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Ciaz up against a gang of toughies
Ciaz up against a gang of toughies

Suzuki has been churning out new vehicles during the past year with a three-model Ciaz sedan following close behind the local arrival of the Splash, Erigo and Celerio to push the Japanese automaker's local line-up to 36 vehicles.

By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 29 Jul 2015 09:01

First Car Rental supports Platbos Forest
First Car Rental supports Platbos Forest

First Car Rental has pledged its support of the Platbos Forest Reserve Organisation in an effort to ensure the long-term survival and restoration of Africa's southernmost indigenous forest located between Gansbaai and Hermanus in the Western Cape.

28 Jul 2015 13:46



Mixed outlook for SA retail, says research from Oxford Business Group
Mixed outlook for SA retail, says research from Oxford Business Group

South Africa's retail sector has seen mixed fortunes in recent months with a slowdown in vehicle sales, but more encouraging news in luxury goods. New passenger vehicle sales, which constitute just under two-thirds of overall automotive sales, fell by 4.8% year-on-year (y-o-y) in June, on top of a 5.4% y-o-y decline in May, according to the Department of Trade and Industry. This was in addition to a slowdown in commercial vehicle sales, which fell by 1.2% in June, with year-to-date sales down by just under 2% versus the same period last year.

28 Jul 2015 09:30