3rd generation KIA Picanto enters SA market
The all-new KIA Picanto, now in its third-generation, brings a new, more youthful and energetic character to the A-segment. Global sales of the current-generation Picanto have totalled more than 1,4 million since 2011, making it one of KIA’s best-selling models. Retaining the strengths of its predecessor, with a new... Read more
Performance Golfs should boost range’s popularity
Following the launch of the new Golf TSI and Golf GTI facelift in May, Volkswagen has introduced two more performance models in the Golf range namely the Golf R and Golf GTD. With over 350 000 Golf’s sold in South Africa since its launch four decades ago, the updated... Read more
CT recognised for economic growth, CSR
Continental Tyre SA has received the highest rating for Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives in South Africa within the tyre sector at the PMR Africa Excellence Awards. While all other major tyre manufacturers were rated in this category, CTSA stood head and shoulders above the rest, with a mean... Read more
Madibaz switch focus to EP premier hockey league
Having come within a whisker of winning the University Sport South Africa men’s hockey title, the NMMU-Madibaz will now switch their focus to the Eastern Province premier league that resumes next week. Madibaz Sport hockey manager Cheslyn Gie said the team, who are second on the log, would pay... Read more
New Audi A8: Future of the luxury class
Today is where the future begins in the luxury class: The new Audi A8 makes its world debut at the Audi Summit in Barcelona. In its fourth generation, the flagship model again provides the benchmark for Vorsprung durch Technik – with a new design language, an innovative touchscreen operating... Read more
Young guns look towards the the Eastern Cape
Richard Leeke and Henry Köhne, aka the ATS Motorsport Young Guns, head to the Volkswagen Rally brimming with confidence. The event (now in its 35th year) gets underway from the impressive AutoPavillion museum at VW’s Uitenhage manufacturing plant on Friday, July 21, with the duo kicking off proceedings –... Read more
Jordy Smith wins Billabong Ballito Pro
Jordy Smith won the Ballito Pro presented by Billabong in front of a packed beach of partisan spectators today, defeating powerful Brazilian Willian Cardoso in a pulsating final to add the 2017 event title to his previous victory in 2010. The big South African overcame a stomach bug that almost derailed his... Read more
Davids excited about Jock Classic debut
Fresh from his triumph in the Knysna Cycle Tour, RoadCover’s Brendon Davids is ready to test himself again when he makes his debut appearance in the Bestmed Jock Classic on Saturday. Presented by Rudy Project, the one-day, three-stage race in Mbombela in Mpumalanga will be contested over 150km with... Read more
More fun at the 2017 Marriott Dargle Trails Festival
This highlight in the trail running and MTB calendar will be held on Sunday 13 August this year. Hosted by the Lions River Club, the Dargle Valley will once again be a hive of activity as participants and spectators attend the Marriott Dargle Trails Festival Now in its 6th... Read more
Volvo Cars to go all-electric
Volvo Cars has announced that every new Volvo launched from 2019 onwards will feature an electric motor, marking the historic end of cars that only have an internal combustion engine (ICE) and placing electrification at the core of its future business. The announcement represents one of the most significant... Read more