Vehicle sales numbers surprise in September despite challenging economic environment

“Despite the surprisingly better than expected sales results for September, the fundamentals have not changed, the economic outlook is still not looking positive, the rand continues to weaken which will undoubtedly continue to drive above-inflation new car increases. As expected, the export market continues to outshine the rest of the industry and this trend will…

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Survey finds that very first Geely EC7 customers are still smiling

Very first Geely EC7 customers still smiling Distances of up to 45 000 covered in just 18 months Value for money, economy and trouble-free ownership praised What do an aircraft engineer, a technician, a teacher and a retired couple that are all living a happy life with a broad smile every day, have in common? In…

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Volvo V40 Cross Country AWD receives powertrain upgrade

All-Wheel Drive (AWD) rugged all-road capability Reduced emissions and improved fuel economy Powertrain upgrade completes a series of enhancements The Volvo V40 Cross Country will soon be available with Volvo’s superb new 180 kW T5 Drive-E engine ­­- with the added capability of AWD. “Volvo Cars is continuing to evolve the V40 Cross Country with…

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Growth, profit and awards for MiWay

The MiWay success story continues with the insurance company receiving top honours in the prestigious Mail & Guardian Top Companies Reputation Index Awards on 26 September 2014. This latest accolade in the short-term insurance category, follows on the back of strong growth and profits posted for the first half of 2014. MiWay entered the short-term…

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Road user pleads for visible and effective traffic enforcement on route between Krugersdorp and Pretoria

We would like to share an email to the Arrive Alive website by a concerned road user who regularly travels between Krugersdorp and Pretoria: ” There are dangerous drivers between 05h10 and 07h00 on route between Krugersdorp and Pretoria. They drive at extremely high speeds, drive up to the cars in front of them until…

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Infiniti QX70S Black to première at the 2014 Paris Motor Show

Dark chrome is the new black for the Infiniti QX70S Black which will have its première at the 2014 Paris Motor Show. Adding a definite bad-boy spirit to the already elegant and imposing QX70, the new S-Black edition builds on the provocative, design-led ethos of the standard QX70 – the original full-size luxury crossover to…

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International link to hold significant potential benefits for the 2015 Johannesburg International Motor Show

The recent acquisition of a majority share in SA Show Services by Messe Frankfurt, of Germany, is seen as holding significant potential benefits for the 2015 Johannesburg International Motor Show which takes place at the Expo Centre, Nasrec, from October 14-25. Messe Frankfurt, one of the largest trade fair organisers in the world, has offices…

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Should we not be testing learner drivers on ability to drive on the freeway as well?!!

We are all aware that our young drivers are a high risk group on the roads! They are more prone to be driving drunk, speeding, driving distracted and driving without wearing their seatbelts! Most of us can understand that these are some of the reason why they struggle to find affordable insurance! Do we however…

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