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
How car buyers can survive Junk Status
Following the recent economic downgrades by international credit ratings agencies, South Africa’s ailing economy is set to its toll on motorists and new car buyers. According to WesBank, the South Africa’s largest vehicle finance provider, the country’s economic hardships will be felt by both motorists who have existing credit... Read more
Tata, VW, Skoda in development deal
Tata Motors has announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for a long-term partnership with Volkswagen Group and its Czech affiliate Skoda Auto,  to explore strategic alliance opportunity for joint development of products. The agreement has been signed by Guenter Butschek, CEO & MD of Tata Motors, Matthias... Read more
WESBANK, South Africa’s leading vehicle and asset finance provider, has forecast that 2017 will see minor growth in the new vehicle sales industry. The past three years have seen sales decline, with 2016 sales falling a massive 11.4% – based on WesBank’s prediction that sales would tumble 12%. For... Read more

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