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Fuel Price Prediction for October
2019/09/18 10:41:53 AM
 
The Rand has been steadily improving against the Dollar but the recent drone strike in Saudi Arabia has cut potential price reductions.
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Africa`s new car brand Mureza to assemble vehicles in SA
2019/09/17 10:53:56 AM
 
To design and build affordable cars in Africa, for African drivers - that’s the aim of a new car company called Mureza.
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History in motion: 109-year-old Ford Model T for sale
2019/09/16 9:25:12 AM
 
If ever there was a car that changed the course of history, it’s the Model T Ford.
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Volvo XC40 electrified, now with 195kW!
2019/09/13 12:43:29 PM
 
Volvo says it reached an important milestone in its powertrain electrification programme with the debut of the new T5 Twin Engine hybrid system in the XC40 SUV.
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These are South Africa’s best cars in 13 major categories
2019/09/12 9:47:22 AM
 
Online motoring portal Cars.co.za has announced the semi-finalists of the 2019/20 Cars.co.za Consumer Awards – powered by WesBank.
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New SA-bound Land Rover Defender unveiled at Frankfurt - An icon reimagined for the 21st century
2019/09/11 10:51:45 AM
 
The new Land Rover Defender has been unveiled at the 2019 Frankfurt International Motor Show and its automaker says the new vehicle is designed with purpose, and engineered to excite. Its clever and instantly recognisable silhouette that features signature Defender elements including short front and rear overhangs.
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Volkswagen all-new ID.3 electric car breaks cover at Frankfurt
2019/09/10 1:55:28 PM
 
The ID.3 from Volkswagen opens a new era of climate-friendly mobility.
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Suzuki upgrades the Ertiga range with a luxury GLX trim
2019/09/09 10:42:43 AM
 
Seven-seaters are usually just in premium SUVs, and you often find that you have to dig deep in those pockets tot afford one. Suzuki has now launched a luxury GLX offering to make this idea in reach for those looking for a `fancy` people mover.
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2019 Renault Kwid 1.0-litre Dynamique
2019/09/06 10:34:44 AM
 
South African motorists love small vehicles as much as they love SUVs and bakkies, this basically gives an answer as to why Renault decided to design the Kwid as a mini-SUV looking vehicle.
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New Audi A1 lands in SA - here`s what you get for your money
2019/09/05 1:30:10 PM
 
Now offering more space, a digitised cabin and a new array of trim lines and package structures, Audi’s second generation A1 hatchback has landed in South Africa, and is priced from R359 900 to R488 000.
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Nissan celebrates Godzilla with GT-R 50th Anniversary Edition
2019/09/04 10:43:11 AM
 
In a few weeks time, South Africans will celebrate Heritage Day (September 24). The aim is to celebrate our different cultures and traditions and in that process learn more about each other.
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SA car sales | Bad month for new cars, exports and bakkies on the rise August
2019/09/03 11:39:20 AM
 
The National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa (NAAMSA) said that declining trend in new vehicle sales continued into July 2019 with lower passenger car sales again being offset by growth in all commercial vehicle segments.
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SA pricing: Porsche Macan Turbo returns with even more power
2019/09/02 9:33:07 AM
 
Porsche’s Macan Turbo is making a comeback in facelifted form, and it follows the modern trend of downsized capacity and upsized potency.
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All Toyotas sold in South Africa to come with in-car Wi-Fi
2019/08/30 12:27:42 PM
 
Toyota South Africa has announced that it will be rolling out in-car Wi-Fi and other connectivity features on all new Toyota and Lexus vehicles sold from the beginning of September 2019.
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Motorists to brace for fuel price hikes in September - AA
2019/08/29 11:54:29 AM
 
Weakness in the Rand is expected to drive fuel prices higher in September, this is according to the Automobile Association (AA), which was commenting on unaudited month-end fuel price data released by the Central Energy Fund.
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Here`s where South Africans are buying cars
2019/08/28 9:47:59 AM
 
We take a look at the most popular provinces for car-buyers in South Africa. Gauteng leads the way with 73 622 sales during July 2019, followed by Kwa-Zulu-Natal (26 482) and the Western Cape (20 552).
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Refreshed Volvo XC90 brings a new dimension of safety
2019/08/27 10:19:01 AM
 
