Automotive Trends 2018

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Alfa Romeo Giulia, Abarth 595, Stelvio come out on top in polls

Recent surveys in various automotive magazines asked readers to give their opinion on what they think the best cars are for specific categories. Car manufacturer Alfa Romeo had three of its cars voted as the best...

12 Feb 2018

2018 Knysna Motor Show promises 400 classic cars, motorcycles

The 2018 Knysna Motor Show, taking place on 29 April 2018, is aiming to showcase 400 classic cars and motorcycles.

7 Feb 2018

VW to hold music festival for new Polo Vivo

Volkswagen will hold the #VIVOnation Festival in celebration of the launch of the new Polo Vivo.

6 Feb 2018

Women in the motoring industry

Manufacturers across the world are embarking on radical transformation in all areas of their business and automotive companies looking to develop a competitive advantage would do well to embrace diversity, taking advantage of the opportunity to foster disruption and innovation...

By Liz Segal 2 Feb 2018

The Cape Town Motor Show returns to Sun Grandwest

From 2-4 March 2018, in partnership with the City of Cape Town, the Cape Town Motor Show (CTMS) will once again take place at the Sun Grandwest.

24 Jan 2018

'Boundless for All': KIA Motors presents vision for future mobility at CES 2018

KIA Motors presented its future mobility vision at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas...

Issued by Kia Motors South Africa 12 Jan 2018

Autosport International to showcase cutting-edge motorsport technology

The 2018 World Rally Championship is set to launch at Autosport International next week. It is the first time a top-tier FIA World Championship has launched at the show in its 27-year history...

4 Jan 2018

Hitler's Nazi-parade Mercedes set for US auction

A 1939 luxury Mercedes limousine used to carry Adolf Hitler around Germany will be auctioned in the US state of Arizona next month - one of only four such models ever built...

29 Dec 2017

Cape Town Motor Show set for March

The Cape Town Motor Show, in partnership with the City of Cape Town, is set to take place from 2-4 March 2018 at Grand West...

19 Dec 2017

Invitation to participate at the new Motor City @ Rand Show 2018

Among the highlights of the 2018 Rand Show is the Motor City, a one-of-its-kind motor show aimed at offering motor dealers the opportunity to connect with a large gathering of consumers from all parts of South Africa...

Issued by Rand Show 7 Dec 2017

Motor Trend crowns its Car of the Year

Motor Trend has crowned the Alfa Romeo Giulia as its 2018 Car of the Year...

30 Nov 2017

Gearing up for summer edition of Classic Car Show

The Classic Car Show, which is once again expected to attract over 1,000 cars, will take place on Sunday, 3 December 2017, at Nasrec...

29 Nov 2017

Alfa Romeo brings Italy to Johannesburg Stelvio-style

Alfa Romeo is a world-renowned Italian car brand that has its mark deeply embedded within the South African market for their innovative, quality, style and feel...

Issued by DNA Brand Architects 28 Nov 2017

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International

German court could open way to bans on diesel cars

FRANKFURT, Germany - One of Germany's top courts will decide on Thursday, 22 February 2018, whether some diesel vehicles can be banned from parts of cities like Stuttgart and Duesseldorf to reduce air pollution, a possible landmark judgement for the "car nation".

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Nissan slashes profit forecasts after inspection scandal

TOKYO, Japan - Japanese car giant Nissan has slashed its forecast for full-year operating profit after admitting that a damaging inspection scandal last year had "adversely impacted" the firm's performance.

9 Feb 2018

Plotting a course for autonomous vehicles in India

With the rise of electric vehicles and the imminent arrival of self-driving cars in Western countries, relatively little has been said about the Indian automotive industry's initiative to develop similar technology.

7 Feb 2018

Porsche to double investment in electric cars

German sports car maker Porsche said on Monday it would double investments in electrifying its entire range by 2022, as parent company Volkswagen reacts to environmental scandals and new challenges from abroad.

6 Feb 2018

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