Kia reveals first official photos of Third Generation Kia Sorento

(SOUTH AFRICA), 11 August 2014. First photos of the all-new Kia Sorento released today confirm that the third generation of the popular SUV will feature a new look, with bold, swept-back styling and sophisticated surface detailing. Longer, lower and wider, with an extended wheelbase, the new Sorento builds on the success of the outgoing model,…

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Anti-hijack Tips for Women’s Month from Ford

With a number of heartbreaking hijack stories making the news recently, the matter of driver skill and awareness has once again been given attention. Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) has a team of certified professionals who train drivers around the country as part of its Driving Skills For Life (DSFL) programme. While many…

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The new Mercedes-Benz S 65 AMG offers driving performance in its perfect form

Twelve cylinders, twin-turbocharging, 463 kW of output and 1000 Nm of torque – the new S 65 AMG sets new standards as the most powerful vehicle in its segment of the market. Exceptional performance and outstanding dynamism – these are the hallmarks of the AMG 6.0-litre V12 biturbo engine. With its reduced fuel consumption, the new…

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Mercedes-Benz S-Class also offers Collision Prevention Assist Plus

No other car lives up to the high standards so famously and quite as comprehensively as the top model from Mercedes-Benz. The S 600 L with V12 biturbo engine is the top model in the already successfully established S-Class and is available exclusively with long wheelbase and with a luxurious package of equipment and appointments.…

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First look at the all-new Third Generation Kia Sorento

The all-new, third generation Kia Sorento will be unveiled in Korea next month, featuring bold, swept-back exterior styling, a premium interior look and luxury features. Styled at Kia’s design studios in Korea, Germany and the USA, the new Kia Sorento sports a lower roofline, higher beltline, a more muscular stance, rounded shoulders at the rear,…

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Toyota retains market leadership with July vehicle sales in South Africa

Market segment Jul 2013 Jul 2014 % change Passenger vehicles 39,945 40,368 -1% Light commercial vehicles 15,393 15,081 -2% Medium commercial vehicles 984 856 -13% Heavy commercial vehicles 511 421 -17.6% Extra Heavy commercial vehicles 1,228 1,265 3% Bus 82 102 24.4% Vehicle exports 27,137 22,773 -16.10% Overall market (local) 58,561 57,670 -1.5% Toyota South…

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Comments on NAAMSA New Vehicle Sales Report – July 2014 – Standard Bank

 “The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) strikehas had little effect on vehicle sales for July, this is because most of the manufacturers would have factored it in. However, it will still impact on the stock reserves going forward. The manufacturers would still have to catch up on lost production to make up…

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Question/s outside of the prescribed syllabus for the learners licence will only further corruption!

We often discuss the impact of crime on road safety and the need to root out any form of corruption! On the Arrive Alive website we have also discussed this in more detail on a page titled “Corruption, Traffic Enforcement and Road Safety”. Car insurance companies will agree that incompetent drivers  – or let us…

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Subaru BRZ earns IIHS Top Safety Pick Award

Subaru of America, Inc. today announced that the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety (IIHS) has awarded the 2014 Subaru BRZ a 2014 Top Safety Pick award. The Subaru BRZ achieved a ‘good’ rating in the Institute’s crashworthiness evaluations of front moderate overlap, side impact, roof crush and rear impact. The vehicle also received an ‘acceptable’…

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