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#RideRoundup: Volvo S90 gets sporty, new Range Rover Velar, Peugeot 3008 SUV
#RideRoundup: Volvo S90 gets sporty, new Range Rover Velar, Peugeot 3008 SUV

In our #RideRoundup this week, we take a quick look at the sporty Volvo S90 R-Design, the new Range Rover Velar, as well as the Peugeot 3008 SUV

By Ilse van den Berg 4 Aug 2017

Ipsos survey shows Audi, VW top customer pleasers
Ipsos survey shows Audi, VW top customer pleasers

Audi and Volkswagen have won Gold awards for customer purchasing satisfaction for the fifth consecutive year in the prestigious Annual Ipsos Survey

By Henrie Geyser 29 Jul 2017

Duster with automatic appeal
Duster with automatic appeal

Renault has enhanced its popular Duster range with the introduction of a new EDC (Efficient Dual Clutch) model which is guaranteed to further boost the popularity of this ruggedly cute SUV range

By Henrie Geyser 28 Jul 2017

#RideRoundup: All-new Audi Q5, new S-Class, Mazda CX-8, Jaguar XJ
#RideRoundup: All-new Audi Q5, new S-Class, Mazda CX-8, Jaguar XJ

In this week's #RideRoundup bulletin we have a glance at the all-new Audi Q5, the new Mercedez-Benz S-Class, the Mazda CX-8 Crossover SUV, and the new Jaguar XJR575 performance flagship model

By Ilse van den Berg 27 Jul 2017

How to keep your fleet safe on the road in foggy conditions
How to keep your fleet safe on the road in foggy conditions

Knowing how to drive safely in dangerous weather conditions is imperative for preserving lives and keeping fleets and goods protected on the road

By Ilse van den Berg 27 Jul 2017

#NewCampaign: Ever considered ditching your keys?
#NewCampaign: Ever considered ditching your keys?

Uber recently launched a campaign called ‘Ditch Your Keys' to encourage car owners to switch to Uber and use their time spent travelling more efficiently

By Jessica Tennant 26 Jul 2017

Boris Dzhingarov
How is Uber for Business affecting both the car hire industry and taxi industry

Launched in July 2014, Uber for Business is a travel management platform designed for corporate customers. It takes the traditional Uber format and uses it to enable companies to deal with employee travel

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 25 Jul 2017

VW Golf turns up the heat
VW Golf turns up the heat

Volkswagen has added a double salvo of fire power to its popular Golf range with the addition of a sporty GTD diesel version of its iconic GTI and a new Golf R, the hottest Golf yet unleashed on the local market

By Henrie Geyser 24 Jul 2017

#CSIMonth: 15 years of Cannonball Run for QuadPara Association of SA
#CSIMonth: 15 years of Cannonball Run for QuadPara Association of SA

The Round Table Cannonball Run has raised over R3m for charity over the past 15 years. Ross Crichton from Super Car Lifestyle and founder of the event tells us more about the rally and the cause

By Ilse van den Berg 20 Jul 2017

Pretty Picanto brings character to city car segment
Pretty Picanto brings character to city car segment

The latest Kia Picanto has moved up several notches from the previous model in terms of looks, cabin refinement, practicality, safety and ride quality

By Henrie Geyser 17 Jul 2017

What's in a chassis?
What's in a chassis?

When it comes to cars, it's easy to be fooled by looks and ads. Unfortunately, especially when you're a woman. Don't get me wrong, I know there are many knowledgeable women out there who can make men blush with their suspension- and engine-talk

By Ilse van den Berg 13 Jul 2017

Franchising industry shows resilience amid economic challenges
Franchising industry shows resilience amid economic challenges

Franchising is one industry that has proven in many countries to be resilient even in the face of extensive macroeconomic difficulties

By Dumisani Bengu 12 Jul 2017

#RoadTest: Toyota Etios Hatch 1.5 Sprint
#RoadTest: Toyota Etios Hatch 1.5 Sprint

When the Toyota Etios launched in 2012 as a replacement to the much-loved Tazz, the entry-level Etios Hatch 1.5 Xi carried a R115,800 price tag

By Ané Theron 12 Jul 2017

Grand i10 is a pack leader
Grand i10 is a pack leader

Hyundai's Grand i10 might well be a little tyke in the heavily populated hatchback gene pool but it more than makes up for its size with lots of appealing features and cheeky looks

By Henrie Geyser 10 Jul 2017

Everest is hard to beat
Everest is hard to beat

The Toyota Hilux bakkie was well-entrenched as South Africa's most popular bakkie until along came the Ford Ranger to erode its popularity. Now Ford is doing it again with its locally-built Ford Everest seven-seater

By Henrie Geyser 30 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

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

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

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

Petrol price drops 25c/l in June
Petrol price drops 25c/l in June

NEWSWATCH: South Africans are sighing with relief as the petrol price drops with 25 cents a litre as of Wednesday, 7 June 2017, thanks to a drop in oil prices in the international market

By Ilse van den Berg 6 Jun 2017

Robert Kubica gets back behind the F1 wheel
Robert Kubica gets back behind the F1 wheel

NEWSWATCH: For the first time since the horrific rally accident that partially severed his forearm, Polish driver Robert Kubica tested a Formula One car in Spain

By Ilse van den Berg 6 Jun 2017

Developed from NASA technology, SAM partners in-vehicle artificial intelligence (AI) with human support to help autonomous vehicles make decisions in unpredictable situations and build the knowledge of in-vehicle AI.
Cars are becoming life-saving smart

Autonomous driving technology is developing at a rapid pace. Business Insider's research platform has forecast that there will be around 10 million cars with various self-driving features on the road in the UK by 2020

By Mike Whitfield 26 May 2017

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.

By Henrie Geyser 24 May 2017

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 22 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

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

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

Start saving for a Spyder - the soft-top Audi R8 is here!
Start saving for a Spyder - the soft-top Audi R8 is here!

It was less than a year ago when I had the pleasure of driving the Audi R8 V10 Plus quattro S tronic

By Ané Theron 9 May 2017

V6 Amarok is top of its class
V6 Amarok is top of its class

Volkswagen has finally zipped the mouths of Amarok “critics” and their grumbles about the original 2.0-litre engine being “too small” and “not powerful enough”

By Henrie Geyser 4 May 2017

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