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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...

5 May 2021

Do electric cars lose value faster than petrol and diesel cars?
Do electric cars lose value faster than petrol and diesel cars?Article

Some EV models lose value in the first twelve months after registration. This gives a handful of shrewd buyers the opportunity to buy EVs at reduced prices...

30 Apr 2021

#MusicExchange: Lee Cole releases new single "Honey, Let Me In"
#MusicExchange: Lee Cole releases new single "Honey, Let Me In"Article

Johannesburg-based singer-songwriter Lee Cole has been steadily making his musical presence known as one pristinely produced pop song at a time.

Martin Myers 29 Apr 2021

Electric cars: Here's how many were bought in SA last year
Electric cars: Here's how many were bought in SA last yearArticle

The only registrations in Africa, a continent that is home to 1.2 billion people, were exclusively in South Africa...

26 Apr 2021

Ferrari to reveal its first electric car in 2025
Ferrari to reveal its first electric car in 2025Article

The Italian supercar maker has confirmed it will be launching its first all-electric vehicle in 2025. Here's what we know...

16 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

Chemical Seta to fund major research projects with over R1.6m
Chemical Seta to fund major research projects with over R1.6mArticle

The Chemical Industry Education and Training Authority (CHIETA) will be funding two South African universities with R1,647,500 this year, supporting research...

9 Mar 2021

Volvo plans to be fully electric car company by 2030
Volvo plans to be fully electric car company by 2030Article

Volvo Cars has announced that it intends to become a fully electric car company by 2030, phasing out any car in its global portfolio with an internal combustion engine...

3 Mar 2021

Decades of disruption - technologies set to change our future
Decades of disruption - technologies set to change our futureArticle

It's safe to say that the past 10 years of technology have been stratospheric in the disruption they've brought and the changes they've wrought...

Howard Plaatjes 19 Feb 2021

A worker poses with a handful of nickel ore at the nickel mining factory of PT Vale Tbk, near Sorowako, Indonesia, 8 January, 2014. REUTERS/Yusuf Ahmad//File Photo
Exclusive: Facing green pressure, Indonesia halts deep-sea mining disposalArticle

JAKARTA - Indonesia will no longer permit mining waste to be disposed in the ocean to allay concerns about the environmental impact of processing nickel used in electric vehicle (EV) batteries...

Fransiska Nangoy and Fathin Ungku 9 Feb 2021

Renewables, energy storage and the future of smart cities
Renewables, energy storage and the future of smart citiesArticle

'Smart cities' are no longer considered to be just a buzzword; they are a topic of constant conversation, and they've already...

Seydou Kane 27 Jan 2021

#SUSASummit: Can AI transform the way we use energy?
#SUSASummit: Can AI transform the way we use energy?Article

These are the highlights of Dr Mark Nasila's talk at the SingularityU South Africa 2020 Summit...

26 Oct 2020

The rise of robotics in the automotive industry
The rise of robotics in the automotive industryArticle

When it comes to industrial robotics, there's no doubt that its' greatest impact is in the automotive industry...

29 Sep 2020

Driving the Lexus UX 250 Hybrid Luxury Compact Crossover
Driving the Lexus UX 250 Hybrid Luxury Compact CrossoverArticle

Silent is the night and silent is the day too. All thanks to the 2020 Lexus UX 250 hybrid Luxury Compact Crossover...

Naresh Maharaj 13 Aug 2020

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Energy isn't just electricity - the common mistake obscuring the mammoth task of decarbonisationArticle

One of the first things I teach students is the difference between energy and electricity. Electricity is a particular form of energy, but often the two words are used interchangeably...

George Loumakis 31 Jul 2020

There aren't enough batteries to electrify all cars - focus on trucks and buses instead
There aren't enough batteries to electrify all cars - focus on trucks and buses insteadArticle

Electric vehicles can have a positive impact on the climate and air pollution levels, but governments should rethink how they electrify the transportation network...

