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Volvo Car South Africa launches online store
Volvo Car South Africa launches online storeArticle

Volvo Car South Africa has launched My.Volvo, an online store that will enable South Africans to purchase or rent a new car...

1 day ago

#BehindtheMask: Astika Chetram, co-founder and MD of Imajinnation Marketing
#BehindtheMask: Astika Chetram, co-founder and MD of Imajinnation MarketingArticle

Astika Chetram is the co-founder and MD of a small marketing agency called Imajinnation Marketing with extensive experience in the automotive industry...

Jessica Tennant 2 days ago

Driven: The new Peugeot 2008 - impressive French flair
Driven: The new Peugeot 2008 - impressive French flairArticle

The 2008 has come a long way with many, many improvements in ride, safety and comfort...

Naresh Maharaj 2 days ago

#BehindtheBrandManager: Nokwe Ndwandwe of Nissan South Africa
#BehindtheBrandManager: Nokwe Ndwandwe of Nissan South AfricaArticle

Ndwandwe talks about her role, recent campaigns she has worked on, her career, and the activities she engages in outside of work...

Imran Salie 22 Apr 2021

In conversation with Neale Hill on Ford's R1bn investment
In conversation with Neale Hill on Ford's R1bn investmentArticle

I spoke with Ford South Africa's managing director, Neale Hill, about the funding and the effects it will have on vehicle production and employment in the country...

Naresh Maharaj 22 Apr 2021

#BehindtheBrandManager: Charmagne Mavudzi of Volvo Car South Africa
#BehindtheBrandManager: Charmagne Mavudzi of Volvo Car South AfricaArticle

Charmagne Mavudzi of Volvo Car South Africa uncovers recent campaigns she has worked on, plans for sustainability and more...

Imran Salie 13 Apr 2021

New Bridgestone head of marketing announced
New Bridgestone head of marketing announcedArticle

Sara Didiza has been in the position since March and leads a multi-disciplinary team that includes product management, public relations, and more...

8 Apr 2021

Kia SA appoints Terence Steenkamp as its new PR manager
Kia SA appoints Terence Steenkamp as its new PR managerArticle

Steenkamp will manage all of Kia SA's communications and public relations initiatives, as well as media relations...

1 Apr 2021

BWS - A new dedicated hosting site to complement other solutions
BWS - A new dedicated hosting site to complement other solutionsArticle

Sign up with BWS and get 20% off your hosting fees. BWS focusses on removing the complexity of doing business online - offering a "one-stop, website-in-a-box solution"...

Issued by Baobab Web Services 26 Mar 2021

Nissan appoints vastly experienced Guillaume Cartier as chairperson for Africa
Nissan appoints vastly experienced Guillaume Cartier as chairperson for AfricaArticle

Cartier will lead also lead the Middle East, India, Europe and Oceania region...

12 Mar 2021

Online vehicle searches climb
Online vehicle searches climbArticle

BMW is the most searched for car brand in South Africa, the Toyota Hilux is the most desired car model and online vehicle searches have grown by an impressive 54.1%, according to the latest bi-annual AutoTrader Car Industry Report...

Issued by AutoTrader 5 Mar 2021

February vehicle sales prove better than expected - NADA
February vehicle sales prove better than expected - NADAArticle

Dealers performed well in the retail space with an 84.3% share of the total market, with rental taking 10%, government 3.4% and sales to corporate fleets 2.3%...

2 Mar 2021

How will 5G impact automotive IoT and its security?
How will 5G impact automotive IoT and its security?Article

The internet of things (IoT) has taken the world by storm, from smart toasters to pet feeders, it seems that each of our everyday appliances is getting upgraded...

Nicolò Boatto 2 Mar 2021

Which countries are winning the great electric vehicle race?
Which countries are winning the great electric vehicle race?Article

With the world's automotive industry shifting inexorably to electrified powertrains, which countries are best positioned to adapt to an influx of new electric vehicles?

Ashley Oldfield 26 Feb 2021

AIDCEC: Electricity tariff increase will disrupt SA's automotive supply chain
AIDCEC: Electricity tariff increase will disrupt SA's automotive supply chainArticle

The Automotive Industry Development Centre in the Eastern Cape says that the electricity tariff increase of 15% will slow down SA's automotive supply chain...

