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DIESEL’S IMMINENT DEMISE

Manufacturers are most likely to miss CO2 goals. The carcinogenic nitrogen oxide exhaust emissions that were gleefully ignored in the Diesel quest for ever better fuel efficiency are like chickens coming home to roost as environmentalists get to tackle...

PPG’S ANSWER FOR “RUBY RED” REPAIRS

PPG brings OEM expertise to Refinish with the launch of D8199 Deltron® Vivid Red for ‘Ruby Red’ repairs. This new concentrate from PPG has been manufactured using the latest developments in colour technology and contains a special pigment that gives...

EUROPE SAYS GOODBYE TO 3-DOOR HATCHES

At the presentation of the all-new Volkswagen Polo, one thing stood out – the new subcompact won’t be offered in a three-door option. This is the consequence of the shocking sales drop posted by this body-type during the last...

LLUMAR TRAINING CENTRE HOSTS MASTERCLASS SESSION

Story & pics by Jay Groat The global success LLumar has enjoyed over the last decade is largely due to the top quality of their products and their ease of application, all of which help to protect vehicles and make...

BMW BRINGS M FESTIVAL TO KYALAMI CIRCUIT By Jay Groat

The first BMW M Festival took place in October. The couple of adrenaline fuelled days consisted of a wide range of BMW M badges muscling around the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit. Being the first event of its kind on the...

ANEST IWATA LAUNCH THE LOTUS GUN

To celebrate the strong partnership between ANEST IWATA and LOTUS for over 15 years, they are proud to introduce the Supernova LOTUS 3-Eleven Limited Edition. The Supernova series, which is well known for it’s superior pre-atomisation technology is available in...

VOLVO TO OVERSEE DRIVERS SAFETY

Swedish carmaker Volvo hopes to reinforce its reputation for safety-first driving by installing cameras and sensors in its cars from the early 2020s, monitoring drivers for signs of being drunk or distracted, and intervening to prevent accidents.  The safety features,...

ALL THE FUN OF THE FAIR – AUTOMECHANIKA 2017

A larger offer on automotive aftermarket activities saw a substantial growth at this year’s expo with up to four halls in play plus the outside expo area exhibits. The new Future Road and Scalex expo coupled to a large...
FORD BREAK-INS

FORD CARS EASILY BROKEN INTO; CLAIM

After complaints of easily broken-into EcoSports and Fiestas went viral, Ford has stepped up with a solution. This comes after numerous owners of various Ford Fiesta and EcoSport models complained about losing valuables after identical car break-ins, which they blame on easy-to-pick locks...

ANEST-IWATA A SYSTEM AND SOLUTIONS PROVIDER

Since the launch of Anest-Iwata in 2014 into the South African market, Neil Butterworth, and his hard working team have made successful in-roads into the local coatings industry arena. From the early start of offering excellent quality spray guns and...