AstaZero – the world’s first full-scale test environment for future road safety

AstaZero’s inauguration on 21 August will mean that the world’s first full-scale test environment for future road safety has been put into operation. The facility, which has a total area of 2,000,000 square metres, accommodates a range of realistically constructed, continuous traffic environments such as highways, urban environments and a high speed track. Besides its…

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Black & White editions set new tones for Sonic and Spark

Chevrolet has enhanced its passenger car line-up with the addition of two new ‘Black & White’ Spark and Sonic special edition models. The vehicles, which will be available in limited numbers, bring sporty visual upgrades and enhanced specifications to the Chevrolet portfolio, adding extra value and appeal. “Chevrolet is well known for offering great value…

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Opel ADAM and Mokka confirmed for South Africa

General Motors South Africa (GMSA) has confirmed the imminent introduction of two new Opel vehicles to the South African market. The new Opel ADAM and Opel Mokka will be introduced to South Africa for sale in 2015 as part of a global product offensive by Opel which will see the German brand introduce 27 new…

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Maserati Turns 100 and Stuns at Monterey Car Week

Maserati celebrated its 100th Anniversary in grand style at Monterey Car Week, and isn’t a stranger to the famous Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance where – in 1968 – a Maserati Mistral Coupé took top honors as Best of Show. Still today, it is the most recent postwar car to capture this recognition. As Honored Marque…

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May my nurse at the retirement village drive a golf cart if she has no valid driving car license?

  Question:  I am the Matron of a Retirement Village, my night staff get call out on regular basis to visit an elderly in his cottage, may my nurse drive a golf cart if she has no valid driving car license? Answer: Unfortunately not. Estate roads are still considered public roads and golf carts are…

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It is legal for a person/s in unmarked car taking videos at intersections for which traffic fines are sent?

Question: I would like to know if it is legal for a person/s in unmarked car to be taking videos at intersections for which traffic fines are been sent. I have been watching 2 cars at an intersection in Port Elizabeth, white BMW and a red golf,who’s occupants are not in uniform taking videos of…

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Testing Begins On All-New Right-Hand-Drive Mustang

Ford’s new Mustang goes on sale in the U.S. this spring, and globally in more than 120 countries next year This is the first time in 50 year history that the Ford Mustang will be available in a factory-built right-hand-drive configuration More than 25 new right-hand-drive markets will be able to purchase the new Mustang,…

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Toyota, Lexus and Hino dealers reveal satisfaction

Toyota received a gold award and placed second overall at the National Automobile Dealers’ Association (NADA) Dealer Satisfaction Index Awards at a prestigious ceremony held on 14 August 2014. Both Lexus and Hino South Africa received silver awards with Hino placing second overall in the Commercial category. “At Toyota, we work very hard to build…

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