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What to consider when purchasing a motoring fleet

Because it represents the largest chunk of sales, car companies generally focus on the retail market - but fleet purchases also play an important role...

By Jim Dando 2 days ago

#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

The case for investing in SA's fuel retail sector

Whether one is considering taking a leap into entrepreneurship or thinking of adding to one's growing business portfolio, investing in the fuel retail sector might offer...

By James Noble 15 Feb 2017

Chevrolet blazes a new trail

Chevrolet's big-easy Trailblazer has been given a nifty makeover with a liberal addition of fancy technology and safety features...

By Henrie Geyser 15 Feb 2017

Toyota now official vehicle supplier for Kaizer Chiefs

Kaizer Chiefs and Toyota South Africa have signed a partnership agreement which makes the car manufacturer the official motor vehicle supplier of the club...

8 Feb 2017

Toyota 9-month net profit falls but hikes annual outlook

Toyota said today, Monday, 6 January 2017, that net profit in the nine months to the end of December fell by almost a quarter on-year...

6 Feb 2017

Ford sales stable despite challenging start to 2017

Despite Ford's recent vehicle safety recall, sales were up 1.7% on the corresponding month last year, with a total of 6,634 vehicles sold in January 2017...

3 Feb 2017

2017 vehicle sales off to a good start

The new vehicle sales market kicked off on a high note in 2017, according to the latest aggregated new vehicle sales data from Naamsa...

2 Feb 2017

Refined Triton armed for battle

The long-awaited Mitsubishi Triton has finally arrived in South Africa and it was well worth the wait because in its new guise it is much more attractive...

By Henrie Geyser 31 Jan 2017

New wave of robots set to deliver the goods

The robots of the future will be coming soon, rolling along at a lumbering pace with those goods you just ordered. The six-wheeled, knee-high robots from startup Starship Technologies are part of a new wave of automated systems...

30 Jan 2017

Toyota loses top-selling automaker crown in 2016

Toyota lost its crown as the world's top-selling automaker in 2016, company figures showed Monday, with the Japanese giant overtaken by Volkswagen...

30 Jan 2017

Fiat Chrysler's local boss wants car maker to claim central place in SA market

As a leading global motor company, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles could no longer afford to remain a peripheral player in the South African new-vehicle market...

27 Jan 2017

The Toyota Auris - more than just a badge?

December on the coast of the Western Cape. Not exactly the place to go for a peaceful, quiet festive season – but this is where I call home...

By Ané Theron 27 Jan 2017

New semi-autonomous Volvo S90 on sale in South Africa

Good news! The new Volvo S90 is now available in South Africa. Making its local debut as the second brand-new Volvo since the company began its ‘New Dawn' renaissance...

27 Jan 2017

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