25 Feb 2021

Tech startup Cridde to launch new app-based car rental platform
Tech startup Cridde to launch new app-based car rental platformArticle

A division of Cityride car rental based in Johannesburg, the app allows users to have the convenience of once-off document upload, verification and renting a car instantly...

19 Feb 2021

VWSA certified as Top Employer for 10th year in a row
VWSA certified as Top Employer for 10th year in a rowArticle

The accolade is awarded in recognition of employers around the world that provide excellent conditions for their employees...

18 Feb 2021

Cars.co.za Consumer Awards 2020/21 winners announced
Cars.co.za Consumer Awards 2020/21 winners announcedArticle

The 13 category winners and the recipient of the Brand of the Year title of the 2020/21 programme were announced during the Cars.co.za Consumer Awards TV presentation, which was broadcast on DStv's Motorsport HD channel...

18 Feb 2021

AAAM, Afreximbank sign MoU to drive automotive investment in Africa
AAAM, Afreximbank sign MoU to drive automotive investment in AfricaArticle

The partnership aims to boost regional automotive value chains and financing for the automotive industry while supporting the development of enabling policies, technical assistance, and capacity building initiatives...

18 Feb 2021

South Africa's top-selling cars of 2020
South Africa's top-selling cars of 2020Article

Where do South Africans spend their money when times are tough? Which segments are in decline? Which models are rising stars? Details sales statistics provided by Lightstone Auto provides the answers...

Hannes Oosthuizen 12 Feb 2021

SA car market faces challenging 2021
SA car market faces challenging 2021Article

The South African automotive industry faces a challenging 2021, with new vehicle prices continuing to climb well above the inflation rate in a market already severely constrained by the financial effects of the Covid-19 pandemic...

11 Feb 2021

AutoTrader launches unique automotive awards programme
AutoTrader launches unique automotive awards programmeArticle

AutoTrader, the largest digital automotive marketplace in South Africa, has launched a unique awards programme that celebrates excellence within the automotive industry...

Issued by AutoTrader 11 Feb 2021

New car sales: January sees decline, but recovery looms
New car sales: January sees decline, but recovery loomsArticle

January saw a decline in overall car sales, which is in line with what the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa (Naamsa) experts expected...

2 Feb 2021

Turkish automotive sector to meet virtually with SA importers this March
Turkish automotive sector to meet virtually with SA importers this MarchArticle

The first virtual B2B trade meetings for businesses from Turkey and South Africa will take place 1-5 March 2021...

29 Jan 2021

Kaspersky makes threat intelligence reports available for auto industry
Kaspersky makes threat intelligence reports available for auto industryArticle

Cybersecurity company Kaspersky recently announced that it has launched its tailored threat intelligence (TI) reporting tool for organisations working in the automotive industry...

20 Jan 2021

German auto industry strengthens ties with Africa
German auto industry strengthens ties with AfricaArticle

The German Association of the Automotive Industry (VDA) recently partnered with the African Association of Automotive Manufacturers (AAAM) as part of the PartnerAfrica project of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ)...

11 Jan 2021

Toyota SA achieves its highest LCV market share ever
Toyota SA achieves its highest LCV market share everArticle

In 2020, Toyota South Africa Motors (TSAM) recorded 41.9% in light commercial vehicle (LCV) market share, which is its highest ever...

11 Jan 2021

New car sales for Dec 2020 reflect glimmers of hope, but industry remains depressed
New car sales for Dec 2020 reflect glimmers of hope, but industry remains depressedArticle

The South African new-vehicle market continued to recover somewhat in December 2020, but the industry remains depressed as a result of the economic impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, both locally and abroad...

Gero Lilleike 8 Jan 2021

Kia reveals new corporate logo and global brand slogan
Kia reveals new corporate logo and global brand sloganArticle

The launch of the new logo follows the announcement of Kia's 'Plan S' long-term business strategy in 2020...

7 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: Finding solutions to the complexities of 21st century youth unemployment
#BizTrends2021: Finding solutions to the complexities of 21st century youth unemploymentArticle

There are many factors affecting the global youth unemployment crisis. Tackling the situation starts with offering equal access to quality education...

Gabriel Hamuy 6 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: Auto industry set to digitally transform
#BizTrends2021: Auto industry set to digitally transformArticle

While 2020 was a year of evolving, planning and building technologies, 2021 will be a year of enterprising and entrepreneurial businesses coming to the fore...

