Showing posts with category "motoring"

Toyota launches new 7-seater multi-purpose vehicle in South Africa for less than R250,000

Toyota has launched a new 7-seater multi-purpose vehicle in South Africa, the Toyota Rumion, starting at R245,600.

October 13, 2021
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Motoring

Business Talk – Carina Smith-Allin shares Didi’s expansion plans for South Africa

Carina Smith-Allin shares Didi’s expansion plans for South Africa and the key value proposition it offers to customers.

October 13, 2021
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Motoring

New pothole app launched in Joburg – here’s how it works

The City of Johannesburg, in partnership with insurers Discovery and Dialdirect, have launched the Pothole Patrol App allowing drivers to report potholes using geolocation data.

October 12, 2021
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Motoring

Sanral makes e-tolls admission

The South African National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral), the state company responsible for the management, maintenance and development of South Africa’s National Road network, says that the Covid-19 lockdown had a  significant impact on toll revenue, with a budgeted loss of R570 million between 1 April 2020 and 31 March 2021.

October 11, 2021
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Motoring

New online service for motorists in South Africa to renew and pay for license disks

The Road Traffic Management Corporation (RTMC) says it has launched a new payment gateway enabled by First National Bank (FNB) to allow motorists across South Africa to register, renew and pay for their license discs through the NaTIS online platform.

October 11, 2021
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Motoring

Business Talk – Neale Hill discusses Ford’s expansion in South Africa

Ford Motor Company Africa president, Neale Hill, discusses the investment Ford Motor Company is making into South Africa.

October 11, 2021
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Motoring

What happens if you are involved in an accident with an expired licence in South Africa?

While many motorists are relieved by the recent announcement regarding the grace period extension for the renewal of expired driver’s licences to March 2022, there are questions about the insurance implications should a driver be involved in a car accident with an expired licence.

October 9, 2021
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Motoring

South Africa’s best luxury SUVs to own and repair – BMW vs Mercedes vs Audi

The inaugural AA Spare Parts Pricing Guide, published by the Automobile Association (AA), includes parts pricing over eleven categories of vehicles in South Africa, including sport utility vehicles or SUVs, and covers parts pricing for service parts, maintenance parts, and body repair parts.

October 8, 2021
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Motoring

Government clarifies ‘booking fees’ for driver licences in South Africa

The Department of Transport has updated its regulations for the fees chargeable by the Road Traffic Management Corporation (RTMC), providing clarity around its contentious ‘booking fees’.

October 8, 2021
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Motoring

Good news for driver licence renewals in South Africa

The Department of Transport has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA), which will reduce the number of times motorists will have to spend waiting in queues, says Transport minister Fikile Mbalula.

October 8, 2021
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Motoring

New driving licence centres in Gauteng will stay open on weekends – and until 21h00

The Road Traffic Management Corporation (RTMC) will launch two new Driving Licence Testing Centres (DLTCs) in Gauteng this week, which will offer extended operating hours.

October 5, 2021
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Motoring

Big changes coming for traffic fines in South Africa

The Road Traffic Infringement Agency (RTIA) has begun phase 2 in its national rollout of the new Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences (Aarto) system, including planned changes for traffic fines.

October 5, 2021
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Motoring