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Introducing the city-smart new Kia Picanto Runner

Kia Motors South Africa has expanded its LCV offering with the introduction of the new Kia Picanto Runner, a compact and cost-effective urban delivery vehicle offering all the comfort, convenience and safety features the Picanto is known for, combined with the practicality of a functional load bay...

Issued by Kia Motors South Africa 3 days ago

Agile global supply chains: Supporting manufacturers through a time of change

Manufacturing is a key driver of job creation and national economies in general. But a component of manufacturing that is often taken for granted is supply chains...

By Christopher Veerasamy 2 Jul 2020

SA remains a hotbed for automotive talent

The tough times ahead for the automotive sector will bring out the best in management talent, for which South Africa is already world-renowned...

30 Jun 2020

Professional motorcycle racer AJ Venter on Covid-19: 'Please guys - be careful!'

Professional motorcycle racer Allann-Jon Venter, also known as AJ, shares his thoughts on Covid-19 and tyres...

Issued by Sumitomo Dunlop 23 Jun 2020

Ford provides 50,000 face shields to assist Southern Africa

Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) has assembled and supplied 50,000 face shields for the United States Department of Defense to shore up its response to the Covid-19 pandemic in the Southern African region.

22 Jun 2020

#YouthMonth: Precious Dejaar has a message for the automotive industry

This Youth Month, the youth are sharing what they think the business community can do better to address the needs of the youth through a series of videos...

11 Jun 2020

Mpact expands face shield range - adults, kids, hardhat shields and respiratory masks

The safety of our communities is a top priority for us at Mpact. We have further expanded our face shield range and will be launching a respiratory mask during the course of June; ready for the re-opening of the many industries under Level 3 lockdown...

Issued by Mpact Plastics 29 May 2020

Gabriel launches #Shocks4Life for essential service workers

Gabriel, the shock absorber brand in South Africa, has launched an initiative for essential service workers who purchase Gabriel shocks between 25 May to 30 September 2020...

28 May 2020

Emergency repairs explained

As the country moves through the various lockdown levels, a number of motorists are still unsure about what constitutes as emergency repairs...

27 May 2020

Why Ford, Chanel and other companies pitch in during a crisis - without the government ordering them to

Severe shortages of critical medical supplies have prompted governments to compel private companies to fill the gap...

By Elham Mafi-Kreft and Steven Kreft 26 May 2020

Do you know the history of your second hand vehicle?

The South African Motor Body Repairers' Association (SAMBRA) is concerned about the lack of information available to the market with regards to the status of second-hand vehicles...

20 May 2020

SA's automotive industry opens up for business

Effective immediately, the South African motor industry is able to start selling vehicles once again...

13 May 2020

Kia Motors donates 6 vehicles to SANZAF in support of food relief and welfare services

Kia Motors South Africa, a subsidiary of Motus Corporation, this week donated three Kia K2700 light commercial vehicles and three Kia Picanto STARTs to SANZAF to assist the organisation in delivering food and other welfare support services to vulnerable communities during the Covid-19 Lockdown...

Issued by Kia Motors South Africa 8 May 2020

Taking care of your tyres during and post-Covid-19 lockdown

Riaz Haffejee, CEO of Sumitomo Dunlop, offers three top tyre tips for those who will be heading back to the workplace and into rush hour traffic post-lockdown...

Issued by Sumitomo Dunlop 8 May 2020

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