Tiger Wheel & Tyre shares advice on navigating our potholed roads

South Africans have recently welcomed the very needed rainfall across our thirsty country, however this has meant driving on our roads often feels like navigating a minefield. Even the most advanced drivers don’t stand a chance against our eroded roads. Potholes are often difficult to avoid, as they can be hard to see, especially at…

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Textar introduces Cera Tec Anti-squeal lubricant

Textar’s non-metallic anti-squeal lubricant for braking systems is heat resistant up to 1000°C. It is suited for lubricating disc and drum brakes, compressors, central lubricating systems, axle bearings, chains, seat tracks, sunroof guides and battery contacts. Cera Tec is non-conductive, contains no solid constituents, is suitable for anti-lock braking systems, facilitates brake installation, reduces brake…


Nine vehicles recovered and female suspect arrested in Birchleigh North after tip-off

Ekurhuleni north cluster: Norkem park saps. Nine cars recovered and female suspect arrested . On 2016-05-05 at about 09:30 members from Ekurhuleni Metro police recovered nine cars at number 2 Gertrude street, Birchleigh north after a tip off from community member. Upon arrival of the metro officers they recovered nine cars at the said house.…


Volkswagen Group South Africa’s Black-Owned Suppliers’ Day hailed a success

On 5 May 2016 Volkswagen Group South Africa hosted its first ever Black-Owned Suppliers’ Day in Uitenhage. The event, which was attended by the Minister of Trade and Industry, Rob Davies, and MEC for Economic Development, Environmental Affairs and Tourism in the Eastern Cape, Sakhumzi Somyo, presented a platform for 45 companies that meet VWSA’s…


Keep an eye on your car insurance to avoid unexpected surprises

Many South Africans regard their cars as prized possessions, but often cut corners to save on costs when it comes to taking out insurance – something that could prove vastly more expensive than anticipated in the event of a claim. “It is common in these tough times, when budgets are stretched by increases in petrol…

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“Current strain on car sales not likely to change materially in the short to medium term” says Standard Bank

“Overall new vehicle sales continue to show strain with a 9.1% year on year decline. New passenger vehicles sales also continue on a downward trend with a 13.1% year on year decline, mostly driven by pressure on consumer affordability and above inflation car prices. Current strain on car sales not likely to change materially in…


Multi-billion pound UK motor insurance industry faces radical restructuring due to autonomous cars

The multi-billion pound UK motor insurance industry faces a period of radical restructuring as a result of the advent of autonomous cars – with the number of crashes said to drop by 80 per cent by 20351 and insurance premiums set to plummet – a high level panel discussion organized by Volvo Cars and Thatcham…