Volkswagen South Africa manufactures 500 000th Polo at its Uitenhage plant

  A Flash Red, Cross Polo destined for a customer in Austria was the 500 000th Volkswagen Polo to be manufactured at the Uitenhage plant, in South Africa. The half-millionth Polo produced by Volkswagen in Uitenhage left the line today (22 October 2015) in the presence of the Premier of the Eastern Cape Phumulo Masualle, the…

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Big incentive for MiWay clients to claim via app

Once again, MiWay is using technology to create a positive customer experience for their clients. MiWay clients can now get R1,000 back on their excess when they submit their motor vehicle accident claims via the MiWay App. Starting 12 October 2015, customers who use the MiWay App (www.miway.co.za/app) to submit motor vehicle accident claims will…

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Information, technology and partnerships instrumental in winning the battle against Automotive threats

  South Africa is known for its high level of vehicle theft but losses to consumers and the industry don’t stop there – the ease with which stolen vehicles are effectively re-registered and re-enter the system perpetuates the cycle. The impact on the automotive industry, and specifically motor dealers, is significant. Access to information and…

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Speed entrapment – a few important things to consider before you complain!

Question: Positioning of Traffic Officers while trapping motorists. Questions we as motorists need answered. 1. Where must Traffic Officers stand when monitering speeding motorists with a camara? 2. Are they allowed to trap oncoming motorist on the oppersite side of the road? 3. Are the officers allowed to cross the road to stop speeding motorists,cross…

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Volvo Cars’ new compact car range to be built on innovative architecture

Volvo Cars is to extend its range of compact cars into new segments on its highly-innovative Compact Modular Architecture (CMA), a smaller but equally advanced version of Volvo’s acclaimed Scalable Product Architecture (SPA). The company’s first car on CMA is expected to be launched in 2017. CMA’s introduction in 2017 means that all future Volvo…

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Volvo Cars unveils global electrification strategy

Volvo Cars has announced one of the automotive industry’s most comprehensive electrification strategies wherein plug-in hybrids will be introduced across its entire range. The Swedish carmaker will develop an entirely new range of electrified smaller cars and build a fully electric car for sale by 2019. As part of this new strategy, Volvo Cars says…

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Toyota leading the way to reduce cost of parts pricing and ownership – Kinsey Report

The recently announced 2015 Kinsey Survey and introduction of Toyota Value Service pays testimony to efforts by Toyota South Africa to ensure competitive parts pricing and reasonable cost of ownership. 2015 Kinsey Survey Toyota has made its mark once again in the 2015 Kinsey Report in no uncertain terms and, with overall wins in three…

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SA’s favourites make the cut for the 2016 Standard Bank People’s Wheels Awards

Johannesburg, 14 October 2015: South Africa’s motoring public knows its wheels – and, for the fifth successive year, the voices of the people have been heard. Based on thousands of responses from ordinary motorists, 132 vehicles in 22 categories have been voted as finalists in the fifth annual Standard Bank-sponsored People’s Wheels Awards. Now the…

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