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The majority of local car dealerships have bemoaned lacklustre sales, with many saying the industry was already suffering before the Covid-19 lockdown in March due to the ongoing recession.
Ford has implemented a phased restart for its South African operations beginning 01 June, including restarting vehicle and engine production and bringing back the first wave of employees that are not able to do their jobs remotely.
Hyundai Motor Company has unveiled its new concept electric vehicle, the “Prophecy”, expressing the company’s latest design language.
The Roads Authority (RA) has confirmed that all its offices, including NaTIS, Transport Regulations Office and Weighbridges, are closed until Thursday, 16 April 2020. This is in compliance with the directive on additional measures to contain the further spread of Covid-19 as issued by President Hage Geingob.
The fact that corruption has been ingrained in the Namibian society has pretty much been established as a fact, particularly since the damning revelation of the Fishrot files. Many Namibians, especially those in positions of power, have cautioned the Fishrot case is merely the tip of the iceberg when it comes to corruption in the country.
Following in the wake of Mitsubishi Motors landmark year with its fantastic 2019 sales in a shrinking market, the 2020 Outlander is the third of various new model launches for the company in the first quarter of the new year.
The new Audi A6 range is more versatile than ever before – with end-to-end digitalisation, enhanced comfort, more sportiness and a technical, elegant design.
The deadly coronavirus outbreak has overshadowed a highly anticipated push by Chinese car firms into India’s automotive market, with delegations from China told to stay away from a premiere auto expo event.
Isuzu Motors South Africa in Port Elizabeth has started supplying knocked down (KD) Isuzu D-MAX pick-up kits for assembly purposes to its Isuzu manufacturing facility in Kenya.
Elon Musk is some way away from his goal of sending millions of people to Mars, but Tesla’s shares are heading into orbit on Wall Street, leaving conventional automakers in the dust. Musk, 48, has long worn the mantle of technology visionary, winning accolades from fans as he disrupts sectors and rewrites the playbook for how a CEO can behave.
The Hyundai Motor Company and Uber have announced a partnership to develop Uber Air Taxis for a future aerial ride share network and unveiled a new full-scale aircraft concept at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, America.
Isuzu continues to hold the number one position for seven consecutive years in the medium commercial truck segment of the South African market and retained its leadership position for six years in a row in the heavy commercial market.
Full-year 2019 sales saw Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) dominating the passenger car market with 89 353 vehicles sold in South Africa.
The highly popular Mahindra Pik Up range has a new flagship and its automatic!
TrenTyre officially re-opened the doors to its revamped Windhoek branch on November 08, 2019. Amongst the changes that customers can look forward are a modernised look and feel for both the customer waiting area, new billing system and an increase in the number of service lifts.
WINDHOEK - Last week Saturday a portion of Independence Avenue between Kasino Street and Sam Nujoma Drive became a hive of activity.
Jerry Mathias plies his trade in Windhoek’s central business district. You can usually find him around the Game Shopping complex in the centre of Windhoek where he fixes car windows and windshields.
Mureza, a new African car brand, recently debuted in Johannesburg. The much-awaited Mureza initially
The exclusive launch of the next generation Mazda 3 took place in Windhoek last week amidst great expectations and much fanfare. Launched by the Novel Motor Company, the Mazda3 is part of a long line
The sleeker, faster and more technologically advanced new Ford Mustang, 2020 edition, delivers more athletic styling, sophisticated engine and suspension enhancements, as well as advanced driver
Ford has made its sophisticated Everest seven-seater sport utility vehicle (SUV) more appealing and upmarket than ever with a range of styling, suspension and feature upgrades, complemented by the
The return of the “Big Noise” they called it - the 2019 Shell V-Power International Oval Challenge held at the Tony Rust Race Track where thunderous V8 Sprint cars and Rotary Powered Hot Rods from the South African racing circuit, shook the ground.
The Swakop Spinning circuit was the place to be last Saturday when a large turnout of ‘petrol heads’ let rip in their ferocious BMW’s, belching out smoke, popping tyres, revving engines and throwing their cars
Ford is making its sophisticated Everest seven-seater sport utility vehicle (SUV) more appealing and upmarket than ever with a range of styling, suspension and feature upgrades, complemented by the introduction of the advanced new 2.0-litre
Walvis Bay father and son team, Allan and Zachary Martin, are dominating the 2019 circuit race meetings and last week end delivered a blistering performance at the Tony Rust Track in their J&P Hydraulics racing cars to snatch top podium slots in the second leg of the National Circuit Racing Championships.
