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Renewable energy vehicles can revolutionise SA's public transport system

South Africa has the opportunity to fundamentally change the way we operate our public transport system, if we take the opportunity that is staring us in the face...

By Vincent Raseroka 18 Apr 2019

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African auto industry needs OEM investment to realise potential

Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies has identified an increase in local vehicle manufacturing as key to the realising the vision of the finalised South African Automotive Masterplan 2035 (SAAM) and the targets it sets out...

By Mike Whitfield 18 Apr 2019

Intoxicating Dynamism: The all-new BMW Z4 Roadster
Intoxicating Dynamism: The all-new BMW Z4 Roadster

Imagine entering a venue that is lined outside with six strikingly beautiful BMW Z4's...

By Naresh Maharaj 17 Apr 2019

Using telematics to save fuel
Using telematics to save fuel

As the fuel price continues to increase at an alarming rate, companies need to do whatever they can to reduce their fuel usage...

15 Apr 2019

The New Suzuki Jimny 1.5L GLX
The New Suzuki Jimny 1.5L GLX

The New Suzuki Jimny 1.5L GLX is cute, just too cute...

By Naresh Maharaj 15 Apr 2019

The all-new Mitsubishi Triton is "Engineered Beyond Tough"
The all-new Mitsubishi Triton is "Engineered Beyond Tough"

What is it?... Is it a pick-up? a bakkie? a lorry? or a van?

By Naresh Maharaj 15 Apr 2019

Ensure a fair price when trading in your car
Ensure a fair price when trading in your car

Trading-in an old car and upgrading to something new is really exciting - but can be rather daunting at the same time...

11 Apr 2019

Soshanguve learners to get automotive skills
Soshanguve learners to get automotive skills

The upgraded Soshanguve School of Specialisation, which specialises in automotive engineering, is set to boost the technical skills and creativity among school learners...

10 Apr 2019

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These learners are to represent SA at the Land Rover Schools World Finals

The Land Rover 4x4 in Schools World Finals 2019 is set to take place from 14-15 April and two groups of South African learners are to represent the country at the event...

10 Apr 2019

Tata invests R2.3m in postgraduate scholarships for 2018/19 academic year
Tata invests R2.3m in postgraduate scholarships for 2018/19 academic year

53 students at four South African universities have been awarded with scholarships totalling more than R2.3m for the 2018/19 academic year as part of the Tata Postgraduate Scholarship Programme...

10 Apr 2019

#RoadTest: Mitsubishi Triton - The rise of the underdog
#RoadTest: Mitsubishi Triton - The rise of the underdog

The new Mitsubishi Triton has some serious off-road tricks up its sleeve...

By Ané Theron 10 Apr 2019

How will Brexit affect drivers?
How will Brexit affect drivers?

Despite the decision to leave the European Union (EU) in 2016, the deadline by which this was supposed to happen has come and gone without the exit actually taking place...

9 Apr 2019

AARTO Bill ready to be signed by the President
AARTO Bill ready to be signed by the President

The Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences Act (AARTO) Amendment Bill has been passed by Parliament and is now ready to be signed into law by the President...

9 Apr 2019

Tribunal orders Volkwagen to refund consumer fees
Tribunal orders Volkwagen to refund consumer fees

The National Consumer Tribunal has instructed Volkswagen Financial Services South Africa to refund consumers for on-the-road, admin and handling fees on credit agreements...

9 Apr 2019

Falken Polo Cup provides superb action
Falken Polo Cup provides superb action

The Falken Polo Cup totally lived up to its reputation as the most competitive and exciting series when it delivered a superb show to the fans who attended Round 2...

8 Apr 2019

Mercedes-Benz A-Class wins AutoTrader South African Car of the Year
Mercedes-Benz A-Class wins AutoTrader South African Car of the Year

The Mercedes-Benz A-Class is the 2019 AutoTrader South African Car of the Year...

8 Apr 2019

Now tougher than ever, the new Mitsubishi Triton
Now tougher than ever, the new Mitsubishi Triton

The new muscular-styled Mitsubishi Triton makes its local debut...

5 Apr 2019

Motor dealers face choices in changing times
Motor dealers face choices in changing times

Motoring industry thought leaders presented some interesting insight and advice to dealer principals and key operational staff...

5 Apr 2019

Ford exports vehicles from Port Elizabeth to Europe
Ford exports vehicles from Port Elizabeth to Europe

Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) is expanding its vehicle export operations...

4 Apr 2019

The new Porsche Macan: Agile and efficient
The new Porsche Macan: Agile and efficient

Naresh Maharaj recently attended the South African launch of the new Porsche Macan and took it on a road test...

By Naresh Maharaj 4 Apr 2019

Pressure builds in compressed vehicle market
Pressure builds in compressed vehicle market

New vehicle sales continued their consistent slide downward as the first quarter drew to a close...

3 Apr 2019

Screen grab from the Kia ad.
#OrchidsandOnions: An orchid for Kia, an onion for BMW and misguided millennialism

It's a mystery why big brands continue to throw huge amounts of marketing money at a group that can't buy what they're selling...

By Brendan Seery 2 Apr 2019

Castrol celebrates 120 years of innovation
Castrol celebrates 120 years of innovation

Castrol, the manufacturer, distributor and marketer of premium lubricating oils, greases and automotive-related services celebrates its 120th anniversary...

2 Apr 2019

Serco enhances driver training at Coca-Cola
Serco enhances driver training at Coca-Cola

Serco enhanced the safety of truck drivers at Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa (CCBSA) by building two specialised Protec steel trailers to house vehicle simulators...

2 Apr 2019

Battle for the car park continues
Battle for the car park continues

Recent commentary on the proposed Automotive Code of Conduct has seen the car park getting spliced...

2 Apr 2019

New three-way stop planned at the Cedara interchange
New three-way stop planned at the Cedara interchange

N3TC will implement a new permanent three-way stop on the R103 (at the north- and southbound N3/Cedara Road interchanges in KwaZulu-Natal) during April 2019...

2 Apr 2019

The all-new Renault Duster 4X4: Tough, versatile and unpretentious
The all-new Renault Duster 4X4: Tough, versatile and unpretentious

The all-new Renault Duster 4x4 is here in South Africa and it's tough, versatile and unpretentious...

By Naresh Maharaj 2 Apr 2019

Massive petrol price hike this April
Massive petrol price hike this April

Strong oil prices and an ever-weakening Rand have combined to set up yet another fuel price hike...

29 Mar 2019

The Grandland X - Source: Quickpic
The Grandland X, Opel's elegant comeback

When it comes to mid-range SUV's, the market is pretty competitive, however, Opel has a point to prove with its Grandland X...

By Barend Du Plooy 27 Mar 2019

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