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Cartrack full-year HEPS up 12% to 65c from 58c

Cartrack's (CTK) full-year headline earnings per share (HEPS) were up 12% to 65c in the year ended February from 58c in the year-earlier period, the company that provides stolen vehicle recovery services said in a statement on Monday, 25 May...

26 May 2015 10:47

Dealers recognised as GM International Grandmasters
Dealers recognised as GM International Grandmasters

Ten South African dealers were among the 167 dealers in the region that officially became 2015 General Motors (GM) International Grandmasters in San Francisco, California...

20 May 2015 13:27

Forecast for vehicles sales revised down
Forecast for vehicles sales revised down

Motor companies have lowered their short-term vehicle sales expectations in the face of slow economic growth and eroding consumer confidence...

By David Furlonger 18 May 2015 15:36

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Hybrid cars an investment for environmentally conscious buyers

Environmentalists have lamented the effects of gasoline-powered vehicles on our ozone layer and recommend that we reduce our emissions...

By Jeff Osborne 18 May 2015 10:37

Super new dealership opens
Super new dealership opens

Transport and logistics company Super Group has opened a flagship Hino dealership in Isando, Johannesburg. It is the 22nd exclusive dealership in the Hino network of 64 dealers and the cost of the development - excluding the land - was in excess of R25m...

15 May 2015 11:04

Exhibitor excellence rewarded at Automechanika Johannesburg - Automechanika
Exhibitor excellence rewarded at Automechanika Johannesburg

The final morning of Automechanika Johannesburg saw awards handed out to exhibitors for excellence in stand design and construction. Points were allocated for visual appeal, construction, collateral, such as marketing material handed out to visitors, and ease of access.

Issued by Automechanika 14 May 2015 13:51

Exports to Africa under the spotlight at Automechanika conference - Automechanika
Exports to Africa under the spotlight at Automechanika conference

The opportunities and challenges for South African automotive companies wanting to export products into Africa came under the spotlight at a conference staged by the National Association of Automotive Component and Allied Manufacturers at Automechanika Johannesburg on 6 May...

Issued by Automechanika 13 May 2015 14:16

Gabriel shock absorbers car giveaway - Automechanika
Gabriel shock absorbers car giveaway

Torre Automotive, the distributors of Gabriel shock absorbers in South Africa, used Automechanika Johannesburg as the venue and occasion to hand over a new Toyota Etios Cross to a lucky Gabriel customer...

Issued by Automechanika 12 May 2015 12:05

RMI has major role to play at Automechanika Johannesburg - Automechanika
RMI has major role to play at Automechanika Johannesburg

The Retail Motor Industry organisation (RMI) plays a big role at Automechanika Johannesburg, taking place at the Expo Centre, Nasrec, from 6-9 May...

Issued by Automechanika 8 May 2015 13:32

Automechanika Johannesburg attracts important inbound international delegates from over 20 countries - Automechanika
Automechanika Johannesburg attracts important inbound international delegates from over 20 countries

South Africa, and in particular, Johannesburg plays host to more than 700 international delegates at the international automotive trade show, Automechanika Johannesburg, which opened on Wednesday running through until Saturday 9 May...

Issued by Automechanika 7 May 2015 14:52

Glasurit Van launch at Automechanika - Automechanika
Glasurit Van launch at Automechanika

Glasurit, BASF Coatings Services' premium paint brand, will be showcased in a unique way at this year's Automechanika Johannesburg Trade Fair being held at the Johannesburg Expo centre from 6-9 May...

Issued by Automechanika 6 May 2015 13:32

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Corporates are holding onto older vehicles for longer: WesBank

Corporate fleet owners are "sweating existing assets" rather than invest in new vehicles during a period of economic uncertainty, Rudolf Mahoney, head of research at WesBank, said on Monday, 4 May...

By David Furlonger 6 May 2015 08:19

Inaugural Fuel Retailers' Association Conference - Automechanika
Inaugural Fuel Retailers' Association Conference

The Fuel Retailers' Association (FRA) will hold its first ever national conference at Automechanika 2015, which runs from 6-9 May at Expo Centre, Nasrec...

Issued by Automechanika 5 May 2015 13:20

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Exports drive new vehicle sales

Exports continue to drive local new vehicle sales and in April, 6,813 vehicles were exported, which represents a growth of 40.5% over the same month last year. ..

