Dynamic world début of the new Mercedes-AMG GT in Affalterbach

As exciting as crossing the finish line in a car race – that was how Mercedes-AMG presented its new GT V8 sports car this evening, the second vehicle to be entirely developed under its own direction. None other than current Formula 1 points leader Nico Rosberg piloted the breath-taking newcomer from the sports car brand…

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Three suspects arrested for motor vehicle application fraud amounting to R50 million

The Electronic Crime Unit of the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (DPCI), the Hawks, in conjunction with the banking industry, arrested three suspects for motor vehicle application fraud amounting to R50 million. The suspects, 33-year-old Adele Coetzee, her husband, 37-year-old Marius Coetzee, and his mother, 60-year-old Kitty Coetzee, were arrested in Brits in the North…

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Amazing performance by Hino truck on Mongolia Rally

The Hino 500-Series truck, with part-time four-wheel drive, entered in the recent Mongolia Rally by Hino Team Sugawara put up another amazing performance by finishing seventh overall in this cross-country race out of an original field of 76 motorcycles and four-wheel vehicles. This was the 20th running of the Mongolia Rally and it attracted an entry…

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Mild exterior update underlines sporty persona of updated Kia Picanto

The second-generation Kia Picanto has been turning heads since making its global premiere at the 2011 Geneva Motor Show and local market introduction in 2011. Completely redesigned, the new model – proudly featuring Kia’s iconic ‘tiger nose’ grille – moved the Picanto from ‘cute’ and ‘friendly’ to ‘mature’ and ‘handsome’, combining sporty styling, a high…

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Naamsa vehicle sales report for August confirms pressure on domestic passenger vehicle sales

“The domestic passenger vehicle sales will continue to show pressure for the duration of 2014 given interest rates and car price increases which are above inflation. As a result, the expected reduction in the petrol price by 67c a litre on Wednesday will not have any impact on vehicle sales. However, the good news is…

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