The Volvo CX90 is refreshed and is here in South Africa. It`s a visually striking SUV that brags world-leading safety features an efficient yet effective powertrain with a superlative ride and a plush interior.
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The second-hand cars South Africans are buying right now and how much they are paying
2019/08/26 11:23:02 AM
 
Motoring marketplace Autotrader has published its car industry report for 2019, outlining the cars that South Africans are buying right now and how much they pay.
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It’s official: the Citroën brand is returning to South Africa...
2019/08/23 12:00:10 PM
 
Peugeot-Citroën South Africa has confirmed Citroën will return to South Africa after exiting the country at the end of 2016.
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All-new Hyundai Tucson Sport is a Winner
2019/08/22 10:17:45 AM
 
It really is amazing what a few tweaks here and there can do for the looks and power of a vehicle. The recently launched Hyundai Tucson Sport is a typical example of this.
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Volkswagen`s Polo Vivo gets a special edition model
2019/08/21 9:49:01 AM
 
The Polo Vivo Sound Edition, which made its debut at the Vivonation Music Festival in April, retails at the beginning of September.
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The all-new BMW X7 is bigger, better and bolder
2019/08/20 9:26:38 AM
 
It`s the flagship of the BMW stable and it just had to be big, very big. The all-new BMW X7 flexes its muscle in more ways than one. Everything about this SAV is large.
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Convenience retail and the fuel station
2019/08/19 10:20:16 AM
 
Lightstone reveals how the service station industry offering continues to evolve in a demanding environment
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Looking for a family car? Mercedes-Benz launches all-new B-Class in SA - New engines, improved tech
2019/08/16 10:56:42 AM
 
Mercedes-Benz enhances its family car offering with the launch of its new B-Class locally.
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Pricing! New entry-level Volkswagen Polo Conceptline hits South Africa...
2019/08/15 9:05:41 AM
 
Volkswagen South Africa has quietly added a new entry-level derivative to its local Polo hatchback range, with the fresh Conceptline trim level interestingly offered in conjunction with a naturally aspirated 1,6-litre petrol engine.
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Tested: Honda BR-V offers practical value
2019/08/14 9:53:03 AM
 
SUVs and crossovers… these days there’s one for every season and every reason, from butched up compact hatchbacks for those on a budget to outlandish land yachts for the rich and famous, and just about everything you can think of in between.
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5 New Cars Under R3 000 p/m
2019/08/13 10:13:59 AM
 
Are you looking for a new car with repayments of less than R3 000 p/m over 72 months? Here are 5 new cars for you to consider…
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Nissan, BMW, and Volkswagen make big electric car push in South Africa
2019/08/12 1:09:06 PM
 
Nissan, BMW, and Volkswagen are among carmakers in talks to bring the electric-car revolution to South Africa, as the nation’s auto-factory floors risk being left behind in the global switch to greener vehicles.
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The future of connectivity: What does your car know about you?
2019/08/08 11:12:22 AM
 
Built-in navigation with turn-by-turn directions, smartphone-connected apps that enable route logging, infotainment, and steering and lane control, are just some of the many new technology features designed for motorists to enjoy.
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Hyundai offers solar-charging roof for its new Sonata hybrid
2019/08/07 10:48:06 AM
 
Eco-friendly solar roof system charges vehicle’s battery using solar panels even while driving
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Work begins on South Africa’s first plastic road
2019/08/06 11:31:27 AM
 
The Kouga Municipality in the Eastern Cape has begun work on South Africa’s first plastic road.
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New car sales drop as South Africans hold onto older models
2019/08/05 10:21:16 AM
 
While consumers may have enjoyed some reprieve from the interest rate cut in July, the motor industry didn’t.
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South Africa`s 50 top selling vehicles: July 2019
2019/08/02 11:37:27 AM
 
South Africa’s new vehicle market continues to sag, with July 2019 seeing a 3.7 percent year-on-year decline, to 47 856 units.
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A look at the new Ford Mustang – with prices
2019/08/01 10:53:57 AM
 
The new Ford Mustang is available in South Africa, boasting a sleeker, more athletic styling, sophisticated engine and suspension enhancements.
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Suzuki`s new Swift Sport is finally here: South African pricing
2019/07/31 9:09:54 AM
 
