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Like a bit of rough? Enter the Honda Quest Adventure

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – Honda Quest True Adventure is not a race or a rally, it’s an adventure expedition designed to test human endurance and adaptability… a tough test of adventure motorcycle competition using a superb adventure motorcycle: the all-new Honda CRF1100L Africa Twin. Finalists will be tested and judged on their adventure motorcycle riding,… Continue reading Like a bit of rough? Enter the Honda Quest Adventure

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Quest appearance! Toyota broadsides with ‘budget’ Corolla

PROSPECTON, Durban – Toyota’s Corolla Quest claims to have established itself as a formidable player in the South Africa medium sedan market since its local launch back in 2014. At that time the Corolla was into its 10th generation in South Africa; the Quest followed the arrival of Generation 11, reaching Africa back in 2014… Continue reading Quest appearance! Toyota broadsides with ‘budget’ Corolla

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2018 Honda Quest: Ladies, gents, have you what it takes?

Are you tough enough to score in Honda Quest? Entries open to male and female bikers Be ready for 2500km of tough off-road riding JOHANNESBURG, Gauteng – Entries have opened for the 2018 Honda Quest True Adventure 2018 – said to be ”the ultimate adventure motorcycle competition on the ultimate adventure motorcycle, the Honda CRF1000L… Continue reading 2018 Honda Quest: Ladies, gents, have you what it takes?

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Vehicle warranties: Ditch the jargon, answer questions

Use plain language for buyers Ditch the jargon, answer questions Ask a friend – or even the family LONDON, England – Research by Allianz Worldwide Partners UK, has shown that a lack of understanding about what vehicle warranties do – and don’t – cover and their technical jargon can put a potential buyer off buying..… Continue reading Vehicle warranties: Ditch the jargon, answer questions

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You’ve been waiting: Here’s the hot Golf 8’s price

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – The eighth iteration of Volkswagen’s Golf GTI will be in South African showrooms on (perhaps even before?) September 1 2021. Next question: How much? And that’s what Carman’s Corner is about to tell you… It’s said to be the most digitally advanced GTI and comes with an extra 11kW over its… Continue reading You’ve been waiting: Here’s the hot Golf 8’s price

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On your phone? It’s the same as driving blind

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – All ready for your annual Easter road trip and holiday? Here’s a last-minute read before you hit the road, courtesy of the MasterDrive crew… Imagine you’re driving through congested traffic while navigating through the threats of power outages, law-breakers, and general chaos associated with peak-hour driving in South Africa. Now imagine… Continue reading On your phone? It’s the same as driving blind

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Silent and friendly: New security with Tracker’s CareGuard

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – Tracker’s unique new service, Tracker CareGuard, is claiming an international first with a rapid mobile emergency response anytime, anywhere, in South Africa. Here’s how it works… The service includes partnership with technology platform Aura to give an immediate armed response anywhere in South Africa by the client simply dropping a location… Continue reading Silent and friendly: New security with Tracker’s CareGuard

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Honda America gets Wing and CRF updates for 2021

TORRANCE, California – Honda America’s first new-model announcement of 2021 confirms a refreshed member of the Gold Wing family with a number of upgrades intended to deliver more long-distance comfort and convenience. One is a larger ”boot” on the bikes to accommodate two full-face crash helmets. Honda America also announced upgrades to its smallest dual-sport… Continue reading Honda America gets Wing and CRF updates for 2021

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Nissan Magnite: SUV surprise to kick-off 2021

All-new SUV brings powerful 1.0-litre turbo engineManual or continuously variable transmissionSeamless experience with Nissan high-tech IS THIS possibly the best-looking small sport utility vehicle yet from Nissan? It’s the Magnite whose highway and byway progress depends on computerisation and a petite, one-litre, turbo engine that packs a 74kW/150Nm punch. Not only South Africa will be… Continue reading Nissan Magnite: SUV surprise to kick-off 2021

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Oopsie! Volvos nose-diving to help rescue teams (v)

STOCKHOLM, Sweden – It was the most extreme crash testing yet executed by Volvo Cars, but was crucial for post-crash extrication specialists from the Volvo Cars Safety Centre to hone their life-saving skills. For the first time, Volvo dropped a number of its current models – several times each – 30 metres from a crane… Continue reading Oopsie! Volvos nose-diving to help rescue teams (v)