Showing posts with category "motoring"

New online driving licence services launched in South Africa – how it works

The Road Traffic Management Corporation has announced the introduction of online payments through the government’s Natis online booking system.

February 8, 2022
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motoring

Good news for car buyers in South Africa

New data from consumer credit reporting agency TransUnion shows that there has rarely been a better time to buy a new car in South Africa over the last decade than right now.

February 8, 2022
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motoring

Incoming driving laws to bring ‘bite’ to traffic fines in South Africa

South Africa has a relatively low number of traffic prosecutions because the judiciary does not seem to regard road transgressions as serious offences, says Zola Majavu, chair of the Road Traffic M...

February 8, 2022
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motoring

This calculator shows you how much it really costs to drive in South Africa

TopAuto has launched a new driving cost calculator, which makes it easy to work out how much you will pay in fuel and toll fees to drive between two towns or cities in South Africa.

February 7, 2022
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motoring

Big shift in how people sell their cars in South Africa

The emergence of millennials and generation Zs as increasingly prominent participants in South Africa’s economy has presented a somewhat complex scenario for banks, and from a vehicle financing per...

February 4, 2022
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motoring

How much it costs to drive South Africa’s most popular cars after the February petrol price hike

Ominous oil price data means South Africans will once again pay more for petrol from Wednesday  (2 February), says the Automobile Association (AA) of South Africa.

February 4, 2022
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motoring

Top 10 most sought-after used cars in South Africa – with price and mileage

New data from AutoTrader reveals that the average mileage of second-hand cars sold on its platform was 70,429km, for an average model of 2016, at an average price of R312,794.

February 4, 2022
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motoring

Government to discuss extending driving licence validity to 10 years in South Africa

The Automobile Association (AA) has welcomed a proposal to extend South Africa’s driving licence to a 10-year period. Under current regulations, motorists in South Africa are required to renew thei...

February 3, 2022
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motoring

New driving licence cards for South Africa coming in 2023

South Africa currently faces a national backlog of almost 600,000 driving licences due to damage caused to the country’s sole production machine.

February 3, 2022
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motoring

Competition Commission charges Wesbank and Toyota for collusion

The Competition Commission has referred motor vehicle finance groups FirstRand Bank, Wesbank, and Toyota Financial Services South Africa Limited (TFS) to the Competition Tribunal for prosecution on...

February 3, 2022
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motoring

Renewed call for ‘zero tolerance’ drunk driving laws in South Africa

Johannesburg major Mpho Phalatse has renewed calls for a zero-tolerance policy on drunk driving after another fatal accident over the weekend.

February 1, 2022
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motoring

South Africa’s top 10 most sought-after used cars – with price and mileage

Using data compiled after 276 million searches were conducted in the six months ending December 2020, AutoTrader reveals that the average mileage of second-hand cars sold on its platform was 70,429...

January 31, 2022
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motoring