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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

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

Classic car restorations offer keys to tackle rural poverty

Inspired by a TV show, Nosipho Kholutsoane saw a road out of poverty and an opportunity to develop industry and skills in the remote rural town of Mount Fletcher in the Eastern Cape...

8 Sep 2020

Female mechanical engineer breaks through gender-defined barriers

Working in a male-dominated industry can be a daunting prospect for a woman. But today, women are breaking through gender defined barriers, pursuing their dreams - no matter how diverse - while seeking workplace equality. Once such trailblazer is mechanical engineer Lelau Mojela...

Issued by Sumitomo Dunlop 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

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

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

Young racing driver going places - at high speed

A business analyst by profession, 28 year-old Jonathan Mogotsi is not only smart at hedging his own bets in tough economic times, he has also exceeded his own childhood dreams...

Issued by Sumitomo Dunlop 12 Aug 2020

Report reveals safety not a priority for SA car buyers

Buying a car, new or secondhand, is a big financial commitment and the buyer wants to know they are getting bang for their buck, along with all the things which they most desire in a car...

20 Jul 2020

Losing your car key comes at a cost

Replacing a lost car key used to be simple - you'd take the spare to your local key cutter and for about R250 you could have a copy made. These days, however, it's a different story...

16 Jul 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

Dunlop Take The Road

In the message, Dunlop has also subtly introduced its purpose-led initiative, Asivikelane, which started in Ladysmith and has now become a national movement to drive collective behaviour and social change towards the health and safety of its employees', partners and communities...

Issued by Sumitomo Dunlop 8 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

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