Daimler Financial Services is amongst the world’s best employers

Daimler Financial Services, the Daimler division to which Mercedes-Benz Financial Services South Africa belongs, has been ranked as one of the world’s best 25 employers. This is the outcome of an anonymous survey among its 10,000 employees and a ranking of its HR- and Leadership programmes by the independent Great Place to Work Institute. More…


Do not park in such manner as to obstruct any private or public vehicular entrance to such road.

Question: Just want to know are you allowed to park in front of someone’s driveway if your driveway is opposite you neighbours driveway. Thanks Answer: Parking of vehicles Reg 305.    (1)        No person shall park a vehicle on a public road— (a)        in contravention of any road traffic sign; (b)        in any place referred to…


Dakar testing continues as Toyota Gazoo Racing SA takes on the Atlas Copco 450

The final round of the 2016 Donaldson Cross-Country Championship takes place near the mining town of Glenharvie this weekend, and Toyota Gazoo Racing SA will again be fielding three vehicles. The team has already wrapped up the championship, thanks to a stellar performance by Leeroy Poulter and navigator Rob Howie, who placed their Toyota Hilux…


Car rental companies announce Volkswagen as the 2016 manufacturer of the year

Volkswagen recognised for the seventh consecutive year as the best manufacturer Audi honoured with Tutuka award for the second year in a row The South African Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association (SAVRALA) has announced Volkswagen as the Manufacturer of The Year (MOTY) in the car rental sector for the seventh consecutive year. The revered SAVRALA’s…


2016 Readers’ Choice Awards recognize excellence by Tiger Wheel &Tyre in Pretoria

The results of Caxton Newspapers’ annual “Best Of… Competition” are in and the 2016 Readers’ Choice Award for Pretoria, in the “The Best Place to Buy Tyres” category, has been awarded to Tiger Wheel & Tyre for the fourth consecutive year. “The competition was launched in Johannesburg in 1996, and four years ago in Pretoria,…


End of the Road for Red Lights? Ford Trials Tech to Help Drivers ‘Ride the Green Wave’

magine if you could take the kids to school, commute to work or drive across town to do some shopping without ever hitting a single red traffic light. Technology is currently being trialled with Ford cars to make “riding the green wave” a day-to-day reality. Green Light Optimal Speed Advisory uses information on traffic light…


What are the consequences when stopped by a traffic officer with six passengers in a five seater car?

Question: I would like to inquire, what are the consequences when stopped by a traffic officer with six passengers in a five seater car? What should happen in terms of the rules for traffic officers? Answer: The vehicle will be considered overloaded in terms of reg 230 to 233 of the National Road Traffic Regulations.…


Honda extends the SUV offering

Joins long-established CR-V and highly popular HR-V models Links compact, agile dimensions to versatile seven-seater capability Proven 1,5-litre i-VTEC engine delivers performance and economy Premium cabin execution across all three trim levels All-new six-speed manual transmission for increased performance Honda Motor Southern Africa has added a third, all-new model to its highly regarded range of…