Last updated : 03/09/2007
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AutoStart - Your key to the Automotive Scene
A new Web Directory of the South African automotive industry.
This Web Directory will cover all things
automotive. To date we have completed the directory on Cars which includes Cars,
classics cars, 4 X 4's
LDV's, Bakkies, Double Cabs etc and covers subjects such as Accessories (inc trailers and Canopies), Insurance and Finance, Dealers in new & used (pre-owned),
Motor Sport and other info., Clubs & Forums, News and Magazines, Parts and Accessories, Performance parts and services, Service Providers and suppliers just to mention a few.
We a proud to advise that this directory was launched with 1600 links and trust that we will achieve the same success with the search engines that was achieved by reptiles pets.
The links that have been discovered to date are listed under various subject related heading as follows:
Directory Section Content Includes Cars, classics cars, 4 X 4's, LDV's, Bakkies, Double Cabs Finance and Insurance This section covers advice and legal info when buying or selling a car, as well as subjects such as the Associations & Statutory Boards, Finance Leases, Finance assistance, Finance houses & Banks, Insurance of Classic cars, Mechanical Breakdown, Insurance Brokers, Insurance Companies, Insurance aids, Insurance services.
Hire - Cars, Limos, 4 x 4 In this section you will find links in respect of 4 x 4 Hire, Campers hire, Car hire, Bakkie Hire, Classic and Exotic Car Rentals, Limo Hire (inc Wedding Car Hire ).
Info, News, Clubs & Forums This section covers general info from the car clubs and chat forums, to aspects such as car magazines, TV and Radio, News Papers, online info about motoring, road safety and driver training.
Motor Sport Covers circuits, race tracks, clubs, the various formulas of racing, news and info, drivers, race car suppliers and manufactures, Off Road Racing, Drag racing, street events, Drag Racing, Oval and Kart Racing are some of the sections covered.
New & Used Vehicles All the various makes of new vehicles, including Kit Cars & Reproductions, which are dealt with by vehicle, while pre-owned or used vehicles are dealt with by province and suburb. This is apart from the online showrooms and specialist service providers to automotive dealers, which enables one to search for a specific vehicle on the internet.
Parts & Accessories In this section links are presented Indexed by Make \ Country where applicable and then under the heading of Accessories, including 4x4 accessories, Auto Styling, Sound, GPS and Cell Accessories, while parts are dealt with under New & Used Spares, New motor parts, Replacement motor parts and finally used motor parts, which includes the scrap or breakers yards and the importers of second hand engines and gearboxes.
Performance Parts & Services The popular topic of modification for improved performance are dealt with, firstly by the suppliers of Performance parts and secondly by the service providers who undertake performance modification. Lastly those service providers who specialise in race car preparation.
Repair & Special Services Vehicle repair services are dealt under aspects such as Automotive Glass, Automotive Reconditioning Services, Engineering Services, Modifications - special applications, Panel Beaters and Spray Painting, Information on Restoration and finally upholstery reconditioning.
Routine Maintenance The routine maintenance are dealt with firstly where the services to specialised by vehicle make and thereafter under Car Care Products & Services, Classic cars, DIY Information & Tools, General Service Workshops and Specialised Replacement Services, which includes the fitment centers for tyres, exhausts, cv joints etc.
Security & Tracking Fitment Centres, Fleet Control, Parts & Equipment, Prevention
Tracking & Recovery
Trade Info and services Associations, Business Opportunities, Labour Law, Legal, Recruitment, Services for the trade, Training, Vehicle Registrations Wholesalers Trade Suppliers Wholesale suppliers to the automotive trade have been presented under aspects such as Automotive Parts, Batteries, Chargers, Test Equipment, Consumables, Engineering, Plastic & Rubber moulded parts, Sales and Mechandising, Textiles, Seating, Upholstery, Tools and Equipment, Tyre Distributors & Allied products and Vehicle Recovery Equipment Bikes
This directory will include Motor Bikes, ATV's, Quads and scooters etc. The treatment of links will be similar to that followed above for the Cars directory. Trucks
Will include all heavy commercial vehicles, civil engineering plant, agricultural equipment such as tractors, and industrial plant such as fork lifts and stand by generators. Boats
If its got a motor and it floats its in. Includes, jet skis, wet bikes, power boats and cruisers.
When completed these directories will benefit all websites in the automotive sector get the exposure and traffic, which under the current scenario is very much a hit and miss affair. From the users point of view, these directories will make it a breeze to find information about the automotive scene in South Africa.
Last update : 03/09/2007