managing director of… more
    Editor 173
  • What type of Pitcher are you?
    Oct 19, 2017 Press Releases

    What type of Pitcher are you?

    Pitching your business is an essential skill to master in order to grow your business. And, if you want to grow your business, you must be able to pitch it successfully. The way you say things is as important as what you actually say - and could… more
    Editor 155
  • McLaren confirms its most track-concentrated road car yet
    Oct 19, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    McLaren confirms its most track-concentrated…

    McLaren, the British creator of luxury sports and super cars, has confirmed that the next model to be introduced under its Track22 business plan will be an addition to the Ultimate Series. Its mission is to be the most extreme, track-concentrated… more
    Editor 283
  • Take the emotion out of the decision to prosecute, says Justicia
    Oct 18, 2017 Press Releases

    Take the emotion out of the decision to…

    “Don’t make erratic, impulsive emotional decisions out of anger,” warns Bernardo Luis, Operations Director of national private investigation agency, Justicia Investigations. Uncovering a crime committed by a long standing and trusted employee or… more
    Editor 175
  • Exercise your rights as a car owner – comment on Code before 3 Nov, urges R2RSA
    Oct 18, 2017 Press Releases

    Exercise your rights as a car owner –…

    The Competition Commission has gazetted a draft code of conduct for competition in the South African automotive industry and is calling for public comment by 3 November. “It is crucial that the public has a look at the draft code and submits… more
    Editor 147
  • VBOX Africa - Made To Measure
    Oct 18, 2017 Press Releases

    VBOX Africa - Made To Measure

    VBOX Africa, a division of Automotive Technology Specialists (ATS), has been appointed the sole African distributor of VBOX dataloggers for the automotive and mining industries. In addition, ATS will continue to sell select VBOX products directly to… more
    Editor 208
  • New Renault KWID XTREME Limited Edition supersedes Entry Level norms
    Oct 18, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    New Renault KWID XTREME Limited Edition…

    The popular SUV-inspired hatch evolves into a hot-and-happening Limited Edition True to form, Renault's funky new KWID has taken SA Market by storm, making significant in-roads within Entry Level Segment KWID success celebrated with introduction of… more
    Editor 302
  • Tailored for design and sportiness – the new Porsche 718 GTS models
    Oct 18, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Tailored for design and sportiness – the new…

    Even greater performance and exclusive equipment Porsche is expanding its mid-engine range with the new two-seater 718 Boxster GTS and 718 Cayman GTS. The power output has been increased to 365 hp (269 kW) thanks to a newly developed air intake-duct… more
    Editor 232
  • Polestar unveils its first car - the Polestar 1 - and reveals its vision to be the new electric performance brand
    Oct 18, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Polestar unveils its first car - the…

    Polestar, Volvo Car Group's performance arm, has revealed its future as a new standalone electric performance brand. Polestar has confirmed the company's first three models, a new purpose-built production facility in China and a new,… more
    Editor 214
  • Mitsubishi Electric Corporation Awarded Cinemo with Multiple In-Vehicle Infotainment (IVI) Projects
    Oct 18, 2017 Press Releases

    Mitsubishi Electric Corporation Awarded…

    New design wins for Cinemo enable advanced content distribution as Mitsubishi creates the latest in ground-breaking entertainment solutions for the connected car Cinemo, a global leader in high performance and automotive grade multimedia playback,… more
    Editor 161
  • New Haval H6 Passes the Most Rigorous Rollover Test
    Oct 18, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    New Haval H6 Passes the Most Rigorous…

    On October 13, 2017, the most rigorous open rollover test for a Chinese SUV was carried out in the Real Car Collision Laboratory of the China Automotive Technology and Research Center (CATARC) in Tianjin for the first time. New Haval H6, meeting all… more
    Editor 238
  • Who will have the last laugh when funny guys Joey Rasdien and Richelieu Beaunoir take to the track on Speed Stars?
    Oct 17, 2017 Press Releases

    Who will have the last laugh when funny guys…

    For most of us the thought of standing on a stage and making people laugh isn't very funny at all. But for this weeks guests, Joey Rasdien and Richelieu Beaunoir this IS life! Gauteng local Joey Rasdien had for more serious plans for his life, with… more
    Editor 211
  • G.U.D. filter kit range gets a boost
    Oct 17, 2017 Press Releases

    G.U.D. filter kit range gets a boost

    G.U.D. Filters have increased their premium filter kit offering by adding a further 13 filter kits for the top selling passenger and LCV vehicles in the country. The filters kits comprise of air, oil, and fuel or cabin filters, providing a one stop… more
    Editor 208
  • Automated painting solution for general industry: Dürr and Kuka introduce jointly developed robot system
    Oct 17, 2017 Press Releases

    Automated painting solution for general…

    Dürr and Kuka, both leading manufacturers in the fields of production and automation technology, have joined forces: together they have developed an integrated solution for automated paint application in the form of a compact robot for general… more
    Editor 170
  • Young scientists stun with their impressive innovations
    Oct 17, 2017 Press Releases

    Young scientists stun with their impressive…

    From 4 to 6 October Boksburg hosted over 600 learners in the annual Eskom Expo for Young Scientists International Science Fair. These budding young scientists were in Joburg to compete in the prestigious science fair with the hope of taking home a… more
    Editor 274
  • BASF South Africa and BASF West Africa receive Top Employer 2018 Accreditation
    Oct 17, 2017 Press Releases

    BASF South Africa and BASF West Africa…

    BASF South Africa recognized as a Top Employer for the sixth consecutive year. BASF West Africa accredited as Top Employer Nigeria. At a gala ceremony held at the Sandton Convention Center on Thursday 12 October 2017, the Top Employers Institute has… more
    Editor 221
  • Tenneco high-performance suspension technology featured on all-new Ford Fiesta
    Oct 17, 2017 Press Releases

    Tenneco high-performance suspension…

    Tenneco Inc. (NYSE: TEN), a leading global supplier of Ride Performance and Clean Air products and systems, announced today that it is supplying high-performance passive suspension dampers featuring the company’s exclusive Multi-Tuned Valve (MTV)… more
    Editor 129
  • Goodyear official tyre partner for Land Rover Experience Tour Peru
    Oct 17, 2017 Press Releases

    Goodyear official tyre partner for Land…

    Goodyear Wrangler DuraTrac chosen by Land Rover as official tyre for the Land Rover Experience Tour Peru Thanks to its versatile and durable off-road capabilities the Wrangler DuraTrac will allow the teams to take on the most challenging of… more
    Editor 137
  • Rand offsets fuel price gains
    Oct 17, 2017 Press Releases

    Rand offsets fuel price gains

    Softer international petrol prices have been offset by a declining Rand since the start of October, while diesel and illuminating paraffin prices were slightly up, leaving them with no protection against Rand weakness. This is according to the… more
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  • SITA technology to drive expansion at Ghana’s new International terminal
    Oct 17, 2017 Press Releases

    SITA technology to drive expansion at…

    Kotoka International Airport’s Terminal 3 to cement airport’s position as a major regional hub SITA (www.SITA.aero) is providing its world-class passenger and baggage processing technology as well as its airport management solutions to Ghana’s new… more
    Editor 123
  • Basic Economics Course Invitation
    Oct 17, 2017 Press Releases

    Basic Economics Course Invitation

    Yumna Ebrahim, an economist and part-time lecturer unpacks and explains economic jargon and concepts in a simple, yet informative manner, in this practical one day economics course. Click on the links below to download: Basic Economics Course… more
    Editor 138
  • Stevie Awards for Women in Business Announce Finalists in 14th Annual Competition
    Oct 17, 2017 Press Releases

    Stevie Awards for Women in Business Announce…

    South African Business Women and Organizations to Be Recognized in the International Benchmark World’s Top Honors for Women Professionals to Be Revealed in New York on November 17 Fairfax, VA, USA / Troisdorf, Germany, October 16, 2017 – Finalists… more
    Editor 120
  • The new BMW X3
    Oct 17, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    The new BMW X3

    Photos and footage from the international media launch in Portugal. BMW X3 M40i Exterior Design. Design highlights by Calvin Luk, Exterior Designer of the new BMW X3. more
    Editor 296
  • Little Effort, Big Impact: How Eco-Driving Can Cut Up To 25 Percent Off Your Fuel Bill
    Oct 17, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Little Effort, Big Impact: How Eco-Driving…

    No one likes forking out cash to fill up at the fuel station. For South African motorists who have experienced yet another fuel price hike this month, Ford offers advice on good driving habits that could save you money. Poor driving habits can be… more
    Editor 185
  • Invitation to the PMAESA Conference 2017
    Oct 17, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Invitation to the PMAESA Conference 2017

    The Port Management Association of Eastern & Southern Africa (PMAESA) in collaboration with Ministry of Transport, Works, Supply and Communications of the Republic of Zambia has the pleasure to invite you to the PMAESA Conference 2017 that will be… more
    Editor 211
  • Heavenly Haval
    Oct 17, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Heavenly Haval

    Does the new Haval H2 live up to the hype? No. But read on - don't stop here. You see, few, if any, auto brands have hit the market to such a compelling round of applause as has Haval - the luxury sub-brand of GWM. And probably no previously unknown… more
    Editor 184
  • Néstor Girolami wins in China as Thed Björk claims WTCC lead by half a point
    Oct 17, 2017 Motorsport

    Néstor Girolami wins in China as Thed Björk…

    Néstor Girolami won his maiden WTCC race in very wet conditions at Ningbo International Speedpark in China while Thed Björk claimed the World Championship lead by a mere half point for Polestar Cyan Racing. Pouring rain all day meant that the main… more
    Editor 244
  • Hyundai and Mamelodi Sundowns unveil new partnership
    Oct 16, 2017 Press Releases

    Hyundai and Mamelodi Sundowns unveil new…

    Hyundai has sealed its commitment to African football with a new brand partnership with the current African and CAF Super Cup champion, Mamelodi Sundowns FC. The 3-year-deal goes beyond the traditional vehicle sponsorship and encompasses a shirt… more
    Editor 197
  • Durban Automotive Cluster Newsletter 16 October 2017
    Oct 16, 2017 Press Releases

    Durban Automotive Cluster Newsletter 16…

    This edition of the Durban Automotive Cluster Newsletter covers the NAACAM Show incorporating the DAC NLI, a summary of the DAC State of the Automotive Industry session held earlier in 2017, a look at ASCCI’s expansion in KZN, as well as a look at… more
    Editor 139
  • MANN+HUMMEL presents awards to top suppliers
    Oct 16, 2017 Press Releases

    MANN+HUMMEL presents awards to top suppliers

    The MANN+HUMMEL Group has presented the Global Supplier Award to 8 suppliers. In this way for the fifth time the filtration specialist acknowledged the excellent services provided by its partners and suppliers. For the third time this year a… more
    Editor 151
  • DHL the only company to be named Top Employer in 18 African countries
    Oct 16, 2017 Press Releases

    DHL the only company to be named Top…

    Only organizations that qualify from the selection process receive the Top Employers title and certification seal DHL Express (www.dpDHL.com) has been certified as a Top Employer in Africa for the fourth executive year, at the prestigious Top… more
    Editor 124
  • SAICA clarifies progress around the establishment of the Independent Inquiry into the Conduct of CAs(SA) employed by KPMG
    Oct 16, 2017 Press Releases

    SAICA clarifies progress around the…

    On Friday 22 September 2017,The South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) announced its unequivocal support for an Independent Inquiry into the alleged misconduct of certain members of SAICA employed by the audit firm KPMG. Terence… more
    Editor 166
  • SEMA eNews, Vol. 20, No. 41
    Oct 16, 2017 Press Releases

    SEMA eNews, Vol. 20, No. 41

    SEMA Action Network Celebrates 20 Years at the SEMA Show Finalists Announced for SEMA’s Industry Awards Register Now: Save Money, Have Badges Mailed Exhibitor Update—19 Days Until 2017 SEMA Show Opens Sung Kang’s “Project Underdog” Heads to… more
    Editor 150
  • Official Ferrari 70th anniversary celebrations take-off in South Africa, featuring the debut of the 812 Superfast
    Oct 16, 2017 Press Releases

