Trade and Industry Minister Dr Rob Davies has approved the new Medium and Heavy Commercial Vehicles-Automotive Investment Scheme (MHCV-AIS) guidelines to stimulate investment in the production of vehicles in the country. The MHCV-AIS is a sub-component of the Automotive Investment Scheme, an incentive designed to grow and develop the automotive sector in South Africa. “The…Details
It has been a good day for the member attached to provincial command centre when 13 suspects were arrested yesterday( Wednesday 2014-11-19) during an operation clamping down on stolen vehicles and hijackings. During patrols and by following up information a total of 10 suspects between ages 19 and 52 years were arrested for being in…Details
Bill Ford helps inaugurate Ford’s latest business unit, Middle East and Africa, an exciting, vibrant region that represents the final frontier for growth in the auto industry Ford pledged to launch 25 vehicles in region by 2016, including the all-new Mustang debuting next year Industry sales in Middle East & Africa are expected to…Details
Stuttgart – Mercedes-Benz is in the fast lane. This is according to the readers of the German specialist motoring magazine “Auto Zeitung”, who have chosen the three latest Mercedes models as the best cars in their class. As a result, the AMG GT, the C-Class and also the S-Class have been awarded the “Auto Trophy…Details
All-new Shelby® GT350 Mustang is a thoroughbred capable of tackling the world’s most challenging roads and racetracks GT350 is powered by a unique, high-revving flat-plane crankshaft 5.2-liter V8 engine that will produce more than 500 horsepower – the most powerful naturally aspirated Ford production engine ever Advanced materials, MagneRide dampers, aggressive brakes and finely tuned…Details
Swift models sold in SA awarded three-star rating Local models compliant with local and global safety standards Zero score for base-spec model sold in India only Concerns regarding the safety rating of the Suzuki Swift 1.2 produced in India, which have emerged in the wake of a recent Global NCAP crash test, are not relevant…Details
What is the distanced allowed between the car and the speed camera before the speed is recorded?
If the camera is a laser the speed needs to be locked within 500 metres .
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Are traffic officers allowed to trap using a mobile camera where there is no camera warning signboard?
Question: I want to find out if the traffic officers are allowed to trap using a mobile camera where there is no camera warning signboard? Answer: The officers may trap if there is no sign if they are stopping the person and issuing the ticket. If the ticket is mailed the NPA generally requires a…Details
The People Have Spoken The Future Group, in association with Standard Bank Vehicle and Asset Finance, research house TNS Global and media partner Sunday Times, this morning proudly presented the fourth annual Standard Bank People’s Wheels Awards at the Montecasino Ballroom in Fourways. The resounding voice of more than 60 000 votes determined which vehicles in…Details
Benoni Flying squad members arrested two suspects for truck hijacking in Brentwood Park, Benoni. Police members were following up on information that led to one of the plots in Benoni where they arrested two suspects. It is alleged that a horse and trailer truck was hijacked on R550, Nigel Road on Sunday, 09 November 2014.…Details