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#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

#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: Local franchise trends for 2017

South Africa's economy is under significant pressure and does not promise a great deal of progress for business or consumers – with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) predicting only 0.8% growth...

By Dumisani Bengu 11 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: Five steps to improve your lead conversion

The inability for the automotive industry to embrace change is staggering. It's almost as if the only positive movement comes in the face of insurmountable evidence...

By David Sieff 11 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

#BizTrends2017: Tech trends transforming the automotive sector

2017 is the Chinese year of the Rooster. The Rooster (literally) signals the start of a new day, and for many it would be great to get rid of the 'Monkey' on the back...

By Michael Frans 9 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: Practical, efficient and affordable cars are here to stay

In many ways 2016 was a watershed year for the global automotive industry and technology. Discussion swirled around mega-trends involving digital showrooms...

By Des Fenner 9 Jan 2017

What's trending in BizTrends2017?

Not only are Bizcommunity's BizTrends reports a respected resource for local and global audiences on par with leading research organisations, but they also enjoy above-average engagement...

Issued by 1 Dec 2016

Local supporters set to push the green transport agenda in Cape Town

Swisatec, architect and project managers behind Africa's first green village, Blue Rock Village in the Cape has collaborated with The Green Cab to push the green transport innovation agenda in Cape Town. Swisatec plans to integrate electric vehicle infrastructure as part of its green initiative...

29 Nov 2016

The impact of autonomous vehicles

The age of the autonomous vehicle is here - no longer a figment of an engineer's imagination...

By Shaun Evertse, Issued by Eazybranch 14 Nov 2016

Toyota maintains top position as the world's most valuable car brand, worth $29.5bn

Toyota remains the most valuable global car brand in the 2016 BrandZ Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brands ranking, released by WPP and Millward Brown...

Issued by Kantar Millward Brown 8 Jun 2016

[BizTrends 2016] Movements in motoring

Despite a challenging year for the automotive industry, car manufacturers remain upbeat and eager to embrace the trends set to dominate...

By Mike Whitfield 18 Jan 2016

[BizTrends 2016] Dramatic shifts shaping the motor industry

The motor industry is in a challenging time of flux. The industry will change more in the next 10-15 years...

By Lisa Mallett 18 Jan 2016

[BizTrends 2016] Trends hitting the road in 2016

There is no doubt that the automotive sector is going through one of its most disruptive phases since Henry Ford introduced the Model T. However, most of the vehicle trends in 2016 are tweaks...

By Nicci Botha 18 Jan 2016

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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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