Four suspects arrested for attempted murder, armed robbery, hijacking and possession of unlicensed firearms

Earlier today, Tuesday 4 November 2014, Gauteng Police have arrested three suspects for Armed Robbery, Hijacking and the Illegal Possession of Firearms and Ammunition. The suspects are all between the ages of 25 and 30 years old and will appear in the Tembisa Magistrates’ Court soon. It is alleged that two police officers were approached…

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Vehicle sales decline in November despite marginal improvement of 0.9% year on year

  “New car sales for the month of November 2014 show a marginal improvement of 0.9% year on year. Passenger vehicles continue to show strain as evidenced by the latest figures. This is anticipated to continue through 2015” [Nicholas Nkosi – Head of Standard Bank Vehicle and Asset Finance - Personal Markets] General Comments on…

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Female motor journalists chose Mercedes-Benz S-Class as best automotive newcomer of the last year

Stuttgart.  According to female car experts from five continents the Mercedes-Benz S-Class is the world’s best car. On behalf of “Women’s World Car of the Year Ltd.” from New Zealand, twenty international female motor journalists from 15 countries chose the best automotive newcomer of the last year. Not only did they consider design, technical functions,…

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Bricks fall off building crashing onto cars in Durban

Two vehicles have been badly damaged after bricks fell from a building in Vic Embankment before Gardiner Street in Durban around 4pm today. Rescue Care paramedics as well as Durban Fire Department and SAPS Search and Rescue responded to reports of a building collapsed in the CBD today. Paramedics arrived on scene and feared the…

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Statement by Honda Motor Southern Africa Safety Recall – Driver’s Airbag

Further to the Takata airbag recall earlier this year, Honda will as a precautionary measure, recall a small number of potentially affected 2004 Jazz and 2012 – 2014 Brio vehicles, in order to replace the driver’s SRS airbag module. In certain vehicles, the driver’s SRS airbag may deploy with excessive pressure during an accident which…

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Make festive season car buying a happy occasion to take you into the New Year

It is natural to think about the joys of starting the New Year in your dream car when your bank account is filled with an end-of-year bonus. However, is it advisable to buy a brand new or pre-owned car during the festive season? Yes, as long as you carefully consider all the options available. “The…

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What are the Requirements for a driving licence holder to accompany a learner driver?

Question: I would like to know if one has a learner drivers license, can he be assisted by a person with a drivers license less that a year? In other words, how long do you have to have your license before you can assist a person with a learner drivers license? Answer: The current regulations…

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