Stylish New Ford B-MAX Coming To South Africa

  Arrives in South Africa in third quarter of 2015 Ford B-MAX features hinged front and pillarless rear sliding doors delivering unobstructed access Launched with Award-winning 1.0-litre Ford EcoBoost petrol engine B-MAX is among Europe’s most advanced small cars, featuring Ford SYNC® , a rear view camera and full length panoramic roof PRETORIA, South Africa,…


Two appear in Mmabatho court over possession of stolen vehicles

North West – Susanna Degenaar(40) and Nikolaaas Gouws(30) are expected to appear in Mmabatho Regional Court on 25 May 2015 for possession of suspected stolen goods (cars). The accused were arrested over the Easter weekend by Vryburg K9 Unit in a village in Louwna, outside Vryburg. This was after the members got information about selling…


Jeep Team’s Pierre Smith wins 2-Provinces Mountain Bike Race

PIETERMARITZBURG, 10 APRIL 2015 – Jeep Team’s Pierre Smith claimed Gold at the 70km Riverside Mica 2-Provinces MTB Race in Gauteng on Monday (6 April 2015), with Christoff van Heerden in 2nd place and Wayd Needham in 3rd. Just under 200 riders competed in the 2-Provinces MTB at Vanderbijlpark in Stonehaven-on-Vaal, with Smith fighting off…

General Tyre Production

Tyre manufacturing industry gears for growth

A high level of confidence in South Africa’s ability to manufacturer quality tyres has resulted in a R553 million capital investment in local production by the local tyre manufacturers over the past year. This key indicator is driving Nobuzwe Mangcu, newly appointed Managing Executive at the South African Tyre Manufacturers Conference (SATMC)’s passion for this…


Where legislation does not protect bikers common sense has to!

Question: I am doing additional research of on the bike gear across Africa. I know there are certain regulations for Helmets, Hi-Vis, Personal Protective Equipment, etc. all over the world but are there any countries in Africa that have set in stone regulations? If you hear anything or know any useful resource please let me…

New Vehicle sales

Consumer demand in the vehicle industry remains steady in March

The vehicle sales industry experienced virtually no growth this past March, according to the latest data from the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa (Naamsa). Industry sales totalled 55 449 vehicles, nine more vehicles than March 2014. Passenger cars contributed 35 548 units to this total but were down 3% year-on-year. By contrast,…