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Subaru adds new Social Integration Drive feature for Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat whilst driving

Dual camera system for video and image recording and social sharing Safer driving with both hands on the wheel Hot on the heels of Siri Eyes Free available in its 2016 model line-up, Subaru has introduced new functionality into its vehicle’s allowing drivers to interact directly with Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat, with new dedicated steering…

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Toyota Gazoo Racing excited about Round 1 of 2016 Donaldson Cross-Country Championship

The 2016 Donaldson Cross-Country Racing Championship gets under way on April 1st, when Round 1 takes places near the North West town of Vryburg, the spiritual home of cross-country racing in South Africa. Toyota Gazoo Racing SA will be fielding two Dakar-spec Toyota Hilux race vehicles in this year’s championship, and as multiple defending champions,…

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New Goodyear tyre with 2.6 meter shorter braking distance on wet roads to help you stay in control

Brussels, Belgium, March 2016 – Goodyear announces its new tyre, the Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3: the Ultra-High Performance tyre that delivers shorter braking distance on dry & wet roads helping drivers to stay in control and ready to enjoy the journey. With proven Eagle family test wins and OE track record, it is Goodyear’s premium offering for…

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Consumers urged to be safe on the roads during the busy Easter period

23 March 2016: According to statistics from the Road Traffic Management Corporation, there were over 300 fatalities on South African roads during the 2015 Easter period, and over 1 200 vehicle crashes during the 2015/2016 December festive season. These alarming statistics highlights the fact that there generally is an increased number of serious accidents on…

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Textar Range Gains Momentum

Torre Parts and Components, the sole authorised Sub-Saharan Africa distributor for Textar brake friction products manufactured by TMD Friction, says the brand in gaining traction in the South African market. Textar is available for automotive, light commercial and heavy commercial vehicle applications. TMD Friction is a global brand headquartered in Germany and the world’s largest…

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What is the “tolerance” for speed prosecution?

Question: What is the speed tolerance allowed for in South Africa with regards to fines being issued for speeding. Some sources say 10% and some 10km/h? Also why is this tolerance allowed if so? Answer: The tolerance is 10 km/h for normal speed prosecutions. Average speed prosecutions do not have a tolerance. The tolerance is…

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Subaru Outback and Legacy models now safer than ever before

2014 saw the introduction of all-new Subaru Outback and Legacy models. Both of these cars proclaimed Subaru’s ongoing pursuit of unrivalled safety, refinement and an adventurous driving experience. Just two years later, Subaru isn’t resting on its laurels with the introduction of even more safety and driver-focused features to this pair of vehicles. Now on…

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