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Volkswagen, Toyota buy into ridesharing

Toyota and Volkswagen announced separate partnerships on Tuesday with rideshare companies Uber and Gett, in the latest such moves by major carmakers.

11 hours ago

#InTouch2016: Digital opportunity in the automotive arena

Michael Frans, head of business operations: automotive at T-Systems South Africa...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 3 days ago

Car sales hit the brakes

TransUnion has reported in its first quarter 2016 Vehicle Pricing index (VPI) that economic pressures are pushing up car prices and squeezing sales in SA. Tough economic conditions have contributed...

20 May 2016

Super Group closes Mercedes-Benz deal

Transport and fleet management company Super Group has concluded a deal to buy a number of Mercedes-Benz dealerships and property in...

By Fifi Peters 19 May 2016

Uber-fast rollout sees app-taxi service in hiring mode

Uber wants to add more than 15,000 new job opportunities for partner-drivers in SA over the next two years as well as lift sharing and other new services...

By Hilary Joffe 17 May 2016

What to consider before making the electric car shift

Well-known entrepreneur Elon Musk last month announced the launch of Tesla Model 3, a mass-market electric car. While the car will initially be released in the United States, South Africa has been listed...

17 May 2016

Barloworld H1 revenue up 4% as Russia and Europe offset weaker Southern Africa

Huge jumps in equipment sales in Russia and Europe helped Barloworld offset lower revenue from its Southern African businesses...

By Robert Laing 17 May 2016

Barons Pietermaritzburg named 2015 Volkswagen Dealer of the Year

Barons Pietermaritzburg is the 2015 Volkswagen Dealer of the Year. This was the second consecutive year that Barons Pietermaritzburg was recognised as the best performing dealership in the Volkswagen network...

16 May 2016

Black Rhino Wheels to donate a portion of every wheel sold to Save the Rhino International

Tiger Wheel & Tyre has announced that wheel partner, Black Rhino Wheels, is donating R5 of every wheel sold to Save the Rhino International...

Issued by Tiger Wheel & Tyre 16 May 2016

Innovation Group report outlines future of automotive industry

Innovation Group South Africa's 2016 Automotive Future Now Report provides...

13 May 2016

Could this weird-looking concept take on the Smart FourTwo?

Smart, the Mercedes Benz-owned city car brand, has always set the mark pretty high when it comes to technology and innovation in small vehicles. But if one, relatively unknown, Russian carmaker has its way...

By Stuart Thomas 13 May 2016

Toyota tips profit dive on strong yen, slower emerging markets

Toyota on Wednesday warned that its annual net profit will fall by about a third as a stronger yen, and a slowdown in Chinese growth and other emerging markets dent...

11 May 2016

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