Flagship Volvo XC90 Excellence now available in South Africa

The range-topping Volvo XC90 Excellence is now available in South Africa. As one of the most luxurious models in Volvo’s 89-year history, the flagship Swedish SUV redefines what is possible in a luxury vehicle and brings out the best in terms of sophistication, opulence and ultimate splendour. Produced on a separate, specialised line at Volvo…


Bridgestone Dueler A/T 693III All Terrain set to become one of South Africa’s favourite tyres

The all-terrain Bridgestone Dueler A/T 693III is set to become one of South Africa’s most popular tyres after it was selected as standard equipment on South Africa’s most popular SUV and pick-up models. Says Patrick Leslie, Marketing General Manager for Bridgestone South Africa: “The Dueller 693III All Terrain in the size 265/65R17 is the factory…


Continental Tyre launches free ContiSure Warranty

ContiSure Warranty introduced for all Continental-branded passenger, light commercial and 4×4 tyres Free cover applicable on tyres purchased from BestDrive, Tiger Wheel & Tyre or Tyres & More Warranted for 24 months from date of purchase against irreparable tyre damage Simple warranty activation via innovative ContiSure mobile app or website Once assessed, customer receives credit…


Contribution from the car rental industry helps reduce decline in vehicle sales

“Whilst the 9.5% year on year decline in new vehicle sales is relatively better compared to the double digit declines of recent months, this is masked by the contribution from the car rental industry. The passenger car market will continue to remain under pressure in the short to medium term”. General Comments on October 2016…


Daimler Financial Services is amongst the world’s best employers

Daimler Financial Services, the Daimler division to which Mercedes-Benz Financial Services South Africa belongs, has been ranked as one of the world’s best 25 employers. This is the outcome of an anonymous survey among its 10,000 employees and a ranking of its HR- and Leadership programmes by the independent Great Place to Work Institute. More…


Do not park in such manner as to obstruct any private or public vehicular entrance to such road.

Question: Just want to know are you allowed to park in front of someone’s driveway if your driveway is opposite you neighbours driveway. Thanks Answer: Parking of vehicles Reg 305.    (1)        No person shall park a vehicle on a public road— (a)        in contravention of any road traffic sign; (b)        in any place referred to…


Dakar testing continues as Toyota Gazoo Racing SA takes on the Atlas Copco 450

The final round of the 2016 Donaldson Cross-Country Championship takes place near the mining town of Glenharvie this weekend, and Toyota Gazoo Racing SA will again be fielding three vehicles. The team has already wrapped up the championship, thanks to a stellar performance by Leeroy Poulter and navigator Rob Howie, who placed their Toyota Hilux…


Car rental companies announce Volkswagen as the 2016 manufacturer of the year

Volkswagen recognised for the seventh consecutive year as the best manufacturer Audi honoured with Tutuka award for the second year in a row The South African Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association (SAVRALA) has announced Volkswagen as the Manufacturer of The Year (MOTY) in the car rental sector for the seventh consecutive year. The revered SAVRALA’s…


2016 Readers’ Choice Awards recognize excellence by Tiger Wheel &Tyre in Pretoria

The results of Caxton Newspapers’ annual “Best Of… Competition” are in and the 2016 Readers’ Choice Award for Pretoria, in the “The Best Place to Buy Tyres” category, has been awarded to Tiger Wheel & Tyre for the fourth consecutive year. “The competition was launched in Johannesburg in 1996, and four years ago in Pretoria,…