Road Accident Fund: The amount you can claim for loss of income has just been doubled

2020-02-06 14:35

The RAF has over R17 billion in unpaid claims.

A SA company wants to let you rent your car to strangers by 2020 – roughly when Elon Musk wants his self-driving cars to do the same thing

2019-10-25 09:12

Elon Musk said he wants to roll out 1 million robo-taxis by 2020, taking on Uber.

Take a look: A massive vintage car collection – hidden near Stellenbosch for decades – is going on auction and could fetch millions

2019-09-28 07:08

It took the auctioneers over four months to catalogue the collection which, if you count spare parts, runs to more than 100,000 items.

South Africa exported more than 30,000 cars and 67 massive trucks in a single month – here’s what foreigners are buying

2019-01-21 12:35

Manufacturers are keen to cash in on the weakness of the rand, and in December they had a bumper month. These are the vehicles overseas markets are lapping up.

Two new SA car auction sites promise to get sellers their money fast - here's what we know

2018-08-01 07:26

Car owners will have to bring their vehicles to inspection sites across the country, where a quick inspection and document check are conducted.

Meet the 24-year-old American prodigy set to disrupt SA’s used car industry - within the next two years

2018-07-01 10:16

With backing from Naspers, Sujay Tyle wants to sell used vehicles within 45 minutes, paperwork included.

Why Mercedes decided to build a double-cab bakkie

2018-05-10 08:45

Many owners now justify their double-cabs as a family vehicle.

4 in 10 South African car owners have names for their vehicles, according to a new survey

2018-03-07 17:58

Nearly half of SA vehicle owners refuse to let someone else drive their car.

'12-million cars in SA, 70% uninsured' - AA

2018-02-14 11:21

'Only three in ten people have their vehicles insured in South Africa,' says the Automobile Association. Here are 10 tips for car insurance.

Helping customers avoid those dreaded lemons

2017-09-14 15:26

Start-up getWorth, a used car seller with a difference, does stringent quality control and offers a seven-day 'test drive' to ensure that its customers aren't taken for a ride.


Here's where - and when - your car is most likely to be stolen or hijacked

2020-01-28 13:12

Tracker said in December there has been an 18% overall decline in the number of car thefts and hijackings reported countrywide.

Over 60% of South Africans say they keep their vehicles longer than 5 years - here’s why that can be a bad thing

2019-10-11 17:31

Older vehicles can spell breakdowns, difficulty driving or even accidents as they become less reliable than new vehicles if not maintained.

You are still legally required to pay e-tolls — here's what will happen if you don't

2019-07-25 06:00

OUTA estimates that only one in five motorists pay their e-tolls.

5 Classic hacks to make your car road trip ready this summer

2018-12-18 11:45

Prevent anything from putting a damper on your road trip this summer with these 5 timeless car hacks.

New vehicle sales exceed industry expectations

2018-07-03 21:49

New vehicle domestic sales growth in June was 3%, ahead of industry expectations.

10 smart questions to ask when insuring your car

2018-05-15 07:57

Cheaper vehicle insurance is not necessarily the better option, according to the Automobile Association. Here are 10 financially smart questions you need to ask when choosing an insurer.

These are the top vintage vehicles in South Africa – selling for up to R289 million a car

2018-04-15 07:13

Vintage cars are one the best performing investments globally, more than doubling in value the past ten years.

Now your car can earn its keep

2018-03-05 09:30

RentMyRide allows consumers to bypass the expense and hassle of using a traditional car hire company by renting vehicles belonging to private owners registered on the platform.

BMW disputes NCR compliance notice

2017-10-06 19:30

BMW Financial Services plans to object to a compliance notice issued by the National Credit Regulator regarding on the road fee charged on credit agreements.

Pros and cons of electric vehicles in SA - reader

2017-06-06 10:12

'I truly believe that electric cars are the future,' writes Dewald Carsterns as he lists the pros and cons of electric vehicles.

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