crime and road safety

Individuals and teams who have excelled in vehicle tracking and recoveries rewarded

Crime cannot be conquered by the efforts of the police alone. Partnership between by various stakeholders from the community and the police are crucial in curbing the scourge of crime in our society. The South African Police Service together with Tracker South Africa have demonstrated that a meaningful partnership between business and the police can…


Volkswagen Group South Africa confirms compliance with emissions standards

There has been extensive international media coverage relating to irregularities in Nitrogen oxide emission values measured during‎ dynamometer regarding the emission standard Euro 5 of Volkswagen diesel vehicles fitted with the type EA189 Euro 5 engines. In South Africa the compliance standard is EU 2. All Volkswagen Group diesel vehicles of the type EA 189…


Chevrolet Posts Best Sales Month of the Year

General Motors South Africa (GMSA) sold 5 149  vehicles in September 2015, coming in at fourth position on the National Automobile Association Manufacturers of South Africa (NAAMSA) sales rankings. Brian Olson, GMSA Vice President for Vehicle Sales Service and Marketing, said “Overall industry dealer sales were surprisingly strong, due to high levels of support to stimulate…

Vehicle sales and buying a new vehicle

September vehicle sales confirm weakening in domestic sales contrasted by record vehicle exports

In amplification of the new vehicle sales statistics for the month of September, 2015 – released today for public consumption on the website of the Department of Trade & Industry – the Association commented that current conditions in the automotive industry reflected a further weakening in domestic sales contrasted by record vehicle exports. Given the present difficult economic…

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Datsun GO gets extra drive from strong history in SA

The strength and association that motorists have with their favourite brands depends largely on their memories associated with a name and the iconic status they have achieved – all aspects that have helped Datsun re-enter the South African market and immediately gain acceptance of their new Datsun GO. So says Des Fenner, General Manager of…

Buckle Up

Are law enforcement officers exempt from wearing seatbelts? NO they are NOT!

Question: Good day, According to your website, “Wearing seatbelts is the Law for all vehicle occupants!” Ninety percent of laws are put in place to prevent one person from illegally taking another’s property, unlawfully causing bodily harm or death by one person on another etc. etc. Since the promulgation of this law and until today,…