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A paraphrase of the definition of Ubuntu - we are because you are - goes some way to explain that apart from our pride in being Africa's premier B2B news distribution channel, Bizcommunity is also proud to be home to a great many of the continent's foremost PR, marketing and digital communications professionals...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 21 May 2015 12:06

Dealers recognised as GM International Grandmasters

Ten South African dealers were among the 167 dealers in the region that officially became 2015 General Motors (GM) International Grandmasters in San Francisco, California...

20 May 2015 13:27

Right to Repair campaign to meet with manufacturers

The local Right to Repair campaign organisers, the Motor Industry Workshop Association (MIWA), will be holding formal meetings with the vehicle manufacturers and distributors this month.

19 May 2015 10:13

Forecast for vehicles sales revised down

Motor companies have lowered their short-term vehicle sales expectations in the face of slow economic growth and eroding consumer confidence...

By David Furlonger 18 May 2015 15:36

Lynch appointed as CEO of Hyundai

Hyundai Automotive South Africa has announced that Niall Lynch will take over as chief executive officer of Hyundai on 1 July 2016...

18 May 2015 11:18

Hybrid cars an investment for environmentally conscious buyers

Environmentalists have lamented the effects of gasoline-powered vehicles on our ozone layer and recommend that we reduce our emissions...

By Jeff Osborne 18 May 2015 10:37

Global airbag crisis set to pop up in SA

Hundreds of thousands of vehicles will be recalled in SA as part of a global campaign by three car makers to fix airbags...

By Mark Smyth 15 May 2015 10:53

Government must give guidelines regarding APDP

The Department of Trade and Industry (dti) needs to give urgent attention to the guidelines regarding the future of the Automotive Production and Development Programme (APDP)...

15 May 2015 06:57

Super new dealership opens

Transport and logistics company Super Group has opened a flagship Hino dealership in Isando, Johannesburg. It is the 22nd exclusive dealership in the Hino network of 64 dealers and the cost of the development - excluding the land - was in excess of R25m...

15 May 2015 11:04

Stable supply of electricity is vital for economy

The shortage and intermittent supply of electricity is the major constraint on the South African economy...

14 May 2015 10:41

Exhibitor excellence rewarded at Automechanika Johannesburg

The final morning of Automechanika Johannesburg saw awards handed out to exhibitors for excellence in stand design and construction. Points were allocated for visual appeal, construction, collateral, such as marketing material handed out to visitors, and ease of access.

Issued by Automechanika 14 May 2015 13:51

Next generation Opel Astra to be launched in Frankfurt

Opel Group CEO, Dr. Karl-Thomas Neumann, will unveil the all-new Opel Astra at the International Motor Show in Frankfurt, Germany in September this year...

13 May 2015 12:44

CRA conference highlights challenges

The challenges faced by the collision repair industry due to the rapid technological developments in motor vehicles came into the spotlight during during the Collision Repairers' Association's (CRA) recent conference at Automechanika Johannesburg...

13 May 2015 11:32

Exports to Africa under the spotlight at Automechanika conference

The opportunities and challenges for South African automotive companies wanting to export products into Africa came under the spotlight at a conference staged by the National Association of Automotive Component and Allied Manufacturers at Automechanika Johannesburg on 6 May...

Issued by Automechanika 13 May 2015 14:16

Gabriel shock absorbers car giveaway

Torre Automotive, the distributors of Gabriel shock absorbers in South Africa, used Automechanika Johannesburg as the venue and occasion to hand over a new Toyota Etios Cross to a lucky Gabriel customer...

Issued by Automechanika 12 May 2015 12:05

GM predicts top 10 jobs for 2025

"In the automotive industry we have the opportunity to make our technologies impact real change," says Gary Smyth, executive director of global research and development at General Motors...

11 May 2015 07:29

Goodyear launches silica-containing tyres

The Goodyear EfficientGrip SUV tyre will be the first in which a next-generation silica is used to increase the fuel-efficiency of Goodyear tyres...

11 May 2015 06:58

Coega IDZ - making South Africa's automotive industry a global player

In spite of some excellent efforts by VW SA and Toyota SA to increase local content of the vehicles they assemble, the South African automotive industry in general is finding it difficult to compete with global manufacturers...

By Gustav Meyer 8 May 2015 16:05

Transformation remains critical in petroleum sector

The Deputy Minister of Energy, Ambassador Thembisile Majola, says transformation in the petroleum sector remains a critical imperative of the Department of Energy (DoE)...

8 May 2015 12:51

RMI has major role to play at Automechanika Johannesburg

The Retail Motor Industry organisation (RMI) plays a big role at Automechanika Johannesburg, taking place at the Expo Centre, Nasrec, from 6-9 May...

Issued by Automechanika 8 May 2015 13:32

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