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Opel shows confidence in SA by unveiling new models, new plans

Opel shows confidence in SA by unveiling new models, new plans

It revealed plans to further strengthen the brand and grow its market presence in the country with a new distributor and new exciting entries to its portfolio. The Williams Hunt group has been appointed as the dedicated distributor to distribute and sell the Opel brand in South Africa, effective January 2018. Williams Hunt has been […]

Opel Astra’s selling point all round excellence

Opel Astra’s selling point all round excellence

Well, despite the parent company General Motors declaring that by end of 2017, they will be dis-investing from South Africa for numerous reasons-thanks to declining economy and lack of political leadership- Opel Astra will forever be etched in our minds. The Astra’s all-round excellence has not gone unnoticed on the local front either and since […]

Fuel drop a relief for motorists- but for how long?

Fuel drop a relief for motorists- but for how long?

This is according to the Automobile Association (AA) commenting on unaudited month-end fuel price data released by the Central Energy Fund (CEF). “Our expectation for June is that petrol will drop by up to 26 cents a litre, with a 20 cent drop for both diesel and illuminating paraffin,” says AA. The Association noted the […]

Landwind 5 SUV a threat to its competitors

Landwind 5 SUV a threat to its competitors

This follows the recent introduction of the latest Landwind 5 SUV MT LUX from the Chinese JMC Group. And yes, the Chinese automotive contingent continues to grow in the country. As a result of the above relations, we test driven the latest 4×2 manual. Later in the year the automatic variant will be made available […]

Isuzu aerodynamically grille design tops!

Isuzu aerodynamically grille design tops!

Last year, it spruced up it iconic KB model with more refinements suited for off road, that’s if you’re not a City bugger! So, we took some stuff and loaded them onto this new beau (for a test drive of course) and the ride was seamless. Improved features: new head and tail-lights, improved suspension, new […]

Hyundai SA honours women of substance!

Hyundai SA honours women of substance!

But this time, the leading automotive company decided to take a unique turn by honouring women of substance in mzansi by celebrating their strength and accomplishments at the Hyundai Creta launch, held at the historical Constitutional Hill-Braamfontein. “As we celebrate and honour our heroines here tonight, let us not forget their sacrifices nor abandon their […]

The Chev Trailblazer knocks the ground hard!

The Chev Trailblazer knocks the ground hard!

But be warned as the elevated Chevrolet Trailblazer will not take this lying back. Ford Everest that will only produce 1000 units does not help the cause either. So, the battle between Trailblazer and Fortuner shall continue. Rev the engines –finish & klaar! As a result, we put the 2.8 LTZ auto (diesel) to an […]

Opel Astra finally wins the 2017 CoTY!

Opel Astra finally wins the 2017 CoTY!

It feels surreal but we’ve got it after 23 years,” commented the thrilled General Motors Southern Africa -Product Communications Manager Lunga Ntsendwana. He was speaking exclusively to SLM at the 2017 Wesbank Car of the Year (CoTY) banquet, were Opel Astra won the title. Commented the bucket-sweating ‘Lungzta’ as he’s affectionally known to motoring journalists: […]