Third-generation Kia Sorento set for European premiere at Paris Motor Show 2014

The all-new Kia Sorento will make its European premiere in Paris today, exhibiting a unique blend of style, practicality and technology, which builds on the success of the outgoing model. The new’s SUV’s smoother, swept-back profile and deeply sculpted surfaces introduce a higher level of sophistication for the third-generation model, delivering a premium look and…

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40 years of Opel Safety

40 years ago: Opel Safety Vehicle masters impact speed of 65 km/h Kadett C designated ‘OSV 40’: impact protection, on-board warning systems, safety seats Astra today: ultra-modern assistance systems with camera, radar and sensors 02 OCTOBER 2014 – Rüsselsheim. “Don’t start without a seatbelt”, was the slogan of a campaign launched in Germany in 1974…

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South African Made Tyres Tread Deep

The continued increase of cheap tyres being ‘dumped’ from Far East Countries like China into South Africa through customs under-declarations, lack of service delivery, high electricity costs, increasing transport costs and the huge waste tyre fees have recently shed light on the challenges facing the five South African tyre manufactures*. There are also additional issues…

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Vehicle sales numbers surprise in September despite challenging economic environment

“Despite the surprisingly better than expected sales results for September, the fundamentals have not changed, the economic outlook is still not looking positive, the rand continues to weaken which will undoubtedly continue to drive above-inflation new car increases. As expected, the export market continues to outshine the rest of the industry and this trend will…

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Survey finds that very first Geely EC7 customers are still smiling

Very first Geely EC7 customers still smiling Distances of up to 45 000 covered in just 18 months Value for money, economy and trouble-free ownership praised What do an aircraft engineer, a technician, a teacher and a retired couple that are all living a happy life with a broad smile every day, have in common? In…

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Volvo V40 Cross Country AWD receives powertrain upgrade

All-Wheel Drive (AWD) rugged all-road capability Reduced emissions and improved fuel economy Powertrain upgrade completes a series of enhancements The Volvo V40 Cross Country will soon be available with Volvo’s superb new 180 kW T5 Drive-E engine ­­- with the added capability of AWD. “Volvo Cars is continuing to evolve the V40 Cross Country with…

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Growth, profit and awards for MiWay

The MiWay success story continues with the insurance company receiving top honours in the prestigious Mail & Guardian Top Companies Reputation Index Awards on 26 September 2014. This latest accolade in the short-term insurance category, follows on the back of strong growth and profits posted for the first half of 2014. MiWay entered the short-term…

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Road user pleads for visible and effective traffic enforcement on route between Krugersdorp and Pretoria

We would like to share an email to the Arrive Alive website by a concerned road user who regularly travels between Krugersdorp and Pretoria: ” There are dangerous drivers between 05h10 and 07h00 on route between Krugersdorp and Pretoria. They drive at extremely high speeds, drive up to the cars in front of them until…

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Infiniti QX70S Black to première at the 2014 Paris Motor Show

Dark chrome is the new black for the Infiniti QX70S Black which will have its première at the 2014 Paris Motor Show. Adding a definite bad-boy spirit to the already elegant and imposing QX70, the new S-Black edition builds on the provocative, design-led ethos of the standard QX70 – the original full-size luxury crossover to…

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