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Images: Land Rover Johannesburg Motor Show 2011

One of the vehicles at the Johannesburg International Motor Show that have received lots of attention from the media and visitors to the Car Show was the Land Rover Evoque that have made it’s South African debut at the 2011 Johannesburg Motor Show. The Evoque is a smart looking SUV from Land Rover and came […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Wednesday October 26, 2011

Images: Chery Johannesburg Motor Show 2011

Images of Chery at the Johannesburg Motor Show 2011. Chery impressed at the Johannesburg Motor Show with their large display of vehicles. The Chery M1 Electrical Vehicle stood out at the Car Show being one of the first electrical vehicles to be displayed at the Johannesburg Motor Show. “The Chery M1 Electrical Vehicle at the […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Wednesday October 26, 2011

Hyundai Motor Group unveils advanced engines at international powertrain conference

The Hyundai Motor Group has unveiled a powerful new turbocharged direct petrol injection engine and a new turbodiesel that conforms to Euro 6 emission standards as part of its committed efforts to develop high-performance and eco-friendly powertrains for future vehicles.

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Wednesday October 26, 2011

Images: Mini at the Johannesburg Motor Show 2011

Mini South Africa showcased several of the latest Mini Cars at the Johannesburg Auto Show . The cars included the MINI 2011 Concept Car, the Mini Coupe, the Mini Cooper S and the MINI Cooper Countryman.

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Wednesday October 26, 2011

ROLLS-ROYCE ANNOUNCES ENTRY INTO SOUTH AMERICA

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars has announced that it will enter the South American market for the first time in the company’s history. Rolls-Royce is working with future dealers in Brazil and Chile and the company’s CEO, Torsten Müller-Ötvös, is currently visiting the region to meet these future dealers as well as customers, prospects and members of […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Monday October 24, 2011

GM Self-Driving Vehicles Could be Ready by End of Decade

Advanced safety technologies provide building blocks for autonomous driving DETROIT – Vehicles that partially drive themselves will be available by the middle of the decade with more sophisticated self-driving systems by the end of the decade, General Motors Vice President of Global Research and Development Alan Taub says.

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Tuesday October 18, 2011

Carlos and Marco bring the curtain down in style

Portimao (Portugal), Sunday 16 October 2011 – Carlos Checa (Althea Racing Ducati) and Marco Melandri (Yamaha World Superbike Team) traded wins at the final round of the championship in Portugal in a day that promised and delivered close racing in hot weather conditions in front of an 86,000 crowd.

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Monday October 17, 2011

Images: Alfa Romeo Johannesburg Motor Show 2011

The Johannesburg International Motor Show is by far the biggest motoring event in South Africa. The Johannesburg Motor Show also known as JIMS takes place in October every second year, and attracts the best automakers in South Africa to its showroom.

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Sunday October 16, 2011

Mercedes-Benz South Africa’s Technical Training Centre celebrates 30 years’ service to industry

East London.      “An investment … in and for its people,” this was the crux of a statement issued at the time of the inauguration of the East London-based Mercedes-Benz South Africa (MBSA) Technical Training Centre in 1981. The company’s progressive commitment at the time read: “…our employee practices are based on equal opportunity of employment; […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Thursday October 13, 2011

HINO CUTS OPERATING COSTS AND IMPROVES SERVICE LEVELS WITH HINOCARE

Hino SA has announced a number of important programmes to slash operating costs and provide even higher levels of peace of mind for owners of its trucks. The programme falls under an umbrella that is known as HinoCare. The lower operating costs are due mainly to the introduction of Hino Genuine Motor Oil which permits […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Friday September 30, 2011

FIRE UP THE QUATTRO! GROUP B RALLY CARS TAKE TO THE TOP GEAR LIVE TRACK

Legendary rally cars go head-to-head at brand new live show Top Gear Live’s new indoor track will play host to a fascinating array of Group B Rally cars – including the Peugeot 205 T16, Audi Quattro, Lancia 037 and MG Metro 6R4 – in a series of ear-busting head to heads.

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Tuesday September 27, 2011

SILVERTON ENGINEERING RALLY TEAM VICTORY THWARTED BY PUNCTURE

Tjaart Conradie and Kesevan Naidoo ended on the podium in the Two-Wheel Drive SA Rally Championship, enjoying their best outing of the season after briefly leading before a puncture put paid to their first win of the year.

