Industry news 17.9.2018 10:10 am

Technology is taking over

Group’s new diesel engines are cleaner and require less frequent servicing

Dawie Olivier has the grease-under-the-fingernails passion of a true petrolhead and he knows cars, and the auto industry, inside and out.

Technology is taking over
Technology is taking over

Technology is taking over

Group’s new diesel engines are cleaner and require less frequent servicing

Another massive fuel hike on the cards
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Another massive fuel hike on the cards

This is according to the AA which has monitored the fuel price data from 1 September to date. 
Is the end in sight for the Volkswagen Beetle?
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Is the end in sight for the Volkswagen Beetle?

It probably shouldn’t come as a huge surprise.
Trend and 18 tips to protect yourself from hijackings and robberies
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Trend and 18 tips to protect yourself from hijackings and robberies

‘The crime stats are a reminder that looking after our personal safety, and that of our loved ones, should remain a top priority’.
Technical recession is not bad news at all
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Technical recession is not bad news at all

When it comes to the South African automotive Industry as a whole a technical recession is not all doom and gloom. 
VW faces first big German court date over ‘dieselgate’
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VW faces first big German court date over ‘dieselgate’

So far, dieselgate has cost VW more than 27bn euros in fines, vehicle buybacks and recalls and legal costs, mostly in the US.
Here’s how to drive in the rain
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Here’s how to drive in the rain

Oil and grease collect on the roads during a dry season making them even more slippery and hazardous.
Here’s how your driving style affects your budget
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Here’s how your driving style affects your budget

Your style of driving is one of the primary factors in determining how much you will end up spending on your car.
Toyota Hilux crowned SA’s most popular new vehicle
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Toyota Hilux crowned SA’s most popular new vehicle

The Hilux accounted for more than 30% of the marque’s overall vehicle sales.
Save up to 40% on fuel with these 10 tips
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Save up to 40% on fuel with these 10 tips

People often underestimate the impact that their driving habits have on fuel consumption.
The time is now to see SA’s greatest motoring show ever
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The time is now to see SA’s greatest motoring show ever

The time has arrived for the gates to open at South Africa’s third Festival of Motoring at the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit in Midrand.
Festival of Motoring set to be an extravaganza of the year
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Festival of Motoring set to be an extravaganza of the year

The festival will focus on interactive motoring experiences for visitors.
Audi recognised as an icon Brand in South Africa
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Audi recognised as an icon Brand in South Africa

Audi is proud to receive recognition as an Icon Brand in the Motor Vehicles Category in the 2019/2019 Ask Afrika Survey.
Volkswagen to offer all-electric car-sharing from 2019
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Volkswagen to offer all-electric car-sharing from 2019

The cars will gradually be replaced as new models from VW’s next-generation ‘I.D.’ range become available.
This year’s motoring costs are the highest to date, says WesBank
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This year’s motoring costs are the highest to date, says WesBank

Vehicle instalments and fuel spend remain the biggest components, accounting for 80% of monthly mobility spend.
Do you know the cost of your vehicle?
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Do you know the cost of your vehicle?

Or, more precisely, do you know how much your car costs you daily?
Volkswagen plans to produce some 1 million vehicles in Wolfsburg
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Volkswagen plans to produce some 1 million vehicles in Wolfsburg

The groundwork is being laid in Wolfsburg in order to bundle Golf production at one location as set out in the Pact for the Future.
The car buying options journey
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The car buying options journey

Keeping within the range of what your budget can support is critical to avoid over-indebtedness.
Fuel prices could drop
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Fuel prices could drop

Mid-month data suggests a fall in petrol of about two cents, with four cent and eight cent drops predicted for diesel and paraffin respectively.
Ford celebrates production of 10 millionth Mustang
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Ford celebrates production of 10 millionth Mustang

Ford is celebrating the milestone with employee celebrations at its Dearborn headquarters and its Flat Rock Assembly Plan.
Seven signs you need to replace your car
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Seven signs you need to replace your car

Here’s a list of items you need to consider when weighing up your options.
Ten easy steps to changing a flat tyre
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Ten easy steps to changing a flat tyre

Check out these 10 easy steps to changing a flat tyre.
Jomo Sono announced as Ford Brand Ambassador
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Jomo Sono announced as Ford Brand Ambassador

Sono is acknowledged as one of the most popular and respected South African soccer players of all time.
Sergio Marchionne, saviour of Fiat and Chrysler, dead at 66
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Sergio Marchionne, saviour of Fiat and Chrysler, dead at 66

The visionary Italian-Canadian executive had already been preparing to hand over control of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles in 2019.

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