Winners of Consumer Awards – powered by WesBank

CarsAwardsPressReleaseLead The 2016/17 Consumer Awards programme – powered by WesBank ­– concluded with the announcement of the thirteen best-considered new purchases in their respective categories of the South African new vehicle market, as well as the overall Brand of the Year, on 19 January 201 [...]

Cars Coming to SA in 2017

ToyotaCHR With a host of new models and facelifted products due for introduction in 2017, it promises to be an exciting year for the South African new vehicle market. Take a closer look at the cars coming your way this year... We have created an alphabetical (by brand) list of all the cars you can expect [...]

Not all parking bays are created equal

Parking2 Cars have got a lot bigger over the years, yet parking bays have stayed the same (at best) and, in some cases, they've shrunk. Therefore, if you are considering renting a space for your vehicle, make sure the "parking bay" is adequately sized and practically positioned. Just cons [...]

SA Ratings Downgrade: What It Would Mean for the Motor Industry

CarWarehouse The dreaded credit rating downgrades of South Africa by the influential ratings agencies may, or may not, happen... but suffice to say the motor industry will adapt and prevail. Whereas economic factors preclude a recovery in the new vehicle market in the short term, used car sales are exp [...]

Nissan e-NV200 Workspace Concept Shows Working Potential (Video)

Nissan E Nv200 Workspace Conceptrear The Nissan e-NV200 Workspace Concept aims to cater for people working on the move and it’s actually quite impressive. Let’s take a closer look…   The e-NV200 is an all-electric commercial vehicle targeted at business users as well as large families. Niss [...]

5 Cheapest People Movers in SA

Top5 Do you need a new 7-seater vehicle to transport passengers for as little money as possible? We take a closer look at 5 of South Africa’s cheapest people movers! If you are in the business shuttling people across town on a regular basis and have a limited budget to get the job done, then y [...]

Update: Toyota Avanza Gets Added Safety

Avanza 4 1800x1800 Toyota South Africa has added Vehicle Stability Control (VSC) as standard across its Avanza range in South Africa.  The Toyota Avanza is a proven South African favourite for Uber drivers, moms and shuttle services. It’s a no-frills, affordable seven-seater MPV that serves up the simple [...]

Suzuki Vitara GL+ gets Automatic Transmission

127A9005 Customers looking to purchase the Suzuki Vitara GL+ derivative now have the option of an automatic transmission. Suzuki South Africa is offering a 6-speed automatic transmission for the Vitara GL+ derivative that combines automatic gear changes with a manual override function, allowing the dr [...]

Datsun GO+ Launches in SA

203 Datsun has used the SA Festival of Motoring as a platform to launch its latest budget offering, the GO+ MPV It has been two years since Datsun made its comeback to the South African market with the budget-friendly (and popular) Go compact hatchback. Now, the GO+ has been introduced ad [...]

2016 Toyota Innova - Not Coming to SA

Front   We've got some bad news if you were looking forward to the arrival of a new version of Toyota's practical family MPV, the Innova.  A vastly more sophisticated and appealing version of Toyota's big seven/eight-seater recently went on sale elsewhere but due to a shrinking [...]