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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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Coupé enriches C-Class appeal

Mercedes-Benz is renowned for producing sexy cars in addition to its executive-pleasing luxury sedans - and they have done it again with the stylish new C-Class coupé which has just arrived in South Africa...

By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 3 days ago

Kadjar is a new SUV challenger

Following in the tracks of its popular Duster and Captur, Renault has launched a new three-model Kadjar in this country to take on some of the leading contenders in the tough C-segment SUV market...

By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 22 Apr 2016

Astra is a performing star

The Opel Astra, 2016 European Car of the Year, has arrived in SA with a cabinet filled with prestigious international awards and a fleet of eight models ready to equal (and probably beat) not only the best...

By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 20 Apr 2016

Mazda CX-3 is a strong newcomer

The nippy new Mazda CX-3 is, in many ways, a slightly more muscular Mazda CX-2 and other than it being powered by a 2-litre engine rather than the 1.5 that drives the CX-2...

By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 8 Apr 2016

Everest is a likable tough guy

The Ford Everest smartly disguises and underplays its tough-guy capabilities with polished gentle giant looks, cosseting comfort, spacious living quarters and best-in-class flexible seating setup...

By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 4 Apr 2016

Passat is top of its class

The latest Volkswagen Passat is an elegantly understated, medium-sized executive sedan brimming with levels of comfort, refinement, spaciousness and ride quality...

By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 18 Mar 2016

New Tucson is tough to beat

Hyundai has resurrected its popular Tucson model and it certainly won't struggle to find grip in the SUV market which it dominated with 22,716 sales between 2005 and 2010...

By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 16 Mar 2016

Classy and hot new BMW 340i

The BMW 3 Series is the founder of the modern sporty sedan segment - a crown it has been wearing for nearly 40 years by successfully leaving the opposition in the dust with a succession...

By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 11 Mar 2016

Comfortable, practical driver pleaser

The second generation Audi Q7 has shed some weight and is also shorter, narrower and lower, lighter on juice and emissions and richer in smart technology than its predecessor...

By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 8 Mar 2016

Grand, spacious and comfortable Kia

Kia has tailor-made a smart boardroom suit for the elegant attire of the third-generation Sedona so that it is suitably dressed to impress in the company of the Mercedes-Benz V-Class...

By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 3 Mar 2016

New vehicle sales slump further

The slump in local new vehicle sales continued in February, spreading across all segments, including exports, to record a year on year drop of or 8.1% or 4,236 units...

By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 2 Mar 2016

Type R races towards ultimate trophy

The Honda Type R has joined an elitist top five group racing for the ultimate World Performance Car of the Year 2016 title and it comes as no surprise because this tar-scorcher is one of the fastest...

By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 23 Feb 2016

Volksie Kombi replays popular tunes

I have been to most of the lovely game parks in South Africa, Namibia and Zimbabwe in a wide variety of vehicles, but a recent 3,000km trip from Cape Town up the Garden route...

By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 15 Feb 2016

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 8 Feb 2016

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

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

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

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

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

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

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