Subscribe to industry newsletters

Image via
NEWSWATCH: Ferrari ups production, Audi to keep Ducati

Ferrari has announced that it may raise its production output to 9,000 cars in 2018 and Audi has announced that it plans to keep Italian motorcycle brand, Ducati...

By Ilse van den Berg 1 day ago

#RideRoundup: Nissan Patrol, McLaren Senna, Lamborghini Urus
#RideRoundup: Nissan Patrol, McLaren Senna, Lamborghini Urus

In this week's #RideRoundup, we look at Nissan's Intelligent Mobility premium flagship, the new Nissan Patrol, which has arrived in South Africa, the McLaren Senna, and the Lamborghini Urus... (video)

2 days ago

Photo by Igor Ovsyannykov on Unsplash
MIWA, Bidvest McCarthy address artisan skills shortage

Through an initiative of Motor Industry Workshop Association (MIWA) and Bidvest McCarthy, 31 companies and 88 apprentices have applied for funding to address the artisan skills shortage in our country in the last year...

2 days ago

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

Alfa Romeo to join Formula 1 again in 2018
Alfa Romeo to join Formula 1 again in 2018

After more than 30 years' absence from Formula 1, Alfa Romeo is returning to the sport in 2018...

5 Dec 2017

Mazda SA announces launch of Mazda Foundation
Mazda SA announces launch of Mazda Foundation

Mazda Southern Africa has launched the Mazda Southern Africa Foundation Non-Profit Company, aimed at providing financial aid to funds, authorities, and institutions which qualify for income tax deductibility for gifts...

4 Dec 2017

Motor industry confident of full-year, new-vehicle sales improvement
Motor industry confident of full-year, new-vehicle sales improvement

After six successive months of year-on-year growth, the motor industry is confidently forecasting that full-year, new-vehicle sales for 2017 will improve by 2% compared to 2016...

4 Dec 2017

Pretoria residents vote Tiger Wheel & Tyre the 'Best Tyre Fitment Centre' for the 13th consecutive year
Pretoria residents vote Tiger Wheel & Tyre the 'Best Tyre Fitment Centre' for the 13th consecutive year

In a world of uncertainty, the people of Pretoria are absolutely certain of one thing - that Tiger Wheel & Tyre is the 'Best Tyre Fitment Centre'...

Issued by Tiger Wheel & Tyre 1 Dec 2017

The Star readers vote Tiger Wheel & Tyre the "Best Tyre Fitment Centre" in Johannesburg
The Star readers vote Tiger Wheel & Tyre the "Best Tyre Fitment Centre" in Johannesburg

Readers of The Star newspaper have voted Tiger Wheel & Tyre the "Best Tyre Fitment Centre" in the newspaper's 16th annual Readers' Choice Best of the Best in Johannesburg awards...

Issued by Tiger Wheel & Tyre 30 Nov 2017

SA Bike Festival, AutoTrader join forces
SA Bike Festival, AutoTrader join forces

International media and exhibitions company, Clarion Events UK, has secured a three-year commercial headline sponsorship from online automotive marketplace, AutoTrader...

30 Nov 2017

Motor Trend crowns its Car of the Year
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

AutoTrader introduces Car Alerts
AutoTrader introduces Car Alerts

AutoTrader has launched Car Alerts which allows consumers to complete a pre-set search form; input their car preferences and get notifications on cars matching their criteria sent directly to their inboxes...

28 Nov 2017

Nismo Heritage programme offers parts for heritage performance cars
Nismo Heritage programme offers parts for heritage performance cars

Nissan has announced that its Nismo Heritage programme in Japan will make new replacement parts available for some heritage Nissan performance cars...

27 Nov 2017

South Coast residents rate Tiger Wheel & Tyre tops
South Coast residents rate Tiger Wheel & Tyre tops

Tiger Wheel & Tyre is the "Best Tyre Shop" on the South Coast according to readers of the South Coast Herald newspaper, who rated the brand tops in the 2017 Readers' Choice Awards Best of the South Coast...

Issued by Tiger Wheel & Tyre 20 Nov 2017

Avis introduces voice-powered digital bookings
Avis introduces voice-powered digital bookings

Avis Rent a Car recently integrated into the voice-activated Amazon Alexa platform, allowing customers to book and manage reservations using Amazon Echo devices...

