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Huge party plans as Mustang turns 50

The Ford Mustang's 50th anniversary celebrations will be a showstopper for the car community this year and Carmudi, the international car classifieds expert, has been in touch with Ford to discuss the Mustang redesign and their forthcoming party plans.

16 Apr 2014 12:07

KZN's Easter road safety campaign

Sharp focus will fall on road safety in KwaZulu-Natal as the country prepares for the upcoming Easter holiday this weekend.

15 Apr 2014 09:09

Keep safe on the road during Easter traffic

Although the Easter period provides families with a much needed break away from school and work, it is statistically the most dangerous time of year to travel on South Africa's roads, which experience high volumes of vehicles that are often not fit for long journeys, or are being driven fatigued drivers.

14 Apr 2014 10:49

Public protector to meet with Sanral on e-tolls billing system

The public protector's office has met the National Consumer Commission to discuss motorists' complaints about Sanral's e-tolls billing system.

14 Apr 2014 10:27

Engen distributor opens 11th service station in Cameroon

Blessing Petroleum, the official Cameroonian lubricants distributor for Engen, has opened its 11th service station in the country, bringing Engen automotive oils to the Western region for the first time.

14 Apr 2014 10:24

North West increases funding for traditional leaders

While the North West province struggles to provide services for its residents, provincial premier, Thandi Modise has confirmed that the provincial government has increased funding by almost threefold for traditional leaders from R9.9m to R27m for the 2014/15 financial year.

14 Apr 2014 08:29

Toyota recalls 100‚000 SA vehicles

More than 100‚000 South African Toyota owners may need to get their vehicles checked for safety reasons as part of the Japanese car manufacturer's global recall of more than six-million vehicles.

11 Apr 2014 11:39

20% of all tyres in Europe to be sold online by 2020, research finds

The growing influence of the internet on the auto industry can be seen by the continuous growth of the e-retailing market for automotive parts. e-retailing of automotive components has given aftermarket participants a fresh boost, presenting a new sales channel that is dynamic and in sync with evolving macro-economic conditions. It also allows flexibility in addressing customer needs by offering a personalised shopping experience.

11 Apr 2014 10:51

The art of photographing your car so that it will sell

Driving around from dealer to dealer looking for the right car and the right price has become a thing of the past, with increasing numbers of South Africans turning to online platforms to do their new and used vehicle shopping. Which is why both private sellers and dealerships need to learn the tricks of the trade to keep their inventory moving. As the internet is a visual medium, photography may be one of the most important elements of ensuring that your vehicle sells via online classifieds.

11 Apr 2014 08:15

Only 1 in 5 South African executives are black says Mildred

South Africa's workplaces are still heavily racially skewed 20 years after the fall of apartheid, with only one fifth of top executive positions held by blacks, said a report published this week.

11 Apr 2014 06:03

Ford's sub-Saharan drive may benefit SA plants

As Ford's only manufacturing operation in the Middle East and Africa‚ Ford Southern Africa is in pole position to benefit from the group's decision to intensify marketing and production in sub-Saharan Africa‚ says Stephen Odell‚ president of Ford's European‚ Middle East and African operations.

By David Furlonger 11 Apr 2014 05:25

Pedestrian education and road safety

According to research conducted by the University of South Africa's (UNISA) Medical Research Council, 18,000 people are killed annually on the country's roads and a further 150,000 severely injured, many of which are pedestrians. Here is some insight on the matter and emphasises the need of road safety measures that can help curb pedestrian accidents.

10 Apr 2014 12:42

CNN's 'Marketplace Africa' visits 'Africa's Detroit'

The Eastern Cape Province is well known for its auto-sector and the jobs it creates. This car-manufacturing hub hosts global players such as Volkswagen, Mercedes-Benz, Ford and General Motors who, by operating and manufacturing in the area, are creating jobs in one of South Africa's poorest provinces.

10 Apr 2014 12:22