On 8 March 2014 Kings Park stadium erupted into cheers from 40,000 rugby fans before the Sharks vs Lions match even commenced as G.U.D. Holdings presented a cheque of R1 million to The Sharks Academy.
12 Mar 2014 12:30
Super Group has bought 50.1% of Great Wall Motors (GWM) SA‚ the South African import and distribution representative of Chinese automotive group GWM.
By Mark Allix and David Furlonger 12 Mar 2014 08:53
Car's annual Top 12 Best Buys, in association with Tracker, has recognised its new winners at an award event and with a new radio spot creating a Hollywood moment.
11 Mar 2014 10:24
Local car manufacturers are preparing contingency plans to avoid further production losses in the event of a midyear strike at components suppliers.
By David Furlonger 11 Mar 2014 10:02
The Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Council has released a report indicating that the auto industry ecosystem should do more to leverage social media as a platform for driving business leads into sales pipelines.
6 Mar 2014 09:30
South African vehicle sales declined 3.1% to 51‚814 units in February from the similar period a year earlier‚ according to the latest figures from the National Automobile Association of SA (Naamsa)‚ which warned of tough times for the domestic market this year.
4 Mar 2014 08:22
Economic growth expanded more than expected in the fourth quarter of last year supported by a resumption in manufacturing sector activity following strikes in the third quarter. Moderate growth in all other sectors except electricity‚ gas and water contributed to the rise.
By Ntsakisi Maswanganyi 26 Feb 2014 10:55
Three Kwazulu Natal dealers took top honours in General Motors South Africa's (GMSA) annual Dealer Honours Awards at an event held at the Struandale plant in Port Elizabeth. The Dealer Honours Awards is awarded every year to top dealers in three categories - major, medium and small dealers.
24 Feb 2014 12:42
For the second year in a row German sports car manufacturer Porsche has scooped the coveted South African Car of the Year title with the Cayman S.
By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 24 Feb 2014 07:54
The South African National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral) will today explain its operations on the Gauteng e-tolled highways, to the Portfolio Committee on Transport.
18 Feb 2014 09:18
Local firms are increasingly turning to fleet management specialists to take care of the myriad challenges they face in keeping their vehicles on the road. By outsourcing their fleet management function, companies can free up their management teams to focus on their core business.
17 Feb 2014 11:27
Nissan has re-entered the taxi industry with the launch of the new NV350 Impendulo last week.
17 Feb 2014 11:10
South African motor trade sales increased by 2.6% year-on-year (y/y) in nominal terms in December after a 1.3% rise in November‚ data released by Statistics South Africa showed.
14 Feb 2014 12:31
Barloworld's stock has remained resilient this year despite a ratings downgrade by Fitch and share-price weakness among its listed competitors.
By Nick Hedley 13 Feb 2014 11:46
When buying a car and considering the associated monthly costs, one way to reduce these is to choose a vehicle that will attract a lower premium from one's insurance company.
By Nthabiseng Moloi 7 Feb 2014 14:17
The KwaZulu-Natal provincial government is considering establishing an automotive supplier park.
5 Feb 2014 10:01
In line with expectations‚ new vehicle sales started the year on a weak note‚ according to the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa (Naamsa).
By Nick Hedley 5 Feb 2014 08:30
New vehicle sales got off in low gear at the start of 2014 with overall local sales in January of only 53,025 units, which is down more than 6% on the same month the previous year.
By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 4 Feb 2014 11:39
New vehicle prices are the latest casualty of the weakening rand, prompting motor industry companies to predict a double-digit inflation rate for this year.
By Nick Hedley 31 Jan 2014 08:42
South African motor trade sales‚ measured in current prices‚ increased by 0.7% year on year in November 2013 after a 4.6% rise in October‚ data released by Statistics South Africa showed.
17 Jan 2014 09:20
New car inflation rose to 5.65% in the three months to December - its highest level since March 2010 - driven in part by the weaker rand.
17 Jan 2014 07:57
Initial forecasts for agricultural equipment sales in 2014 point to a tough year for dealers such as JSE-listed Invicta Holdings and over-the-counter-traded Senwes‚ according to Vunani Securities analyst Anthony Clark.
By Nick Hedley 13 Jan 2014 11:47
Ian Ollis MP, DA Shadow Minister of Transport, says that Minister Dipuo Peters release of number of festive season road deaths (1,376) is premature.
10 Jan 2014 08:07
The SA National Roads Agency (SANRAL) says that people who have received a huge e-toll bill have failed to comply with the timeframes stipulated in the enforcement of e-toll violations.
9 Jan 2014 12:41
ABIDJAN, COTE D'IVOIRE: If luxury cars have become a more common sight on African roads that is in part because it is a primary destination for cars stolen from Europe's streets.
31 Dec 2013 08:09
The Volvo Golf Champions, the European Tour's tournament of champions, is heading back to Durban next month. To celebrate, Volvo is running a competition not only offering daily prizes of tickets, but for one lucky winner, a unique gift signed by the 2014 Champion.
18 Dec 2013 14:05
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
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