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The Volvo Ocean Race - a media machine
The Volvo Ocean Race - a media machine

Bizcommunity was privileged to receive an invitation to the Volvo Ocean 65 Practice Race, the in-port manoeuvres designed to give participants of the The Volvo Ocean Race a practice run

By Terry Levin 4 hours ago

Highlights of Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Middle East
Highlights of Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Middle East

At the 100th race of the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Middle East at the Dubai Autodrome as part of the UAE National Day series, South Africa's Saul Hack finished second rookie and tenth overall

5 hours ago

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MIWA, Bidvest McCarthy address artisan skills shortage

Through an initiative of Motor Industry Workshop Association (MIWA) and Bidvest McCarthy, 31 companies and 88 apprentices have applied for funding to address the artisan skills shortage in our country in the last year

1 day ago

Ex-VW exec sentenced to seven years for 'dieselgate'
Ex-VW exec sentenced to seven years for 'dieselgate'

A US court on Wednesday sentenced former Volkswagen executive Oliver Schmidt to seven years in prison for his role in the German automaker's "dieselgate" emissions cheating scandal

By Douglas Gillison 8 Dec 2017

Peugeot's new mobility programme comes to SA
Peugeot's new mobility programme comes to SA

Peugeot's new mobility programme, designed by PSA France, was specifically engineered for vehicles falling under the PSA Warranty and Maintenance policy

8 Dec 2017

ZaiLab designs space truck to travel from Cape to Cairo
ZaiLab designs space truck to travel from Cape to Cairo

Cape Town-based space-age software company ZaiLab, which specialises in a new take on staid contact centre software, tasked its industrial design team to design a space truck that can travel from Cape Town to Cairo in 300 days

8 Dec 2017

London's iconic black cabs go electric
London's iconic black cabs go electric

London's first electric-powered black cabs hit the streets on Tuesday, the British capital's iconic taxis getting a facelift for the modern age that should help cut pollution in the city

7 Dec 2017

The business of SIM management for vehicle tracking
The business of SIM management for vehicle tracking

Installing or self-managing a vehicle tracking solution sounds like such a simple thing to do, but like most things, there is much more to it, with many aspects to consider

By Hein Koen 6 Dec 2017

Alfa Romeo to join Formula 1 again in 2018
Alfa Romeo to join Formula 1 again in 2018

After more than 30 years' absence from Formula 1, Alfa Romeo is returning to the sport in 2018

5 Dec 2017

Mazda SA announces launch of Mazda Foundation
Mazda SA announces launch of Mazda Foundation

Mazda Southern Africa has launched the Mazda Southern Africa Foundation Non-Profit Company, aimed at providing financial aid to funds, authorities, and institutions which qualify for income tax deductibility for gifts

4 Dec 2017

Motor industry confident of full-year, new-vehicle sales improvement
Motor industry confident of full-year, new-vehicle sales improvement

After six successive months of year-on-year growth, the motor industry is confidently forecasting that full-year, new-vehicle sales for 2017 will improve by 2% compared to 2016

4 Dec 2017

Sharp, new vantage point for British icon
Sharp, new vantage point for British icon

Aston Martin is on the comeback trail. After years of being in a rut when it came to design and technology, the brand is going through a regeneration that started with the new DB11

4 Dec 2017

Getting into game-changing technology
Getting into game-changing technology

Aradical, freestanding digital instrument cluster headlines the interior package of the fourth-generation of the Mercedes-Benz A-Class hatch, which will arrive in SA in the third quarter of 2018

1 Dec 2017

SA Bike Festival, AutoTrader join forces
SA Bike Festival, AutoTrader join forces

International media and exhibitions company, Clarion Events UK, has secured a three-year commercial headline sponsorship from online automotive marketplace, AutoTrader

30 Nov 2017

New heavy truck, trailer factory in Ethiopia
New heavy truck, trailer factory in Ethiopia

A factory that produces trailers, semi-trailers and Sinotrucks and fuel tankers was inaugurated recently in Ethiopia

30 Nov 2017

Motor Trend crowns its Car of the Year
Motor Trend crowns its Car of the Year

Motor Trend has crowned the Alfa Romeo Giulia as its 2018 Car of the Year

30 Nov 2017

Gearing up for summer edition of Classic Car Show
Gearing up for summer edition of Classic Car Show

The Classic Car Show, which is once again expected to attract over 1,000 cars, will take place on Sunday, 3 December 2017, at Nasrec

29 Nov 2017

Hino 500 Wide Cab trucks now in local production
Hino 500 Wide Cab trucks now in local production

The new Hino 500 Wide Cab truck range is now in local production at Hino South Africa's assembly plant in Prospecton, near Durban, which involved an investment of more than R20m by Hino SA

28 Nov 2017

AutoTrader introduces Car Alerts
AutoTrader introduces Car Alerts

AutoTrader has launched Car Alerts which allows consumers to complete a pre-set search form; input their car preferences and get notifications on cars matching their criteria sent directly to their inboxes

28 Nov 2017

Manufacturing Circle unveils plan to create a million jobs in a decade
Manufacturing Circle unveils plan to create a million jobs in a decade

The Manufacturing Circle has launched a plan containing constructive and actionable steps to create an environment in which manufacturing in South Africa can thrive

27 Nov 2017

Engen Xtreme team shines
Engen Xtreme team shines

The Port Elizabeth-based Engen Xtreme / Terry Moss Racing team was honoured with the national Sasol GTC Africa title and the GTC Manufacturer's title for Audi on Saturday, 25 November 2017 at Zwartkops Raceway

27 Nov 2017

Nismo Heritage programme offers parts for heritage performance cars
Nismo Heritage programme offers parts for heritage performance cars

Nissan has announced that its Nismo Heritage programme in Japan will make new replacement parts available for some heritage Nissan performance cars

27 Nov 2017

Sexy Aygo goes topless
Sexy Aygo goes topless

The funky Aygo range, which already brags with a Father Christmas bag full of way-out looks, has been given a further helping of chutzpah with the addition of the Aygo X-Cite which has a retractable black canvas roof

By Henrie Geyser 27 Nov 2017

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Norway puts brakes on plans for 'Tesla tax'

Norway, a world leader of zero-emission vehicles, has abandoned plans for a proposed "Tesla tax"

24 Nov 2017

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Bakkie takes luxurious persona

Mahindra SA has had some rather cheap yet crude products, mainly aimed at farmers and those in the mining sector

By Lerato Matebese 24 Nov 2017

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Delivering an electric transport solution

Daimler brought its alternative drivetrain roadshow to SA which enabled us to experience its electric, hybrid and other solutions on home soil

23 Nov 2017

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Car-sharing firm zips across to petrol vans in bid to cut diesel use

We have all heard of car-sharing schemes. Until now they have been about cars and the ability to jump into a vehicle, drive to your destination and then park it for someone else to use. But what if you could borrow a van?

23 Nov 2017

Helmut Matschi, member of the executive board at Continental and head of its interior division.
Driving in the cloud safely on the road

When we talk about Continental, the first thought is usually about tyres, but the company is also involved in technology, including the connected car.

23 Nov 2017

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Chery a 'life-and-death choice'

Zero. That's the safety rating the Chinese made Chery QQ3 scored in the first independent crash-test assessment

By Wendy Knowler 23 Nov 2017

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