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FIX AUTO SOUTH AFRICA WOWS THE 44TH FIA/IISA/SAIA INSURANCE CONFERENCE

The three-day conference, held in Sun City at the end of July, provided a platform for a plethora of ideas to be discussed, and fostered a strong sense of collaboration through networking. Hosted by FIA, IISA and SAIA, this...

VOLVO CARS TO ALL GO ELECTRIC

Volvo Cars has placed electrification at the core of its future business by announcing that every Volvo launched from 2019 will have an electric motor. The announcement represents one of the most significant moves by any car maker to...

TOYOTA 2030

Toyota’s legacy of being a top South African performance motormaker took a slightly different stance as the company entertained the nation’s interested press to gazing through a crystal ball to the future road ahead. With this said, Andrew Kirby...

THE DIGITAL ECONOMY CHANGES EVERYTHING

There was great interest from South African motor industry stakeholders in digital marketing, which was the subject at the 2017 CAR Digital Dealer Conference held at the Kyalami Conference Centre on the opening day of the WesBank Motoring Experience. The...

TECHNOLOGY TSUNAMI ROLLING IN

The term Tsunami is a phrase often used in the U.S. collision repair industry today by I-CAR and others. I first heard the expression during a presentation by Jeff Peevy in late 2009. He was referring to the projected...

SPANESI REVAMP TOUCH MEASURING

The recent Spanesi world dealer conference rolled out a restyled and easy to use Touch measuring package which can now give access to any repair under any vehicle faster, with an improved working ability to get measurements taken. The...

SOUTH AFRICAN MOTOR INDUSTRY KEEPS IMPROVING ITSELF

The way in which the South African motor manufacturers and dealers continue to improve the customer purchasing and servicing experiences every year continues to amaze. This is again the case with the latest Ipsos Comparative Customer Experience survey which...

SAARAA NEW BLACK OWNED REPAIR ASSOCIATION

The process of economic transformation kicked into a higher gear recently with the formation of a new representative body called South African Auto Repair and Allied Association (SAARAA). It is designed to speed up more work supply on damaged...

PYRMO SA INCREASE THEIR TECHNICAL SALES AND BACK-UP SERVICE FOR THE DINITROL LINE

Pyrmo SA have to keep pace with increased sales. They have appointed a specialist technical sales representative, Dingaan Mabasa. He will cover the technical and application side of their popular refinish range of Dinitrol and he has over two...

SA MOTORING EXPERIENCE 2017-09-13

Kyalami played host to the second SA Motoring Experience where potential drivers got a choice of new models to drive around the Kyalami race track under controlled conditions, in a host of both supercars and many of the latest...