Statement by Honda Motor Southern Africa Safety Recall – Driver’s Airbag

Further to the Takata airbag recall earlier this year, Honda will as a precautionary measure, recall a small number of potentially affected 2004 Jazz and 2012 – 2014 Brio vehicles, in order to replace the driver’s SRS airbag module. In certain vehicles, the driver’s SRS airbag may deploy with excessive pressure during an accident which…

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Make festive season car buying a happy occasion to take you into the New Year

It is natural to think about the joys of starting the New Year in your dream car when your bank account is filled with an end-of-year bonus. However, is it advisable to buy a brand new or pre-owned car during the festive season? Yes, as long as you carefully consider all the options available. “The…

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What are the Requirements for a driving licence holder to accompany a learner driver?

Question: I would like to know if one has a learner drivers license, can he be assisted by a person with a drivers license less that a year? In other words, how long do you have to have your license before you can assist a person with a learner drivers license? Answer: The current regulations…

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SA stimulates investment in vehicle production

Trade and Industry Minister Dr Rob Davies has approved the new Medium and Heavy Commercial Vehicles-Automotive Investment Scheme (MHCV-AIS) guidelines to stimulate investment in the production of vehicles in the country. The MHCV-AIS is a sub-component of the Automotive Investment Scheme, an incentive designed to grow and develop the automotive sector in South Africa. “The…

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13 suspects arrested and 6 cars and two firearms confiscated in Western Cape

It has been a good day for the member attached to provincial command centre when 13 suspects were arrested yesterday( Wednesday 2014-11-19) during an operation clamping down on stolen vehicles and hijackings. During patrols and by following up information a total of 10 suspects between ages 19 and 52 years were arrested for being in…

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Ford Plants Flag in Middle East & Africa with Live Action Event

  Bill Ford helps inaugurate Ford’s latest business unit, Middle East and Africa, an exciting, vibrant region that represents the final frontier for growth in the auto industry Ford pledged to launch 25 vehicles in region by 2016, including the all-new Mustang debuting next year Industry sales in Middle East & Africa are expected to…

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