OUTsurance puts new spin on traditional car insurance product

OUTsurance recently expanded their product offering to include Safe_Driver@OUT, a brand-new addition to the OUTsurance car insurance product range that adjusts clients’ premiums based on their specific driving habits and mileage. “This product provides a new spin on an already-familiar concept in the South African car insurance market” says Ernst Gouws, Chief Executive of OUTsurance.…

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BMW the most sought after brand by car thieves in the UK

What are the most stolen vehicle brands? Even though we do not have the stats for South Africa, I have come across an interesting article on Wheels 24 about the numbers in the UK. BMW X5, Land Rover Range Rover, BMW M3 and the Audi RS4 remain the UK’s most desirable cars for today’s thieves,…

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Cape Town motorists warned of high risk hijacking spot

The Grassy Park Community Policing Forum in Cape Town has warned the M5 highway opposite Parkwood has become a hijacking hotspot. On Tuesday evening a woman and her son were travelling towards Muizenberg when their vehicle was stoned. She managed to escape unharmed but the CPF said others have been targeted in a similar manner…

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Escalating petrol prices will force vehicle owners into review of insurance costs as well!

The Volksblad has included a rather revealing display in the newspaper on the impact that fast escalating petrol prices will have on average household expenses. The increase in costs has been compared with the litres of milk or amount of bread that could have been bought with the extra money that now has to go…

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Volkswagen in America recalls 71,000 Jettas

Volkswagen of America is recalling about 71,000 2011 Jettas in order to reconfigure wiring related to its alarm system and horn. The recall affects sixth-generation Jetta sedans built between March 2010 and March 2011. No injuries or accidents have been reported. Volkswagen of America is the U.S. subsidiary of Germany’s Volkswagen AG. Also view: Vehicle…

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