Cameron Roberts 31 Jul 2020

Triggo to launch micro-electric car in 2021
Triggo to launch micro-electric car in 2021Article

Triggo S.A, a European engineering design company, founded in Poland has announced the launch of its first electric urban mobility vehicle...

16 Jul 2020

The evolution of sports cars
The evolution of sports carsArticle

When it comes to the fastest production (road-legal) cars in history, the last century has demonstrated how brands have really shifted gear to push performance faster and faster over time...

6 Jul 2020

The future of mechanics in an electric car world
The future of mechanics in an electric car worldArticle

Will there still be a future for mechanics as the electric car movement gains ground?

10 Jun 2020

Cars: Transition from lockdown is a fork in the road - here are two possible outcomes for future travel
Cars: Transition from lockdown is a fork in the road - here are two possible outcomes for future travelArticle

The pandemic has forced many people to shift from public transport to car travel. But is this likely to be permanent?

Enrica Papa and Nicole Badstuber 5 Jun 2020

2020 AutoTrader South African Car of the Year announced
2020 AutoTrader South African Car of the Year announcedArticle

The Jaguar I-Pace EV400 AWD has been crowned the 2020 AutoTrader South African Car of the Year!

21 Apr 2020

Customer experience in the age of #Covid-19
Customer experience in the age of #Covid-19Article

The heart of customer experience is an emotional connection, especially in the moments where it matters most to the customer...

Dr Sibongile Vilakazi, Issued by Kantar 14 Apr 2020

#OrchidsandOnions: The 'quest' for realism
#OrchidsandOnions: The 'quest' for realismArticle

You might as well be Nostradamus, Siener van Rensburg or the auntie who puts together the astrology column in the newspaper for all anyone can predict the future, AC (After Coronavirus)...

Brendan Seery 13 Apr 2020

Future job success lies in this...
Future job success lies in this...Article

Do you know how much of their income millennials are advised to save if they want to retire at 65? It used to be 15% but has leapt up dramatically to 40%. Given that savings have never exceeded 13% of income since 1960, I'm betting very few people will reach the 40% savings ideal...

Martin Pienaar 2 Mar 2020

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The charging challenge - gearing your fleet to go electricArticle

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...

Mohammed Sader 2 Mar 2020

How heat can be used to store renewable energy
How heat can be used to store renewable energyArticle

The effect that fossil fuels are having on the climate emergency is driving an international push to use low-carbon sources of energy...

Antoine Koen and Pau Farres Antunez 27 Feb 2020

BMW i4 to debut at Geneva Motor Show
BMW i4 to debut at Geneva Motor ShowArticle

BMW is serious about its electric car strategy...

27 Jan 2020

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China's investment in Africa's mineral resourcesArticle

When it comes to energy, it's not just the traditional advocates of renewable energy that are leading the way, it is the world's major emerging economies such as China and India that are driving this clean energy transition...

20 Jan 2020

Mark Lacey, head of commodities, Schroders
Energy transition forecast: Sunny with a chance of strong windArticle

The global energy transition is the transformation of the world's energy supply, away from polluting sources such as coal, oil and gas, and towards renewables. Potentially, this is a $120trn investment opportunity over the next 30 years...

Mark Lacey 15 Jan 2020

The digital economy's environmental footprint is threatening the planet
The digital economy's environmental footprint is threatening the planetArticle

Modern society has given significant attention to the promises of the digital economy over the past decade. But it has given little attention to its negative environmental footprint...

Raynold Wonder Alorse 9 Dec 2019

5 leadership lessons from key events during 2019
5 leadership lessons from key events during 2019Article

Some may argue that 2019 has been a tough year - consider organisations such as SAA which continues on what seems to be a downward spiral. It wasn't all doom and gloom though. Whether linked to positive or sad news stories, several local and foreign leaders have made us stop and think about how we are leading and living...

Brian Eagar 5 Dec 2019

Electric cars might not yet be green, but we should buy them anyway
Electric cars might not yet be green, but we should buy them anywayArticle

Our power plants may be dirty now. But unlike combustion vehicles, electric cars give us the chance to finally free ourselves from high-carbon travel...

