http://www.timeslive.co.za/local/2017/03/29/Ford-recalls-Ford-Fiesta-ST-models1Days after Ford SA CEO Jeffery Nemeth was summoned to the vehicle manufacturer’s headquarters in the US‚ the multinational has recalled 1 078 Ford Fiesta ST models in South Africa.
The safety recall affects models manufactured between September 2012 and December 2014.
“In the affected vehicles‚ a lack of coolant circulation could cause an engine to overheat‚ resulting in a crack in the cylinder head. A cracked cylinder head can result in a pressurised oil leak. Oil that comes into contact with a hot engine surface increases the risk of a fire in the engine compartment‚” [...]
Getting a car for a good price is not the only thing that you should consider when deciding to purchase a new or second-hand car, even if this is usually the deciding factor for many of us. But there is so much more that should be considered, to make sure that deal that you get is not only well priced but that you get the best possible value for your money.
Remembering to ask the right questions when buying a car is essential. A previous owner may not mention that the car hasn’t been serviced by a professional in 2 years, yet this is vital information in helping you [...]
SA drivers are now required to provide a proof of residence when applying to renew their vehicle licence.
The new rule came into effect on Monday (November 2 2015) by the National Department of Transport as part of Regulation 32A of the National Road Traffic Regulations.
Drivers, whose vehicle licences are up for renewal in November, should take note that the issuing of a vehicle licence disc could be denied if these new requirements are not met.
The department said the new requirements entail the provision of proof of a person’s particulars (full names and identity document) and the residential and postal address for verification when:
The hugely popular Top Gear Festival will not be staged in Durban. This shock revelation was made by the event organisers in a brief media statement on Monday.
This year’s event was scheduled to be held on the weekend of 13-14 June. Frustrated show enthusiasts took to the events Facebook page to request clarity.
Donella Wright wrote: “Can anyone confirm the change of venue for Top Gear Festival 2015 from Durban to Joburg ?! If true, I find it disgusting!”
There had been confusion over show ticket sales, which were apparently meant to go on sale on Monday.
The page responded that the tickets would go on sale on March 20.
Event chief operations [...]