Automotive Trends 2020

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Deseré Orrill
Will 2020 kickstart the decade of the driven human?

Ole!Connect's, Desere' Orrill, takes a look underneath the hood of autonomous transportation, what it means to our future mobility, and whether we are ready to relinquish the wheel, or not...

By Deseré Orrill, Issued by Ole!Connect 31 Jan 2020

Audi introduces Traffic Light Information service in Düsseldorf
Audi introduces Traffic Light Information service in Düsseldorf

Düsseldorf is only the second city in Europe to have Audi's Traffic Light Information service...

31 Jan 2020

Atterbury develops new 13,500m² showroom for WeBuyCars
Atterbury develops new 13,500m² showroom for WeBuyCars

WeBuyCars has a new showroom in Cape Town that was purpose-built by property developer Atterbury...

30 Jan 2020

Reckless driving can change your life
Reckless driving can change your life

The Audi driver who recorded himself driving 308km/h was recently arrested...

29 Jan 2020

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#OrchidsandOnions: Now it's Hyundai's turn

Atos ad positions car specifically for Gen Z and millennials...

By Brendan Seery 28 Jan 2020

The Citroën C5 Aircross is smooth and silent
The Citroën C5 Aircross is smooth and silent

Thoroughly impressive. Smooth and silent with an equally satisfying ride. These are my early impressions...

By Naresh Maharaj 28 Jan 2020

Who is the real premium player in SA?
Who is the real premium player in SA?

As traditional luxury brands diversify their product line-ups in pursuit of ultimate sales volumes, can they still claim to be "premium" manufacturers, at least in the true sense of the word?

By Lance Branquinho 28 Jan 2020

BMW i4 to debut at Geneva Motor Show
BMW i4 to debut at Geneva Motor Show

BMW is serious about its electric car strategy...

27 Jan 2020

Take the road back to work and school - safely
Take the road back to work and school - safely

Schools are back and work is in full swing. Increased traffic volume and travelling speed make heightened safety awareness and braking efficiency all the more important...

Issued by Sumitomo Dunlop 27 Jan 2020

Odette van der Haar, managing director of Publicis.
#BizTrends2020: Imagine the impossible

In order to stay in business, one needs to stay abreast with technology and remain up to date with the latest innovations...

By Odette van der Haar 24 Jan 2020

Leadership changes at Maserati
Leadership changes at Maserati

Maserati further strengthens its leadership team...

23 Jan 2020

Ford names Shawn Govender manager of Struandale Engine Plant
Ford names Shawn Govender manager of Struandale Engine Plant

Shawn Govender replaces John Cameron as manager of the Ford Struandale Engine Plant...

23 Jan 2020

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#OrchidsandOnions: Corny but convincing

King Price's 'cultural appropriation' ad has the desired impact, and because of effective marketing, Alonso crash was a positive for Toyota...

By Brendan Seery 21 Jan 2020

20 most sought-after cars in SA in December 2019
20 most sought-after cars in SA in December 2019

The Beat The Price New Car Demand Index for December 2019 reflects the nervousness in the local car market...

21 Jan 2020

Diesel and Dust. The Gravelog Experience
Diesel and Dust. The Gravelog Experience

As a motoring journalist, I drive a myriad of cars, sedans, SUV's of every size, pick-up and bakkies on many road surfaces. But when the opportunity came about to take part in a "Gravel-Log"...

By Naresh Maharaj 20 Jan 2020

Leadership changes at Audi South Africa
Leadership changes at Audi South Africa

Audi South Africa has announced changes within its local management team...

16 Jan 2020

Ericsson and Microsoft partner to accelerate connected vehicles
Ericsson and Microsoft partner to accelerate connected vehicles

Ericsson and Microsoft are bringing their connected vehicle expertise together...

16 Jan 2020

Ford Motor Company reveals 2020 global trend report
Ford Motor Company reveals 2020 global trend report

In the age of constant connectivity, consumers today feel more alone than ever - and find it harder to trust their peers and companies...

16 Jan 2020

Winning ads featured in this week's Orchids and Onions column...
#OrchidsandOnions: 1 Stop gets it spot on

Winners: SAB's 'How about none for the road?' ad hits the mark, too. Aussie ad for sperm donation, 'All hands on d*ck', stands out, but would be banned here...

By Brendan Seery 14 Jan 2020

Mahindra announces global leadership changes
Mahindra announces global leadership changes

Mahindra & Mahindra has announced wide-ranging future changes to its global management structure...

14 Jan 2020

Which vehicles achieved the best resale in 2019?
Which vehicles achieved the best resale in 2019?

There were lots of big winners in 2019. In the South African motor industry, the Volkswagen Tiguan was the big winner in the resale value stakes...

13 Jan 2020

South Africa has huge 'green fuels' potential. But it needs to act now
South Africa has huge 'green fuels' potential. But it needs to act now

South Africa needs to seriously start thinking about shifting its energy focus. This is for two reasons...

By David Richard Walwyn and Rod Crompton 10 Jan 2020

The all-new Hyundai Venue is where you'll want to be
The all-new Hyundai Venue is where you'll want to be

After many years of success in South Africa, Hyundai has launched the all-new Venue...

By Naresh Maharaj 9 Jan 2020

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Hyundai, Uber partner to develop Uber air taxis

Both parties are collaborating on infrastructure concepts to support take-off and landing for this new class of vehicles...

8 Jan 2020

Africa's leading B2B news TO GO>>
Africa's leading B2B news TO GO>>

Monday, 6 January 2020, Bizcommunity, one of the leading business-to-business news platforms on the African continent, celebrates the official relaunch of their podcast offering - BizTakeouts...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 7 Jan 2020

What to do in a motor vehicle accident? Stay calm!
What to do in a motor vehicle accident? Stay calm!

Getting involved in a motor vehicle accident is a daunting and unpleasant experience. But what should you do if you have been involved?

By Naresh Maharaj 7 Jan 2020

How do I know if my shock absorbers are bad?
How do I know if my shock absorbers are bad?

Shock absorbers are designed to assist the driver in maintaining control of the car by keeping the tyres on the ground...

7 Jan 2020

Study reveals consumer expectations of SA's automotive industry
Study reveals consumer expectations of SA's automotive industry

The automotive industry is not immune to the increased consumer expectations the digital era has brought with it...

6 Jan 2020

Self-driving cars will not fix our transportation woes
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

Petrol price to come down in January
Petrol price to come down in January

Cash-strapped consumers returning from their December holiday break will breathe a sigh of relief at the petrol pumps as the price of petrol is set to come down by between 4-14 cents a litre this week...

31 Dec 2019

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