Road safety

All-new Volvo XC90 sets new standards with Top Safety Pick

All-new Volvo XC90 sets new standards with Top Safety Pick

Volvo Cars all-new XC90 has been awarded the Top Safety Pick+ rating from the American Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). Volvo’s XC90 received a full score in all tests (crashworthiness and front crash prevention), excelling in both preventive and protective safety performance. Recently, the Swedish SUV also scored top marks in the Euro NCAP […]

Vehicle accident-free future?

Vehicle accident-free future?

Continental has adopted an innovative and comprehensive approach to automotive safety with the aim of reducing and ultimately eliminating vehicle accidents, injuries and fatalities. Dubbed ‘Vision Zero’, the pioneering initiative is driven by the Continental Group’s leading status as one of the world’s largest tyre and automotive safety systems manufacturers. “We see ‘Vision Zero’ as […]

General Grabber range proves Anywhere Is Possible

General Grabber range proves Anywhere Is Possible

The General Tire brand philosophy, “Anywhere Is Possible” is testament to the manufacturer’s proven reputation for performance, reliability, heritage and strong value. It’s also the title of the 2015 General Tire 4×4 Adventure, which embodies the dynamic, adventurous spirit of the US-based tyre manufacturer, which celebrates its 100-year anniversary in 2015. The exclusive three-day 4×4 […]

Toyota’s Crash Test Dummies Replicate Human Reactions

Toyota’s Crash Test Dummies Replicate Human Reactions

You are in a car and you know you are about to hit something. If you are the driver, you’re likely to hit the brakes and turn the wheel; if you’re a passenger, aware of what’s about to happen, your instinct is to brace yourself for impact. These changes in posture – relaxed or braced […]

2015 Jeep® Wrangler Wins Edmunds.com 2015 Best Retained Value Awards

2015 Jeep® Wrangler Wins Edmunds.com 2015 Best Retained Value Awards

Midrand – Edmunds.com, the US based Car-buying platform serving nearly 20 million visitors each month, has named the 2015 Jeep® Wrangler , winner of its 2015 Best Retained Value Awards. Three FCA US LLC vehicles earned awards in the following categories: 2015 Jeep Wrangler – Midsize Traditional SUV 2015 Dodge Challenger – Entry Sports Car […]

Continental supports new child seat regulations, promotes total concept of driving safety

Continental supports new child seat regulations, promotes total concept of driving safety

PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa – The introduction of new child seat regulations for South Africa is an important step towards reducing traffic-related injuries and deaths – and one that Continental Tyre South Africa (CTSA) applauds and fully supports. The new regulation to the National Road Traffic Act introduced by Minister Dipuo Peters aims to protect […]

Introducing the Mercedes-Benz V-Class: Large as Life

Introducing the Mercedes-Benz V-Class: Large as Life

 PRETORIA – Mercedes-Benz is redefining the Multi-Purpose Vehicle (MPV) segment with the new V-Class. As the youngest and largest member of the passenger car family from Mercedes-Benz, the V-Class sets new benchmarks in its segment with its design and host of innovations. The new V-Class combines room for up to eight people and exemplary functionality […]

Ford 1.0-Litre EcoBoost Wins 8th Engine ‘Oscar’ in 4 Years, 3-Cylinder Tops its Class in International Engine of the Year

Ford 1.0-Litre EcoBoost Wins 8th Engine ‘Oscar’ in 4 Years, 3-Cylinder Tops its Class in International Engine of the Year

2015 – A tiny petrol engine, which drivers across Europe have taken to their hearts for its excellent fuel efficiency and impressive performance, has received an eighth award in four years at the 2015 International Engine of the Year Awards. For the fourth consecutive year, the Ford 1.0-litre EcoBoost was named “Best Engine Under 1.0-litre.” […]

Drive your dreams! Never stop exploring! – Expedition through 12 countries: Mike Horn and the G-Class – two extreme athletes reach the legendary K2

Drive your dreams! Never stop exploring! – Expedition through 12 countries: Mike Horn and the G-Class – two extreme athletes reach the legendary K2

FIFTEEN days, 12 countries and 10,640 kilometres – in a Mercedes-Benz G-Class the adventurer and extreme sportsman Mike Horn has driven from Switzerland right through inhospitable regions in eastern Europe and central Asia to Pakistan. In the city of Skardu the second part of the expedition “Drive 2 Climb 2 Ski K2” begins: The Mercedes-Benz […]