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10 smart questions to ask when insuring your car

When times get tough, car insurance is often one of the first things to be dropped from the budget. But in actual fact, it should be seen as a necessity, since motorists who are involved in an accident can easily become indebted if they're liable for any damages...

Issued by Old Mutual iWYZE 13 Jul 2018

Tiger Wheel & Tyre to motorists - Inflate tyres and give yourself a salary increase

Tiger Wheel & Tyre reminds us that while we're powerless to affect the fuel price, we do have some control when it comes to lowering our fuel consumption...

Issued by Tiger Wheel & Tyre 6 Jul 2018

What if autonomous vehicles actually make us more dependent on cars?

Cities across Europe are taking steps to become increasingly car-free. London Mayor Sadiq Khan is aiming for 80% of all trips to be made on foot, by cycle or using public transport by 2041...

By Mark Kleinman and Charlene Rohr 3 Jul 2018

Child seats: Are you breaking the law?

Less than 10% of South African families use child car seats. That's according to the AA. Parents and caretakers of infants should be aware that since May 2015, it is illegal to have a child under the age of three unrestrained in your vehicle...

By Jason Snyman 3 Jul 2018

Want to do a vehicle check before purchase? There's an app for that

A new consumer-focused vehicle checking app, launched by TransUnion and FirstCheck, allows consumers to access information on vehicles that were traditionally only available to dealers.

2 Jul 2018

Why Uber's self-driving car killed a pedestrian

Self-driving vehicles are one of the most talked-about topics in technology, but lately they've made the headlines for the wrong reasons...

Issued by Old Mutual iWYZE 27 Jun 2018

And the Kuga reputation once more goes up in flames...

NEWSWATCH: The N3 south, near the London Road off-ramp near Sandton, saw some fireworks yesterday as another Ford Kuga burst into flames...

By Ilse van den Berg 19 Jun 2018

How traffic signals favour cars and discourage walking

Traffic signals give priority to motor vehicles over pedestrians. This inequality undermines many of the stated goals of transport, health and environment policy...

By David Levinson 14 Jun 2018

Do self-driving cars eliminate the number of road fatalities?

A report by the International Transport Forum says that claims of self-driving cars avoiding 90% of road deaths are untested and that automated vehicles do not in fact promise more safety by eliminating crashes linked to human error...

1 Jun 2018

#NewCampaign: Mercedes-Benz returns to Chapman's Peak w/ Net#work BBDO

Mercedes-Benz and Net#work BBDO today released the S-Class content piece that returns to the famous Chapman's Peak accident that Christopher White survived 30 years ago...

By Jessica Tennant 30 May 2018

What you need to know about public vs private transport

Cost, location, safety and lifestyle - these are the primary factors to consider when selecting the best mode of transport, and whether to buy a car or sell the one you have...

Issued by We Buy Cars 24 May 2018

Volkswagen recalls new Polo hatchback

NEWSWATCH: Volkswagen has announced that it will recall an estimated 8,367 new Polo hatchbacks because of a potential 'technical issue' with the lock fixtures of the car's rear seatbelt...

17 May 2018

Smart navigation tech knows when cars are on overpasses

When a motorist enters an overpass that runs parallel to a ground-level road, it's possible that their GPS navigation system will think that they're still on the lower road. As a result, the system will issue incorrect instructions...

By Ben Coxworth 11 May 2018

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