Built-in navigation, smartphone-connected apps - new levels of connectivity mean vehicles are increasingly collecting more and more personal information about their drivers.
It’s what many car owners dread, that pinging sound as a stone flicks up off the road or bounces off the back of a truck and hits your windscreen.
'Harsh breaking, rapidly accelerating and so on all contribute to the wear and tear on essential parts of your vehicle. It can be even worse in the rain,' says Dewald Ranft, Chairman of the Motor Industry Workshop Association (MIWA).
'Texting while operating a vehicle is the most dangerous activity, but distracted driving means more than just texting', says Dewald Ranft, Chairman of the Motor Industry Workshop Association.
Does your car make a weird grinding noise from the wheels while you're driving, or a knocking sound every time you turn your wheel? We list 10 common car noises you shouldn't ignore.
Regular maintenance and repairs will keep your vehicle safe and reliable. The servicing and replacement of the filters is a must. But how often should this happen?
The increase of additional supplementary lighting on vehicles in SA has brought the legal implications of installing these lights for drivers into the spotlight, says Dewald Ranft, Chairman of the Motor Industry Workshop Association (MIWA).
'It’s time we brought order back to our roads and this needs to start with each one of us looking into how we can improve our behaviour while driving,' says Dewald Ranft, Chairman of the Motor Industry Workshop Association (MIWA).
'Keeping the kids safe and entertained is an important part of the trip,' says Dewald Ranft, Chairman of the Motor Industry Workshop Association (MIWA)
There's no hard-and-fast rule about when to change your wiper blades, but there are things to look out for in terms of the condition of your wipers, according to Dewald Ranft, Chairman of the Motor Industry Workshop Association.
Cars left abandoned at repair workshops are an inconvenience workshop owners face around the country, reports the Motor Industry Workshop Association. Why are owners leaving their cars behind?
We are rapidly approaching the third month of the year and, without doubt, there are 2018 matriculants still wondering what they should be doing this year.
Dewald Ranft, Chairman of the Motor Industry Workshop Association (MIWA) offers these five tips to help you in the search for a top-notch mechanic.
Representatives from HaynesPro, Ken and Donovan Harwick, donated 30 HaynesPro licenses to the College of Cape Town.
Apprentices are getting first-hand experience, training and mentoring in the independent aftermarket sector of the motor industry thanks to an initiative that has been two years in the making.
While the motor repairs industry has traditionally been seen as a male-run industry, women are in fact the backbones of most businesses, says Motor Industry Workshop Association (MIWA)'s Dewald Ranft.
Want to make your car a bit faster or want to know what happens to your car after you traded it in? Here is the top stories of the week.
Stricter environmental controls and the requirement to create less pollution has led to far more complex automotive exhaust systems. Your car could have one or more oxygen sensors fitted.
Does your make a weird 'ticking' when cornering? Bizarre grinding noise when idling? With winter fast approaching we list 10 most common car noises you shouldn't ignore.
Your car will more often than not give you several warning signs that something is seriously wrong and needs urgent attention. Here are 10 warning noises that could inevitably mean you have to fork out some cash.
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