Ilse van den Berg
Ilse van den Berg
[Motorsport] The race between pro IndyCar driver Graham Rahal and pro gamer Peter Jeakins, started out at Microsoft’s (publisher of the Forza Motorsport Series) Turn 10 Studios in Seattle where Jeakins (known to the gaming world as theSLAPtrain) recorded his fastest lap time in a virtual Type R at the Road Atlanta race track in Forza Motorsport 7. The race continued at the actual Road Atlanta in Braselton, GA, where Rahal raced a real 2018 Civic Type R against Jeakins’ virtual one.
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Henrie Geyser
Kia Sportage gains EXtra appeal

Kia Sportage gains EXtra appeal[Henrie Geyser] South African roads are densely populated by family-hauling SUVs, cross-overs, station wagons and MPVS which is hardly surprising, considering that there are about 650 variants on the market...

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Pieter Niemand
Understanding the lifespan of vehicle parts: tyres

Understanding the lifespan of vehicle parts: tyres
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[Pieter Niemand] Fleet and vehicle owners need to realise that many accidents on our roads are caused by worn and old tyres...

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Ilse van den Berg
#TriedAndTested: Hyundai Grand i10 1.25 Glide Manual

#TriedAndTested: Hyundai Grand i10 1.25 Glide Manual[Ilse van den Berg] A loyal Hyundai client for many years now, I've come to fall in love with the brand. Since my first trusty steed - a cheeky black Getz, I've been quite the fan...

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Ilse van den Berg
#CarTop12: Car Magazine's top 12 best buys

#CarTop12: Car Magazine's top 12 best buys[Ilse van den Berg] On Tuesday, 13 February 2018, Car Magazine, in association with Tracker, held its Top 12 Best Buys Awards event. Here are all the winners...

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Henrie Geyser
Jaguar F-Type thrills with topless fun

Jaguar F-Type thrills with topless fun[Henrie Geyser] Okay, so the 221kW Jaguar F-Type convertible is the least powerful of the eight-model convertible range, but that certainly doesn't mean it is a slouch when it comes to generating a smile-on-your-dial adrenaline rush...

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Ilse van den Berg
#BewareTheConfidence: The new Polo is cool, confident, and classy

Ilse van den Berg[Ilse van den Berg] I recently had the chance to take the sixth generation Volkswagen Polo for a spin along the stunning Eastern Cape coastline...

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Henrie Geyser
Elegant but pricey Discovery

Elegant but pricey Discovery[Henrie Geyser] The Land Rover Discovery has been an integral component of the South African passion for bundu-bashing and exploring faraway places for almost 30 years, perfectly slotting in between the now-departed Defender and the snooty elegance of the Range Rover clan...

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Ilse van den Berg
#BizTrends2018: Less torque talk, more tech talk

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Photo by Alessio Lin on Unsplash
[Ilse van den Berg] According to McKinsey, technology-driven trends will revolutionise how industry players respond to changing consumer behaviour, develop partnerships, and drive transformational change...

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Pieter Niemand
#BizTrends2018: A wave of change

#BizTrends2018: A wave of change[Pieter Niemand] I foresee three major trends for the automotive industry that will challenge the status quo and bring about noticeable change.

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Arthur Goldstuck
#BizTrends2018: The car of just before tomorrow

#BizTrends2018: The car of just before tomorrow[Arthur Goldstuck] The car of tomorrow will be self-driving, will all but eliminate accidents, and will transform roads, cities and working lives. But that is a tomorrow that is still a decade or more away...

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Trevor Hill
#BizTrends2018: New products will drive growth in the automotive sector

#BizTrends2018: New products will drive growth in the automotive sector[Trevor Hill] It remains highly unlikely that the broader automotive market will attract meaningful new investment until economic growth and an unstable rand are adequately addressed...

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Kriben Reddy
#BizTrends2018: The year of the millennial car buyer

#BizTrends2018: The year of the millennial car buyer[Kriben Reddy] When it comes to buying cars in South Africa, 2018 may be the year of accelerated digital transformation for the auto sector...

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Mike Whitfield
#BizTrends2018: Automotive industry to move towards consolidation

Mike Whitfield, managing director of Nissan South Africa
Mike Whitfield, managing director of Nissan South Africa
[Mike Whitfield] The automotive industry is set to have little change going into 2018. Manufacturers and import brands alike can anticipate an interesting year driven by an economy that is expected to remain stagnant...

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Ilse van den Berg
Smooth sailing over tough terrain in the new Nissan Patrol

Smooth sailing over tough terrain in the new Nissan Patrol[Ilse van den Berg] With 66 years of the Patrol brand history, it is understandable that the Patrol has an almost cult-like following. Believe me, I've met a couple of them...

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Ilse van den Berg
NEWSWATCH: Ferrari ups production, Audi to keep Ducati

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[Ilse van den Berg] Ferrari has announced that it may raise its production output to 9,000 cars in 2018 and Audi has announced that it plans to keep Italian motorcycle brand, Ducati...

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Terry Levin
The Volvo Ocean Race - a media machine

The Volvo Ocean Race - a media machine[Terry Levin] We attended to the Volvo Ocean 65 Practice Race, the in-port manoeuvres designed to give participants of the The Volvo Ocean Race a practice run...

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Boris Dzhingarov
New to ridesharing? Here is what you need to know - Monetary Library

Boris Dzhingarov[Boris Dzhingarov] The explosion of ridesharing services has occurred partially because of the prevalence of powerful smart phones being so prevalent, new technologies including next generation smart phone applications being developed, and a desire for those who utilise taxi-type services to have better, easier, and safer experiences...

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Hadlee Simons
F1: here's what 2021 engine formula could look like

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Image via Scuderia Ferrari [[http://formula1.ferrari.com/ website]].
[Hadlee Simons] The current F1 engine formula is set to stay in place for a few more years, but the V6 turbo hybrid era is set for a significant change come 2021...

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Henrie Geyser
Audi RS 3 sedan takes the pole position

Audi RS 3 sedan takes the pole position[Henrie Geyser] I drove 51 new cars this year and I could not decide which car to select as my personal Car of the Year for 2017 - until along came the Audi RS3 Quattro S Tronic sedan...

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