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Mpact expands face shield range - adults, kids, hardhat shields and respiratory masks
Mpact expands face shield range - adults, kids, hardhat shields and respiratory masks

The safety of our communities is a top priority for us at Mpact. We have further expanded our face shield range and will be launching a respiratory mask during the course of June; ready for the re-opening of the many industries under Level 3 lockdown...

Issued by Mpact Plastics 29 May 2020

Car maintenance tips
Car maintenance tips

Safety is a primary benefit of knowing how to look after your car, and a few basic car maintenance tips can keep someone safe, and help extend the life of your car...

26 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

Taking care of your tyres during and post-Covid-19 lockdown
Taking care of your tyres during and post-Covid-19 lockdown

Riaz Haffejee, CEO of Sumitomo Dunlop, offers three top tyre tips for those who will be heading back to the workplace and into rush hour traffic post-lockdown...

Issued by Sumitomo Dunlop 8 May 2020

VW extends new vehicle warranty and maintenance plans
VW extends new vehicle warranty and maintenance plans

Volkswagen South Africa has made the decision to extend new vehicle warranties...

5 May 2020

Care for your car during lockdown
Care for your car during lockdown

How does one care for your motor vehicle in the time of this lockdown period?

By Naresh Maharaj 14 Apr 2020

The power to help: KIA Motors South Africa to assist customers with service, maintenance and warranty concerns
The power to help: KIA Motors South Africa to assist customers with service, maintenance and warranty concerns

Peace of mind that service and maintenance plans, as well as manufacturer warranty, is not impacted by Covid-19 lockdown...

Issued by Kia Motors South Africa 9 Apr 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

#StartupStory: Be your own insurer with SelfSure
#StartupStory: Be your own insurer with SelfSure

SelfSure, a new fintech in South Africa, has come up with a smart way to solve the problem faced by many car owners when they put in a claim after an accident...

By Evan-Lee Courie 16 Mar 2020

How to spot a good mechanic or auto repair shop
How to spot a good mechanic or auto repair shop

When it comes to owning a car, there is no way to completely eliminate the cost of maintenance and repairs...

4 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

R2RSA welcomes draft guidelines for automotive aftermarket sector
R2RSA welcomes draft guidelines for automotive aftermarket sector

Right to Repair South Africa (R2RSA) has welcomed the publication of draft guidelines for the Automotive Aftermarket sector by the Competition Commission...

18 Feb 2020

Take the road back to work and school - safely
Take the road back to work and school - safely

Schools are back and work is in full swing. Increased traffic volume and travelling speed make heightened safety awareness and braking efficiency all the more important...

Issued by Sumitomo Dunlop 27 Jan 2020

Winning ads featured in this week's Orchids and Onions column...
#OrchidsandOnions: 1 Stop gets it spot on

Winners: SAB's 'How about none for the road?' ad hits the mark, too. Aussie ad for sperm donation, 'All hands on d*ck', stands out, but would be banned here...

By Brendan Seery 14 Jan 2020

How do I know if my shock absorbers are bad?
How do I know if my shock absorbers are bad?

Shock absorbers are designed to assist the driver in maintaining control of the car by keeping the tyres on the ground...

7 Jan 2020

Need alloy wheel repairs? Trust the company trusted by Tiger Wheel & Tyre and some of SA's major insurance companies
Need alloy wheel repairs? Trust the company trusted by Tiger Wheel & Tyre and some of SA's major insurance companies

Tiger Wheel & Tyre is encouraging motorists to pay special attention to how they handle the repair and restoration of damaged alloy wheels...

Issued by Tiger Wheel & Tyre 20 Dec 2019

Tiger Wheel & Tyre wins award for excellence at 2019 Discovery Insure Partner Awards
Tiger Wheel & Tyre wins award for excellence at 2019 Discovery Insure Partner Awards

Tiger Wheel & Tyre announced the results of its store and staff placements in the 2019 Discovery Insure Partner Awards. It shared this information along with the news that the company received an Excellence Award...

Issued by Tiger Wheel & Tyre 20 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

3 simple checks to save you money on your tyres
3 simple checks to save you money on your tyres

Road safety is the responsibility of all road users, says President Cyril Ramaphosa. "Safer roads begin with checking our vehicles and keeping them off the road if they are not roadworthy," he said in a recent speech...

Issued by Sumitomo Dunlop 29 Nov 2019

Tiger Wheel & Tyre's X-SURE is the gold-standard of road hazard guarantees
Tiger Wheel & Tyre's X-SURE is the gold-standard of road hazard guarantees

Tiger Wheel & Tyre has reinvented its X-SURE product as a superior quality, highly affordable road hazard guarantee...

Issued by Tiger Wheel & Tyre 15 Nov 2019

Ask Africa Orange Index reveals Tiger Wheel & Tyre is number one in Service Excellence
Ask Africa Orange Index reveals Tiger Wheel & Tyre is number one in Service Excellence

Tiger Wheel & Tyre has once again taken the top spot in the Ask Africa Orange Index® awards for Service Excellence in the Vehicle Consumables Industry category...

Issued by Tiger Wheel & Tyre 5 Nov 2019

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"A stringent quality tyre check can be the thin line between life and death"

Over 60% of second-hand tyres in South Africa are illegal...

25 Oct 2019

Tiger Wheel & Tyre lifts the lid on the 'secret world of wheels and tyres'
Tiger Wheel & Tyre lifts the lid on the 'secret world of wheels and tyres'

The pros at Tiger Wheel & Tyre have put their heads together and come up with a list of common industry terms and their meanings, to empower you to make good decisions when it comes to your wheels and tyres...

Issued by Tiger Wheel & Tyre 3 Oct 2019

Know your business inside out with a Biz Office
Know your business inside out with a Biz Office

New expectations of transparency and authenticity in business means things like organisational purpose, brand stories, how your company does things, what it believes in and what it stands for, can all play a part in how your company sees itself and how it is seen by others...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 2 Oct 2019

Top ratings for Biz Rate Card 2019
Top ratings for Biz Rate Card 2019

Bizcommunity is excited to announce the relaunch of our Biz Product and Rate Card, featuring all-new product infographics, descriptors and more...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 27 Sep 2019

3 steps towards 'glass boxing' your company with a Biz Press Office
3 steps towards 'glass boxing' your company with a Biz Press Office

Since 2001, Bizcommunity anticipated the role of company culture as intellectual capital. Biz Press Offices are a "glass box" game changer, offering a window into 18 industry communities...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 23 Jul 2019

Safeguard your vehicle from intense cold weather
Safeguard your vehicle from intense cold weather

In winter, the cold drives us into our cars. After all, who wants to brave public transport on chilly mornings when there is a car waiting in the garage. What is often not considered, is the impact that cold weather's in winter can have on our vehicles and your insurance policies...

23 Jul 2019

Michelin Pilot Sport 4S* fitments for the new BMW X3 M and X4 M
Michelin Pilot Sport 4S* fitments for the new BMW X3 M and X4 M

BMW has chosen the Michelin Pilot Sport 4S* (PS4S*) as a 21-inch summer tyre fitment for its new high-performance X3 M and X4 M models...

Issued by Havas Johannesburg 27 Jun 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

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