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Bidvest launches keyless app for its car rental fleet

Bidvest launches keyless app for its car rental fleet

Bidvest Car Rental has announced the launch of South Africa’s first keyless car rental fleet, with the launch of its app, Snappdrive.

Motoring - By Staff Writer | 23 January, 2017
Ford Kuga owners turned away by dealers when trying to trade in their cars – report

Ford Kuga owners turned away by dealers when trying to trade in their cars – report

Ford Kuga owners are being turned away when trying to trade in their cars for other Ford models,according to a report in the Sunday Times.

Motoring - By Staff Writer | 22 January, 2017
Here are South Africa’s best cars across 13 major categories

Here are South Africa’s best cars across 13 major categories

Car advertising website, Cars.co.za has announced a list of 13 winning cars across a range of categories in its second annual consumer awards.

Motoring - By Staff Writer | 19 January, 2017
How to get the best deal when buying a used car in South Africa

How to get the best deal when buying a used car in South Africa

Affordability has continued to drive the shift to the used car market in South Africa. And while the second hand car industry has a poor reputation – it’s mostly undeserved, argues Jeff Osborne, head of Gumtree Automotive.

Motoring - By Staff Writer | 19 January, 2017
Here’s when South Africa’s new speed limits and other road rules will come into effect

Here’s when South Africa’s new speed limits and other road rules will come into effect

Transport Minister spokesperson Ishmael Mnisi has confirmed to BusinessTech when South African motorists can expect to see the Department of Transport’s big proposed road regulations implemented.

Motoring - By Staff Writer | 19 January, 2017
Owners claim Ford Kuga models not in the recall are also catching fire

Owners claim Ford Kuga models not in the recall are also catching fire

Ford cars not part of the recent Ford Kuga 1.6-litre safety recall have also caught fire recently, according to their owners.

Motoring - By MyBroadband | 19 January, 2017
Driving lessons to be included in South African school curriculum

Driving lessons to be included in South African school curriculum

The Road Traffic Infringement Agency and the Department of Basic Education have announced a partnership which include driving lessons being extended into high school curriculums.

Motoring - By Staff Writer | 18 January, 2017
Family of Kuga victim to bring class action lawsuit against Ford

Family of Kuga victim to bring class action lawsuit against Ford

The family of Reshall Jimmy, who died when his Ford Kuga burst into flames, will be pursuing a class action lawsuit against the vehicle manufacturer.

Motoring - By News24Wire | 17 January, 2017
Ford Kuga set to be recalled in South Africa

Ford Kuga set to be recalled in South Africa

Ford will recall certain Kuga models in South Africa, according to a report by eNCA.

Motoring - By MyBroadband | 16 January, 2017
Proposed South African fuel changes are seriously bad news for motorists and car manufacturers

Proposed South African fuel changes are seriously bad news for motorists and car manufacturers

Government is considering reintroducing metal additives into South African unleaded fuel – which could have far-reaching and damaging consequences for car manufacturers and motorists alike, Naamsa says.

Motoring - By Staff Writer | 11 January, 2017
Drunk drivers could soon face the same prison time as rapists and murderers

Drunk drivers could soon face the same prison time as rapists and murderers

The transport ministry is looking at reclassifying drunk driving to be as serious a crime as rape, murder or attempted murder.

Motoring - By News24Wire | 10 January, 2017
Over 1,700 people died on South Africa’s roads over the festive season

Over 1,700 people died on South Africa’s roads over the festive season

1,714 deaths were recorded on South African roads over the 2016/17 festive season, Transport Minister Dipuo Peters revealed in a press conference on Tuesday.

Motoring - By Staff Writer | 10 January, 2017
Ford Kuga parts shortage adds fuel to the fire

Ford Kuga parts shortage adds fuel to the fire

Ford Kuga owners attempting to find replacement parts can expect to wait several new months for new parts according to a new report.

Motoring - By Staff Writer | 10 January, 2017
The best-selling cars in South Africa right now

The best-selling cars in South Africa right now

The National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa has revealed the best-selling passenger and light commercial vehicles (bakkies) this past month.

Motoring - By Staff Writer | 10 January, 2017
This is how much you would get if you sold your Ford Kuga now

This is how much you would get if you sold your Ford Kuga now

Ford Kuga owners can expect to sell their vehicle for more than 40% off the car’s book price, following the cars reported combustion issues.

Motoring - By Staff Writer | 9 January, 2017
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