Toyota Leads Industry in Co2 Emissions Reduction in Europe

  Lowest fleet-wide average CO2 emissions of 103.6 g/km in 2012 for Toyota Motor Europe 23% of total Toyota Motor Europe fleet emits below 100 g/km of CO2 11 Toyota and Lexus models in Europe emit below 100 g/km of CO2, six below 90 g/km First nine-month hybrid sales in Europe outsold same period in…

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Industrial action hits exports of vehicles but impact limited to October says Wesbank

01 November 2013: Industrial action and subsequent constraints on stock levels affected both local sales and exports of new vehicles last month, according to the latest figures released by the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa (NAAMSA). Rudolf Mahoney, Head of Research at WesBank, South Africa’s leading asset-based financial solutions provider, says the…

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2014 Upgrades For Hilux, Fortuner And 86

With the focus on concepts like the exotic Toyota FT-86 Open and forthcoming new cars like the 2014 Corolla, one could be forgiven for missing one or two model upgrades amongst the heap of Johannesburg International Motor Show (JMS) product announcements. A few model refinements from the world’s leading motor manufacturer have quietly slipped in…

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Where are you not allowed to stop or park under the National Road Traffic Regulations?

Question: “What is the law regarding parking on a grass verge in a residential area. We have wide grass verges in Hillcrest, Kloof in KZN. Are we permitted to park on these verges outside a friend’s home? Obviously we may not park on a pavement, or paved walkway, but what about a grass verge? The…

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Bridgestone unveils Ecopia EP200

Bridgestone South Africa has announced the release of the Ecopia EP200 which replaces the previous generation Ecopia EP100A. The new tyre features Bridgestone’s proprietary Nano ProTech technology, a new technology that increases the density of silica molecules in the tyre’s compound. Nano ProTech reduces heat generation and energy losses while driving, giving lower rolling resistance.…

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Novatel Wireless signs Supply Agreement with DigiCore for commercial and consumer telematics markets

SAN DIEGO – October 24, 2013 – Novatel Wireless, Inc, (Nasdaq: NVTL), a leading provider of intelligent wireless solutions and DigiCore Holdings Ltd (JSE: DGC), a leading provider of advanced machine-to-machines (M2M) communication and telematics solutions, today announce that Novatel Wireless will be supplying DigiCore its cellular OBD 11 devices. Under the agreement, various versions…

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2014 WesBank / SAGMJ Car of the Year Finalists announced

Johannesburg International Motor Show, NASREC Exhibition Centre. The 2014 WesBank / SAGMJ Car of the Year finalists were announced this afternoon during an exciting reveal event hosted by WesBank, the competition’s headline sponsor, and the SA Guild of Motoring Journalists (SAGMJ) at the Johannesburg International Motor Show. The announcement of the 2014 Car of the…

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SADD and Justice Project issue statement on arrest of passengers for consuming liquor

On Wednesday 16 October 2013, the Gauteng Department of Community Safety tweeted on Twitter and posted on Facebook that: Passengers found to be drinking alcohol in a moving or stationary vehicle on a public road will be arrested as this is an illegal and arrestable offence. Public drinking and walking under the influence of alcohol…

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