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Engen Driver Wellness 2017 programme on the move
Engen Driver Wellness 2017 programme on the move

Over a seven month period, running from April to the end of October, the Engen Driver Wellness 2017 programme will reach 21 sites in five provinces

17 hours ago

Concours South Africa set to showcase top classic cars
Concours South Africa set to showcase top classic cars

South Africa's only national multi-marque Concours, taking place at Sun City from 3-6 August 2017, will see top classic cars showcased

19 hours ago

Golf GTI lifts the bar
Golf GTI lifts the bar

Volkswagen has rejuvenated its popular Golf range with some sporty makeup and fancy technology and a tot of extra vooma under the bonnet of the flagship GTI.

22 hours ago

Jim Hackett
Ford appoints new CEO

Ford Motor Company has appointed Jim Hackett as president and CEO, succeeding Mark Fields who has elected to retire from Ford after a 28-year career with the company

1 day ago

Suzuki GSX-R1000A to be revealed at SA Bike Festival
Suzuki GSX-R1000A to be revealed at SA Bike Festival

The long-awaited new Suzuki GSX-R1000A makes its first public appearance at the South African Bike Festival where three units will be available for high-speed test rides

1 day ago

SA Ferrari dealer internship programme underway
SA Ferrari dealer internship programme underway

The official Ferrari dealer, Scuderia South Africa, has selected the potential candidates for its '2017 Internship Program' for young, dynamic Ferrari enthusiasts

1 day ago

A blast from the past with Datsun
A blast from the past with Datsun

In addition to giving the Datsun GO a go on our media trip at Nampo last week, we also stopped over at an unassuming brick building in Bothaville. Parked outside were teasers of the magic and nostalgia we would find inside

By Ilse van den Berg 2 days ago

Spinning not a sport for men only
Spinning not a sport for men only

GroundUp's Ihsaan Haffajee has produced a video showcasing how women are bucking the stereotype that car spinning is a sport only for men [video]

2 days ago

EU launches 'Dieselgate' case against Italy
EU launches 'Dieselgate' case against Italy

BRUSSELS, Belgium: The EU launched infringement proceedings against Italy for failing to adequately investigate emissions cheating allegations against automaker Fiat

3 days ago

General Motors to stop sales in India by year end
General Motors to stop sales in India by year end

NEW DELHI, India: US auto giant General Motors will stop selling cars in India by year end, putting the brakes on efforts to penetrate one of the world's fastest growing markets

19 May 2017

Automakers settle Takata airbag case for $553m
Automakers settle Takata airbag case for $553m

NEW YORK, US: Four automakers including Toyota and BMW agreed on Thursday to pay $553 million to settle a US lawsuit over the defective Takata airbags

19 May 2017

Major GM South Africa announcement
Major GM South Africa announcement

General Motors has announced that it is transforming its business globally. For SA, this means the phasing out of the manufacturing and sales of Chevrolet vehicles [video]

By Ilse van den Berg 18 May 2017

Spruced up Mazda ups the pace
Spruced up Mazda ups the pace

The top-selling Mazda CX-5 range has been richly spruced up with sportier looks, upgraded safety features, a much smoother ride, richly refurbished living quarters

By Henrie Geyser 18 May 2017

Carfind.co.za introduces 360° interior views
Carfind.co.za introduces 360° interior views

Carfind.co.za, an online car buying and selling platform, has introduced a 360° interior view feature

18 May 2017

24 hours of Nissan and Datsun in the Free State
24 hours of Nissan and Datsun in the Free State

Nampo is not a word unfamiliar to me. As a student at NWU, my friends and I used to frequent this (then not-so-big) agri festival almost every year, funnily enough.

By Ilse van den Berg 17 May 2017

A global EV taxi revolution
A global EV taxi revolution

The first step in a global electric taxi revolution was in 2013 when a taxi company in Japan went all in and converted its entire fleet of conventional taxis to zero-emission Nissan LEAFs

17 May 2017

Ford to cut 10% of global workforce: report
Ford to cut 10% of global workforce: report

NEW YORK, US: US auto giant Ford is poised to cut thousands of jobs worldwide, with reductions expected to total about 10% of its global workforce

17 May 2017

By jurvetson (Steve Jurvetson) –
How an open approach to patents could help build a sustainable future

To sustain a population of 9.7 billion people by 2050, the world is going to need innovations that make careful use of the available resources, human and environmental

By Frank Tietze 17 May 2017

Judge curbs Uber engineer in trade secrets case
Judge curbs Uber engineer in trade secrets case

A judge has ordered an Uber engineer at the center of a self-driving car trade secrets suit sidelined and files taken from Alphabet-owned Waymo returned

16 May 2017

Africa increases high-value production, global trends identify industrial growth
Africa increases high-value production, global trends identify industrial growth

Euromonitor International has released research on how industrial changes are shaping the B2B marketplace around the world

16 May 2017

Volvo, Google partner for next generation connected cars
Volvo, Google partner for next generation connected cars

Volvo Cars and Google have partnered to develop the next generation in-car infotainment and connectivity solution

16 May 2017

Fiat Chrysler recalls more than a million pickups
Fiat Chrysler recalls more than a million pickups

NEW YORK, US: Fiat Chrysler is recalling more than one million US pickup trucks due to a software defect that disables side airbags

15 May 2017

Toyota Dream Car Art Contest winners announced
Toyota Dream Car Art Contest winners announced

The 2017 Toyota Dream Car Art Contest winners have been announced after the national competition saw 16,955 submissions

15 May 2017

Sava expands light truck tyre range
Sava expands light truck tyre range

Sava, one of the brands in Goodyear's product portfolio, has introduced Trenta 2, its latest model in the light truck tyre range

12 May 2017

TruckX ready for Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit
TruckX ready for Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit

The Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit is making its début as the new venue for this year's TruckX. The expo and conference offers an opportunity for test drives and covers issues affecting the trucking and fleet industries

11 May 2017

SuperGP moves inland for round three
SuperGP moves inland for round three

For the third round of the 2017 championship, the DEOD SuperGP Champions Trophy moves inland to Zwartkops Raceway, west of Pretoria on Saturday, 13 May 2017

11 May 2017

Ryan Bax
#AfricaMonth: The fast-growing, untapped African car market

In light of the recent study, Game-changing Automotive Policy Developments in Africa, we chat to Ryan Bax, senior industry analyst for mobility and automotive at Frost & Sullivan, to find out more about the fast-growing, untapped African car market

By Ilse van den Berg 11 May 2017

Forward-thinking, flexible fleet managers will excel
Forward-thinking, flexible fleet managers will excel

Fleet managers have to stay upright while the entire foundation of the profession is shifting underneath their feet due to rapid technological advances

10 May 2017

City Concours brings together supercars, luxury brands
City Concours brings together supercars, luxury brands

The new City Concours will take place at the Honourable Artillery Company headquarters in London from 8-9 June 2017, bringing together more than 100 supercars and a host of luxury brands

10 May 2017

MIWA suggests compulsory, periodic roadworthy testing
MIWA suggests compulsory, periodic roadworthy testing

According to Vishal Premlall, director of the Motor Industry Workshop Association (MIWA), an immeasurable contributor to the number of fatalities on our roads is the poor mechanical condition of vehicles

10 May 2017

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