General Tyre relaunches its range and brand profile in South Africa

  Relaunch strategy builds on proud legacy and consumer support in SA All-new passenger car tyres and expanded 4×4 line-up complement existing range Builds on General Tyre core values of performance, reliability and heritage, linked to strong value proposition PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa, 16 July 2014 – General Tyre is embarking on a bold relaunch…

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PEUGEOT reports strong global sales in first half of 2014

PEUGEOT sales worldwide up by 5.7% to 853,000 units Sustained growth for PEUGEOT in Europe  and China: Europe : + 13.5% to 522 000 units China: + 32.4% to185,000 units, a new sales record Profitable growth in the retail sales channel: + 1% point market share in Europe A young – 3 years old on average –…

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Be Cautious of those “anticipating” the green traffic lights at Intersections!

The safety of road users at intersections and traffic lights have become a major concern. The biggest threat remain blatant lawlessness amongst drivers and them not obeying the Rules of the Road! Amongst the types of Road Traffic Crashes that are most dangerous are the T-Bone crashes where one vehicle collides at speed into the…

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Fleet managers save R130m by blocking fraudulent transactions

Standard Bank Fleet Management’s transaction authorisation system is geared to save fleet managers another record amount this year. Early 2014 figures indicate that the system, which automatically checks each fleet card transaction and declines those that look suspicious, has already saved fleet managers a staggering R130m by blocking fraudulent transactions. This is already more than…

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Successful first half of 2014 for vehicle sales by Audi

Audi has achieved the best first half-year result in company history with 869,350 cars delivered to customers resulting in a year-on-year sales growth of 11.4 percent versus the same time last year. In June 2014, the company delivered 155,450 cars worldwide, exceeding the figure in the same month last year by 10.8 percent. Sales in…

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Honda reveals more spacious, more sophisticated flagship Honda Accord

All-new 9th generation Accord features elegant, contemporary styling Longer, wider and taller with enhanced interior space New engines, including a sophisticated, muscular V6 Premium interior execution combines comfort and quality New lighter front suspension enhances ride and handling Extensive array of advanced safety features The all-new Accord, the 9th generation of Honda’s best-selling model, is now more…

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South African Subaru owners not affected by global recall

South African Subaru owners can rest easy as the recent global Subaru recalls, issued by Subaru on an international scale, does not affect any South African Subaru vehicles according to Subaru Southern Africa Marketing Manager, Ashley Lazarus. “Product recalls are never nice to announce, and Subaru is taking a very proactive approach to the problems…

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Stolen goods worth half a million rand confiscated and truck hijacking suspect arrested

On Tuesday, 8 July 2014, Mr Jemal Mohammed, a 33 year old male appeared in the Johannesburg Magistrate court, after he was arrested for the Possession of Stolen Property. Mr Mohammed was arrested at a warehouse in Mayfair after police followed up information on a truck robbery that happened in Meyerton in May 2014. Information…

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Volvo XC90 the first SUV to offer so much power with such a low emissions rate

. All-wheel drive, seven seats and ultra-low emissions of around 60g/km . Up to 290 kW and 630 Nm . All-new Volvo-developed Twin Engine technology Volvo Car’s all-new XC90 SUV will offer an unrivalled combination of power and efficiency when it is revealed later this year. The AWD seven-seater offers drivers up to 290 kW…

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