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Competition Commission invites comments on draft code

The Competition Commission is calling for public comment by 3 November 2017 on its draft code of conduct for competition in the South African automotive industry

2 hours ago

Suzuki freezes prices
Suzuki freezes prices

Suzuki Auto South Africa will not participate in the customary fourth quarter industry price hikes, which already started earlier this month. Instead, it has placed a general freeze on all vehicle prices

4 hours ago

Peugeot introduces Guaranteed Future Value programme
Peugeot introduces Guaranteed Future Value programme

Peugeot Citroën South Africa has introduced a "Guaranteed Future Value" programme which will ensure that its customers can drive a new Peugeot vehicle every few years

23 hours ago

Five quality Korean cars
Five quality Korean cars

As life in SA becomes more and more expensive, these five quality Korean cars are worthy of your attention, if you're thinking of foregoing the expensive German luxury brands

By Ané Theron 1 day ago

Polestar 1 production to start mid-2019
Polestar 1 production to start mid-2019

Polestar, Volvo Car Group's performance arm, has revealed that the company's first car, Polestar 1, will start production in mid-2019

1 day ago

AA takes hassle out of renewing your car license
AA takes hassle out of renewing your car license

By submitting their vehicle and license details, AA members can avoid fines for lapsed vehicle licences and penalties for late renewals

1 day ago

Mahindra latest car group to invest in SA plant
Mahindra latest car group to invest in SA plant

Indian company Mahindra, which has 34 plants around the world for its passenger vehicles, bakkies, trucks, tractors, and agricultural machinery, will start assembling products in SA in 2018

2 days ago

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South African racers head to Formula Ford Festival

Seven South African racers of the Investchem Formula 1600 championship will be taking part in the Formula Ford Festival at Brands Hatch in Kent, England from 21-22 October 2017

3 days ago

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From survival to significance: the role of the SA automotive sector

One sector, in particular, has made a dramatic change in South Africa's short history as a democracy. Yet its growth is often overlooked

By Mike Whitfield 3 days ago

Shyft crowned MTN Business App of the Year
Shyft crowned MTN Business App of the Year

At the 2017 MTN Business App of the Year Awards, which took place on Thursday, 12 October 2017, Shyft was named the overall winner

13 Oct 2017

FCA readies itself for the future
FCA readies itself for the future

The National Sales Companies of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) are due to take the next step towards full integration under the Fiat Chrysler Automobiles South Africa (FCASA) banner from early in 2018

13 Oct 2017

Next generation Mahindra Pik Up makes its way to SA
Next generation Mahindra Pik Up makes its way to SA

Mahindra's next generation Pik Up has been launched in South Africa and offers a refreshed outer body styling, increased turbodiesel power, and a towing capacity of 2500kg

13 Oct 2017

Cartrack puts pedal to metal
Cartrack puts pedal to metal

Cartrack, a global provider of fleet management, stolen vehicle recovery, and insurance telematics, will hire 300 people in the next 12 months to meet the demand for its products

13 Oct 2017

California to allow autonomous cars without driver
California to allow autonomous cars without driver

California officials have unveiled new regulations that would allow autonomous vehicles to operate on state roads in test projects without a human operator

13 Oct 2017

Uber's productive four years of economic transformation
Uber's productive four years of economic transformation

Uber has in the last four years of its operation in Africa, changed perspectives in the transportation system while using technology to drive economic transformation in the sector.

By Emma Okonji 13 Oct 2017

Crimson, YouKnow launch social analytics-based trends report
Crimson, YouKnow launch social analytics-based trends report

YouKnow Digital in partnership with consumer insights platform Crimson Hexagon launched the South African Consumer Trends Report today, 12 October

By Jessica Tennant 12 Oct 2017

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The price of fuel over the last decade

Fuel price increase! The announcement comes every couple of months, and South Africans dread it more and more. The average South African's annual fuel expenditure is among the highest in the world

By Jason Snyman 12 Oct 2017

Isuzu expands offering in sub-Saharan Africa
Isuzu expands offering in sub-Saharan Africa

Isuzu dealers in 14 left-hand motoring countries across sub-Saharan Africa can now offer the KB 4x4 crew cab X-Rider model to their customers

12 Oct 2017

New heavy-duty trucks run on liquefied natural gas, biogas
New heavy-duty trucks run on liquefied natural gas, biogas

Volvo Trucks has introduced Euro 6-compliant heavy-duty trucks running on liquefied natural gas or biogas.

11 Oct 2017

National Road Safety Competition: Northern Cape winners
National Road Safety Competition: Northern Cape winners

Young participants representing the Northern Cape at the National Road Safety Competition in Rustenburg scooped five top positions

11 Oct 2017

BMW's bogus fee bumped
BMW's bogus fee bumped

In a move likely to send shock waves through the country's motor dealership networks, BMW Financial Services - the car maker's vehicle finance subsidiary - has been ordered by the National Credit Regulator to refund

10 Oct 2017

Cars.co.za Consumer Awards finalists announced
Cars.co.za Consumer Awards finalists announced

Cars.co.za has announced the finalists of the 2017/18 Cars.co.za Consumer Awards - powered by WesBank

10 Oct 2017

Toyota gears up to unveil GR HV Sports Concept
Toyota gears up to unveil GR HV Sports Concept

The world premiere of the aggressive matte-black GR HV Sports Concept will take place at the Tokyo Motor Show late this month

10 Oct 2017

Superb SUV hits next level
Superb SUV hits next level

The backroom teams at the world's motor manufacturers are certainly earning their keep nowadays. They are the product engineers, production engineering teams, supply chain personnel

By Roger Houghton 9 Oct 2017

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September tractor sales drop 11.4% year on year to 552 units

Tractor sales fell 11.4% year on year (y/y) in September to 552 units, according to the South African Agricultural Machinery Association (Saama)

By Dominic Preuss 9 Oct 2017

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Epic world solar car race begins in Australia

SYDNEY, Australia: An epic 3,000-kilometre (1,860-mile) solar car race across the desert heart of Australia showcasing new technology that could one day help develop commercial vehicles, got underway Sunday

9 Oct 2017

Positive outlook for Chinese SUV
Positive outlook for Chinese SUV

A couple of months ago an automotive brand that is largely unknown outside of China arrived on the South African market with the H2 compact SUV

9 Oct 2017

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Why the possibilities of connected cars are endless

With Gartner predicting that 64 million connected cars will be shipped globally in 2020, the question remains as to what the potentials of autonomous vehicles are

By Sven Hammar 9 Oct 2017

TransUnion releases Digital Dealers Guide
TransUnion releases Digital Dealers Guide

After 55 years of automotive dealers relying on a physical dealers guidebook for car valuation numbers, TransUnion has released its Digital Dealers Guide

By Ilse van den Berg 6 Oct 2017

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Motorists switch to digital driving licences in October

Kenyan motorists will later this month switch to digital driving licences, but will be spared instant fines that come with the smart card due to a pending court case

By James Kariuki 6 Oct 2017

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