Toyota retains market leadership with July vehicle sales in South Africa

Market segment Jul 2013 Jul 2014 % change Passenger vehicles 39,945 40,368 -1% Light commercial vehicles 15,393 15,081 -2% Medium commercial vehicles 984 856 -13% Heavy commercial vehicles 511 421 -17.6% Extra Heavy commercial vehicles 1,228 1,265 3% Bus 82 102 24.4% Vehicle exports 27,137 22,773 -16.10% Overall market (local) 58,561 57,670 -1.5% Toyota South…

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Comments on NAAMSA New Vehicle Sales Report – July 2014 – Standard Bank

 “The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) strikehas had little effect on vehicle sales for July, this is because most of the manufacturers would have factored it in. However, it will still impact on the stock reserves going forward. The manufacturers would still have to catch up on lost production to make up…

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Question/s outside of the prescribed syllabus for the learners licence will only further corruption!

We often discuss the impact of crime on road safety and the need to root out any form of corruption! On the Arrive Alive website we have also discussed this in more detail on a page titled “Corruption, Traffic Enforcement and Road Safety”. Car insurance companies will agree that incompetent drivers  – or let us…

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Subaru BRZ earns IIHS Top Safety Pick Award

Subaru of America, Inc. today announced that the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety (IIHS) has awarded the 2014 Subaru BRZ a 2014 Top Safety Pick award. The Subaru BRZ achieved a ‘good’ rating in the Institute’s crashworthiness evaluations of front moderate overlap, side impact, roof crush and rear impact. The vehicle also received an ‘acceptable’…

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Dates announced for 2015 Johannesburg International Motor Show

The National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa (NAAMSA) are pleased to announce the dates of the 2015 Johannesburg International Motor Show taking place from 14 – 25 October 2015 at the Johannesburg Expo Centre, Nasrec. A number of exciting innovations are in the pipeline and planning stages. The Show officially opens to the media…

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Imperial Toyota puts its weight behind Cullinan Rally – Round 5 of the SA National Rally Championship

Imperial Toyota today announced its financial support of the Cullinan Rally, round 5 of the South African National Rally Championship. The event, which takes place on August 15 and 16, 2014, will again feature spectacular rally stages in and around the town of Cullinan, Northeast of Pretoria, Gauteng. “When we heard that the event was…

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What is the legal speed limit on an on-ramp as you enter the freeway?

Question: I have a question regarding the speed limit when a driver enters a on-ramp to enter a freeway and what the speed should be when he merges with the freeway? Also when a driver leaves the freeway onto a off ramp what should the speed be as there is a speed sign of 60km/h only 50 meters…

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Alfa Romeo 4C designed to provide total driving pleasure

Extraordinary performance, unique handling, extreme aerodynamics and design that takes up the stylistic features of the Alfa Romeo tradition. This in brief is the new Alfa Romeo 4C, a driving machine without compromise that beckons drivers to take to the road or track to experience the thrill of driving it. The Alfa Romeo 4C is…

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