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Goodyear showcases electricity generating tyre
Goodyear showcases electricity generating tyre

Goodyear has developed a tyre that has the capacity to produce its own electricity. This new tyre concept is currently on show at the Geneva International Motor Show.

6 Mar 2015 07:17

eLabs wins Design Indaba Expo Innovation Award
eLabs wins Design Indaba Expo Innovation Award

eLabs was recently announced as the winner of the Innovation Award at the Design Indaba Expo in Cape Town.

6 Mar 2015 06:53

Car industry welcomes Google, Apple but battles loom
Car industry welcomes Google, Apple but battles loom

GENEVA: It could be the battle of the titans. Auto giants at the Geneva Motor Show say they welcome the potential move of Silicon Valley players into their sector but experts warn of major disruptions.

5 Mar 2015 07:49

Bay manufacturers cheer vehicle sales
Bay manufacturers cheer vehicle sales

Vehicle manufacturers in Port Elizabeth are upbeat about last month's sales announced recently. At 52368, the total sales across South Africa was an increase of 1.1% compared with sales in February last year.

By Cindy Preller 5 Mar 2015 07:12

Exports boost new vehicle sales
Exports boost new vehicle sales

Domestic new vehicle sales of 52,368 in February were only 584 units more than the same month last year but export sales shot up by 35.6% to 29,760 units - which means that 7,819 more vehicles were shipped overseas during the month.

By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 3 Mar 2015 10:14

Car makers need labour stability, says BMW SA's new boss
Car makers need labour stability, says BMW SA's new boss

The new MD of BMW SA, Tim Abbott, said on thursday, 26 February, labour relations in SA's automotive industry were stable, echoing a sentiment expressed by Mercedes-Benz SA CEO Arno van der Merwe at a media briefing last week.

2 Mar 2015 12:10

VW sales and profit accelerate to records in 2014, cautious on 2015
VW sales and profit accelerate to records in 2014, cautious on 2015

FRANKFURT: Volkswagen, Europe's biggest car maker, said on Friday, 27 February, it notched up record sales and earnings in 2014 but was cautious for 2015 in face of the emerging market weakness and currency fluctuations.

2 Mar 2015 11:59

Suzuki Auto SA funds building of two classrooms at Bulugha Primary
Suzuki Auto SA funds building of two classrooms at Bulugha Primary

In recognising the plight of Bulugha Primary School, Suzuki Auto SA has funded the construction of two additional classrooms in conjunction with its advertising agency Penquin and Bottles 2 Build Schools, an initiative aimed at addressing the shortage of classrooms on a national level.

27 Feb 2015 12:00