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Facelift Honda HR-V just misses the mark

31.12.2018 by Charl Bosch

Facelift Honda HR-V just misses the mark

A complete change of character is perhaps the best way to describe the current Honda HR-V compared to its predecessor that bowed out of production in 2006 after an eight-year lifespan.
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Heading off-road, the Mahindra way

24.12.2018 by Charl Bosch

Heading off-road, the Mahindra way

It came as a rather unexpected but also apt surprise when an invitation appeared in my inbox recently inquiring as to whether I would be keen in spending a day traversing mud pools, negotiating inclines and improving my general off-road skills with the Mahindra Off-Road Academy.
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Can Mercedes-Benz’s most basic people hauler lug it?

24.12.2018 by Charl Bosch

Can Mercedes-Benz’s most basic people hauler lug it?

The recent influx of full-size vans at the Autodealer office has raised more than a few eyebrows from the editorial team, mostly as the result of each coming with an unforeseen surprise factor you would ordinarily not expect from a vehicle of this type.
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Hyper-miling the Fiesta way

21.12.2018 by Charl Bosch

Hyper-miling the Fiesta way

While the recent R1.84 cents a litre decrease in the price of fuel lifted a heavy burden off of the shoulders of motorists going into the festive season, it makes for alarming reading to note that the price of the precious black gold increased by a whopping R3.35 during 2018, with the one Rand hike in October being an all-t ...
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Being advanced behind the wheel

21.12.2018 by Charl Bosch

Being advanced behind the wheel

With the festive season well and truly underway, a familiar pattern is expected to emerge in the coming days, whereby hundreds if not thousands of South Africans will take to the country’s highways and byways to meet up with loved-ones or head to their holiday stations.
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Mercedes-Benz C180 the gateway to the three-pointed star

19.12.2018 by Charl Bosch

Mercedes-Benz C180 the gateway to the three-pointed star

Despite having its roots vested in Germany, it would be fair to say that the Mercedes-Benz C-class has truly established itself as yet another South African “volks-wagen”.
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Previously unnamed Renault crossover identified as next Captur

18.12.2018

Previously unnamed Renault crossover identified as next Captur

Originally spotted back in September as a rumoured rival for the Ford Fiesta Active, new spy images have allegedly identified the unnamed crossover as the new Renault Captur.
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Exchange rate will be key in expected January fuel price drop

18.12.2018

Exchange rate will be key in expected January fuel price drop

The Automobile Association (AA) has predicted more relief at the pumps for motorists come the first month of 2019, but warned that the Rand/US Dollar exchange would be the key factor in providing yet another substantial drop.
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Ford’s new half-ton pick-up apparently spied as RHD Bronco hopes diminish

18.12.2018

Ford’s new half-ton pick-up apparently spied as RHD Bronco hopes diminish

In spite of continuing to rebuke reports that it won’t be re-entering the half-ton pick-up segment, a fresh batch of spy images has seemingly contradicted Ford’s claims that a replacement for the Courier won’t happen.
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