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Toyota Supra is here: South African pricing released
2019/07/15 11:29:12 AM
Toyota South Africa has officially put a price tag on its new Supra sports car ahead of its local launch this week.
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New Volkswagen T-Cross – South African pricing and release dates
2019/07/12 12:00:18 PM
Volkswagen’s new compact SUV, the T-Cross, will launch in South Africa in September 2019.
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Refreshed 2019 Ford Everest is equipped for escapades
2019/07/11 10:28:04 AM
Denis Droppa takes the upgraded, more powerful Everest on a Botswana adventure
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Mini reveals Cooper SE electric car and it`s coming to SA
2019/07/10 10:18:57 AM
Mini has pulled the covers off its first mass production electric car, and it’s coming to South Africa, albeit in limited volumes, with the first units expected to touch down in the first quarter of 2021.
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Pricing! Volvo SA quietly adds auto version of base T3-badged XC40
2019/07/09 11:39:37 AM
Back in August 2018, Volvo South Africa added the new T3 base model – offered exclusively in manual guise – to its XC40 range. Now the local arm of the Swedish firm has quietly introduced an eight-speed automatic version of its entry-level SUV.
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Yes, BMW built a one-off bakkie based on the luxury X7 SUV and it`s as cool as you`d think
2019/07/08 9:56:23 AM
Trainees at the BMW Munich factory built a bakkie based on the firm`s flagship X7 SUV. The one-off will premier at the BMW Motorrad Days in July.
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Toyota launches limited-edition Hilux Sport – pricing
2019/07/05 11:17:28 AM
Toyota has launched a limited-edition model Hilux boasting the ‘GR’ logo. The Hilux GR Sport is the second tier in its GR-product pyramid, which encompasses suspension upgrades and cosmetic enhancements.
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These are the safest and most unsafe budget cars to drive in South Africa
2019/07/04 10:20:04 AM
Automobile Association (AA) has published a new Entry-Level Vehicle Safety Report assessing the safety features on entry-level vehicles in South Africa. It finds that more needs to be done in this segment, despite recent improvements.
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New Car Sales in SA: June 2019
2019/07/02 10:00:31 AM
New car sales continue to strain in tough market conditions with June 2019 numbers yet again reflecting a decline but improvements in exports and Light Commercial Vehicle (LCV) sales offer marginal respite.
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Is South Africa ready for the expansion of electric vehicles?
2019/07/01 1:15:31 PM
Carbon emissions from transport are a big contributor to global warming, and have been rising in recent years. Vehicles are a big source of air pollution and increasing climate concern is matched by increasing pressure on carbon emitters to change the way they do business.
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DRIVEN: Renault Duster 4x2 definitely has added value
2019/06/28 9:48:51 AM
In today’s times most of us don’t have the luxury to lose money and be okay with it.
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Fuel set for July breather, weak Rand obstructs bigger drop – AA
2019/06/27 11:08:06 AM
Lower international oil prices throughout June have set up a substantial fuel price drop for July, and the reduction could have been greater had it not been for the Rand.
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Motor body repairers get green light to implement `pay before release`
2019/06/26 9:48:12 AM
Effective as of 25 June, members of the South African Motor Body Repairers’ Association (SAMBRA), a proud association of the Retail Motor Industry Organisation (RMI), received the green light to officially implement Pay Before Release (PBR).
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South Africans who modify their car could find themselves on the wrong side of the law
2019/06/24 10:34:04 AM
There is a booming online aftermarket for car parts and accessories which is being accessed largely by informal mechanics indulging in their favourite hobby.
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South Africa`s Top Selling Cars & Bakkies: Q1 2019
2019/06/21 10:01:47 AM
Which brands and, more specifically, which models are currently the most in demand in the South African new-vehicle market? Look beyond the big numbers on the surface and a fascinating picture emerges.
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Renault reveals Triber, a budget 7-seater that`s coming to SA
2019/06/20 11:24:47 AM
Renault is entering the budget MPV market with its first-ever Triber, and it is anticipated to hit local shores in 2020, according to Renault South Africa.
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Know the rules about towing
2019/06/19 9:45:30 AM
With the Winter school holiday time here, many drivers will be hitting the roads with trailers, boats and caravans in tow.
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An illegal vehicle never becomes legal
2019/06/18 10:46:37 AM
No matter how long you keep an illegal vehicle in your possession it never becomes legal, says Lee Dutton, executive director of International Vehicle Identification Desk (IVID) for Southern Africa.
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Global car sales set to shrink by over 4 million units - study
2019/06/14 9:32:58 AM
Global vehicle sales are expected to decrease from 83.7 million in 2018 to approximately 79.5 million in 2019, according to a study by the German CAR Institute.
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Substantial fuel price cut looking likely for July
2019/06/13 9:14:29 AM
After being hit with fuel price hikes every month this year so far, South African motorists can look forward to some relief in July.
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The new Mercedes-Benz GLB is a compact SUV with 7 seats
2019/06/12 10:13:42 AM
The new Mercedes-Benz GLB, a compact SUV, that will slots in between the GLA and GLC will go on sale in Europe at the end of 2019. It will be Powerful proportions with short overhangs and off-road-oriented design as well as optional all-wheel drive and a special off-road light which helps detect obstacles immediately in front of the vehicle at low speeds.
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Renault Koleos gains extra spec in SA
2019/06/11 2:14:27 PM
Renault’s Koleos SUV only hit our shores in February, but it’s already getting an upgrade.
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