By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 5 May 2015 07:17

Preparations for Automechanika Johannesburg 2015 in top gear
Preparations for Automechanika Johannesburg 2015 in top gear

The fourth edition of Automechanika Johannesburg takes place at the Johannesburg Expo Centre from 6-9 May...

Issued by Automechanika 4 May 2015 09:31

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Consumer Protection Act protects car buyers

Many consumers are quick to threaten action by the CPA if they feel they've been duped, but the law isn't always on their side...

By Jeff Osborne 4 May 2015 08:34

Turkey has strong representation at Automechanika Johannesburg - Automechanika
Turkey has strong representation at Automechanika Johannesburg

17 companies from Turkey will be displaying their products and services at the Automechanika Johannesburg automotive aftermarket trade fair taking place 6-9 May at Expo Centre...

Issued by Automechanika 28 Apr 2015 12:50

Citroen C1... buy one
Citroen C1... buy one

As most of you know, the original Citroën C1 city car formed part of global campaign and joint venture between Citroën, Peugeot and Toyota. The recipe was simple...

By Luke Preston 23 Apr 2015 07:10

Voting opens for TruckX Awards 2015
Voting opens for TruckX Awards 2015

The commercial vehicle, fleet and logistics sectors are invited to vote for the TruckX Awards, which form part of the TruckX Expo Conference and Awards being held at Sandton Convention Centre on 9 July 2015...

21 Apr 2015 10:22

FAW Eastern Cape wins national sales award
FAW Eastern Cape wins national sales award

FAW Eastern Cape received a national sales award at the FAW Commercial Vehicle Manufacturers SA annual conference in Johannesburg...

20 Apr 2015 09:44

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Motor trade sales increased by 0.6% y/y in February

Motor trade sales (measured in nominal terms and current prices) increased by 0.6% year on year (y/y) in February 2015, Statistics SA reported on Thursday, 16 April...

17 Apr 2015 11:18

Jetta, tried and trusted
Jetta, tried and trusted

The South African saying goes, "Beer, braais and bakkies." And while the one and half ton bakkies have revolutionised how small and informal businesses operate, the humble sedan has for a long time been the staple of the working class. None more so than the Volkswagen Jetta. "Jols, Jägermeister and Jettas"?

By Luke Preston 16 Apr 2015 05:33

Volvo looks to travel a similar road to Jaguar
Volvo looks to travel a similar road to Jaguar

Since the Tata Group bought Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) from Ford, JLR has been thriving. Expectations that Tata would sit in the front seat and drive the business were dispelled when the company quickly turned itself around and stood on its own...

By Mark Smyth 9 Apr 2015 08:02

VW Up! - Carshop.co.za
VW Up!

If you didn't know, Das Auto simply means The Car, and if there was ever one single car Volkswagen needed to appeal to the masses again, it's this.

Issued by Carshop.co.za 7 Apr 2015 12:51

Surprising jump in new vehicle exports
Surprising jump in new vehicle exports

The consumer-driven new car market dropped by 3% in March compared to March last year but new vehicle exports shot up by a surprising 38.5% compared to last year...

By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 2 Apr 2015 06:36

Recycling system enables First Car Rental to cut water usage
Recycling system enables First Car Rental to cut water usage

The Cape Town depot of First Car Rental has reduced municipal water usage by nearly 80% since installing the eWasha Washbay Water Recycling Plant...

31 Mar 2015 08:01

E-toll Alli gets tagged
E-toll Alli gets tagged

The SA National Roads Agency Limited's head allegedly flouted regulations regarding proposed toll roads in Western Cape. There are also allegations of forgery of court documents in another legal battle...

31 Mar 2015 08:00

Top Gear - Lessons from the Stig - Havas Worldwide
Top Gear - Lessons from the Stig

So unless you have been living in the boot of a reasonably priced car, you will pretty much know that the writing is on the test track tyre-wall for the once mighty BBC motoring institution, Top Gear...

By Andrew Ross, Issued by Havas Worldwide 30 Mar 2015 11:44

Kom Clarkson, ve vant you in sunny Russia...
Kom Clarkson, ve vant you in sunny Russia...

NEWSWATCH: Sacked Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson has been invited to Russia to present a motoring show there, and Piers Morgan (who has also had a Clarkson klap) has some advice for the motor mouthpiece...

27 Mar 2015 07:31

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