Showing posts with tag "motoring"

The most searched-for electric vehicle in South Africa

New data from the classifieds website AutoTrader shows a growing interest among South Africans in the purchase of second-hand electric vehicles (EVs).

August 4, 2022
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motoring

BMW warns over new vehicle order demand

BMW AG says new vehicle orders are retreating from high levels as inflation and higher interest rates hit consumers, making the company the first among major carmakers to turn more cautious.

August 3, 2022
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motoring

This new car buying trend in South Africa could spell big trouble

The country reeled in the face of rising fuel prices and interest rates during July, but seemingly without effect on new vehicle sales, according to Lebogang Gaoaketse, head of marketing and commun...

August 3, 2022
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motoring

VW launches new R235 million facility in South Africa

Volkswagen Group South Africa has launched its new R235 million wax flooding facility at its plant in Kariega, Uitenhage.

August 3, 2022
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motoring

Car owners in South Africa facing a perfect storm

The buzzword within the automotive industry right now is fuel, says George Mienie, the chief executive officer of AutoTrader, a vehicle market in South Africa.

August 2, 2022
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motoring

More good news on the horizon for motorists in South Africa

The Automobile Association (AA) says the outlook for petrol prices in South Africa is positive, with the potential for another price drop in September – if current conditions persist.

August 2, 2022
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motoring

South Africa’s criminals are going after a new target

Fuel tankers are a target for criminal syndicates on South Africa’s roads, as vehicle thefts and hijackings show an upward trend.

August 1, 2022
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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...

July 29, 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.

July 27, 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.

July 26, 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%

July 26, 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.

July 22, 2022
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motoring