Though there’s been a 4% decline in pricing for vehicles year on year for June 2020, three cars have bucked the trend. Would you be willing to trade in your car every 6 months for a new one? Don’t try to run from cops in Dubai, it’s a lost cause. Teslas aren’t the first electric car by the way. Cruise control has interesting origins. Back in the day, being the man of the village came as ‘high praise!’ Powered by AutoTrader.

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Are you ready for a proposed set of road rules which could mean you’d have to redo your driver’s license test every five years? George Mienie has those details for Gareth and the team, as he also discusses Minister Mbalula’s idea for authorities to wear body cams, the boom in the used car market, the Twar between Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos… plus some of the weirdest driving laws from around the world. Powered by AutoTrader.

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Which pricepoint is the most appealing to consumers in the post-Covid economic climate? What does Tesla’s rise to the top of the automobile chain mean for manufacturing moving forward? What are the actual laws on how far you can drive from your home in Level 3? Studies suggest that by 2050, all cars will be electric, and the resources to build those cars is in the most interesting of places. Powered by AutoTrader.

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A human being in Bloemfontein has combined engineering excellence and science fiction to create a different kind of motoring monster. The VW Amarok will be built alongside the Ford Ranger from now on in South Africa, which raises a few interesting questions about where value lies in vehicles. It’s design vs software in the future… maybe we aren’t ready for hovercrafts yet. Powered by AutoTrader.

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The price of pre-owned cars is on the rise so if you want to buy one, now is the time – the search numbers on AutoTrader for May 2020 are remarkable. There’s a reprieve in the renewal of expired vehicle licenses in South Africa, happy days. George Mienie gives us a step-by-step guide on how to unlock your vehicle post lockdown. Tesla stock is doing better than ever, and the new Batmobile gets some muscle! Powered by AutoTrader.

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Twelve weeks after AutoTader locked down, the realisation is that locking down a country or business is easier than unlocking it. How will licensing IT systems deal with the motor industry and clients’ needs as it reopens? The Tesla Model X has trialled a novel charging method. If you have a loud car, you don’t want to hear this story about what your neighbours could do to it. Petrol is going up. And if you have a spare $17k, would you like a toy car? Powered by AutoTrader.

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How has lockdown affected the search behaviour of car buyers? The possible digitisation of more businesses after lockdown means different types of vehicles are becoming more popular… two cars are streaks ahead on AutoTrader’s website. What’s the best value for money vehicle on the market? Volvo has always been about safety, a new policy they’re implementing echoes this message even further. If you need a reason not to give your child a supercar, there’s a young man in Canada who is the poster child for this. Powered by AutoTrader.

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Your home is not an ATM. What does it mean to replace short-term debt with long-term debt? If you are downgrading your vehicle, what should you do with the insurance premium for the new one? Is debt consolidation a good idea? Stop using your credit cards! Kids and divorce are a cost, and you need to learn to talk about these realities. When should we be having kids? Get real or go broke.

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AutoTrader is looking to open up and has set events in motion to get the industry going again. What is the difference between e-commerce and a market place? The number of enquiries on AutoTrader and dealership websites in lockdown may raise eyebrows. A man in Chicago showed his boss just how much he hates greed. And Teslas are a honey trap for hijackers. Powered by AutoTrader.

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