The President of the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa (NAAMSA), Dr Johan van Zyl, today warned that prolonged industrial action which had paralysed the operations at the seven major vehicle manufacturing plants in South Africa (BMW South Africa, Ford Motor Company SA, General Motors South Africa, Mercedes-Benz...Read more
Text by Bernard K Hellberg; pics by QuicpicAs the economy tightens its grip on our wallets, automobile manufacturers have to come up with new concepts in terms of vehicle categories. In this respect, the Mitsubishi ASX – while resembling a typical SUV – is actually, in the words of the...
A new Corolla is always big news, but there appears to be even more hype around the next all-new model, due in South Africa early in 2014. Of course, the fact that the game has moved on considerably since the current car’s introduction in 2007 may have something to do...Read more
Fiat Group Automobiles South Africa has just announced the arrival of the third-generation Panda on local soil. With Fiat’s award-winning small-car expertise some three decades in the making, this can only bode well for the newcomer. Despite its fresh face, the Panda is still unmistakable. But the extremely boxy dimension of...Read more