    Official Ferrari 70th anniversary…

    Johannesburg, 14 October 2017- 2017 marks the 70th Anniversary for the world's most famous Prancing Horse. The official local celebrations for Ferrari's milestone centenary will be hosted by the official Ferrari dealer-Scuderia South Africa, in… more
    Editor 148
  • BMW Group electrified sales top 10,000 in September
    Oct 16, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    BMW Group electrified sales top 10,000 in…

    Electrified sales in first nine months 2017 higher than in whole of 2016 Sales of electrified BMW and MINI vehicles +64.2% in year-to-date Total BMW Group deliveries up 3.7% in first three quarters Record sales continue for BMW, MINI and BMW… more
    Editor 251
  • South African racers will compete in the Formula Ford festival
    Oct 16, 2017 Motorsport

    South African racers will compete in the…

    Seven members of the Investchem Formula 1600 championship will compete in the annual Formula Ford Festival at Brands Hatch in Kent, England on Saturday and Sunday, 21 and 22 October. This 2017 event marks the 50th year of Formula Ford racing - and… more
    Editor 245
  • SANY hydraulic excavator takes on the toughest working conditions
    Oct 13, 2017 Press Releases

    SANY hydraulic excavator takes on the…

    Goscor Earth Moving (GEM), part of the Goscor Group, is continuing its introduction of the latest SANY equipment into the local market with the launch of a new hydraulic excavator for the toughest African operating conditions. The SY215C hydraulic… more
    Editor 197
  • CeMAT RUSSIA 2017: Growth in exhibition space and visitor participation
    Oct 13, 2017 Press Releases

    CeMAT RUSSIA 2017: Growth in exhibition…

    Hannover/Moscow. CeMAT Russia, one of the country’s leading tradeshows for materials handling, warehousing equipment and logistics, featured 180 companies from 20 countries during its recently concluded 19–21 September 2017 run at the Crocus Expo… more
    Editor 137
  • L/R Judy Cotty Sonja Lewis, Shanaaz Shetu, Terry Brand, Mandy Moodley and Tiaan Brand. Missing from the shot Mickey Durant and Damian Bisschoff
    Oct 13, 2017 Press Releases

    AutObarn SA wins the Bronze award for their…

    The AutObarn group are proud to announce that their stand at this year’s AutoMechanika Show was awarded the Bronze Award for design and layout. Knowing these shows and what the various companies put into them, with professional designers stand… more
    Editor 147
  • Imperial Logistics wins crime fighting award
    Oct 13, 2017 Press Releases

    Imperial Logistics wins crime fighting award

    Imperial Logistics’ contribution to fighting truck hijackings, vehicle theft and other related crimes in the transport industry has been recognised by the International Association of Auto Theft Investigators (IAATI). At the recent 65th… more
    Editor 130
  • Tiger Wheel & Tyre Store Now Open in Ongwediva
    Oct 13, 2017 Press Releases

    Tiger Wheel & Tyre Store Now Open in…

    A new Tiger Wheel & Tyre store has opened in northern Namibia, at 3191 Mandume Ndemufayo Street in Ongwediva. This is the second Namibian store for South Africa's best-loved and most awarded wheel and tyre brand. The new store is owned by… more
    Editor 114
  • Mazda Southern Africa's 3rd Birthday Celebration.
    Oct 13, 2017 Press Releases

    Mazda Southern Africa's 3rd Birthday…

    On October 1st 2014, Mazda Southern Africa started operating from its Midrand based head office as an independent national sales company. A full sales and service dealer network was put in place to operate in South Africa, Namibia, Botswana and… more
    Editor 161
  • Boeing certifies Goodyear Flight Radial tyre for 777X
    Oct 13, 2017 Press Releases

    Boeing certifies Goodyear Flight Radial tyre…

    Ultra-lightweight tyre is first product to receive Boeing system part certification Port Elizabeth, October 2017 - The Boeing company has certified the Goodyear Tyre & Rubber company's ultra-lightweight Flight Radial tyre for its 777X airplane. With… more
    Editor 173
  • Final countdown begins for top class World RX Racing at Killarney
    Oct 13, 2017 Press Releases

    Final countdown begins for top class World…

    It’s only 28 days until the Gumtree World RX of South Africa comes to Killarney International Raceway in Cape Town. Gumtree’s Head of Automotive Jeff Osborne says the buzz about the landmark event is incredible: “There’s huge anticipation for the… more
    Editor 136
  • Captions L\R. Kari Adamson Key Account Manager and Maria Hofer Marketing Manager World Net Logistics, Ryan Hunt Springbokand Multiple Motocross Champion, Sarah-Jane Silburn Marketing Manager Holiday Holdings/RwandAir and Thembela Dladla Country Manager RwandAir Rwanda
    Oct 13, 2017 Press Releases

    Sponsors made it possible for the South…

    Looking at this year’s VMXDN event and the massive organization that went into putting it all together, it would not have been possible and possibly would not have happened for the SA team without the loyal support from the sponsors, Global ASP,… more
    Editor 135
  • Mahindra launches Next Generation Pik Up in South Africa
    Oct 13, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Mahindra launches Next Generation Pik Up in…

    Bolder, premium front-end styling creates powerful, head-turning presence Exceptional attention to styling detail adds to upmarket appeal High level of standard equipment ensures exceptional value Powerful and efficient turbodiesel engine and 6… more
    Editor 260
  • Isuzu KB X-Rider 4x4 Crew Cab Model Ready for Africa
    Oct 13, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Isuzu KB X-Rider 4x4 Crew Cab Model Ready…

    PORT ELIZABETH - Growing demand for light commercial vehicles has spurred Isuzu to expand its offering in Sub-Saharan Africa to include the KB 4x4 crew cab X-Rider model. Introduced initially as a 700-unit limited edition, the X-Rider proved so… more
    Editor 186
  • RFID tags are computer chips roughly the size of a postage stamp, which can store and send information. In the picture: two tags, front (below) and backside (above).
    Oct 13, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Mercedes-Benz Vans focuses on intelligent…

    New requirements on production as the result of increasing variety of variants, electrification and growing production volume. Investment of more than 200 million euros by 2025 in the global expansion of intelligent production. Frank Klein, Head of… more
    Editor 347
  • Revamped Vaal Mall Taxi Rank officially opens
    Oct 13, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Revamped Vaal Mall Taxi Rank officially opens

    Getting to Vaal Mall will be easier than ever thanks to the newly improved Vaal Mall taxi rank that opened to commuters on 12 September. Five associations will make use of their own dedicated taxi rank from Vaal Mall with capacity to host up to 100… more
    Editor 222
  • Vector partners with Pick ‘n Pay in new frozen distribution agreement
    Oct 13, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Vector partners with Pick ‘n Pay in new…

    Vector Logistics’ long-standing relationship with Pick ‘n Pay has been cemented with a new contract making Vector Logistics responsible for distributing Pick ‘n Pay’s entire basket of frozen products – including ice-cream – across all its store… more
    Editor 188
  • Mercedes-Benz Trucks poised to train 200 commercial vehicle drivers as part of October's National Transport Month
    Oct 13, 2017 Press Releases

    Mercedes-Benz Trucks poised to train 200…

    Mercedes-Benz Trucks operates as a responsible corporate citizen Aim to produce trained, trusted and tested drivers through driver training from FleetBoard Professional Driver Training PRETORIA - The South African government declared October as… more
    Editor 118
  • MasterDrive Newsletter 12 October 2017
    Oct 13, 2017 Press Releases

    MasterDrive Newsletter 12 October 2017

    MasterTips: Euro NCAP launches 2025 road map Many of us buy cars based on their NCAP rating but what does this really entail? This may be an old hat for some but for others this is what you should know. MasterTest: Driving expressions: the Porsche… more
    Masterdrive 137
  • DHL Express highlights importance of managing customer experiences to stay ahead of competition
    Oct 13, 2017 Press Releases

    DHL Express highlights importance of…

    DHL Express has won over 27 external awards for customer service in Sub-Saharan Africa so far this year According to the latest report (http://apo.af/6MJ2vy) by McKinsey & Company on customer experience, “Superior customer experience is increasingly… more
    Editor 134
  • Ford - NMU 1: Ford donated a Ranger to the Nelson Mandela University to assist with engine research and development at the Ford Engine Research Unit (FERU). Pictured (from left to right): John Cameron (Plant Manager, Ford Struandale Engine Plant), Mervin Knoesen (Ford Engine Research Unit, Nelson Mandela University) and Ockert Berry (VP Operations, Ford Middle East and Africa).
    Oct 13, 2017 Press Releases

    Ford Donates Ranger to Nelson Mandela…

    Ford Ranger donated to Department of Mechanical Engineering Vehicle will be used by Nelson Mandela University's Ford Engine Research Unit as a test platform for practical training Expands on Ford's existing relationship with Nelson Mandela… more
    Editor 141
  • Brand Ambassador Appointed for Ford Wildlife Foundation
    Oct 13, 2017 Press Releases

    Brand Ambassador Appointed for Ford Wildlife…

    Sithole receives a Ford Ranger 3.2 XLT Double Cab to access remote destinations and work with conservation and environmental education projects Sithole is a passionate wildlife educator, specifically on snake safety and handling Ford Motor Company… more
    Editor 137
  • Hyundai again ranked among world's top-valued brands
    Oct 13, 2017 Press Releases

    Hyundai again ranked among world's…

    Hyundai has maintained its position as one of the world's 40 most valuable brands for the third year in a row, according to the latest Best Global Brands report from respected international consultancy Interbrand. The carmaker retained its place as… more
    Editor 130
  • Exceptional quality, affordable lubricants as OILY Group enters Southern Africa
    Oct 13, 2017 Press Releases

    Exceptional quality, affordable lubricants…

    The lubricants sector in South Africa and Southern Africa is set for a shakeup with the entrance of a new player which is promising to reduce the cost of key products by up to 20 percent, compared to other premium quality products from multinational… more
    Editor 358
  • Intelligent World Drive - five continents in five months
    Oct 13, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Intelligent World Drive - five continents in…

    View Large Image On the road to autonomous driving: Mercedes-Benz on automated worldwide test drive Stuttgart. With the "Intelligent World Drive", Mercedes-Benz is testing automated driving functions on all five continents using a vehicle based on… more
    Editor 249
  • The best pre-owned cars in SA – what do the people say?
    Oct 13, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    The best pre-owned cars in SA – what do the…

    Voting is now open for the People's Choice Winners of the 2017 Gumtree Pre-Owned Car Awards. “Consumers have a vested interest in the pre-owned car category, so it’s important that they are given the opportunity to weigh in on these results,” says… more
    Editor 174
  • Groupe Renault’s new subsidiary, Renault Energy Services, to specialise in the fields of energy and electric mobility
    Oct 13, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Groupe Renault’s new subsidiary, Renault…

    To favour the expansion of electric mobility, Groupe Renault has created Renault Energy Services. This new subsidiary will invest in the field of smart grids. Groupe Renault, Europe’s number one manufacturer of electric vehicles, is pleased to… more
    Editor 164
  • tankpool24 Racing Team celebrates successful season finale
    Oct 13, 2017 Motorsport

    tankpool24 Racing Team celebrates successful…

    3rd place for Nobert Kiss in overall standings, 2nd for André Kursim in Promoter’s Cup tankpool24 Racing Team secures an excellent 4th position in the overall standings of the FIA European Truck Racing Championship Norbert Kiss and André Kursim made… more
    Editor 217
  • Hyundai Motorsport's hopes of WRC title fight fade in Spain
    Oct 13, 2017 Motorsport

    Hyundai Motorsport's hopes of WRC title…

    Hyundai Motorsport has seen its hopes of fighting for the FIA World Rally Championship Manufacturers' title completely eradicated on the weekend after another hugely disappointing result in Rally de Espan~a. Following a double retirement for Dani… more
    Editor 186
  • Formula 1 Japanese Grand Prix, Sunday
    Oct 09, 2017 Motorsport

