ARTICLES RELATING TO DEWALD RANFT

Worn shocks are a serious safety hazard

2019-08-13 11:15

Worn shock absorbers can seriously compromise a car’s handling and safety on the road.

Replace or repair? That is the windscreen question

2019-05-21 14:00

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.

Don’t do it! Distracted driving is the true menace on our roads

2018-12-17 17:59

'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.

Keep your car in shape: A poor filter can cost you fuel, damage your vehicle

2018-11-15 06:27

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?

'When I am fixing a car, I see myself making my mark' - Here are three of SA's women running the show in the local auto industry

2018-08-23 10:00

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.

'Car indicators are not an optional extra. Use them!' - top tips for bringing 'order to our roads' - Miwa

2018-07-13 11:31

'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).

'Keep the kids safe' - Prepare for those long drives and long trips ahead

2018-06-20 09:00

'Keeping the kids safe and entertained is an important part of the trip,' says Dewald Ranft, Chairman of the Motor Industry Workshop Association (MIWA)

 

SA motor industry: 'Quality of workshops under scrutiny'

2019-07-16 13:59

“There is no longer a divide between what a dealership can offer you and what an independent workshop can,” says Dewald Ranft.

A quick guide to driving safely on wet roads

2019-02-18 09:39

'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).

Apprentices are powering ahead in the motor industry

2018-12-01 10:32

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.

Motorists should 'be aware how dangerous worn shocks can be' - MIWA

2018-09-19 09:54

"Worn shock absorbers can seriously compromise a car’s handling and safety on the road," says the SA Motor Industry Workshop Association.

Leading the way: Why the need for additional lights on vehicles is vital

2018-07-24 07:31

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).

Understanding your car's lifespan: O2 sensors – what are they and how long do they last?

2018-06-21 06:00

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.

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