What is the national max speed limit to drive with a Toyota Quantum 14 seater on a freeway in South Africa?

Question: What is the national max speed limit to drive with a Toyota Quantum 14 seater on a national highway in South Africa? Answer: A bus or mini-bus a mini-bus or a midi-bus operating in terms of an operating licence*, outside an urban area, unless a speed limit sign indicates a lower speed: Maximum speed…


Sales of New Vehicles struggle under consumer affordability pressures

“New car sales continue to come under pressure with new passenger vehicles showing a 14% decline year on year. The current pressure on new car sales is likely to persist in the short-medium term driven by above inflation new car prices and consumers experiencing affordability pressures”.   General Comments on September 2016 NAAMSA sales: Month…


Mitsubishi Outlander ready for dramatic debut at Paris Motor Show

Mitsubishi Motors is preparing to send a strong statement about the company’s future plans at the 2016 Paris Motor Show. Spearheading their onslaught of modern SUV contenders is the refreshed Outlander along with the highly-anticipated Outlander Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV) to the range. Mitsubishi’s striking and modern profile is conveyed by the Dynamic Shield…

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Powering up your car? Let your insurer know!

Adding aftermarket power enhancement accessories might seem like a good idea to the car enthusiast, but it is important to consult your insurer about these new additions to your vehicle. Mpumelelo Tyikwe, Managing Director of Alexander Forbes Insurance, said insurers use power as a rating factor. He explains that it is the power to mass…


Mercedes-Benz Vito receives German Commercial Vehicle Prize 2016 at the IAA

 The Mercedes-Benz Vito received the German Commercial Vehicle Prize 2016 (Deutscher Nutzfahrzeugpreis) at the IAA Commercial Vehicle show in Hanover. The popular prize for vans with a gross vehicle weight of up to three tonnes was presented to the Head of Mercedes-Benz Vans, Volker Mornhinweg, by the President of the German Association of the Automotive Industry (VDA),…


Suspected hijackers shot in shootout with police in Midrand

Two suspected hijackers have been shot following a shoot-out between police and the hijackers on the corner of New Road and 16th, in Midrand this afternoon. Just after 4pm EMER-G-MED’s RV7, V02 and A01 responded to the emergency call. Paramedics arrived on the scene within minutes of being dispatched, arriving to find multiple SAPS vehicles…