    Formula 1 Japanese Grand Prix, Sunday

    It was an emotional day at the Suzuka International Circuit as Renault Sport Formula One Team bid a fond farewell to driver Jolyon Palmer who drove a strong race, gaining six positions in the Japanese Grand Prix to finish twelfth at Suzuka. Nico… more
    Editor 275
  • Round 8 AutObarn SuperHatch 14 October, Midvaal
    Oct 09, 2017 Motorsport

    Round 8 AutObarn SuperHatch 14 October,…

    The AutObarn SuperHatch series class and overall titles will go down to the wire again this year Looking good for an overall AutObarn SuperHatch title is Class B driver Nic Martin Rex Diff & Gearbox/ Dad Opel Kadett who has clear 37 points lead over… more
    Editor 310
  • Mercedes-Benz & Laureus Sport for Good Foundation SA breakfast series ends on a high note
    Oct 09, 2017 Press Releases

    Mercedes-Benz & Laureus Sport for Good…

    Mercedes-Benz South Africa and Laureus passionate about making change through sport Final of the six annual sports-themed breakfasts with seasoned sporting personalities on the panels Century City, Cape Town - Ahead of the South Africa vs New… more
    Editor 411
  • Eskom opens doors for young scientists with study bursaries
    Oct 09, 2017 Press Releases

    Eskom opens doors for young scientists with…

    Eskom awarded bursaries worth a total of R1 332 000.00 to three deserving young scientists towards studying engineering degrees at a university of their choice in South Africa. These were awarded at the Eskom Expo for Young Scientists International… more
    Editor 162
  • FCA South Africa Moving Forward
    Oct 09, 2017 Press Releases

    FCA South Africa Moving Forward

    Midrand, South Africa - Fiat Group Automobiles South Africa (Pty) Ltd. and Chrysler South Africa (Pty) Ltd., responsible for the sales and after-sales business of the Abarth, Alfa Romeo, Fiat, Fiat Professional, MOPAR, Chrysler, Jeep and Dodge… more
    Editor 195
  • Bumper festival of cross country motor racing at Atlas Copco Gold 400
    Oct 09, 2017 Motorsport

    Bumper festival of cross country motor…

    A bumper festival of national and regional cross country motor racing will see the 2017 season go out with a bang at the Atlas Copco Gold 400 in Glenharvie on October 27 and 28. The event will see the final rounds of both the Auto and Moto… more
    Editor 245
  • It's lights camera action as Speed Stars returns to your tv screens this week
    Oct 06, 2017 Press Releases

    It's lights camera action as Speed Stars…

    The wait is finally over as the eagerly anticipated third season of the popular reality television series, Speed Stars is back on Ignition, DSTV 189. The new season launches off the line on Saturday 7th October at 19:00 and the chequered flags drops… more
    Editor 200
  • Giving mobility to hope
    Oct 06, 2017 Press Releases

    Giving mobility to hope

    VOLKSWAGEN AND QHUBEKA PUTTING THE FUTURE INTO MOTION 98 bicycles donated to Kwa-Bhekilanga Secondary School, East Bank High School, health workers and community policing forum volunteers The Volkswagen For Good campaign, in partnership with Qhubeka… more
    Editor 197
  • Drive The Future 2017-2022: New strategic plan builds on record results, targets sustainable, profitable growth
    Oct 06, 2017 Press Releases

    Drive The Future 2017-2022: New strategic…

    Groupe Renault Strategic Plan targets by the end of the plan: Revenues over €70 billion1 Operating margin over 7%, representing a 50% increase in value, with a floor at 5% throughout the plan Positive free cash flow each year €4.2 billion Monozukuri… more
    Editor 129
  •  SEMA eNews, Vol. 20, No. 40
    Oct 06, 2017 Press Releases

    SEMA eNews, Vol. 20, No. 40

    New Technology Opens Up $1.5 Billion Market for Aftermarket Industry The aftermarket industry for Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS), which is currently valued at just under $1 billion, is expected to grow to more than $1.5 billion by 2021.… more
    Editor 168
  • MasterDrive Newsletter 05 October 2017
    Oct 06, 2017 Press Releases

    MasterDrive Newsletter 05 October 2017

    MasterTips: Are we ready for self-driving cars? As the prospect of self-driving cars comes ever closer within the international community, many are questioning whether the roads are ready for it. This may be especially true for African roads.… more
    Masterdrive 140
  • DHL and MallforAfrica team up to further cross-border e-commerce to the United States
    Oct 06, 2017 Press Releases

    DHL and MallforAfrica team up to further…

    Through this partnership, DHL locations will serve as drop-off points for products destined for consumers in the United States Africans will now be able to sell their local products to customers in the US through an eBay platform powered by… more
    Editor 143
  • MiX Telematics appoints Fundiswa Roji-Maplanka to its Board of Directors
    Oct 06, 2017 Press Releases

    MiX Telematics appoints Fundiswa…

    MiX Telematics, a leading global provider of fleet and mobile asset management solutions delivered as Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), today announced that Fundiswa Roji-Maplanka CA(SA) has been appointed as an independent non-executive director and a… more
    Editor 255
  • INAPA 2018 Jakarta - Focus to Bring More Asia Buyers & Automotive Professionals (OEM & Aftermarket)
    Oct 06, 2017 Press Releases

    INAPA 2018 Jakarta - Focus to Bring More…

    ASEAN's Largest & Most Influential Trade Show for Automotive Industry, JAKARTA On behalf of GEM Indonesia, I would like to say a great big Thank You to you for supporting us in INAPA 2017. INAPA 2017 returned to prove as ASEAN's Largest Trade Show… more
    Editor 154
  • Imperial Logistics saves lives with food aid distribution solution in Malawi
    Oct 06, 2017 Press Releases

    Imperial Logistics saves lives with food aid…

    Working in partnership with a leading humanitarian aid agency, Imperial Managed Solutions recently leveraged its unique, asset light business model to successfully deliver food aid to drought stricken communities in rural Malawi. Imperial Logistics’… more
    Editor 138
  • Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi sponsors Women’s Forum Global Meeting
    Oct 06, 2017 Press Releases

    Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi sponsors Women’s…

    Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi is the main sponsor of the Women’s Forum 2017 Global Meeting, the world’s leading conference for women on major social and economic issues, reflecting the Alliance’s commitment to diversity. The Alliance, global leader in… more
    Editor 144
  • Five-Year Warranty and Service Package on Maserati vehicles in Middle East and Africa
    Oct 06, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Five-Year Warranty and Service Package on…

    Across the Middle East and Africa region, official importer and dealers of new Maserati vehicles, will now offer a five-year warranty and service package on all cars sold, upping the ante in the luxury sports car segment. With distinctive Italian… more
    Editor 267
  • Auto Alert - October 2017
    Oct 06, 2017 Press Releases

    Auto Alert - October 2017

    Toyota and Mazda Get Closer. Toyota Motor Corporation is a leading global manufacturer of motor vehicles, regularly contending for top spot in the overall volume stakes, and the largest Japanese-owned business in this sector by some margin. It owns… more
    Frank Beeton 185
  • Inclusive Growth
    Oct 06, 2017 The Phoenix

    Inclusive Growth

    What exactly is inclusive growth? If you go to Google this is the definition that pops up first: “Inclusive growth is a concept that advances equitable opportunities for economic participants during economic growth with benefits incurred by every… more
    Editor 264
  • Pure McLaren previews Sports Series Race Championship with debut event at Circuit Paul Ricard
    Oct 06, 2017 Motorsport

    Pure McLaren previews Sports Series Race…

    During the final European date of the 2017 Pure McLaren track experience programme at the Circuit Paul Ricard in France, McLaren Automotive premiered the first dedicated 570S GT4 race event. The Pure McLaren GT4 Club Race saw 10 examples of the… more
    Editor 239
  • Automechanika Frankfurt celebrates its 25th anniversary next year
    Oct 05, 2017 Press Releases

    Automechanika Frankfurt celebrates its 25th…

    Leading trade fair with many new themes and the highest level of registrations ever Automechanika Frankfurt, the leading international trade fair for the automotive aftermarket taking place from 11 to 15 September 2018, has every reason to… more
    Editor 262
  • First solar powered coffee trailer for Cape Town
    Oct 05, 2017 Press Releases

    First solar powered coffee trailer for Cape…

    More than three million South Africans aged between 15 and 24 are neither employed nor pursuing higher education. Energetics SA, the renewable energy arm of CHS Eco Technologies, which was established by Leon Badenhorst in 2005, has just launched a… more
    Editor 168
  • Fascination of AMG at the Mercedes-Benz Museum
    Oct 05, 2017 Press Releases

    Fascination of AMG at the Mercedes-Benz…

    From 20 October 2017: Special exhibition - 50 Years of AMG Half a century of passion for performance and sportiness: From 20 October 2017 to 8 April 2018, the Mercedes-Benz Museum is holding the special exhibition 50 Years of AMG. The main… more
    Editor 154
  • The Mentorship Challenge - Behind every great leader is a great mentor
    Oct 05, 2017 Press Releases

    The Mentorship Challenge - Behind every…

    In a country facing what is commonly termed a ‘crisis of leadership’, the moment has arrived for business leaders to step into the breach and become aspirational leadership models for future generations. This is the true power of mentorship, which… more
    Editor 173
  • Collision repair industry wrestles with many new technologies
    Oct 05, 2017 Press Releases

    Collision repair industry wrestles with many…

    The global collision repair industry must change into overdrive to try and keep up with the pace of recent developments in the technologies employed in the current crop of cars. This was evident from the far-ranging subjects that were discussed at… more
    Editor 154
  • See what's driving the future: Continental Cockpit Vision
    Oct 05, 2017 Press Releases

    See what's driving the future: Continental…

    Continental showcases its vision of the cockpit of the future Changing interfaces and windshield displays: worldwide workshops for visionary ideas Integrated Interior Platform from Continental can make the vision a reality Digital mobility… more
    Editor 182
  • Nissan unveils electric ecosystem at Nissan Futures 3.0 event in Europe
    Oct 05, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Nissan unveils electric ecosystem at Nissan…

    New Nissan LEAF with Special “2.ZERO” version and Nissan e-NV200 van with advanced battery unveiled Confirms infrastructure commitment: Nissan expands Europe’s largest fast charger infrastructure network by 20%, announcing 1,000 additional quick… more
    Editor 287
  • New trucks from Volvo running on Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) offer the same performance as diesel, but with 20 to 100% lower Carbon Dioxide (CO2 ) emissions
    Oct 05, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    New trucks from Volvo running on Liquefied…

    New trucks from Volvo running on Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) offer the same performance as diesel, but with 20 to 100% lower Carbon Dioxide (CO2 ) emissions Volvo Trucks is now introducing Euro 6-compliant heavy duty trucks running on liquefied… more
    Editor 262
  • Plenty of life left in internal combustion engines
    Oct 05, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Plenty of life left in internal combustion…

    There is a measure of panic in several countries, such as Germany, the United Kingdom and France, regarding calls by politicians seeking to ban the sale of vehicles with internal combustion engines (ICE) within the next couple of decades. However,… more
    Editor 207
  • Clarkson, Hammond and May Seen Gallivanting Around The Globe In Exclusive First Look Pictures From Series 2 Of The Grand Tour
    Oct 04, 2017 Press Releases

    Clarkson, Hammond and May Seen Gallivanting…

    Seattle: First-look images from Series 2 of Amazon Prime Video’s The Grand Tour, have been released today. The images, which can be viewed below show Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May exploring the mountain ranges of Colorado, stuck in… more
    Editor 199
  • WABCO Completes Buyout of Meritor WABCO Joint Venture
    Oct 04, 2017 Press Releases

    WABCO Completes Buyout of Meritor WABCO…

    WABCO Holdings Inc. (NYSE: WBC), a leading global supplier of technologies and services that improve the safety, efficiency and connectivity of commercial vehicles, today (03/10/2017) announced that it has completed the transaction to purchase… more
    Editor 145
  • New Tiger Wheel & Tyre Store Opens in Wonderpark, Pretoria
    Oct 04, 2017 Press Releases

