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Polestar 1 production to start mid-2019
Polestar 1 production to start mid-2019

Polestar, Volvo Car Group's performance arm, has revealed that the company's first car, Polestar 1, will start production in mid-2019...

1 hour ago

Mahindra latest car group to invest in SA plant
Mahindra latest car group to invest in SA plant

Indian company Mahindra, which has 34 plants around the world for its passenger vehicles, bakkies, trucks, tractors, and agricultural machinery, will start assembling products in SA in 2018...

1 day ago

Nhlanhla Thabede is steering the way to a better future for the children of Bergville
Nhlanhla Thabede is steering the way to a better future for the children of Bergville

Nhlanhla Thabede is the coach of the six promising cyclists from Bergville, who received bicycles through the Volkswagen Blue Bikes project...

Issued by Volkswagen South Africa 21 hours ago

The world of second-hand cars, five things you should know
The world of second-hand cars, five things you should know

The secret to purchasing a good second-hand car lies in preparation and decision-making and not, as most assume, in negotiations. If you are in the market for a new car, you can save a lot of money by following these tips...

Issued by We Buy Cars 1 day ago

Shyft crowned MTN Business App of the Year
Shyft crowned MTN Business App of the Year

At the 2017 MTN Business App of the Year Awards, which took place on Thursday, 12 October 2017, Shyft was named the overall winner...

13 Oct 2017

FCA readies itself for the future
FCA readies itself for the future

The National Sales Companies of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) are due to take the next step towards full integration under the Fiat Chrysler Automobiles South Africa (FCASA) banner from early in 2018...

13 Oct 2017

Next generation Mahindra Pik Up makes its way to SA
Next generation Mahindra Pik Up makes its way to SA

Mahindra's next generation Pik Up has been launched in South Africa and offers a refreshed outer body styling, increased turbodiesel power, and a towing capacity of 2500kg...

13 Oct 2017

Isuzu expands offering in sub-Saharan Africa
Isuzu expands offering in sub-Saharan Africa

Isuzu dealers in 14 left-hand motoring countries across sub-Saharan Africa can now offer the KB 4x4 crew cab X-Rider model to their customers...

12 Oct 2017

BMW's bogus fee bumped
BMW's bogus fee bumped

In a move likely to send shock waves through the country's motor dealership networks, BMW Financial Services - the car maker's vehicle finance subsidiary - has been ordered by the National Credit Regulator to refund...

10 Oct 2017

Cars.co.za Consumer Awards finalists announced
Cars.co.za Consumer Awards finalists announced

Cars.co.za has announced the finalists of the 2017/18 Cars.co.za Consumer Awards - powered by WesBank...

10 Oct 2017

Toyota gears up to unveil GR HV Sports Concept
Toyota gears up to unveil GR HV Sports Concept

The world premiere of the aggressive matte-black GR HV Sports Concept will take place at the Tokyo Motor Show late this month...

10 Oct 2017

We Buy Cars opens new head office in Midstream
We Buy Cars opens new head office in Midstream

We Buy Cars is expanding yet again and is opening its new head office in the Midstream area during November 2017...

Issued by We Buy Cars 10 Oct 2017

Superb SUV hits next level
Superb SUV hits next level

The backroom teams at the world's motor manufacturers are certainly earning their keep nowadays. They are the product engineers, production engineering teams, supply chain personnel...

By Roger Houghton 9 Oct 2017

Positive outlook for Chinese SUV
Positive outlook for Chinese SUV

A couple of months ago an automotive brand that is largely unknown outside of China arrived on the South African market with the H2 compact SUV...

9 Oct 2017

TransUnion releases Digital Dealers Guide
TransUnion releases Digital Dealers Guide

After 55 years of automotive dealers relying on a physical dealers guidebook for car valuation numbers, TransUnion has released its Digital Dealers Guide...

