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Finalists for WorldSkills in action at Automechanika Johannesburg

Automechanika Johannesburg will be hosting the final competition to represent South Africa in three automotive skills at the 2015 WorldSkills Competition, which will be staged in São Paulo, Brazil, from 11-16 August.

23 Apr 2015 11:55

Attacks on foreign nationals have hurt SA, says Trade DM

Attacks on foreign nationals have been regrettable and sad and have also resulted in a loss of export foreign revenue, Trade and Industry Deputy Minister Mzwandile Masina said yesterday...

23 Apr 2015 10:45

First Jaguar to be produced in Solihull
First Jaguar to be produced in Solihull

Jaguar Land Rover's Solihull Manufacturing Plant in the UK recently welcomed the Jaguar brand to the site for the first time. Historically, the Solihull facility has been home to the Land Rover brand, where production of the Defender, Discovery, Range Rover, and Range Rover Sport are built.

23 Apr 2015 10:12

Africa vital for SA economy: Minister

Economic Development Minister Ebrahim Patel has told factory workers that the continent is vital for the country's economy...

23 Apr 2015 09:30

Development of autonomous-driving technology is gaining momentum
Development of autonomous-driving technology is gaining momentum

According to a new report by The Boston Consulting Group (BCG), the development of autonomous-driving technology is gaining momentum, and vehicles with varying levels of self-driving capability will soon start to become available to consumers.

23 Apr 2015 08:08

Citroen C1... buy one
Citroen C1... buy one

As most of you know, the original Citroën C1 city car formed part of global campaign and joint venture between Citroën, Peugeot and Toyota. The recipe was simple: By joining forces, three large manufacturers could develop and produce a small car and bring it to the masses with a small price tag to meet its diminutive dimensions.

By Luke Preston 23 Apr 2015 07:10

1965Ride raises funds for disadvantaged learners
1965Ride raises funds for disadvantaged learners

The 1965Ride culminated in Queenstown after seventeen cyclists left Heidelberg, Gauteng on 8 April and covered a distance spanning some 850 kilometres in nine days...

22 Apr 2015 12:00

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China tech firms shake up world's biggest car market

SHANGHAI: Chinese technology giants Alibaba and Tencent are promising to build the cars of the future, vehicles linked seamlessly to the internet and offering shopping and navigation help while on the road.

22 Apr 2015 10:43

Voting opens for TruckX Awards 2015
Voting opens for TruckX Awards 2015

The commercial vehicle, fleet and logistics sectors are invited to vote for the TruckX Awards, which form part of the TruckX Expo Conference and Awards being held at Sandton Convention Centre on 9 July 2015. This year, the event is improved even more, as Future Group, the organisers of the event, adds TruckX Expo.

21 Apr 2015 10:22

Talking Africa Bike Week 2015 with Paul de Jongh
Talking Africa Bike Week 2015 with Paul de Jongh

With just days before South Africa's largest motorcycle event, Africa Bike Week 2015, brought to you by Harley-Davidson, we chatted to Paul de Jongh, country manager for Harley-Davidson Africa. Africa Bike Week 2015 takes place for the seventh consecutive year in the coastal town of Margate, KwaZulu-Natal, from 23-26 April 2015.

By Evan-Lee Courie 20 Apr 2015 12:36

FAW Eastern Cape wins national sales award
FAW Eastern Cape wins national sales award

FAW Eastern Cape received a national sales award at the FAW Commercial Vehicle Manufacturers SA annual conference in Johannesburg.

20 Apr 2015 09:44