Suzuki’s hotly anticipated new-generation Swift Sport has finally landed in South Africa, sporting a brand new 1.4-litre turbopetrol engine, and a price tag of R315 900 for the manual model and R335 900 in the case of the auto.
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`Mixed picture again for fuel price` - AA
2019/07/30 9:43:10 AM
 
Fuel prices for August are set for changes with petrol up and diesel down. This is according to the Automobile Association (AA), which was commenting on unaudited month-end fuel price data released by the Central Energy Fund.
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Hyundai SA refreshes Tucson Sport: Design tweaks, power boost and new diesel engine
2019/07/29 1:36:07 PM
 
Hyundai`s popular Tucson SUV range in South Africa has been bolstered with a new derivative sporting design tweaks, enhanced power and diesel power.
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Volvo SA to recall diesel cars over engine fire risk
2019/07/24 11:06:30 AM
 
Volvo Cars South Africa has confirmed that 2896 local diesel-powered cars built between 2014 and 2019 are affected by the global recall announced by its Swedish parent company over the weekend.
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Safeguard your vehicle from intense cold weather
2019/07/23 9:32:25 AM
 
In winter, the cold drives us into our cars. After all, who wants to brave public transport on chilly mornings when there is a car waiting in the garage. What is often not considered, is the impact that cold weather`s in winter can have on our vehicles and your insurance policies.
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South African insurers are warning motorists about a rise in car-jamming
2019/07/22 11:17:35 AM
 
Car-jamming continues to be an escalating safety concern for many South Africans, says Marius Steyn, underwriting manager at Santam.
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Mazda2 handed subtle facelift (including under-the-skin updates)…
2019/07/19 8:51:04 AM
 
The facelifted Mazda2 hatchback has been revealed in Japan, featuring subtle styling changes and a handful of under-the-skin updates.
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Here`s how many cars have been sold so far in SA this year
2019/07/18 9:38:45 AM
 
Despite tough industry conditions more than 130 000 cars have been sold so far this year. We list where South Africans are buying cars.
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BMW 1 Series (2019) International Launch Review
2019/07/17 9:12:45 AM
 
We`ve had the opportunity to sample this – the all-new BMW 1 Series – in Munich, Germany. Has the loss of the 3.0-litre straight-6 engine and a switch to a (primarily) front-wheel-drive layout affected the premium hatchback`s famed driving experience? Is its interior now well and truly up to date? Does it look like an SUV? It`s time to find out...
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Mixed news for SA motorists: petrol price set to rise, diesel to fall…
2019/07/16 10:29:31 AM
 
The Automobile Association says South African motorists can expect the price of petrol to rise at the start of August, with diesel likely to fall (although cautions that the figures are "merely indicative").
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Toyota Supra is here: South African pricing released
2019/07/15 11:29:12 AM
 
Toyota South Africa has officially put a price tag on its new Supra sports car ahead of its local launch this week.
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New Volkswagen T-Cross – South African pricing and release dates
2019/07/12 12:00:18 PM
 
Volkswagen’s new compact SUV, the T-Cross, will launch in South Africa in September 2019.
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Refreshed 2019 Ford Everest is equipped for escapades
2019/07/11 10:28:04 AM
 
Denis Droppa takes the upgraded, more powerful Everest on a Botswana adventure
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Mini reveals Cooper SE electric car and it`s coming to SA
2019/07/10 10:18:57 AM
 
Mini has pulled the covers off its first mass production electric car, and it’s coming to South Africa, albeit in limited volumes, with the first units expected to touch down in the first quarter of 2021.
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Pricing! Volvo SA quietly adds auto version of base T3-badged XC40
2019/07/09 11:39:37 AM
 
Back in August 2018, Volvo South Africa added the new T3 base model – offered exclusively in manual guise – to its XC40 range. Now the local arm of the Swedish firm has quietly introduced an eight-speed automatic version of its entry-level SUV.
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Yes, BMW built a one-off bakkie based on the luxury X7 SUV and it`s as cool as you`d think
2019/07/08 9:56:23 AM
 
Trainees at the BMW Munich factory built a bakkie based on the firm`s flagship X7 SUV. The one-off will premier at the BMW Motorrad Days in July.
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Toyota launches limited-edition Hilux Sport – pricing
2019/07/05 11:17:28 AM
 
Toyota has launched a limited-edition model Hilux boasting the ‘GR’ logo. The Hilux GR Sport is the second tier in its GR-product pyramid, which encompasses suspension upgrades and cosmetic enhancements.
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These are the safest and most unsafe budget cars to drive in South Africa
2019/07/04 10:20:04 AM
 
