World premiere of the all-new Volvo XC90

Months of speculation ended today after Volvo Cars unveiled its all-new Volvo XC90, delivering on its promise to introduce a visually striking, premium quality seven-seat SUV with world leading safety features, new powertrain technologies, an unrivalled combination of power and fuel efficiency with a superlative interior finish. Three years in the making and part of…

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Four suspects arrested for hijacking a courier service vehicle

Police in Kwa-Thema arrested four suspects for hijacking a courier service vehicle and recovered the stolen goods yesterday. A firearm, 9mm pistol, was also seized during the arrest. The suspects are due to appear at the Kwa-Thema Magistrate Court within 48 hours. It is alleged that four suspects approached the RTT courier service vehicle at…

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What are the General duties of drivers or passengers of a vehicle on a public road?

Question: Is Regulation 308(1)h promulgated under Act 93 of 1996 still applicable? I see that it may have been substituted by r66 GNR 1341 w.e.f 25 September 2003 ( which I cannot find or verify). Answer:  Yes it is applicable. The wording was just updated. Regulation 308: General duties of driver or passenger of vehicle…

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AstaZero – the world’s first full-scale test environment for future road safety

AstaZero’s inauguration on 21 August will mean that the world’s first full-scale test environment for future road safety has been put into operation. The facility, which has a total area of 2,000,000 square metres, accommodates a range of realistically constructed, continuous traffic environments such as highways, urban environments and a high speed track. Besides its…

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Black & White editions set new tones for Sonic and Spark

Chevrolet has enhanced its passenger car line-up with the addition of two new ‘Black & White’ Spark and Sonic special edition models. The vehicles, which will be available in limited numbers, bring sporty visual upgrades and enhanced specifications to the Chevrolet portfolio, adding extra value and appeal. “Chevrolet is well known for offering great value…

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Opel ADAM and Mokka confirmed for South Africa

General Motors South Africa (GMSA) has confirmed the imminent introduction of two new Opel vehicles to the South African market. The new Opel ADAM and Opel Mokka will be introduced to South Africa for sale in 2015 as part of a global product offensive by Opel which will see the German brand introduce 27 new…

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Maserati Turns 100 and Stuns at Monterey Car Week

Maserati celebrated its 100th Anniversary in grand style at Monterey Car Week, and isn’t a stranger to the famous Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance where – in 1968 – a Maserati Mistral Coupé took top honors as Best of Show. Still today, it is the most recent postwar car to capture this recognition. As Honored Marque…

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May my nurse at the retirement village drive a golf cart if she has no valid driving car license?

  Question:  I am the Matron of a Retirement Village, my night staff get call out on regular basis to visit an elderly in his cottage, may my nurse drive a golf cart if she has no valid driving car license? Answer: Unfortunately not. Estate roads are still considered public roads and golf carts are…

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