Nissan LEAF is the best-selling car in Norway and the top-selling EV in Europe

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Sales of the award-winning, all-electric Nissan LEAF are surging throughout Europe as consumer appetite for electric vehicles (EVs) continues to grow. Norway has emerged as a standout market for the LEAF, with more car buyers opting for the EV over any other car on sale. More than 12,000* LEAFs found homes in the country in 2018, with the nation’s strong focus on sustainability cited for its sales success. This success is mirrored locally as the Nissan LEAF continues to be the bestselling electric vehicle in the UK**. Owing to consistent…

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Brand officially part of the 1 000+ unit club

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After a decade in South Africa and with the success of models such as the Jimny, Ignis and Swift, Suzuki is now officially part of the 1 000-unit club and a Top 10 brand to boot. Following the release of the official sales figures for December 2018 and a final calculation of the full-year sales for last year, the National Association for Automobile Manufacturers’ statistics confirmed that Suzuki sold 12 123 units in the last calendar year and grew by well over 30% in a year that the general market declined…

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World-first Multi-collision Airbag System introduced

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Designed to significantly improve airbag performance in multi-collision accidents, KIA Motors Corporation – as part of the Hyundai Motor Group – today announced the development and future commercialisation of the world’s first multi-collision airbag system. Multi-collision accidents are those in which the primary impact is followed by collisions with secondary objects, such as other vehicles, trees, or electrical posts, which occur in three out of every 10 accidents. Current airbag systems do not offer secondary protection when the initial impact is insufficient to cause them to deploy. However, the multi-collision…

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The best cars for students and graduates

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Vehicle purchasing decisions are no longer governed by the notion of “I want a car” but rather by “my lifestyle requires a car” – and being a student is no different. Moving from one class or campus to another, and adhering to employment obligations, for some, can prove to be difficult without a set of reliable wheels. The Cars.co.za Consumer Awards powered by WesBank provides a trusted voice for consumers to consider when making that all-important car buying decision, and the budget vehicle category is one of 13 car categories…

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Land Rover or Jaguar fan? Don’t miss out on this Xmas gifting opportunity.

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Jaguar and Land Rover have introduced a selection of new branded goods for 2019, perfect for those special petrolheads in your life and just in time for the festive season. All the new items, together with a huge variety of others, are or will be available online take a look now at ! https://lifestyle.jaguar.co.za https://lifestyle.landrover.co.za LAND ROVER Land Rover Children’s Trike The Land Rover Trike is the newest addition to the children’s collection and is ideal for ages two to five. The children’s collection also includes Range Rover ride-ons. R2012.50…

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