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Road safety tips ahead of the holiday season

As December approaches and the final plans are set for the festive holiday season, South Africans need to be mindful of road safety ahead of their journeys. Simple vehicle maintenance and quick checks at home can ensure a safe and happy journey to your destination of...

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Peugeot ready to make South African comeback

Peugeot is set to make a return to the South African vehicle market after a two-year hiatus. The parent company, Groupe PSA, will relaunch Peugeot alongside Citroën, under the Peugeot Citroën South Africa (PCSA) brand, before the end of 2019. Peugeot is an indirect...

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Government compiling position paper on EVs

The South African government is making headway with its support of electric vehicles (EVs) and the rollout of a nationwide charging network. The Department of Trade, Industry and Competition is working alongside the automotive sector to compile a position paper...

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Citroën returns to South Africa with three new models

French car manufacturer, Citroën, has made its return to the South African market following a three-year absence. The brand’s parent company, Groupe PSA, has reclaimed ownership of Citroën in South Africa and are planning to mark their return with the launch of three...

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Isuzu explores alternative fuels for its trucks

Isuzu Motors South Africa is busy exploring the possibilities of using alternative fuels for two of its trucks. The company is hoping to find a more sustainable option for vehicle propulsion for the African market. Isuzu is currently looking at compressed natural gas...

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Formex CEO interviewed for Leadership Online

Formex Industries chief executive officer (CEO) Hennie Venter spoke to Leadership Online about the recent work done by the automotive parts manufacturer. Venter explained how production capacity at Formex has been strategically increased in order to meet the growing...

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Mercedes-Benz to launch new electric SUV in South Africa

The German auto giant, Mercedes-Benz, will launch a new battery-powered electric vehicle (EV) in South Africa. The Mercedes-Benz EQC will go on sale in 2020, making it the fourth full-EV on the local market. Existing EVs currently on sale include the Nissan Leaf, BMW...

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Top 10 most searched-for budget cars so far in 2019

Budget cars are immensely popular in South Africa due to their small sizes, affordable prices and fuel efficiency. These vehicles all cost under R140 000 and don’t break the bank when it comes to running costs and fuel. The budget car market is incredibly competitive...

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New African car brand launches in South Africa

A brand new African car brand, named Mureza Auto Co, has been launched in South Africa. The vehicle brand made its debut at the Automechanika Johannesburg show in September 2019. Mureza has started a platform-sharing agreement with the SAIPA Group in Iran to share...

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