Subscribe to industry newsletters



Innovation, product diversification drives forecourt retail growth

Expansion in the forecourt convenience retail industry continues, despite the general downturn of the retail industry as a whole...

1 day ago

Tyre maintenance - Do it until it becomes automatic say the experts

It might seem tiresome, but a little tyre maintenance can save you from some pretty serious consequences and, if you do it often enough, it too will become automatic...

Issued by Tiger Wheel & Tyre 1 day ago

Alfie Cox Invitational puts enduro riders to the test

South Africa's top extreme enduro riders are headed for KwaZulu-Natal this month for the second edition of the Alfie Cox Invitational, which is set to take place on Saturday, 26 August from 9am-3pm...

1 day ago

Honda adds more glam to CR-V

Honda has spruced up its fifth-generation CR-V soft-roader with pretty make-up, a more spacious interior, generous addition of techno wizardry and the introduction of a turbo-charged 1.5-litre model...

By Henrie Geyser 2 days ago

China's Great Wall Motor plans Fiat Chrysler purchase

BEIJING, China: China's Great Wall Motor has signalled its intention to make an ambitious acquisition deal with Italian-American car maker Fiat Chrysler Automobiles following a report that it wants to buy the Jeep brand...

2 days ago

View classic cars, motor sport legends at WesBank SA Motoring Experience

The WesBank SA Motoring Experience, taking place at Kyalami from 1-3 September 2017, will feature ten displays that pay tribute to classic cars and happenings in the world of South African motorsport, as well the legendary Sarel van der Merwe...

2 days ago

Team SA ready for Mongolia BMW bike competition

Team South Africa has been selected for BMW Motorrad International GS Trophy taking place in Mongolia in 2018. The competition is open to all non-professional BMW riders...

18 Aug 2017

Introducing Pre-owned Car Awards by Gumtree

Gumtree South Africa is to launch the country's first Pre-Owned Car Awards in November 2017, judging them on criteria unique to pre-owned cars...

17 Aug 2017

Search is on for South Africa's next Speed Star

Round two of Speed Stars' nationwide search for public contestants is heading to the Volkswagen Stand at the South African Motoring Experience...

16 Aug 2017

Free Ses'fikile service plan to boost safety in the taxi industry

In further support of the SA taxi industry, Toyota South Africa has introduced a complimentary three-year/60,000km service plan for all new Ses'fikile taxis sold from 1 August 2017.

15 Aug 2017

Six nations compete at Rotax African Open

The Rotax African Open karting championship will see six countries competing on 20 August 2017 at the Zwartkops Kart Raceway. Entries have been received from Angola, Kenya, Mozambique, the UAE and Zimbabwe...

15 Aug 2017

Calling Cobra car collectors, join Concourse Day

The annual Cobra Club Concourse Day will be held on 20 August 2017 at The Red Roman Shed, near the main entrance to Emperors Palace, Kempton Park, where organisers hope to attract 100 car entries for the event...

14 Aug 2017

Limited edition Beetle launched

Volkswagen has refined the new Beetle's design, engineering, and technology. For the South African market, the car manufacturer is launching a limited edition Beetle R-Line model with only 50 units available...

11 Aug 2017

Automotive industry Code of Conduct shows progress

According to Right to Repair SA (R2RSA), progress is being made on a Code of Conduct that will bring much-needed change to the automotive industry...

11 Aug 2017

International showcase for commercial vehicle sector

Organisers of Automechanika 2017 say that trucks, vans, buses, the transport and logistics industries, as well as materials handling will feature strongly at the show...

10 Aug 2017

The economic black hole at the heart of the shift to electric vehicles

The ban on the sale of new diesel and petrol cars and vans from 2040 is perhaps the most significant policy announcement made by the UK government in the past decade (with the possible exception of Brexit)...

By John Bryson and Tasos Kitsos 10 Aug 2017

Renault signs €660m deal with Iran

TEHRAN, Iran: French automaker Renault this week signed a long-awaited joint venture deal with Iran worth €660-million ($779-million) to build up to 300,000 cars per year...

By Siavosh Ghazi 10 Aug 2017

SA Endurance drivers head for Dezzi

KwaZulu-Natal motorsport fans are in for some action when the Mopar SA Endurance Series heads to Dezzi Raceway outside Port Shepstone...

10 Aug 2017

Electric car startup Faraday Future signs factory deal

WASHINGTON, US: Electric car startup Faraday Future has signed a lease for a new assembly plant in California and reaffirmed its intention to start deliveries in 2018...

8 Aug 2017

Show more


How did the VW camper turn into a £90,000 icon?

Only a handful of cars have ever managed to be considered both cute and cool at the same time. Fewer still acquire the kind of status that makes them sought-after collectors' pieces in old age.

8 Aug 2017

Tesla begins to deliver model for the masses

FREMONT, California: Tesla began delivering on a dream to make an electric car for the masses, rolling out the first of its keenly-awaited "Model 3" cars, aiming to disrupt a world accustomed to automobiles powered by pollution-spewing fossil fuel.

7 Aug 2017

Aston Martin: an unlikely ambassador for electric cars

Aston Martin has historically been Britain's number one stronghold of virile, automotive traditionalism, always offering vehicles with a robust core of well-proven, rather conventional technology, endorsed usually by characters such as James Bond and Jeremy Clarkson. Aston Martins have always been the car for dyed-in-the-wool, old-school petrolheads.

By Chris Ebbert 7 Aug 2017

Show more

Latest jobs

Tracking Technician
MidrandMPRTC Recruitment
Qualified Diesel Mechanic
WitbankMPRTC Recruitment
Used Car Sales Manager
Cape TownReeds Motor Group
Vehicle Sales
PretoriaCitton Cars
Used Vehicle Sales Executive
Cape TownReeds Motor Group
Junior Technical Manager
Cape TownWest Coast Personnel
Mechanical Draughtsman
Cape TownWest Coast Personnel
Tracking Technician
RustenburgMPRTC Recruitment
Tracking Technician
Port ElizabethMPRTC Recruitment
Tracking Technician
PolokwaneMPRTC Recruitment
Despatch Coordinator/Administrator
Cape TownTime Personnel
Sales Executive
JohannesburgTime Personnel
Sales Rep
JohannesburgHF CPT HeadOffice = Base
Alignment/Suspension Worker
Cape TownWest Coast Personnel
Auto Electric Internal Sales Consultant
SpringsMPRTC Recruitment
Used Vehicle Sales Executive
Cape TownReeds Motor Group

More jobs >

Other industry news

Logistics & Transport
Construction & Engineering
CSI & Sustainability
Marketing & Media