George Mienie 30 Dec 2020

Make drones sound less annoying by factoring in humans at the design stage
Make drones sound less annoying by factoring in humans at the design stageArticle

We've devised a way to factor in noise annoyance levels in drone design...

Antonio J Torija Martinez 22 Dec 2020

Festival of Motoring announces 2021 dates
Festival of Motoring announces 2021 datesArticle

While the pandemic has been an unfortunate setback for the events industry as a whole, the Festival of Motoring, presented by WesBank, is gearing up for its fifth edition at the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit, from 27-29 August 2021...

17 Dec 2020

What to do when selling your car
What to do when selling your carArticle

Selling a car is a big decision on a big-ticket item and there are several things to consider before selling to ensure you get the best price for your vehicle and avoid settling for a low offer or placing yourself in a dangerous situation...

Faan Van der Walt 17 Dec 2020

Avoid distracted driving this festive season
Avoid distracted driving this festive seasonArticle

Whether it is a lack of understanding or appreciation of the danger, each driver needs to make an effort to reduce the prevalence of distracted driving...

17 Dec 2020

Why are we resorting to old methods of testing sobriety when there is safe technology at our disposal?
Why are we resorting to old methods of testing sobriety when there is safe technology at our disposal?Article

Current, progressive thinking about the indispensable need to use alcohol breathalysers for law enforcement has come up with better solutions than "standing on one leg" or "walking on a straight line" as suggested by some leaders of law enforcement in South Africa...

Angus MacArthur 15 Dec 2020

#BestofBiz 2020: Automotive
#BestofBiz 2020: AutomotiveArticle

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2020 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views...

13 Dec 2020

QR codes gain banks' favour as South Africans embrace the payment option
QR codes gain banks' favour as South Africans embrace the payment optionArticle

Jonathan van der Merwe, Entersekt payments product manager, takes a look at the growth of the humble QR code and how it's popularity amongst merchants and shoppers alike is forcing banks and regulators to pay it more attention...

Issued by Entersekt 8 Dec 2020

Local NPO looks to niche skills development to help address employment crisis
Local NPO looks to niche skills development to help address employment crisisArticle

In 2021, Salesian Institute Youth Projects is set to launch a NEETs programme that aims to help marginalised youth off the streets and into training that will ensure their employability through skills development and internships.

4 Dec 2020

Tech meets human capital at this year's Africa Tech Week and Future of HR Awards 2020
Tech meets human capital at this year's Africa Tech Week and Future of HR Awards 2020Article

Africa Tech Week 2020, one of the continent's best tech summits kicked off on Thursday, 26 November 2020. The entirely virtual event attracts industry leaders, experts and entrepreneurs from across Africa...

Issued by Topco Media 3 Dec 2020

Ford SA's Dorah Mmekwa wins Woman of Excellence award
Ford SA's Dorah Mmekwa wins Woman of Excellence awardArticle

Mmekwa is a manufacturing engineering manager at Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa's (FMCSA) Silverton Assembly Plant...

1 Dec 2020

Hypermobility 2020: SA's vehicle export programme is under threat
Hypermobility 2020: SA's vehicle export programme is under threatArticle

One of the messages that came out of Messe Frankfurt SA's recent Hypermobility virtual conference was that South Africa's important built-up vehicle export programme is under threat from two major fronts...

24 Nov 2020

Ford SA, Department of Basic Education hand over first engine to PE school
Ford SA, Department of Basic Education hand over first engine to PE schoolArticle

FMCSA and the Department of Basic Education recently handed over an engine to Otto du Plessis High School in Port Elizabeth...

20 Nov 2020

SA Technicians Association, Ithala sign MOU to assist entrepreneurs in automotive industry
SA Technicians Association, Ithala sign MOU to assist entrepreneurs in automotive industryArticle

The partnership will assist black-owned and emerging entrepreneurs in the automotive sector with training skills to become artisans and mechanics...

17 Nov 2020

Legendary Land Rover Defender lives on
Legendary Land Rover Defender lives onArticle

The Mzansi Edge Expedition was a three-day trip in the northern part of the Western Cape and surrounding areas with the newly-launched Land Rover Defender...

Ilse van den Berg 4 Nov 2020

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