The Festive season is almost upon us and while it a time to be happy and relax with friends and family, it is sadly also the one time of the year when many South African motorists are injured or killed in car accidents, many of which could have been avoided.
By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 14 Nov 2013 13:21
The nine finalists for the coveted title of 2014 South African Car of the Year finalists include no real surprises with German brands once again dominating with four nominations.
By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 21 Oct 2013 08:11
The Johannesburg International Motor Show kicks off this week and thousands of visitors are expected to stream through the exhibition halls of the Johannesburg Expo Centre between 18 and 27 October to view some of the latest and most exciting vehicles yet seen in this country.
By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 14 Oct 2013 12:13
DHL Global Forwarding's Fresh Connection Challenge 2013 produced some fierce rivalries among South African companies earlier this year. The advanced web-based supply-chain business game has caught the attention of leaders in a number of industries. Apart from some pretty impressive rewards for the winners, the game itself is invaluable in building effective, dynamic supply-chain teams and increased organisational supply-chain knowledge.
9 Dec 2013 09:52
The automotive sector is already one of the world's biggest spenders on digital marketing and advertising, with motor manufacturers and dealers worldwide constantly increasing the portion of their budgets they allocate to digital channels.
By Michael Walker 6 Dec 2013 07:00
Domestic new vehicle sales fell by 4.6% to 50‚806 units year-on-year in November‚ a decline of 2‚459 vehicles from the 53‚265 units sold in November last year‚ the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa (Naamsa) said in a statement on Monday (2 December).
3 Dec 2013 10:02
Fleet owners respond to Department of Transport announcement that the Gauteng E-tolls system would go live today, Tuesday 3 December 2013.
3 Dec 2013 07:42
Toyota South Africa Motors last week celebrated as the one millionth locally produced Corolla rolled of the production line at the company's Prospecton Plant in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal.
By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 27 Nov 2013 08:26
Super Group (SPG) said that for the six months to December‚ it expects to report an increase in consolidated net profit after taxation of between 17% and 25%.
22 Nov 2013 09:49
A recent study shows that South Africa's small number of fat cats consume more goods than everyone else in the country put together.
By Mpho Sibanyoni 20 Nov 2013 16:20
Barloworld saw headline earnings per share (HEPS) rise by 26% in the year to September‚ despite a wobbly global mining sector and SA's construction industry still largely stagnant.
By Mark Allix 20 Nov 2013 06:15
Government says it has renewed its mission to curb the escalating rate of accidents throughout the country these coming holidays.
19 Nov 2013 06:48
Motor trade sales‚ measured in nominal terms (current prices)‚ increased by 6.0% year-on-year in September after climbing by 7.3% y/y in August‚ data released by Stats SA showed.
15 Nov 2013 11:29
South African commuters are spending an average of 3.5 working days a year stuck in traffic‚ as car ownership rises and more people move to the cities‚ according to research by car satellite-navigation systems provider TomTom.
7 Nov 2013 09:03
The used vehicle market may soon improve‚ SA's automotive industry leaders attending the annual TransUnion Auto Trends Forum were told.
6 Nov 2013 09:29
People should not see e-tolls as a pest, but should rather appreciate the world class infrastructure tolling made possible, ANC secretary-general Gwede Mantashe claimed.
By Devereaux Morkel 5 Nov 2013 11:07
The South African vehicle market slowly returned to its past growth path as vehicle manufacturers restarted production plants and new locally produced vehicles rolled off the production line.
4 Nov 2013 12:09
New vehicle sales declined by 2.9% on an annualised basis to 56‚927 units in October‚ reflecting the effect of the recent strike in the automotive industry‚ latest data show. New passenger vehicle sales declined by 4.4% to 40‚102 units.
4 Nov 2013 07:29
On the shores of the Mother City, on 7 and 8 December 2013, Wings and Wheels will be hosted by Air Force Base Ysterplaat for the second time, this time even bigger and better. South African motorsport events company, D1S, will participate and, together with the South African Air Force, will offer aircraft enthusiasts, petrol heads and families looking for a fun and entertaining day out nothing less than a fantastic display of wings and wheels action over both days.
1 Nov 2013 12:10
Examining how luxury goods are being redefined by brand experiences, I've taken a look at the all new Range Rover.
By Tim Hill, Issued by The Brand Union 30 Oct 2013 12:29
The South African car site Automart believes its mobile and online trader platform allows dealers to operate more efficiently - and cut down costs dramatically.
25 Oct 2013 10:22
During his address the NAAMSA president said the biennial Johannesburg International Motor Show was an ideal place in which to showcase the sophistication, quality and innovation of the South African automotive manufacturing, importing and distribution operations.
Issued by Johannesburg International Motor Show 25 Oct 2013 08:40
Several initiatives are to be implemented or developed to assist the South African motor industry to become more competitive globally. This was announced by the Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr Rob Davies, speaking at the official opening of the recent Johannesburg International Motor Show.
23 Oct 2013 13:06
The remodelled 56-year-old CAR magazine has been given a modern yet classic, timeless feel.
23 Oct 2013 09:36
Motor trade sales‚ measured in nominal terms (current prices)‚ increased by 7.3% year-on-year in August according to data released by Statistics SA on Thursday (17 October).
18 Oct 2013 11:51
Gumtree has launched a virtual showroom facility for automotive dealers, recruiting motor industry doyen, Jeff Osborne, credited with turning around the Retail Motor Industry Organisation.
17 Oct 2013 10:53
The Johannesburg International Motor Show (JIMS) will run at Nasrec Expo Centre from 18-27 October 2013, reaffirming Gauteng's standing as home of business tourism, events and exhibitions.
16 Oct 2013 10:59
The Volkswagen Group grew its worldwide deliveries in the first three quarters of 2013 by 4.8%, handing over a total of 7.08 (January - September 2012: 6.71)* million vehicles to its customers.
15 Oct 2013 15:38
The founder and founding editor of Trucks & Heavy Equipment, Pierre Sanson, will be retiring at the end of the year and the position of editor will be taken over by Annelise van der Laan.
14 Oct 2013 15:25
Imperial Holdings, through its Imperial Car Imports division, on Thursday (10 October) has been given approval to raise its ownership of Renault SA to 60% by the Competition Commission.
10 Oct 2013 13:18
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