Showing posts with category "motoring"

South Africa’s cheapest bakkies to own and repair – Ranger vs Hilux vs others

The inaugural AA Spare Parts Pricing Guide has arrived and includes parts pricing over eleven categories of vehicles, including electric vehicles.

October 1, 2021
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Motoring

Government introducing new driving rules in South Africa from October

The Road Traffic Infringement Agency (RTIA) says that it is making progress on the phased national rollout of the new Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences (Aarto) system, with phase 2 of the project set to start in October.

October 1, 2021
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Motoring

Government is not being honest about e-tolls: Outa

Civil society group Outa has raised questions around Gauteng’s controversial e-toll scheme and the government’s decision to go back to the drawing board to discuss funding for the project.

September 30, 2021
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Motoring

New changes will make it easier to get your car licence in South Africa

The South African Post Office is making changes to its queuing and online systems which it says will make it easier for motorists to get their vehicle licences.

September 29, 2021
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Motoring

The most affordable cars to own in South Africa

The Automobile Association (AA) of South Africa has published its inaugural spare parts pricing guide, outlining how much it costs to operate and repair some of South Africa’s most popular vehicles.

September 29, 2021
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Motoring

No end to e-tolls in sight as Mbalula says to expect more delays

Transport minister Fikile Mbalula has provided an update on the future of Gauteng’s controversial e-toll system, with the minister warning that motorists should expect further delays as the government relooks at its options for funding.

September 29, 2021
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Motoring

These are the best cars in South Africa across every major category

The South African Guild of Motoring Journalists (SAGMJ) has announced its 2021 car of the year finalists across 11 major categories.

September 27, 2021
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Motoring

South Africa to build new mega-bridge by 2026: minister

The South African government has identified the N2 national Wild Coast road network as one of its key Strategic Integrated Projects to catalyse economic growth at a national, provincial and local level.

September 23, 2021
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Motoring

These are the used bakkies you can buy for under R280,000

So, you’re shopping for a bakkie but can’t quite stretch to the rapidly rising prices of the numerous options on the new market. What does a budget of less than R300,000 buy you in the used market?

September 23, 2021
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Motoring

These will be some of the busiest roads over the long weekend

The Gauteng Traffic Police has urged road users to exercise care and caution ahead of the long weekend, with traffic volumes expected to increase significantly over the three-day period.

September 23, 2021
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Motoring

Is it cheaper to use Uber and Bolt or own a car in South Africa?

Should e-hailing be considered an option over owning a car? Bolt, the e-hailing service, notes that it offers varying ride categories, including an economy category to help riders cut costs even further. A 15km trip on Bolt costs as little as R131 – and if you were travelling to work and back just twice a week, your monthly travel costs to work and back would be R2,096, it says.

September 22, 2021
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Motoring

These 12 popular cars in South Africa are priced under R250,000

Twelve of the top-selling new passenger vehicles in South Africa’s top 30 for the month of August, are priced below the average price of a pre-owned vehicle financed by Wesbank, that being around R253,000.

September 17, 2021
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Motoring