Ilse van den Berg
#RideRoundup: Volvo S90 gets sporty, new Range Rover Velar, Peugeot 3008 SUV

#RideRoundup: Volvo S90 gets sporty, new Range Rover Velar, Peugeot 3008 SUV[Ilse van den Berg] In our #RideRoundup this week, we take a quick look at the sporty Volvo S90 R-Design, the new Range Rover Velar, as well as the Peugeot 3008 SUV...

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Henrie Geyser
Ipsos survey shows Audi, VW top customer pleasers

Ipsos survey shows Audi, VW top customer pleasers[Henrie Geyser] Audi and Volkswagen have won Gold awards for customer purchasing satisfaction for the fifth consecutive year in the prestigious Annual Ipsos Survey...

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Ilse van den Berg
#RideRoundup: All-new Audi Q5, new S-Class, Mazda CX-8, Jaguar XJ

#RideRoundup: All-new Audi Q5, new S-Class, Mazda CX-8, Jaguar XJ[Ilse van den Berg] In this week's #RideRoundup bulletin we have a glance at the all-new Audi Q5, the new Mercedez-Benz S-Class, the Mazda CX-8 Crossover SUV, and the new Jaguar XJR575 performance flagship model...

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Ilse van den Berg
How to keep your fleet safe on the road in foggy conditions

How to keep your fleet safe on the road in foggy conditions
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[Ilse van den Berg] Knowing how to drive safely in dangerous weather conditions is imperative for preserving lives and keeping fleets and goods protected on the road...

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Boris Dzhingarov
How is Uber for Business affecting both the car hire industry and taxi industry - Monetary Library

Boris Dzhingarov[Boris Dzhingarov] Launched in July 2014, Uber for Business is a travel management platform designed for corporate customers. It takes the traditional Uber format and uses it to enable companies to deal with employee travel...

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Henrie Geyser
VW Golf turns up the heat

VW Golf turns up the heat[Henrie Geyser] Volkswagen has added a double salvo of fire power to its popular Golf range with the addition of a sporty GTD diesel version of its iconic GTI and a new Golf R, the hottest Golf yet unleashed on the local market...

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Henrie Geyser
Pretty Picanto brings character to city car segment

Pretty Picanto brings character to city car segment[Henrie Geyser] The latest Kia Picanto has moved up several notches from the previous model in terms of looks, cabin refinement, practicality, safety and ride quality...

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Ilse van den Berg
What's in a chassis?

What's in a chassis?[Ilse van den Berg] When it comes to cars, it's easy to be fooled by looks and ads. Unfortunately, especially when you're a woman. Don't get me wrong, I know there are many knowledgeable women out there who can make men blush with their suspension- and engine-talk...

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Ané Theron
#RoadTest: Toyota Etios Hatch 1.5 Sprint

#RoadTest: Toyota Etios Hatch 1.5 Sprint[Ané Theron] When the Toyota Etios launched in 2012 as a replacement to the much-loved Tazz, the entry-level Etios Hatch 1.5 Xi carried a R115,800 price tag...

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Henrie Geyser
Grand i10 is a pack leader

Grand i10 is a pack leader[Henrie Geyser] 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 and cheeky looks...

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Henrie Geyser
Everest is hard to beat

Everest is hard to beat[Henrie Geyser] The Toyota Hilux bakkie was well-entrenched as South Africa's most popular bakkie until along came the Ford Ranger to erode its popularity. Now Ford is doing it again with its locally-built Ford Everest seven-seater...

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Ilse van den Berg
#YouthMonth: The power of mentorship in skills development

#YouthMonth: The power of mentorship in skills development
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[Ilse van den Berg] In light of #YouthMonth, we had a chat with Engen's Paul Leask and Savtec's Hennie Richter about the Engen Engine Restoration Challenge 2017 and how it impacts the youth of South Africa...

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Henrie Geyser
Golf GTI lifts the bar

Golf GTI lifts the bar[Henrie Geyser] Volkswagen has rejuvenated its popular Golf range with some sporty makeup and fancy technology and a tot of extra vooma under the bonnet of the flagship GTI.

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Ilse van den Berg
McLaren to ditch Honda for Mercedes?

McLaren to ditch Honda for Mercedes?[Ilse van den Berg] NEWSWATCH: According to various recent reports, McLaren might ditch Honda engines and switch to Mercedes for the next Formula One season...

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Des Fenner
Tips for budgeting and choosing the right LCV

Tips for budgeting and choosing the right LCV
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[Des Fenner] Keeping cash flow positive can be difficult when the business needs a vehicle for deliveries and collections, and the owner is looking at what could be a major expense for months to come...

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Ané Theron
Driving Impression: Hyundai Elantra 1.6 TGDI Elite DCT Sport

Driving Impression: Hyundai Elantra 1.6 TGDI Elite DCT Sport[Ané Theron] I remember finding the Elantra a little bland. They were good, solid cars - but entertaining to drive? Hardly...

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Ilse van den Berg
Petrol price drops 25c/l in June

Petrol price drops 25c/l in June
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[Ilse van den Berg] NEWSWATCH: South Africans are sighing with relief as the petrol price drops with 25 cents a litre as of Wednesday, 7 June 2017, thanks to a drop in oil prices in the international market...

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Ilse van den Berg
Robert Kubica gets back behind the F1 wheel

Robert Kubica gets back behind the F1 wheel[Ilse van den Berg] NEWSWATCH: For the first time since the horrific rally accident that partially severed his forearm, Polish driver Robert Kubica tested a Formula One car in Spain...

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Ilse van den Berg
Ilse van den Berg
[Dealers] In addition to giving the Datsun Go a go on our media trip at Nampo earlier this week, we also stopped over at an unassuming brick building in Bothaville. Parked outside was only a teaser of the magic and nostalgia we would find inside.
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Ilse van den Berg
A blast from the past with Datsun

A blast from the past with Datsun[Ilse van den Berg] In addition to giving the Datsun GO a go on our media trip at Nampo last week, we also stopped over at an unassuming brick building in Bothaville. Parked outside were teasers of the magic and nostalgia we would find inside...

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