Automotive Trends 2020

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Self-driving cars will not fix our transportation woes

The sweeping introduction of driverless cars could see more vehicles on the road, driving longer distances. But smart planning could solve some of transit-associated environmental and social problems...

6 Jan 2020

Could your insurer reject your claim due to poor tyres?

As a responsible driver, what can you do to protect your family and ensure that in the event of an accident, your insurance claim will be covered?..

Issued by Sumitomo Dunlop 12 Dec 2019

Ford, McDonald's to use coffee bean chaff in car parts

Ford Motor Company and McDonald's USA will soon be using the dried skin of coffee beans called chaff, which naturally comes off during the roasting process, to reinforce certain vehicle parts...

6 Dec 2019

Ford fined R35 million for Kuga debacle

The Ford Motor Company of South Africa (FMCSA) has been fined an administrative fine of R35 million for the incidents in which the company's Kuga 1.6 model caught fire...

2 Dec 2019

Transforming the vehicle manufacturing industry with automotive robots

By using vehicle manufacturing robots, automotive companies can reduce costs, enhance quality, and protect workers from dirty and hazardous tasks...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 29 Nov 2019

3 simple checks to save you money on your tyres

Road safety is the responsibility of all road users, says President Cyril Ramaphosa. "Safer roads begin with checking our vehicles and keeping them off the road if they are not roadworthy," he said in a recent speech...

Issued by Sumitomo Dunlop 29 Nov 2019

#EntrepreneurMonth: Cubic 38 creates a value chain for waste tyres

In an effort to decrease the impact of waste tyres on the environment, Mzokhona Maxase developed tyre shine and shoe polish, which uses a waste by-product of the tyre recycling process known as char...

By Evan-Lee Courie 26 Nov 2019

South Africa is one step closer to processed titanium alloys

William Gregor, an amateur mineralogist and chemist, first discovered ilmenite - some black sand containing one of the world's lightest metals - in the UK in 1791...

By Michael Oluwatosin 7 Nov 2019

Ask Africa Orange Index reveals Tiger Wheel & Tyre is number one in Service Excellence

Tiger Wheel & Tyre has once again taken the top spot in the Ask Africa Orange Index® awards for Service Excellence in the Vehicle Consumables Industry category...

Issued by Tiger Wheel & Tyre 5 Nov 2019

KZN business scoops 2019 Exporter of the Year Award

Sumitomo Rubber South Africa (Pty) Ltd has won at the KZN Exporter of the Year Awards - for the second year in a row...

Issued by Sumitomo Dunlop 5 Nov 2019

Know your business inside out with a Biz Office

New expectations of transparency and authenticity in business means things like organisational purpose, brand stories, how your company does things, what it believes in and what it stands for, can all play a part in how your company sees itself and how it is seen by others...

Issued by 2 Oct 2019

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