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Get your Aarto into gear! The highway tsunami is on the way

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - Concern has been voiced that the implementation of the Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences (AARTO) was not to improve road safety. Scary... Despite protests from many - in most instances well-meaning - organisations it seems AARTO will be implemented on July 1 2021 The Road Safety Partnership (RSP) has endorsed… Continue reading Get your Aarto into gear! The highway tsunami is on the way

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Ago X prologue: A new vision for the A-segment

NICE, France - Toyota’s European Design studio on the French Côte d’Azur - cutely called ED² - has for most of the 21st century been committed to the future the European A-segment. Now ED² has been told to bring its European vision of the segment to life. Such vehicles are commonly called the ''entry point''… Continue reading Ago X prologue: A new vision for the A-segment

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JLR high-tech set to squash virus invasions

PRETORIA, South Africa - Jaguar Land Rover’s future cabin-air purification technology has been shown in laboratory tests to inhibit viruses and airborne bacteria by as much as 97%. The prototype heating, ventilation, and aircon (HVAC) system uses Panasonic’s NanoeX technology is claimed to inhibit harmful bacteria and viruses and will help future Jaguar and Land… Continue reading JLR high-tech set to squash virus invasions

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Maserati MC20 makes its debut in South Africa

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - The Maserati MC20, the brand’s new super sport-car, made its debut in South Africa this week. The striking Blu Infinito MC20 arrived at Maserati Johannesburg soon after completing a rigorous hot-weather testing schedule in the Northern Cape and elsewhere in South Africa so to celebrate Maserati Johannesburg hosted private viewing sessions… Continue reading Maserati MC20 makes its debut in South Africa

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BMW i4 A look at the future of BMW i4 superelectric

MUNICH, Germany - Delegates to the BMW Group's 2021 annual conference were treated to a 'first look' at the upcoming BMW i4 so disseminated images of the coming models to the public. Pieter Nota, a member of BMW's management board, told The . Corner: “With its sporty looks, best-in-class driving dynamics, and zero local emissions,… Continue reading BMW i4 A look at the future of BMW i4 superelectric

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Go defensive: Training answer for fewer crashes, cheaper insurance

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - A competent defensive driver with few - or even zero - accidents behind their name is the kind of driver that insurance companies should have as clients. Yet such drivers are the exception to the rule. The good news: there's potential for insurers to equip their clients with skills to become… Continue reading Go defensive: Training answer for fewer crashes, cheaper insurance

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Hyundai SA shooting for the futuristic Starias

SEOUL, South Korea - The Staria Premium - a model destined for South Africa - is said to ''take mobility to the next level with upmarket features and variant-exclusive finishes''. The vehicles will have a number of driver-friendly features and futuristic design elements ''that will deliver new experiences for drivers and passengers to make time… Continue reading Hyundai SA shooting for the futuristic Starias

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Be very scared: Here’s the real cost of vehicle ownership

CAPE TOWN, South Africa - With interest rates at a record low one might assume that vehicle owners must have more money in their pockets. However, such savings have been negated by the financial strain on many people due to the country’s various lockdown levels since the Covid-19 virus broke in March 2020. That includes… Continue reading Be very scared: Here’s the real cost of vehicle ownership