Mercedes-Benz S-Class also offers Collision Prevention Assist Plus

No other car lives up to the high standards so famously and quite as comprehensively as the top model from Mercedes-Benz. The S 600 L with V12 biturbo engine is the top model in the already successfully established S-Class and is available exclusively with long wheelbase and with a luxurious package of equipment and appointments.…

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First look at the all-new Third Generation Kia Sorento

The all-new, third generation Kia Sorento will be unveiled in Korea next month, featuring bold, swept-back exterior styling, a premium interior look and luxury features. Styled at Kia’s design studios in Korea, Germany and the USA, the new Kia Sorento sports a lower roofline, higher beltline, a more muscular stance, rounded shoulders at the rear,…

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Toyota retains market leadership with July vehicle sales in South Africa

Market segment Jul 2013 Jul 2014 % change Passenger vehicles 39,945 40,368 -1% Light commercial vehicles 15,393 15,081 -2% Medium commercial vehicles 984 856 -13% Heavy commercial vehicles 511 421 -17.6% Extra Heavy commercial vehicles 1,228 1,265 3% Bus 82 102 24.4% Vehicle exports 27,137 22,773 -16.10% Overall market (local) 58,561 57,670 -1.5% Toyota South…

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Comments on NAAMSA New Vehicle Sales Report – July 2014 – Standard Bank

 “The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) strikehas had little effect on vehicle sales for July, this is because most of the manufacturers would have factored it in. However, it will still impact on the stock reserves going forward. The manufacturers would still have to catch up on lost production to make up…

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Question/s outside of the prescribed syllabus for the learners licence will only further corruption!

We often discuss the impact of crime on road safety and the need to root out any form of corruption! On the Arrive Alive website we have also discussed this in more detail on a page titled “Corruption, Traffic Enforcement and Road Safety”. Car insurance companies will agree that incompetent drivers  – or let us…

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Subaru BRZ earns IIHS Top Safety Pick Award

Subaru of America, Inc. today announced that the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety (IIHS) has awarded the 2014 Subaru BRZ a 2014 Top Safety Pick award. The Subaru BRZ achieved a ‘good’ rating in the Institute’s crashworthiness evaluations of front moderate overlap, side impact, roof crush and rear impact. The vehicle also received an ‘acceptable’…

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Dates announced for 2015 Johannesburg International Motor Show

The National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa (NAAMSA) are pleased to announce the dates of the 2015 Johannesburg International Motor Show taking place from 14 – 25 October 2015 at the Johannesburg Expo Centre, Nasrec. A number of exciting innovations are in the pipeline and planning stages. The Show officially opens to the media…

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Imperial Toyota puts its weight behind Cullinan Rally – Round 5 of the SA National Rally Championship

Imperial Toyota today announced its financial support of the Cullinan Rally, round 5 of the South African National Rally Championship. The event, which takes place on August 15 and 16, 2014, will again feature spectacular rally stages in and around the town of Cullinan, Northeast of Pretoria, Gauteng. “When we heard that the event was…

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