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Bizcommunity.com motoring editor Henrie Geyser () has worked as a journalist in Cape Town, London and Windhoek for the Argus Company (now Independent Newspapers) and spent 12 years at The Cape Argus in Cape Town. He then owned and ran a public relations consultancy for 13 years. He joined the online publishing industry through iafrica.com, where he worked for five years as news editor and editor. He now freelances for a variety of print and online publications, on the subjects of cars, food and travel, among others; and is a member of the South African Guild of Motoring Journalists.
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City slicker and bundu-basher
City slicker and bundu-basher

Nissan has employed a nifty designer to trim some excess fat as well the many sharp edges off its likeable X-Trail to give it a much softer, more elegant urban warrior look but without sacrificing any of its bush and dirt capabilities...

By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 5 Mar 2015 06:22

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...

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

Opel Corsa ups the ante
Opel Corsa ups the ante

The fifth generation Opel Corsa has just arrived in SA hard on the heels of the trendy Opel Adam while the cute Mokka waits in the wings to complete the brand's concerted three-pronged attack on the local market...

By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 26 Feb 2015 07:37

Book Review: Things ewe never kn'ewe about South African place names
Book Review: Things ewe never kn'ewe about South African place names

Things ewe never kn'ewe about South African place names, by Ann Gadd, and reviewed by Motoring Editor Henrie Geyser, takes you from Baardskeerdersbos to Tweebuffelsmeteenskootmorsdoodgeskietfontein - and all points between...

By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 18 Feb 2015 07:50

Dressed up and ready to impress
Dressed up and ready to impress

Hyundai's popular i20 hatchback is now dressed in stylish European fashion to give it an even stronger presence in the toughly fought B segment where it has already established a strong foothold...

By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 17 Feb 2015 05:50

VW pushes Up! the stakes
VW pushes Up! the stakes

The small car with BIG appeal - that's the cute newly launched Volkswagen Up! It has at last reached local shores, ready to rattle the cages of every other competitor in the hotly contested small city car segment of the market...

By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 10 Feb 2015 06:42

Local vehicle sales down but exports boom
Local vehicle sales down but exports boom

Local new vehicle sales got off a slow start with January figures lagging 1.2% behind the 52,948 vehicles sold in January 2014...

By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 3 Feb 2015 11:39

CLS is the Helen Flanagan of motoring
CLS is the Helen Flanagan of motoring

When Mercedes-Benz launched the CLS 10 years ago it was dubbed Claudia Schiffer because at the time it was one of the sexiest non-supercars car on the planet. Now in its 10th year the latest CLS is even more striking...

By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 26 Jan 2015 05:12

Handsome and comfortable Accord
Handsome and comfortable Accord

The Honda Accord 3.5 V6 rings some nostalgic bells that hark back to the days when family sedans were big, spacious and comfortable...

By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 12 Jan 2015 10:16

Opel Adam is a little beaut
Opel Adam is a little beaut

Under its stubby hood lives a minuscule engine not much bigger than a coffee-grinder but when it comes to driver-pleasing technology, customisation options and stand-out trendy looks the new baby Opel Adam is streets ahead of just about everything else on the road.

By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 6 Jan 2015 08:57

AMG gives small Mercs rocket power
AMG gives small Mercs rocket power

If you think that Mercedes-Benz will never stoop to down-sizing its potent AMG cars you are in for a huge surprise...

By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 23 Dec 2014 09:02

Price-beating diesel boosts iX35 clan
Price-beating diesel boosts iX35 clan

Hyundai has extended its popular iX35 SUV range with the addition of a more affordable 1.7 diesel model...

By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 8 Dec 2014 07:27

The Kia with lots of Soul
The Kia with lots of Soul

There has been a flurry of fast-finger exercise on social media, lots of tongue-wagging and a flood of photo grabs since the all-new Kia Soul hit the streets because this cute Korean sets new standards for funky-cool and off the wall...

By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 1 Dec 2014 05:22

Classiest Estate on the market
Classiest Estate on the market

Mercedes-Benz has expanded its hugely popular C-Class sedan range with the addition of three new Estate models that are even more practical, spacious and frugal than the outgoing models and most other vehicles in this segment.

By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 24 Nov 2014 08:13

Sporty 86 puts a smile on your dial
Sporty 86 puts a smile on your dial

Want a sexy boy-racer that's affordable, a barrel of fun to drive when it grows horns but also has a gentlemanly, fuel-sipping side and a ride comfortable enough to make it a pleasant daily commuter..?

By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 13 Nov 2014 07:55

Merc CLS ups the stakes again
Merc CLS ups the stakes again

Eye-catching design tweaks, lots of fancy new technology, upgraded engines and the addition of a new nine-speed transmission are some of the features Mercedes-Benz has added to its CLS to make it one of the most desirable four-door luxury coup├ęs on the road.

By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 10 Nov 2014 06:50

Corolla Quest ticks the right boxes
Corolla Quest ticks the right boxes

The Toyota Corolla has been one of South Africa's favourite cars for many years and when the Japanese carmaker decided to trim some fat (and rands and cents) off its previous Corolla and to rebadge it as the Corolla Quest, it struck gold.

By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 3 Nov 2014 08:08

The Car of the Year race is on!
The Car of the Year race is on!

The race is on as the 11 finalists head down the main straight towards the chequered flag to decide the winner of the coveted title of 2015 South African Car of the Year.

By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 24 Oct 2014 13:48

Q50 range boosted by petrol power
Q50 range boosted by petrol power

Japanese luxury brand Infiniti has adopted a "Premium Challenger" mission to equal or better the same high standards set by the market-dominating fancy cars badged with a blue propeller, four rings or three-pointed star.

By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 24 Oct 2014 08:13

Tough tyke Cross joins Caddy clan
Tough tyke Cross joins Caddy clan

Volkswagen has expanded its popular people mover range with the introduction of its 7-speed DSG transmission in its 103kW Kombi, and it has also increased its lifestyle footprint with the addition of a new Cross Caddy model.

By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 21 Oct 2014 11:23

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