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Honda SA goes small on latest compact SUV

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - Honda has added yet another small SUV to its showroom floors and badged the cute new wheels the Indian-assembled WR-V. Which perhaps explains why a Google search for the letters came up with Winsome Recreation Vehicle... The cute little five-seater wagon is said to have been modelled on the brand's Jazz… Continue reading Honda SA goes small on latest compact SUV

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Fresh hope for safer roads around the world

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - The southern African nations's Global Road Safety Partnership has been renamed as the National Road Safety Partnership but will retain its close ties to the international GRSP from where the organisation developed 21 years ago.Eugene Herbert, new chairman of the NRSP, told The Corner: ''The NRSP will continue to collaborate and… Continue reading Fresh hope for safer roads around the world

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A decade of EVolution with Nissan electric Leaf

Nissan debunks EV myths and misconceptionsHighlights the evolution of mass-market electric mobilityUnites electric tech with an engaging driving experiencePARIS, France - Adoption of and curiosity about electric vehicles continue to boom so the Japanese automaker has made plain how far its Leaf electric vehicle and the world of electrified driving has evolved through the years.EV… Continue reading A decade of EVolution with Nissan electric Leaf

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Daylight robbery! Play safe when selling privately

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - Lockdown has had a major effect on the finances of many South African households... to such an extent that some families must to sell the family car.Particularly if it is a little-used second vehicle.Often the option of selling a car privately is more appealing to avoid paying a showroom or used-car… Continue reading Daylight robbery! Play safe when selling privately

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End of the road for Bridgestone in Friendly City

PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa - Bridgestone will permanently close the gates to its tyre plant in the Friendly City on November 15 2020 after a 60-day consultation with its employees and their unions. The company announced the closure in August 2020. The decision will terminate the employment of 252 people but BSAF says it is… Continue reading End of the road for Bridgestone in Friendly City

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Mercedes GLA: Six years on come new mighty ‘minis’

PRETORIA, South Africa - Mercedes-Benz has taken the wraps off its biggest and most luxurious GLA model yet to ensure the ''entry-level'' model in the Mercedes SUV's rounds off its current compact-car generation in style. The 2020 GLA joining the compact Mercedes takes the family to eight - globally - that covers all bases: three… Continue reading Mercedes GLA: Six years on come new mighty ‘minis’

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Stressed in traffic? Take to the bush with Ford!

PRETORIA, South Africa - The link between traffic congestion and rising stress levels is established so Ford SA suggests an answer to effective stress management - an off-road adventure! The auto brand says the American Institute of Stress points to rapid pulse, forgetfulness, frustration and general aches and pains that can cause traffic incidents through… Continue reading Stressed in traffic? Take to the bush with Ford!

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Buying sense: Tips from experts on first-time buy

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - For many young professionals, driving your own car means independence and the ability to thrive in the working environment. But at the same time, the idea of accumulating more debt on top of the student debt you may already have might seem counterproductive.Pertunia Sibanyoni, CEO of InspectaCar, told The Corner: “We'e… Continue reading Buying sense: Tips from experts on first-time buy

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NADA October ’20: Sales slump as supply throttled

Incremental gains for new vehicle sales, but still way down on pre-Covid numbersJOHANNESBURG, South Africa - Major supply issues across significant light commercial vehicle brands due to Covid-19 restrictions, plus the run-out of some key models, resulted in a 22.6% reduction in LCV sales from dealers' doors.Mark Dommisse, chair of the National Automobile Dealers’ Association,… Continue reading NADA October ’20: Sales slump as supply throttled