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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

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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

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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

[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

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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

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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

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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

Henrie Geyser: motoring editor
New vehicle sales still sliding

New vehicle sales in South Africa continued to decline in August with a drop of 4 555 units or 8.2% from the 55 610 vehicles sold during the same month last year...

By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 2 Sep 2015

Buying a new car can be a safe bet
Buying a new car can be a safe bet

Once you've decided that the car you currently own no longer works for you, the decision to buy a new or used car can be a difficult one...

By Stephen Sandmann 2 Sep 2015

GLE AMG Coupe is tough and blistering fast
GLE AMG Coupe is tough and blistering fast

What do you get when you combine bush-rugged, tough guy SUV looks with the sleek and low lines of a stylish coupe and then wedge an almighty 5.5-litre V8 biturbo engine under its sloping bonnet?

By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 1 Sep 2015

Tips to save money when buying a new car
Tips to save money when buying a new car

Buying a new car is an exciting, albeit sometimes a nerve-wracking adventure...

By Stephen Sandmann 31 Aug 2015

[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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Hybrid cars an investment for environmentally conscious buyers

Environmentalists have lamented the effects of gasoline-powered vehicles on our ozone layer and recommend that we reduce our emissions...

By Jeff Osborne 18 May 2015

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Exports drive new vehicle sales

Exports continue to drive local new vehicle sales and in April, 6,813 vehicles were exported, which represents a growth of 40.5% over the same month last year. ..

By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 5 May 2015

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Consumer Protection Act protects car buyers

Many consumers are quick to threaten action by the CPA if they feel they've been duped, but the law isn't always on their side...

By Jeff Osborne 4 May 2015

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