With his pension money of a mere R17 000 and working from his car, Mike Bradshaw started his own car business back in 2000. Today, Top Gear Auto is testimony to what hard work, determination and dedication can achieve.
At first glance, the job of marketing co-ordinator at the Mascor group, Maroné Lotter, seems impossible. She has to promote from ride-on lawnmowers to new Toyota Starlets and agricultural implements to clients ranging from teachers to mega farmers.
ABSA Vehicle and Asset Finance (AVAF) recently celebrated the Diamond Jubilee of the BB Group during a function held at BB Ford Menlyn.
The importance of community involvement can never be underestimated. Especially when your business’ area of responsibility includes rural towns and communities, where the slow economy has taken its toll.
The Jacksons Isuzu Suzuki dealership in Queenstown won a slew of awards in the Suzuki Auto Dealer of the Year Awards, and the dealership’s veteran after-sales manager, Odette Allers, must take bow for her role in the dealer’s success.
Following a few weeks of furious activity at the Fury dealership in Pietermaritzburg, dealer principal Duncan Parsons proudly cut the ribbon to the new Fiat and Jeep side of the business on November 25.
Mitsubishi Motors South Africa (MMSA) is hosting a golf day on 3 December 2020 to support JOE Lil’brary and opening the doors of all 41 dealers to collect donated books.
“When life hands you hail, you make a sale,” is the philosophy at the VW Barons dealership in Pietermaritzburg. New Car sales manager Darryl Chetty told Dealerfloor a recent hail storm damaged 20 new cars, which he immediately advertised at discount prices in “A Hail of a Sale”.
Penta Suzuki Klerksdorp is no stranger when it comes to winning awards. The dealership in the North West was recently bestowed the honour of a Platinum Award in the 2019/20 Suzuki Auto Dealer of the Year Awards in the category for Small Dealers.
KIA in Bloemfontein, part of the Motus Group, has joined fellow franchises Volvo and Jaguar Land Rover in a new mega facility called Motus Bloemfontein.
The small town of Dundee in KwaZulu-Natal is best known for the annual Dundee July and Boer War history tours, but at the Mortimer Motor Group’s Ford dealership’ branch manager Thokozani Khumalo says the town is now also the place where one can see how to do rural economic upliftment right.
The scheduled service every 15 000 km is one of the secrets that allowed one Western Cape farmer to clock up over a million kilometres on one of his delivery trucks.
Tony Martin, racing legend and car crafter from KwaZulu-Natal, is a man with a happy problem.