What are the Driving habits that can destroy your wallet?

Your vehicle is one of your most costly possessions, and it’s certainly one on which you heavily depend. So, you want it to last as long as possible. Even if you have the proper vehicle maintenance measures in place, there may be important day-to-day responsibilities you overlook that have a negative impact on the life…


East Rand Declared Natural Catastrophe Zone by Insurers

The East Rand has been declared a NatCat zone by insurers after heavy rainfalls and flash floods caused extensive damage to vehicles and property in the vicinity of Linksfield and the Gilloolys interchange on 9 November. “As at lunchtime on 10 Nov over 150 claims had already been lodged in Aon’s call centre alone, and…


Defeating distracted driving offers parents and new driver’s greater peace of mind

There can be no doubt that avoidable car accidents have become a considerable problem on our roads, with efforts being made every year to reduce fatalities. However, driving under the influence, speeding and un-roadworthy vehicles aren’t the only culprits, so too is an increasingly common side effect of living in the digital age – distracted…


Flagship Volvo XC90 Excellence now available in South Africa

The range-topping Volvo XC90 Excellence is now available in South Africa. As one of the most luxurious models in Volvo’s 89-year history, the flagship Swedish SUV redefines what is possible in a luxury vehicle and brings out the best in terms of sophistication, opulence and ultimate splendour. Produced on a separate, specialised line at Volvo…


Bridgestone Dueler A/T 693III All Terrain set to become one of South Africa’s favourite tyres

The all-terrain Bridgestone Dueler A/T 693III is set to become one of South Africa’s most popular tyres after it was selected as standard equipment on South Africa’s most popular SUV and pick-up models. Says Patrick Leslie, Marketing General Manager for Bridgestone South Africa: “The Dueller 693III All Terrain in the size 265/65R17 is the factory…


Continental Tyre launches free ContiSure Warranty

ContiSure Warranty introduced for all Continental-branded passenger, light commercial and 4×4 tyres Free cover applicable on tyres purchased from BestDrive, Tiger Wheel & Tyre or Tyres & More Warranted for 24 months from date of purchase against irreparable tyre damage Simple warranty activation via innovative ContiSure mobile app or website Once assessed, customer receives credit…


Contribution from the car rental industry helps reduce decline in vehicle sales

“Whilst the 9.5% year on year decline in new vehicle sales is relatively better compared to the double digit declines of recent months, this is masked by the contribution from the car rental industry. The passenger car market will continue to remain under pressure in the short to medium term”. General Comments on October 2016…