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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

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...

2 days ago

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

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

Opel Astra wins 2017 WesBank South African Car Of The Year

The Opel Astra is the Wesbank South African Guild of Motoring Journalists' 2017 Car of the Year, on the back of a multitude of awards both in South Africa and abroad for the 11th-generation Astra...

18 Mar 2017

Tyres, weather, road surfaces and driving safety

Of the many impressive things humans do each day, the ‘simple' act of driving is among the most complex. Few activities involve so many variables that are outside of an individual's control...

Issued by Tiger Wheel & Tyre 13 Mar 2017

Volkswagen to recall over 680,000 Audis in China

BEIJING, China: German carmaker Volkswagen will recall nearly 680,000 premium Audi cars in China, according to the country's quality regulator...

8 Mar 2017

Mitsubishi issues preventative recall on 7449 Pajeros

Mitsubishi Motors SA (MMSA) has issued a preventative recall on 7449 Pajeros for safety inspections and replacement of driver airbags...

6 Mar 2017

Ford repairs 63% of affected Kuga 1.6 models

Ford South Africa has made progress with the implementation of the safety recall for the 1.6-litre Ford Kuga. More than 63% of the affected vehicles have been repaired and returned to their owners thus far...

4 Mar 2017

Defensive driving 101

The term "defensive driving” can be defined as being attentive and ready in any situation; in essence, being aware, driving with caution and not putting the fate of your life (and the lives of your passengers) in other drivers' hands...

Issued by MiWay 17 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

The safest cars in SA under R150,000

Are you driving one of the safest cars in South Africa under R150k? The AA conducted a report on the best and worst cars considering safety. The AA released its first annual ‘Entry Level Vehicle Safety Report'...

By Jessica Woodruff 15 Feb 2017

Volvo keeps building the world's safest cars

...as if we didn't know this already. This announcement came just as the Volvo S90 was launching in SA at the end of January 2017...

By Ané Theron 7 Feb 2017

Ford customers to do daily and monthly checks

The tightness of wheel nuts and the operation of air conditioning systems, lights and indicators are just some of the checks Ford requires Kuga owners to do...

By Graeme Hosken 7 Feb 2017

Ford South Africa reacted badly in a crisis: it doesn't have to be that way

In December 2015, Reshall Jimmy burnt to death in his 1.6-litre EcoBoost Ford Kuga in South Africa. Since then a recorded 51 Kugas have caught alight...

By Owen Skae 31 Jan 2017

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TMNA appoints new group VP, chief compliance officer

Jacqueline M. Thomas has been appointed group vice president, chief compliance officer for Toyota Motor North America (TMNA).

17 Feb 2017

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