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Sunday September 25, 2011

AS EARLY WINTER IS PREDICTED IS YOUR CURRENT CAR SNOW GOOD

We all remember driving through the unprecedented treacherous conditions during the last winter and with forecasters predicting an early start to the season and snow due to arrive as soon as October, it may be time to prepare by investing in a suitable car! The UK experienced up to 30 inches of snow and temperatures […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Friday September 23, 2011

DIAVEL SCOOPS MCN’S MACHINE OF THE YEAR AND CRUISER OF THE YEAR AWARDS 2011

The Ducati Diavel has been named as MCN’s Machine of the Year 2011 at a glittering awards ceremony attended by the heads of the Motorcycle Industry and the MCN team. The Diavel took the prestigious award despite stiff competition from other manufacturers, but it was its ‘rule-changing’ and ability to ‘redefine the cruiser class’ that […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Thursday September 22, 2011

MODULAR MICRO-MILD HYBRID TECHNOLOGY

MODULAR ‘MICRO-MILD’ HYBRID TECHNOLOGY OFFERS A COMPELLING COST-EFFECTIVE ROUTE TO REDUCING CO2 EMISSIONS IN FAMILY CARS SAYS CONTROLLED POWER TECHNOLOGIES Incremental manufacturing cost is €50-60 for every 1 per cent reduction in CO2 missions compared with the €200-500 per cent typical for full hybrids.

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Thursday September 22, 2011

THE 150TH BIRTHDAY OF ROBERT BOSCH

“I would rather lose money than trust” Company founder shapes corporate culture to the present day From artisan to helmsman of a global company Breakthrough in 1902 with high-voltage magneto ignition system Decision to internationalize and diversify taken at an early stage London – September 23, 2011, marks the 150th birthday of Robert Bosch. “I […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Thursday September 22, 2011

COME ALONG AND ENJOY BOOT4BEN

BEN, the automotive industry charity in conjunction with the Heritage Motor Centre will be holding a car boot sale at Gaydon on Sunday 25 September to raise funds to support the vital welfare services the charity provides to people connected to the automotive industry.

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Tuesday September 20, 2011

ANGRY MOTORISTS FIGHT BACK OVER BRITAINS THIRD-WORLD’ ROADS

Councils across the UK are shelling out every day to irate motorists. £200 is the average compensation for vehicles damaged by potholes. There were 22,000 successful claims last year alone. And it’s all taxpayers’ money.

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Tuesday September 20, 2011

CPP TO BUILD THE NEW JENSEN INTERCEPTOR

An all-new Jensen Interceptor will be launched next year, after CPP Global Holdings was appointed to engineer, develop and build the new car by the brands’ owners, Healey Sports Cars Switzerland Ltd (HSCS).

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Tuesday September 20, 2011

Gerald Ferreira

Hi There, My name is Gerald Ferreira and I am the founder of the 3D Car Shows site. The purpose of the 3D Car Shows site is to make it easy for everyone to have access to the latest information about the Motor Industry. We are brand focused and provide news on all the popular Motor Brands and […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Monday September 19, 2011

GM Stays in Top Spot for Auto Innovation

Automaker again ranked No.1 in Patent Board’s quarterly industry scorecard DETROIT – General Motors remains the No. 1 innovator among 184 companies ranked by The Patent Board in its quarterly automotive and transportation industry scorecard. It is the third consecutive quarter that GM occupies the top spot.

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Monday September 12, 2011

CITY SCHOOL GROUP BUYS NEW BUSES

The safety of bus travel in South Africa has been under the spotlight in recent times with a number of horrific crashes.  A concern for safety accelerated the decision by the SA Board of Jewish Education to replace the bus fleet used for transporting pupils of the King David schools in the Johannesburg area. The […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Monday September 5, 2011

Smart Forvision: A look at the future of electric mobility

Smart has always been a pioneer in matters of urban mobility and with the smart fortwo electric drive the company is showing the direction of development in cities around the world. Together with BASF, the largest automotive supplier in the chemical industry, smart is demonstrating its leading role in the use of forward-looking technologies above […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Friday September 2, 2011

TOP PERFORMING NEW PASSENGER VEHICLES July 2011

TOP PERFORMING NEW PASSENGER VEHICLES July 2011 VW Polo Vivo 2 207 VW Polo  1 684 MERCEDES C-Class 1 431 TOYOTA Corolla 1 291 FORD Figo 1 226 POLO Vivo Sedan 935 TOYOTA Fortuner 932 BMW 3-Series    924 RENAULT Sandero 759 VW Golf 6  739

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Tuesday August 2, 2011

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