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MIWA, Bidvest McCarthy address artisan skills shortage

Through an initiative of Motor Industry Workshop Association (MIWA) and Bidvest McCarthy, 31 companies and 88 apprentices have applied for funding to address the artisan skills shortage in our country in the last year...

14 hours ago

ZaiLab designs space truck to travel from Cape to Cairo

Cape Town-based space-age software company ZaiLab, which specialises in a new take on staid contact centre software, tasked its industrial design team to design a space truck that can travel from Cape Town to Cairo in 300 days...

3 days ago

Ex-VW exec sentenced to 7 years for 'dieselgate'

A US court on Wednesday sentenced former Volkswagen executive Oliver Schmidt to seven years in prison for his role in the German automaker's "dieselgate" emissions cheating scandal...

By Douglas Gillison 3 days ago

Peugeot's new mobility programme comes to SA

Peugeot's new mobility programme, designed by PSA France, was specifically engineered for vehicles falling under the PSA Warranty and Maintenance policy...

3 days ago

Invitation to participate at the new Motor City @ Rand Show 2018

Among the highlights of the 2018 Rand Show is the Motor City, a one-of-its-kind motor show aimed at offering motor dealers the opportunity to connect with a large gathering of consumers from all parts of South Africa...

Issued by Rand Show 7 Dec 2017

London's iconic black cabs go electric

London's first electric-powered black cabs hit the streets on Tuesday, the British capital's iconic taxis getting a facelift for the modern age that should help cut pollution in the city...

7 Dec 2017

The business of SIM management for vehicle tracking

Installing or self-managing a vehicle tracking solution sounds like such a simple thing to do, but like most things, there is much more to it, with many aspects to consider...

By Hein Koen 6 Dec 2017

Mazda SA announces launch of Mazda Foundation

Mazda Southern Africa has launched the Mazda Southern Africa Foundation Non-Profit Company, aimed at providing financial aid to funds, authorities, and institutions which qualify for income tax deductibility for gifts...

4 Dec 2017

Motor industry confident of full-year, new-vehicle sales improvement

After six successive months of year-on-year growth, the motor industry is confidently forecasting that full-year, new-vehicle sales for 2017 will improve by 2% compared to 2016...

4 Dec 2017

Sharp, new vantage point for British icon

Aston Martin is on the comeback trail. After years of being in a rut when it came to design and technology, the brand is going through a regeneration that started with the new DB11...

4 Dec 2017

Getting into game-changing technology

Aradical, freestanding digital instrument cluster headlines the interior package of the fourth-generation of the Mercedes-Benz A-Class hatch, which will arrive in SA in the third quarter of 2018...

1 Dec 2017

Pretoria residents vote Tiger Wheel & Tyre the 'Best Tyre Fitment Centre' for the 13th consecutive year

In a world of uncertainty, the people of Pretoria are absolutely certain of one thing - that Tiger Wheel & Tyre is the 'Best Tyre Fitment Centre'...

Issued by Tiger Wheel & Tyre 1 Dec 2017

New heavy truck, trailer factory in Ethiopia

A factory that produces trailers, semi-trailers and Sinotrucks and fuel tankers was inaugurated recently in Ethiopia...

30 Nov 2017

Motor Trend crowns its Car of the Year

Motor Trend has crowned the Alfa Romeo Giulia as its 2018 Car of the Year...

30 Nov 2017

SA Bike Festival, AutoTrader join forces

International media and exhibitions company, Clarion Events UK, has secured a three-year commercial headline sponsorship from online automotive marketplace, AutoTrader...

30 Nov 2017

The Star readers vote Tiger Wheel & Tyre the "Best Tyre Fitment Centre" in Johannesburg

Readers of The Star newspaper have voted Tiger Wheel & Tyre the "Best Tyre Fitment Centre" in the newspaper's 16th annual Readers' Choice Best of the Best in Johannesburg awards...

Issued by Tiger Wheel & Tyre 30 Nov 2017

Gearing up for summer edition of Classic Car Show

The Classic Car Show, which is once again expected to attract over 1,000 cars, will take place on Sunday, 3 December 2017, at Nasrec...

29 Nov 2017

Hino 500 Wide Cab trucks now in local production

The new Hino 500 Wide Cab truck range is now in local production at Hino South Africa's assembly plant in Prospecton, near Durban, which involved an investment of more than R20m by Hino SA...

28 Nov 2017

Alfa Romeo brings Italy to Johannesburg Stelvio-style

Alfa Romeo is a world-renowned Italian car brand that has its mark deeply embedded within the South African market for their innovative, quality, style and feel...

Issued by DNA Brand Architects 28 Nov 2017

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Norway puts brakes on plans for 'Tesla tax'

OSLO, Norway: Norway, a world leader of zero-emission vehicles, has abandoned plans for a proposed "Tesla tax", a controversial measure that would have cut a tax rebate granted to heavy electric cars.

24 Nov 2017

Car-sharing firm zips across to petrol vans in bid to cut diesel use

We have all heard of car-sharing schemes. Perhaps you have even used one while visiting other parts of the world, or the Locomute service in SA. Until now they have been about cars and the ability to jump into a vehicle in various cities around the world, drive to your destination and then park it for someone else to use.

23 Nov 2017

Volvo to supply Uber with self-driving cars

Swedish carmaker Volvo Cars said Monday it has signed an agreement to supply "tens of thousands" of self-driving cars to Uber, as the ride-sharing company battles a number of different controversies.

21 Nov 2017

Honda recalls 800,000 minivans over faulty seats

TOKYO - Honda is recalling about 800,000 of its Odyssey minivans in the United States over faulty parts blamed for 46 minor injuries, the company said, just a month after settling a huge lawsuit on other defects.

21 Nov 2017

New to ridesharing? Here is what you need to know

The explosion of ridesharing services has occurred partially because of the prevalence of powerful smart phones being so prevalent, new technologies including next generation smart phone applications being developed, and a desire for those who utilise taxi-type services to have better, easier, and safer experiences. The convergence of these factors has created some of the most dynamic new businesses, provided tens of thousands with additional incomes as drivers and given passengers better options when they need a lift.

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 9 Nov 2017

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