Showing posts with category "motoring"

South Africa’s first open-road electric vehicle range test: Jaguar I-Pace vs BMW i3s vs MINI Cooper SE

A new benchmark evaluation has put three locally available electric vehicles (EVs) – the Jaguar I-Pace, BMW i3s and MINI Cooper SE – to the test in a simulated open-road range assessment to determi...

February 16, 2022
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motoring

South Africa to launch online driving licence services this week: minister

The Road Traffic Management Corporation (RTMC) online payments system will officially go live in South Africa this week, says Transport minister Fikile Mbalula.

February 16, 2022
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motoring

DeLorean is being revived – this time as an electric vehicle

The newest entrant in the fight for EV market share is going back to the future with an all-electric DeLorean.

February 16, 2022
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motoring

Work begins on major highway upgrade in South Africa – cutting travel time between Joburg and Zimbabwe

The South African National Road Agency (Sanral) has notified the public and road users to expect deviations on the N1 just north of Musina in Limpopo.

February 16, 2022
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motoring

New speed limits proposed for South Africa

The Road Traffic Management Corporation is promoting a number of interventions to reduce the number of fatalities on South Africa’s roads – including speed limit changes.

February 15, 2022
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motoring

Plan to scrap 5-year driving licence in South Africa – what to expect

The Department of Transport is considering an updated driver licence system in South Africa that will see the validity period of licences extended to a 10-year period.

February 15, 2022
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motoring

New VW Polo derivatives on sale in South Africa at the end of the month – here’s how much they cost

The Polo 1.0 TSI 85kW DSG derivatives will go on sale from Volkswagen dealers at the end of February 2022.

February 14, 2022
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motoring

Good news for 2022 car sales in South Africa

Vehicle sales in 2022 are projected to continue on a positive trend as the South African automotive industry shows resilience.

February 11, 2022
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motoring

Here’s what the average used electric car looks like in South Africa – price and mileage

New data from AutoTrader shows what the average used electric vehicle looks like in South Africa, despite the segment being in its infancy in the country, with only a handful of models to date.

February 11, 2022
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motoring

How to get your car licence quickly in South Africa

The South African Post Office says the demand for renewing vehicle licences online on its website remains high, but that motorists can do a number of things to speed up the process.

February 11, 2022
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motoring

Here’s what car R1 million buys you from every major car brand in South Africa

South Africa’s motoring industry is buoyant and is in a far better shape than a year ago, notes Mark Dommisse, chairperson of the National Automobile Dealers’ Association (NADA).

February 11, 2022
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motoring

Why South Africa is still not ready for electric cars: Toyota boss

Toyota is betting big on electric vehicles globally, but it will be a while before they become commonplace in South Africa, says president of Toyota South Motors Andrew Kirby.

February 10, 2022
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motoring