14 Nov 2017

Mitsubishi reveals E-evolution concept car
Mitsubishi reveals E-evolution concept car

Mitsubishi recently launched an all-electric high-performance SUV E-evolution concept car at the Tokyo Motor Show...

13 Nov 2017

Blue Oval's R3bn investment flies the South African flag
Blue Oval's R3bn investment flies the South African flag

Ford SA's announcement that it is investing another R3bn into its production facility in Silverton near Pretoria is great news for the company, the industry and for SA...

10 Nov 2017

BMW more confident despite Q3 slowdown
BMW more confident despite Q3 slowdown

German luxury car giant BMW fell short of expectations in the third quarter, earnings data released showed but lifted its performance targets for the full year...

10 Nov 2017

Ducati launches Panigale V4, creates film to capture sound
Ducati launches Panigale V4, creates film to capture sound

Ducati has finally unveiled the much-anticipated Panigale V4 superbike. This is the first production Ducati with a four-cylinder engine, which is said to be "a delight to the ears" of any superbike fan... (video)

8 Nov 2017

AutoTrader, OLX Group merge
AutoTrader, OLX Group merge

The new merger agreement between AutoTrader and OLX Group will reportedly bring substantial benefits to the South African vehicle market...

3 Nov 2017

Ford SA pumps R3bn into Ranger production, to build Raptor locally
Ford SA pumps R3bn into Ranger production, to build Raptor locally

Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa will be investing R3bn to expand production capacity for the Ford Ranger. It has also announced the local production of the Ford Ranger Raptor in 2019...

3 Nov 2017

Tesla biggest quarterly loss, pushes back Model 3 volume production
Tesla biggest quarterly loss, pushes back Model 3 volume production

Tesla has announced its biggest quarterly loss to date, sending shares down nearly 5% after hours after falling 3% in normal trade and has pushed back its target for volume production on its Model 3 sedan...

2 Nov 2017

First Japanese auto brand to join Formula E electric racing
First Japanese auto brand to join Formula E electric racing

Nissan has announced that it will be joining Formula E electric racing from the 2018-2019 season...

2 Nov 2017

New car purchases may rise
New car purchases may rise

Trends recorded in the latest vehicle price index (VPI) are suggestive of an about-turn that may see new car purchases regaining some of their lost popularity...

2 Nov 2017

Toyota comes out top in SA vehicle quality survey with 10 Gold awards
Toyota comes out top in SA vehicle quality survey with 10 Gold awards

With its extensive model range Toyota has come out on top in terms of the number of Gold awards won in the latest vehicle quality survey conducted in South Africa by Ipsos...

Issued by Ipsos 1 Nov 2017

It's a clean sweep for Tiger Wheel & Tyre in Die Burger's 'Jou Keuse' Awards
It's a clean sweep for Tiger Wheel & Tyre in Die Burger's 'Jou Keuse' Awards

Tiger Wheel & Tyre stores took all three top places in the car accessories category of Die Burger newspaper's 2017 Your Choice (Jou Keuse) Awards...

Issued by Tiger Wheel & Tyre 31 Oct 2017

This is why Transport Month matters
This is why Transport Month matters

Since 2005, South Africa has been celebrating October as Transport Month and 12 years later, we may have forgotten just how vital the transportation sector is to our economy and our growing nation...

By Mike Whitfield 30 Oct 2017

National survey reveals Tiger Wheel & Tyre dominates market in tyre fitment category
National survey reveals Tiger Wheel & Tyre dominates market in tyre fitment category

The results of The Times Sowetan Shopper Survey 2017 are in and they reveal that Tiger Wheel & Tyre continues to dominate the Tyre Fitment category...

Issued by Tiger Wheel & Tyre 30 Oct 2017

Audi Q5 is the new pace-setter
Audi Q5 is the new pace-setter

The second generation of Audi's Q5 has been given a generous helping of refinement and sporty looks which will further strengthen this popular people-hauler's grip on a highly competitive segment...

By Henrie Geyser 30 Oct 2017

Show more