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

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

11 Sep 2020

How to minimise vehicle expenses in a strained economy
How to minimise vehicle expenses in a strained economyArticle

From the rising cost of food, clothing, and the other necessities, the list of things connected to the price of fuel can be daunting...

Richard Coates 1 Sep 2020

#StartupStory: Michanic, the on-demand car repair service
#StartupStory: Michanic, the on-demand car repair serviceArticle

Michanic is an innovative "Uber-like" technology platform that brings qualified and trustworthy car mechanics right to your doorstep...

Evan-Lee Courie 20 Aug 2020

The most common causes of car accidents revealed
The most common causes of car accidents revealedArticle

Car accidents are among the leading causes of death in the world. The danger in car accidents lies in the fact that nobody ever expects them to happen...

Issued by Monetary Library 26 Jun 2020

Save money with these 5 lockdown car checks
Save money with these 5 lockdown car checksArticle

The South African Tyre Manufacturing Conference recommends the following checks you can do now to save you money and return to the road safely...

10 Jun 2020

Car maintenance tips
Car maintenance tipsArticle

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

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

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

Naresh Maharaj 14 Apr 2020

Auto goes digital! Benefits of purchasing a car online
Auto goes digital! Benefits of purchasing a car onlineArticle

If you're a homebody or would rather avoid going to a car dealership, then you'll understand the pleasure of being able to make a car purchase while you're comfortably sitting on your couch. Well, that's one of the perks that come with purchasing a vehicle online...

Issued by Ruby Digital 9 Mar 2020

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

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

4 Mar 2020

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

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

7 Jan 2020

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

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

Don't skimp on tyres
Don't skimp on tyresArticle

With tough economic times, consumers are looking for ways to cut back on costs, but cutting back on car maintenance should not be an option...

25 Mar 2019

Safe driving tips for the Easter holidays
Safe driving tips for the Easter holidaysArticle

As the Easter holidays approach, many families will be heading to various destinations across South Africa...

25 Mar 2019

How to save on your motoring spend
How to save on your motoring spendArticle

With relentless fuel price increases and the budget about to beat us on the head again, it's time to think smart about how to save serious money...

18 Feb 2019

Right to Repair is not just for the motor industry
Right to Repair is not just for the motor industryArticle

As South Africa is preparing for implementation of an automotive industry code that supports the Right to Repair (R2R), other countries are starting to implement R2R in other industries...

23 Jan 2019

How to stop your car from overheating
How to stop your car from overheatingArticle

It's inevitable that many motorists have to deal with a car overheating, but how do you stop it from occurring...

16 Jan 2019

Understanding the filters in your vehicle
Understanding the filters in your vehicleArticle

Regular maintenance and repairs will keep your vehicle safe and reliable...

19 Dec 2018

Know the critical safety components of your vehicle
Know the critical safety components of your vehicleArticle

Believe it or not, there are many safety critical components that make up your car and the maintenance of these has to be done...

1 Oct 2018

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Built-in service and maintenance plans need more transparencyArticle

The National Automobile Dealers' Association (Nada) says it supports the concept of customers having a choice of where to maintain their vehicle...

17 Jul 2018

Understanding the lifespan of vehicle parts: car coolant
Understanding the lifespan of vehicle parts: car coolantArticle

Coolant (or antifreeze and summer coolant) protects your engine from freezing and/or over-heating while defending components against corrosion. It also plays a critical role in sustaining overall engine heat balance by removing heat...

9 May 2018

Why do car batteries go flat?
Why do car batteries go flat?Article

The big question everyone has when they switch on their car to find that the battery is flat is: what could have caused it when it had been working perfectly the day before?

Barnabas Gwarisa 30 Apr 2018

Built-in service plans - what are your options?
Built-in service plans - what are your options?Article

So, you've made the decision - you want to buy a car and you've decided which one. A big question you should be asking is how you want to service the car?

Les Mc Master 12 Feb 2018

2017 motor dealer labour rate report
2017 motor dealer labour rate reportArticle

Lightstone Consumer has conducted an independent study among the dealerships of all major automotive manufacturers in South Africa to determine the current labour rates charged at dealership level...

22 Jun 2017

BestDrive campaign takes a good-natured stab at cunning tyre dealerships
BestDrive campaign takes a good-natured stab at cunning tyre dealershipsArticle

When it comes to motorcar maintenance and repairs, consumers are understandably wary of being misled by unscrupulous tyre dealerships and mechanics...

Issued by M&C Saatchi Abel 17 Feb 2017

For women, by women - Pink Taxi Egypt
For women, by women - Pink Taxi EgyptArticle

The streets of the sprawling Egyptian capital will soon also add female taxi drivers, catering to female passengers only, to the traffic mix. Pink Taxi Egypt will offer women an alternative in an industry dominated by men...

Priya Pitamber 5 Aug 2015

Michael Frans
Digital transformation is essential for competitiveness in the automotive industryArticle

The automotive sector is currently faced with a number of challenges. These are driven by trends, such as the rise of new growth markets, changing consumer behaviour, an increasing need for greater fuel economy...

Michael Frans 9 Feb 2015

Motorists - you can still save more
Motorists - you can still save moreArticle

Motorists can make even greater savings than through a drop in fuel costs...

9 Feb 2015

New Auto Mart campaign aimed at novice drivers
New Auto Mart campaign aimed at novice driversArticle

The automotive arm of the Junk Mail Publishing Group, Auto Mart, has announced the launch of its #HappyDriving campaign aimed at empowering women and first-time car owners.

21 Feb 2014

Insurance company slams women drivers over maintenance
Insurance company slams women drivers over maintenanceArticle

1st for Women Insurance is urging female motorists to take car maintenance more seriously for their own safety.

5 Dec 2013

NDMA advises consumers to borrow wiselyArticle

Before taking loans in this still tough economic climate, the National Debt Mediation Association (NDMA) warns consumers to borrow and manage their debt wisely.

21 Jan 2013

Group deals improve Ilita Lodge occupancy, other businessArticle

Usually in the hospitality industry, the cold winter months are considered off-season or down time. However, through using Groupon daily deals, the Ilita Lodge in Great Brak River went up to 60% occupancy in July and other business showed improvement.

12 Oct 2012

Europcar capitalises on World Cup upgrades
Europcar capitalises on World Cup upgradesArticle

Europcar has seen comprehensive branch, depot and IT improvements as a sustainable legacy from the World Cup and an effective means for the company's growth strategy to be realised.

13 Oct 2010

Dr Pieter Streicher
Helping to build customer relationshipsArticle

A common misunderstanding about CRM is that it is about delivering communications using high-tech solutions. Mobile CRM is essentially about ensuring customer satisfaction by enabling communications that offer timeous information sent to the customer's most reliable communications device.

Dr Pieter Streicher 5 Jun 2006

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