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Ominous warning by Ombudsman for vehicle owners about drunk driving and rejecting car insurance claims

The Ombudsman for Short-Term Insurance comments on the implications of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, leaving the scene of the accident unlawfully and providing the insurer with incorrect information. Driving under the influence Most motorists who consume alcohol before driving a vehicle consider police detection to be the greatest threat to their…


Deloitte report helps navigate Africa’s automotive sector: Getting Africa into Gear

To unpack the complexity of the automotive industry on the African continent, Deloitte South Africa today releases the first report of their annual Series. In this inaugural report, Deloitte Africa Automotive Insights focuses on three key African economies where most business interest is currently being channelled: Nigeria, Kenya and Ethiopia. The report states: “Despite its…


Volkswagen launches the new Tiguan

New Tiguan launches the new era of SUVs Positive driving impressions and comparative tests from Auto Motor und Sport and other international media reports Tiguan confidently shows way to future as distinctively designed all-round vehicle First Volkswagen Sports Utility Vehicle based on MQB The new Volkswagen Tiguan is a great all-rounder with distinctive styling which…

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Petrol expected to climb again in May – AA

Rising international oil prices continue to do battle with gains in the Rand / US dollar exchange rate. This is according to the Automobile Association (AA), which was commenting on unaudited mid-month data released by the Central Energy Fund (CEF). “We are seeing a gradual, but sustained return of strength to petroleum prices,” the AA…

NHPA Driving Experience

New Hijack Prevention and driver training venue near Kyalami

A new venue has opened for hijack prevention and driver training located just past the Lanseria Airport. This venue caters for: • Advanced driver training • Hijack Prevention training • Events / Functions • Vehicle launches • Team building • Conference and more. Please contact us for a quotation OR to book any training /…


SANRAL and Outa spat bad for Gauteng drivers says AA

The South African National Roads Agency Limited (SANRAL) today responded to a report by the Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (Outa) on the costs of the Gauteng Freeway Improvement Project (GFIP). SANRAL alleged in its presentation that Outa’s report is filled with inaccuracies, and misrepresentations, and cannot be taken seriously. While the issues raised by Outa,…