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Fortuner is a capable good-looker
Fortuner is a capable good-looker

The much improved new Toyota Fortuner is destined to strengthen its position as South Africa's favourite family SUV with predicted sales of more than 1,000 a month...

By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 24 Jun 2016

VWSA and Dyer Island - a CSI success story
VWSA and Dyer Island - a CSI success story

News about corporate social investments can generate a range of public responses; from warming the hearts of eternal optimists to provoking eye-rolls...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 22 Jun 2016

#AfricaMonth: GoMyWay on the benefits of ridesharing
#AfricaMonth: GoMyWay on the benefits of ridesharing

We know that efficient public transport remains a bugbear in many Africa countries...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 27 May 2016

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#AfricaMonth: Driving Ugandan vehicle manufacturing

Kiira Motors Corporation is a presidential initiative for automotive manufacturing in Uganda. The company has three successful...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 25 May 2016

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#InTouch2016: Digital opportunity in the automotive arena

Michael Frans, head of business operations: automotive at T-Systems South Africa...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 23 May 2016

Could this weird-looking concept take on the Smart FourTwo?
Could this weird-looking concept take on the Smart FourTwo?

Smart, the Mercedes Benz-owned city car brand, has always set the mark pretty high when it comes to technology and innovation in small vehicles. But if one, relatively unknown, Russian carmaker has its way...

By Stuart Thomas 13 May 2016

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#CommerceMonth: The rise of the 24-hour digital showroom

From a 24-page magazine in 1992 to a trusted digital showroom with a loyal online community, AutoTrader...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 28 Apr 2016

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#CommerceMonth: Q&A with Gumtree Auto's Jeff Osborne

As head of automotive for Gumtree SA and an authoritative voice in the media, we called on Jeff Osborne to provide insight into today's digital consumer...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 26 Apr 2016

Branding and Mustang
Branding and Mustang

17 April was Global Ford Mustang Day and the 50th anniversary of the iconic vehicle. It's been a brand that keeps on giving too, going through many reiterations in the past 50 years while retaining...

By Jeff Nemeth 18 Apr 2016

#BrandManagerMonth: Tracy Maclear from Goodyear South Africa
#BrandManagerMonth: Tracy Maclear from Goodyear South Africa

Tracy Maclear shares strategic insights into ensuring brand sustenance for the innovative tyre manufacturer...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 22 Mar 2016

New vehicle sales slump further
New vehicle sales slump further

The slump in local new vehicle sales continued in February, spreading across all segments, including exports, to record a year on year drop of or 8.1% or 4,236 units...

By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 2 Mar 2016

#DesignMonth: #weDream #weChase #weLocomute
#DesignMonth: #weDream #weChase #weLocomute

In June 2015, Ntando Kubheka and Tumi Marope launched Locomute, Africa's first car sharing network. What started as an MBA project soon turned into a legitimate business...

By Cari Van Wyk 22 Feb 2016

#DesignMonth: Motoring ahead with Harley innovation
#DesignMonth: Motoring ahead with Harley innovation

The Harley-Davidson brand is iconic. Not only do fans get a thrill from riding their bikes, they customise them too; and then they buy the branded jacket and t-shirt to boot...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 18 Feb 2016

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Volvo expands in North America

The big Swedish car manufacturer decided to expand their workings recently, and opened a plant for manufacturing of cars on US soil...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 15 Feb 2016

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...

By Ntando Kubheka 3 Feb 2016

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

Digitising the showroom experience
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

[BizTrends 2016] Trends hitting the road in 2016
[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

[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

Millennials are setting the pace for the motoring industry
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

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Henrie Geyser: motoring editor
Another good month for vehicle sales

New vehicle sales hit top gear in October with an industry record of 32 165 exports reflecting a growth of 33% over the same month last year...

By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 2 Oct 2015

Versatile and smart new Vito
Versatile and smart new Vito

Mercedes-Benz Vito has unwrapped its latest Vito range consisting of 10 choices varying from classy hotel shuttles and people carriers to hard-core workhorse panel vans...

By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 17 Sep 2015

Cute Mokka has tons of appeal
Cute Mokka has tons of appeal

Opel is rapidly growing its presence in the hugely popular SUV/Crossover market...

By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 15 Sep 2015

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