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Tyre maintenance - Do it until it becomes automatic say the experts

It might seem tiresome, but a little tyre maintenance can save you from some pretty serious consequences and, if you do it often enough, it too will become automatic...

Issued by Tiger Wheel & Tyre 22 Aug 2017

Free Ses'fikile service plan to boost safety in the taxi industry

In further support of the SA taxi industry, Toyota South Africa has introduced a complimentary three-year/60,000km service plan for all new Ses'fikile taxis sold from 1 August 2017.

15 Aug 2017

Automotive industry Code of Conduct shows progress

According to Right to Repair SA (R2RSA), progress is being made on a Code of Conduct that will bring much-needed change to the automotive industry...

11 Aug 2017

Working together to keep oil away from the environment

There has been a fair amount of news about recycling in automotive-related industries. Most of it has been about the demise of Redisa, the tyre recycling agency. But what about waste oil?

28 Jul 2017

Motor Industry Workshop Association appoints new director

Pieter Niemand has been appointed to head up the Motor Industry Workshop Association (MIWA)...

26 Jul 2017

Is franchising services the silver lining in a stagnant economy?

The appeal of franchising is widespread. While other businesses often struggle to keep a positive cash flow in times of stunted economic activity, franchising remains resilient...

By Sybrand Bezuidenhout 25 Jul 2017

Cost of motoring continues to increase

The overall cost of motoring is on the rise despite recent cuts to interest rates and fuel prices...

24 Jul 2017

BMW denies collusion on diesel emissions

BERLIN, Germany: German luxury carmaker BMW has denied any collusion with industry rivals on emissions from its diesel engines...

24 Jul 2017

Daimler announces recall of three million diesel cars in Europe

BERLIN, Germany: German luxury car maker Daimler, which is being investigated for alleged emissions cheating, has announced a voluntary recall of more than three million Mercedes-Benz diesel vehicles...

21 Jul 2017

Mazda extends recall linked to faulty airbags

Mazda South Africa on Monday extended its recall of some models, as it scrambled to fix defective airbags that could affect 19,000 cars in South Africa...

18 Jul 2017

Germaine Auto Centre to service Uber Nigeria vehicles

Uber on Friday sealed pact with Germaine Auto Centre - a Nigerian based auto service and maintenance company - to provide maintenance services to its driver partners...

By Abdullateef Aliyu 17 Jul 2017

Suzuki extends comprehensive warranty to 200,000km

Suzuki South Africa has launched a new 200,000km/five-year mechanical warranty on its entire passenger vehicle range sold from July until December 2017...

6 Jul 2017

How to choose the right fleet management provider

It is difficult to explain why local fleet owners do not make more use of professional fleet management services. We probably have a lack of trust here in the ability of service providers...

By John Loxton 26 Jun 2017

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International

Alliance 2022: Renault, Nissan, Mitsubishi to strengthen cooperation

Renault, Nissan and Mitsubishi motors are planning to strengthen cooperation and accelerate use of common platforms, powertrains, and new technologies.

2 hours ago

Ford to tie up with India's Mahindra, eyes access to huge market

NEW DELHI, India: Ford Motor and India's Mahindra Group have announced they will work together in a fresh partnership as the US giant looks to boost its presence in one of the world's fastest growing auto markets.

22 hours ago

Rickshaws to jump start India's all-electric drive

NEW DELHI, India: India will roll out nearly 100,000 battery-powered buses and autorickshaws onto its sulphurous city streets in the coming weeks, setting it on the bumpy road to making new vehicle sales all-electric by 2030.

2 days ago

VW recalls 4.86 million vehicles in China over airbag concerns

BEIJING, China: Volkswagen will recall almost five million vehicles in China over airbag concerns, dealing a new blow to the German automaker in the world's largest car market.

2 days ago

Frankfurt Motor Show sees launch of Ferrari Portofino

The new Ferrari Portofino is described as the most versatile model in the range. A car designed to be driven every day - which also converts from an authentic 'berlinetta' coupé to a drop-top.

15 Sep 2017

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