Ford Reveals African Vision at First ‘Go Further’ Event

Ford details its vision for South Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa at inaugural ‘Go Further’ event Fusion, new Focus, Transit and Tourneo Connect shown ahead of their local debuts 2015 Mustang shown for first time in Africa PRETORIA, South Africa, 18 July 2014 – Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) showed off four new models that…

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Audi launches its first plug-in hybrid model – Audi A3 Sportback e-tron

Audi has embarked toward future mobility with the international launch of the brand’s first plug-in hybrid model, the Audi A3 Sportback e-tron, which can cover up to 50 kilometres in pure electric mode. The A3 Sportback e-tron combines dynamic power, high efficiency and an emotional driving experience with uncompromising everyday utility. The five-door compact, whose…

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General Tyre relaunches its range and brand profile in South Africa

  Relaunch strategy builds on proud legacy and consumer support in SA All-new passenger car tyres and expanded 4×4 line-up complement existing range Builds on General Tyre core values of performance, reliability and heritage, linked to strong value proposition PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa, 16 July 2014 – General Tyre is embarking on a bold relaunch…

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PEUGEOT reports strong global sales in first half of 2014

PEUGEOT sales worldwide up by 5.7% to 853,000 units Sustained growth for PEUGEOT in Europe  and China: Europe : + 13.5% to 522 000 units China: + 32.4% to185,000 units, a new sales record Profitable growth in the retail sales channel: + 1% point market share in Europe A young – 3 years old on average –…

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Be Cautious of those “anticipating” the green traffic lights at Intersections!

The safety of road users at intersections and traffic lights have become a major concern. The biggest threat remain blatant lawlessness amongst drivers and them not obeying the Rules of the Road! Amongst the types of Road Traffic Crashes that are most dangerous are the T-Bone crashes where one vehicle collides at speed into the…

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Mercedes-Benz extends portfolio of exclusive lifestyle vehicles with new C-Class Estate

The new C-Class Estate sees Mercedes-Benz extending its portfolio of exclusive lifestyle vehicles from October 2014. What this new model has in common with its highly successful sedan sibling is a clear yet emotional and sporty design along with innovative engineering. Technical features include efficient, new engines and high-quality, refined interiors giving a tangible feeling…

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Fleet managers save R130m by blocking fraudulent transactions

Standard Bank Fleet Management’s transaction authorisation system is geared to save fleet managers another record amount this year. Early 2014 figures indicate that the system, which automatically checks each fleet card transaction and declines those that look suspicious, has already saved fleet managers a staggering R130m by blocking fraudulent transactions. This is already more than…

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Successful first half of 2014 for vehicle sales by Audi

Audi has achieved the best first half-year result in company history with 869,350 cars delivered to customers resulting in a year-on-year sales growth of 11.4 percent versus the same time last year. In June 2014, the company delivered 155,450 cars worldwide, exceeding the figure in the same month last year by 10.8 percent. Sales in…

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