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Should you Dodge Chryslers or not in SA?
2017/10/17 12:17:56 PM
 
We all know that driving on the left is better but unfortunately right-hand drive (RHD) is a minority market globally.
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New Mahindra bakkie: Next-generation Pik Up arrives in SA
2017/10/16 10:22:24 AM
 
Mahindra South Africa has launched its latest Pik Up in Gauteng.
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Tested: Audi SQ5 is a complete package
2017/10/13 11:32:10 AM
 
South Africans will remember the first SQ5 as Audi’s oddball “S” model, the first and only diesel-powered vehicle in our market to wear the sporting sub-brand’s signature silver mirrors. Despite drinking from the dark side of the pump, it was a true high-performance SUV we commended for its lag-free and luscious torque curve, sharp handling and rumbly exhaust note.
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Nissan unleashes the ultimate radio-control car
2017/10/12 08:59:47 AM
 
Nissan found a unique way to celebrating the release of Gran Turismo Sport, out in Europe next week, and its 20 years of involvement in the series; it built the ultimate radio-control car.
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What to do when caught in a flash flood
2017/10/11 11:02:22 AM
 
With KwaZulu-Natal having experienced flash floods on Tuesday, and Gauteng having been beaten down by severe storms on Monday, with more sure to follow as the rainy season commences, it`s certainly worth brushing up on your wet weather driving skills and knowing what to do when caught in that unexpected flash flood.
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SA motorists to pay more for licence renewals
2017/10/10 11:14:18 AM
 
Every time you renew a vehicle licence, you pay the local registering authority a fee for permission to drive on their roads.
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Chrysler, Dodge will `no longer be available locally`
2017/10/09 10:23:05 AM
 
Earlier in 2016, Wheels24 reported that Citroen would no longer be selling vehicles locally. In May 2017, Chevrolet announced its exit from SA.
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SA’s most popular homegrown cars
2017/10/06 12:58:13 PM
 
September was a good sales month for the industry especially for *locally-built models.
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Raw and unfiltered - new 911 GT3 howls into SA
2017/10/05 11:33:27 AM
 
Porsche, those purveyors of sportscars for the masses (relatively speaking) have released their very non mass market 911 GT3 in South Africa.
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5 Ways to Ensure Car Loan Approval
2017/10/04 11:32:49 AM
 
Buying a car, whether it be new or used, is one of the most expensive purchases you will make in your life. Obtaining a car loan is the easiest way to purchase a car, but getting car loan approval can be difficult, especially if you have a poor credit rating or are in debt due to excessive credit reliance.
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SA car sales dashboard: Another positive month for local auto market
2017/10/03 09:19:03 AM
 
"A total of 50 322 new vehicles were sold across all segments representing year-on-year sales growth of 6.3%," reports the National Automobile Association of South Africa (Naamsa).
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SA`s cheapest cars, bakkies to service and repair revealed
2017/10/02 09:49:13 AM
 
So, if you drive a Toyota Corolla Quest, Fortuner or Prado, or a Nissan NP200, Datsun GO or Volvo S60, we have some good news for you…
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Double blow to hit fuel users
2017/09/29 11:30:58 AM
 
According to the Automobile Association (AA), stronger international oil prices and a weakening Rand will combine to drive fuel prices higher at the end of September.
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Participate in our Ownership Satisfaction Survey: Great prizes up for grabs
2017/09/28 11:11:44 AM
 
Which car brands provide the best after-sales service to their customers? And, which cars are most likely to be recommended by their owners? These are questions that the Cars.co.za Ownership Satisfaction Survey answers – however, ongoing public participation in the survey enables Cars.co.za to deliver the most relevant and accurate data-driven insights to consumers PLUS the findings have a whopping 50% impact on the outcomes of the #CarsAwards.
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Compact crossover/SUV: Ford EcoSport leaving all in the dust
2017/09/27 11:51:36 AM
 
The Ford EcoSport headlines the category for the compact crossover and SUVs in August 2017, with a sales figure of 1071 units.
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The Ford Ranger FX4 is a foxy lady
2017/09/26 02:08:02 PM
 
She turns heads, that`s for sure. Especially the little (or shall I rather say big) black number I had. Ford introduced its limited-edition Ford Ranger FX4, based on its 3.2 TDCi Double Cab 4x4 models earlier this year and I recently had the chance to drive around in one for a week.
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Checked your windscreen wipers? Summer rains are on their way
2017/09/22 09:20:10 AM
 
Summer is just on the horizon and now is the perfect time to get your car summer-ready, says Pieter Niemand, Director of the Motor Industry Workshop Association (MIWA).
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Budget beater: Nissan launches Micra Active in SA
2017/09/21 02:01:56 PM
 
The Nissan Micra has been on South African roads for the better part of the last decade. Since the first generation came to market in 2004 it became a popular buy for budget-conscious consumers
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#IAA2017: 7 new cars on their way to SA
2017/09/20 11:11:25 AM
 
The world`s motoring media descended on Frankfurt earlier in September for the largest car show on the calendar.
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Renault’s new Ranger-fighter: Alaskan bakkie headed for SA
2017/09/19 11:05:58 AM
 
It’s named after a North American state. Its family name is French yet it’s manufactured in Mexico, Argentina and Spain.
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Ford Kuga’s 3rd recall in just eight months
2017/09/18 10:00:06 AM
 
Ford SA is treading hot water as they recall one of their luxury vehicles for the third time.
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Driving in SA: Morning traffic a `waste of time` for Cape Town, Sandton drivers
2017/09/15 11:04:56 AM
 
Lightstone has released analysis on how the population density in Johannesburg and Cape Town suburbs affects travel times during peak hours.
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