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Volvo V90 CC vs. Marataba

24.05.2017 by Justin Jacobs

Volvo V90 CC vs. Marataba

Volvo South Africa recently introduced its V90 Cross Country into the local market. It shares much of its design and platform with the XC90 and S90.
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Be vigilant in the face of criminality

03.05.2017 by Sean Nurse

Be vigilant in the face of criminality

This week, I’m taking to our Opinion section to share with you an experience I endured at a shopping centre near my office recently.
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Fast & Furious 8: How did we get here?

13.04.2017 by Sean Nurse

Fast & Furious 8: How did we get here?

The Fast and the Furious movie franchise will always hold a special place in my heart. You see, the famed 2001 film that started it all had a profound effect on me as a young car enthusiast.
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Hats off to our Nissan X-Trail

03.04.2017 by Autodealer

Hats off to our Nissan X-Trail

It's a sad week here at the Autodealer office as we say goodbye to our long term Nissan X-Trail, a car all of us now respect.
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Off-road 101: Part 2

27.03.2017 by Charl Bosch

Off-road 101: Part 2

It really was a case of “surely it cannot get any worse” as we departed for the second and final leg of what had so far been a disastrous first five stages of the Bridgestone 4x4 Club’s annual one-day get-together at the Wolwekloof off-course outside Pretoria.
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Off-road 101: Part 1

20.03.2017 by Charl Bosch

Off-road 101: Part 1

A sad but true fact is that while South Africa continues to be awash with sports-utility-vehicles equipped with the very best off-road gear, very little to none of them will ever venture beyond the concreate jungle or have the now obligatory rotary dial turned from 2H to 4H never mind 4Low, as their respective owners only s ...
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The beginning of the end

14.03.2017 by Justin Jacobs

The beginning of the end

Many of us are of the belief that all good things must come to an end at some point. For drivers that might be sooner rather than later as I discovered after driving the tech-laden BMW 7-series recently.
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Avoid workshop scams and save money

13.03.2017 by Sean Nurse

Avoid workshop scams and save money

I receive an abnormal amount of emails from our readers on a monthly basis complaining about the service they have received or price asked when taking their vehicle in for repairs or servicing.
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Driving lessons in school curriculum welcomed

02.03.2017

Driving lessons in school curriculum welcomed

The initiative planned by The Road Traffic Infringement Agency (RTIA) and the Department of Basic Education to include driving lessons into the high school curriculum is a good initiative that will improve road safety as future drivers will be skilled from a young age.
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Highway driving tips from the AA

22.02.2017

Highway driving tips from the AA

Driving on a highway, even in the best weather, is a daunting undertaking, especially for novice drivers. When the weather is bad, as it currently is over many parts of South Africa, some drivers become anxious and seem to forget the basics of highway driving. According to the Automobile Association (AA) drivers who are anx ...
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