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Future of automotive technologies: Insights for South Africa

According to the recently released Deloitte's Global Automotive Consumer Study, South African consumers are more likely to desire advanced automation technology when choosing cars...

1 day 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

Tata Motors to enter long-term partnership with VW, Skoda

Tata Motors has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for a long-term partnership with Volkswagen Group and Skoda to explore strategic alliance opportunity...

20 Mar 2017

Conference to provide advice on investing in classic cars

There are thousands of books, websites and experts when it comes to investing. Whether it is in stocks, fine art or even wine. But what about classic cars?

By Mark Smyth 20 Mar 2017

Minor growth predicted for new vehicle sales

WesBank has forecast that 2017 will see minor growth in the new vehicle sales industry. The past three years have seen sales decline, with 2016 sales falling 11.4%...

16 Mar 2017

How much is your car depreciating?

It is an unfortunate fact that all cars depreciate in value annually. In fact, as soon as your brand new car has been driven off the showroom floor, the car is already worth less...

By Sherryn de Vos 16 Mar 2017

All-new Navara arrives in SA

The new Nissan Navara has landed on local shores and is reportedly set to redefine the market for pick-ups on the continent...

14 Mar 2017

NCR warns about pawning vehicles for loans

The National Credit Regulator (NCR) is concerned about the rising number of consumers who pawn their motor vehicles in order to obtain loans...

10 Mar 2017

#BrandManagerMonth: Ross Adami's Uber-cool job

Ross Adami, marketing manager at Uber South Africa, reports back from Uber's nomad programme, a three-month learning and development programme that matches candidates to teams around the globe to tackle some of the most interesting and challenging issues facing Uber today...

By Jessica Tennant 10 Mar 2017

VW to extend footprint

Volkswagen Group South Africa is making inroads into its ambitious regionalisation strategy through the establishment of its new sub-Saharan region...

8 Mar 2017

Peugeot 3008 SUV named European Car of the Year 2017

On Monday, 6 March 2017, the new Peugeot 3008 was named the European Car of the Year 2017 by a judging panel comprising 58 European journalists from 22 countries...

7 Mar 2017

Volkswagen releases limited edition Citi Vivo

As a tribute to its Citi Golf model, Volkswagen is introducing the limited edition Citi Vivo. Citi Vivo is bringing back the three colours of red, yellow and blue...

6 Mar 2017

Fullback faces tough challenges

There is something incongruous about a Fiat bakkie but then the same applies to Mercedes-Benz bakkie, Renault bakkie and even more so, Maserati bakkie...

By Henrie Geyser 6 Mar 2017

Naamsa comments on February 2017 new vehicle stats

According to NAAMSA, the positive trend in new vehicle sales has been maintained during February 2017, characterised by noteworthy gains in light, medium and heavy commercial vehicle sales...

2 Mar 2017

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