[Henrie Geyser: motoring editor] There has been a flurry of fast-finger exercise on social media, lots of tongue-wagging and a flood of photo grabs since the all-new Kia Soul hit the streets because this cute Korean sets new standards for funky-cool and off the wall...
[Henrie Geyser: motoring editor] Mercedes-Benz has expanded its hugely popular C-Class sedan range with the addition of three new Estate models that are even more practical, spacious and frugal than the outgoing models and most other vehicles in this segment.
[Henrie Geyser: motoring editor] Want a sexy boy-racer that's affordable, a barrel of fun to drive when it grows horns but also has a gentlemanly, fuel-sipping side and a ride comfortable enough to make it a pleasant daily commuter..?
[Henrie Geyser: motoring editor] Eye-catching design tweaks, lots of fancy new technology, upgraded engines and the addition of a new nine-speed transmission are some of the features Mercedes-Benz has added to its CLS to make it one of the most desirable four-door luxury coupés on the road.
[Henrie Geyser: motoring editor] The Toyota Corolla has been one of South Africa's favourite cars for many years and when the Japanese carmaker decided to trim some fat (and rands and cents) off its previous Corolla and to rebadge it as the Corolla Quest, it struck gold.
[Henrie Geyser: motoring editor] The race is on as the 11 finalists head down the main straight towards the chequered flag to decide the winner of the coveted title of 2015 South African Car of the Year.
[Michael Frans] The automotive industry has become increasingly competitive in the past few years with manufacturers and brands jostling for a leadership position in both international and local markets.
[Henrie Geyser: motoring editor] South African new vehicle sales accelerated out of its slump last month with a huge jump in exports and a substantial increase over last year's local sales, according to figures released by NAAMSA.
[Henrie Geyser: motoring editor] The Volkswagen Polo Vivo, South Africa's best-selling passenger car with close on 150,000 sales to its name since introduced four years ago, has had a midlife makeover with some pretty new cosmetic and interior touches.
[Henrie Geyser: motoring editor] It's as graceful and as fast as any member of the cat family, gentle and adorable when in purring mood and quick to show its claws when provoked -- all of which makes the new XF Jaguar the classy cat it is.
[Henrie Geyser: motoring editor] The iconic Land Rover brand has come a long way from the days when its boxy, bone-shaking "Landies" were the undisputed bushwhacking conquerors of Africa and the preferred mode of transport for numerous armies across the globe, to its current elevated status of snobmobile of choice for rappers, WAGS, gangsters, A-listers and upper crust residents of sea-view suburbs.
[Henrie Geyser: motoring editor] Megane has been flying the Renault colours for a number of years so it comes as no surprise that the French car maker served up some of the same potent abracadabra it has brought to Formula 1 racing when it recently unveiled its latest flagship three-model range destined for local shores.
[Mbongeleni Hlomuka] Since graduating in media and specialising in marketing, I have attended a few interviews with SMMEs, not finding what promises to please me both professionally and personally...
[Henrie Geyser: motoring editor] Although traditionally known in this country for its 'breker' bakkies, Japanese carmaker Mitsubishi has joined the growing band of manufacturers by dipping into the easier selling budget-passenger-car segment where funky fuel-sipping city cars are becoming as popular as red berets at an EFF gathering.
[Henrie Geyser: motoring editor] In their ongoing showroom war for the hearts, minds and wallets of the South African motoring public the three luxury German carmakers between have nearly 400 different models on the battle ground trying to out-pace and out-grace their opponents.
[Henrie Geyser: motoring editor] Hyundai has given its popular Elantra a cosmetic make-over to make it look prettier inside and out, tweaked a few things under the skin, improved its ride quality and added a few fancy goodies to sharpen its competitive edge.
[Henrie Geyser: motoring editor] The Honda Accord may be the seventh biggest-selling car model in history but it has taken the Japanese carmaker 38 years and nine-generations to come up with a range flagship that truly deserves to wear the crown.
[Henrie Geyser: motoring editor] Citroen has always been enthusiastic about hoisting the avant garde flag when unwrapping a new model and its latest C4 Picasso people-mover certainly again lifts the bar a good few notches higher than just about everything else in its class and price range.