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5 big brand cars that people aren’t buying in South Africa

5 big brand cars that people aren’t buying in South Africa

BusinessTech looks at five vehicles which failed to attract any interest in the market in March, despite having the stamp of the biggest names in the car industry.

Motoring - By Staff Writer | 23 April, 2017
How much time South Africans lose to traffic every day

How much time South Africans lose to traffic every day

KPMG has released a report titled “The economics of rush hour traffic”, detailing how much time South Africans spend in traffic, how much this costs the economy.

Motoring - By Staff Writer | 23 April, 2017
Sanral reveals alternative to e-tolls: report

Sanral reveals alternative to e-tolls: report

As Sanral gears up for thousands of default judgments against non-paying e-toll motorists, it has revealed the first of its proposed alternatives to the toll system in order to make up for lost billions it needs for road construction.

Motoring - By Staff Writer | 21 April, 2017
South Africans ditch new cars for used models priced under R200,000

South Africans ditch new cars for used models priced under R200,000

TransUnion warns that manufacturers may be forced to hike new vehicle prices following the recent downgrades by ratings agencies Fitch and S&P Global.

Motoring - By Staff Writer | 20 April, 2017
Ford launches limited edition Ranger in SA modeled on US pick-up

Ford launches limited edition Ranger in SA modeled on US pick-up

Cashing in on the success of its Ranger brand in South Africa, US motoring company Ford has launched a limited edition Ford Ranger Fx4.

Motoring - By Staff Writer | 18 April, 2017
Why Joburg cyclists never use the bike lanes

Why Joburg cyclists never use the bike lanes

When you think of the world’s bicycle friendly cities, Johannesburg probably doesn’t feature.

Motoring - By The Conversation | 15 April, 2017
The busiest roads, travel times, cops and road works locations in SA this Easter

The busiest roads, travel times, cops and road works locations in SA this Easter

Sanral says that most major highways in the country are in excellent condition ahead of the Easter weekend and road users will encounter only limited construction activities during the coming break.

Motoring - By Staff Writer | 13 April, 2017
The 6 best cars in the world in 2017

The 6 best cars in the world in 2017

The 2017 World Car Awards winners have been announced, with the organisation naming the 6 best cars around the world in a number of different categories.

Motoring - By Staff Writer | 13 April, 2017
Sanral explains why SA will always have potholes

Sanral explains why SA will always have potholes

The persistent rains in recent months across large parts of Gauteng and the northern provinces have again led to frustration among road users who have to deal with potholes, mostly on roads that are not managed by SANRAL, the roads agency has said in a statement.

Motoring - By Staff Writer | 9 April, 2017
The 10 best-selling sports and supercars in South Africa right now

The 10 best-selling sports and supercars in South Africa right now

Naamsa has released its list of the bestselling cars in South Africa for the month of March 2017, proving that like the Polo Vivo and Toyota Fortuner, SA motorists have firm favourites when it comes to sports and supercars too.

Motoring - By Staff Writer | 8 April, 2017
Your car insurance is set to rocket due to SA’s junk status rating

Your car insurance is set to rocket due to SA’s junk status rating

South African consumers and businesses should prepare themselves for a large increase in their car insurance premiums according to the South African Insurance Association’s (SAIA) chief executive, Viviene Pearson.

Motoring - By Staff Writer | 5 April, 2017
How much money petrol attendants and cashiers earn in South Africa

How much money petrol attendants and cashiers earn in South Africa

A recent report by the South African Petroleum Industry Association (SAPIA) found that the fuel sector currently supports the employment of over 100,000 people directly or indirectly across the country.

Motoring - By Staff Writer | 2 April, 2017
How much it costs to open a petrol station franchise in South Africa

How much it costs to open a petrol station franchise in South Africa

Following reports that the retail fuel sector is now one of the best franchising oppurtunities in the country, Absa’s franchising department explored what you needed to know before opening your own petrol station.

Motoring - By Staff Writer | 2 April, 2017
Ford Kuga recall spreads to Australia

Ford Kuga recall spreads to Australia

The Australian media is reporting that Ford is recalling almost 5,000 vehicles in the country after several have burst into flames.

Motoring - By Staff Writer | 30 March, 2017
Ford replaces boss in South Africa

Ford replaces boss in South Africa

Ford South Africa president and CEO Jeff Nemeth has been recalled to the US, and is set to leave in July.

Motoring - By Staff Writer | 29 March, 2017
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