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Pothole Patrol kicks off in Joburg
Pothole Patrol kicks off in JoburgArticle

This month sees the launch of Pothole Patrol, a partnership between the City of Joburg, Dialdirect Insurance and Discovery Insure, a unique data-driven initiative...

3 May 2021

Road maintenance in SA: Recognising challenges, acknowledging progress and offering solutions
Road maintenance in SA: Recognising challenges, acknowledging progress and offering solutionsArticle

"South Africa's road network has a pivotal role to play in the country's economic recovery but the condition of some of our roads are preventing this."

8 Apr 2021

Ten years of rocking with the amazing Amarok 190kW
Ten years of rocking with the amazing Amarok 190kWArticle

Since its introduction to the SA market, the Amarok has sold over 37,500 units. The range now consists of the 2.0BiTDI 132kW and the all-powerful 3.0 V6 TDI 190kW...

Naresh Maharaj 30 Mar 2021

People walking next to traffic in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital city.
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People living in African urban settings do a lot of walking: but their cities aren't walkableArticle

Walking remains the main mode of transport in many sub-Saharan African cities, especially among low-income residents in informal settlements. Yet, it is well acknowledged that walking conditions in African cities are unsafe...

Seth Asare Okyere, Daniel Oviedo, Louis Kusi Frimpong, Mariajose Nieto & Michihiro Kita 29 Mar 2021

Here's why proper tyre care should never be overlooked
Here's why proper tyre care should never be overlookedArticle

Tyres are generally overlooked when it comes to maintenance, but caring for and maintaining your vehicle's tyres should be the first box to tick...

Naresh Maharaj 23 Mar 2021

The wooden economy and the world's ultimate renewable
The wooden economy and the world's ultimate renewableArticle

As a sustainably farmed resource that stores carbon, wood is increasingly being used not only in the built environment for houses and high-rises but also for its cellulose, lignin and sugars...

2 Dec 2020

Ford releases a limited edition Ranger Thunder
Ford releases a limited edition Ranger ThunderArticle

This limited-edition Ford asserts a very pronounced, aggressive stance and entices the driver to take on the long and winding road. Here's all you need to know about the Ranger Thunder...

Naresh Maharaj 27 Oct 2020

Young entrepreneur fills medical supply gap in rural Africa
Young entrepreneur fills medical supply gap in rural AfricaArticle

After identifying a need for medical consumables and disposables to difficult-to-deliver regions and rural communities across Africa, Tony McPherson launched McPherson Trading, a tender based procurement consultancy to help fill this gap...

9 Sep 2020

Digital is more than just a slice of tech
Digital is more than just a slice of techArticle

Digital has become so commonplace as a term that it has almost lost its value...

13 Aug 2020

#UnsungHeroes: Asanda Jonga of Grace Vision
#UnsungHeroes: Asanda Jonga of Grace VisionArticle

The rolling hills of the Eastern Cape make you delve into your deepest thoughts, even if you don't like your thoughts travelling so deep...

Ilse van den Berg 8 Apr 2020

7 skilful steps to survive a hackathon
7 skilful steps to survive a hackathonArticle

Since the dawn of civilization, men and women have always sought an arena in which to show dominance...

Matthew Gaskell 18 Mar 2020

SA needs entrepreneurs now more than ever
SA needs entrepreneurs now more than everArticle

South Africa needs more entrepreneurs now than ever before...

26 Feb 2020

Court orders dissolution of Makana municipality
Court orders dissolution of Makana municipalityArticle

The Makhanda High Court, on Tuesday morning, ordered the Makana municipality to be dissolved and placed under administration for violating its constitutional mandate by failing to provide basic services to the community...

Lucas Nowicki 14 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 companiesArticle

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

Bridgestone Tyre Guarantee now available at Tiger Wheel & Tyre
Bridgestone Tyre Guarantee now available at Tiger Wheel & TyreArticle

Tiger Wheel & Tyre has announced the availability of the Bridgestone Tyre Damage Guarantee at all its South African stores...

Issued by Tiger Wheel & Tyre 12 Sep 2019

The all-new 2019 Ford Everest is bigger, bolder and brighter
The all-new 2019 Ford Everest is bigger, bolder and brighterArticle

When the team at Ford SA invited me to test drive the all-new Ford Everest, I naturally jumped at it...

