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All new Navara launch kick-starts busy year for Nissan in South Africa

All new Navara launch kick-starts busy year for Nissan in South Africa

Nissan has returned to the premier pick-up market this month following the launch of the first Navara 4×4 models, with more expected in due course.

Motoring - By Gareth Vorster | 24 March, 2017
SA drivers may soon have to go to rehab if they receive too many fines

SA drivers may soon have to go to rehab if they receive too many fines

Those found guilty of breaking road rules by a court of law will have to complete a mandatory rehabilitation programme under the new proposed demerit system, Parliament has heard.

Motoring - By News24Wire | 23 March, 2017
Sanral: We are coming for e-toll non-payers

Sanral: We are coming for e-toll non-payers

Despite assurances from opposition civil society groups JPSA and Outa last week, Sanral has confirmed that it plans to use a recent high court decision as a precedent to go after Gauteng motorists who have not paid e-tolls.

Motoring - By Staff Writer | 20 March, 2017
This is when you’re allowed to drive in the emergency lane in South Africa

This is when you’re allowed to drive in the emergency lane in South Africa

Contrary to popular belief, South African motorists are allowed to drive in the emergency-lane – but only under specific conditions.

Motoring - By Staff Writer | 20 March, 2017
Why South Africa is not ready for electric cars

Why South Africa is not ready for electric cars

Financial services firm, Deloitte, has released its automotive consumer study, detailing what the average South African motorists thinks about advanced in-vehicle technology and electric cars in the country.

Motoring - By Staff Writer | 18 March, 2017
SA taxi drivers may soon need to get training and a special certificate to operate

SA taxi drivers may soon need to get training and a special certificate to operate

South Africa’s biggest taxi association Santaco has confirmed that it plans to introduce provincial training centres and a new certificate as a possible prerequisite for all drivers.

Motoring - By Staff Writer | 17 March, 2017
‘First’ e-toll ruling means very little for motorists: JPSA

‘First’ e-toll ruling means very little for motorists: JPSA

A high court judgement for ‘failing to pay outstanding e-tolls’ means very little for motorists, as it was a default ruling on a matter that was not defended by the liquidated company, Justice Project South Africa says.

Motoring - By Staff Writer | 17 March, 2017
Meet South Africa’s 2017 car of the year winner

Meet South Africa’s 2017 car of the year winner

South Africa’s 2017 Wesbank Car of the Year (CoTY) was announced at a gala dinner in Gauteng on Wednesday night.

Motoring - By Staff Writer | 16 March, 2017
New proposed traffic laws in Gauteng are just another way to grab your money: JPSA

New proposed traffic laws in Gauteng are just another way to grab your money: JPSA

Justice Project South Africa (JPSA) has raised concerns about proposed traffic laws in Gauteng, which it says are now almost entirely focused on generating revenue.

Motoring - By Staff Writer | 16 March, 2017
Uber SA: ‘Protests only underline why people choose safer alternatives like us’

Uber SA: ‘Protests only underline why people choose safer alternatives like us’

Alon Lits, Uber General Manager for Sub Saharan Africa has issued an official statement in attempt to calm down ongoing metred taxi protests.

Motoring - By Staff Writer | 10 March, 2017
Deputy minister helps herself to two luxury cars valued at R1.5 million

Deputy minister helps herself to two luxury cars valued at R1.5 million

The Democratic Alliance says that a deputy minister has splashed out on two luxury vehicles despite continued calls to curb wasteful spending in government departments.

Motoring - By Staff Writer | 9 March, 2017
Land Rover reveals drone equipped Discovery SUV

Land Rover reveals drone equipped Discovery SUV

Jaguar Land Rover Special Vehicle Operations (SVO) has designed and engineered a version of its newest Land Rover Discovery for use by the Austrian Red Cross, which includes a drone that can land on the vehicle while in motion.

Motoring - By Staff Writer | 8 March, 2017
Colour matters when it comes to car accidents

Colour matters when it comes to car accidents

Yellow taxi cabs have significantly fewer accidents than cabs of a darker hue, according to research that scientists say could end up saving lives and money.

Motoring - By News24Wire | 8 March, 2017
Ford issues new Kuga warnings following brake issues: report

Ford issues new Kuga warnings following brake issues: report

Ford South Africa has issued new warning letters to owners of its 2.0-litre diesel-powered Kuga SUVs for to resolve a potential “brake” problem.

Motoring - By Staff Writer | 6 March, 2017
Sanral quietly hikes e-toll prices – here’s how much more you will be paying

Sanral quietly hikes e-toll prices – here’s how much more you will be paying

Sanral has announced increases for Gauteng’s e-toll gantries and other national toll roads, which take effect as of 3 March.

Motoring - By Staff Writer | 6 March, 2017
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