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Allocation to SANRAL defeats e-tolls on two fronts says AA

Gauteng Finance MEC Barbara Creecy yesterday announced the allocation of R123 million to the South African National Roads Agency Limited (SANRAL) for the Gauteng Freeway Improvement Project (GFIP) as part of her medium-term policy statement. The Automobile Association (AA) said the allocation completely takes the users of the system out of the picture and places…

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What constitutes a “convoy of vehicles” and do I need permission to travel with a convoy?

Question: Was wondering if you could help me with the following: We are an events/activation company One of our clients (vehicle brand) is wanting us to arrange a Convoy of 15x vehicles to drive through from Johannesburg to Durban during holiday time. Are there any rules, regulations or permissions we need to apply for or…

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New vehicle price inflation in SA slows as consumers continue shift to used cars

The latest Vehicle Pricing Index (VPI) report released by TransUnion today reveals that despite a significant depreciation in the Rand and a rising cost of living, new vehicle price inflation in South Africa continued to slow in the third quarter of 2015, as economic pressure weighed heavily on the pockets of both consumers and businesses.…

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Continental voted South Africa’s preferred replacement tyre

Continental has been voted South Africa’s top tyre brand for the fourth consecutive year at the 2016 Standard Bank People’s Wheels Awards in Sandton. The People’s Wheels Awards is run by the Future Group, in association with Standard Bank Vehicle and Asset Finance. The annual nationwide survey of vehicle owners determines which automotive brands are…

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SA motorists crown the heavyweight champions of the automotive industry

The Standard Bank People’s Wheels Conference and Awards in association with Times Media Events took place today at the Sandton Convention Centre. With the whole set up arranged to resemble a boxing match, the event was appropriately themed as a knock-out. Following a nationwide survey of the motoring public, 22 winners were named and the…

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Peoples Wheels Awards to reward vehicle excellence

The People’s Wheels concept brings to the automotive sector a pioneering means of recognising vehicle excellence, while simultaneously offering relevant and useful information to the consumer market regarding perceptions of vehicle brands – including reliability, durability and loyalty factors. Similarly, a comprehensive, 130-page Buyers’ Guide that encompasses an evaluation of, and specifications for, almost all…

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