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Chery a 'life-and-death choice'

Zero. That's the safety rating the Chinese made Chery QQ3 scored in the first independent crash-test assessment...

By Wendy Knowler 23 Nov 2017

New to ridesharing? Here is what you need to know

The explosion of ridesharing services has occurred partially because of the prevalence of powerful smart phones being so prevalent, new technologies including next generation smart phone applications being developed, and a desire for those who utilise taxi-type services to have better, easier, and safer experiences...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 9 Nov 2017

Nissan says to resume domestic car production after scandal

Japanese car giant Nissan said on Monday it would resume domestic production which was suspended following an inspection scandal...

7 Nov 2017

Annual Road Safety Summit kicks off on 9 November

The Road Traffic Management Corporation's statistics show that between January and December 2016, 14,071 people died on South African roads...

3 Nov 2017

This is why Transport Month matters

Since 2005, South Africa has been celebrating October as Transport Month and 12 years later, we may have forgotten just how vital the transportation sector is to our economy and our growing nation...

By Mike Whitfield 30 Oct 2017

Global Road Safety Partnership SA appoints new exec board

The Global Road Safety Partnership South Africa, which works with various sectors in the community to educate and contribute towards community safety on roads, has appointed a new executive board...

30 Oct 2017

Four officials held for corruption

Four officials, including three vehicle examiners and a cashier, were arrested for allegedly facilitating the issuing of fraudulent roadworthy certificates to vehicles that had not been tested...

27 Oct 2017

New Code of Ethics for auto industry a "stop-gap solution"

Last month, the Department of Economic Development published a draft code of conduct for competition in the local automotive industry in order to address "anti-competitive behaviour" and promote "transformation to foster inclusive growth"...

By Jeff Osborne 27 Oct 2017

MasterDrive joins PinkDrive in hosting awareness event

As October celebrates Transport Month as well as Breast Cancer Awareness Month, MasterDrive and PinkDrive are joining forces to host a complimentary event in Johannesburg...

20 Oct 2017

Competition Commission invites comments on draft code

The Competition Commission is calling for public comment by 3 November 2017 on its draft code of conduct for competition in the South African automotive industry...

19 Oct 2017

AA takes hassle out of renewing your car license

By submitting their vehicle and license details, AA members can avoid fines for lapsed vehicle licences and penalties for late renewals...

18 Oct 2017

Cartrack puts pedal to metal

Cartrack, a global provider of fleet management, stolen vehicle recovery, and insurance telematics, will hire 300 people in the next 12 months to meet the demand for its products...

13 Oct 2017

California to allow autonomous cars without driver

California officials have unveiled new regulations that would allow autonomous vehicles to operate on state roads in test projects without a human operator...

13 Oct 2017

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International

Norway puts brakes on plans for 'Tesla tax'

OSLO, Norway: Norway, a world leader of zero-emission vehicles, has abandoned plans for a proposed "Tesla tax", a controversial measure that would have cut a tax rebate granted to heavy electric cars.

24 Nov 2017

Car-sharing firm zips across to petrol vans in bid to cut diesel use

We have all heard of car-sharing schemes. Perhaps you have even used one while visiting other parts of the world, or the Locomute service in SA. Until now they have been about cars and the ability to jump into a vehicle in various cities around the world, drive to your destination and then park it for someone else to use.

23 Nov 2017

Volvo to supply Uber with self-driving cars

Swedish carmaker Volvo Cars said Monday it has signed an agreement to supply "tens of thousands" of self-driving cars to Uber, as the ride-sharing company battles a number of different controversies.

21 Nov 2017

Honda recalls 800,000 minivans over faulty seats

TOKYO - Honda is recalling about 800,000 of its Odyssey minivans in the United States over faulty parts blamed for 46 minor injuries, the company said, just a month after settling a huge lawsuit on other defects.

21 Nov 2017

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