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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

14 hours ago

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 15 hours ago

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

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?

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

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

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

#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

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

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

ParkFind - the solution to Cape Town's parking woes

When Street Parking Solutions, a company that manages parking marshals, needed unique and effective assistance with solving some of Cape Town's parking woes, they approached 4i for a mobile solution

Issued by 4i 20 Jun 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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International

Electric vehicles inefficient way to reduce CO2 emissions: study

Subsidising the purchase of electric cars in Canada is an inefficient way to reduce greenhouse gas emissions that is not cost effective, according to a Montreal Economic Institute study released on Thursday, 22 June.

15 hours ago

2019 automotive styling shades trendbook launched

Clariant's biennial global Automotive Trendbook presents the colour areas that will play a role in the automotive industry in the future. The “Marine Magic” collection of automotive styling shades is based on the company's colour know-how and observations of social trends, topics, and industry developments.

31 May 2017

China's Geely takes stake in Proton, Lotus

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia: Chinese auto giant Geely on Wednesday announced it was taking a 49.9% stake in Malaysia's troubled Proton as well as a 51% share in British sports car brand Lotus.

25 May 2017

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