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Missed opportunities for SA car brands on social media

What's the point of being on social media as a business? Well obviously, it's because your customers are there. But there's more to it than that...

By Nick Paul 3 Feb 2016 09:20

Can technology-enabled collaborative consumption drive prosperity in Africa?
Can technology-enabled collaborative consumption drive prosperity in Africa?

The last few years has seen a substantial rise in wealth accumulation in the global commerce. Oxfam indicates that by 2016, the wealthiest 1% of the world population, will own more than 50%...

By Ntando Kubheka 3 Feb 2016 08:42

Honda Type R is a sizzler
Honda Type R is a sizzler

The new Honda Civic Type R has arrived in South Africa at last - and the turbo-fed, scorching fast "race car for the road" is a beaut, both in looks and performance...

By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 1 Feb 2016 13:58

Getting to know Women on Wheels editor Juliet McGuire
Getting to know Women on Wheels editor Juliet McGuire

Juliet McGuire has taken over the role as editor of SA female motoring magazine...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 29 Jan 2016 14:37

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Digitising the showroom experience

Automotive dealers can take advantage of the latest in mobile, cloud and beacon technology - to digitise their showrooms and distinguish themselves...

By Michael Frans 25 Jan 2016 11:32

Duster is cute and capable
Duster is cute and capable

The feisty little Renault Duster has taken the local small SUV market by storm ever since it was launched in this country in September 2013...

By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 21 Jan 2016 08:31

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[BizTrends 2016] Trends hitting the road in 2016

There is no doubt that the automotive sector is going through one of its most disruptive phases since Henry Ford introduced the Model T. However, most of the vehicle trends in 2016 are tweaks...

By Nicci Botha 18 Jan 2016 09:00

[BizTrends 2016] Paving the way for auto innovation
[BizTrends 2016] Paving the way for auto innovation

The automotive industry is undergoing a fundamental change which is being driven by cost factors, political and economic conditions, population and traffic congestion, and environmental concerns...

By Jeff Nemeth 18 Jan 2016 09:00

Ford teams up with drone maker for disaster relief concept
Ford teams up with drone maker for disaster relief concept

This is pretty cool. At the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) Ford announced a partnership with drone maker DJI aimed at creating vehicle-to-drone technology...

By Stuart Thomas 6 Jan 2016 10:34

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Millennials are setting the pace for the motoring industry

In a market where car ownership is becoming increasingly expensive, it would be a mistake to assume that the younger generation of South African motorists are finding it difficult to enter the new-car market...

By Des Fenner 18 Dec 2015 06:43

Loud, fast and sexy Mustang
Loud, fast and sexy Mustang

We have dribbled and drooled over the photos and read every word about it on the internet but at last it's here - the first right-hand drive, factory-built Ford Mustang...

By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 17 Dec 2015 09:54

Volksie buses revive old memories
Volksie buses revive old memories

Volkswagen is plucking the old memory strings of David Kramer in his red veldskoene, guitar slung across his back and pedalling his old bicycle to link the glory days of the old Volksie buses to its latest T6 range of wagons launched here earlier this month...

By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 8 Dec 2015 06:00

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M2M to transform the automotive sector

The technology industry's love affair with the so-called Internet of Things (IoT) continues unabated. Technologists in almost every industry are touting the future of connected sensors, devices, components, and actuators - all pumping information into a sprawling network of cloud services...

By Michael Frans 7 Dec 2015 06:00

Ford Figo fired up to fight
Ford Figo fired up to fight

With already 83 models to choose from, Ford hopes to tighten its grip on the local market with the addition of an all-new nine-model Figo range made up of six hatches and three sedans, all beamed directly at the widely-contested sub-B compact car segment...

By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 3 Dec 2015 06:00

Vitara ticks all the right boxes
Vitara ticks all the right boxes

Today, the motoring world is so completely hooked on smaller SUVs and the growing glut of trendy city-dwelling cross-overs pretending to be SUVs...

By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 30 Nov 2015 13:44

Rocks joins the Adam beat
Rocks joins the Adam beat

Already a key player with more than 120 sales a month in one of the most popular segments of the market, the popularity of Opel's cute and cuddly Opel Adam is guaranteed to grow even further with the addition of a funky Rocks model that combines the cocky character of a small cross utility vehicle with the fun of wind-in-your-hair driving.

By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 23 Nov 2015 06:00

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Get the best trade in value for your used car

When you are looking to trade in your used car, one of the objectives is to get the best possible trade in value but often dealers play hardball...

By Stephen Sandmann 17 Nov 2015 11:05

Compact Jaguar with sharp claws
Compact Jaguar with sharp claws

The new XE is the first compact sporty sedan in what has traditionally been a litter of luxuriously large Jaguar executive sedans...

By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 17 Nov 2015 07:28

Why South Africans are buying used cars
Why South Africans are buying used cars

Buying a car is an exciting time, however, there are usually lots of nitty-gritty technicalities to run through...

By Stephen Sandmann 12 Nov 2015 07:15

The difference between a maintenance plan, service plan and a warranty
The difference between a maintenance plan, service plan and a warranty

When buying a new or some used cars, the inevitable question that tends to always come up is: How will I look after and maintain this car in the long-run?

By Stephen Sandmann 10 Nov 2015 06:45

Introducing Merc's C-Class dirt tracker
Introducing Merc's C-Class dirt tracker

Mercedes-Benz has now finally introduced its own direct compact SUV to take on the BMW X3 and Audi Q5...

By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 9 Nov 2015 06:48

World-beating Passat is here
World-beating Passat is here

A complete mind-changer is the only way to describe the eight-generation Volkswagen Passat which has just arrived on local showroom floors...

By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 5 Nov 2015 07:07

New vehicle sales slide continues
New vehicle sales slide continues

Local new vehicle sales continued its downhill run in October with a decline of 8.6% over the same month last year...

By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 3 Nov 2015 07:57

Buying vs Leasing a car
Buying vs Leasing a car

When searching for a new car, one of the decisions you will have to make is whether you are going to buy the new vehicle or if you plan on financing it through a lease agreement...

By Stephen Sandmann 3 Nov 2015 07:23

Frankfurt Motor Show Overview
Frankfurt Motor Show Overview

The Frankfurt Motor Show is the place where every lover of anything automotive wants to be if they crave the thrill of new car unveilings which are far from ordinary...

By Stephen Sandmann 30 Oct 2015 10:19

Clio automatic with turbo boost
Clio automatic with turbo boost

The Renault Clio has extended its local range with the addition of an 88kW Turbo-charged Expression model equipped with a six-speed automatic transmission...

By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 26 Oct 2015 09:59

The connected car: driving us to the future
The connected car: driving us to the future

One of the next great frontiers of consumer technology will be the humble automobile. No longer just a piece of physical engineering, the car of the future will soon connect us...

By Michael Frans 22 Oct 2015 11:10

Ford Ranger raises the stakes
Ford Ranger raises the stakes

The popular Ford Ranger is entrenching its presence in the bakkie segment with an expanded range of 33 diesel-engine models...

By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 21 Oct 2015 07:18

Mercedes showcases new plug-in hybrid car
Mercedes showcases new plug-in hybrid car

Mercedes-Benz recently previewed their new plug-in hybrid car, the Concept IAA, at the Frankfurt Motor Show..

By Matthew Young 20 Oct 2015 09:03

Connected cars: transforming aftermarket engagement
Connected cars: transforming aftermarket engagement

Connected cars give vehicle manufacturers an incredible opportunity to move from the current state of limited and indirect contact with customers...

By Michael Frans 19 Oct 2015 08:26

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