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Four suspects arrested, multiple firearms and stolen goods recovered in Johannesburg hijacking

Vehicle recovered within 25 minutes thanks to quick response from Ctrack recovery team Four suspects were arrested and multiple illegal weapons and ammunition found in a hijacking incident which took place over the weekend in Rabie Ridge, Johannesburg. Vehicle tracking and recovery specialist Ctrack, a subsidiary of Novatel Wireless, had its recovery team on the…

Textar Brake Disc – single disc

Textar Brake Discs Now Available in Singles

Traditionally packed in pairs, Textar brake discs are now available as single units to address local demand from retailers and consumers. “Although we still recommend that brake discs be installed in pairs to maintain performance, comfort and safety, we realise that there is a demand from the market for discs packed in singles,” said Claire…

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Easter holiday takes a toll on New Vehicle Sales in March

01 April 2016 – Public holidays in March had a major impact on new vehicle sales. The consolidated sales data from the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa (Naamsa) reports that new vehicle sales plummeted 14%, year-on-year, with only 47 631 new vehicles being sold. Both passenger car and light commercial vehicle (LCV)…


Mercedes-Benz wins Design prize for MULTIBEAM LED headlamps

Stuttgart.  Mercedes-Benz is a design trendsetter. This was confirmed for the Stuttgart-based company by the judges of the globally renowned design competition, who gave the “Red Dot Award” to the MULTIBEAM LED headlamps on the new E-Class. The MULTIBEAM LED headlamps mark a technical milestone. Each comprising 84 individually drivable high-performance LEDs, these headlamps automatically illuminate the…


Subaru adds new Social Integration Drive feature for Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat whilst driving

Dual camera system for video and image recording and social sharing Safer driving with both hands on the wheel Hot on the heels of Siri Eyes Free available in its 2016 model line-up, Subaru has introduced new functionality into its vehicle’s allowing drivers to interact directly with Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat, with new dedicated steering…


Toyota Gazoo Racing excited about Round 1 of 2016 Donaldson Cross-Country Championship

The 2016 Donaldson Cross-Country Racing Championship gets under way on April 1st, when Round 1 takes places near the North West town of Vryburg, the spiritual home of cross-country racing in South Africa. Toyota Gazoo Racing SA will be fielding two Dakar-spec Toyota Hilux race vehicles in this year’s championship, and as multiple defending champions,…