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  • How Cape Town made Bruce Lee's dream come true with Warrior
    Cape Town doubles for a lawless 1870s San Francisco in the kick-ass martial arts action series Warrior, which now has two seasons available to binge on Showmax. Issued by Showmax
  • Online retail in SA soars to R30bn, comprising 2.8% of total retail
    A new report reveals that total growth for online retail in South Africa rose to 66% in 2020, exceeding the 25% growth predicted three years ago, and bringing the total of online retail in South Africa to R30,2bn.
  • The evolution of Gagasi FM and Heart FM
    And you thought 2020 was one heck of a year! 2021 brings winds of change as Gagasi FM and Heart FM will be launching their own media solutions company under holding company MRC Media effective from 1 July 2021. The stations will utilise Mediamark as its sales house until 30 June 2021. Issued by Mediamark
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Solar minibuses for Africa? Data seen as key to green transport switch

As emissions from African transport surge, governments need to find ways to encourage a shift to cleaner, healthier electric vehicles...

By Megan Rowling 21 hours ago

Bad news for prospective car buyers in South Africa

New data from TransUnion suggests the automotive industry is struggling to recover from the financial effects of the Covid-19 pandemic...

10 May 2021

Toyota records market share of 24.6% in April

Toyota South Africa Motors registered a total of 4,745 units in the light commercial vehicle (LCV) segment, claiming a market share of 43.6%, as well as a total of 3,885 units in the passenger segment with a commensurate market share of 17%...

5 May 2021

Logistics, supply chains sectors could play crucial role in rebuilding SA economy

As much as finding new ways to do business will play a key role in South Africa's economic turnaround strategy, for the country to emerge from the years-long slump exacerbated by the Covid-19 pandemic it will need to further invest in its cornerstone industries...

4 May 2021

Huawei enters vehicle market with Seres SF5 luxury crossover

Huawei unveiled at the recent Auto Shanghai 2021 exhibition a battery-powered crossover called the SF5. The vehicle will be produced by Huawei's Chinese car-making partner Seres..

26 Apr 2021

In conversation with Neale Hill on Ford's R1bn investment

I spoke with Ford South Africa's managing director, Neale Hill, about the funding and the effects it will have on vehicle production and employment in the country...

By Naresh Maharaj 22 Apr 2021

The top-selling passenger cars in March

The recovery of the South African new-vehicle market remains largely subdued, due to continued stock shortages, but there seems to be light at the end of the tunnel...

20 Apr 2021

Driving a Ferrari but earning under R34,000 per month

Judge Dennis Davis revealed that there are South Africans that own Ferraris with salaries below R34,000 per month...

29 Mar 2021

Licence renewals can be blocked if e-toll bills are not paid - report

The South African National Roads Agency (Sanral) has warned that licence discs renewals can now be withheld from drivers who have not paid their e-toll bills...

8 Mar 2021

Competition between various car brands remains extraordinarily strong

Passenger car sales of 23,742 units in January 2021 were 18.4% lower than the 29,073 cars sold in January a year ago. But competition remains strong...

By Corné Vente 5 Mar 2021

AIDCEC: Electricity tariff increase will disrupt SA's automotive supply chain

The Automotive Industry Development Centre in the Eastern Cape says that the electricity tariff increase of 15% will slow down SA's automotive supply chain...

25 Feb 2021

Can new car dealers expect a smoother road in 2021?

Chairperson of the National Automobile Dealers' Association, Mark Dommisse, reveals what type of road new car dealers will be dealing with this year...

By Mark Dommisse 23 Feb 2021

VWSA certified as Top Employer for 10th year in a row

The accolade is awarded in recognition of employers around the world that provide excellent conditions for their employees...

19 Feb 2021

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