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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...

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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

Alfa Romeo to join Formula 1 again in 2018

After more than 30 years' absence from Formula 1, Alfa Romeo is returning to the sport in 2018...

5 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

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

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

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

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

AutoTrader introduces Car Alerts

AutoTrader has launched Car Alerts which allows consumers to complete a pre-set search form; input their car preferences and get notifications on cars matching their criteria sent directly to their inboxes...

28 Nov 2017

Nismo Heritage programme offers parts for heritage performance cars

Nissan has announced that its Nismo Heritage programme in Japan will make new replacement parts available for some heritage Nissan performance cars...

27 Nov 2017

South Coast residents rate Tiger Wheel & Tyre tops

Tiger Wheel & Tyre is the "Best Tyre Shop" on the South Coast according to readers of the South Coast Herald newspaper, who rated the brand tops in the 2017 Readers' Choice Awards Best of the South Coast...

Issued by Tiger Wheel & Tyre 20 Nov 2017

Avis introduces voice-powered digital bookings

Avis Rent a Car recently integrated into the voice-activated Amazon Alexa platform, allowing customers to book and manage reservations using Amazon Echo devices...

14 Nov 2017

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International

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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