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Gabriel launches #Shocks4Life for essential service workers
Gabriel launches #Shocks4Life for essential service workers

Gabriel, the shock absorber brand in South Africa, has launched an initiative for essential service workers who purchase Gabriel shocks between 25 May to 30 September 2020...

28 May 2020

Safe travels | Health and safety is a top priority for car rental companies
Safe travels | Health and safety is a top priority for car rental companies

Many things will have changed forever even long after this current danger has passed. That's why car rental companies have taken a new approach to their clients' health and safety...

Issued by Domestic Flights South Africa 25 May 2020

4 post-lockdown vehicle safety tips
4 post-lockdown vehicle safety tips

As the lockdown eases, more South Africans are commuting to work, running errands and figuring out their new normal. This means more cars on the roads...

21 May 2020

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Motor vehicle renewals still affected by Covid-19 lockdown

Motorists who were meant to renew their motor vehicle licences in March, April and May but have been unable to do so directly because of the Covid-19 lockdown measures, are advised that a grace period is still in effect...

21 May 2020

Tips to keep your cargo safe on the roads
Tips to keep your cargo safe on the roads

There has never been a better time to make sure all your logistics ducks are in a row...

By Christiaan Steyn 20 May 2020

Do you know the history of your second hand vehicle?
Do you know the history of your second hand vehicle?

The South African Motor Body Repairers' Association (SAMBRA) is concerned about the lack of information available to the market with regards to the status of second-hand vehicles...

20 May 2020

G.U.D. Holdings develops hand-wash station at taxi ranks
G.U.D. Holdings develops hand-wash station at taxi ranks

G.U.D. Holdings has developed an innovative mobile hand-wash station that allows people at taxi ranks to wash their hands with hygienic liquid soap and water to prevent the spread of the coronavirus...

15 May 2020

Uber launches mask verification as part of new safety measures
Uber launches mask verification as part of new safety measures

All Uber riders, drivers and couriers in South Africa will be required to wear a mask or face covering when taking a trip...

14 May 2020

SA's automotive industry opens up for business
SA's automotive industry opens up for business

Effective immediately, the South African motor industry is able to start selling vehicles once again...

13 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: Zeelo makes travel safer for essential workers
#LockdownLessons: Zeelo makes travel safer for essential workers

Zeelo is a shared transportation service, but since the nationwide lockdown had an impact on the way they transport commuters they turned to offer their services to transporting essential working in a safe way...

By Evan-Lee Courie 23 Apr 2020

Toyota reaffirms support during Covid-19
Toyota reaffirms support during Covid-19

Toyota South Africa Motors (TSAM) and other Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) affiliates across the world are rising to the challenges posed by Covid-19...

21 Apr 2020

Sappi Symbio bio-composite solution chosen to help reduce the environmental impact of motor vehicles
Sappi Symbio bio-composite solution chosen to help reduce the environmental impact of motor vehicles

Sappi is proud to announce that its Symbio bio-composite cellulose fibre - which is derived from responsibly-managed, renewable forests - has been chosen as feedstock for the development of lightweight bio-composite materials for the Life Biobcompo project...

Issued by Sappi 15 Apr 2020

SA Taxi steps in to support taxi industry
SA Taxi steps in to support taxi industry

With most forms of public transport at a standstill amid the Covid-19 lockdown, the country is relying heavily on the local minibus taxi industry to transport essential workers...

9 Apr 2020

Tips to sanitise your vehicle
Tips to sanitise your vehicle

There are many surfaces in our cars that we can't avoid touching...

9 Apr 2020

Covid-19 and trucking: What the Road Freight Association is doing
Covid-19 and trucking: What the Road Freight Association is doing

"Without trucks, South Africa stops!" Never has this been more true than now in the time of the coronavirus pandemic...

By Gavin Kelly 7 Apr 2020

Our commitment to those who have to still take the road
Our commitment to those who have to still take the road

A notice to those in essential services...

Issued by Sumitomo Dunlop 7 Apr 2020

#LockdownSA: Precautions for fleet drivers
#LockdownSA: Precautions for fleet drivers

While office workers can work remotely in order to protect themselves and others from the coronavirus during the 21-day national lockdown, this is not always possible for fleet drivers...

26 Mar 2020

Game changer SUV and 4X4 tyre to be released
Game changer SUV and 4X4 tyre to be released

With undeniably the most comprehensive range of SUV and 4X4 tyres, Sumitomo Rubber South Africa (Sumitomo Dunlop) is bringing you an impressive new product that can literally 'Do More'...

Issued by Sumitomo Dunlop 17 Mar 2020

National Road Traffic Amendment Bill to improve safety
National Road Traffic Amendment Bill to improve safety

Cabinet has approved the submission of the National Road Traffic Amendment Bill of 2019 to Parliament...

13 Mar 2020

Must-knows for a minor car accident
Must-knows for a minor car accident

Fender-benders, minor accidents and car clashes are often more of a frustration or ordeal after they happen..

By Bertus Visser 3 Mar 2020

Consumers deserve the right to vehicle repairs - safely and reasonably
Consumers deserve the right to vehicle repairs - safely and reasonably

The draft Right2Repair guidelines currently being finalised by the Competition Commission were always bound to provoke opposition from vested interests, citing issues varying from safety concerns to job losses...

2 Mar 2020

#StartupStory: Get an on-demand designated driver with RYDD
#StartupStory: Get an on-demand designated driver with RYDD

There's a new app called RYDD that has been designed to provide a responsible, sober driver to chauffeur both its users and their cars home safely...

By Evan-Lee Courie 27 Feb 2020

How the AARTO Act will impact employers
How the AARTO Act will impact employers

South Africa experiences an alarmingly high amount of road accidents (and consequential fatalities and injuries) annually which has the effect of costing the country billions in rands every year...

By Dhevarsha Ramjettan, Kalene Watson, Shane Johnson 18 Feb 2020

Audi introduces Traffic Light Information service in Düsseldorf
Audi introduces Traffic Light Information service in Düsseldorf

Düsseldorf is only the second city in Europe to have Audi's Traffic Light Information service...

31 Jan 2020

Reckless driving can change your life
Reckless driving can change your life

The Audi driver who recorded himself driving 308km/h was recently arrested...

29 Jan 2020

Odette van der Haar, managing director of Publicis.
#BizTrends2020: Imagine the impossible

In order to stay in business, one needs to stay abreast with technology and remain up to date with the latest innovations...

By Odette van der Haar 24 Jan 2020

What to do in a motor vehicle accident? Stay calm!
What to do in a motor vehicle accident? Stay calm!

Getting involved in a motor vehicle accident is a daunting and unpleasant experience. But what should you do if you have been involved?

By Naresh Maharaj 7 Jan 2020

SA records reduction in festive season fatalities
SA records reduction in festive season fatalities

South Africa has seen a 30% reduction in road fatalities since the start of the festive season, says Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula...

24 Dec 2019

Could your insurer reject your claim due to poor tyres?
Could your insurer reject your claim due to poor tyres?

As a responsible driver, what can you do to protect your family and ensure that in the event of an accident, your insurance claim will be covered?..

Issued by Sumitomo Dunlop 12 Dec 2019

When it comes to wheel alignment, why align when you can 'Tigalign'?
When it comes to wheel alignment, why align when you can 'Tigalign'?

Rigorous merSETA-approved training sets Tiger Wheel & Tyre's wheel alignment and technicians head and shoulders above competition...

Issued by Tiger Wheel & Tyre 11 Dec 2019

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