04 AugOPINION | The many benefits of driving an electric vehicle in SA
Electric vehicles are far simpler than fossil fuel vehicles with their complex internal combustion engines. Guy Dormehl shares the many benefits of driving one in SA.
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Wheels24 contributor Calvin Fisher ponders who came up with the idea of flooding SA's car market with SUVs - and, even though we might...
OPINION | Have Porsche, will camp: How to keep your SUV overlanding fit
Calvin Fisher has been taking his 2010 Porsche Cayenne from the street to the desert and back again; he explains how to keep his SUV...
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Two years ago Wheels24 reader Koos Fleming told us all about his Mazda F1000 bakkie. Now he has dug up old photos of his vehicle which...
The time a rare BMW M1 was involved in a hilarious incident at the original Kyalami circuit
Wheels24 contributor Stuart Johnston recalls the unforgettable time a rare BMW M1 was pulled from the museum and starred in one of the...
OPINION | The seat-warmer scandal: BMW races to the front of the microtransaction queue
BMW was pretty much the first to establish the sports saloon car as a segment. Sadly, it's also the first car manufacturer to introduce...
OPINION | Be kind to your car’s brain, and other tips you wouldn't think of to keep it healthy
Youlon Naidoo shares some useful car maintenance tips to keep your car running without losing its chill.
OPINION | Cheaper is not always better when it comes to the costs of vehicle ownership
For many South Africans a car is the second biggest expense after buying a home. Committing to the costs associated with ownership can be...
OPINION | This is what SA needs: Unlocking opportunities for local electric vehicle manufacturing
If South Africa started manufacturing electric vehicles locally, it would be incredibly beneficial in job creation and economic...
Driving with J9 | Do your homework with car parts, you'll save more money than you'd think
I recently had to replace quite a few parts on my old Toyota Corolla, and I was reminded of such a valuable lesson in the process.
OPINION | How the memory of the Ford Sierra XR8 still brings a quiver of old-fashioned fear
Wheels24 contributor Stuart Johnston says every time he sees the picture of the white XR8 with the blue Ford motorsport badges and...
OPINION | Why investing in the booming classic car market could significantly grow your wealth
Classic cars slot into the niche investment category of appreciating moveable assets. They're like fine art and quality gemstones; but...
Deaths and injuries in road crashes are a 'silent epidemic on wheels'
The Covid-19 pandemic has generated mind-numbing statistics over the past two years: half a billion cases and 6 million deaths. But...
OPINION | How Suzuki is hitting the sweet spot and it's not down to great pricing and frugality
Suzuki has crafted a successful recipe in their model line-up, but even though they are frugal and value-for-money, the brand has kept it...
Janine Van der Post | Why the Toyota Corolla Cross is a worthy winner as SA's Car of the Year
Finally, the South African Car of the Year winner is one everyone can agree on.
LETTER | How to solve Cape Town's severe traffic congestion problem
Cape Town's traffic is a significant problem, yet there's a 'one-stone' solution everyone seems to be ignoring, writes a Wheels24 reader.
‘Just say no’ doesn’t work for teen sex and drug use, so why use it for young driver education?
Approaches to road safety education are commonly far too simple, especially for young drivers. They are not only inexperienced but also...
We all have to walk across roads — why aren’t pedestrians a focus of road safety?
Pedestrians, along with cyclists and motorcyclists, are most at risk of injury and death when involved in a collision on the roads. In a...
OPINION | 4 reasons SUVs are less safe and worse for the environment than a regular car
SUVs are controversial and have recently been targeted by a sustained campaign by activists who have deflated their tyres overnight,...
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