10:16 (GMT+2), Wed, Wednesday, January 28, 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, Friday, January 16, 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, Tuesday, January 13, 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, Tuesday, January 13, 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, Tuesday, April 22, 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, Monday, December 23, 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, Friday, December 13, 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, Monday, November 18, 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
12:43 (GMT+2), Wed, Wednesday, July 10, 2013
The first ever off road race between a car and a plane.
A race between two British icons. FortyOneSix invited Land Rover and the all-new Range Rover Sport to go head to head with the 1945 Supermarine Spitfire. Find out which one emerged victorious by watching the following clip:
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09:57 (GMT+2), Wed, Wednesday, July 03, 2013
Honda Motors Southern Africa will voluntarily recall more than 20 630 Jazz vehicles built between 2002 and 2008 to replace the master power window switch.
There are more than 20-035 vehicles affected in South Africa.
Honda says under some severe operating conditions, water, rain, or other liquid may enter the driver's window and impair the functioning of the power window switch.
The company says it will notify ... read more
08:13 (GMT+2), Thu, Thursday, June 27, 2013
According to Gary Ronald of the Automobil Association (AA), “The real focus,” says Ronald, “is not just the skills to pass the K53 but the skills needed to survive on our roads.”
Our country has one of the highest road fatalities in the world. According to the SA Road Traffic Report from 2010/2011 was 13 802 fatalities on the road. A recent article by safe cycling activist, Andrew Wheeldon, said 100... read more
12:06 (GMT+2), Tue, Tuesday, June 25, 2013
The new E 63 AMG – with “S” performance model
Mercedes-AMG continues to champion perf... read more
11:51 (GMT+2), Tue, Tuesday, June 25, 2013
19 June 2013
The new Mercedes-Benz E-Class
Efficient, intelligent, emotionally appealing
With new, efficient engines, new assistance systems and a new desi... read more
11:05 (GMT+2), Thu, Thursday, June 20, 2013
The Mercedes-Benz South Africa production plant in East London has earned a 5th consecutive placement amongst the top assembly plants in the Europe-Africa region in terms of new vehicle production quality.
This is reflected in the annual JD Power and Associates Initial Quality Study of new car buyers in the United States.
MBSA is the only African manufacturer on this years' winner's podium.
The East London pla... read more
16:55 (GMT+2), Mon, Monday, May 27, 2013
New Fiesta ST is fastest-ever production Fiesta
Ford introduces features only previously found in larger performance cars, including enhanced Torque Vectoring Control and three-mode Electronic Stability Control
Most fuel-efficient Fiesta ST delivers 5.9 l/100 km and 138 g/km CO2*
PRETORIA, South Africa, 27 May 2013
The new Fiesta ST is Ford’s fastest and most dynamic small produc... read more