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How to maintain your vehicle for safe driving in times of Covid-19

Car maintenance and adhereing to Covid-19 protocols are vital to those that are relying on their vehicle to travel during the pandemic...

14 Sep 2020

#AutomotiveAllies: Seama Govender

Seama Govender, nominated by Riaz Haffejee, is the group director for corporate services at Sumitomo Dunlop...

Issued by Sumitomo Dunlop 27 Aug 2020

Is the virtual car showroom a safer option?

The motoring industry like most of the other industries have taken a massive below the belt punch and the industry is still trying to catch its breath from that punch...

By Naresh Maharaj 25 Aug 2020

Alcohol industry to invest R150m in alcohol harm-reduction programmes

The South African alcohol industry has commited to invest no less than R150m in direct harm-reduction programmes over the coming year...

21 Aug 2020

Failure to ensure your passengers wear masks can cost you

Motorists can be fined as much as R1,000 failing to ensure passengers wear masks in a vehicle under the current State of Disaster Act...

14 Aug 2020

Report reveals safety not a priority for SA car buyers

Buying a car, new or secondhand, is a big financial commitment and the buyer wants to know they are getting bang for their buck, along with all the things which they most desire in a car...

20 Jul 2020

Pandemic anxiety can impact driver behaviour

It is no secret that South African roads are not safe...

20 Jul 2020

Losing your car key comes at a cost

Replacing a lost car key used to be simple - you'd take the spare to your local key cutter and for about R250 you could have a copy made. These days, however, it's a different story...

16 Jul 2020

#LockdownLessons: What can we learn from a woman in the oil and lubricant industry?

Mercia Jansen, area manager for Southern and Eastern Africa at Motul, talks challenges, achievements and of course, coping with the Covid-19 pandemic...

23 Jun 2020

Safety tips during the taxi strike

Taxi drivers are wreaking havoc on the roads as they stop transporting commuters and protest the measures put in place by the government...

22 Jun 2020

Toyota's Thums software to be available in January 2021 for free

Total Human Model for Safety (Thums) is a virtual human body model software programme for computer analysis of human body injuries caused in vehicle collisions. It is expected is to enhance vehicle safety...

18 Jun 2020

The zero-tolerance drunk driving law will affect your car insurance

Once South Africa's strict new drunk-driving laws have been passed, drivers won't be allowed to drink alcohol at all...

17 Jun 2020

Why do modern cars damage so easily in a crash?

These cars look weak and cheap on the surface after a crash. There's, however, a sophisticated reason for building modern cars this way...

16 Jun 2020

Covid-19 awareness in school transport

As Grade 7 and Grade 12 pupils return to school this week. Along with the employees who also returned to work under Level 3 Lockdown on 1 June 2020, it is expected that roads will be busier...

8 Jun 2020

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