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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

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Kia goes BIG with its stunning new supersedan

KIA MOTORS is forging ahead with it all-new K8 premium sport sedan that, the automaker says, ''combines innovation and performance with a progressive and elegant exterior design. For sure. it's a great-looking automobile, but it won't (The Corner annoyingly found right at the end of the l-o-n-g media release) will not come to South Africa.… Continue reading Kia goes BIG with its stunning new supersedan

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Ready to tee-off in SA: Here comes the VW Golf 8 GTI

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - The eighth generation of Volkswagen's Golf GTI will be launched in South Africa in the second quarter of 2021 45 years after the first Golf units were launched at the Frankfurt auto show. Simultaneously, it introduced the concept of the GTI and of which the current GTI has in South Africa… Continue reading Ready to tee-off in SA: Here comes the VW Golf 8 GTI

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All pure electric Volvo models to be available online only

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - Volvo Cars is fundamentally changing how and where to meet its customers and will transform the current wholesale model by moving online and with strong customer relationships. It aims to be a global fully-electric company by 2030 and will launch a completely new family of battery cars - all of which… Continue reading All pure electric Volvo models to be available online only

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Next Lexus LC: Some of the beauty is hidden within…

Lexus creates 'world’s most beautiful convertible'Design perspective from chief engineer and designerSA launch expected around mid-2021 TOKYO, Japan - What does it take to make “the world’s most beautiful convertible?” For the team behind the upcoming Lexus LC convertible, the Japanese automaker said, it called for much more than simply swopping its LC Coupe’s fixed… Continue reading Next Lexus LC: Some of the beauty is hidden within…