Demand for Japanese Performance Vehicles at Auction

2012 Lexus LFA

PALM BEACH, USA – Barrett-Jackson, The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions, will offer an enviable selection of Japanese performance cars during the 17th Annual Palm Beach Auction, April 11-13, all at No Reserve.

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Digitisation Transforms Car Retailing in Europe

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LONDON, Feb. 23, 2017 – In Europe, car retailing is undergoing an intense evolution. Original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), aggregators, distributor groups and manufacturers are actively pursuing digitisation as a change enabler to enhance brand awareness and customer experience. [Read more…]

Volkswagen to leave WRC

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Volkswagen is set to pull out of the WRC – world rally championship – at the end of the season, with the decision coming only days after the German manufacturer won a fourth successive title, as reported Tuesday. [Read more…]

Stimulating investment in vehicle production

Trade and Industry Minister Dr Rob Davies has approved the new Medium and Heavy Commercial Vehicles-Automotive Investment Scheme (MHCV-AIS) guidelines to stimulate investment in the production of vehicles in the country. The MHCV-AIS is a sub-component of the Automotive Investment Scheme, an incentive designed to grow and develop the automotive sector in South Africa. “The […]

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Dti welcomes launch of Toyota plant

Department of Trade and Industry (dti) Minister Rob Davies has welcomed the launch of Toyota’s Quantum Ses’fikile Complete Knock Down (CKD) plant. “As government, we want to convey our support to the Toyota South Africa motor company on this R476 million project to migrate your production process to CKD. This is a step in the […]

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Driverless cars set for UK in 2015

Business Secretary Vince Cable has announced 2 new measures that give the green light for driverless cars to take to UK roads from January 2015. UK cities can now bid for a share of a £10 million competition to host a driverless cars trial. The government is calling on cities to join together with businesses […]

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Automotive sector moves up a gear

President Jacob Zuma is expected to launch the First Automotive Works (FAW) South Africa assembly plant in the Eastern Cape on Thursday. Industrial Development Zone The R600-million truck assembly plant is based in the Coega Industrial Development Zone at the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro in Port Elizabeth. It is part of government’s interventions in manufacturing […]

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Arron Newby Wins Jack Frost Stages

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Winter arrived for the first time at Croft Circuit just in time for Darlington and District Motor Club’s annual Autogas 2000 Jack Frost Stages Rally with the unexpected snow but it didn’t stop Carnforth driver Arron Newby along with co driver John Cope taking their Subaru to an impressive win, eventually edging out three times victor Chris Wise’s MG Metro 6R4 by 17 seconds after a day of drama around the North Yorkshire racetrack. [Read more…]

Jonny McMullan, Driver of the Month

Jonny McMullan

Jonny McMullan from Newtownabbey, Co Antrim has been selected as the Dunlop Young Racing Driver of the Month for September. The 22 year-old finished third in the Leinster Trophy feature race at Mondello Park, having earlier finished fifth and sixth in the two Formula Ford 1600 National Championship rounds. [Read more…]

Michael Schumacher leaves hospital

Michael Schumacher

Former F1 champion Michael Schumacher has left a Swiss hospital to continue his recovery at home, his manager says. [Read more…]