Showing posts with category "motoring"

These are the questions you should ask when shopping for your first electric vehicle

Fuel-price hikes have pushed South Africa’s petrol and diesel costs to unprecedented levels. Since there’s seemingly little respite in sight, you may be thinking of entering the world of electric c...

December 2, 2022
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motoring

New Mini concept: an all-electric crossover

Mini has revealed the Aceman concept, an electric crossover in keeping with the British brand in its quirky fun design.

December 1, 2022
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motoring

German startup unveils solar-powered family car

A Finnish car company has revealed a solar panel covered family car with plans to change public transport.

December 4, 2022
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motoring

Warning to motorists in South Africa: higher costs on the way

The Tyre Importers Association of South Africa (TIASA) warns that the cost of tyres could increase by up to 41%

December 6, 2022
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motoring

These are the safest cars to drive in South Africa for under R270,000

The Automobile Association has published its Entry-Level Vehicle Safety Report for 2022, highlighting the budget cars with the best safety features in South Africa.

December 1, 2022
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motoring

Here’s what R1 million for a bakkie buys you right now

South Africans love a bakkie – and why shouldn’t we, it’s the perfect vehicle for our roads and terrain. The Toyota Hilux and Ford Ranger are among the best-selling passenger vehicles in the countr...

November 30, 2022
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motoring

Six government officials arrested for R60 million licence disc fraud

The Special Investigating Unit (SIU) has welcomed the arrest of six government officials in Mpumalanga for fraud and theft of over R60 million.

December 7, 2022
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motoring

Volvo reveals pricing for entry-level, all-electric SUV in South Africa

Volvo Car South Africa has announced pricing for its XC40 P6 Recharge, billing the new single-motor model as the most affordable all-electric luxury vehicle on the local market.

December 3, 2022
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motoring

Car tax changes proposed for South Africa

The opposition Democratic Alliance has called for the fast-tracking of proposals in the government’s automotive green paper.

December 4, 2022
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motoring

Massive car licence scam in South Africa

The Road Traffic Management Corporation’s (RTMC) National Traffic Anti-Corruption Unit (NTACU) and the Hawks have announced the bust of a major vehicle licence scam in South Africa.

December 2, 2022
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motoring

How much it costs to fill up South Africa’s best-selling bakkies – Ranger vs Hilux vs Isuzu and more

The bakkie market has seen an influx of new entrants and models in the first half of the year, at a time when petrol prices continue to soar to new highs.

December 4, 2022
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motoring

Surge in vehicle repairs as South Africa’s roads crumble

Vehicles of all descriptions – including trucks and trailers – are suffering damage due to the shocking condition of some roads in South Africa.

December 4, 2022
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motoring