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Consumer demand in the vehicle industry remains steady in March

The vehicle sales industry experienced virtually no growth this past March, according to the latest data from the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa (Naamsa). Industry sales totalled 55 449 vehicles, nine more vehicles than March 2014. Passenger cars contributed 35 548 units to this total but were down 3% year-on-year. By contrast,…

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SAPS urge motorists to observe the rules of the road and to exercise patience and courtesy

With the Easter holidays just a week away, the South African Police Service (SAPS) will be heightening its crime-fighting efforts with the launch of ‘Operation Paseka’. This safety campaign has a duel focus of clamping down on opportunistic crime and road safety during this period. The Easter weekend is a peak season when people embark…

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Avoid Murder on the Road this Easter Weekend – Don’t Drive Drunk!

  As Easter weekend approaches, South African’s will make their yearly migration to holiday destinations to spend time with their families and loved ones. While many will be enjoying the traditional pickled fish, chocolate eggs and hot cross buns, others will lose their lives on the road. According to the Road Traffic Management Corporation (RTMC)…

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10 Stolen vehicles recovered at vehicle checkpoints by Police in Cape Town

Nyanga Cluster Police under the command of Major General Robbie Robberts apprehended 335 suspects during the week as from 2015-03-23 until 2015-03-30. From Friday evening until Sunday morning there were operations at all seven stations. Vehicle control points were done to search vehicles for dangerous weapons, firearms and unlicensed vehicles. Continuous stop and search, wanted…

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Mazda announces Recall Campaign on certain Mazda6 vehicles for airbags issue

Mazda outlined a concern affecting some Mazda6 vehicles equipped with a passenger-side air bag. The supplier of air bags, Takata Corporation, notified Mazda Southern Africa that the subject coverage of the recall campaign affects Mazda6 vehicles produced from April 2002 through June 2003 with model VIN code (GG). This concern had deemed a recall campaign…

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Advice on What to Do If You Are In Road Crash

Carnage on South African roads remain a concern as 1 368 people lost their lives over the 2014/15 Festive Season, with 193 fatalities registered for the four day 2014 Easter long weekend alone.  Head-on collisions are cited as the leading cause of death on South African roads with around 40% of fatalities being pedestrians. In an…

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