Subaru BRZ earns IIHS Top Safety Pick Award

Subaru of America, Inc. today announced that the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety (IIHS) has awarded the 2014 Subaru BRZ a 2014 Top Safety Pick award. The Subaru BRZ achieved a ‘good’ rating in the Institute’s crashworthiness evaluations of front moderate overlap, side impact, roof crush and rear impact. The vehicle also received an ‘acceptable’…

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Dates announced for 2015 Johannesburg International Motor Show

The National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa (NAAMSA) are pleased to announce the dates of the 2015 Johannesburg International Motor Show taking place from 14 – 25 October 2015 at the Johannesburg Expo Centre, Nasrec. A number of exciting innovations are in the pipeline and planning stages. The Show officially opens to the media…

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Imperial Toyota puts its weight behind Cullinan Rally – Round 5 of the SA National Rally Championship

Imperial Toyota today announced its financial support of the Cullinan Rally, round 5 of the South African National Rally Championship. The event, which takes place on August 15 and 16, 2014, will again feature spectacular rally stages in and around the town of Cullinan, Northeast of Pretoria, Gauteng. “When we heard that the event was…

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What are the correct driving licence codes and what am I then allowed to drive in SA?

Question: Hi I have a code 10 learners,can I drive a code 8 vehicle? Can I pass out for my licence with a car? Answer: Code 10 is an obsolete code reference, although I am told that the traffic departments are still using that term when they talk to candidates. The valid code references are…

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What is the legal speed limit on an on-ramp as you enter the freeway?

Question: I have a question regarding the speed limit when a driver enters a on-ramp to enter a freeway and what the speed should be when he merges with the freeway? Also when a driver leaves the freeway onto a off ramp what should the speed be as there is a speed sign of 60km/h only 50 meters…

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Alfa Romeo 4C designed to provide total driving pleasure

Extraordinary performance, unique handling, extreme aerodynamics and design that takes up the stylistic features of the Alfa Romeo tradition. This in brief is the new Alfa Romeo 4C, a driving machine without compromise that beckons drivers to take to the road or track to experience the thrill of driving it. The Alfa Romeo 4C is…

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Innovative IntelliSafe solutions in all-new Volvo XC90 for tricky parking and tight manoeuvres

Automatic bay parking as well as parallel parking The driver gets a bird’s-eye view from above the car Designed around modern car buyers’ expectations of smart functionality, the all-new Volvo XC90 features a set of innovative solutions that make tricky parking situations and maneuvering in tight spaces perfectly easy. Volvo’s IntelliSafe support technologies now include…

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Added features for Foton Tunland double cab premium one-ton pick-up range

The already very well equipped Foton Tunland double cab premium one-ton pick-up range has been further enhanced to provide even better value for money. The latest improvements include the addition of Bluetooth with multi-function controls on the steering wheel of the Luxury derivatives for hands-free communication. There has also been a general upgrading of the…

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Two stolen motor vehicle recovered during Operation Platinum Belt

Police members deployed for the Operation Platinum Belt that began more than a month ago, are making their presence felt in crime hotspots around the Rustenburg Cluster. Within a period of three days, they have successfully recovered two stolen motor vehicles. On Thursday, 17 July 2014, at about 15:30, police received a tip-off from a…

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Ford introduces a mine-hardened version of its popular Ranger

  Ford Ranger XL-Plus now available to mining customers in South Africa Brings world-class safety to mining sites Tested extensively in harsh environments to meet quality requirements PRETORIA, South Africa, 17 July 2014 – Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) today introduced a mine-hardened version of its popular Ranger to the local market. The…

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