Automobile Association (AA) has published a new Entry-Level Vehicle Safety Report assessing the safety features on entry-level vehicles in South Africa. It finds that more needs to be done in this segment, despite recent improvements.
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New Car Sales in SA: June 2019
2019/07/02 10:00:31 AM
 
New car sales continue to strain in tough market conditions with June 2019 numbers yet again reflecting a decline but improvements in exports and Light Commercial Vehicle (LCV) sales offer marginal respite.
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Is South Africa ready for the expansion of electric vehicles?
2019/07/01 1:15:31 PM
 
Carbon emissions from transport are a big contributor to global warming, and have been rising in recent years. Vehicles are a big source of air pollution and increasing climate concern is matched by increasing pressure on carbon emitters to change the way they do business.
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DRIVEN: Renault Duster 4x2 definitely has added value
2019/06/28 9:48:51 AM
 
In today’s times most of us don’t have the luxury to lose money and be okay with it.
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Fuel set for July breather, weak Rand obstructs bigger drop – AA
2019/06/27 11:08:06 AM
 
Lower international oil prices throughout June have set up a substantial fuel price drop for July, and the reduction could have been greater had it not been for the Rand.
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Motor body repairers get green light to implement `pay before release`
2019/06/26 9:48:12 AM
 
Effective as of 25 June, members of the South African Motor Body Repairers’ Association (SAMBRA), a proud association of the Retail Motor Industry Organisation (RMI), received the green light to officially implement Pay Before Release (PBR).
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South Africans who modify their car could find themselves on the wrong side of the law
2019/06/24 10:34:04 AM
 
There is a booming online aftermarket for car parts and accessories which is being accessed largely by informal mechanics indulging in their favourite hobby.
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South Africa`s Top Selling Cars & Bakkies: Q1 2019
2019/06/21 10:01:47 AM
 
Which brands and, more specifically, which models are currently the most in demand in the South African new-vehicle market? Look beyond the big numbers on the surface and a fascinating picture emerges.
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Renault reveals Triber, a budget 7-seater that`s coming to SA
2019/06/20 11:24:47 AM
 
Renault is entering the budget MPV market with its first-ever Triber, and it is anticipated to hit local shores in 2020, according to Renault South Africa.
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Know the rules about towing
2019/06/19 9:45:30 AM
 
With the Winter school holiday time here, many drivers will be hitting the roads with trailers, boats and caravans in tow.
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An illegal vehicle never becomes legal
2019/06/18 10:46:37 AM
 
No matter how long you keep an illegal vehicle in your possession it never becomes legal, says Lee Dutton, executive director of International Vehicle Identification Desk (IVID) for Southern Africa.
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Global car sales set to shrink by over 4 million units - study
2019/06/14 9:32:58 AM
 
Global vehicle sales are expected to decrease from 83.7 million in 2018 to approximately 79.5 million in 2019, according to a study by the German CAR Institute.
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Substantial fuel price cut looking likely for July
2019/06/13 9:14:29 AM
 
After being hit with fuel price hikes every month this year so far, South African motorists can look forward to some relief in July.
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The new Mercedes-Benz GLB is a compact SUV with 7 seats
2019/06/12 10:13:42 AM
 
The new Mercedes-Benz GLB, a compact SUV, that will slots in between the GLA and GLC will go on sale in Europe at the end of 2019. It will be Powerful proportions with short overhangs and off-road-oriented design as well as optional all-wheel drive and a special off-road light which helps detect obstacles immediately in front of the vehicle at low speeds.
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Renault Koleos gains extra spec in SA
2019/06/11 2:14:27 PM
 
Renault’s Koleos SUV only hit our shores in February, but it’s already getting an upgrade.
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Here’s what science says about texting and driving
2019/06/10 9:43:10 AM
 
Every text, emoji and selfie which captures your attention limits your awareness while driving, putting you and those around you in unnecessary danger, notes Ford Motoring. Yes, even “just one” text can lead to an accident.
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Ford expands popular Figo hatchback range with new limited Blu edition
2019/06/07 9:59:57 AM
 
