Chevy Spark proves to be a safe affordable choice

All Chevrolet Spark models available with at least two airbags and ABS Safety features of utmost importance in all derivatives Spark safety reputation hits home in South Africa 30 OCTOBER 2014 – The Chevrolet Spark, which remains one of South Africa’s most affordable vehicles, highlights safety features as some of its most important aspects. All…

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Mercedes-Benz comprehensively revises the four-door CLS Coupé

This iconic design now has a more incisive front section. As the interior has been enhanced even further, there are many new, perfectly presented details waiting to be discovered that combine modern luxury and a hand-crafted feel with a passion for sport. The vehicle’s technical innovations bring exemplary functionality on the road. Futuristic MULTIBEAM LED…

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Updates to Mitsubishi Pajero keep icon at the top

With its roots set deeply in the world of rallying and having set the bar over several decades as one of the world’s most formidable off-roaders, the Mitsubishi Pajero has received a number of updates based on customer feedback and market trends. “We know we have a winning formula with Pajero,” comments Mitsubishi Motors South…

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Justice Project notes with concern e-toll threats by Sanral despite it being “sub-judice”

Justice Project South Africa has noted that SANRAL has again deployed its Chief Financial Officer; Ms Helga Mulder to threaten motorists with prosecution for the non-payment of e-tolls, despite the fact that e-tolling is currently under review by the Gauteng Provincial Government. An article which appeared on Moneyweb on Monday 27 October 2014 bears testimony…

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Hyundai Genesis gets highest safety score yet in ANCAP

Genesis, Hyundai Motor’s new flagship luxury sedan, has achieved the highest score in the 21-year history of testing in the Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP), with 36,88 points out of a possible 37 and a maximum 5-star ANCAP safety rating. A 5-star safety rating is ANCAP’s ultimate measure of vehicle safety protection for occupants…

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MiWay innovates in speeding up hail claims

Short-term insurer MiWay has launched a series of proactive measures to help clients file claims quickly and easily online and via mobile in the event of hail damage. This year, MiWay will harness email and SMS to proactively assist clients that have been affected by hail storms in the identified areas. This communication will include a…

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Infographic shares advice on buying a pre-owned vehicle and getting the best price

A friend of the Arrive Alive website emailed an Infographic with some interesting insights on the buying of a pre-owned vehicle. Also included was the following message: “In the first two years of ownership, a new car can lose 30% of its original value, meaning that used car shopping is much more cost-effective. We often…

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Can the car insurance company force me to use second hand parts in the repair of my vehicle?

Question: I would like to ask your advise if I may.  The lady at office was in an accident.  No negligence from her side at all.  Someone drove into her , damaging her bumper, and now she is claiming from his insurance (the other driver), however they requested her to get three quotes and she…

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