    New Tiger Wheel & Tyre Store Opens in…

    On 21 September 2017, a new Tiger Wheel & Tyre store opened at the Wonderpark Shopping Centre at 344 Brits Road in Karenpark, Pretoria. This exceedingly convenient location means that Tiger Wheel & Tyre customers now have the option to get their… more
    Editor 135
  • Federal-Mogul Motorparts to Introduce New Champion® Range at Equip Auto 2017
    Oct 04, 2017 Press Releases

    Federal-Mogul Motorparts to Introduce New…

    MOOG® NASCAR® Whelen Euro Series sponsorship and innovative new products to be featured at the show Federal-Mogul Motorparts, a division of Federal-Mogul LLC, will exhibit at Equip Auto in Paris from the 17th to 21st of October. The show will be… more
    Editor 146
  • Probe brings Stanley Fatmax air compressors and tools to SA
    Oct 04, 2017 Press Releases

    Probe brings Stanley Fatmax air compressors…

    Probe, South Africa’s leading and largest importer and distributor of premium batteries and auto electrical parts, launches top international air compressor brand, Stanley Fatmax, into the local market. With exclusive distribution rights for Stanley… more
    Editor 160
  • Automotive Engineering Show is back in the “Detroit of Asia - Chennai”
    Oct 04, 2017 Press Releases

    Automotive Engineering Show is back in the…

    11th edition topped up with exclusive live product demos and a seminar highlighting ‘Industrie 4.0 & IIoT’ India’s automotive sector is likely to contribute 12% to India’s GDP over the next decade. Chennai also known as the “Detroit of Asia”, is the… more
    Editor 134
  • Nissan to show LEAF NISMO Concept, Serena NISMO at Tokyo Motor Show
    Oct 04, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Nissan to show LEAF NISMO Concept, Serena…

    Concept cars and production vehicles to give glimpse of Nissan’s newest and future innovations Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. will show a number of exciting concept cars and production vehicles at this year’s Tokyo Motor Show, giving customers a glimpse of… more
    Editor 340
  • Eicher unveils PRO 6000 Series at Automechanika Johannesburg
    Oct 04, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Eicher unveils PRO 6000 Series at…

    Enters Heavy Duty truck segment in the South African market “PRO 6016 - BORN EFFICIENT” Class leading fuel efficiency with VEDX5 engine, designed in collaboration with Volvo Group Super-efficient 4-cylinder common rail engine with 4 valves per… more
    Editor 252
  • 5 tips to maintain a healthy motorcycle battery
    Oct 04, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    5 tips to maintain a healthy motorcycle…

    As the days get warmer, the urge to twist the throttle gets stronger. Before you get back in the saddle, take time to check that your motorcycle and its battery is in perfect condition. Here are Battery Centre’s top tips to get powered up and… more
    Editor 208
  • UD Trucks Celebrates Transport Month
    Oct 04, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    UD Trucks Celebrates Transport Month

    Transport Touches Every Sphere of Society So we are in Transport Month – a dedicated period in which we hopefully bring transport to the top of mind for those of us who work in the transport industry but also create some additional awareness for the… more
    Editor 250
  • Absa Commentary:  September 2017 NAAMSA New Vehicle Sales and Exports
  • Beat the Price, South Africa’s innovative online marketplace for new vehicle sales
    Oct 04, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Beat the Price, South Africa’s innovative…

    Only five months after its inception in Cape Town, Beat the Price is set to become a game-changer for the way we buy and sell new cars. “Where you can’t compare like-for-like with used cars, you certainly can with new cars,” says Marius du Toit, MD… more
    Editor 231
  • Hyundai tackles Rally de España with new driver and aim at championship lead
    Oct 04, 2017 Motorsport

    Hyundai tackles Rally de España with new…

    Hyundai Motorsport's rally team tackles the Rally de España in Catalunya, Spain, on Thursday with a new driver and a fresh resolve to challenge Ford Motorsport for the championship honours in the remaining three events in this year's FIA World Rally… more
    Editor 248
  • Young scientist tackles illegal electricity connections
    Oct 03, 2017 Press Releases

    Young scientist tackles illegal electricity…

    The issue of illegal connections is a serious challenge for power utility Eskom and municipalities costing the utility and the country millions in lost revenue and increased repair and maintenance costs. But the monetary cost of connecting illegally… more
    Editor 289
  • BMW Group South Africa invests another R160m to increase production capacity of BMW Plant Rosslyn.
    Oct 03, 2017 Press Releases

    BMW Group South Africa invests another R160m…

    BMW Group South Africa today (2 October 2017) announced an additional R160 million to be pumped into the Rosslyn manufacturing facility to enhance production linespeed. The enhancement raises the maximum production capacity by almost 10%, from 71… more
    Editor 135
  • BMW brand ambassador Alessandro Zanardi achieves his next big goal: Barcelona long distance triathlon completed in under nine hours.
    Oct 03, 2017 Press Releases

    BMW brand ambassador Alessandro Zanardi…

    Barcelona. It was his big goal for this triathlon season: Alessandro Zanardi (ITA) aimed to stay under the nine-hour mark in a long distance triathlon and the BMW brand ambassador accomplished his mission this Saturday. Zanardi completed the… more
    Editor 146
  • The most powerful Sport Turismo becomes a plug-in hybrid
    Oct 03, 2017 Motoring

    The most powerful Sport Turismo becomes a…

    Porsche introduces new Panamera variant with 680 hp and 49 kilometres of pure electric range Johannesburg. Porsche is expanding its hybrid range with a new Panamera Sport Turismo model line. The Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid Sport Turismo flagship model… more
    Editor 280
  • NAAMSA Comment on the September, 2017 industry new vehicle sales statistics
    Oct 02, 2017 Press Releases

    NAAMSA Comment on the September, 2017…

    Commenting on the new vehicle sales statistics for the month of September, 2017 – released today for public consumption on the website of the Department of Trade & Industry – the Association said that, for the fourth month in succession, aggregate… more
    NAAMSA 229
  • TomTom launches TomTom BRIDGE Hub – the next-level solution for connected mobility
    Oct 02, 2017 Press Releases

    TomTom launches TomTom BRIDGE Hub – the…

    TomTom Announces Pre-Order Availability of TomTom BRIDGE Hub Building on the success of the popular TomTom BRIDGE Terminal, TomTom BRIDGE Hub is a display agnostic solution, allowing customers and partners in various industries as transportation,… more
    Editor 221
  • Volkswagen launches new Customer App
    Oct 02, 2017 Press Releases

    Volkswagen launches new Customer App

    My VW App provides accurate road side assistance if required Includes the "Guardian Angel feature" - a journey tracking tool that notifies loved ones on the progress of a journey and sends an alert if there is a journey disruption The experience of… more
    Editor 149
  • By Dereshin (Dees) Pillay, Head of Manufacturing & Automotive at T-Systems South Africa
    Oct 02, 2017 Press Releases

    Opinion piece: Three important technologies…

    The cost of production remains the biggest pressure point for local manufacturers, but there are technology-driven solutions to assist. Local manufacturing firms continue to face blustering headwinds – from heightened global competition from the… more
    Editor 150
  • Tesla charging stations to link Adelaide with world’s largest battery
    Oct 02, 2017 Press Releases

    Tesla charging stations to link Adelaide…

    A network of car charging stations is being developed in South Australia to allow Tesla drivers to visit the world’s biggest lithium-ion battery being built by Elon Musk in the state’s north. Eight fast charging stations: four generic chargers for a… more
    Editor 126
  • Major changes predicted for motor industry in next 10 years -  MIWA conference at Automechanika on 27 September 2017
    Oct 02, 2017 Press Releases

    Major changes predicted for motor industry…

    Electric vehicles, autonomously-driven vehicles, Uber and shared vehicles, as well as a change in market control by the Original Equipment Manufacturers, are all upcoming events predicted to change the face of the motor industry in the next 10 years… more
    Editor 220
  • Buying your dream car – what you need to know
    Oct 02, 2017 Press Releases

    Buying your dream car – what you need to…

    Buying your first car is one of the most important financial decisions that you will make in your lifetime. It’s easy to get caught up in the excitement of buying a new car, but with so many options, where does one start? However, doing your… more
    Editor 150
  • Soccer Legend Doc Khumalo Takes Reins of Mustang as Ford Brand Ambassador
    Oct 02, 2017 Press Releases

    Soccer Legend Doc Khumalo Takes Reins of…

    Theophilus 'Doc' Khumalo signs up as Ford Brand Ambassador Partnership set to link up Khumalo's soccer development initiatives with Ford CSI projects across SSA Khumalo handed the keys to legendary V8 Ford Mustang GT Convertible Doc Khumalo, one of… more
    Editor 179
  • Total unveils its Rubia Optima Range (API CK-4) heavy-duty engine oil at Automechanika, Johannesburg
    Oct 02, 2017 Press Releases

    Total unveils its Rubia Optima Range (API…

    New Total Rubia Optima 1100, 15W-40 Engine Oil (API CK-4) designed for heavy-duty engines, complies with the new category defined by the American Petroleum Institute (API) Total South Africa unveiled its new, technologically advanced Total Rubia… more
    Editor 187
  • Mercedes-Benz Vans, Matternet and siroop start pilot project for on-demand delivery of e-commerce goods
    Oct 02, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Mercedes-Benz Vans, Matternet and siroop…

    Joint project of Mercedes-Benz Vans, US drone systems developer Matternet and Swiss online marketplace siroop Innovative delivery concept with vans as connected, mobile landing platforms for drones tested in Zurich Pilot objectives: testing of… more
    Editor 308
  • Investment needed to create sustainable recycling industry
    Sep 29, 2017 Press Releases

    Investment needed to create sustainable…

    Long-term sustainable recycling in South Africa requires long-term sustainable investment in the country’s recycling capacity. This means investing in recycling facilities such as paper and plastic mills that create a market for recyclable… more
    Editor 249
  • 2017-18 Volvo Ocean Race to drop anchor in Cape Town
    Sep 29, 2017 Press Releases

    2017-18 Volvo Ocean Race to drop anchor in…

    The Volvo Ocean Race - arguably the world's toughest and most extreme sailing event - is set to visit Cape Town once again as one of the twelve stopover ports during the 2017-18 event. Entering its 13th edition, the 2017-18 running of the Volvo… more
    Editor 165
  • Sunday Times Top Brands Awards
    Sep 29, 2017 Press Releases

    Sunday Times Top Brands Awards

    Amongst the big winners at the 19th annual Sunday Times Top Brands Awards held on Wednesday evening at the trendy Hill on Empire Ballroom in Johannesburg, Mercedes-Benz was delighted to once again take the top honours in the consumer awards, top car… more
    Editor 186
  • Double blow to hit fuel users
    Sep 29, 2017 Press Releases

    Double blow to hit fuel users

    Stronger international oil prices, and a weakening Rand, will combine to drive fuel prices higher at the end of September. This is according to the Automobile Association (AA), which was commenting on unaudited month-end fuel price data released by… more
    Automobile Association 142
  • Gumtree reveals SA’s best pre-owned cars
    Sep 29, 2017 Press Releases

    Gumtree reveals SA’s best pre-owned cars

    South African motorists are feeling the pinch more than ever, with both petrol and diesel expected to increase by more than 30 cents per litre in the first week of October. Added pressure from the fuel price hike has many consumers seeking to reduce… more
    Editor 188
  • Living life in the Red Line with the MY18 Nissan 370Z
    Sep 29, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Living life in the Red Line with the MY18…

    Sometimes, a car is a perfect example of its genre. The sum of its parts results in a creation that other vehicles are measured against and while the pretenders may evolve to be more acceptable and easy to drive, this car stays true its heritage. As… more
    Editor 300
  • Imperial Logistics adds new energy-efficient gas tankers to barging fleet
    Sep 29, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Imperial Logistics adds new energy-efficient…

    Two new gas tankers have been christened by Imperial Logistics, and will join the fleet that operates from the German city of Duisburg, which is the world’s biggest inland port. The state-of-the-art, energy-efficient vessels will be used to… more
    Editor 221
  • On a roll - Haval H2 hits the #CarsAwards semi-finals!
    Sep 29, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    On a roll - Haval H2 hits the #CarsAwards…

