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Road safety drives innovative SA Taxi, Bridgestone partnership

Launch of new tyre designed for South African road conditions provides minibus taxi owners nationwide with affordable and safe option With South Africa having one of the world’s poorest road safety records and nearly 20% of accidents involving tyre failure...

Big prizes to be won at Automechanika Johannesburg

Several large prizes are at stake for competitions running at Automechanika Johannesburg 2019, which takes place at Expo Centre, Nasrec, from Wednesday, 18 September to Saturday 21 September. These prizes include an entry and transport costs to compete in...

DIC to acquire BASF’s global pigments business

BASF and the fine chemical company DIC have reached an agreement on the acquisition of BASF’s global pigments business. The purchase price on a cash and debt-free basis is 1.15 billion Euro. The transaction is expected to close in the...

NEW COOPERATION BETWEEN IBIS AND AUTOMECHANIKA

The  IBIS (International Bodyshop Industry Symposium) global conferencing platform and the international Automechanika trade fair brand are coordinating their schedules: the upcoming Automechanika fairs in Shanghai and Frankfurt will each feature an IBIS regional event.  Automechanika, the leading international trade...

ATLAS COPCO COMPRESSOR TECHNIQUES COMPRESSED AIR SOLUTIONS ARE SMART

Atlas Copco Compressor Technique has crafted its niche in the Southern African mining and industry sectors with innovative Smart Air Solutions that deliver accurate, quality air at point of use at the lowest possible cost to customers and end-users.  ”...

WOMEN TAKE CENTRE STAGE AT MOTOR SHOW FOR FIRST TIME IN HISTORY

History was made at the 2019 London Motor & Tech Show because, for the first time in the 121-year history of automotive shows, a group of female motoring writers had a stand. This has never ever happened before at...

MIKE MABASA IS NEW HEAD OF NAAMSA

With Mike Mabasa (44), who is the new executive director of the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa (NAAMSA), has been with the Pretoria-based organisation since November 5, 2018, firstly as director designate and then as executive...

AER-O-CURE NEW DISTRIBUTOR

Aer-o-cure is the newly appointed exclusive distributor for Spanesi products.  Spanesi celebrates 50 years this year and offer a comprehensive range of bench and measuring solutions to suit various applications. Aer-o-cure has the experience, knowledge and after sales support to...

ANDREW MARSH ON TOP ‘DOWN UNDER’

For the Auto Industry Consulting engineering director Andrew Marsh delivered a keynote address at the biennial Collision Repair Expo in Melbourne recently.  As part of the Australian Auto Aftermarket Expo, the Collision Repair Expo welcomed over 12 000 trade...

Woman take centre stage at a Motor Show for the first time in history

History was made at the 2019 London Motor & Tech Show because, for the first time in the 121-year history of automotive shows, a group of female motoring writers had a stand. This has never ever happened before at...