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Startling update from Citroën for cute C3

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - All the bells and whistles, no compromise on comfort, and still the best way for you to get noticed. That, says Citroën, describes the facelifted C3 hatchback. It includes better noise-cancelling and redesigned seating along with ''driver tiredness'' surveillance - and even if the alert is not, er alerted, a warning will… Continue reading Startling update from Citroën for cute C3

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On your phone? It’s the same as driving blind

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - All ready for your annual Easter road trip and holiday? Here's a last-minute read before you hit the road, courtesy of the MasterDrive crew... Imagine you're driving through congested traffic while navigating through the threats of power outages, law-breakers, and general chaos associated with peak-hour driving in South Africa. Now imagine… Continue reading On your phone? It’s the same as driving blind

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What a Roush! Hottest ‘Stang yet galloping to Pretoria

PRETORIA, South Africa - The 2021 Roush Mustang commemorates the 25th anniversary of Roush Performance Products, one of America's greatest conversion specialists, started by Jack Roush. He was, back in 1964, an engine development engineer with Ford in the US but moved on to start Performance Engineering in 1976 with a passion for motorsport -… Continue reading What a Roush! Hottest ‘Stang yet galloping to Pretoria

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Goodyear working on smart brakes to save lives

AKRON, Ohio - Goodyear Tyre & Rubber Company and Dutch research organisation TNO are collaborating on a demonstration vehicle that will test the implications of connected tyres talking to the vehicle’s control system specifically the anti-lock brake system. Goodyear says braking performance can be optimised for the situation and tyre state while helping the driver… Continue reading Goodyear working on smart brakes to save lives

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Tata, Daewoo, launch online parts supply programme

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - Tata International has created a South African automotive aftermarket industry with the launch of an user-friendly e-commerce parts website and portal so customers anywhere in the country can order Tata and Daewoo heavy commercial vehicle parts with doorstep delivery. Even in the most remote parts of the country. The launch of… Continue reading Tata, Daewoo, launch online parts supply programme

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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