    When the Haval H2 hit our market a few short months ago, the motoring public and media went, well, crazy for it. And now the H2, in 1.5T Luxury Auto guise, has just been nominated as a semi-finalist in the highly prestigious Cars.co.za Consumer… more
    Editor 214
  • Alfa Romeo Stelvio QV Claims Title of World's Fastest Production SUV with Record Nürburgring Lap Time
    Sep 29, 2017 Motorsport

    Alfa Romeo Stelvio QV Claims Title of…

    Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio has claimed the title of world's fastest production SUV, setting a new benchmark lap time at Germany's legendary Nürburgring: it is just the most recent achievement in the racing tradition of the Quadrifoglio and in… more
    Editor 272
  • MasterDrive Newsletter 28 September 2017
    Sep 29, 2017 Press Releases

    MasterDrive Newsletter 28 September 2017

    MasterTips: Are you AARTO ready? Think again… It seems definite that AARTO will be implemented in 2018. This will create many challenges for law-breaking motorists, especially if they belong to your fleet. This is how to prepare. MasterTest: Driving… more
    Masterdrive 532
  • Many new truck models launched at Futuroad Expo
    Sep 29, 2017 Press Releases

    Many new truck models launched at Futuroad…

    The truck industry in South Africa is certainly optimistic about the future, judging by the launch activity on the opening day of Futuroad, the truck and bus show which is co-located with Automechanika Johannesburg at Expo Centre, Nasrec. Several of… more
    Editor 161
  • Fuel franchising continues to be resilient as economic indicators remain subdued
    Sep 28, 2017 Press Releases

    Fuel franchising continues to be resilient…

    By: James Noble, Business Development Manager: Fuel Industry, Absa Business Banking The South African fuel retail industry has grown considerably in recent years. In fact, it is one of the few sectors to weather the downgrading, rand volatility and… more
    Editor 271
  • Best UD fleet drivers off to compete in Japan
    Sep 28, 2017 Press Releases

    Best UD fleet drivers off to compete in Japan

    UD Trucks Southern Africa announced the brand’s top fleet drivers in two categories at its annual Extra Mile Challenge driver competition. The competition that consisted of numerous efficiency and safety evaluations, took place at the Gerotek… more
    Editor 127
  • Mercedes-Benz once again the only European brand to make the top 10
    Sep 28, 2017 Press Releases

    Mercedes-Benz once again the only European…

    Mercedes-Benz shows strong growth in brand value Stuttgart. Mercedes-Benz is the most valuable European premium automotive brand according to the latest rankings of the "Best Global Brands 2017" report published by well-known US brand consultancy… more
    Editor 149
  • Honda achieves top 20 ranking among world's best brands
    Sep 28, 2017 Press Releases

    Honda achieves top 20 ranking among world's…

    Honda rises to 20th place in the latest Interbrand study Honda's brand value increases to $22.696 billion Recognised as the fourth biggest global automotive brand Brand value has increased by 31% over the last five years Honda is now one of the… more
    Editor 159
  • Volkswagen Triumphant in Second OEM Challenge
    Sep 28, 2017 Press Releases

    Volkswagen Triumphant in Second OEM Challenge

    Mercedes Benz puts up a good fight, but Volkswagen comes out tops in bi-annual OEM Challenge It was a battle of the OEM's during Heritage Day weekend where the OEM Challenge pitted Volkswagen against Mercedes Benz at the PeoplePavilion in Uitenhage.… more
    Editor 204
  • Continental reveals two new tyre technology concepts for greater safety and comfort
    Sep 28, 2017 Press Releases

    Continental reveals two new tyre technology…

    ContiSense: Uses tyre sensors to measure tread and temperature, alerts drivers to tyre damage - data transmission via electrically conductive rubber ContiAdapt: Adjusts tyre pressure and rim width to adapt contact patch to road conditions New… more
    Editor 244
  • Motor Industry heavyweights announce important business transformation initiatives
    Sep 28, 2017 Press Releases

    Motor Industry heavyweights announce…

    Two major role-players in the South African motor retail industry – the Retail Motor Industry Organisation (RMI) and the Motor Industry Staff Association (MISA) – today announced two important business transformation initiatives in the South African… more
    Editor 282
  • OpinionPiece: AUCOR - What SA’s ratings downgrade means for the auction industry
    Sep 28, 2017 Press Releases

    OpinionPiece: AUCOR - What SA’s ratings…

    South Africa’s auctioneering market is poised for a shift as auctions grow in popularity over traditional retail sales platforms against a backdrop of credit ratings downgrades and news that the country has slipped into a recession. While there is a… more
    Editor 170
  • Innovation Award winners announced
    Sep 28, 2017 Press Releases

    Innovation Award winners announced

    Winners of Automechanika Johannesburg 2017's Innovation Awards competition were announced this morning (Wednesday, September 27) at a presentation ceremony at the trade fair's opening at Nasrec. Six products out of nearly two dozen that were entered… more
    Editor 189
  • Porsche sets a world record on the Nürburgring Nordschleife
    Sep 28, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Porsche sets a world record on the…

    Porsche 911 GT2 RS is the fastest sports car at 6 minutes, 47.3 seconds Dubai. Porsche has set a new record for road legal sports cars on the famous 20.6-kilometre Nürburgring Nordschleife in the 911 GTS RS on September 20. The record time of 6… more
    Editor 326
  • Tata Motors unveils its new range of light trucks
    Sep 28, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Tata Motors unveils its new range of light…

    ULTRA – the Business Utility Vehicle at Futuroad Expo 2017, South Africa Tata Motors, one of the leading commercial vehicle brands in South Africa, today unveiled its new generation range of commercial vehicles - Tata Ultra, The Business Utility… more
    Editor 262
  • Spotlight on FAW at Automechanika
    Sep 28, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Spotlight on FAW at Automechanika

    It is no mere coincidence that FAW Vehicle Manufacturers SA (Pty) Ltd. finds itself at Automechanika this year. FAW SA started modestly over 20 years ago in South Africa. Since the opening of its Coega-based plant in 2014 the company has been… more
    Editor 256
  • South African Neville Bradshaw steals the show in the Evo Class with his 4-outright race wins @ Farleigh Castle VMXDN while British team take team honours.
    Sep 28, 2017 Motorsport

    South African Neville Bradshaw steals the…

    British teams swept to victory in both blue riband classes of the Vets Nations at Farleigh Castle, winning the twin-shock and Evo classes, against tough international competition from the USA in the world's biggest retro motocross festival. The… more
    Editor 282
  • Finalists to battle it out for the 2017 Volkswagen Driver Search are named
    Sep 27, 2017 Press Releases

    Finalists to battle it out for the 2017…

    The names of the two finalists that will compete for Driver Search glory are Talha Moosajee and Raais Asmal Asmal and Moosajee to compete in Port Elizabeth 3-Hour Endurance race in November Ultimate winner could earn a drive with Volkswagen… more
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  • Chemical and Allied Industries’ Association asks for comprehensive independent audit of Eskom
    Sep 27, 2017 Press Releases

    Chemical and Allied Industries’ Association…

    Eskom should answer to the need for electricity tariff reductions and why this is not possible says Deidré Penfold, Executive Director of the Chemical and Allied Industries’ Association (CAIA). CAIA also appeals to NERSA to conduct a comprehensive… more
    Editor 132
  • Chemical and Allied Industries’ Association to host Transportation of Dangerous Goods Seminar
    Sep 27, 2017 Press Releases

    Chemical and Allied Industries’ Association…

    he Chemical and Allied Industries’ Association (CAIA) is hosting its Transportation of Dangerous Goods Seminar in Johannesburg and Durban on 17 October and 19 October 2017 respectively. The Responsible Care® Transportation of Dangerous Goods Seminar… more
    Editor 133
  • Ford Signs Up as Official Orlando Pirates Vehicle Partner
    Sep 27, 2017 Press Releases

    Ford Signs Up as Official Orlando Pirates…

    Ford enters three-year vehicle sponsorship deal with Orlando Pirates Football Club Variety of Ford models join the Pirates line-up, including Mustang, Ranger, Everest, EcoSport and Transit PRETORIA, South Africa, 26 September, 2017 - Ford South… more
    Editor 168
  • One button battery power
    Sep 27, 2017 Press Releases

    One button battery power

    DEFA WorkshopCharger and power supply for the professional mechanic Charging Systems Africa (CSAF) is powering up in South Africa by introducing a range of intelligent vehicle battery chargers for workshops, mechanics as well as the general… more
    Editor 255
  • Now or Never - Addressing the Skills Gap in South Africa
    Sep 27, 2017 Press Releases

    Now or Never - Addressing the Skills Gap in…

    The critical skills gap in South Africa is of growing concern in many industries. It is surprising therefore that employers are not investing more significantly in Learning and Development (L&D). According to the annual Deloitte Human Capital Trends… more
    Editor 163
  • Clarkson, Hammond and May embark on their most extensive grand tour ever for series two, filming in more locations than before
    Sep 27, 2017 Press Releases

    Clarkson, Hammond and May embark on their…

    Jeremy, Richard and James will spend over 100 Days travelling across five continents including Africa, Europe, North America, South America and Asia Amazon Prime Video’s The Grand Tour will pitch its studio tent in a new home for series two, located… more
    Editor 159
  • Volvo Cars adds next generation XC90, 1 900 new jobs to South Carolina plant in 1.1 billion USD investment drive
    Sep 27, 2017 Press Releases

    Volvo Cars adds next generation XC90, 1 900…

    Volvo Cars has announced that the next generation of the XC90 premium large SUV will be built in its new manufacturing plant in Charleston, South Carolina, from 2021. This takes Volvo Cars' total investment in its US manufacturing operations to over… more
    Editor 178
  • A ‘cautiously optimistic’ automotive sector to focus on new products to enable growth in 2018
    Sep 27, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    A ‘cautiously optimistic’ automotive sector…

    The poor macro-economic environment must be acknowledged as the most fundamental roadblock to the development of the local market and a handbrake to manufacturing investment writes Trevor Hill, the Head of Audi SA. Five automotive sector growth… more
    Editor 294
  • Mercedes-Benz Vans reveals first details of the new Sprinter
    Sep 27, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Mercedes-Benz Vans reveals first details of…

    Market launch for the new edition of the best-selling large van in the first half of 2018 Design: distinctive and athletic front Focus on versatility: full-spectrum mobility solutions for different sectors Leap forward into the digital world: next… more
    Editor 271
  • THE TIRE COLOGNE establishes a segment for the international retreading and recycling industry
    Sep 26, 2017 Press Releases

    THE TIRE COLOGNE establishes a segment for…

    #thetirecologne #thetire Global Retreading Conference, Recycling Forum and the Future Tire Conference on the themes retreading and sustainability The premiere of THE TIRE COLOGNE in May 2018 is approaching fast and the preparations for the leading… more
    Editor 222
  • Risk appetite frameworks as a tool for surviving turbulent markets
    Sep 26, 2017 Press Releases

    Risk appetite frameworks as a tool for…

    Lex Kriel, Associate Director and Monique de Waal, Senior Manager at Deloitte Financial Services Advisory Businesses are built by taking on risk in one form or another. The old adage “no risk, no reward” rings true for all companies. The key to… more
    Editor 160
  • Volkswagen driver search 2017 shifts gears as 8 canditates progress to second phase
    Sep 26, 2017 Motorsport

    Volkswagen driver search 2017 shifts gears…

    Fourteen racing-driver hopefuls selected for 2017 Volkswagen Driver Search Eight moves on to second phase after initial elimination round Two more days of tough testing remain Overall winner could join 2016 Driver Search winner Jonathan Mogotsi in… more
    Editor 323
  • Stephen strikes back
    Sep 26, 2017 Motorsport

