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Safe travels

Are you planning on travelling during the festive season? Here are some things to keep in mind so that you and your family stay safe wherever you decide to venture. Planning rules If you don’t plan to use a GPS on your journey, make sure you are aware of your route and plan your trip […]

Buying car parts online

car repairs

Buyers are increasingly realising greater convenience and cost savings when buying new auto spares on websites such as bidorbuy.co.za.

Driving tips: Hand position

driving tips hand position

It is important to keep both hands on the steering wheel, but it is also important to place them correctly.

Driving tips: Music in the car

driving

Listening to music in the car is a popular activity, but have you ever wondered how it affects your driving, and whether it affects it at all?

Driving tips: towing a trailer

Please don’t confuse towing a trailer with driving a car. They only seem the same. If you are preparing to tow a trailer or caravan, you need to make sure you know what you are doing. The first and most important step is to ensure that both the trailer and tow vehicle are properly rated […]

Driving tips: the brakes

car brakes

The brakes are one of the most important parts of your car, but not all drivers know how to care for them or how to troubleshoot problems.

Volkswagen Tiguan reviewed

Since its launch in 2007, the Volkswagen Tiguan has sold over 2.8 million units. In the 2017 edition, Volkswagen tried to make it look a bit different from the Golf on which it was based. The 2017 Tiguan is bigger, better looking and more desirable than ever before. The length of the car has grown by […]

Driving tips: The windscreen basics

windscreen

Modern windscreens have a twofold function: to ensure good visibility and to contribute to the vehicle’s overall strength and safety. From both points of view, it is essential to keep it in good condition. Read on to find out how.

Driving tips: How to adjust side mirrors

No matter how you adjust your side mirrors, there’s no replacement for shoulder-check when it comes to changing lanes safely.

The world’s meanest SUVs

Fastest SUVs

Gone are the days of SUVs as bulky, truck-like vehicles with big engines  which move at a snail’s pace, but still guzzling all your fuel. Not too long ago, an SUV clocking 0-100km/h in less than 8 seconds was completely unheard of. Gone are those days.   Some of the SUVs available today are absolute […]