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Volkswagen opens new dealership in Nambia

Volkswagen South Africa has opened a new dealership in Nambia, which brings its total number of dealerships to 109 across South Africa, Namibia and Botswana. The dealership is situated in Ongwediva, north of Namibia, and is a fully-fledged Volkswagen dealership with an art showroom, workshop and...

17 Feb 2020

Ferrari claims "world's strongest brand" title again

Brand valuation and strategy consultancy Brand Finance Global 500 has awarded "the world's strongest brand" title to Ferrari, making it the second consecutive year the car manufacturer is awarded the title. Ferrari, with a Brand Strength Index (BSI) score of 94.1 out of 100, tops the rankings of...

23 Jan 2020

Liqui Moly announces distribution partnership

Marine and motorbike enthusiasts can now find specialised Liqui Moly products on the shelves at more outlets in South Africa through a new distribution partnership signed with After Market Products (AMP), a distribution arm of Tuning Fork trading as Yamaha SA, announced in October. AMP will...

4 Nov 2019

Southern Guild enters partnership with BMW

Southern Guild announced at a media conference that it has formed a partnership with BMW South Africa. The partnership is set to lead to a year-round programme of design-led events and initiatives. Southern Guild will conceptualise and drive this programme, which includes interactive...

29 May 2018

Mitsubishi launches new brand strategy

Mitsubishi launched a new brand strategy, global tagline and initiative at the Tokyo Motor Show in Japan. The 'Drive for Growth' initiative is a three-year strategic plan for sustained and profitable growth, targeting an increase of more than 30% in annual unit sales to 1.3 million vehicles...

3 Nov 2017

AutoTrader Marketplace: safe way to buy, sell cars online

AutoTrader SA and its partners have created a solution to combat scams, dishonest trading, and vehicle trading site robbery with the introduction of its AutoTrader Marketplace. The marketplace has been established to create a safe space to conduct business and provides a full inspection report...

31 May 2017

Jaguar Classic Genuine Parts to launch in SA

Classic Jaguar vehicle owners will soon have access to genuine parts to service and maintain their vehicles. Jaguar Land Rover South Africa will have the more than 30,000 parts for models E-Type, XJ, XJS, XK8, XJ6, and XJ12 available for retail. The Jaguar Classic Genuine Parts will be launched...

18 May 2017

Anthony Joshua MBE takes delivery of SVO Range Rover

IBF Heavyweight World Champion, Anthony Joshua MBE has taken delivery of the tailor-made version of the high-performance Range Rover SVAutobiography Dynamic. Joshua worked with Land Rover designers and specialist to curate numerous interior and exterior features, at the SVO Technical Centre, near...

4 May 2017

Land Rover reveals all-new Dicovery at Cape Epic

Land Rover revealed its all-new Discovery, due to launch in South Africa in June 2017, at the recent Absa Cape Epic. Fans were able to get up close and personal with the three-row and seven-seat model at the Absa Cape Epic Prologue, and again at the Grand Finale at Val de Vie Estate.

4 Apr 2017

Kia wins Good Design awards for Telluride Concept and Cadenza sedan

The Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design and Metropolitan Arts Press presented Kia Motors with two Good Design awards. Kia received the awards for its Telluride Concept and the production Cadenza sedan in the transportation category. This the seventh year in a row that Kia has...

14 Dec 2016

VW SA wins Think Blue. Factory Environmental Engagement Award

The communications division of the Volkswagen Group South Africa beat 27 other VW plants to receive the Think Blue. Factory Environmental Engagement Award at an awards ceremony held in Wolfsburg, Germany. The accolade acknowledges VW SA's continued effort to spread environmental awareness and for...

18 Nov 2016

Volvo Car South Africa continues as endorsed vehicle partner

Volvo Car South Africa has once again been selected as the official vehicle partner for the Nedbank Golf Challenge with tournament winners standing a chance of winning one of four brand new Volvos. The challenge, in its 15th year running, takes place at the famous Gary Player golf course between...

15 Nov 2016

VW are big winners at SAVRALA awards

The 21st annual South African Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association (SAVRALA) awards gala dinner was held in Johannesburg recently and saw Volkswagen walking away with most of the awards including its seventh consecutive Manufacturer of The Year award. Audi received the Tutuka award for the...

