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New CEM Automotive solution available
New CEM Automotive solution available

Launched in Germany in March 2015, T-Systems' new Customer Experience Management Automotive (CEM Automotive) solution is now available...

28 Aug 2015 15:07

Showrooms upgraded to match high standards of new vehicles
Showrooms upgraded to match high standards of new vehicles

In order to stay up to date with specifications of motor companies and their new vehicle launches, the motor industry continues to build new or refurbish existing showrooms and service centres...

28 Aug 2015 07:19



[SA Innovation Summit] The business of disruption
[SA Innovation Summit] The business of disruption

We're facing a brave new world, where disruption technology and e-commerce are forcing traditional industries to re-examine their take on doing business to include innovative solution-based thinking if they want to stay in the game...

By Nicci Botha 26 Aug 2015 14:51

First Car Rental nominated for Best Car Rental Company
First Car Rental nominated for Best Car Rental Company

First Car Rental has been nominated for Best Car Rental Company in the Business Traveller Africa Awards 2015...

26 Aug 2015 11:55

Imperial profits boosted by acquisitions
Imperial profits boosted by acquisitions

Imperial Holdings (IPL) on Tuesday said key acquisitions in the second half of its financial year had enabled the group to achieve record revenue...

By Colleen Goko 26 Aug 2015 09:55

Tips for upgrading a rental car fleet with new cars
Tips for upgrading a rental car fleet with new cars

Upgrading an entire rental fleet of cars can be a daunting task, but it needn't be too stressful if you are properly prepared...

By Stephen Sandmann 26 Aug 2015 06:45

Duster given a dab of ooh-la-la
Duster given a dab of ooh-la-la

Renault's popular Duster has been given a mid-life cosmetic make-over to enhance its already cute and cheeky looks to further strengthen its grip on the competitive B-SUV segment...

By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 25 Aug 2015 06:32

Tips for selling your car
Tips for selling your car

Hooray! It's time to buy a new car! But what's to be done with the old one?

21 Aug 2015 11:18

Honda joins the crossover gang
Honda joins the crossover gang

Honda, which already caters for a wide range of local motoring tastes with 51 vehicle choices, has joined the lucrative and rapidly growing swing to trendy urban crossovers with the introduction of a pretty and practical HR-V fun-wagon...

By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 20 Aug 2015 13:41

Transport industry concerned about high risk of vehicle ownership
Transport industry concerned about high risk of vehicle ownership

Leaders in the motor and transport industry have come out in solidarity against the cumulative high risk of vehicle ownership, highlighting the sea change required from the motor insurance industry...

14 Aug 2015 14:05

Mahindra SA appoints Sanjoy Gupta as new CEO
Mahindra SA appoints Sanjoy Gupta as new CEO

Sanjoy Gupta has been appointed as the new chief executive officer of Mahindra South Africa...

14 Aug 2015 07:22

Polo GTI armed with manual box
Polo GTI armed with manual box

The local Volkswagen Polo range, already one of the most popular and biggest sellers in this country has been further enhanced with the addition of two new engine choices and a keenly awaited manual transmission for its hot little GTI...

By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 12 Aug 2015 07:03

Midas changes name to Aftermarket Solutions
Midas changes name to Aftermarket Solutions

The Midas Group has changed its name to Africa Automotive Aftermarket Solutions (AAAS). It will commonly be referred to as Aftermarket Solutions...

6 Aug 2015 13:11

Ciaz up against a gang of toughies
Ciaz up against a gang of toughies

Suzuki has been churning out new vehicles during the past year with a three-model Ciaz sedan following close behind the local arrival of the Splash, Erigo and Celerio to push the Japanese automaker's local line-up to 36 vehicles...

By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 29 Jul 2015 09:01

First Car Rental supports Platbos Forest
First Car Rental supports Platbos Forest

First Car Rental has pledged its support of the Platbos Forest Reserve Organisation in an effort to ensure the long-term survival and restoration of Africa's southernmost indigenous forest located between Gansbaai and Hermanus in the Western Cape...

28 Jul 2015 13:46

Mixed outlook for SA retail, says research from Oxford Business Group
Mixed outlook for SA retail, says research from Oxford Business Group

South Africa's retail sector has seen mixed fortunes in recent months with a slowdown in vehicle sales, but more encouraging news in luxury goods...

28 Jul 2015 09:30

Baby Fiat 500, now all grown-up
Baby Fiat 500, now all grown-up

Fiat applied some clever cosmetic surgery to its iconic Fiat 500, added an X to its name and then dressed it up...

By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 20 Jul 2015 07:57

Gauteng Motor Fest set to deliver exhilirating 'live action' line-up - Thebe Reed Exhibitions
Gauteng Motor Fest set to deliver exhilirating 'live action' line-up

A celebration of motor sport in all forms is perfectly reflected in Gauteng Motor Fest's rip-roaring event line-up, fine-tuned by organisers Thebe Reed Exhibitions to feature a host of new auto-inspired activities...

Issued by Thebe Reed Exhibitions 17 Jul 2015 11:10

Increased demand for used vehicles, report shows
Increased demand for used vehicles, report shows

Released by TransUnion, provider of global information solutions for assessing and managing risk, The latest Vehicle Price Index (VPI) report shows the effect...

17 Jul 2015 09:34

Economic pressure drives high demand for used vehicles
Economic pressure drives high demand for used vehicles

The latest Vehicle Price Index (VPI) report released by TransUnion shows the effect of continued economic pressure on the pockets of consumers...

16 Jul 2015 10:47

The all new Fiat 500X Crossover

The Fiat 500X makes its début on South African soil with a new compact crossover in the 500 family that marks the evolution of the brand and technology through the development in its DNA...

15 Jul 2015 14:18

The automotive industry moves online - polling shows - The SpaceStation
The automotive industry moves online - polling shows

Last year the IAB SA conducted an online poll into automotive purchasing behaviour, and the results showed that online is definitely the most favoured platform of people who own, use and maintain vehicles...

Issued by The SpaceStation 15 Jul 2015 11:52

GMSA increases market share for 5 consecutive months
GMSA increases market share for 5 consecutive months

Total industry sales for new vehicles came in at 50 251 units for June down 4.8% compared to June last year...

2 Jul 2015 11:39

Mahindra focuses on Africa's potential
Mahindra focuses on Africa's potential

Indian utility vehicle and tractor producer, Mahindra & Mahindra, is gearing up to maximise the potential it sees in the African continent...

30 Jun 2015 11:48

Hino SA set to widen 300-Series model range
Hino SA set to widen 300-Series model range

Hino SA intends enlarging its range of offerings in the popular 300-Series truck line-up to meet customer requirements and changing trends in the market...

30 Jun 2015 11:37

AA launches nationwide designated driver project
AA launches nationwide designated driver project

The Automobile Association (AA) has announced a nationwide designated driver service in an attempt to curb the amount of deaths on the country's roads...

By Amil Umraw, The Witness 29 Jun 2015 10:43

Honda Jazz joins First Car Rental
Honda Jazz joins First Car Rental

First Car Rental is happy to announce that it will be adding 60 of the popular Honda Jazz 1.2 Trend's to its car hire fleet...

25 Jun 2015 14:56

Toyota's Toy Cars are child's play
Toyota's Toy Cars are child's play

Toyota debuts a new augmented reality app and new Hajime concept at the Tokyo Toy Show...

24 Jun 2015 10:33

BMW, Nissan build electric car grid in SA
BMW, Nissan build electric car grid in SA

Car manufacturers BMW and Nissan will work together to introduce a network of charging points for electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles in SA...

By Mark Smyth 27 May 2015 07:17

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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

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