WINDHOEK- Life could not be much better with the new Opel Crossland X that was introduced in the local market earlier this year. Now available at local dealers, Auas Motors, the Crossland X consists of an array of astonishing features that are breath-taking, stylishly designed as well as filled with streamlined technology, flexibility and comfort.
The cool Swakopmund ocean air provided a welcome relief for the inland rally teams, who along with their coastal rivals participated in the action-packed Swakopmund Shell V-Power Rally held on Saturday, which saw Jaco Redenlinghuis and navigator Dries Booysen storm into first place driving a Toyota Yaris in a time of 1:07:12.
WINDHOEK - Every detail of the 2019 Eclipse Cross is crafted for confidence-inspiring driving. Its exterior’s sharp, sculpted lines give it a strong stance which is it is all contained in a dynamic design that captivates Mitsubishi’s high standards.
WINDOEK - Mahindra Namibia announced last week that it will soon introduce the much-anticipated Mahindra XUV300 in various configurations to its local showrooms. The XUV300 is powered by a 1.2-litre three-cylinder petrol engine, and a 1.5-litre four-cylinder diesel engine with six-speed manual transmission.
WINDHOEK - Auas Motors, the sole retailer of Isuzu and Opel, with eight branches country-wide, has introduced new Isuzu D-MAX bakkies in single, extended and double cab configuration.
It’s all here! Diehard Isuzu fans do not need to fret anymore about competitors as Auas Motors has just introduced a new seven-seater Isuzu Mu-X, which recently landed at local Isuzu showrooms, specifically Auas Motors in the capital.
Pupkewitz BMW-MINI has entered into an exciting new phase this year, after introducing a dynamic go-getting sales team onto the showroom floor, which according to Armand Barnard (Dealer Principal) are forward thinking “millennials” who bring an exciting energy to the business.
The Indian manufactured Mahindra has expanded its foot print in Namibia, with the official launch of its new Swakopmund showroom last Friday in - an innovative joint venture between Windhoek-based franchise holder Spes Bona Motor Co. and Cross Roads Car Sales.
A household name in Namibia for the last 44 years in terms of high-quality vehicles, Spes Bona Motor Company is offering unbelievable specials for Valentine’s Day. So, whether you want to buy a new or used vehicle for either you or your loved one then pop in at one of the Spes Bona locations in either Windhoek or Swakopmund to see what these automotive gurus can offer.
Bank Windhoek, Auto Armor Namibia and Amber Connect have joined forces to offer enhanced safety at significantly reduced prices to Namibians who purchase new, or pre-owned vehicles, financed by Bank Windhoek’s Vehicle and Asset Finance Department.
Jaguar has revealed new Chequered Flag special edition as part of the latest model year updates to the XF Sedan. Jaguar Namibia yesterday confirmed that due to limited stock of the special edition any orders will have to be built from the ground up to conform to a customer’s exact specifications. This means that a vehicle ordered today will be delivered in about July this year. Jaguar’s XF range retails from between N$880 000 to N$1.6 million depending on the specifications, details and trimmings of the vehicle.
The legendary Jeep Wrangler continues to demonstrate its award-winning credentials after winning the UK’s 4x4 Magazine Special Off-Road Award in the magazine’s 4x4 of the Year honours.
The new and perhaps most exciting Range Rover Evogue is expected to be in Windhoek by April this year. Available from Land Rover Windhoek, the much-anticipated new Evoque is the embodiment of Range Rover’s modernist design approach and offers a bold evolution that retains the essence of Evoque’s character.
At an estimated retail price of N$2.1 million, Jeep’s new Grand Cherokee Trackhawk has been injected with an unmatched 522 kW, courtesy of an awe-inspiring supercharged 6.2-liter V-8 engine. These unbelievable performance numbers mean that the most awarded SUV ever and the most capable full-size SUV on the planet is now also the most powerful and quickest SUV ever.
Suzuki Namibia celebrated the launch of its much-anticipated all-new Suzuki Jimny 4x4 recently with an overwhelming public response, along with the official opening of their modern Swakopmund showroom, to further boost the N$5-million franchise investment whilst growing the popular Suzuki brand in this country.
With over 30 000 Amaroks sold in South Africa since launch in 2010, Volkswagen has added a special edition Amarok, the Dark Label. Local dealers yesterday confirmed to Woema that the special edition Amarok will arrive in Namibia by as early as next week. However, while the Dark Label has been advertised in South Africa for about N$675 000, the local retail price, which usually differs from South Africa, could not be confirmed at the time of going to print.
