Motoring

Motor industry strikes hobble SA economy

Strikes and go-slows in the motoring industry have created bottlenecks and lose billions towards the income of the economy. National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa estimates that production losses for the year total about R20 billion. 

Car of the year finalists announced

The 2014 WesBank / South African Guild of Motoring Journalists (SAGMJ) Car of the Year finalists were announced last week, at the Johannesburg International Motor Show.

Reckless drivers may lose licences

Government plans to implement laws to take away the driver’s licences of motorists who show that they’re a danger on our roads.

Mayor's car arrives

The Mayor's wait is over: he can now climb into his brand-new Toyota Fortuner before going about his daily duties.

Great Trek honoured in 4x4 style

Today a convoy of eight 4x4s will have completed an epic journey starting just outside of Grahamstown, once covered by Great Trek leader Piet Retief.

Carollas: one sold every 30 seconds

Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) announced that cumulative global sales of the Toyota Corolla surpassed 40 million in July, reaching 40.01 million units.

Traffic dept discount on half-price fines

Makana Municipality traffic department is offering a 50% discount on outstanding fines issued in the Grahamstown area until the end of November.

Nissan's latest green offering

The world's first mass-production electric car quietly rolled into town last weekend - but only for a visit.

Cool Corvair wows shoppers

Henty van der Merwe proudly showed off his 1960 Chev Corvair to a small crowd of curious bystanders in the Pepper Grove parking lot last Saturday 23 August.

Watch out for your old car

Police have warned that car thieves operating in Grahamstown are still targeting older models.