Volkswagen continues to drive forward with the regionalisation of the global automotive business. The brand is planning to start production of the Polo Vivo in Kenya at the end of 2016. An agreement to that effect was signed in Nairobi today by the Kenyan Government and Thomas Schaefer, Chairman and Managing Director of Volkswagen South…Details
Shortly after 20:00 on Monday, an alert was sent out for a vehicle which had been hijacked in the Morningside area of Durban. It is alleged that four armed men held up the driver of a white Volkswagen Polo, forcing him out of the vehicle, shooting the victim in his leg, before fleeing in an…Details
Pricing for the forthcoming new Volvo S90 has been officially released by Volvo Car South Africa. The confident pricing structure, which sees the new large executive sedan starting at R675 200, is poised to cement the new S90 as a key premium player in its segment. The range-topping model will retail for an exceptional R871 900. “With…Details
Eastern Cape: Yesterday, 4 September 2016 at 11:45, Port Elizabeth K9 members recovered an abandoned hijacked vehicle in Nikiwe Street, New Brighton.
Port Elizabeth Flying Squad members also recovered an abandoned stolen vehicle in Kwadesi area.
Police are investigating the cases.
Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) achieved a record-breaking month in August 2016, with the highest number of Ford Rangers exported to date, complemented by continued strong domestic sales for several key models. The Ranger, assembled at Ford’s Silverton Assembly Plant in Pretoria, attained its largest export volume on record with a total of…Details
Shortly after 11am on Sunday, Marshall Security were alerted to a house robbery which had occurred at a residence in Avoca Road, in the suburb of Avoca, north of Durban. Armed reaction officers were immediately dispatched and on further investigation it was ascertained that four suspects, two armed with pistols, arrived in an unknown vehicle…Details
In August, 3 081 Hilux found new homes in SA proving its status as the country’s favourite vehicle once more. Hilux together with the rest of the range pipped Toyota ahead of its nearest competitor by 2 661 units, to achieve 10 309 new car and truck sales for the month. This equates to an…Details
Team South Africa has successfully defended its International Spirit of Amarok Trophy. The 2016 competition recently took place north of Upington in the unrelenting dunes and pans of the Kalahari Desert. Fourteen teams from Australia, Botswana, Namibia, Russia and South Africa participated in this year’s competition with each country except Russia being represented by three…Details
“Passenger vehicles declined by 13.8% despite the rental industry contributing 22% of new car sales. Current decline levels likely to remain for the year and be the new norm, mainly influenced by current conditions”. General Comments on August 2016 NAAMSA sales: Month on month improvement in overall sales of 2.8%, August compared to July 2016.…Details
Munich. With the launch of the first generation of the BMW M3 in 1986, the BMW M GmbH, at that time operating under the name BMW Motorsport GmbH, revolutionized the sporty mid-range segment. No other manufacturer had previously ever deployed genuine motorsports technology so consistently in order to transform a high-volume production model like the BMW…Details