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Festival of Motoring returns in August 2019
Festival of Motoring returns in August 2019

The Festival of Motoring makes its annual return to the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit from 22-25 August 2019...

16 May 2019

VW Golf GTI 2.0 TSI DSG: Updated and ready for action
VW Golf GTI 2.0 TSI DSG: Updated and ready for action

You want value for money? Then the updated Volkswagen Golf, with a revised engine line up, more technology, new infotainment, improved connectivity and revised styling, might just be for you...

By Naresh Maharaj 16 May 2019

Nissan South Africa launches Nissan Intelligent Choice
Nissan South Africa launches Nissan Intelligent Choice

Nissan South Africa has launched a Nissan Certified Pre-Owned programme called Nissan Intelligent Choice (NIC)...

15 May 2019

Nissan Navara Stealth launches in SA
Nissan Navara Stealth launches in SA

Nissan South Africa has introduced the new stylishly designed, ultra-functional and comfortable Nissan Navara Stealth to the South African market...

15 May 2019

Ford releases 7th Annual Trends Report
Ford releases 7th Annual Trends Report

Self-driving cars are a hot topic today, but if you had to choose, would you rather your children ride in an autonomous vehicle or drive with a stranger?

15 May 2019

All-new VW Golf R 2.0 TSI DSG delivers more power
All-new VW Golf R 2.0 TSI DSG delivers more power

Naresh Maharaj recently tested the all-new VW Golf R 2.0 TSI DSG and this is what he had to say...

By Naresh Maharaj 13 May 2019

Get a market-related price for your car
Get a market-related price for your car

To insure for market value or retail value?

13 May 2019

The eco-warriors of the oil business
The eco-warriors of the oil business

Used motor lubricant is dirty, hazardous stuff. Yet the collection of used oil in South Africa has provided business success stories for many eco-entrepreneurs...

13 May 2019

Audi A4 celebrates 25 years in the making
Audi A4 celebrates 25 years in the making

25 years ago, the first Audi A4 drove off the assembly line in Ingolstadt in Germany...

13 May 2019

CCBSA launches new smart trucks
CCBSA launches new smart trucks

Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa (CCBSA) launched a five-year pilot project to run a 44-pallet Performance-Based Standard (PBS) trailer between Bloemfontein and Upington...

10 May 2019

Volkswagen Touareg Sabbatical winner announced
Volkswagen Touareg Sabbatical winner announced

The Volkswagen Touareg Sabbatical Initiative asked South Africans to share their ideas of how they would put the luxury of time to good use, with a sabbatical dedicated to making a difference...

9 May 2019

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#OrchidsandOnions: Reborn 'glug-glug' ads deserve accolades

Defy and Finish, pick up your respective Onions. And remember: I've told you a billion times not to exaggerate...

By Brendan Seery 7 May 2019

#BeRoadSafe challenge puts road safety back on the map
#BeRoadSafe challenge puts road safety back on the map

Leaders from all over the world will mobilise and come up with solutions that will save lives at the Fifth United Nations Road Safety Week, taking place this week...

7 May 2019

Get ready to be wowed by the all-new Toyota Corolla
Get ready to be wowed by the all-new Toyota Corolla

I enjoyed the Toyota Corolla Hatch 1.2T XS (Manual Transmission) for a week and wished I had it for a longer period of time...

By Naresh Maharaj 6 May 2019

Hino reveals it's vision for 2025 and beyond
Hino reveals it's vision for 2025 and beyond

Hino has announced a comprehensive plan to meet the objectives of its vision for 2025 and beyond...

6 May 2019

Toyota Prius gets upgraded
Toyota Prius gets upgraded

Toyota has refreshed its pioneering Prius with a new sense of style and a simplified design language...

6 May 2019

Monster Jam delivers with flips, jumps, doughnuts, dust and methanol
Monster Jam delivers with flips, jumps, doughnuts, dust and methanol

For those of you who don't know, Monster Jam is a bunch of very loud elaborately-themed trucks and cars with oversized wheels tearing around a dirt obstacle course - doing tricks for the crowd's applause...

By Steve Erwin 2 May 2019

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#OrchidsandOnions - At last... a brave ad

The Hyundai guys get an Orchid for a feel-good ad - just a love story about two people, and about a car...

By Brendan Seery 30 Apr 2019

Jakkie Olivier, CEO of the Retail Motor Industry Organisation
Claims for vehicle repairs - tips to ease the process

The claim process for a vehicle repair can feel tedious and stressful at times, but this does not need to be the case, says Jakkie Olivier, CEO of the Retail Motor Industry Organisation (RMI)...

30 Apr 2019

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How the fuel hike might impact buying a new car

The impact of the expected fuel price increase in May will be wide reaching, according to George Mienie, CEO of AutoTrader...

By Naresh Maharaj 30 Apr 2019

IT hub added to Mercedes Benz SA East London plant
IT hub added to Mercedes Benz SA East London plant

An IT hub, focusing on data analytics, software development and business analysts has been established at the Mercedes-Benz South Africa (MBSA) East London plant...

29 Apr 2019

Test your 4x4 driving skills in the Spirit of Africa
Test your 4x4 driving skills in the Spirit of Africa

Amateur 4x4 drivers in Southern Africa have an opportunity to prove their precision driving skills in the local leg of the Spirit of Africa competition.

29 Apr 2019

Thrilling driving dynamics: The all new BMW 840 Coupe
Thrilling driving dynamics: The all new BMW 840 Coupe

I have driven many sports cars over the years but the new BMW 8 Series Coupe ranks amongst the best. This machine adds a brand new chapter to the Bavarian car maker's long history of sensational sports cars...

By Naresh Maharaj 26 Apr 2019

Chelsea van Wyk
South Africa's first female Audi master technician

Audi vehicle technician Chelsea van Wyk, 25, has racked up an impressive achievement at an early stage of her career, qualifying as the first woman Audi master and diagnostic technician in South Africa...

25 Apr 2019

2020 model
Why you need to keep your eye on the Peugeot 208 GT-Line

Roughly a year ago, Peugeot unveiled its new 208 GT-Line which marked the arrival of a revitalised new flagship for the range, and an impressive one at that. Then, at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show, the French manufacturer revealed the all-new 208 hot hatch which will make its appearance in South Africa in 2020.

By Ilse van den Berg 25 Apr 2019

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Dealers desert dorpies, leaving vehicle owners in the lurch

Due to the poor economic environment, dealerships have moved out of small towns, leaving many motorists inconvenienced and having to incur extra costs to have their vehicles serviced...

24 Apr 2019

Volvo On Call
Drunk driving could be a thing of the past

Imagine this scenario: you leave a function after a couple of drinks, thinking that you're perfectly capable of driving. You fire up the engine of your vehicle and head for home. Your car knows that you should not be driving...

By Naresh Maharaj 24 Apr 2019

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Kids of all ages need to be kept safe in our cars, says MIWA

Buckling babies and toddlers into car seats gets a lot of attention, but keeping older children safe in our cars is just as important...

23 Apr 2019

Land Rover SA goes (Springbok) green
Land Rover SA goes (Springbok) green

Land Rover South Africa has gone green with a one-of-a-kind Range Rover Sport SVR in support of the Springboks' bid for the Rugby World Cup 2019™...

23 Apr 2019

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