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Budget beater: Nissan launches Micra Active in SA
2017/09/21 02:01:56 PM
The Nissan Micra has been on South African roads for the better part of the last decade. Since the first generation came to market in 2004 it became a popular buy for budget-conscious consumers
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#IAA2017: 7 new cars on their way to SA
2017/09/20 11:11:25 AM
The world`s motoring media descended on Frankfurt earlier in September for the largest car show on the calendar.
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Renault’s new Ranger-fighter: Alaskan bakkie headed for SA
2017/09/19 11:05:58 AM
It’s named after a North American state. Its family name is French yet it’s manufactured in Mexico, Argentina and Spain.
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Ford Kuga’s 3rd recall in just eight months
2017/09/18 10:00:06 AM
Ford SA is treading hot water as they recall one of their luxury vehicles for the third time.
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Driving in SA: Morning traffic a `waste of time` for Cape Town, Sandton drivers
2017/09/15 11:04:56 AM
Lightstone has released analysis on how the population density in Johannesburg and Cape Town suburbs affects travel times during peak hours.
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Cruising downhill in neutral will save you petrol? 5 fuel-saving myths
2017/09/14 11:02:03 AM
Cash-strapped motorists faced yet another increase in the fuel price in September 2017.
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#InnovationMonth: How AI will change the automotive game for the better
2017/09/12 09:01:19 AM
As the “fourth industrial revolution”, championed by the World Economic Forum`s Klaus Schwab, gains momentum, it`s thrilling to anticipate what this means for the automotive industry - and as a result, cities of the future.
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Gallery: Toyota Hilux Raider Black Edition
2017/09/11 09:24:17 AM
The Toyota Hilux Raider Black 2.8 is the most recent special edition bakkie to be launched in South Africa.
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2018 SA Car of the Year: Here are the semi-finalists!
2017/09/08 09:50:08 AM
The semi-finalists in the 2018 South African Car of the Year (CoTY) competition has been revealed.
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Tucson Sport ticks the right boxes
2017/09/07 11:28:01 AM
Dressed in go-faster sporty gear, the latest addition to Hyundai`s popular Tucson range must rank as one of the sexiest-looking and best-equipped SUVs in its class.
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New driver demerit system: 6 things SA motorist should know
2017/09/06 11:13:45 AM
The controversial Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences (Aarto) Bill moves a step closer to implementation in South Africa.
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Another good month for SA car sales: `Encouraging gains` in August 2017
2017/09/04 10:10:22 AM
"New vehicle sales recorded encouraging gains for the second consecutive month," reports National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa (Naamsa).
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Turning the smartphone into a smart car key
2017/08/29 10:14:41 AM
When the Frankfurt International auto show opens its doors to the public on September 14, leading automotive equipment and tech provider Bosch will be demonstrating a new digital feature called Perfectly Keyless, that can turn any driver`s smartphone into a hands-free car key for opening and closing doors.
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E-tolls a failure, so Sanral proposes `Plan B`
2017/08/28 09:59:58 AM
The government has proposed new laws following the dismal failure of e-tolling revenue collection from Gauteng motorists, who owe more than R6 billion in unpaid tolls.
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Twin Peaks signed into law
2017/08/24 02:40:01 PM
News 24 reported that President Jacob Zuma signed into law the Financial Sector Regulation Act 2017 on 21 August.
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WATCH: VW debuts new T-Roc crossover
2017/08/24 10:34:04 AM
As part of its biggest model offensive yet, Volkswagen is expanding its range with the addition of a new compact crossover - the T-Roc.
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#FordKuga fire threat: More than 7000 affected in recall for SA
2017/08/23 09:04:38 AM
Late in July 2017, Ford South Africa announced "Phase 2" of its local Kuga recall. A week later, a Kuga SUV caught fire along the N12 East in Jet Park, Boksburg.
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‘Hippie Kombi’ coming back: VW to build ID Buzz
2017/08/22 10:13:20 AM
Volkswagen has officially given the green light to its ID Buzz concept vehicle, although it’ll be another five years before the production vehicle actually arrives in showrooms.
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Renault’s updated crossover range: Will it Captur new owners?
2017/08/21 09:42:57 AM
Renault has enhanced its local Captur crossover range which now boasts refreshed styling, new technology and a more diverse model line-up.
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Cold snap grips SA: How to drive in ice and snow
2017/08/18 10:37:27 AM
A weather warning has been issued across parts of South Africa cautioning drivers to be aware of icy conditions and even snow.
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Fiat Panda is back, and improved: We take a spin
2017/08/17 10:47:58 AM
Fiat’s quirky little A segment Panda is back in South Africa, this time with a grunty little 875cc TwinAir turbopetrol prime mover, shared with the Fiat 500, that not only enables it to escape import duty and make some impressive emissions claims, but also adds an extra dimension to the car’s persona.
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Big fuel price hike likely for September
2017/08/16 10:46:47 AM
South African motorists can expect more pain at the fuel pumps from the beginning of September, with mid-month fuel price data pointing towards a rather hefty price increase.
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