Volvo Cars, the premium car maker, will work together with Microsoft, the leading platform and productivity company, to jointly develop next generation automotive technologies. The two companies have just revealed how Microsoft HoloLens, the world’s first fully untethered holographic computer, might be used in future to redefine how customers first encounter and explore a car, as well as how cars might be bought and sold in future. Areas of future collaboration between the two companies could include autonomous driving technologies and the utilisation of data generated from connected cars to create new services. The recent HoloLens demonstration was conducted...Read More
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What has changed? New Toyota RAV4 at a glance The new Toyota RAV4, latest version of the original compact SUV, brings a host of upgrades and new features – not least a fresh exterior design. Herewith a short overview of the updates: Exterior changes The first thing you’ll notice about the new RAV4 is its sleek new look. New LED-equipped headlamps, upper and lower grilles, front bumper and revised mud flaps (on the GX models) simplify the front end design, and reflect the latest Toyota look also seen on new Auris and Yaris. The reshaped ‘nose’ around the upper...Read More
Boasts the same features and accessories as ADAM Glam but with key changes including swing top canvas roof, increased body height and anthracite protective cladding. Limited edition with only 150 units available in South Africa Available in three body colours – Red ‘n Roll, Saturday White Fever, and Goldbuster 10 November 2015 – Opel has added a limited edition derivative of the Opel ADAM to its South African line-up, the ADAM Rocks. Inspired by parkour sports, the ADAM Rocks is about self-expression and combines the resilience and agility of a mini-CUV (Cross Utility Vehicle) with the freedom of open...Read More
Introduction of advanced active safety technologies include Smart Cruise Control and Blind Spot Detection New comfort and convenience features enhance practicality and upgrade Santa Fe’s package Exterior design refinements sharpen SUV profile and reflect the latest Hyundai family look Hyundai Motor’s SUV pioneer Santa Fe has made a fresh entry to the South African market with new design refinements and an advanced range of new active safety, comfort and convenience features. The upgraded Santa Fe, available in two derivatives with an extensive Elite standard features package in South Africa, adopts the most recent Hyundai design features, with the signature hexagonal front grille...Read More
Honda has seen a strengthening in the value of its brand for the third year in a row. International consultancy Interbrand have recently published the 2015 edition of its Best Global Brands ranking, placing Honda as the 19th most valuable global brand. Honda’s brand was valued in excess of $22 billion, an increase of six per cent compared to 2014. This valuation improved Honda’s position in the all industry ranking by one place. This result is the latest positive news for the brand following a year of extensive product introductions, particularly in the European region. In the last 12...Read More
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