Ranald Boydell 3 Dec 2019

Joe Keenan, CEO of BME
Mines juggle to keep investorsArticle

The minerals sector must juggle furiously to attract its share of global investment. It must earn its social licence in challenging markets while chasing new mineral prospects in unfamiliar regions...

Joe Keenan 15 Nov 2019

#GumtreeReStyle Collection puts pre-loved fashion on the runway
#GumtreeReStyle Collection puts pre-loved fashion on the runwayArticle

Along with fashionistas around the world, South Africans are warming up to the idea of sustainable fashion...

6 Nov 2019

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#OrchidsandOnions: Lexus puts the 'Greta' in greenArticle

Promise: have your cake and eat it. But Mbaks gets an Onion - despite his halo...

Brendan Seery 31 Oct 2019

The smarter mobility revolution has started
The smarter mobility revolution has startedArticle

The recent Electric Vehicle Road Trip (EVRT) Africa has highlighted the need for meaningful government support, private investment and more partnerships...

29 Oct 2019

How will EVs affect insurance premiums?
How will EVs affect insurance premiums?Article

Current estimates put the number of electric or hybrid-electric cars on South Africa's roads at anywhere between 1,000 or 1,500...

29 Oct 2019

Volvo Cars introduces the XC40 Recharge
Volvo Cars introduces the XC40 RechargeArticle

Volvo Cars introduces the XC40 Recharge, the company's first-ever fully electric car...

21 Oct 2019

Driverless cars won't deliver a transport revolution - and the auto industry stands to lose out
Driverless cars won't deliver a transport revolution - and the auto industry stands to lose outArticle

Planes, trains and automobiles produced a step-change in the speed of travel - driverless and electric cars simply cannot deliver such radical improvements...

David Metz 18 Oct 2019

TheLAB: High-tech, eco-friendly accommodation in the Robertson Wine Valley
TheLAB: High-tech, eco-friendly accommodation in the Robertson Wine ValleyArticle

TheLAB has opened one of their signature high-tech, eco-friendly guesthouses at the Rodendal Winery in Robertson...

Ruth Cooper 16 Oct 2019

Volkswagen gets a new look
Volkswagen gets a new lookArticle

To reinvigorate the brand in time for a new era of mobility, Volkswagen unveiled its new logo and brand design at the Frankfurt Motor Show under the motto of 'New Volkswagen'...

25 Sep 2019

AutoTrader car industry report revealed
AutoTrader car industry report revealedArticle

AutoTrader has published a report revealing never-seen-before insights into South Africa's car market...

Issued by AutoTrader 27 Aug 2019

AutoTrader invests in Festival Of Motoring and NAAMSA Conference
AutoTrader invests in Festival Of Motoring and NAAMSA ConferenceArticle

This August, the South African Festival of Motoring, presented by Wesbank, brings a feast of motoring lifestyle to the South African public...

Issued by AutoTrader 13 Aug 2019

New solar panel research to address SA's growing energy challenges
New solar panel research to address SA's growing energy challengesArticle

The University of the Free State in South Africa and Ghent University in Belgium have conducted research on a new transparent solar panel which could provide power cheaply from the sun to homes, factories and cities...

17 Jul 2019

Jaguar Land Rover reveals electrification strategy
Jaguar Land Rover reveals electrification strategyArticle

Jaguar Land Rover reveals plans to manufacture a range of new electrified vehicles...

8 Jul 2019

Joe Keenan, CEO of BME
Evolving technology will change the face of miningArticle

The modern world has seen services like electricity and motorised transport become available across all societies...

Joe Keenan 8 Jul 2019

The productivity-technology trap
The productivity-technology trapArticle

The tyre industry is a microcosm of the dilemma in which South African manufacturers find themselves...

Jacques Rikhotso 18 Jun 2019

Exxaro's new Centurion headquarters complete
Exxaro's new Centurion headquarters completeArticle

Exxaro's new R600m head office in Pretoria is complete and, over a three-month period, will relocate all its operations to the new building, which can accommodate up to 1,000 staff members...

11 Jun 2019

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