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NoCell program balances safety and productivity

By SAMANTHA GREATHEADYOUR organisation might have strict driving safety policies in place but while a driver is in the car, with nobody looking, the temptation to look quickly at that just-in text might be more powerful than your safety policy because many drivers ask ‘What harm is there in quickly glancing at my phone? FINGER… Continue reading NoCell program balances safety and productivity

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Styling, value boost, for Mahindra Pik Up Double Cabs

• New grille, lights and silver highlights standard across DC range • Cruise control, reversing camera, touch screen on S10 • S6 gets cruise control and power side-mirrors CAPE TOWN, South Africa - Mahindra has added specification and style upgrades to its S6 and S10 double-cabs and says the move upgrades its Pik Up range… Continue reading Styling, value boost, for Mahindra Pik Up Double Cabs

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Here comes the rain: Take some tips on crossing a flood

PRETORIA, South Africa - Thunderstorms and flash floods can create chaos for drivers, whether out in the wild or being met with flooding from blocked freeway drains and gravel roads becoming a slippery morass.Johannesburg’s first rains of the season (yes, the blocked drains scenario) and Cape Town’s recent downpours almost always produced flooded roads, sometimes… Continue reading Here comes the rain: Take some tips on crossing a flood

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2020 Audi A4: Major upgrade ‘sportier, even more cutting-edge’

One of Audi’s best-sellers now embraces the prestige of the full-size class with the new Audi design language. Now fully connected with Audi Connect tech and a new MMI touch display. Mild hybrid technology enhances comfort and drive efficiency. JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - Audi says its A4 range is the core of the Audi brand so… Continue reading 2020 Audi A4: Major upgrade ‘sportier, even more cutting-edge’

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Audi’s global brand campaign visualises brand strategy.

----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------'Future is an Attitude' is Audi’s intended approach for campaigns and Henrik Wenders (Brand Audi)) told The Corner: “By refining our brand strategy we give a contemporary definition to ‘Vorsprung’ and make ourselves ready for the future.'----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- INGOLSTADT/JOHANNESBURG - “Refining our brand strategy will give a contemporary definition to ‘Vorsprung’ and prepare Audi for the… Continue reading Audi’s global brand campaign visualises brand strategy.

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Ford adds a mirror plug for ‘vital’ dashcams

PRETORIA, South Africa - The popularity of having a fascia or windscreen-mounted camera - commonly, if incorrectly, called ''dashcams'' - is growing after being identified as motorists using them as necessary technology for drivers. Ford SA has responded by introducing an unobtrusive USB charging port located in vehicles'rear-view mirror.The benefits of a dashcam were first… Continue reading Ford adds a mirror plug for ‘vital’ dashcams

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Testing, testing… Mercedes’ luxury battery cars assault global roads

EQS all-electric Mercedes S-Class range for 2021More models based on new architecture to follow soonEQS first to use new Mercedes electric architecture COMING SOON FROM MERCEDES STUTTGART, Germany - The new generation of Mercedes electric vehicles in the luxury and executive segment is based on a custom-developed architecture, scalable in every aspect, and expected to… Continue reading Testing, testing… Mercedes’ luxury battery cars assault global roads

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Jaguar XF: High-tech detail for 2021 SA release

PRETORIA, South AfrIca - Jaguar SA has released details of the coming Jaguar XF with an ''all-new'' cabin, connected and ''future-proof'' technology, and two-litre, four-cylinder, Ingenium turbodiesel and petrol engines. The XF is scheduled for South Africa in early 2021, when prices will be listed. External features include a new front bumper, larger and lower… Continue reading Jaguar XF: High-tech detail for 2021 SA release

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Truckers to the rescue: Toys for the tots roll in

CAPE TOWN, South Africa - The annual Truckers Charity Convoy, with more than 40 long-haul trucks and heavy-duty rescue vehicles escorted by dozens of motorcycles, rolled into the city's Killarney International Raceway on October 4.They were loaded with soft toys to be donated to the Cancer Association of South Africa's campaign for toys for children… Continue reading Truckers to the rescue: Toys for the tots roll in