10:40 (GMT+2), Wed, 09 March 2016
The Volvo XC90 scooped the coveted 2016 Wesbank South African Guild of Motoring Journalists’ Car of the Year award on Tuesday night at an exclusive gala dinner held at Emperor’s Palace in Kempton Park, east of Johannesburg.
The Volvo XC90 SUV ticked all the boxes, taking 50 percent of the judges’ votes. The adjudicators were looking for, among other things, interior design and practicality, exterior aesthe... read more
14:42 (GMT+2), Sun, 01 March 2015
The Jaguar F-TYPE R Coupé has set a new a new record, being crowned the fastest production vehicle in South Africa.
Jaguar South Africa said the car reached in excess of 300km/h on the 4900m runway at Upington Airport.
"The event was the culmination of just over six weeks of planning, and saw Jaguar tapping into its heritage; recalling the 40s and 50s, when it famously set numerous European la... read more
14:44 (GMT+2), Thu, 05 February 2015
VWSA has announced the launch of a small vehicle that will do battle in the A00 segment.
Known as - up - (lower case) the new addition to the VW family will be postioned below the Polo Vivo and Polo.
Below is the VWSA statement on the up released on Thursday:
Volkswagen is launching a small car that is full of charisma with great potential to become the leader of A00 segment. The award winning up! will be introduced... read more
12:43 (GMT+2), Thu, 05 February 2015
The Eastern Cape government has thrown its full weight behind an International Motorsport Show that organisors say will turn Nelson Mandela Bay into the Monaco of Africa.
The Mzansi International Motorsport Show was officially launched in Nelson Mandela Bay on Thursday - promising to bring the roar of Formula One cars and the glitz of the F-1 circuit to the Port Elizabeth beachfront.
The brainchild of Christine Moss, dau... read more
15:50 (GMT+2), Fri, 30 January 2015
Nissan South Africa says the 2015 Juke will hit dealerships at the end of January.
The company says its given the B-segment crossover "a concentrated dose of Juke-ness for its 2015 upgrade."
Nissan South Africa's General Manager of Marketing and Planning, Konstantin von Vieregge, says "apart from its unique styling, the slightly irreverent Nissan Juke has surprised market-watchers with its performance and ... read more
12:01 (GMT+2), Fri, 30 January 2015
General Motors South Africa has announced the appointment of a new General Manager of Marketing, effective 01 February 2015.
The company says Xoliswa Ndungane, who brings with her a wealth of industry expertise to head up the department, joins GMSA as part of a career which spans twenty years.
"Originally from Umtata and having grown up in Port Elizabeth, Ndungane attended Woodridge College in Port Elizabeth and ho... read more
13:39 (GMT+2), Thu, 29 January 2015
Volkswagen will introduce an updated Scirocco model in 2015.
VWSA said in a statement Wednesday that the "new Scirocco ... has been refreshed with new exterior and interior designs."
"Externally, the new Scirocco's shape has been refined and modernised with new headlights and tail lights, as well as revised bumper styling. The revised front bumper features aerodynamic 'blades' in the outer section, like t... read more
10:16 (GMT+2), Wed, 28 January 2015
Jaguar has introduced the new R-Sport brand on its XF model.
The upgrade includes "bespoke R-Sport branding, front bumper, rear spoiler and optional Black Pack" which Jaguar says gives the XF a more assertive road presence.
"While the company's performance models have long been marketed under the "R" banner, Jaguar's new R-Sport badge extends the brand's performance DNA - a first in the XF range,... read more
17:49 (GMT+2), Fri, 16 January 2015
Mercedes-Benz South Africa says were up 25% in 2014 catapulting the East London-based manufacturer into the no.1 position in premium luxury market
In a statement Friday, Mercdes Benz Cars South Africa said the "year 2014 saw Mercedes-Benz Cars continue their product offensive with a number of new introductions into various luxury segments.:
Executive Director, Florian Seidler, said "the success of these new mod... read more
13:30 (GMT+2), Tue, 13 January 2015
"Despite challenging market conditions in 2014, the Audi brand continues to develop well in South Africa."
That's the word from Paul Sansom, Head of Audi South Africa, who said "Audi's rapid emergence in the premium sector over recent years is set to continue to grow in 2015."
"We will continue to invest in world-class facilities and people, who provide the very best experience to our customers.... read more
13:07 (GMT+2), Tue, 13 January 2015
British luxury car-maker Jaguar has announced the introduction of a new model that will go on sale in two years time, including in South Africa.
The Jaguar F-Pace is the company's answer to the "overwhelmingly positive response" it had received following the unveiling of the C-X17 concept car in 2014.
According to Director of Design, Ian Callum, they "just had to make it a reality."
"The Jagua... read more
14:45 (GMT+2), Tue, 22 April 2014
UNIQUE CADDY CONVERSION GIVES DRIVERS WITH PHYSICAL DISABILITIES A LIFT
Volkswagen of South Africa, in partnership with the Quadriplegic Association of South Africa (QASA), has converted one of its MPVs in order to showcase the mobility solutions available to people with disabilities.
The converted Caddy Maxi Trendline, with a 103kW DSG engine, has been making waves since it was first showcased at the ACSA D... read more
09:24 (GMT+2), Mon, 23 December 2013
Knysna Municipal Manager, Lauren Waring and her family were involved in a car accident over the weekend, in which her husband and mother were killed.
Acting Municipal Manager, Bevan Ellman says the family was on their way to visit family in Mpumalanga for the festive season, and were travelling between Willowmore and Aberdeen when they were involved in a head-on collision.
Ellman says they were hit by an oncoming ... read more
10:12 (GMT+2), Fri, 13 December 2013
One of the immediate effects on this region are road closures that are now in place and are diverting traffic away from the Qunu Operational Area.
Trucks will be diverted at:
• N2 – Tsolo to Maclear / R396
• N2 – Shell Ultra City to R61
For normal vehicles:
• N2 – Bityi Junction to Buwa Halt / Elliotdale
• N2 – Viedgesville to Mqanduli / R61
&bull... read more
12:05 (GMT+2), Mon, 18 November 2013
Tavcor Suzuki Port Elizabeth, held a special Suzuki 1000th new car sold celebration, to say thank you to all their loyal customers. This occasion was marked by performing a special hand over of the 1000th new car sale to owner, Mrs. Patricia Wilcock.
Craig Dunnington, Brand Manager of Tavcor Suzuki said that, "as part of our celebrations we will have special deals on for the whole month to say thank you to the Port Eli... read more