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SA’s first international classic car auction: More than 80 vintage vehicles to go under the hammer at 2018 local Concours show

More than 80 classic cars will be auctioned at Concours South Africa 2018 on Saturday, August 11. This marks the first time an International Classic Car Auction will be held in South Africa with the event forming just one of the highlights at Concours South Africa 2018, held this year at Steyn City, on the […]

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National fuel protests looming: Pappi Group threatens to block roads, disrupt routes

A group called the People Against Petrol and Paraffin Increases (PAPPI) says it will shut down some of the country’s roads in protest of another record-high fuel price hike. Earlier in July, Wheels24 reported that the petrol price is set to increase again at the end of July, according to the Automobile Association (AA), which was commenting on unaudited mid-month […]

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Ford to pay R3.9-billion settlement due to faulty air-bag inflators

Ford agreed to a so-called “economic loss settlement” of $299.1 million covering at least 6-million US vehicles with potentially faulty Takata air bag inflators, court documents filed in a federal court, reports Reuters. The settlement covers economic damages linked to the inflators, including claims that vehicles were “inaccurately represented to be safe”, buyers had overpaid […]

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August petrol price hike on the cards – AA

Fuel prices are likely to rise again at the end of July going into August. This is according to the Automobile Association (AA), which was commenting on unaudited mid-month fuel price data released by the Central Energy Fund. The AA explains: “International oil prices see-sawed during the first half of July, but remained within a […]

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VAT, fuel price hikes: Ramaphosa gives ministers 2 weeks for plan to ease consumer pain

Government will in two weeks’ time announce a package of economic measures to cushion the public from the crippling effects of high fuel price hikes and the VAT increase, President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Friday. Addressing business and government leaders in Pretoria ahead of the BRICS Summit later this month, Ramaphosa said a panel made […]