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URGENT WARNING - BANK USED REPOS (PTY) LTD
2017/07/28 09:10:51 AM
 
The IDA and IDA Risk Management hereby advise that we have no connection with the party by the name of BANK USED REPOS (PTY) LTD as per the links above which uses our logo and FSP number illegally on their website pages
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Ford begins phase 2 of Kuga recall
2017/07/27 09:44:51 AM
 
Ford South Africa has commenced with phase 2 of its safety recall action for all affected Kuga 1.6 models, it announced in a statement on Wednesday.
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How much more you need to earn in 2017 to afford the same car you could last year
2017/07/26 10:11:42 AM
 
Research by analytics group Lightstone in 2016 showed the value of the car you could afford on your monthly salary in South Africa – this is how much more you would need to earn now to afford the same vehicles.
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Renault Duster EDC Automatic (2017) Launch Review
2017/07/25 10:20:19 AM
 
Renault has bolstered its (already extensive) compact family car line-up with the introduction of a dual-clutch automatic derivative of the Duster. We attended the local launch in Johannesburg to drive the French marque`s new addition and these are our conclusions:
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Cost of motoring continues to increase
2017/07/24 10:47:40 AM
 
The overall cost of motoring is on the rise despite recent cuts to interest rates and fuel prices, as well as a slowdown in vehicle price inflation. The monthly mobility basket - which comprises instalments, fuel, insurance, and maintenance fees - has increased 24.2% since July 2013.
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`Significant drop` in SA car price inflation - TransUnion
2017/07/21 10:48:18 AM
 
TransUnion says its latest Vehicle Pricing Index "should be music to the ears of consumers who’ve been itching to buy a new vehicle".
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Takata yet to prove new airbag inflators are safe
2017/07/20 11:34:05 AM
 
Takata`s bankruptcy filing in June was meant to draw a line under the auto industry`s biggest safety recall, but last week`s announcement of more air bag inflator recalls suggests automakers could face fresh liabilities in the future.
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Here it is! Mercedes reveals X-Class bakkie
2017/07/19 09:40:47 AM
 
The next big step in the gentrification of the once-humble pick-up is upon us.
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Subaru`s next-gen XV for SA: Prices and details
2017/07/18 09:23:19 AM
 
Just two months after its world premiere at the 2017 Geneva International Motor Show, the all-new Subaru XV is available in South Africa.
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How to deal with tow-truck cowboys
2017/07/17 10:47:31 AM
 
First on the scene, competent, mightily enthusiastic for the business, professional and a godsend when you’re vulnerable: tow-truck drivers often get a bad rap but that doesn’t mean the entire industry should be tarnished by a few rotters.
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12 life-saving tips for driving at night
2017/07/14 10:53:53 AM
 
More than half of all road crashes happen at night, even though traffic density is far higher during the day, according to statistics from the Road Transport Management Corporation.
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Next-gen Disco driven: Luxury meets off-road in SA
2017/07/13 10:55:18 AM
 
While submerged in a river about a metre deep in the latest Land Rover Discovery it dawned on me how detached I felt from the experience.
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South Africans love bakkies, 2017 sales reveal why
2017/07/12 09:15:46 AM
 
Low growth, rampant state expenditure and credit downgrades have delivered South Africa into a technical recession.
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Creating `competent drivers`: 8 tips for choosing a driving school in SA
2017/07/11 08:51:24 AM
 
he Automobile Association (AA) urges parents, guardians, and businesses with learner drivers, to ensure these new motorists are not only trained to pass driving tests, but are actually qualified behind the wheel.
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Grand i10 is a pack leader
2017/07/10 09:01:51 AM
 
The Hyundai`s Grand i10 might well be a little tyke in the heavily populated hatchback gene pool but it more than makes up for its size with lots of appealing features, cheeky looks, and perky ride.
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5 things you should know about the SA car industry
2017/07/07 10:43:27 AM
 
The South African motor industry is holding up surprisingly well in a tough economic environment that is being exacerbated by political turmoil, says economist Dr Azar Jammine, Director and chief economist at Econometrix.
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When and how to contest traffic fines
2017/07/06 11:02:50 AM
 
No one likes receiving a fine in the mail – they are usually expensive and often unexpected. But what do you do when you shouldn’t have gotten a fine in the first place?
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Opel SA revises Corsa line-up: `Price drops across the range`
2017/07/05 12:52:06 PM
 
Opel has revised its local Corsa range, with improved specifications for some variants and reduced prices across the range.
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SA car sales: `Mixed results` for June 2017
2017/07/04 08:55:04 AM
 
New vehicle sales for June reflect a mixed picture of the industry, says the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa (Naamsa).
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Everest is hard to beat
2017/07/03 09:52:27 AM
 
The Toyota Hilux bakkie was well-entrenched as South Africa`s most popular bakkie until along came the Ford Ranger to erode its popularity.
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This 700-Horsepower 3D-Printed Supercar Is the Future of Car-Making
2017/06/30 11:13:11 AM
 
The Divergent 3D Blade demonstrates how 3D printing will make future supercars even cooler.
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