Ford is giving its compact Figo hatchback an additional dose of individuality and eye-catching style with the launch of the special edition new Figo Blu.Based on the five-door Figo 1.5 Trend, a limited production run of 360 units are available of the dynamic new Figo Blu, which has a distinct and fresh personality that makes it truly unique.
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Opel expands Crossland X range with 1.6 diesel model
2019/06/06 8:59:59 AM
 
Opel’s South African distributor Unitrans has announced that a diesel version of its Crossland X will be hitting showroom floors by the middle of June.
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How hijackers are targeting South African drivers
2019/06/05 11:42:05 AM
 
Due to sophisticated and organised criminal syndicates, incident rates of theft and hijacking have reached alarmingly high levels.
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BMW X7 launched in SA - here`s what you get for your money
2019/05/30 9:42:48 AM
 
If you want your BMW Sports Activity Vehicle supersized then you might want to set your sights on the first-ever X7, which has just touched down in South Africa, only months after its international launch.
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June petrol price cut to be swallowed by carbon tax
2019/05/29 9:48:18 AM
 
It has been a turbulent month for both the South African rand and international oil prices but now that the dice that determines June’s fuel price has all but landed, we now have some clarity on next month’s fuel prices.
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Opel SA boost Astra range - new Sport 1.6T auto
2019/05/28 10:38:01 AM
 
Opel has updated its Astra range with the inclusion of the new Sport 1.6T automatic.
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Japanese vs Korean cars – which have the best resale value in South Africa?
2019/05/27 11:07:42 AM
 
Korean cars are growing in terms of stature, quality and appeal, but South African motorists still prefer Japanese vehicles.
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New, sixth-generation Opel Corsa officially revealed (in EV form)!
2019/05/24 11:54:51 AM
 
If you enjoy some sort of internet connection and have a passing interest in the automotive, you’d likely already have seen the leaked images of the new, sixth-generation Opel Corsa. Well, now the German firm has officially taken the wraps off its fresh-faced hatchback, interestingly starting with an all-electric version.
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BMW gives X5 and X7 the M50i treatment (plus SA pricing!)
2019/05/23 9:29:58 AM
 
BMW has revealed two new M Performance models, giving its X5 and X7 the M50i treatment. Both of these V8-powered SUVs have already been confirmed for South Africa.
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Land Rover Discovery Sport gets new look, tech upgrade
2019/05/22 9:19:19 AM
 
The Land Rover Discovery Sport has been given a midlife makeover that brings many (but not all) of the new gadgets seen in its platform partner, the second-generation Range Rover Evoque.
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7 wet weather driving tips that could save you time and money
2019/05/21 11:40:30 AM
 
South Africa is famous for its sunshine, and the average annual rainfall for the whole country is around 464mm (the world average is around 860mm).
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Tested: Mitsubishi`s Eclipse Cross is good, but does it it shine?
2019/05/20 11:34:15 AM
 
It`s surely a sign of the SUV-obsessed times that nameplates previously reserved for coupes are now finding their way on to the boot lids of high-riding family haulers.
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Is an F1 Grand Prix at Kyalami on the radar again?
2019/05/17 9:38:49 AM
 
Formula One wants to go back to Africa and Gauteng`s Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit is keen to host a race, as is the Moroccan city of Marrakesh, the sport`s commercial managing director Sean Bratches said on Thursday.
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Fuel price outlook: Petrol, diesel to increase at month end - AA
2019/05/16 10:18:15 AM
 
Fuel data for May 2019 "is showing a listless fuel price picture", reports the Automobile Association (AA), quoting unaudited mid-month fuel price data released by the Central Energy Fund.
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6 top tips to help avoid smash-and-grabs at intersections in SA
2019/05/15 9:58:10 AM
 
mash-and-grab incidents, particularly at high-activity intersections, remain an issue, says Charnel Hattingh, National Marketing and Communications Manager for Fidelity ADT.
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Testing shows more Ford models are at risk to lock-break exploit
2019/05/14 11:50:40 AM
 
Ford South Africa has been testing various models within its line-up to understand potential security vulnerabilities around the key lock barrel.
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Ford drivers beware: Your car`s locks may not be secure
2019/04/26 10:23:39 AM
 
South African Ford owners are up in arms after their vehicles were broken into, seemingly because of easy-to-break locks and other faulty security features.
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320 000 Lego bricks later - a full-sized Civic Type R
2019/04/25 12:45:21 PM
 
