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Mitsubishi to recall 250 000 vehicles in Japan

Japan's fourth-largest car-maker, Mitsubishi Motors, will recall about 250 000 vehicles in Japan due to engine oil leaks.

Buying a second-hand car

What do I need to know when buying a second-hand car privately?

Toyota to recall 136 000 cars over steering fault

Toyota on Thursday announced a recall of almost 136 000 compact cars in Japan and Europe to fix a steering problem.

Nissan to recall two million vehicles

Japan's Nissan Motor company said on Thursday it was recalling more than 2,1-million cars globally due to a faulty engine-control system.

Male drivers waste money getting lost

It's official -- men don't ask for directions and spend a lot of time driving in circles, wasting thousands of rands in petrol.

Readers are ready to spend on cars

Why people are ready to spend on cars but not clothes.

Kids, cars and insurance — what you need to know

You may think you're a doing your child a favour buying him a R500 000 car and putting him on your insurance, right?

Strikes slow SA vehicle sales growth

The rate of growth in sales of vehicles produced in SA slowed sharply in September, hit by a drop in exports and by strikes that affected output.

The real cost of a balloon payment

How bad can a balloon payment on your car be? Bad, very bad, writes <b>Maya Fisher-French</b>

Changes to company car fringe benefits could hurt your pocket

How changes to company car fringe benefits will affect your take-home pay.

Tow-truck scams to watch out for

Not all tow-truck operators are unscrupulous -- but those that are can cost you dearly.

Taxi drivers march against demerit system

Pretoria commuters will be without transport on Wednesday as taxi associations march in the city against the implementation of the demerit system.

VW closes Uitenhage plant as Numsa strike starts

VW South Africa shut down its Uitenhage plant on Wednesday because of a strike by the Numsa in the components industry.

Taxi driver appears in court following horror crash

The driver of the taxi involved in last week's horrific Cape Flats level-crossing accident appeared briefly in a magistrate's court on Tuesday.

Taxi driver arrested following Cape horror crash

Police on Sunday arrested the driver of a taxi that crashed into an oncoming train, claiming the lives of 10 children.

How the new carbon tax will affect you

How much will you be forking out for the latest government tax when you buy a new car?

Evoking the green-eyed monster

The coveted eRuf electric sports car could have been sublime ... if it was properly charged.

Toyota warns of engine defect in Lexus, Crown models

Toyota warned on Thursday of an engine fault worldwide in eight models of its luxury Lexus and Crown sedans.

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