SA vehicle sales: Top 10 underdogs packing the numbers in May

2018-06-11 15:00

'Vehicle sales for May might have shown positive figures for popular vehicles such as the Toyota Hilux and VW Polo Vivo but there are other models selling significant volumes to help make up a good month for the SA auto industry', writes Janine Van der Post.

Soaring fuel prices, SA bakkie sales: Here's your Friday daily motoring wrap

2018-05-18 19:00

From disgruntled readers speaking out about the fuel hikes to reducing the risk of remote jamming in South Africa, this is your Friday motoring wrap.

Here’s how much Opel’s compact Grandland X SUV costs in SA

2018-05-16 08:15

The new Grandland X becomes the third member of the Opel X family in South Africa joining its Crossland X and Mokka X SUV siblings.

WATCH: Euro NCAP's Best In Class 2017

2018-01-10 15:13

2017 was Euro NCAP’s busiest-ever year with nearly seventy models assessed and, today, Euro NCAP announces the year’s best performers.

5 performance cars for less than R250 000 - which one would you pick?

2017-11-27 13:42

Looking to buy a used performance car for less than R250 000? Check out these cool options.

Opel reveals its 2020 vision: Return to profit, new models for SA

2017-11-09 11:13

Opel unveiled its plan to jump start its financial performance with a return to profit in 2020 without factory closures or forced job cuts. What about South Africa?

New Megane RS, SA bound Porsche 911 GT3... #FrankfurtMotorshow2017 Day 2

2017-09-13 09:00

From Renault's showcasing its new Megane RS to the new SA bound Porsche 911 GT3, take a look at some of the cars revealed on day 2 of the #FrankfurtMotorshow2017.

German automakers to give 5 million diesel cars new software

2017-08-02 22:40

Germany's transport minister says the country's automakers have committed to fit more than 5 million diesel cars with updated software to reduce harmful emissions.

And SA's top vehicle brands for customer service are...

2017-07-28 15:44

Buying a car should be a pleasure, so which automakers make sure you drive off with a smile? The latest Ipsos SA vehicle quality awards have been released.

Opel CEO steps down ahead of sale to PSA Group

2017-06-13 10:17

The CEO of General Motor's Opel subsidiary says he is stepping down ahead of the unit's sale to France's PSA Group.

 

Opel expands with Grandland X, Ford releases new Fiesta: Here's your new models wrap

2018-05-20 09:13

The launch of the new Ford Fiesta and Opel Grandland X tops the list of latest editions to be available on South African roads.

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The new Grandland X becomes the third member of the Opel X family in South Africa joining its Crossland X and Mokka X SUV siblings.

The new Grandland X becomes the third member of the Opel X family in South Africa joining its Crossland X and Mokka X SUV siblings.

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Opel will build thousands of cars in Namibia – barely a year after leaving South Africa

2018-03-13 16:05

Opel, under previous ownership, ceased production in South Africa at the start of 2017.

Steinhoff threat to Opel: Can the automaker survive solo in SA?

2017-12-08 11:05

‘It survived GM’s South African demise cut but could Opel’s time be up after the JSE’s most spectacular corporate failure?’ asks Lance Branquinho.

Opel’s next-gen crossover: Crossland X arrives in SA

2017-11-20 21:40

Opel expands its range of crossovers with the addition of the new Crossland X in South Africa.

'Sorry, whats your name? 'Sasol!' - Great SA car ads

2017-09-23 10:05

'Corsa lite, the lite side of life', 'Buddy and son'... roll back the years with some of South Africa's most memorable car adverts. Which ad is your all-time favourite in SA?

As it happened: Opel's world premieres at Frankfurt

2017-09-12 09:00

Opel premieres three new cars to the world at the 2017 Frankfurt motor show. Watch the model reveals as it happened.

PSA completes Opel takeover ahead of schedule

2017-08-01 11:37

French automaker PSA said it had completed, ahead of schedule, the takeover of rival brands Opel and Vauxhall which makes the group Europe's second-biggest carmaker after Volkswagen.

Opel SA revises Corsa line-up: 'Price drops across the range'

2017-07-05 08:14

Opel has revised its local Corsa range, with improved specifications for some variants and reduced prices across the range.

Germans hit brakes on car-buying in April

2017-05-03 19:01

Sales of new cars to German consumers and businesses fell sharply in April compared with the same month in 2016, official figures showed Wednesday.

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