You’re never too old to love Lego and an increasing number of car enthusiasts seem to be realising this, judging by the increasing prevalence of full-sized car models made from the venerable plastic building blocks.
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The seating plan that will best keep your kids safe in a hijacking in South Africa
2019/04/24 12:59:48 PM
 
Fidelity ADT has warned that South Africans should avoid becoming complacent as they approach complexes and residential estates.
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Is Celerio the best compact Suzuki you can buy?
2019/04/23 10:55:24 AM
 
We love testing compact cars here at DRIVE360, and the smaller and quirkier they are, the better.
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South Africa could soon be getting a new range of ‘affordable’ electric vehicles
2019/04/18 9:33:17 AM
 
South Korean firm, Songuo Motors, has announced a distribution deal which will see the company bring its affordable NeuWai vehicles to new regions – including South Africa.
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Audi announces new models for South Africa – pricing
2019/04/17 10:13:47 AM
 
German car maker Audi has released a number of updated and special edition models for South Africa.
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Bad news for SA motorists! Petrol price ominous, diesel to remain flat - AA
2019/04/16 9:25:41 AM
 
"Unexpectedly strong international fuel prices have raised the spectre of an unwelcome fuel price hike for petrol users at the end of April," reports the Automobile Association (AA), commenting on unaudited mid-month fuel price data released by the Central Energy Fund.
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Fuel consumption heroes under R200 000
2019/04/15 10:33:07 AM
 
Surging fuel prices have forced South African drivers to prioritise fuel consumption as the most important purchasing factor when considering a new vehicle.
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Volkswagen Financial Services to appeal ‘on the road fees’ order
2019/04/12 10:25:45 AM
 
Volkswagen Financial Services (VWFS) South Africa has acknowledged the order by the National Consumer Tribunal and plans to take it on appeal.
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South Africa’s new licence demerit system is being rolled out – here’s what you need to know
2019/04/11 10:09:59 AM
 
The Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences Act (Aarto) Amendment Bill has been passed by parliament and is now ready to be signed into law by the President.
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Updated Toyota Prius in South Africa – pricing
2019/04/10 10:21:47 AM
 
Toyota has refreshed its electric hybrid, the Prius halo five-door hatch, which features new front and rear treatment, as well as sharper, sleeker headlights and rear combination lights.
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Extraction of the Media Release by the NCR regarding Volkswagen Financial Services SA Pty Ltd
2019/04/09 9:51:07 AM
 
The National Consumer Tribunal (Tribunal) has handed down judgment confirming a Compliance Notice issued by the National Credit Regulator (NCR) to Volkswagen Financial Services South Africa (Pty) Ltd for charging consumers the “on the road” fee, admin fee and handling fee on credit agreements.
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Mitsubishi’s next-gen bakkie: Tougher Triton arrives in SA
2019/04/08 3:19:03 PM
 
Remember the third-generation L200 bakkie built and sold here as the Colt in the good old days when Mitsubishi was still in cahoots with Mercedes-Benz? Well, the thoroughly titivated new Triton from the Japanese brand, now part of the Nissan-Renault Alliance, is reminiscent of this model – the last L200 model that really sold well in South Africa.
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These 10 cars have the best resale value in South Africa
2019/04/04 10:19:45 AM
 
Vehicle evaluation group True Price provides new data on cars with the best resale value in South Africa.
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Want to buy a car that`s made in SA? These are your options
2019/04/03 11:03:05 AM
 
South Africa’s gross domestic product (GDP) could be boosted by R37 million a year if government only bought locally-produced vehicles.
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Load-shedding hurts car sales, bakkies continue to prove popular in SA - Naamsa
2019/04/02 2:20:41 PM
 
The declining trend in the new vehicle market since the beginning of the year continued in March 2019, reports the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa (Naamsa).
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The Grandland X, Opel`s elegant comeback
2019/04/01 10:08:51 AM
 
When it comes to mid-range SUV`s, the market is pretty competitive, especially with the likes of the Peugeot 3008 and the Mazda CX-5 already dominating Europe.
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Why a dash cam could be your saving grace
2019/03/29 2:06:45 PM
 
Did you know that having a (functional) dash cam is one of your best risk management tools as a motorist? Installing a dashboard camera (dash cam) can prove exceedingly valuable for vehicle owners to minimise their risk of financial loss in the event of an accident.
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