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

Sappi Symbio bio-composite solution chosen to help reduce the environmental impact of motor vehicles
Sappi Symbio bio-composite solution chosen to help reduce the environmental impact of motor vehicles

Sappi is proud to announce that its Symbio bio-composite cellulose fibre - which is derived from responsibly-managed, renewable forests - has been chosen as feedstock for the development of lightweight bio-composite materials for the Life Biobcompo project...

Issued by Sappi 15 Apr 2020

Ford starts production of face shields
Ford starts production of face shields

Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) has commenced production of 57,000 protective face shields...

9 Apr 2020

Ford, GE Healthcare partner to produce ventilators
Ford, GE Healthcare partner to produce ventilators

Ford Motor Company, in collaboration with GE Healthcare, will begin producing third-party ventilators to help coronavirus patients...

1 Apr 2020

Dunlop says 'Don't Take The Road' during national lockdown
Dunlop says 'Don't Take The Road' during national lockdown

Dunlop is asking South Africa to play our part by staying home, as the world fights the Covid-19 pandemic...

Issued by Sumitomo Dunlop 30 Mar 2020

Game changer SUV and 4X4 tyre to be released
Game changer SUV and 4X4 tyre to be released

With undeniably the most comprehensive range of SUV and 4X4 tyres, Sumitomo Rubber South Africa (Sumitomo Dunlop) is bringing you an impressive new product that can literally 'Do More'...

Issued by Sumitomo Dunlop 17 Mar 2020

Consumers deserve the right to vehicle repairs - safely and reasonably
Consumers deserve the right to vehicle repairs - safely and reasonably

The draft Right2Repair guidelines currently being finalised by the Competition Commission were always bound to provoke opposition from vested interests, citing issues varying from safety concerns to job losses...

2 Mar 2020

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The charging challenge - gearing your fleet to go electric

As pressure is put on corporates globally to becoming increasingly green, so too is the pressure mounting on fleet owners to ensure they provide the infrastructure to lead the charge on electric car charging stations...

By Mohammed Sader 2 Mar 2020

Maserati reveals plans to develop, produce new electrified range
Maserati reveals plans to develop, produce new electrified range

Maserati will adopt hybrid and battery electric propulsion systems to all its models...

19 Feb 2020

Meet Angie Frederic, your "tyre lady" from KZN
Meet Angie Frederic, your "tyre lady" from KZN

Owner of Supa Quick Hillcrest, Angie Frederic's foray into entrepreneurship has been a long road that began in childhood...

By Evan-Lee Courie 10 Feb 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

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

Could your insurer reject your claim due to poor tyres?
Could your insurer reject your claim due to poor tyres?

As a responsible driver, what can you do to protect your family and ensure that in the event of an accident, your insurance claim will be covered?..

Issued by Sumitomo Dunlop 12 Dec 2019

Ford, McDonald's to use coffee bean chaff in car parts
Ford, McDonald's to use coffee bean chaff in car parts

Ford Motor Company and McDonald's USA will soon be using the dried skin of coffee beans called chaff, which naturally comes off during the roasting process, to reinforce certain vehicle parts...

6 Dec 2019

Ford fined R35 million for Kuga debacle
Ford fined R35 million for Kuga debacle

The Ford Motor Company of South Africa (FMCSA) has been fined an administrative fine of R35 million for the incidents in which the company's Kuga 1.6 model caught fire...

2 Dec 2019

Boris Dzhingarov
Transforming the vehicle manufacturing industry with automotive robots

By using vehicle manufacturing robots, automotive companies can reduce costs, enhance quality, and protect workers from dirty and hazardous tasks...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 29 Nov 2019

3 simple checks to save you money on your tyres
3 simple checks to save you money on your tyres

Road safety is the responsibility of all road users, says President Cyril Ramaphosa. "Safer roads begin with checking our vehicles and keeping them off the road if they are not roadworthy," he said in a recent speech...

Issued by Sumitomo Dunlop 29 Nov 2019

#EntrepreneurMonth: Cubic 38 creates a value chain for waste tyres
#EntrepreneurMonth: Cubic 38 creates a value chain for waste tyres

In an effort to decrease the impact of waste tyres on the environment, Mzokhona Maxase developed tyre shine and shoe polish, which uses a waste by-product of the tyre recycling process known as char...

By Evan-Lee Courie 26 Nov 2019

Low-cost alloys would pave the way for affordable medical implants and prosthetics. Monstar Studio/Shutterstock
South Africa is one step closer to processed titanium alloys

William Gregor, an amateur mineralogist and chemist, first discovered ilmenite - some black sand containing one of the world's lightest metals - in the UK in 1791...

By Michael Oluwatosin 7 Nov 2019

Ask Africa Orange Index reveals Tiger Wheel & Tyre is number one in Service Excellence
Ask Africa Orange Index reveals Tiger Wheel & Tyre is number one in Service Excellence

Tiger Wheel & Tyre has once again taken the top spot in the Ask Africa Orange Index® awards for Service Excellence in the Vehicle Consumables Industry category...

Issued by Tiger Wheel & Tyre 5 Nov 2019

KZN business scoops 2019 Exporter of the Year Award
KZN business scoops 2019 Exporter of the Year Award

Sumitomo Rubber South Africa (Pty) Ltd has won at the KZN Exporter of the Year Awards - for the second year in a row...

Issued by Sumitomo Dunlop 5 Nov 2019

Know your business inside out with a Biz Office
Know your business inside out with a Biz Office

New expectations of transparency and authenticity in business means things like organisational purpose, brand stories, how your company does things, what it believes in and what it stands for, can all play a part in how your company sees itself and how it is seen by others...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 2 Oct 2019

Top ratings for Biz Rate Card 2019
Top ratings for Biz Rate Card 2019

Bizcommunity is excited to announce the relaunch of our Biz Product and Rate Card, featuring all-new product infographics, descriptors and more...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 27 Sep 2019

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