Naresh Maharaj 9 Jul 2019

5 of South Africa's most Insta-worthy destinations
5 of South Africa's most Insta-worthy destinationsArticle

In January this year, global travel website Big 7 Travel ranked South Africa as the fifth most Instagrammable country thanks to the country's natural beauty, coastline and iconic attractions such as the Soweto Towers...

1 Jul 2019

Rush to spend infrastructure millions in Uitenhage
Rush to spend infrastructure millions in UitenhageArticle

In March the Treasury gave Nelson Mandela Bay Metropolitan Municipality R200m for the eradication of the bucket system, electrification of shacks, and fixing of roads and infrastructure. The money has to be spent by the end of June...

Thamsanqa Mbovane 21 Jun 2019

The new Opel Astra makes a bolting introduction
The new Opel Astra makes a bolting introductionArticle

The new 2019 version is stacked with features, but the biggest selling point would be the new revised 1.6T engine, which in my view is astounding in performance.

Barend Du Plooy 11 Jun 2019

The rise of autonomous vehicles and why ethics matter
The rise of autonomous vehicles and why ethics matterArticle

There is little doubt that autonomous vehicles, more commonly known as self-driving cars, are set to be transformational...

Rudeon Snell 19 Mar 2019

Bill set to curb municipal corruption
Bill set to curb municipal corruptionArticle

Rooting out corruption in municipalities will get the kick-start it needs with amendments being made to the Municipal Structures Act...

22 Feb 2019

The all-new Santa Fe lands just in time for that festive drive
The all-new Santa Fe lands just in time for that festive driveArticle

Hyundai's Santa Fe, the flagship model of the brand, has landed in South Africa just in time for the festive season...

Naresh Maharaj 5 Dec 2018

Tiger Wheel & Tyre partners with Wheel Collision to offer expert wheel straightening and repair to OEM standards
Tiger Wheel & Tyre partners with Wheel Collision to offer expert wheel straightening and repair to OEM standardsArticle

Wheels, especially aftermarket alloy wheels, are more than just functional, they can be an asset to your vehicle, both from a performance and an aesthetic point of view...

Issued by Tiger Wheel & Tyre 9 Nov 2018

The future won't have stop signs
The future won't have stop signsArticle

What earth dweller is unfamiliar with a stop sign? Its signature eight sides and fire engine red colour have been ingrained like golden arches onto our collective subconscious for the past century...

Nial O'Brien 12 Oct 2018

Roads are part of our heritage
Roads are part of our heritageArticle

Enjoying a holiday this Heritage Month is not just arriving at the destination, but also getting there...

25 Sep 2018

We need to save our heritage brands
We need to save our heritage brandsArticle

Heritage month is all about the stories, buildings and places that define us as South Africans. But given our divided past...

Gerhard Heyns 25 Sep 2018

Navigate like a boss this rainy season
Navigate like a boss this rainy seasonArticle

As South Africans welcome the start of the warmer season, Spring also signals the start of the rainy season...

12 Sep 2018

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5 safety tips for female driversArticle

For female drivers, adjusting your car settings to support your height and weight can save your life...

16 Aug 2018

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#OrchidsandOnions: Rush, rush, to your nearest Toyota dealer...Article

I love road trips. And this has to be one of the best places in the world to do a really great road trip...

Brendan Seery 24 Jul 2018

Nature's traffic engineers have come up with many simple but effective solutions
Nature's traffic engineers have come up with many simple but effective solutionsArticle

As more and more people move to cities, the experience of being stuck in impenetrable gridlock becomes an increasingly common part of the human experience...

Tanya Latty 8 Jun 2018

Chrome Copper Ford Fiesta
#TriedAndTested: The all-new Ford FiestaArticle

The face-lifted Ford Fiesta is bold and bright-coloured and the manufacturer has nipped and tucked various things in order to give the hatchback a more premium feel...

Ilse van den Berg 23 May 2018

Phil Thomas, CEO of Cannes Lions Festival.
#CannesLions2018: CEO Phil Thomas on the creative year aheadArticle

Jon Ratcliffe sat down with Phil Thomas, CEO of Cannes Lions Festival, and spoke to him about his belief that there has been more change in marketing in the last year than the 10 years preceding it, and why they're launching 'ecommerce', 'experience', and 'social and influencer' Lions...

