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Pajero Legend 11 is formidable
Pajero Legend 11 is formidable

Whenever Mitsubishi South Africa produces a Limited Edition vehicle it is guaranteed to become a sell-out, as proved yet again by the Pajero Legend 11...

By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 25 Nov 2016

Budget Kwid priced to please
Budget Kwid priced to please

Like an astute fly-half, Renault spotted a gap in the entry-level car market and took the opening with its new teeny, funky-looking SUV-styled Kwid...

By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 17 Nov 2016

#EntrepreneurMonth: Michael Zahariev and his successful foray into the car industry
#EntrepreneurMonth: Michael Zahariev and his successful foray into the car industry

As a means to tackle inefficiencies in the second-hand vehicle industry, Michael Zahariev founded HiCarByeCar...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 16 Nov 2016

H-1 is a talented multi-tasker
H-1 is a talented multi-tasker

Hyundai's versatile H-1 people-carrier is a master of multi-tasking and talented enough to effortlessly cope with the demands...

By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 2 Nov 2016

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VW no. 1 in customer service

VW took the number one spot in the Ask Afrika Orange Index 2016/17 Top 10, at a chic cocktail function at the Wanderers Club in Gauteng. The Index measures and recognises customer service benchmarking and social profiling...

By Danette Breitenbach 2 Nov 2016

The auto industry's state of flux - autonomous, electric, connected
The auto industry's state of flux - autonomous, electric, connected

"It appears that 'tomorrow' is coming sooner than many think." This is how influencer Carlos Ghosn describes the dramatic change...

By Mike Whitfield 2 Nov 2016

Nissan workhorse scores a cool-as-ICE update
Nissan workhorse scores a cool-as-ICE update

Nissan SA revealed a special edition of its well-loved NP200 half-ton bakkie last week. Locally produced at the Rosslyn plant...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 1 Nov 2016

Magnificent Mazda MX-5 RF headed for Mzanzi
Magnificent Mazda MX-5 RF headed for Mzanzi

The Mazda MX-5, also known as the Miata overseas, is Mazda's greatest success story, and the best-selling roadster of all time...

By Ané Theron 31 Oct 2016

Sportage fleet sets new world record
Sportage fleet sets new world record

To celebrate the launch of the new Kia Sportage, a fleet of them traversed the roads of six South African provinces with an aim to set an official record...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 25 Oct 2016

Five value-for-money SUVs
Five value-for-money SUVs

Manufacturers are pulling out all the stops to ensure that people keep on buying cars, because the customer wants a car that can do it all...

By Ané Theron 25 Oct 2016

Hyundai Tucson, the WOW car of the year
Hyundai Tucson, the WOW car of the year

Women deem things such as value-for-money, efficiency, safety, reliability, and practicality a lot more important than the brand name...

By Ané Theron 22 Aug 2016

Limited edition funky Captur
Limited edition funky Captur

Renault has extended its popular Captur range with the addition of a funky Sunset Limited Edition turbo diesel model of which only 100 will be sold in South Africa...

By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 22 Aug 2016

A-segment to retain competitive edge in local motor industry
A-segment to retain competitive edge in local motor industry

The automotive industry in South Africa has always been used as a barometer of economic progress and decline. It is therefore no surprise...

By Des Fenner 17 Aug 2016

Nissan introduces world's first solid-oxide fuel cell vehicle
Nissan introduces world's first solid-oxide fuel cell vehicle

Nissan Motor Co. has revealed a new EV prototype that may hold the key to sustainable, cost-effective and clean driving...

By Ané Theron 15 Aug 2016

Car prices rise as rand plummets
Car prices rise as rand plummets

As our currency further loses value, car prices are on the rise and South African car buyers are feeling the financial pinch...

By Ané Theron 1 Aug 2016

Maserati expands SA footprint with new Cape Town showroom
Maserati expands SA footprint with new Cape Town showroom

It was only in September 2015 that celebrations took place for the official return of Maserati to South Africa, with the soft-opening...

By Ané Theron 1 Jul 2016

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

Kayoola Solar Bus
#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

George Mienie
#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

Jeff Osborne
#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

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