With Mahindra South Africa celebrating the first six months of local vehicle production as well as its sales growth in the southern African market, a limited “Karoo” Edition of its popular Pik Up Double Cab is now being offered for less than N$300 000. Local salesmen yesterday confirmed to Woema that while the Karoo is not yet available locally, it will grace local showrooms with its presence in the near future.
Motorsport marshals contribute to enjoyable, efficient, and safer motor racing. These unsung heroes are responsible for the safety of competitors and are stationed at various points of danger around racetracks to assist them in case of any collisions, accidents or track problems.
Mitsubishi Motors South Africa has announced the arrival the Mitsubishi Pajero Sport Shogun Limited Edition which is based on the popular Pajero Sport 4x4 8-speed A/T, offering customers a vehicle ready for their family action adventure - staying connected and fully equipped with all the necessities to explore their active lifestyles. Represented locally by AMH Motors, the much-anticipated Shogun is also expected to be available locally at a price tag of between N$600 000 and N$700 000.
WINDHOEK - Bank Windhoek awarded the best dealerships and sales people in the motor vehicle industry at its annual Selekt Sales Awards ceremony on last week in Windhoek.
Mitsubishi has unveiled a limited edition of its popular ASX, the ASX Sport, offering a host of additional, sporty equipment at no additional cost. ASX Sport is a cross-over SUV for the stylish adventurer, offering enough space, practicality, safety and versatility.
Isuzu Motors has refreshed its bakkie range, giving it a new name along with higher levels of specification, quality and efficiency to make its popular light commercial vehicle (LCV) more appealing than ever.
The all-new Jeep Wrangler, described as the most capable Wrangler ever and which is expected to be available as of January next year, has been put to the test in a way that truly commemorates its legendary status in off-road circles.
9 October 2018: The Ministry of Mines and Energy has announced another increase of 50 cents per liter petrol and diesel as of from Wednesday last week. Although the National Energy Fund continues to pay a fair share of the full costs incurred, it nevertheless means that prices in Namibia have almost reached the N$14 mark for unleaded petrol as well as the two types of Diesel.
The Haval H9, available locally from Pupkewitz GWM, is China’s response to a diverse and established sports utility vehicle (SUV) market that includes the like of Toyota’s Prado and Mitsubishi’s Pajero. Already a more frequent sight on Namibia’s roads, the Haval SUV’s are a luxury brand under the Great Wall Motors (GWM) stable, very much in the same fashion as Lexus is the luxury brand of Toyota.
Visitors to this year’s Windhoek Show will immediately notice two intimidating beasts staring at them from the M&Z Motors exhibit when they enter the venue. These beasts are the 2019 Mercedez Benz A-Class A200 and the 2019 C-Class C180.
WINDHOEK - NamPower has cautioned Namibian motorists of an abnormal heavy load, which is one of the heaviest loads to ever be transported on Namibia’s roads, that is making its way down to Cape Town, South Africa.
Two of Hyundai’s top-selling models in southern Africa, the Tucson and Creta sports utility vehicles (SUVs), are now available locally with fresh new design features and new gearboxes and a few derivative changes for the Tucson range. Hyundai’s Tucson, which has been a top-contender in its market segment since the launch of the first generation in 2009, has been given a new front and rear appearance with the addition of the Hyundai signature cascading grille, along with a new design headlight, fog lamp, front bumper and skid plate.
Windhoek – Land Rover Owners Namibia (LRON) is organising the next Land Rover Festival which is scheduled to take place on August 24 to 27 2018 in Uis. The festival is expected to include action and fun-filled competitions, both in and out of the vehicle, and the aim to gather as many Land Rover vehicles as possible as organisers try their luck at the Guinness World Record Off-Road Convoy. The festival organisers hope to continue the passion for Land Rover vehicles and have therefore called for the oldest to the youngest Land Rover models to join the awesome weekend.
The extraordinarily popular Volvo XC40 is now available in T3 configuration which, unlike the rest of the models in the range, is a front-wheel drive vehicle propelled by a smaller 1.5 litre engine which is governed by a manual gearbox. However, according to the local Volvo dealership, the XC40 T3 will only hit Namibian showrooms later this year with a retail price in the half a million Namibia dollar range.
BMW takes the lead in local charging stations for electric vehicles