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#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

#BizTrends2017: Carmakers primed to tackle new year challenges

Despite another difficult year for the automotive industry, car manufacturers are on top of the challenges and ready for 2017's expected trends...

By Mike Whitfield 10 Jan 2017

EU launches 'Dieselgate' case against Italy

BRUSSELS, Belgium: The EU launched infringement proceedings against Italy for failing to adequately investigate emissions cheating allegations against automaker Fiat...

2 days ago

Automakers settle Takata airbag case for $553m

NEW YORK, US: Four automakers including Toyota and BMW agreed on Thursday to pay $553 million to settle a US lawsuit over the defective Takata airbags...

19 May 2017

Fiat Chrysler recalls more than a million pickups

NEW YORK, US: Fiat Chrysler is recalling more than one million US pickup trucks due to a software defect that disables side airbags...

15 May 2017

Forward-thinking, flexible fleet managers will excel

Fleet managers have to stay upright while the entire foundation of the profession is shifting underneath their feet due to rapid technological advances...

10 May 2017

MIWA suggests compulsory, periodic roadworthy testing

According to Vishal Premlall, director of the Motor Industry Workshop Association (MIWA), an immeasurable contributor to the number of fatalities on our roads is the poor mechanical condition of vehicles...

10 May 2017

Volvo Trucks Active Safety package now available locally

The Volvo Active Safety package has recently become available to the local market. The investment of R6.5 million into its Durban SKD manufacturing plant will allow the facility to install unique features...

3 May 2017

World Car Awards names Jaguar F-Pace Car of the Year

The Jaguar F-Pace has officially been named Car of the Year at the 2017 World Car Awards. In addition, it also scooped the World Car Design of the Year title...

19 Apr 2017

You may soon be sentenced to rehab for bad driving

Parliament has heard about a proposed rehabilitation programme to be launched at the same time as the new demerit system...

By Sherryn de Vos 19 Apr 2017

Tiger Wheel & Tyre launches 'Book A Bay' service for online purchases

The Book A Bay service on Tiger Wheel & Tyre's new e-commerce website allows shoppers to schedule a date and time to have the tyres or wheels they purchase online fitted to their vehicle...

Issued by Tiger Wheel & Tyre 18 Apr 2017

Easter holiday: keeping your eye on the important things

While no one situation is the same, Cartrack shares some basic tips and things to consider when traveling this holiday, whether long distance or around the area where you stay...

Issued by Grey 13 Apr 2017

New car? Things to avoid for engine longevity

So, you've made the big decision, put down your deposit, and you finally get to drive that brand-new car home. But did you know that even the slightest early ‘mistreatment' can lead to engine problems...

By Ané Theron 13 Apr 2017

Ford announces $295m charge in Q1 for recalls

NEW YORK, US: Ford set aside $295m in the first quarter for four safety recalls affecting more than 440,000 vehicles in North America...

31 Mar 2017

Discounted service for Toyota vehicles older than five years

Toyota South Africa Motors is offering discounted servicing for all Toyota vehicles older than 5 years - irrespective of year, mileage or model - throughout the local dealer network...

28 Mar 2017

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...

22 Mar 2017

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Ford evaluates viability of bamboo in vehicle interiors

Over the past several years, Ford has worked with suppliers to evaluate the viability of using bamboo in vehicle interiors and to make extra strong parts by combining it with plastic.

4 May 2017

Comedy defensive driving courses offer great experience

Who says that all driving courses are just boring lectures? Not all of them are like that, so you should take advantage of some of the online courses where you will sit back and enjoy the fun lectures. With the appearance of comedy defensive driving courses, things are now a lot more appealing and entertaining. Driving students can now learn everything there is about driving safety by listening to popular comedians. Although lectures are expressed in a funny way, the main message and content should always be taken seriously.

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 19 Apr 2017

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