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INTERVIEW: Dragon with a passion

Caan views his Rolls-Royce Phantom as the “black-tie” of cars.  Picture: SUPPLIED
2 day(s) ago

Mark Smyth spoke to entrepreneur and Dragon’s Den star James Caan about his relationship with his cars

INTERNATIONAL MOTORSPORT: Driving South African flag to victory

South African Jordan Lee Pepper celebrates his Scirocco R-Cup championship.  Picture: VOLKSWAGEN
2 day(s) ago

South African Jordan Lee Pepper has taken the international Scirocco R-Cup championship

The styling is more urban warrior than outdoor trail hunter.  Picture:  QUICKPIC

ROAD TEST: Cherokee a Cruiser, but not a looker

The new Jeep Cherokee is more at home in the city than the great outdoors, writes Mark Smyth
The styling of the RS is not too dissimilar to regular Clio models.  Picture: QUICKPIC

ROAD TEST: Hot hatchery, but at a price

Lerato Matebese spent time in the company of the current Clio RS to find out if the new engine and transmission have neutered its performance credentials

FUTURE MODELS: Hatching a refined offering

The design of the new Hyundai i20 is definitely more refined.  Picture: NEWSPRESS
2 day(s) ago

Hyundai’s second generation i20 looks set to have an even wider appeal than its predecessor

ROAD SAFETY: Download competence

Picture: THINKSTOCK
2 day(s) ago

Discovery Insure is using its app to provide real world data in the fight to improve road safety

EVENT NEWS: Expect a capital event

Nick de Wit will be the only South African competing in the Red Bull X-Fighters event in front of the Union Buildings.   Picture: RED BULL
2 day(s) ago

The Red Bull X-Fighters World Tour will be decided in front of the Union Buildings on Saturday

The T-shaped LED lights on the new XC90 have been christened “Thor’s Hammer” lights.  Picture: QUICKPIC

TECHNOLOGY: Scalable future

Volvo’s forthcoming XC90 platform will spawn a few more future models

INDUSTRY NEWS: Company health rolled out

Bakers SA celebrated the signing of their Workplace Wellness policy with stakeholders involved in the Fleet Owner programme initiated by Mercedes-Benz SA. (from left) Mpho Nkhumeleni, sales manager, Daimler Truck and Bus; Tersia Stroh, acting national secretary,  National Bargaining Council for the Road Freight and Logistics Industry; Abdool Tayob, chief executive, bakers SA; Shabir Tayob, director marketing and Logistics, Bakers SA;  Mayur Bhana, divisional manager group corporate affairs, MBSA; and Themba Mthombeni, operations director, Corridor Empowerment Project.
2 day(s) ago

The Mercedes-Benz Fleet Owner Workplace Programme is being adopted by others companies in SA

OUTDOOR SHOW: Something for outdoors

The Benelli brand recently returned to SA.  Picture: MARK SMYTH
9 day(s) ago

Mark Smyth found the boat and bike industry to be thriving at the Bike, Boat and Outdoor shows

ROAD TEST: Two is new number one

The BMW 2 Series strikes a serious pose.
9 day(s) ago

BMW’s 2 Series lends itself to customisation — and the company’s M Performance parts bin ups the styling ante of the already sporty model, writes Lerato Matebese

INDUSTRY NEWS: Optimising performance, costs

One of the Conti360 Fleet Services vehicles.  Picture: QUICKPIC
2 day(s) ago

Continental is offering a new suite of truck tyre services in South Africa

INDUSTRY NEWS: SA’s fleet travel lagging: survey

Murray Price, managing director of Eqstra Fleet Management.
2 day(s) ago

The 2014 fleet market study by Eqstra Fleet Management shows the country is behind the curve when it comes to adopting trends from Europe

FUTURE MODELS: Luxury has more choice

Rolls Royce Wraith. Picture: MOTOR NEWS
9 day(s) ago

Rolls-Royce will be adding another model range in 2016

LAUNCH NEWS: Jeeves will love it, too

All that power hides beneath a classy rather than sporty exterior.  Picture: QUICKPIC
9 day(s) ago

Lerato Matebese calls all plutocrats to the fore as Mercedes-Benz launches its flagship V12 S Class sedan models

FOCUS ON: FAW Trucks — partnership built to last

Portland Readymix FAW trucks at the company’s quarry in Durbanville, Cape Town.
9 day(s) ago

Portland Readymix continues to put its faith in FAW Trucks

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