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#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 traveling more efficiently.

By Jessica Tennant 17 hours ago

Uber jacks up security in Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya
Uber jacks up security in Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya

After the successful implementation of an intelligent new safety feature was introduced to Uber driver-partners in South Africa early this year, the company has announced that the same feature will be implemented in other markets in Africa. Uber has begun this African roll out of its Real-Time ID in Nigeria, Ghana and Kenya in a bid to further improve passenger security.

19 hours ago

We Buy Cars - An overnight success, 18 years in the making
We Buy Cars - An overnight success, 18 years in the making

From buying and selling cars on the side, to a five-year-old warehouse in Pretoria East with an average of 700 vehicles at any given moment, We Buy Cars has built an exceptional reputation as the number one car buying service in South Africa. Owned by brothers Faan and Dirk van der Walt, the renowned We Buy Cars brand has expanded with services throughout South Africa, warehouses in Pretoria and Cape Town, and even has a Durban warehouse opening soon!

Issued by We Buy Cars 1 day ago

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, customer travel, VIP client transfers and more. Tips and payments can all be handled online or via the Uber for Business app. Most newspaper readers have seen the images of black cab drivers disgruntled by the success of Uber drivers on their turf. Accordingly, commentators expected Uber for Business to have a significant impact on the car rental and taxi industries. Has this been the case?

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 1 day ago

Is franchising services the silver lining in a stagnant economy?
Is franchising services the silver lining in a stagnant economy?

The appeal of franchising is widespread. While other businesses often struggle to keep a positive cash flow in times of stunted economic activity, franchising remains resilient and typically shows positive growth rates. This is particularly true for the franchising services category which comprises 27% of the total franchising industry and has a combined turnover in excess of R133 billion per annum.

By Sybrand Bezuidenhout 1 day ago

Cost of motoring continues to increase
Cost of motoring continues to increase

The overall cost of motoring is on the rise despite recent cuts to interest rates and fuel prices, as well as a slowdown in vehicle price inflation. The monthly mobility basket - which comprises instalments, fuel, insurance, and maintenance fees - has increased 24.2% since July 2013.

2 days ago

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 2 days ago

Registration open for Car Digital Dealer Conference
Registration open for Car Digital Dealer Conference

The Car Digital Dealer Conference, in association with Innovation Group, will take place on 1 September 2017 at the SA Festival of Motoring, Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit and will show top OEMs and dealers how to stay ahead of the technology curve.

21 Jul 2017

Nigeria to cease import of petroleum products
Nigeria to cease import of petroleum products

Nigeria will cease to import petroleum products and totally depend on its own refined products from 2019, the Minister of State for Petroleum, Dr Ibe Kachikwu, disclosed this week.

By Omololu Ogunmade 21 Jul 2017

Audi pulls 'sexist' China ad after public outcry
Audi pulls 'sexist' China ad after public outcry

SHANGHAI, China: German automaker Audi apologised on Thursday over an advertisement it aired in China that was slammed as sexist for showing a bride-to-be being roughly examined like a piece of livestock.

21 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. The whole idea of the Cannonball Run is that the competitors don't know where they will be heading. The event is run on the lines of a regularity rally, but with cryptic clues pointing cars in the right direction, rather than a conventional route schedule.

By Ilse van den Berg 20 Jul 2017

Final three Phantoms announced for ‘The Great Eight Phantoms' expo
Final three Phantoms announced for ‘The Great Eight Phantoms' expo

Rolls-Royce has announced the final three great Phantoms that will join the ‘The Great Eight Phantoms' exhibition which will coincide with the unveiling of the next generation Phantom.

20 Jul 2017

First Audi Summit showcases new A8, concepts for individual mobility
First Audi Summit showcases new A8, concepts for individual mobility

BARCELONA, Spain: At the first Audi Summit, the brand showcased the new Audi A8 as well as new concepts for individual mobility in the digital age, with topics such as sustainable manufacturing, lightweight construction, connectivity, piloted driving, and digital services.

20 Jul 2017