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,…


Digital revolution evolves auto industry

The digital revolution has swept a wave of change through how businesses and consumers take on daily activities. Life in many instances has been made easier with technology now facilitating improved ways of sourcing and accessing information. However, as with anything, this also introduces a few challenges such as a faster work pace, big data…


Victory for Toyota as Nasser Al-Attiyah win the Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge

ABU DHABI – Toyota scored a maiden victory on the FIA Cross-Country World Cup circuit, when Nasser Al-Attiyah won the Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge yesterday. This race, run over five days, was Round Two of the World Cup, and saw defending champion Al-Attiyah campaign a South African Toyota Hilux. Partnered with navigator Matthieu Baumel, Al-Attiyah…


Unique ‘all in one’ finance offering will get new Datsun GO drivers going

Fixed cost motoring for owners became a reality for prospective owners of the Datsun GO today, with the launch of the Datsun’s All-in-1-GO plan – a unique financial offering that is the first package of its kind to be introduced to the highly competitive ‘A segment’ of South Africa’s motoring market. And, says Des Fenner,…


Tiger Wheel & Tyre Introduces Turn 1(TM) Automotive Batteries

Tiger Wheel & Tyre has announced the launch of the new Turn 1(TM) range of automotive batteries. The range is now available at Tiger Wheel & Tyre, countrywide. “This new product line represents both an extension of the Turn 1(TM) brand as well as an expansion of Tiger Wheel & Tyre’s automotive battery offering, which includes the Duracell Automotive…

Textar Brake Disc – single disc

Textar Brake Discs Now Available in Singles

Traditionally packed in pairs, Textar brake discs are now available as single units to address local demand from retailers and consumers. “Although we still recommend that brake discs be installed in pairs to maintain performance, comfort and safety, we realise that there is a demand from the market for discs packed in singles,” said Claire…

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Easter holiday takes a toll on New Vehicle Sales in March

01 April 2016 – Public holidays in March had a major impact on new vehicle sales. The consolidated sales data from the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa (Naamsa) reports that new vehicle sales plummeted 14%, year-on-year, with only 47 631 new vehicles being sold. Both passenger car and light commercial vehicle (LCV)…