Henrie Geyser: motoring editor
MX-5 retains fun-and-smile spirit

MX-5 retains fun-and-smile spirit[Henrie Geyser: motoring editor] The new fourth-generation Mazda MX-5 retains the same winning smile-on-your-dial recipe which made it one of the top selling two-seater rag tops of all time and it has already raked in a number of prestigious awards...

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Lauren Hartzenberg
#CommerceMonth: The rise of the 24-hour digital showroom

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[Lauren Hartzenberg] From a 24-page magazine in 1992 to a trusted digital showroom with a loyal online community, AutoTrader...

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Henrie Geyser: motoring editor
Coupé enriches C-Class appeal

Coupé enriches C-Class appeal[Henrie Geyser: motoring editor] Mercedes-Benz is renowned for producing sexy cars in addition to its executive-pleasing luxury sedans - and they have done it again with the stylish new C-Class...

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Henrie Geyser: motoring editor
Kadjar is a new SUV challenger

Kadjar is a new SUV challenger[Henrie Geyser: motoring editor] Following in the tracks of its popular Duster and Captur, Renault has launched a new three-model Kadjar in this country to take on some of the leading contenders in the tough C-segment SUV market...

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Boris Dzhingarov
Amidst present Saab struggles, history remains - Monetary Library

Boris Dzhingarov[Boris Dzhingarov] From the surface, it would look like Saab is in danger of becoming irrelevant in the auto industry. And while it's entirely possible that Saab has manufactured its last vehicle, the reality is that the lure of Saab remains...

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Henrie Geyser: motoring editor
Astra is a performing star

Astra is a performing star[Henrie Geyser: motoring editor] The Opel Astra, 2016 European Car of the Year, has arrived in SA with a cabinet filled with prestigious international awards and a fleet of eight models ready to equal (and probably beat) not only the best...

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Lauren Hartzenberg
#CommerceMonth: Q&A with Gumtree Auto's Jeff Osborne

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[Lauren Hartzenberg] 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...

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Jeff Nemeth
Branding and Mustang

Branding and Mustang[Jeff Nemeth] 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...

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Henrie Geyser: motoring editor
Mazda CX-3 is a strong newcomer

Mazda CX-3 is a strong newcomer[Henrie Geyser: motoring editor] The nippy new Mazda CX-3 is, in many ways, a slightly more muscular Mazda CX-2 and other than it being powered by a 2-litre engine rather than the 1.5 that drives the CX-2...

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Everest is a likable tough guy

Everest is a likable tough guy[Henrie Geyser: motoring editor] The Ford Everest smartly disguises and underplays its tough-guy capabilities with polished gentle giant looks, cosseting comfort, spacious living quarters and best-in-class flexible seating setup...

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Lauren Hartzenberg
#BrandManagerMonth: Tracy Maclear from Goodyear South Africa

#BrandManagerMonth: Tracy Maclear from Goodyear South Africa[Lauren Hartzenberg] Tracy Maclear shares strategic insights into ensuring brand sustenance for the innovative tyre manufacturer...

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Henrie Geyser: motoring editor
Passat is top of its class

Passat is top of its class[Henrie Geyser: motoring editor] The latest Volkswagen Passat is an elegantly understated, medium-sized executive sedan brimming with levels of comfort, refinement, spaciousness and ride quality...

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Henrie Geyser: motoring editor
New Tucson is tough to beat

New Tucson is tough to beat[Henrie Geyser: motoring editor] Hyundai has resurrected its popular Tucson model and it certainly won't struggle to find grip in the SUV market which it dominated with 22,716 sales between 2005 and 2010...

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Henrie Geyser: motoring editor
Classy and hot new BMW 340i

Classy and hot new BMW 340i[Henrie Geyser: motoring editor] The BMW 3 Series is the founder of the modern sporty sedan segment - a crown it has been wearing for nearly 40 years by successfully leaving the opposition in the dust with a succession...

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Henrie Geyser: motoring editor
Comfortable, practical driver pleaser

Comfortable, practical driver pleaser[Henrie Geyser: motoring editor] The second generation Audi Q7 has shed some weight and is also shorter, narrower and lower, lighter on juice and emissions and richer in smart technology than its predecessor...

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Henrie Geyser: motoring editor
Grand, spacious and comfortable Kia

Grand, spacious and comfortable Kia[Henrie Geyser: motoring editor] Kia has tailor-made a smart boardroom suit for the elegant attire of the third-generation Sedona so that it is suitably dressed to impress in the company of the Mercedes-Benz V-Class...

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New vehicle sales slump further

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[Henrie Geyser: motoring editor] 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...

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Lauren Hartzenberg
#DesignMonth: Oona Scheepers: SA's auto design export

#DesignMonth: Oona Scheepers: SA's auto design export[Lauren Hartzenberg] Originally from a farm in Prieska, Oona Scheepers harboured a keen interest for art and design from a young age. This interest, coupled with raw talent and an inescapable attention to detail, would eventually lead...

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Henrie Geyser: motoring editor
Type R races towards ultimate trophy

Type R races towards ultimate trophy[Henrie Geyser: motoring editor] The Honda Type R has joined an elitist top five group racing for the ultimate World Performance Car of the Year 2016 title and it comes as no surprise because this tar-scorcher is one of the fastest...

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Lauren Hartzenberg
#DesignMonth: Motoring ahead with Harley innovation

#DesignMonth: Motoring ahead with Harley innovation[Lauren Hartzenberg] 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...

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