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New business, new car, new fears...
New business, new car, new fears...

Approximately 20,000 vehicles are illegally registered and sold in South Africa each year. Here are a few useful tips to ensure you get the best car deal and avoid being scammed...

Issued by Imperial Auto 14 May 2019

Hino reveals it's vision for 2025 and beyond
Hino reveals it's vision for 2025 and beyond

Hino has announced a comprehensive plan to meet the objectives of its vision for 2025 and beyond...

6 May 2019

VehicleFacts - Giving dealerships protection against fraudulent transactions!
VehicleFacts - Giving dealerships protection against fraudulent transactions!

It's a reality - Motor dealerships are more frequently becoming victims of fraudulent transactions - a situation that can be avoided by validating the original identity of the vehicle being traded...

Issued by VehicleFacts 3 May 2019

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Dealers desert dorpies, leaving vehicle owners in the lurch

Due to the poor economic environment, dealerships have moved out of small towns, leaving many motorists inconvenienced and having to incur extra costs to have their vehicles serviced...

24 Apr 2019

AutoTrader invests in Google Analytics 360
AutoTrader invests in Google Analytics 360

AutoTrader, South Africa's trusted online motoring marketplace, is at the forefront of a new digital wave...

Issued by AutoTrader 23 Apr 2019

Ensure a fair price when trading in your car
Ensure a fair price when trading in your car

Trading-in an old car and upgrading to something new is really exciting - but can be rather daunting at the same time...

11 Apr 2019

Tribunal orders Volkwagen to refund consumer fees
Tribunal orders Volkwagen to refund consumer fees

The National Consumer Tribunal has instructed Volkswagen Financial Services South Africa to refund consumers for on-the-road, admin and handling fees on credit agreements...

9 Apr 2019

Motor dealers face choices in changing times
Motor dealers face choices in changing times

Motoring industry thought leaders presented some interesting insight and advice to dealer principals and key operational staff...

5 Apr 2019

Pressure builds in compressed vehicle market
Pressure builds in compressed vehicle market

New vehicle sales continued their consistent slide downward as the first quarter drew to a close...

3 Apr 2019

Tiger Wheel & Tyre simplifies tyre size searches for customers
Tiger Wheel & Tyre simplifies tyre size searches for customers

Tiger Wheel & Tyre is giving customers another good reason to remain loyal to the country's most award-winning and trusted wheel and tyre company...

Issued by Tiger Wheel & Tyre 22 Mar 2019

Penta Motor Group joins the 2019 AutoTrader SA Car of the Year competition
Penta Motor Group joins the 2019 AutoTrader SA Car of the Year competition

The 2019 AutoTrader South African Car Of The Year competition commences the judging of 12 vehicles from across the SA motoring industry this March, in a bid to find this year's ultimate car...

Issued by AutoTrader 19 Mar 2019

The radically transforming car buying experience
The radically transforming car buying experience

With the number of online shoppers expected to approach 25 million by 2021 (up from 18 million in 2017), e-commerce is experiencing a boom time in SA...

14 Mar 2019

Hino South Africa reveal future plans
Hino South Africa reveal future plans

Hino South Africa has laid out ambitious plans for 2019 and beyond...

4 Feb 2019

Vehicle manufacturers, dealers face challenging market conditions
Vehicle manufacturers, dealers face challenging market conditions

The constrained economy, a VAT hike, and petrol price increases have all combined to push the latest TransUnion Africa Vehicle Pricing Index (VPI) below inflation...

31 Jan 2019

AutoTrader reveals 2018 top 10 most searched for cars
AutoTrader reveals 2018 top 10 most searched for cars

The Mercedes-Benz C-Class has soared to the top of the vehicle pops, beating the BMW 3 Series which falls in to fourth spot...

Issued by AutoTrader 18 Jan 2019

Informal motor businesses get a boost
Informal motor businesses get a boost

Around 60 informal businesses in the motor sector will be exposed to training and mentoring with the aim to become formal, accredited businesses...

18 Jan 2019

Trading down for lower car repayments isn't always good
Trading down for lower car repayments isn't always good

Many South African motorists who are feeling the burden of inflation are considering moving into more cost-effective cars...

10 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: Online car sales - destructive disruption or unique opportunity?
#BizTrends2019: Online car sales - destructive disruption or unique opportunity?

The boom in online retail is now more than a decade old, and we're starting to see the first signs of a similar boom in online car sales...

By Marius du Toit 7 Jan 2019

Dealerships to benefit from new automotive code
Dealerships to benefit from new automotive code

While dealerships may see the new code intended for the automotive sector as filled with doom and gloom, 'it, in fact, protects and empowers dealerships'...

27 Dec 2018

Insured? Who's liable for your car repairs?
Insured? Who's liable for your car repairs?

Motor vehicle insurance should be simple and, most importantly, provide the motorist with peace of mind...

21 Dec 2018

#BestofBiz 2018: Automotive
#BestofBiz 2018: Automotive

Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's Automotive site over the past year...

18 Dec 2018

Hyundai introduces the all new Santa Fe to 'every kind of family'
Hyundai introduces the all new Santa Fe to 'every kind of family'

The evolution of Hyundai SUV's is fast gaining momentum, with the new Hyundai Santa Fe entering the market in full force...

Issued by DNA Brand Architects 11 Dec 2018

Local vehicle manufacturers expected to expand exports
Local vehicle manufacturers expected to expand exports

South African vehicle manufacturers are likely to switch their focus to the export market...

11 Dec 2018

Interest rate impacts new vehicle sales
Interest rate impacts new vehicle sales

New vehicle sales continued to decline during November, noticeably impacted by the interest rate increase in the third week of the month...

6 Dec 2018

Suzuki is giving consumers #AllTheRightFeels
Suzuki is giving consumers #AllTheRightFeels

Suzuki is bringing #AllTheRightFeels to consumers. Until 15 December 2018 consumers can test drive the all-new Suzuki Swift and get instant rewards...

Issued by TLC Marketing Worldwide 27 Nov 2018

Protea Hotels by Marriot, MLT upgrade vehicle offering for guests
Protea Hotels by Marriot, MLT upgrade vehicle offering for guests

In partnership with MLT Vehicle Hire Company, Protea Hotels by Marriot has upgraded its fleet of vehicles for guests...

23 Nov 2018

Audi Centre Johannesburg gets an upgrade
Audi Centre Johannesburg gets an upgrade

Audi Centre Johannesburg has undergone a substantial upgrade to become a world-class retail facility...

23 Nov 2018

FAW, the truck dealer of choice in Mozambique
FAW, the truck dealer of choice in Mozambique

In August this year, Choice Diesel Mozambique became the first and only independent sales and service dealer of FAW trucks in Mozambique...

14 Nov 2018

Tiger Wheel & Tyre partners with Wheel Collision to offer expert wheel straightening and repair to OEM standards
Tiger Wheel & Tyre partners with Wheel Collision to offer expert wheel straightening and repair to OEM standards

Wheels, especially aftermarket alloy wheels, are more than just functional, they can be an asset to your vehicle, both from a performance and an aesthetic point of view...

Issued by Tiger Wheel & Tyre 12 Nov 2018

2019 AutoTrader SA Car of the Year semi-finalists announced
2019 AutoTrader SA Car of the Year semi-finalists announced

The 2019 AutoTrader SA Car of the Year competition semi-finalists have been announced...

12 Nov 2018

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