Trending
Heat Index
Things to do
 
Read More
2
 
Read More
5
 
Read More
9

Calendar
June 2018
M T W T F S S
« May    
 123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
252627282930  
Motoring
Most Recent
 
Read More
June 19, 2018

JAGUAR BROKE A WORLD RECORD WITH THIS TINY ELECTRIC BOAT

Jaguar’s battery-powered V20E boat just broke a maritime speed record.

Peter Dredge, the co-founder of Jaguar Vector, piloted the boat at speeds of 88.62 miles per hour across eight miles of the Coniston Water lake in Cumbria, England. His speeds broke the previous record of 76.8 mph set ten years ago.

The small and speedy boat was developed with racing experts over at Vector, as well as Williams Advanced Engineering, from which it borrowed the electric drivetrain’s components. The specifics of the battery, motor, and controller are unclear, but the team used similar hardware and technology that Jaguar uses in Formula E, the all-electric street racing [...]

2
 
Read More
June 5, 2018

WHOPPING INCREASE IN PETROL PRICES

Motorists are in for a massive 82c-a-litre increase in the price of petrol on Tuesday.

This is for both 93- and 95-octane petrol. Diesel will also increase even further by between 85 and 87 cents a litre, depending on the grade.

This comes on the back of increases in May that took fuel prices to record highs.

Paraffin will cost 82 cents a litre more. Energy Minister Jeff Radebe announces the adjustments on Friday afternoon, saying they were the result of a depreciation in the rand against the dollar and an increase in the price of crude oil.

The international price of petroleum products also contributed.

The Department of Energy said it urged [...]

9
 
Read More
May 25, 2018

NEW ONLINE SYSTEM TO PAY CAPE TOWN TRAFFIC FINES

Cape Town is taking the headache out of paying traffic fines with a new online system.

Motorists whose fines have progressed to warrants of arrest are now able to pay them on paycity.co.za‚ rather than sending a cheque through the mail or paying in person. To use the site‚ motorists will have to register‚ then agree to an admission of guilt form. After paying‚ the city will send a receipt and a warrant recall form directly to their email.

JP Smith‚ the city’s mayoral committee member for safety and security‚ said Cape Town will be sending out SMS and email messages to those with outstanding fines to notify them of the online system.

“This is a massive step [...]

5
 
Read More
May 23, 2018

VOLKSWAGEN ARTEON ARRIVES IN SOUTH AFRICA – OFFICIAL PRICING

Volkswagen has launched its new Arteon sedan in South Africa.

 

The vehicle will be available in three models (the Elegance, the R-Line, and the R-Line 4MOTION), with pricing starting at R599, 900.

 

Its petrol engine boasts an impressive 206 kW (280 PS) with a fuel consumption of 9.2 l/100 km on urban road and 6.2 l/100 km in rural areas.

 

In contrast, you can expect a 176 kW (240 PS) bi-turbo engine from the diesel variant, which promises consumption of 9.2 l/100 km and 5.1 l/100km in non-urban environments.

 

Features include adaptive cruise control (including predictive cruise control), advanced dynamic [...]

11
Top Stories
 
 
 
 
 
 
Health Tips
 
Vaping could be leading thousands of teens to start smoking who otherwise wouldn’t have