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Peugeot Citroen SA becomes official distributor of Opel vehicles

Other than PCSA becoming the official distributor of Opel vehicles, the highly-anticipated sixth-generation Opel Corsa has been introduced...

1 day ago

'Movement that inspires' - Kia presents its new brand purpose and future strategy

Kia has announced new details of its new brand purpose and ambitions for the future during a digital showcase event. Supported by a new brand slogan, 'Movement that inspires', Kia revealed new details of a strategy...

Issued by Kia Motors South Africa 1 day ago

Kaspersky makes threat intelligence reports available for auto industry

Cybersecurity company Kaspersky recently announced that it has launched its tailored threat intelligence (TI) reporting tool for organisations working in the automotive industry...

1 day ago

Added braking power, a challenge to the vehicle manufacturing industry

Werner Botha from AnimMate feels the visual creative industry can inspire and plant the seeds for more inventive thought...

Issued by AnimMate 2 days ago

BMW M reaches sales record in 2020, ousts AMG

BMW's performance arm has posted an impressive sales record in 2020, making it the current leader in the performance and high-performance car market. BMW M increased its sales by 6% in 2020 totalling 144,218 units sold...

By Gero Lilleike 2 days ago

Safety tips for motorists during loadshedding

If you are still making your way to the office every day or spend time on the roads throughout the day, this is what you can do to ensure you stay safe on the roads despite congestion and traffic lights that do not work...

2 days ago

Renault enters memorandum of cooperation with Lotus

To many purist driving enthusiasts, the lack of a compelling lightweight battery-powered sportscar has a been a disappointing feature of the current transition to greater electrification. But now the company that enabled Tesla to produce its first product, is partnering with Renault...

3 days ago

Huge fuel price increase predicted for February 2021

The Automobile Association (AA) is predicting a steep increase in the prices of petrol, diesel and paraffin for February 2021...

By David Taylor 15 Jan 2021

New competition and service guidelines for the Automotive Aftermarket

In December 2020, the Competition Commission issued the final Guidelines for Competition in the South African Automotive Aftermarket effective as of 1 July 2021. The Guidelines seek to address the constraints to competition in the Automotive Aftermarket Industry...

By Bobedi Seleke 15 Jan 2021

Safety tips for back to work driving

As South Africa battles a second wave of the coronavirus and returns to level three lockdown, back to work driving is going to be somewhat different from years...

14 Jan 2021

Manufacturing production down 3.5% in November

Manufacturing production decreased by 3.5% in November 2020 compared with November 2019, according to data from Statistics South Africa...

13 Jan 2021

Toyota SA updates Quantum, adds driver guard to Ses'fikile

Toyota South Africa introduced an upgraded driver guard to the Ses'fikile commuter in response to the prevailing Covid-19 operating conditions and has implemented a few updates to the Quantum...

13 Jan 2021

Driven: The all-new Honda Ballade

They say that you have to continually re-invent yourself, or something for that matter. So with that in mind, it's no real wonder that the Honda Ballade has reached its eighth generation of production...

By Naresh Maharaj 12 Jan 2021

Tesla achieved meteoric growth in market value and stock price in 2020

According to research data analysed and published by Stock Apps, Tesla achieved substantial growth in market value and stock price in 2020. Over the 12-month period, its market cap increased by over $500bn year-to-date (YTD)...

12 Jan 2021

Toyota SA achieves its highest LCV market share ever

In 2020, Toyota South Africa Motors (TSAM) recorded 41.9% in light commercial vehicle (LCV) market share, which is its highest ever...

11 Jan 2021

New car sales for Dec 2020 reflect glimmers of hope, but industry remains depressed

The South African new-vehicle market continued to recover somewhat in December 2020, but the industry remains depressed as a result of the economic impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, both locally and abroad...

By Gero Lilleike 8 Jan 2021

8 reasons to book now for #BizTrends2021 online

Here's a sneak preview of what you can expect from BizTrends2021 - Towards New Norths & New Narratives on Thursday, 28 January 2021. We invite you to join us as trend 'rockstars' point to new 'north stars'...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 7 Jan 2021

Kia reveals new corporate logo and global brand slogan

The launch of the new logo follows the announcement of Kia's 'Plan S' long-term business strategy in 2020...

7 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: Reshaping the next phase of the motor retail industry

The year 2020 was a ruthless year for many businesses, and the motor retail industry has not been spared from this devastating economic tsunami...

By Mark Dommisse 6 Jan 2021



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