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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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AUTOMOTIVE

Isuzu bakkies are tough contenders

Bakkies are hugely popular in this country, just like "utes" in Australia and "trucks" in Yankeeland, and South Africans have a vast choice of brands and models in 4x2 or 4x4...

By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 3 days ago

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Honda Type R is a sizzler

The new Honda Civic Type R has arrived in South Africa at last - and the turbo-fed, scorching fast "race car for the road" is a beaut, both in looks and performance...

By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 1 Feb 2016

AUTOMOTIVE

Duster is cute and capable

The feisty little Renault Duster has taken the local small SUV market by storm ever since it was launched in this country in September 2013...

By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 21 Jan 2016

AUTOMOTIVE

Loud, fast and sexy Mustang

We have dribbled and drooled over the photos and read every word about it on the internet but at last it's here - the first right-hand drive, factory-built Ford Mustang...

By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 17 Dec 2015

AUTOMOTIVE

Volksie buses revive old memories

Volkswagen is plucking the old memory strings of David Kramer in his red veldskoene, guitar slung across his back and pedalling his old bicycle to link the glory days of the old Volksie buses to its latest T6 range of wagons launched here earlier this month...

By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 8 Dec 2015

AUTOMOTIVE

Ford Figo fired up to fight

With already 83 models to choose from, Ford hopes to tighten its grip on the local market with the addition of an all-new nine-model Figo range made up of six hatches and three sedans, all beamed directly at the widely-contested sub-B compact car segment...

By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 3 Dec 2015

AUTOMOTIVE

Vitara ticks all the right boxes

Today, the motoring world is so completely hooked on smaller SUVs and the growing glut of trendy city-dwelling cross-overs pretending to be SUVs...

By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 30 Nov 2015

TOURISM, TRAVEL & HOSPITALITY

Atlas of over 300 parks and reserves

If you love the open road, discovering new places and have a passion for the wild now is the time to start dropping hints to the family about what you would like for Christmas...

By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 27 Nov 2015

AUTOMOTIVE

Rocks joins the Adam beat

Already a key player with more than 120 sales a month in one of the most popular segments of the market, the popularity of Opel's cute and cuddly Opel Adam is guaranteed to grow even further with the addition of a funky Rocks model that combines the cocky character of a small cross utility vehicle with the fun of wind-in-your-hair driving.

By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 23 Nov 2015

AUTOMOTIVE

Compact Jaguar with sharp claws

The new XE is the first compact sporty sedan in what has traditionally been a litter of luxuriously large Jaguar executive sedans...

By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 17 Nov 2015

AUTOMOTIVE

Introducing Merc's C-Class dirt tracker

Mercedes-Benz has now finally introduced its own direct compact SUV to take on the BMW X3 and Audi Q5...

By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 9 Nov 2015

AUTOMOTIVE

World-beating Passat is here

A complete mind-changer is the only way to describe the eight-generation Volkswagen Passat which has just arrived on local showroom floors...

By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 5 Nov 2015

AUTOMOTIVE

New vehicle sales slide continues

Local new vehicle sales continued its downhill run in October with a decline of 8.6% over the same month last year...

By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 3 Nov 2015

AUTOMOTIVE

Clio automatic with turbo boost

The Renault Clio has extended its local range with the addition of an 88kW Turbo-charged Expression model equipped with a six-speed automatic transmission...

By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 26 Oct 2015

AUTOMOTIVE

Ford Ranger raises the stakes

The popular Ford Ranger is entrenching its presence in the bakkie segment with an expanded range of 33 diesel-engine models...

By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 21 Oct 2015

AUTOMOTIVE

Classy Santa Fe ups the stakes

Hyundai's latest Santa Fe people carrier has moved up a number of notches on the large SUV status ladder...

By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 14 Oct 2015

AUTOMOTIVE

New Tata is a Bolt of surprise

The newly-arrived Tata Bolt range of passenger cars is going to inject a healthy dose of brand perception-change in South Africa...

By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 8 Oct 2015

AUTOMOTIVE

Impressive Mount Everest on wheels

The newly-released Ford Everest has been upgraded to combine seriously sexy premium quality, saloon-like handling and richly furnished living quarters with muscular off-road capability and ruggedly handsome looks...

By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 6 Oct 2015

AUTOMOTIVE

Another good month for vehicle sales

New vehicle sales hit top gear in October with an industry record of 32 165 exports reflecting a growth of 33% over the same month last year...

By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 2 Oct 2015

AUTOMOTIVE

New ooh-la-la for Peugeot 208

The popular Peugeot 208 range has been given a good dash of additional ooh-la-la...

By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 30 Sep 2015

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