Volkswagen establishes in Rwanda
The next milestone in Volkswagen Sub Saharan Africa strategy becomes reality with the registration of the company Volkswagen Mobility Solutions Rwanda. The stage is set for the commencement of the roll out of Volkswagen’s integrated automotive mobility solution, a first for the Volkswagen Group, under the auspices of Volkswagen... Read more
2017 vehicle sales end on positive note
The new vehicle industry ended 2017 on a positive note, according to the annual sales data from the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa (Naamsa).  Despite December 2017’s year-on-year sales declining 2.4%, the year-to-date new car sales for 2017 still grew 1.8%. In total, 557 586 new vehicles were... 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
Hyundai aims to set the pace in weekend’s Rally Poland
Hyundai Motorsport aims to continue its recent run of podium results as the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) moves to Poland for round eight of the 2017 season this weekend. Having secured top-three finishes at every gravel event so far this year, including victories at Tour de Corse and... Read more
Dti engaging GM on finding a new investor
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says the Department of Trade and Industry (dti) is currently engaging General Motors South Africa with a view to finding a new investor for part of its SA operations. This comes after the announcement by the multinational vehicle manufacturer in May of its intention to... Read more
Following the successful introduction of the all-new KIA Sportage to the South African market late in 2016, KIA Motors South Africa is now expanding the local Sportage model range with seven new and or enhanced derivatives. “Starting at a very competitive R369,995, we launched the all-new Sportage last year... Read more
Trevor Hill appointed as new Head of Audi South Africa. Paul Sansom appointed as Managing Director of Audi Australia. Audi is pleased to announce the appointment of Trevor Hill as the new Head of Audi South Africa. Hill will succeed Paul Sansom, who has been appointed as the Managing... Read more
Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) was recently announced as the winner of the Socio-Economic Development Award at the annual Oliver Top Empowerment Awards ceremony. VWSA was the finalists in three categories, Socio-Economic Development, Skills Development as well as Enterprise and Supplier Development. The Oliver Top Empowerment Awards, now in... Read more
Nissan South Africa has reaffirmed its long-term commitment to the agricultural sector following a highly successful display of its extensive pick-up and accessories range at this year’s Nampo Show. The all-new Nissan Navara was the main attraction at the show, which was held near Bothaville from 16 to 19... Read more
LAND Rover has committed to a bold goal in the fight against malaria, one of the biggest killers in Africa. Between 2017 and 2019, the Kingsley Holgate Foundation, in conjunction with Land Rover, will provide effective measures to more than 1.5 million people who need to combat the malaria-carrying... Read more