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#BizTrends2017: Key challenges for OEMs to tackle in 2017

I'm sure that everyone would agree that 2016 was a tough year as a result of our slow economic growth. Although we saw a definite decline in vehicle sales...

By Ricardo Coetzee 11 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: The auto industry will face its biggest disruption yet

The auto industry has always faced massive disruption. The heart of the industry has always been engineering, and advances have shifted the balance...

By Jeff Osborne 10 Jan 2017

Research reveals key drivers of sharing economy

A new whitepaper reveals the key drivers of the ever growing sharing economy, outlining the challenges and future opportunities surrounding it...

14 hours ago

Kia partners with DStv and Mzansi Magic to launch new awards show

M-Net's Mzansi Magic channel has partnered with DStv and Kia to launch the new awards show, Mzansi Viewers Choice Awards...

1 day ago

How to choose the right fleet management provider

It is difficult to explain why local fleet owners do not make more use of professional fleet management services. We probably have a lack of trust here in the ability of service providers...

By John Loxton 2 days ago

All about the new Subaru Impreza sedan

The fifth generation all-new Subaru Impreza sedan has launched in South Africa. It is a Subaru of many firsts...

20 Jun 2017

Dud car complaints rev up

Tough economic times have seen a spike in complaints to the Motor Industry Ombudsman of South Africa's office, but many consumers are just looking for a way to back out of car deals...

19 Jun 2017

Hyundai off to slow start in SUV race with Kona its first entrant

Hyundai Motor Co is counting on its first global compact SUV model to revive flagging sales after missing out on the popularity of sport utility vehicles in its major markets...

19 Jun 2017

Opel announces new local distributor, future plans

Opel has revealed plans to further strengthen the brand and grow its market presence in South Africa with a new distributor and new entries to its portfolio...

15 Jun 2017

Should you consider car loan refinancing?

Most people already know some of the ins and outs of getting your first car loan. Checking interest rates, comparing lenders, knowing your credit score, etc., but what about once you've already got your car loan?...

Issued by Monetary Library 14 Jun 2017

Hello there, lovely Lexus LC 500

A concept car come to life, the Lexus LC combines stunning design, scintillating performance, long-distance comfort and premium craftsmanship to join an elite group of international grand touring coupes...

14 Jun 2017

Tips for budgeting and choosing the right LCV

Keeping cash flow positive can be difficult when the business needs a vehicle for deliveries and collections, and the owner is looking at what could be a major expense for months to come...

By Des Fenner 14 Jun 2017

PSA Group, VT Holding to strengthen Peugeot brand in SA

PSA Group and VT Holding have finalised their joint-venture agreement which aims to strengthen the Peugeot brand in South Africa...

9 Jun 2017

‘The Great Eight Phantoms' exhibition set for July

‘The Great Eight Phantoms', a Rolls-Royce Exhibition, set to take place at the end of July, will gather together the greatest Phantoms from the last 92 years in Mayfair, London...

9 Jun 2017

#JunkStatus still affects new vehicle sales

South Africa's economy being downgraded to junk status continues to affect new vehicle sales... [video]

8 Jun 2017

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International

Aston Martin to build 155 all-electric RapidEs

NEWSWATCH: British sports car maker Aston Martin has confirmed production of 155 of its first all-electric model, the RapidE, to kick off in 2019 with Williams Advanced Engineering as lead engineering partner.

15 hours ago

Electric vehicles inefficient way to reduce CO2 emissions: study

Subsidising the purchase of electric cars in Canada is an inefficient way to reduce greenhouse gas emissions that is not cost effective, according to a Montreal Economic Institute study released on Thursday, 22 June.

2 days ago

2019 automotive styling shades trendbook launched

Clariant's biennial global Automotive Trendbook presents the colour areas that will play a role in the automotive industry in the future. The “Marine Magic” collection of automotive styling shades is based on the company's colour know-how and observations of social trends, topics, and industry developments.

31 May 2017

China's Geely takes stake in Proton, Lotus

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia: Chinese auto giant Geely on Wednesday announced it was taking a 49.9% stake in Malaysia's troubled Proton as well as a 51% share in British sports car brand Lotus.

25 May 2017

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