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Tighter control and regulation of the transport industry is needed to curb drink-driving accidents on South Africa’s roads

Crosses from wood, markers from stone, some decorated with plastic flowers and others displaying photographs of the dead. Roadside memorials marking the locations of fatal traffic accidents have become a common sight in South Africa. The unfortunate reality is that many of these accidents are caused by professional drivers in the transport industry, and the…

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Volkswagen South Africa manufactures 500 000th Polo at its Uitenhage plant

  A Flash Red, Cross Polo destined for a customer in Austria was the 500 000th Volkswagen Polo to be manufactured at the Uitenhage plant, in South Africa. The half-millionth Polo produced by Volkswagen in Uitenhage left the line today (22 October 2015) in the presence of the Premier of the Eastern Cape Phumulo Masualle, the…

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Big incentive for MiWay clients to claim via app

Once again, MiWay is using technology to create a positive customer experience for their clients. MiWay clients can now get R1,000 back on their excess when they submit their motor vehicle accident claims via the MiWay App. Starting 12 October 2015, customers who use the MiWay App (www.miway.co.za/app) to submit motor vehicle accident claims will…

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Speed entrapment – a few important things to consider before you complain!

Question: Positioning of Traffic Officers while trapping motorists. Questions we as motorists need answered. 1. Where must Traffic Officers stand when monitering speeding motorists with a camara? 2. Are they allowed to trap oncoming motorist on the oppersite side of the road? 3. Are the officers allowed to cross the road to stop speeding motorists,cross…

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Volvo Cars’ new compact car range to be built on innovative architecture

Volvo Cars is to extend its range of compact cars into new segments on its highly-innovative Compact Modular Architecture (CMA), a smaller but equally advanced version of Volvo’s acclaimed Scalable Product Architecture (SPA). The company’s first car on CMA is expected to be launched in 2017. CMA’s introduction in 2017 means that all future Volvo…

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Volvo Cars unveils global electrification strategy

Volvo Cars has announced one of the automotive industry’s most comprehensive electrification strategies wherein plug-in hybrids will be introduced across its entire range. The Swedish carmaker will develop an entirely new range of electrified smaller cars and build a fully electric car for sale by 2019. As part of this new strategy, Volvo Cars says…

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