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President Ramaphosa to address South Africa on Sunday evening

President Cyril Ramaphosa will address the nation at 20h30 on Sunday evening (25 July), to discuss developments in the country’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic. The president’s address will follow meetings of the National Coronavirus Command Council, the President’s Coordinating Council and Cabinet which are taking place during the course of the day. “As South ….  Read More

Top 10 most searched for used cars online in South Africa right now

New data from AutoTrader reveals a record high of over 319 million online vehicle searches conducted during the first half of 2021. The group’s 2021 AutoTrader Mid-Year Industry Report, provides precise data when it comes to the used car market in South Africa. The 56-page report found that BMW is the most searched for and ….  Read More

Mercedes announces R3 billion investment for East London plant

German carmaker Mercedes-Benz Cars says it will invest a further R3 billion into its East London plant in the Eastern Cape, following the launch of production on the New Generation C-Class model in South Africa. The latest initiative follows a R10 billion investment first announced by the group in 2018, which saw the East London ….  Read More

Taxis won’t follow South Africa’s new demerit system: report

The National Taxi Association (NTA) says that it will disobey South Africa’s new Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences (Aarto), as well as the introduction of the country’s new demerit system. The Aarto will penalise drivers and fleet operators who are guilty of traffic offences or infringements by imposing demerit points that could lead to ….  Read More

A quick guide to South Africa’s new road rules and demerit points

Despite being set to launch on 1 July, details of the planned roll-out of the Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences (Aarto) are still lacking. It is now becoming increasingly urgent for the government and the Road Traffic Infringement Agency (RTIA) inform the public of exactly what the process will be, says the Automobile Association ….  Read More