By Ilse van den Berg 6 Oct 2017

Ford, Lyft join forces to take self-driving cars mainstream
Ford, Lyft join forces to take self-driving cars mainstream

A new partnership between Ford and Lyft will aim to bring self-driving vehicles to the masses and help both companies progress toward more affordable, dependable, and accessible transportation future...

6 Oct 2017

Speed record proves this is the fastest road legal car
Speed record proves this is the fastest road legal car

Porsche has set a new record for road legal sports cars on the famous 20.6km Nürburgring Nordschleife in the 911 GTS RS...

5 Oct 2017

Volvo Ocean Race heads to Cape Town in November
Volvo Ocean Race heads to Cape Town in November

The 13th edition of the Volvo Ocean Race will kick off on 22 October 2017 in Alicante, Spain, where the teams will embark on their 45,000 nautical mile journey which takes them across four oceans...

5 Oct 2017

Eicher Pro 6016
Eicher enters heavy-duty truck market in SA

The Eicher brand has entered the heavy-duty commercial vehicle market in South Africa with the launch of its Eicher Pro 6000 series, next generation of heavy-duty trucks...

5 Oct 2017

Photo by Markus Spiske on Unsplash
BMW to raise output at Rosslyn plant

Unexpected strong demand for its new X3 sport utility vehicle has persuaded German car maker BMW to pump R160m into its South African vehicle assembly plant to grow production capacity by nearly 8%...

4 Oct 2017

Last Australian-made Toyota rolls off production line
Last Australian-made Toyota rolls off production line

SYDNEY, Australia: The last Australian-made Toyota rolled off the production line on Tuesday, ending more than five decades of manufacturing by the Japanese firm as the local car-making industry grinds to a halt...

3 Oct 2017

Local car sales lift, boosted by attractive offers by manufacturers
Local car sales lift, boosted by attractive offers by manufacturers

Attractive offers by vehicle manufacturers is one of the reasons for the aggregate year-on-year increase in domestic vehicle sales in the month of September...

3 Oct 2017

The funky, #FunHunter Nissan Micra Active
The funky, #FunHunter Nissan Micra Active

We made our way to Jozi's oldest and one of the most fun playgrounds, Gold Reef City. Quite apt for the launch of the spruced-up Nissan Micra Active, otherwise known as the #FunHunter...

By Ilse van den Berg 2 Oct 2017

Photo by Alessio Lin on Unsplash
Toyota, Mazda team up on electric vehicles

TOKYO, Japan: Japanese auto giant Toyota said on Thursday it was teaming up with Mazda and parts-maker Denso in a new joint venture to develop electric vehicles...

29 Sep 2017

New Mercedes-Benz Sprinter a leap in design, fleet efficiency
New Mercedes-Benz Sprinter a leap in design, fleet efficiency

Mercedes-Benz recently released a design sketch of the forthcoming Sprinter model...

29 Sep 2017

Tiger Wheel & Tyre wins “Best Tyre Shop in KZN” for 13th year running
Tiger Wheel & Tyre wins “Best Tyre Shop in KZN” for 13th year running

Thirteen is a lucky number for Tiger Wheel & Tyre. The company recently won the Daily News “Your Choice 2017” award for “Best Tyre Shop” in KwaZulu-Natal for the 13th consecutive year...

Issued by Tiger Wheel & Tyre 28 Sep 2017

Isuzu keeps production line moving
Isuzu keeps production line moving

Chevrolet is leaving SA and its South African parent, General Motors (GM) SA, is packing its bags. Opel is remaining after a group of dealerships has amalgamated, but what about Isuzu?

28 Sep 2017

Amazon beefs up Echo lineup and Alexa skills
Amazon beefs up Echo lineup and Alexa skills

SAN FRANCISCO, US: Amazon has unveiled upgrades to its Echo speakers and announced that Alexa smarts will be built into BMW and Mini automobiles by the middle of next year...

28 Sep 2017

Tata launches Tata Ultra light trucks
Tata launches Tata Ultra light trucks

Tata Motors has launched its new generation range of light commercial vehicles - Tata Ultra...

28 Sep 2017

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