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Cars Coming to SA in 2019
2019/01/24 08:37:18 AM
 
There is a barrage of new and facelifted cars headed for South Africa in 2019. Take a look at what you can expect below...
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Tiguan vs rivals - which SUV has the best resale value?
2019/01/23 09:56:23 AM
 
Have you ever wondered which vehicle for ‘soccer moms’ has the best resale value in South Africa? Well, the first school term is under way, and its the ideal time for moms (and dads for that matter) to go out and buy a new vehicle.
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Toyota RAV4 (2019) International Launch Review
2019/01/22 10:05:40 AM
 
The 5th-generation RAV4, which is due to arrive in South Africa in March 2019, was launched in Barcelona last week. Boasting an eye-catching new exterior design, the latest RAV4 is primed to cement Toyota`s success in the local family car segment. Gero Lilleike travelled to Spain to take the new RAV4 for a drive; herewith his feedback…
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How will the Carbon Tax affect mobility in South Africa?
2019/01/21 11:54:47 AM
 
It is a new year filled with promise and new opportunities to address our increasing climate challenges.
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Here are the next big car trends in SA for 2019
2018/12/21 08:46:11 AM
 
For all the wave of new brands and models which have brightened up the local market in the past two decades, the old favourites continue to be absolutely dominant.
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Here`s how much it would cost to have Santa`s sleigh insured
2018/12/20 12:03:57 PM
 
Christmas is right on our doorstep and Santa’s Elves will soon be giving his sleigh the final preparations for the big day.
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A data center on wheels - where is it taking us?
2018/12/19 10:36:01 AM
 
Driverless vehicles are on the road now. It`s big news. Getting the cars to behave with their human-driven peers has taken a tremendous amount of work. Getting them to avoid collisions is still a work in progress.
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Don’t do it! Distracted driving is the true menace on our roads
2018/12/18 10:03:23 AM
 
The roads are already filling up as holiday-makers head for their December destinations.
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Brabus transforms G63 into extreme, 515kW high-rider
2018/12/14 09:12:07 AM
 
Bottrop, Germany - Brabus is giving the previous generation G-Class a brutal sendoff of the kind we’ve come to expect from the German tuner.
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First drive: BMW`s new 3 Series ups its tech game in a big way
2018/12/13 10:59:03 AM
 
Faro, Portugal - With an initial choice of two arriving on our shores in March, and now in its seventh generation, the BMW 3 Series remains the manufacturer’s most important car.
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SEE: Beware of falling cows? Take a look at these 17 hilarious road signs that actually exist
2018/12/12 09:16:12 AM
 
There’s nothing better than a good laugh on a long road trip, especially when you’ve been in the car for an extended period of time.
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BMW`s futuristic Vision iNEXT: A glimpse at the future of `personal mobility`
2018/12/11 10:18:21 AM
 
The BMW Vision iNEXT celebrated its world premiere in Los Angeles, while providing an "insight into the future of personal mobility".
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Holiday Driving Tips
2018/12/10 11:10:59 AM
 
Take a look at these useful holiday tips to get you to your destination safely...
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Renault Mégane RS: Best of the breed?
2018/12/07 10:14:09 AM
 
In the battle of the hot hatches, the latest Renault Mégane RS might not be the fastest, nor the most powerful. But in all-round terms, it might just be the best of the breed. Is that enough to satisfy the fast and furious brigade?
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Lexus’ best-selling compact sports sedan is now available as a full hybrid model
2018/12/06 09:42:33 AM
 
Lexus South Africa launched the IS 300h (in SE trim) in Johannesburg on Wednesday. It joins a refined range of IS models that now consists of the IS 300 EX, IS 300h SE and IS 350 F Sport.
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Make a big little difference
2018/12/05 09:50:44 AM
 
Make a big little difference
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New Car Sales in SA: November 2018
2018/12/04 08:52:49 AM
 
New car sales declined substantially across the board during the month of November 2018 while export sales returned modest growth. Take a look at the new car sales breakdown below…
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Most powerful Mercedes-Benz X-Class yet: Range-topping V6 bakkie arrives in SA
2018/12/03 10:13:32 AM
 
Mercedes-Benz launches its most powerful X-Class bakkie yet - the new V6-powered X350d. With a powerful 3.0-litre six-cylinder engine, 7G-TRONIC PLUS automatic and 4MATIC permanent all-wheel drive, the new X350d 4MATIC flagship model develops 190kW/550Nm.
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New road rules and 3 other major SA laws approved by Government as it prepares to close for 2018
2018/11/30 10:39:33 AM
 
Its been another busy week for lawmakers as government begins to wind down for 2018.
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OLDEST IN SOUTH AFRICA: 1911 FIAT TORPEDO 15 HP
2018/11/29 10:38:11 AM
 
As a modern-day commuter, it’s hard to imagine the challenges drivers faced piloting cars a century ago.
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Mahindra introduces new double cab S6 variant of its popular Pik Up
2018/11/28 10:22:14 AM
 
Mahindra South Africa is celebrating the first six months of local vehicle production as well as its sales growth in the South African market with a limited "Karoo" Edition of its popular Pik Up Double Cab.
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Ford expands EcoSport range with new 1.5 base model
2018/11/27 10:06:32 AM
 
When Ford launched its reinvigorated EcoSport range back in July, it seemed odd that the price leader from the previous range, the 1.5-litre normally aspirated Ambiente, was missing from the range.
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HYUNDAI SA HINTS AT ATOS PRICING; AMT UNDER CONSIDERATION
2018/11/26 09:40:05 AM
 
Back in September 2018, we learned Hyundai Automotive South Africa had plans to revive the Atos nameplate locally, with the new version of the budget hatchback scheduled to arrive in the first quarter of 2019. And now the local arm of the Korean automaker has hinted at pricing.
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