Time for the Consumer Awards – powered by Wesbank

The Consumer Awards, which was established to be the most prestigious, credible and influential awards programme in the South African motor industry, is entering its second year – powered by Wesbank. Following the success of the inaugural award season, the winners of which were announced on 14 January 2016, the second iteration, now backed…


Suspects arrested within minutes of vehicle theft in Port Elizabeth

Eastern Cape: Port Elizabeth – Three suspected car thieves were arrested within minutes after stealing a motor vehicle in Kabega Park this afternoon. It is alleged that at about 13:15 an off duty police reservist, W/.O Stephen Fourie from Walmer spotted the three suspects tampering with cars at the Glenroy Shopping mall in Walker Drive.…


Drive Me public autonomous driving experiment starts in Sweden

Volvo Cars has officially kicked off Drive Me, the world’s most ambitious and advanced public autonomous driving (AD) experiment. On the morning of 09 September 2016, Volvo produced the very first autonomous car that will be used in the Drive Me project in Gothenburg. The autonomous Volvo XC90 SUV was finalized in Volvo Cars’ special…


A familiar road for Volvo Cars with upcoming V90 Cross Country

Volvo Cars’ instrumental role in defining the adventurous Cross Country segment is widely acknowledged across the globe. With the imminent reveal of the new Volvo V90 Cross Country, the Swedish carmaker is set to cement its leading role with the most capable and comfortable premium all-roader on offer and complete its 90 Series line-up. “Cross…


Assertive pricing for new Volvo S90 announced

Pricing for the forthcoming new Volvo S90 has been officially released by Volvo Car South Africa. The confident pricing structure, which sees the new large executive sedan starting at R675 200, is poised to cement the new S90 as a key premium player in its segment. The range-topping model will retail for an exceptional R871 900. “With…


Abandoned hijacked and stolen vehicles recovered in New Brighton and Kwadesi

Eastern Cape: Yesterday, 4 September 2016 at 11:45, Port Elizabeth K9 members recovered an abandoned hijacked vehicle in Nikiwe Street, New Brighton.

Port Elizabeth Flying Squad members also recovered an abandoned stolen vehicle in Kwadesi area.

Police are investigating the cases.

Also view:

Hijack Prevention Guidelines

Crime as a Threat to Road Safety



Record Exports for Ford Ranger in August, Continued Strong Domestic Sales

Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) achieved a record-breaking month in August 2016, with the highest number of Ford Rangers exported to date, complemented by continued strong domestic sales for several key models. The Ranger, assembled at Ford’s Silverton Assembly Plant in Pretoria, attained its largest export volume on record with a total of…

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Vehicle recovered shortly after house robbery in Avoca, north of Durban.

Shortly after 11am on Sunday, Marshall Security were alerted to a house robbery which had occurred at a residence in Avoca Road, in the suburb of Avoca, north of Durban. Armed reaction officers were immediately dispatched and on further investigation it was ascertained that four suspects, two armed with pistols, arrived in an unknown vehicle…


Team South Africa defends its International Spirit of Amarok Trophy

Team South Africa has successfully defended its International Spirit of Amarok Trophy. The 2016 competition recently took place north of Upington in the unrelenting dunes and pans of the Kalahari Desert. Fourteen teams from Australia, Botswana, Namibia, Russia and South Africa participated in this year’s competition with each country except Russia being represented by three…