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Technology helps mitigate dangers of driving at night
Technology helps mitigate dangers of driving at night

Arrive Alive reports that drivers who become drowsy or fall asleep at the wheel contribute to thousands of crashes each year

11 hours ago

John Loxton
How to choose the right fleet management provider

It is difficult to explain why local fleet owners do not make more use of professional fleet management services. We probably have a lack of trust here in the ability of service providers

By John Loxton 12 hours ago

Jaguar Land Rover uses Gorillaz app as recruitment tool
Jaguar Land Rover uses Gorillaz app as recruitment tool

Jaguar Land Rover and Gorillaz are on a mission to recruit the next generation of world-class electronics and software engineering talent [video]

3 days ago

Is South Africa even on the IoT and machine-learning map?
Is South Africa even on the IoT and machine-learning map?

For those who are into science fiction, the term ‘machine learning' immediately conjures up images of computers taking over the world

By Reshaad Sha 3 days ago

Serco moves into Port Elizabeth
Serco moves into Port Elizabeth

Serco has officially opened a Port Elizabeth branch with offices and a workshop situated at 9 Aldo Park in Greenbushes

3 days ago

2017 motor dealer labour rate report
2017 motor dealer labour rate report

Lightstone Consumer has conducted an independent study among the dealerships of all major automotive manufacturers in South Africa to determine the current labour rates charged at dealership level

22 Jun 2017

Ford to import Focus cars built in China
Ford to import Focus cars built in China

CHICAGO, US: Ford will import its next-generation Focus sedans into the US market from China, after a highly-publicised move to cancel plans to build the car in Mexico

22 Jun 2017

Polestar moves into electric car manufacturing
Polestar moves into electric car manufacturing

Polestar, Volvo Cars' performance arm, is to become a new, global, separately-branded, high-performance electric car company

21 Jun 2017

#YouthMonth: The power of mentorship in skills development
#YouthMonth: The power of mentorship in skills development

In light of #YouthMonth, we had a chat with Engen's Paul Leask and Savtec's Hennie Richter about the Engen Engine Restoration Challenge 2017 and how it impacts the youth of South Africa

By Ilse van den Berg 21 Jun 2017

President Museveni. Image:
Museveni launches water transport for fuel on Lake Victoria

In the next two years, the fuel pump prices will substantially come down if the $94m (Shs338b) water transport project launched by president Museveni last week becomes a reality

By Emmanuel Ainebyoona 20 Jun 2017

All about the new Subaru Impreza sedan
All about the new Subaru Impreza sedan

The fifth generation all-new Subaru Impreza sedan has launched in South Africa. It is a Subaru of many firsts

20 Jun 2017

BAIC SA Plant artist impression, a R11bn investment in the Coega SEZ and the biggest single automotive investment in Africa in 40 years.
Eastern Cape auto industry enters new era

The decision by Japanese auto assembler Isuzu to buy the General Motors assembly plant in Port Elizabeth and invest in the Nelson Mandela Bay metro is part of a trend

By Dr Ayanda Vilakazi 20 Jun 2017

McLaren to ditch Honda for Mercedes?
McLaren to ditch Honda for Mercedes?

NEWSWATCH: According to various recent reports, McLaren might ditch Honda engines and switch to Mercedes for the next Formula One season

By Ilse van den Berg 20 Jun 2017

Public protector to probe death-trap taxis
Public protector to probe death-trap taxis

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has teamed up with the Special Investigating Unit on an investigation into the illegal conversion of panel vans so that they can be sold as minibus taxis to unsuspecting taxi owners

By Sipho Mabena 19 Jun 2017

Dud car complaints rev up
Dud car complaints rev up

Tough economic times have seen a spike in complaints to the Motor Industry Ombudsman of South Africa's office, but many consumers are just looking for a way to back out of car deals

19 Jun 2017

Hyundai off to slow start in SUV race with Kona its first entrant
Hyundai off to slow start in SUV race with Kona its first entrant

Hyundai Motor Co is counting on its first global compact SUV model to revive flagging sales after missing out on the popularity of sport utility vehicles in its major markets

19 Jun 2017

Apple sees autonomous cars as 'core' technology
Apple sees autonomous cars as 'core' technology

SAN FRANCISCO, US: Apple views autonomous driving systems as a "core technology" for the future, chief executive Tim Cook said in an interview recently

18 Jun 2017

Opel announces new local distributor, future plans
Opel announces new local distributor, future plans

Opel has revealed plans to further strengthen the brand and grow its market presence in South Africa with a new distributor and new entries to its portfolio

15 Jun 2017

Hello there, lovely Lexus LC 500
Hello there, lovely Lexus LC 500

A concept car come to life, the Lexus LC combines stunning design, scintillating performance, long-distance comfort and premium craftsmanship to join an elite group of international grand touring coupes

14 Jun 2017

Tips for budgeting and choosing the right LCV
Tips for budgeting and choosing the right LCV

Keeping cash flow positive can be difficult when the business needs a vehicle for deliveries and collections, and the owner is looking at what could be a major expense for months to come

By Des Fenner 14 Jun 2017

John Flannery
General Electric appoints new CEO

NEW YORK, US: General Electric on Monday announced the departure of chief executive Jeff Immelt, who had made the risky bet of refocusing the American conglomerate on its industrial roots

13 Jun 2017

Bidvest Tanks seals storage facility deal
Bidvest Tanks seals storage facility deal

Bidvest Tank Terminals will invest R1bn in a new liquid petroleum gas (LPG) import and storage facility in Richards Bay for global LPG logistics company Petredec

13 Jun 2017

Potential new Guinness World Record for longest drift in a car
Potential new Guinness World Record for longest drift in a car

Seasoned motoring journalist Jesse Adams of Star Motoring fame, has potentially set a new Guinness World Record for the longest drift in a motor vehicle

13 Jun 2017

Driving Impression: Hyundai Elantra 1.6 TGDI Elite DCT Sport
Driving Impression: Hyundai Elantra 1.6 TGDI Elite DCT Sport

I remember finding the Elantra a little bland. They were good, solid cars - but entertaining to drive? Hardly

By Ané Theron 13 Jun 2017

AutObarn cancels SuperHatch race photo competition
AutObarn cancels SuperHatch race photo competition

Due to an objection from FB Photo Copyright Fight SA @SAPHOTOGS regarding the format of the competition and the suitability of the prize, AutObarn has cancelled its SuperHatch photographic competition

12 Jun 2017

Francisco Gaie
Peugeot Citroën South Africa appoints new MD

Francisco Gaie has been appointed as the new managing director of Peugeot Citroën South Africa

12 Jun 2017

Gear boxes in different industries are applications which can benefit from Nanol’s additive, as it reduces the wear of metals. © Nanol
Lubricant additive reduces hydrogen wear of metals

Nanol's patented lubrication additive, based on nanotechnology, was originally developed for fuel saving and wear protection in marine engines and industrial applications

9 Jun 2017

PSA Group, VT Holding to strengthen Peugeot brand in SA
PSA Group, VT Holding to strengthen Peugeot brand in SA

PSA Group and VT Holding have finalised their joint-venture agreement which aims to strengthen the Peugeot brand in South Africa

9 Jun 2017

‘The Great Eight Phantoms' exhibition set for July
‘The Great Eight Phantoms' exhibition set for July

‘The Great Eight Phantoms', a Rolls-Royce Exhibition, set to take place at the end of July, will gather together the greatest Phantoms from the last 92 years in Mayfair, London

9 Jun 2017

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