Top women in motoring honoured at SA Festival of Motoring

2019-08-26 14:22

The second annual Gumtree Women in Autos Conference, hosted at the 2019 SA Festival of Motoring, honoured individuals in the automotive industry with peer-nominated awards.

Electric cars and Eskom – Will this work in SA?

2019-02-26 09:39

Shell SA recently announced that it will be launching the first electric vehicle (EV) charging stations in its network this year. Then the country suffered load-shedding...

Here are the next big car trends in SA for 2019

2018-12-20 13:30

Jeff Osborne of Gumtree Auto takes a look at what sort of car trends can be expected in South Africa from next year.

'R2000 tank of petrol may not be far away' - record high fuel price will affect the future of motoring in SA

2018-09-11 08:00

'Unless there’s a miraculous uplift in the rand or an equally miraculous downshift in the oil price, the R2000 tank of petrol may not be far away,' says Jeff Osborne, head of Gumtree automotive.

Women in South Africa's auto industry honoured

2018-08-22 09:09

Gumtree Auto hosted its inaugural Women in Autos conference earlier in August, featuring a host of speakers from the industry as well as numerous media and influencers.

Reduce your fuel bill and save your life at the same time by pumping up your tyres

2018-06-21 07:30

'It's estimated that at least a quarter of drivers have one or more under-inflated tyres on their vehicle. This is not only dangerous, but wasteful,' according to Jeff Osborne, Head of Gumtree Automotive.


How to get a good used SUV for under R300 000

2019-04-08 07:32

They can be costly but entry-level SUVs are all the rage and through smart pre-owned buying it’s possible to get a good SUV for well under R300 000.

When are you too old to drive - Should there be a driving limit for the elderly?

2019-01-30 09:00

'There’s no evidence showing that elderly drivers are any more of a hazard on our roads than anyone else,' says Jeff Osborne of Gumtree Automotive.

6 things to keep in mind when buying a second-hand car according to the experts

2018-10-02 21:30

Buying a second-hand vehicle can be a daunting experience but the process can be much easier if you learn from the experts.

The lift on Saudi women drivers proves no country can ignore the female car market

2018-08-27 09:29

Earlier in 2018, Saudi Arabia lifted its ban on female drivers. The real reason for lifting the ban is slightly less humanitarian - the Saudi economy cannot afford to ignore the female car-buying market, says Gumtree Autos.

Fatal Distractions - 5 major cellphone motoring safety issues that could cost your life

2018-06-21 12:42

Safe driving demands concentration but technology is only increasing the number of ways drivers can lose focus on the road ahead.

Will diesel and petrol car bans kill the auto industry?

2018-05-25 11:47

European countries have put plans in motion to eliminate petrol and diesel cars by 2040 in a bid to improve air quality. How will this affect the auto industry?

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