Jon Ratcliffe 9 Mar 2018

ZaiLab designs space truck to travel from Cape to Cairo
ZaiLab designs space truck to travel from Cape to CairoArticle

Cape Town-based space-age software company ZaiLab, which specialises in a new take on staid contact centre software, tasked its industrial design team to design a space truck that can travel from Cape Town to Cairo in 300 days...

8 Dec 2017

Motor Trend crowns its Car of the Year
Motor Trend crowns its Car of the YearArticle

Motor Trend has crowned the Alfa Romeo Giulia as its 2018 Car of the Year...

29 Nov 2017

Six routes to consider on your next SA road trip
Six routes to consider on your next SA road tripArticle

Anyone who has ever visited South Africa will agree that there are many roads and routes to explore - these routes span from the coastal areas to the mountain passes.

22 Nov 2017

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Thebe's new tourism projects pay homage to SA history, set to transform SA tourism offeringArticle

Thebe Tourism Group CEO has revealed new major tourism projects in iconic locations set to transform South African tourism and which visitors to the country can look forward to, during WTM London...

7 Nov 2017

#Newsmaker: Brenwin Naidu on the Sunday Times' latest addition
#Newsmaker: Brenwin Naidu on the Sunday Times' latest additionArticle

Tiso Blackstar Group's automotive standalone supplement, Sunday Times Motoring is going to be inserted into the Sunday Times Lifestyle magazine section, as Lifestyle Motoring...

Jessica Tennant 20 Sep 2017

Discover SA through Google Street View's new set of visual experiences
Discover SA through Google Street View's new set of visual experiencesArticle

Google South Africa launched a new gallery, Discover South Africa on Street View, allowing users to explore four new amazing sites through a 360-degree visual experience...

23 Aug 2017

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New report focuses on Johannesburg as travel hubArticle

Euromonitor International has released a new travel report focused on Johannesburg as a travel hub for international tourists...

14 Jul 2017

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A letter to boda boda ridersArticle

Boda boda - "a type of motorcycle or bicycle with space for a passenger or for carrying goods, often used as a taxi" - is now a word in the English language...

Bernard Tabaire 2 Jun 2017

Unity Financial Services, AutoZone introduce AutoZone Protect
Unity Financial Services, AutoZone introduce AutoZone ProtectArticle

Unity Financial Services has partnered with auto spare parts and accessories distributor, AutoZone...

30 May 2017

Forward-thinking, flexible fleet managers will excel
Forward-thinking, flexible fleet managers will excelArticle

Fleet managers have to stay upright while the entire foundation of the profession is shifting underneath their feet due to rapid technological advances...

9 May 2017

Survey: Driver attitudes going from bad to worse
Survey: Driver attitudes going from bad to worseArticle

Almost 90% of South African motorists believe compliance with the laws of the road has worsened over the past two years...

5 May 2017

CT establishes four more women-only road repair teams
CT establishes four more women-only road repair teamsArticle

Cape Town's Transport and Urban Development Authority (TDA) now has eight all-female road repair teams...

2 May 2017

Preventative maintenance can prevent ‘that sinking feeling'
Preventative maintenance can prevent ‘that sinking feeling'Article

Potholes are the bane of many motorists who take to roads across South Africa. The persistent rains in recent months across large parts of the northern provinces have again led to frustration...

Louw Kannemeyer 6 Apr 2017

The new Renault Sandero - a Stepway in the right direction
The new Renault Sandero - a Stepway in the right directionArticle

2017 is Renault's best year to date, so far. Its pillar models are doing far better than expected, with the one-airbag, no-ABS Renault KWID in such demand...

Ané Theron 14 Mar 2017

Tyres, weather, road surfaces and driving safety
Tyres, weather, road surfaces and driving safetyArticle

Of the many impressive things humans do each day, the ‘simple' act of driving is among the most complex. Few activities involve so many variables that are outside of an individual's control...

Issued by Tiger Wheel & Tyre 13 Mar 2017

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Major airlines reject re-routes during Abuja airport closureArticle

International airlines are refusing to fly to an alternative hub when the only airport serving Nigeria's capital shuts down, forcing travellers to make lengthy detours at extra cost…

10 Feb 2017

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