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Lack of servicing, training to blame for truck crashes in SA - MIWA

2017-07-03 13:19

'Anybody can buy a truck and put an underpaid and unskilled driver behind the steering wheel,' says the Motor Industry Workshop Association as it focuses on truck crashes in SA.

Junk status and your car: Buy, sell or repair?

2017-05-24 08:26

'The reality is that the shine of a new car fades when the bills come in and you are overextended,' says the Motor Industry Workshop Association as it highlights the pitfalls of purchasing a new car in SA.

Fuel-efficiency in SA: debunking the myths

2017-03-20 08:09

Always drive with a full tank, cruise in neutral while going downhill... The Motor Industry Workshop Association exposes some myths regarding fuel-efficiency in SA.

Give your car a little lovin’ this month: 10 tips to keep your ride in shape

2017-02-08 08:07

From fluid checks to rotating your tyres, here are 10 great tips to help keep your car in tip-top shape.

6 things to remember if your car catches fire

2017-01-17 11:37

Smoke inhalation, flames, risk to other motorists... Vehicles catching fire is a serious issue that can lead to injuries and death on our roads. Here's what to do if your car is ablaze.

Mechanic woes: Car parts switching a reality in SA

2016-10-12 07:00

'There have been instances where workers have stolen or exchanged parts in workshops,' says the Motor Industry Workshop Association. Have you been a victim of car-part switching?

SA car recalls: 4 reasons why there are so many unsafe vehicles on our roads

2016-08-18 13:36

'There are potentially millions of dangerous vehicles on our roads' says Vishal Premlall, director of the Motor Industry Workshop Association. Why are there so many unsafe vehicles out there?

What's that grinding sound? 10 car noises you shouldn't ignore

2016-08-01 10:17

'Ignore your car’s moans and groans at your own peril,' says 'the SA Motor Industry Workshop Association as it lists 10 warning noises that could spell a hefty repair bill for your vehicle.

 

#Right2Repair: One step closer to giving SA car owners a choice

2017-06-27 14:19

The Right2Repair campaign has been given another boost with the formation of Right to Repair SA, a Section 21, not-for-profit company. It allows consumers to select where their vehicles are serviced, maintained and repaired at the workshop of their choice.

Holiday roadtrip: Don't wait until the last minute to service your car

2017-04-24 08:03

The Easter weekend took a grim toll on South African motorists. With another long weekend ahead in April, it's important to make sure your vehicle is in top shape.

Right to Repair: Probe into SA car workshop industry

2017-02-13 13:51

The SA Motor Industry Workshop Association welcomes the Competition Commission’s probe into exclusionary conduct in the local car repair industry.

Costly fleet vehicle repairs? It's worth a second opinion

2017-02-01 08:05

'There is no longer a massive divide between what a dealership can offer and what an independent workshop can,' writes Les Mc Master, chairman of MIWA, as he advises fleet managers to get a second opinion for vehicle repairs.

Your car in need of repairs? This is why you need a second opinion

2016-11-22 09:57

If you are to have work done on your vehicle it is best to get 'a second or event third opinion before making any decisions'.

5 questions you should be asking your mechanic

2016-09-15 07:24

Car issues, expensive repairs and ‘those mechanics that ripped me off’ are hot conversation-starters for vehicle. Here are 5 questions you should ask your mechanic.

A foodie with a love for fine-tuning

2016-08-08 15:21

She may have a diploma in gourmet cooking but the kitchen isn’t where you’ll find 51-year-old Jessie Mayo of Johannesburg. This foodie has an appetite for fine-tuning of a different nature.

Vehicle checks: Don't take shortcuts before a long road trip

2016-07-05 08:59

The Motor Industry Workshop Association lists a number of checks motorists can perform before undertaking a long road trip.

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