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Land Rover’s Hard Top branding becoming serious business

PRETORIA, South Africa - Land Rover has confirmed that the 2020 commercial Defender 90 and 110 units will restore the Hard Top name to its 4x4 family but notes: ''The New Defender 90 and 110 Hard Tops are not planned for introduction to South Africa. Land Rover SA has reviewed the potential for introduction of… Continue reading Land Rover’s Hard Top branding becoming serious business

driver training, driving tips, industry, Motoring News, road safety, trucks

Beaten the ‘flu bug? Time to take on your fuel bill…

WHAT GOES DOWN MUST GO UP! That's the First Law of the Fuel Price around the world and South Africa is no exception with stiff increases already in place to add to the misery of the Covid plague. Before June 2020's hefty fuel price increase South Africa saw large decreases in the fuel price. Which… Continue reading Beaten the ‘flu bug? Time to take on your fuel bill…

Bakkies, industry, Isuzu, Motoring News, trucks

Isuzu commits to keeping trucks on the road during Covid-19

PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa - Isuzu Motors SA has acknowledged that essential services to keep the country Africa moving goods during the Covid-19 crisis need support so Chris Jonck, Isuzu SA's after-sales services boss. has committed to keeping its commercial vehicles on the roads. "Our after-sales team is on standby,'' he said, ''and customers can… Continue reading Isuzu commits to keeping trucks on the road during Covid-19

4x4, Buyers' advice, Isuzu, Motoring News, new models, trucks

Isuzu Arctic AT 35: Will ‘toughest D-Max’ score a sales A+?

More than a suspension and body lift Only 50 a year to be assembled in SA Hard-core off-roader oozes oomph PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa - Isuzu South Africa has expanded its bakkie offering with a new flagship intended for keen - and perhaps expert  off-roaders, professionals to reach hard-to-reach places, and even city folk who… Continue reading Isuzu Arctic AT 35: Will ‘toughest D-Max’ score a sales A+?

4x4, Buyers' advice, diesel, Motoring News, new models, trucks, VW

VW Amarok into the black after eight years in SA

Unique Amarok - too big to park at 5.25m! Eight-speed 'box, permanent all-wheel drive Loadbed takes standard pallet - sideways! JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - More than 30 000 VW Amarok bakkies have been sold in South Africa since the model's launch in 2010 but now comes the Amarok Dark Label. The new double-cab truck is… Continue reading VW Amarok into the black after eight years in SA

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‘Intelligent’ tyre monitors good for six years or 600 000km

PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa -  MAN Automotive SA has selected Continental's Intelligent Tyres fitted with ContiPressureCheck for its premium range of EfficientLine trucks. The deal will permit real-time monitoring of tyre performance, pressure and temperature so fleet managers and drivers will be able to reduce downtime and improve operating efficiency. Continental Tyre SA's Darren Voges told… Continue reading ‘Intelligent’ tyre monitors good for six years or 600 000km