    Stephen strikes back

    Fourth for Simpson at Laguna Seca South Africa’s Stephen Simpson kept his hunt for second in the US IMSA Weathertech Championship alive after he and teammate Misha Goikhberg drove their JDC-Miller racing Oreca Gibson to a come-from-behind fourth in… more
    Editor 209
  • (Left to right): Hloniphizwe J. Mtolo Chairman of Shell Companies In SA; Frans Maluleke Brand,  Fuels and Customer Experience Manager at Shell SA; Dr. Chris Brauer, Director of Innovation at Goldsmiths  University of London and Yaasier Abrahams Head of Retail Marketing at Shell South Africa.
    Sep 25, 2017 Press Releases

    Shell SA reveals it’s study on driver…

    New study into driver behaviour and emotion launched at 2017 Shell V-Power SEFAC experience day, the Southern Hemisphere’s largest ever gathering of Ferrari supercars. Study from Shell establishes link between music and driver performance, with… more
    Editor 353
  • G.U.D. Holdings enters the Australasia automotive market
    Sep 25, 2017 Press Releases

    G.U.D. Holdings enters the Australasia…

    We are pleased to announce that as part of our Global expansion strategy we will be launching our brands in Australasia. G.U.D. Holdings (Pty) Ltd has entered into a strategic partnership with Filpro Automotive Australia (Pty) Ltd [formerly UCI FRAM… more
    Editor 461
  • Cartrack equips drivers to display better behaviour on the road
    Sep 25, 2017 Press Releases

    Cartrack equips drivers to display better…

    New fleet management technologies are setting increasingly high road safety standards as a result of insights obtained from telematics technologies installed in these vehicles. It might be time for individual drivers to follow the lead... A lack of… more
    Editor 154
  • Optimised energy efficiency: Continental's integrated approach
    Sep 25, 2017 Press Releases

    Optimised energy efficiency: Continental's…

    Continental's world-first AllCharge system allows EVs to use any charging technology New inductive charging system adds comfort and convenience Optimised wheel system: PremiumContact 6 tyres plus innovative New Wheel Concept Variable engine mounts… more
    Editor 244
  • World Rhino Day: Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa Shows its Support for Rhino Conservation
    Sep 25, 2017 Press Releases

    World Rhino Day: Ford Motor Company of…

    Ford Motor Company of South Africa today celebrates World Rhino Day though its support of Saving the Survivors – a conservation project that provides veterinary support to poached rhinos. In 2010, WWF-South Africa announced 22 September as World… more
    Editor 312
  • Rethink your monthly car budget
    Sep 25, 2017 Press Releases

    Rethink your monthly car budget

    If you’re guilty of setting aside just enough for your car’s debit order and the requisite two to three tanks of petrol every month, you’re not alone. Most people keep car payments to a minimum. As long as it’s not making a strange noise and getting… more
    Editor 150
  • SEMA eNews, Vol. 20, No. 38
    Sep 25, 2017 Press Releases

    SEMA eNews, Vol. 20, No. 38

    Exhibitor Update—40 Days Until 2017 SEMA Show Opens! Exhibitor Updates highlight key deadlines and the latest Show news to help exhibitors stay on track and on budget with Show planning. Download the SEMA Show Mobile App Today The SEMA Show App is… more
    Editor 183
  • Renault Captur available for sale in India
    Sep 25, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Renault Captur available for sale in India

    Groupe Renault’s international growth strategy continues with the launch of Captur – Renault’s star SUV – in India. The geographical coverage of Renault Captur, which is built on the group’s B0 platform, has been further extended in the wake of its… more
    Editor 279
  • Volvo Cars electrification strategy recognised by United Nations
    Sep 25, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Volvo Cars electrification strategy…

    Volvo Cars has been recognised by the United Nations for its ground-breaking electrification strategy in the latest report from the UN's Global Compact, the world's largest corporate sustainability initiative. The report, launched earlier this week… more
    Editor 221
  • A treasure trove of classic cars at Creative Rides
    Sep 25, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    A treasure trove of classic cars at Creative…

    Creative Rides, a classic and exotic car dealership, has opened in Bryanston – and it’s more than just a show room. Home to more than 40 cars, Creative Rides is a true destination experience that looks more like an art gallery than it does a retail… more
    Editor 344
  • Annual MISA Women's Forum Breakfasts
    Sep 25, 2017 Press Releases

    Annual MISA Women's Forum Breakfasts

    The annual MISA Women's Forum Breakfasts held in August each year, bring joy to attendees and beneficiaries alike. Each year, in each of MISA's Regions, the MISA Women's Forum, in conjunction with the MISA Young Workers' Forum, presents a breakfast… more
    Editor 254
  • Experience it all at the Canal Walk Motor Show
    Sep 23, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Experience it all at the Canal Walk Motor…

    Petrol-heads and motor fanatics get ready for the return of the Canal Walk Shopping Centre’s action-packed, adrenalin-fuelled Motor Show from Thursday, 21 to Monday, 25 September. To celebrate this iconic event, Canal Walk is giving away the new… more
    Editor 417
  • Call to your child’s school to be recorded to comply with FICA Act
    Sep 22, 2017 Press Releases

    Call to your child’s school to be recorded…

    Act has implications for more than just banks South African estate agencies, motor vehicle dealers, pharmacies and even schools may be taken by surprise to learn that they are now required to produce evidence in the form of FICA compliant recordings… more
    Editor 234
  • It's about the extension of agreements, 'stupid'
    Sep 22, 2017 Press Releases

    It's about the extension of agreements,…

    During a recent Metals and Engineering Indaba, numerous reasons were advanced why collective bargaining in South Africa is in trouble. One of the narratives advanced is the so-called ‘post-Marikana syndrome’, another is the endeavour to entrench… more
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  • 'Care by Volvo' makes car ownership as easy as having a mobile phone
    Sep 22, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    'Care by Volvo' makes car ownership as easy…

    Volvo Cars is inventing a new model of having access to a car with the launch of the new Volvo XC40 and the new 'Care by Volvo' subscription service. This will make having a car as transparent, easy and hassle-free as having a mobile phone: a… more
    Editor 288
  • End-of-season event in Rwanda: Support for project of FC St. Pauli handball team a complete success
    Sep 22, 2017 Press Releases

    End-of-season event in Rwanda: Support for…

    Main sponsor MEYLE supported the “We’ll Never Play Alone“ project of the FC St. Pauli handball players Workshops, friendly games and visits to schools in cooperation with the partner club in Kigali, Rwanda Hamburg manufacturer MEYLE will continue to… more
    Editor 226
  • New XC40 completes global Volvo line-up in fast-growing premium SUV segments
    Sep 22, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    New XC40 completes global Volvo line-up in…

    Volvo Cars today further expands its line-up of SUVs with the launch of the new XC40 small premium SUV in Milan, Italy. At the same time as it introduces the XC40, Volvo Cars also reinvents the traditional model of car ownership with the new 'Care… more
    Editor 247
  • Resume and highlights of me Convention at the IAA in Frankfurt
    Sep 22, 2017 Press Releases

    Resume and highlights of me Convention at…

    me Convention celebrates future, inspiration and community 3 days, 150 speakers and more than 2700 attendees out of over 35 countries - the very first me Convention, produzed by Mercedes-Benz and South by Southwest (SXSW) in Frankfurt, delivered a… more
    Editor 240
  • Ford Provides 20 000 USD Environmental Grants to Leading Conservation Organisations
    Sep 22, 2017 Press Releases

    Ford Provides 20 000 USD Environmental…

    Ford Motor Company partners with renowned environmental NPOs to promote conservation and education $10 000 Grant for Africa Foundation to assist with environmental education, eradication of alien vegetation and Black Rhino translocation Maasai… more
    Editor 291
  • MasterDrive Newsletter 21 September 2017 
    Sep 21, 2017 Press Releases

    MasterDrive Newsletter 21 September 2017 

    MasterTips: Avoiding a rear-end collision Someone driving into the back of your car can have serious and tragic consequences for you. Yet, if you employ the correct defensive driving measures, you can drastically reduce your chances of landing in… more
    Masterdrive 276
  • Five-star Euro NCAP rating for New Renault KOLEOS
    Sep 21, 2017 Press Releases

    Five-star Euro NCAP rating for New Renault…

    New Renault KOLEOS has received a five-star rating on safety tests administered by the independent organisation Euro NCAP. New KOLEOS benefits from Renault’s vast experience in the realm of passive safety and targets excellence in the independent… more
    Editor 159
  • Engen launches Auto Gardens in 100 schools across South Africa
    Sep 21, 2017 Press Releases

    Engen launches Auto Gardens in 100 schools…

    Engen, in collaboration with Acts of Random Kindness South Africa (ArkoSA), a not-for-profit company which encourages acts of random kindness one person at a time, are striving to assist schools in the production and growth of year-round crops. With… more
    Editor 161
  • Winners of first ever National Employee Volunteer Programme Awards announced
    Sep 21, 2017 Press Releases

    Winners of first ever National Employee…

    Helping to build a just, equitable and united South Africa The country’s first awards ceremony focusing on employee volunteering took place in Johannesburg on Wednesday last week, with non-profit and corporate winners being announced in three… more
    Editor 149
  • Honda Quest 2017: Here's the winning team!
    Sep 21, 2017 Press Releases

    Honda Quest 2017: Here's the winning team!

    Twelve days after leaving Windhoek, the capital of Namibia, the Honda Quest convoy finally arrived back at their starting point, tired, happy, content and richer for the experience. Over the course of the previous twelve days, ten of which were… more
    Editor 159
  • Continental enhances ‘Key as a Service’ Portfolio and acquires full ownership of OTA keys
    Sep 21, 2017 Press Releases

    Continental enhances ‘Key as a Service’…

    Company showcases full range of smart access technologies at International Motor Show Germany (IAA), including Continental Smart Access (CoSmA) and Remote Cloud Key Continental has acquired full ownership of OTA keys, former joint venture with… more
    Editor 259
  • Technological upsurge in Asia’s auto industry helps enhance aftermarket presence at Automechanika Shanghai 2017
    Sep 21, 2017 Press Releases

    Technological upsurge in Asia’s auto…

    Industry players look to magnify environmental awareness Asia’s automotive industry is undergoing rapid technological changes, thanks to the world’s ever-growing consumer demand for new energy vehicles, faster workshop speeds, increased… more
    Editor 177
  • The world’s largest service market competition opens – VISTA
    Sep 21, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    The world’s largest service market…

    On September 4th, the registration opened for the world´s largest service market competition Volvo International Service Training Awards (VISTA)*. More than 18,000 technicians, from the Volvo Trucks and Volvo Buses global dealer network, are… more
    Editor 310
  • How to choose the right car for you
    Sep 21, 2017 Press Releases

    How to choose the right car for you

    Buying a new or used vehicle, either for yourself or someone else such as a spouse or child, can be a daunting task. And, the decision is often made more difficult because of the many options available. The Automobile Association (AA) says it is… more
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  • 2018 WesBank South African Car of the Year Finalists announced
    Sep 20, 2017 Press Releases

    2018 WesBank South African Car of the Year…

    The South African Guild of Motoring Journalists (SAGMJ) is proud to announce the finalist vehicle ranges for the 2018 WesBank South African Car of the Year (COTY) competition. Announced by Master of Ceremonies, Derek Watts, during an interactive… more
    Editor 282
  • In pursuit of innovation
    Sep 20, 2017 Press Releases

    In pursuit of innovation

    Products entered in Automechanika Johannesburg 2017's Innovation Awards competition are in the process of being judged. Convenor Wynter Murdoch reports Six experts representing various segments of South Africa's automotive industry are hard at work… more
    Editor 183
  • Final countdown begins for top class world RX Racing at Killarney
    Sep 20, 2017 Motorsport

    Final countdown begins for top class world…

    It’s only 50 days until the Gumtree World RX of South Africa comes to Killarney International Raceway in Cape Town. Gumtree’s Head of Automotive Jeff Osborne says the buzz about the landmark event is incredible: “There’s huge anticipation for the… more
    Editor 367
  •  New Land Rover Discovery SVX production preview equipped with Goodyear concept tyres
    Sep 19, 2017 Press Releases

