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Coronavirus Letter
3/24/2020 12:38:50 PM
 
Coronavirus Letter
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Here’s what to do if you get into a car accident in South Africa
3/24/2020 9:47:22 AM
 
It doesn’t matter how old, experienced or how careful you think you are; car accidents can happen to anyone and you should be prepared for the subsequent insurance claims and paperwork.
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April fuel price cut to be even bigger than expected
3/23/2020 9:15:58 AM
 
If there is one silver lining in the current Covid-19 crisis, it’s that international oil prices have plummeted, and despite the rand’s losses, this is set to result in massive savings at the pumps from April. Of course, those who are able to will already be saving money through self-isolation.
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Driven: Land Rover`s new Discovery Sport is posh and capable
3/20/2020 10:50:33 AM
 
Sometimes you have to wonder what manufacturers think when they sit with the bean counters on one side of the table and the ponytail millennial pleasers on the other side.
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Kia`s Sportage gets an infotainment upgrade
3/19/2020 9:49:23 AM
 
Touchscreen infotainment is now a standard feature in the Kia Sportage range with the latest upgrade to the midsize SUV model, but there’s no need for any FOMO if you bought the pre-update model as the unit can be easily retrofitted, says Kia.
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Toyota Corolla Hatch gets new features for 2020
3/18/2020 2:23:32 PM
 
Toyota’s latest Corolla Hatch has only been on the market for a year but it’s already getting a specification upgrade, with the TSA adding new features and two-tone colour options to the mix.
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South Africa`s cheapest new car: Suzuki S-Presso is here
3/17/2020 10:28:28 AM
 
Suzuki is aiming to shake up South Africa’s entry-level car market with its new S-Presso, which will have the honour of being the country’s cheapest car.
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April fuel price likely to drop by more than R1, even with tax hike
3/16/2020 9:16:40 AM
 
Although it’s too early to predict next month’s fuel prices with a great degree of accuracy, a significant reduction is looking certain for April, and it’s likely to be more than a rand per litre, even with the looming fuel tax increases coming into play.
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Strict new driving laws for South African motorists gets the green light
3/13/2020 10:14:35 AM
 
Cabinet has approved the submission of the National Road Traffic Amendment Bill of 2019 to Parliament, with the proposed legislation set to introduce a number of changes for South African motorists.
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`Extended warranties have become a necessity` - AA warns motorists of escalating maintenance costs
3/12/2020 9:10:19 AM
 
One can often be caught off-guard when having to replace a part on your vehicle - whether it be major or minor. And worse, it’s not always considered that the cost for a part excludes the labour costs.
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Toyota launches upmarket Corolla in South Africa – pricing
3/11/2020 10:06:57 AM
 
Toyota has launched a more upmarket 12-generation Corolla model in South Africa, offering a range of new specifications and features.
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Here are 6 driving habits that could be damaging your car
3/10/2020 9:13:32 AM
 
Your driving style could have huge benefits, or disadvantages to your vehicle, and you might not even be aware of it.
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New ‘rule changes’ South African drivers should know about
3/9/2020 1:40:56 PM
 
The Competition Commission has published Draft Guidelines for the Automotive Aftermarket Industry.
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Here’s how dodgy tow trucks are targeting South African drivers
3/9/2020 11:07:26 AM
 
The office of the Consumer Goods and Services Ombudsman (CGSO) says it has received an influx of complaints about towing companies targeting South African drivers.
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Cinquecento electrified: Fiat reveals all-new 500
3/6/2020 10:47:12 AM
 
First reincarnated in 2007 as a modern but retro hatchback paying hommage to the 1957 original, the Fiat 500 has been reinvented once again, this time as an electric car with ‘Level 2’ semi-autonomous driving capability.
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Volkswagen`s ID.4 electric SUV is coming to South Africa
3/4/2020 12:25:18 PM
 
Volkswagen is expanding its ‘ID’ electric vehicle family with this new compact crossover called the ID.4 and it’s coming to South Africa in 2022.
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New Car Sales in SA: February 2020
3/3/2020 9:32:36 AM
 
While the declining car sales slump is set to continue, February 2020 sales numbers reflected a sliver of positivity against the backdrop of a struggling economy.
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Mitsubishi`s new Outlander now standard with plenty of tech and a substantially revised package
3/2/2020 9:47:46 AM
 
Mitsubishi South Africa have launched their third new model for 2020.
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March fuel price relief - here`s what to expect
2/28/2020 11:50:50 AM
 
There was more bad news for motorists in the Budget Speech earlier this week when Finance Minister Tito Mboweni announced a 25 cent hike in fuel taxes that will come into effect at the beginning of April, but the good news is that there is a temporary reprieve for March.
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