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Reflections from Michelin South Africa's new managing director

Since taking over as the managing director for Michelin South Africa, Marcus Baffoe-Bonnie has led the business, and its 10 cluster of countries, through major shifts that have built on the work of his predecessors...

Issued by Havas Johannesburg 17 Sep 2020

The dos and don'ts for preserving the paint on your car

It is not only vintage car enthusiasts who spend hours buffing and polishing their "babies" on a weekend...

15 Sep 2020

Trade up at Tiger Wheel & Tyre

Tiger Wheel & Tyre is encouraging customers to trade in their old alloy wheels and tyres and get up to R4,000 towards their upgrade to a brand-new wheel and tyre combo purchase...

Issued by Tiger Wheel & Tyre 10 Sep 2020

AutoTrader searches jump 76% year-on-year

AutoTrader has recorded exponential growth in car searches year-on-year. Activity on South Africa's largest digital automotive marketplace rose from 32,4 million in April, to 39,9 million in May, to a high of 43,3 million in June, marking a full 76% increase when compared to June 2019...

Issued by AutoTrader 9 Sep 2020

Comprehensive car insurance and what does it cover?

We are bringing all the information that you would need to know about comprehensive car insurance. We will also cover what the comprehensive car insurance can cover for you...

Issued by Orbeen 2 Sep 2020

How to minimise vehicle expenses in a strained economy

From the rising cost of food, clothing, and the other necessities, the list of things connected to the price of fuel can be daunting...

By Richard Coates 1 Sep 2020

Locally-produced tyre a game changer for trucking industry

Produced in the state-of-the-art Ladysmith, KwaZulu-Natal Truck Bus Radial manufacturing plant to meet the needs of the 'always on the road' trucking industry, Sumitomo Dunlop has launched a new premium drive truck tyre...

Issued by Sumitomo Dunlop 31 Aug 2020

#AutomotiveAllies: Seama Govender

Seama Govender, nominated by Riaz Haffejee, is the group director for corporate services at Sumitomo Dunlop...

Issued by Sumitomo Dunlop 27 Aug 2020

#OrchidsandOnions: No 'hairy' service fees

Humour: VW's funny advert is a sign we're getting back to normal; Close shave has cost plumbing franchise Brendan Seery's business, though it's not due an Onion, yet...

By Brendan Seery 25 Aug 2020

Lower human activity limiting tyre sales

Reduced human activity will be the reality for the foreseeable future and sustainability necessitates change within Sumitomo Dunlop, which manufactures the Sumitomo tyres, as well as Falken and Dunlop tyre brands...

By Tracy Hancock, Issued by Sumitomo Dunlop 24 Aug 2020

5 steps bodyshops can take to improve environmental sustainability

Spies Hecker brand manager Joachim Hinz offers insight on what can bodyshops can do to improve environmental sustainability...

24 Aug 2020

#StartupStory: Michanic, the on-demand car repair service

Michanic is an innovative "Uber-like" technology platform that brings qualified and trustworthy car mechanics right to your doorstep...

By Evan-Lee Courie 21 Aug 2020

Ring lap record for Michelin-shod Porsche Panamera

The new Porsche Panamera, fitted with specially developed Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 tyres, has set a new lap record for 'executive cars' on the 20.832-kilometre Nurburgring Nordschleife circuit in Germany...

Issued by Havas Johannesburg 18 Aug 2020

Competition Tribunal confirms order against Eldan Auto Body

The Competition Commission welcomes the decision of the Competition Tribunal of 12 August 2020, that confirms as an order the settlement agreement between the Commission and a Gauteng based panel beating company...

14 Aug 2020

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