    New Land Rover Discovery SVX production…

    Frankfurt, September 2017 - Goodyear designed state-of-the-art concept tyres for the new Land Rover Discovery SVX production preview, showcased from September 14-24th at IAA 2017 in Frankfurt. Goodyear has developed a tailor-made concept tyre to… more
    Editor 319
  • Eskom rewards out-of-the-box thinking on energy sustainability -  #EskomExpoISF
    Sep 19, 2017 Press Releases

    Eskom rewards out-of-the-box thinking on…

    Last week the Johannesburg CBD was crippled by power outages as a result of cable theft. In total 35kms of electricity cables were stolen leaving homes in darkness and causing many businesses to temporarily close their doors. The incident once again… more
    Editor 126
  • New Tiger Wheel & Tyre Store Opens in Tzaneen
    Sep 19, 2017 Press Releases

    New Tiger Wheel & Tyre Store Opens in Tzaneen

    On 8 September 2017, Tiger Wheel & Tyre debuted in Tzaneen with the opening of a showroom and fitment centre at the corner of Danie Joubert and Loop Streets. The new store offers all the features, amenities, products and services that have made… more
    Editor 163
  • Petrol hike shock – work out how to maintain your car for less
    Sep 19, 2017 Press Releases

    Petrol hike shock – work out how to maintain…

    With Gauteng vehicle owners now having to pay almost 60 cents more per litre for petrol, many are feeling the pressure of owning a vehicle. Pieter Niemand, Director of the Motor Industry Workshop Association (MIWA), says this month’s increase has… more
    Editor 166
  • Best of both worlds
    Sep 19, 2017 Press Releases

    Best of both worlds

    Infused with enough energy to light up a room, Thilosh Moodally heads up MINI South Africa. On top of this, she is mom to two lively boys and her husband also works in the automotive industry. It all sounds a bit hectic. But it’s a lifestyle that… more
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  • Xperien helps raise funds for children in road safety
    Sep 19, 2017 Press Releases

    Xperien helps raise funds for children in…

    At this year’s Telkom 947 Cycle Challenge, Xperien aims to raise R100 000 with its much-needed children in road safety 'Pedal for a Purpose' initiative. Over 30 000 cyclists will participate in this year's 21st edition of Joburg’s biggest cycling… more
    Editor 133
  • Federal-Mogul Motorparts celebrates 120 years of braking performance with its Ferodo® brand
    Sep 19, 2017 Press Releases

    Federal-Mogul Motorparts celebrates 120…

    Ferodo posts significant growth over two years in the Middle East ALGER, Algeria, September 18, 2017/ -- Federal-Mogul Motorparts’ (www.FMmotorparts.eu) Ferodo® brand of premium braking Original Equipment and aftermarket products is celebrating its… more
    Editor 158
  • Volkswagen for Good honoured for Employee Volunteer Programme
    Sep 19, 2017 Press Releases

    Volkswagen for Good honoured for Employee…

    Volkswagen for Good Campaign wins award Volkswagen for Good honoured for Employee Volunteerism Programmes At the recent Beyond Painting Classrooms Conference held in Johannesburg, Volkswagen Group South Africa's (VWSA) employee volunteer programme,… more
    Editor 168
  • New Kuga Builds on Ford's Global SUV Expertise and Heritage
    Sep 19, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    New Kuga Builds on Ford's Global SUV…

    New Kuga introduces refreshed design inside and out for a distinctive look Improved specification and features across the range, building on the Kuga's trend-setting sophistication, safety and comfort Available in Ambiente, Trend and Titanium… more
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  • Investment and Strategic Partnership: Daimler Trucks teams up with innovation leader for electric charging StoreDot Ltd.
    Sep 19, 2017 Press Releases

    Investment and Strategic Partnership:…

    Daimler AG's Trucks division leads new financing round of Israeli nanotechnology materials pioneer StoreDot Ltd. Daimler becomes a strategic partner to accelerate the adoption of FlashBattery technology to the Electric Vehicles market FlashBattery… more
    Editor 177
  • Hyundai's i30 N is built for serious driving fun
    Sep 19, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Hyundai's i30 N is built for serious driving…

    The i30 N, revealed to the public at the Frankfurt Motor Show in Germany, is Hyundai Motor's first high-performance car under the N line up. Built on the New Generation i30, the i30 N has been developed from the ground up to deliver maximum driving… more
    Editor 209
  • The South African Motocross Vets team manages a fourth overall in the 2017 World MXDN International at Farleigh Castle UK – 16/17th Sept
    Sep 19, 2017 Motorsport

    The South African Motocross Vets team…

    UK based South African MX champion Neville Bradshaw makes history and wins all 4 heats in the VMXDN Evo class and wins the individual title, Ryan Hunt takes 12th overall The South Africa Springbok Motocross Vets (Global ASP, World Net Logistics,… more
    Editor 365
  • Hyundai reveals 'Smart Stream' engine at Frankfurt Motor Show
    Sep 18, 2017 Press Releases

    Hyundai reveals 'Smart Stream' engine at…

    Hyundai Motor Company has unveiled its next-generation drivetrain technology, and announced bold plans for it first electric car-sharing program, as part of its presence at the Frankfurt Motor Show in Germany. Alongside the public debut of the… more
    Editor 287
  • Fall in love with Etosha’s salt pan and it’s wonders!
    Sep 18, 2017 Press Releases

    Fall in love with Etosha’s salt pan and it’s…

    Imagine a giant salt pan, stretching all the way to the horizon – for almost 5000 square kilometres. That’s the Etosha Pan, the largest salt pan in Africa, and Etosha National Park’s most distinctive and dramatic feature. You can even see it from… more
    Editor 168
  • Alliance 2022: new plan targets annual synergies of €10 billion
    Sep 18, 2017 Press Releases

    Alliance 2022: new plan targets annual…

    Alliance 2022: new plan targets annual synergies of €10 billion and forecasts unit sales of 14 million & combined revenues of $240 billion. Renault, Nissan & Mitsubishi motors to strengthen cooperation and accelerate use of common platforms,… more
    Editor 176
  • Honda Quest Day Ten - Heading for the Burning Mountain
    Sep 18, 2017 Press Releases

    Honda Quest Day Ten - Heading for the…

    When the teams headed out of Palmwag this morning, they probably didn't realise just how much lay ahead and how much was still at stake. Not only was it yet another dry, dusty and corrugated 107km to Twyfelfontein, but the worst part - riding… more
    Editor 154
  • More fuel pain as prices surge
    Sep 18, 2017 Press Releases

    More fuel pain as prices surge

    Yet another substantial fuel price rise is on the horizon. This is according to the Automobile Association (AA), which was commenting on unaudited mid-month fuel price data issued by the Central Energy Fund (CEF). "For the first time in a while, the… more
    Automobile Association 142
  • Daimler Trucks - world's largest truck manufacturer - launches first all-electric truck in series production - the FUSO eCanter
    Sep 18, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Daimler Trucks - world's largest truck…

    UPS first commercial customer in the US announced at global launch event in New York City Electric trucks provided to four prominent NGOs in cooperation with the New York Attorney General Fully electric FUSO eCanter will reduce noise-levels caused… more
    Editor 322
  • The new limited edition MINI Cooper 3-door Hatch in Caribbean Aqua now available in South Africa
    Sep 18, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    The new limited edition MINI Cooper 3-door…

    A sense of individual style has always been an integral part of the unmistakable MINI feeling. MINI South Africa is now going further in showcasing the distinctive qualities of the MINI brand in the small premium car segment by offering a new… more
    Editor 237
  • MasterDrive Newsletter 15 September 2017
    Sep 17, 2017 Press Releases

    MasterDrive Newsletter 15 September 2017

    MasterTips: [Watch] Seatbelt check list Seatbelts are responsible for saving many lives during crashes. Yet, many passengers may still not wear them with catastrophic results for the driver and other passengers MasterTest: Sam says the Suzuki Baleno… more
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  • Ford NWM bags podium finish at Sun City 400
    Sep 17, 2017 Motorsport

    Ford NWM bags podium finish at Sun City 400

    Lance Woolridge and Ward Huxtable score fourth podium in a row with third place in Class T Sixth place finish for Henk Lategan and Barry White Race ends prematurely for Gareth Woolridge and Boyd Dreyer Qualifying: 41km, Loop 1: 159km, Loop 2: 159km,… more
    Editor 296
  • SEMA eNews, Vol. 20, No. 37
    Sep 15, 2017 Press Releases

    SEMA eNews, Vol. 20, No. 37

    Sonoma Raceway President Urges Congress to Protect American Motorsports Sonoma Raceway President and General Manager Steve Page testified before a key Congressional subcommittee, urging members to continue to allow street vehicles to be modified and… more
    Editor 237
  • New Nissan Micra Active Cures FOMO
    Sep 15, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    New Nissan Micra Active Cures FOMO

    As anticipated, the launch of the new Nissan Micra Active inspired powerful feelings of a Fear Of Missing Out (FOMO) and Nissan SA would like to cure the anxiety people may be experiencing. The new Nissan Micra Active being launched this month can… more
    Editor 317
  • Honda Quest Day Eight - Time to reflect
    Sep 15, 2017 Press Releases

    Honda Quest Day Eight - Time to reflect

    After having spent seven days in the saddle, of which the last three were enormously taxing physically, the Honda Quest competitors will spend the next two days in Puros. The time would be used to rest, do some washing and perform important vehicle… more
    Editor 172
  • A$AP Rocky to Deliver the Closing Keynote Speech on Sunday at the me Convention
    Sep 15, 2017 Press Releases

    A$AP Rocky to Deliver the Closing Keynote…

    Auma Obama and Guy Kawasaki Added as Speaking Guests Further inspiring personalities have agreed to appear at the me Convention from 15 to 17 September in Frankfurt - organised by Mercedes-Benz and South by Southwest (SXSW). A$AP Rocky, the American… more
    Editor 251
  • Upcoming Events 15-25 September 2017
    Sep 15, 2017 Motorsport

    Upcoming Events 15-25 September 2017

    INTERNATIONAL EVENTS 15.09.2017 FIA WORLD RALLYCROSS CHAMPIONSHIP, WORLDRX OF LATVIA 15.09.2017 FIM WORLD SUPERSPORT 300 CHAMPIONSHIP, ALGARVE 15.09.2017 FIM WORLD SUPERBIKE AND WORLD SUPERSPORT CHAMPIONSHIP, ALGARVE 16.09.2017 FIA WORLD ENDURANCE… more
    Editor 332
  • Checked your windscreen wipers? Summer rains are on their way
    Sep 14, 2017 Press Releases

    Checked your windscreen wipers? Summer rains…

    Summer is just on the horizon and now is the perfect time to get your car summer-ready, says Pieter Niemand, Director of the Motor Industry Workshop Association (MIWA). “Why wait until you are caught in the first spring rains to realise that your… more
    Editor 301
  • Goodyear Advances Connected-Business Model with Automated Tyre Facility
    Sep 14, 2017 Press Releases

    Goodyear Advances Connected-Business Model…

    Growth in Vehicle Models, Options Drives Increasing Demand for Premium Tyres Innovative Mercury Production Process Allows On-Demand Fulfillment of Customer Orders New Luxembourg Facility to Begin Production in 2019 Advancing its connected-business… more
    Editor 310
  • Advanced new refrigerators boost Unjani Clinics’ efforts to save lives and help communities in need
    Sep 14, 2017 Press Releases

    Advanced new refrigerators boost Unjani…

    Unjani Clinics’ work in saving lives and helping communities in need was recently given a powerful boost in the form of advanced new refrigerators that do not rely on electricity to ensure that medicines and vaccines are properly stored and their… more
    Editor 150
  • Avoiding battery failure when inactive
    Sep 14, 2017 Press Releases

    Avoiding battery failure when inactive

    A common question that automotive dealers might be asked by their customers is why their ‘new’ car battery has failed when it has seldom, or never, been used. While this is an awkward question in that it suggests a defective product might have been… more
    Editor 144
  • Engen Penford puts Uitenhage on the World map
    Sep 14, 2017 Press Releases

