14:45 (GMT+2), Tue, Tuesday, April 22, 2014
UNIQUE CADDY CONVERSION GIVES DRIVERS WITH PHYSICAL DISABILITIES A LIFT
Volkswagen of South Africa, in partnership with the Quadriplegic Association of South Africa (QASA), has converted one of its MPVs in order to showcase the mobility solutions available to people with disabilities.
The converted Caddy Maxi Trendline, with a 103kW DSG engine, has been making waves since it was first showcased at the ACSA D... read more
09:24 (GMT+2), Mon, Monday, December 23, 2013
Knysna Municipal Manager, Lauren Waring and her family were involved in a car accident over the weekend, in which her husband and mother were killed.
Acting Municipal Manager, Bevan Ellman says the family was on their way to visit family in Mpumalanga for the festive season, and were travelling between Willowmore and Aberdeen when they were involved in a head-on collision.
Ellman says they were hit by an oncoming ... read more
10:12 (GMT+2), Fri, Friday, December 13, 2013
One of the immediate effects on this region are road closures that are now in place and are diverting traffic away from the Qunu Operational Area.
Trucks will be diverted at:
• N2 – Tsolo to Maclear / R396
• N2 – Shell Ultra City to R61
For normal vehicles:
• N2 – Bityi Junction to Buwa Halt / Elliotdale
• N2 – Viedgesville to Mqanduli / R61
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12:05 (GMT+2), Mon, Monday, November 18, 2013
Tavcor Suzuki Port Elizabeth, held a special Suzuki 1000th new car sold celebration, to say thank you to all their loyal customers. This occasion was marked by performing a special hand over of the 1000th new car sale to owner, Mrs. Patricia Wilcock.
Craig Dunnington, Brand Manager of Tavcor Suzuki said that, "as part of our celebrations we will have special deals on for the whole month to say thank you to the Port Eli... read more
12:43 (GMT+2), Wed, Wednesday, July 10, 2013
The first ever off road race between a car and a plane.
A race between two British icons. FortyOneSix invited Land Rover and the all-new Range Rover Sport to go head to head with the 1945 Supermarine Spitfire. Find out which one emerged victorious by watching the following clip:
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09:57 (GMT+2), Wed, Wednesday, July 03, 2013
Honda Motors Southern Africa will voluntarily recall more than 20 630 Jazz vehicles built between 2002 and 2008 to replace the master power window switch.
There are more than 20-035 vehicles affected in South Africa.
Honda says under some severe operating conditions, water, rain, or other liquid may enter the driver's window and impair the functioning of the power window switch.
The company says it will notify ... read more
08:13 (GMT+2), Thu, Thursday, June 27, 2013
According to Gary Ronald of the Automobil Association (AA), “The real focus,” says Ronald, “is not just the skills to pass the K53 but the skills needed to survive on our roads.”
Our country has one of the highest road fatalities in the world. According to the SA Road Traffic Report from 2010/2011 was 13 802 fatalities on the road. A recent article by safe cycling activist, Andrew Wheeldon, said 100... read more
12:06 (GMT+2), Tue, Tuesday, June 25, 2013
The new E 63 AMG – with “S” performance model
Mercedes-AMG continues to champion perf... read more
11:51 (GMT+2), Tue, Tuesday, June 25, 2013
19 June 2013
The new Mercedes-Benz E-Class
Efficient, intelligent, emotionally appealing
With new, efficient engines, new assistance systems and a new desi... read more
11:05 (GMT+2), Thu, Thursday, June 20, 2013
The Mercedes-Benz South Africa production plant in East London has earned a 5th consecutive placement amongst the top assembly plants in the Europe-Africa region in terms of new vehicle production quality.
This is reflected in the annual JD Power and Associates Initial Quality Study of new car buyers in the United States.
MBSA is the only African manufacturer on this years' winner's podium.
The East London pla... read more
16:55 (GMT+2), Mon, Monday, May 27, 2013
New Fiesta ST is fastest-ever production Fiesta
Ford introduces features only previously found in larger performance cars, including enhanced Torque Vectoring Control and three-mode Electronic Stability Control
Most fuel-efficient Fiesta ST delivers 5.9 l/100 km and 138 g/km CO2*
PRETORIA, South Africa, 27 May 2013
The new Fiesta ST is Ford’s fastest and most dynamic small produc... read more
09:28 (GMT+2), Fri, Friday, April 19, 2013
When I was a kid, one of my favourite movies was Little Big Man, the classic anti-establishment western about a short in stature pioneer boy who is raised by the Cheyenne nation. His acts of bravery and wise deeds ( far beyond his limited stature) earned him the name of “Little big man”
I have often reflected on this story growing up, when I came up against an obstacle far greater than I could seem to manage, I... read more
08:57 (GMT+2), Thu, Thursday, March 07, 2013
The seventh generation of the Volkswagen Golf has been named winner of the 2013 European Car of the Year.
It was a comprehensive victory for the Golf with 414 points, well ahead of the Toyota GT86/Subaru BR-Z with 202 points and the Volvo V40 with 189 points.
This is the first time the Golf has won the Car of the Year award since the third generation picked up the prestigious title back in 1992.
VWSA's communication... read more
11:58 (GMT+2), Fri, Friday, February 01, 2013
GMSA released the following on the Opel Astra Hatch Range
General Motors South Africa (GMSA) has introduced a number of styling and specification changes across the Opel Astra Hatch range. These revisions impact on exterior styling, interior trim, and revised technical specifications in line with local preferences. Along with these changes comes an aggressive new pricing structure that builds on an already excellent value p... read more
11:53 (GMT+2), Fri, Friday, January 25, 2013
Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University Racing says it has reached a key milestone in its "Green Technology" project.
NMMU Racing has secured entry into the prestigious 2013 "Formula Student Electric" competition, which is held annually in the first week of August at the famous Hockenheim Formula One Circuit in German.
"The German Formula Student competition caters for both combustion and el... read more