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Aftermarket geared for increased number of second-hand cars
Aftermarket geared for increased number of second-hand cars

As the motor industry starts to open up, reports indicate vehicle buyers will search for cheaper second-hand cars...

25 May 2020

Ford appoints Londeka Mkhize as new social media lead
Ford appoints Londeka Mkhize as new social media lead

Ford Motor Company has named Londeka Mkhize its new social media lead for South Africa...

21 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

Volkswagen to convert factory into Covid-19 medical facility
Volkswagen to convert factory into Covid-19 medical facility

Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) is to convert its assembly plant in Port Elizabeth into a temporary medical facility for Covid-19 patients...

15 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

FNB, WesBank approve more than 500,000 payment breaks
FNB, WesBank approve more than 500,000 payment breaks

FNB and WesBank have approved payment breaks on more than 500,000 credit agreements for nearly 150,000 individual and business customers since 1 April 2020...

8 May 2020

CDK Global launches "Get the most from your DMS" guide
CDK Global launches "Get the most from your DMS" guide

CDK has launched a downloadable best practice guide to support clients through the current Covid-19 pandemic...

3 May 2020

Hyundai extends warranties
Hyundai extends warranties

Hyundai vehicles with original warranties that expire between March and June 2020 will benefit globally from a warranty extension for up to three months...

7 Apr 2020

Car dealerships should consider going digital
Car dealerships should consider going digital

To mitigate a likely slump in car sales during the coronavirus pandemic, automotive original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and car dealerships should consider online services...

2 Apr 2020

#WinAnyCar, says AutoTrader
#WinAnyCar, says AutoTrader

AutoTrader has ramped up their 'AutoTrader has a car for every moment' campaign, which has reached an audience of over 17 million, with the release of the exciting #WinAnyCar competition...

Issued by AutoTrader 19 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

Volvo Financial Services ends alliance with WesBank
Volvo Financial Services ends alliance with WesBank

Volvo Financial Services South Africa has announced the end of its alliance with WesBank...

17 Mar 2020

February marks another record month for used car sales, says AutoTrader!
February marks another record month for used car sales, says AutoTrader!

According to George Mienie, AutoTrader CEO, February 2020 was yet another record month for the used car market - with cumulative used car sales of just under R11,5bn...

Issued by AutoTrader 9 Mar 2020

Auto goes digital! Benefits of purchasing a car online
Auto goes digital! Benefits of purchasing a car online

If you're a homebody or would rather avoid going to a car dealership, then you'll understand the pleasure of being able to make a car purchase while you're comfortably sitting on your couch. Well, that's one of the perks that come with purchasing a vehicle online...

Issued by Ruby Digital 9 Mar 2020

AutoTrader breaks records this January
AutoTrader breaks records this January

AutoTrader has reported record-breaking results this January. The company - dubbed SA's trusted motoring marketplace - has recorded an increase of over 3,500 (10.8%) used cars sold and R900m (9.7%) across January 2020...

Issued by AutoTrader 24 Feb 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

How do balloon payments work?
How do balloon payments work?

When you buy a car and choose to finance it, you have a few options to consider...

19 Feb 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

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

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

Revealed: AutoTrader's best Black Friday car deals
Revealed: AutoTrader's best Black Friday car deals

South Africa's biggest car sale kicks off today. Motorists are expected to realise savings to the tune of over R62m this Black Friday thanks to dealers being hungry to drive sales...

Issued by AutoTrader 29 Nov 2019

Tiger Wheel & Tyre's X-SURE is the gold-standard of road hazard guarantees
Tiger Wheel & Tyre's X-SURE is the gold-standard of road hazard guarantees

Tiger Wheel & Tyre has reinvented its X-SURE product as a superior quality, highly affordable road hazard guarantee...

Issued by Tiger Wheel & Tyre 15 Nov 2019

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Suzuki achieves best ever sales month

October 2019 is the best selling month for Suzuki Auto South Africa. The car manufacturer is currently riding a wave of popularity in the country...

6 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

AutoTrader reports comprehensive growth
AutoTrader reports comprehensive growth

South Africa's leading motoring marketplace, AutoTrader, has shown strong results for customers with more than 84% of the vehicles listed on its portal in the past year, being sold...

Issued by AutoTrader 29 Oct 2019

Motor dealers' road to recovery needs clear lanes
Motor dealers' road to recovery needs clear lanes

The South African franchised motor dealer environment is under huge pressure...

By Mark Dommisse 22 Oct 2019

2019/20 Cars.co.za Consumer Awards finalists announced
2019/20 Cars.co.za Consumer Awards finalists announced

The 39 finalists of the 2019/20 Cars.co.za Consumer Awards have been announced...

7 Oct 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

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