    Engen Penford puts Uitenhage on the World map

    ‘Donating the Most Units of Blood in One Day by a Town’ is the title category that Engen Penford, Uitenhage has applied for in an attempt to set a new Guinness World Record. The record breaking is set to take place on Friday, 6 October 2017 from… more
    Editor 154
  • World premiere: Continental presents highly integrated CAirS air supply module for air suspension systems
    Sep 14, 2017 Press Releases

    World premiere: Continental presents highly…

    Continental is presenting its CAirS (Continental Air Supply) module, a novel alternative to existing multi-component air supply systems. The closed system is scalable, opening up a full range of possibilities, from simple level control to… more
    Editor 283
  • Customized air designs with Flexline
    Sep 14, 2017 Press Releases

    Customized air designs with Flexline

    The better utilization of automobile installation space has a number of different advantages, particularly higher filtration performance thanks to better dust holding capacity, also reduced pressure loss and enhanced acoustics. A curved filter… more
    Editor 173
  • Tyre damage patterns – New
    Sep 13, 2017 Press Releases

    Tyre damage patterns – New "MEYLE Mechanics"…

    "MEYLE Mechanics" demonstrate how to trace tyre damage patterns back to potentially defective vehicle components MEYLE joint play tester allows vehicle mechanics to quickly and reliably diagnose steering and suspension part damage Hamburg, 13… more
    Editor 252
  • Mercedes-Benz Auto Body Repair Centres awards superior service
    Sep 13, 2017 Press Releases

    Mercedes-Benz Auto Body Repair Centres…

    Members of the Auto Body Repair Centre (ABRC) within the Mercedes-Benz South Africa (MBSA) approved panel shops recently converged in the Cape Winelands for their annual conference. The objective of the event is to ensure that the Mercedes-Benz… more
    Editor 194
  • Training Centre to boost customer service at Goscor Lift Truck Company
    Sep 13, 2017 Press Releases

    Training Centre to boost customer service at…

    Industrial warehousing equipment solutions provider Goscor Lift Truck Company (GLTC), part of the Goscor Group, is ensuring it can offer its customers the lowest total cost of ownership with the launch of its new Training Centre at the end of… more
    Editor 152
  • Honda commits to electrified technology for every new model launched in Europe
    Sep 13, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Honda commits to electrified technology for…

    Electrified technology will now feature in every new model launched by Honda in Europe Production version of Honda Urban EV Concept confirmed for 2019 CR-V Hybrid Prototype - Honda's first electrified SUV in Europe - launches 2018 Honda Power… more
    Editor 307
  • Introducing Glenmorangie X Renovo Partnership
    Sep 13, 2017 Press Releases

    Introducing Glenmorangie X Renovo Partnership

    Pioneers Of The World’s First Bicycles Made From Whisky Casks PORTLAND, OR - Renovo Hardwood Bicycles - renovobikes.com - has collaborated with Glenmorangie, creators of Highland Single Malt Scotch Whiskies, to provide the world with the first… more
    Editor 160
  • Jeff Osborne, Head of Gumtree Automotive
    Sep 13, 2017 Press Releases

    Buying a pre-owned car - how to find a winner

    In South Africa’s automotive landscape, most of the attention from motoring media and local car awards shows is firmly on new vehicles. But for local motorists, the question of what makes a winning pre-owned vehicle is far more relevant considering… more
    Editor 210
  • Using the senses of the CUbE – development platform from Continental ensures safety of driverless vehicles
    Sep 13, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Using the senses of the CUbE – development…

    Reliable surrounding sensors are a fundamental requirement for driverless vehicles to travel safely and accident-free. Thanks to state-of-the-art hardware and software, the driverless vehicle can cope with typical inner-city traffic situations. Test… more
    Editor 363
  • The new Ferrari Portofino - the Italian GT par excellence on the stand at Frankfurt
    Sep 13, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    The new Ferrari Portofino - the Italian GT…

    Ferrari Portofino is the new V8 GT set to dominate its segment thanks to a perfect combination of outright performance and versatility in addition to a level of driving pleasure and on-board comfort unparalleled on the market. Capable of unleashing… more
    Editor 218
  • Mercedes-AMG brings Formula 1 technology to the road
    Sep 13, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Mercedes-AMG brings Formula 1 technology to…

    World première of the Mercedes-AMG Project ONE show car Frankfurt/Affalterbach. The Mercedes-AMG Project ONE will celebrate its world première at the International Motor Show (IAA) in Frankfurt/Main: for the first time, the two-seater supersports… more
    Editor 248
  • The All-New Dacia Duster: more Duster than ever
    Sep 13, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    The All-New Dacia Duster: more Duster than…

    With more than one million cars sold, Dacia Duster has been revamped seven successful years after its original release. Dacia’s iconic model has been revamped, with new styling, new equipment and a fully-updated interior. Meanwhile, Duster is as… more
    Editor 244
  • Future-oriented filtration solutions for fuel cell and high voltage battery systems
    Sep 13, 2017 Press Releases

    Future-oriented filtration solutions for…

    MANN+HUMMEL selectively uses its core expertise to develop products for new drive concepts with the aim of achieving mobility in the future with a low level of emissions. This applies to concepts for batteries and also fuel cell technology.… more
    Editor 171
  • Mercedes-Benz combines electricity and hydrogen in EQ Power
    Sep 13, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Mercedes-Benz combines electricity and…

    GLC F-CELL goes into preproduction: world's first electric vehicle with fuel-cell/battery powertrain Stuttgart/Frankfurt. At this year's IAA International Motor Show in Frankfurt, Mercedes-Benz is presenting preproduction models of the new… more
    Editor 255
  • Reliable: new polymer passes stress test
    Sep 13, 2017 Press Releases

    Reliable: new polymer passes stress test

    Ludwigsburg/Frankfurt, September 12, 2017 – the pressure control valves of today which use elastomer membranes are not able to withstand aggressive chemicals. RobustPlus, a new material for pressure control valves from MANN+HUMMEL, now ensures high… more
    Editor 182
  • Honda to present Power Manager smart energy system at Frankfurt
    Sep 13, 2017 Press Releases

    Honda to present Power Manager smart energy…

    Fully-integrated energy transfer system manages energy between the grid, homes and electric vehicles Honda's first step in helping electric cars to contribute to the creation of smart power grids Pilot project in France to use Power Manager units to… more
    Editor 160
  • The value of people in driving intelligent logistics
    Sep 13, 2017 Press Releases

    The value of people in driving intelligent…

    Competitive logistics providers know that it is all about speed, agility, reliability and even versatility. Delivering all of this requires intelligent logistics – a growing concept the world over. But this not only refers to leveraging digital… more
    Editor 143
  •  Confirm your participation as Sponsor or Exhibitior -  Connected Vehicles 2018
    Sep 13, 2017 Press Releases

    Confirm your participation as Sponsor or…

    Special Offer Registration is open with 40% discount on booking your seat to join Connected Vehicles 2018. This Offer is valid till 30th September 2017 Hurry up and confirm your participation Those who are intrested to increase their brand awareness… more
    Editor 273
  • Mercedes-Benz Cars on the eve of the Frankfurt International Motor Show (IAA)
    Sep 12, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Mercedes-Benz Cars on the eve of the…

    Trendsetting opposites - the Mercedes-AMG Project ONE and the smart vision EQ fortwo Frankfurt. On the eve of the Frankfurt International Motor Show (IAA), Mercedes-Benz Cars presented two ideas for the mobility of the future that embody the two… more
    Editor 291
  • Honda Quest Day Seven - Snaking along a sandy riverbed
    Sep 12, 2017 Press Releases

    Honda Quest Day Seven - Snaking along a…

    After the elation of having conquered the notorious Van Zyl's Pass - including the distinction of the first female ever to do it on a big adventure bike - the Honda Quest competitors thought that it would be a rather easy day's ride. Unfortunately… more
    Editor 240
  • Honda Urban EV Concept unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show
    Sep 12, 2017 Mobilty Beat

    Honda Urban EV Concept unveiled at the…

    Global motor show debut for pure-electric Honda concept car Modern interior environment includes wrap-around panoramic dashboard screen Sets the direction for a future Honda production model scheduled for 2019 Honda has revealed an all-new electric… more
    Editor 351
  • Strategic Thinking Applied Workshop -  Econometrix
    Sep 12, 2017 Press Releases

    Strategic Thinking Applied Workshop - …

    We wish to remind clients of the strategic thinking workshop that Econometrix is arranging in conjunction with DPI Leadership Academy, a strategy specialist firm. Econometrix Chief Economist Dr Azar Jammine will provide an economic context… more
    Editor 251
  • Failure to invest in Africa’s youth will lead to widespread joblessness and instability
    Sep 12, 2017 Press Releases

    Failure to invest in Africa’s youth will…

    Failure to invest in Africa’s youth will lead to widespread joblessness and instability and threaten the Sustainable Development Goals, report warns The world’s poorest are receiving a declining share of global financial resources according to a new… more
    Editor 163
  • BMW 7 Series Individual by Esther Mahlangu makes its first public appearance at the FNB Joburg Art Fair
    Sep 12, 2017 Press Releases

    BMW 7 Series Individual by Esther Mahlangu…

    The BMW 7 Series Individual (750Li) by Esther Mahlangu made its first public appearance at the tenth edition of the FNB Joburg Art Fair, which took place at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg from Thursday, 7 September to Sunday, 10… more
    Editor 179
  • Tiger Wheel & Tyre Enhances X-Sure® Tyre Insurance Offering with Two New Products
    Sep 12, 2017 Press Releases

    Tiger Wheel & Tyre Enhances X-Sure® Tyre…

    Tiger Wheel & Tyre has added two new products to its X-Sure® Tyre Insurance offering. The X-Sure® Gap and X-Sure® Comprehensive offerings are more than just complementary to the tried and trusted X-Sure® New and X-Sure® Used products; they fill in… more
    Editor 160
  • Fuel increases stretch cash strapped motorists
    Sep 12, 2017 Press Releases

    Fuel increases stretch cash strapped…

    Cash strapped motorists were this week faced with another fuel increase of 67c a litre while the price of diesel rose by 44c a litre more. Vishal Premlall, director of SAPRA, the South African Petroleum Retail Association, says the primary reason… more
    Editor 140
  • Automechanika plays an important role in Diesel-Electric's marketing mix
    Sep 12, 2017 Press Releases

    Automechanika plays an important role in…

    "Automechanika trade fairs for the automotive aftermarket are an integral part of Diesel-Electric's marketing mix and the company has been an exhibitor at all the Automechanika shows held in South Africa since 2009," says Fred Bengsch, a Director of… more
    Editor 185
  • Targeting brake dust: the brake dust particulate filter from MANN+HUMMEL
    Sep 12, 2017 Press Releases

    Targeting brake dust: the brake dust…

    Ludwigsburg/Frankfurt, September 11, 2017 – braking in city traffic creates significantly more dust than exhaust emissions. Every braking action creates brake dust through friction on the brake disc and brake pads. This mainly comprises particulates… more
    Editor 128
  • MANN+HUMMEL presents half-year figures
    Sep 12, 2017 Press Releases

    MANN+HUMMEL presents half-year figures

    Sales in the first half of 2017 increase to 2 billion euros Stable operating result (EBIT) meets expectations Workforce has remained stable at approximately 20,000 Sales forecast for the whole year only slightly positive Ludwigsburg/Frankfurt,… more
    Editor 149
  • Messe Frankfurt expands technology portfolio with RosMould
    Sep 12, 2017 Press Releases

    Messe Frankfurt expands technology portfolio…

    Messe Frankfurt is boosting its technology fair portfolio with the addition of RosMould, the international trade fair for mould-making, prototyping and 3-D technologies. The purchase agreement was signed by the fair’s owner, Moldexpo LLC, and Mesago… more
    Editor 159
  • Volkswagen achieves International ISO Certifications
    Sep 12, 2017 Press Releases

    Volkswagen achieves International ISO…

    Volkswagen achieves international standards certifications OHSE and Quality at VWSA continues to be World Class Volkswagen Group South Africa first in Volkswagen Group to achieve new VDA6.1 certification During the annual OHSE and Quality audits… more
    Editor 169