#BestofBiz 2017: Automotive
#BestofBiz 2017: Automotive

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2017 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views. Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's Automotive site over the past year below

7 hours ago

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Engineered for tough conditions in the commuter bus sector

Mercedes-Benz commercial vehicles has bolstered its commuter bus offering with the launch of its OF 1723 bus chassis.

By Mark Smyth 8 hours ago

Volvo Financial Services expands to South Africa
Volvo Financial Services expands to South Africa

Volvo Financial Services (VFS), the global finance arm of the Volvo Group, has announced the launch of its operation in SA through the newly established Volvo Financial Services Southern Africa.

9 hours ago

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Hauling steadily into an electric era

Tesla boss Elon Musk had always promised to create an electric truck. The rest of the industry has been working on greener solutions for years with options ranging from Euro 6 diesel engines to hybrids, gas and even electric.

10 hours ago

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Mercedes-Benz Gelandewagen: hardcore off-roader, now with all the frills

The legendary Gelandewagen started life as a rough, tough military machine before Mercedes-Benz and AMG evolved it into an incredibly profitable premium off-roader.

10 hours ago

Smooth sailing over tough terrain in the new Nissan Patrol
Smooth sailing over tough terrain in the new Nissan Patrol

With 66 years of the Patrol brand history, the fact that it knows no boundaries, and is apparently known as the "king of the off-road", it is understandable that the Patrol has an almost cult-like following. Believe me, I've met a couple of them...

By Ilse van den Berg 1 day ago

Sipho Pilime, Associate Programme Officer at E²
E² Elevator: Accelerating entrepreneurial success for small businesses

Four small businesses in the agricultural, hair care, automotive and food sectors are taking part in E²'s latest Accelerator Programme, the E² Elevator - a high-intensity four-month programme with targeted interventions to address four key strategic areas in each business.

2 days ago

Own space on the biggest multi-industry B2B news site in Africa?
Own space on the biggest multi-industry B2B news site in Africa?

Location, location, location - a real estate term used to describe the benefits of a property investment is as relevant in the online media space.

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 2 days ago

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NEWSWATCH: Ferrari ups production, Audi to keep Ducati

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.

By Ilse van den Berg 2 days ago

The Volvo Ocean Race - a media machine
The Volvo Ocean Race - a media machine

Bizcommunity was privileged to receive an invitation to the Volvo Ocean 65 Practice Race, the in-port manoeuvres designed to give participants of the the Volvo Ocean Race a practice run ahead of the 10 December 2017, third leg start and a rare opportunity for media to have an exclusive experience with the "rockstars" of sailing, who include previous Olympic Gold medalists, veterans and America's Cup winners!

By Terry Levin 3 days ago

Highlights of Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Middle East
Highlights of Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Middle East

At the 100th race of the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Middle East at the Dubai Autodrome as part of the UAE National Day series, South Africa's Saul Hack finished second rookie and tenth overall. The race was won by Great Britain's Tom Oliphant, with Oman's Al Faisal Al Zubair second and Germany's Wolfgang Triller third.

3 days ago

#RideRoundup: Nissan Patrol, McLaren Senna, Lamborghini Urus
#RideRoundup: Nissan Patrol, McLaren Senna, Lamborghini Urus

In this week's #RideRoundup, we look at Nissan's Intelligent Mobility premium flagship, the new Nissan Patrol, which has arrived in South Africa, the McLaren Senna, and the Lamborghini Urus. (video)

3 days ago

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MIWA, Bidvest McCarthy address artisan skills shortage

Through an initiative of Motor Industry Workshop Association (MIWA) and Bidvest McCarthy, 31 companies and 88 apprentices have applied for funding to address the artisan skills shortage in our country in the last year.

11 Dec 2017