27 Oct 2016

Tsogo Sun Amashova Race sponsored with Avis vehicles

Organisers of the 30th Tsogo Sun Amashova Durban Classic have announced that Avis Rent a Car and Avis Van Rental will be coming on board for the second consecutive year as the official vehicle partners for this year's race. Avis will be providing the organisers with vehicles that will support...

3 Oct 2016

Dunlop recognised as leading name in tyre brands

Dunlop has been heralded as the leading name in the Tyre Brands category in the 2016/17 Target Group Index (TGI) Icon Brands Survey, published on Sunday, 31 July 2016. This win is the company's fourth triumph since 2011.

5 Aug 2016

AVIS recognised as one of SA's top township brands

Avis Rent a Car has been voted as The Best Car Rental Company in the 2016/2017 TGI KASI Star Brands Survey. For the second year running, the KASI Star Brands Survey recognises brands that are used most loyally by South Africa's township consumers, irrespective of living standard background. The...

5 May 2016

FMCSA awarded at 2016 Drive Out/WegRy 4x4 of the Year Awards

Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) was awarded at the Drive Out/WegRy 2016 4x4 of the Year Awards. The new Ford Ranger won the Double Cab of the Year title while the all-new Ford Everest took the top award in the SUV segment.

18 Apr 2016

Lexus hybrids achieve one million global sales

Lexus International recently announced that it has sold more than one million hybrid vehicles since the world's first luxury hybrid vehicle, the RX 400h SUV, went on sale in 2005. The millionth vehicle, a new NX 300h was delivered to a Lexus customer in Milan, Italy, by Alain Uyttenhoven, head of...

14 Apr 2016

Castrol MAGNATEC 10W-40 voted the best motor lubricant in SA

In the recent Product of the Year awards, Castrol MAGNATEC 10W-40 was voted the best motor lubricant by South African consumers. Hosted annually, the Product of the Year is the world's largest consumer voted programme that identifies innovation in the products and services industry. Annually, for...

11 Apr 2016

General Motors South Africa honours dealers

General Motors South Africa (GMSA) named their five best dealers in the country over the weekend, at the annual dealer meeting held in Durban. Annually, dealers are recognised for their performance based on vehicle and parts sales, service, customer satisfaction and facility standards. They have...

22 Mar 2016

Mazda scoops five wins from the Daily News Autos Awards

The Mazda MX-5 took the win in the Fun Car category, Small SUV went to the Mazda CX-5, while Mazda CX-3 came top in the City SUV category. Mazda3 was voted best Small Car and Mazda6 was the winner for Family Car. The United States based Daily News Auto Awards honour best-in-class vehicles for a...

17 Mar 2016

Avis to partner with Absa Cape Epic

Avis is to once again partner with the Absa Cape Epic race as the official car rental supplier and sole sponsor of vehicles for the Premium Upgrade Package. The demanding eight day mountain bike stage race is set to take place from 13-20 March 2016 starting in Meerendal Wine Estate and ending at...

10 Mar 2016

Avis sponsors Cape Town Cycle Tour 2016

Avis is pleased to announce that it will once again be partnering with the Cape Town Cycle Tour as the official car rental supplier, taking place in Cape Town on the 6th of March 2016. The partnership between Avis and The Cape Town Cycle Tour began in 2013 and continues to grow stronger each year....

3 Mar 2016

Budget Rent a Car partners with Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon

American car rental company, Budget Rent a Car, will be sponsoring the 46th Annual Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon to be held on 26 March 2016. Prior to Budget Rent a Car, Avis sponsored the event for 25 years. Both car rental brands are operated by Barloworld Ltd.

3 Feb 2016

Love the road with SANRAL's By the Way

By the Way is a bi-monthly publication by the South African Roads Agency (SANRAL). It is a full-colour magazine aimed at all users of South Africa's national roads. It showcases the various projects that SANRAL is involved in around the country. It also provides motorists with vital...

16 Apr 2015

Orphanage receives donation from Gabriel, AutoZone

Gabriel and AutoZone Nelspruit, major players in the automotive industry, have recently donated new blankets to the Msholozi Orphanage Care Centre on the outskirts of White River. The centre, which has around 70 children, is located in an old military shed that gets very cold in winter. The...

1 Jul 2013

Responsible Drinking Media Awards open next month

As part of its campaign on responsible journalism, brandhouse is calling all South African media to keep in mind that the company's annual Responsible Drinking Media Awards (RDMA) officially launches next month. Through the RDMA initiative, the company believes that journalists can make a difference...

24 Jan 2013

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